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Comic-Con 2017: Skybound Entertainment Panels to Feature Robert Kirkman, David Alpert & More

  • DailyDead
With The Walking Dead comic book series approaching its 170th issue, creator Robert Kirkman has a lot to reflect on regarding the Rick Grimes series, and he'll be able to do just that—as well as discuss his work on Invincible and Outcast—in one of several Skybound Entertainment panels taking place at this year's Comic-Con in San Diego:

Here's a look at the details for Skybound Entertainment's Comic-Con 2017 panels, and be sure to keep an eye on Daily Dead this month for our live Comic-Con coverage from San Diego:

"Robert Kirkman: In Conversation

Thursday, July 20, 3:00Pm in Room 6A

Join the creative mind behind The Walking Dead, Invincible, and Outcast, Robert Kirkman, as he discusses his prolific body of work within comics, television, and now film with the feature adaptation of his long-running superhero comic Invincible.

Skybound Entertainment: Creators, Fans, and Franchises

Friday, July 21, 4:
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Rapper Awkwafina Takes on Crazy Rich Asians

  • MovieWeb
Rapper Awkwafina Takes on Crazy Rich Asians
Rising star Awkwafina, who will be seen alongside Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett in next summer's Ocean's Eight, has signed on to star in the new comedy Crazy Rich Asians. The actress joins a cast that is lead by Fresh Off the Boat star Constance Wu and Henry Golding, who play young couple Rachel and Nick at the center of this film. Awkwafina will play Rachel's college friend Peik Lin, with production getting under way on this Warner Bros. comedy featuring an entirely Asian cast.

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that this project is based on Kevin Kwan's best-selling book that was published in 2013. The story centers on Rachel (Constance Wu), an American-born Chinese economics professor, who heads to Singapore with her boyfriend Nick (Henry Golding) for a wedding in his hometown. It doesn't take long for the truth to come out, that Nick is from an incredibly wealthy family
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Haven's Emily Rose Joins Reba McEntire in Marc Cherry's ABC Pilot

Haven's Emily Rose Joins Reba McEntire in Marc Cherry's ABC Pilot
Haven alum Emily Rose will be seeing dead people, in her role on ABC’s drama pilot from Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

The as-yet-untitled project stars Reba McEntire as Ruby Adair, a small-town Kentucky sheriff whose “red state outlook” is challenged when a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent is sent to help her solve a horrific crime. Together they form an uneasy alliance as Ruby takes the agent behind the lace curtains of this Southern gothic community to meet an assortment of bizarre characters,
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Marc Cherry, ‘Libby & Malcolm’ ABC Pilots Cast Ben Esler, Natalie Hall, Caitlin McGee

Hell On Wheels alum Ben Esler and Natalie Hall (Star-Crossed) have been cast opposite Reba McEntire and Amanda Detmer in ABC's Marc Cherry southern drama pilot. The untitled drama stars Reba McEntire as Ruby Adair, the sheriff of colorful small town Oxblood, Ky, who finds her red state outlook challenged when a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent is sent to help her solve a horrific crime. Esler, repped by Industry Entertainment, will play Hollis, a shy, sweet and…
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13 Pictures That Prove Matt Lanter's Good Looks Are Timeless

  • Popsugar
13 Pictures That Prove Matt Lanter's Good Looks Are Timeless
Matt Lanter is currently causing a fan-frenzy with his role as Wyatt on Timeless, but he's been making hearts swoon for a while now. Aside from his starring role on the hit show 90210, the 33-year-old, who has been married to Angela Stacy since 2013, was also in the Sci-Fi romance Star-Crossed, in which he proved that his good looks really are out of this world. Keep scrolling for some of his hottest moments to date. Related:5 Places You've Seen Matt Lanter on Screen
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Matt Lanter Thinks Wyatt and Lucy Shippers "Are Going to Go Nuts" Over the Next Timeless Episode

  • BuzzSugar
If you're tuning into Timeless, then you're probably already obsessed with its star, Matt Lanter. Aside from playing the dreamy Wyatt Logan, fans can't get enough of his character's relationship with Lucy Preston (Abigail Spencer). What can we say? The sexual tension between the two is pretty undeniable. Popsugar recently had a chance to sit down with the actor, and he told us all about the upcoming midseason finale, who he would love to play his dad on the series, and the fate of Wyatt and Lucy's star-crossed romance. Popsugar: So, I know a lot of fans, particularly Lucy and Wyatt shippers, are excited about "Last Ride of Bonnie & Clyde." How will their relationship evolve in this episode? Matt Lanter: Without giving too much away, Lucy finds out a little bit more about Wyatt. There is a moment where you learn more about his past. So, in some regards,
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Courtney Love Joins Lifetime’s Shakespeare Anthology ‘A Midsummer’s Nightmare’

Courtney Love Joins Lifetime’s Shakespeare Anthology ‘A Midsummer’s Nightmare’
Courtney Love has been cast in Lifetime’s Shakespeare psychological thriller “A Midsummer’s Nightmare,” Variety has learned.

The hourlong pilot, which hails from A+E Studios, began production earlier this week in Vancouver.

The first season of the anthology series takes on Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” giving it a modern-day spin. The potential series introduces four young lovers who steal off into the woods in pursuit of their romantic desires, but their plans are quickly thwarted when terrifying forces target the stranded group, using their own fantasies and darkest secrets against them. Love plays a mysterious woman in the woods who is part of the sinister forces that turn the lovers’ dream getaway into a nightmare.

No details on Love’s role have been released, other than it being a key part. Her recent acting credits have included “Sons of Anarchy” and “Empire.”

Love joins a cast that includes Dominic Monaghan (“Lost”), Daisy Head
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A Midsummer’s Nightmare: Lifetime Thriller Adds Eric Balfour, 3 Others

A Midsummer’s Nightmare: Lifetime Thriller Adds Eric Balfour, 3 Others
Lifetime is finalizing casting on A Midsummer’s Nightmare, its modern-day take on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Among the actors joining the previously cast Dominic Monaghan (Lost) are Haven‘s Eric Balfour and Carrie Diaries‘ Jake Robinson.

Chelsea Gilligan (Star-Crossed), Paul Walter Hauser (Kingdom) and Australian newcomer Ellie Gall have also boarded the pilot.

RelatedBeaches Remake on Lifetime: Nia Long Nabs Barbara Hershey Role Opposite Idina Menzel’s Bette Midler

A Midsummer’s Nightmare — which is being billed as a psychological thriller — centers on four young lovers who are staying at the woodsy Dreamland Retreat (run
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Timeless Premiere: Will Your Future Self Tune in for More of the NBC Drama?

Timeless Premiere: Will Your Future Self Tune in for More of the NBC Drama?
Monday night’s premiere of Timeless, the time-hopping NBC drama from creators Eric Kripke (Supernatural) and Shawn Ryan (The Shield), was grand and clearly expensive. (How about that Hindenburg?) But was it enough to make you want to revisit the past again?

Before you chime in with your thoughts, a recap of the pilot: After ex-nsa asset Garcia Flynn (ER‘s Goran Višnjić) steals a time machine, Homeland Security recruits history professor Lucy (SuitsAbigail Spencer), scientist Rufus (Better Off Ted‘s Malcolm Barrett) and Delta Force soldier Wyatt (Star-Crossed‘s Matt Lanter) to stop him — in the past. How
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Mirror Master Will Undergo Some Changes When He Appears In The Flash

One of the most exciting additions to season three of The Flash is the villainous Mirror Master. A member of The Rogues, fans have been wondering for a while now why he’s never shown up in The CW series, but when he does appear (played by Star-Crossed‘s Grey Damon), it sounds like he’ll be a little different to his comic book counterpart.

The Flash executive producer Todd Helbing explained in a recent interview that this version of Mirror Master is going to be a metahuman rather than someone who wields a special gun which allows him to travel between this and the mirror dimension.

“[Mirror Master] doesn’t use the [mirror] gun. He’s a true meta, but he’s not necessarily warping into other dimensions.”

It almost sounds as if the villain’s powers have also been vastly altered, but despite how trippy The Flash has often been, you
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The Flash Season 3: Grey Damon Cast as Mirror Master

  • TVfanatic
Another famous Rogue villain is making his way to The Flash Season 3.

If you thought the best Rogues had already come and gone, you were wrong!

Grey Damon will become Sam Scudder aka Mirror Master for The Flash Season 3 Episode 4. Does that mean he'll be a one and done character?

We'll have to wait and watch the show to find out whether Mirror Master will be in more than one installment, but even more interesting is whether or not he'll be fighting The Flash or Kid Flash.

We don't know yet how long it will take to set the wrongs of Flashpoint right...or even if that means we won't still have two flashes fighting the forces of evil on the streets of Central City afterward anyway!

Sam Scudder is a pretty well known guy in the DC canon. Real comic book fans were surprised he was left behind during the initial two seasons.
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The Flash Casts Grey Damon as Supervillain Mirror Master

The Flash Casts Grey Damon as Supervillain Mirror Master
One of The Flash‘s most iconic foes is coming to the CW series.

Grey Damon (Aquarius, Star-Crossed) will play the infamous Rogues gallery member Mirror Masterin the fourth episode of Season 3, Comic Book Resources reports.

RelatedThe Flash Season 3: Vampire Diaries Vet Susan Walters Cast as Caitlin’s Mom

The Flash‘s incarnation — Sam Scudder — is a smooth criminal with a huge ego. Upon discovering he now has the power to travel through any reflective surface, Scudder embarks on a massive crime spree to prove himself the greatest thief that Central City has ever seen.

One of several characters
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The Flash Season 3: Meet Caitlin's Mom!

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Susan Walters is no stranger to The CW, nor is she stranger to playing moms.

Walters has appeared on The Vampire Diaries as Tyler's mom Carol, starred on the The CW's short-lived Star-Crossed and appeared on MTV's Teen Wolf as Lydia's mom, Natalie.

Now she's joining The Flash Season 3 as Caitlin Snow's mom, with the potential to recur.

Walters will be playing Carla Tannhauser, a world class bioengineer and CEO of a major research company. Of course!

Did we expect Caitlin to fall far from the genetic tree?

Unfortunately, their similarities may stop there.

The relationship is icy at best, with Caitlin considering her mother cold and withholding.

In return, Carla thinks her daughter is rebellious and ungrateful. 

If we're going to choose sides before meeting Carla, I'm going to have to side with Caitlin on this one. How could any mother consider the prim and proper, hardworking woman that
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The Flash Season 3: Vampire Diaries Vet Susan Walters Cast as Caitlin's Mom

The Flash Season 3: Vampire Diaries Vet Susan Walters Cast as Caitlin's Mom
The Flash is poised to shed some light on the frosty relationship between Caitlin Snow and her mother, with the casting of Susan Walters.

RelatedArrow, Flash, Supergirl and Legends Put Their Best Feet Forward in 4-Way Crossover Teaser Photo

The alum of Vampire Diaries, Teen Wolf and Star-Crossed will guest-star and potentially recur during Season 3 of the CW hit as Caitlin’s mom, Dr. Carla Tannhauser, a world-class biomedical engineer, EW.com reports.

In the Season 2 episode “Back to Normal,” an Earth-Two chit-chat between Caitlin (played by Danielle Panabaker) and her dastardly doppelganger Killer Frost (again, Danielle Panabaker) revealed
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Legends of Tomorrow Sneak Peek: Jonah Hex Is Gunning for [Spoiler]!

Grizzled gunslinger Jonah Hex knows what time it is, so to speak, in this exclusive sneak peek from tonight’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.

RelatedDC’s Legends Casts SuitsPatrick J. Adams in Mystery Hero Role

In the episode “The Magnificent Eight” (The CW, 8/7c), Johnathon Schaech (Star-Crossed, Quantico) guest-stars as the DC Comics antihero, who can spot a buncha out-of-place, out-of-time out-of-towners when he sees ’em. In the video above, Hex calls out Professor Stein and his posse, asking to speak to one of them in particular.

“Rip has been time-traveling and sorting out the timeline for many years,
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Transylvania: 1800s Monster Drama Pilot Ordered by CW

  • TVSeriesFinale
The CW has ordered a TV show pilot for Transylvania. Set in the 1800s, this monster drama is written by Hugh Sterbakov, who executive produces with Jeff Pinker (of Fringe and the cancelled October Road TV series), Josh Appelbaum (Star-Crossed), Andre Nemec, and Scott Rosenberg, both of whom hail from the cancelled Happy Town, and from Zoo with Appelbaum.

Sterbakov was on the writing team for Seth Green and Matthew Senreich's TV movie Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III, a Star Wars spoof, that grew out of the Robot Chicken TV series.

Read More…
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Legends of Tomorrow: Jonah Hex to Be Played by Johnathon Schaech

Legends of Tomorrow: Jonah Hex to Be Played by Johnathon Schaech
Johnathon Schaech‘s conventionally attractive face is about to get plastered with one ugly scar.

TVLine has learned that Schaech has been cast on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow — The CW’s imminent Arrow/The Flash offshoot — as the DC Comics outlaw Jonah Hex.

VideosLegends of Tomorrow Sneak Peek: Sara Gets Punchy In a 1970s Bar

“Ever since we decided that Legends would involve time travel,” says exec producer Marc Guggenheim in a statement, “we were eager to do a story set in the Old West. But if you’re going to do a story set in the DC
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'Heroes Reborn' Actor Marco Grazzini joins 'The Flash' as Tar-Pit

  • Hitfix
'Heroes Reborn' Actor Marco Grazzini joins 'The Flash' as Tar-Pit
"Heroes Reborn" actor Marco Grazzini will join the spring season of "The Flash" as an asphalt-transforming metahuman named Tar Pit.  In the comics, Tar Pit is an astral projecting villain who can turn himself into asphalt and flames. In the show his character name will be Joey Montelone, who will try to gain a tactical advantage over Barry Allen/The Flash (Grant Gustin). Tar Pit will be terrorizing The Flash and Central City in the latter half of the season, according to Comicbook.com. Marco Grazzini joins a long list of famous guest actors who have taken on metahuman identities on "The Flash", including "Prison Break's" Wentworth Miller as Captain Cold and Dominic Purcell as Heat Wave, "Star-Crossed's" Greg Finley as Girder, and "Smash's" Andy Mientus as Pied Piper. "The Flash" airs Tuesdays at 8/9C on The CW. 
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"Silent Hill"-Esque Town Becomes A TV Series

  • Dark Horizons
NBC has won a bidding war for "Centralia," a new genre drama from "Star-Crossed" creator/executive producer Meredith Averill.

The dark character-driven genre soap is based on the real town in central Pennsylvania where an underground coal mine fire has been burning for over fifty years. Condemned in 1992, the majority of residents relocated but eight won the right to stay.

In the series, the remaining few residents in this often fog-shrouded ghost town are determined to preserve their homes but are unaware of the evil slowly making its way to the surface. Roger Avary, who penned the 2006 film adaptation of the "Silent Hill" video game series, says his script was inspired by the town.

Averill is executive producing along with Amblin TV's Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey.

Source: Deadline
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Centralia: NBC Picks Up New Ghost Town Drama

  • TVSeriesFinale
Something wicked may be coming soon to NBC. According to Deadline, the network has just bought a new pilot centered around a ghost town.

Written by Star-Crossed creator Meredith Averill, Centralia takes place in an area based off a real town  of the same name in Pennsylvania where a mine fire has been burning since 1962. Due to a decline in the mining industry, residents began leaving Centralia, leaving it nearly desolate (save for eight people).

The series will explore the mystery and possible evil that lurks in the abandoned mines.

No word yet on any premiere date.

What do you think? Does this sound like something you'd watch?
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