Original X-Men member Iceman outed in latest ‘All-New X-Men’

Bobby Drake, one of the first class of Professor Xavier’s students, tells Jean Grey he is gay in “All New X-Men #40.” Since this is comic books we’re talking about, that isn’t nearly as straightforward as it sounds. This Bobby isn’t the present day Iceman, but his teenaged version who has been brought forward in more »

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’ spinoff may center on Adrianne Palicki and Nick Blood

Adrianne Palicki’s Wonder Woman pilot never got going, but she’s a big smash as another superhero.  She’s the TV incarnation of Mockingbird and has developed a strong fan following on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.  Palicki’s Mockingbird and  her onscreen ex-husband Lance Hunter (Nick Blood) may headline ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff, according to Deadline. Their characters are a former husband and more »

France’s famed ‘The Little Prince’ is becoming an $80 million animated movie

It’s been called one of the world’s most beloved books, selling close to 140 million copies since it was first published in 1943. It represents the most famous output from French bon vivant Antoine de Saint-Exupéry who disappeared during WWII. Still, his novella lives on, a tale of loneliness and belonging that has inspired plays, more »

‘Kingsman’ director Matthew Vaughn interested in ‘Flash Gordon’

Matthew Vaughn is super hot after “Kingsman: The Secret Service,”  “X-Men: First Class” and “Kick Ass.”  Deadline is reporting that he may update Flash Gordon for Fox. A legendary comic book hero from the 30s, Gordon is best known for his campy 1980 film with an epic soundtrack by Queen. Seth McFarlane was among the more »

Anna Kendrick is writing a book

However you think of Anna Kendrick – queen of “Cups,”  one who wins battles of wits with Clooney in Up In The Air, or simply as funny on Twitter, you can now add on “author” to the list. The Hollywood Reporter says that Anna Kendrick’s book will drop via Touchstone in fall of 2016, and more »

Truman Capote’s ‘In Cold Blood’ to become a mini-series

Before the days of social media and the 24 hour news cycle, in an era where the press merely reported on what happened without spin or opinion, Truman Capote’s true crime “novel” ‘In Cold Blood’ took the world by storm. It represented one of the first attempts to mesh the ethics of journalism with the 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 »

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 »

‘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 »

AMC teases ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ with first trailer

Still need that walker fix? AMC understands, heck they need it more than you do. The Season 5 finale of The Walking Dead was its highest-rated ever, with 15.8 million viewers. Coming this summer, “Fear The Walking Dead” will show how the walkers took over. It was important for the prequel to have a different more »

Jennifer Lawrence may play Patty Hearst in a biopic

Bummer that it won’t be for a John Waters’ film, but Jennifer Lawrence may play the world’s most famous heiress-with-a-machine-gun, Patty Hearst, in an upcoming biopic. Page Six reports that New Yorker contributor and CNN Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin has written a book about Hearst’s ordeal, to be published by Doubleday in 2016, and more »