Showbiz news: PACIFIC RIM 2 nabs Boyega, SUPERGIRL will introduce Superman

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It’s a busy Monday, and there’s a couple of worthwhile bits of entertainment news of interest for the comics crowd: – I’ve been pretty vocal about this in the past, but I was never the biggest fan of Pacific Rim, despite some very nice Guy Davis concept work, and that neon Blade Runner aesthetic that […]

One more Preacher review: Peak TV has another quirky success

W. Earl Brown as Sheriff Hugo Root, Ian Colletti as Eugene Root, Lucy Griffiths as Emily, Ruth Negga as Tulip O'Hare, Dominic Cooper as Jesse Custer, Joseph Gilgun as Cassidy, Derek Wilson as Donnie Schenck, Anatol Yusef as DeBlanc, Tom Brooke as Fiore; group - Preacher _ Season 1, Gallery - Photo Credit: Matthias Clamer/AMC

I finally saw the first episode of Preacher, based on the Garth Ennis,- Steve Dillon Vertigo classic last night; “finally” even though it won’t air until the official premiere on Sunday, this episode has been screened at cons and events for a few months now, and review copies have been floating around. I like to […]

Review: AMC’s PREACHER was worth the wait

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It took a lot of false starts to bring Preacher to the small screen. Based on the comic book series by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, both film and television adaptations have been rumored or in pre-production purgatory since the late 90s, involving everyone from director Rachel Talalay and actor James Marsden to HBO execs to director Sam Mendes.

Could AGENT CARTER be cancelled? It’s looking likely…

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ABC’s upfronts presentation, where the network will showcase its 2016-2017 television slate for advertising consideration, is just around the corner – May 17th to be exact. With that in mind, The Hollywood Reporter pulled together a report yesterday of the 10 TV Pilots that are likely to be scored as pickups for the various networks, […]

To do May 19th: Preacher Screening at the 92nd Street Y with Ennis, Rogen, and the cast

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The Preacher tv show debuts on May 22nd on AMC. Now THAT’S a sentence I though I would never ever type, but it’s really happening, with Dominic Cooper as Jesse, Ruth Negga as Tulip and Joseph Gilgun as Cassidy, with an ocean of character actors to play Herr Starr, Arseface, Quincannon and all your other […]

Netflix officially orders Punisher spin-off

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Per a report from Entertainment Weekly just a few minutes ago, they’ve learned that Netflix has ordered a Punisher spin-off series starring Jon Bernthal. The Punisher, widely considered by most to be the highlight of Daredevil‘s second season, seemed like a shoe-in for his own series and was definitely being set up as such in […]

TWIN PEAKS cast list boasts 217 performers, some surprising names

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We’re still a solid year away from seeing what David Lynch and Mark Frost have been up to with Showtime and their revival of the 90’s classic Twin Peaks. Just about everything we’d heard related to the show was a mix of pseudo-official announcements and rumor, for a while there, we weren’t sure David Lynch […]

Cloak and Dagger come to television on ABC’s Freeform

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Much like Warner Bros is spreading the DC Universe on a number of different networks, Disney and Marvel Television look to be doing the same with some of their characters on the fringe. Today, Freeform (formerly known as ABC Family) has announced a greenlight for a Cloak and Dagger series per Variety. Given the romantic […]