After five long, wacky years, Gotham is ending. And with its bombastic upcoming series finale, we will see the beginning of Batman and the end of the weird, wild madness that is the Jim Gordon-centric Fox series.
A show that was meant to be a serious, crime procedural take on the Caped Crusader, Gotham ended up becoming the most ludicrous of all the Batman screen adaptations, and that’s saying something when you have Adam West fighting sharks with…bat shark repellant. But there’s something admirable about Gotham and how it stuck to its guns and gave up all pretense of being a serious show. And now it will all pay off in the series finale, which shows us how Batman finally begins. Watch the Gotham series finale trailer below.
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Now that Disney has taken over the properties of 20th Century Fox, fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are excited to see characters like the X-Men, Fantastic Four and Deadpool back home at Marvel Studios. But that means the other Marvel Comics properties are becoming obsolete. The X-Men film franchise is ending with Dark Phoenix this summer, and it appears the Fox television series The Gifted is following suit, because FOX has canceled the series after two seasons. Read More »
It’s taken five seasons, but fans will finally get to see The Joker come to Gotham City in his most recognizable form. A new promo for the upcoming series finale of Gotham shows Cameron Monaghan in full white make-up, purple suit, and yellow gloves as the insane criminal who will become Batman’s arch nemesis, and there’s even a poster that feels like it’s trying to recreate the vibe of Heath Ledger’s turn as the villain in The Dark Knight. See Cameron Monaghan as The Joker on Gotham below. Read More »
After five seasons, Batman is finally showing up on Gotham…just in time for the series finale! The Dark Knight will show his cape and cowl for the first (and final) time on the Fox series in the forthcoming two-part season finale. The series is on a break, but will be returning for its final two episodes next month. And then we’ll never see Batman again! Just kidding, he already has a new movie on the horizon.
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Remember when Ryan Reynolds posted a pic of Deadpool wearing mouse ears to celebrate the closing of the Disney-Fox deal? Pretty funny! Anyway, thousands of people are getting fired. Now that the Fox-Disney deal is over and done with, Fox Entertainment has released a video celebrating their bright new future. One thing they left out of the video, though: layoffs have already begun.
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The Simpsons made headlines at the end of last week when the show’s creative team, including co-creator James L. Brooks, decided to pull the third season episode “Stark Raving Dad” featuring guest star Michael Jackson off the air. The decision came after many people on The Simpsons staff saw the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland, which brings to light many more disturbing details about alleged sexual abuse of young boys by the late international pop superstar.
Now, showrunner Al Jean has explained a little more about their decision to have The Simpsons Michael Jackson episode pulled from circulation, and it comes with an unsettling perspective. Read More »
The Simpsons is pulling one of its episodes from circulation following the airing of HBO’s eye-opening documentary Leaving Neverland. The 1991 The Simpsons Michael Jackson episode “Stark Raving Dad” was considered a landmark achievement for the show as it cemented its place as a staple of the American comedy scene. The episode featured the voice of Michael Jackson, who anonymously voiced the good-natured New Jersey bricklayer Leon Kompowsky, a character who suffered from the delusion that he was the pop legend.
But amid the fallout of Leaving Neverland, the show’s producers have announced that they’re removing the episode entirely.
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A few high-profile TV stars have gotten new gigs, so it’s time for a little casting round-up. Walton Goggins (Justified, Vice Principals) is heading to CBS to star in a new series called The Unicorn, Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex, Good Omens) will be playing a serial killer on a Fox show called Prodigal Son, and Matt Bomer (White Collar) is set to be the new lead in the USA Network anthology-style series The Sinner. Read on to find out what all of these shows are about and the roles these actors will be playing. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 by Fred Topel
Matt Nix created the X-Men TV series The Gifted for Fox. He has previously spoken with /Film before season 1 and season 2. This new season has introduced Reeva Payge and the Inner Circle as new foils for the Mutant Underground.
At the Fox party for the Television Critics Association this month, Nix spoke with /Film again about the rest of the season and where he sees The Gifted going in the future. There’s a good chance it won’t stay on Fox.
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