On the heels of Daredevil Season 2, and for viewers that make their way to the end of the current season, they’ll find a nice little treat from Netflix: the first teaser for Luke Cage, featuring Mike Colter resuming his role as my favorite Marvel bad-ass. You can check out the teaser now on Netflix, […]
Unlike the eponymous ABC TV show, Marvel’s new Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. comic isn’t bound by budgets, cameos or contracts. Series writer and Arrow executive producer Marc Guggenheim is using that freedom to tell an expansive, grandiose story that seeks to transform the way you experience the Marvel Universe. Following a recent editorial, Comics Beat reporter […]
I’ve got to tell you, that guy is heavy.”
Charlie Cox, who plays Matt Murdock on Netflix’s Marvel’s Daredevil, said season 2 brought some changes to Daredevil and his approach to the character, including getting more physically involved in the role – and even carrying co-star Jon Bernthal, who plays the Punisher, during an action scene.
In the wake of The Walking Dead‘s on-going (and growing) success, AMC is gearing up for what it hopes is its next big comic book success. Here’s hoping they find it in Preacher, their adaptation of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s critically acclaimed DC/Vertigo series. The series pilot is set to debut on Sunday, May […]
Last year, Lionsgate and the San Diego Comic-Con announced a joint venture to launch a SVOD (subscription video-on-demand) channel themed to all things nerd and con. Now they’ve just announced that a free beta of the service, named Comic-Con HQ, will roll out on May 7th (Free Comic Book Day).
Plans for programing include including original scripted and unscripted programming, such as Kings of Con, a show based on the Her Universe fashion line, and an interview series with Adam Sessler, The ad-free service will also offer programming from Comic-Con’s archives, and that should be an eye opener for comics historians.
Just a couple of quick notes before the weekend hits: The CW announced today that it would be giving early renewals to 11 of its programs including everything under its DC Comics slate: The Flash, Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and iZombie. This is welcome, but unsurprising, news as those first three series are among the […]
Per Deadline, Amazon Studios has ordered a pilot to relaunch the cult classic property The Tick with a new take on Ben Edlund’s superhero spoof. Edlund will write and executive produce on the project and two cast members have already signed on-board: Griffin Newman will play Arthur, The Tick’s moth-garbed sidekick and Valorie Curry will […]