Why can’t Ray Fisher get more specific about his complaints regarding Joss Whedon‘s work on Justice League? Are you interested in a Stan Lee Universe featuring non-Marvel characters? Which comic book role does Janelle Monáe have a great desire to play? Did you know Batman Returns has an Easter egg reference to The Flash? Want some Wonder Woman 1984 Barbie dolls? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Tales of Arcadia, the animated trilogy from Guillermo del Toro, is coming to an end with Wizards. The third and final entry in the Netflix TV series has locked down an August premiere date, and announced new cast members to boot. Following Trollhunters and 3Below, Wizards brings back familiar characters and introduces new ones, too.
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Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has long wanted the mega-successful Marvel Cinematic Universe to embrace diversity in a significant way. And now that he’s overseeing the entirety of Marvel Entertainment as the company’s chief creative officer, he’ll encounter far less resistance when it comes to implementing that change in the studio’s upcoming Phase 4 slate of films and TV shows.
Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie in the MCU, recently participated in an Actors on Actors conversation with Ramy star Ramy Youssef, and she confirmed that Marvel’s Phase 4 will indeed actively feature a more inclusive roster of characters than what has previously been showcased in the existing films. Read More »
It’s been 15 years since The Office premiered on NBC in 2005, and the show is still one of the most watched programs on Netflix (though it will be heading over to NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service starting next year). Since fans are eager to learn as much as they can about the beloved workplace comedy series, Spotify and one of the show’s executive producers are teaming up to deliver an oral history of The Office in the form of a podcast hosted by Brian Baumgartner, who played the sweet but dimwitted accountant Kevin Malone in every season of the show. Read More »
Amazon Prime Video has a lot of problems with their user interface when it comes to easily accessing all the movies and TV shows available on the streaming service. But one of its biggest issues is finally being rectified.
Starting today, Amazon Prime Video is making individual user profiles available, making it possible for multiple people in the same household with a single Amazon Prime account to have their own watchlists, personalized programming recommendations, and the ability to sustain their own viewing progress, just as Netflix and Hulu have had for years. Read More »
Elisabeth Moss, one of the best actresses of her generation, is set to play a real-life killer in a new TV series.
In Candy, a limited series currently being developed by Universal Content Productions, Moss will play Candy Montgomery, a Texas woman who murdered her friend Betty Gore with an ax.
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Over the course of nearly a decade, Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino directed what he called his “Desire” trilogy: I Am Love, A Bigger Splash, and Call Me By Your Name, three films overflowing with sweaty bodies, deep passion, and gorgeous cinematography. Now he’s bringing that flavor of filmmaking to HBO with We Are Who We Are, an eight-episode limited series that debuts this fall. Take a look at the first teaser below.
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Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner has a new show coming our way. Weiner is developing a half-hour “mystery dramedy” for FX, and beyond that, details are slim. The untitled show will be Weiner’s first new series since Amazon’s The Romanoffs, a show that had a great cast and a fun premise, but didn’t seem to generate much buzz.
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Earlier this year, Hilary Swank got caught up in The Hunt. But over at Netflix, she’ll be leaving Earth behind in the new space drama series Away, which finds her as an astronaut on a high stakes mission to Mars. Not only does she have to deal with the pressure of her job, but also of leaving behind her family and home. The first Away trailer has arrived, teasing a series that looks much more interesting than Netflix’s last foray into space. Read More »
In the midst of promoting her upcoming Netflix movie The Old Guard, Charlize Theron opened up about potential sequels for some of her previous films. First: Theron expresses some understandable disappointment at not being involved with the Mad Max: Fury Road spin-off devoted to Furiosa, a character she made famous. Then, on the good news front: Theron confirms that Atomic Blonde 2 is being actively developed.
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