Jeff Lemire‘s comic book series Sweet Tooth is getting the Netflix treatment as a streaming show, courtesy of executive producers Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey. In a new featurette, the two talk about altering the tone of Lemire’s comics from the “foreboding” vibe of the graphic novels to something that is much more family-friendly…which I’m guessing purists who love Lemire’s comics will not exactly be thrilled about. Check out the featurette below.
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Earlier this month Robert Downey Jr. was talking about how he wanted to create a Sherlock Holmes Cinematic Universe after Sherlock Holmes 3 comes out. And that’s all well and good, but first – Sherlock Holmes 3 has to actually get made, and it doesn’t seem like that’s happening anytime soon. Dexter Fletcher, who is taking over the franchise from Guy Ritchie, recently said that the long-awaited sequel is now “on the back burner,” suggesting things won’t get off the ground anytime soon.
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David Letterman and his huge beard are back for an all-new season of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman. The Netflix series has Letterman sitting down with influential figures for surprisingly intimate interviews, with this new season featuring Kim Kardashian West, Robert Downey Jr., Dave Chappelle, and Lizzo. Watch the My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman season 3 trailer below.
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The Sherlock Holmes franchise with Robert Downey Jr. has been a box office hit. Not only did the first movie make over $524 million worldwide in 2009, but the sequel actually ended up making more money in 2011 with a worldwide haul of nearly $544 million. Sequels don’t always earn more than their predecessor, but Guy Ritchie’s unique approach to Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic detective just hit audiences in the right spot. And we could be getting even more beyond another sequel.
We’ll soon see if the franchise can find major box office success again roughly a decade later with Sherlock Holmes 3 getting closer to becoming a reality. If Robert Downey Jr. and his wife and producing partner Susan Downey have their way, the new sequel will serve as a launching point for a whole Sherlock Holmes cinematic universe of movies and TV shows. Read More »
Since the shocking news of Chadwick Boseman passing away was announced on Friday, endless tributes have been posted online, not just from fans around the world, but from his fellow actors and actresses, as well as the filmmakers who have worked with him. No one knows the hard work that Chadwick Boseman put into his career better than Marvel Studios, the filmmakers of Black Panther, and the stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. See how they all remember Chadwick Boseman below. Read More »
Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey‘s Team Downey production company are already responsible for one detective show – HBO’s Perry Mason reboot – and now they’re moving on to another. The Downeys are teaming with Apple TV+ to produce a new detective series that Downey Jr. might also appear in. Based on a true story, the series follows a detective trying to solve a decades-old cold case.
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When Iron Man sacrificed himself to defeat Thanos in the climactic battle of Avengers: Endgame, it made tears roll down the faces of plenty of fans for nearly the entire remainder of the movie’s runtime. Soon you’ll find out if you can hold back the tears when you see the moment brought to life on your shelf in the form of a new SH Figuarts action figure from Tamashii Nations.
Pre-orders are live for the new Avengers: Endgame Iron Man action figure featuring Tony Stark in his Mark 85 armor. Dubbed the “I Am Iron Man” edition, the figure comes with several accessories that let you recreate the deadly battle with Thanos, including an interchangeable arm containing the Infinity Stones and the energy charge when he snaps his fingers. Read More »
Robert Downey Jr. and his Team Downey production company are heading to Netflix.
Downey Jr. and his wife and producing partner Susan Downey are set to executive produce a live-action adaptation of Sweet Tooth, a Vertigo comic series about human/animal hybrids set in a post-apocalyptic world. Jim Mickle, who’s behind shows like Hap and Leonard and movies like In the Shadow of the Moon, will serve as a director and will be a co-showrunner alongside Beth Schwartz (The CW’s Arrow). Get all of the details below.
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Even though they couldn’t happen with a huge audience like they usually do, the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards still announced their 2020 winners with a virtual show. During the ceremony, Avengers: Endgame was announced as the winner for Favorite Movie, and to celebrate, all six of the original Avengers reunited virtually to accept the award and make a handful of playful references to the Marvel Cinematic Universe film franchise. Watch the Avengers virtual reunion below. Read More »
Earlier this year, concept art from Avengers: Infinity War emerged online with Benedict Cumerbatch as Doctor Strange wearing Iron Man armor with the Eye of Agamotto replacing an arc reactor in the chest plate. The art depicted a deleted scene in which Tony Stark lent Stephen Strange his armor in order to protect him from the torture needles of Thanos’ Black Order henchman Ebony Maw. But now we have an actual Avengers: Infinity War set photo of Doctor Strange wearing Iron Man armor. Read More »