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The Week in Spandex – Avengers: Infinity War, Black Widow, Thor 4, Spider-Man: Homecoming 2, Shazam, Flashpoint, Gotham City Sirens, Hellboy, Spawn and more

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers 4, Thor 4, Black Panther, Spider-Man: Homecoming 2, Venom, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Black Widow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Cloak & Dagger, The Punisher, X-Men, Wolverine, The Gifted, Justice League, Shazam, Flashpoint, Gotham City Sirens, The Batman, Supergirl, The Flash, Black Lightning, Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Gotham, Titans, Watchmen, Hitman, Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, Superman: Red Son, Hellboy, Spawn, The Umbrella Academy, The Boys, The Tick and more…

With the release of this year’s hugely-anticipated Avengers: Infinity War drawing closer, Marvel has unveiled a new international trailer for the superhero blockbuster [watch it here], while we’ve also got some concept art showcasing the redesigned Hulkbuster 2.0 armor [check it out here, but beware of a Hulkbuster-related spoiler], as well as comments from co-director Joe Russo, who discussed Steve Rogers’ role in the movie and whether we’ll see him as Nomad: ““Our
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The Boys TV series casts the rest of The Seven

Last month it was announced that Erin Moriarty (True Detective) had secured the role of Starlight in Amazon’s upcoming adaptation of the Garth Ennis / Darick Robertson comic book series The Boys, and now Deadline is reporting that the show has found the rest of its superhero team, The Seven.

According to the site, Antony Starr (American Gothic) will play team-leader Homelander, with Dominique McElligott (The Last Tycoon) as Queen Maeve, Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl) as The Deep, Jessie T. Usher (Independence Day: Resurgence) as A-Train, and Nathan Mitchell (iZombie) as Black Noir.

The TV adaptation of The Boys has been created and written by Supernatural‘s Eric Kripke, with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (Preacher) executive producing. It revolves around a group of superpowered CIA squad known as The Boys, who are charged with monitoring the superhero community – many of whom are corrupted by their celebrity status.

In a
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‘The Boys’: Amazon Casts “The Seven” in Their Superhero Series

Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's graphic novel The Boys ran for six years from 2006 to 2012; it's taken longer than that to get an adaptation off the ground. Stretching back to at least 2010, The Boys has been eyed as a feature film and/or TV series adaptation by such notable names as Adam McKay and Neal Moritz (who's still onboard as a producer), with Simon Pegg, and Russell Crowe appearing in the project's orbit as possible stars. Most recently, after Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg found a leg up with their Ennis adaptation Preacher …
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Amazon’s ‘The Boys’ Casts a Team of Lowdown, Dirty Superheroes

Amazon’s The Boys has cast a bunch of superheroes. A bunch of filthy, no-good, vile superheroes who will have their faces kicked in by a team of antiheroes dedicated to policing the super-powered people who walk among us. Like the Garth Ennis/Darick Robertson comic before it, this new series follows “the Boys,” a black-ops team […]

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Antony Starr, Four More Join Cast of Amazon's Superhero Drama The Boys

Antony Starr, Four More Join Cast of Amazon's Superhero Drama The Boys
Amazon’s new superhero series The Boys is adding a few boys — and one girl — to its cast.

Banshee alum Antony Starr leads a quintet of cast additions to the straight-to-series drama created by Eric Kripke (Supernatural, Timeless), according to our sister site Deadline. Starr will play Homelander, the leader of the show’s primary superhero collective known as The Seven. But he’s not necessarily the hero here: Based on the comic by Garth Ennis (Preacher) and Darick Robertson (Happy!), The Boys is set in a world where superheroes have let fame go to their heads and gotten corrupt
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Amazon’s The Boys Adaption Finds Five More Members of The Seven

Amazon’s adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s The Boys has cast five more members of The Seven, the most prestigious superhero team in that world.

Deadline reports that Anthony Starr (American Gothic), House of Card‘s Dominique McElligott, Gossip Girl alum Chace Crawford, Jessie T. Usher (Independence Day: Resurgence) and iZombie actor Nathan Mitchell have been cast in the series. They join Erin Moriarty (Jessica Jones), who was previously cast as Starlight/Annie January.
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‘The Boys’: Antony Starr, Chace Crawford, Dominique McElligott & Jessie Usher Cast In Amazon’s Superhero Drama Series

Antony Starr (American Gothic), Dominique McElligott (The Last Tycoon), Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl), Jessie T. Usher (Survivor’s Remorse) and Nathan Mitchell (iZombie) have joined Erin Moriarty as leads in Amazon's straight-to-series drama The Boys, Deadline has learned. Amazon Studios Based on the comic book by Garth Ennis (Preacher) and Darick Robertson and created by Supernatural creator and Timeless co-creator Eric Kripke, The Boys is set in a world where…
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The Boys: the cast of Amazon's comic book adaptation grows

Rob Leane Kirsten Howard Jan 18, 2018

Supernatural creator Eric Kripke's new series, adapted from Garth EnnisThe Boys, has added Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford and more...

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have been instrumental in finally getting a TV adaptation of Garth Ennis’ Preacher comic book series off the ground, and now they're hard at work on another Ennis adaptation, The Boys.

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The new Amazon series from Rogen, Goldberg and Supernatural creator Eric Kripke is set to arrive in early 2019, and the cast is now filling out nicely.

Deadline reports that Antony Starr (American Gothic), Dominique McElligott (The Last Tycoon), Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl), Jessie T. Usher (Survivor’s Remorse) and Nathan Mitchell (iZombie) have joined Erin Moriarty in the forthcoming series. Starr will play Homelander, the leader of 'The Seven'. McElligott will be Queen Maeve,
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DVD Playhouse: September 2012

By Allen Gardner

Quadrophenia (Criterion) Franc Roddam’s 1979 film based on The Who’s classic rock opera tells the story of working class lad Jimmy (Phil Daniels) struggling to find his identity in a rapidly changing Britain, circa 1965. Jimmy is a “mod,” a youth movement dedicated to wearing snappy suits, driving Vespa motor scooters bedecked with side mirrors, popping amphetamines and obsessed with the new sound of bands like The Who and The Kinks. Their other pastime is engaging in bloody brawls with “rockers,” throwbacks to the 1950s, who listen to Elvis and Gene Vincent, wear leather biker gear, grease in their hair and drive massive motorcycles a la Marlon Brando in “The Wild One.” Often cited as a worthy successor to “Rebel Without a Cause” as the greatest angry youth picture ever made, it is that and more, including a first cousin to the “kitchen sink” dramas of scribes John Osborne,
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