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Jack Riley

Jack Riley, Actor 1935-2016

by Dan Collinson August 21, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that actor Jack Riley died on Friday due to complications of pneumonia. He was 80. Riley was known to TV audiences as Elliot Carlin, one of Bob Newhart’s psychology patients on The Bob Newhart Show from 1972-1978. He reprised the characters on ALF and St. Elsewhere. His other TV credits […]

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Alex Hirsch Tapped To Write The Pokemon Movie Script

by Peter Paltridgeon August 17, 2016
Remember the Pokemon live-action movie that was just greenlit by Legendary Pictures? It just got a lot more interesting. Variety reports that Legendary wants none other than Alex “Gravity Falls” Hirsch to write the screenplay for it. Hirsch is one of two potential writers Variety has confirmed Legendary is courting; the other is Nicole Perlman, […]
Freedom Fighters: The Ray

DC’s “Freedom Fighters: The Ray” to Debut in 2017 on CW Seed

by Ed Liuon August 12, 2016
The CW has announced that a new DC animated series, Freedom Fighters: The Ray, will launch in 2017 on CW Seed. Like the animated Vixen series, Freedom Fighters: The Ray is expected to be linked to the Arrow/Flash live-action TV universe, with a voice to be cast and an eye towards an eventual live-action debut […]

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Suicide Squad SDCC Attraction Now Playable At Home

by Peter Paltridgeon August 3, 2016
During SDCC something called “Squad 360: The VR Experience” was playable on the show floor. It was a 360-degree virtual reality version of a key fight scene from Suicide Squad, seen from the perspective of Harley Quinn. It was a way for the attending cosplayers to finally, authentically be Harley without getting arrested. Now you […]
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Johnny Quest Movie Looking For New Director

by Peter Paltridgeon July 29, 2016
Awhile back it was announced that Robert Rodriguez (mainly known for crazy, ultraviolent B-movies and the Spy Kids) was working with screenwriter Terry Rossio on adapting the 1960’s cartoon show Johnny Quest to the big screen. Now an article on Forbes says Rodriguez has been let go, and the project is looking for a new […]

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“Pets” Drops to #2 at the Box Office; “Ice Age: Collision Course” Disappoints

by Ed Liuon July 26, 2016
Three of the top 10 grossing films this past weekend were animated, with Universal/Illumination’s The Secret Life of Pets continuing its strong showing at the box office, taking the number 2 spot with $29.6 million in ticket sales for its third week of release, bringing its cumulative total to $260.98 million. Pets came in behind […]
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SDCC 2016: Homecoming Is Freaks And Geeks Spider-Man Style

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2016
Members of the press were shown an exclusive, tightly private series of clips from Marvels Spider-Man: Homecoming, and a lot of them noticed parallels between the early trailer and NBC’s Freaks and Geeks. For one thing, the trailer (which is not online) has an opening pan of high school yearbook photos while Joan Jett’s “Bad […]

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SDCC 2016: Black Panther Gains Its Bad Guy, New Guards And Michonne

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2016
Danai Gurira, best known as Michonne on The Walking Dead, has been revealed as part of the cast of Marvel’s Black Panther movie. She’ll be playing Okoye, the head of the Dora Milaje — Black Panther’s all-female league of personal bodyguards. You most likely saw the Black Panther last spring when he starred in Captain America: […]
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SDCC 2016: You Can’t Watch This Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 Clip

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2016
Marvel and Disney released an exclusive early clip from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 during their panel yesterday. Wanna see it? Well…you can’t. No one has it, because Disney refused to put it online. This is, as far as I know, the one instance of that happening this year. There was a time when […]