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.

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 »

Mara Brock Akil wants to do a ‘Girlfriends’ movie

In an interview with Essence, Mara Brock Akil talks about ending The Game after nine seasons. But of course the conversation eventually turned to Girlfriends. Contrary to previous reports, she has not confirmed a movie is happening. It’s something she wants to do, but nothing is moving on the project at this point. Akil did more »

WWE Slammy Awards may go away, to no one’s disappointment

The Wrestling Observer reports that the WWE Slammy Awards were originally scheduled for Dec. 29 in Richmond, VA but have been called off. There’s another live event going on at the same time, and doing the Slammy would split the roster. If this report turns out to be true, it may confirm that the Slammy more »

Warner Bros. sets dates for Flash, other DC Comics films

Confirming its TV and cinematic universes as two different entities, Warner Bros. has cast Ezra Miller as The Flash in a 2018 movie. Warner announced a timeline including 10 DC Comics based flicks including Aquaman, Justice League and of course, Batman vs. Superman. Joining The Flash on the 2018 slate is an Aquaman movie starring more »

Sorry folks, no new Adele album this year

Financial reports can be boring on the surface, but have all kinds of tasty tidbits in them. Buried in the annual report from Adele’s label XL Recordings was the news that she won’t release a new album in 2014, which the BBC discovered in a report published Monday. XL expects a decrease in profits because more »

Katy Perry addresses Super Bowl performance reports

Billboard reported that megastar Katy Perry would headline the halftime show at the 2015 Super Bowl. Yesterday Perry tweeted that she was watching her new favorite sport. Coldplay and Rihanna were other artists rumored for consideration by the NFL. CBS was using Rihanna’s “Run This Town Tonight” for its Thursday night broadcasts, then decided to more »

New York Comic Con 2014: Marvel announces end of Fantastic Four books

Rumors about this have been out there for months, but readers had hoped they weren’t true. During a Sunday panel at New York Comic Con, Marvel Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso and Fantastic Four writer James Robinson confirmed the book will end in 2015. A story arc called The End is Fourever, culminating in a triple-sized issue more »

WWE Network will add “limited” advertising

WWE Network hasn’t been the home run the company was hoping for, in fact it cost CEO Vince McMahon his coveted billionaire status, at least on paper. It needs over 1 million subscribers to reach profitability and seems to have peaked at around 700,000. An e-mail I and other Network subscribers received today announced limited more »

Luke Wilson may play NFL commissioner Goodell in concussion movie

According to The Wrap, Luke Wilson may step into the sensible shoes of NFL boss Roger Goodell in a currently untitled Sony movie about concussions and the NFL. It’s based on the GQ article “Game Brain” by Jeanne Marie Laskas. Will Smith is in place as Dr. Bennet Omalu, the doctor who discovered chronic traumatic more »