Ninjas are stereotypically known for their expertise with shuriken, also known as throwing stars. But while Rick Smith Jr. spends his days as a professional magician, we’re going to assume his nights are spent as a crime-fighting ninja who uses throwing cards instead of pointy stars.
Welcome, my post-keteers! This week’s irradiated mailbag is just heaving with questions waiting to be answered by your equally irradiated postman. Should the DC movies introduce New Gods other than Darkseid? Why is Daredevil’s Stick so badass? Plus, Valiant’s movie efforts, half-Vulcan virility, and more. Let’s get to…
The latest trailer for Season 2 of Syfy’s The Magicians has four of the characters leaving the real world behind and embracing the insane Narnia-ness of the original book series. Two kings, two queens, and a weird goat man for some reason.
Syfy just shared the first trailer for the second season of The Magicians, and there are dark times ahead. In season two, which draws its plot from the third book in Lev Grossman’s fantasy series, magic is dying and the fate of the world is in the hands of our heroes, whose plan is “crazy vague” at best.
Black Panther has found its big villain. Cheo Hodari Coker talks about Hasbro’s plans for a Visionaries movie. Stephen Amell is teasing Green Arrow’s first team-up with Supergirl. Plus, new casting for The Magicians and Outcast, and get a few new pictures from Agents of SHIELD. Spoilers Get!
Lev Grossman is best-known for writing The Magicians trilogy, the story of young adults honing their magical skills at a fantastical college, and the basis for Syfy’s popular adaptation, the second season of which will air next year. Now Grossman’s just announced his next novel, a spin on the King Arthur story.
Starting today and going through December, we can finally see The Magicians the way it was meant to be seen: uncensored.
The Flash casts another member of Barry’s rogues gallery. Black Panther’s scriptwriter offers details on when the movie takes place. Get a look at Ezra Miller’s character in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Plus new pictures from Luke Cage, and a Buffy alumni joins Lucifer. Spoilers get!
The director talks about the Batman v Superman mythos, and 300's future, too. Daisy Ridley confirms talks for Tomb Raider. David Benioff hypes the next season of Game of Thrones. Plus wild new Jungle Book cast pictures, and what to expect on tonight’s Flash, iZombie, and Agents of SHIELD. So many Spoilers!
The Syfy channel’s fantasy show The Magicians is coming in on its home stretch this week: as it does so, it’s starting to get dark, and really, really good.
And another seemingly reveals the entire guest cast of Batman v Superman. People are already throwing their hat into the ring for Deadpool 2 roles. Chandler Riggs eyes up Carl’s future on The Walking Dead. The cast of Young Justice want to get your hopes up again. Plus, new Allegiant footage. To me, my Spoilers!
The Series finale of Gravity Falls! The Return of Vikings! Mulder & Scully meet their sexy doppelgangers! And would you believe TWO episodes of Agent Carter? It’s all on This Week’s TV!
Plus even more rumors about a major death in Civil War. A familiar Force Awakens rumor re-emerges for Episode VIII. Arrow’s producer reveals that there could be big movie plans for Deathstroke. Plus, Game of Thrones casting, and the opening scenes from X-Files’ upcoming season finale. Spoilers now!
Plus this week’s TV episodes feature the smackdowns we’ve been waiting for: The Flash vs Killer Frost, Supergirl vs. the Black Mercy, and Freddy Kruger vs St. Valentine himself! It’s all on This Week’s TV!
Clancy Brown talks smack about Tolkien Orcs for Warcraft. Chris Pratt teases the secret weapon of the next Guardians of the Galaxy. The new showrunner of The Muppets discusses how she plans to turn the series around. Plus a new clip from Arrow, more Deadpool promos, and new Lucifer pictures. Spoilers Now!
The Magicians and Lucifer premiere, and The Venture Bros. return after three years! The Vampire Diaries, The Originals and Grimm return from hiatus! Best of all: Amanda Pays is back on The Flash, Goth Felicity returns to Arrow, and Supergirl gets an impressive spike in the FX budget! Plus X-Files, Jaws, and Agent…
All of our favorite characters are orphans. Or else, they had horrendously abusive childhoods. Basically, giving characters childhood trauma is an all-purpose motivation—why else would someone be a vigilante/wizard/etc. unless something had gone wrong in their lives? But here are 10 people who had normal families that…
Civil War will balance its dark moments with some superhero humor. The long-awaited Jumanji reboot gets a director. Chris Pine talks Wonder Woman. The Magicians will lean into the horror elements of the books. Plus, more superheroes in DC TV shows, and ridiculously meta Deadpool adverts. Spoilers Now!
This has been a tough year. Pop culture let us down in many ways, even as our political system and our social institutions revealed a deeper seam of ugliness. But speculative fiction still offers us hope: not just optimism about human ingenuity, but actual reasons to look forward and keep our heads up.
Yes, some surprising Force Awakens castmembers may be making an appearance in Episode VIII. Nicole Kidman may be out of Wonder Woman. Margaery Tyrell may have a new ally on Game of Thrones. Legends of Tomorrow will bring back an Arrow foe. Plus, a page from Deadpool’s script... sort of. Behold, Spoilers!