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Marvel Chief Says Legacy Character Blade Will Return to the Screen... "One Day"

The Blade on-screen franchise still lives, even though Marvel hasn't done anything new with it yet despite the fact that fans have been vocal over the years, encouraging the studio to consider either bringing Wesley Snips back for another go at it, in maybe a 4th film, or a complete reboot of the character (which I think is more likely) - either as a TV series on a cable TV channel (or...

Television

Final Season of 'Scandal' Will Comprise of 18 Episodes (More or Less Than You Expected?)

The final (and 7th) season of ABC's Shondaland drama "Scandal" will unfold over 18 episodes, the network has said. This news comes just over a month after ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey announced that season 7 will indeed be the final season for the series. “Shonda has decided the series needs to come to a close, and while this is definitely a bittersweet moment for all...

Film

Trailer: Djimon Hounsou & Greg Kinnear Form Unlikely Friendship in 'Same Kind of Different as Me'

Way back in 2009, Samuel L. Jackson was attached to star in an adaptation of the nonfiction bestseller "Same Kind of Different as Me: A Modern-Day Slave, An International Art Dealer, And The Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together," by Denver Moore, Ron Hall and Lynn Vincent, which tells the true story of 3 unlikely people who team up to try and solve homelessness in Fort Worth,...

Film

Clarke Peters Joins Charlie Hofheimer in Periscope Entertainment Sci-Fi Thriller 'The Mandela Effect'

Periscope Entertainment announced today Charlie Hofheimer (“24: Legacy,” Black Hawk Down), Aleksa Palladino (“Boardwalk Empire,” “Halt and Catch Fire”), Robin Lord Taylor (“Gotham,” “The Walking Dead”), and Clarke Peters (“The Wire,” "John Wick") have signed on to star in David Guy Levy’s psychological sci-fi thriller "The Mandela Effect," written by Steffen Schlachtenhaufen and Levy. ...

Television

Netflix Orders 1990s-Set Coming-of-Age Dramedy Series 'Everything Sucks!' Starring Jahi Winston

Netflix has ordered ten episodes of a new period dramedy series titled "Everything Sucks!" which is described as a quirky, funny coming of age story that follows two groups of high school misfits - an A/V club and a Drama club - who collide in 1996 Oregon. The series stars Jahi Winston (he played a young Ralph Tresvant in BET's "The New Edition Story" and will co-star with Taraji P....