Kevin Melrose

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NBC Conjures Series Order For "Constantine"

Thu, May 8th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Matt Ryan will star as DC Comics' occult investigator in the David S. Goyer-produced series, set to premiere this fall on NBC.

Bill Finger's Granddaughter Says DC Isn't 'All Good' with Family

Wed, May 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The granddaughter of Batman's uncredited co-creator denies a recent assertion by a DC representative that "We’re all good" with the late Bill Finger's family.

Ed Brubaker Writes "Maniac Cop" Remake

Wed, May 7th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The writer of "Captain America" and "Fatale" has penned a remake of the 1988 cult classic, to be produced by Nicolas Winding Refn.

Supreme Court to Decide Next Week Whether to Hear Jack Kirby Case

Tue, May 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The U.S. Supreme Court will debate in a private conference whether to weigh in on the five-year copyright battle between Jack Kirby's estate and Marvel/Disney.

"Doctor Who's" Matt Smith Joins "Terminator" Reboot

Fri, May 2nd, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Fan-favorite actor Matt Smith will play a new character with a strong connection to John Connor.

South Carolina Senate Panel Rejects Bid to Punish Colleges Over Gay-Themed Books

Thu, May 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A South Caroline Senate committee rejected a plan to cut the budgets of two state universities as punishment for selecting gay-themed books, including "Fun Home."

Longtime "MAD" Editor Al Feldstein Passes Away

Wed, April 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Al Feldstein, who as editor steered "MAD Magazine" to the height of its popularity and influence, passed away Tuesday at his home in Livingston, Montana. He was 88.

Syfy Adapting Miller's "Ronin," Soule's "Letter 44," Hickman's "Pax Romana," Schulner's "Clone" & More

Wed, April 30th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Syfy has announced adaptations of Frank Miller's "Ronin," Jonathan Hickman's "Pax Romana," Charles Soule's "Letter 44," and David Schulner's "Clone."

"Star Wars: Episode VII" Cast Announced

Tue, April 29th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The cast of J.J. Abrams' anticipated "Star Wars" sequel includes the return of many core alums as well as newcomers John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver & more.

First Look at the Cast of "Jem and the Holograms"

Thu, April 24th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Director Jon M. Chu has announced the cast for the live-action adaptation of the 1980s "Jem and the Holograms" animated series.

Company Defends "Fangirls" T-Shirt, Claims "Double Standards"

Wed, April 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The company behind the controversial "I Like Fangirls How I Like My Coffee" t-shirt has responded to criticism, citing "double standards."

EXCLUSIVE: "Herobear" Creator Mike Kunkel Covers "Scratch9"

Wed, April 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 has a preview of "Scratch9: Cat of Nine Worlds" #2, including an exclusive first look at the cover by "Herobear & The Kid" creator Mike Kunkel.

"Amazing Spider-Man 2" Mobile Game Swings In with Launch Trailer

Fri, April 18th, 2014 | Category: Video Games

Marvel and mobile game developer Gameloft have released the launch trailer for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," a tie-in to the Sony Pictures movie sequel.

Bryan Singer Cancels WonderCon Plans in Wake of Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Fri, April 18th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Director Bryan singer has canceled his WonderCon plans, which included interviews in support of "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

Zack Snyder Reveals How Batman Ended Up in "Man of Steel" Sequel

Thu, April 17th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The filmmaker explains how the Dark Knight’s planned cameo grew into a larger role, and talks about the costume tests for Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

Hayden Panettiere is as Surprised as You Are About "Heroes" Revival

Thu, April 17th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Acknowledging that "Heroes Reborn" will likely feature new characters, the actress says someone else playing Clair Bennett "would be a little dagger in the heart."

"X-Men" Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen in 1999

Thu, April 17th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

A new lawsuit alleges the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and "Superman Returns" director gave the 17-year-old alcohol and drugs and raped him.

Channing Tatum Has Met With X-Men Franchise Producer About Playing Gambit

Tue, April 15th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Teasing that he’s already working on the Cajun accent, Channing Tatum says, “If the stars align, I would die to play” Gambit.

Blue Beetle Flies Into Battle In "Infinite Crisis"

Tue, April 15th, 2014 | Category: Video Games

WB Games has added yet another champion to the roster of "Infinite Crisis," Turbine’s free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena game: Jaime Reyes, the Blue Beetle.

DC Comics Teases "Futures End" in Escher-Inspired Image

Tue, April 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Coinciding with the lunar eclipse, last night DC released a teaser for its new weekly, promising, “When Futures End … the Blood Moon Shall Rise!”