The entertainment industry right now is positively inudated with superhero movies and TV shows. But if you weren’t familiar with the stories already, you wouldn’t necessarily recognise some of the latest releases as a part of the genre. While the main characters, for the most part, have the distinctive powers – whether through supernatural means or through feats of incredible technology – that make them so special, they increasingly bend the rules that fans have come to expect. Most noteably, a lot of heroes are deciding against wearing the iconic costumes that, for much of their careers so far, have defined them. (more…)
Recall, if you will, that strange development a few months ago where it was announced that ABC and Marvel Studios were developing a series based on The Inhumans. More ambitiously then that, the pilot will be screened in IMAX theatres for two weeks prior to the show’s small screen premiere, which mean the pressure is on to make Inhumans more than a great TV experience, but a great big screen experience, at least for episode one. So no pressure, right? Still, Marvel will need someone who knows how to meet and exceed expectations with less-well-known characters, so enter the man behind the TV show version of the invincible Iron Fist. (more…)
Word is making the Internet rounds that Marvel has found their Iron Fist lead in Game of Thrones star Finn Jones. Earlier this year Luke Cage lead Mike Colter teased:
The actor has been cast, but he’s in a basement somewhere. When the time is right, they’ll let him up and tell him where he is.
Now that Jones is cast, we can start to wonder when he’ll make his Marvel debut. (more…)
Well folks, the final episode of Dexter has come and gone, and with it has gone many people’s faith. As it turns out, the last few minutes of the episode were somewhat controversial as far as fans were concerned. Some people shrugged it off and others went into full-blown rage mode. If you haven’t seen the ending yet, I suggest you navigate away right now, for that’s what I’m going to be talking about. Or rather what the Dexter showrunner and former showrunner will be talking about. Check out what they had to say about Dexter’s final moments after the jump.