Sunday, December 05, 2021
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Following last month's explosive DCFanDome, this month felt a tiny bit more quiet by comparison but still there was plenty revealed over the last month.
Dead Boy Detectives has officially been commissioned as a series by HBO Max, albeit with the dad roles recast. Jayden Revri will be Edwin Payne, George Rexstrew will be Charles Roland and Kassius Nelson will be Crystal Palace. Filming for the series will begin in December.
Superman & Lois second season will premiere on the CW from January 11th and will be paired with the first season of Naomi. The Flash will move to Wednesdays from March.
Darnell Metayer and Josh Peters will be the lead writers for Michael B. Jordan's Val Zod series for HBO Max.
DCFanDome was viewed by over 66 million worldwide on it's various platforms. Suffice to say, it was a success story.
Batgirl has gone into production. Leslie Grace as the title character, JK Simmons reprising his role as Commissioner Gordon while Brendan Fraser will play Firefly and Jacob Scipio has been cast in an undisclosed role. The film will be released on HBO Max.
Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom has finished filming in the UK and will do some additional filming in Hawaii next month.
Blue Beetle will begin filming in early 2022. Expect more casting to be announced over the next while.
Helen Mirren recently revealed that co-star Rachel Zegler is in fact playing the third sister in Shazam!: Fury Of The Gods along with Lucy Liu. The movie has finished production.
With Patty Jenkins Rogue Squadron put on hold, it seems that Wonder Woman's third movie may be moving forward. Lynda Carter has been confirmed to be returning as Asteria.
Black Adam may also getting some spin-offs, but then again, this has been rumoured about every upcoming DC movie.
Matt Ryan will reprise his role as John Constantine for an animated short movie, Constantine: House Of Mystery, due for release in 2022.
Meanwhile the HBO Max series is rumoured to have the title of Justice League Dark: Constantine and will apparently start filming in the second quarter of 2022.
The second half of both Legends Of Tomorrow and Batwoman's current seasons will premiere on the CW from January 12th.
A new trailer for Peacemaker will premiere on Friday. The show premieres on HBO Max from January 13th.
And that's the round up for this month. Let's see what next month has to offer as 2021 comes to a close.
Sunday, November 28, 2021
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Sunday, November 21, 2021
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
It's been too long since I did one of these but again, here's a look at some of the shows I've been watching over the last few weeks.
American Crime Story: Okay, can't lie about this one. I only watched the first episode and while both Sarah Paulson and Beanie Feldstein are clearly going to receive award love for their portrayals of Linda Tripp and Monica Lewinsky, I haven't felt compelled to watch beyond that one episode. I might try to catch up but I'm not making any guarantees. I still have another Ryan Murphy show from earlier this year that I also should watch before the year is out.
Batwoman: It's jarring to think that we're in a third season for this often divisive show but here we are. The first five episodes of this season, introduced Renee Montoya, laid the groundwork for Poison Ivy to arrive on the scene, played around with some rogue trophies and of course, ship teased Ryan and Sophie while introducing the former's mother and brother into the mix. Alice of course does remain the main reason to watch the show but so far, it's been pretty solid stuff here.
Dexter: New Blood: It's been eight years since the original series ended on the mother of all whimpers and ten years has passed for Dexter Morgan who traded sunny Miami for cold Iron Lake and ended up with Deb as his conscience over Harry. I was initially worried about the show's return but two episodes in and the series has nearly gotten it's groove back. I wouldn't say it's as good as the first five seasons of the original series but it's definitely better than the latter three seasons for now. Dexter's o'd ways are resurfacing, Harrison's all grown up with demons of his own, Angela might be more than she seems and Kurt Caldwell has potential as the main antagonist of the season. It's good to have you back, Dexter Morgan/Jim Lindsey.
Supergirl: The moment was prepared for. It finally came and it managed to deliver in more ways than even I expected it to do. The moment of course was this show hitting it's series finale and I'm delighted that it ended on such a strong note. As a series, this show wasn't always perfect but this final season was largely solid with a good final threat in Nyxly (though Lex did insert himself into her storyline) and a satisfying wrap up of all the main character arcs, including a game changer for Kara herself and her future as Supergirl. Of course the highlight was also the return of Cat Grant and I missed seeing her character so much.
What If: Not gonna, this one has been my least favourite of the MCU Disney+ shows and I'm not sure i even want to bother watching the second season. It just dragged for too long and would've benefited overall from being a one-off animated movie. At least that would've cut out a lot of the needless filler we had to go through before getting the big team up finale. Onto the next MCU show.
- Kathryn Hahn will return as Agatha Harkness for Disney+ in Agatha: House Of Harkness.
- Ms. Marvel will premiere on Disney+ in summer 2022, likely after both She Hulk and Moon Knight.
- Chucky will premiere on SkyMax from December 3rd, starting with a double bill.
- BBC1 have bought the rights to Superman And Lois and will air it from December 4th. The series will also be available on iPlayer.
- And Just Like That will premiere on both HBO Max and Sky Comedy from December 9th.
- HBO have renewed Succession for a fourth season.
- SkyAtlantic have bought the right for House Of The Dragon.
- Derry Girls is currently filming it's third and final season.
- Emily VanCamp has departed The Resident.
- Family Guy's latest season will premiere on Disney+ instead of ITV2 for UK and Irish viewers.