Marvel Studios is bailing on the 2015 Comic Con in San Diego according to “Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn. Participating in a question & answer session on his Facebook page over the weekend, Gunn was asked if he would be showing up in San Diego for this summer’s Comic Con and promptly disclosed […]
Real-time strategy/first-person shooter “Executive Assault” has launched for Early Access on Steam. “Executive Assault” allows players to not only build bases and create armies, but also take control of units and fight as one of them. The current Early Access version of “Executive Assault” on Steam has both single player skirmish mode and multiplayer (albeit […]
Welcome to Background Noise, where we get totally obsessive about stuff and reveal things you might have missed in your favorite animated entertainment. This entry will take a look at Disney’s Big Hero 6, now available on DVD, Blu-ray, and via iTunes, Disney Movies Anywhere, and other digital services. These are the kinds of observations I’d have hoped […]
Actor Tom Ellis [“Rush”] has been tabbed to play the lead role in the Fox pilot, “Lucifer”. Ellis will play the DC comic book character who leaves his underground abode for the sunnier climate of modern-day Los Angeles where he assists the police – sorta – by dishing out punishments to criminals. “Lucifer” is expected […]
The CBS pilot episode for “Supergirl” is adding a couple new cast members – Chyler Leigh [“Grey’s Anatomy”] and David Harewood [“Homeland”]. Starring Melissa Benoist in the lead role and with Calista Flockhart [“Ally McBeal”] playing media magnate Cat Grant, Leigh will play Alexandra Danvers, Supergirl’s sister, while Harewood plays a former CIA agent who […]
The newly released poster for the upcoming “Avengers: Age of Ultron” movie [release date: May 1, 2015] features Ultron’s drone army encircling the core group of Avengers while a mysterious caped figure – thought to be Vision, Tony Stark/Iron Man’s artificial intelligence butler – is blotted out by the sun.