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"Motherland: Fort Salem": This Land Is Their Land, Too – "This Witches' Place" [TRAILER]

It was in March 2019 when Freeform gave a 10-episode series order for Motherland: Fort Salem, an hour-long drama written by Claws creator Eliot Laurence, directed by Steven Adelson, and executiveproduced Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Kevin Messick. Now with the series more than a month away (more on tht below), the cable network released a new teaser trailer […]

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Ken Quattro's Invisible Men: Black Artists of The Golden Age of Comics, For 2020

In September 2020, Yoe Press look to rewrite the history of the comics industry one more time, with a book by comics historian Ken Quattro, often known as The Comics Detective, about black comic book creators – not now, not in recent time, but in the nineteen-thirties, forties and fifties, known as The Golden Age. And […]

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"Vikings: Valhalla" – Netflix Lands Michael Hirst's "Vikings" Sequel Series

Series creator and writer Michael Hirst's (Elizabeth, The Tudors) critically-acclaimed series Vikings may be ending its run on History, but Hirst's Vikings-verse will live on at Netflix with sequel series Vikings: Valhalla. Written and executive produced by Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, The Fugitive), Vikings: Valhalla begins 100 years after the original series concludes and dramatizes […]

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"Motherland: Fort Salem" – For Our Witches, "Training Begins Now" as "Dark Days Await Us" [TEASERS]

It was in March 2019 when Freeform gave a 10-episode series order for Motherland: Fort Salem, an hour-long drama from Claw screator Eliot Laurence and executive producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Kevin Messick. Written by series creator/showrunner Laurence and directed by Steven Adelson, the series stars Ashley Nicole Williams, Jessica Sutton, Taylor Hickson, Demetria McKinney, and Amalia Holm. Set in […]

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"Vikings" Season 6: While He May Wear The Crown, Was He "Bjorn" to Lead? [TRAILER]

Series creator and writer Michael Hirst's (Elizabeth, The Tudors) critically-acclaimed series Vikings is set to storm its way back to HISTORY for its final season on Wednesday, December 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT – with the 20-episode sixth season kicking off with a two-hour premiere. After the premiere, the following eight episodes will air every […]

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"Heels": "Vikings" Star Alexander Ludwig Joins Stephen Amell, STARZ Pro Wrestling Series

Arrow star Stephen Amell and STARZ have found the actor's in-ring nemesis – and on-screen brother – with Alexander Ludwig (Björn Ironside on History's Vikings) set to tag-team in upcoming hour-long drama Heels. Set in the world of independent professional wrestling, the eight-episode series will be written by Michael Waldron (Loki) with Mike O'Malley serving as […]

'The Plot Against America': Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan, John Turturro, 4 More Join HBO Miniseries

'The Plot Against America': Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan, John Turturro, 4 More Join HBO Miniseries

HBO's six-part miniseries adaptation of the late Philip Roth's 2004 novel The Plot Against America announced its lead cast on Wednesday. Winona Ryder (Stranger Things), Zoe Kazan (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), Morgan Spector (Homeland), Anthony Boyle (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Azhy Robertson (Untitled Noah Baumbach Project), John Turturro (The Night Of), and […]

First Second Books to Teach Kids About History Through Comics

First Second Books to Teach Kids About History Through Comics

First Second Books has announced a new line of comics aimed at middle grade readers and focusing on notable events in American history, aptly titled History Comics. The School Library Journal had the official PR on the comics, which are set to start hitting stores in 2020 and serve as a compliment to First Second's […]

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'Knightfall' Season 2: More Mark Hamill As Talus, Former Templar Knight

When HISTORY first announced that Mark Hamill was joining the cast of season 2 of Knightfall, we were of course intrigued. Who could he be playing in such a series? Would he have a sword? Hamill's character Talus happens to be a former Templar Knight, one who doesn't quite get along with series star Tom […]

Mark Hamill Appearing on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Tonight, What WILL He Talk About?

Galactic treasure Mark Hamill will be stopping by Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight, and we've got a pretty good idea of what he'll be talking about during the visit. Mostly because Hamill posted about it: TONIGHT- I'll be on @jimmykimmel Live talking about @KnightfallShow ⚔️ (10pm @HISTORY this Monday, March 25th) along with @SenKamalaHarris😍, just a few […]

Katheryn Winnick Talks 'Vikings' Season 6, Fitting End for Lagertha

Katheryn Winnick, actress behind our warrior queen Lagertha from HISTORY's Vikings, has some thoughts about the 6th (and reportedly final) season of the series, including the end for her character. While talk of the series makes >this< reporter strangely emotional, we are indeed comforted by the notion that series creator and sole writer Michael Hirst hasn't […]

'I Am the Night': Jefferson Mays on Getting Inside George Hodel's Mind [SPOILER INTERVIEW]

The last two episodes of TNT's bone-chilling mini-series I Am the Night have been particularly illuminating, increasingly disturbing and eerily captivating. Jay (Chris Pine) and Fauna (India Eisley) begin working together to uncover George Hodel's (Jefferson Mays) deepest and darkest secrets. They find themselves in grave danger, the closer they get to the truth. While […]

'Vikings' Drops Teaser for [Final] Season 6 on HISTORY

Last night, HISTORY delivered an epic season 5 finale of their drama series Vikings, and we're so ready for more! Although it does appear that season 6 of the Michael Hirst-solely written series will be the final, the teaser released at the end of "Ragnarok" pleases Odin. HISTORY did not announce a release date for […]

Brother Vs. Brother [Again] in Teaser for 'Vikings' Season 5 Finale

Tonight, the season 5 raid ends for HISTORY's Vikings, and we've got a tease of a pretty epic battle coming. If there is ONE thing the series does tremendously well, it's the fight scenes and large-scale battles. Of course Michael Hirst and co do most things with Vikings tremendously well, so it should be expected that the […]

Knightfall: Mark Hamill and Tom Cullen Star in Season 2 I History

From Jedi Knight to Templar: First Teaser of Mark Hamill in 'Knightfall' Season 2

Last year, we learned that Former Jedi Knight Mark Hamill would be joining HISTORY's Knightfall series as a veteran Templar Knight alongside series star Tom Cullen. There was that great first image of Hamill as character Talus: HISTORY just released a teaser that will air tonight during Vikings, and it gives us a bit more of what we can […]

Katheryn Winnick Says [SPOILERS] Are In Tonight's 'Vikings' Episode!

We adore Katheryn Winnick as the HISTORY's Vikings character Lagertha, and season 5 of the historical drama has been an experience, so say the least. The cast and crew of the show have often spoken about each other as family, something we've seen first-hand during several years in pressrooms and via interviews. Turns out, at least in Winnick's […]

Lagertha has Been Through Hell (Again) in New 'Vikings' S5E18 Photos

(Deposed) Queen Lagertha of Kattegat has certainly seen her fair share of hardships across the 5 seasons of HISTORY's Vikings. She's born children, lost a daughter, fought, lost and won wars, avenged herself against an abuser, removed a usurper, and forged unlikely alliances across multiple continents. She's buried (or burned, as the case may be) all […]

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HISTORY's 'Project Blue Book' Reboot Revisits Well Worn Territory [Review]

HISTORY latest series Project Blue Book is the latest in the science-fiction family of shows that revolves around a partner team setting out to uncover unexplained mysteries. The team will of course be comprised of one skeptic and another individual who is more open to alternative explanations. Chris Carter's X-Files is of course the benchmark at this […]

HISTORY Rep Confirms 'Vikings' Will End with Season 6, BUT-

Yeah sure, everyone is running their Vikings season 6 headline that "OH NO HISTORY HAS CANCELLED THE SHOW!" but thats rather more alarmist than it should be. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a representative for HISTORY confirmed to them that yes, the series is expected to end with season 6. AND- that maybe there will be […]

The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018 Countdown: #1 Doctor Who

"Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different." – David Hockney There was a time when working for television was labelled a "demotion," a professional death sentence for movie stars whose careers were on […]