Netflix Snags DC Comics "Sandman" Drama Series

Netflix has recently snagged DC Comics’ Sandman as part its upcoming series to be produced and released on the streaming platform. According to the Hollywood Reporter, sources inform that Netflix has signed a massive financial deal with Warner Bros to get the graphic novel adapted into a live-action series. Accordingly, the drama was picked up and will consist a total 11 episodes. Thus far, the upcoming TV series is considered to be the most expensive DC has ever done. Allain Heinberg (Grey’s Anatomy, Wonder Woman) is set to both write the show and serve as showrunner on the straight-to-series drama. New Line previously attempted to convert the Gaiman-monthly comic into a film but failed.

Netflix Snags DC Comics "Sandman" Drama Series

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A VP at Netflix shared the following: “We’re thrilled to partner with the brilliant team that is Neil Gaiman, David S. Goyer, and Allan Heinberg to finally bring Neil’s iconic comic book series, The Sandman, to life onscreen. From its rich characters and storylines to its intricately built-out worlds, we’re excited to create an epic original series that dives deep into this multi-layered universe beloved by fans around the world.” The Sandman series will take after Gaiman’s horror fantasy and mythology tale about Morpheus, the Lord Dreams, and the Endless, a powerful group siblings which include Death, Despair, Destruction, Desire, Delirium, and Dream.

"The Walking Dead" Comics Abruptly Ends, Creator Releases Statement

The Walking Dead comics creator Robert Kirkman unexpectedly shared the end the critically-acclaimed horror comic following the dead its protagonist Rick Grimes in the previous issue. And so, right before reaching the 200th issue milestone. The ending was announced a statement showcasing a lengthy essay from the creator as he explains why he chose to end the comic without warning or warning fans: “This is the end  The Walking Dead. That’s it… it’s over… we’re done. I’m sure you have a million questions… and I’m sure you feel as emotional about all this as we do… if not more so. I’m completely willing to bet some you are angry over this.” You can read the full statement here.

In other news, Netflix has recently snagged Neil Gaiman’s Sandman as part its upcoming series to be produced and released on the streaming platform. According to the Hollywood Reporter, sources inform that Netflix has signed a massive financial deal with Warner Bros to get the graphic novel adapted into a live-action series. Accordingly, the drama was picked up and will consist a total 11 episodes. Thus far, the upcoming TV series is considered to be the most expensive DC has ever done. Allain Heinberg (Grey’s Anatomy, Wonder Woman) is set to both write the show and serve as showrunner on the straight-to-series drama. New Line previously attempted to convert the Gaiman-monthly comic into a film but failed.

Mary J. Blige Inks First-Look TV Deal With Lionsgate

Mary J. Blige‘s acting career has been hot as late. She was perfect in Netflix’s Umbrella Academy, stunning in Mudbound, and she been making appearances all over in series such as Black-ish, Scream: The TV Series, Empire, and more. Now, Billboard is reporting that the super popular singer/songwriter/producer/actress has signed a first look deal with Lionsgate studio.

“I couldn’t be more excited to be working with Lionsgate,” stated Blige the union. “They are incredible collaborators and have been natural partners from when we first started talking. I can’t wait to bring all our projects to life.”

Lionsgate Television Group chairman Kevin Beggs also commented, stating, “Mary is a very talented artist, fearless visionary and an incredible human being. We’re delighted to be working with someone with such a powerful and impactful creative voice. Every art she touches blossoms, and we’re humbled she’s chosen us as her home. We look forward to all the exciting new content Mary and her Blue Butterfly banner will bring to our television slate and Lionsgate 360 orbit.” The first look TV deal with Lionsgate will develop and produce series through Blige’s recently launched Blue Butterfly Productions. The deal also gives Blige the power to create content for the studio’s collection platforms.

Fox Slots 'Masked Singer' Right After the Next Super Bowl

Fox is betting big on the ‘The Masked Singer’ by airing the show’s third season premiere after the Super Bowl next year.

Season 3 of the popular show ‘The Masked Singer’ will be broadcast right after Super Bowl LIV, the broadcasting company announced.

Season 2 of the hit show will kick off later this fall.

The post-Super Bowl premiere is fitting since season one incognito singers included NFL players Terry Bradshaw and Antonio Brown.  Rapper T-Pain took home the trophy for Season 1, after wowing the judges and crowd as The Monster.  T-Pain says the win has had a hugely positive effect on his career.

Season 1 judges for included Robin Thicke, Jenny McCarthy, Ken Jeong, and Nicole Scherzinger.  Fox has not confirmed if the original panel of judges will be returning for Season 2 and 3.

To keep the identity of all the show’s participants a secret, Fox went to extreme lengths. Executive producer Craig Plestis says his team is discussing format and security changes for season two and beyond.

Plestis says security for season two will need to be beefed up.

“We want America to guess. We want our panel to guess. [The show] really tried to keep every secret from them because that’s magic that we got from the show. If we can keep that again, keep all this a secret from everybody, from the crew and from the rest of America, it’s going to be a great season.”

The Masked Singer’ concept was adapted from a show with a similar premise. Fox announced the second season renewal within the first few weeks of the show airing. The show usually gets between 6 million and 11 million viewers per episode.  Twelve celebrities start the challenge, all in unique disguises during their performances.

Using the Super Bowl as a promotional tool has done wonders for new and emerging TV series.  Some examples of shows that have premiered after the Super Bowl include ‘Alias’ and ‘Friends.’

"Resident Evil" Is Getting A Netflix Show

When they not too long ago elevate subscription costs, Netflix maintained that it was as a result of the fee unique content material, and that subscribers would get rather more stated content material in the event that they caught round. If the previous two days are something to go by, the streaming big is delivering. 

Yesterday they launched the trailer for The Umbrella Academya brand new superhero present that may substitute the Marvel content material that may seemingly transfer to Disney+ as soon as it begins. Today, Deadline reported that Netflix is growing a Resident Evil TV collection in tandem with Constantin Film, the German manufacturing firm that additionally produced the six Resident Evil films. 

The new present will apparently have the identical premise as the flicks and the video games; it’s going to discover the drama behind the Umbrella Corporation within the wake the outbreak the T-Virus. Although the small print are nonetheless unclear (the collection does not but have a showrunner employed), it seemingly will not star Milla Jovovich, who was the face the film franchise. 

This information comes very coincidentally on an enormous day for the Resident Evil franchise, because the remake  Resident Evil 2 simply got here out at this time. You can watch the trailer for the polished up model the previous recreation beneath:

Will Smith Wishes DJ Jazzy Jeff A Happy Birthday With A Fresh Prince Of Bel Air Montage

If you have been a giant fan extremely well-liked TV collection from the 1990s, The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air, then you definitely most likely know the hilarious friendship between Will Smith’s character, Will, and DJ Jazzy Jeff’s character, Jazz. The two have been inseparable at occasions, with Jazz continually making an attempt to flirt and exit on a date with Will’s cousin Hillary. Jazz’ character was additionally notorious for continually being thrown out the home by Uncle Phil.

DJ Jazzy Jeff, whose actual title is Jeffrey Allen Townes, turned 54 years previous right now and Smith did not miss a beat. The two nonetheless have a terrific friendship collectively, and Smith determined to place that friendship on show right now, posting a montage on Instagram the 2 throughout their days on the Fresh Prince.

In the video, Will and Jazz are seen doing their signature handshake and snap greeting that turned a staple the TV present.

Townes and Smith having been working collectively for the reason that mid-80s and have had a plethora success collectively. In 1988 they launched the album He’s the DJ, I am The Rapper which contained one Smith’s largest singles “Parents Just Don’t Understand.” That track gained the duo a Grammy for Best Hip-Hop/Rap Song. 

Hopefully, DJ Jazzy Jeff has a terrific birthday.

"Game Of Thrones" Final Season Will Be Like "Six Movies"

Game Of Thrones’ last season is barely months away. Even with the epic conclusion proper across the nook, followers have little concept what is going to transpire on the present’s eighth season. There are just a few individuals who have seen all six the ultimate episodes, and HBO chief Richard Plepler is one them. Plepler spoke with Variety about his response to watching the ultimate season HBO’s hit collection, and his reply will solely make you extra impatient for it to drop. 

“It’s a spectacle. The guys have accomplished six films,” Plepler acknowledged. “The response I had whereas watching them was, ‘I’m watching a film.’ They knew the bar was excessive. They’ve exceeded the bar. I’ve watched them twice with none CGI and I’m in awe. Everybody’s in for a rare deal with storytelling and magical, magical manufacturing.” Although the ultimate season  Game Of Thrones will solely comprise six episodes, rumor is that every these episodes will run for 90 minutes. HBO did drop f a teaser for the collection this previous weekend, which solely featured a scene Sansa Stark welcoming Daenerys to Winterfell, with Jon Snow by her facet. Although a cheerful ending could be passable, I do not count on that romance to finish any higher than earlier Targaryen relationships. 

"Game of Thrones" Prequel Casts eight New Actors

Game Of Thrones could also be ending this yr, however HBO will not be able to let go such a profitable enterprise. That’s why the cable channel is pushing ahead with a prequel sequence, which is rumored to be titled The Long Night. As the identify suggests, the prequel will discover the unique lengthy winter that introduced the White Walkers down upon Westeros. The origin the Starks, the White Walkers, and the historical past a number of mystical creatures will undoubtedly be touched on. Noami Watts and Josh Whitehouse have been solid to star within the sequence, however now The Hollywood Reporter has revealed eight new actors and actresses that might be becoming a member of them. 

Naomi Ackie (subsequent showing in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars), Denise Gough (Guerrilla, Tony-nominated for Angels in America), Jamie Campbell Bower (Sweeney Todd, Twilight, Mortal Instruments), Sheila Atim (Harlots), Ivanno Jeremiah (Black Mirror, Humans), Georgie Henley (The Chronicles Narnia), Alex Sharp (To the Bone) and Toby Regbo (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Grindewald) have all been solid as sequence regulars. No particulars about their characters have been revealed, and we most likely will not get a take a look at them till after Game Of Thrones concludes this Spring. Of course, George R.R. Martin is concerned to verify his creation sticks to canon. 

R. Kelly Threatens To Sue Lifetime Over Docuseries About His Sexual History

Lifetime is gearing as much as drop their new docuseries Survining R. Kelly this week, however the R&B legend is not going to make it simple for them. Lifetime just lately launched a two-part trailer for the sequence, and R. Kelly’s former spouse, Andrea Kelly, in addition to a number of different ladies are featured within the emotional commercial. Set over dramatic ticking sound results (little doubt drawing a symbolic connection to the #TimesUp motion) the alleged victims Kelly’s sexual abuse open up about their experiences. If the trailers are this tough to abdomen, one can solely think about what the group over 50 ladies must say on the sequence when it airs. 

According to TMZ, Kelly is much from happy with the trailers and the docuseries usually. His lawyer, Brain Nix, despatched out a authorized letter that claims the knowledge within the docuseries is unfaithful. Nix continues on to threaten authorized motion towards Surviving R. Kelly and Lifetime if the present airs as scheduled this week. The 6-part documentary is being known as a farce by Kelly, who claims he has 2 5 minute lengthy recordings that show Lifetime knew that some the ladies have been mendacity. Kelly claims that “some the ladies are mendacity, however that the finances was too excessive to show again now.”

Dwayne Johnson Reveals Tequila's Role In Creating "Titan Games" Series

Dwayne Johnson has been on a severe grind all year long. He starred in quite a few movies and even teased the concept operating for president in 2020. While it is uncertain if the latter will truly occur, his 2019 schedule already appears packed sufficient with out campaigning. On Jan. third, he’ll be launching his new athletic competitors on NBC, Titan Games. The trailer for the present was lately launched, however he took to Instagram to clarify how liquor helped him concoct the present’s idea.

Dwayne Johnson hit Instagram to advertise his upcoming present Titan Games which debuts on Jan. third on NBC. The present, as Johnson described it, is “probably the most insane athletic competitors ever devised.” People from throughout America will compete within the collection which consists all of the exercises that The Rock has carried out to get to the bodily stage he is at now. He took to Instagram to disclose how he got here up with the present.

“Funny this all began one night time when my sippin’ tequila & loopy concepts collided,” he wrote on Instagram with the present’s trailer earlier than breaking down the thought course of behind developing with the present’s idea. 

The present will premiere on NBC on Jan. third. Keep your eyes peeled for that and peep the put up under. 

Childish Gambino's Producer Ludwig Göransson Set To Score "Star Wars" TV Series

Ludwig Göransson has helped Childish Gambino craft some probably the most irresistible bangers in his catalog. We al know that “Redbone” was constructed by Göransson, however he is had a hand in rather more than that. He’s been producing for Gambino because the 2010 mixtape Culdesac, and was largely chargeable for the manufacturing on Camp and Because the Internet. Ludwig Göransson is a musical mastermind, and Disney acknowledges it. That’s why he is been recruited to attain the brand new Star Wars reside motion collection The Mandalorian. 

“Words fail to precise how surreal and humbling it feels to be invited into the Star Wars universe,” Göransson informed the ficial Star Wars website. “I’m deeply grateful to Jon Favreau and Disney for this chance and to John Williams for elevating the bar so excessive together with his iconic, intrepid scores — they may by no means be matched. In these subsequent months I hope to honor the custom  Star Wars’ musical panorama whereas propelling The Mandalorian into new and unchartered territory. And I’ll attempt to keep in mind that there isn’t a strive.” Star Wars is understood for a lot of issues, however the rating for the movies is a prime three spotlight all through the sagas. Göransson will chase the ghosts  “Duel the Fates” and “Luke’s Theme (Star Wars Theme).”

"Game Of Thrones" Reunion Special Reunites Cast From All Seasons

Game Of Thrones is one the preferred exhibits on the planet, however it’s going to finish quickly. Season eight will conclude the story the Stark, Lannister, and Targaryen tales. The present’s creators have promised that the ultimate season would be the most epic occasion the present has debuted, which is saying one thing. Episodes like “The Battle the Bastards,” “The Rains Castamere,” and “Hardhome” have all left followers quivering in a combination disbelief and pleasure. What may very well be extra epic than watching Jon Snow defeat Ramsay Bolton? Apparently, season eight will educate us. 

As reported by Entertainment Weekly, a Game Thrones reunion was filmed in Belfast earlier this 12 months. Actors who’ve been lengthy useless, comparable to Sean Bean, have been in attendance on the occasion. Jason Momoa was additionally seen out in Belfast, however his involvement within the reunion hasn’t been confirmed. We’re positive that in the event that they introduced again Ned Stark, an extended listing different deceased stars will be part of him within the present’s ultimate bow. Conan ‘O Brien hosted the reunion particular, which was not confirmed by HBO on the time. Now, the ever-secretive Game Thrones staff has confirmed the reunion particular, however it will not be airing on tv.

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The reunion particular will probably be included in a field set seasons one by eight. Obviously, the set is not going to be launched till the sequence finale wraps on HBO. The ultimate season  Game Thrones begins April 2019. 

 

Migos Dabs To Whitney Houston & Go Shopping In "Carpool Karaoke"

Migos stopped by James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke, and the trio was as animated as anticipated. Quavo, Takef, and Offset hop in Corden’s whip after he calls them up, and the primary tune they carry out is “Walk It Like I Talk It.” Quavo breaks f his verse with ease, as his two cronies deal with advert lib and hypeman duties. Corden bounces alongside fortunately, often throwing in a memorized ad-lib or two. 

Next, Migos and Corden embark on a spirited rendition the Whitney Houston basic “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.” Takef seems to know the lyrics the very best, as he sings on level with Corden whereas Quavo provides the late legend some new advert libs to work with. In the midst the singing, Corden stops to apologize to Migos for being one these older dads that appear to wreck cool issues in popular culture. He then proves his level by delivering an ungainly dab, which causes Takef to crack up. 

To make issues slightly totally different for the Carpool Karaoke viewers, Migos takes Corden on a procuring spree. If you possibly can’t think about the excited host procuring with Quavo, Takef, and Offset, neither may we. It nonetheless makes for some the very best segments the present has ever aired although. Watch your entire Migos Carpool Karaoke under.

Star Wars Series "The Mandalorian" Casts Pedro Pascal In Starring Role

Jon Favreau is about to convey Disney and Star Wars’ first live-action sequence to life. The Mandalorian will deal with a lone bounty hunter that’s holding out the attain the New Republic that was arrange after the occasions in Return the Jedi. The present will happen earlier than The Force Awakens although, permitting for a number of heroes (together with Luke Skywalker and Han Solo) to probably be visitor stars on the sequence. The Mandalorian will stream on Disney’s upcoming streaming service, Disney+.

As reported by Variety, Pedro Pascal has been solid as the primary character for the sequence. Pascal is finest identified for taking part in Oberyn Martell in Game Thrones (till his head will get popped f in trial by fight) and Javier Peña within the Netflix sequence Narcos. The actors’ identify was on the quick listing entertainers being reviewed for the position, and now that the fer has been made, contract negotiations are happening. 

Disney additionally revealed that Diego Luna’s character from Rogue One will be getting his personal spin-f sequence as properly. Since his character died on the finish the film, we will solely assume will probably be a prequel that can happen across the time  Revenge the Sith. 

Shannade Clermont Of "Bad Girls Club" & Yeezy Season 6 Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

Shannade Clermont, most identified lately for her Instagram fame and an iconic picture from the latest marketing campaign for the Yeezy 500 “Supermoon,” has plead responsible to costs felony wire fraud, after spending $20,000 with a useless man’s debit playing cards. The man, in keeping with Buzzfeed News, died an overdose and it was the investigation into his demise (he was present in his Manhattan house) that led the cops to Clermont. She had been with the person, in keeping with the police, to have intercourse in trade for cash and when he overdosed, she took the playing cards from his pockets and booked it, utilizing the playing cards for months. 

Clermont might resist 20 years in jail for the crime and authorities appear to be taking it very severely. US Attorney Gefrey S. Berman stated: “This case demonstrates that in actuality, those that commit debit card fraud shall be prosecuted to the fullest extent the regulation,”

Shannade is most referred to as one half a pair along with her twin sister Shannon, with whom she appeared on the fact TV sequence Bad Girls Club and possibly essentially the most iconic picture from the latest Yeezy marketing campaign:

The two additionally share an Instagram, which they’re nonetheless posting to even after this information has come out: