Marvel Scores David Tennant For Netflix Series A/K/A Jessica Jones

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News came today from Marvel and Netflix that Doctor Who star David Tennant will join the cast of Marvel’s A/K/A Jessica Jones as villain Zebediah Kilgrave.  The down to earth super hero series, starring Krysten Ritter as the titular heroine will première on Netflix in 2015. After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people … Continue reading

CBS Finds Their Girl.

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And she is Super. Warner Brothers has cast Glee actress Melissa Benoist as the Maid of Might, Supergirl.  The latest DC character to held to the small screen received a series commitment from CBS, which doesn’t guarantee it a series pick up up, but shows the Tiffany Network is strongly interested in the show.  Supergirl will tell the story of Kara Zor-el, the cousin of Kal-el, who is better known as Superman.  The show will … Continue reading

BBC/Netflix Deal Will Keep Doctor Who In Your Queue

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It’s okay Whovians,  you can relax. Popular internet streaming service Netflix will continue to stream the complete modern series of Doctor Who (at least up through the Matt Smith episodes) for the foreseeable future, according to Variety.com. No word yet when Peter Capaldi’s first season as the Doctor, the series’ eighth since returning in 2005, will begin streaming on the site.   Not only will Doctor Who (both the current, and collection of classic stories) … Continue reading

The CW’s Flash Is Up To Some Old Tricks – Mark Hamill to Guest Star as the Trickster

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  Just when you thought the CW hit series, The Flash, couldn’t get any cooler, this happens. The freshman superhero series announced today that Star Wars actor Mark Hamill will be appearing in an episode later this season.  He will be playing James Jesse, a/k/a the Trickster, a character he originally played back in 1990, on the previous Flash series. This time Hamill’s Trickster takes a new(-ish) slant on the character. The Trickster will be … Continue reading

Sitting Down With Constantine

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  At this year’s New York Comic Con, I got a chance to sit down with John Constantine. That is, I sat with the actor who be playing him this fall on TV.  The show premieres on Friday October 24, but I got to see an advance screening of the series’ pilot the first night of Comic Con.  At the show’s press roundtable, Matt Ryan the star of NBC’s new comic book series, Constantine, as … Continue reading