Kevin Melrose

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"Arrow" Casts "Homeland" Threat As New Villain

Thu, August 22nd, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Navid Negahban, who played the terrorist Abu Nazir on Showtime's hit "Homeland," will debut as a new villain named Al-Owal in an episode of "Arrow" titled "The Demon's Head."

Final "Seaguy" Miniseries "Still a Long Way Off," Stewart Cautions

Wed, August 21st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

A new profile of Grant Morrison closed with the promise of the third and final volume of Vertigo series "Seaguy" in 2014, but his collaborator Cameron Stewart cautions excited fans "it's still a long way off."

Thor and Asgard Arriving in Disneyland This Fall

Tue, August 20th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Disney announced it will bring more of the Marvel Universe to its theme parks this fall, when Disneyland guests will have a chance to visit Asgard and “come face-to-face” with Thor himself.

D.J. Caruso Still Attached to "Preacher," Hopes to Have "Good News" Soon

Tue, August 20th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Two and a half years after signing on to "Preacher," DJ Caruso says he's still attached to direct at adaptation of the acclaimed Vertigo comics series by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon.

Latest "Amazing Spider-Man 2" Photos Tease Sinister Six

Mon, August 19th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Sony Pictures has released eight more "Amazing Spider-Man 2" images, including one photo that could hint at the villain -- or, rather, villains -- for the third installment of director Marc Webb’s rebooted franchise.

Dancer Injured During "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" Performance

Fri, August 16th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

"Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark," the Broadway musical that was plagued by accidents in the early months of its run, has claimed another victim, with dancer Daniel Curry seriously injured during a performance.

"300: Rise of an Empire" International Trailer Promises "Death and Destruction"

Thu, August 15th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

The new international trailer for "300: Rise of an Empire" sets Greece and Persia on a collision course, as Rodrigo Santoro's god-king Xerxes pledges, "Nothing will stop the march of my empire."

Mark Wahlberg Wants a Shot at Marvel's "Iron Man" Franchise

Wed, August 14th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

While in the United Kingdom promoting "2 Guns," star Mark Wahlberg revealed he’d like to take over the role of Iron Man from Robert Downey Jr.

D23: Captain America Makes his Disney Debut

Fri, August 9th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Captain America appeared at Disney's D23 event to promote the new Avengers Academy kids’ area that’s being added Disney Cruise Line’s flagship Disney Magic as part of a “reimagineering” of the 15-year-old vessel.

Marvel Debuts Loki-Packed Trailer for "Thor: The Dark World"

Wed, August 7th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel Studios has premiered a new trailer for director Alan Taylor's "Thor: The Dark World" that hits upon that magic movie formula: widespread destruction, a touch of humor and lots of Tom Hiddleston's Loki.

"Young Justice: Legacy" Game Delayed Until November

Fri, August 2nd, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Developer Little Orbit has pushed back the release of its "Young Justice: Legacy" video game, saying it it will now be available for Wii and Nintendo 3DS in addition to the previously announced PlayStation 3, Xbox 36

Millar & Gibbons' "The Secret Service" Recruits Samuel L Jackson

Fri, August 2nd, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Samuel L. Jackson has been cast as the villain in "The Secret Service," director Matthew Vaughn's adaptation of the Marvel/Icon miniseries by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons.

Layman and Guillory's "Chew" Takes Another Stab (Or Two) at Television

Fri, August 2nd, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

John Layman and Rob Guillory's hit Image Comics title "Chew" is getting another shot at television following Showtime's decision to pass on developing the comic into a live-action series.

Cosplay Photo Shoot Spooks Boca Raton Residents, Police

Thu, August 1st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

What began Saturday night in Boca Raton, Florida, as a seemingly harmless photo shoot for an upcoming comics convention, quickly turned into a tense confrontation with police. ROBOT 6 has the details.

The CW's "Flash" Series Will Spin Out of Three-Part "Arrow" Storyline

Wed, July 31st, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Elaborating on The CW's plans to develop a "Flash" television series, Andrew Kreisberg and Geoff Johns have revealed details on how Barry Allen's "Arrow" debut will lead to the fully-costumed hero's own show.

Morrison's "Wonder Woman" is a 'Mother and Daughter Story'

Tue, July 30th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Grant Morrison's remarks about eroticism and S&M in early "Wonder Woman" comics left many wondering what direction he planned to take in "Wonder Woman: Earth One," and ROBOT 6 has some answers.

UPDATE: CW Fast-Tracks "Flash," Puts "Amazon" on Hold

Tue, July 30th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

The CW has confirmed its plans to fast-track a "Flash" drama with the pilot to be written by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Geoff Johns, and has put the Wonder Woman origin "Amazon" on hold.

Thrillbent Launches Download-to-Own Digital Comics Store

Tue, July 30th, 2013 | Category: Digital Comics

Mark Waid’s Thrillbent, which hosts a variety of digital comics that can be read in a variety of different ways, is adding a new way to purchase titles: download-to-own. ROBOT 6 has details.

Two New "LEGO Marvel Super Heroes" Trailers Tease Stan Lee

Tue, July 23rd, 2013 | Category: Video Games

New "LEGO Marvel Super Heroes" trailers introduce the larger side of the Marvel Universe as well as the first look at Stan Lee as a playable character as he web-swings and Hulks out.

First Posters for "X-Men: Days of Future Past" Merge Magnetos, Xaviers

Tue, July 23rd, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Fox has released the first two posters for Bryan Singer's "X-Men: Days of Future Past," images which seamlessly blend the faces of stars Patrick Stewart & James McAvoy and Ian McKellen & Michael Fassbender.

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