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Will Disney+ Bring Back More Star Wars Characters?

Why Disney Plus Notification for Past Content is Disingenuous [OPINION]

Disney deserves credit, where it's due releasing past content contemporary audiences may find objectionable on their streaming platform Disney Plus. With films like Dumbo (1941), the synopsis includes the disclaimer. "This program is presented as originally created. It may contain outdated cultural depiction." The specific scene in question involves a group of crows depicted as […]

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'The Simpsons' Pull Michael Jackson Episode from Airing, Streaming

"Stark Raving Dad", one of The Simpsons more memorable episodes during the show's early seasons, will be removed from future airings and steaming following the controversy surrounding the Michael Jackson-focused HBO documentary, Leaving Neverland. As the season three premiere, Jackson provided the voice for Leon Kompowsky, a mental patient who meets Homer (Dan Castellaneta) at a […]

HBO Sets Premieres for 'Veep,' 'Big Little Lies,' Michael Jackson Doc 'Neverland' and More

During the cable/streaming portion of this winter's Television Critics Association (TCA) press event, HBO released the premiere dates for several upcoming projects, including new seasons of Veep and Big Little Lies as well as the debuts of miniseries Chernobyl, comedy series Los Espookys, and controversial Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland. Leaving Neverland (Sunday, March 3 – […]

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You Will Believe a White Man Can Lean: Neil Patrick Harris Takes on MJ

Michael Jackson was one of the greatest performers of our time. His music combined with his dance moves well earned him the title of King of Pop. And one of his most amazing moves was 'the lean' from the video for Smooth Criminal. While repeatedly asking Annie if she was okay, Jackson performed an almost […]


The Weekly Static S01E07: Scary Pumpkins, A 'Wild' Dogg, And More!

Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends! The Weekly Static! The Weekly Static! As I've mantra'd for the past six episodes, The Weekly Static is my righteously desperate-yet-endearing attempt at finding the lighter side and an interesting perspective on the past week in the land of the networks, cable, streaming, smoke signals, […]

'Michael Jackson's Halloween': CBS Scares Up Premiere Date, New Image

Halloween is one of those holidays that usually finds itself yielding a new special or two, and this year won't be any different as CBS has set the premiere date for and released the first official image from their new Michael Jackson-themed animated special Michael Jackson's Halloween. The one-hour animated special is set to premiere […]

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Zombie Shepard Shuffles Through Thriller

  I'm just going to leave this one here for you, with very, very little commentary. Game Informer unearthed a video of Mass Effect's Commander Shepard, as a zombie, dancing to Michael Jackson's "Thriller." Looks like being undead is the only cure to Shepard's horrible dancing. Without further ado, I give you "Mass Effect – Zombie Shepard […]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For February 26

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! 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 26: 1919- The Grand Canyon is made a national park. […]

Holographic Homer At Comic Con Leads To Lawsuit

Homer Simpson has gotten 20th Century Fox into trouble, according to THR. The characters holographic appearance at this years Comic-Con has sparked a lawsuit from Hologram USA who is claiming the appearance infringed its patented system to project three-dimensional images onstage. The company used the technology, a new version of the 19th century stage trick called "Pepper's […]

2000AD Creators Take On Michael Jackson Graphic Novel

Jim McCarthy, 2000AD artist and specialist in music-related comic books, and brother of Brendon McCarthy, has teamed up with Judge Dredd and Doctor Who artist Brian Williamson for a new graphic novel looking at the life and death of Michael Jackson, according to Digital Spy. Called Neverland, names after Jackson's home, itself named after the […]

One Movie To Be Based On Thriller, Another On Michael Jackson's Early Years

There's going to be a feature film based on Thriller because that's just what happens when people like Michael Jackson die and the exploitable rights to everything they ever did fall into the laps of managers and trusts. Unsurprisingly, there's a biopic on the cards too. Let's see how long it takes Jackson to make […]

Janet Jackson Fancies Herself a Screenwriter of Action and Sci-Fi

Janet Jackson's move from music to big screen acting came courtesy of John Singleton and, more recently, some key roles in Tyler Perry movies. Next comes her collection of autobiographical anecdotes, True You, due in the Autumn. Next? Well, she'd like to have a crack at screenwriting some genre movies. The quote comes from an […]

The Latest Comic Creating Celebrity – Michael Jackson

Coming out of the Frankfurt Book Fair, I'm told that the people behind the now-closed Virgin Comics are continuing with one of their many projects, and possibly the one with the potential to be the biggest selling comic book in the world next year. A new graphic novel written by the late King Of Pop, […]

BlueWater Productions Rush-Solicit Michael Jackson Edition – But Then What's Next?

Bluewater Productions are rush soliciting a Michael Jackson Tribute biographical comic book for October. Here are a couple of wrap covers. Bluewater came to prominence initially with their Female Force biographical comics in the wake… and basically ripping off the production style of IDW's very successful Barack Obama and John McCain biographical comics. Seriously, look… […]

What If… Michael Jackson Had Bought Marvel Comics?

Rick Marshall of Splashpage MTV has just reminded me of that plan for Michael Jackson to buy Marvel Comics, himself a long term comic book fan, as part of a bold coup with Stan Lee Media with Stan Lee and Peter Paul on board. Just imagine… Joe Quesada: ..and then, after all that, Mephisto makes […]