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Earlier today, Bloody Disgusting revealed the new image from Starz, giving fans another groovy tease of the anticipated series to help hold us over until the show's Halloween premiere. Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates on Ash vs Evil Dead.
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Previous press release: "Beverly Hills, Calif., July 10, 2015 – Starz today announced the highly anticipated premiere of original series “Ash vs Evil Dead” on Saturday, October 31 at 9 Pm Et/Pt and released the first live action trailer during the series’ Comic Con panel in San Diego.The 10-episode first season of the »
- Derek Anderson
Alcon Entertainment has tapped Charles Gibson, winner of two visual effects Oscars, to make his directorial debut on the action movie “Crash Site.”
Gibson won Oscars for the effects in “Babe” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” and picked up nominations for “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl.” He also has credits as VFX supervisor on “The Green Mile” and both “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” movies.
Gibson is repped by Wme and George Heller of Apostle Entertainment. »
- Dave McNary
After months of speculation and rumors, Marvel and Sony Pictures confirmed that Tom Holland is playing the new Peter Parker in Spider-Man, with Jon Watts coming aboard to direct. While Tom Holland was one of the top contenders for quite some time, the studio's choice of Jon Watts, a relatively-unknown director, to take the helm was quite surprising. The filmmaker recently spoke to Entertainment Weekly for his new indie drama Cop Car, which hits theaters next month, where he describes the process of putting together a low-budget indie and then moving on to Spider-Man.
"I'm not really sure what happened. I had never been to Sundance before. I was nervous because that was the first time we were showing the movie to an actual crowd. [Marvel] got to see Cop Car and they really liked it. Now, I've got to make a slightly more expensive version. It's an opportunity to just »
"We can finally acknowledge that," Daley told NPR. "This is the first time that we can say that we are writing it."
His partner Goldstein added: "We've been saying no comment for the last week… We're thrilled."
It's already known that the new Spider-Man movie will not be a straight origin story, instead focusing on a high-school age webslinger battling new franchise villains.
"He's a sharp kid and witty and kind of deals with the fact that he's an outcast and a geek through humour," Daley explained.
"It is sort of the »
George Rr Martin revealed he is getting "tired" of Marvel's bad guys. The reason? They have the same superpowers as the heroes.
He wrote: "Also, while Yellowjacket [Ant-Man's antagonist] makes a decent villain here (in the comics he was actually one of Hank's later identities, after Giant-Man and Goliath), I am tired of this Marvel movie trope where the bad guy has the same powers as the hero. The Hulk fought the Abomination, who is just a bad Hulk. Spider-Man fights Venom, who is just a bad Spider-Man. Iron Man fights Ironmonger, a bad Iron Man. Yawn. I want »
George R R Martin revealed he is getting "tired" of Marvel's bad guys. The reason? They have the same superpowers as the heroes.
He wrote: "Also, while Yellowjacket [Ant-Man's antagonist] makes a decent villain here (in the comics he was actually one of Hank's later identities, after Giant-Man and Goliath), I am tired of this Marvel movie trope where the bad guy has the same powers as the hero. The Hulk fought the Abomination, who is just a bad Hulk. Spider-Man fights Venom, who is just a bad Spider-Man. Iron Man fights Ironmonger, a bad Iron Man. Yawn. I »
In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Daredevil, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, X-Men: Apocalypse, Gambit, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, Green Lantern Corps, Justice League Dark, Hellboy 3, Gotham, Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem, Batman: Bad Blood, Batman: The Killing Joke, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl and more…
After topping the worldwide box office last weekend with $114 million – including £4 million here in the UK, where it dethroned Minions – Marvel’s Ant-Man is set to face new competition from Pixels in the States this weekend, but with $133 million in the bank by close of play on Thursday the miniature superhero is performing on par with Captain America: The First Avenger and will be looking to crack the »
- Gary Collinson
"Felix really goes beyond evergreen status," said the studio's Jeffrey Katzenberg, "and rises to something even more uncommon...We plan to make him one of the most desired fashion brands in the world...".
Felix became popular in the 1920s in animated shorts, a comic strip and merchandise including ceramics, toys and postcards.
New 'Felix' cartoons began airing on TV in the 1950's with a 'Magical Bag of Tricks' that could assume a variety of shapes, the debut of the villain 'The Master Cylinder' and the young scientist 'Poindexter'.
DreamWorks Animation acquired Classic Media in 2012 from private equity group Boomerang Media Holdings for $155 million, including 'Casper', 'George of the Jungle', 'Where’s Waldo' and 'Rocky and Bullwinkle' — along with 450 films and more than »
- Michael Stevens
Lucy Lawless denies reports of a Xena: The Warrior Princess reboot, but expresses interest in returning to the role. Lucy Lawless Says Xena Reboot Is “Just A Rumor” According to a new report, NBC Universal along with Xena executive producers Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi are currently working on developing a “modern reboot” of the […]
- Olivia Truffaut-Wong
Will Lucy Lawless need to dust off her metal battle bustier?
According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBC and NBC Universal International are working on a reboot of the beloved "Xena: Warrior Princess" series with original executive producers Rob Tapert (who is married to Lucy) and Sam Raimi reportedly involved.
Photos: Sexy Superheroes
The new "Xena" is being billed as "modern reboot" of the series, which was a "Hercules" spin-off that went on to become a cult hit.
It is unknown if Lucy would be involved in the project, ...
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- firstname.lastname@example.org (Access Hollywood)
Not so fast. Warrior princesses across the universe were teased with rumors of an upcoming Xena: Warrior Princess reboot, but Lucy Lawless herself has quickly quieted the speculation. The chatter began on Monday, July 20, when The Hollywood Reporter released exclusive details on an upcoming Xena: Warrior Princess project from NBC and NBC Universal International. The trade mag reported that a drama reboot was in the works from Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert with Lawless involved, and was expected to hit airwaves in 2016. Lawless, who famously played [...] »
Update: The news of a Xena reboot had been on our site for less than an hour before someone pointed out a rather important fact - it isn't true.
Sorry for perpetuating the lies, Lucy Lawless. Can we still be friends?
If the idea of bringing back Xena: Warrior Princess resurfaces in a more legitimate way, we'll let you know.
Here's our original story, for posterity's sake...
There’s no shortage of heroic TV properties at the moment. And there’s hardly a lack of re-imaginings and reboots in the televisual realm either. »
As the hit fantasy series Xena: Warrior Princess nears its 20th Anniversary later this year, The Hollywood Reporter reveals that NBC and NBCUniversal are in the early stages of developing a reboot of the beloved fantasy series. The show is being eyed for a 2016 debut, with original executive producers Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert involved in the project, which is being described as a "modern reboot." Original series star Lucy Lawless is being eyed for a role on screen, as well as behind-the-scenes, possibly as a producer.
It isn't known at this time if the network is eyeing the show for a 13-episode limited series run, or if it would get a full 22-episode season. Insiders say that NBC hopes to turn this into an ongoing series that could potentially run for several seasons. Sources claim that the network want the new Xena to have the "charisma and charm of »
Welcome back to our ongoing coverage of Everything Old Is New Again, part approximately 73 gazillion. Yes, another cult favourite has caught the eye of the shadowy remake council and now Us network NBC and production company NBC Universal are in the early stages of a reboot of cult TV series Xena: Warrior Princess.Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, who created the original as a spin-off from the popular Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and watched it become as (if not more) successful as the original show, are involved with the reboot, which will once again blend fantasy, comedy and drama together.Lucy Lawless, who played the title character for six years between 1995 and 2001, is high on the list of people that the new team of producers want involved, and may end up cropping up on screen. She is, after all, part of Raimi and her husband Tapert’s new Evil Dead TV series, »
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Xena: Warrior Princess could be heading back to the small screen, with NBC in the early stages of development on a “modern reboot” of the cult 90s fantasy series.
According to the site, original executive producers Robert Tapert and Sam Raimi are involved with the reboot, which is currently seeking a writer, as well as a new Xena who has “the charisma and charm of Lawless and the smarts of The Hunger Games’ Katniss” in order to create “a sophisticated and smart superhero for a new generation.”
At this point, it’s unclear whether original star Lucy Lawless will be involved, although THR’s sources claim that she’s wanted for both an on-screen role, as well as behind-the-scenes.
- Gary Collinson
Producers Sam Raimi and Robert Tapert hired Lucy Lawless to play Xena in their ’90s TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, which led to her starring role in the original TV series Xena: Warrior Princess. When the pair pulled Lawless into their new show Ash vs Evil Dead, we wondered if a new Xena series might […]
The post A ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ Reboot Is in the Works [Updated] appeared first on /Film. »
- Russ Fischer
What's that you hear in the distance? It's legions of fans doing Xena's signature battle cry all at once because Xena could be kicking her butt back to TV. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a Xena: Warrior Princess reboot is in the works at NBC. However, everything is still in the early stages of development. THR reports there is no writer attached by series creators Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi are involved with the project and. As for original star Lucy Lawless? The actress has been vocal about her desire to revive the brand and she may have a role on the show, but THR reports there's desire to have Lawless involved on screen and behind the scenes. The reboot report says the new Xena would be a mix »
Sharpen those chakrams, Xena fans, because the Warrior Princess is poised for a major comeback.
NBC and NBC Universal, along with original Xena executive producers Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi, are looking to revive the action-adventure icon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The search is currently underway for a writer to pen a “modern reboot” of the series, which ran in syndication from 1995 to 2001.
Though original star Lucy Lawless has yet to attach herself to the project — which is still in »
“Xena: Warrior Princess” could be returning to television, sources confirm to Variety.
The popular ’90s series is being eyed for a reboot at NBC and NBC Universal Intl., though the project is in the very early stages of development.
The “modern reboot,” first reported by the Hollywood Reporter, may bring back Lawless, though those involved with the series reportedly would like for her to have roles both in front of and behind the camera. However, she would not appear in her original role.
After the news of “Xena’s” remake broke, Lawless took to Twitter Monday afternoon to deny the series, but insiders still tell Variety that the project is being discussed at the network — just in very early stages.
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- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Even as Lucy Lawless returns to the small screen this fall for Starz’s Ash vs Evil Dead, it appears that the pieces are falling into place for the actress to reprise the most iconic role of her television career. According to THR, NBC and NBC Universal International are plotting a Xena: Warrior Princess reboot, with original EPs Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi involved.
Sources warn THR that the project is in extremely early stages of development and is still looking for a writer to approach Xena 2.0 as a “modern reboot.” Lawless is reportedly being eyed for a role both on screen and behind the scenes – a logical next step, given how much geek cred the actress still possesses as a result of the part.
It’s also being reported that Xena: Warrior Princess would not be seen as a one-off revival like Fox’s 24 and X-Files series but as »
- Isaac Feldberg
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