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"Forever Evil" - DC Comics' Bad Guys Take Over in September

Mon, June 3rd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Sporting a 3D-motion cover, "Forever Evil" spins out of the events of DC Comics' "Trinity War" crossover in September, as Geoff Johns and Dave Finch helm the New 52's first linewide crossover event.

"Doctor Who" Alum Karen Gillan Joins "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Fri, May 31st, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Former "Doctor Who" star Karen Gillan will play the lead female villain in Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," which begins filming in London late next month.

Glenn Close Joins "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Wed, May 29th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Six-time Oscar nominee Glenn Close is in final negotiations to board Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" as the leader of the Nova Corps.

"American Horror Story" Star to Play Quicksilver in "Days of Future Past"

Thu, May 23rd, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Evan Peters, the breakout star of FX's "American Horror Story," has been cast as Quicksilver in directory Bryan Singer's "X-Men: First Class" sequel, "Days of Future Past."

Could AMC's "The Walking Dead" TV Series Run as Long as the Comic?

Wed, May 22nd, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

While "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman has teased his Image Comics series could run 300 issues, AMC's Josh Sapan recently said he hopes the smash-hit TV series shares similar longevity.

Why Marvel Needs to Create an "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Comic

Thu, May 16th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

While Marvel hasn't (yet) announced plans for one, CBR explains why it's the smart move to bring Agent Coulson and his recruits to comics with an "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." tie-in book.

Downey Contract Talks Leave "Avengers 2," "Iron Man 4" in Question

Wed, May 8th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

The Marvel Cinematic Universe may look a bit different in future films as contract talk from Robert Downey Jr. and the cast of "The Avengers" could lead to new actors donning the now-familiar costumes.

Bishop, Warpath Join Singer's "X-Men: Days of Future Past"

Wed, April 24th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Director Bryan Singer continues to let loose details about his "X-Men: Days of Future Past" film via social media, today revealing that Bishop and Warpath are set to join the film's ever-expanding cast.

"Walking Dead's" Michael Rooker Joins "Guardians of the Galaxy" Cast

Tue, April 16th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

While many fans, and Rooker himself, thought the "Walking Dead" actor would be a great fit for Rocket Raccoon, Michael Rooker has instead been cast as Yondu in Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" film.

Warner Bros. Releases New "Man of Steel" TV Spot

Tue, April 9th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Warner Bros. new television commercial for director Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" offers fans eager for the Superman movie reboot a few tantalizing new seconds of footage.

ABC Reveals New Title, Synopsis For Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot

Mon, April 8th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

ABC has revealed a new title and synopsis for Joss Whedon's much-discussed S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot to potential advertisers, offering a few more details about the show for fans to mull over.

"Angel's" J. August Richards Joins Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Cast

Fri, April 5th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

J. August Richards, who played vampire-fighting gang leader turned legal mastermind Charles Gunn on "Angel," has joined the cast of Joss Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." in a "top secret" role.

Cover of the Week - March 27

Tue, April 2nd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Kevin flies solo as Deadpool pays a visit to Scrooge, DC's magical heroes make a stand, a bandaged Jack takes center stage, the gang at Morning Glory Academy take a bow and Elektra & Frank Castle share a moment

"Walking Dead" Season 3 Finale Scores Record Ratings

Mon, April 1st, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

AMC's "The Walking Dead" delivered a record-shattering Season 3 finale Sunday night, attracting its largest audience to date and outperforming every other show across cable and broadcast television.

Universal Pictures Unloads First "2 Guns" Trailer

Fri, March 29th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for "2 Guns," the adaptation of Steven Grant and Mataes Santolouco's crime comic starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg.

Bruce Timm Steps Down As DC DVD Producer

Fri, March 29th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Bruce Timm, the man behind a generation's concept of animated DC Comics characters, has stepped down from his role as supervising producer of the Warner Bros. Animation DC Animated DVDs.

Amazing Spider-Man 2, Man of Steel, The Strain: March 29 Comic Reel

Fri, March 29th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

"The Office's" B.J. Novak joins "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"! Rumors of another familiar foe in "Man of Steel"! FX moves forward with Guillermo del Torro's "The Strain"! ABC's "Once Upon a Time" spinoff gets a title and stars!

Marvel to Release "Once Upon a Time" Graphic Novel

Thu, March 28th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel in September will publish "Once Upon a Time: Shadow of the Queen," a graphic novel tie-in to the ABC fairy tale drama featuring the Evil Queen, the Huntsman and Show White.

Fox Releases First Two Full-Length Trailers For "The Wolverine"

Wed, March 27th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

After days of posters, photos and teasers, Fox has released two full-length trailers for director James Mangold's "The Wolverine" starring Hugh Jackman. CBR has the videos and dozens of screencaps.

"X-Men: Days of Future Past" Adds "X2's" Daniel Cudmore and Two Others

Fri, March 15th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Director Bryan Singer has revealed a photo indicating "X-Men" trilogy veteran Daniel Cudmore will reprise his role as Colossus in "Days of Future Past," joined by Boo Boo Stewart and Fan Bingbing.