A third OVA adaptation for Mikiro Gakumo’s light novel series Strike the Blood has been announced! The series was first adapted into anime in 2014, and has since then received two OVAs in addition to its 24 TV anime episodes. A part of the fantasy action genre, Strike the Blood follows the life of Akatsuki…
March 13, 2018
Fox undoubtedly hopes X-Men: Dark Phoenix will be better received than X-Men: Apocalypse and the studio’s previous attempt to adapt “The Dark Phoenix Saga” with 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand. In trying to change up the franchise formula, it appears writer/director Simon Kinberg is aiming to make the film a drama instead of traditional superhero fare.…
March 12, 2018
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is heading back to the big screen sometime this year with a film titled Unato Decisive Battle! Set in a post-apocalyptic steampunk world in which a mysterious virus creates zombie-like creatures known as “Kabaneri”, the series was first aired as part of Fuji TV’s Noitamina block in 2016 and received…
March 12, 2018
Black Panther co-writer Joe Robert Cole believes that because of the current sociopolitical climate we live in today, 2008’s Iron Man would not resonate well with audiences due to the attitude of Tony Stark on-screen. Cole explained that the Jon Favreau-directed movie would go against the philosophies that superhero movies are trying to cultivate, especially…
March 12, 2018
Jesse Eisenberg has now indicated he’s happy to return as classic comic book villain Lex Luthor in future DCEU films. This year’s SXSW saw the actor and playwright add the role of producer to his credits. Eisenberg produced the documentary “The World Before Your Feet,” which traces the steps of Matt Green, a man who…
March 11, 2018
A new promo for Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One has revealed another pop culture nod to the DC Comics universe with a brief shout-out to the Dark Knight. The latest extended look into the adaptation of Ernest Cline’s 2011 sci-fi novel swaps out the John Williams’-themed Clark Kent Easter egg for a scene involving the Caped…
March 10, 2018
New photos from the set of Shazam! offer an up-close look at Mark Strong’s Dr. Sivana and Jack Dylan Grazer’s Freddy Freeman. The images show close-ups of the two characters on set. Freddy wears a Superman t-shirt, while Sivana wears a black jacket with fur trim and boasts a nasty scar over his eye, much like his…
March 10, 2018
In the new batch of set photos from Iron Fist Season 2, Alice Eve’s mysterious character can be seen aiding a wounded Danny Rand, who appears to have injured his leg. Unfortunately, the set photos don’t reveal much regarding Eve’s character, although she does appear to be Danny Rand’s ally here. NEW!
March 10, 2018
Erica Henderson is ending her run on Marvel’s acclaimed The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl series. Making it “officially official” on Twitter, Henderson said the issue she’s working on now will be her last in the series. She said she’s leaving the book to focus on her creator-owned work, but made clear that The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl will continue, despite…
March 10, 2018
Filming is officially underway on Marvel’s first female-led film, Captain Marvel, and while details remain sparse thus far, that hasn’t kept Samuel L. Jackson from posting behind the scene photos on his Instagram. RELATED: Feige Explains How Captain Marvel Alters MCU History The legendary actor took to Instagram to showcase the lifecasting process for the…
March 10, 2018
Bravo Media is developing a television series based on Dark Horse Comics’ The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story graphic novel by Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew C. Robinson and Kyle Baker. The series will recount the personal triumphs and struggles of Brian Epstein, the manger who helped launch the Beatles’ career. Tiwary will act as…
March 10, 2018
It has been nearly two years since it was announced that X-Men: First Class co-writer Zack Stentz had been hired to write a Booster Gold film for Warner Bros. and DC Films. The movie, which was meant to serve as the directorial debut of DCTV super producer Greg Berlanti, was expected to replace the previously…
March 09, 2018
Writer Brad Meltzer wears a lot of different hats — but maybe not as many as the protagonist of his latest thriller. The novelist and comic book scribe spent the past few years hosting TV shows on the History Channel, including Brad Meltzer’s Lost History, about lost artifacts from America’s past. And while his efforts…
March 09, 2018
UPDATE, 6:12pm ET: Joe Quesada posted an updated version of his Life Of Captain Marvel #1 cover on Twitter, which apparently works out the “kinks” in the previous version that was included in the original story. Check it out below. The version of the of The Life Of Captain Marvel #1 cover that’s been posted…
March 09, 2018
Robert Downey Jr. is best known these days for his work as Tony Stark, aka Iron Man, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, in between gigs as the superhero, Downey Jr. has kickstarted a successful Sherlock Holmes franchise. Now, after years of delays, the actor has gone on the record to voice his hopes to…
March 09, 2018
Fuji TV has announced that it is collaborating with software development company Niantic on an anime adaptation of the smartphone game Ingress! Ingress is an augmented reality location-based game that puts two factions against each other, the Enlightened and the Resistance. Data from the game was also used for Pokémon GO, released in 2016. Animated…
March 09, 2018