Steven Deknight

Pacific Rim 2

Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim was a surprise when it came out. The flick showing giant robot going mano a mano with giant Kaijus was a surprise hit back in 2013. It had all the elements a summer blockbuster could have. Giant monsters, check. End of the world, check. Kickass Independence Day-style speech by the leader, check. Although the film did not gross as high as it wanted domestically, the film did well overseas and has gained a cult following. As a result, it’s no surprise that a sequel would be greenlit. But when would we get this new film? Looks like we now have a release date.

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Happy Daredevil Day!  After months of waiting, Marvel’s Daredevil is officially available to stream, exclusively through Netflix.  For the past few days, we have been teasing you with some information we learned at last week’s Daredevil press junket but today, we are going to give you more bang for your buck! Want to know whether or not Daredevil will feel the weight of Civil War?  How about just how Rosario Dawson is able to balance her character’s relationship with Daredevil against Claire Temple‘s career? Do you want to know if Punisher will ever show up in the MCU? We have (some) answers to those questions and more! (more…)

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When it comes to comic book adaptations, “dark and gritty” is the term du jour.  After the Dark Knight trilogy managed to reboot the Batman franchise by giving audiences a more grounded, realistic take on the characters and the world in which they inhabit, television and movie studios alike have adapted their strategy when it comes to their comic book properties and, for the most part, that dark and gritty take has worked out pretty well.  So, it should come as no surprise that Netflix’s newest original series, Marvel’s Daredevil, is following suit and giving audiences a much darker offering than Marvel’s other fare.  At a recent press event, DD executive producers Jeph Loeb and Steven DeKnight took some time to discuss the decisions that led them in this direction, which go far beyond just joining a fad. (more…)

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Marvel Entertainment’s mission to overthrow DC’s domination of the small screen keeps putting fans first, especially where Steven Deknight is concerned. The showrunner for next spring’s Netflix ‘Daredevil’ series has no idea how to keep quiet about their plans. Time and time again, he’s stepped in front of cameras, microphones or keyboards to whet our appetites about Matt Murdock’s most exciting live action adventure yet. This time we have Twitter to thank for Deknight’s approach to sharing is caring. Having a severe case of “diarrhea of the tweets,” the tattooed top gun informed us about ideas for Elektra, the show’s rating, and more. Proceed without fear! (more…)