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Barbra Streisand ready to do her memoir

Barbra Streisand is ready to tell her story in a Viking-published memoir, Time magazine reported earlier this week.  She told the AP in 2009 that she had been thinking about it for some time, but wasn’t sure she wanted to relive everything. Publishers have a way of talking celebrities into doing that, often involving trucks more »

Ed Zwick in talks to direct ‘Jack Reacher’ sequel

How long can Tom Cruise keep headlining action movies? As long as they keep pulling in more than $200 million worldwide. “Jack Reacher” did just that in 2012, and Deadline reports that Paramount wants Ed Zwick to direct the sequel, working with Marshall Herskovitz to rewrite an existing script. This would reunite the team behind more »

Plenty of ‘Bazinga!’ at Wizard World Philadelphia 2015

Another year, another Wizard World in Philadelphia. The traveling comic book convention has been bringing some of that San Diego Comicon mojo to major cities throughout the U.S. for 15 years now, and has become a staple event held each spring at the Philadelphia Convention Center in the heart of center city. The 2015 edition, more »

CW reveals first trailer for super spinoff ‘Legends of Tomorrow’

We can’t call them “the Justice League,” but comic book lovers will still be happy to see them. CW’s unlikely hit Arrow spun successfully into Flash and now this shared TV universe will generate its own superhero team from characters that appeared on both shows. CW’s trailer confirms the resurrection of Sara Lance, who will now be more »

CBS’ Supergirl trailers have everybody talking

Now that Supergirl will officially fly onto CBS’ fall lineup, the Tiffany Network released a trailer that instantly divided comic fans. Those that hated it compared it to Saturday Night Live’s excellent sketch that cast Black Widow in a rom com. Why is this being who can shatter mountains with a shrug acting so gosh darn girly, more »

Luc Besson to direct adaptation of ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”

Director Luc Besson is so excited about his next project he joined Twitter to talk about it. He’ll be directing “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” from a 1967 French sci-fi series of graphic novels. It focuses on a pair of spatio-temporal agents that defend 28th century Earth and other planets from evil. more »

Teaser goes behind the scenes of ‘Fear The Walking Dead’

The primary purpose of this new teaser is to remind us that Fear The Walking Dead is not The Walking Dead.  That, and to continue getting used to the show’s title. People are not crazy about the title. These days it’s imperative your show trends on social media, so titles are important. Fear The Walking Dead is a Los Angeles-based more »

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Agent Carter, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. renewed, Mockingbird spinoff is dead

Hayley Atwell fans can stop holding their breath, Peggy Carter’s mission isn’t finished yet. ABC’s renewals include a second season of Agent Carter, the period spy drama set in Marvel’s shared TV and cinematic universe. The order is for another eight episodes, just as in the first season. Ratings were never especially strong. But reviews were more »

The vampires are everywhere in Season 2 trailer for ‘The Strain’

That whole keeping the vampire contagion in check didn’t work out so well. Vampires are all over New York now. Based on a trilogy written by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, The Strain doesn’t go for any of that “vampire as tortured but kind of sexy” stuff. These are hideous monsters in the Nosferatu tradition of more »

The Justice League gets dark in ‘Gods and Monsters’

Warner Bros. animation legend Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series, Justice League)is returning to the fold with Justice League: Gods and Monsters, but these aren’t the superheroes we’ve come to know and love. The joint project between Warner and Machinima features a bleaker take on the legends. Batman isn’t Bruce Wayne, it’s the Man-Bat Kirk Langstrom. His more »

Gory stories to unfold in authorized book “Let There Be Gwar”

The cartoonishly horrifying metal band Gwar produce brutal riffs and impossible-to-forget live shows that leave a literal mark on audiences: fake blood spatters. And now, their story will be told in an authorized book compiled by longtime fans of the band by Bob Gorman and Roger Gastman. Rolling Stone reports that Gorman has been associated more »

‘Supergirl’ series takes to the skies at CBS

As expected, CBS has ordered the Supergirl pilot from Arrow executive producer Greg Berlanti to series. This is officially the golden age of comic-based television. Ten years ago, I don’t think even the most optimistic of superhero fans could have predicted Green Arrow, Supergirl and S.H.I.E.L.D would all have their own shows. Melissa Benoist, a rising star more »