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New STAR WARS Set Video: It’s an X-Wing

July 21, 2014

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As the “Force for Change” campaign winds down on Omaze, J.J. Abrams and the Lucasfilm gang have released a new video encouraging people to support the fund-raiser, which is raising money for the UNICEF Innovation Labs. Donors are automatically entered to win a chance to be an extra in Star Wars: Episode VII. Additional prizes […]

MARVEL Assembles More Dates; Still Playing Chicken with DC

July 18, 2014

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During this week’s Television Critics Association event, Disney and Marvel made the announcement that the Phase 3 roster of films would be even larger than initially planned. No details on anything past the dates, but given that we know the full cast of Avengers: Age of Ultron will be in attendance during the Hall H […]

H2O: In Which We Discuss Dashcon, DOCTOR WHO, and Duty as Journalists

July 17, 2014

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The plan was to talk about Doctor Who and the season eight scripts that have leaked. This raises the question of our responsibilities and obligations as reporters (or journalists) and our impulses as fans. And we also talk about things we’d like to do with SciFi4Me and how we can do more, better. With plenty […]

The Summer of Marvel Heats Up — LEVEL ELEVENTY-SEVEN 28

July 16, 2014

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The summer of Marvel continues as we discuss the latest rumors and news — including the new Thor! How can Thor be a woman now? What impact (if any) could this have on the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? And what about the Fantastic Four reboot not taking its inspiration from any of the existing comics? […]

H2O: In Which We Discuss Lies, Leaks, and the Amells

July 10, 2014

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This week: Mr. Harvey and Mr. Hunt discuss the latest casting news for The Flash and Arrow. Firestorm? The Atom? Plus, what about that “fake script” written by Kevin Smith for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice that we’ve been hearing about? Did it happen? Is there a script? Speaking of scripts, some Doctor Who […]

Robbie Amell Joins FLASH Cast

July 9, 2014

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Earlier this week, we posted news that Simon Stagg and Danton Black would be part of The Flash. Now there’s news that Robbie Amell is joining the cast as Ronnie Raymond. Raymond, a maintenance worker at the S.T.A.R. Labs particle accelerator, is also the fiancee of Dr. Kaitlyn Snow (Danielle Panabaker). In the pilot, Snow […]

EXCLUSIVE: Simon Stagg to be in THE FLASH

July 7, 2014

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We’ve got exclusive news about The Flash! Take this with a grain of salt at the ready, we’ve learned that the CW is looking for an actor to play Simon Stagg. Only it’s not quite the Simon Stagg we’ve seen in Justice League or Beware the Batman. Simon Stagg, 40 years old, a celebrated medical […]

Brandon Routh Joins ARROW

July 7, 2014

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Remember when Superman Returns was going to kick off the new DC Cinematic Universe? Until it didn’t? Fans are split on the performance of Brandon Routh, but many feel he wasn’t given a good enough script to support his performance — an almost letter-perfect match for that of Christopher Reeve. Well, now he gets another […]

STAR WARS Adds to Cast, Updates on Ford

July 6, 2014

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Star Wars: Episode VII has added two more to the ever-growing cast — Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen. This follows a series of open casting calls throughout the United States and the United Kingdom late last year. Over 37,000 young actors auditioned in person in eleven cities, with another 30,000 submitting audition material online. Speculation […]

Serious Superman Follows Sad Batman

July 3, 2014

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Warner Brothers released the first promotional image of Henry Cavill as Kal El in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. On the heels of the first image of Ben Affleck as Batman — which quickly became the “Sad Batman” meme — this image is dark and grim enough that fans are starting to get a […]

H2O: In Which We Discuss What Might Have Been

July 3, 2014

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This week: we discuss the adaptations that almost were… or might be again after almost having been once. In the wake of Fox cancelling Heiroglyph before it ever sees the light of day, we look at other projects that almost made it to pilot, to series…  shows like The 6th Gun, Powers, Preacher, American Gods… […]

EXCLUSIVE: New Agents for S.H.I.E.L.D.?

July 2, 2014

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We’ve got casting information on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to share! We managed to get our hands on a casting sheet for the upcoming season, and while some of these are recurring characters, some have the potential to become series regulars. Meaning either the cast could be expanding, or some characters are leaving to make […]

PACIFIC RIM 2 Officially a “Go”

June 26, 2014

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Guillermo del Toro has made it official: Pacific Rim 2 is happening, with a release date of April 2017. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the exact date is April 7th, and according to an interview with BuzzFeed, pretty much everyone will be making a return. “Raleigh, Mako, Newt, Gottleib and who knows, maybe even Hannibal […]

H2O: In Which We Discuss… Shh! (Secret Identities)

June 26, 2014

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This week: Mr. Harvey and Mr. Hunt discuss the finer points of secret identities. Why do they have to be lame? Why does the alter-ego turn into someone unlikeable? Is there a way to hide your superhero identity and still be a regular nice person? From Clark Kent to Bruce Wayne, Diana of Themyscira to […]

In the STAR WARS Loop: Rian Johnson?

June 21, 2014

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Deadline is reporting that Looper and Brick director Rian Johnson is in negotiations with Disney and Lucasfilm to take over the main Star Wars trilogy after J.J. Abrams concludes his work on Episode VII. Johnson, according to the report, is the choice to write and direct Episode VIII and Episode IX back to back, although […]

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