Oscars: ABC's Renewed Contract Allows for More Creative Influence

Oscars: ABC's Renewed Contract Allows for More Creative Influence

The network, which will keep broadcast rights for the Academy Awards until 2028, has greater input in the choice for the producer and host and plans to address the show’s bloated length, sources say.read more
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Booster Gold Movie Not Connected to Other DC Films

Booster Gold Movie Not Connected to Other DC Films

Greg Berlanti’s Booster Gold movie won’t actually be part of the DC Extended Universe, according to DC’s TV universe mastermind himself. “As of right now we have no connective tissue to those worlds,” Berlanti told Vulture. “It’d be a separate thing.” The DC Extended Universe currently includes the likes of Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Suicide Squad. Justice League and Wonder Woman will arrive in 2017, but it sounds like Booster Gold won’t be a reprieve from the darker DC Extended Universe. Booster Gold first appeared in 1986, and many saw the superhero as a potential bright spot in the DC Extended Universe. He gains his powers by stealing equipment from the future, and bringing it back to the present to market himself as an advanced superhero. Continue reading…
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Square Enix Teases New Action Game Reveal at Tokyo Game Show

Square Enix Teases New Action Game Reveal at Tokyo Game Show

Square Enix has launched a new teaser on its Tokyo Games Show mini-site. The website (via Dualshockers) gives nothing away other than confirmation of a new action game that will be announced at 1pm (local time JST) on Thursday September 15, 2016 (September 14 at 9pm PST / 2pm CET) on Square Enix’s main stage at TGS. And that’s it. No photos, no title… nothing else to go on. Guess we’ll find out more next week, right? Until then, let the speculation commence! The Final Fantasy XV soundtrack will be played live today, September 7 at Abbey Road Studios and live streamed around the world. You can watch via the Final Fantasy XV YouTube channel or the Square Enix Twitch channel from 11 am PT. If you can’t make it, don’t worry – it’ll subsequently be uploaded to YouTube, too. Continue reading…
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Everafter Is Mission: Impossible with Fairy Tale Characters

Everafter Is Mission: Impossible with Fairy Tale Characters

With Bill Willingham ending his long-running, critically acclaimed Fables comic book series just over a year ago, the question of what would happen next if the story did continue has lingered on the minds of fans. Today, readers will learn the answer with Everafter: From the Pages of Fables #1, which kicks off a new ongoing series featuring a black-ops team of Fables operatives who go on missions to save the world. But the world is a much different place than it was during the Fables series, as the Mundies (or the mundane general public) are now aware of the existence of all things magical. Art by Tula Lotay. Vertigo Comics.Continue reading…
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Toronto Film Buyers Beware: 'Birth of a Nation' Blowup Casts Shadow on Dealmaking

Toronto Film Buyers Beware: 'Birth of a Nation' Blowup Casts Shadow on Dealmaking

What should agents disclose in festival bidding wars? After Fox Searchlight spent a record $17.5 million for a movie now engulfed in Nate Parker’s college rape trial controversy, buyers may investigate more filmmakers as lawyers weigh potential liability.read more
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6 JonBenet Shows and TV's Rush to True Crime: A Checklist

6 JonBenet Shows and TV's Rush to True Crime: A Checklist

Once ‘Making a Murderer’ and ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ hit big, it was only a matter of time before the ‘true crime’ show genre exploded.read more
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