TV REVIEW: THE FLASH S5 E17 - 'TIME BOMB'03/20/19 @ 4:51 pm EST
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'STRANGER THINGS' STAR BEING EYED FOR ADAM WARLOCK IN 'GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3'07/16/19 @ 9:51 pm EST
This was a very interesting episode as it focused on the adult Grace (Sarah Carter) who is the new and more powerful Cicada, wrapped up the story of the modern-day Cicada (Chris Klein). But the episode starts with Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy) going to the future to tell Thawne (Tom Cavanagh) what happened. He tells her there is nothing he can do and that she needs to tell her father everything. She returns and is about to when the computer lets them know that something is missing from the storage location… except it’s not missing. Cicso (Carlos Valdes) and Sherloque go to the forest and discover Reverse-Flash’s Time Sphere, yet it’s also still in storage meaning that the one they find in the forest is from the future and how Grace came back in time.
And before you ask, they did try and address the two obvious questions of 1) destroying the time sphere now so she can’t use it or 2) curing Grace now so she doesn’t go bad. Joe (Jesse L. Martin) asks those very questions and is told that they would need Grace’s permission to use the cure and destroying the sphere could damage the timeline. Lame reasons, but at least they acknowledged them.
Grace, who seems obsessed and even crazy, breaks into the police station to find the file on her parents’ death and discover that a woman named Vickie Boren (Catherine Lough Haggquist) was the cause, but later when Cisco vibes the area he sees that she was a meta who wasn’t trying to steal anything, she just had her powers manifest at an ATM, which allows her to feed kinetic energy into objects, and then it blew up when the next people tried to use it… Grace’s parents. A complete accident. It’s the same thing the police concluded, and Orin tries to convince Grace of but to no avail.
Meanwhile Cisco’s new relationship with Kamilla (Victoria Park) is going well, but Ralph (Hartley Sawyer) is determined to bring her into the team, even sets her up to meet with Iris (Candice Patton) about doing photography work for The Guardian. But Cisco doesn’t want her to be part of the team, he wants her separate from what he does at STAR Labs and it feels like more set up for him leaving the series as it has been rumored for a while now.
Sherloque continues to look into what Nora is hiding and we see him making some connections to Eobard Thawne and his time as Harrison Wells. Grace goes after Victoria at a birthday part for her daughter. The Flash and XS stops Grace, but Victoria’s secret is revealed to her family who don’t take it well at first. Barry (Grant Gustin) and Nora have a discussion about keep secrets and how Barry thinks that’s bad even if you’re trying to protect someone. This hits Nora hard with the secrets she is keeping. When Grace attacks a second time, now at the same hospital where her younger self is, The Flash goes to stop her while XS get’s the family away.
Grace has no problem stopping the Flash is it looks like she’s going to kill him when Orlin arrives and tries to convince her to stop. But she not only doesn’t stop, she ends up killing her uncle with his own dagger. She then leaves and Orlin dies in Barry’s arms, asking him to save his niece. The episode ends with Victoria and he family in protective custody and no sign of Grace. The team is going to head off for a drink when Nora pauses. Cecille (Danielle Nicolet) can tell that Nora wants to tell them something, but she continues to hesitate. That’s when Sherloque steps in and connects the dots. He reveals that Nora has been working with Thawne all along. When she doesn’t deny it, Barry grabs her and throws her into one of the pipeline cells, then walking away as she cries.
This was definitely not a feel-good ending episode. And you might think Barry overreacted to the news, but over the last few years he had been betrayed so many times that his reaction makes perfect sense. First Wells / Thawne betrayed him, then Garrick / Zoom and finally he betrayed everyone. The fact Barry trust anyone is amazing. The interesting thing will be to see what happens next. Plus, what does the ticking clock on the wall in Thawne’s cell mean? Will Barry go to see him now?
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MARVEL ANNOUNCES NEW GHOST RIDER SERIES07/16/19 @ 9:40 pm EST
One of the new characters fans are most excited to see join the MCU in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
is Adam Warlock. Not that we’re uninterested in seeing the likes of Nova, Moondragon and those other rumored individuals enter the franchise, of course, but we’ve been waiting for Warlock to make his mark on the MCU for a long while.
Here’s one actor's name that We Got This Covered
has heard being connected to the character behind the scenes: Stranger Things
and Power Rangers
star Dacre Montgomery.
Reports are pointing to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
heading into production in 2020, ahead of a 2021 release date.
DF News will follow the Warlock casting saga as it develops, and we discover who will be ... er uh, Him.
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'THE KING'S MAN': NEW POSTER RELEASED07/16/19 @ 9:25 pm EST
In a special previews announcement on Marvel.com, the House of Ideas reveals, among other things, a new Ghost Rider
series coming in October!
Written by Ed Brisson, with art and cover by Aaron Kuder, in this new iteration of the hellspawn the Brothers Ghost Rider are back!
Johnny Blaze ain’t just the king of Hell—he’s the warden too. He’s the first line of defense between the demonic hordes trying to escape the joint and the lords of other hells making a play for his throne and all the power that comes with it—including a certain evil queen from his past!
Meanwhile, Danny Ketch never wanted to be a Ghost Rider. Now that his brother’s in charge downstairs, Ketch must take on the duty of Earth’s Spirit of Vengeance full-time—no matter how much he’d rather be doing anything else.
Coming your way in October, True Believers!
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20th Century Fox'RICK AND MORTY' FIRST PHOTOS FROM SEASON 4 REVEALED07/16/19 @ 5:07 pm EST
has released the first poster for the coming Kingsman franchise prequel, The King's Man
.The King's Man
is set to debut on February 14, 2020.
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EWTHE JOURNEY TO THE RISE OF SKYWALKER BEGINS WITH STAR WARS ADVENTURES #2707/16/19 @ 9:15 pm EST
has revealed the very first photos from Rick and Morty
's long-awaited Season 4.
The Emmy-winning series returns to Adult Swim
The Rick and Morty
panel at San Diego Comic-Con is slated for this Friday.
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IDW PublishingHARRY STYLES IN TALKS TO PLAY PRINCE ERIC IN DISNEY'S LIVE-ACTION 'LITTLE MERMAID'07/16/19 @ 4:40 pm EST
proudly announces that October’s Star Wars Adventures #27
will debut a three-part storyline telling an untold chapter set between The Last Jedi
and the thrilling conclusion to the Skywalker saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Issue #27 will debut a three-part monthly storyline by writer John Barber
and artistDerek Charm
, featuring the mighty Wookiees. With the New Republic devastated, the First Order launches an attack on the planet Kashyyyk, and Chewbacca takes up arms to defend his people!
“It's a thrill and an honor to get to tell this story with the amazing Derek Charm,” says Barber. “Chewie's one of my favorite characters ever, for as long as I can remember. Having the opportunity to tell his story to a new generation of Star Wars
fans – and all this leading up to the conclusion to the Skywalker saga — is one of the biggest thrills of my career.”
Charm says, “I’ve been lucky enough to work within a lot of Star Wars
eras in this series, but doing something in the current, post-Last Jedi
landscape is really exciting. The fact that it focuses on Chewbacca and what he’s been up to between these movies is more so.”
A backup tale by writer Michael Moreci
and artist Tony Fleecs
will see a team-up between the beloved droids of the Star Wars
series – R2-D2, C-3PO, and BB-8 – as they embark on a desperate recruiting campaign for the Resistance.
“What I love so much about this story is that it gives the droids a mission that's specific to who they are as characters and not just droids,” says Moreci. “This is a fun, fun adventure, but I also think it's important to these characters as they, like everyone else, find their way in the galaxy.”
Fleecs says, “I probably don't love anything more than I love Star Wars
– and in particular, the 1985 Droids
cartoon and the accompanying comic book featuring art by the great John Romita Sr. That's the energy I'm bringing to this project – vibes from 1985, Star Comics, John Romita, Nelvana Animation, and Marie Severin, with a healthy dollop of Tony Fleecs thrown in for good measure.” Star Wars Adventures
#27 will feature regular covers by Derek Charm and Tony Fleecs, with a special retailer incentive variant available byManuel Bracchi
For information on how to secure copies of Star Wars Adventures
, please contact your local comic shop or visitwww.comicshoplocator.com
to find a store near you.
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THRMARVEL WINS COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT LAWSUIT OVER ‘IRON MAN 3’ MOVIE POSTER07/16/19 @ 4:34 pm EST
reports that Harry Styles is the latest actor to go under the sea.
The singer-turned-actor is in early negotiations to play the iconic role of Prince Eric in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid.
The pic, which is being directed by Rob Marshall, is in the throes of casting, having recently found its Ariel with R&B singer Halle Bailey of Chloe x Halle fame. Melissa McCarthy, Jacob Tremblay and Awkwafina are also in talks to be part of Disney’s world.
Eric is the human prince who catches Ariel's eye. The mermaid saves the prince from drowning and then makes a deal with the sea witch Ursula to exchange her voice for legs in order for a chance to make him love her. He is key in the final battle against Ursula.
The casting of Styles and Bailey show the studio’s intent of making the music a central component of the remake.
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VAMPIRELLA ADDS COLLECTIBLE COINS TO BIRTHDAY EXTRAVAGANZA!07/16/19 @ 3:49 pm EST
Marvel Entertainment won a copyright infringement lawsuit on Monday that had claimed the company copied the design of their movie poster for Iron Man 3
from another comic.
Horizon Comics Productions sued Marvel in April 2016 saying the image of Robert Downey Jr. kneeling in his Iron Man suit was copied from an image of their character Caliban, also in a crouched, kneeling position for their comic book series Radix
Horizon claimed in their lawsuit that six Marvel employees were aware of Radix
and the drawing of Caliban, with two who have had a “working relationship” with the comic’s creators, and influenced the designers of the Iron Man 3
However, a U.S. district judge in New York, J. Paul Oetken, wrote in his ruling that “there is virtually no evidence in the record that shows any one of these individuals either would have seen the Caliban Drawing or would have been involved in the ‘Iron Man 3’ Poster design, let alone both.” (via The Wrap
Here are the two images side by side, as recreated in the lawsuit:Marvel Studios/Horizon Comics
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STEPHEN KING & OWEN KING’S SLEEPING BEAUTIES COMES TO IDW PUBLISHING07/16/19 @ 3:47 pm EST
Vampirella has dominated the comic book page, and now sets her sights on collectible coins! Dynamite is releasing two coins, and each features a stunning artistic take on Vampirella by top artists Stanley "Artgerm" Lau and Lucio Parrillo!
Dynamite's limited edition coins use an innovative colorization technique over top a base of authentic US John F. Kennedy Half-Dollars plated in real 24-karat gold. Packaged with a full-color Certificate of Authenticity and within an acrylic capsule to protect the coin, this currency is in fact legally able to buy a newspaper or bag of chips - but you won't want to do that!
The coin featuring superstar Lucio Parrillo takes its design from Vampirella (2010) #15, with a classic image of Vampi staring down a skull. One of the hottest artists in comics and pop culture illustration today, Artgerm, has his image originating from Vampirella (2019) #2!
The recommended retail price of these coins are $29.99 each. Though to celebrate Vampirella's big 50th anniversary Dynamite is offering them at a special introductory price of $19.69, denoting the year of Vampi's iconic creation and first appearance.
"In our 15 year history, Dynamite has always strived to offer fans not only the highest quality comic books, but also collectibles of all types," said Nick Barrucci, CEO and Publisher. "Fans were excited about the Red Sonja coins we offered recently, so we knew had to bring our other flagship heroine to this category, with all of the Vampirella hype around Christopher Priest's series, the Vampirella/Red Sonja ongoing and the just announced Vengeance of Vampirella revival."
The Vampirella Lucio Parrillo Collectible Coin
and Vampirella Artgerm Collectible Coin
will be solicited in Diamond Comic Distributors’ July 2019 Previews catalog, the premier source of merchandise for the comic book specialty market, and slated for release in September 2019.
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TAIKA WAITITI TO DIRECT 'THOR 4'07/16/19 @ 3:46 pm EST
IDW Publishing is proud to announce the early 2020 launch ofSleeping Beauties
, a captivating comic book series based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King
and Owen King
. Author Rio Youers
(The Forgotten Girl
) and artist Alison Sampson
) will adapt the rich narrative of Sleeping Beauties
to a ten-issue limited series under the watchful gaze of Stephen and Owen.
“We are so excited about Rio and Alison’s vision for Sleeping Beauties
,” says Owen King. “We’ve been fans of Rio’s for years and Alison’s artwork is simply extraordinary. IDW couldn’t have found a better pairing.”
To which co-author Stephen King adds, “We’re looking forward to seeing our work in this exciting format.”Sleeping Beauties
explores a world where women have sunken into a deep, cocooned slumber, their dreams taking them to an idyllic other place. They can only wake if disturbed, which results in violent, feral behavior. Meanwhile, the men have inherited the Earth, their society devolving into barbarism. Provocative and absorbing, Sleeping Beauties
is a gripping dark fantasy of gender dynamics, individuality, and toxic masculinity.
“To work on anything with the King name attached is surreal, dizzying, and somewhat terrifying,” says Youers. “As soon as my feet touch terra firma, I will focus on my goal: to stay true to the novel’s spirit, and to deliver a page-turning, visually impacting experience that will appeal to readers of both Stephen and Owen King’s fiction, and to comics fans the world over.”
“I'm thrilled to be able to work on Sleeping Beauties
,” says Sampson. “The story is very suggestive for interesting art, with magical themes interwoven through a very real place setting in Appalachia, and the opportunity to draw some truly diverse people. Places, spaces, gender, bodies, character, relationships, political themes, emotions, a challenging (and almost certainly innovative) design job, and a great story – it’s all here. I cannot wait to share what we are making.”
“There was something magical about the combination of Stephen King’s and Owen King’s specific skills on the pages of the Sleeping Beauties
novel, an alchemy that resulted in a story so of the moment and yet so timeless,” says IDW President & Publisher, Chris Ryall
. “Rio and Allison are fashioning a graphic retelling that synthesizes that same sense of wonder while very much making the comic its own thing entirely. We’re ecstatic to be doing this with all involved.”
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reports that Taika Waititi is returning to the many worlds of Thor.
Waititi has inked a deal to write and direct a follow-up to his 2017 smash, Thor: Ragnarok.
But his boarding of what would be a fourth installment of the Marvel franchise comes at a cost: Warner Bros.' long-gestating adaptation of Japanese manga Akira.
That project, which was penciled for a May 21, 2021 release and had Waititi testing actors in a worldwide search for talent, is being put on pause indefinitely as the two projects' production dates began to bump up against one another. Script development concerns caused Akira to push back its shooting start, and while some of those have been addressed, say sources, the dates were now too close for comfort.
Chris Hemsworth is expected to reprise his career-defining role as the Asgardian God of Thunder.