Netflix Open to Downloadable Content for Offline Viewing

Netflix Open to Downloadable Content for Offline Viewing

Netflix is open to the idea of letting people download their content for the purposes of watching it offline. As reported by Variety, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings suggested the company is considering the idea during an earnings call earlier this week, saying they should “keep an open mind on this.” Last year, Netflix was against offering users offline viewing capabilities, but has since noticed “an u…
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Avengers: Infinity War Screenwriters' on Handling Thanos

Avengers: Infinity War Screenwriters' on Handling Thanos

The biggest challenge in including Thanos in Marvel’s The Avengers: Infinity War is living up to fan expectation, writer Christopher Markus said. Out of the 67 characters already introduced in the Marvel cinematic universe, Thanos has only had about 20 seconds of screen time. “He hasn’t had an amazing scene. I think it’s an advantage ultimately, right?” writer Stephen McFeely told The Huffington P…
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Hasbro Cinematic Universe Takes Shape With Michael Chabon, Brian K. Vaughan, Akiva Goldsman (Exclusive)

Hasbro Cinematic Universe Takes Shape With Michael Chabon, Brian K. Vaughan, Akiva Goldsman (Exclusive)

The plan is for a universe featuring Hasbro’s G.I. Joe, Micronauts, Visionaries, M.A.S.K. (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) and ROM brands.read more
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New Mutants: Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams on Casting

New Mutants: Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams on Casting

Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams isn’t holding back her excitement about possibly joining The New Mutants. Last month, rumors surfaced that Williams will portray Wolfsbane in The New Mutants, though 20th Century Fox later denied the report. That’s not stopping the young actress from expressing her enthusiasm about the part. Maisie Williams portrays Arya Stark in Game of ThronesContinue read…
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The Walking Dead: The Alien #1 Review

The Walking Dead: The Alien #1 Review

Note: The Walking Dead: Alien #1 is currently only available in digital form via Panel Syndicate’s website.  One of the nice things about creator-owned comics is their consistency. They’re usually the product of one writer and no more than a handful of artists. But sometimes it’s fun to see a different creative team try their hand at a long-running, creator-owned series. After more than 150 issues…
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New Wolverine 3 Casting Rumor Going Around

New Wolverine 3 Casting Rumor Going Around

There’s a new rumor making the rounds that the character X-23 will make an appearance in the upcoming Wolverine 3. According to Superheo Hype, hould this prove to be true, she’d be joining Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine, Patrick Stewart’s Professor Charles Xavier, and possibly Liev Schreiber, who has expressed interest to Jackman about returning to the role of Sabertooth after playing him in X-Men Origi…
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Ghost in the Shell Publisher on Casting Backlash

Ghost in the Shell Publisher on Casting Backlash

Kodansha, the manga publisher behind the Ghost in the Shell series, has weighed in on the controversy over Scarlett Johansson’s casting as Major Motoko Kusanagi. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter (via Kotaku), Kodansha’s international business director, Sam Yoshiba, said that he was impressed with the respect being given to the manga. “Looking at her career so far, I think Scarlett Johan…
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