When we last saw Roy Harper (Colton Haynes), he’d recovered from the Mirakuru cure, was given a red mask, and while wearing the mask and his trade mark red hoodie, he helped Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) and company (David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards) save the city from Slade Wilson’s (Manu Bennett) Mirakuru fueled army. What will Roy Harper be wearing when we see him in season three of Arrow? Click on through for the full picture and find out! (more…)
There hasn’t been any good news for the Clone Club lately. Word has it that the Orphan Black creators totally spoiled next season’s finale. Nice going, creators. And fans are still hurting inside over star Tatiana Maslany’s Emmys snub. Or, that is to say, her second snub in two years. Tracking the footsteps of a pretty respectable season 2, it goes without saying that the show and its loyal followers are due for some good news. As if having a television sci-fi drama about a top secret clone factory wasn’t cool enough, things are about to get about ten times nerdier. If comics group IDW have their way, we’ll all soon be rolling up Sarah Manning and her “sestras” and sticking them in our back pockets! Sound like good news to you? (more…)
When word broke last year that J.J Abrams’ Bad Robot had teamed up with Jonah Nolan to bring the 70′s classic Sci-fi movie Westworld to HBO as a television series, I was excited, but also concerned about how seriously those in charge would take the production. Would it be a campy look-back and laugh, or would it be too serious, just another gritty reboot? Now that word has leaked that none other than acting heavy wieght Sir Anthony Hopkins will have a starring role in the series, my concerns are beginning to dwindle. (more…)
What did I get myself into? The idea was simple: create of list of the most important Batman stories across all media – comic books, TV and movies. More than that, it should be a list of suggestions. If someone asked you about Batman having never engaged with the character before, where would you tell them to begin?
Easier said than done.
After a lot of hand wringing, soul-searching, and suggestion taking, the following list of 12 items spans Batman stories culled from the pages of several comic books to the celluloid dreams of his finest big and small screen adventures. They all tell us something about Batman, but they also tell us something about how to do Batman right, which is no mean feat in and of itself. Some of these choices may be obvious, some of them you may (vehemently) disagree with, but if you had never heard of Batman before, and were looking for a good place to start with your understanding of the man and his mission, can you really do better than these 12 items listed below? You be the judge. (more…)
Anyone remember a campy television show called Manimal that managed to worm its way into the year of 1983? If not, don’t worry about it. It only ran for 8 episodes, after all. Well, in the tradition of recycling that has become the mainstay in Hollywood, they’ll be bringing this old property to life once more. Yes, they’re working on a Manimal movie adaptation. Don’t expect a serious incarnation of the story, however, as it’s a Will Ferrell project. (more…)
The El Capitan Theater hosted the World Premiere of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy last night in Hollywood, California. I guess the phrase “star-studded” could be thrown in here for cliche’ purposes, but we’re just digging on what one dude had to say. Daredevil showrunner Steven S. DeKnight was jacked up on the Red Carpet by Marvel Entertainment’s online reporter and immediately told her that he can reveal “absolutely nothing.” Then he goes on to spill just about everything he knows. From the back-in-the-day feel of the show to tidbits about Wilson Fisk’s personality, DeKnight lays it on her real groovy. Can you dig it? (more…)
Hayley Atwell did a Ghostbusters by coming, seeing and kicking ass. From the minute she first showed up as Agent Carter in Captain America: The First Avenger, she became a favorite for her stoic approach to dealing with b.s. and bad guys. Marvel and Disney then featured her in a one-shot short where her brand of 1940′s butt-kicking espionage left fans wanting more and more. And that’s exactly what we’re gonna get too. In fact, we’re about to get so much Hayley Atwell, half the globe’s geeks just might overdoes on her hot retro violence. Not only does Agent Carter have a new show coming our way via the ABC network, but she’s also coming back to the big screen as early as 2015. You got this far because you’re a nerd. But only real bastards keep clicking! (more…)
Even before anyone has settled into their SDCC 2014 hotel room or picked up their convention badge, Disney XD has released the extended Star Wars: Rebels trailer into the Internet wild. SO much for saving it for the big Star Wars: Rebels panel on Thursday, but you have to admit that it’s a pretty savvy ploy to capture attention just before SDCC kicks off. There’s a couple of Star Wars ah-ha moments. Take a look and find out which will be your favorite. (more…)
Funny story. Remember last week when it was announced that Star Trek 3 director Roberto Orci was hired to help shepherd the new Power Rangers movie to the big screen with the assistance of X-Men: First Class screenwriters Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz? Well, Orci’s now saying that when this new Power Rangers flick arrives on the big screen, it will have a very important ingredient that will lead to universal success: continuity. “It’s got a continuity within the world,” says Orci. “I can’t tell you what, but it does have a continuity.” Which leads everyone who’s ever watched the series to say, “Power Rangers had continuity?” (more…)
Those who spent the time and effort to tune in each week for the first season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. may have been a bit disappointed overall, but there’s no question that the show ended on a very dramatic high point. Even those of us that foresaw doom in the show’s future have to wonder at where the writers will take it come next season. Well, it seems as if they’re preparing for something bigger, for the S.H.I.E.L.D. team has just picked up none-other-than Xena the Warrior Princess herself – Lucy Lawless. (more…)