Netflix Announces New Series ‘The Witcher: Blood Origins’ – Prequel Takes Place 1200 Years In The Past

Today, Netflix took to Twitter to announce a new prequel series spinoff set in the world of The Witcher. The prequel titled The Witcher: Blood Origins from Declan de Barra and Lauren Schmidt Hissrich will focus on the first Witcher taking place 1200 years in the past.  The fantasy series is based on the novels turned video gameContinue reading “Netflix Announces New Series ‘The Witcher: Blood Origins’ – Prequel Takes Place 1200 Years In The Past”

Peter Shinkoda Says Marvel Promised Him Nobu Would Be The Lead Villain In ‘The Defenders’ Before Sigourney Weaver Took That Spot

Daredevil actor Peter Shinkoda has been highlighting his experiences working with Jeph Loeb and Marvel Television, highlighting some racism behind the scenes at the production company concerning his character Nobu and Wai Ching Ho’s Madame Gao. After pointing out that Loeb had told writers/showrunners to throw away plot lines for Nobu and Gao because “nobodyContinue reading “Peter Shinkoda Says Marvel Promised Him Nobu Would Be The Lead Villain In ‘The Defenders’ Before Sigourney Weaver Took That Spot”

‘Daredevil’ Showrunner Doug Petrie Pitched An Asian-American/Mixed-Race Version of ‘Iron Fist’ To Marvel Television Early On That Was Rejected

It seems like Marvel Television didn’t only have issues with Asian villains in Daredevil having flushed-out storylines, they also weren’t too keen about having Danny Rand in Iron Fist being Asian-American or possibly mixed-race.  During a panel for #SaveDaredevil on YouTube, the subject switched from Daredevil to almost having a mixed-race version of Danny Rand and this potentially was pitched toContinue reading “‘Daredevil’ Showrunner Doug Petrie Pitched An Asian-American/Mixed-Race Version of ‘Iron Fist’ To Marvel Television Early On That Was Rejected”

‘Daredevil’ Actor Reveals Racism Towards Asian Characters From Marvel Television’s Jeph Loeb

Former Daredevil actor Peter Shinkoda (played Nobu) reveals to #SaveDaredevil in a panel chat on YouTube some racism behind the scenes from former Marvel Television head Jeph Loeb.  Suggesting that his character Nobu and Wai Ching Ho’s Madame Gao were essentially kneecapped by Loeb because he held some prejudice against Asian characters on the show getting deeperContinue reading “‘Daredevil’ Actor Reveals Racism Towards Asian Characters From Marvel Television’s Jeph Loeb”

Rumor That Donald Glover Is Getting A ‘Lando’ Series On Disney+ Resurfaces

Ever since the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, there has been chatter about Donald Glover’s return as the charming Lando Calrissian in a future Star Wars project. It eventually led to a handful of rumors online suggesting that Donald Glover could be getting a Lando series on Disney+.   Now, that Lando returning rumor is back withContinue reading “Rumor That Donald Glover Is Getting A ‘Lando’ Series On Disney+ Resurfaces”

Marvel Studios Hires A Trio of Directors For The ‘Hawkeye’ Series

While Marvel Studios has been having a tough time resuming productions or even starting it with others, they’ve finally found directors for the upcoming solo Hawkeye series starring Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton. The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Troop Zero directors Amber Finlayson and Katie Ellwood along with Comrade Detective‘s Rhys Thomas have been tappedContinue reading “Marvel Studios Hires A Trio of Directors For The ‘Hawkeye’ Series”

Netflix Announces ‘Usagi Yojimbo’ CGI Animated Series Titled ‘Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles’ – Produced By James Wan

Today, it was announced that Netflix will be making a new CGI animated series titled Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles based on Stan Sakai’s beloved Usagi Yojimbo comic book series. The streaming service will be teaming up with Gaumont and James Wan’s Atomic Monster. The character also famously did crossovers with the Teenage Mutant NinjaContinue reading “Netflix Announces ‘Usagi Yojimbo’ CGI Animated Series Titled ‘Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles’ – Produced By James Wan”

Lucasfilm Announces New Animated Series ‘Stars Wars: The Bad Batch’ Coming To Disney+ In 2021

Breaking Star Wars news! Today, Lucafilms has announced they’ll be moving forward with a The Clone Wars spinoff series titled Star Wars: The Bad Batch. Focusing on a group of oddball clone troops that were introduced in the final season of The Clone Wars. Star Wars: The Bad Batch will debut in 2021 on Disney+.Continue reading “Lucasfilm Announces New Animated Series ‘Stars Wars: The Bad Batch’ Coming To Disney+ In 2021”

‘The Batman’ TV Series Spinoff Coming To HBO Max From ‘Sopranos’ and ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Writer Terence Winter

Today, it was announced by WarnerMedia and HBO Max that they’ll be developing another DC Comics series for their new streaming platform. This will be the first live-action series to be directly connected to the feature films as the series will be set in the universe of Matt Reeves’ The Batman focusing on the Gotham Police Department. Continue reading “‘The Batman’ TV Series Spinoff Coming To HBO Max From ‘Sopranos’ and ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Writer Terence Winter”

MONDAY MARVEL ROUNDUP: ‘Black Widow’, ‘Doctor Strange 2’, ‘Silver & Black’, ‘Captain America’, and Phase Four

‘Black Widow’ Director Cate Shortland Says They’re Passing Baton To Florence Pugh’s Yelena Belova Black Widow director Cate Shortland tells Empire in a newly published interview that instead of making the solo film an origin story for Scarlett’s Natasha Romanoff, they see is as passing the baton to Florence Pugh’s Yelena Belova.  SHORTLAND: “[Kevin Feige] realized thatContinue reading “MONDAY MARVEL ROUNDUP: ‘Black Widow’, ‘Doctor Strange 2’, ‘Silver & Black’, ‘Captain America’, and Phase Four”