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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Godfather, Godzilla, Jurassic Park

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...

Cast This: Jessica Jones

Welcome back, Schmoes! Here we are in the third week of the new Marvel Netflix series casting. This week is Jessica Jones. Here are the previous castings: Daredevil and Luke Cage Who is Jessica Jones? She may not be one of the most familiar in the Marvel Universe, but is more complex at times than any of her superhero counterparts. Another girl connected with...

Cast This: Luke Cage

This is the second week in our “Cast This” series for the Marvel Netflix shows. First, we decided who would be the best Daredevil . Now it’s time to move on to Luke Cage. I’m surprised we haven’t already covered Luke Cage. He’s a character that a lot of people have mentioned who needs to get some screentime. They tried to get the story of...

Terry Crews is open to playing the role of Luke Cage

Back last October , Terry Crews threw his name into the ring for the casting of The Thing in the FANTASTIC FOUR reboot. Unfortunately they went with a younger cast and that was that. But the good news is, the actor can still play any number of comic characters we might need him for. Which one is he requested for the most by fans? Luke Cage. As you know, Netflix is doing...

Marvel's original Netflix shows to shoot in NYC with new production deal

The upcoming Netflix series' based on Marvel comics Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage has now found it's production home and it's the same city the characters harken from on the comic book page; New York City. A deal was made to provide tax incentives (valued at around $4 million) to accommodate the production needs of the multiple series' and was announced at Times Square by...

C'mon, Hollywood: Is television about to experience superhero overload?

I think all of us can agree that comic books are f*cking awesome. They have no doubt been a huge inspiration for our generation and it shows with the rapidly increasing amount of comic book adapted films and television shows. People are finally able to see their favorite comic book/graphic novel characters come to life, both on the big screen and the small one. However, with so many new...

Idris Elba was once in talks for the role of Luke Cage

We've thrown around a dozen names for the role of Luke Cage. If Idris Elba was a contender, would you be down for that? Seems the actor at one point had conversations with Marvel about potentially taking on the role. In an interview with Huffington Post, Elba spoke a little about his prior involvement and his awesome Halloween costume: HuffPo: Is there a particular...

Twilight screenwriter to write and produce Marvel's Jessica Jones series for Netflix

Yesterday we learned Drew Goddard will be writing the scripts for Marvel/Netflix's Daredevil series, and now we know how will be writing for the Jessica Jones series. No one from Marvel has confirmed it (yet), but Deadline is reporting that Melissa Rosenberg will write and executive produce the series. Rosenberg is probably best known for adapting the Twilight books for the...

Marvel's new Netflix shows could become films; ABC still developing another Marvel show

Yesterday, we got the news that Marvel had joined forces with Netflix to deliver four new TV series (or are they technically "web" series now?) based on the characters of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist . It's a solid move for Marvel and a great venue to boot, but it still left a lot of fans wondering if they'd ever get to see these characters on...

Marvel joins with Netflix for new TV shows featuring Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage!

So, this is kind of awesome. Marvel has partnered with internet steaming service Netflix to create all-new, original shows based on four of their more popular characters: Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and Jessica Jones. But, that's not all. Apparently, the four shows, which will start out with a 13-episide run each, will culminate in a mini-series of The Defenders , of which all...

There was almost a film version of Luke Cage directed by Quentin Tarantino with Laurence Fishburne starring

Quentin Tarantino has never been shy about his love of comics. In fact, one of my favorite monologues is in KILL BILL VOL. 2, when the late David Carradine talks about the mythology of Superman. While each of us secretly dreams of our director/comic film collaboration, not until recently did one happen with Joss Whedon taking on THE AVENGERS. Though it wasn't entirely...