Renfield, the lunatic who loves to eat bugs and pal around with Count Dracula, is getting his own movie. Having failed with their original Dark Universe plan, Universal is now taking risks on stranger projects. One is Leigh Whannell’s creepy-looking and very modern Invisible Man. The other is Paul Feig’s Dark Army. And now here comes Renfield, with Rocketman director Dexter Fletcher at the helm.
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This past week, we got our first look at the second series to spin-off from AMC’s zombie drama The Walking Dead. The new series still doesn’t have a title, but the first trailer has been dubbed the next installment of The Walking Dead Universe, and for the first time ever, it focuses on two young female protagonists as part of the first generation to come-of-age in the wake of the zombie apocalypse. Though society seems to have gotten a little more “normal,” there’s still plenty danger lurking out in the world as a group of teens ventures out into it for themselves. But there may also be hope for a brighter future for these kids out there. Watch The Walking Dead spin-off trailer below. Read More »
The Walking Dead will live on in the form of TV shows, spin-offs, and movies for a while yet, but Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard‘s comic book that started it all has come to a dramatic surprise end. The ongoing series, which had been published regularly since 2003, ends tomorrow with issue #193, a lengthy wrap-up in the wake of a jaw-dropping development in the story. Read Kirkman’s explanation for why he decided to end the comic, but beware: there are spoilers ahead. Read More »
Universal wants to sing you a little Oblivion Song. The studio will bring the sci-fi comic series from Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and artist Lorenzo De Felici to the big screen. The story follows a man who ventures into an apocalyptic hellscape known as Oblivion in order to rescue people trapped there.
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The popular mobile role playing game Summoners War is about to expand its reach into a whole new medium.
Skybound Entertainment, the production company of The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, has teamed up with South Korean developer Com2us, the makers of the mobile game, “to produce several adaptations, including an upcoming animated TV series”, according to a press release. Learn more about the Summoners War TV show and watch a new short film featuring several of the franchise’s notable characters below. Read More »
Robert Kirkman‘s comic books continue to be hot properties for TV. The animated Invincible series (which is just one of two upcoming adaptations of the subversive superhero series) has scored an all-star cast to voice its characters, with Steven Yeun, J.K. Simmons, Sandra Oh, and Mark Hamill among the high-profile actors set to lead the Invincible cast.
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, examine Wes Anderson‘s first film Bottle Rocket to see hints of what style his future films would bring. Plus, watch a trailer mash-up of Ant-Man and The Fly to give us a new kind of Marvel movie, and watch an hour-long genre roundtable with the executive producers of shows like Westworld, Jessica Jones, Stranger Things, Black Lighting, Legion and more. Read More »
Universal Pictures is already developing a movie version of Invincible, the comic created by The Walking Dead‘s Robert Kirkman and artist Cory Walker, but that’s not the only adaptation coming our way. Amazon Studios has announced that they’re working on an Invincible animated series, which Kirkman promises will be “ground-breaking”. Read more about the newly-announced TV series below. Read More »
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After debuting the first season of Outcast to much fanfare in 2016, the Robert Kirkman series promptly vanished from Cinemax’s slate. A second season was announced, but not a whisper was made about when the horror series would return. Now, two years later, Cinemax resurrects its own series with an Outcast season 2 trailer.
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For a zombie show, you don’t see a lot of characters return in The Walking Dead. Which is why it feels like a miracle to see fan-favorite Walking Dead character Morgan Jones cross over to the AMC spin-off, Fear the Walking Dead. Especially in a series that has a pretty poor track record with black characters.
Walking Dead star Lennie James was announced to make the jump to the spin-off last year, but it’s still a pleasant surprise to see him show up in the first Fear the Walking Dead season 4 trailer.
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