Marvel Developing Limited Series for Streaming Service

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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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Analog EP62: Skyfall Is a Great Movie, Dammit!

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Josh, Theo, and Bovi are back for another slow news day! Covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

Casting for Joker and Star Wars, a bevy of directors lining up for upcoming movies and series, and an adorable message in Black Panther on this week’s episode of Analog! Listen to this week’s episode, and follow us on Instagram – Instagram.com/AnalogCast! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!

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Complete Batman: The Animated Series Heading to Blu-Ray

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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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First Look at DC Super Hero Girls

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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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Sonic Mania Adventures Episode 2 Released

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.

First Trailer for The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle

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.

Constantine Animated Series to Debut at WonderCon

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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 TomorrowThe 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.

Hitman Series Being Developed by Hulu

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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.

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Voice Cast Announced

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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.

 

Batman: The Animated Series Heads to Blu-Ray

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At this weekend’s New York Comic-Con, Warner Bros. has announced that the legendary Batman: The Animated Series is headed to Blu-Ray in late 2018. There are currently no details on the set, but it’s expected to take on many of the same processes of the recent Mask of the Phantasm re-release.

The biggest question remaining will be whether or not the Blu-ray release will follow the strategy of coming out in a series of volumes, or as a complete series box-set.

New Punisher Key Art and Stills

Netflix has posted a cryptic new teaser for The Punisher spotlighting the shows focus on trade secrets and conspiracy theories that will factor heavily into the still-unknown plot of the upcoming series. Mention of Micro, and Operation Cerberus, as well as a good shot of the full logo.

In addition, we also have a batch of stills from the first episode which feature Jon Bernthal as the vigilante and some of his supporting cast, including Daredevil alum Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page, Ben Barnes as Billy Russo/Jigsaw, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Micro. Hit the jump to check out the stills.

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Hawk and Dove Joining Titans

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It seems the Titans as we know it aren’t the only on-screen superheroes expected to join the live-action adaptation, as casting sheets for the roles of heroes, Hawk and Dove, as well as Detective Amy Rohrbach, have went out this morning reports The Hashtag Show.

Hawk and Dove are a pair of crime-fighting vigilantes that have gone through several different incarnations over the years that transform when in danger. The studio is currently looking at Alan Ritchson (Smallville, Ninja Turtles) and Rebecca Rittenhouse (The Mindy Project), respectively. Meanwhile, Rohrbach was one of the few clean cops working in Bludhaven and eventually became Nightwing’s trusted ally while Dick Grayson worked as a hero there, confirming the inclusion of Nightwing in the series.

Real Final Defenders Trailer

Well, ignore that previous final trailer, because it totally wasn’t the real final trailer. With hours remaining until The Defenders hits Netflix, they’ve decided to drop one more trailer on us, with plenty more footage of the series. How they’ve been able to keep so many mysteries with all of this footage unveiled is beyond me.

The final trailer is a doozy showing not only teamwork between our heroes, but dissension, as well. Iron Fist going toe-to-toe with Daredevil would be a hell of a thing to watch, so needless to say, I’m pretty damn excited for this show to go live tomorrow!

Dark Knights Revealed

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DC Comics has unveiled a first look at the Dark Knights, the stars of their upcoming METAL series. From left to right: The Murder Machine, the Red Death, the Devastator, the Merciless, the Drowned, and the Dawnbreaker. Not pictured: The Batman Who Laughs.

The character design is very reminiscent of the Dark Judges, from Judge Dredd, which is absolutely a good thing. METAL hits stores next month, while each Dark Knight will have their own #1 title starting in September.

Stranger Things Season 2 Promo & Details Revealed

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Fans of the Netflix phenomenon need not worry, as the series second season finally has a release date, and it looks like we’ll have something great to watch for this year’s Halloween. Stranger Things 2 is set to premiere on October 27th, with the kids returning to combat a new threat to Hawkins by the Upside-Down.

Hit the jump to check out the full poster, and a teaser trailer revealing the release date.

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