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Marvel Female Superhero Project in the Works at ABC

Several news outlets have reported that a new project in the works at ABC based on super-heroines within the Marvel universe. While the exact characters have not been mentioned at this time, Deadline, who first broke the news stated that the series will be focusing on lesser known female superheroes. The series will be produced by Marvel Television and ABC Studios. Allan Heinberg will be the head writer for the project; DC fans should recognize him as the screenplay writer for the DCEU Wonder Woman film. Jeph Loeb will be working alongside Heinberg as the executive producers on the project. No other details are confirmed at thisRead More


Brec Bassinger Cast as Stargirl in DC Universe Series

Several news outlets have reported that Brec Bassinger has been cast as Stargirl in the upcoming live-action Stargirl series, which will available exclusively on DC Universe. For those who are not aware the series was first announced at SDCC 2018. Geoff Johns, writer and executive producer for the series, had this to say about the project. “There is no other character in comic books more special to me than Stargirl, and after searching far and wide I can say there is no other actor on the planet that embodies her more than Brec Bassinger,” Johns said. “Brec’s warmth,Read More


Loki & Scarlet Witch to Receive TV Series on Disney’s Streaming Service

Variety has reported that Loki and Scarlett Witch will apparently receive their own shows on the upcoming Disney streaming service. While much is not known about the projects currently, it has been reported that Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olsen are set to reprise their roles for the shows. According to their sources the shows “are expected to be hefty rivaling those of a major studio productions.” In addition, it is said that both shows will include up to six to eight episodes. The series is set to be produced by Kevin Feige with association of Marvel Studios.   No other details are confirmed at this time,Read More


Captain Marvel Trailer Streamed

Marvel Entertainment updated their official Youtube channel with the first trailer for Captain Marvel, which was originally shown on Good Morning America this morning.  The trailer features a look at several of the characters and also takes a peak of the setting of the film. Personally I really like what it is shown in the trailer and I think they did an excellent job in recreating the “90s” setting so far. The setting of the film seems to be quite different than what is usually seen within the MCU so it’s going to beRead More


Elizabeth Tulloch Cast as Lois Lane in Arrowverse Crossover

Several news outlets have reported that Elizabeth Tulloch has been cast as Lois Lane in the upcoming Arrowverse crossover. As reported earlier, it was revealed that both Superman and Lois Lane would be appearing the crossover. Tyler Hoechlin was confirmed to reprise his role, however at the time the actress who would play Lois Lane was not confirmed at that time. Superman will be featured in all three episodes of the crossover and he will be joined by the aforementioned Lois Lane and Ruby Rose as Batwoman. The three night crossover event will start with The Flash on December 9 followed by The Arrow on December 10 and will conclude with Supergirl on December 11. All three episodes of theRead More


Derek Mears to Portray in DC Universe Swamp Thing Series

Several news outlets have reported that Derek Mears is up to be portraying Swamp Thing in suit for the upcoming live-action series. For those who are not aware, Mears is most famous for starring as Jason Voorhees in the 2009 reboot of Friday the 13th. He has also portrayed the “classic” Predator in the 2010 Predators film and has previously worked in live-action comic adaptions in the past. Seeing as the series is set for a “Hard R” rating, it is quite fitting to cast an actor who has delved into the horror genre in the past. CurrentlyRead More


Timothy Dalton to Portray “The Chief” in DC Universe Doom Patrol

The official DC website has updated with the announcement that Timothy Dalton will be portraying “The Chief” in Doom Patrol. For those who are not aware, Timothy Dalton is most famous for playing James Bond in Licence to Kill and The Living Daylights.  The official DC website also provided some background description for the character. According to the Chief’s Doom Patrol character description, Dr. Caulder is a pioneer in medical science, searching the world over for those on the edge of death in need of a miracle. Brilliant, but controversial, Dr. Caulder will stop at nothing to help those he believes areRead More


Captain Marvel Official Images Revealed

Entertainment Weekly has recently revealed several images from the Captain Marvel film. For those who are not aware, the film is the next film that will be released as a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and is also the first film to feature a female lead within the films. The film will take place in the 90s making it the first film to fully be set in the past within the MCU.  The images feature a look at Brie Larson who will playing the main hero, Carol Danvors aka Captain Marvel in costume. Unlike the previously leaked images,Read More


Len Wiseman to Direct DC Universe “Swamp Thing” Pilot

Deadline has reported that Len Wiseman will be working double shifts as the executive producer and director for the first episode of the live-action Swamp Thing series.  For those who have not been keeping up to date, the series is going to be a part of the live-action series line-up on the upcoming DC Universe streaming service. Other confirmed shows in the service’s live-action line-up include DC’S Titans, Doom Patrol, Harley Quinn, and Stargirl. The series will feature characters from the Swamp Thing comics created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. The Swamp Thing series will be produced by James Wan’s Atomic Monster in associationRead More


Henry Cavil to Star in Netflix’s “Witcher” Series

Variety has reported that Henry Cavil will be starring in The Witcher series, which will be streamed exclusively on Netflix. Cavil will be portraying the lead character, Geralt of Rivia. The story features the main character Geralt of Rivia, who is a “solitary monster hunter.” Geralt has a hard time fitting into the world filed of people who are more ferocious than the beasts who coincide it. However, that soon changes as he meets a powerful sorceress and a young princess who both hold a “dangerous secret.”  The trio will journey together as Geralt faces his destiny. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich will be serving asRead More


Fan Expo Canada 2018: Transformers Studio Series Figures Revealed

Yesterday, Hasbro unveiled some new figures that will be released as a part of their Transformers Studio Series toyline at Fan Expo Canada 2018. Expect these figures to be released sometime in 2019. The new figures include: Barricade (Transformers 2007) Clunker Bumblebee (Transformers 2007) Crankcase (Transformers Dark of the Moon) Sideswipe (Transformers Dark of the Moon) WWII Bumblebee (Transformers The Last Knight) Just revealed! New deluxe wave of Transformers Studio Series figures featuring vivid, movie-inspired deco, detailed weaponry! A post shared by Hasbro Pulse (@hasbropulse) on Aug 30, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT Personally I find ItRead More


Alan Tudyk Cast As Mr. Nobody in Doom Patrol

Deadline has reported that Alan Tudyk has joined the cast of the upcoming Doom Patrol live-action series. He will be playing Eric Mordern aka Mr. Nobody.  For those who are not familiar with the character, Eric Mordern was first introduced in Doom Patrol#86 and was transformed into Mr. Nobody in Doom Patrol, Vol. 2, #26. Eric Mordern was exposed to unknown experiments by a team of ex-Nazis located in post-war Paraguay.  The experiments caused him to obtain the ability to emerge as a living shadow and steal the sanity of others. With his new found powers he becomes Mr. Nobody.Read More


Paramount Moves Sonic the Hedgehog Film’s Premiere Date

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Paramount Pictures has recently announced that the Sonic the Hedgehog film’s premiere date has been moved up one week. The film originally was set to premiere on November 15, 2019, however the film will now premiere in theaters on November 8, 2019. For those who are not aware, the film is a live-action/ CGI film adaption of the Sonic the Hedgehog game franchise. Ben Schwartz who will be voicing Sonic the Hedgehog while Jim Carry will be playing his arch nemesis, Dr. Eggman. The film will also star James Marsdon, who’s role has not been revealedRead More


Matt Smith Joins Star Wars Episode IX Cast

Variety has reported that Matt Smith is joining the cast of Star Wars: Episode IX. Currently his role is under wraps, but it is great to see his inclusion in the cast. Matt Smith is most famous for his role as the 11th Doctor in Doctor Who and also as a physical embodiment of Skynet in Terminator Genisys. He will be joining alongside Dominic Monaghan as some of the newest members of the cast that will be featured in the final episode of the new Star Wars trilogy. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. Star Wars EpisodeRead More


Dominic Monaghan Joins Star Wars Episode IX Cast

Deadline has reported that Dominic Monaghan will be joining the cast of Star Wars Episode IX. According to Deadline, Monaghan originally publicized that he was interested in joining the Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens cast so he will soon be joining the team set in a galaxy far far away. Dominic Monaghan is most famous for his role as Merry, one of Frodo’s wingman in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Dominic Monaghan had this to say about his inclusion in the film’s cast. “The galaxy far far away has had almost as much influence as theRead More