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Boom! Studios Signs TV Deal With Fox

by Alex Beanon August 21, 2014
Comic book publisher Boom! Studios – whose comic book or graphic novel roster includes Farscape, Hellraiser and Warhammer – has signed a deal with Fox television for future broadcast and cable projects. Boom! Studios currently has 29 original series which they expect to expand to 35 in 2015. Source: Deadline Hollywood

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Production Moved To 2015

by Alex Beanon August 21, 2014
Due to the pregnancy of star Milla Jovovich, production on the sixth entry in the “Resident Evil” film franchise has been moved into 2015. Jovovich is due this winter with her second child and production on the video game-based movie has been moved to late spring of 2015. “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” has been […]

Eight More Join Ant-Man Cast

by Alex Beanon August 20, 2014
Joining Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly on the cast of the comic book movie “Ant-Man” will be a slew of actors and actresses led by Judy Greer [“Archer”], John Slattery [“Mad Men”] and Bobby Cannavale [“Chef”] – however none of the eight have specified roles yet. “Ant-Man” is currently scheduled to be released […]

First Ant-Man Photo Surfaces – Not At A Picnic, Though

by Alex Beanon August 20, 2014
Filming on the comic book movie “Ant-Man” has begun, starring Paul Rudd as Scott Lang [aka Ant-Man] and the first photo of Rudd has already emerged although it does not show Rudd in any Ant-Man regalia. “Ant-Man” is currently scheduled to be released on July 17, 2015. Source: Box Office Mojo

Star Wars Rebels: Spark Of Rebellion Gets Release Date

by Alex Beanon August 19, 2014
The one-hour animated movie, “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” got a release date for next month on Disney XD.com on September 29 and then a few days later on Disney channels in the USA. The “Star Wars Rebels” series – based five years before the original “Star Wars” movie – premieres on October 13. […]

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Jungle Book Cast

by Alex Beanon August 19, 2014
As expected, Benedict Cumberbatch was tabbed to provide the voice of the evil tiger, Shere Khan, for the rebooted “The Jungle Book” movie. – the Warner Bros. version. Cumberbatch is the first cast role for the film with Andy Serkis [“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”] making his directorial debut. George Sanders voiced Shere […]

Nintendo Mulling Over Robin Williams Zelda Tribute Character

by Alex Beanon August 18, 2014
After an online petition raised over 100,000 signatures, Nintendo America is mulling over the possibility of naming a non-playable character in an upcoming “Legends of Zelda” video game as a tribute to recently deceased actor-comedian Robin Williams who was a fan of Nintendo games and named his daughter Zelda. Williams was also a fan of […]

Powers Add A Pair

by Alex Beanon August 18, 2014
“Powers”, the new series that will be debuting on the Sony PlayStation network later this year has added Sharlto Copley [“Maleficent”] and Michelle Forbes [“The Killing”] to the cast, joining Eddie Izzard. Copley will play the lead character of Christian Walker while Forbes will play Retro Girl in the futuristic story line where police detectives […]

Bob’s Burgers And Harry Shearer Win First Emmy Awards

by Alex Beanon August 18, 2014
Veteran “Simpsons” voice actor Harry Shearer won his first-ever Emmy Award and was joined in the first-ever club by “Bob’s Burgers” – which won their first-ever Emmy Award as the Best Animated Program. Shearer won his virgin Emmy for his multiple roles in an episode of “The Simpsons” last season. In addition to those wins, […]

Eddie Izzard Will Portray Wolfe In Sony PlayStation’s Powers

by Alex Beanon August 15, 2014
Actor comedian Eddie Izzard has signed on to play bad guy Wolfe in the Sony PlayStation series “Powers” about a group of detectives who protect regular humans from those who possess superhuman powers. The series, based on a graphic novel by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, was originally slated to premiere on FX […]