Want a glimpse at Red Hood in the third season of Titans? What updates are coming up for Marvel’s Avengers? Is it too early for the Spider-Verse to come to the MCU? Did you know Blade was being developed as a TV series before Mahershala Ali came along? Where has The Batman been shooting in Chicago? Which Marvel movie moments were lifted straight from Marvel Comics? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Get ready to bidi bidi bom bom your way to Netflix this December for Selena: The Series, the drama series adaptation of the life of Selena Quintanilla, the “Queen of Tejano Music” whose meteoric career was tragically cut short. Netflix has released the official Selena: The Series trailer, which you can watch (and groove to) below.
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George Clooney‘s new Netflix movie The Midnight Sky is dropping its full trailer later this week. But first, here’s an enigmatic little teaser that gives absolutely nothing away, but does put Clooney’s name in big letters. It’s the teasiest of teasers – 43 seconds of footage that essentially winks at the audience and says, “Check back with us later!” In the film, Clooney plays a scientist trying to stop a group of astronauts from returning to Earth because of a global catastrophe. Watch The Midnight Sky teaser below.
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The new Apple TV+ docuseries Becoming You follows 100 children from all over the world for 2000 days. What do these kids do in that time? They open a wormhole to another universe and unleash the Great Old Ones! Oh, no, I’m sorry, that’s not what happens at all. Instead, the docuseries hopes to offer a “thought-provoking look at how children learn to think, speak and move from birth to five-years-old,” and how that shapes them as human beings. Watch the Becoming You trailer below!
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In 2009, Eddie Murphy was set to star in a Richard Pryor biopic for Dreamgirls director Bill Condon. Years later, Mike Epps was supposed to play Pryor for filmmaker Lee Daniels. Neither of those versions never ended up happening, but Hollywood is still itching to mine comedic and dramatic glory from Pryor’s whirlwind life.
Black-ish creator Kenya Barris is the latest person to take a swing at a Pryor biopic. A new report says Barris will write the script and make his feature directorial debut with the new movie, which MGM will distribute after winning a “heated” bidding war for the film rights. Read More »
Idris Elba (The Wire, Beasts of No Nation) will be appearing as Bloodsport in James Gunn’s comic book movie The Suicide Squad next year, but he’ll be headlining a far more low key project in 2021 as well. Concrete Cowboy, a family drama starring Elba and Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas from Stranger Things), made its debut on this year’s film festival circuit and has now been picked up by Netflix. The streamer will release the movie on its platform sometime in 2021.
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Another day, another goofy Avatar 2 behind-the-scenes photo. Since so much of James Cameron‘s long-awaited sequel is going to be created digitally, much of the behind-the-scenes imagery has looked rather silly, with actors in motion-capture suits floating in big water tanks. And this latest image – which features Kate Winslet posing like Dracula at the YMCA pool, is no exception.
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Adam Sandler is heading to space in his next Netflix movie.
But despite its somewhat goofy title, The Spaceman of Bohemia will not be a comedy like Hubie Halloween, Murder Mystery, or The Ridiculous 6. Instead, it’s a drama that’s being directed by Johan Renck, the filmmaker behind HBO’s excellent, ultra-serious limited series Chernobyl. Talk about an unexpected combination of elements. Read More »
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During the upcoming second season of The Mandalorian, every week will have a special “Mando Monday” reveal with new merchandise tied to the live-action Star Wars series on Disney+. With the second season premiere coming up this Friday, this week brought the first Mando Monday, and while there weren’t any merchandise reveals that provided any insights into the show’s story, it does have a some fantastic new The Mandalorian action figures, officially licensed artwork, Adidas sneakers, and much more. Get a look at some of the new merch and more below. Read More »
Back in September, we got a first look at Batwoman series star Javicia Leslie suited up in costume for the first time. But it turns out that her character, Ryan Wilder, was actually wearing previous Batwoman Kate Kane’s old suit in that image.
Now we have a couple of new looks at the new Batwoman suit from The CW TV series, which has been redesigned to better fit Ryan Wilder’s personality. Check out the character’s new duds below. Read More »