Month: September 2017

Pennywise the Dancing Clown reminded us just who’s the demonic boss as Andy Muschietti’s It reboot became the highest-grossing horror movie of all time. Now, he’s been given the anime treatment with graphic designer Kevin Duran animating Mike Anderson’s Japanese-styled take on the villain. RELATED: It Sequel Release Date Confirmed for September 2019 What if “IT”
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Green Arrow himself, Stephen Amell, has shared the official poster for Season 6 of The CW’s Arrow. RELATED: Prometheus Set to Return in Arrowverse Earth-X Crossover Just a couple of days after the trailer was released for the sixth season of the DC Comics-based series, Amell took to Twitter to unleash the brand new poster, which contains the tagline
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The Internet was shaken this summer when it was announced that not only would Blumhouse Productions be producing the Spawn movie reboot, but it would be directed by the creator himself, Todd McFarlane. Now, head of Blumhouse, Jason Blum, has sounded off on the choice to have McFarlane direct — and he’s pretty sure it’s
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Veteran Dark Horse Comics editor and writer Scott Allie has left his full-time position at the publisher, CBR has confirmed, after a tenure of 23 years including three years as Editor-in-Chief. Dark Horse provided CBR with the following statement, disclosing that his last day as a staff member will be this coming Friday: Scott Allie
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Throughout the X-Men’s nearly 55-year history, across comic books, television and film, the superheroes have been dedicated to protecting a world that fears and hates them. Mutants are routinely depicted as targets of discrimination, occasionally sanctioned by law; they’ve even been hunted, both by the government and other groups. It’s no different on Fox’s upcoming
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WARNING: This article contains major spoilers for the broadcast premiere of Marvel’s Inhumans. When Auran shows up on Marvel’s Inhumans, she doesn’t look like the short-lived comic book character that inspired her — and she doesn’t act much like her, either. Using a rough idea of Auran, the ABC show has crafted more of an original
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Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the six hundred and forty-sixth week where we examine comic book legends and whether they are true or false. As we’ve been doing it for some time now, one legend today, one tomorrow and one Sunday. Let’s begin! COMIC LEGEND: There was almost an X-Men: Hidden Years
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The term “DC Extended Universe” has become an umbrella term for Warner Bros.’ slate of DC Comics-based films, but apparently no one at the studio uses that name. In fact, it originated as a joke. RELATED: DCEU Has Officially Adopted a New Approach to Continuity Vulture’s Abraham Riesman made the discovery while working on an article
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George Romero might have been known for his genre-defining horror films like Night of the Living Dead and Creepshow, but at one point the director could have gone in a completely different direction. There was a point in his career where Romero was top choice to adapt the Marvel Comics character Copperhead for the big
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Before Gal Gadot came along, Lynda Carter embodied the iconic Wonder Woman character on television throughout the ’70s. Now, the actress has some choice words for director James Cameron, who has made it clear he doesn’t think much of Patty Jenkins’ interpretation of Wonder Woman, and recently doubled down on his previous comments. Just after
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Shinkai Makoto’s hit anime movie Kimi no Na wa. will receive a live action Hollywood movie adaptation to be produced by J. J. Abrams ( Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens ) and Lindsey Weber. It was also revealed that Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot Productions had acquired the rights to a live
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Your Name is headed back to the big screen as a live-action film from Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot banner. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the popular anime will be adapted for live-action by writer Eric Heisserer, the Oscar-nominated scribe who penned Arrival. Abrams is attached to the project through his Bad Robot banner. Lindsey Weber and the
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With Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Disney and Lucasfilm were able to bring the look of the original 1977 movie back to the big screen with modern filmmaking technology. Perhaps the most impressive achievement amidst all that attention to detail was the film’s uncanny ability to convincingly bring Peter Cushing’s character, the Grand Moff Tarkin, back
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Fans of Image Comics’ The Walking Dead comic book series have come to expect some rather raw language from fan-favorite villain Negan, but that personality quirk was missing from the character’s introduction on the AMC television series due to the network’s policy. However, when the series returns for Season 8 next month, viewers may hear an F-bomb or two
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When The Flash returns for Season 4, one of the season’s big mysteries will concern Team Flash’s latest recruit: Ralph Dibny, aka Elongated Man. Speaking to TVLine, executive producer Andrew Kreisberg revealed that Ralph will keep the source of his powers secret. “That’s one of the big mysteries of the season,” Kreisberg teased, referring to the way
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Deadly Class is in session for its very own pilot episode on Syfy. Deadline reports the network has put in a pilot order for the television adaptation of Rick Remender and Wes Craig’s Image Comics series. Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo are on board to executive produce. Launched in
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When it was confirmed in April that Fox’s upcoming X-Men sequel will be titled X-Men: Dark Phoenix, many fans were understandably skeptical, considering how poorly elements of the seminal Marvel Comics storyline were adapted in 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand. However, Pyslocke actress Olivia Munn appears to suggest franchise veteran Simon Kinberg intends to give the lengthy
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Spider-Man: Homecoming officially hit digital platforms today, and so have the film’s bonus features, including — but not limited to — various deleted scenes and a gag reel. The gag reel sees Tom Holland utter Spider-Man’s famous “great power” line, while Chris Evans’ Captain America breaks out into a fit of laughter as he films one of his PSAs.
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks star Kyanna Simone Simpson has joined Black Lightning, The CW’s latest superhero drama. Deadline reports that Simpson will appear in a recurring role as Kiesha, “the partner-in-crime/best friend of Jennifer Pierce, who also attends Garfield High School.” The report describes Kiesha as “the daughter of Inspector Henderson,” who “will encourage Jennifer to
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Thanks to the premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, downloads for the CBS All Access app rose 64% over their levels on the two previous Sundays, Variety reports. According to the report, which sourced its figures from the leading app-analytics firm Sensor Tower, the CBS app saw over 46,000 first-time installs from both Apple’s App Store and Google
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A newly released scene from Spider-Man: Homecoming makes explicit what many fans inferred: Donald Glover’s nephew is, indeed, Miles Morales. The success of the Spider-Man reboot this past summer wasn’t too surprising, but for many fans, one Easter egg in particular was a pretty unexpected bonus. During Peter Parker’s interrogation of Aaron Davis, played by Donald
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Ahead of Game of Thrones‘ eighth and final season, HBO has revealed who will be handling directorial duties for the dark fantasy’s final six episodes. The studio elected to pull out the big guns for the show’s swan songs, with names that fans of the series will definitely recognize, including David Nutter, Miguel Sapochnik, and the
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