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#802 Sep 15 2016 at 8:05 AM Rating: Good
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I get what they're trying for with the flaming skull for the show. It's part flaming skull of the original Ghost Rider and part flaming racing helmet of Robbie Reyes' version, but if the poster is any indication, at least to me, it looks more like Doom baddies and looks too "cartoony." Maybe it'll look better in-show.

Jackie Earle Haley cast in James Cameron's live action adaptation of Alita: Battle Angel as alledgedly a "cyborg villain", so shouldn't be long before Twitter loses it's collective shit over it. Margot Robbie will be executive producing the Suicide Squad spinoff based on her Harley Quinn, because sure why not. Nothing to really do with this thread, but Super Troopers 2 is not only a thing, but Rob Lowe will be in it making it that much more awesome. His character is, according to Deadline, Guy Le Franc, a mayor of a Quebec border town.

CBS's new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, is being pushed back from a January premiere to May. They say the delays is due to issues with quality. "We aim to dream big and deliver, and that means making sure the demands of physical and post-production for a show that takes place entirely in space, and the need to meet an air date, don't result in compromised quality," according to executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Bryan Fuller.

WB to release the Constantine Blu-Ray, the one with Matt Ryan, on October 4th. I still miss the show.

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#803 Sep 15 2016 at 2:13 PM Rating: Good
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I generally avoid Twitter; why would they rage about Jackie Earle Haley being cast in Alita? Just because Twitter? Or is there any kind of reason behind it? I'm assuming he'll be playing Makaku, but that's just a personal hunch...
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#804 Sep 16 2016 at 8:03 AM Rating: Good
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Alita is anime, which to Twitter means only Asians are allowed to be cast for live action adaptations if the last round of outrage from Scarlet Johansson being cast as Major Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell is any indication.

In Legends of Tomorrow, it sounds like Lance Henriksen won't be the only Obsidian, as it has been confirmed that Dan Payne has been cast as a younger version of the character. That sounds like half of Back To The Future 2. Henry Cavill's agent has confirmed that Man of Steel 2 is in production, and that Cavill himself has decided to take on a much more active role. Good, maybe he'll look less bored third time out. Vincent D'Onofrio was recently asked about his Wilson Fisk returning to the Netflix Marvel universe, to which he replied "That I can't answer. I do know, but I can't answer ... so take that as you will." Which is pretty much confirmation if you ask me. Dichen Lachman, who was Inhuman Magneto Jiaying in Agents of SHIELD will crossover to the other brand as Roulette in the second season of Supergirl, who is a casino owner slash fight promoter.

Relative newcomer Cailee Spaeny joins John Boyega and Scott Eastwood in the Pacific Rim sequel. The first was certainly an amusing kaiju flick with people walking funny.
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#805 Sep 19 2016 at 8:15 AM Rating: Good
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Todd McFarlene, known to most as the guy whose name is on all those awesome looking but fragile as all hell action figures, says that his next attempt at bringing Spawn to the big screen will "And it's not gonna be a continuation, it's not gonna be a sequel, it's not gonna be any of that. Scrap the first movie it was twenty years ago. It's gonna be a dark, R-rated, scary, badass sort of script that's tight. And it's not a nice, polite, PG-13 with ray guns and headquarters ... You're never going to see a dude in a rubber suit....This is going to be my Jaws shark." So, ignoring that it's a creator talking about his own creation, sounds great. The first movie was such cheese that only b-movie connoisseurs such as myself really enjoyed for it's camp.

Bryan Cranston wants to play Mister Sinister in an X-Men movie mostly because no one else has before. Actually not a bad reason.

Jurassic World 2's budget is rumored to be around $260m. Yikes.

A photo of JK Simmons as Commissioner Gordon was released Saturday, better known as Batman Day. Say what you will about Zack Snyder as long as you say he's a crap director, but at least we know he opens comic books and knows how to take still pictures of the scenes he sees with actors.

We're about two months out from the next cape flick, as such a more detailed plot synopsis for Doctor Strange has been released. Mostly spoiler free, since it's just more words describing what everyone that's even remotely followed the movie's progress.
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From Marvel comes Doctor Strange, the story of the world-famous neurosurgeon Dr. Stephen Strange whose life changes forever after a horrific car accident robs him of the use of his hands. When traditional medicine fails him, he is forced to look for healing, and hope, in an unlikely place -- a mysterious enclave known as Kamar-Taj. He quickly learns that this is not just a center for healing but also the front line of a battle against unseen dark forces bent on destroying our reality. Before long Strange -- armed with newly acquired magical powers -- is forced to choose whether to return to his life of fortune or leave it all behind to defend the world as the most powerful sorcerer in existence. Join Strange on his dangerous, mystifying, and totally mind-bending journey when Marvel's Doctor Strange opens in Irish Cinemas on 25th October.


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#806 Sep 20 2016 at 11:54 AM Rating: Good
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That was one hundred fifty percent certainly Man-Bat Comish-to-Be Gordon hung out the window, but I'm on the fence with the guy that got slammed by the truck at the start of the episode. Either Croc or Doomsday. Either way, pretty good start for this season's Gotham. Lucifer on the other hand I felt my attention waxing and waning, though the end was certainly amusing. Scream Queens and Agents of SHIELD tonight.

Elena Anaya confirmed that she'll be a baddy making trouble for Diana in the upcoming Wonder Woman flick, stating that "Well, it was a small role in this big ensemble, but it is an important character in the story. It's directed by Patty Jenkins, then there's Gal Gadot as our main lead, Chris Pine as her co-lead and I'm going to be ... a big nightmare for the two of them"
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#807 Sep 20 2016 at 4:12 PM Rating: Good
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Gotham was pretty good. I thought Emo-Bruce looked a lot like Carl. Was getting ready for some "God **** it, Carl" moments. I expected Ivy's scene to be a catalyst to her using some plants to stop the Aging-Man and make Fish see her power and not want to kill her. Instead I guess they will push that out a bit further. Probably still triggered by this seemingly deadly fall into a rushing sewer line.

I thought Lucifer wasn't bad. It was pretty much the same as it was in the first season. Lucifer makes for a charming devil character and Chloe likes the eggs. Though I did think for a moment that the new forensics girl was going to be Lucifer's mom. And for a moment that Amenadiel losing his time stopping powers was going to lead to him losing his immortality as well, and accidentally actually almost dying when he was doing his little trick.

On a side note... Chloe needs a better makeup artist in the show. Are they trying to make her look drugged out? Cause if so they are doing a good job.

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#808 Sep 20 2016 at 9:34 PM Rating: Decent
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I'm kind of ****** that they did the season premiere and are immediately following it up with a week off. They should have just waited a couple more weeks and avoided having the gap.
#809 Sep 21 2016 at 7:40 AM Rating: Good
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I'm pretty sure the only show that's on hiatus next week is Lucifer due to the Presidential game of The Dozens Debates.

So the flame skull works much better in action than on a poster. The cracks in the skull are kind of similar to where comic-Robbie's maskull has flame ... exhausts? I guess you can call it that. Enjoyed the melting transformation effect. Hope we get to see the Penance Stare. Other aspects of the show were okay. May kicking ass, Fitz and Simmons, as well as Coulson and Mack being themselves, Mary Sue Poots' butt. Also building a Life Model Decoy. I'm still betting that is how they're bringing Ward back to the show. Good start. Scream Queens was exactly as it was meant to be. Ridiculous camp. John Stamos' character's backstory was basically Doctor Strange minus a trip to Tibet, so that was something.

After the Dark Tower movie, Idris Elba will be returning to the role in a spin-off tv series.

Mastodon! Pterodactyl! Triceratops! Saber-Toothed Tiger! Tyrannosaurus!

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#810 Sep 22 2016 at 7:42 AM Rating: Good
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Keanu posing for a promotional still for John Wick 2, looking dapper and wooden, which is par for the course. I liked the first movie, but I think it would have been better off as a one and done. Also, Francis Ed Skrein joining Rosa Salazar and Jackie Earle Haley in Battle Angel Alita, cast as Zapan, an evil cyborg who has obtained a weapon called the Damascus Blade. In the manga he's like, the main bad guy. Pacific Rim 2 picks up Jing Tian, a relative new comer that'll also be in Kong Island. It's been revealed that Michael Fassbender's Assassin's Creed's historical Spain scenes will be spoken in Spanish, so get ready to read half the movie.

Now some near conspiracy level rumors, the New York Comic Con twitter released a statement about how Jon Bernthal could only be there on Saturday and Sunday due to his Netflix production schedule. Now, unless there's some secret project we're unaware of, that could mean that The Punisher could start filming as early as October, which also vibes with the fact that auditions and casting is already taking place and reports of a 2017 release. Also, during the red-carpet premiere of this season's Agents of SHIELD last week, Jeph Loeb invited a bunch of people to be in attendence. One was Felipe Smith, who was pretty much responsible for Robbie Reyes' creation, but more importantly Gerry Conway. Gerry has written Ghost Rider in the past, but more notably Jeph introduced him as "the creator of the Punisher," and reportedly followed it up by saying "You will understand why I brought all these people here later in the season, and why it makes sense." So ... Ghost Rider versus Punisher later in the season? I don't even care if it turns out false, just the possibility is exciting to me.

Disney CEO Bob Igor said "I had a meeting yesterday with Kathy Kennedy and we mapped out — well, we reviewed — the ‘Star Wars’ plans that we have ’til 2020. We have movies in development for ‘Star Wars’ ’til then, and we started talking about what we’re going to do in 2021 and beyond," about Star Wars, and described Rogue One as "An experiment, of sorts." He also added "We had a similar meeting with Marvel a week-and-a-half ago to plot [those films] out, where we’ve got movies in either development or production — some nearing completion — through the end of this decade. [There], we too are beginning to talk about what do we do the next decade, and so on."

AMC is taking a break from the Negan promos to show of Khary Paton's Cybrog Ezekiel and Shiva.

Promos 4 and 5 for ScarJo's Ghost in the Shell. Not sure where the first three are, though not particularly interested enough in the project to hunt them down.
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#811 Sep 23 2016 at 7:41 AM Rating: Good
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Got around to watching the new Tick pilot. It was a lot darker than I expected, which made Tick's behavior that much more hilarious.

Hulu picks up Top Cow's Postal for a live action adaptation. This one I actually read, it's basically about a somewhat autistic mailman in a town of criminals who are off the grid who are looking for a second chance to reclaim their lives. Then there's the first murder in twenty-five years, and things start shifting gears as there's a pretty strict zero tolerance rule for any illegal activity that might draw attention to the town.

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#812 Sep 26 2016 at 7:27 AM Rating: Good
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Looks like another Jurassic Park star has joined Jeff Goldblum in Thor: Ragnarok. Sam Neill said "I'm not really allowed to say this, and I can't tell you what it is. I did a couple of days on Thor just before I came over here. I had to sign all sorts of things that if I say anything else, Marvel's secret agents, and they are lethal, will come and get me, and probably my children as well."

What Thor was doing during Captain America 3


Mark Miller tweeted that he wants John Cena in the live adaptation of his Superior book.

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#813 Sep 26 2016 at 6:19 PM Rating: Good
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Really enjoyed that Thor on vacation clip.

Also, I may be very late on these, but after looking up some old Matt Mulholland videos, I stumbled upon some stuff he did a few years ago:







"Conditioner Gordon" sold me on them.
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#814 Sep 27 2016 at 12:54 PM Rating: Good
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Heh, Bane-ana.

Kevin Feige, commenting on the upcoming Doctor Strange.
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One would imagine that anybody living in New York is aware of what had occurred in various instances. But like, in our real life, people go about their daily business and go about their job, and his job is to be the best neurosurgeon and to take the best cases and to get the most attention and to get the most accolades and that's what he's focused on until his accident. So he doesn't spend a lot of time talking or thinking about the Avengers.

This is very much a standalone introduction to a very complex character and a very complex world, which -- through this movie, and until maybe some upcoming movies -- is relatively self-contained and independent. People inhabiting the same world, who are stopping buildings from falling down and robots from doing this or aliens from doing that, these people in this movie are stopping inter dimensional forces from wiping out all of reality. So, although it doesn't necessarily come up, we've always sort of assumed that the sorcerers have bigger fish to fry. When they hear there's something happening in the city, or there's a bank being robbed, they're not thinking about it. They're thinking about, 'If we don't keep vigilant, our sense of reality will disappear and there won't be a bank to rob and there won't be a city to be conquered.'
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#815 Sep 28 2016 at 10:25 AM Rating: Good
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Gotham: I'm not sure if I was more annoyed that there was no one guarding the back door when Gordon snuck in, or when the riot started and there was still no one guarding that back door. At no point do you leave an exit unguarded. Smiley: motz

Also Penguin letting Fish go annoyed me. I was kind of hoping that after the "heartfelt" scene, he would look up, smile, shrug his shoulders and shoot her anyway. That would have made the scene infinitely better.

SHIELD: May going nuts was amusing. Didn't see Director of SHIELD Hyper Happy Man being an Inhuman, though now I'm kind of curious who he is supposed to be. They mentioned he was a well known hero, or well known person, which is why he was made the director slash face. At least they put some doubt towards Robbie being Inhuman, though still not out of the woods. Darkhold reference was nice, which was attached to a supernatural storyline back in the '90s. Looks like we're heading towards Doctor Strange afterall.

Also a Smiley: motz for the Vice President Debates next Tuesday.

Tyron Woodley, the UFC Champ, has walked away from a potential villain role in Spider-Man: Homecoming.


Luke Cage this Friday, Ash vs Evil Dead returns Sunday, Flash returns Tuesday right before that stupid debate, and Arrow on Wednesday.

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#816 Sep 29 2016 at 7:20 AM Rating: Good
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So I rewatched SHIELD, because I don't like things I know I should catch but don't. The director's name is Jeffrey, which leads me to believe that after a short google search, that there was a Jeffrey Mace that happened to be the third Captain America, near the end of WW2 while the original model was on ice and the second got stepped on by a giant robot. The episode also made a point of referring to him as basically a stand in for Steve Rogers. They wanted the "face of SHIELD" to be a hero, and this guy was in the books. He was a regular guy, but then again live action Steve can hold down a helicopter so I guess they need to up Jeff's power level as well.

First real look of Michael Rowe as Valiant's Ninjak, who is a wealthy British secret spy slash highly trained ninja. Variety is reporting that Winston Duke will be a second villain in Black Panther as M'Baku. I kind of doubt that, since his supervillain nomenclature is The Man-Ape, and as hilarious as that would be I just can't imagine that making it into a movie in this climate. Also, looks like Misty Knight will be showing up in Defenders.

Is it Friday yet?

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#817 Sep 30 2016 at 12:34 PM Rating: Good
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Floating around, the initial reaction to Luke Cage seems to be that storywise it's better than Jessica Jones and Daredevil Season 2, but not quite Daredevil Season 1. Also not quite there with David Tenna and Jon Bernthal as far as characters. Work wifi doesn't quite support Netflix and I work this weekend so I'll probably check it out starting Sunday night.
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We have a meeting coming up next week with Valve, we're very active, I'm hoping that there will be a Portal announcement fairly soon. ... We are having some really interesting discussions with writers, many of whom ... once you said you're doing a movie or show about a specific thing that is a known quantity, you start to find people who are rabid about these things. As someone who loves playing Half Life and Portal, what's the movie of this, it's incredible when you talk to someone who just 'gets' it, it's like, oh my god, it's really the seed for this incredible tree you're growing.
I'd watch a Portal movie, as long as it's actually Portal and not a prequel that leads to the events of the game.

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#818 Oct 02 2016 at 11:22 PM Rating: Good
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West World on HBO was off to a good start. I just happened to flip through the channels here before going to bed and stumbled onto it as the first episode was airing (assume it was a repeat airing).

Will be back home on Wednesday hopefully. Not sure when CW starts it's shows up again. I think I saw some commercials for Supergirl starting next week. I won't be going to Japan next week, unfortunately. Bad part, not going, good part, I guess, I won't be missing out on TV shows.
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#819 Oct 03 2016 at 7:38 AM Rating: Good
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Came home to my dvr hanging itself by the cord, trying to commit suicide. Fear the Walking Dead was meh, but the season premiere of Ash vs The Evil Dead was spectacular on pretty much every level. One part creepy and two parts hilarious, with a copious amount of gore and splatter. Bruce Campbell at his finest. Then I finished my night with a few episodes of Luke Cage. Just four episodes in, and I must say I'm enjoying it immensely. It's definitely not action oriented, but the story and characters put it a notch above most shows. Also, the music is an absolute delight. Watching Westworld. Interesting, but what really caught my attention was the piano remix of Black Hole Sun and orchestral Paint It Black playing. It's been a very musical day for me. Smiley: thumbsup

Trailer for the next Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Dead Men Tell No Tales, looks interesting enough with the spooky ghost zombie sea monster creatures, but after the last one I can't say I'm all that interested in seeing it. Javier Bardem does know how to chew a scene though, so that's not so bad.


The Doctor Who Christmas Special will co-star Justin Chatwin, who you may have gotten sick from his portrayal of Goku in Dragonball Evolution, as a yet to be named superhero. Good will towards men indeed. In better news, Tom Cavanagh will play yet another version of Harrison Wells. Good, since he's probably the best part of the show. Spider-Man: Homecoming and Justice League have both apparently wrapped filming, so now we play the waiting game. Thor: Ragnarok's director Taika Waititi shared a picture of Korg, the rock creature from the Planet Hulk storyline (and apparently Thor: Dark World), so he'll probably show up in the upcoming movie.

Mad Hatter tonight on Gotham, that should be something. Also, since it's hit four seasons Arrow has been syndicated, picked up by TNT and apparently they are marathoning it or they did marathon it over the weekend because there's like two dozen episodes on my dvr, but I guess it's a good way to be reminded of just went wrong, and the new season of misery starts Wednesday. Flash tomorrow, and no SHIELD because there needs to be a Vice President debate who really, no one gives two flips about.

Speaking of Agents of SHIELD, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen both confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that Jason O'Mara's character is in fact Jeffrey Mace, the Patriot. Smiley: thumbsupSmiley: schooled

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#820 Oct 03 2016 at 8:30 PM Rating: Good
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Watching Westworld. Interesting, but what really caught my attention was the piano remix of Black Hole Sun and orchestral Paint It Black playing. It's been a very musical day for me. Smiley: thumbsup


That was probably my favorite part. The story itself was enough to keep me hooked, but the choice in music there. I liked that. Similar to how in Bioshock Infinite they had a selection of songs played very differently.
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#821 Oct 04 2016 at 7:32 AM Rating: Good
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Gotham: ***** the rest of the characters, I want a show based on the misadventures of Penguin and Riddler.

Jon Bernthal starts filming for Netflix's The Punisher, and a few set photos have leaked. Looks like we're going Metal Gear Castle, better memed as Solid Frank. Official premiere date for Netflix's Iron Fist is now March 17, 2017. Came with a short teaser.


To preface, I just want to mention I watched a few more episodes of Luke Cage. Still enjoying the show and the music. Mahershala Ali, who in my opinion was great as Cottonmouth, is now attached to James Cameron's Alita: Battle Angel. The casting is becoming kind of interesting now. Cameron Cuffe will be Superman's grandfather Seg-El in ScyFy's Space Shark Super Ghost Attack Krypton pilot.
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#822 Oct 05 2016 at 8:31 AM Rating: Good
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Flash: Season premiere of Barry ruining his and everyone else's lives by being a selfish brat. Someone made a chart. At this point I'm kind of curious just how many Barrys and Eobards are just standing around that house during Mom's murder. Like that episode of Family Guy with Stewie and Brian. Pretty weird that Eobard apparently Speed Forced his imprisoned stubble off.

Allegedly the second page for the next Wolverine script, released on Twitter by director James Mangold. I doubt it's actually part of the script, just considering I'd imagine the first couple of paragraphs would be more on the first page of the script, not the second. Also a poster and billboard.
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#823 Oct 06 2016 at 7:51 AM Rating: Good
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Apparently yesterday was Wolverine: Logan Day, as more rumor reports were released. According to The Wrap, in the future where the movie takes place the birth rate of mutants has significantly declined, leading to a drop in the population of freaky eye lasers. Also in this future there is a government programmed called "Transigen," which is tasked with turning young mutants into weapons. Also Wolvy is older and his healing factor has taken a hit, to the point where allegedly sometimes they don't even work. Apparently the rest of the X-Men have disappeared for whatever reason, leaving Logan to take care of an unstable Xavier and a young girl with two retractable claws. X-23, minus the foot claw. Also she'll be helped out ocassionally by Caliban, played by Stephen Merchant. Kind of contradictory to the future from Days of Future Past, where everything was sunshine and unicorn farts, and that there was a version of Caliban in Apocalypse. * Patrick Stewart in Wolverine: Logan. Looks like some truth in the reports on his situation.

The Han Solo movie is rumored to have "tested" Creed's Tessa Thompson, Power Rangers' Naomi Scott, and Mad Max: Fury Road's Zoe Kravitz for roles. Presumably one of the roles is for Sana Starros/Solo, who in the new comics was once married to Han as a cover for a robbery which he later ran off with the loot.

Another set photo from Netflix' The Punisher reveals that Deborah Ann Woll's Karen will be showing up. Kind of makes sense, considering she and Frank had some rapport. The Punisher brings in Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Frank's on again and off again sidekick Micro, and Amber Rose Revah as made-for-Netflix character named Dinah Madani, who is a Homeland Security agent that is vexed by the Punisher. I guess Frank tries to get a pistol into an airplane? Also, turns out Ben Barnes isn't playing Bobby Saint as originally rumored, but Billy Russo, who was Frank's best friend during their time in Special Forces. Though that detail changed, Billy Russo does actually eventually become Jigsaw in the books so one step back two steps forward as far as I'm concerned.

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#824 Oct 07 2016 at 7:49 AM Rating: Good
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New York Comic Con starts, so there should be a lot of news today and especially over the weekend. Probably Iron Fist and Justice League.

William Shatner will join Adam West in the next Batman: Return of the Caped Crusader animated movie as Two Face.
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#825 Oct 08 2016 at 12:06 AM Rating: Decent
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Watching Westworld. Interesting, but what really caught my attention was the piano remix of Black Hole Sun and orchestral Paint It Black playing. It's been a very musical day for me. Smiley: thumbsup


That was probably my favorite part. The story itself was enough to keep me hooked, but the choice in music there. I liked that. Similar to how in Bioshock Infinite they had a selection of songs played very differently.


It took me awhile to finally figure out that that was Paint It Black. It was annoying me so much that I wasn't even really paying attention to the scene. I'm not fan of the Rolling Stones, so it's not something that I hear often, but it was so familiar that it was killing me.

Anyway, Westworld doesn't seem too terrible so far. I do find it more than a bit odd that they store the faulty robots instead of destroying or reprogramming them though. It doesn't seem to make much sense. They can apparently create and repair them easy enough, there doesn't seem to be any reason to keep them around. I'm really hoping that they won't go the obvious route and have them all activate and become an army of insane killbots.
#826 Oct 08 2016 at 7:57 PM Rating: Good
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Catching up on so many shows...

DVR messed for a few days last week. Instead of recording Flash, it said it did, but instead recorded an episode of Simpsons on FXX. Also missed episodes of Gotham and a few other things. Going to have to hunt them down.

Started watching Luke Cage. Half way through ep 4 now. Music works well, and I'm liking the character development.

Also, something about Sigorney Weaver playing a villain in the upcoming "Defenders" Netflix show.

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Looks like Agent Carter is coming to the next season of Disney XD's Avengers show. To be voiced by Hayley Atwell. I've seen a few episodes of Disney's animated shows, but not many. Usually on the weekends if nothing is on in the morning and I happen to stop flipping channels around there. Maybe I should look them up and check them out. I think I saw earlier seasons on Netflix, and there was rumor that Disney wanted to buy Netflix, meaning it could be a big place for Marvel in the future.

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#827 Oct 10 2016 at 7:46 AM Rating: Good
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Westworld, No Surprises by Radiohead on the player piano. Took me a minute to remember the name of the song. I hope they release a soundtrack of all the piano covers. Show is mind freaky enough to keep my attention, but it's that piano that has really hooked me. Ash vs Evil Dead found a line and hilariously jumped over it by literally shoving Ash's head up someone's ass. Really, not something you'd expect.

Supergirl returns tonight, and Legends of Tomorrow on Thursday and it's safe to say that the capes have taken over any chance of free time for the season.

Forest Whitaker, Daniel Kaluuya, and Florence Kasumba have all snuck into Black Panther. Whitaker as someone named Zuri, an elder stateman in Wakanda. In the books he's a friend of Thor's. Kaluuya is W'Kabi, a chief of Wakandan security and T'Challa's second in command. Kasumba will reprise her role from Captain America: Civil War as Ayo, who was the woman that Black Widow almost beat up, the Dora Milaje member. Kate Beckinsale was asked during a panel about her next Underworld movie if there were any plans to crossover with Blade, which she responded that she heard that Marvel was doing something with the vampire daywalker. Keep in mind that Marvel reacquired the Blade rights back in 2011, but just haven't done anything with the license since.

John Wick: Chapter 2 trailer. Lotsa guns. Mr Wick is once again drawn out of retirement, this time something about helping a friend who is trying to get control over some international group of super assassins. Not like the interest in this movie is from the plot, right? Joining Keanu will be Bridget Moynahan (his dead wife that gave him the puppy), Ian McShane, John Leguizamo, Laurence Fishburne, and Ruby Rose.


Mighty Morphin Power Rangers trailer. It's the Power Rangers. Seriously. That's really all that needs to be said. More serious than I thought it would be, but has a weird Breakfast Club feel to it. Bryan Cranston as Zordon, which is all that we really need to know.

More importantly, Director Dean Israelite confirmed that this guy is showing up, though nothing about who will be the person behind him.

Ninjak vs the Valiant Universe teaser trailer. Six episode online series, though not sure where online. Good cast, actually. Michael Rowe, who was Deadshot in Arrow as Ninjak and Jason David Frank, who was the original Green Ranger.


Another couple of images for Wolverine: Logan. First a location shot, presumably of a Weapon X facility, or whatever company is trying to turn mutants into weapons as previously rumored. Next, another location shot, of a puddle and a motel sign. No clue on that one. Boyd Holbrook as Donald Pierce, leader of the Reavers. Looks more like he'd be more comfortable on the set of The Lost Boys.

Disney XD's Ultimate Spider-Man is coming to an end and being replaced with Marvel's Spider-Man, presumably because the Ultimate universe finally buckled and much like the M2 line they need to erase all but the most spidery traces of it. Hopefully they ditch the Family Guy style cutaways. They're horrible enough on Family Guy, worse in shows that try to have storylines.

Iron Fist has completed production, and has released a teaser trailer. Sucks, because it looks good and waiting is horrible. Definitely the opposite of Luke Cage, lots of action as a show based on mystical kung-fu would be expected to have, complete with the glowy hand. I could do without the beard, though. Also I swear that's Madame Gao / Crane Mother about twenty seconds in.

No word on who the main big bad will be, but Lewis Tan has been confirmed to be Zhou Cheng, who in the books was a named henchman for Ch'i-Lin, who has been tasked to kill all iterations of the Iron Fist. Comes with a Twitter video. Sigourney Weaver will be the lead villain in The Defenders. Short video on Twitter with all the actors on stage. Kind of hard to guess just which character, if any, she would be best for. Presumably something Hand ninja related.

Gabriel Luna was asked about the possibility of his Robbie Reyes getting a spinoff, to which he replied "You know, there's been rumblings about that. It depends on how much you love it. If you love it, we'll make it." Not a real answer if you ask me, but a nice thought.

Evangeline Lilly says she won't be in the next Avengers movie, but will be showing up in the one after that. She also confirms that the next Ant-Man movie will be essentially about The Wasp's origin, and how she'll take on the mantle.

Jemaine Clement joins the cast on FX's upcoming Legion. Bigger news during that particular panel was that Jeph Loeb commented on how "Bridges are being made between the Fox and Disney world of Marvel's," and that the show will definitely allude to the fact that David Haller's father is Charles Xavier.

Deborah Ann Woll has been officially confirmed to be appearing in The Punisher, days after pictures leaking of her on set with Solid Frank. Unfortunately, the show isn't expected to debut until 2018 making me want to strangle a small cuddly animal. Jon Bernthal says his take on the character was inspired by the Thomas Jane short fanfilm Dirty Laundry, which is a good choice.

Netflix Daredevil blu-ray expected to hit stores next month. Was supposed to be this month, but I guess that fell through. Still no word on whether there'll be any extras or not, or what they might be.

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#828 Oct 11 2016 at 8:16 AM Rating: Good
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Ten seconds of Supergirl's Clark Kent was better than two movies worth of Snyder's. Warm, and actually interacting with people and not looking bored when being a hero. Jimmy got Superfriend Zoned.

Krypton rounds out it's cast. Former Game of Thrones alum Ian McElhinney will play Seg-El's grandfather Val-El; Elliot Cowan (DaVinci's Demons, Luther) has been cast as Magistrate Daron-Vex; Lyta's mother Primus Alura Zod will be played by Ann Ogbomo (World War Z); Rasmus Hardiker (Your Highness) will be an engineer named Kem; while Wallis Day (The Royals) and Aaron Pierre (Tennison) will portray Nyssa-Vex and Dev-Em respectively.

The little hand being held by Wolverine in the promotional poster for Wolverine: Logan is reportedly owned by Sienna Novikov (Bad Moms, Daddy's Home), and that Richard E Grant's "mad scientist" is actually Dr Zander Rice and not Mr Sinister, with Boyd Holbrook's Donald Pierce is heading Zander's head of security at Transigen. As far as pseudo-history lessons go, Zander is the son of one of the original Weapon X scientists that made Wolverine. The son inherited the research, because that's a thing, and ended up creating the female Wolverine clone X-23, minus the body hair problem.

According to the studio president Kevin Feige, "(Black) Panther is not really an origin story, since we saw him already in Civil War. But his standalone certainly introduces you to 99% of his world that you never saw. And Captain Marvel is certainly an origin. It's an origin story from the start." I just hope they actually introduce Mar-Vell as well. I mean, I can imagine how they'd do it without the original Captain Marvel, but not in any way that'd be particularly appealing to the core fanbase. Marvel Studios have been pretty good with changing up character origins while keeping the core bulletpoints intact, even with Doctor Strange's Ancient One, so I'd hate for this to be their first slip up.

There was a fifteen minute preview for Doctor Strange, and the audience reaction was positive. Which means about as much as me writing that "it was positive," seeing as how there was a similar reaction to Dawn of Justice, and really it's hardcore fans that see these previews. I mean, seriously. People paid to see a fifteen minute collection of scenes. You have to be hardcore to do that, which to me completely negates their opinions. For what it's worth, they're saying the visuals are out of this world and the trailers don't do it justice, and that it may have shown Dormammu. Very acid-trippy, which if true is what I was hoping for way back when the movie was first announced.
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#829 Oct 12 2016 at 10:36 AM Rating: Good
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Checked out Channel Zero: Candle Cove. I kind of expected it to be based on the creepypasta, but this was bordering plagiarism. Even the main character's name is part of the original story. All they really changed was the year, from the early 70s to late 80s. The only really creepy part of the show was, in fact, the show itself. "You have to go inside" line spoken by Laughingstock near the end really does have a way of getting under your skin. Read somewhere that Channel Zero was only a six part mini series, so if that's true I guess I could stick with it.

Yet another moody black and white picture uploaded to the wponx instagram account, this time of a guy in a white tuxedo subtitled "Prom." I've read some comments sections of people trying to say it could be Arcade, which is so tonally off base from the rest of the news and rumors that it makes me feel these people have never seen the character in the first place.
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I am so far behind on all my shows... I hate traveling for work. And it seems like I'm going to be traveling again right around the first week of November. Just have to make sure to see Dr. Strange, and probably vote, before I leave.
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Caught up on Flash. Liked both episodes. Had some good laughs. And I didn't noticed that the new guy in Barry's office was Malfoy, until they were at the river and he started acting like a giant douche. Then I thought, "Man, that *** sounds like Draco." Then I realized it was. Must suck being type cast as a ****.

Now to catch up on the other CW shows. And Gotham.
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Well, if you need a recap of last night's Legends of Tomorrow, the whole episode was basically aggressively reminding the audience that Sara is a lesbian. And then the Justice Society showed up.
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#833 Oct 18 2016 at 8:51 AM Rating: Good
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No player piano song remake in Westworld, I'm disappointed.

Apparently there's a Captain Planet and the Planeteers movie being made. Another villain for Wolverine: Logan. This time a Reaver.

Assassin's Creed second trailer.


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#834 Oct 19 2016 at 11:16 AM Rating: Good
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Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 teaser.

And a trailer soon after. Starting with the OOGA CHAKA from the first movie's trailer is kind of disappointing. So much dad rock to choose from. Bautista sells the trailer, though.


Have an Olde Man Logan.

Tilda Swinton says that there is, in fact, another planet involved in Doctor Strange.
Tilda Swinton, on Jimmy Kimmel wrote:
My daughter was breaking stuff down. Taking beautiful costumes and covering them with mud. My son, we had this amazing moment one day when I met him for lunch one day in the canteen and I said, 'What did you do this morning?' and he said, 'Made a planet!' [...] It's a planet that, I've now seen the movie, and I can tell you it appears to great effect at the end of the movie."
There has been a ton of rumors that the mid/end credits scene would involve Thor: Ragnarok some how, and we know that particular movie is off planet. Could also be they changed up the Dark Dimension a little bit and bring in Dormammu.




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#835 Oct 20 2016 at 8:26 AM Rating: Good
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Rumor has it that Deadpool 2 will include Domino, and that handful of actresses are in the running for the role. Lizzy Caplan, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Sienna Miller, Sofia Boutella, Stephanie Sigman, Sylvia Hoeks, Ruby Rose, Mackenzie Davis, Eve Hewson, and Kelly Rohrbach are all in contention. Sounds like someone was running out of time to write an article so they just threw a bunch of names onto a piece of paper and called it a day. Though admittedly, Domino and Cable would be neat.

Doctor Strange has been shown to critics, and the general reaction seems to be that it isn't the best Marvel movie, but it brings something new to the table with it's use of magic and Buttermilk Camouflage is quite good in it.

First trailer for Wolverine: Logan.


First international trailer for Wolverine: Logan, showing just why it got the R Rating.


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I'm glad I watched Rocky Horror last night, because while the acting was grade A ham, and the "audience" participation scenes were absolutely horrible, the music was great. Probably because they didn't try to alter that in any way. They were just trying too hard to be campy versions of the originals, and it just didn't work for me. Also probably one of the last chance to see Tim Curry. Legends of Tomorrow's music, outside a brief moment during the bar fight, was absolutely horrible. Especially during the obligatory super hero misunderstanding fight at the start of the episode. That music actually made me angry.

Director James Mangold answered a few questions recently. First, Wolverine: Logan is set after the events of X-Men: Days of Future Past's epilogue. This future is the one Wolverine traveled back to the '60s to save in the events of Bryan Singer's movie.
James Mangold, about Healing Factor wrote:
We imagined he heals quickly, still, but it leaves a scar. The simple idea was that his body would start to get a little more ravaged with a kind of tattooing of past battles, lacerations that remain of previous conflicts.
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I think I will just let speculation run rampant about that. I think what this film is about in many ways is family. From there out I’d let everyone figure out what we’re up to on their own, at least at this early stage.
James Mangold, about R Rating wrote:
We’re really trying to deliver what folks have always imagined those kind of battles would look like. There is a lot of high-octane action in the movie. We’re just trying to do it very differently and very viscerally.

Kevin Feige confirmed that Bandicoot Snickersbar's Doctor Strange will appear in Avengers: Infinity War, so that's a plus.

Black Panther adds Letitia Wright to the cast as a character named Serita, who doesn't seem to appear in the books themselves.

Rumor has it that Marvel Studios and Sony are already in talks about the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel. According to Tom Holland they're already talking about who the villain is going to be. As every time this topic comes up, my request is always for Bruce Campbell as Mysterio.

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From the bit in the trailer for Logan where he's standing there with a shovel and the little girl grabs his hand, I have a feeling that that was Xavier's funeral. I wonder if he'll stay dead this time....
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I think I'm all caught up on CW's shows. I saw a commercial for an animated show on CW (online?)... Vixen, I think it was? Is it based on the same character that is currently in Legends (the animal power girl?)
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Walking Dead - Called it about Abraham. Smiley: thumbsup Rumor was right about Glenn. Smiley: thumbsdown Some of the overreactions were fun, though.

Tim Miller left Deadpool 2 over "creative differences" with Ryan Reynolds.
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I'm glad I watched Rocky Horror last night, because while the acting was grade A ham, and the "audience" participation scenes were absolutely horrible, the music was great. Probably because they didn't try to alter that in any way. They were just trying too hard to be campy versions of the originals, and it just didn't work for me.


Yeah. I was left with a bit of a "meh" reaction to the film. It's hard to judge something when you're so used to the original. I'm honestly torn that they basically did a line by line remake of the original. On the one hand, it makes for easy transition of audience dialogue, but on the other hand, it's almost impossible to avoid judging the differences in how the lines were delivered from the old cast to the new. And in some cases, it was fine. The actress who played Janet was pretty much spot on (in some ways I thought her performance was better than Sarandon's). Brad was ok. The slightly different take on Columbia worked, more or less. Same with Riff Raff and Magenta. Just enough different that you noticed, but close enough that it still worked (although this version Riff Raff just didn't have the same loud and raspy voice of O'Brien, but it wasn't terrible).

Honestly, my biggest issue was with the new Frank N. Furter actress (er... formerly actor?). Her voice and pacing was just... wrong. I get why they cast her and it did make a lot of sense (ironically, it makes it less problematic for a TV broadcast show to have a trans actress playing a female character who seduces both male and female characters, and be building a male *** monster, lest we forget the plot itself). But I just couldn't get past what sounded like a bad lisp whenever attempting higher notes (or just in dialogue, which was frankly worse). Kind of an unfair comparison to Curry's singing and speaking voice, but there you have it. She just sounded BAD in pretty much every line sung or spoken.

There were other minor differences that weren't big deals, but would change audience participation (or eliminate it in some spots). In this version, the bannister isn't lucky. We can't step up the reactor "Three... More... Triangles!" (but instead we get to play with what looked unapologetically like ******* with metal nipple/buttons, so there's that). And everyone doesn't get stoned at Frankie's parties anymore (just kinda poorly frozen in place I guess). And, of course, there were no nip slips in the film anywhere. Oh. And I guess Rocky takes a dive in the third film instead of the fifth (which dialogue honestly got more strange once there actually was a fifth Rocky film). And the world never spins, for what that matters. Again, just minor differences, and I don't expect anyone will be playing this for audience participation night instead of the original anyway, but still. If you're going to do a line by line re-make, why not do everything identically as well? Kinda need to pick a direction and go that way. They vacillated in between, which I think was what bothered me. It was like "this scene is exactly like the original... except that one thing right there".

I did like how they integrated the audience watching the film to the film itself. Including having the film being shown in the same set "castle" as the events in the film. Kinda worked in a "film within a film" way. And they didn't overdo the cuts to the participation scenes, so it wasn't too distracting. Just enough to remind the viewers of what's supposed to be going on (sorta). Obviously, said participation was tame, but that was to be expected for a broadcast show.

All in all, worth the time watching it with some friends. Probably not worth bothering with other than as an interesting and fun homage to said original though. Not that I've been in that scene for like decades, but that was just my take on it.
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#842 Oct 25 2016 at 10:15 AM Rating: Good
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Speaking of music, just got my hands on the Luke Cage soundtrack. Kind of disappointing that Jidenna's 'Long Live The Chief' track is missing. But everything else seems to be intact, and the soundtrack was one of the show's highlights so not much to be disappointed in. Doctor Strange's soundtrack is available as well, though I haven't gotten around to listening to it. The few moments of a few tracks I have listened to weren't all that inspiring, all things considered. Which, transitioning into that particular flick, a few reviews are out, and the movie itself sounds pretty average. The villain is mundane and it's another origin movie, but the visuals are spectacular and enough to justify the ticket price from what they say.

Peter Jackson is co-writing slash co-producing the live adaptation of the young adult novel Mortal Engines, for those of you that are interested in either YA or Peter Jackson movies.

James Wan, director of Aquaman, says about Arthur Curry's classic love story with Queen Mera:
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It starts off initially with them not quite clicking with each other. But then, as the story progresses, as they learn to try and work together, they get closer and closer. I think those stories are always such a great place for a filmmaker like myself to have fun with my actors. I think that dynamic will be really interesting between the two. Amber's character is super strong, she's very powerful as well. You don't wanna mess with her. I think Amber will bring that sense of strength, but at the same time, we also want someone who has a sort of feminine quality to her as well. She's a bit of a contrast to Momoa, who's more of a muscular machine almost.
Well, sneaking in a love subplot didn't really help the Thor franchise, though Odinson and Jane isn't nearly close to the Aquaman Mera relationship.

The Walking Dead's season premiere apparently caused the Parent Television Council quite a bit of outrage, saying the TV-MA rating, the late show time, and the previous six seasons just weren't enough indication to keep their kids from that kind of violence. An amusing amount of parenting they want to actually do.

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I've been catching up on most of the shows.

Supergirl: Seems like they are going to make Alex *** for the new girl. And they introduced Miss Martian. My mom says the new season of Supergirl is dull. I think it's ok though.

Walking Dead: Spoilers

Still behind on Lucifer. But caught up on Gotham (other than last night's episode). Emo Bruce wasn't as bad as I thought it'd be. Better than regular Bruce. And I didn't care for the whole Selena/Bruce lovey dovey, teasey weasey, stuff last week. Thought it was a bit cliched and pointless. I want more Gordon vs Mad Hatter (which apparently is this weeks, so I should probably watch that).
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Five more people attached to Netflix's The Punisher.
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Daniel Webber (“11.22.63”) has been cast as Lewis Walcott, a young veteran who has had a difficult time re-assimilating into Civilian Society.

Jason R. Moore (“A Lonely Place for Dying”) joins as Curtis Hoyle, a friend of Frank Castle’s and one of the few people who knows he is alive.

Paul Schulze (“Nurse Jackie”) will play Rawlins, a high-ranking member of the CIA whose operations in Afghanistan intersect with Frank Castle.

Jaime Ray Newman (“Bates Motel”) plays Sarah Lieberman, Micro’s wife (played by Ebon Moss-Bachrach) whose marriage has made her life far more complicated.

Michael Nathanson (“The Knick,” “Wolf of Wall Street”) has been cast as Sam Stein, a Homeland agent who is challenged by his partnership with Dinah (Amber Rose Revah).
Speaking of Punisher, Steve Dillon recently died. Smiley: frown Best known for Preacher and a very distinct face.

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Three directors have been interviewed to take over for Deadpool 2. John Wick's David Leitch is the current "favorite" according to rumors, but The Martian's Drew Goddard and Luke Cage's Magnus Martens are also on the shortlist for the job. Frankly, all good choices for different reasons.

The next three Stan Lee cameos are all being directed by James Gunn. Seems a bit nonsense to have a separate main director just for a ten second scene.
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Deborah Ann Woll's Karen Page and Simone Missick Misty Knight confirmed to be in The Defenders. Now to bring in Rachael Taylor and whoever costars in Iron Fist and you've got a good mesh up of actors across the various series. And Darryl from that Thor short. e - Add Carrie-Anne Moss, Eka Darville, and Elden Henson to the list of returning people for The Defenders. Jeri Hogarth, Malcolm "Powder" Ducasse, and Foggy Nelson respectively.

If you ask me, The Flash movie has been in trouble since that ridiculous tacticool paintball armor costume was revealed, but that's subjective. Some people probably liked it. After all, some people like the Madea and Fast & Furious movies. No account for taste, but whatever. But now Rick Famuyiwa has left the production, rumors that it was due to creative differences. This would be the second director to leave, the first being Seth Grahame-Smith. The movie starts principle photography in March, leaving four months to find a director, and apparently Ezra Miller has a commitment in July. Meaning another movie. What that means is that if they don't keep on schedule the whole house of cards comes crashing down.

Speaking of wayward director, ex-Deadpool 2 director Tim Miller is signed on to develop a Sonic the Hedgehog movie adaptation. There's a significant step down. Also barely related, Taylor Swift borrowed the actual Deadpool costume from Ryan Reynolds. That particular bit of trivia is guaranteed to show up in the sequel.

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Short Doctor Strange PreReview: I said elsewhere I wouldn't be able to see Doctor Strange on opening weekend, and that I was going to just keep my paid ticket and watch a cam. And I did just that, and **** do I want to see it in theaters that much more. The story does it's thing, nothing exceptional or disappointing. That's not to say there isn't some interesting directions it goes in away from the source material. Overall it's an origin movie, with all the trappings of them. It's almost entirely a serious movie, with a few gag scenes that honestly don't really enhance the movie. Most of them don't distract from the pace, either. One does, though, and that was unfortunate. The main villain is pretty much standard for the MCU by this point, one, done, and more plot device than a real character. And the music is the kind of epic grandoise organized chaos you'd expect from a movie like this and does enhance the scenes, though not my cup of tea. Both Benedicts, Tilda, and Chiwetel were all great. I can't really find any fault with any of the actors, but Mads' Kaecilius could have used some work like I said.

I did enjoy the twists to the source, though. I don't really want to give spoilers for either the comics or the movie, at least not right now, but I think the movie's take on Mordo and the Ancient One's relationship worked better for me than the comics.

But the real reason to see it, and it absolutely should be in 3D, is definitely the visuals. Even on a crappy hidden camera the effects are amazing. It is pretty much 100% exactly what it should have been as a movie: Puke inducing acid trip with up never being up roller coaster of fun. The use of magic was absolutely great. The commercials really do no justice to seeing the visual sequences all in one sitting. Like only being allowed a single bite of cake.

I usually don't like how the MCU, or any cape movie now that I think about it, movies resolve their plots, but this one I actually did. Real good use of the story there.
I wouldn't rank it as my favorite MCU movie, or even in any "Top X" list, but it's definitely worth a watch. Normally I'd say the movie was worth scheduling time to watch on TV or pay-per-view, but the effects alone make it worth the extra price for a 3D ticket. And I got that from a shoddy cam. Smiley: thumbsup

Considering all the soul selling demon talk so possibly Zarathos and Johnny Blaze on Agents of SHIELD. Smiley: yippee Not quite how that particular character works, but Robbie isn't an Inhuman so I'll take it.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is still weeks out and Johnny Depp is already attached to the sequel. That should make some people really happy, getting Hunter S Thompson wearing yet another new hat.
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Now to bring in Rachael Taylor and whoever costars in Iron Fist and you've got a good mesh up of actors across the various series.
Ha, nailed it. Trish Walker, along with Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple) who was obviously going to show up and Scott Temple (Stick) who not so obviously but still awesomely, are all confirmed for Defenders cameos. My next prediction is Wil Traval's Nuke Will Simpson. Oh, and Wai Ching Ho (Crane Mother Madame Gao) as well. I think Defenders will be the culmination of all the Hand storylines from Daredevil, and whatever happens in Iron Fist.

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Should have gone with the obvious, but Jessica Henwick will be dropping in on The Defenders as well. She is Colleen Wing on Iron Fist, who is the second half of the Daughters of the Dragon with Misty Knight. Her name shows up at the end of Luke Cage on a flier that Claire stops to look at for martial arts training.

New Wonder Woman trailer.


Deadpool 2 loses another person, this time in the way of musician Junkie XL, who said on Twitter he won't be scoring for the sequel. Personally, I'm going to go ahead and shrug my shoulders on this one, since while the soundtrack of the first movie was fine, it just didn't really do much for me.
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Wonder Woman trailer looks decent enough. I've been playing the **** out of Battlefield 1 the last couple of weeks though, so that may be influencing my opinion a bit.
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