THE WALKING DEAD
AMC has released the first behind-the-scenes clip for “The Walking Dead” season five, featuring many key members of the cast and crew commenting on and teasing the upcoming season.
Airs Sundays on AMC
According to Deadline David Dastmalchian has been tapped to join the cast of “Ant-Man” in an unspecified role. Dastmalchian also appeared in Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” as one of the key Joker thugs.
Opens July 17, 2015
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
Marvel.com has released a first look at the “Guardians of the Galaxy” soundtrack art, and it’s pretty appropriate given the focus of the trailers. Check it out below.
Opens August 1
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES
The Australia Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Facebook page has posted a still of a Channel 6 News camera. It’s not much, but certainly interesting to see the new Channel 6 logo.
Opens August 8
SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR
Two new stills have been released for “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For”: one of Rosario Dawson as Gail and another of Jamie Chung as Miho.
Opens August 22
The Wrap reports that “Sin City” alum Devon Aoki has been cast as “Arrow’s” Katana for season three. Aoki will have a recurring guest role in the upcoming season during flashbacks that serve to advance Oliver’s training.
Airs Wednesdays on the CW
Seth Rogen posted a minimalist photo on Twitter that heavily implies he’s started working on the “Preacher” AMC series pilot. The photo (simply captioned with “Writing day:”) features references to Genesis and Jesse — both key aspects of the first issue of “Preacher.” Check it out below and judge for yourself.
According to Variety, “Sherlock” will indeed have a standalone episode that will begin filming in January 2015, and another three-episode fourth season that will begin production later in 2015.
“A special, plus a new series of three episodes — it’s a record-breaking run!” showrunner Steven Moffat said in a statement. “Of course, it’s far too early to say what’s coming, but we’re reasonably confident that the very next thing to happen to Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) and John (Martin Freeman), is the very last thing you’d expect…”
R.I.P. BOB HASTINGS
Veteran actor Bob Hastings passed away this week due to pancreatic cancer at the age of 89. While Hastings had many defining roles in his career — including Lt. Elroy Carpenter on “McHale’s Navy” — comic fans will know him best as the iconic voice of Commissioner Gordon in “Batman: The Animated Series,” a role he would go on to reprise for much of the DC Animated Universe material. He also voiced Superboy in the 1960s, as well as Clark Kent and Superboy in “The Superman/Batman Hour.”