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American Horror Story season 8 title revealed as Apocalypse FX has officially announced the subtitle for the upcoming American Horror Story season 8, confirming it will go by the name “Apocalypse.” Check out the first promo image for the new season below! American Horror Story: Apocalypse will premiere on September 12 on FX. Series co-creator Ryan Murphy has that the new season will be a crossover between season 1 (Murder House) and season 3 (Coven). The two different seasons had dramatically different endings when they concluded, with Murder House ending with the impending arrival of the Antichrist and Coven ending with the witch school happily opening itself up to the public. It remains to be seen how the two will intertwine, or what the narrative will be. It was previously announced most of the returning cast members would come back for the eighth season, including Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Evan Peters, Adina Porter, Cheyenne Jackson, Billy Eichner, Leslie Grossman and Billie Lourd, as well as franchise newcomer Joan Collins. It remains to be seen how actors like Paulson or Peters will factor into the crossover, having played two different characters in both seasons. The Emmy, Golden Globe and AFI Award-winning series from co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk aired its seventh season on FX last year. The sixth installment, American Horror Story: Roanoke, recently received four Emmy Award nominations in the hairstyling, makeup and sound editing categories. The American Horror Story franchise has received 28 Emmy nominations and four wins over its previous six seasons. It is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television. American Horror Story was renewed for two more seasons back in January of 2017. The post appeared first on .
July 20, 2018
Geoff Johns reveals Stargirl series coming to DC Universe From his spotlight panel at San Diego Comic-Con, comic scribe and TV/film producer Geoff Johns has announced yet another new series coming to the DC Universe streaming service with Stargirl! A creation Johns in the pages of DC comics the series will see the character “on a mission to bring back the legacy of the Justice Society!” Johns will write and produce the series through his Mad Ghost Productions banner alongside Greg Berlanti and Berlanti Productions. Stargirl joins an increasing roster of new DC based shows coming to the DC Universe service including Titans, the live-action TV series based on the teenage heroes; Young Justice: Outsiders, the long-awaited continuation of the fan-favorite animated series; Harley Quinn, an all-new animated series starring the villain turned anti-hero; Doom Patrol, a spin-off of the Titans series starring the weirdest group of heroes; and Swamp Thing, an all-new live-action series based on the fan-favorite character. The DC Universe service will also offer classic TV series and films, a curated selection of digital comic books, breaking news, an expansive DC-centric encyclopedia, and access to exclusive merchandise. Fans will also be able to connect with others in the DC community, earn premium rewards, and participate in sweepstakes and contests. Slated for release in fall 2018, fans in the United States can now pre-order DC Universe at for the yearly membership fee of $74.99 (plus tax, if applicable in your state). Monthly memberships will be available at launch for $7.99 a month. The post appeared first on .
July 19, 2018
New Star Trek: Discovery season two photos revealed We’re still a little over a year away from the debut of the highly-anticipated second season of the CBS All Access hit Star Trek: Discovery, but CBS has released new photos from the return of the crew and can be viewed in the gallery below! The cast includes Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Michael Burnham, Michelle Yeoh as Captain Philippa Georgiou, Jason Isaacs as Captain Lorca, Doug Jones as science officer Saru, Anthony Rapp as fellow science officer Stamets, Terry Serpico as Starfleet admiral Anderson, Maulik Pancholy as chief medical officer Nambue, Sam Vartholomeos as junior Starfleet officer Connor, Mary Wiseman as Cadet Tilly, James Frain as Sarek, astrophysicist and father of Spock, Chris Obi as Klingon leader T’Kuvma, Mary Chieffo as L’Rell, a Klingon commander, Shazad Latif as Lieutenant Tyler, Rekha Sharma as Commander Landry, Kenneth Mitchell as Kol, Clare McConnell as Dennas, Damon Runyan as Ujilli, and Rainn Wilson as Harry Mudd. The series is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout, Bryan Fuller’s Living Dead Guy Productions and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, Bryan Fuller, Heather Kadin, Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts, Akiva Goldsman, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers. The series will be distributed concurrently by CBS Studios International on Netflix in 188 countries and in Canada on Bell Media’s Space channel and OTT service CraveTV. The second season of Star Trek: Discovery is set to debut sometime in 2019. The post appeared first on .
July 19, 2018
DC Universe pricing for streaming service announced Fans looking to experience the first-of-its-kind digital subscription service that is are one step closer today. Slated for release in fall 2018, fans in the United States can now pre-order DC Universe at for the yearly membership fee of $74.99 (plus tax, if applicable in your state). Monthly memberships will be available at launch for $7.99 a month. Let us know what you think of the DC Universe pricing in the comments below! Will you be subscribing? To celebrate today’s pre-order availability, DC Universe and Warner Bros. Television released a first-look at the upcoming exclusive original series Titans with the trailer premiere. The highly anticipated series will debut on the digital service in the fall of 2018. In addition, more fan-favorite DC library content has been confirmed for the DC Universe will be available in fall 2018 as a direct-to-consumer digital service line-up, including Batman Beyond (1999), Justice League the Animated Series (2001-04) and Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008-11). As an added pre-order bonus, DC Universe is offering The Aquaman Premiere Sweepstakes*. Fans who pre-order between Thursday, July 19 (9:30 a.m. PT) and Sunday, July 22 (5 p.m. PT) will be automatically entered for a chance to win two tickets to the U.S. premiere of the Warner Bros. Pictures film Aquaman in December 2018. Comic-Con attendees who visit the DC booth #1915 and pre-order, will receive an exclusive collectible t-shirt. Fans can also visit the DC Universe Experience at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter to immerse themselves in content from the upcoming service and literally walk through the new originals, beloved classics and iconic comics. Fans who pre-order a yearly membership before the service’s launch in fall 2018 will get an additional three months of DC Universe for free. Annual memberships will go live with product availability in the fall. DC Universe will be available in fall 2018 as a direct-to-consumer digital service, backed by Warner Bros. Digital Networks and built by Warner Bros. Digital Labs. Fans who sign up for memberships will enjoy new original live-action and animated series, classic TV series and films, a curated selection of comic books, breaking news, an expansive encyclopedia, and access to exclusive merchandise. Additional fan features include opportunities to connect with others in the DC community, earn premium rewards and participate in sweepstakes and contests. *NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous U.S. or DC who are 18 or older. Sweepstakes begins 7/19/18 at 9:30:00 a.m. PT and ends 7/22/18 at 5:00:00 p.m. PT. Limit 1 entry per person. For Official Rules, including odds and prize details, visit . The post appeared first on .
July 19, 2018
The first Titans trailer is here! Straight from San Diego Comic-Con, DC Entertainment has revealed the first official trailer for Titans, their original series set to stream on the DC Universe platform later this year. Check it out in the player below, but be warned, this one ain’t for the kids! Titans stars Brenton Thwaites (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales) as Dick Grayson/Robin, Teagan Croft (Home and Away) as Raven, Anna Diop (24: Legacy) as Koriand’r/Starfire, Alan Ritchson (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) & Minka Kelly (Friday Night Lights) as Hawk and Dove, Bruno Bichir as Dr. Niles Caulder, and Lindsey Gort as Police Detective Amy Rohrbach. Titanscomes from executive producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter. In the action-packed series, Dick Grayson emerges from the shadows to become the leader of a fearless band of new heroes, including , and many others. Fans can expect Titansto be a dramatic, live-action adventure series that will explore and celebrate one of the most popular comic book teams ever. The series will premiere on the DC streaming service when it launches later this year. The post appeared first on .
July 19, 2018
Check out the first Comic-Con 2018 show floor photos! ComingSoon.net and have arrived at the annual Comic-Con International: San Diego and we have your first look at promos from outside the convention and even costumes from the upcoming Aquaman and Shazam movies on the convention floor in the gallery below! We will have numerous photos to share throughout the week, including cosplay, official promo material, floor pics and more, so stay tuned to our Comic-Con Hub! Comic-Con International: San Diego returns to the San Diego Convention Center in 2018, beginning with Preview Night on Wednesday, July 18 with the four days of the event running Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 23, 2018. This year marks the 49th year for the show, making it the country’s longest continuously-run comics and popular arts convention. With attendance topping 130,000 in recent years, the event has grown to include satellite locations, including local hotels and outdoor parks. Programming events, games, anime, the Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival, and the Eisner Awards all take place outside of the Convention Center, creating a campus-type feel for the convention in downtown San Diego. You can peruse the big events for the four days in detail yourself by clicking on any of the below days: The post appeared first on .
July 19, 2018
New to Hulu in August: All the movies and shows coming and going Hulu has revealed their slate of new movies and shows that will be arriving on the streaming service in August, and those that will be departing. It all starts on August 8 with the fifth season premiere of ABC’s hit reality spin-off Bachelor in Paradise, which features a cast of prior Bachelor favorites looking for another chance at finding televised love. The ball keeps rolling with the highly-anticipated return of the HBO comedy Insecure created by and starring Issa Rae, which will see its third season debut on August 12 and can be viewed on Hulu with the added subscription to the cable network. Horror fans can then rejoice as the entire second season of IFC’s cult hit Stan Against Evil starring John C. McGinley premieres August 17, alongside the debut of a new Hulu documentary entitled Minding the Gap, in which filmmaker Bing Liu searches for correlations between his skateboarder friends’ turbulent upbringings and the complexities of modern-day masculinity based on footage shot in his hometown of Rockford, Ill. Hulu will also finish the month off with a second new original documentary, Crime & Punishment, that goes behind the scenes and undercover to expose discriminatory policing practices, intimidation and corruption within the New York Police Department and is set to debut on August 24. In addition to these notable recent inclusions, Hulu will be adding a large list of movies and shows to the service. The full list can be viewed below: Available August 1 Heartland: Complete Season 10 (Content Media)10 Things I Hate About You (1999) (*Showtime)A Conspiracy to Rule: The Illuminati (2017)American Gigolo (1980)American Ninja (1985)American Ninja III: Blood Hunt (1989)Babe (1995)Be Cool (2005)The Beatles: Made on Merseyside (2017)Black Hawk Down (2001)Black Mask (1996)Black Rain (1989)Bluefin (2018)Boomerang (1992)The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)Bratz: The Movie (2007)Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007)Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (2009)Cheri (2009)Cold War (2012)CSNY/Deja Vu (2008)Curse of the Starving Class (1995)Double Whammy (2002)The Elephant Man (1980)Extract (2009)Fled (1996)G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)Get Shorty (1995)Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)Heartbreakers (2001)Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002) (*Showtime)Hidalgo (2004)High Noon (1952)Hoosiers (1986)The Hunt for Red October (1990)The Hurricane (2000)The Hurt Locker (2008)I Went Down (1997)In & Out (1997)Jackie Brown (1997)Jacob’s Ladder (1990)Joe (2014)John Grisham’s The Rainmaker (1997)Kazaam (1996)Leaving Las Vegas (1995) (*Showtime)Loser (2000)Lost in Translation (2003) (*Showtime)The Nasty Girl (1990)The Ninth Gate (2000)No Way Out (1987)Original Sin (2001)Out of Time (2003)Point Break (1991)Pretty Woman (1990)Private Parts (1997)The Rock (1996)Scary Movie 3 (2003)Shanghai Knights (2003)Shaun of the Dead (2004)Sheep and Wolves (2018)Species (1995)Species II (1998)Species III (2004)Stir of Echoes (1999)Stir of Echoes 2: The Homecoming (2007)The Swan Princess: A Royal Family Tale (2014)The Swan Princess: Princess Tomorrow, Pirate Today (2016)Swan Princess: Royally Undercover (2017)Teen Wolf (1985)Teen Wolf Too (1987)The Time Machine (2002)The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) (*Showtime)True Colors (1991)Urban Legend (1998) (*Showtime)The Usual Suspects (1995)Young Guns (1998)Young Guns II (1990) Available August 2 All at Once (2016)America Divided: 201 (Epix Series)The China Hustle (2018)Ismael’s Ghost (2018) Available August 3 Animals: Seasons 3 Premiere (*HBO)En Otra Piel: Complete Series (Telemundo)Sharp Edges (1986) Available August 4 Marshall (2017) (*Showtime) Available August 7 Dating My Mother (2017)Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much (2017)Wraith (2017) Available August 8 Bachelor in Paradise: Season 5 Premiere (ABC)Castaways: Series Premiere (ABC)Blood Ties (2013) Available August 9 America Divided: 202 (Epix Series)Baskin (2016)Desolation (2018)Terminal (2018) Available August 10 Rosa Diamante: Complete Series (Telemundo)Tim & Eric Bedtime Stories: Complete Season 2 (Adult Swim)Borg Vs McEnroe (2018) Available August 11 Baby Driver (2017) (*Showtime)The Cage Fighter (2013) Available August 12 Ballers: Season 4 Premiere (*HBO)Insecure: Season 3 Premiere (*HBO)Very Good Girls (2013) Available August 13 The Powerpuff Girls (2016): Complete Season 2 (Cartoon Network) Available August 15 The Actors (2003)America’s Sweethearts (2001)Duplex (2003)The Monkey King 3 (2018) Available August 16 11 Minutes (2016)America Divided: 203 (Epix Series)Marrowbone (2018)Role Models (2008) Available August 17 Minding the Gap (Hulu Documentary)Perro Amor: Complete Series (Telemundo)Stan Against Evil: Complete Season 2 (AMC) Available August 21 Eva La Trailera: Complete Series (Telemundo)To The Moon and Back (2016) Available August 23 America Divided: 204 (Epix Series)Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011) Available August 24 Crime & Punishment (Hulu Documentary) Available August 26 Captain Fantastic (2016) (*Showtime)Gangs of New York (2002)Mother! (2017) Available August 28 Pasion Pohibida: Complete Series (Telemundo) Available August 30 Deuces Wild (2002) (*Showtime) Available August 31 The Terminator (1984) Here’s what is leaving Hulu in August: Leaving August 31 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)2 Days in the Valley (1996)52 Pick-Up (1986)A Beautiful Mind (2001)A Guy Thing (2003)Across the Universe (2007)Analyze That (2002)Analyze This (1999)Baby Mama (2008)Bad Influence (1990)Barnyard (2006)Beer for my Horse (2008)Blue Like Jazz (2012)Bowfinger (1999)Brokeback Mountain (2005)The Brothers Grimm (2005)The Burbs (1989)Chinese Box (1997)Clue (1985)Criminal Law (1989)Dead Man Walking (1995)Doctor Dolittle (1997)Drive Me Crazy (1999)Drop Zone (1994)East is East (1999)End of Days (1999)Escape from Alcatraz (1979)Event Horizon (1997)Fatal Instinct (1993)The Frozen Ground (2013)Hard Rain (1998)Hellboy (2004)Hot Boyz (2000)House of D (2005)Immigration Tango (2011)Into the West (2005)Men with Brooms (2002)Mindhunters (2004)Mr. Majestyk (1974)Mutant Species (1995)My Left Foot (1989)Nanny Mcphee (2006)Nurse 3D (2014)Over the Top (1987)Panic (2000)Prancer (1989)Primal Fear (1996)Rain Man (1988)Remember the Goal (2016)Restoration (2016)Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)Spawn (1997)Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)Tamara (2006)Trainspotting (1996)You Don’t Mess with the Zohan (2008) The post appeared first on .
July 18, 2018
Amber Tamblyn joins cast of Y: The Last Man TV pilot Following the of the cast for FX’s Y, based on the comic book series Y: The Last Man, brings word that Amber Tamblyn (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, 127 Hours) has also joined the cast. She will play Mariette Callows, the daughter of the president of the United States. She’s described as “someone who has been groomed for a career in politics and to uphold her father’s conservative values.” Tamblyn joins a cast that includes Barry Koeoghan (Dunkirk, The Killing of a Sacred Deer) in the lead role of Yorick Brown plus Diane Lane (Man of Steel, Under the Tuscan Sun) as Senator Jennifer Brown (Yorick’s mother), Imogen Poots (Green Room) as Hero Brown (Yorick’s sister), Lashana Lynch (Captain Marvel) as Agent 355, Juliana Canfield (Succession) as Beth (Yorick’s love interest) and Marin Ireland (Sneaky Pete) as Nora. FX has also confirmed that instead of using the full name from the comic, the television series will simply be titled Y. Melina Matsoukas (Insecure, Master of None, Beyonce: Formation) will direct the pilot, which will be produced by FX Productions. Michael Green (American Gods, Blade Runner 2049, Logan) and Aida Mashaka Croal (Luke Cage, Turn) will serve as co-showrunners and will executive produce along with Matsoukas, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force (American Crime Story, Pose, The Hunger Games) and Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man, Marvel’s Runaways, Saga), who have been working together to develop the series. In the series, all of the men are dead. But one. Based on the DC comic book series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, Y: The Last Man traverses a world of women — exploring gender, race, class and survival. Y: The Last Man is a 60-issue science fiction comic book series published beginning in 2002. It received three Eisner Awards, and received the first Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story for Y: The Last Man, Volume 10. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) The post appeared first on .
July 18, 2018
New Doctor Who images bring the gang together The BBC has released a few photos (via ) for the next series of Doctor Who including a first look at The Doctor working alongside her new companions. Make sure you check them out in the gallery below and let us know what you think! Set to premiere in fall 2018, the series will feature actress Jodie Whittaker in the title role, the first woman to play the role of The Doctor. Whittaker will be joined by an all-new cast of characters in the series, including Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill. Also joining the series in a returning role is Sharon D Clarke. Chris Chibnall takes over as head writer and executive producer from Steven Moffat for the series, which is set to return in the fall of 2018 with ten brand new episodes. Doctor Who, which began broadcasting on in 2005, follows the Doctor, an alien from a race called the Time Lords whose home planet is Gallifrey, and is created by Sydney Newman (The Avengers), and Executive Produced by Russell T. Davies (Torchwood), Julie Gardner (Torchwood), Steven Moffat (Sherlock), Phil Collinson (Coronation Street), Piers Wenger (How I Live Now), Beth Willis (Doctor Who Confidential), Brian Minchin (Wizards vs. Aliens), Caroline Skinner (Our Girl), and Mal Young (Desperate Scousewives). The post appeared first on .
July 18, 2018
Creepshow TV series coming from Walking Dead’s Greg Nicotero is reporting that make-up legend and The Walking Dead executive producer Greg Nicotero is bringing George A. Romero and Stephen King’s classic 1982 anthology film Creepshow to the small screen via the horror streaming service . Nicotero will direct, executive-produce and supervise creative elements on the Creepshow TV series. Nicotero met his makeup effects mentor Tom Savini during a Pittsburgh set visit to Creepshow, and later did makeup for Romero films such as Day of the Dead, Monkey Shines, Land of the Dead and Diary of the Dead. “’Creepshow’ is a project very close to my heart!” said Nicotero. “It is one of those titles that embraces the true spirit of horror… thrills and chills celebrated in one of its truest art forms, the comic book come to life! I’m honored to continue the tradition in the ‘spirit’ which it was created.” “’Creepshow’ is one of the most beloved and iconic horror anthologies from two masters of the genre, George A. Romero and Stephen King,” Shudder general manager Craig Engler stated. “We’re thrilled to continue their legacy with another master of horror, Greg Nicotero, as we bring a new ‘Creepshow’ TV series exclusively to Shudder members.” The Creepshow TV series will be an anthology of original stories, each made by a different director, with the series scheduled to kickoff on Shudder in 2019. Nicotero’s KNB EFX Group will create the creature and makeup effects on the show, which will be produced by The Cartel with Monster Agency Productions, Taurus Entertainment, and Striker Entertainment. The original 1982 Creepshow was directed by George A. Romero from a screenplay by Stephen King that paid tribute to the EC horror comics (ala “Tales From the Crypt”) of the 1950’s. The film featured stars such as Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Leslie Nielsen, Ted Danson and Ed Harris, and grossed $21 million at the box office. It was followed by Creepshow 2 in 1987, directed by the first film’s cinematographer Michael Gornick from a screenplay by Romero, once again based on short stories by King, grossing $14 million. An in-name-only Creepshow 3 was released direct-to-video in 2006 with no participation from Romero or King, which is why the Romero-produced 1990 anthology Tales from the Darkside: The Movie is often referred to by fans as “the REAL ‘Creepshow 3,'” as it also includes a King story originally intended for Creepshow 2. The post appeared first on .
July 18, 2018
New The Crown season 3 photos featuring Helena Bonham Carter has released more official images of the new cast of The Crown! Yesterday the streaming service released the first photo of Olivia Coleman as Queen Elizabeth (seen ) and today they’ve given us a first look at Helena Bonham Carter and Ben Daniels as Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones respectively. Carter and Daniels will take over the roles of the troubled couple from Emmy nominated Vanessa Kirby and Matthew Goode. Check out the photos in the gallery below! On her casting as Princess Margaret, Carter previously said, “I’m not sure which I’m more terrified about—doing justice to the real Princess Margaret or following in the shoes of Vanessa Kirby. The only thing I can guarantee is that I’ll be shorter than Vanessa.” Following his announcement, Ben Daniels said, “After being glued to the first two seasons of The Crown I am beyond thrilled to be joining the cast of this incredible piece of television. Snowdon was such a dynamic and complex man, I’m really looking forward to playing him.” The third season of The Crown will see the entire cast aging up. Along with Coleman, Carter, and Daniels, Tobias Menzies will take over for Matt Smith who played Prince Philip during the first two seasons. Prince Charles and Princess Anne will also grow older with Josh O’Connor and Erin Doherty filling in those roles. According to creator Peter Morgan, season three of The Crown will take place during 1964 and 1972 and is expected to cover major events in British history, like Princess Margaret’s affair with Roddy Llewellyn, Margaret Thatcher’s political rise, and the introduction of Camilla Parker Bowles. Both seasons 3 and 4 of the series will be shot back-to-back, with season 3 being released in 2019. The Crown, a Netflix original series, tells the inside story of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, as the fragile social order established after the Second World War breaks apart. Based on the award-winning play, “The Audience,” the series reunites creator/writer Peter Morgan (The Queen, Frost/Nixon) with director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours) and producer Andy Harries (The Queen). The post appeared first on .
July 18, 2018
July 17 Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital Releases Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s July 17 Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD column! As you can see, we’ve added a video player at the top highlighting this week’s releases, and you can find more detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD Dwayne Johnson goes ape in this adaptation of the classic video game, featuring the star as a primatologist who must prevent global catastrophe when animals across the country suddenly become super-huge rage monsters. The Broken Lizard crew is back in the surprise hit sequel 17-years in the making which finds the goofy state troopers up to their old SHENANIGANS. The Blu-ray comes with a Making Of doc, a Kevin Heffernen featurette and extended/deleted scenes. Wes Anderson’s latest stop-motion animated feature is like a charming B-side for the director, a slight sci-fi journey of sentient dogs in an alternative reality Japan with some not-so-alternative-reality politics at play. The Blu-ray comes with animator and cast interviews, as well as several featurettes on the dogs, city setting and weather. Amy Schumer stars as a woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy who awakes from a fall believing she is suddenly the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. With this newfound confidence she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will happen when she realizes her appearance never changed? A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when someone-or something-begins to punish those who tell a lie-or refuse the dare. The Blu-ray includes the unrated director’s cut. Paula Patton and Omar Epps star in this action packed thriller about a weekend getaway at a mountain estate that turns deadly for a young couple. The Blu-ray includes a Making Of feature as well as a production design featurette. Lynne Ramsay (We Need to Talk About Kevin) directs this hard boiled adaptation of Jonathan Ames’ book about a traumatized vet (Joaquin Phoenix) who searches for missing little girls. Reissues Originally titled “American Nightmares,” Buddy Giovinazzo’s no-budget grindhouse flick from 1984 follows a disturbed Vietnam vet who returns home to a New York hellscape just as disturbing as the war zone he just came from. This new 4K scan of the film comes packaged in a signed box edition run of 2000 with tons of interviews and special features, including a second disc with the soundtrack as well as a booklet featuring storyboards and journals chronicling production. James Cameron’s sci-fi action masterpiece in 4K comes packaged with a unique Endo Arm that every fan of the film will want to double dip for Billy Wilder’s 1963 farce reunites the director’s The Apartment pair of Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine in a story about a French policeman who falls in love with a prostitute. The disc features two separate film historian audio commentaries, one by Joseph McBride and the other by Kat Ellinger. New on Digital HD Keanu Reeves stars as a businessman trying to move some diamonds among shady Russian oligarchs, who falls for a strong-willed woman along the way. Charlize Theron stars in Jason Reitman’s brilliant dramedy about a woman saved from the brink of mental collapse by a helpful night nanny, played by Mackenzie Davis. Occupation (exclusive clip)Available in theaters, on VOD and Digital HD July 20, the film focuses on a town suddenly plunged into darkness. In the sky, a fleet of spaceships appear. The aliens have been watching Earth for centuries, now they have arrived to seize control of our planet. As alien storm troopers cut a deadly swath through the countryside, a ragtag group of townspeople realize they must band together for a chance to strike back at the invaders in this explosive sci-fi film that grips from start to thrilling finish. (exclusive clip)A socially awkward young man (Nat Wolff) kidnaps an aspiring actress with the hope that they will fall in love. A psychosexual noir that explores power dynamics between men and women. TV on Blu-ray and DVD In this videogame inspired world, K.O. works at Gar’s Bodega in Lakewood Plaza, a one-stop shop for all your hero needs. Whether he’s mopping the floor with Lord Boxman’s evil robots or literally mopping the floor, K.O. tackles everything with his cheery, endless enthusiasm. Every person is a hero to look up to, every challenge is a chance to grow stronger and every success or failure is just another stepping stone to becoming the ultimate hero. As the war between Earth and Mars ignites across the solar system, the terrifying next phase in the evolution of the protomolecule threatens the very existence of humanity. Amazon’s series starring Giovanni Ribisi arrives on DVD, focusing on a con man on the run from a vicious gangster who reunites with the family of the man whose identity he assumes. Acorn brings this 8-episode series to Blu-ray, which follows a woman living on the Welsh coast who becomes the prime suspect when her husband suddenly disappears. The post appeared first on .
July 18, 2018
Tales From the Loop series ordered by Amazon brings word that Amazon has given a straight-to-series order for a Tales From the Loop television series. The drama is based on art (as shown above) from Simon Stalenhag and will be co-produced by Fox 21 TV Studios and Amazon. Albert Cheng, co-head of television at Amazon Studios, said: “Simon Stalenhag’s paintings are renowned for their vision of a not-too-distant, futuristic landscape. We are looking forward to bringing them to life and sharing it with our Prime Video audience.” Nathaniel Halpern (Legion) is set to showrun and executive produce alongside Mark Romanek (Never Let Me Go) who will also be directing the pilot that will debut exclusively on Amazon. “Nathaniel is a gifted storyteller who shares our passion for creating soulful, human stories that push the boundaries of genre programming and we’re thrilled to be working with him on this series,” commented Sharon Tal Yguado, the head of genre programming for Amazon. Jane Francis, executive VP at Fox 21 Television Studios added: “I was immediately intrigued by the idea of bringing Stalenhag’s incredible paintings to life, but it’s Nathaniel’s deeply inspired vision for this world, and the stories he has created from an incredibly passionate and emotional place, that will drive this series and its storytelling. Together with Mark’s brilliant visual sensibility and unique point of view, it makes this a truly exceptional project and the perfect one to partner with Amazon in our studio’s first direct-to-series order at the streamer.” Also on Amazon’s slate includes , Robert Kirkman’s animated comic book adaptation; Jordan Peele’s Nazi-hunting drama series; Gillian Flynn’s Utopia remake; from Lisa Joy and Jonah Nolan (Westworld); a Hanna reboot, Consider Phlebas, and more. (Photo credit: Amazon Studios) The post appeared first on .
July 17, 2018
Netflix unveils slate of Mark Millar projects for film and TV has announced its first slate of films and series that will be based on the stories of comic writer Mark Millar. Netflix acquired Millar’s company, Millarworld, last year and since then has been developing projects with Mark and Lucy Millar, including The Magic Order, which has been published as Netflix’s first comic book and was the biggest selling new comic-book franchise in nearly 20 years. Said Millar, “My wife Lucy and I are eleven months into our jobs at Netflix and it’s everything we hoped for to the power of ten. To see a movie based on your work every couple of years is incredibly exciting, but to see them all happening at once like this and with talent this high-end is just off the scale. These are writers and directors I’ve privately been sending fan-mail to over the last eighteen months so to be working with them all is just enormously exciting. This really is the greatest creative environment I’ve ever worked in. I can’t wait to switch on my computer every morning.” Original series to be produced include: A multi-generational American superhero epic, Jupiter’s Legacy follows the world’s first generation of superheroes who received their powers in the 1930’s. In present day they are the revered elder guard, but their superpowered children struggle to live up to the legendary feats of their parents. Steven S. DeKnight (Marvel’s Daredevil, Spartacus, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), who recently signed an overall deal with Netflix, will serve as showrunner and executive producer, with Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Dan McDermott also serving as executive producers for the series. DeKnight will also direct the first episode. Multilingual (Spanish/English) series American Jesus follows a twelve-year-old boy who suddenly discovers he’s returned as Jesus Christ. He can turn water into wine, make the crippled walk, and, perhaps, even raise the dead! How will he deal with the destiny to lead the world in a conflict thousands of years in the making? Everardo Gout (Marvel’s Luke Cage, Sacred Lies, Mars, Banshee, Aqui En La Tierra) and Leopoldo Gout (Molly’s Game, Instinct) will serve as co-showrunners and executive producers on the series. Everardo Gout will also direct. Film projects include: Queen Emporia is married to (literally) the worst dictator in the galaxy, King Morax. After escaping his palace with her children, Emporia and her family, must hide from Morax and his army at all costs — even if it takes teleporting from planet to planet to avoid them. Writer Lindsey Beer (Kingkiller Chronicle and the upcoming Sierra Burgess is a Loser for Netflix and Wizards of Once for DreamWorks Animation) is adapting the comic book into a feature film, with Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum (The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, Maleficent) set to produce. In a quiet seaside town, Huck uses his special gifts to do a good deed each day. His neighbors return the favors by keeping his abilities a secret. But when a newcomer alerts the media, a firestorm erupts, sending Huck on an adventure that will change everything. Ted Melfi (Hidden Figures, St. Vincent) is adapting the comic book into a feature film, with Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe set to produce. Set in a brilliant new sci-fi universe, Sharkey is a blue-collar bounty-hunter tracking criminals across the galaxy in his converted, rocket-powered ice-cream truck. Aided and abetted by his ten-year-old partner, he’s out for the biggest bounty of his career. Sharkey the Bounty Hunter will be adapted and published as a Millarworld/Netflix comic next year and writer Michael Bacall (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, 21 Jump Street) is writing the screenplay for the feature film. The post appeared first on .
July 17, 2018
Greg Berlanti developing Batwoman TV series for The CW is reporting that Greg Berlanti (The Flash, Arrow) is officially working on bringing a Batwoman TV series to The CW. Caroline Dries (Smallville, The Vampire Diaries) is writing the potential pilot based on the DC character. Arrow’s Stephen Amell back in May at the CW upfront presentation that Batwoman would be introduced to The CW’s DCU in this fall’s crossover event. Batwoman, aka Kate Kane, would be the first gay lead character of a live-action superhero show. In Batwoman, armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence. But don’t call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham’s symbol of hope. The character was first introduced in Detective Comics in 1956 and was reimagined for DC Comics’ New 52 as a Jewish lesbian, the first lesbian superhero for a title DC character. Kane is a wealthy heiress who becomes inspired by Batman and chooses to also put her wealth and resources towards a campaign to fight crime as a masked vigilante in her home of Gotham City. Arrow and The Flash have both teased that Gotham City did exist in the Arrow-verse, such as when Amell’s Oliver Queen name-dropped Bruce Wayne during this season of Arrow. Berlanti Productions will produce in association with Warner Bros. Television, with Dries — who will likely consult on behalf of the character during the crossover event — executive producing along with Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and DC’s Geoff Johns. Casting will begin soon to fill the role of Batwoman. The next CW crossover event is set to air in December 2018. If the pilot is picked up, the series could air in 2019. The post appeared first on .
July 17, 2018
Ryan Murphy’s The Politician cast announced! has officially announced that Zoey Deutch (Set It Up), Lucy Boynton (Murder on the Orient Express), Laura Dreyfuss (Glee), and Rahne Jones (Godspell) have been cast as series regulars in Ryan Murphy’s new Netflix original series The Politician. They will be joining Tony Award winner Ben Platt (Dear Evan Hanson) who will star in the comedy. Besides being described as a comedy that features social commentary, not much is known about the new project that was created by Murphy and his longtime collaborators Brad Falchuck and Ian Brennan. However, Deadline reports that the show will center on Platt’s character, Payton, “a wealthy Santa Barbarian” with political aspirations. Each season of The Politician, which has already been given a “two-season straight-to-series order,” will focus on different political races that Payton is involved in. Platt will reportedly have musical numbers in many of the episodes in the Fox 21 TV Studios new project, and Murphy is set to direct the pilot episode. If her deal closes, Streisand will possibly be directing some of the episodes as well. Ian Brennan (Glee co-creator) was brought onto the project by Murphy and Falchuck, and the three will likely share co-creator credits for the series. Murphy’s most recent collaboration with Falchuck is Fox’s new hit drama series, 911, and is the fourth series the pair will have co-created. The Politician is Murphy’s second original series arriving on Netflix, alongside his upcoming project, Ratched, a to One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest starring Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story) as a younger version of the cruel Nurse Ratched. Since the prolific creator-producer’s deal with 20th Century Fox TV is set to expire later this year, many are wondering where Murphy could end up. With two series from the creator landing on Netflix, it’s safe to assume the streaming site could become a more permanent home once Murphy’s deal with Fox comes to an end. The post appeared first on .
July 17, 2018
Live-action Rugrats movie, plus TV series reboot in the works Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures have announced a double dose of the 90s animated series Rugrats, revealing that a 26-episode revival of the TV series is already in production and that a live-action film featuring CGI characters from Paramount Players is in development. “Rugrats is hands-down one of the most celebrated cartoons in TV history, and we are thrilled for a whole new audience to meet these iconic characters in brand-new adventures,” said Sarah Levy, COO, Viacom Media Networks; and Interim President, Nickelodeon. “What was true in 1991 when the original show premiered is still true today: kids are fascinated with the world of babies. We can’t wait for today’s kids to meet Tommy, Chuckie and pals.” Brian Robbins, President of Paramount Players, adds, “Now feels like the ideal time to reintroduce this iconic cast of characters to a whole new generation of young fans. Kids who grew up with Tommy Pickles and the Rugrats crew will now be able to share that experience with their own children.” The new animated series will see the return of original series creators Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain, who serve as executive producers. As for the live-action movie, Family Guy and Futurama scribe David A. Goodman is set to pen the script. It will debut in theaters on November 13, 2020. Rugrats first premiered on Nickelodeon in 1991 and would go on to run for nine seasons and 172 episodes. The series focused on the troupe of babies including Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster, twins Phil and Lil, and Tommy’s cousin Angelica. The series had three theatrically released movies, the first of which grossed over $100 million at the domestic box office back in 1998. The post appeared first on .
July 17, 2018
First Look: She-Ra and the Princesses of Power photos and premiere date DreamWorks Animation Television and today unveiled a first look of the highly-anticipated Netflix original series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, as well as the fall premiere date of November 16. Check out the She-Ra and the Princesses of Power photos in the gallery below! The images reveal several main characters from the upcoming series, including Adora and the titular She-Ra voiced by Aimee Carrero (Elena of Avalor), Glimmer voiced by Karen Fukuhara (Suicide Squad), Bow voiced by Marcus Scribner (black-ish), and Catra voiced by AJ Michalka (The Goldbergs). Another image reveals Bright Moon Castle, the capital of Etheria and home-base to the Rebellion. She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is the story of an orphan named Adora (Carrero), who leaves behind her former life in the evil Horde when she discovers a magic sword that transforms her into the mythical warrior princess She-Ra. Along the way, she finds a new family in the Rebellion as she unites a group of magical princesses in the ultimate fight against evil. From Eisner Award-winning author and executive producer Noelle Stevenson (Lumberjanes, Nimona) and executive producer Chuck Austen (Dawn of the Croods, Steven Universe) comes a modern take on the ‘80s girl power icon for a new generation of young fans. Aimee Carrero (Elena of Avalor) stars as Adora/She-Ra, Karen Fukuhara (Suicide Squad) as Glimmer, AJ Michalka (The Goldbergs) as Catra, Marcus Scribner (black-ish) as Bow, Reshma Shetty (Royal Pains) as Angella, Lorraine Toussaint (Orange is the New Black) as Shadow Weaver, Keston John (The Good Place) as Hordak, Lauren Ash (Superstore) as Scorpia, Christine Woods (Hello Ladies) as Entrapta, Genesis Rodriguez (Time After Time) as Perfuma, Jordan Fisher (Grease Live!) as Seahawk, Vella Lovell (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) as Mermista, Merit Leighton (Katie and Alexa) as Frosta, Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) as Castaspella, and Krystal Joy Brown (Motown: The Musical) as Netossa. The post appeared first on .
July 16, 2018
Fear the Walking Dead season 4B photos released AMC has released the first new photos , including some behind the scenes shots of the cast, for the upcoming second half of Fear the Walking Dead season 4 over at . You can check out the 4B photos in the gallery below and stand by as the cast, showrunners, and executive producers of the show will also be this week to discuss the remaining episodes of season four. With the ultimate self-sacrifice by Kim Dickens’ Madison Clark in the midseason finale, Fear has lost one of its biggest characters — two this season including the loss of Frank Dillane’s Nick Clark — and the next chapter of the series will find the group attempting to survive in the aftermath. Fear the Walking Dead will return for the second half of season four, consisting of eight episodes, on Sunday, August 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. The first half of the season began with one figure, John Dorie, huddled around a campfire and ended with nine. Characters who started their journeys in isolation collided with each other in unexpected ways and found themselves in one of the last places they ever expected to be… together. In the back half of the season, they will explore who they are now — as individuals and as part of the greater group — and how they will forge ahead. They will find themselves pitted against new adversaries — human, walker, and even nature itself. Theirs will be a journey wrought with danger, love, heartbreak, loss, and ultimately, hope. Fear the Walking Dead is executive produced by Scott M. Gimple, showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, as well as Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Gale Ann Hurd and Greg Nicotero, and produced by AMC Studios. The series stars Lennie James, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Danay Garcia, Garrett Dillahunt, Maggie Grace, and Jenna Elfman. The post appeared first on .
July 16, 2018
Stranger Things 3 teaser reveals new setting Netflix released the first Stranger Things 3 teaser featuring a brand new setting for the upcoming new season. In the new video, we are introduced to Starcourt, a new mall coming to Hawkins, Indiana. Also, we get to see Steve Harrington (Joe Keery) at his new summer job working at Scoops Ahoy, an ice cream shop in the new mall, where he works alongside Robin (series newcomer Maya Hawke). Make sure you check out the full clip in the player below and let us know what you think. Stranger Things Season 3 also stars Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers, Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Dacre Montgomery as Billy, Sadie Sink as Max, Maya Thurman-Hawke as Robin, Jake Busey as Bruce, as Heather, and as Mayor Kline. The series was created by The Duffer Brothers, who also serve as executive producers and directors along with Shawn Levy (who also directs), Dan Cohen and Iain Patterson. Stranger Things is a Netflix production. Stranger Things received 18 Emmy nominations last year (with five wins) and was honored with the 2017 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, as well as the 2017 Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television — Drama from the Producers Guild of America. The post appeared first on .
July 16, 2018
First photo of Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown debuts Ahead of the new season, and fresh off of , has released the first official photo from season 3 of The Crown, offering a first look at Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II. Colman steps into the role played by Claire Foy in the first two seasons of the series, now playing an older version of the Queen in the series. Check out the full photo in the gallery below! “I am so thrilled to be part of The Crown,” Colman . “I was utterly gripped watching it, proper ‘Just one more’ feeling. I think Clarie Foy is an absolute genius, she’s an incredibly hard act to follow, I’m basically going to rewatch every episode and copy her!” Joining Colman in the new seasons will be Tobias Menzies as her husband Pricne Philip and Erin Doherty (Call the Midwife) as Princess Anne. The Crown, a Netflix original series, tells the inside story of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, as the fragile social order established after the Second World War breaks apart. Based on the award-winning play, “The Audience,” the series reunites creator/writer Peter Morgan (The Queen, Frost/Nixon) with director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours) and producer Andy Harries (The Queen). Beginning with soldiers in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces fighting an illegal war in Egypt, and ending with the downfall of her third Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, after a devastating scandal, the second season bears witness to the end of the age of deference, and ushers in the revolutionary era of the 1960s. The Crown continues to chronicle the major political and global events that have defined and shaped the second half of the twentieth century – a series that is unprecedented in its scale, ambition and creative vision. Season three of The Crown is set to debut on Netflix in 2019 and has already been renewed for a fourth season. The post appeared first on .
July 16, 2018
Amazon Pre-Prime Day Blu-ray deals! Amazon’s highly anticipated annual shopping event, Prime Day will start on July 16 at 12pm PT/3pm ET and will run through July 17. Bigger than ever, Prime Day (and a half) will extend from 30 hours in 2017 to 36 hours in 2018, with more than one million deals exclusively for Prime members around the world! This year, Prime Day will also feature double the deals on Amazon devices—and the biggest deals yet on Alexa-enabled products like Echo, Fire TV and Fire tablets, in addition to new categories from home security to Echo devices with screens. Not a member yet? Anyone can join Prime or start a 30-day free trial at to participate in Prime Day. At we’ll be cataloging the best deals for movie and television blu-rays, DVDs, 4K, and box sets as they go live across the service so be sure to check back here as we’ll frequently be updating the list! Before the real fun even gets started though there are plenty of Pre-Prime Day Deals for 4K and digital releases which we’ve collected below! Prime Day Blu-ray Deals Coming Soon Prime Day DVD Deals Coming Soon Pre-Prime Day Digital Movie Deals Pre-Prime Day 4K Movie Deals including (lower than $16.66 priced titled marked): Prime was designed to make your life better every single day. Over 100 million paid members around the world enjoy the many benefits of Prime, including shopping and entertainment. In the U.S. that includes unlimited access to award-winning movies and TV episodes with Prime Video; unlimited access to Prime Music, Audible Channels for Prime, Prime Reading, Prime Photos, Twitch Prime; early access to select Lightning Deals, one free pre-released book a month with Amazon First Reads, and more. Prime members can also get deep discounts on select best-selling foods at Whole Foods Market plus an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items. Prime was built on the foundation of unlimited fast, free shipping and members receive Prime FREE One-Day Shipping and Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery in more than 8,000 cities and towns, two-hour delivery with Prime Now in more than 30 major cities and unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. The post appeared first on .
July 16, 2018