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Jiu Jitsu: Mortal Kombat Meets Predator in Nicolas Cage Sci-Fi Action

Jiu Jitsu: Mortal Kombat Meets Predator in Nicolas Cage Sci-Fi Action

Cross off "martial arts, sci-fi, fantasy action" if you had that for your next genre on your Nicolas Cage film type off your bingo card In what can easily pass for a standard 90s dystopian cyberpunk setting any Canon Films fan would be proud of, Jiu Jitsu comes from the minds of director Dimitri Logothetis[...]

Deacon Creator Edson Burton Discusses His BBC Urban Supernatural Drama

Deacon Creator Edson Burton Discusses His BBC Urban Supernatural Drama

Ex-boxers-turned-petty-criminals, teenagers in trouble, illegal immigrants in hiding who become targeted by forces from the netherworld, these are the people Deacon steps in to save.[caption id="attachment_1278730" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Don Warrington (r) and Ashley Thomas (l) in "Deacon" by Edson Burton, BBC Radio 4[/caption]This week, we were lucky to interview Edson Burton to talk about the[...]

Yen Press Unveils Sword Art Online Platinum Collectors Edition

Yen Press Unveils Sword Art Online Platinum Collector's Edition

"Isekai" is the subgenre of Science Fiction, where the hero finds himself or herself trapped in a fantasy role-playing game world and has to use their knowledge of the game's design mechanics to not only survive but also become extremely powerful in that world The series follows Kirito, a beta tester who finds himself trapped[...]

Elves: The Rain Creators EP Reteam for Netflix Fantasy-Drama Series

Elves: "The Rain" Creators, EP Reteam for Netflix Fantasy-Drama Series

The creators and executive producers behind international hit series The Rain are reteaming for Elves, a new Danish Netflix original series to brings to light the real, monstrous beings that inspired generations of folklore and myths. Created and written by Stefan Jaworski (Those Who Kill), directed by Roni Ezra (The New Nurses) and produced by […]

The Witcher Season 2 Preview: Ciris Deadly Serious Season Overview

The Witcher Season 2 Preview: Ciri's Deadly Serious; Season Overview

Looks like this is going to be a pretty good week for fans of The Witcher, with Netflix and the folks behind the righteously popular fantasy offering viewers another preview of what they can expect when the second season arrives Following up on Monday's release of Henry Cavill's new streamlined Geralt look (with "Bat-nipples" and[...]

The Witcher: Henry Cavill Shares Images of Geralt in Season 2 Form

The Witcher: Henry Cavill Shares Images of Geralt in Season 2 Form

If you're a fan of Netflix's The Witcher, then these are the types of updates you've been waiting for. Making the wise decision to kick off their weeks on a high note, Henry Cavill took to Instagram to share two new looks at Geralt sporting his trendy Season 2 line. Since it's Geralt, we'd have […]

The School Nurse Files Review: A Gloriously Demented Netflix K-Fantasy

The School Nurse Files Review: A Gloriously Demented Netflix K-Fantasy

The School Nurse Films, which just premiered on Netflix, is a glorious slice of insanity. A high school nurse can see supernatural creatures menacing the students and has to fight them off with a plastic toy sword and a BB gun, as you do. The title does not tell you that this is not a […]

The Witcher: Basil Eidenbenz Joins Season 2 Cast as Witcher Eskel

The Witcher: Basil Eidenbenz Joins Season 2 Cast as Witcher Eskel

On Wednesday, fans of Netflix's The Witcher learned that production on the second season had suffered a COVID-related hit to the cast, with Thue Rasmussen (Fast and Furious 9) taking to Instagram to announce they will not be able to tackle the role of Eskel during the second season- a victim of "rescheduling because of […]

The Wheel of Time Star Rosamund Pike: We Are All So Happy to Be Back

The Wheel of Time Star Rosamund Pike: "We Are All So Happy to Be Back"

With "The Wheel of Time on Amazon Prime Book Club" closing up shop two weeks ago, we had convinced ourselves that our Wednesdays would be lacking in casting news and production updates moving forward. Thankfully, series star Rosamund Pike understood our pain and had a few things to share about the streaming service's upcoming adaptation […]

The Witcher Season 2 COVID Delay Forces Thue Rasmussen from Eskel

The Witcher Season 2 COVID Delay Forces Thue Rasmussen from Eskel

Until now, things in The Witcher corner of the pop culture universe were rolling along pretty well as production on the Netflix series resumed in a COVID-safe way, with showrunner and executive producer Lauren S. Hissrich keeping fans updated on how things were rolling. Along the way, we learned that director Stephen Surjik finished filming […]

Utopia: A Look at the Graphic Novel That Could Save or Destroy Mankind

Utopia: A Look at the Graphic Novel That Could Save or Destroy Mankind

With Amazon Studios and Gone Girl scribe-screenwriter Gillian Flynn's Utopia ready to spill out into our world  on September 25, we've been impressed with how the streaming service is promoting the series. Yesterday, we had the violent, funny, violently funny, and disturbingly wacky at just the right time vibe (think Preacher) official "red band" trailer that […]

Utopia Red Band Trailer Hits Us with Some Serious Preacher Vibes

Utopia Red Band Trailer Hits Us with Some Serious "Preacher" Vibes

If you checked out our post from earlier today, you had a chance to sample 13 of the righteously huge amount of images released for the mystery-thriller-fantasy series (with a whole lot more adjectives we could add) Up to this point, we viewed the series as being a combination of weird, quirky, and intense at[...]

The Witcher EP Honors Director Stephen Surjiks Final Day on Set

The Witcher EP Honors Director Stephen Surjik's Final Day on Set

Wednesday seems just as good a day as any to check in with production on the second season of Netflix's The Witcher, which means we go the heart of all things "updates": Lauren S. Hissrich. Taking to social media on Wednesday, the showrunner and executive producer had what could best be described as good news/kinda sad […]

American Gods Season 3 Key Art: Shadows Journey Leads Him to Lakeside

American Gods Season 3 Key Art: Shadow's Journey Leads Him to Lakeside

A little over a week ago, STARZ unveiled its new upcoming programming promo that treated American Gods fans to Wednesday (Ian McShane) stage-diving, Laura (Emily Browning) running, Bilquis (Yetide Badaki) raging, and Shadow (Ricky Whittle) wondering what his next move should be. Now, the cable network has released new key art for the upcoming third […]

The Witcher Season 2: Game of Thrones Becomes On-Set Cautionary Tale

The Witcher Season 2: Game of Thrones Becomes On-Set Cautionary Tale

When it comes to keeping fans up-to-date when it comes to production on the second season of Netflix's The Witcher, showrunner/executive producer Lauren S. Hissrich doesn't have to take a backseat to anyone. From the moment there was word that work on the season was starting up, Hissrich offered fans both personal and professional perspectives on […]

Outlander: Caitriona Balfe Sam Heughan Reunite Take Fan Questions

Outlander: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan Reunite, Take Fan Questions

STARZ's Outlander and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have been doing their part to make the current "Droughtlander" as painless as possible for viewers with their special four-part "End of Summer" series. Consisting of weekly themed episodes that also included all-new conversations with talent and figures key to the ever-expanding Outlander universe. The series also served […]

Reaver #11 Review: A Bloody Punctuation Mark

Reaver #11 Review: A Bloody Punctuation Mark

That leads to revelations about the magic that's practiced in this fantasy world that really adds a lot to the mantra "magic always has a cost."This issue had a lot of talking heads, but Niko Henrichon and Clayton Cowles still managed to make this wordy issue fairly engaging The pacing from Justin Jordan's script seemed[...]

The Nevers: HBO Joss Whedon Sci-Fi/Fantasy Drama Resumes Production

The Nevers: HBO, Joss Whedon Sci-Fi/Fantasy Drama Resumes Production

Joss Whedon's (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Avengers) upcoming "wild, Victorian, X-Men-meets-Sherlock-Holmes-meets 'girls-with-super-powers' mash-up" (direct quote from series star Denis O'Hare) HBO series The Nevers has been on our radar since it was first announced in what feels like decades ago. But like dozens of other television productions around the world, the COVID pandemic caused the […]

The Witcher Making Of Trailer Gets Proper Jaskier-Friendly Edit

The Witcher "Making Of" Trailer Gets Proper Jaskier-Friendly Edit

The Witcher showrunner/executive producer Lauren S. Hissrich, director Stephen D. Surjik (The Umbrella Academy), and series star Henry Cavill (Justice League) are getting a break from our second-season stalking so we can highlight the new Netflix documentary Making The Witcher. With work back underway on the upcoming season, the streaming service is offering viewers an intimate look behind […]

The Stand: CBS All Access Sets December Debut for Stephen King Adapt

The Stand: CBS All Access Sets December Debut for Stephen King Adapt

CBS All Access answered one of our burning geek questions on Tuesday, announcing that its upcoming 9-episode adaptation of Stephe King's 1978 novel The Stand will hit the streaming service on Thursday, December 17 (with episodes airing weekly on Thursdays). Though written by Josh Boone and Ben Cavell, the limited series includes a King-penned final […]