Does Vin Diesel still want to make an Inhumans movie even though the property is now becoming a TV series? Will Batman ever pop up on Powerless? Can you guess which Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 character is blowing the minds of test screening audiences? Has Logan been officially rated by the MPAA yet? Want to see what the Baby Groot LEGO minifigure looks like? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 by Jacob Hall
The version of Powerless seen in the newest trailer is a big departure from the pilot that screened at Comic-Con last year. Shortly after that presentation, NBC retooled their comedy series about ordinary people living in the DC comic book universe, with Justin Halpern and Patrick Schumacker stepping in after the departure of original showrunner Ben Queen. A show about the employees of an insurance company specializing in collateral damage caused by superhero brawls became a show about the scientists and engineers who work on technology to protect citizens from those superhero brawls in the first place. Whether or not this change makes for a better show remains to be seen, but you can watch this new footage and start making judgments, should you desire.
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Did Marvel receive bomb threats after James Rhodes became Iron Man in the old comics? What would the specs be on The LEGO Batman Movie‘s Batmobile if it were real? Should the recently ordered sixth season of Arrow be its last? What villain is rumored to be part of the animated Spider-Man movie? When is the new Logan trailer coming? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Monday, January 16th, 2017 by Angie Han
The TV news keeps on coming, thanks to the TCAs. After the jump:
- Portlandia has been renewed for one final season.
- AMC and BBC are teaming up for a new John le Carré miniseries.
- TV Land officially orders Heathers to series.
- Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks’ Cops gets a series from TBS.
- Pierce Brosnan tries on a Texan twang in the first trailer for The Son.
- Alan Tudyk is Batman’s obnoxious cousin in Powerless.
- Could Girl Meets World return elsewhere?
- And more!
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Would you like to see White Tiger get a Netflix series? How many things does Cinema Sins find “wrong” with Suicide Squad? Does The CW want to give Tyler Hoechlin his own Superman spin-off series? Could 20th Century Fox pull off a Days of Future Present adaptation with X-Men, New Mutants, X-Force and Fantastic Four? Will Agents of SHIELD get a fifth season? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
After a superhero leaves a city in ruins after some epic brawl, rarely do you hear them offering to help pick up the pieces. They save the day and get to go home, leaving behind plenty of arduous work behind for the average joes. Heroes and villains’ tendencies to historical landmarks and put people in harm’s way keep folks like Emily (Vanessa Hudgens), Del (Alan Tudyk), and Teddy (Danny Pudi) busy in NBC’s new comedy, set in its version of the DC universe. Expect easter eggs galore.
Below, watch the Powerless promo.
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What’s the latest box office milestone that Doctor Strange has achieved? Who is scoring Logan instead of Cliff Martinez? Is Geoff Johns working on a new Watchmen comic? What is the next DC Comics TV series that is getting announced soon? Who is teaming up with Peter Parker for a new Disney XD Spider-Man animated series. All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Why did Will Smith choose Suicide Squad over Independence Day: Resurgence? Did you know the Suicide Squad soundtrack actually landed five Grammy nominations? Will there be more Nebula toys when Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 arrives? What does Tom Holland think is the scariest scene in Spider-Man: Homecoming? All that and more on this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Why has the next issue of Civil War II been delayed? Why has Powerless creator Ben Queen departed the NBC superhero comedy series? What rating did Doctor Strange get from the Motion Picture Association of America? Why does Joel Kinnaman thinks negative reviews actually ended up helping Suicide Squad? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »