RYAN REYNOLDS TO STAR IN POKEMON MOVIE 'DETECTIVE PIKACHU'12/07/17 @ 6:51 am EST
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DC WORLD PREMIERE OF DC HERO: 'BLACK LIGHTNING' HITS THE CARPET 01/16/18 @ 12:29 pm EST
Deadpool is going Pokemon!
According to The Hollywood Reporter
, "Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds will be portraying one of the popular gaming franchise characters in a live action film from Legendary.
The movie is set to begin production in London in mid-January, with Rob Letterman ("Goosebumps") directing.
Pikachu is a species of Pokemon, while Detective Pikachu the character is a peculiar sort from the Pikachu set, a self-styled investigator who is good at finding things. Reynolds will portray the titular detective.
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TWO NEW 'BLACK PANTHER' TV SPOTS01/16/18 @ 12:16 pm EST
Tonight, Tuesday, 1/16, DC's much-anticipated superhero saga "Black Lightning" will debut on The CW.
But last night, Monday, 1/15, the cast, crew and others walked the red (really black!) carpet at the world premiere of "Black Lightning" in Washington DC.
Below are some photos of the event (via Bleeding Cool
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STEVE ORLANDO AND GARRY BROWN TEAM UP FOR 'CRUDE'01/12/18 @ 4:30 pm EST
BOOM! Studios and Saban Brands are excited to announce new chapters of POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID, available at comic shops in April 2018. Lord Drakkon – a twisted alternate-reality version of Tommy Oliver (AKA the Mighty Morphin Green Ranger) – has made his first, devastating move in his plan to destroy the Power Rangers and now they must strike back...but they won’t be doing it alone!
In Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #26, from writer Kyle Higgins and artist Daniele di Nicuolo, Lord Drakkon's victory seems assured—unless the Rangers can find a way to team up with another team of Power Rangers they've never met before! This issue features a main cover by Jamal Campbell (Green Arrow
), with variant covers by Jordan Gibson (America
) and Carlos Villa (Lockjaw
).Even more fan-favorite Power Rangers join the battle in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2018 Annual #1, from fan-favorite writers Kyle Higgins, Ryan Parrott & more, along with artists Marcus To (Guardians of the Galaxy
), Dylan Burnett (Interceptor
) & more! Featuring fan-favorite teams from across the Power Rangers universe—Dino Charge, RPM, Time Force, Ninja Steel, Dino Thunder—the entire fabric of reality is under threat as Drakkon invades! This issue features a main cover from Dan Mora (Klaus
), along with variant covers by George Caltsoudas (Star Trek: Discovery
) and Matt Taylor (Shade: The Changing Girl
“POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID delivers Power Rangers team-ups you’ve never seen before - and that all begins with the arrival of the Pink Time Force Ranger,” said Dafna Pleban, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “BOOM! Studios and Saban Brands are working closely to make sure every issue of this event feels like the biggest Power Ranger comic you’ve ever read...until the next issue, which is somehow even bigger!”
Print copies of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #26 and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2018 Annual #1 will be available for sale in April 2018 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the one nearest you) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers like comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
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BOOM! STUDIOS ANNOUNCES ... WRESTLEMANIA 2018??01/12/18 @ 4:06 pm EST
GLAAD Media Award-nominated writer Steve Orlando (VIRGIL, Midnighter
) and acclaimed artist Garry Brown (BLACK ROAD) will launch the gritty revenge thriller CRUDE this April from Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment.
Killers once feared Piotr Petrovich. Now, they’ve sent his son home to him—in a body bag.
Haunted by his failures, Piotr journeys across Russia to learn what type of man his son really was, while hunting the bastards who killed him. And once Piotr finds them, they will learn to fear him once more…
“It’s been an honor to work with Skybound Entertainment and Image Comics to bring Piotr Petrovich Bilibin's exciting, tragic story into the hands of readers,” said writer Steve Orlando. “The creative team involved in CRUDE has put together something vital, thrilling, bursting with gristle and energy. I can't wait for you all to join us in Blackstone, a blood-rusted world never before seen, where grit and greed are the currencies of the day."
“Visualizing the text that Steve has given me has been an astounding journey,” said artist Garry Brown. “Piotr Petrovich Bilibin’s path to redemption is just getting started, and I am excited to watch this project unfold.”
Get ready for an emotional, bone-shattering account of murder, masculinity, and mayhem.
CRUDE #1 hits comic book stores Wednesday, April 11th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, March 19th.
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'BLACK PANTHER' FEATURETTE: WARRIORS OF WAKANDA01/12/18 @ 4:01 pm EST
BOOM! Studios and WWE today announced WWE WRESTLEMANIA 2018 SPECIAL #1, celebrating WWE’s annual pop-culture extravaganza. This oversized one-shot features WWE Superstars John Cena, The Miz, Jeff Hardy and more, including the untold story of the legendary WrestleMania III match between “Macho Man” Randy Savage and Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat! Writers Ryan Ferrier (Kong on The Planet of The Apes
), Tini Howard (Assasinistas
), Lan Pitts (WWE
) and Julian May (WWE Survivor Series 2017 Special
) are joined by artists Kendall Goode (Maze Runner: The Death Cure
) and Rodrigo Lorenzo (WWE
) for the biggest WWE comic of the season!
“WrestleMania is the Ultimate Thrill Ride for the WWE Universe, and our goal is to bring that same spirit to the comics pages.” said Chris Rosa, Associate Editor, BOOM! Studios. “This year, WWE WRESTLEMANIA 2018 SPECIAL #1 focuses on some of the biggest moments in sports entertainment history, ranging from classics like the matches between Macho Man and The Dragon, to shockers like The Miz’s WWE Championship Match at WrestleMania 27.”
WWE WRESTLEMANIA 2018 SPECIAL #1 features a main cover by Rahzzah (Luke Cage
) and an NWO variant cover by Marco D’Alfonso (Avengers
). This special is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to a world-class group of licensed comic book series and ambitious original series, including Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
, Planet of the Apes
, Big Trouble in Little China
, Victor LaValle’s Destroyer
, Mech Cadet Yu
, Grass Kings
, and Klaus
Print copies of WWE WRESTLEMANIA 2018 SPECIAL #1 will be available for sale this April at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
Source: Newsarama | Categories: Marvel | Comments (0) | E-mail Article | Add a Comment'JOHN WICK' TV SERIES ADAPTATION IN THE WORKS01/12/18 @ 3:56 pm EST
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Deadline'SHAZAM!' SET FOR SPRING 201901/12/18 @ 3:45 pm EST
is reporting that "John Wick," a tentpole film franchise which has also been running as a comic book from Dynamite Entertainment, may be headed for TV. The announcement came today during a portion of the TCA winter press tour.
Starz and Lionsgate are developing a series adaptation of "Wick" which focuses on the inner workings of the exclusive hotel that serves as a sanctuary for assassins. The project bears the hotel's name, "The Continental."
Chris Collins will write the series and serve as showrunner. The team behind the film franchise will executive produce. Chad Stahelski is slated to direct the premiere.
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'JUMANJI' TO LEAD SOLID MLK FRAME WITH $30M01/12/18 @ 3:36 pm EST
Amid all the shakin' goin' on at Warner Bros. in the DC Films world, at least one pegged film debut date remained unknown: April 5, 2019.
And today -- SHAZAM! -- WB has announced the spot will see the premiere of Billy Batson and his adult alter ego in David F. Sandberg's "Shazam!" (via Deadline
Written by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke, the film will also play in Imax and stars Zachary Levi as the classic title hero (although to most when he was classic, he was known as Captain Marvel).
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GARETH EDWARDS' 'MONSTERS' BEING ADAPTED FOR TV 01/12/18 @ 3:27 pm EST
Want a sure bet on this MLK weekend? Try the "Jumanji" sequel. (via Deadline
Sony's follow-thru film with The Rock has been leading the ticketsellers daily for the last 11 out of 12 days. The movie is expected to lead the charge with $30M over the four day holiday, taking its total running cume in week 4 to just over $286M.
On Thursday, the title earned an estimated $2.1M.
Meanwhile, a close call has developed between newcomers "Paddington 2" and "Proud Mary," which are expected to respectively open to around $22M
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is reporting that "Monsters," a British science fiction film from "Rogue One" director Gareth Edwards, is being developed into a TV series by Vertigo Films.
His directorial debut, Edwards' "Monsters" was released in 2010 and followed an American photojournalist, played by Scoot McNairy, tasked with escorting his employer’s daughter, played by Whitney Able, back to the U.S. by crossing an infected zone full of creatures in Mexico.
Edwards is expected to be involved behind the scenes.