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  • Chadwick Boseman explains how he came up with Black Panther's accent from the fictional land of Wakanda

    Chadwick Boseman explains how he came up with Black Panther's accent from the fictional land of Wakanda

    When Chadwick Boseman signed on to play T’Challa, the Black Panther, in Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War,” he knew that he was taking on a role that was not only important to fans of Marvel Comics — a longtime and popular Avenger who is one of the best fighters and tacticians in all of comics...

  • Comic book creators unite for 'Love Is Love' to honor victims of Orlando attack

    Comic book creators unite for 'Love Is Love' to honor victims of Orlando attack

    The comic book community is coming together for “Love Is Love,” a comic to honor those killed in June’s Orlando attack. Organized by writer Marc Andreyko, “Love Is Love” will feature more than 100 one- to two-page stories from some of the biggest names in comics. Contributing creators include Phil...

  • 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' cast talks body swap dreams, but is mum on Ghost Rider

    'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' cast talks body swap dreams, but is mum on Ghost Rider

    Many of the traits shown by the assembled actors on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” when we sat down to chat with them at Comic-Con International were reflective of the show — fun, unpredictable, guarded about their secrets and pretty reverent of its fan base. The core group of actors that make...

  • Geekdom wins at the 2016 Emmy Awards

    Geekdom wins at the 2016 Emmy Awards

    It’s a good time for nerd TV, and it looks like the Emmy Awards are finally catching on.  "Game of Thrones" was once again crowned best drama series Sunday night, and its second consecutive win in the category cemented its place in Emmys history. Combined with the wins the series earned in the...

  • Watch: Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt fall in love in space-romance 'Passengers'

    Watch: Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt fall in love in space-romance 'Passengers'

    What happens when you put the two of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood alone together in space? Something kind of amazing, apparently, if the newly released trailer for Sony’s “Passengers” is evidence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, the sci-fi romance follows a young writer...

  • Tatiana Maslany finally wins an Emmy, Clone Club celebrates

    Tatiana Maslany finally wins an Emmy, Clone Club celebrates

    For the first time since “Orphan Black’s” premiere in 2013, fans of the show have a reason to celebrate on Emmys night.  Tatiana Maslany won the 2016 Emmy Award for lead actress in a drama series on Sunday, an accolade that members of the Clone Club feel has been long overdue.  Maslany has portrayed...

  • New 'Moana' trailer reveals the adventure at the heart of its story

    New 'Moana' trailer reveals the adventure at the heart of its story

    Fans eagerly anticipating the release of Disney’s “Moana” got a first look at the adventure driving the film, with a new trailer released Thursday morning.  While previous trailers have made much of Moana being a regular girl (albeit with special ocean powers), the latest look at the film lays...

  • Family feud: 'Game of Thrones' squares off against itself at the Emmys

    Family feud: 'Game of Thrones' squares off against itself at the Emmys

    With a story line that spans multiple fictional continents, interconnected family histories and battlefronts, it’s not surprising that HBO’s blockbuster “Game of Thrones” features a sprawling cast to match. The most-nominated series heading into Sunday’s Emmys telecast, the show has already won...

  • Ava DuVernay's 'A Wrinkle in Time' reveals its young adventurer, confirms Winfrey, Witherspoon, Kaling

    Ava DuVernay's 'A Wrinkle in Time' reveals its young adventurer, confirms Winfrey, Witherspoon, Kaling

    Disney’s big-budget adaptation of “A Wrinkle in Time” seems to be in the business of breaking barriers. In casting her lead actress, director Ava DuVernay has done the Hollywood equivalent of folding space and time: She’s interpreted the Meg Murry character from Madeleine L’Engle’s classic 1963...

  • Turner scores major 'Star Wars' deal to televise 11 movies

    Turner scores major 'Star Wars' deal to televise 11 movies

    Betting big on the staying power of the “Star Wars” film franchise, Turner television networks have claimed the rights to run the iconic film franchise on cable channels TNT and TBS. The multiyear deals, announced Wednesday, steer 11 “Star Wars” movies, including last year’s blockbuster, “Star...

  • Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar reprise their 'Batman' roles in 'Return of the Caped Crusaders'

    Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar reprise their 'Batman' roles in 'Return of the Caped Crusaders'

    Mark your calendars: “Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders” is getting a limited one-day theatrical release. Which means if you want a chance to catch Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar as they reprise their classic Batman characters (at least their voices) on the big screen, this may be your...

  • Joe Manganiello will play Deathstroke in Ben Affleck's Batman movie

    Joe Manganiello will play Deathstroke in Ben Affleck's Batman movie

    Ben Affleck wasn’t just teasing when he teased footage of the comic book character Deathstroke running around on a set. Deathstroke will, in fact, be featured in his upcoming solo Batman film, and the villain will be played by real-life werewolf Joe Manganiello.  In August, Affleck tweeted footage...

  • Everything we know about the new 'Star Trek' series

    Everything we know about the new 'Star Trek' series

    While the new James T. Kirk and his U.S.S. Enterprise crew continue their adventures in the rebooted "Star Trek" films, the franchise is preparing to boldly return to where fans first fell in love with the original series: television.  More than 700 "Star Trek" episodes have aired throughout five different...

  • Cover reveal: 'Real Friends' and navigating the perils of elementary school

    Cover reveal: 'Real Friends' and navigating the perils of elementary school

    Summer vacation has come and gone and now kids are back in school. And there’s no better way to get into the back-to-school spirit than with new graphic novel “Real Friends,” set on the playgrounds of grade school.  Author Shannon Hale and artist LeUyen Pham have teamed up for "Real Friends," a...

  • Ranking every 'Star Trek' movie and TV series from first to worst

    Ranking every 'Star Trek' movie and TV series from first to worst

    We get the science fiction we need at the time we need it. When “Star Trek” premiered on Sept. 8, 1966, the United States was escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War while also reckoning with the civil rights movement — not to mention waging a cold war with the Soviet Union that seemed always...

  • Games festival IndieCade relocates to USC

    Games festival IndieCade relocates to USC

    This fall, the University of Southern California, home to the nation’s most highly-regarded video game design program, will host IndieCade, one of the gaming industry’s most respected festivals. Celebrating its 10th year, the festival, which drew about 7,000 people in fall 2015, has long called...

  • DC Comics' 'Rebirth' brings new life — and huge sales — to old superheroes

    DC Comics' 'Rebirth' brings new life — and huge sales — to old superheroes

    In June, while Batman was still fighting Superman in movie theaters, the comic book versions of both characters — along with a whole catalog of DC characters — underwent a high-profile makeover as DC Entertainment relaunched its superhero universe.  It was a “Rebirth” both in name and in execution,...

  • Chris Klein leaves 'American Pie' behind and takes to the skies for the WWI thriller 'Game of Aces'

    Chris Klein leaves 'American Pie' behind and takes to the skies for the WWI thriller 'Game of Aces'

    You always hear those stories about how famous people got discovered -- shopping at the mall, grabbing a slice at the local pizza parlor -- and they seem too good to be true. Too fortuitous, too perfectly anecdotal. Chris Klein has one of those stories. He was a senior at Millard West High School...

  • Long Beach Comic Con 2016 program includes 'Con Man's' Nathan Fillion, Girl Scout badges and more

    Long Beach Comic Con 2016 program includes 'Con Man's' Nathan Fillion, Girl Scout badges and more

    The eighth annual Long Beach Comic Con is quickly approaching, and we’ve got the full run-down on the who, what, where, why and when that will be happening in the halls of Long Beach Convention Center. Including appearances by Kevin Conroy and Loren Lester from “Batman: The Animated Series,” Nathan...

  • 'Stranger Things' is coming back for a Season 2

    'Stranger Things' is coming back for a Season 2

    Nostalgia junkies, you’re in luck. The Amblin-channeling, “Goonies”-for-TV series “Stranger Things” is officially returning to Netflix for a second season. Here’s everything we know.  Netflix has officially announced that its original series “Stranger Things” will return to the streaming service in...

  • Watch me: 'Rings' trailer gives cursed video franchise a digital upgrade

    Watch me: 'Rings' trailer gives cursed video franchise a digital upgrade

    Death by viewership is back in the “Rings” trailer.  The long-awaited third installment of the “The Ring” franchise hit the Internet on Wednesday, bringing the haunted VHS tape into the digital age. See the most-read stories in Entertainment this hour » This time around, a young woman is sucked...

  • Marvel champions education by pairing superheroes and science on variant covers

    Marvel champions education by pairing superheroes and science on variant covers

    It’s back-to-school season, and Marvel comics marked the occasion by revealing five variant covers promoting science, technology, engineering, art and math. Even superheroes are excited for education, because knowledge is power.  Marvel has turned to some of its youngest and brightest — including...

  • 'No Man's Sky,' arguably the world's largest video game, asks if bigger is better

    'No Man's Sky,' arguably the world's largest video game, asks if bigger is better

    Fourteen minutes and 54 seconds. I’m on a distant planet and I need to get to my spaceship. Yet "No Man's Sky" is telling me that the vessel is a 14-minute, 54-second hike away. So I settle into the couch. But after three minutes of strolling through a salmon-colored rocky surface — and admiring...

  • Marvel's 'Runaways' comic finally getting a TV series on Hulu

    Marvel's 'Runaways' comic finally getting a TV series on Hulu

    After years of whispers, fan castings and general hoping, the fan-adored Marvel comic series “Runaways” is finally getting a TV series adaptation on Hulu. This is a big deal for fans and for Hulu.  Deadline broke the news that former executive producer of “Gossip Girl” and “Chuck” Josh Schwartz would...

  • 'American Horror Story' will come alive at Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights

    'American Horror Story' will come alive at Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights

    Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s “American Horror Story” is setting up shop at Universal Studios’ “Halloween Horror Nights.” But which perplexing plot will its amusement parks use from “American Horror Story’s” five freaky seasons?  Universal Studios Hollywood and FX have selected three seasons from...

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