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Alucard and his allies consider their next move in this scene from Castlevania, courtesy of Netflix

Castlevania Review Season 3 A Dream Binge Watch for Moody Goth Teens

Castlevania season 3 is now on Netflix for at least a month. It's hugely popular, and not hard to see why. As ever, it's violent, bloody, gory and full of snarky wisecracks with some Gnosticism and moral ambiguity thrown in. It's a perfect show for moody Goths and angry teens – even adults who are […]


"Castlevania" Season 4 Gets Netflix's Blessing [VIDEO]

Only three weeks after its third season debut, Netflix and writer/producer/creator Warren Ellis announced that Castlevania will be returning for a fourth season. The news was posted via social media, and shared by members of the cast and creative – and though it confirms the anime's return, it (understandably) was lacking in more specific details. Here's […]


"Castlevania": Warren Ellis Posts New Season 3 Artwork [PREVIEW]

For fans of Netflix's Castlevania, a little "introduction" to the time period you're residing in right now. With an official trailer released on days ago and the series staking its claim on the streaming service come March 5, you're now living in the "sweet spot" when you can expect some interesting (and sometimes random) promotional drops. […]


"Castlevania" Offers Up Season 3 Trailer as Bloody Valentine to Fans [VIDEO]

Okay… okay… maybe our timing wasn't so great when it came to predicting when Netflix's Castlevania would be returning for a third season. First, we thought January (more on that below) – and then we thought we'd get at least a trailer by the end of that month. I mean, it's been awhile since we […]

When Warren Ellis Made a Bot Think Kieron Gillen Had Died (He Hasn't)

When Warren Ellis Made a Bot Think Kieron Gillen Had Died (He Hasn't)

Bleeding Cool readers will be familiar with Jude Terror's Written By A Bot series of articles in which, like CBR, he gets a bot programme to write a pop culture article by feeding in information and seeing what comes out the other end. The results can be quite amusing. At least the Bleeding Cool article […]


"Castlevania" Season 3 Set for March; Season Poster Art Revealed [PREVIEW]

So remember that time last year when Netflix made that "mistake" that got eager fans waiting for news on a release date for Castlevania season 3 believing it was coming in early January 2020? The one that the streamer then revealed was a mistake? Looks like "early 2020" might still be a serious possibility – […]

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Did Bryan Hitch Cast David Niven as Alfred Pennyworth in The Batman's Grave?

I didn't see it in The Batman's Grave first two issues but it's there if you look. And clearer in a couple of very specific panels. Because Bryan Hitch is using Sir David Niven as a model for Alfred Pennyworth. You know David Niven?   That's the fellow. English actor, memoirist and novelist, notable acting […]

Dynamite Publishes Warren Ellis James Bond Omnibus in February

A few years ago, I was talking to Mike Lake, co-founder of Forbidden Planet and Titan, about his difficulty in getting a James Bond comic book published. He had the rights, worked with the Flemyng estate, but had difficulty getting anyone to take his plans seriously. So I introduced him to Nick Barrucci of Dynamite […]

How Gravel Led to Warren Ellis Being Part of Terminator: Dark Fate (Or Not)

The director of Terminator: Dark Fate Tim Miller talked to Screen Crush about the writing process on the new movie, and the writers involved. The reported mentioned he knew that Miller broight in sci-fi writers to brainstorm ideas in the development process. Earlier, Adi mentioned Joe Abercrombie's involvement leading to the character of Grace. And he brought […]

NYCC '19: VIZ Media Presents Frederator Studios Castlevania Panel

Warren Ellis on How He Got Involved in Netflix India's Heaven's Forest and, Yes, Castlevania Season 3 For 2020

We looked at Warren Ellis' teasing of his new Netflix series Heaven's Forest in his newsletter last week, announced officially this week. Netflix has ordered eight episodes of Heaven's Forest, a Ramayana-inspired epic animated action drama series from Castlevania creator Warren Ellis, executive producers Adi Shankar and Kevin Kolde, and Powerhouse Animation (Castlevania, Seis Manos, […]

NYCC '19: VIZ Media Presents Frederator Studios Castlevania Panel

Warren Ellis' "Project Katra": New TV Show Announcement Set for Wednesday

Do you all read Warren Ellis' newsletter? You should. Broadcaster, writer of comics and novels, screenwriter for Castlevania and much more, back in September 2018, he posted; Another tv-related project got greenlit – you won't hear anything more about this for like eighteen months, but we're going to call it PROJECT KATRA for now. Well, it seems like things […]