CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
German news site Bild.de has posted a new set photo from “Civil War” featuring Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) and Falcon (Anthony Mackie) on the run. The Marvel movie is currently filming in Berlin. The article also notes that Scarlett Johansson arrives on set today.
“Arrow” executive producer Marc Guggenheim has tweeted a look at the script for the episode featuring Matt Ryan’s return as Constantine.
– Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) August 17, 2015
TV Line has learned that Felicity’s mom Donna Smoak — played by Charlotte Ross — will return during the show’s fourth season. She will return in the season’s sixth episode.
Returns October 7 on the CW
After replacing a number of directors and leading men, the “Crow” reboot hit another snag when it’s studio, Relativity, filed for bankruptcy. “Crow” creator James O’Barr addressed these hardships during an appearance at the Twin Tiers Comic Con in Elmira, New York, as reported by ComicBook.com.
“It’s still very much a live property,” said O’Barr. “The company, Pressman Films, that owns the ‘Crow’ film and TV rights, licensed it to a studio named Relativity. And Relativity made like a hundred bad movies and lost money so now they’re in financial trouble. So the producers are just going to take it to another studio if Relativity can’t get backing again. It’s going to happen. I talked to Pressman Films a couple of weeks ago and they said within two or three weeks, we should have it placed at a new studio. Because the day Relativity announced that they were having financial problems, there were like a dozen other studios that called about getting ‘The Crow’ property. it definitely will happen.”
Digital Spy has an interview with “Deadpool” adversary Ed Skrein wherein he talks about how his character, Ajax, was adapted from the comics.
“No, we don’t go too deep into Ajax’s backstory,” said Skrein. “We mention it, it’s very faithful to the first section of Ajax in the comics, the backstory that we see, the flashbacks in the comics, and so we’re very faithful to that. There’s a second half of Ajax in the comics, where he comes back five years later with this big crazy suit and stuff, and we didn’t touch on that, so this is the early Ajax. We’ve stayed very faithful to that.”
Opens February 12, 2016
FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
Entertainment Weekly has an interview with Robert Kirkman ahead of “Fear the Walking Dead’s” debut this weekend.
“The two shows are so different,” said Kirkman, comparing it to parent series “The Walking Dead.” “If this was the spin-off Michonne show or Daryl Dixon show, yeah. But ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ is a great appetizer to season 6 that will hopefully serve to just make fans that much more excited for the return of the characters they’ve grown to love for going on six years. I’m confident we’re doing this the right way. We’re building a wing on the house. It’s nice, it’s got a library, it’s adding to the overall value of the thing. We’re not just throwing a second story on top hoping the ground level can suddenly support the additional weight. We don’t borrow from the original, we don’t detract from it in any way. ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ adds to the overall tapestry of ‘The Walking Dead’ — it’s another glimpse into a hopefully fascinating world that stands on its own.”
Premieres August 23 on AMC
TV Line has learned that Michelle Veintimilla has signed on to play Bridgit Pike, a.k.a. Firefly. The villain will appear in episodes five and six of “Gotham’s” second season. According to TV Line’s official character description, this version of Firefly is “enslaved by her brothers, a notorious gang of arsonists… Bridgit Pike is forced into the family business. When she catches the eye of Selina Kyle, the young Cat Woman and the soon-to-be-Firefly team up to put Bridgit’s firestarting skills to good use. But after a deadly encounter with the Pike Brothers, the meek Cinderella is transformed into a vengeful supervillain, hell bent on destroying those who have wronged her.”
Returns September 21 on Fox
HIP HOP FAMILY TREE
The Eisner Award-nominated series “Hip Hop Family Tree” is being developed into an animated series, according to an update cartoonist Ed Piskor posted to his Facebook page. While details about the development deal remain scarce, Piskor did reveal that he sold the rights to “Hip Hop Family Tree,” stating that this deal is “not one of those dime-a-dozen ‘options’ you hear about.”
A timeline for the animated series’ production, as well as information regarding the production company and networks possibly involved, have yet to be revealed.
Actor Joel Kinnaman has posted a pic to Instagram of himself and Will Smith having some fun with tattoos.
Director David Ayer has posted a picture of the “Suicide Squad” script, which features some very fancy binding.
Shooting script pic.twitter.com/KN8q5LYR3C
– David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) August 17, 2015
Opens on August 5, 2016
CBR also has an interview with Cat Grant herself, Calista Flockhart, from a press opportunity following CBS’ TCA presentation. Flockhart spoke about how her character misses the fact that she works alongside Supergirl.
“Well, Cat might be guilty of being a bit of a narcissist, and she’s very preoccupied with her business, and she has an assistant that is named Kara,” said Flockhart. “That’s what that relationship is at the moment, but I think as the series goes on, [I’m] hoping that we’re going to discover more. I think Cat is going to become more and more aware of Kara [Care-ah] and start calling her Kara [Car-ah]. I think that there will be a relationship. I think that she’ll become a bit of a mentor.”
Premieres October 26 on CBS
“There were a lot of calls for Victor Creed to come back, there was… I must admit I was quite heartened by a number of people saying please don’t make it the last,” said Jackman. “But I’m really excited about this last one, and if you’re a comic book fan, then the words ‘berserker rage’ came up a lot. So if you know Wolverine, you’ll understand.”
Opens March 3, 2017
ComicBook.com picked up on Oscar Isaac’s recent appearance on “Live with Kelly and Michael, wherein the actor revealed that he only has a few more days left on the “Apocalypse” set.
Opens May 27, 2016
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