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“Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Wrestler and Actor, 1954 – 2015

by Dan Collinson August 3, 2015
Variety reports that WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died on Friday of a heart attack in his home in Hollywood. He was 61. Known as the Hot Rod for his fiery Scottish temper, Piper who was born Roderick Toombs started wrestling in the National Wrestling Alliance in the 1970s and mostly wrestled in […]
Cast Confirmed for "Batman: Bad Blood"

Cast Confirmed for “Batman: Bad Blood”

by Dan Collinson July 27, 2015
TV Insider reports the cast is confirmed for the upcoming DC Comics Animated Movie Batman: Bad Blood. The film deals with the disappearance of Bruce Wayne, and the Bat family coming together to try to save Gotham City from a new gang lead by a new villain, the Heretic. Jason O’Mara, Stuart Allan, Sean Maher, David […]

Jonny Quest Cast

“Sin City” Director Set to Direct Live-Action “Jonny Quest” Movie

by Dan Collinson May 27, 2015
Superhero Hype has reported that Robert Rodriguez, director of such films as Sin City, Spy Kids, and Machete, will direct the live-action version of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon Jonny Quest for Warner Bros. The film will be based on the cartoon that aired on ABC back in 1964 dealing with Jonny, the son of research scientist […]

Sam Simon, “Simpsons” Co-Creator, 1955 – 2015

by Dan Collinson March 10, 2015
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Sam Simon, former writer and producer of The Simpsons, passed away on Sunday after a bout with colon cancer. He was 59. Mr. Simon, along with creator Matt Groening and producer James L. Brooks, helped turn the show into the longest running show on television. He won 9 Emmys for his […]

Gotham Is Mine - Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer

“Batman: Arkham Knight” Gets “M for Mature” Rating

by Dan Collinson February 26, 2015
Superhero Hype (Via IGN) reports that the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight video game will be rated “M” for mature by the Entertainment Software Rating Board or ESRB.  Sefton Hill, founder of Rocksteady Games who created the previous Batman: Arkham games, stated that his company did not write or create the game with a rating in […]
Christine Cavanaugh 1963 - 2014

Christine Cavanaugh, Actor, 1963 – 2014

by Dan Collinson January 3, 2015
Various news outlets are reporting the passing of actor Christine Cavanaugh on December 22, 2014, at the age of 51 at her home in Cedar City, UT, of undisclosed causes. She was born on August 16, 1963, in Utah and began her career as an actor in 1988, with her first prominent role coming in […]


Thor Actor Chris Hemsworth Named Sexiest Man Alive by “People”

by Dan Collinson November 20, 2014
E! Online reports that Thor actor Chris Hemsworth was named the “Sexiest Man Alive” in the upcoming issue of People magazine which hits newsstands on Friday.  The 31 year old actor will join the honor that include past winners like Mel Gibson, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Ben Affleck, and Hugh Jackman. Hemsworth will don the Thor […]

Robin Williams 1951-2014

by Dan Collinson August 12, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has died today from an apparent suicide.  He was 63. A successful stand-up comedian, Williams achieved nationwide fame as Mork, an alien from the planet Ork on an episode of Happy Days.  Williams later played Mork in the Happy Days spinoff Mork & Mindy […]


Warner Archives brings “Gilligan’s Planet” to Earth on DVD

by Dan Collinson July 22, 2014 reports that Warner has released one of the two animated spinoffs of Gilligan’s Island with Gilligan’s Planet: The Complete Series.  All 13 episodes from the show are now available in a 2-disc set through Warner’s Manufacture on Demand Program. In the show, the Professor designs a rocket to send the seven castaways from the […]
Casey Kasem in 2003

Casey Kasem, Radio Host and Voice of Robin & Shaggy, 1932 – 2014

by Dan Collinson June 16, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter reports that longtime radio host Casey Kasem passed away earlier today from complications of dementia at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington. He was 82. Kasem was best known as the host of the popular radio show American Top 40 which began on July 4, 1970.  He was also the host of the […]