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Two Huge New Neil Gaiman TV Series To Film In Scotland In 2021

Two "Huge" New Neil Gaiman TV Series To Film In Scotland In 2021

The Big Scottish Book Club on BBC Scotland recently began broadcasting its second series, filmed with social distancing Its second episode saw writer Damian Barr filming at Lanark Memorial Hall with guests Neil Gaiman, Kirsty Logan and Dr Gavin Francis, and poetry from Harry Josephine Giles.  The theme of this week’s show is other worlds,[...]

Outlander: Sam Heughan Graham McTavish are Men in Kilts for STARZ

Outlander: Sam Heughan, Graham McTavish are Men in Kilts for STARZ

Created by Heughan and McTavish, Senior Vice President of Original Programming Karen Bailey and Senior Vice President of Unscripted Programming Alice Dickens-Koblin will oversee the project for STARZ.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_3rOPt-RDM The journey of “Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham” takes viewers from the heart of Scotland at Glencoe, the site of a great massacre and[...]

MCM Comic Cons Cancelled in Birmingham London Manchester Glasgow

MCM Comic Cons Cancelled in Birmingham, London, Manchester, Glasgow

They state "despite all efforts to bring fans the most epic pop culture events in the UK, 4 MCM events scheduled to take place in 2020 have been cancelled following the escalation of COVID-19 in the UK, Europe and globally."These are:MCM Comic Con Birmingham, scheduled to take place at the NEC, Birmingham, from 27[...]

Under Lock and Key &#8211 Pandemic Tales of a Scottish Comic Shop

Under Lock and Key – Pandemic Tales of a Scottish Comic Shop

Mike McLean, comic book retailer of Asylum Books and Games, of Aberdeen, Scotland, writes about the impact of the current global pandemic he tells Bleeding Cool,So, it’s a March Thursday evening in Aberdeen, which for those of you not local to my home, is late night shopping Many of the local businesses opt to stay[...]

New WWE YouTube Show Virtual Roundtable to Have All-Scot Debut

New WWE YouTube Show, Virtual Roundtable, to Have All-Scot Debut

BST on WWE’s YouTube channel, they’ll assemble for the first-ever WWE Virtual Roundtable.NXT UK’s Andy Shepherd sits down with WWE Champion Drew McIntyre, WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Nikki Cross, NXT UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray and NXT UK Tag Team Champions Mark Coffey & Wolfgang of Gallus to discuss what it means to[...]

REPORT: Amazons Lord of the Rings Series to Film in Scotland

REPORT: Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' Series to Film in Scotland

It sounds like one of the locations for Amazon Studios' upcoming Lord of the Rings tv series might just be in Scotland, at least according to a report from The Daily Record.The site says that a 3-month production run will begin in Leith, Edinburgh in the country's brand-new state of the art studio facility that is set[...]

Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland Special to Air Tomorrow

'Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland' Special to Air Tomorrow

The 76-year-old actor, comedian, author, and performer has a new special coming this week to BBC Two Scotland, "Billy Connolly Made in Scotland".[caption id="attachment_966479" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sir Billy ConnollyPhoto by Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Be advised, there is a TON of swearing, in both this teaser snippet and in the special itself, so, be prepared[...]

First Trailer for Chris Pine Tony Curran Netflix Film Outlaw King

First Trailer for Chris Pine, Tony Curran Netflix Film 'Outlaw King'

Chances are, most Americans will know that historical name from 1995's Braveheart and perhaps are unfamiliar with the story of the nobleman after the William Wallace time.https://youtu.be/Q-G1BME8FKwNetflix says Outlaw King is the untold "true story" of Robert the Bruce, who transformed from defeated nobleman to reluctant King and even outlaw hero over the course of an[...]

Scottish Superheros Controversy As Referendum Nears

Scottish Superhero's Controversy As Referendum Nears

Billed as an “epic”, the sequel is causing much debate in this highly charged year for Scotland.Saltire creator, John Ferguson, says “Like the first book it is set in a pseudo history of the country but this time it’s more immersive, more involved Annihilation is set a few hundred years after Invasion and it’s darker,[...]


The First Image From This Years Biggest Selling Graphic Novel

The First Image From This Year's Biggest Selling Graphic Novel

Asterix And The Picts by Jean-Yves Ferri and Didier Conrad, will be set in Scotland and overseen by Albert Uderzo, who designed the Pict in question's kilt in the manner of a racing flag.. out in October The first print in French alone will be seven figures... [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpmWoMm3YKk[/youtube][...]

Chris Ware And Joe Sacco Stripped In Edinburgh

Chris Ware And Joe Sacco, Stripped In Edinburgh

Bleeding Cool's Senior Scottish Correspondent Gary Gray writes from Edinburgh; For the last few years the Edinburgh Book Festival has been dipping its toe in comics. Normally the Book Festival focuses on purely the written medium with a few comics related events thrown in, mainly focusing on creators who cross borders of the medium such […]

Mark Millar &#8211 Comic Creator Film Maker Lord

Mark Millar – Comic Creator, Film Maker, Lord?

They've worked together for a decade, and now have a newborn child, Mark is creating a very sold future for them all.Because thanks to the success of Wanted and Kick Ass, and the media hype he's created along the way, Mark Millar has become a major cultural figure in Scotland Consider his role in the[...]

Scottish Government Looks To Keeps Comics Away From Maxim

Scottish Government Looks To Keeps Comics Away From Maxim

Scotland is the home of many of Britain's most prestigious comics, specifically The Beano and The Dandy, both running for almost eighty years.But a more recent publication is causing problems for some newsagents.And now shopkeepers could be fined if they don't keep comics away from the likes of Maxim, GQ, Loaded, FHM, Nuts and Zoo,[...]

BBC Scotland Superhero Comic Documentary Papers Over The Cracks

BBC Scotland Superhero Comic Documentary Papers Over The Cracks

This BBC Scotland film celebrates in a rather overblown overhyped fashion, the influence of Scottish creators on modern superhero comics Everything is positive, obsequious an unquestioning And Mark Millar, Grant Morrison and Alan Grant are never seen in the same room Otherwise, we may have had a very different documentary.Grant Morrison has a real problem[...]