Following Friday’s news Bridesmaids and Ghostbusters star Melissa McCarthy is in talks to join Disney’s live-action re-imagining of 1989 animated classic The Little Mermaid as Ursula, former Variety reporter Kris Tapley has revealed McCarthy’s potential co-stars. Tapley names Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians, Jumanji: The Next Level) for helpful bird friend and human treasures expert Scuttle,
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Credit: Marvel Comics Credit: Marvel Comics Gang Hyuk Lim has been replaced as the lead artist on Agents of Atlas #1, replaced by Nico Leon. The publisher didn’t provide a reason for the change, however Carlo Pagulayan remains onboard to draw the back-up story with writer Jeff Parker. Gang Hyuk Lim remains solicited to illustrate
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Japanese anime is more popular now than it has ever been before. These interviews with anime studios will reveal the behind-the-scenes processes and emotions that go into making anime. This is a large-scale project done in collaboration with anime news sites throughout the world, such as the anime news site Anime!Anime!, Tokyo Otaku Mode, which
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The latest One Piece movie has released a new trailer showcasing its main theme song, “Gong” by WANIMA! [embedded content] The trailer also gives fans a peek at new characters like Buena Festa, the “Master of Festivities” who will be played by actor Yusuke Santamaria, as well as Donald Moderate, voiced by comedian Yamasato Ryouta.
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Crossover anime Isekai Quartet will be back for a second season! In the series, a mysterious button appears one day and is pressed by the protagonists of Overlord, KonoSuba, Re:Zero, and The Saga of Tanya the Evil, who then find themselves transported to a brand new “isekai” world. Hino Satoshi (Ainz in Overlord ), Fukushima
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Credit: DC Credit: DC Artists Jesus Merino and Vicente Cifuentes have joined July 24’s Wonder Woman #75. The duo join the originally-solicited artist Xermanico, and series writer G. Willow Wilson. Merino has been rotating on Wonder Woman with Xermanico for some time, and drew #72, and the upcoming #74, #76, #77, and #78. For Cifuentes,
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[embedded content] A live-action adaptation of Final Fantasy XIV from Sony Pictures Television, production company Hivemind, and the game’s developer Square Enix is in the works, the companies announced on Thursday. The television series will be set in the world of Eorzea, the fictional setting that the online Final Fantasy game takes place in. No
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Neil Gaiman’s works are finding are having quite the resurgence on television, thanks to Amazon’s Good Omens and Starz’s American Gods. As Gaiman recently revealed, one of his projects – the comic miniseries Marvel 1602 – was almost among them. On Wednesday, Gaiman took to Twitter to share that he asked Marvel TV about a
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Ever since Marvel Studios got their hands on Spider-Man, fans have been eager to see how they’ll reinterpret the character’s supporting cast after two separate attempts at adapting the franchise for the big screen. But while people are curious about new versions of Norman Osborn and Mary Jane Watson, few characters have had the impact
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Credit: Lion Forge WITCHY GN(W) Ariel Ries (A/CA) Ariel RiesIn the witch kingdom Hyalin, the strength of your magic is determined by the length of your hair. Those that are strong enough are conscripted by the Witch Guard, who enforce the law in peacetime and protect the land during war. However, those with hair judged
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As fans well know by now, DC Universe‘s new Swamp Thing live-action series was cancelled earlier this month less than one week after the first episode debuted on the streaming service. While details on exactly why the promising series was cancelled are still a bit of a mystery, Swamp Thing‘s debut had been met with
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A new rumor suggests that The Batman could potentially serve as a mini Planet of the Apes reunion. According to a new report from Batman on Film, Andy Serkis is rumored to be in the running to join Matt Reeves’ upcoming DC Comics film. Serkis previously worked on the Planet of the Apes franchise, including
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There are two big trends in entertainment these days and that’s reboots and prequels. And when it comes to one of those popular reboots, Fuller House, it sounds like there might be a prequel of sorts under consideration. Fuller House star and executive producer John Stamos says he’s looking towards a prequel series once Fuller
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Credit: Fantagraphics ZAPPED BY THE GOD OF ABSURDITY: THE BEST OF PAUL KRASSNERBy Paul Krassner$26.99 / HC / 280 pgs / BW / 6 x 9Zapped by the God of Absurdity is a collection of Paul Krassner’s writing that functions both as a retrospective and a memoir. His eye for the absurd serves readers well,
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Netflix is going all-in on the cross-promotion for the upcoming third installment of Stranger Things, and playing very heavily on the nostalgia of fans. There are Stranger Things ice cream flavors at Baskin Robbins, Coca-Cola is bringing back New Coke for a limited time, and now Eggo is getting in on the action. This week,
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Credit: Hasbro Hasbro has unveiled its exclusive Marvel Legends release for Comic-Con International: San Diego – a two-pack of the Marvel Cinematic Universe versions of Collector and Grandmaster. Credit: Hasbro In comic books, Grandmaster and Collector are brothers and Elders of the Universe – eternal cosmic beings known for their specific pursuits. In the MCU,
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