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Less than a year since her debut and DC Comics’ character Silencer has already been adapted for live-action, portrayed by Miranda Edwards on this season of . The CW series’ concept artist Andy Poon has shared a behind-the-scenes photo of Edwards in full costume as Honor Guest, better known by her assassin alter ego Silencer and a member of the Longbow Hunters, the villainous team for the DCTV series’ seventh season. RELATED: A post shared by (@andypoondesign) on Oct 23, 2018 at 12:54am PDT First created this past January by writer Dan Abnett and artist John Romita, Jr. in the pages of The Silencer #1, the ongoing series was published as part of DC Comics’ New Age of DC Heroes initiative spinning out of the events of the crossover Dark Knights: Metal. Edwards made her debut as the lethal assassin on last night’s episode and quickly revealed herself as the most skilled of the Longbow Hunters introduced so far, besting Black Siren in hand-to-hand combat. RELATED: Airing Mondays at 8 pm ET/PT on The CW for its seventh season, Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, Rick Gonzalez as Wild Dog, Echo Kellum as Mr. Terrific, Juliana Harkavy as Black Canary, Colton Haynes as Arsenal, Kirk Acevedo as Diaz, and Katie Cassidy as Black Siren. The post appeared first on .
October 23, 2018
Wilson Bethel, who debuted as Benjamin Poidexter, aka Bullseye, in the third season of , very nearly beat out Chris Evans for the coveted role as Captain America. Looking back on his career, the actor explained just how close he came to playing the First Avenger, and what effect it had on him. “I mean, that was both, probably the single most exciting time of my life and also the single most devastating when it didn’t happen,” he told . RELATED: Going into detail about the audition process, Bethel said, “They put me in the Cap suit and did everything. So, I screen-tested it at Marvel with a number of other guys. They ended up releasing all the other guys …” He met with Captain America: The First Avenger director Joe Johnston to see the movie’s storyboards, but accepted it wasn’t meant to be following his second screen test. “I think it was like one or two days later that they made the announcement that Chris Evans got the part,” Bethel said. “So, to be perfectly honest, that was one of the hardest moments in my professional career. And it spun me out for a while, to be honest with you.” Praising Evans for his tenure as Captain America, Bethel also agreed that it was for the best. “The fact that things have kind of come full circle in a way, and I still get to be a dude in a suit, is pretty exciting,” he said. RELATED: The post appeared first on .
October 23, 2018
This year’s upcoming Arrowverse crossover event, titled “,” will be in no shortage of surprises and crowd-pleasing appearances. So far, we know that Ruby Rose’s Kate Kane, aka Batwoman, will join the ever-growing cast of The CW’s superhero universe alongside Green Arrow, The Flash and Supergirl. But that’s not all — it was recently confirmed that Tyler Hoechlin’s Superman would also appear in all three episodes of the crossover… and he will be joined by none other than Lois Lane, who will be played by Grimm‘s Elizabeth Tolloch. Now, thanks to a new picture from the set of “Elseworlds,” we can add a new character to the list of superheroes who will appear in the highly-anticipated crossover event: John Wesley Shipp’s The Flash. And no, we are not talking about Jay Garrick, the role Shipp is currently playing on the current, Grant Gustin-starring television series. We mean the Scarlet Speedster that Shipp played in the ’90s television series, The Flash, where he played Barry Allen. RELATED: The picture, which was posted by Stephen Amell on the Arrow star’s personal Instagram account, features Shipp in his old Flash costume, standing side-by-side with Supergirl, Oliver Queen’s Flash and Barry Allen’s Green Arrow (a body swap which is, in and of itself, ). Fans will instantly recognize Shipp’s old Flash costume, which appears to be lifted straight from the 1990 series. A post shared by (@stephenamell) on Oct 22, 2018 at 4:11pm PDT While we don’t yet know how Shipp’s Flash will become involved in the events of the crossover, his mere presence retroactively makes the ’90s series a part of Arrow, The Flash and Supergirl‘s multiverse. The title of the event itself, Elseworlds, is a reference to out-of-continuity comic book stories that partially constitute the DC Multiverse. Therefore, the world of the 1990 The Flash television series has now become an official part of the Arrowverse, like NBC’s Constantine before it. Shipp’s inclusion in the crossover comes as a genuine surprise, and it only adds to the excitement surrounding the big event. RELATED: DCTV returns to The CW this fall with The Flash leading the charge on Tuesday, October 9 with its Season 5 premiere at 8 PM ET/PT, followed by Season 2 of Black Lightning at 9 PM. Supergirl will follow the next week on Sunday, October 14 at 8 PM, with Arrow the next day on Monday, October 15 at 8 PM. Finally, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will return on Monday, October 22 at 9 PM. The highly-anticipated “Elseworlds” crossover will air over three nights, from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11. The post appeared first on .
October 22, 2018
Following the cancellations of and , many fans are unsurprisingly concerned about which series on Marvel’s Netflix slate might be next. However, showrunner Erik Oleson hold on to hope that his series will be renewed for a fourth season. The show that launched the Marvel/Netflix deal, Daredevil has been one of the more successful small-screen installments of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, it’s still up to Netflix as to whether the series continues beyond the current third season. Still, Oleson looks forward to another 13 episodes. RELATED: “I can tell you that I’m very hopeful to go do a Season 4,” he told . “There has not yet been any kind of an official pick-up, but if there is, I’m very hopeful that I will be a part of it.” With a rich mythology and a multitude of stories to draw inspiration from, Daredevil has enough source material to use for a possible fourth season, especially with . Netflix has already ordered a third season of Jessica Jones, and a second season of The Punisher is now in production. Now available on Netflix, Marvel’s Daredevil Season 3 stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock, Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson, Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page, Joanne Whalley as Sister Maggie, Wilson Bethel as Benjamin Poindexter, Jay Ali as Rahul “Ray” Nadeem and Vincent D’Onofrio as Wilson Fisk. RELATED: The post appeared first on .
October 22, 2018
Following confirmation that DC Universe’s would , executive producer Geoff Johns has teased the possibility that the show’s sophomore outing will feature a gay hero. asked Johns if LGBT characters would appear on the show. “Of course,” he responded. “There’s one Titan that already is gay, that we’ve talked about bringing on — probably next season.” RELATED: Although Johns didn’t specifically name the character he has in mind, the article teases the possibility that he’s referring to Miguel Jose Barragan. Also known as Bunker, the character first appeared in Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth’s 2011 comic Teen Titans #1. The character is able to create constructs much in the same way as a Green Lantern. Speaking about the character to in 2011, Lobdell said, “He enjoys being alive, he enjoys his sexuality, and he enjoys that he’s been gifted with these super powers. To some degree, I don’t think we see a lot of characters enjoying their super powers the same way that you and I would. I think it’s great to see the drama of characters burdened by that which separates them from society, but there’s also the idea that many people solely enjoy and celebrate every day that which makes them different instead of being fearful or angsty or regretful.” Based on the DC Comics team of the same name, the series sees police detective Dick Grayson find a supernaturally powered girl named Raven. In order to protect her from a nefarious organization, Batman’s former sidekick reassumes the mantle of Robin and assembles a new team. RELATED: Now streaming on DC Universe, Titans stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, Ryan Potter as Beast Boy, Alan Ritchson as Hawk, Minka Kelly as Dove and Lindsey Gort as Amy Rohrbach. A new episode debuts each Friday. The post appeared first on .
October 21, 2018
Actor Mustafa Shakir, who played Bushmaster/John McIver in Season 2, has , and he’s not happy. Shakir posted an angry image of his character from the show on . “They cancelled LC and well, I got a little upset,” he wrote. “I’ll be ok guys….But they might not be!!! #mewe #impissed #rawwwr #lukecage” RELATED: A post shared by (@_mustafashakir_) on Oct 20, 2018 at 6:09am PDT Netflix cancelled Luke Cage on Friday, with creative differences reportedly being the reason for the choice. The streaming service cancelled Luke Cage just a week . Although a report later surfaced would return in some way in the future, it’s unclear whether Luke Cage will reappear. Some fans have speculated that the cancellation of the two shows indicates Marvel and Netflix are intending to go forward with a Heroes for Hire series. RELATED: Petitions to bring back both and have surfaced since the two shows were cancelled. Streaming now on Netflix, Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 2 stars Mike Colter, Simone Missick, Alfre Woodard, Theo Rossi, Mustafa Shakir, Gabrielle Dennis, Rosario Dawson and Reg E. Cathey. The post appeared first on .
October 21, 2018
Following news that on Netflix, fans of the Marvel show have begun a petition to have it renewed. The is well on its way to its 500 target and is expected to overshoot that due to the show’s popularity. While it may not have been well-received as Daredevil or Jessica Jones, the series surely has a couple thousand fans who’ll make their voices heard. This follows Iron Fist getting canceled as well, although The Punisher and Jessica Jones will feature in solo shows next year on the streaming service. RELATED: “Everyone at Marvel Television and Netflix is grateful,” Marvel said in its statement on Luke Cage’s cancelation, “to the dedicated showrunner, writers, cast and crew who brought Harlem’s Hero to life for the past two seasons, and to all the fans who have supported the series.” The decision caught fans off-guard, as the last season ended with Luke becoming a criminal kingpin. Iron Fist actor Finn Jones , while the actor who plays Luke, Mike Colter, as Power Man. That said, with , fans are holding out hope all these vigilantes will be reunited there for at least one final hurrah. KEEP READING: The post appeared first on .
October 20, 2018
Star Wars creator George Lucas recently paid a visit to the set of Jon Favreau’s upcoming live-action series. According Favreau’s post on , the visit took place on Favreau’s 52nd birthday, which was on Friday. The photo appears to have been taken in one of the show’s cantinas, and a bottle of Skywalker wine sits on the table in front of the two men. RELATED: A post shared by (@jonfavreau) on Oct 19, 2018 at 2:10pm PDT Lucas’ set visit didn’t end there. Favreau with both Lucas and Star Wars Rebels co-creator Dave Filoni. It’s not clear at this time why Lucas was on set. However, Filoni is reportedly , so production is likely starting on one of those two episodes. A post shared by (@jonfavreau) on Oct 19, 2018 at 6:25pm PDT the Return of the Jedi and before The Force Awakens, The Mandalorian will “follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.” Though the most well known Mandalorians are Jango and Boba Fett, the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series provided more insight into the Mandalorian culture. The Clone Wars featured multiple storylines centered around the planet and its eventual siege, and Star Wars Rebels saw the planet’s rescue from the Empire thanks to Sabine of Clan Wren and Bo-Katan. RELATED: The Mandalorian will arrive on the Disney streaming service sometime in 2019. The post appeared first on .
October 20, 2018
Another Netflix MCU series bites the dust, as will not be returning for a third season. Despite the return of Daredevil this weekend for its third season, the Hero of Harlem wasn’t so lucky. “Everyone at Marvel Television and Netflix is grateful,” said Marvel in a statement, “to the dedicated showrunner, writers, cast and crew who brought Harlem’s Hero to life for the past two seasons, and to all the fans who have supported the series.” RELATED: Luke Cage’s second season arrived this past summer and introduced Bushmaster as the primary antagonist, along with a team-up between the title hero and Iron Fist and the debut of Misty Knight’s robotic arm. The reason for the cancellation, supposedly, boils down to creative differences, though showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker had previously said he had plans for the series if it returned. The series’ second season saw Luke become a crime boss after Mariah Dillard died and gave everything she owned to him in her will in the finale. This is the second cancellation for Marvel, as last week saw the surprise axing of Iron Fist, which had its own Season 2 debut last month. Though Daredevil’s future is uncertain, Jessica Jones and The Punisher will both return for new seasons next year. (via ) The post appeared first on .
October 19, 2018
With the principal photography on EPIX’s live-action DC Comics adaptation expected to begin next week, the prequel series has just cast the principal antagonist for its debut season. Paloma Faith (The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus) has been cast as Bet Sykes, a sadistic and sharp-tongued villain for the former SAS soldier. RELATED: The ten-episode first season is expected to begin principal photography on Monday in London for a premiere sometime next year. Showing the untold early days of Bruce Wayne’s future butler Alfred Pennyworth, the upcoming series takes place in 1960s London and follows the titular character fresh out of the British military and forming his own private security company with Bruce’s eventual father Thomas Wayne. RELATED: Produced by Warner Horizon Television, the Warner Bros. Television division behind such dramas as Krypton, Animal Kingdom and Longmire, Pennyworth will reunite Heller with Gotham‘s Danny Cannon, who will executive produce and direct the pilot. Heller will write and executive produce. The series stars Jack Bannon as its title character with Ben Aldridge as Thomas Wayne, Paloma Faith as Bet Sykes, Ryan Fletcher as Dave Boy, and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett as Bazza. The post appeared first on .
October 19, 2018
WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for the Season 7 premiere of , “Inmate 4587,” which aired Monday October 15 on The CW. Not long after Season 6 of Arrow concluded, it was announced that Colton Haynes was returning to the series as a regular member of the cast for Season 7. Haynes had departed the CW series midway through its third season, and had made sporadic guest appearances throughout subsequent seasons. However, this marked the first time in four years that the actor was now back to series regular status — something that obviously had a lot of fans excited for his return. What was even more intriguing was the fact that no one in the Arrow production team would tell us what Roy’s role in Season 7 would be. Even more mysterious, the character was nowhere to be seen in the trailers, promos and posters hyping the premiere of the season. Finally, the mystery was put to bed last Monday when the new season of Arrow premiered. At the close of the episode, we discovered that part of the story was now being told in flash-foward form — Oliver Queen’s son , and he has traveled to the island of Lian Yu where he meets . RELATED: In the episode itself, we only caught a brief glimpse of Arsenal in the dark, but what little we saw confirmed that he was still skilled in archery and wearing a superhero costume. Well now, thanks to a new picture from the set of Arrow, we have a clear look at future Roy’s costume. just cast Older William as a series Regular this year. And the showrunner said the new "Flash Forwards" will be a thing in every future season of the show until it goes off the air — Charlie Schneider (@AwesomEmergency) As we can see, Arsenal’s costume still looks like the old one he used to wear back when he was the Arrow’s partner fighting crime in Star City. However, it looks considerably worn and torn, and the added presence of a black combat vest makes us wonder how long Roy has been sequestered on the island. When Roy left town in Season 3, he bequeathed his uniform to Thea Queen, who has since left the series. This means that, somehow, in the future, Roy gets his old costume back, and finds himself on Lian Yu. But why? We’ll just have to keep watching to find out. RELATED: Airing Mondays at 8 pm ET/PT on The CW, Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, Rick Gonzalez as Wild Dog, Echo Kellum as Mr. Terrific, Juliana Harkavy as Black Canary and Katie Cassidy as Black Siren. The post appeared first on .
October 19, 2018
The latest Arrowverse crossover event, titled “Elseworlds,” is currently in the midst of shooting, and we’ve recently been literally swarmed with set pictures hinting at not only the scope of this latest superhero extravaganza, but also the rather unexpected twists that will unfold in the three-part event. From Superman in a black version of his costume to Barry Allen and Stephen Amell assuming the identities of the Trigger Twins and Green Arrow and The Flash swapping superhero identities, there seems to be a whole lot of different threads unfolding in “Elseworlds.” And if all that weren’t enough, yesterday brought our first official look at Grimm actress on what appeared to be a classic location from the Superman mythos, the Kent farm. RELATED: More pictures later surfaced, revealing that Amell and Gustin were both also on the set of Clark Kent’s Kansas homestead. And now, it appears we have confirmation that this location is, in and of itself, a bit of a crossover with the fan-favorite teen Superman series, Smallville. In fact, it was confirmed on Twitter that, if the location seems familiar to fans, it’s because it is the exact same farmhouse that was featured in the Tom Welling-starring series. fans: It looks like a familiar house will be seen in this year's crossover… they're going to the "real" Kent Farm! — KryptonSite (@KryptonSite) Does this mean that the Arrowverse will finally be crossing over with Smallville, something that fans have been hoping for for a long time? Probably not. But it’s still interesting to note that the Smallville Kent house itself is so iconic that there was no need to find another to replace it. Whatever is going on in “Elseworlds,” it should be an unexpected treat for fans to see the full breadth of the Arrowverse superheroes, from Green Arrow and The Flash to Supergirl, pay visit to such an iconic location. RELATED: DCTV returns to The CW this fall with The Flash leading the charge on Tuesday, October 9 with its Season 5 premiere at 8 PM ET/PT, followed by Season 2 of Black Lightning at 9 PM. Supergirl will follow the next week on Sunday, October 14 at 8 PM, with Arrow the next day on Monday, October 15 at 8 PM. Finally, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will return on Monday, October 22 at 9 PM. The highly-anticipated “Elseworlds” crossover will air over three nights, from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11. The post appeared first on .
October 18, 2018
With coming to a close next year, one of Batman’s most dangerous enemies, , played by actor Shane West. So far, however, no full body pictures detailing the show’s portrayal of “the Man Who Broke the Bat” have surfaced thus far, but a tweet from West gives fans a small peek at how the show may approach the character. In a post on his Twitter, West showed off a script for Gotham on his desk with the word “Savage” written across a big black smudge at the bottom of the series logo. The actor’s morning repast, meanwhile, sits in a container with the words “Shane (or shall I say…Bane)” covering the lid. RELATED: But the true eye candy of the picture is a black glove next to the container, with a metal contraption on the back of the hand, indicating that the show will keep the source of Bane’s terrifying strength, the addictive drug known as Venom. Got a little message yesterday with my brekkie….
October 18, 2018
Fresh off the surprise cancellation of , Netflix has assured investors that the streaming service is pleased with the performance of the other Marvel superhero drams and in control of their futures. In a quarterly earnings call, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos briefly touched upon the status of the Marvel series — Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and The Punisher — in the wake of the . RELATED: “Those shows are for us to cancel,” explained Sarandos. “And we’re super happy with their performance so far.” The statement confirms earlier statements by Marvel Television head Jeph Loeb that on whether the dramas would be renewed or canceled. RELATED: In the meantime, the inaugural Marvel Netflix series, Daredevil, returns for its third season on Friday, while principal photography on Season 2 of The Punisher concluded this summer with an anticipated premiere in early 2019. Similarly, the third season of Jessica Jones is filming, and while Luke Cage has not been officially renewed, showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker has reportedly to develop a new season. (via ) The post appeared first on .
October 18, 2018
Coming hot off the heels of yesterday’s , The CW has now revealed even more photos from the upcoming Breakfast Club-inspired flashback episode of Season 3, during which the show’s young cast will play teenage versions of their characters’ parents. One of the most noteworthy takeaways from these photos is all the apparent flirtations and flings that were happening among Riverdale‘s parents when they were in high school, many of which have been alluded to in the show thus far. RELATED: Young Fred Andrews can be seen having moments with Hermione and Alice (which would explain a lot about Archie.) Speaking of Hermione, she can also be seen having a close encounter with one F.P. Jones. Moreover, it appears that the love affair between Sheriff Keller and Mayor McCoy may have started much earlier than previously thought. On that note, this photoset also marks the first look at Casey Cott as young Sheriff Keller. Additionally, Trevor Stines, who played Jason Blossom in Season 1, will return to play a younger version of Jason’s father (and murderer) Clifford when he and Penelope were still dating. Finally, these images continue to emphasize the Breakfast Club influence, making it clear that the parents of Riverdale were vastly different from one another during their schooling days in terms of their social archetypes, from a biker gang member like Alice to F.P. the football star. RELATED: Airing on Wednesdays at 8 pm ET/PT on The CW, Riverdale stars KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, Ashleigh Miller, Casey Cott, Mark Consuelos, Skeet Ulrich, Marisol Nichols, Madchen Amick and Luke Perry. The post appeared first on .
October 17, 2018
SPOILER WARNING: This article contains major spoilers for “Inmate 4587,” the Arrow Season 7 premiere. Actor Ben Lewis has been cast as the adult version of Oliver Queen’s son William for the flash forward sequences of Season 7. He made his first appearance in “Inmate 4587,” the season premiere. “Thanks, dad! Humbled and proud to be your (TV) son,” Lewis told Arrow star Stephen Amell in over Twitter. “Especially after watching that premiere!” RELATED: Thanks Dad! Humbled & proud to be your (TV) son… especially after watching that premiere!
October 17, 2018