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Remaining fantastically on point, the third episode of this show delivers an even, powerful episode. The gravitas behind the mutants plight is big screen worthy. A new problem is created via one of the underground’s efforts to help friend/lover John Proudstar (Blair Redford) and the sense of urgency ignited from episode one burns on. My delighted opening presented, on to my late review.

The two story lines begin to intersect in this run opening with both a stellar visual and key performances by Emma Dupont as Lorna Dane/Polaris and Sean Teale as Marcos Diaz/Eclipse. Flashing back three years to the underground’s inception, Lorna’s demonstration of her abilities was a simple effect but played terrifically well, including a culminating moment in which she gets Marcos to open up, demonstrating his own abilities with a not so subtle shout out to her own lineage via an “Aurora Borealis” effect. The first few minutes set the pace of the show which played in two parts. The first featured Reed Strucker’s (Stephen Moyer) forced to play his part in a brokered deal with Sentinel services. The latter features Kate Strucker (Amy Acker) trying to reach out to family/friends for aid in reaching a non violent solution to help both her husband and Marcos’ lover, Lorna. Both go about as well as expected.

Strucker is in a corner pushed tightly by Jace (Coby Bell). To obtain the freedom of his wife and children, he is to go undercover wearing a wire and lead the Sentinel folks to the underground. Despite his former background as a prosecutor for the government against mutants, the viewer determines fairly quickly that Reed is a good man and that his selling out an entire group of people for the protection of his family is doomed to failure. The arc still had due gravitas including a ride along with a bar tender and the young family he endeavors to escort to safety. Reed’s decision will have consequences but not all of them will be bad . Emma Dumont again kills with her performance, standing firm despite Jace’s offer to allow her and her unborn child some sort of life, if still behind bars. The exhibition of her strength leaves no question as to her parentage. Her actions, like Reed’s have consequences but again, not all are bad as her story arc now intersects with Reed’s.

On the underground front, we have an arc unfold that is quite remniscent of X-Men 2: United. Kate reaches out to her brother Danny (Jeffrey Nording) and endeavors to gain his help to secure both a location for Reed and help with their current plight. Her kids accompany her and with her son’s trauma and temper, we know matters will not play out well. Still, the moments seemed fresh and when the inevitable “sideways” turn occurs, we find ourselves pulling unquestionably for her, Lauren (Natalie Alyn Lynd) and Andy (Percy Hynes White).

The final component is the recovery of Clarice/Blink (Jamie Chung). Now unable to generate full portals due to her recent stress incurred, both Marcos and Dreamer (Elena Satine) push John to train her to return to form with the goal of freeing Lorna. Marcos pushes standard training but Dreamer offers the use of her own abilities to move things along. A quick demonstration illustrates how this cannot possibly be a good idea. An incident at Danny’s family’s home however forces John and Marcos’ intercession which in turn leads to an escalation and throw down. The subsequent chase places the group in jeopardy and forces a hand to be played that will  yield nothing but consequences. The romantic arc that stands to evolve from this stands to have long reaching resonance.

So much gets done in a tight 40 plus minutes. Cool visuals, cool fight sequences, strong performances and the promise of connections to come ensure that the show remains on course. Ep 3 delivers unquestionably and ensures that “The Gifted” remains simply outstanding and well worth your time.

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After last week’s dreadful opener, the notion of the show having nowhere to go but up was quickly annihilated with “Mixed Signals”. I will strive to not use profanity though I am getting tired of using Fonzie/shark references. Suffice it to say the show is heading in a new direction….downward. After last season overall and certainly via its finale, I had misgivings about season 4. I am coming to the conclusion that these misgivings were intelligent intuition. Now, sadly, on to my review…

We open with a joyful Barry Allen/Flash (Grant Gustin) getting the day started for he and his future wife, Iris (Candice Patton). Now super energized after his return from the Speed Force, we get a glimpse of Happy Barry not seen for some time and it is fun. He is able to run to get two coffees in the time it takes for his pancake to land in its pan. This is the classic character upon which the “Arrowverse” was expanded. I understand that this season is aiming for a much lighter tone, but the writing unfortunately is now favoring style over substance. Really, what we are getting is a return to the crappy Iris character of earlier seasons. The moment she takes Kaitlin’s (Danielle Panabaker) advice and pushes Barry with her to couples therapy- this show has assuredly sacrificed any balance it has striven to achieve. I still hear Fonzie’s ‘Vroomvroom” as he prepares for the shark tank.  Oh, how that sound haunts me:) The takeaway from the Iris/Barry dynamic in this run is that things have changed since he was away. She now leads the team and apparently will make the choices for him now as he lacks the field intelligence to do so. The Flash’s dismantling a car at super speed to correct his mistake however was a damn fine visual sequence.

Sooo…how about the villain? Enter Ramsey Deacon/Kilgore (Dominic Burgess)as the enemy of the day. His abilities, namely overriding any electronic equipment via his having become an organic computer virus was ok but nothing incredible. The ‘de-pantsing’ of Barry and Wally/Kid Flash (Kieynan Lonsdale) with ease is getting tired fast. In fact, though I am not a Wally West fan… at least not this iteration, I have to say if I were Mr. Lonsdale, I would be having a word with the show runners as he is now essentially relegated to an eff up with a funny haircut. A better move for him  might be to switch his character to the Legends which seems more on point and allows for each cast member to have proper screen time.

Cisco/Vibe (Carlos Valdes) is again MVP in this run as he determines a means of countering Kilgore’s abilities via a conversation with Kaitlin and requisite ‘eureka’ moment. Cisco manages to get a little victory on the romantic side via his developing a relationship with fellow ‘breacher’ Gypsy (Jessica Camacho). The word “schmoopy” is overused but they are nonetheless a good enough couple to root for. They are certainly more encouraging than the indefatigable “Barry & Iris” as a paragon of relationships. When she explodes at him in therapy for “leaving her” while trying to save Central City and the world last season….well that was a definite OMF moment. I am on several fan sites regarding this and other shows to gets some back and forth on show perceptions. Most comments after this moment were unrepeatable.

The new big bad is a variation on an old theme. Gone is the speedster uber villain. He is  now replaced with a more cerebral/cybernetic? villain in the Thinker (Neil Sandilands) who is plotting behind the scenes and creating new forms of meta humans….just like last season and to lesser extents the seasons before it. This show had best get its act in gear as its viewership is dwindling as quickly as my patience. There is an awful lot of great tv out there. Walking Dead, Stranger Things, Gifted, Arrow, etc, etc. It is pretty darn easy for fans to drop a show more so than ever. Here’s hoping for improvement next week as at present Flash Season 4 is neither outstanding nor well worth your time.

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Posted: 10/19/2017 in Uncategorized

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Marvel’s The Punisher Finally Announces Release Date

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After months of teasing, and rampant speculation, Netflix and Marvel Television have at last announced the release date for their Daredevil spinoff The Punisher: Friday, Nov. 17.

The revelation arrives at the end of a new trailer for the crime drama released this morning on Twitter.

Netflix had long teased the fall premiere with a series of promos that “censored” the date, leading to some frustration among fans. A presentation scheduled for earlier this month at New York Comic Con, where it was widely expected the release date was to be announced, was canceled in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 59 dead and 500 wounded, leaving questions about about the streaming services plans. Although a report circulated that Netflix would delay the premiere of The Punisher, the company hadn’t announced a date to begin with.

Arriving Friday, Nov. 17, on Netflix, The Punisher stars Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle, Ben Barnes as Billy Russo, Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Micro, Amber Rose Revah as Dinah Madani, Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page, Daniel Webber as Lewis Walcott, Shohreh Aghdashloo as Farah Madani, and Paul Schulze as Rawlins, with Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio in an undisclosed role.

Well, here is another example of being on track. The outcome of last season’s brutal finale was revealed satisfactorily by the ep’s end. The pacing was quick and even, performances were solid and action sequences were superb, particularly those featuring Oliver Queen/Green Arrow (Stephen Amell). New threats will inevitably rise though this season but as with most premieres, this opener was more of a launching point to set events in motion than anything else. My opening offered, on to my review.

A recap with a few revisits expanded the level of damage done by the demented Adrian Chase (Josh Seguerra). A flash to the present shows the team working together like a well oiled machine as they take down Alex Faust (Dominc Bogart), somewhat of a caricature, moustache-twirling villain though the sequence was pretty good. Stellar fight scenes with GA framed the segment perfectly. As with most villains, we learn there is someone behind him which segues effortlessly to the incident at Lian Yu.

As is the standard of the show, the present intersects with the past via an action taken after the explosion returns to haunt Oliver and crew in Starr City. The fight sequences between Black Siren/Laurel (Katie Cassidy) and Black Canary/Dinah (Juliana Harkavy) favored Dinah in regards to choreography. Dinah is a better Canary than Laurel ever was. While Siren is more experienced, it almost seems she needs to up the malevolence to compete and I am unsure if this is a failing on the actress’ part or the writing though I am leaning to one over the other. Harkavy gets her character, demonstrating both a warrior’s ethic and a compassionate soul via her interactions with both John Diggle (David Ramsey) and Quentin Lance (Paul Blackthorne). Her climbing the ranks to police lieutenant seems as natural as her ascension to key member of Oliver’s team.

There are two main plot points that carry over from last season and pretty much every season of Arrow. The first is the connection between fathers and sons. The second is the notion that keeping secrets is never good, especially not on this show. Quentin withholds a key fact from his group while beating himself up over doing the right thing. Dinah backs his play because of said action. The lie given prevents the team from properly preparing for Faust’s handler and there are casualties incurred. Diggs covers up the true repercussion of what happened in Lian Yu and the end result is the intimation of a loss of nerve versus an actual potentially life changing injury. Diggs appears poised for a very hard run this season. Rene’s (Rick Gonzalez) new uniform looks cool until he is nearly taken out as a consequence of Digg’s ‘cover up’, though the scene of G.A. protecting him from a brutal fall was movie level quality.

The more dramatic moments had due resonance whether they were rekindled moments between Oliver and Felicity (Emily Bett-Rickards) or an earnest segment between Rene and Oliver regarding his daughter. The moment between former mortal enemies, Oliver and Slade/Deathstroke (Manu Bennett) revealed how far both have come and evolved. The man who killed his mother is the same man who attempted to save his friends and family. Oliver in turn aids Slade in finding his own son. The advice Slade gives him will be at the heart of the season and series, namely a balance or sacrifice needed to be both hero and father. The path travelled by both men is what makes Arrow a superior show, especially in the DC universe. Moments like these are what remind viewers that Arrow is the foundation upon which the CW/DC universe is built.

Thea’s (Willa Holland) fate is a bit tenuous while that of Samantha Clayton (Anna Hopkins) was pretty much predetermined. The father son dynamic between William (Jack Moore)  and Oliver could go either way. While the boy is unquestionably traumatized and in need of parental support, will the framework of the show allow for an organic, fulfilling development between the two or like many a relationship (Per DC edict for the most part) will this character fall by the wayside? If GA barely has time for a romantic relationship while running a city and fighting crime at night….what hope has he at being a parent? The tagged on ending regarding GA’s identity favors one outcome over the other. Honestly, this end sequence was the only real misstep in an otherwise solid opener. I am still fairly confident of another season that allows for Arrow’s remaining simply outstanding and well worth your time.

Black Panther Trailer

Posted: 10/17/2017 in Uncategorized

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NEW BLACK PANTHER TRAILER SHOWS OFF WAKANDAN TECH & SLICK ACTION

23 hours agoby: Matt Rooney (JoBlo.Com)

THOR: RAGNAROK hits theaters in a few weeks, and about three months after that Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) gets his solo movie in the aptly titled BLACK PANTHER. It’s been a few months since we saw the first teaser for the movie, with spider-men and gods of thunder dominating the Marvel-related news in the meantime. But soon it will Panther’s time to shine, and if the new trailer proves anything he’ll get to do it in the slickest Marvel movie yet. Better bow down now!

We definitely get a better sense of where director Ryan Coogler is taking the first solo Panther outing here than in the first trailer, and this certainly has potential to be Marvel’s coolest movie yet with more than enough style to spare. Wakanda looks even more futuristic than I imagined, and the action scenes look to find ways of incorporating all the high-tech gear into our boring world. There’s so much about this movie we’re looking forward to, and I can’t imagine why this wouldn’t be another home run for Marvel. Panther jumps from cars and buildings in this movie like he’s playing hopscotch. How is that not the sickest thing in the world?

BLACK PANTHER arrives February 9, 2018, starring Boseman, Michael B. JordanMartin FreemanAngela BassettDanai GuriraAndy Serkis, and more.

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The image attached reveals how seriously the season opener took itself. The show runners and cast are clearly having a blast and have passed their sense of play on to the viewers. The broken time angle that ended last season is quickly resolved or at the very least contained somewhat. A new direction for Rip (Arthur Darvill) actually served a purpose and an even episode was delivered. Now, on to my review.

After the spectacular shark jumping debacle that was “The Flash’s” season 3 opener, LOT kept an even keel and stuck to formula with a few cool variations. Presented as time travelling “eff ups” rather than the group fighting this definition, they bypass it and embrace the titles of renegades. Rip’s noting they are a chainsaw when a scalpel is required is apt. Sometimes, unquestionably, you need to use a chainsaw.

The premiere opens up with the group being split up and trying to fit in with normal occupations. This goes about as well as can be expected with the two best sequences featuring Sara (Caity Lotz) working in a “Bed, Bath & Beyond” variant store while Ray (Brandon Routh) joins a tech firm whose raison d’etre is a dating app that swipes up and down rather than side to side. The core of the episode however features Mick Rory (Dominic Purcell) as promised drinking a beer and sunning himself in Aruba. Enter Julius Caesar (Simon Merrells) and the knowledge that the new, improved time bureau might have missed something. Jes Macalan is Ava Sharpe, Rip’s second and she exhibits an immediate contempt toward the Legends, particularly their leader Sara Lance.

The ep mostly played for laughs including there being a toga party with requisite revelers. Naturally Caesar approaches them and gives an inspiring speech. This moment is gamely undone via Ray sending out an umbrella email with a sexy dating profile. The fist fight between Rory and Julius slayed as did the moment where he tackled the wrong guy right back into Time Bureau Central. This was not a serious episode. There are a few sincere moments including a hearkening moment with Martin Stein (Victor Garber)as he prepares to be a grandfather and eventually leave the series. The Steel/Nate (Nick Zano) fight sequence with KF (Keiynan Lonsdale) presented a light connection with other CW/DC properties and the proclamation that he is the “second best” superhero in Starr City.

There are moments of lesser levity in which Sara has a word with Julius on the subject of conquest and finding one’s path in life. An earlier moment in which the Roman leader pilfers a history book from Nate however lends some credence that the group is at the very least sloppy. The later reference to an imminent big bad by Rip is backed by his admission that the Legends manner of doing things will eventually be needed.

Fight sequences particular those featuring Sara are top tier, her working with Ava led to a cool bit of choreography while the effects of Steel are not overused. Rory as always is mvp for both his conversation with Caesar and his eventual throw down. The premise that the group in nowhere ready for normalcy is easily and repeatedly made. Even Stein allows himself the luxury of one final adventure with Jax (Franz Drameh). Hail to the misfits in what stands to be another fun, zany season.

An end sequence featuring a former member of the group played well. Her role as guardian or potential threat is left open. So far so good, LOT remains simply outstanding and well worth your time.

The following quotes illustrate how seriously the show takes itself:)

Ray: [to Agent Sharpe] Lady, why are you so mean?Sara: Maybe it’s that poly-blend pantsuit that’s got her so grumpy.Nate: I didn’t know Men’s Warehouse gave group discounts.Ava Sharpe: What’s the matter with you people? Do you want to get shot?Nate: Totally rather get shot than look like a Sears model.

Sara: Well, like Nate said, sometimes we screw things up for the better.Rip: I fail to see how that’s true in this case.Mick: It’s our new motto.Rip: New motto? Right, does that mean you plant to continue swashbuckling your way through history?Sara: With the Time Bureau’s permission, of course.Rip: And if I deny you permission?Sara: We’ll do it anyways.

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Well. this was a mixed bag…mostly a bag of awful but there were a few salvageable moments. With four eps to go however, the renewal of this series seems unlikely. There is still much wrong including the obvious appearance of cost cutting, poor plot and shaky writing overall. Again, however, Anson Mount (Black Bolt) did act as mvp…but with so many obstacles, I  don’t know if even the King of the Inhumans can save this mess. My review follows.

The episode named after the character’s initial appearance in comics back in the day was at best uneven. “Medusa and Louise” could be a better yet B-Grade movie title. In this case it is a reference to the discredited scientist played by Ellen Woglom and her journey to help usurped Queen Medusa (Serinda Swan) find her deposed and stranded husband. Swan’s Medusa is not likable or relate-able…at all. This is problematic as the characteristic of noble is supplanted by the defects of haughtiness and imperiousness. Why anyone would help her is beyond me. She commands and derides rather than asks. Her husband is able to communicate respect and empathy without saying a world and yet she is just “bossy” as Louise puts it. Not that her character fares any better. She is cringe inducing. She breaks laws and goes out of her way to help a stranger who shows her little regard. Louise does attempt to imbue Medusa with a life lesson of reaching out to excel and help people along the way which seems lost on the angry Queen.

Karnak’s (Ken Leung) mission to return to his royal family and help restore them is replaced with an addle minded quest to work with the pot farmers who took him in and begin a romance with an earth woman, Jen (Jamie Gray Hyder), who shows him affection and support. This won’t end well and with such a brief run to get matters going, a romantic arc offers more of a distraction than any aspect of plot progression. Karnak is more humanized by his injury but the knowledge that he will return to his inevitable aloof self is inevitable. His declaration that the lead “farmer” is sociopathic however does lead to a cool moment in the denouement which stands to up the game in the Karnak arc as well as illustrate he is still somewhat sharp.

The Crystal (Isabelle Cornish) and Lockjaw arc is just silly. A dude hits her dog with his off road vehicle. She pushes him back with her abilities when he approaches her and moments later she takes a chance on trusting him and is dressed in human regalia as Dave (Chad James Buchanan) attempts to help her by reaching  out to his Vet tech ex-girlfriend (Santa Clarita Diet’s Liv Hewson) Audrey. The moment is puerile and plays like a scene from Dawson’s Creek. The more we witness each character as “just normal folks in plain clothes”, the more luster is removed from their “other-ness” and maybe that is Scott Buck’s (showrunner) point.

Gorgon’s (Eme Ikwuakor) deeply bonding with surfer soldiers is just silly. They just met him and heard his tirade on the inferiority of humans to his people and are willing to treat him as a “true soldier” and risk their lives for him? He suddenly sees them as family and wants only to protect them? None of this is earned. It is simply thrown together. 

About the only segment that gets it right is with Black Bolt. Anson Mount manages to convey much emotional range without speaking. He gets to do a little more with new friend Sammi (Faleolo Alailima). The two join with Dr. Declan (Henry Ian Cusick) who is a geneticist who claims he is there to help them and their kind. His requesting a blood sample to map out BB’s DNA is a red flag and a later moment undoes any potential altruism with this character. Sammi’s noting they ‘have traded one prison for another’ is apt. The eventual re-connection of BB with Medusa eliminated the fear of continual plot bumps of ‘near misses’ that threatened to undermine this show even more. BB’s exhibiting intelligence and strength upon his encounter with Auran (Sonya Balmores), Mordis (Bridger Zadina) and crew was a needed action sequence and demonstration that this character is a warrior and not a sad mime. The BB sequence almost saves the episode really.

The rise of Maximus (Iwan Rheon) illustrates that the man who would be king is focused simply on his own personal development via a potential restoration to his former Inhuman status. That he is so exceedingly well connected both on and off earth and garners the loyalty of many might be more effective if he came off as more of a leader. At best he appears to be an ineffectual tyrant who is as transparent as hell. He does not attain the level of being menacing or evil. He is simply an annoying child throwing repeated tantrums.

The coming together of at least two central characters however allowed for some hope of plot momentum. The capture of Locus (Sumire) was a good strategic move and will hopefully keep things moving forward for the second half of the series. Inhumans remains somewhat watchable but only just worth your time.

Still on course ep 2 delivers a bit more on the how and why mutants are being held. A key moment reveals Lorna Dane/Polaris in her true state paying homage to her character’s source material origins. We get a goodly amount of action, plot and character development and the knowledge that if the show runners can keep this up, they might be on the cusp of creating their own X-universe and one very much worth watching. My opening intro offered, on to my review.

Emma Dumont is a star in the making. As Lorna she gains immediate empathy. She is pregnant, imprisoned and a minority within said prison walls. She is fitted with a collar that suppresses her abilities and is placed in general population. Now even more revealed via the mutation of her hair color, she reaches out to another obvious mutant for assistance. This goes poorly. Lorna being strong and self assured also does not serve her well. When menaced by a prison bully/boss she stands her ground defying her openly. When her unborn child is threatened by the boss and her crew, we see that she is far from helpless. That she is then further punished with isolation illustrates how bad mutants have it.

This segues nicely into an open discussion of health care for mutants via a mission featuring Eclipse/Marcos (Sean Teale) and Kate Strucker (Amy Acker) who race to a hospital to get medication to help the now spiraling Blink/Clarissa (Jamie Cheung) whose physical decline is causing rifts/portals to appear at the underground’s secret hq. The effects here were superb. The presentation of Lauren’s (Natalie Alyn Lind) abilities show both her fearlessness and level of strength she possesses. She doesn’t hesitate and in one fell swoop becomes part of the underground. Naturally Marcos’ visit to the hospital for treatment of his gun shot wound leads to a call being placed and chaos ensuing but the moments between he and Kate played very well. Prior to this episode, she was simply a worried mom. In this run, she becomes assured, capable and adaptable, getting the group what they need to save Blink. Marcos’ earlier referencing getting his arm stapled quickly by a doctor as “top tier medical for us” is telling and could act as a parable for medical care and HMOs in general as regards our neighbors. 

The return to the point in the road as a focal point for Blink’s portals has a story behind it undoubtedly. Her evasion of John Proudstar’s (Blair Redford) question is obvious. The connection between the characters is natural. The chemistry between old and new is seamless and the notion that underground will become an actual force for change makes for compelling tv. Elena Satine as “Dreamer” brings a new character into the mix as she pushes for saving the group opting good of the many over the one to quote a classic SciFi movie line. Her connection with John will be explored in eps to come. There is so much going on and thus far, it is mostly gold.

Reed Strucker’s (Stephen Moyer) own troubles lead to a discussion of the “July incident” that changed everything. Jace (Coby Bell) interrogates him and reveals his own motivations for hunting and incarcerating mutants. The incident referenced was one in which the opposing forces of the brotherhood and X-Men battled and resulted in numerous casualties, including Jace’s family. After the incident the government was given free rein to act as necessary to “protect human rights” though the earlier witnessed prison scene shows a rather bleak future for mutant kind.  Jace pushes Reed with a combination of reason  and proper menace via bringing in his mother (Sharon Gless) as a potential accessory for questioning. Reed’s will and knowledge act as counter point as he plainly states he has been on Jace’s side of the table for 15 years. He does not blink and instead counters with a proposal which ends with a firm line in the sand ultimatum from Jace. What comes of this plot arc can redefine both Reed’s family dynamic as well as the continuation of the mutant underground. The tense scenes between the two are well acted. In fact, most of the acting on this series thus far is top shelf.

The quest to liberate both human and mutant will assuredly inform this season but the effortless world building that contains the story telling thus far offers a promise of a superior product in a field already heavily laden with super hero fare. “The Gifted” is thus far simply outstanding and well worth your time.

 

CONSTANTINE LEADS A BLOODY DOUBLE CROSS IN A TRAILER FOR NEW ANIMATED SHOW

2 days ago by: Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com)
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John Constantine certainly has been making headlines these past few days. Recently, it was announced that Matt Ryan’s version of the character will appear in a two-episode arc on LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, spanning episodes 9 and 10, which is set chronologically after the events of his Arrow stint. Additionally, Legends executive producer Phil Klemmer hinted to The Hollywood Reporterthat the show will embrace the character’s canon-in-the-comics bisexuality by saying, “We knew that an alienated, chain-smoking, bisexual, world-weary demonologist would feel right at home among our Legends.” DC’s Hellblazer might have had his solo live-action show prematurely cancelled, but it appears as if plenty is about to be “coming up Milhouse” for the suave slayer of things that go bump in the night.

In following along with recent Constantine news, the character is also getting his own animated show courtesy of the CW’s digital off-shoot, CW Seed. Last week, the first footage premiered at New York City Comic-Con, and the result is a ferocious mess in all the best of ways. As you can see, the show looks to not be afraid of allowing expletives to fly in addition to showcasing some righteous carnage that’s bound to satisfy fans with a penchant for demonic blood lust.

Matt Ryan will provide the voice of Constantine for the animated show, which will be presented in five to six 10-minute-long episodes via CW Seed. David S. Goyer, Greg Berlanti, and Sara Schecter will executively produce the new animation with J.M. DeMatteis (JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK) on writing duties and Doug Murphy (YOUNG JUSTICE) set to direct.

Here’s the official synopsis:

Armed with an arcane knowledge of the dark arts and a wicked wit, he fights the good fight. With his soul already damned to hell, he’ll do whatever it takes to protect the innocent. With the balance of good and evil on the line?, Constantine uses his skills to face the supernatural terrors that threaten our world and send them back where they belong. After that, who knows…maybe there’s hope for him and his soul after all.

The CONSTANTINE animated series will conjure up a January 2018 debut.

New Mutants Trailer

Posted: 10/13/2017 in Uncategorized

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X-Men’: Watch The First Trailer For ‘New Mutants’ Here

Well,Josh Boone is certainly keeping his word about maintaining more of a horror vibe with this latest X run.Good cast is key as well. I will be seeing certainly. REC

The first trailer for Josh Boone and 20th Century Fox’s new X-Men film, The New Mutants, is finally here!

Plot details are being kept under wraps, but the film is said to focus on the personal conflicts of the main characters and feature more horror elements than previous X-Menprojects, so it’s fitting that the trailer arrived on Friday the 13th.

New Mutants recently wrapped filming and is slated for release next Spring, so we figured that we’d get a trailer sooner rather than later. You can check out the mutant-packed teaser below.

One of the stars of New Mutants, Anna Taylor Joy, recently had a chat with HeyUGuys and assured X-Men fans that they wouldn’t be let down by New Mutants.

“I think the nicest thing about it is that Josh Boone, our director, he’s just such a fan of the comics and he really loves them so much that he’s really interested in just making sure that we do the comics justice for the people that love the characters. You know, we all feel so lucky to be such incredibly loved characters. So, whilst it’s definitely a departure from the X-Men movies, the fans won’t be disapointed. We definitely kept all the important bits in there.”

Directed by Boone, The New Mutants stars Anya Taylor-Joy as Magik, Maisie Williams as Wolfsbane, Henry Zaga as Sunspot, Charlie Heaton as Cannonball, Blu Hunt as Moonstar and Alice Braga as Cecilia Reyes.

X-Men: The New Mutants hits theaters on April 13, 2018.