Month: October 2017

In the international poster for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Luke Skywalker himself wields his lightsaber once more. A promotional poster from Japan, which bears a strong resemblance to the one-sheet released earlier this month, features a key alteration: Luke has swapped places with Rey. Instead, she hovers above him and Kylo Ren, with Luke
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With Thor: Ragnarok winning the praise of critics and fans alike, some are beginning to wonder what director Taika Waititi’s approach to the Akira adaptation would look like. According to Waititi himself, he would adapt the manga, not the classic anime film. In an interview with ScreenRant, Waititi said that adapting the anime would enable
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It’s been a while since Rocket Racoon has been able to stand on the shoulders of giants. That’s going to change in Avengers: Infinity War, though, as Thor: Ragnarok actor Mark Ruffalo has confirmed that his character, Hulk, will strike up a friendship with Rocket in the upcoming two-part film. “It’s a very funny relationship
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The Walking Dead suffered its biggest ratings dip in five years last Sunday. Don’t fret, though, Walking Dead fans, your favorite show might be about reanimated zombie hordes, but it’s hardly shambling. The post-apocalypse drama was still the highest-rated television show in the under-50 demographic for the night and managed to draw in 8.92 million
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Swimming anime Free! has announced a new TV series, to premiere in summer 2018! When the anime first aired in 2013, Free! made a huge splash with its unique cast of swimmers and went on to gain countless fans and another season. Currently, its compilation movie Special Edition Free!-Take Your Marks- is in theaters, a
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Tokyo Anime Center originally opened in Akihabara in 2006, but unfortunately closed on July 29, 2017 after 11 years. But you don’t have to miss it anymore – Tokyo Anime Center re-opened in the DNP Plaza in Ichigaya on October 28, 2017! We were able to attend the opening ceremony and get a glimpse of
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The international version of the Kud Wafter Anime Movie: A “Little Busters!” 10th Anniversary Spin-Off Project has reached its ¥3,000,000 goal in just 5 days! The project began on Japanese crowdfunding platform CAMPFIRE to create a 40-50 minute Kud Wafter theatrical anime movie, based on the popular Little Busters spin-off game of the same name.
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In “When We First Met”, we spotlight the various characters, phrases, objects or events that eventually became notable parts of comic lore, like the first time someone said, “Avengers Assemble!” or the first appearance of Batman’s giant penny or the first appearance of Alfred Pennyworth or the first time Spider-Man’s face was shown half-Spidey/half-Peter. Stuff
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Small Planet designs, produces, and sells adorable character goods both within Japan and internationally, and they’re going as strong as ever with these adorable mugs based on the beloved and iconic Pokémon mascot Pikachu! There are two versions, the first of which has an all-yellow design and a little Pikachu sleeping on the handle. You’ll
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Halloween is just around the corner, meaning it’s time to put on our Halloween costumes and go trick-or-treating~ In honor of the season, a survey was held to figure out which anime characters fans most want to cosplay, and here’s the ladies’ edition! For this survey, 123 people were polled with 44% being men, and
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SPOILER WARNING: This article contains major spoilers for tonight’s episode of AMC’s The Walking Dead, “The Damned,” which has not yet aired on the west coast as of publication. OG The Walking Dead fans got a serious payoff tonight when a relatively minor first season character returned to the show. Morales (Juan Gabriel Pareja), first
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Many critics are hailing Thor: Ragnarok as one of the most fun movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, due in part to director Taika Waititi’s focus on improvisation and comedy. However, during production on the film, actor Mark Ruffalo, who plays Bruce Banner/Hulk, was a little nervous about the movie’s departures from previous installments in
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In last week’s season premiere of The Walking Dead, Maggie became the official leader of the Hilltop community after Gregory’s treachery so gloriously backfired on him. When the cowardly bureaucrat revealed that he’d made a backdoor deal with Negan to double-cross the Survivors, the collateral damage he caused lasted about 30 seconds. When threatened with
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Quantum Leap creator Donald Bellisario revealed at L.A. Comic Con that he’s already completed work on a movie script that would serve as a reboot for the cult series. RELATED: TV Legends: Did Sam Beckett Almost Leap Into Magnum P.I.? “I just finished writing a Quantum Leap feature,” Bellisario said. “I don’t know what’s going
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Stephanie Beatriz‏ dressed up as the fan-favorite America Chavez for Halloween. RELATED: Brooklyn Nine-Nine Star Would Love to Play America Chavez. Back in May, Beatriz revealed that she’d love to bring the character to life in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a script by Gabby Rivera, who is the writer behind America’s
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A provocative story whose protagonist is a seemingly wanton murderer driven by a religious obsession with the absolute. Set in Canada around 1920, Jesuit Joe is of French-Canadian and Mohawk origin and is engaged in an obsessive religious search for the absolute, as he moves through the snowy wastelands of the region. He wears the
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Image Comics has released solicitation information and images for new books and products shipping in January 2018. When you’re through checking out these solicitations for new Image releases, be sure to visit CBR’s Image Comics forum to discuss these titles and products with fellow readers and fans. Image Comics Solicitations – Last Six Months INVINCIBLE
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The man that helped kickstart the Marvel Cinematic Universe will return yet again in the still untitled Avengers 4. RELATED: Iron Man 3 Actor Returning for Avengers 4. Taking to Instagram this weekend, Robert Downey Jr. confirmed he’s returning for Avengers 4 alongside fellow Avengers Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America) and Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black
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Daniel Craig confirmed earlier this year that he would be returning as James Bond in the franchise’s upcoming 25th film set to be released in 2019. It is now known that Christoph Waltz will not be returning to the franchise after debuting in 2015’s Spectre as the villainous Ernst Stavro Blofeld. In an interview clip
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Casting is underway for Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Dark Horse’s The Umbrella Academy written by Gerard Way and drawn by Gabriel Ba. The Netflix series is set to be produced by Fargo’s Steve Blackman. The series is set to begin production in Toronto in January, with filming wrapping up in July. Way is anticipated to
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The man who will step into the shoes of Shazam!, Zachary Levi, has finally broken his silence on the recently-announced casting. RELATED: Shazam: Zachary Levi Already Training for DC Role The actor took to Instagram to explain he is “honored and greatly humbled to be a part of the [DC Universe].” His statement went on
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Stranger Things Season 2 may have just hit Netflix, but Sesame Street is already planning to spoil things this Thanksgiving with a parody of the beloved horror series. The official Sesame Street Twitter account tweeted a video announcing the parody, titled “Sharing Things,” which is set to air on November 23. RELATED: Stranger Things Season
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Following great reception to another season of Stranger Things, the Duffer Brothers have indicated that work on Season 3 is already underway. With this season exploring the connection of Will Byers to the dark realm called the Upside Down, the ever-changing dynamic of the people of Hawkins, Indiana in keeping its deadly secrets, and new
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Welcome to Line it is Drawn, our weekly gallery of amazing art by our great collection of artistic talent, all working from your suggestions! So every week, I ask a question here. You reply to it on the CSBG Twitter page (just write @csbg with your reply), our artists will each pick one of your
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Zachary Levi has been tapped to play the title character in Warner Bros. and DC Films’ Shazam! movie. RELATED: Shazam! Director Confirms April 2019 Release Date Zachary Levi as the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Fandral. Levi, an alumni of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, having played one of the Warriors Three (Fandral)
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