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24: Legacy Season One Review

22 April 2017 8:55 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ricky Church reviews the first season of 24: Legacy…

24: Legacy’s inaugural season ended earlier this week, bringing a close to former Army Ranger Eric Carter’s stressful day to stop a number of terrorist attacks. Legacy was a satisfying follow-up to the original series with some interesting new characters, but it relied way too much on the worn out tropes of 24 and didn’t take quite enough risks to truly differentiate itself from its parent series.

As the star of the show, Corey Hawkins did a great job throughout the season as Carter. He really got to make the character his own and show how he was a worthy successor to Jack Bauer. However, he only really started coming into his own further into the season. For the first few episodes, Carter was nearly a carbon copy of Bauer, making the same type of morally grey choices Bauer would have made. »

- Ricky Church

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24: Legacy: Season Two; Ep Talks About the Fox Show's Future

18 April 2017 6:09 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

24: Legacy just aired its season finale last night, but will there be a second season? Executive producer Manny Coto recently spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the future of the Fox TV series.The 24 reboot stars Corey Hawkins as Eric Carter, an Army Ranger who becomes the target of a terrorist organization. The show's cast also includes Miranda Otto, Jimmy Smits, Teddy Sears, Dan Bucatinsky, Anna Diop, Ashley Thomas, Charlie Hofheimer, Coral Pena, and Sheila Vand.Read More… »

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24: Legacy: Season Two; Would You Watch More of the Fox Series?

17 April 2017 1:46 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Fox had high hopes for 24: Legacy. The network released their 24 reboot series after the Super Bowl this February. However, the show's first season has dragged in the ratings ever since. What do you think? Should 24: Legacy be cancelled or renewed for a second season? Would you watch?An action drama, 24: Legacy stars Corey Hawkins as Eric Carter, an Army Ranger who becomes the target of a terrorist organization. The Fox cast also includes Miranda Otto, Jimmy Smits, Teddy Sears, Dan Bucatinsky, Anna Diop, Ashley Thomas, Charlie Hofheimer, Coral Pena, and Sheila Vand.Read More… »

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24: Legacy Season 1 Episode 11 Review – ’10:00 Pm – 11:00 Pm’

12 April 2017 3:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ricky Church reviews the eleventh episode of 24: Legacy…

Though I’ve been slightly disappointed with the last couple episodes of 24: Legacy, its penultimate episode actually brought the quality up by several notches. ’10:00 Pm – 11:00 Pm’ focused a lot on the characters and story rather than pulse-pounding action, though the final few minutes provided quite a bit of tension.

Seeing Carter and Donovan together was actually an interesting pairing and gave viewers something different than we’ve seen previously in the season. Donovan was rightfully angry at Carter for going through with Rebecca’s plan, but the rest of their time together saw them actually bonding. It was interesting to see the parallel between them as John wants the same thing for Rebecca as Nicole wants for Carter: both their spouses to fully leave their dangerous profession behind only to realize they might just be made for it. »

- Ricky Church

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was originally conceived as an idea for TV

9 April 2017 1:25 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

During an interview with Comic Book Resources to promote the home entertainment release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Ilm’s John Knoll has revealed that he originally conceived the idea as a potential pitch for an episode of Star Wars: Underworld, the live-action Star Wars TV project that was in development at Lucasfilm following the release of the Prequel Trilogy.

“The first inklings of trying to tell that story happened in Summer 2003 when we were shooting on Episode III in Sydney. I had heard that Lucasfilm was developing stories for a potential live action TV series, and they were active in story development at the time. That was kind of intriguing, and I started thinking about, ‘What would be a fun thing to do as a one-hour episode as a live action Star Wars TV show?’ One thought was, ‘What about a Mission Impossible-style break-in into the most »

- Amie Cranswick

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The Get Down

7 April 2017 5:00 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: NetflixEpisodes: Ongoing (hour)Seasons: OngoingTV show dates: August 12, 2016 — presentSeries status: Has not been cancelledPerformers include: Justice Smith, Shameik Moore, Herizen F. Guardiola, Jaden Smith, Skylan Brooks, Tremaine Brown Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jimmy Smits, Daveed Diggs, Giancarlo Esposito, Stefanée Martin, Shyrley Rodriguez, Karen Aldrige, Mamoudou Athie, Zabryna Guevara, Ron Cephas Jones, and Eric Bogosian.TV show description:A late 1970s musical drama series set in the South Bronx, The Get Down recounts the death of disco, as well as the birth of hip-hop. The title comes from a phrase used to describe particularly danceable sections of records which DJs can repeat by using multiple turntables.Ezekiel "Zeke" Figuero (Justice Smith) is a talented and enterprising teenaged poet and »

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Chirrut and Baze joins Previews’ Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Egg Attack action figure line

7 April 2017 4:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Diamond Comic Distributors and Beast Kingdom have revealed two new additions to their line of Previews Exclusive Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Egg Attack Action Figures which includes Donnie Yen’s Chirrut Imwe and Jiang Wen’s Baze Mablus; take a look at the official promotional images here…

Fans can pick up both members of the now iconic duo from Rogue One, both of whom aided Jyn Erso and fought to secure the Death Star plans for the Rebel Alliance. With the likeness of superstar Donnie Yen, this elaborate Chirrut action figure features professional coating and a moveable eye design that fully depicts the enchanting assertive look present by the character. Accompanying Chirrut is his ever-present guardian Baze. Featuring a domineering temperament and a one-piece uniform made of real fabrics, Baze is ready to wage war against the Empire with the Rebels.

From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, »

- Amie Cranswick

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Rogue One Comic Shows a Different Side of the Story

6 April 2017 9:06 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fans were finally able to pick up last year's blockbuster Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Blu-ray and DVD, following a successful theatrical release that took home $531.7 million domestic and 1.05 billion worldwide. Once the home video release was announced, many fans were disappointed that there would be no deleted scenes, with director Gareth Edwards explaining that there were never any full scenes cut from the film during post-production, only tiny parts of existing scenes. For those searching for more insight into this beloved story, Marvel debuted the first issue of their Rogue One comic book adaptation this week, which features several scenes that weren't featured in the movie.

Earlier this year, writer Jody Hauser revealed that some bits and pieces of footage that director Gareth Edwards didn't include in his film, will be used for this Rogue One comic, along with moments from the Rogue One novelization that will be included in this comic. »

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Promo and images for 24: Legacy Season 1 Episode 10 – ‘9:00Pm-10:00Pm’

1 April 2017 3:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox has released a promo and batch of images for next week’s tenth episode of 24: Legacy season one, ‘9:00Pm-10:00Pm’; take a look below…

See Also: 24: Legacy Season 1 Episode 9 Review – ‘8:00 Pm – 9:00 Pm’

Rebecca Is Forced To Make An Important Decision On An All-new “24: Legacy” Monday, April 3, On Fox

Rebecca’s personal and work life collide when she gets a phone call that forces her to make an important decision. Meanwhile, Nicole confronts Carter about his commitment to their relationship and his future with the CTU in the all-new “9:00 Pm – 10:00 Pm” episode of 24: Legacy airing Monday, April 3 (8:00-9:01 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. (Tfl-110) (TV-14 L, V)

Cast: Corey Hawkins as Eric Carter; Miranda Otto as Rebecca Ingram; Jimmy Smits as Senator John Donovan; Teddy Sears as Keith Mullins; Dan Bucatinsky as Andy Shalowitz; Anna Diop as Nicole Carter »

- Amie Cranswick

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Behind-the-scenes images of a pre-cgi Princess Leia from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

27 March 2017 6:21 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the home-entertainment release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story fast approaching, a lot of behind-the-scenes info has been revealed this past week, including alternative endings, deleted scenes and more [keep up to date with it all in The Week in Star Wars here]. And now thanks to Reddit, we’ve got a look at some behind-the-scenes images from the Tantive IV scene showing a pre-cgi Princess Leia, played by Ingvild Deila. Take a look here…

From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story sees »

- Gary Collinson

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Rogue One’s Jyn vs. Tie Fighter shot was only ever intended for the trailer

26 March 2017 11:18 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Among the many shots from the trailers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story that were absent from the final cut of the movie was the sequence of Jyn Erso staring down a Tie Fighter on the communication tower platform on Scarif.

If you were wondering how the scene would have played out pre-reshoots, director Gareth Edwards has the answer for you: it wouldn’t, as it was only ever intended to appear in the trailers.

“That’s going to have to remain a mystery,” Edwards tells EW. “It was something the marketing team fell in love with. We knew it would not be in the film. It’s one of those things where all the trailers are put together way before the film comes out. It wasn’t a specific part of the story.”

Hopefully that shot wasn’t the sole reason you made a trip to the cinema… »

- Gary Collinson

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Two more alternative endings for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story revealed

25 March 2017 12:15 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

This past week Rogue One: A Star Wars Story screenwriter Gary Whitta discussed a couple of alternative endings for December’s Anthology movie, including a “happy” ending where Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor survived, and another where Darth Vader killed Director Krennic. And now, speaking to io9, Ilm’s Chief Creative Officer John Knoll (the man responsible for the original pitch for Rogue One) has revealed another couple of endings that were under consideration.

The first ending would have seen Jyn and Cassian escaping Scarif and attempting to lose Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer by making multiple jumps through hyperspace, with Knoll explaining: “And the last jump they do, they try to get lost in the traffic that’s around Coruscant. It’s a giant cloud of ships. Ten-thousand ships coming and going and they’re trying to get lost in that traffic but they don’t make it. There »

- Gary Collinson

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The Expanse Season 2 Episode 9 Review: The Weeping Somnambulist

22 March 2017 10:18 PM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

“The Weeping Somnambulist” is taking its name off a humanitarian supply ship en-route to aid in the relief effort for Ganymede Station at the beginning of this chapter.

The opening of The Expanse Season 2 Episode 9  doesn’t hesitate to remind you there are large and looming questions this season.

What really happened on Ganymede—during the Earth-Mars military engagement And prior to those events?

And what is happening on Venus since Eros crashed there?

The title is a wordier way of saying “a crying sleepwalker" and that is almost an omen for how well-answered the lingering questions will be in this chapter.

Yes—the characters are all moving around the board, but they really won’t be passing “Go” just yet.

Well, this ship is a Grade-a piece of s*** but she’ll get us to Ganymede. I wouldn’t bet on it in a race, though…

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- Jeff Reid

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Jyn Erso’s mother was a Jedi in early Rogue One: A Star Wars Story draft

22 March 2017 1:53 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

This week we’ve been learning a lot about how Gareth Edward’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story could have turned out – from its original ‘happy’ ending to Orson Krennic’s death at the hands of Darth Vader – and now we’ve learnt of another discarded idea thanks to Entertainment Weekly. In an early draft of the story, the prologue to the film would have revealed Jyn Erso’s mother, Lyra, was in fact a Jedi in hiding.

“The prologue, at one point a long time ago, was going to be the Empire coming to kill the Jedi,” Edwards said. “And Jyn’s mom was going to be a Jedi. We were witnessing one of those kills and Krennic would be the person sent to do it.”

After the events of Order 66 in Revenge of the Sith, only a handful of Jedi managed to escape the mass executions across the galaxy, »

- Ricky Church

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Darth Vader was originally going to kill a major character in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

21 March 2017 10:53 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Dark Lord of the Sith made his return to the big screen this past December in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and while he only appeared in two scenes, the final sequence where  he massacred a bunch of Rebel Troopers is arguably Darth Vader’s finest moment from the entire saga.

As we’ve already heard, that was a late addition to the film created during reshoots, but original screenwriter Gary Whitta has revealed that Vader did have another scene in the first draft of the script, which would have resulted in the death of a major character at the Dark Lord’s hand.

“Vader is in the movie as much as he always was. He only had two things in the film. He was on Mustafar and then in the battle at the end,” said Gary Whitta in an interview with EW. “The rampage where [Vader] murdered everybody wasn’t me. »

- Gary Collinson

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story screenwriter discusses the original “happy ending” from the first draft

20 March 2017 1:41 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Over the weekend we brought you some comments from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story director Gareth Edwards, who discussed how the reshoots changed the original ending that had been shot for the blockbuster Anthology movie. And now screenwriter Gary Whitta has been chatting to EW about the very first draft of the script, which would have seen Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor surviving the battle on Scarif.

Whitta revealed that while K-2So always died (and Bodhi Rook, Chirrut Imwe and Baze Malbus weren’t included at this point), the original ending would have seen the Death Star arriving at Scarif to destroy the facility, but Jyn and Cassian would have escaped the beach beforehand, transmitting the plans off-world:

“A rebel ship came down and got them off the surface,” said Whitta. “The transfer of the plans happened later. They jumped away and later [Leia’s] ship came in from Alderaan to help them. »

- Gary Collinson

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Future Star Wars movies won’t rely on legacy characters and story elements

18 March 2017 3:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We’re two films into the Disney Star Wars canon, and while both Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story have went down well with the majority of fans and critics – and earned a fortune at the box office – there has been some criticism that the movies are relying too heavily on nostalgia. “Legacy” characters made up a good portion of both films, next up from Disney and Lucasfilm is the young Han Solo spinoff, and there’s also persistent rumours of future Anthology movies centred around Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi. However, according to Rogue One screenwriter Gary Whitta, future movies will see a shift away from these legacy characters and elements to tell new stories.

“I think you’ve already seen us get 90% of the way there with Rogue One,” Whitta Told ComingSoon. “Yes you see Leia, yes you see the Death Star and Vader, »

- Amie Cranswick

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Gareth Edwards explains why the original ending of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was changed

15 March 2017 4:49 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It was pretty clear to anyone who’d seen a trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story that the much publicised reshoots led to some rather major changes in December’s blockbuster Anthology movie, particularly during the climactic battle on Scarif. And, speaking to Slash Film, director Gareth Edwards has now offered some insight into the original ending, and the reasons behind why it was changed.

“I think the main thing that changed at the end…what used to happen, and you can get a sense of this in the early trailers, the transmission tower for the plans was separate from the main base on Scarif. To transmit the plans, they had to escape and run along the beach and go up the tower. In cutting the film, it just felt too long. We had to find ways to compress the third act, which was quite long as it was. »

- Gary Collinson

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24: Legacy Season 1 Episode 7 Review – ‘6:00 Pm – 7:00 Pm’

15 March 2017 3:05 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ricky Church reviews the seventh episode of 24: Legacy…

Over the last couple weeks I’ve been disappointed with the quality of 24: Legacy, but the latest episode, ‘6:00 Pm – 7:00 Pm’, improved things quite a bit on several fronts. There was a good amount of character and story development on display as Carter decided to rescue his wife and brother, but at the very likely cost of his own life. We also got the return of Carlos Bernard as original 24 character Tony Almeida to boot.

One of my constant criticisms surrounding Legacy has been how it feels too much like its predecessor. It’s never seemed like enough work has gone into differentiating Eric Carter from Jack Bauer too much, especially when Carter takes the same kind of risks and plans Bauer would, but this episode helped to greater a gap between the two era heroes. Whereas Jack would simply have kidnapped Andy, »

- Ricky Church

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’s Princess Leia actress open to return for future movies

14 March 2017 2:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The actress behind the digitally de-aged Princess Leia in Rogue One is open to returning to the part in the future.

There has been a lot of hoopla regarding Disney’s de-aging/resurrection technologies used in Rogue One: a Star Wars Story. Bringing back Peter Cushing for the role of Tarkin and having a young Carrie Fisher turn up as the iconic Princess Leia.

This is a controversy that has only grown since the passing of Fisher, with many fans worried that Disney might try and bring her back for future Star Wars instalments.

Well the actress — Ingvild Deila — who was behind all that computer wizardry for Rogue One is open to returning to the role should she get the call. She spoke to Jaime Stangroom about the possibility in a recent YouTube interview.

“I would be lying if I said no. It would be great. Really scary at the »

- Samuel Brace

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