Pop culture is a never-ending source of wonder and amazement. We're seeing some really top-notch, innovative writing across every medium right now. But there's also a lot of tired, warmed-over stuff, that feels copy-pasted from script to script. Here are 20 screenwriting moves we'd be happy never to see again.
Sleepy Hollow casts its Ben Franklin as a recurring character. There will be a time jump between seasons 1 and 2 of The Tomorrow People. And Gotham gets a series order. Plus, new looks at Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Rosemary's Baby. Spoilers now!
We've now watched a full year of Tomorrow People, 22 episodes. Complete with roll-the-dice plotting and random character flip-flops. So it's probably a good moment to ask: What the heck was this show about, exactly? Spoilers ahead...
Two new spooky TV shows premiere this week as The Tomorrow People and Once Upon a Time wrap up their seasons. Plus, zombie drama In the Flesh returns and a powerful Arrow character is back in Starling City. See all the details below!
Sorry, but the Dalek quote seems way too apt in this situation not to use. We've been hearing for months about how superior the Tomorrow People are, while also witnessing their atrophied reasoning skills. At this point, not only are they mostly unfit to live, they're also terrible, horrible people. Spoilers ahead...
Andrew Garfield talks about what scene he wanted added to Amazing Spider-Man 2. Stan Lee hints at his Guardians of the Galaxy cameo. And our first look at a returning guest star in Arrow's season finale. Plus, are we finally going to get an official Star Wars cast this week? Spoilers now!
Maria Hill, fresh from her stint in Captain America 2, returns to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. this week and Santanico Pandemonium has a deadly dance on From Dusk Till Dawn. Plus, Supernatural prepares its spinoff and Vikings and Resurrection close their seasons. Details below!
As frustrating as The Tomorrow People can get, and as dim as the Tomorrow People often are, at least this show offers a few reasons to cheer sometimes. Like the scene immortalized in this GIF. Spoilers ahead...
The cast and crew of Transcendence talk the science of their dowloaded-brain movie. There are wild rumors from the set of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. And Agents of SHIELD is still reeling from last week's revelations. Plus, news about what new shows we'll be seeing in the fall. Spoilers now!
The first Amazing Spider-Man 2 reviews are out, and they warn that it "gets itself tangled." Karen Gillan talks Thanos in Guardians of the Galaxy. And Gwendoline Christie previews Brienne and Cersei's upcoming confrontation on Game of Thrones. Spoilers now!
A major character from the movies will reappear on Agents of SHIELD. They're making a Goosebumps film! Doctor Who casts a scary new villain. Kevin Feige dodges a question about whether Avengers 2 will include The Vision. And tons about Orphan Black season 2. Plus, closer looks at Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and …
There's some confirmation that Peter Mayhew will return as Chewbacca in Star Wars. Samuel L. Jackson discusses where Nick Fury will go after Captain America 2, while Captain America 3 is going up against Batman Vs. Superman. Plus Wreck-It Ralph 2 seems to be happening. And everything changes in Game of Thrones season…
Batman Vs. Superman adds some more star-power to its cast. Jesse Plemons may be out of the running for Star Wars. And there are photos showing Summer Glau in an interesting new costume on Arrow. Plus, the Captain America 2 writers talk about the Agent Carter pilot. Spoilers now!
Kevin Feige says two underserved characters will have major parts in Age of Ultron. Learn which character is almost certain to return for Incredibles 2. There are new actors for Terminator 5, plus a new writer for Chronicle 2. Plus, tonight's Arrow is "epic" and Agents of SHIELD has plans for season two. Spoilers now!
The most memorable scene in last night's episode of The Tomorrow People involved Hillary, the vaguely piss-and-vinegar-y Ultra agent, telling Stephen that he has to be her bitch because he lost a bet. This lacks a certain impact, because Stephen is already everybody's bitch.
Two of our favorite shows are back this week to treat us to another season of suspicion and betrayal. Plus, Robot Chicken brings us a new DC special—all about the villains—and Community plays G.I. Joe. Check out the latest clips and details below!
Another classic Star Wars character may be coming back, and there's a huge Terminator Genesis casting announcement. Another supervillain is coming to Agents of SHIELD. And Michael Chiklis joins the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show. Plus, a first look at Scarlett Johansson in Lucy and a very revealing Arrow …
Ant-Man may add a House of Cards alum to its cast. A set report includes a new costume and sonic screwdriver for Peter Capaldi's Doctor. An Attack The Block star could join Terminator 5. Plus, a ton of Game of Thrones interviews, including why Maisie Williams wants viewers not to like Arya. Spoilers now!
Seriously, if you have the villain at a disadvantage, don't let him or her start monologuing and trying to explain stuff. For most of the last 10 minutes of last night's Tomorrow People, I was yelling "Just shoot him already!" at the screen.
Star-Crossed, in general, is a pretty fun show that deals with some interesting issues around xenophobia and paranoia. The alien world-building shows some promise, too. But jeez, this show is the worst victim of the CW's need to put a dreadful love triangle into everything.