American Gods Coming To TV

A few days ago the news came out that a new deal had been signed to bring Neil Gaiman’s American Gods to television. It had previously been under contract with HBO, but Freemantle acquired the rights and plans to bring it, as well as its spin-off Anasai Boys to the small screen. After the report…

Casting News For The Fantastic Four And Ant-Man

The news has come out that multiple actors and actresses have been screening for upcoming films based on Marvel properties, specifically Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man and the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot. Actress Evangeline Lilly, best known for her work on Lost and more recently in last year’s Hobbit sequel, has been in talks to join Paul…

Paul Bettany Joins The Avengers

According to multiple news sources it’s been revealed that Paul Bettany, best known for his work in Legion and The Da Vinci Code, has been cast as The Vision in the upcoming sequel to The Avengers, set to be released next year. The news came courtesy of The Daily Mail, which spotted Bettany at Shepperton…

Usagi Yojimbo Turns 30 With A Hardcover

Usagi Yojimbo is turning 30 years old this year and Dark Horse has decided to release a hardcover entitled “The Sakai Project: Artists Celebrate Thirty Years of “Usagi Yojimbo.” The book will be produced by the Comic Art Professional Society (CAPS) and benefits of the book will got to support writer/artist Stan Sakai and his wife Sharon,…

X-O Manowar Celebrates 25 Issues

It has been announced that May’s upcoming 25th issue of X-O Manowar, the flagship Valiant, will be an oversized 48-page stand alone story detailing the origins of the Manowar himself. Acting as a new jumping on point for readers, Robert Venditti and J.G. Jones are teaming up with Justin Jordan, Peter Milligan, Rafer Roberts and…

BJ Novak Announced For Amazing Spider-Man 2

  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a little less than three months away and one of its cast members has had his name finally revealed. BJ Novak, best known for his work as Ryan on NBC’s The Office, was revealed to be part of the cast in a tweet from writer/director Marc Webb with the…

TV Time 2/5/14

Welcome to a brand new weekly feature called TV Time, where I bring you the latest updates on all your favorite current and upcoming comic book based shows. The past few weeks have been an exciting time for television. Between planning schedules for the upcoming Winter Olympics and preparing for the May upfronts, in which…