Wondercon’15: Pre-Show Comics, Comics, and Robots

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Comics Beat snuck a peek of some exhibitors on the floor before the opening of Wondercon and this is what we saw.

What?!? When!?!: Your Updated Comics Cinema Calendar, March 2015 Edition — Now With More Frozen!

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Well, I had hoped to wait until May before updating my movie calendar, but then Bob Iger had to go and hold an annual shareholder’s meeting for Disney. …which means that all sorts of stuff got announced, so here’s the latest.

Jada Pinkett Smith is leaving Gotham

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You may be seeing the last of Fish Mooney

Entertainment Round-Up: Lucifer, Constantine, Ash vs Evil Dead, Doctor Who

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Lucifer gets a pilot, Constantine’s fate hangs in the balance, and more

Gina Carano joins Deadpool cast, Colossus to appear

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The X-Men spin-off’s cast grows by two

Entertainment Round-Up: Suicide Squad, Deadpool, and Sam Hamm Returns!

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Smith and Robbie talk Suicide Squad, Reynolds teases fans, and Hamm adapts a Japanese short story

What?!? When!?!: Your Updated Comics Cinema Calendar, February 2015 Edition

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Here’s the updated dance card for superhero movies, selected animated films, and geek-centric films. Updates are in bold. 2/13/2015 Kingsman: The Secret Service Fox 5/1/2015 The Avengers: Age of Ultron Marvel 6/19/2015 Inside Out Pixar 7/10/2015 Mininons Universal 7/17/2015 Ant-Man Marvel 7/24/2015 Pixels Sony/Columbia 8/7/2015 The Fantastic Four Fox 8/14/2015 Underdogs (Metegol) Weinstein 10/23/2015 Jem […]

Matthew Vaughn wants to make Kick-Ass 3 and a Hit Girl prequel

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The Kingsman director discusses future Millar adaptations

Milo Ventimiglia joins the cast of Gotham

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Gotham is adding another name familiar to fans of genre material, as former Heroes star Milo Ventimiglia will be joining the series as an original character named Jason Lennon aka “The Ogre”.

X-Cessive Much? Fox Reveals an X-Men TV Show is Entering Negotiations

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How many superhero television shows can launch before our brains collectively X-plode? Fox is challenging our expectations by confirming the company is actively looking into making an X-Men television show a reality. TV Insider broke the news and shared quotes from Fox Entertainment Chairman, Gary Newman, who announced the info to the outlet at the […]

Gotham to debut The Red Hood in a future episode

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When Gotham kicked off last year, the show began with a number of proto-versions of Batman’s Rogues gallery such as The Riddler, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and of course The Penguin (who, played by Robin Lord Taylor, has sort of worked his way into MVP status on the show according to its fans, along with Jada […]

Gotham renewed for second season

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It’s not a surprise, given that it was a fairly big ratings success, but FOX has renewed the Batman prequel series Gotham for another season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network felt confident in bringing back the Bruno Heller-created series based on its strong performance in the key 18-49 year old demographic, where it […]

‘Gotham’ avoids black face and hires black stuntwoman for Jada Pinkett Smith

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Without question, “Gotham” is one of the most successful television series to hit the fall season. The show debuted with a strong 8 million viewers, and has kept 6 million fans weekly. There has been an unexpected decrease, but FOX considers the Batman spin off one of the highest rated dramas in the last 14 […]

Fox and Sony cross-over in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 secret scene — SPOILERS

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It seems that Fox—which controls the X-men and Fantastic Four film franchises— and Sony—which controls Spider-Man—have come to an agreement to create their OWN variant earth-2 Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with a cut scene at the end of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2. Foreign viewers are already tweeting about it. I’ve greyed out the relevant info below.