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Aaron Couch

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Thanos Creator Jim Starlin Revisits ‘Dreadstar’ as He Marks 50 Years in Comics

Next week, writer and artist Jim Starlin will celebrate 50 years in the comic book industry with a panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Ahead of meeting fans for a panel on Thursday, July 21, the creator known for Marvel’s Thanos, Gamora and Drax is revisiting one of his indie creations, Dreadstar. On Tuesday, Starlin launches […]

Warner Bros. Pushes ‘Salem’s Lot’ to Spring 2023

Salem’s Lot will be haunting audiences a little later than planned. Warner Bros. has moved the Stephen King adaptation to April 21, 23. The New Line project was previously slated to open Sept. 9 of this year, a favorite corridor for King adaptations such as It (2017) and It: Chapter Two (2019). Veteran horror scribe Gary Dauberman, known […]

Charlie Cox, Vincent D’Onofrio Returning for Marvel Series ‘Echo’

Marvel Studios has some devilish plans in store for Echo, the upcoming Disney+ series currently filming in Atlanta. Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio, who portrayed classic Marvel Comics characters Daredevil and the Kingpin, respectively, have joined the series, which stars Hawkeye breakout Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez. Marvel had no comment. The move is the latest […]

‘Beastlands’ Is a Fantasy Comic Inspired by Nearly Losing a Pet

For comic book writer Curtis Clow, seeing his dog suffer as he helped her recover from an accident was a heart-wrenching experience. Yet, it also brought the pair closer than ever before. “I thought I was already very close with her, being my first very own adult dog. But after the accident it took our […]

Marvel Studios Headed to Comic-Con for Hall H Panel

In 2019, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige laid out the future of the MCU with a news-packed panel at San Diego Comic-Con that ended with the surprise reveal that Mahershala Ali was attached to a Blade movie. Little did the screaming 6,500 fans in Hall H know, that would be the last Marvel Comic-Con panel for […]

‘Thor: Love and Thunder’: First Reactions From the Premiere

Thor: Love and Thunder struck Hollywood on Thursday for the world premiere of the latest Marvel Studios film, and the first reactions are in. Official reviews do not hit until July 5, so this is the first glimpse of what audiences are saying. It’s worth noting that reactions from premieres generally lean more enthusiastic than […]

Rob Liefeld Unveils ‘Prophet’ 30th Anniversary Covers

Prophet turns 30 next month, and he’ll get a boost from a few comic book luminaries. The character, created by Rob Liefeld in 1992, will star in Prophet Re-Mastered No. 1, which retells the events depicted in the anti-hero’s first solo comic. The Hollywood Reporter has a look at a number of covers created by […]

‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Director Reveals Most Challenging Dinosaur to Create

For Colin Trevorrow, closing out the Jurassic World franchise was a balancing act that combined two generations of casts while wrapping up decades worth of storytelling. The filmmaker and his team also were responsible for 27 different dinosaurs, 10 of which had never been in a Jurassic film in the past. Among them all, one […]

Behind ‘Top Gun: Maverick’s’ Emotional Val Kilmer-Tom Cruise Reunion

[This story contains spoilers for Top Gun: Maverick.] Top Gun: Maverick is full of cutting-edge filmmaking that transports audiences into the cockpit of an F/A-18.  But amid the thrills, there is a much more intimate scene that is also garnering a strong reaction. Midway through the film, Tom Cruise’s Pete “Maverick” Mitchell reunites with Val […]

Marvel’s ‘Thunderbolts’ Movie Enlists Director Jake Schreier

Marvel Studios’ villains are getting a jolt, with the supervillain team the Thunderbolts getting their own film. Filmmaker Jake Schreier, who has directed films such as Robot & Frank and episodes of TV series such as Jim Carrey’s Kidding, Dave and Minx, has landed the job to direct Thunderbolts, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Marvel veteran Eric […]

DC Unveils ‘Black Adam’ Comics Tied to Dwayne Johnson Movie

When Black Adam dropped its first trailer Wednesday, viewers saw Dwayne Johnson trade barbs with a team of heroes that may be unfamiliar to general audiences. That superhero team, the Justice Society, will rise to new levels of public consciousness when the film opens in October, and DC is hoping to capitalize on that high-profile […]

‘Joker’ Sequel Has a Script, Reveals Director Todd Phillips

The team behind Joker is ready to laugh it up once again, with filmmaker Todd Phillips officially confirming he has completed a script for a sequel to his Oscar-winning 2019 film. Phillips shared a cover page to the script, co-written with Joker collaborator Scott Silver, along with a photo of star Joaquin Phoenix reading its pages. […]