Brian Allen has been covering entertainment online and in print for over a decade. He lives in Cedar Hill, Texas with his wife and three kids. Follow him on Twitter @GameDropping.

Mick Foley’s one-man show coming to WWE Network

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley has been on the comedy circuit since hanging up his tights. WWE has announced a TV taping of his “Cheap Pops” comedy show April 24 at Full Sail University. Foley will share stories from his legendary career and has promised that a few other superstars will stop by. Like more »

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D may get spinoff, Agent Carter still under discussion

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D started slow, but has gained momentum ever since. The destruction of the organization, putting Coulson and his team on the run, was really what AoS needed. Now Entertainment Weekly reports a third season is happening, and there’s even talk of a spinoff. A recent episode gives some possible hints as to where it more »

Marvel’s movie Spider-Man is going back to high school

Forgive even the most sensitive among Marvel movie buffs if Uncle Ben’s death is starting to lose its impact. Marvel realizes a third Spidey origin story in a decade’s time is probably not necessary. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has confirmed its Spider-Man will go back to high school, but said the movie will assume more »

WWE Network has added first year of Monday Night Raw

WWE Network is now streaming long awaited content from the “Attitude Era” that helped drive the pro wrestling boom of the 90s. It’s made the first year of Monday Night Raw available. Now we can watch the rise of Degeneration X, the birth of Mankind’s friend Mr. Socko and of course, the feud between Mr. more »

Carl Franklin takes over Tupac biopic

Shortly after John Singleton announced he was putting a planned Tupac life story on hold, production company Morgan Creek has announced the movie’s still on, just without Singleton. Carl Franklin, director of “Devil in a Blue Dress” and “One True Thing” is taking over from here. They’re citing the traditional “creative differences,” or Hollywood’s version more »

George R.R. Martin is working on another HBO show (and Winds of Winter)

I’ll understand if those waiting for the next “Game of Thrones” novel just want to get up and walk away now. But George R.R. Martin told Entertainment Weekly he’s developing a new HBO series called Captain Cosmos. It takes place at the dawn of the age of TV in 1949, and the main character is a “visionary more »

WWE Smackdown headed to USA Network

The champ is here, and he’ll be here two nights a week. John Cena appeared during USA’s upfront to announce that Smackdown is moving there. The cable network’s ratings are down, and it’s planning on the steady, reliable stream of WWE viewers to turn stuff around. Smackdown will join Monday Night Raw and the reboot of wrestling talent search Tough Enough as more »


Billy Ray Cyrus to star in CMT sitcom

Billy Ray Cyrus, former star of Hannah Montana, is getting back into the sitcom game at CMT.  At its upfront, the network announced Still the King, a comedy about a one-hit wonder ostracized by the country music community. Gee, I wonder where Cyrus will find the inspiration? Cyrus’ character finds himself eking out a living as an more »

John Singleton says his Tupac biopic is “on hold”

John Singleton seems like the perfect director for a film chronicling Tupac’s life. We’re going to have to wait to see it however, as he told XXL that while he has a script, he’s putting things on hold for now until he’s sure he can “get it right.”  The biopic was slated to start filming more »

Steve Harvey under fire for special needs joke

Comedians including Steve Harvey, his fellow “King of Comedy” Bernie Mac and Ricky Smiley have often made jokes at the expense of people with various developmental disorders. Smiley has almost made a career of it. A mother of a special needs child is tired of it, and recorded a video that has gone viral: Harvey responded more »

‘Pride, Prejudice and Zombies’ is coming Feb. 19

After several delays, some probably stemming from the box-office failure of “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” the adaptation of Seth Grahame Smith’s “Pride, Prejudice and Zombies” will arrive Feb. 19, 2016. Cross Creek Pictures has announced the date, but this project has crossed into “believe it when I see it” territory.I find myself rooting for this more »

New trailer for ‘Straight Outta Compton’ has hit

N.W.A didn’t just change rap music, they changed pop culture forever. They’re still doing it, as Ice Cube is a movie star and producer on the group’s biopic “Straight Outta Compton.” Dr. Dre’s on his way to becoming a billionaire. But before they became mainstream, they were part of the most dangerous group in America. F. more »