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Comic-Con 2013: Fox Brings Apes And A Wolverine

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When the daily schedules for Comic-Con 2013 were announced last week, Fox was the only major studio which declined to divulge what they would be doing for the annual wildly popular geek convention – but they finally came clean and announced they will be bringing a bunch of animals to San Diego this week. For […]

"American Dad" Moving To New TBS Neighborhood

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Stan, Francine, Roger, Klaus, Steve, Hayley – and Ricky Spanish, we are presuming – will be moving to a new network neighborhood on TBS beginning in the 2014 season. Created by Seth MacFarlane, the animated showcase of the dysfunctional Smith family [and their pet alien] antics is entering its 11th season on the Fox network. […]

SyFy's Sharknado Causes A Twitter Storm

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The SyFy cable network channel debuted “Sharknado” last week – one of a long line of its original B-movie titles that pay homage to classic sci-fi B-movie genre – and the numbers are officially in. While much of America mostly ignored the television movie premiere on July 11 about a global warming-originated shark-infused tornado, celebrities, […]

Mendes Back To Direct Bond 24

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First he was in, then he was out and now Sam Mendes is in again as the director of the upcoming James Bond entry – the 24th in the film’s long franchise history. Mendes had initially indicated he would be unable to direct the next movie in the Bond franchise after “Skyfall” closed with impressive […]

Bazinga! BBT Leads Comic-Con 2013 Swag Bag Parade

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The cast of top-ranked comedy sitcom “Big Bang Theory” won’t be at the 2013 comic-con in San Diego but their artistic cartoon-y likenesses will be staring at you at every booth as CBS/Warner Bros has partnered with CC for several swag bags doubling as backpacks including a bag/backpack featuring cartoon-like representations of the entire BBT […]

Digital Comics Prepare For 1980s Invasion

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Five memorable NBC television series from the 1980s will see new life in digital comic form as Lion Forge Comics has partnered with NBCUniversal to bring back “Saved By The Bell”, “Knight Rider”, “Airwolf”, “Punky Brewster” along with Detectives Crockett and Tubbs and Crockett’s white Ferrari Testarossa in “Miami Vice”. All but “Airwolf” were originally […]

Star Wars Coming To D23 Expo

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So while the proprietors were releasing their schedule for 2013 Comic-Con in San Diego next week, you were probably wondering – hey! Where’s all the new “Star Wars” hype and stuff? Answer: It will be at the Disney-controlled D23 Expo next month in Anaheim. Now that Disney owns the lucrative franchise, expect to see many […]

Oldboy Becomes A Spike Lee Joint

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Based loosely on the Japanese manga, “Old Boy”, the film about a man imprisoned for 15 years and then mysteriously released by an unknown captor was a South Korean hit 10 years ago. Now comes the Spike Lee remake starring Josh Brolin in the lead role and due for an October 25, 2013 release…

The Sword Gets An X-Men Edge

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The graphic novel “The Sword” got one step closer to being the next “Hunger Games”-style flick featuring a female action hero when film rights owner Lakeshore Entertainment brought on David Hayter to write the screenplay – Hayter is responsible for the screenplays for “X-Men” [2000], “X2” [2003] and “Watchmen” [2009]. “The Sword” is based on […]

Comic-Con 2013: Day Two Schedule Highlights

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The Day Two Comic-Con 2013 schedule has been officially released and, should you happen to be lucky enough to make it to San Diego in less than two weeks, here are the Day Two highlights from which you will have your pick… Day Two morning highlights – right off the bat, you will have to […]

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