• Console Yourself: ‘The Last of Us’ gets Updated and Remastered…

    With the strikes now over, it looks as if it’s full-steam ahead for production on the second season of HBO‘s adaptation of The Last of Us. While little is known of the specifics, the first episode script was completed ahead of the strike and it is believed that the...
  • Original C.i.N.? Doctor Who scene takes the plunge for telethon…

    In the run-up to the 25th November and the first of the Doctor Who anniversary specials, the BBC‘s annual telethon Children in Need showed an exclusive scene featuring the incoming 14th Doctor (looking a lot like the 10th Doctor – David Tennant – but with glimpses of the 13th...
  • Reed between the lines or No Kang Do: Marvel spins its slate…

    Two significant bits of Marvel news hit the wires today – with one confirmation and one strong rumour. The ‘rumour’ aspect is the news that Pedro Pascal (The Last of Us) is being courted to essay the role of Reed Richards in the upcoming Fantastic Four film to be...
  • Warner Bros. looks to enlist ‘Alien Legion’ for franchise…

    In quite the deep-dive into decades’ old comics, original Deadpool and Terminator: Dark Fate director Tim Miller has been announced to helm a version of a classic Epic/Marvel property. Though many younger readers may have never heard of Alien Legion, the title (co-created by Carl Potts, Alan Zelenetz and...
  • Warners’ Hybrid/Animated ‘Acme’ film write-off draws wrath…

    There were raised eyebrows and lots of frustrations last year when Warner Bros. took a look at their financials and decided that they would take extreme measures to ensure their profit margins. In some cases this meant cancelling forthcoming projects that didn’t have a high-degree of certain success, reorganising...
  • BREAKING: SAG-AFTRA / Actors’ strike ends after historic deal…

    As the historic actors’ strike ends, it’s a case of ‘How we got here, how it’s going…’ It’s officially been 118 days –¬† 2nd May – since the actors’ union SAG-AFTRA announced that its members were on strike. The combination of the WGA strike ands the actors’ strike essentially...
  • Bad Luck and Trouble: ‘Reacher’ second season heads to Amazon…

    After two Jack Reacher films starring Tom Cruise in 2012 and 2016, which received mixed reviews (decent story and action but controversial casting for a 6ft+ man-mountain of a character), it’s generally conceded that last year’s Reacher tv series finally got all the ingredients of Lee Child’s novels and...
  • Cold Open: Next Ghostbusters to send a chill down your spine…

    Ghostbusters has been a generationally successful franchise – the first movie (released waaaaaay back in 1984) being a landmark movie that still works today. Its 1989 sequel was not quite as popular but was still a relative hit. The female Ghostbusters reboot of 2016 was perfectly decent in and...
  • ‘WHOniverse’ heads to ‘Church’ at Christmas (and lines up UK extras)…

    With less than three weeks to go until the first Doctor Who 60th anniversary special (the first of three, commencing on the evening of Saturday 25th November and then the following two weekends), there’s plenty of other celebratory programming to keep fans busy. Here’s a round-up, likely with more...
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