Recent The Punisher casting news teased the possibility that the Netflix show’s second season might take up Garth Ennis’ “The Slavers” storyline, but some new information has cast doubt on that assessment. Apparently, the show is also casting for a group of small-town cops, leading some to theorize that the show might actually draw from…
March 01, 2018
This year’s Emerald City Comic Con has arrived, and DC Comics is set to kick off its ECCC programming slate with a DC Universe panel — spanning its wide array of superhero offerings — happening Thursday afternoon at the Washington State Convention Center. In attendance: creators Justin Jordan, Marguerite Bennett, Julie Benson, Shawna Benson, Mitch…
March 01, 2018
Terry Pratchett’s acclaimed Discworld novels are being brought to life as a television miniseries. Deadline reports that BBC Studios is developing a six-episode series based on the popular fantasy series, which ran from 1983 until Pratchett’s death in 2015. Strike Back and The Musketeers writer Simon Allen will pen the adaptation under the working title of…
March 01, 2018
Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of The Umbrella Academy has added The Big Short star John Magaro in a key role. The drama is based on the acclaimed Dark Horse comic book series by Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba, which follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes — Spaceboy, The Kraken, The Rumor, The Séance,…
March 01, 2018
The Guardian, a terrifying enemy from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has made its way into the Nendoroid collection! The strangely adorable mini figure fully recreates the unique octopoid design of the Guardian, complete with its toughened exterior. You can also wiggle its iconic eye to mimic its creepy tracking vision, as…
March 01, 2018
Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has unveiled his very own “Awesome Mix Vol. 0,” a playlist of songs he put together to play on the set of the first Guardians film. Gunn revealed the Spotify playlist, which features songs from My Chemical Romance, The Wombats, Mindless Self Indulgence and Pigeon John among others, in…
March 01, 2018
It wouldn’t have been out of line to be skeptical about Amazon’s The Tick series. When the show debuted with the first half of season 1 late last summer, it had been 16 years since the last live-action adaptation of Ben Edlund’s beloved satirical superhero comic book — a show that’s fondly remembered, but only…
March 01, 2018
Dope director Rick Famuyiwa has signed on to write and direct the new film adaptation of the acclaimed graphic novel Black Hole. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Plan B and New Regency’s Arnon Milchan will produce the project, with New Regency financing. The book, written and drawn by Charles Burns, was published by Fantagraphics and…
March 01, 2018
The Flash Season 4 may be looking to cast the last three bus metahumans. According to a new report, casting breakdowns suggest that the show hopes to fill the roles of Null, Crucifer and possibly Folding Man. That Hashtag Show revealed the potential last three bus metas and who they’re likely based on: Folding Man,…
March 01, 2018
For Constantine fans, March is the month they’ve been waiting for — Warner Bros. Television has officially announced the animated series starring the fan-favorite character will debut March 24 on streaming service CW Seed. That same day, the show will be the subject of a panel at the WonderCon comic convention in Anaheim, California, featuring…
March 01, 2018
Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and artist Leinil Yu will relaunch Captain America on July 4 as part of Marvel Comics’ “Fresh Start” initiative. Alex Ross will provide covers. Coates, the acclaimed journalist and author who relaunched Black Panther in 2016, made the announcement this morning in his column for The Atlantic. He’ll continue to write Black…
February 28, 2018
Warner Bros. World is opening the Batcave to visitors, as it reveals new details about it Batman-themed rides at the Abu Dhabi attraction. “Home to fan-favorite DC Super Heroes, we’re very excited for our guests to experience the immersive environment of Gotham City, where Batman will emerge from the shadows to help fight crime and…
February 28, 2018
A new anime anthology film titled Shikioriori from animation studios CoMix Wave Films and Haoliners will have its debut in Summer 2018! CoMix Wave Films, the studio behind popular works like 5 Centimeters Per Second and Kimi no Na wa. will be working on the anthology with Chinese-based studio Haoliners. It will consist of three…
February 28, 2018
A new report suggests that the origins of Supreme Leader Snoke will be explored in the upcoming novelization of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Ever since J.J. Abrams introduced Snoke in 2015’s The Force Awakens, fans speculated about the mysterious villain. As fate would have it, Johnson didn’t follow up on this in The Last…
February 28, 2018
Producer Benjamin Melniker, one of the Batman film franchise’s biggest champions, passed away February 26 at age 104. According to Deadline, Melniker and producing partner Michael Uslan purchased the rights for Batman in 1979. From then on, Melniker worked as producer on almost every Batman project, from Tim Burton’s classic 1989 film through to last…
February 28, 2018
Forget everything you thought you knew about Fox’s The New Mutants, because the X-Men spinoff is reportedly set to undergo some pretty big changes. A new reports indicates the extensive reshoots planned for this summer will see another character added to the film’s cast. Initially announced for release in April, director Josh Boone’s horror-tinged movie…
February 27, 2018
The game company Haregake and CLAMP’s Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card are teaming up to bring fans the chance to help Kinomoto Sakura solve a few interesting riddles! Haregake is known for their real life riddle games, which are held in various locations around Japan like amusement parks and shopping centers. This time around, from Mar.…
February 27, 2018
Some things just shouldn’t be possible. In the realm of Star Wars, the abbreviated, unordered list goes something like this: warp speed intergalactic travel, the ability to communicate with aliens in English and be understood almost all the time, lightsabers with the little laser hilt thing. Thankfully, a pod racing arcade game made entirely out…
February 27, 2018
The MCU has stuck to stories from the main Marvel Universe for a while now, but is the MCU ready to venture out into the multiverse? Benedict Cumberbatch seems to think so. The Doctor Strange star let some multiverse information slip in the Thor: Ragnarok DVD/Blu-ray featurette “Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years — The…
February 26, 2018