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'Green Eggs and Ham': Netflix's Animated Series Serves Up Teaser, Voice Cast

Beloved childrens author/artist Dr. Seuss' (Theodor Seuss Geisel) Green Eggs and Ham is serving up a heaping helping of enjoyable animation when the series debuts on Netflix in Fall 2019. Now viewers are learning that the series has some very well-known voices making a season-long reservation at the Ellen DeGeneres-produced adaptation: Michael Douglas, Adam DeVine, Diane Keaton, […]

On This Day In Pop Culture History For February 7

Welcome to a new column here at Bleeding Cool, where we will be looking at important comics/film/tv/whatever interesting facts for the date at hand! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool. So, without further ado: Here are some things that have happened on February 7: The first game of Monopoly […]

Cast List Reveals Spoilers For The LEGO Batman Movie

The full cast listing for the LEGO Batman movie has been released and it contains some interesting spoilers. So be warned. . . . . . . . We already know a lot of the cast: Will Arnett as Batman/Bruce Wayne Michael Cera as Robin/Dick Grayson Rosario Dawson as Batgirl/Barbara Gordon Ralph Fiennes as Alfred […]

Sony Renews Playstation Network's Series Powers

Sony has renewed Powers for a second series. The adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming superhero based crime drama comic book series was the first original project for the PlayStation Network. The series follows Christian Walker (Sharlto Copley) a former powered now a detective and his partner Deena Pilgrim (Susan Heyward) as they investigated […]

Sharlto Copley Stands Out In A Strong First Episode Of Powers

Waking up this morning to find Powers streaming live on YouTube gave me a chance to watch it and I thought I'd share my initial thoughts. Unlike a lot of the superhero shows on television where the world is first learning about metahumans, Powers is a world where a guy in a cape could fly […]

The Powers That Be – Cast Photo For The Upcoming Powers Series

Yesterday on his tumblr page, Brian Michael Bendis posted an image of the cast of the Playstation Network series Powers based on the comic Bendis co-created with Michael Avon Oeming. This image was exclusive to TV Guide… but not anymore. In the photo (from left to right) are Michelle Forbes (Retro Girl), Sharlto Copley (Det. Christian Walker), […]

Thoughts On The Powers Panel And Trailer, And Questions For The Cast

by Ray Flook As he readily admitted at the very top of the panel, Brian Michael Bendis could easily understand the anxious anticipation many Powers were feeling towards finally seeing the book come to the screen. For fourteen years, he and co-creator Michael Avon Oeming sought out the right people and the right network to […]

NBC And Eddie Izzard Teaming To Adapt Junior Bender Crime Novels

British stand-up comedian and actor Eddie Izzard is working with NBC to adapt the Junior Bender crime novels by Timothy Hallinan. The novels and the series are about high-end thief with a taste for the finer things in life who works as a private detective for criminals on the side. Hallinan's four-book series started with Crashed (2010), then […]

Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go – The Perils Of High-Def

By Jeb D. When it was announced earlier this year that there would be a live theatrical broadcast of the final performance of the Monty Python "farewell" shows from London's O2 arena, people that know me assumed I'd be first in line for tickets. My siblings and I were what you might call "first generation" […]

Eddie Izzard Joins Playstation's Powers Series

We've got more casting news from the Sony Playstation Network adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's series Powers. Deadline says three new regulars have been cast including popular British actor and comedian Eddie Izzard (Hannibal) to play Wolfe, Christian Walkers former mentor who has been incarcerated for the last two decades and being forced […]