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The twisted world of Dark/Web is slowly approaching. If you’ve ever needed a reason to fear the world the internet, this upcoming series is sure to give you one. With its healthy combination of both serialized and anthological storytelling, Dark/Web seems poised to scratch an itch that a lot of consumers are having.
If you’re unfamiliar with the digital series, here’s the official synopsis:
"When Ethan (Elerding), Sam (McKissack) and James (Nardelli) find themselves the target of cryptic emails from someone posing as their childhood friend Molly (Gonzales), they assume she’s been the victim of an all-too-common hack. After they reach out to alert her, however, they discover that Molly’s been missing for months and no one has any idea what happened to her.As the emails keep coming, each containing a tale written by Molly, her friends realize that this may be more than just a sick joke. Someone has hidden information in the stories, details pulled from real life that point them to people and places from Molly’s past; clues that may lead them to their missing friend."
In addition to the killer premise, each episode consists of a standalone anthology segment woven into its narrative. Today, we have some news involving one of those segements: “Rideshare.”
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This first segment of Dark/Web will make you think twice before hopping into your next Uber ride. Check out the official synopsis below:
"Leeland, family man and recently unemployed, takes a job at the Uber-like 'Rideshare' company. After months of driving late nights to make ends meet, the app begins communicating with him, telling him the ever darker secrets of his passengers and coaxing him to 'do' something about it."
If you'd like some extra insight into the minds of the executive producers of Dark/Web, we highly recommend that you listen to our extensive podcast where we sit down and talk about the deep web, technology, and everything in between.
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- Joseph Medina
This is either going to be really good or so bad, it’s great. But either way, ABC’s relaunch of Battle of the Network Stars (premiering Thursday, June 29 at 9/8c) is looking like the summer’s must-see — especially since on Tuesday the full list of competitors was released. The celebrities we’re most psyched to see throwing down in events like the kayak relay race and dunk tank:
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ABC’s revival of “Battle of the Network” stars has set 20 teams of five celebrities each to compete in the upcoming season, the network announced Monday.
Stars from shows such as “Modern Family,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Scandal,” “Melrose Place,” “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “The Goldbergs,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “The West Wing,” “Dallas,” “CHiPs,” “Law & Order” and many more will take part in the throwback to the classic series from the 1970’s.
The 10-episode season will pit teams of current and classic TV stars from multiple eras and different genres against one another in a variety of athletic games, like Tug of War, Archery, Kayak Relay, Obstacle Course, and Dunk Tank. The series will premiere June 29 at 9 p.m.
- Joe Otterson
Network: Episodes: 13 (hour)Seasons: OneTV show dates: February 2, 2017 -- May 20, 2017Series status: CancelledPerformers include: Bill Paxton, Justin Cornwell, Katrina Law, Drew Van Acker, Lex Scott Davis, Julie Benz, Christina Vidal, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.TV show description: This crime thriller series is based on the feature film of the same name and picks up some 15 years later.Detective Frank Rourke (Bill Paxon) is the maverick head of the Special Investigation Section (Sis) that hunts the city's most dangerous criminals. He's also one of the finest investigators the department has ever produced. However, when the Lapd brass notices Rourke's penchant for operating in a gray area to fight the war on crime, they assign Kyle Craig (Justin Cornwell), a heroic and untarnished cop, to pose »
While we knew this cancellation was coming, it's still a sad subject to address. The Training Day TV show has been cancelled. There will be no season two of the CBS police drama. Taking place years after the 2001 Denzel Washington feature film, the Training Day TV series stars Bill Paxton as Detective Frank Rourke and Justin Cornwell as Kyle Craig. The rest of the CBS cast includes Katrina Law, Drew Van Acker, Lex Scott Davis, Julie Benz, Christina Vidal, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste. Read More… »
Some new faces have joined Felt Films' upcoming Dark/Web series, including legends Robert Davi (Die Hard) and Julie Benz (Buffy the Vampire Slayer). Davi, who has appeared in over 100 films, plays an ethically challenged doctor in an episode titled "Transplant," written and directed by Mario Miscione, while Benz appears in one called "Rideshare" from Boman Modine. Other last-minute additions to the cast include Hayley Marie Norman (iZombie), Dora Madison (Friday Night Lights) Griffin Freeman (Atlanta) Duane Shepard Sr. (American Crime Story), Amin El Gamal (Prison Break: Resurrection), Cameron Cruz (CHiPs) and Cole Bernstein (Secrets and Lies). They star in the segment, "Viral", written and directed by showrunner Michael Nardelli. About the show: Each episode of Dark/Web explores themes related to the internet and the...
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The upcoming sci-fi/horror anthology series “Dark/Web” has added two wonderful faces to its cast in the form of Robert Davi (The Goonies) and Julie Benz (“Dexter”). From the official press release: Davi, who has appeared in over 100 films in… Continue Reading →
- Jonathan Barkan
A few more details are emerging for the webseries Dark Web. This fourteen part serialized sci-fi release will star screen legend Robert David (Die Hard) and Julie Benz. As well, Hannah Marks and Zelda Williams (daughter of Robin Williams), will star in the episode "Zero." Meanwhile, Davi and Hayley Marie Norman will show in "Transplant." Writers include: Chris Webster, Mario Miscione, Tim Nardelli and many more. A look ahead, at some of the webisodes, is available here. Episodes, such as "Rideshare," look at the dangers of the deep web. Themes of: paranoia, isolation, vanity, loss of identity and others are looked at. Other named episodes include: "Zero," "Rideshare," "Viral," and "Eat Prey, Love." The short "Viral" looks at a college freshman and the vicious of rumours. More story details will be announced as more episodes are completed. The series is expected to finish shooting this Summer. At this point, Dark »
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Davi, who has appeared in over 100 films in his career, plays an ethically challenged doctor in the episode, “Transplant”, written and directed by Mario Miscione (“The Vault”) from a story by Tim Nardelli. The episode centers on a terminally ill man in need of a heart transplant. When time runs out, he turns to black market organ sales on the deep web run by an ethically challenged doctor (Davi); the heart saves his life, but the dark side effects that come with it lead to a search for it’s true owner.
Julie Benz will appear in the episode "Rideshare", which is [Continued ...] »
The internet may be a useful everyday tool that we take for granted, but at its core, it has the power to be devastating and deadly. In the darkest reaches of the web are the most horrifying of possibilities, and even if you’ve never been a victim yourself, chances are you’ve at least heard some terrifying stories involving the deep web.
The upcoming Lrm-exclusive digital series, Dark/Web, will be tackling some of those possibilities. The single story will be told over the course of the eight-part series, but embedded into each of the episodes are bite-sized “segments” that act as mini-anthologies within the show.
It’s been a good while since we’ve had an update from Dark/Web, but when it rains it pours!
- Joseph Medina
The chronology of the Marvel Cinematic Universe films as a whole has been pretty straightforward. By and large, they tend to take place one after another in the same order as they were release. Of course, there are some exceptions. Captain America: The First Avenger was obviously a period piece, taking place decades prior to the rest of the Avengers’ origin stories (though it picked up right before The Avengers and after Thor, which puts it cleanly where one would expect in the timeline).
Other than that one, perhaps the only questionable film is Doctor Strange, which sometimes seems to take place around The Avengers, and sometimes feels like it starts off around the time of Captain America: Civil War, which brings into question how long everything took to happen in the film itself. That’s neither here nor there, but the point is that for the most part, the »
- Joseph Medina
Sigourney Weaver is 67-years-old. Let that sink in for a moment. I was raised on incredible science fiction movies like Ghostbusters, Galaxy Quest, and the Alien films (just the first three, let us never speak of Alien: Resurrection). In my mind, Weaver will always be eternally 30-something, an intensely charismatic actor who lent a dynamic physicality and a rich intelligence to some of my favorite sci-fi films.
Time -- that unrelenting bastard -- eventually catches up to us all...unless you're a beloved character like Professor X, Princess Leia, Wolverine, and now (maybe) Ellen Ripley. For better or worse, through the magic of CGI, Hollywood has become increasingly invested in digitally replacing, facemapping, and de-aging actors.
As has been widely reported, director Ridley Scott is considering many more Alien films beyond the upcoming Alien: Covenant. According to Comicbook.com, Scott is planning to connect the dots between the original 1979 Alien and his new iterations, »
- David Kozlowski
Today’s age of comic book movies really is an embarrassment of riches. Growing up, I remember assuming that any film based on my favorite comic book characters would likely fall short, and end up being a boring shadow of what I’d hoped it would be. Nowadays, we have the likes of Marvel Studios, Fox, and DC churning out ridiculously faithful fare that would be the envy of any comic book fan in decades past.
Of course, not every film is perfect. Marvel Studios and Fox don’t have perfect records, and the DC has had a hard time getting its own universe in order, and many tend to point to the tone established in Batman v Superman as one of the potential issues. The film was dark and grim, almost completely devoid of any humor. While that isn’t the only problem the flick had, it’s certainly the most cited, »
- Joseph Medina
What in the world is up with Rey? That’s been a question on all Star Wars fans’ minds ever since we saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In a film franchise that tends to revolve around the Skywalker clan, it’s been unclear as to whether or not the new trilogy’s leading lady is actually of Skywalker descent, and if she is…which Skywalker? There’s no way it’s a giant coincidence that she happens to be incredibly force sensitive. Whoever she is, her parentage is going to be a big deal. Not just anybody could have such quick mastery of the Force.
However, in a franchise that has a tendency to sort of gloss over big details — and in a franchise where big answers can always be pushed over to the next film — it’s a valid concern that Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the next flick in the franchise, »
- Joseph Medina
This weeks episode of Comic Uno's Weekly Roundup Kat gives her thoughts on the newly released teaser trailers for Thor Ragnarok and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Kat gives her thoughts and updates to a lot of comic book news including Captain Phasma getting her own comic. There are also some updates on some returning characters from Supergirl and Arrow.
If you want to see more Comic Uno check out her YouTube page here.
- Kat Calamia
We may very well be in the middle of one of the greatest career renaissances in recent memory. M. Night Shyamalan is a filmmaker who started off his career with a bang. The Sixth Sense is still a flick that is highly relevant in the pop culture zeitgeist, and Shyamalan went to follow up that strong film with Unbreakable and Signs, proving that he was no one-hit wonder.
Of course, you can’t bring up Shyamalan without also bringing up the slump he fell into. There may be some debate as to when it started. Some say it started with Signs, some say The Village, but most can agree that his work started to get universally panned around the time of Lady in the Water. From The Happening through After Earth, it wasn’t clear if he would ever come back as the same creative force as he once was. »
- Joseph Medina
It looks like CBS hasn't completely given up on Training Day. Recently, the network released episode descriptions for the series' upcoming return in April.Earlier this month, CBS pulled the freshman drama from its Thursday night lineup. A few weeks previous, the show's star Bill Paxton passed away unexpectedly. The cast also includes Justin Cornwell, Katrina Law, Drew Van Acker, Lex Scott Davis, Julie Benz, Christina Vidal, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.Read More… »
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Question: Any intel on the Grey’s Anatomy finale? I haven’t heard a peep! —Megan
Ausiello: That’s about to change in 3, 2… “It’s pretty dramatic and pretty intense,” Kevin McKidd teased to TVLine at PaleyFest over the weekend. “It’s pretty dark and very good. Debbie [Allen]’s going to direct it, and it’s going to be amazing.” Owen’s portayer adds that unlike previous closers, Season 13’s climax won’t be centered around a catastrophic event. »
When will The Flash unmask Savitar? Does Once Upon a Time have another Oz-some episode planned? Is three a crowd for Supergirl sweethearts? Read on for answers to those questions plus teases from other shows.
When will we find out who Savitar is on The Flash? —Arlena
“Slowly, different characters are going to learn who Savitar is,” Danielle Panabaker shared during my visit to the set last week. “But I don’t know if the audience is going to be told anytime soon. »
How will CBS deal with the death of Bill Paxton? Deadline reports Training Day will pay tribute to the late actor during this week's episode.Paxton, who played Detective Frank Rourke on the freshman drama, passed away on February 25th. The series, a reboot of the 2001 film, also stars Justin Cornwell, Katrina Law, Drew Van Acker, Lex Scott Davis, Julie Benz, Christina Vidal, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.Read More… »
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