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  • Bo-Selected! Katee Sackhoff to reprise role for ‘Mandalorian’…

    Despite coronavirus delays throughout the industry, Disney has said they are  hoping to keep post-production schedules of The Mandalorian‘s second season on track for broadcast on Disney+ in October. There’s also been a number of new details regarding the talent involved for that sophomore run.  We know show-runner Jon...
  • Amid COVID concerns, CBS already renews key shows…

    Amid the chaos of when – or even if – some key primetime shows will be returning for their regular September/October places in the schedule, US network CBS has, at least, formally renewed a number of its existing hits ahead of resuming any actual production… All Rise (heading to...
  • Sarlacc Pit-Stopped. Fett’s fate confirmed for ‘Mandalorian’…

    Originally being little more than a relatively minor supporting player in the Star Wars saga, the character of Bobba Fett has taken on a fan-favourite status that belies his screen time. Despite an apparent grizzly end, plummeting down a hungry Sarlacc Pit in Return of the Jedi, subsequent multimedia...
  • Despite appeal, ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ won’t get day in CBS court…

    Despite the critical success of Amazon Studios‘ Bosch (featuring Titus Welliver) and the considerable talent initially assembled for A+E Studios/CBS‘ proposed series based on author Michael Connelly’s other successful character Mickey Haller aka ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’, it appears the latter will now not be going forward at CBS. Even...
  • Next ‘Star Wars’ Confirmed: Now it’s hurry up and Waititi…

    On the appropriately-dated  May the Fourth, Lucasfilm have formally announced their plans for a new Star Wars movie – which will be helmed by Taika Waititi. As film-fans already know, Waititi is the man behind Thor: Ragnarok and the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder) and who won the Academy...
  • Eye Wide Shut: SDCC finally announces 2020 cancellation…

    In the melee regarding events being pulled across the summer calendar and beyond there were two notable hold-outs. The Cannes Film Festival and the San Diego Comic Con were resolutely waiting to make any announcements and looking for a way to go forward with their prestigious annual events.  Cannes...
  • Impulse/Control : Westworld’s ‘Exiles’ and Excess…

    Once upon a time William entered the landscape of Westworld and it changed his life. Seeing himself as neither hero or villain he orchestrated a take-over of the company that built it, but over the years, that choice and its consequences has cost him dear – in both his...
  • Coronavirus: 2020 summer movies get new dates (UPDATED)…

    With growing uncertainty as to when the coronavirus pandemic crisis will pass, the summer of 2020 is looking particularly barren for all the major Hollywood studios. While some have chosen to move their titles to a VOD platform, more are simply pushing back their releases weeks, months or indefinitely....
  • Law & Ordered: NBC confirms Meloni’s return to SVUniverse…

    For twelve years  (1999-2011) Mariska Hargitay and Chris Meloni starred together in Law & Order: SVU as Olivia Benson and Elliott Stabler who were part of the New York Police Department’s (fictional) Special Victims Unit of the title (a unit that dealt with, as the opening credits stated, ‘particularly...