The well-meaning demon Hellboy is making a comeback on the big screen, sans original director and star. Instead, Neil Marshall is taking the reins to helm this new iteration of the character and Stranger Things’ David Harbour is in talks to star as the titular demon.
The 100 star Zach McGowan has signed on to headline and produce Ni’ihau with shooting set to begin later this month. Shortly after the announcement though, the project began criticism for McGowan’s casting as the real life Ben Kanahele, a Hawaiian island leader, with many citing the news as another example of “white-washing.”
The movie will chronicle the unlikely friendship that evolves over one wild night in LA between struggling journalist Danny Tate (Dornan) and world-famous actor Hervé Villechaize (Dinklage), resulting in life-changing consequences for both.
Marvel series The Gifted has become the first series order for Fox. The project hails from writer Matt Nix and X-Men director Bryan Singer and stars Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker. The network also released a teaser ahead of their upfront presentation.
This season has a lot of pilots shot, but not a lot of schedule room. How these pilots come in may determine the fate of 2 Broke Girls and The Great Indoors. Let’s see if the network will fare better than last season.
Neeson will play a successful Wall Street executive who’s on his way to work when he discovers that a bomb has been planted in his car. He’s subsequently forced to follow a series of orders throughout the day, or else the mysterious bomber will be detonate the device. The situation is even more dire because the man’s family is in the car with him.
With season 2, creators Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang mix experimental storytelling and Euro-auteur panache that doesn’t take away from the comedic sensibilities and socially-minded oeuvre set with their brilliant freshman season.
Season 3, Episode 17 – Ivy helps Penguin recruit a couple of freaks and returns to Gotham while Riddler builds his brand, kidnaps Mayor James, and exposes the Court of Owls. Barbara’s thirst for power and control alienates Tabitha. Gordon meets Kathryn and earns his mask and seat at the table while Lee seeks evidence to destroy his career.
Season 3, Episode 5 – Tonight’s episode of Better Call Saul is basically a classic courtroom drama in the vein of Perry Mason. Will Jimmy be disbarred from practicing law in New Mexico, or can he and Kim find a way to save himself and his career?