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Author Archives: Mace
In case you haven’t heard, Marvel debuted their Phase 3 films this week, and it was a pretty big announcement. Almost less believable than comics themselves: the amazing story of William Moulton Marston, creator of Wonder Woman. Anita Sarkeesian was on The … Continue reading
Congratulations to Ezra Miller, who will play the Flash in the latest Justice League movie! John Cho chats about racism in Hollywood, the possibility of being a romantic lead, and a take on a Batman remake which we would totally … Continue reading
Kerry Washington and Scandal‘s costume designer, Lyn Paolo, helped create a Scandal line for The Limited, which will be available just when Season 4 premieres. Kerry Washington also designed that purple purse she’s been carrying around lately – in partnership … Continue reading
Lisa Simone, Nina’s daughter, touches upon some issues with the Nina Simone biopic. Wolf of Wall Street‘s Margot Robbe is rumored to be starring in a live action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell. Uh, what? Did you know Disney’s Tiana was … Continue reading
Earlier this week, games and pop culture critic Anita Sarkeesian faced yet another string of disgusting threats, further reinforcing Lewis’ Law. New Statesman’s Ian Steadman weighs in with the detailed piece Tropes vs. Anita Sarkeesian. Of importance is this opinion piece by Brianna Wu, who leads a … Continue reading
Margaret Atwood sits down to chat about what we can expect in HBO’s adaptation of the Madaddam Trilogy, casting, and of course, The Handmaid’s Tale. Geek/nerd crossover: Stanford researchers talk about the science behind Captain America and the Hulk. John … Continue reading
This week was a sad one as we said goodbye to two beloved actors: Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall. Tributes to Robin Williams in particular have been popping up all over the internet in the days since his passing. Check … Continue reading
Frozen director Jennifer Lee will be adapting A Wrinkle in Time for film! Very important question – will Calvin’s “dream boat eyes” comment to Meg be turned into a song? Don’t miss this interview with Tom Reis, author of The … Continue reading
First a lady Thor and now a Black Captain America! Interested in who has carried the shield before Sam Wilson? io9 has you covered. The upcoming Power Rangers movie will be written and produced by X-Men writers Ashley Miller, Zack … Continue reading
Congrats to Lena Waithe, writer and producer of Dear White People, who will be writing a pilot script for BET based on her YouTube series “Twenties“! The British Film Institute has implemented diversity standards for projects that receive their funding. Amma Asante’s Belle … Continue reading
Community is returning for a sixth season on Yahoo AND it will be getting a movie! #sixseasonsandamovie lives on. The American Gods series that never quite found a home has been picked up again by Starz, Bryan Fuller and Michael Green as … Continue reading
We don’t usually cover sports here but we’re happy to see some diversity on our American team in the World Cup! 20th Century Fox is rebooting Predator, with Shane Black set to write and direct. Did you know it’s been 10 … Continue reading
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Florida is getting a Diagon Alley expansion in July. Star Wars fan group the 501st Legion is giving Stormtrooper suits to young girls who are bullied for liking “boy” stuff. The … Continue reading
We’re screaming about the possibility of Pacific Rim 2. WE CAN TASTE IT. PLEASE BRING BACK EVERYONE. Don Cheadle‘s Indiegogo campaign to create Miles Ahead, a Miles Davis biopic, is now live! A Netflix exclusive Star Trek series? Please make … Continue reading