It’s always been a mystery to me why, in an era of increasing shock value and excessive explicit material on television, the Starz series Spartacus was so overlooked by mainstream audiences. Sure, it never had the built-in audience of Game Of Thrones (which of course is based on a book series) or the easy accessibility of House Of Cards (a Netflix original), but Spartacus had many of the same attributes that have kept shows like these so popular for years now. There was reckless ambition, sudden death, sex appeal and nonstop political scheming. In many respects, it was the perfect … Continue reading
The line between good and evil may be a lot shorter than you realize. The latest trailer for Marvel’s Daredevil, premiering next month on Netflix juxtaposes the horned hero with his nemesis, Wilson Fisk, the Kingpin, play by Vincent D’Onofrio, showing the two adversaries are as different as Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) would like to believe. The trailer gives us the first real look at D’Onofrio’s take on Fisk, and how he sees himself. Marvel’s Daredevil debuts April 10, on Netflix.
Netflix is reportedly developing the popular video game series The Legend of Zelda into a live action series for the popular streaming service, according the the Wall Street Journal. The report says things are still early, and there is not currently any creative team attached, in fact neither Netflix, nor Nintendo have officially commented on a possible net series. Nintendo has not had much luck with live action adaptions (Anyone remember the disaster that was the Super Mario Bros. Movie?) Since then the video game giant has been very protective of their franchises, and Zelda is one of their … Continue reading
Here it is, the full teaser for the upcoming Netflix original series, Daredevil. It’s been too long since his last confession… This is the first of five projects Marvel has in development at the online streaming service, all set in New York City, in a gritty corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Damn, it looks gritty. Charlie Cox stars as Matt Murdock, the blind lawyer who spends his nights trying to make his city a better place as the vigilante who knows no fear, Daredevil. The series features some big names, including Vincent D’Onofrio as the Kingpin of Crime, Wilson … Continue reading
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 with extraordinary abilities in New York City. Zebediah Kilgrave, the Purple Man first appeared in 1964 in Daredevil #4. In the comic, he is an … Continue reading