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 […]

Unite the Five? Lion Forge announces VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER comic book

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You guys know there’s a brand new Voltron show coming to Netflix right? It’s coming to the streaming service June 10th– there’s a trailer for it and everything! Dreamworks and Lion Forge have just announced a comic book based on the five robots who team up to make an even bigger robot with a giant […]

Friday Showbiz News: IRON FIST gets its Colleen Wing, AMC releases new PREACHER teaser

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It’s Friday, so we’re about to call it a weekend over here on the Entertainment side of The Beat, but here’s a couple of quick items of interest: Marvel and Netflix’s Iron Fist has added its second cast member, following Finn Jones as Danny Rand, as the series has enlisted another Game of Thrones alum […]

Netflix releases first LUKE CAGE teaser and logo

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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, […]

We chat with Charlie Cox about DAREDEVIL season 2, The Punisher, and fighting in that suit

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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.

The CW renews all of its DC TV, LUKE CAGE has a premiere date

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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 […]

Finn Jones cast as Marvel’s IRON FIST

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  Best known as Ser Loras Tyrell on HBO’s massively popular series Game of Thrones, Finn Jones is Marvel’s pick to play Danny Rand/Iron Fist in their upcoming series on Netflix per Entertainment Weekly. Iron Fist, centering on the eponymous character created by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane, will be the fourth series of the […]

The second DAREDEVIL trailer pulls the spotlight over to Elektra

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The first trailer for Daredevil Season 2 was focused on the oncoming threat of Frank Castle/The Punisher played by Jon Bernthal. This second trailer, debuting this morning, turns focus over to the other new cast member: Elektra played by Elodie Yung. It’s a bit less of a dour look than the first trailer, but given […]