Ahead of the arrival of its first feature film Bright, Netflix had already announced that the film would receive a sequel. At the time, it was assumed that both director David Ayer and writer Max Landis would be attached to the second film, but in the case of Landis, that’s no longer the case. RELATED:
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In November, shockwaves were sent across the comic book industry when it was announced that veteran Marvel writer Brian Michael Bendis had signed an exclusive, “multifaceted, multilayered” deal with DC Comics. However, while a scary bout with MRSA means that he’s still wrapping up his Marvel work, Bendis took to social media to reveal that
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New Year can mean many things, a fresh start, New Year’s cleaning, a crazy party… And in Japan, lucky bags! Called “fukubukuro” in Japanese, these lucky bags come in all shapes and sizes with various themes ranging from fashion pieces to otaku goods. Even restaurants and food stores in Japan join in the fun, so
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The CW’s midseason lineup is looking pretty super in the latest trailer for the network’s “Super Season.” Though the promo doesn’t reveal any new information about the upcoming midseason premieres, it does offer a fun sequence that features the heroes of Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow suiting up for action. RELATED:
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With 2017 coming to a close, we’re almost at that time of year again – fukubukuro season! From loud and colorful brands like 6%DOKIDOKI and ACDC RAG to the elegance of Swankiss and LIZ LISA, there’s plenty of New Years cheer for the fashion conscious otaku. 1. Make every day a walk through Harajuku with
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On Twitter, artist Gary Frank released some new artwork from the upcoming third volume of Batman: Earth One with the caption, “It’s coming!” The pencils show two panels, one with Batman glaring and the other of a frightened man. “It’s coming!” pic.twitter.com/7k7sVcHXEC — Gary Frank (@1moreGaryFrank) December 29, 2017 RELATED: Green Lantern: Earth One Preview
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Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle managed to overtake Star Wars: The Last Jedi at the New Year’s Day box office, knocking the film out of first place for the first time since its release. After losing the New Year’s weekend to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Sony’s surprise holiday hit Jumanji: Welcome to the
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As the theatrical release of Marvel’s Black Panther draws ever closer, a handful of toy descriptions that provide new details about characters such as Okoye (Danai Gurira), Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o), Erik “Killmonger” Stevens (Michael B. Jordan) and more have surfaced online. Hailing from Toys’R’Us, these descriptions come from official products sold by a major retailer.
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SPOILER WARNING: This article contains major spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, in theaters now. Just weeks after Star Wars: The Last Jedi hit theaters, animator John Stratman has recreated the climactic encounter between Kylo Ren and his former master Luke Skywalker in 16-bit, pixelated glory. 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens centered around
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Jean Grey’s X-Men team is adding Gambit to its roster with April’s X-Men: Red #3, as revealed Tuesday in a Marvel press release. RELATED: Marvel Releases X-Men Red Description, Teases One More ‘Fan-Favorite’ Member Previously, Marvel had teased that one more “fan-favorite” would join the X-Men: Red cast — and Gambit certainly fits that description.
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Superhero films dominate the modern cinema landscape, with 6 of last year’s top 10 highest-grossing films domestically coming courtesy of comic book adaptations such as Wonder Woman, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Thor: Ragnarok. Despite their ability to rake in huge numbers at the box office, however, actress/director Jodie Foster recently declared that the genre is “ruining”
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In Japan, one thing is certain when the beginning of a new year is rapidly approaching: a massive selection of fukubukuro will soon be available! For those who aren’t already familiar, fukubukuro are essentially lucky bags filled with all sorts of mysterious goodies! Practiced as a tradition in Japan on New Year’s Day, fukubukuro can
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Fukubukuro, or lucky bags, from anime stores are one of the best ways to build up your collection whether you’re into figures, plush toys, clothes, or accessories. In addition to being fully loaded with goodies, they often come at a huge discount – the perfect New Years treat for thrifty otaku! The number of places
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U-Treasure, a company specializing in character jewelry and other items geared toward adults, has teamed up with Rebuild of Evangelion to release two stunning ring watches. The watches come in two models, “Rei Ayanami & tentative name: Rei Ayanami” and “Shinji Ikari & Kaworu Nagisa”, both limited to 100 pieces. Made of sterling silver, each
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Panasonic is teaming up with the Asakusa Denbouin Street Shop Association for an epic event geared towards international tourists: NINJA’S MISSION with LinkRay! The event makes use of Panasonic’s LinkRay data delivery system, and the mission has already started! It will run until Jan. 31, 2018. More and more tourists are expected to come with
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Jerry Ordway yesterday voiced his support for the filmmaking team currently hard at work bringing Shazam to the big screen. Ordway posted some new Shazam art along with his well-wishes. The art shows the character mid-transformation from mild-mannered Billy Batson to the nigh-indestructible superhero Shazam, as well as a drawing of Shazam midflight. While I’m
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RADIO/TV URBAN LEGEND: “Auld Lang Syne” became a New Year’s Eve tradition because of its performance on a radio/TV broadcast for decades. It’s really amusing, honestly, how many of our most famous traditions originated in rather unspectacular fashion. For instance, playing “Sweet Caroline” at Boston Red Sox games has become a Fenway Park tradition, but
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Just after crossing the $1 billion mark at the global box office, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now the top-grossing movie of 2017. RELATED: The Last Jedi (Already) Set to Pass $1 Billion at Box Office Rian Johnson’s highly-polarizing film officially overtook Disney’s Beauty and the Beast thanks to its tally of $517 million
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SPOILER WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, in theaters now. Actor Mark Hamill has debunked rumors that the fate of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars: The Last Jedi was kept secret from him, confirming that he did indeed know the Jedi Master would die all along. RELATED: Hamill
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Indigenous filmmaker Sonya Ballantyne is creating superpowered female First Nations heroes for her short films, with the Man of Steel serving as a major inspiration for the character of Maggie, also known as Thunderbird, in her film Crash Site. RELATED: Why Is Superman Smashing a Car on the Cover of Action Comics #1? “I created
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If the latest character breakdowns are to be believed, Raven’s father, Trigon, is set to make his live-action debut in DC’s forthcoming Titans TV series. RELATED: Titans: First Photo of Hawk & Dove’s Costumes Is Incredibly Comics-Accurate According to Titans Podcast, the DC Comics-based television series is looking to cast the role of Trigon for
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