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The Snyder Cut of #JusticeLeage is coming to HBO Max! It'll be put-up or shut-up time for the fans (and possibly trolls)...
05/20/2020
Zack Snyder Will Release the ‘Snyder Cut’ of ‘Justice League’ on HBO Max

The Snyder Cut of #JusticeLeage is coming to HBO Max! It'll be put-up or shut-up time for the fans (and possibly trolls) who have long demanded #ReleaseTheSnyderCut. What can we demand next? A sequel to the Super Mario Bros. movie, perhaps?

The mythical, unreleased version of the 2017 superhero film “Justice League” will finally see the light of day on Warner Media’s HBO Max. After years of campaigning from talent an…

New Mutants feel more like Old Mutants at this point, with a release date 2+ years later than originally scheduled. Also...
05/13/2020
‘New Mutants’ Set to Release in August

New Mutants feel more like Old Mutants at this point, with a release date 2+ years later than originally scheduled. Also -- I'll believe it when I see it.

Disney added “The New Mutants” back to its release calendar, setting the superhero adventure to debut in theaters on Aug. 8, 2020. The studio also moved “Ron’s Gone Wrong,&#…

Swamp Thing was uprooted from the DC Universe streaming service prematurely, but may yet blossom on the CW. The network ...
05/12/2020
'Swamp Thing,' Canceled at DC Universe, Coming to The CW

Swamp Thing was uprooted from the DC Universe streaming service prematurely, but may yet blossom on the CW. The network will air season one, but, barring phenomenal ratings, a second season is still unlikely.

The younger-focused broadcaster has also acquired two more shows from the U.K. and Canada.

American Horror Story is getting a spinoff! American Horror Stories will be a one-hour, self-contained episode. Think Bl...
05/11/2020
Ryan Murphy Announces ‘American Horror Story’ Spinoff in the Works

American Horror Story is getting a spinoff! American Horror Stories will be a one-hour, self-contained episode. Think Black Mirror or Twilight Zone style storytelling.

Ryan Murphy is plotting to tell more horror stories of the American variety. The prolific producer announced via his Instagram that a “one hour contained” spinoff of his FX anthology se…

The Walking Dead apocalypse is on pause due to IRL apocalypse, but AMC hopes to keep fandom alive with a video chat show...
04/10/2020
AMC Sets ‘Friday Night In With The Morgans’ Talk Show With ‘Walking Dead’ Star

The Walking Dead apocalypse is on pause due to IRL apocalypse, but AMC hopes to keep fandom alive with a video chat show starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan from his upstate NY farm.

AMC has tapped “Walking Dead” star Jeffrey Dean Morgan to host a weekly talk show with his wife, actor Hilarie Burton Morgan, that will originate from the couple’s farm in upstate…

03/21/2020
ShoutFactoryTV : Watch What We Left Behind: Looking Back At Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Tractor-beamed to your home? The Star Trek DS9 documentary is free to watch via Shout Factory TV! You won't need a tachyon disturbance to go back to the 90s and relive this criminally overlooked gem of a series. http://www.shoutfactorytv.com/what-we-left-behind-looking-back-at-star-trek-deep-space-nine/5e5720a61a89ca000125a648

Ira Steven Behr explores the legacy of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993).

A Game of Thrones alum is joining The Witcher! Kristofer Hivju, aka Tormund, goes beyond the wall for season 2 of the Ne...
02/22/2020

A Game of Thrones alum is joining The Witcher! Kristofer Hivju, aka Tormund, goes beyond the wall for season 2 of the Netflix series.

02/11/2020
Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon is resurrected! See Anthony Mackie in the first full trailer for Netflix's sci-fi action/thriller's return. Also - do yourself a favor and watch (or rewatch) season one before 2/27/2020. After all, you only live once.

No body forgets. #AlteredCarbon. Season 2. 2/27/2020.

02/05/2020
Altered Carbon

If you missed Altered Carbon season 1 on Netflix, now is the perfect time to binge it. Season 2 hits on Feb 27th, and, if it is half as good as the first season, it's going to be out-of-this-world.

They say we have conquered death - then why can we never escape it? 2.27.20 #AlteredCarbon

Marvel is killing Howard the Duck...'s Hulu series. The previously announced animated series, along with Tigra & Dazzler...
01/25/2020
‘Howard the Duck,’ ‘Tigra & Dazzler’ Animated Marvel Shows Not Moving Forward at Hulu

Marvel is killing Howard the Duck...'s Hulu series. The previously announced animated series, along with Tigra & Dazzler, are being canned. MODOK and Hit Monkey are moving forward (for now), but the 4-series crossover The Offenders is dead by association.

Marvel Television’s remaining slate continues to dwindle. Variety has confirmed that the animated shows “Howard the Duck” and “Tigra & Dazzler” — two of four…

Better Call Saul ... while you can! The Breaking Bad prequel been renewed for a 6th and final season ahead of its Februa...
01/18/2020
‘Better Call Saul’ Renewed for 6th and Final Season at AMC

Better Call Saul ... while you can! The Breaking Bad prequel been renewed for a 6th and final season ahead of its February 23rd season 5 premiere.

“Better Call Saul” has been renewed for season a sixth and final season at AMC. The final season will be 13 episodes and will go into production later this year and air in 2021. News th…

01/13/2020
IGN

Sony’s Spider-verse is happening whether Marvel fans want it to or not, and this Morbius trailer shows how it may tie into the MCU proper. Does it make you feel more or less confident in Sony’s Spidey films?

The first trailer for Morbius is here!

After you’ve taken your first bite, stick around for our exclusive interview with Jared Leto himself.

‪A Willow series is being developed for Disney Plus! Do you have fond memories of George Lucas’s fantasy movie, or did i...
01/08/2020
Jonathan Kasdan Confirms Start of Willow Series - ComingSoon.net

‪A Willow series is being developed for Disney Plus! Do you have fond memories of George Lucas’s fantasy movie, or did it skip your generation?

We've heard the rumors, but now we have an official word from Jonathan Kasdan that pre-production on a Willow series for Disney+ is definitely underway!

01/06/2020
New Mutants

‪Is New Mutants actually being released!? 2 years after its original April 2018 release date, the last of Fox’s pre-Disney X-Men universe / mutant movies may see the light of day.‬

out with the old.

‪Galaxy Quest is 20 years old, and, as beloved as it is, it could have been much bigger. Here’s how it came to be and ho...
12/24/2019
DreamWorks "Screwed Up:" Why Cult Classic 'Galaxy Quest' Wasn't a Bigger Hit

‪Galaxy Quest is 20 years old, and, as beloved as it is, it could have been much bigger. Here’s how it came to be and how the studio dropped the ball.

Twenty years after the meta sci-fi movie hit theaters, director Dean Parisot and stars Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver and Justin Long look back at censored scenes, and reveal the apology Jeffrey Katzenberg issued over the film's lackluster marketing: "They didn’t seem particularly interested in what ...

Happy 30th birthday to The Simpsons! Stickin’ it to the man since December 17, 1989.
12/18/2019

Happy 30th birthday to The Simpsons! Stickin’ it to the man since December 17, 1989.

Star Trek: Picard has been renewed for season two -- and season one doesn't even premiere until January 23, 2020! That's...
12/16/2019
‘Star Trek: Picard’ Renewed for Season 2 at CBS All Access

Star Trek: Picard has been renewed for season two -- and season one doesn't even premiere until January 23, 2020! That's one way to make it so.

Patrick Stewart’s return as Captain Picard isn’t going to be a one-season affair. CBS All Access has renewed “Star Trek: Picard” for a second season, over a month before its…

Happy Friday the 13th!
12/13/2019

Happy Friday the 13th!

12/09/2019
Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters: Afterlife wants to prove that there's life after franchise death. Does the trailer win you over? Is it too Stranger Things or just enough Stranger Things?

Everything happens for a reason. Watch the new trailer for #Ghostbusters: Afterlife, in theaters next summer.

You can have this one, Hollywood. Just make it happen.
11/29/2019

You can have this one, Hollywood. Just make it happen.

11/25/2019
The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead's next spinoff hits next year. Does this teaser make you want to spend more time in 'The Walking Dead Universe'? Or maybe return, if you haven't watched the core show in recent seasons?

Get ready to see the #TWDUniverse get bigger with TWDWorldBeyond coming this spring.

A new Star Trek movie is boldly going forward! Fargo and Legion creator Noah Hawley is set to write and direct, and the ...
11/20/2019
Noah Hawley to Write and Direct Next ‘Star Trek’ Movie

A new Star Trek movie is boldly going forward! Fargo and Legion creator Noah Hawley is set to write and direct, and the reboot cast is expected to return.

“Fargo” and “Legion” creator Noah Hawley has been tapped to write and direct the next installment of the “Star Trek” franchise, sources tell Variety. Though plot…

Snikt!
11/20/2019
The X-Men

Snikt!

‪The X-Men Animated Series is on Disney+ BUT the episodes are in the wrong order. Here’s a guide to help you binge the right way.

James Dean is coming back to life --  and it was inevitable. The actor, deceased since 1955, will be fully recreated in ...
11/06/2019
James Dean Reborn in CGI for Vietnam War Action-Drama (Exclusive)

James Dean is coming back to life -- and it was inevitable. The actor, deceased since 1955, will be fully recreated in CGI from existing footage and photos with his family's blessing and another actor's voice (imitation?). If that isn't insulting, how about the fact that he's only the second lead? "You resurrected me for second billing?!"

The cultural icon, who died in 1955, will return to the screen via CGI using actual footage and photos for 'Finding Jack.'

The 'Game of Thrones' prequel that IS moving forward is called 'House of the Dragon' set 300 years before GoT. HBO has m...
10/30/2019
‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Series ‘House of the Dragon’ Ordered at HBO

The 'Game of Thrones' prequel that IS moving forward is called 'House of the Dragon' set 300 years before GoT. HBO has made a 10 episode straight-to-series order and its co-showrunner has directed GoT episodes Hardhome, Battle of the Bastards, and Winds of Winter.

The world of “Game of Thrones” will live on at HBO. A prequel series based on the “Game of Thrones” companion book “Fire & Blood” has been ordered straight-to-series at the premium …

‪The Game of Thrones spinoff starring Naomi Watts has been killed by HBO! A pilot was shot, but it won’t move forward. A...
10/29/2019
'Game of Thrones': Naomi Watts-Led Prequel Dead at HBO

‪The Game of Thrones spinoff starring Naomi Watts has been killed by HBO! A pilot was shot, but it won’t move forward. A second prequel set closer to the events of Thrones is still being developed, but isn’t as far along.

Jane Goldman's pilot was filmed over the summer and will not be moving forward.

'Game of Thrones' producers Weiss & Benioff were set to produce a new 'Star Wars' trilogy, but are supposedly too busy t...
10/29/2019
'Star Wars' Shocker: 'Game of Thrones' Duo Quits Planned Trilogy

'Game of Thrones' producers Weiss & Benioff were set to produce a new 'Star Wars' trilogy, but are supposedly too busy to move forward. Do you think backlash to the final season of Thrones and backlash Rian Johnson got for 'Last Jedi' encouraged their retreat? https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/star-wars-shocker-game-thrones-duo-quits-planned-trilogy-1250666

The pair were set to produce the 2022 film, the first to come after this year's 'Rise of Skywalker.'

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Did I call it or did I call it about melisandre and the lord of light?!?!?! Lol
2/1 odds we see Hodor in the battle next week.
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