Fans are getting even more excited for next year’s upcoming reboot of Godzilla. After the disappointing 1998 film, it’s up to this new film to retake the crown and bring honor back to the Godzilla franchise. With acclaimed Monsters director Gareth Edwards and a script that was worked on by Frank Darabont and an awesome cast that stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Ken Watanabe and original Godzilla star Akira Takarada, this reboot appears to be on the right track.
2013 marks the 20th Anniversary of the founding of Milestone Media and last Thursday November 21st, in a live-streamed episode of Hard N.O.C. Life, the surviving founders of the company sat down to take a look back at the company.
Change of plans folks! The CW has changed its mind about bringing The Flash back to television. While Barry Allen will still be introduced in episodes eight and nine of Arrow, the network has decided to produce a standalone Flash pilot for the series instead of using Arrow‘s episode twenty as the backdoor pilot. The decision was reached after receiving positive advanced feedback from actor Grant Gustin’s introduction as the character in the two episodes. And as of right now, the new plans for the twentieth episode are unknown. Gustin will appear on Arrow on the December 4th episode titled “The Scientist” and the December 11th episode titled “Three Ghosts”.
Last week a rumor broke that stated that the Dark Knight’s grown up sidekick Dick Grayson aka Nightwing would star in the upcoming sequel to Man of Steel, Batman Vs. Superman. It was also rumored that Girls actor Adam Driver is the frontrunner for the part.
Last week, we learned that Marvel will be bringing fans four original series to Netflix in 2015. The series will star Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, and Jessica Jones in their own shows which will ultimately lead to another series, The Defenders. Last night, news broke that Drew Goddard will write and oversee the Daredevil series, with Melissa Rosenberg doing thee same for Jessica Jones.
Rosenberg is best know for her work on the Twilight film franchise, but before you raise the pitchforks hear me out. Rosenberg has a lot of respect in the business due to her work on Dexter AND she’s very familiar with the character, as Rosenberg worked on writing Jessica Jones three years ago when a series was in development at ABC.
Recently, acclaimed director Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim) has given fans some encouraging news about what Warner Bros. is planning concerning bringing the DC Universe to the big and small screens. In a recent interview, Del Toro – who’s working on the Justice League Dark film – stated that while the project is still in development, there are even more plans to bring DC characters to life.
For a while now, X-men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer has tweeted some cool pics and clues about the upcoming film (which hits theaters May 23, 2014) and generated buzz and excitement. Well today he did it again as he tweeted out a picture of a “pre-looping” satellite session that revealed a glimpsed of Hugh Jackman as the Wolverine and some of the ol’ canucklehead’s dialogue as well.
You can take a gander at Singer’s tweet below:
When it comes to creating cool comic book inspired projects, LEGO is an equal opportunity partner as it has worked with DC Comics for the upcoming LEGO Movie and has recently teamed with Marvel for a 10-episode animated online series which debuted today.
Blasting into the world of anime next year is a new sci-fi story from Stan Lee Comics titled Mighty 7. The official trailer arrived today and you can watch it below. The series is a trilogy of direct to DVD anime films which featured Stan Lee playing himself as an Archie Comics writer who suffers from writer’s block until alien survivors literally crash into him in the desert. Upon meeting them, Lee’s writer’s block vanishes and he decides to create a comic-book series based on their adventures on Earth.
Hello and welcome back to the ninth journal entry! After a long hiatus, we continue focusing on who’s who in manga and anime. As I’ve said in the past, knowing the names of some of the people in manga and anime is important for new otakus to know. That way you’ll know what you’re talking about and you’ll get to enjoy the awesome projects that these folks created. Today, the spotlight falls on a composer, arranger and musician best known for her work on the soundtracks for many anime films, television series, live-action films, video games, and advertisements – Yoko Kanno.
Crunchyroll is one of the most popular sites to watch anime and now it’s going to be even more popular due to the company’s recent announcement that the site will be digitally distributing 12 manga titles from Kodansha – the list includes Attack on Titan and Fairy Tail. Today Crunchyroll announced that Crunchyroll Manga is NOW OPEN to the public!
Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead took the video game world by storm with it’s amazing storytelling and character development. In addition to how the story is affected by both the dialogue choices of the player and their actions during quick time events which lead to varying results that affect the player’s character as well as the other characters and carry on from one episode to the next. The overwhelming love for the game lead Telltale to announced that a sequel was on the way and fans have patiently waited since.
Yesterday, the first official trailer for the upcoming DC Comics animated feature film Justice League War was released (which you can watch below). The film is based on the first story arc from The New 52 Justice League which was written by Geoff Johns and illustrated by Jim Lee. The trailer shows a novice Justice League uniting for the very first time to battle the nefarious Darkseid and his forces.