Roswell: Vampire Diaries' Michael Trevino Joins CW Reboot Pilot

[caption id="attachment_806370" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Vague on the How/ [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]In what we're choosing to refer to as a "Peaches & Herb announcement", The Vampire Diaries star Michael Trevino is reuniting with director Julie Plec on the CW‘s immigration-theme-with-a-twist sci-fi reboot pilot Roswell Joining leads Jeanine Mason (Grey's Anatomy) and The Originals' Nathan Parsons,[...]

Roswell: Grey's Anatomy's Jeanine Mason to Lead CW Reboot Pilot

[caption id="attachment_794313" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Kathy Hutchins /[/caption]Grey's Anatomy's Jeanine Mason is set to trade EKG's for UFO's, tapped to lead the CW's immigration-theme-with-a-twist sci-fi reboot pilot Roswell Mason will taking on the role of Liz Ortecho, a biomedical researcher and daughter of undocumented immigrants who must deal with secrets new and old as a[...]

The CW Orders Roswell Reboot, 5 Other Projects to Pilot

Though the network had formally expressed interest in the project in October 2017, the CW has officially given a pilot order for a reboot of popular sci-fi series Roswell. Still intended to be based on the "Roswell High" book series from Melinda Metz, Carina Adly MacKenzie will pen the series; and executive produce with Justin Falvey[...]

American Alien: NBC To Develop Space Comedy From Superstore's America Ferrera

[caption id="attachment_750937" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: SAMHSA via Flickr[/caption]The creators behind American Alien are taking the concept of the "immigration experience" to a more planetary level, with NBC set to develop the space alien comedy from Superstore co-executive producer Sierra Teller Ornelas (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Happy Endings), star and producer America Ferrera (Ugly Betty, The Good Wife),[...]

The CW's 'Roswell' Reboot To Address Immigration Issues

Still intended to be based on the Roswell High book series from Melinda Metz, Carina Adly MacKenzie will pen the series; and executive produce with Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank (Amblin Television), Lawrence Bender and Kevin Kelly Brown (an executive producer on the original series).As the series overview shows, the new Roswell will directly address the[...]

Archie Comics Artist Refused Entry To USA From Canada Over Her Sketches

She was planning to drive down to Chicago to attend this weekend's C2E2 exhibition.But immigration officers at the US border had other ideas.The reasons for denying her entry into the US were down to the incomplete commissioned sketches she had in the car Working on them while in the country would be considered working in[...]

Comic Books – Immigrants Are Welcome Here

[caption id="attachment_604919" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Art by Adam Hughes[/caption]Writer Greg Pak has raised an excellent point on twitter in response to the #MuslimBan, the controversial Executive Order from President Donald Trump that bans immigration from seven countries of largely Muslim population The ban is affecting refugees from war-torn regions, ideological or social refugees who would face[...]

The State Of The Marvel Universe Today – Immigration, Truthers And Bisexuality

It's not just the DC Universe going through upheaval today. Marvel Comics want to play too. While The Ultimates would have us believe that the cosmic entity Eternity is in chains – somehow – the final issue of Starbrand & Nightmask has its own revelations about the state of the current Marvel Universe. Well, it […]

Australian Government Comic Exposes Unofficial Immigration Policy

Two days ago, we reported on the Australian comic book being distributed abroad and being used to specifically target Afghan asylum seekers. But in doing so, it seems to have confirmed a policy that the Australian Governmnt has repeated refused to confirm, that the Australian Navy has been ordered to turn back the boats approaching […]

Friday Morning Runaround – A Very Deadly Valentine

Not an uncommon story.Shudder...There has been strong reaction to the Australian use of comic books as anti-immigration tools, we reported yesterday.LET IT SNOW...And Heidi MacDonald doesn't make it to Jay And Silent Bob's Secret Stash. I'm calling it, @michaelzapcic @mingchen37 Too many train delays BUT I promise to come visit the store when there isn't a[...]

The Illegal Superheroes Of California

"Hello, you’ve reached the Illegal Super Heroes Department for the San Francisco Immigration Customs Enforcement Field Office This is the report hotline for illegal super hero Superman.Superman, perhaps the most notorious of all illegal super heroes, is known to have entered the U.S countless times illegally since his first appearance in Action Comics #1 (1938)[...]

More Superman And Wonder Woman Kissing

Blood. Stone. Possibly. Yes it's another post. But what can we say, at Bleeding Cool we're just hopeless romantics. Starting with another from Frank Miller's Dark Knight Strikes Again…    

Could V For Vendetta Could Really Happen In Britain?

However the country is thrown into economic chaos and from it emerges Norsefire, an anti-immigration, anti-miscegination, anti-gay, anti-semetic party who are elected and enact a fascist state.Years late, Alan Moore stated that the most fantastic thing there was to suppose that not only could we survive a worldwide nuclear war just because we weren't fighting[...]

Hulk Smash Puny Immigrants

You wouldn't like it when he's xenophobic.Lou Ferrigno, better known as the Incredible Hulk, even better known as that guy who goes to every Wizard World (and, seriously, hasn't everyone who wants a signed photo of themselves with the man got one by now?) has joined an Arizona sheriff's armed "posse" to prevent illegal immigration[...]