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.

Do you, MJ, take Spider-Man to be your lawful wedded husband – again?

Marvel Comics left jaws on the floor with its movie announcements, and it’s not doing a bad job with comic book teasers either.  It has tantalized readers with references to classic storylines including “Future Imperfect,”  “The Infinity Gauntlet” and “Old Man Logan,” even though Wolverine’s dead right now. What, did you really think he wouldn’t more »

Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti to star in Showtime’s ‘Billions’

Damian Lewis is understandably proud of the work he did with Showtime as Homeland’s Nicholas Brody. He’s making a return to the network as hedge fund manager Bobby “Axe” Axelrod in Billions, a pilot about the inner workings of Wall Street, Deadline reported earlier this week. He’ll clash with Paul Giamatti, who will play U.S. more »

WWE Network removes six-month commitment requirement, gives Survivor Series free

The latest subscriber numbers for WWE Network are still disappointing. Even after expanding into 170 international markets, they added only 31,000 subscribers. WWE is relying heavily on pay-per-views to entice people into subscribing. September’s Night of Champions didn’t help those efforts, earning only 48,000 buys. WWE’s Big Four PPVs, Royal Rumble, Wrestlemania, SummerSlam and Survivor more »

Biographer J. Randy Taraborelli turns his sights to Beyonce

The man who has penned unauthorized bios of Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and Madonna will tackle Queen Bey in his latest work. It’s coming to bookstores in the fall of 2015. Beyonce’s team goes to great lengths to protect her image, even trying to get rid of her unflattering Super Bowl photos. They can’t be more »

Marvel announces new films, including debut of Black Panther and Captain Marvel

Marvel and Disney proved they could dig deep into the catalog with the success of “Guardians of the Galaxy.” The movies they announced Tuesday will take us to some of the Marvel universe’s hidden corners, introducing diverse new characters along the way. Let’s dive into this exciting slate: Chadwick Boseman will tackle the role of more »

WWE Hell in a Cell Recap: The buzzards are following Dean Ambrose

Since Hell in a Cell took place in Dallas, just minutes from your intrepid reporter’s headquarters, this recap is from the live event. I still love the WWE Network and paying just $9.99, don’t worry. If you get the chance to see it live, you have to. It’s a different experience surrounded by a few more »


Wrestler and movie baddie Ox Baker dies at 80

Ox Baker, who turned his huge stature, epic mustache and Ming the Merciless-style eyebrows from a wrestling career into several acting gigs, dead last week at 80.  The wrestling legend suffered complications from a heart attack, according to the Hollywood Reporter. In the squared circle, he faced off against the likes of Hulk Hogan and the more »

Kyle Chandler to star in Netflix drama ‘Bloodline’

Netflix keeps cranking out the shows, announcing a drama with a stellar cast. Bloodline will focus on a “close knit family with secrets and scars” exposed by a black sheep brother. It will feature Kyle Chandler, Sissy Spacek and Ben Mendelsohn. For further TV pedigree, Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler who created more »

Eternal teenager Archie Andrews headed to Fox in ‘Riverdale’

 Andrews has gone through quite a few changes over the years. He’s battled zombies and died in a future timeline. But at the core of it all is how weird and wild it is to be a teenager in suburbia. Greg Berlanti, who co-developed current CW hits Arrow and Flash,  will bring a new version more »

Enter the ‘Age of Ultron’ in this Avengers 2 trailer

Before “” released, the idea of getting one of comics’ all-star super teams on the screen was but a dream. Disney and Marvel got it done, but what could they do for an encore? There are a handful of threats big enough to warrant calling Earth’s Mightiest Heroes together. One of the greatest, Ultron, was more »

Hey bronies: Hasbro Studios prepping ‘My Little Pony’ movie

Hasbro has already seen big box office bucks from its Transformers and GI Joe franchises. Now it’s My Little Pony’s turn to prance into the spotlight. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic has been a smashing success, thanks to the work of Emmy Award winning creator Lauren Faust. She did this reboot targeting young girls more »

Key and Peele’s first joint film feature will be ‘Keanu’

The popular Comedy Central duo Key and Peele have worked separately on movie projects, but haven’t put their talents together in a feature yet. Deadline reports that they’ll team in the New Line Cinema offering “Keanu.” The pair will pretend to be drug dealers to rescue a pet cat who has been kidnapped by a more »