We Can Be Heroes Trailer

Take everything you loved about Spy Kids and mix it with The Avengers, and you have some idea of what Netflix will deliver with the family superhero adventure We Can Be Heroes, courtesy of director Robert Rodriguez.

When an alien invasion results in the capture of the adult superheroes known as The Heroics, their children are put into government protection at a secret underground facility. But these super-powered kids won’t just let their parents be imprisoned by aliens while the world goes to hell. One of them is the child of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, and that means she has shark strength. Whatever the hell that means. Watch the new We Can Be Heroes trailer below to see for yourself. Read More »

We Can Be Heroes first look

Robert Rodriguez can be Hollywood’s favorite family-friendly director…just for one day. Every few years or so, the Alita: Battle Angel director will deliver a new family movie out of nowhere — Spy Kids would become a minor phenomenon in 2001, spawning a four-film series and an animated reboot, and The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl has gained a small but passionate following. Enough of a following that Rodriguez is returning to the world of Sharkboy and Lavagirl for a sequel — of sorts — with the upcoming Netflix kid action movie We Can Be Heroes.

Below, you can check out the We Can Be Heroes first look images featuring the film’s high-profile stars, like Pedro Pascal, Christian Slater, and Priyanka Chopra.

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army of the dead lost vegas cast

Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas, Netflix’s anime spin-off series of Zack Snyder‘s upcoming zombie action heist movie, has recruited quite a few Hollywood stars to battle the undead. Joe ManganielloChristian Slater, and Vanessa Hudgens are among the big names to join the Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas cast, joining already-announced stars like Dave Bautista, Ana De La Reguera, Tig Notaro.

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DC Comics Podcasts on Spotify

In the future, everyone will have a podcast. If there wasn’t already a plethora of podcasts available before the coronavirus pandemic, the quarantine has certainly inspired a whole swath of new audio entertainment to fight for our attention. Even media giants are getting in on the latest rise in podcast popularity, and Spotify and Audible will be adding more to the bunch.

Spotify has just struck a deal with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment that will bring the likes of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, The Joker and many more DC Comics characters into the podcast arena with an annual slate of dramatic and comedic scripted audio programming. Meanwhile, over at Audible, a handful of new shows starring Kevin Bacon, Alicia Silverstone, Christian Slater, Yvette Nicole Brown and more have just been announced.  Read More »

Robert Rodriguez Directing We Can Be Heroes Movie

Every week, it seems like another high profile filmmaker heads to Netflix to make a movie, and this week it’s Alita: Battle Angel and Sin City director Robert Rodriguez signing up for a new project at the streaming service.

We Can Be Heroes will have Robert Rodriguez writing, directing and producing an original story with Isn’t It Romantic and Baywatch co-star Priyanka Chopra Jonas starring, though the story will focus on a group of kids whose parents are kidnapped by aliens, but it’s not just an alien abduction story. Find out more about this We Can Be Heroes movie below. Read More »

mr robot season 4

Nothing says Christmas like an antisocial hacker dealing with existential dread and vicious alternate personalities. But Mr. Robot is nothing if not a TV series that loves to upend our expectations. The Emmy-nominated USA TV series created by Sam Esmail and starring Rami Malek will be wrapping up its fourth and final season during the happiest time of the year in what Esmail calls “one very long Christmas special.”

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mr. robot ending

Update: Mr. Robot will end its award-winning run on USA Network after its upcoming fourth season, Variety confirmed. The fourth season is set to air sometime in 2019. Our original story continues below.

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Mr. Robot may be powering down soon. The acclaimed cyber drama has won USA all kinds of accolades and praise for the past three seasons, but as Sam Esmail‘s prestige series heads into its fourth season, its stars are suggesting that this will be the end.

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mr. robot season 3 finale

The Mr. Robot season 3 finale may have tied up plenty of loose ends, but it left us with even more questions. Where will Elliot go now? What will Angela do with that earth-shattering revelation from Philip Price? And just what is up with that end credits scene?

The third season of Sam Esmail’s dark hacker series hurdled toward its finale earlier this week, only to quietly wrap up with a return to the beginning. It’s not the promise of a better, alternate world that Esmail kept dropping hints of, but of a world that its denizens — Elliot, mainly — can strive to better.

But there’s another season planned for the USA Network show. Where can Mr. Robot go from here?

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mr. robot shutdown review

(We’re going to kickstart our weekly discussion of USA’s Mr. Robot season 3 by answering one simple question: who had the biggest mental breakdown in this week’s episode?)

Long after the final credits rolled for “Shutdown,” the lyrics of Nancy Sinatra’s “Bang Bang” echoed in my head. “Bang bang/ He shot me down / bang bang / I hit the ground / Bang bang /that awful sound /bang bang / my baby shot me down.” I say Nancy Sinatra (sorry, Cher fans) even though the version of “Bang Bang” that was played in this episode was the Chinese version of the song, because it perfectly captures the haunting, quietly tragic mood of “Shutdown.”

The gripping third season ended not with a bang, but not quite a whimper either. That’s not to say “Shutdown” was a bad episode — far from it. It was a deftly paced and surprisingly subdued season finale for Mr. Robot, a show that writer/creator Sam Esmail has built up to regularly shock and upend audience expectations. But there were few complex machinations in the season 3 finale. “Shutdown” hinged on vulnerable character confessions and moments of clarity, as well as a few shocks of visceral brutality that Mr. Robot has become known for. Instead of an explosive follow-up to an adrenaline-packed and plot-heavy season, Esmail went for a different surprise: that of humble introspection.. And damn it, Esmail did it again.

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‘Mr. Robot’ Season 4 Ordered by USA

mr. robot season 4

The revolution isn’t over yet. USA Network announced that Mr. Robot has been renewed for a fourth season, shortly before its third season finale airs.

This renewal comes on the tail of the most invigorating season of the grim hacker show yet and star Christian Slater‘s third nomination for a Golden Globe for his work as the title character.

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