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Joe Glass The First Comic Creator To Get Vaccinated Against COVID

Joe Glass, The First Comic Creator To Get Vaccinated Against COVID?

Joe Glass, former Bleeding Cool reporter and comic book creator/publisher, may be the first person in comics to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. He's the creator of the comic book The Pride, available on ComiXology Originals and about to be published in print from Dark Horse Comics, but he also has a second life. Yes, […]

Brooklyn Nine-Nine You &#038 More: COVID Concerns Extend L.A. Prod Hiatus

Brooklyn Nine-Nine, You & More: COVID Concerns Extend L.A. Prod Hiatus

Identify and delay higher risk activities, and focus on lower-risk work for now, if at all possible." The health department and county film permit office also reminded everyone that "travel for production purposes is currently not advised." While production travel is permitted, both groups are asking filmmakers to avoid it whenever possible- with travel making[...]

Tom Jones Has Already Had The Coronavirus Vaccine &#8211 Well He is 80

Tom Jones Has Already Had The Coronavirus Vaccine – Well He is 80

Appearing on New Year's Eve on Jools's Annual Hootenany on BBC2, Tom Jones told Jools Holland that he has already had the coronavirus vaccine, After all, he is eighty. Apparently, it's one of the perks. Jools' Annual Hootenanny is a TV show presented by musician and broadcaster Jools Holland on New Year's Eve as an […]

NCIS NCIS LA &#038 More Delay Production Return as LA COVID Numbers Soar

NCIS, NCIS LA & More Delay Production Return as LA COVID Numbers Soar

Only a day after the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health urged television and film productions to pause productions in light of the surging number of COVID-19 cases and deaths, CBS Studios is delaying the production-return dates for five series coming off their holiday breaks CBS' NCIS, NCIS Los Angeles, and Seal Team, as[...]

A Post-Mortem on Virtual Conventions and Events: Part 1

A Post-Mortem on Virtual Conventions and Events: Part 1

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life in so many ways that we're still coming to terms with everything this has changed While the vaccine is rolling out to essential workers and politicians [some of which have spent the last nine months downplaying said pandemic], there is some light on the horizon for 2021 and[...]

Christmas is the Best of Times Worst of Times at Theaters this Year

Christmas is the Best of Times, Worst of Times at Theaters this Year

The ongoing COVID-19 has pretty much ground everything in 2020 to a halt Those of us who go to conventions or film festivals got C2E2 and Sundance, and that was about it Since March, most people haven't been to a movie theater, and those of us that have ventured out to theaters for the occasional[...]

Wonder Woman 1984: AMC CEO Okay With Theatres and HBO Max Co-Release

Wonder Woman 1984: AMC CEO Okay With Theatres and HBO Max Co-Release

As the pandemic continues to decimate revenue for cinemas, Warner Bros decided to do what only a few studios decided on: compromising on a simultaneous release of one of their tentpole blockbusters in Wonder Woman 1984 for theatres and their streamer HBO Max. At least one national chain in AMC Theatres is on board. AMC […]

Disneyland Will Furlough More Employees

Disneyland Will Furlough More Employees

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is in no way stopping anytime soon While there have been talks about a vaccine, that doesn't mean we're any closer to getting back to normal One of the main ways that life has changed is that we can't gather in large groups, which means many things can't happen One of[...]

Tenet: Director Christopher Nolan Says Studios Misinterpret Box Office

Tenet: Director Christopher Nolan Says Studios Misinterpret Box Office

Despite the billions lost in cinemas due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film still banked just under $350 million globally, even with a lackluster domestic return of $53.8 million While promoting Tom Shone’s latest book “The Nolan Variations,” the director and writer spoke to the Los Angeles Times to discuss how he interprets the box[...]

Mail On Sunday Leaks NHS Vaccine News &#8211 After An Editorial Bollocking

Mail On Sunday Leaks NHS Vaccine News – After An Editorial Bollocking

With the headlines bulletpointed below:At last! NHS workers are 'set to get a vaccine in weeks' as the Government accelerates timetable for a mass roll-out before Christmas - while ministers introduce new laws to bypass EU approval for jab Email sent by an NHS Trust chief to his staff, seen by The Mail on[...]

MyComicShop Shares Coronavirus Fringe Science On Its Mailing List

MyComicShop Shares Coronavirus Fringe Science On Its Mailing List

But, sorry, guys, we don't like being unemployed and losing our businesses. Now comes this from The Epoch Times: "More than 34,000 medical doctors and health scientists from around the world have signed a declaration against lockdowns put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, saying the measures are causing "irreparable damage," according to an online petition initially created by three[...]

Regal Cinema to Reopen 11 Theaters in the NY State Area

Regal Cinema to Reopen 11 Theaters in the NY State Area

Another interesting development on the part of movie theaters. To catch everyone up, Regal Cinemas and their parent company Cineworld decided to shutter all of their 500+ US locations and all of their UK theaters on October 3rd. The fact that New York City remains closed was cited as a specific reason as to why […]

New York Movie Theaters Outside of the City Will Reopen October 23rd

New York Movie Theaters Outside of the City Will Reopen October 23rd

The movie theater industry managed to get a rare win in 2020. When it comes to reopening, there are a lot of why some states and counties have decided not to reopen movie theaters. At the moment, there is the debate whether or not there is even an audience that wants to go to theaters, […]

AMC Entertainment Could Run Out of Money By the End of the Year

AMC Entertainment Could Run Out of Money By the End of the Year

It seems that the largest theater chain in the country might have made their declaration to stay open through the pandemic a bit early. Cineworld announced the shuttering of all of their 500+ Regal Cinema locations earlier this month, and everyone wondered which chain was going to be next. Cinemark and AMC Entertainment both declared […]

AMC Theatres Pledges to Remain Open

AMC Theatres Pledges to Remain Open

It came on the heels of more movie delays as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continued to wreak havoc on the world One of the reasons for the closures, at least according to Cineworld, was that New York is refusing to open theaters in any capacity Cinemark came out yesterday and declared their intentions to stay[...]

Tom Ellis: Lucifer Has Better COVID Standards Than Donald Trump

Tom Ellis: Lucifer Has Better COVID Standards Than Donald Trump

With its final eighteen episodes set to spread out over the course of the second half of the fifth season as well as the sixth and final season, Netflix's Lucifer looks to be charging ahead to knock out both seasons in one major production haul to avoid the chances of more COVID-related delays. To be […]

Cineworld CEO Blames NY Gov Andrew Cuomo on Regal Cinemas Shut Down

Cineworld CEO Blames NY Gov Andrew Cuomo on Regal Cinemas Shut Down

In the latest setback on the film industry's recovery during the pandemic in the US and UK, Cineworld Group's CEO Mooky Greidinger puts the blame on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on his inflexibility. The decision to temporarily shutter its cinemas again comes on the heels of MGM and Eon's to delay the 25th Bond […]

Regal Cinema Will Close All 543 Venues in the US

Regal Cinema Will Close All 543 Venues in the US

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to shut down, and those of us that cover the movie industry knew it was just a matter of time before a major company decided to cut their losses It seems that we have our first major shutting, and it comes from Cineworld According to Variety, Cineworld[...]

South Park: Denver Broncos Adds Cutouts to Stands in Game vs. Bucs

South Park: Denver Broncos Adds Cutouts to Stands in Game vs. Bucs

Sports arenas across the country are getting creative to accommodate social distancing in the stands. The latest stunt comes from the Denver Broncos, where an entire section at their home at Empower Field at Mile High is filled with South Park townsfolk cutouts in advance of their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the […]

Blizzard Officially Announces BlizzConline For February 2021

Blizzard Officially Announces BlizzConline For February 2021

The move is being done so that, while the company can't officially hold BlizzCon in Anaheim, California this year due to COVID-19, they will at least be able to give the fans some form of participation as they reveal more for upcoming titles The event will take place from February 19th-20th, 2021, though they were[...]