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Preparations begin at Castle Golga for the annual festival of the undead, as a pair of fearless vampire killers question a man hidden away in a monastery on the Baltic Sea. The mysterious Mr. Higgins wants nothing more than to avoid the scene of his wife’s death, and the truth about what happened to him in that castle. However, these heroic men sworn to rid the world of the vampire scourge inspire Higgins to venture out and to end the only suffering he really cares about–his own.
This sendup of classic vampire stories sees Mignola teaming with British artist Warwick Johnson-Cadwell (Solid State Tank Girl, No. 1 Car Spotter) for an original graphic novel as outlandish as The Amazing Screw-On Head.
Brian Michael Bendis has written for Marvel Comics for nearly 18 years, working on titles ranging from Ultimate Spider-Man and Daredevil to Secret Invasion and Jessica Jones. However, that era is coming to an end this morning with an announcement from DC Comics. Continue reading
Fox has given a script commitment plus penalty to Snow Blind, an hourlong witness protection drama based on the graphic novel by Ollie Masters (DC/Vertigo’s The Kitchen) and Tyler Jenkins (Grass Kings), from Prison Break executive producer and Dominion creator/showrunner Vaun Wilmott, Boom! Studios and 20th Century Fox TV. Continue reading
Humans, Orcs, Elves… everybody is just trying to get along. Get ready for the world of Bright, a new Netflix Original Film, starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton. Coming to Netflix 22 December.
The CW is developing a drama series based on DC Comics characters Traci Thirteen and her father Dr. Terrance Thirteen with Elizabeth Banks attached as an executive producer, Variety has learned exclusively.
Titled “Project 13,” the one-hour drama would center on Traci, a twenty-something forensic scientist and believer in the paranormal who discovers her own hidden extra-sensory abilities when she joins her estranged, skeptic father to investigate mysterious cases of the paranormal and unexplained phenomena. Traci and Dr. Thirteen have appeared in multiple comics within the DC Universe, including “Flashpoint” and “Batman.” Continue reading
The CW has released the first poster for “Constantine,” the upcoming animated short form series for CW Seed based on the DC “Hellblazer” comics.
Matt Ryan starred as the titular John Constantine in the live-action NBC series based on the property several years ago, a show that’s now available on CW Seed. Ryan reprised the role in a fourth season episode of “Arrow” and here he returns to the role, providing the voice for the five to six ten-minute episodes which will premiere in 2018. Continue reading
Sony Animation’s upcoming “Ghostbusters” animated film will reportedly unfold from the perspective of a ghost repots That Hashtag Show.
The report marks the first plot detail for the developing project which was first announced in 2016 and has “Clash of Clans” short director Fletcher Moules helming.
Which ghost isn’t clear, be it a familiar one like Slimer or a new supernatural entity. Either way, the project is said to harken back to the 1980s animated TV series “The Real Ghostbusters” where Slimer essentially became a member of the team.The animated “Ghostbusters” film is currently without an official release date.
Ken Kaneki risks life and limb to protect the world that changed him in this faithful adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul. Get a taste for the delicious gore and gripping fight scenes in this killer teaser trailer! Then find a theater and grab your tickets—the movie hits select theaters October 16-22.
Robinson’s “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” an origin story of the man who created Wonder Woman and the women who inspired the character, is premiering at the Toronto Film Festival. The movie, starring Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, and Bella Heathcote, will be released by Annapurna on Oct. 13. Continue reading
The other day came word that Amazon was set to collaborate with “Preacher” executive producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg on a new TV series based on a comic.
A script order has been given with the project being eyed for a possible straight-to-series pickup, but at the time it wasn’t certain which property it was.