With about a month to go before the release of the second season of the Netflix series Orange is the New Black, it appears that the online streaming site is jumping the gun and presuming the popularity of the new episodes by renewing it for a third, 13-episode season. The announcement isn’t official, but it has been confirmed by a couple of sources close to the production as legit, which is good news for the show’s growing fanbase that has continued to be built up since the show’s premiere last summer. (more…)
As we first announced last year, online streaming video giant Netflix will be presenting a total of 5 new programs based on Marvel Comics characters, starting with Daredevil in 2015, which will be written and run by Drew Goddard. Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage will follow–all leading to the team-up series The Defenders. Like many Marvel stories, these shows will all be set in New York City (and filmed there, too).
There hasn’t been a great deal of information on these shows available–but recently, in an appearance on Kevin Smith‘s Fatman on Batman podcast, Marvel Entertainment CCO Joe Quesada discussed a few key details: (more…)
Orange is the New Black, probably the most popular and critically acclaimed original series on the online streaming video service Netflix, will return with a second season on Friday, June 6th. Watch the trailer, and a short interview with the cast, after the jump: (more…)
Just when he thought he was out, he decides to throw himself right back in. Now that the Marvel/Netflix Luke Cage series has been green lite, Terry Crews says he wouldn’t say no if offered the role. Why did he publicly take himself out of the running in the first place? (more…)
No, I’m afraid Black Angel is NOT a lost chapter in the Star Wars saga itself. Rather, it was a companion short and directorial debut of Star Wars art director Roger Christian shown only in select areas back in 1980 when The Empire Strikes Back first opened. It was only screened in Europe and Australia, and after disappearing without a trace, was long believed to be an urban legend by many Star Wars fans until it resurfaced in 2011.
Hit the jump for more info, and two clips from the legendary film. (more…)
Today the entirety of Star Wars: The Clone Wars becomes available through Netflix’s Instant Streaming service. Along with the five seasons that aired on Cartoon Network between 2008 and 2013, there are also 13 previously unaired episodes – referred to as “The Lost Missions” – that serve as the conclusion to the celebrated animated series. For now, anyway. (more…)
(ABOVE: Disney CEO Bob Iger, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo & Marvel CCO Joe Quesada)
In an unprecedented move, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced a multi-million dollar incentive program designed specifically to convince Marvel to film their 5 new Netflix series in New York City. As it’s rare for a show or even a movie to have the cash or resources to actually film in New York–and seeing as how that’s where all 5 shows are set anyway, Marvel accepted.
We’ve finally got a trailer for the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Lost Missions that will be hitting Netflix later this March. There’s a lot of little tid-bits in the trailer and a ton of Yoda. What’s the little green Jedi Master up to this time? (more…)
There were a lot of Star Wars: The Clone Wars fans left hanging when the series was suddenly yanked from Cartoon Network amidst all the changes that went along with Disney buying Lucasfilm. Now fans will get the chance to see all the un-aired episodes of the last season as well as some of the other bits and pieces left over on Netflix. (more…)
We don’t talk about pro wrestling a whole lot here on Nerd Bastards because, well, wrestling. The sports entertainment devision of jumps, bumps and spandex have just done something worth noting. Something that may change online entertainment as we know it. (more…)