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The Batman to Continue Shooting as UK COVID-19 Restrictions Lift

However, productions will still have to follow guidelines following strict social distancing, temperature checks, safety training, and testing to prevent further spread of COVID-19.Production on films and television shows ground to a halt earlier this year as the novel coronavirus spread across the globe After productions in several countries saw cast and crew getting infected,[...]

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Saturday Night Live Cast Takes Us Behind the Scenes of SNL at Home

Once the coronavirus pandemic hit, television productions across the pop culture landscape ground to a halt - hitting shows with live studio audiences the worst But SNL was ready to go gentle into that good night, rallying the troops to produce the final three episodes from home titled (appropriately enough) "SNL at Home".[caption id="attachment_1213914" align="aligncenter"[...]

Marvel Comics' Christian Cooper In Central Park Racial Confrontation

Marvel Comics' Christian Cooper In Central Park Racial Confrontation

Christian Cooper is a writer, and editor based in New York City. He has worked for Marvel Comics as a writer and an editor, writing Marvel comics Presents Stories, the Darkhold series for over a year, a run on Excalibur and edited a number of X-Men collections. In Star Trek fandom he is also notable […]

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Here's When Japan Will Open For Wrestling Shows

New Japan Pro Wrestling could be coming back soon, as Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has lifted the state of emergency in the country. Abe says that Japan has effectively handled the crisis and that the country, including sporting events, can begin to reopen. "We've set some of the most strict criteria in the world […]

The gang finds itself in quarantine on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, courtesy of FX Networks.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Star Rob McElhenney Offers Update

And if they keep paying me and the audience keeps watching it and I still love it… why would I ever stop?"While confirming that Always Sunny would be addressing the coronavirus pandemic during the upcoming season, McElhenney also wants to remind everyone that the gang's been preparing for this since the ninth season episode "The[...]

David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Michael Sheen (Prodigal Son) star in Staged, courtesy of BBC.

David Tennant, Michael Sheen Reunite for BBC One Comedy Staged

David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Michael Sheen (Prodigal Son) are following up their coronavirus-themed return to the world of Good Omens with another thematic trip into social distancing and self-isolating The BBC announced on Friday that the duo is set for new home lockdown comedy Staged, airing on BBC One from Infinity Hill and GCB[...]

GenCon 2020 Cancelled Due To COVID-19, To The Dismay Of Many

GenCon 2020 Cancelled Due To COVID-19, To The Dismay Of Many

GenCon has just announced the cancellation of its 2020 convention in Indianapolis due to health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those who have bought tickets to this tabletop gaming convention will have the option to either be refunded via their original payment method or rollover their ticket to next year's convention. Today, GenCon's staff had […]

Scottish Police Scold Neil Gaiman Over Public Marital Spat

Scottish Police Scold Neil Gaiman Over Public Marital Spat

Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer's embarrassing public spat has gotten the Scottish police involved. Apparently, the police believe Gaiman violated international travel guidelines by flying home to Skye, Scotland from New Zealand, which kicked off the public back-and-forth. Gaiman described his journey on his blog last Thursday, writing: I was in New Zealand with them […]

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IDW Received Paycheck Protection Program Loans, Furloughed Creators

Like most comic book publishers, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent industry shutdown, IDW Publishing put several of their ongoing comics on hold, effectively furloughing the creators of those comics, who work as independent contractors Those include some of the company's most high-profile comics, such as GI Joe: Real American Hero and[...]

Phil Spencer believes COVID-19 will impact the game industry more in early 2021.

Phil Spencer Thinks Gaming Will Be Impacted By COVID-19 By 2021

Xbox head Phil Spencer believes the greatest impact from COVID-19 on the video game industry is still yet to come. According to a report from Business Insider, Spencer believes that, despite the Xbox Series X's impending holiday launch later this year, problems could still be mounting. "Mocap is just something that's basically stopped. We're not […]

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Neverwinter & Star Trek Online Team Up For COVID-19 Relief

Perfect World Entertainment announced today that Neverwinter and Star Trek Online would be teaming up for COVID-19 relief. Along with Cryptic Studios and in conjunction with Wizards of the Coast, players can visit Groupees.com/PlayForACause starting today. There they can purchase in-game items for both titles with 100% of the proceeds being split between two non-profit organizations […]

Joe Hendry's McDonalds-themed Oasis cover has racked up views all over social media.

ROH Star Joe Hendry Goes Viral with McDonald's-Themed Oasis Parody

Joe Hendry is a wrestler currently signed with Ring of Honor, but he was a musician before he was a wrestler, and he incorporates that skill into his wrestling act, writing and performing his own theme songs. And Hendry's musical talents are paying off big for Ring of Honor during the pandemic, as Hendry has […]

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Monk Checks In: Tony Shalhoub Reprises Award-Winning Role for Charity

Proving you can't keep a good germophobe down, Tony Shalhoub returned to his Monk roots Monday night for Seth MacFarlane's (Family Guy, The Orville) At-Home Variety Show for Peacock. In the mini-episode "Mr. Monk Shelters In Place", Shalhoub's Adrian Monk isn't exactly finding the current quarantine time a particularly fun one. All of those health recommendations […]

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Arizona Comics Shops, to Open or Not, After Governor Ducey's Advice

Art from MyComicShop.[/caption]However, a group of scientists that the state government had partnered with were projecting that the state is not heading in the direction that Ducey believes it is, that the peak of coronavirus cases has not yet been reached and it may be two weeks away As a result, Arizona ended its partnership with[...]

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British Comic Creators React to Boris Johnson's Coronavirus Statement

Easing of restrictions will also depend on the transmission rate for coronavirus remains less than R1 - so one infected person infects fewer than one other person We got diagrams and equations He talked about the importance of reverse epidemics in care homes and in NHS hospitals, as well as testing victims, tracing contacts, looking[...]

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Ninjala Has Been Pushed & Delayed Due To COVID-19

GungHo Online Entertainment announced this week that the release of Ninjala has been delayed due to COVID-19. The game was originally scheduled to be released on May 27th, and they had been doing beta tests on the game the past few months to get all the kinks worked out prior to the release. But now […]

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WCW Star Disco Inferno Unconvinced of COVID-19 Pandemic Severity

In these strange and uncertain times, Americans look to their leaders for answers of how to navigate a world paralyzed with fear over the coronavirus pandemic which has killed more than 78,000 Americans and shut down economies all over the country From amidst a bevy of so-called experts urging caution and measures to flatten the[...]

Stadia Pro Users To Receive "Rise Of The Tomb Raider" & "Thumper" Free

Square Enix Releases The Eidos Anthology For Stay Home & Play

Square Enix has revealed the next Stay Home & Play game bundle for fans stuck at home during self-quarantine, and it's a doozy! The Square Enix Eidos Anthology is currently up for sale, which includes over 50 games from the studio's entire catalog. Ranging from AAA titles to some hidden gems. Some of the big […]

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Buffy Star Sarah Michelle Gellar's All Dressed Up with No Prom To Go

As the world slowly (and questionably) begins to crawl out of its self-isolating hibernation, Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Sarah Michelle Gellar has been using her social media to connect with her fans with some Buffy-themed posts that. While the posts have us see-sawing between feeling nostalgic for the series and wanting her to return […]

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Paris Games Week 2020 Has Been Canceled Due To COVID-19

Another convention in Europe has been canceled as Paris Games Week 2020 was given the axe by organizers this week. The notice was sent out in both French and English on their website, and while they didn't say it outright in the announcement, it's clear the decision was made due to the current COVID-19 outbreak. […]