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Yet-to-be-released video game “Battlefield 1” [release date: October 21, 2016] may be turned into a television series. Paramount has optioned the rights to the Battlefield video game with the intent to possibly adapt it as a television series. The entire “Battlefield” video game franchise – which debuted in 2002 – may be part of the […]
With the success of its Marvel-sourced Daredevil series, Netflix has announced that they will be going ahead with a new spinoff series for “The Punisher” as well. The new series will star Jon Bernthal in the role of vengeance-minded Frank Castle, who was introduced in the second season of the current “Daredevil” series. No release […]
Streaming service Netflix will add a spinoff series featuring “The Punisher” comic book anti-hero. No firm date has been established for the debut of the series but an early 2017 date seems most likely. This will be the first series devoted to the comic book character, but three movies focusing on the Punisher and his […]
“Supergirl” has received seven additional episodes from CBS to bring its total up to 20 episodes for what is essentially a full first season. The superhero television series starring Melissa Benoist in the title role got off to a solid start when it launched last month but ratings for the series have generally dropped as […]
Tricia Helfer [“Battlestar Galactica”] has been added to the cast of “Powers” for its upcoming second season on Sony’s PlayStation TV. Helfer will play the role of FBI Special Agent Lange in the comic book-based series. Season Two of “Powers” is currently scheduled to air in early 2016.
George Romero’s 15-issue graphic novel published by Marvel Comics entitled “Empire of the Dead” is slated to get a possible television series. No further announcement was made as to which network would televise the adaptation – where the “Empire of the Dead” is populated by a vampire/zombie mix – or what year it would air […]
After a successful pilot episode, CBS has picked up “Supergirl” for a full-fledged series for the 2015-16 season. Starring Melissa Benoist as Supergirl, the drama based on the DC Comics heroine, also stars Calista Flockhart as Cat and Mehcad Brooks as Jimmy Olsen. Additionally, “Supergirl” has Chyler Leigh as Alex and David Harewood as Hank […]
Sony officially renewed a second season for its original gamer-geared drama series “Powers” – about a pair of homicide detectives who investigate cases involving humans who possess seemingly superhuman skills and therefore are dubbed “Powers”. The second season of “Powers” is currently scheduled to debut in 2016.
The cast of “Daredevil” just grew by six with the addition of Rob Morgan [“Believe”] as criminal Turk Barrett, Matt Gerald [“G.I. Joe: Retaliation”] as machinist Melvin Potter, Peter Shinkoda [“Falling Skies”] as a Japanese businessman, Wai Ching Ho [“Affluenza”] as powermonger Madame Gao and Nikolai Nikolaeff [“Camp”] and Gideon Emery [“Grimm”] as a pair […]
The first original scripted series to debut on Sony’s PlayStation Network has premiered with this week with the first of a 10-episode installment of “Powers” – about a former superhuman who is now a Los Angeles cop fighting other superhumans…