Why FOX Adapting Lucifer Is the Worst Idea

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Fox wants to turn Lucifer into a police procedural, where the reluctant King of Hell will help the LAPD solve crimes. Is this for an audience of comic-loving, cop procedural television fans? Police procedurals have become a cliché television trope. They are popular, but many border on banality.  The comic series covers everything from existentialism to finding your true face to finally breaking free of the bonds of God’s plan. It is about a fallen angel seeking to bring free will to all, while running a nightclub in LA., and breaking free of the bond’s of God’s creation. Lucifer is … Continue reading

CW Superhero Team-up Series To Spin Out Of Arrow/Flash. Three New Characters to be Added.

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Update – show creator Greg Berlanti has confirmed that thrid Arrowverse series is in the works, and it will be a team up series Yes, we’re creating a spinoff from #Arrow and #TheFlash and couldn’t be more excited by the cast signing on. More to come. #SuperheroTeamUp — Greg Berlanti (@GBerlanti) February 27, 2015 It seems that lately we can’t go a week without news of another comic book character getting a TV series or movie.    It’s gotten to be so much lately, that we hear in Geeksville are getting worried we might be getting too much of good thing.   … Continue reading

Matt Fraction and Kelly SueDeConnick Hop in Bed With Sex Criminals for Universal TV

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Sure all the big superheroes are head to cineplexes over the next few years, but all the really cool comics are headed to television.  Don’t believe us?  Well check this out. Universal Television has just announced a deal with comic superstars Matt Fraction (Hawkeye) and Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel),who also happen to be husband and wife, to develop their comics as series, as well as new concepts.  First up will be Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s Sex Criminals.  If you are not familiar with the Harvey and Eisner winning series from Image Comics, it centers on a Suzie, a librarian, … Continue reading

Should A Classic Doctor Who Companion Make a Return?

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  Over 50 years of Phone Box travel, the Doctor has had many companions who have come and gone over the years.  Some left the Doctor to settle down, others left the Doctor for adventures of their own, a few sadly had their adventure end in sacrifice and death. When the show returned ten years ago (Yes… Ten YEARS!), the producers made a very strong choice to not make too many direct connection to the original series, which went off the air in 1990.  There was no regeneration scene from the earlier Doctor (like there was for the ill-fated 1996 … Continue reading

Guess Who’s Back for Series 9. [XXX XXXXXX] Returns to Doctor Who! (Spoilers, duh)

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It’s still a long way until August, when the 9th series of Doctor Who returns to our screens, with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman.  Of course there will be other familiar faces to pop up.  The Doctor and Clara are always bound to run into some old friends and enemies along the way. Now we don’t always report on spoilers like this.  We want to make sure if you don’t want to know ahead of time that that you have plenty of time to stop reading. And just to be extra safe here’s a picture of a kitten in a … Continue reading