Pop Culture Download: September 23, 2018

Pop Culture Download: September 23, 2018

 

(…and, really, since August 26. Let’s play catch-up!)

On the Docket

Veronica Mars is returning, this time to Hulu. – [TVLine]

CBS exec Les Moonves steps down after even more sexual assault allegations. – [New Yorker]

Burt Reynolds has died at the age of 82. – [THR]

Captain Marvel is on the cover of Entertainment Weekly… – [EW]

…with an interview… – [EW]

…and word that more female-centric Marvel films are coming… – [EW]

…and exclusive photographs/stills… – [EW]

…and a trailer! – [YouTube]

Star Trek: Discovery is bridging the first and second seasons with a project called Short Treks. – [StarTrek.com]

Disney CEO Bob Iger sat down with The Hollywood Reporter for a chat about Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, and the Mouse House. – [THR]

Keith DeCandido continues the 4-Color to 35-Millimeter: The Great Superhero Movie Rewatch: The Wolverine, LoganKick-Ass, Kick-Ass 2, and Iron Man. – [Tor]

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Pop Culture Download: August 19, 2018

Pop Culture Download: August 19, 2018

 

(Note: I apologize for the delay in publishing this week’s report. Life’s been hectic in the lead-up to Dragon Con.)

On the Docket

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died at the age of 76. – [BBC]

Ethan Peck has been cast as Spock in Star Trek: Discovery. – [CBS]

Keith DeCandido continues the 4-Color to 35-Millimeter: The Great Superhero Movie Rewatch with 2009’s much-maligned X-Men Origins: Wolverine. – [Tor]

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Pop Culture Download: August 12, 2018

Pop Culture Download: August 12, 2018

 

On the Docket

Star Trek: Discovery Season One is coming home on November 13th. – [TrekCore]

Star Trek #4 (#14?) is on the rocks as the headliners and the studio debate compensation. – [THR]

Ruby Rose, the CW’s new Batwoman, has already been bullied off of social media. – [Syfy]

Keith DeCandido continues the 4-Color to 35-Millimeter: The Great Superhero Movie Rewatch with 2009’s Watchmen. – [Tor]

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Pop Culture Download: August 5, 2018

Pop Culture Download: August 5, 2018

 

On the Docket

Timeless is getting one more trip in the lifeboat. – [TVLine]

Alan Alda has revealed that he has Parkinson’s Disease. – [Pix11.com]

Netflix has acquired the rights to Animal Farm with Andy Serkis as director. – [Deadline]

Sir Patrick Stewart is returning to Star Trek as Captain Jean-Luc Picard. – [StarTrek.com]

Facts of Life matriarch Charlotte Rae has died at the age of 92. – [EW]

Keith DeCandido continues the 4-Color to 35-Millimeter: The Great Superhero Movie Rewatch with V for Vendetta. – [Tor]

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Pop Culture Download: July 29, 2018

Pop Culture Download: July 29, 2018

 

On the Docket

SDCC 2018: Star Wars: The Clone Wars is returning with the Siege of Mandalore. – [StarWars.com]

The Star Wars: Episode IX cast has been announced. – [StarWars.com]

James Gunn has been fired by Disney. – [THR]

Disney and Fox are one step closer to combining their mighty powers. – [THR]

Keith DeCandido continues the 4-Color to 35-Millimeter: The Great Superhero Movie Rewatch with Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. – [Tor]

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Pop Culture Download: July 22, 2018

Pop Culture Download: July 22, 2018

 

On the Docket

SDCC 2018: Shazam! trailer. – [YouTube]

SDCC 2018: Doctor Who Series Eleven trailer. – [YouTube]

SDCC 2018: Star Trek: Discovery Season Two trailer. – [YouTube]

SDCC 2018: Aquaman trailer. – [YouTube]

SDCC 2018: Glass trailer. – [YouTube]

SDCC 2018: Godzilla: King of Monsters trailer. – [YouTube]

SDCC 2018: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald trailer. – [YouTube]

SDCC 2018: Supergirl Season Four trailer. – [YouTube]

SDCC 2018: The Flash Season Five trailer. – [YouTube]

SDCC 2018: The Orville Season Two trailer. – [YouTube]

Keith DeCandido continues the 4-Color to 35-Millimeter: The Great Superhero Movie Rewatch with Ghost Rider. – [Tor]

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Pop Culture Download: July 15, 2018

Pop Culture Download: July 15, 2018

 

On the Docket

The Doctor Who Series 11 teaser has gone live. – [YouTube]

Funko has revealed their Doctor Who-themed exclusives for San Diego Comic Con. – [Funko]

Keith DeCandido continues the 4-Color to 35-Millimeter: The Great Superhero Movie Rewatch with The Dark Knight Rises. – [Tor]

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