IGN is reporting that Castlevania producer, Adi Shankar, whose plate is getting quite full lately is officially working on a new animated series for Devil May Cry. Additionally, Shankar’s universe of animated series is now part of a shared universe, being officially dubbed the “Bootleg Multiverse.”
Interesting word choice for a potential shared universe of franchises from different video game companies. Maybe we’re seeing the beginnings of a new Smash Bros.-style crossover happen over at Netflix?
DC Universe has revealed a new teaser trailer for the much-anticipated new season of Young Justice: Outsiders, and with it comes our official premiere date of January 4th, 2019. The teaser trailer also reveals that Darkseid will play a role in the upcoming season, but what to end, we’ll have to wait to find out.
This will mark the first new episode of Young Justice in several years, and to say fans are excited would be quite the understatement.
Netflix has revealed a first look at Henry Cavill (Man of Steel) as silver-haired Geralt of Rivia in the upcoming adaptation series of The Witcher, by way of a costume and makeup test. Based on the best-selling fantasy novel series that has gone to inspire a trilogy of award-winning video games, The Witcher follows a lone monster hunter, struggling to find his place in a vicious and dangerous world.
Also starring alongside Cavill is 17-year-old Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Adam Levy as the druid Mousesack, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as the knight Eist, and MyAnna Buring as Tissaia, head of the magical academy. Hit the jump to check out the makeup test in full.
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Variety is reporting that another Marvel mini-series is being worked on for the upcoming Disney streaming service, with this one gaining more traction a little quicker than the others. The Falcon & Winter Soldier are getting a team-up series for the service, with Malcolm Spellman (Empire) on board to write the series. This makes it the only Marvel streaming series to have a writer attached.
Additionally, it’s also being reported that the previously announced Scarlet Witch series will co-star Paul Bettany’s Vision, and be more about the couple themselves, than just Wanda Maximoff.
According to The Wrap, producer Adi Shankar (Castlevania) is working on his next major project with Nintendo, with the two partnering to create a series based on the popular Legend of Zelda franchise. While it hasn’t been confirmed whether the project will be animated or live-action, but we should learn more on November 16th when the project is officially announced.
Adi Shankar’s Castlevania animated series launched its second season last week to much acclaim with plenty other projects in the pipeline, as well.
Just a few short days before the release of Marvel’s Daredevil Season 3, it’s been reported by Deadline that Netflix has cancelled Marvel’s Iron Fist, and will not be renewing it for a third season. However, it’s been added that Marvel’s Iron Fist could find a new home on the upcoming Disney streaming service. Additionally, Finn Jones’ portrayal of Danny Rand will still continue through the other Netflix Marvel shows, as well. So, keep your fingers crossed on that Heroes for Hire, or Daughters of the Dragon crossover.
“Marvel’s Iron Fist will not return for a third season on Netflix. Everyone at Marvel Television and Netflix is proud of the series and grateful for all of the hard work from our incredible cast, crew and showrunners. We’re thankful to the fans who have watched these two seasons, and for the partnership we’ve shared on this series. While the series on Netflix has ended, the immortal Iron Fist will live on.”
It seems that DC Entertainment isn’t the only name in the streaming service game anymore, as Variety is reporting that Disney and Marvel Studios are developing two limited event series, focusing on Loki, and Scarlet Witch. Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olsen are expected to reprise their respective roles, with large budgets to ensure the series are done right.
It’s speculated that the shows will be 6 episodes each, with Kevin Feige in charge of production, ensuring that they fall in line completely with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, unlike current television counterparts. Additionally, no creative teams have been attached as of yet, but expect to hear more, soon.
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Warner Bros. Animation has announced that one of the most famous animated series of all time will be heading to Blu-Ray on October 16th. Batman: The Complete Animated Series will include the entire run of the series, as well as both animated films, Mask of the Phantasm, and SubZero.
The box set will cost $113, includes 10 Blu-Ray discs, as well as three exclusive three Funko mini-figurines of Batman, Harley Quinn and The Joker and seven lenticular art cards. Only 30,000 copies of the box set are being produced. You can hit the jump for a full look at all of the incredible special features included, as well.
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Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network have unveiled a first look at the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls animated series. The series boasts “fresh character designs” from Emmy Award-winning producer Lauren Faust, whose previous work includes the likes of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, and Super Best Friends Forever, from the old DC Nation block.
What started as a series of webisodes for DC Animation has grown to become a wildly successful toy franchise, and direct-to-DVD animated movie series, and now has the chance to grow beyond even that. Proving that there’s absolutely a market for superheroes with young girls. Hit the jump to read the full synopsis.
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The second Sonic Mania Adventures episode has been released by Sega, picking up right where the first episode left off. Sonic Mania Adventures is from Tyson Hesse, creator of the Sonic Mania opening animation. Hesse wrote and directed this series.
Sonic Mania is available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Sonic Mania Plus arrives on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in North America and Europe on July 17th, 2018 and in Japan on July 19th, 2018.
Amazon has debuted the first official trailer for its upcoming animated series, The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle. The new trailer shows off the series’ fancy new hand-drawn aesthetic, that is meant to evoke the original, iconic series.
The new series has Tara Strong (The Powerpuff Girls, Teen Titans Go!) doing the voice of Rocket J. Squirrel, and Brad Norman (America’s Most Haunted) as Bullwinkle J. Moose. It’s executive produced by Scott Fellows (The Fairly OddParents) and Tiffany Ward, daughter of original series creator Jay Ward. The series hits Amazon Prime on May 11th.
Warner Bros. Animation, and Warner Bros. Television have announced their WonderCon line-up and, as expected, it’s full of DCTV mainstays on The CW such as Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash and Supergirl. Additionally, the Constantine animated series will debut on March 24th at the panel, at the same time it becomes available on CWSeed.com, with episodes clocking in at around 10 minutes.
Matt Ryan is back to voice the main protagonist in the webseries, which was written by comic book writer J. M. DeMatteis. The webseries has already been compared to darkness of the original Hellblazer comics from Vertigo.
Deadline is reporting that Fox 21 and Hulu are working together on a TV series based on the hit video game franchise, Hitman. Developed by IO Interactive, the series has enjoyed cult-classic success across several generations of game platforms. However, two failed films have never allowed to prosper in other media.
The pilot is being written by Derek Kolstad, creator of the John Wick franchise, and is set to be a cornerstone of Hulu programming in the future. The episodic nature of television could lend itself incredibly well to a Hitman series, so only time will tell.
The incredible Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series is coming to an end, and with it, beginning in 2018, Nickelodeon plans to launch a new series. The Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will star the band of brothers as they encounter new allies and villains and discover a mystical world they never knew existed beneath the streets of New York City.
The 2D-animated series will star the voice talents of Omar Miller (Ballers) as Raphael, Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) as Leonardo, Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) as Donatello, Brandon Mychal Smith (You’re The Worst) as Michelangelo, and Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries) as April O’Neil. The series is set to debut in 2018, on Nickelodeon.