‘Deadpool’ Scribes Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick On This Awards Season’s Biggest Surprise Candidate
In a year filled with high achievements in entertainment, the Ryan Reynolds-starring Marvel film Deadpool was among the greatest and most surprising; and while T.J. Miller’s Weasel thinks it sounds like a “f*cking franchise,” to writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the extent of the film’s success was as startling as it was to anyone else. Released February 12 with a typically tongue-in-cheek Valentine’s marketing campaign, the movie about the “merc with a mouth” went on… Read
Netflix’s ‘Marvel’s Luke Cage’ Gets Season 2, No Return Date Set
Sweet Christmas! Literally as it turns out, as Netflix announced today at Comic Con Brazil that there will be a second season of Marvel’s Luke Cage. No date was set for the return – a very short teaser on the show’s Twitter page merely says “Coming Soon.” But fans should be very pleased to know there’ll be more to come from the defender of Harlem.
Here’s the Season 2 teaser:
Always forward. #LukeCage pic.twitter.com/4pnu52KFKr
— Luke Cage (@LukeCage) December 4… Read
Carrie Fisher Confirms Racy Rumors, Tells Stephen Colbert About Wild Ewoks, Harrison Ford & Her Candid New Memoir
Carrie Fisher told Stephen Colbert’s Late Show audience tonight that, yes, those tales of wild, rampant Star Wars sex were true. Ewoks, she joked, screwed like rabbits.
Fisher was less forthcoming about her recently revealed affair with co-star Harrison Ford, brushing it away with an embarrassed laugh. “I can’t handle it,” she joked with a sort of mock mortification. “I’m sure he can’t handle it at all.”
The he, of course, is Ford, the Han Solo to her Princess Leia, and… Read
John Noble Returning To ‘Sleepy Hollow’ For Season 4 – NY Comic-Con
Sleepy Hollow goes into its fourth season after some major changes that essentially constitute a soft reboot, but though nearly the entire cast has been revamped and the premise somewhat adjusted, a familiar face will be returning to the Fox show: John Noble, who played Henry Parrish/Jeremy Crane/The Horseman of War in the first and second seasons.
No details on how Henry Parrish’s return is possible – the character was killed off at the end of season 2 – but Noble was… Read
‘Westworld’ EP Talks “Breaking” Season 2, ‘GTA’ & Video Game Influence – NY Comic-Con
"We played some as research for making this show, as when (Michael) Crichton first wrote his movie, video games literally didn't exist except for PONG," said executive producer Jonathan Nolan today at the Westworld panel at New York Comic-Con. "I'm happy to report my wife is the world's most boring Grand Theft Auto player," he added of the co-showrunner of the HBO series.
"The way they crafted some of the shots is to mimic a video game," said star Thandie Newton of the… Read
‘Underground’ Cast & Creatives On Harriet Tubman, Hurricane Production Halt – NY Comic-Con
With Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport scheduled to open Monday post-Hurricane Matthew, Underground executive producer and director Anthony Hemingway is cautiously optimistic that the WGN America breakout series can resume production on Season 2 this week.
"They're not allowing people back into the city yet," Hemingway told Deadline Sunday, shortly before the show’s panel at New York Comic Con. With "parts of five episodes" for season two shot, Hemingway noted… Read
‘Legion’ Adds Jemaine Clement To FX Marvel Series – NY Comic-Con
“We live in very tumultuous times, things are polarizing and there is a lot of intolerance,” said Noah Hawley today at the Legion panel at New York Comic-Con. “This isn't about battling the enemy but dealing with the enemy within,” he added of the tormented Dan Stevens-played character of David Haller AKA Legion. “It will make you laugh and make you cry,” said Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb of Legion, in praising the efforts of Hawley and cast and crew of the show.
In a panel… Read
Sigourney Weaver Added As ‘The Defenders’ Villain As Whole Cast On-Stage At NY Comic-Con
Sigourney Weaver hit the stage of New York Comic Con today to huge applause to be revealed as playing the villain on the upcoming The Defenders on Netflix. The Oscar nominee was joined by the actual Defenders themselves Luke Cage, Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist at the end of the Main Stage panel for the latter March 17, 2017 debuting series.
No details of Weaver’s character nor a premiere date for The Defenders was announced but the NYC-based series is about to… Read
‘The Walking Dead’ S7 Preview: No Death Reveal, But [Spoiler] Confirmed To Live – NY Comic-Con
We still don’t know who died in the terrifying (and for many fans, frustrating) cliffhanger ending of the season 6 finale of AMC’s The Walking Dead when new main villain Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) bashed an unidentified character with his barbed wire baseball bat “lucille”. But we do know, at least, who survived. Now, for the benefit of readers glancing at this on the main page, I won’t say who it is in this paragraph but you can watch for yourself in the clip above… Read
‘Marvel’s Iron Fist’ Adds Rosario Dawson, Drops New Teaser Trailer – NY Comic-Con
“We can't show you the show, we just finished filing this morning," said Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb today at the Marvel's Iron Fist panel at New York Comic-Con. Then the Marvel TV boss showed the packed Main Stage at the Javits Center the new trailer for the March 17, 2017 debuting Netflix series.
Today's panel for the 13-episode first season of the series saw Loeb, Iron Fist himself Finn Jones and showrunner Scott Buck onstage. Fellow cast members Jessica Henwick, David… Read
‘Marvel’s The Punisher’ Adds ‘Daredevil’s Deborah Ann Woll To Season 1 – NY Comic-Con
The Daredevil spinoff The Punisher will see another veteran of the Netflix Marvel universe joining its first season, it was officially announced today at New York Comic-Con. Deborah Ann Woll, AKA former Murdock & Nelson secretary Karen Page, walked on-stage after Jon Bernthal, AKA Frank Castle/The Punisher, to say she would be crossing over to the upcoming show.
Woll’s appearance on the series had been somewhat revealed inadvertently several days ago, when fans living… Read
‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’: Animated Series To Premiere On Disney XD In 2017 — NY Comic-Con
Disney XD is debuting a new original animated series Marvel’s Spider-Man, which is set to premiere of next year, said Cort Lane, senior vice president at Marvel Animation and Family Entertainment, at New York Comic Con. Produced by Marvel Television, the series follows the teenage years of Spider-Man, as an unsure but courageous Peter Parker has to figure out how to be a superhero from the very beginning. Alan Fine, Dan Buckley, Joe Quesada and Jeph Loeb from the Marvel… Read