As if Daredevil doesn’t have enough on his plate already for Season 2, what with the Punisher (Jon Bernthal) riding into Hell’s Kitchen, he’ll have Elektra to contend with as well. Élodie Yung (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) has just been cast as the mysterious figure for Season 2 of the Marvel / Netflix series. More on the Daredevil Elektra casting after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 by Russ Fischer
Fox is bringing The X-Files back to TV, and the network will bring people back to the series by running a one episode per day marathon. The marathon starts today, and now Fox has released a trailer for the marathon, and as a bonus it contains the first new X-Files footage, featuring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson as Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.. Read More »
The Deadites are coming to Comic Con, and Bruce Campbell‘s alter-ego Ash will be there to fight them. Promotion for the Ash vs Evil Dead TV series will really kick into gear later this week when the show’s first trailer debuts at Comic Con. For now, we have a couple of bloody new Ash vs Evil Dead photos, and some more quotes from Campbell about how he and Sam Raimi have revived the series that made both their careers. Read More »
Harry Shearer is headed back to Springfield. Two months after the voice actor revealed that he was leaving The Simpsons, Shearer has finally agreed to rejoin the series as it heads into its 27th(!) season. His signature characters include fan favorites like Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, and Principal Skinner. More details on the Harry Shearer Simpsons return after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 by Angie Han
In Season 5, Game of Thrones sent Jon Snow north of the Wall to convince the wildlings to ally with the Night’s Watch against the undead. Well — kind of. In a more strictly accurate sense, Game of Thrones sent Kit Harington and some other actors to Ireland, to swing some prop swords in front of a green screen on set. VFX wizards then turned that footage into the epic fantasy battle we saw on our TVs.
But that’s the thing about the effects on Game of Thrones. They’re often so good, it’s easy to forget they’re effects at all. That is, until something like this Game of Thrones Hardhome VFX breakdown hits, and we get to see just how much work goes into these sequences. Watch the video after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Monday, July 6th, 2015 by Angie Han
The Guardians of the Galaxy won’t return to the big screen until 2017, but their cartoon counterparts will hit the small one later this year. Disney XD has just revealed the first GOTG animated series poster, along with the premiere date for the new show. Get it all after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Monday, July 6th, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
Back in May, thanks to the traditional upfronts presentations from all the major networks, we got a fun teaser trailer The CW’s new DC Comics TV series adaptation DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The show is spinning off the established shows Arrow and The Flash, following time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill), who is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat.
The show may not hit the air until 2016, but Warner Bros. Television is bringing the show to Comic-Con along with the new CBS series Supergirl and The CW’s other two aforementioned DC Comics series. And just before fans get a new glimpse at the show, a pretty slick piece of concept art has surfaced online showing the titular team using their superpowers in a pretty flashy spectacle.
Check out the Legends of Tomorrow concept art after the jump! Read More »
Posted on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 by Angie Han
The Roots remake has found its first big star. Laurence Fishburne will portray author Alex Haley in A&E’s upcoming event series, based on the 1976 book by the real-life Haley. James Earl Jones played the role in ABC’s 1977 adaptation. More on the Laurence Fishburne Roots casting after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
We’re in the heart of summer, and while blockbuster season is keeping us occupied for the time being (not to mention Comic-Con next week), a part of me looks forward to the fall when new TV shows start to hit the air. One of those shows will be The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and a new taste of what we can expect from David Letterman’s replacement has just surfaced.
We’ve already seen a hilarious teaser for The Late Show, where Colbert shaved the famous “Colbeard,” but now he’s done some serious prepping for the show by taking over the public access show Only in Monroe, straight from Monroe, Michigan. And who better for Colbert to interview than Michigan native and rapping sensation Eminem. Oh, and the interview goes on for 20 minutes. It’s just as awesome as you’d expect it to be.
Watch Stephen Colbert interview Eminem after the jump! Read More »