Legendary screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s next project, The Trial Of The Chicago 7, has been put on hold. Fresh off his directorial debut in 2017 with Molly’s Game, which earned him an Oscar nomination for his adapted screenplay, Sorkin has kept himself busy adapting stage plays like his adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird.
It’s a fact that Valiant Entertainment has the third largest superhero shared universe behind DC Comics and Marvel Entertainment. It’s been an up and down year for the publisher as their acquisition by DMG Entertainment did not sit well with many loyal readers. Their 2018 event Harbinger Wars II was not as well received as they would have hoped.
Thanks to the variety of series being produced at Warner Bros. Television for the DC Universe streaming service like Titans, Doom Patrol, Stargirl and Swamp Thing every few days we seem to learn about other characters that we will soon get to see in their respective live action series.
Today via Variety we got more casting news for this series. They are reporting that Joel McHale has been cast as Sylvester Pemberton aka Starman in a recurring role. The role is being described as “Golden Age Starman”. He is a courageous and confident member of the Justice Society of America.
Actor Steve Carell has successfully made the journey from goofball to Oscar nominee. While having two very serious movies coming out, most of our first experiences with Carell involve either his Brick character from the Anchorman franchise, or as one of the most iconic television characters ever, Michael Scott from NBC’s The Offiice.
I’ll admit, I wasn’t one of the many people out there who loved the 2014 Godzilla reboot. To me, that film took way too damn long for us to the Godzilla goodness, and all the stuff leading up to it was packed too full of Generic Soldier A for me to care about anything going on.
It’s the holiday season. That means snow, sweets, and gifts galore. It also means that we’ll be getting tons of films and TV shows looking to capitalize on the holiday spirit. Earlier this month, we saw some pretty predictable fare with Warner Bros. releasing a LEGO Movie holiday short, but less predictably came the Once Upon a Deadpool feature, which brings the family together in an interesting way.
Filmmaker and podcast Kevin Smith has had a bit of a resurgence in his directing career in recent years, with him actually heading behind the camera of superhero shows like The Flash and Supergirl. It’s a relationship that seems to have borne fruit for both him and The CW, and it’s a relationship that seems destined to continue until each of these shows end.
U.S. President Ronald Reagan once posited the theory that, if facing an alien invasion, the world would unite together unlike ever before to meet that resistance together. This is a theory that also worked its way into Alan Moore’s classic graphic novel Watchmen. But what about if that alien force took over?