Author: Erin Lynch

CONSIDER PHLEBAS TV Series in the Works At Amazon

The Culture is coming. According to Deadline, the first novel in the Culture series, Consider Phelbas, is being adapted for television. Not only that, but the series has already found a home over on Amazon, after considerable interest by other studios. With Amazon’s big genre push, it’s no surprise that the corporate giant would bring more sci-fi series to the table. This would also be another large book adaptation for the company. First published in 1987, this space opera revolves around the Culture and the Idiran Empire as they wage a galaxy-wide war. The Culture are an advanced, progressive...

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Just Announced – Comic Con Is Going to Africa!

This announcement couldn’t have come at a better time. ReedPop, producer of New York Comic Con, Chicago Comic Con, Emerald City Comic Con and more has just announced a brand new convention. Comic fans in Africa, it’s finally your time to shine because Comic Con Africa is coming to you this year!  Announced by ReedPop, the company will be hosting Comic Con Africa in collaboration with VS Gaming. The convention is set to debut at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Center in South Africa on September 14th to 16th. Fans in the Northern Hemisphere might have more...

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Everyone’s Favorite Geek Icon Mark Hamill Will Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

It’s about dang time! Everyone’s favorite geek legend Mark Hamill will finally be getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 2,630th star, to be exact. The actor is known for his iconic roles of voicing The Joker in various DC projects, playing Trickster in the Flash (both new and old) and of course Luke Skywalker from Star Wars. Variety reports details on the ceremony and who will be joining Hamill for the event. The ceremony is set to take place on March 8th, at 11:30 a.m. in front of El Capitan Theatre. And, in some of my favorite...

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Director Joss Whedon Exits BATGIRL Film

It’s a sad day for fans of Batgirl. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Joss Whedon has decided to exit the film based on the superheroine. The director had been signed on to write and direct the film but it seems things have “failed”, as Whedon puts it. What exactly went wrong? Well, it all appears to be either a case of writer’s block or the realization that he had nothing he wanted to say. In a statement, the writer/director spoke about his gratefulness to WB for giving him the opportunity to create the film. But it seems he didn’t...

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Jon Favreau Joins Han Solo with SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Role

What a nice Valentine’s treat from Ron Howard! On Twitter today, the director revealed that Jon Favreau would be a part of the cast for Solo: A Star Wars Story. There’s just so much love and intermingling going on at Disney, this collaboration seemed inevitable. While we don’t know too much about his role, we do know that he’s not too late in an announcement for joining the cast as his role is seemingly minimal. Why is it minimal you ask? Well that’s because he’ll be voicing an alien. According to Howard it’s a “very cool & important alien” so...

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SILVER & BLACK Gains Two Female Screenwriters and Our Attention

Behind the scenes on Silver & Black got a bit more exciting. According to THR, the Sony outing of two Spider-Verse heroines (or anti-heroines depending on the story) gained two female screenwriters. And all is right in the world. These two writers have been blowing up in Hollywood and have some pretty great geek-cred in their resume. So just who are these wondrous, witty writers? According to THR, Lindsey Beer and Geneva Robertson-Dworet will be tackling the Marvel characters in a sure-to-be fun script. Beer has worked on Transformers: The Last Knight, the film adaption of Chaos Walking, Godzilla vs. Kong and...

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PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING Spot Gives Us Gipsy Avenger’s Sweet Specs

Do giant robots fighting big monsters excite you? Well if you’re like me, you’re looking forward to Pacific Rim: Uprising. And if one of your favorite things about the giant robots is what kind of equipment is featured, you’re gonna get excited for this new spot highlighting some of Gipsy Avenger’s sweet specs. The lead Jaeger piloted by Jake Pentecost (John Boyega) and Nate Lambert (Scott Eastwood) has some kickbutt features. For one, it has a rocket punch, more specifically an elbow rocket. Now, the Jaeger’s namesake, Gipsy Danger, also had an elbow rocket. So the Avenger version is...

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Feel the Nostalgia in the New READY PLAYER ONE Poster

Are you hyped for Ready Player One? I sure am. And this new poster has me even more excited for the film. Not only does it embrace its 80s pop culture love but it gives us a look at all our characters. Are you ready for going easter egg hunting? In this poster provided by EW, we see that it’s very clearly influenced from the 80s. More specifically it has a loving tribute to Drew Struzan‘s work. He created movie posters for Big Trouble in Little China, Back to the Future, Blade Runner and many more. Check out their posters...

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JUSTICE LEAGUE Deleted Scene Shows Us the Superman Suit We Were Waiting For

Justice League is finally out (on digital release)! And with it comes all the little bonus features fans are hoping to see. One of the most popular features are the deleted scenes where fans can see what was cut from the film. Justice League’s deleted scenes show us we almost got the suit we were waiting for. In the cut scene, Superman (Henry Cavill, moustache-less) has risen from the dead and is still a bit out of sorts. He has a shirt on at least but still no shoes. He’s found his way to the crashed Kryptonian ship, wandering around...

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Joaquin Phoenix May Be Our Clown Prince of Crime in the Joker Stand-Alone Film

According to Variety, we may be getting quite a different Joker than we were expecting. The site reports that actor Joaquin Phoenix is the top choice to play the Joker in the Todd Phillips stand alone film. Not only that, but the actor is in talks to join the production. This paints a different picture than we had heard when the film was originally announced. So what exactly has changed? Well it appears origin may not be the best word to describe the film. When the film was announced in August of last year, we had heard that the...

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