• Weekend Box Office (01/15-01/17): ‘Star Wars’ Finally Relinquishes The Top Spot To ‘Ride Along 2′

    Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -4

    As was expected, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ has cooled at the box office, but then it’s been out for a month.  It brought in $25.1 million, which will bring its domestic total to $856.9M after Monday which counts as part of the weekend due to Martin Luther King Day.  (It’s projected to add an […]

  • HBO’s Ambitious ‘Westworld’ Shuts Down Production

    Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    HBO’s ambitious, but beleaguered ‘Westworld’ has shut down production, but just temporarily.  The network issued a statement explaining this decision: “As we head into the final phase of production on ‘Westworld’, we’ve made the decision to take a brief hiatus in order to get ahead of the writing.” The show is being written by executive producers […]

  • Chris Pine Raves About His ‘Wonder Woman’ Co-Star Gal Gadot, But Clams Up When It Comes To Lynda Carter

    Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    ‘Wonder Woman’ won’t twirl into theaters until next year.  In the meantime, Chris Pine is busy promoting his next feature ‘The Finest Hours’ (and he has a little flick coming out this summer called ‘Star Trek Beyond’!)  but he can’t dodge questions about his role as Steve Trevor in 2017′s super hero epic. He was quick […]

  • Warner Brothers Has Cast Wonder Woman’s Mother Hippolyta And It’s Not Robin Wright

    Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 10:30 am GMT -4

    After much speculation, Warner Brothers has found their Queen Hippolyta for ‘Wonder Woman’, and it’s Danish beauty Connie Nielsen.  Hippolyta is Wonder Woman’s mother and the leader of the Amazons, immortal warrior women who dwell on a secluded island called Themyscira or Paradise Island. There had earlier been buzz that Nicole Kidman was in talks for […]

  • FOX’s ‘Hellfire’ Loses ALL Of Its Writers, Future Now Questionable

    Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Things appear to be advancing quite well for FX’s ‘Legion’ based on the comic book character David Haller, the illegitimate son of Professor Charles Xavier.  A second project was also in the work on sister network FOX entitled ‘Hellfire’ based on the nefarious Hellfire Club from the comics and as depicted in ‘X-Men: First Class’.  […]

  • Guillermo Del Toro Officially Developing ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’

    Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    ‘Fans of ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ should be thrilled to hear that not only is CBS Films finally pushing the project forward, but that Guillermo del Toro is on board to produce the film! While not confirmed at this point, it looks as if he might also be on board to direct […]

  • Ratings-Challenged ‘Scream Queens’ Will Return For A Second Season In A New Setting

    Posted Sunday, January 17th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Despite a shaky first season, the mildly-rated slasher spoof ‘Scream Queens’ will be returning to FOX for a second season this fall.  This news was delivered by FOX TV Group’s chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour.  Season One followed the exploits of members of a […]

  • Them’s Fightin’ Words: Boba Fett vs. Batman

    Posted Sunday, January 17th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    The following is part of a series pitting the merits and abilities of similar characters against each other. We open with a disclosure of the personal bias of the author then outline some ground rules and end with an example of how a fight between the two might unfold. Ground rules: Each fighter is equipped […]

  • ‘Thor’ Scribe Mark Protosevich Has Been Hired To Pen The New ‘Flash Gordon’

    Posted Sunday, January 17th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘Thor’ screenwriter Mark Protosevich has been brought in to pen the adventures of another flaxen-haired comic hero.  Protosevich will script 20th Century Fox’s new film version of ‘Flash Gordon’ to which Matthew Vaughn (‘Kingsmen: The Secret Service’) is attached to direct.  A previous draft, written by ‘Star Trek Beyond”s J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay, was tossed […]

  • ‘Aquaman’ May Have Found His Mera In Amber Heard

    Posted Sunday, January 17th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    A couple of months ago, word surfaced that DC hero Mera would be included in Warner Brothers’ upcoming movies based on the DC Comics stable of characters.  According to those reports, the film version of Mera would be a warrior woman, comparable to Khaleesi on ‘Game of Thrones’ (played by Emilia Clark) and Furiosa in […]

  • 80s Action Tribute Graphic Novel ‘Sexcastle’ Is Getting A Big Screen Adaptation

    Posted Sunday, January 17th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Usually when you hear the term ‘Sexcastle’ you’d probably not be thinking of Kyle Starks’ graphic novel but today it looks like Fox is taking this love letter to 80s action movies and bringing it to the big screen. As the graphic novel itself is full of more humor than the action that invades every […]

  • Netflix Renews ‘Jessica Jones’ For A Second Season

    Posted Sunday, January 17th, 2016 01:14 pm GMT -4

    Alias Investigations is still in business as Jessica Jones will be back! At the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour on Sunday, Netflix announced that its critically acclaimed Marvel series ‘Jessica Jones’ will return for a second season. The second of the planned Netflix/Marvel series collaboration, ‘Jessica Jones’ was heralded for its dark, edgy and […]

  • ‘The Punisher’ Reportedly Gets The Green Light As A Spin-Off Series From Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’

    Posted Sunday, January 17th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    There has been a lot of buzz and speculation about Jon Bernthal’s role as Frank Castle/The Punisher who takes a focal role on Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Season Two which arrives on March 18 in its entirety.  As cool as it will be to see The Punisher come to life and face off with Daredevil, The Punisher […]

  • What Will Close In Disney’s Hollywood Studios To Make Room For Star Wars Land?

    Posted Sunday, January 17th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Since the announcement was made back in August, it seems like we’ve only been hearing about the progress of the Disneyland version of Star Wars Land on the West Coast. That could partially be because Imagineers are altering a major attraction that has been a part of the beloved theme park since its opening day […]

  • The Legion Of Super Heroes Are Coming To Live Action On The Small Screen

    Posted Saturday, January 16th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    While attending the Television Critics Association winter press tour, DC Entertainment CCO Geoff Johns made one juicy announcement: “Keep watching…You’ll see a hint of the Legion on one of our shows.” Hmmm, but which one? The Legion of Super Heroes are a team of adolescent superheroes from various planets who band together to protect the United […]