The Joker on Gotham

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 »

gotham series finale

After five seasons, Batman is finally showing up on Gothamjust 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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fox layoffs

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 Michael Jackson Episode

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 michael jackson episode

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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The Sinner season 3

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 SexGood 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 »

Empire - Fake Jussie Smollett Attack

Jussie Smollett has been suspended from the current season of FOX’s music industry drama Empire. The decision comes after the actor was arrested for allegedly staging a hate crime attack against himself in Chicago. Read More »

The Gifted Season 2

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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Bless the Harts King of the Hill

Phil Lord and Chris Miller are returning to TV animation with the Fox series Bless the Harts. Created and run by Emily Spivey, the Harts are a southern family. Spivey becomes the first female animation showrunner on Fox, with Lord and Miller producing. With the show in production for a straight to series order, the cast gave a table read for the Television Critics Association. Afterwards, the producers and cast answered questions about the upcoming Fox Sunday night series.

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The Fox TV adaptation of Lethal Weapon was a hit, so it was surprising when Clayne Crawford, the actor who played Mel Gibson’s character Martin Riggs, was fired and a new character, Wesley Cole (Sean William Scott) was introduced. Crawford went on the Dunkin’ Bros. podcast last August to tell his side of the story.

Today, Lethal Weapon producer Matt Miller was on a panel of Fox drama showrunners. After the panel, /Film asked him to respond to Crawford’s side of the story.

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