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  • 'Supergirl,' 'The Flash,' 'Arrow' and 'Legends' will join forces in one gigantic crossover episode

    'Supergirl,' 'The Flash,' 'Arrow' and 'Legends' will join forces in one gigantic crossover episode

    Get ready for a cavalcade of capes on the CW this holiday season. The CW has big plans to fold all of its superhero shows into one mega-crossover episode in December, and yes, that includes the newly transferred "Supergirl," who defected from CBS and is now at the CW.  CW President Mark Pedowitz...

  • New 'Star Trek' series promises new heroes, new villains and a whole new look

    New 'Star Trek' series promises new heroes, new villains and a whole new look

    Is it just us or did the brand new "Star Trek" series from CBS just get a giant heaping of timey wimey whimsy? Channeling a bit of the TARDIS, the video reveal of the new "Star Trek" logo dropped at the CBS upfront presentation in New York is a fast paced (and very blue) brave new world for Trekkers...

  • Universal's 'The Walking Dead' attraction will open in July

    Universal's 'The Walking Dead' attraction will open in July

    It's official: "The Walking Dead" attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood will release its horde of undead onto the masses on Monday, July 4. And with this announcement comes a sneak peek at the permanent addition to the park.  Long has AMC's "The Walking Dead" series been a part of the Halloween...

  • New 'Ghostbusters' trailer features two very special guest ghosts

    New 'Ghostbusters' trailer features two very special guest ghosts

    After the first trailer for the new "Ghostbusters" film was seen as something of a dud, with infuriated denizens of the Internet making it the most "disliked" movie trailer on YouTube of all time, the second look at the film, released Wednesday on Facebook, is leaning on nostalgia to win back fans...

  • How 'Civil War' will change 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' long after the finale

    How 'Civil War' will change 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' long after the finale

    Summer blockbuster movie “Captain America: Civil War" has forever changed the Marvel universe. The split of the Avengers will affect everyone in the comic book world, including "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," which comes to a season end tonight.  But how has the battle between Captain America...

  • How 'Deadpool' helped save the 'Predator' reboot from a PG-13 rating

    How 'Deadpool' helped save the 'Predator' reboot from a PG-13 rating

    Another director has come forth to testify on the lasting effects of Fox's "Deadpool." It turns out that the R-rated superhero feature saved yet another movie from PG-13 purgatory, Shane Black's "Predator." Black, who directed "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang," "Iron Man 3" and the recent "The Nice Guys,"...

  • A Harley Quinn spinoff movie starring Margot Robbie is in the works

    A Harley Quinn spinoff movie starring Margot Robbie is in the works

    The L.A. Times can confirm that a "Suicide Squad" spinoff film is currently in the works featuring Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn.  Originally reported by the Hollywood Reporter, the project is not said to be a stand-alone feature for Quinn, but rather another ensemble film that focuses on some of...

  • Rebecca Sugar on finding that 'Steven Universe feeling' and the future of the verse

    Rebecca Sugar on finding that 'Steven Universe feeling' and the future of the verse

    The snub-nosed, round face of an animated Steven Universe was framed on a monitor at the Cartoon Network's Burbank recording studio. His signature curls and T-shirt were present, but instead of his usual starry-eyed grin, the cartoony mug of Steven was pensive. Beneath the screen, 18-year-old actor...

  • The comic book world mourns the loss of artist Darwyn Cooke

    The comic book world mourns the loss of artist Darwyn Cooke

    On Saturday morning, Twitter erupted with messages of sorrow and sadness over the death of comic book illustrator Darwyn Cooke. Everyone from director Guillermo del Toro to comic book writer Ed Brubaker, a former collaborator of Cooke's, took to Twitter to offer condolences and tributes to the...

  • Darwyn Cooke dies at 53; Eisner Award-winning comic artist and writer

    Darwyn Cooke dies at 53; Eisner Award-winning comic artist and writer

    In 2012, comic illustrator and writer Darwyn Cooke took on the unenviable task of creating a prequel comic to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' classic graphic novel “Watchmen.” It was a tricky assignment but Cooke had an idea of how to best lengthen the series. He added the idea of hope. “It’s a very,...

  • 'Supergirl' will join 'Arrow' and 'Flash' on the CW

    'Supergirl' will join 'Arrow' and 'Flash' on the CW

    Looks as though the CW superhero family just got a little bit bigger. "Supergirl," which last month ended its first season, will be leaving CBS to join her DC Comics family at the CW.  Just announced via official DC Comics Twitter account, this shift makes a lot of sense because the spandex-heavy...

  • First 'Assassin's Creed' trailer shows the sci-fi plot that sends Michael Fassbender back in time

    First 'Assassin's Creed' trailer shows the sci-fi plot that sends Michael Fassbender back in time

    Fans of the "Assassin's Creed" video game series got a look Wednesday at the first trailer for 20th Century Fox's upcoming film adaptation starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. Fassbender ("X-Men: Apocalypse") plays Callum Lynch, a violent man who finds himself recruited by a corporation...

  • The Player: 'Severed's' one-armed warrior and her search for home are made for our mobile gaming age

    The Player: 'Severed's' one-armed warrior and her search for home are made for our mobile gaming age

    Early in the game “Severed,” one of the more striking images you'll see this year in a video game appears. A woman of mixed-race descent stands before a mirror, her yellow dress bloody, her arm a stub and her eyes wide in shock. The world is bright and blocky — a handcrafted-looking universe that...

  • So meta: Watch Patrick Stewart watch James McAvoy as he finally shaves his head for 'X-Men'

    So meta: Watch Patrick Stewart watch James McAvoy as he finally shaves his head for 'X-Men'

    James McAvoy has accepted the inevitable: He has morphed into the final form of X-Men character Professor Charles Francis Xavier, while the original Xavier — Sir Patrick Stewart — watched gleefully from the phone.  When the X-Men movie series started, lovable lobster Stewart was cast in the crucial...

  • Here's why Nick Fury was absent in Marvel's 'Civil War'

    Here's why Nick Fury was absent in Marvel's 'Civil War'

    Just about every Marvel character was crammed into "Captain America: Civil War," and a few new ones too. However where was the man that is responsible for assembling the Avengers? Where was Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury during the big breakup of Earth's mightiest heroes?  We asked "Civil War" screenwriters Christopher...

  • IDW is bringing 'Locke & Key' to the small screen

    IDW is bringing 'Locke & Key' to the small screen

    "Locke & Key," a comic book property that follows the Locke family as they face numerous magic and evil situations, is being developed as a television series with creator Joe Hill writing the pilot and serving as an executive producer. IDW Entertainment is developing the Eisner Award-winning book, which...

  • Michael Fassbender picks up 'Assassin's Creed's' history on the job

    Michael Fassbender picks up 'Assassin's Creed's' history on the job

    Michael Fassbender is not a big video game guy – at least not anymore. In his younger days, the actor remembers coming home from a night job unloading boxes in a warehouse and playing one particular racing game. "I'd get obsessive about it and sit there for six hours straight," Fassbender said...

  • Exclusive sneak peek at 'Steven Universe' Season 3 starts with the gemstone apocalypse

    Exclusive sneak peek at 'Steven Universe' Season 3 starts with the gemstone apocalypse

    It looks like Steven Universe is in for a bit of a shake-up.  Cartoon Network’s special four-week "Steven Universe" event, "In Too Deep," kicks off Thursday, and Hero Complex has the exclusive first look at at what's happening with the gemstones. Turns out, the previously mentioned threat of the Cluster is...

  • Where to spend Free Comic Book Day in Los Angeles

    Where to spend Free Comic Book Day in Los Angeles

    "Sonic" sampler with cover by Jamal Peppers and Gary Martin. (Archie Comics) "Civil War II," Free Comic Book Day edition. (Marvel) Saturday is Free Comic Book Day! It's a great day for both long-time comic book fans and the comic-curious to head to a comic book shop to indulge in all things comics....

  • How Spider-Man saved 'Civil War' from being too predictable

    How Spider-Man saved 'Civil War' from being too predictable

    After nine years of character plotting, world-building and over a dozen movies, Marvel has unleashed “Captain America: Civil War,” which will forever be remembered as the undoing of the Avengers. Given the themes of personal apocalypses and broken family bonds, the studio knew it had to inject...

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