Posts by Tom Chang

About Tom Chang

I'm a follower of pop culture from gaming, comics, sci-fi, fantasy, film, and TV for over 30 years. I grew up reading magazines like Starlog, Mad, and Fangora. As a professional writer for over 10 years, Star Wars was the first sci-fi franchise I fell in love with. I'm a nerd-of-all-trades.

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Saved by the Bell: Mario Lopez Supports Dustin Diamonds Cancer Fight

Saved by the Bell: Mario Lopez Supports Dustin Diamond's Cancer Fight

Although Dustin Diamond hasn't always endeared himself to his former Saved by the Bell castmates since the original NBC Saturday morning series ended, they remain a family. The actor announced he's battling cancer and despite not having a role in the Peacock sequel series of the same name, his former co-star Mario Lopez, who plays […]

Buffy Star Sarah Michelle Gellar Commemorates Slayers 40th Birthday

Buffy Star Sarah Michelle Gellar Commemorates Slayer's 40th Birthday

Want to feel old? Buffy Summers, the title character from the memorable WB/UPN series Buffy the Vampire Slayer turned 40 according to her actress Sarah Michelle Gellar. The star commemorated the moment by posting a memorable season one photo of the character wielding a crossbow on her Instagram. "I just realized that today is Buffy […]

Head of the Class: HBO Max Series Reboot Pilot Rounds Out Cast

Head of the Class: HBO Max Series Reboot Pilot Rounds Out Cast

HBO Max is banking on lightning striking twice with the high school sitcom revivals with Peacock's success in Saved by the Bell with their own in Head of the Class. A reboot of the popular 1980s sitcom, the streamer announced the remaining cast additions for its reboot pilot, according to Deadline Hollywood. The new additions […]

WandaVision: Kathryn Hahn Discusses Series Pokes Fun at Mark Ruffalo

WandaVision: Kathryn Hahn Discusses Series, Pokes Fun at Mark Ruffalo

A natural for comedy, Kathryn Hahn made her MCU debut on the Disney+ series WandaVision as Agnes, one of the neighbors inside the realm of sitcoms with Wanda "Scarlett Witch" Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany. The actress spoke to Entertainment Tonight about getting cast on the show, her experience shooting the series, and […]

Saved by the Bell: Peacock Series Graduates to a Season 2 Renewal

Saved by the Bell: Peacock Series Graduates to a Season 2 Renewal

It looks like the new kids at Bayside High will get to see a sophomore year as Peacock announced Saved by the Bell sequel will return for season two, which features 10 additional episodes. The sequel series comes courtesy of NBC Universal and Tracey Wigfield (30 Rock), who serves as showrunner, executive producer, and writer, […]

Star Trek: Discovery &#8211 5 Huge Questions Season 4 Needs to Answer

Star Trek: Discovery – 5 Huge Questions Season 4 Needs to Answer

With season three wrapping on CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery and the crew's settled into their home in the 32nd century, it's a brave new galaxy to explore. We have a new captain and I have questions about the ship's place within the realm and beyond. Without further adieu, let's start, shall we? What […]

More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story Chronicles Actors Life

More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story Chronicles Actor's Life

One of the most beloved comedic actors of the 20th century that brought to life two of the most iconic characters in pop culture with TV's Happy Days as Arnold Takahashi and the Karate Kid franchise in Mr. Miyagi through four films, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita became a large than life figure bringing joy to audiences […]

WandaVision: Elizabeth Olsen Explains Her Sokovian Continuity in MCU

WandaVision: Elizabeth Olsen Explains Her Sokovian Continuity in MCU

As massive as the Marvel Cinematic Universe is, there's bound to be some cognitive dissidence along the way. Among them is the inconsistent accent of Wanda Maximoff (aka Scarlett Witch), played by Elizabeth Olsen, now starring in WandaVision. Originally introduced in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) as a teaser with her brother Pietro Maximoff […]

The Mandalorian: Mark Hamill Peyton Reed Tweet Heartfelt Messages

The Mandalorian: Mark Hamill, Peyton Reed Tweet Heartfelt Messages

Seldomly do we ever get our chance to meet our heroes let alone work with them, which is what happened between Ant-Man franchise director Peyton Reed and Star Wars actor Mark Hamill. Fans got to see the triumphant return of Hamill's Luke Skywalker in all his Jedi glory on the Disney+ series The Mandalorian in […]

Cobra Kai Creators Discuss Righting Ali Mills Karate Kid 2 Story

Cobra Kai Creators Discuss Righting Ali Mills' "Karate Kid 2" Story

The third season of Cobra Kai became another worthy trip down memory lane catching up with the bulk of The Karate Kid universe. Toward the end of the season, the series unveiled arguably the biggest crowning jewel from the 1984 John G. Avildsen original in Elizabeth Shue, who played Ali Mills. She helped set the […]

MCU DCEU – Perhaps Its Time to Shift Strategy on Superhero Films

MCU, DCEU – Perhaps It's Time to Shift Strategy on Superhero Films

Disney and Warner Bros, can we have a heart-to-heart talk? I get you both have two very profitable cash cows in Marvel and DC you rely so much of your profit revenue on, especially for cinemas for the MCU and DCEU, respectively. Let's face facts here: if movie theatres do recover, how long do you […]

Rogue One: Felicity Jones Reflects Shooting Grim Star Wars Ending

Rogue One: Felicity Jones Reflects Shooting Grim Star Wars Ending

It's no secret the warm reception of Gareth Edwards' standalone Star Wars film in 2016's Rogue One. It certainly belongs in the pantheon of one of the most depressing but inspiring films of the franchise, given its primary characters' fate. While promoting her latest space sci-fi for Netflix in The Midnight Sky, Felicity Jones spoke […]

WandaVision Star Paul Bettany Discusses Adjusting to Sitcom Acting

WandaVision Star Paul Bettany Discusses Adjusting to Sitcom Acting

With the premiere of Marvel Studios' WandaVision on Disney+, the series tapped into uncharted territory for the Marvel Cinematic Universe: diving into the sitcom realm. Inspired by classics like Bewitched, The Dick Van Dyke Show, and The Brady Bunch, the first few episodes recreated the feel of the era sitcoms from the sets, humor, and […]

HBOs Last Week Tonight Season 8 Trailer Promises Vengeance

HBO's Last Week Tonight Season 8 Trailer Promises "Vengeance"

HBO dropped the latest trailer for the multi-Emmy-Award-winning weekly late-night hit Last Week Tonight with John Oliver entering its eighth season. As the highlight reel for its previous season begins, Oliver warns the audience, "Brace yourselves, because everything you're about to hear is horse shit." The network then asks through a transition, "READY TO GET […]

Game of Thrones: Sean Bean Reflects Ned Starks End in Season 1 Finale

Game of Thrones: Sean Bean Reflects Ned Stark's End in Season 1 Finale

It's no secret that Game of Thrones came a long way since its initial first season. One of the biggest plot twists, which George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Fire and Ice" series were well aware of, was the grisly fate of his first book's main protagonist in Eddard "Ned" Stark. The book title, […]

Oyin Oladejo Talks Star Trek: Discovery Endlings &#038 More: Interview

Oyin Oladejo Talks Star Trek: Discovery, Endlings & More: Interview

Oyin Oladejo is one of the most exciting up-and-coming actors in Hollywood. She already getting noticed having the rare distinction of starring in not one, but two science fiction series simultaneously with recurring roles on CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery as Lt. Joann Owosekun and Hulu's Endlings as Abiona Maina. I spoke to the […]

Deadpool 3: Ryan Reynolds Reacts to Kevin Feiges Repeat Announcement

Deadpool 3: Ryan Reynolds Reacts to Kevin Feige's Repeat Announcement

Coming off the heels of Marvel's Kevin Feige's redundant announcement from Disney exec Bob Iger reassuring fans that Deadpool 3 will remain rated-R, the script is being worked on, and join the Marvel Cinematic Universe, franchise star Ryan Reynolds crafted the kind of response we expected him to make. "Full disclosure: I showed them Spiderman […]

Redemption Day: Ernie Hudson Talks Gary Dourdan and Ghostbusters

Redemption Day: Ernie Hudson Talks Gary Dourdan and Ghostbusters

Ernie Hudson is one of the most venerable and dedicated character actors with a career now spanning six decades. He stars in his latest film opposite his The Family Business costar Gary Dourdan in Saban Films' Redemption Day. The story follows war hero Brad Paxton (Dourdan), who must find a way to save his wife […]

Cobra Kai Season 3 December 19 Ends Season with Epic Showdowns: Review

Cobra Kai Season 3 December 19 Ends Season with Epic Showdowns: Review

It's hard to top the second season finale of Netflix's Cobra Kai, but the chaos unloaded in the season three finale managed to one-up the school brawl with new lines in the sand drawn. The cliffhanger isn't as huge as previous seasons, but the closing scenes are pretty epic. The adults get their share of […]

Cobra Kai Season 3 Feel The Night Review: A Run of the Mills Reunion

Cobra Kai Season 3 "Feel The Night Review": A Run of the Mills Reunion

"Feel The Night" is the penultimate episode of season three of the Netflix series Cobra Kai. For the series' main character Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), things feel like they come full circle, but he also has a difficult decision to make. We also have an obvious change in dynamic within the youth dojo war between […]