Danny Devito Weighs In On ‘Gotham’s Penguin

- 01-19-15Comics, Film, TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia returned to television last week for its tenth season and star Danny Devito was making the publicity rounds at the Television Critics Association Winter Tour to promote the show. Access Hollywood attended and asked Devito the question a lot of us were wondering about, “What’s he think of the new Penguin (Robin Taylor) on Gotham?” (more…)

Could The ‘X-Files’ Be Making a Comeback?

- 01-18-15TV Posted by Derek Robertson

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FOX’s new agenda is looking a lot like their old one. Confirming some prior reports, the network’s leadership says they are seriously chasing a reboot of The X-Files and are possibly interested in bringing back Prison Break too (along with yet another edition of 24 as well — but that’s another story).

On The X-Files front, Fox chairman and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman say they have been in talks with series creator Chris Carter about reviving the supernatural procedural, which was a major hit for the network from 1993 to 2002. The executives also revealed they hope to have original series stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprise their roles on the show.  (more…)

Robert Kirkman: Expect Walking Dead Spin-off To Be Startingly Different

- 01-17-15TV Posted by Derek Robertson

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With a myriad of zombie projects coming to light as of late, some are worried about the inevitable point of over saturation. Surely there are only so many angles one can take on the flesh-eating genre? We have covered the socio-political mass-consumerist angle (George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead) the red-neck angle, the Australian angle (Blacksheep and the upcoming Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead), the British angle (28 Days Later, Shaun of the Dead), and we have even had vampires going to war against the walking dead (The Dead Undead, Blade II). So, where to next? Suppose we should leave that to Robert Kirkman, comic book creator and producer of AMC‘s massive show The Walking Dead.
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New Deets About Netflix’s Other Marvel Series

- 01-16-15Comics, TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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There’s been big news in regards to the long in the works quintet of Netflix series from Marvel Studios. Daredevil is about to hit the streaming site with all 13 episodes, and the titular roles for AKA: Jessica Jones and Luke Cage have been cast, but what don’t we know about these shows? How about brief plot synopsis and a vague release date for all the series including Iron Fist and The Defenders? With Agent Carter doing very well on ABC with fans and critics, it seems that Marvel may have the TV series code cracked, so it’s understandable that we should all get a little bit extra excited about what’s coming up with Daredevil. But what if I told you that we may get not just one, but two Marvel Netflix series this year? (more…)

Syfy’s Latest Sci-Fi Series Takes You To ‘The Expanse’

- 01-16-15TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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Am I the only one that feels like they fell into an alternate dimension where SyFy is no longer the channel of Wrassling and Ghost Hunters, but filled with interesting, thought-provoking, futuristic science fiction shows? What ever it is in the water that the SyFy executives are drinking please don’t fix it. Helix, Defiance, Z Nation, Ascension, Dominion, and 12 Monkeys that premieres tonight, will soon be joined by another good-looking bit of Sci-Fi on SyFy, The Expanse. Get your first look at the new trailer now. (more…)

‘Dexter’ Actor will Play Trickster II After Hamill in Upcoming ‘Flash’ Episode

- 01-15-15Comics, TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Mark Hamill is a tough act to follow, especially when he’s in full-blown super-villain mode, but Devon Graye is going to give it a try. The actor, who’s probably best known for playing the teenage version of Michael C. Hall‘s titular serial killer on Showtime‘s Dexter, has been cast as one of two versions of The Trickster along with Hamill on an upcoming episode of The CW‘s The Flash. The Flash has been pretty sharp with some of its super-villain casting, primary among them is Wentworth Miller who plays Captain Cold, who will be plaguing the Fastest Man Alive (Grant Gustin) in the first episode of 2015 airing on Tuesday. But while the upcoming Trickster episode is more compelling for its Hamill appearance, casting Graye as Trickster: The Next Generation should definitely be of (secondary) interest. (more…)

An Underwhelming (?) First Look at Robbie Amell’s Firestorm Suit on ‘The Flash’

- 01-14-15Comics, TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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The writers of The Flash certainly had some brass when they decided to incorporate the DC Comics hero Firestorm into the show. Now Firestorm may not make the front bench of the Justice League, and he may not make the Top 100 of the best-selling superheroes of all time, but his super-power is fire and he’s got, easily, one of the most flamboyant costumes in the entire DC Universe. Now we’ve seen what Firestorm (and actor Robbie “cousin of Arrow’s StephenAmell) looks like when the flame is on – so to speak – but one has to wonder how The Flash will re-interpret the costume for TV. Well wonder no more! Behold, Firestorm’s CW-approved, ready for prime time, updated haute couture. Warning, this may not exactly meet you definition of fighting style. (more…)

TV REVIEW: ‘Agent Carter’ S1E3 – “Time And Tide”

- 01-14-15Featured, reviews, TV Posted by Aspry Jones

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This week’s episode of ‘Marvel’s Agent Carter’ seeks to wrap up a couple loose ends from the previous show “Bridge And Tunnel.” It does that well enough while also creating a couple new frayed edges to mull over: a brutal murder, some insight on our friend Jarvis, and a mostly self-contained plot concerning more of Howard Stark’s stolen goods. Or stolen “bads,” because some of the work Stark’s been doing are questionable endeavors at best. It just gets worse for Peggy and her butler bestie as they go another round of “The Better We Do, The Worse Things Get.” After the jump, we find out what I mean by that. Welcome to SPOILER-TOWN! (more…)

Community Season Six Premiere Date Announced

- 01-14-15TV Posted by Derek Robertson

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Community has had quite the history, and it’s a major feat that the show has managed to stay on the air despite the struggling ratings and behind-the-scenes malarkey that has been thrown in the show’s way throughout its run. Surprisingly, the show has remained a resilient cult favourite, fulfilling the “six-seasons-and-a-movie” doctrine. The show has seen Chevy Chase falling out with series creator Dan Harmon; Harmon then getting fired; Chase deciding to leave; Season four losing its way due to the departure of Harmon; Harmon being reinstated. And, just when we thought things were copacetic,  show favorite Donald Glover announced his plans to leave, with Yvette Nicole Brown following suit after season five. You have to admire the tenacity of the remaining cast and crew and the respect they uphold towards the fans. (more…)

‘Supergirl’ TV Details – Crimes, Careers and Domestic Problems?

- 01-13-15Comics, TV Posted by Jason McAnelly

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The world is getting ready as yet one more DC product makes its way to the small screen. This time around it’s Supergirl and, although we still don’t have any word on who will actually be playing the titular character, there is a bit of news coming around that addresses what the show might entail. Read on to see what to expect from Supergirl, the television show. (more…)