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So you’re Brian K. Vaughan and you experience that proud moment when you see Marvel and Hulu turn something you created into a TV show. EDIT: the leaked teaser is un-embed-able or has been removed. See the tease at Screenrant.com. Copy from Screenrant.com: As expected with a first teaser, the majority of the footage is used introducing Gregg Sulkin (Chase Stein), Virginia Gardner (Karolina Dean), Rhenzy Feliz … Continue reading Teaser: Marvel’s RUNAWAYS TV Show from Hulu
Well today is kinda cool. pic.twitter.com/GnNk4d64UG — Jason Aaron (@jasonaaron) April 17, 2017 Well, those of us (and we are legion) waiting around (im)patiently for more Southern Bastards can thank the upcoming SCALPED TV show and the developing SOUTHERN BASTARDS TV show as well as both Jasons, Aaron & Latour’s, contractual commitments at Marvel for the wait and irregularity of our favorite Dixie-fried crime comic series. Great things … Continue reading Meanwhile, As We Wait for Southern Bastards . . .
As comic book fans — and by natural extension, comic book movie fans — we tend to get a bit passionate about prospective and rumored casting of roles as well as the actual official casting. And in these times of ultra-successful comic-adapted superhero action movies, plenty of actors come out of the woodwork stating a desire to play a superhero in any of the plenty … Continue reading Role Casting in the Modern Era
The way I see it, CA: Civil War (a movie I thoroughly enjoyed both times I saw it at the theater) is that it is a movie that by its very nature is damned if it does, damned if it doesn’t. The reason I say that is for starters look at its length. Its scope. Its large cast. Many would say it’s too much, mainly … Continue reading Defending Captain America: Civil War
Obviously the inspiration for this adaptation, particularly in tone, is more owed to the recently rebooted Archie comics than the old school originals that began in the golden age of comics during the 1940s. So going in with that and the fact that it’s a modern day teen show on the CW with a mysterious teen murder as a backdrop, you know it’s going to … Continue reading The River’s Edge | Riverdale Pilot Commentary
The Official Trailer for Luke Cage on Netflix is finally here!!! Continue reading Netflix: Marvel’s Luke Cage (Official Trailer)
STAR TREK: BEYOND. It was a highly fun and entertaining movie, right in line with the previous two of this J.J. Abrams reboot. We left feeling like it was really good, and I still have that thought a few days later. Coincidentally, there was a theme that ran through the story, a timely theme of diversity, togetherness and teamwork. Staying together for mutual purpose in … Continue reading Commentary | Star Trek: Beyond
After the excellent and humorous 6th episode “Sundowner” from a couple of weeks back, PREACHER and I have finally reached an accord with each other, I suppose. I’m starting to judge it less in comparison to its comic book/graphic novel source material, finally. Last week’s episode, “He Gone” was fairly good. Still, I have issues with Cassidy and Tulip hooking up so early in the … Continue reading Commentary | AMC’S Preacher: Season 1
Broken News Commentary: Finally, like with the television division, a comic book guy is in place to be able to ensure that certain other creative minds don’t go too far off the comic book reservation with the movies. A swift move that should be very effective. The great comics industry journalist Heidi MacDonald writes via her wonderful The Comics Beat blog: That thud you just … Continue reading Geoff Johns Now Co-Head of DC Movies
For an action movie with a foulmouthed blabbermouth antihero, it’s pretty good. The opening sequence let’s you know right away (and any parents who may have foolishly brought their little ones expecting Spider-Man, Iron Man or Captain America fare) what the nature of this movie is going to be about and what kind of content you can expect. The opening credits laced throughout that first sequence … Continue reading The Merc with a Mouth in a Movie | Thoughts on the Deadpool flick
So the big comic book movie news that went viral today was that the makers of the forthcoming Wolverine 3 (2017) movie are “targeting an R rating”, according to Comicbook.com (and plenty of other sources). My initial reaction was one, surprisingly, of conservative preservation of the status quo. Of course this comes on the heels of the R-rated Deadpool movie having a record-breaking February opening this … Continue reading Buzz: An R-Rating for Wolverine 3?
By Brandon L. Rucker So recently it was announced that Jason Aaron & Jason Latour’s hit Image Comic series SOUTHERN BASTARDS has been optioned for television development via the FX network. This is good news. My immediate thought is that with its strong high school — and by extension college — football connection, not to mention the racially tense location in the South, this series … Continue reading Comic Book Fetish Casts Southern Bastards TV Show
Just to get the BUZZ section of the site going, I’m posting last week’s Facebook conversation in regards to Flash and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Brandon Rucker I just finished watching a great episode of Agents if SHIELD and a rather good episode of Flash and come here and no one’s talking about either? For shame. March 25 at 9:08pm John Razumich Flash felt like a little bit … Continue reading Buzz: Flash Ep. 116 & Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Ep. 214
This looks great. Launches today on the PlayStation Network. First episode is available on YouTube for free. Of course I’ve posted it here for our convenience (see below). – BLR An Inside Look at Powers: A PlayStation Original Series Powers: A PlayStation Original Series | Episode 1 Continue reading VIDEO: Powers the TV Show Is Finally Here