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1. One more Preacher review: Peak TV has another quirky success

I finally saw the first episode of Preacher, based on the Garth Ennis,- Steve Dillon Vertigo classic last night; “finally” even though it won’t air until the official premiere on Sunday, this episode has been screened at cons and events for a few months now, and review copies have been floating around. I like to […]

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2. Check out this New Game of Thrones Trailer For The Watch

Game of Thrones"The gods won't mind. They spill more blood than the rest of us combined."

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3. Cloak and Dagger come to television on ABC’s Freeform

Image courtesy of MarvelMuch like Warner Bros is spreading the DC Universe on a number of different networks, Disney and Marvel Television look to be doing the same with some of their characters on the fringe. Today, Freeform (formerly known as ABC Family) has announced a greenlight for a Cloak and Dagger series per Variety. Given the romantic […]

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4. THE BOYS is coming to Cinemax headed up by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg

This digital comic could be yours for a dime.Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are really into Garth Ennis comics, so much so that they’re following up their soon-to-debut Preacher adaptation for AMC with a live action version of Ennis and Darick Robertson’s The Boys for Cinemax. For this outing, the duo is teaming with Supernatural creator Eric Kripke, who will write the series […]

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5. Friday Showbiz News: IRON FIST gets its Colleen Wing, AMC releases new PREACHER teaser

Colleen_Wing_(Earth-616)_002It’s Friday, so we’re about to call it a weekend over here on the Entertainment side of The Beat, but here’s a couple of quick items of interest: Marvel and Netflix’s Iron Fist has added its second cast member, following Finn Jones as Danny Rand, as the series has enlisted another Game of Thrones alum […]

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6. AMC releases teaser image of THE WALKING DEAD’s Negan

negan imageWith The Walking Dead‘s finale coming this Sunday, AMC has just released a teaser image of Jeffrey Dean Morgan, last seen playing Thomas Wayne in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, as Negan. As you can see, he comes equipped with his trust weapon Lucille, which surely can’t bode well for anybody. The season six […]

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7. WonderCon2016: Damien: Just Another Handsome Devil?

by Pamela Auditore               The Spawn of Satan arrived on Good Friday at WonderCon, —A&E’s Damien. You know Damien from the classic horror film The Omen. The chubby cheeked child, born of a jackal, who inspires nannies to hang themselves and Rockweilers to appear mysteriously, threatening to tear apart […]

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8. Wondercon’16: Why Preacher Will Be Your New Favorite Show

PreacherOn Friday, in a small back meeting room of the Los Angeles Convention Center we talked for a few minutes  with the executive producer Sam Catlin from AMC’s Preacher along with Jesse Custer and Tulip O’Hare themselves Dominic Cooper and Ruth Negga. Along with development from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, executive producer Sam Catlin knows […]

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9. Wondercon’16: First Look @ Arseface from AMC’s Preacher

PreacherTonight fans at Wondercon got to see the entire pilot episode of Preacher. While we gather our thoughts after talking with Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, and producer Sam Catlin from AMC’s new show; here’s a first look at character fans of Garth Ennis story will undoubtedly recognize.

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10. INTERVIEW: Marc Guggenheim talks Representation in DC’s ARROW and the Marvel Universe Pleasant Hill Conspiracy

Screen Shot 2016-03-15 at 3.22.46 AMUnlike the eponymous NBC TV show, Marvel’s new Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. comic isn’t bound by budgets, cameos or contracts.  Series writer and Arrow executive producer Marc Guggenheim is using that freedom to tell an expansive, grandiose story that seeks to transform the way you experience the Marvel Universe. Following a recent editorial, Comics Beat reporter […]

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11. We chat with Charlie Cox about DAREDEVIL season 2, The Punisher, and fighting in that suit

punisher daredevil elektraI've got to tell you, that guy is heavy." Charlie Cox, who plays Matt Murdock on Netflix's Marvel's Daredevil, said season 2 brought some changes to Daredevil and his approach to the character, including getting more physically involved in the role - and even carrying co-star Jon Bernthal, who plays the Punisher, during an action scene.

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12. Mark your calendars, PREACHER is coming to AMC in May

PreacherIn the wake of The Walking Dead‘s on-going (and growing) success, AMC is gearing up for what it hopes is its next big comic book success. Here’s hoping they find it in Preacher, their adaptation of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s critically acclaimed DC/Vertigo series. The series pilot is set to debut on Sunday, May […]

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13. Review: DAREDEVIL Season 2 shows promise, but stumbles out of the gate

daredevil season 2 poster costumeLast year, the Netflix release of Marvel's Daredevil took superhero fandom by storm. The set of episodes that comprised Daredevil's freshman year breathed new life into a fairly moribund television landscape.

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14. Newly named Comic-Con HQ SVOD channel rolls out on May 7

Last year, Lionsgate and the San Diego Comic-Con announced a joint venture to launch a SVOD (subscription video-on-demand) channel themed to all things nerd and con. Now they've just announced that a free beta of the service, named Comic-Con HQ, will roll out on May 7th (Free Comic Book Day). Plans for programing include including original scripted and unscripted programming, such as Kings of Con, a show based on the Her Universe fashion line, and an interview series with Adam Sessler, The ad-free service will also offer programming from Comic-Con's archives, and that should be an eye opener for comics historians.

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15. The CW renews all of its DC TV, LUKE CAGE has a premiere date

arrow_and_flashJust a couple of quick notes before the weekend hits: The CW announced today that it would be giving early renewals to 11 of its programs including everything under its DC Comics slate: The Flash, Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and iZombie. This is welcome, but unsurprising, news as those first three series are among the […]

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16. THE TICK is returning to television thanks to Amazon

FCBD15 TickPer Deadline, Amazon Studios has ordered a pilot to relaunch the cult classic property The Tick with a new take on Ben Edlund’s superhero spoof. Edlund will write and executive produce on the project and two cast members have already signed on-board: Griffin Newman will play Arthur, The Tick’s moth-garbed sidekick and Valorie Curry will […]

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17. Finn Jones cast as Marvel’s IRON FIST

finn-jonesBest known as Ser Loras Tyrell on HBO’s massively popular series Game of Thrones, Finn Jones is Marvel’s pick to play Danny Rand/Iron Fist in their upcoming series on Netflix per Entertainment Weekly. Iron Fist, centering on the eponymous character created by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane, will be the fourth series of the Marvel/Netflix […]

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18. Our theory on THE FLASH’s Zoom (and the man in the mask)

The Flash -- "Enter Zoom" -- Image FLA206A_0378b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Zoom and Grant Gustin as The Flash -- Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.This week, The Flash closed out a two-parter in which Barry, Harrison Wells, and Cisco travel to Earth 2 to help Wells save his daughter from Zoom. These episodes have sparked even more interest and theories about Zoom's true identity, which will likely remain a mystery until at least the season finale. Spoiler alert - read no further unless you are completely caught up with this season!

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19. FX’s LEGION adds Dan Stevens, Aubrey Plaza, and Jean Smart

Dan Stevens 2FX's upcoming mutant series has landed its lead and supporting players

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20. Jackie Earle Haley joins the cast of PREACHER

jehAMC's Vertigo adaptation adds its villain

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21. The CW’s RIVERDALE has found its Jughead and Betty

archie-riverdale-cwThe first pair of Riverdale stars have been cast

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22. Bryan Fuller to showrun new STAR TREK streaming series

fuller sdccFuller adds another big series to his plate

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23. Hail to the King….’s dad!: Lee Majors joins the cast of ASH vs EVIL DEAD

ash-vs-evil-dead-1474-s1e9-bound-in-fleshI didn’t keep up with Ash vs Evil Dead like I should have, at least not beyond the Sam Raimi-directed pilot, but I heard nothing but great things from friends and colleagues. As a huge fan of the Evil Dead series as a child, missing it hurts my soul a bit, but one can only […]

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24. Five superhero shows put to the Bechdel test; only one fails

theflashLast week, fellow Beat writer Alex Jones wrote this article about the TV show Arrow and it's treatment of female characters. I don't really follow Arrow, so I can't say whether I agree with his assessment. But the premise got me thinking about whether any of these shows could pass the Bechdel test, i.e. the new standard for fictional female characters.

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25. The trailer for DAREDEVIL Season 2 will make you wish it was March already

daredevilcostumeMoralities collide between Matt Murdock and Frank Castle in this newly released Daredevil Season 2 trailer. While the promo mostly focuses on the conflict between the two, with The Punisher taking some inspiration from the actions of Daredevil, make sure you watch the whole thing for a quick glimpse of the other big character debuting […]

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