Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese are best known as the scribes behind action comedies like Zombieland and last year’s colossal hit Deadpool, but lest audiences begin to think they’re a couple of one-trick ponies, the pair’s next project couldn’t be any more dissimilar to their previous work.
While all of us rabid Stranger Things fans anxiously await Season 2 later this year when it releases on Netflix, thankfully we won’t have to wait too long to get our first taste. Entertainment Weekly has scored the first official photo from Season 2, along with the news that the first official teaser will debut this Sunday during the Super Bowl.
24: Legacy is Fox’s attempt to revive the legendary action series, but this time out Jack Bauer is getting the day off. The revival focuses on ex-Army Ranger Eric Carter, played by Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton), as dangerous figures from his military past follow him home, thrusting him on the run and seeking the help of the government’s now revived CTU (Counter Terrorism Unit) to save his life and stop a related massive terrorist threat to the United States.
Science can be fun…especially when it’s Super Science the theme for January’s Loot Crate presents Marvel Gear + Goods! This box includes exclusive Super Science goods for your kitchen from all corners of the Marvel universe including Black Panther, M.O.D.O.K., Ant-Man and more!
Now that Sundance is over, we’re once again marking our calendar and booking our flights to Austin, Texas for the 2017 SXSW Film Festival. After learning that Terence Malick’s latest offering would open this year’s event, the full list of features was announced yesterday afternoon.
NBC’s Powerless is the first of its kind in this new pop culture world of superhero mania – the series is a half-hour comedy from Warner Bros TV set in the DC Comics universe about a team inside Wayne Enterprises (yes, THAT Wayne Enterprises) that specializes in developing technology to protect the common person from becoming victims during escalating superhero battles across major cities.
Teri Hatcher, former Lois Lane from the beloved 90’s series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, has joined the cast of The CW’s Supergirl for Season 2. The actress will have a multi-episode arc this season as a Big Bad for the back half of the show’s second season. The date of the episode of her first appearance has yet to be announced.
After three seasons as The Doctor, actor Peter Capaldi will be stepping down from his role Doctor Who. Not only is Capaldi departing after the upcoming the season which premieres Saturday, April 15 on BBC America, but long time showrunner Steven Moffat will also be stepping down from his position after this next run of episodes.
The Warner Bros. series of films based on its DC Comics characters took another blow yesterday, with Ben Affleck confirming that he will no longer be directing the upcoming Batman spinoff film, tentatively titled The Batman. Affleck will remain onboard in a producing capacity, and will continue to star as the superhero.
In just a few more weeks, Bill Condon’s live-action remake of a beloved Disney classic will be making its way to the big screen when Beauty and the Beast finally hits theaters. Emma Watson and Dan Stevens star as the titular pair of unlikely romantic partners, and while the film will most likely hew closely to the source material, the incredibly detailed and intricate production design should offer longtime fans plenty of reason to revisit this tale.