The ball is in Comcast’s court and also in the hands of shareholders.
Will Disney match or beat the offer?
Donald Glover made a lot of noise with his response to FXX’s decision not to move forward with the Deadpool animated series from Donald and sibling Stephen Glover. He posted an unofficial finale episode script of Deadpool on Twitter page by page. The Beat has combined those pages into one PDF for your reading convenience. […]
CNBC, which seems to have a bug planted in the room where Fox/Disney merger talks are being held, reports that the acquisition will be announced Thursday. In the spirit of the “End times” vibe we’re living in, this deal is seismic, seeing the number of big movie studios go from six to five, and with […]
Merc with the Mouth fans have something extra to be thankful for today with 20th Century Fox releasing the first Deadpool 2 poster. Homaging Norman Rockwell’s classic “Freedom from Want” painting, the poster features the returning and new cast members including Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool, Josh Brolin as Cable, Zazie Beetz as Domino, Morena Baccarin […]
§ Nice Art: Fantagraphics has entered the “oversized, small coffee table of an art book” field with three volumes, one spotlighting Prince Valiant, one Charles Burns’ Black Hole and one, the art of Jaime Hernandez. Perhaps the nicest art of all. The AV Club takes a peek inside the book: Focusing on the visual aspects of […]
November surprise! CNBC is reporting that Fox has been in talks with Disney to sell off most of its assets, leaving behind a lean sports/news organization. The talks have taken place over the last few weeks and there is no certainty they will lead to a deal. The two sides are not currently talking […]
The X-Men will be making an appearance on Fox this fall with the new series The Gifted – a one hour drama by Matt Nix starring Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker as the Struckers, parents of mutant children who have to take their family on the run to protect it. Though the show will be set in a distinct and separate timeline from the movies, it will still inhabit the X-Men universe and features characters like Blink (Jamie Chung), Polaris (Emma Dumont), and Thunderbird (Blair Redford).
Last night, FOX aired the first trailer for the Bryan Singer produced, along with showrunner Matt Nix, X-Men television spin-off The Gifted. The new series, which Singer also directed the pilot of, centers on two parents (played by Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker) who have to take their children on the run from the Government, […]
John Semper, Jr. holds an ever growing list of credits, ranging from his work as a screenwriter, producer, and story editor. His body of work is mostly invested the in the field of animation, where he is most remembered among cartoon and comic fans alike for his work on the much watched 90’s carton Spider-Man: […]