the boys comic-con activation

A crashed car, a destroyed electronics store, and a stabbing: all things you see up close and personal in Amazon’s The Boys activation at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. But the party responsible for this crime scene is not a group of petty criminals, but a corrupt spandex-clad superhero whom the titular Boys are attempting to unmask. And you get to be on the case.

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jack reacher tv series amazon

Amazon wants more shows about dudes named Jack. The media company, which already has Jack Ryan to their name, just won the rights to develop a Jack Reacher TV series. The series will adapt the still-going book series from Lee Child. Child’s work was previously adapted into two films starring Tom Cruise, but you can safely assume Cruise won’t be the lead in the new Amazon series.

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paper girls tv series

Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang‘s acclaimed graphic novel series Paper Girls is headed to streaming. Amazon Studios just landed the rights to the comic, and plan to adapt it into a series. Stephany Folsom, co-writer of Toy Story 4, will pen the script for the Paper Girls TV series, which follows four pre-teen newspaper delivery girls dealing with mysterious forces. While the Paper Girls comic launched before Stranger Things, its likely Amazon is hoping to have a Stranger Things-style series of their own, and they may just have found it.

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lord of the rings series director

Amazon is busy at the forge with its Lord of the Rings projects. On top of the highly anticipated The Lord of the Rings prequel series being produced for Amazon Prime Video, the company’s game division is developing a massively multiplayer Lord of the Rings video game that will be free-to-play for both PC and consoles.

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lord of the rings series director

The Lord of the Rings may be a classic of high fantasy storytelling, but Amazon Studios is tapping a horror director to helm its highly anticipated TV series adaptation. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom filmmaker J.A. Bayona has been tapped by Amazon as the Lord of the Rings series director for the first two episodes of the big-budget drama. He’ll be the first director to tackle J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels after the formidable Peter Jackson made his mark with the acclaimed Lord of the Rings films.

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What’s New to Streaming in July 2019

Streaming in July 2019

Netflix gets all the attention, but there are other streaming services worth watching, too. As a new month dawns, we look beyond Netflix to see what’s streaming in July 2019. Amazon Prime Video will bring the vastly underrated neo-noir Under the Silver Lake to subscribers. Hulu has the incredible moon landing documentary Apollo 11. That same subject gets explored in a different way on HBO Now with First Man. And Shudder will be unleashing John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness. These titles and more await you in July.

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carnival row teaser new

Bright meets Penny Dreadful in Carnival Row, a new series from Amazon starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne. The show is set in an alternate Victorian era filled with mythological creatures. In Carnival Row, a human detective and a refugee faerie fall for each other. Oh, and they also have to deal with a series of gruesome murders. Watch the Carnival Row teaser below.

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kung fu panda the paws of destiny season 2 trailer

Kung Fu Panda continues to kick butt on the small screen, as Po and his disciples prepare for another great adventure in the second season of Amazon Prime Video’s Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny. While the colorful ensembles of the first three smash hit Kung Fu Panda movies appear sparingly in DreamWorks’ streaming platform series, the Kung Fu Panda The Paws of Destiny season 2 trailer does give us a glimpse at Po’s growth as a master of martial arts students — all while retaining his lovable goofiness.

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the boys trailer new

Things get ultra-violent in the latest trailer for The Boys. The new Amazon series is based on the Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson comic series, following a team of potty-mouthed tough guys who team up to take down corrupt superheroes. It looks funny, it looks gory, it looks kind of insane. Watch The Boys trailer below, and witness Karl Urban using a baby to kill someone!

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The Tick Canceled

Sorry, The Tick fans, but it seems the superhero’s big blue destiny is officially cancellation.

Last month, Amazon canceled The Tick after two seasons, and fans were rightfully disappointed. But at the time, series creator Ben Edlund offered a spark of hope that the series might be picked up somewhere else. However, that spark was officially washed out with news that the series could not find a new home. So news of The Tick canceled is final. Read More »