Posts by Ray Flook

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought on board as staff in 2017.

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The Walking Dead answers: Who is Hershel? (Image: Skybound)

The Walking Dead Video Remembers Hershel Greene, on Page and Screen

While we await the news from all parts of the Walking Dead universe that's set to head our way as part of this summer's Comic-Con@Home virtual SDCC 2020, the fine folks at Skybound are offering up the next chapter in their "Who Is…?" video series, where each episode profiles a character from the television series and […]

The Lost Boys (Image: WarnerMedia)

Stranger Things 4 Video Store Fridays Honors Filmmaker Joel Schumacher

It's been a little less than a month since the writing team for Netflix's Stranger Things 4 killed the lights and locked the doors on their weekly "Video Store Fridays" (VSF). For those of you new to it and didn't catch our obsessive coverage of it, every week, the writers would post five films that […]

Perry Mason Chapter 3 Preview Finds Mason Needing Answers from Drake

We see what you did there, HBO and Perry Mason. You tricked us into believing that the Matthew Rhys (The Americans)-starring series was going to run for eight episodes. You even put together an impressive cast that included John Lithgow, Tatiana Maslany, Juliet Rylance, Chris Chalk, Shea Whigham, and more to make it look convincing. But […]

A look at Werner Herzog from The Mandalorian (Image: Disney+)

The Mandalorian Star Werner Herzog Keeps Up with the Baby Yoda Love

When you're in the position Disney+'s The Mandalorian of reportedly having Rosario Dawson, Timothy Olyphant, Temuera Morrison, Katee Sackhoff, and Michael Biehn joining your second season, it's safe to say you're feeling pretty good about how things are looking. Series creator Jon Favreau already confirmed October as the premiere month and that he was returning […]

A look at Merlin from Cursed (Image: Netflix)

Cursed Teasers Introduce Nimue's Friends & Foes; The Hidden Summon

With writer/artist Frank Miller (The Dark Knight Returns) and writer/producer Tom Wheeler's (Puss In Boots) Cursed set to tell the tale of Nimue (13 Reasons Why star Katherine Langford) when the Netflix series arrives on Friday, July 17, the streaming service is introducing viewers to the major players in the story still be told. In the […]

The ABCs of Stranger Things 3 (Image: Netflix)

Stranger Things 3 Video Celebrates ABC's of One-Year Anniversay

It's hard for Stranger Things fans to not be anxiously obsessing about the series future. With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting just as production was getting underway, they're looking at a summer with no fourth season. But the news hasn't been all bad, with the upcoming season's writers offering a look at all of the scripts. […]

30 Rock returns for NBCU Upfront special (Image: NBCU)

30 Rock: A One-Time Special Previews All-Star Reunion Event

With less than two weeks to go before 30 Rock: A One-Time Special brings Liz (Tina Fey), Jack (Alec Baldwin), Tracy (Tracy Morgan), Jenna (Jane Krakowski), and Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) back together, viewers are getting a teaser preview of what fans can expect. In addition to the award-winning series' one-time-only return (???), viewers will also […]

A scene from the 1960s Village of the Damned (Image: MGM).

The Midwich Cuckoos: "Village of the Damned" Novel Set for TV Series

The Night Manager and Hanna writer David Farr is teaming up with Comcast-owned European broadcaster Sky for an eight-part series adaptation of John Wyndham's (The Day Of The Triffids) sci-fi novel The Midwich Cuckoos. For those not familiar with the title, you might remember it better from the two movies it inspired (and the creepy […]

Snowpiercer Season 1 Preview: Melanie's Got Serious Explaining To Do

Snowpiercer Season 1 Preview: Melanie's Got Serious Explaining To Do

There's not much left to say heading into the following preview for this Sunday's episode of TNT's Snowpiercer. With only three episodes left for the season, "These Are His Revolutions" brings us to the inevitable: revolution. For Layton (Daveed Diggs), it's about taking the engine and making the dream of "one train" a reality. Meanwhile, […]

A look at NOS4A2 "The Night Road" (Image: AMC)

NOS4A2 Season 2 Episode 3 The Night Road Preview: Threats Near & Far

As we said in our previous preview for AMC and BBC America's NOS4A2, last week's episode "Good Father" did an excellent job of fleshing out Charlie Manx's (Zachary Quinto) backstory in a way that gave viewers a better appreciation of his evil's origin and sense of the dangers that Christmasland present to Vic (Ashleigh Cummings). While […]

Promo screen cap image from The Lord of the Rings series video (Image: Amazon Prime Video)

Lord of the Rings, Cowboy Bebop, Sweet Tooth Get NZ Border Exemptions

New Zealand was one of the countries that addressed the COVID-19 pandemic early on, instituting measures that have nearly eradicated the case numbers- including shutting down its borders. Now, the country's Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment has announced that Amazon Prime's "The Lord of the Rings" series, Netflix's live-action adaptation of anime Cowboy Bebop, and […]

The poster for The Umbrella Academy season 2 (Image: Netflix)

The Umbrella Academy Season 2: Meet Lila; Five's Super-Caffeinated

It's not like we were expecting an official trailer for the second season of Netflix's The Umbrella Academy to drop before the July 4th holiday weekend in the U.S. Hoping for it with every available body part crossed? No comment. But we were definitely not expecting one. What we did get was another pair of […]

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Stargirl: Brec Bassinger, Luke Wilson Talk Comic Book Counterparts

Heading into the next episode of DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl and considering how things went last week, Courtney (Brec Bassinger) and Pat (Luke Wilson) don't have a choice. They're going to have to tell Barbara (Any Smart). Anyone else have that feeling that Courtney and Pat's path to "thruthiness" isn't going to go […]

A look at Naruto (Image: Funimation)

Funimation, VIZ Media Bringing Original Naruto Series to Streamer

While it may not have the long lines or wonderfully-priced "dirty water dogs" of the old ways of "con-ing," FunimationCon is doing its best to still give anime fans all of the news and previews they expect. Not looking to waste any time, Funimation announced Friday morning that it was partnering with VIZ Media to […]

A look at The Wall from Solar Opposites (Image: Hulu)

Solar Opposites Gives The Wall Some Michael Bay Movie Trailer Love

Fans of Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan's Solar Opposites should be feeling pretty good about the series' future. Having already kicked off with a two-season order, the animated series received a third-season green light from Hulu (along with Crossing Swords) in mid-June: not too shabby of a way to be rolling through the summer. What the […]

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Wynonna Earp Releases Two "WayHaught" Season 4 Preview Images

In less than a month, Wynonna Earp fans will finally get what's coming to them: a fourth season for their beloved series (one they worked their butts off to make sure happened). Set to storm back to SYFY on July 26 (10 pm ET/9 pm CT), the first half of the season consists of six weekly […]

The Alienist

The Alienist: Angel of Darkness Teaser Comes with Season 2 Clue

With our trio Sara Howard (Dakota Fanning), Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Brühl), and John Moore (Luke Evans) reunited and looking to end another nightmare when TNT's The Alienist: Angel of Darkness premieres Sunday, July 19 at 9 pm ET/PT, the network isn't just offering up another teaser: this one comes with a clue. With Frank Pugliese […]

Katy Keene -- "Chapter Eight: It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)" -- Image Number: KK108A_0257b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy, Julia Chan as Pepper Smith and Lucy Hale as Katy Keene -- Photo: Peter Kramer/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Katy Keene: The CW Cancels Riverdale Spinoff; WBTV Considers Options

In somewhat surprising news, The CW has canceled Riverdale spinoff Katy Keene after one season, with Warner Bros. TV having until July 31 (the date when cast options reportedly expire) to explore other options for the Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars)-starring series. In May, The CW Chairman and CEO Mark Pedowitz revealed that the network […]

Carol from The Walking Dead and Dorie from Fear the Walking Dead (Images: AMC Networks).

The Walking Dead Universe: Carol & Dorie Need You to Put on That Mask

We're apologizing in advance if you checked out our earlier post about The Flash, Supergirl, Black Lightning, Stargirl, and Arrow all wearing masks in support of wearing masks to prevent COVID-19 spread because we're about to get a little preachy again. If you didn't, then what you're about to see is AMC doing its part […]

The CW has people in masks (except for you, Kara) wearing masks to tell us to wear masks (Image: The CW)

The Flash, Supergirl, Black Lightning, Stargirl, and Arrow Go Pro-Mask

Though we're going on about the fourth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, numbers of infected in a vast majority of the states in this country are starting to rise at rates that surpass the initial outbreak. So for those of you who still foolishly see this as a "personal rights" issue or part of some […]