Sony Pictures to Produce Live-Action “Knights of the Zodiac” Film

It has been reported that Sony Pictures and Toei Animation are collaborating on a live-action adaptation of the Saint Seiya anime franchise. Currently titled, “Knights of the Zodiac,” the film’s name is derived from the series’ international release for areas like Latin America and North America. However, some international titles for the franchise use the composite title, Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac as seen on Netflix.   Also, it has been confirmed that Tomasz Bagiński will direct the film, who is better known for his effect works on Netflix’s…

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Penguin Spinoff Series in Early Development for HBO Max

Variety has recently reported that a spin-off series based on the “Penguin” is in early development for HBO Max. According to the reports the series will focus on the “Penguin” that will be making an appearance in the upcoming The Batman film who will be played by Collin Farrell. Farrell has apparently been contacted to reprise his role, however currently no full deal is place at this time. Also according to the reports, Laruen LeFranc has been hired to work as the script writer on the project. If the project…

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Star Trek: Prodigy Villain Cast Members Announced

The official Star Trek website has updated with an announcement of the villain cast for Star Trek: Prodigy.  For those who are not aware, the series is an upcoming animated series that will premiere on Paramount+ and Nickelodeon later this year.  As reported earlier the first season of the series will consist of 10 episodes. John Noble has been cast as “The Diviner,” while Jimmi Simpson has been cast as “Drednok” The website also provided short descriptions for the characters. John Noble as “The Diviner” A ruthless tyrant who controls the asteroid…

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HBO Max “Black Canary” Film Greenlit

Variety has reported that a live-action film based on the DC Comics character Black Canary has been greenlit for HBO Max. The film will be written by Misha Green.  The film will also see the return of Sue Kroll under her production company, Kroll & Co. Entertainment.  Jurnee Smollet is set to reprise her role as Black Canary in the film, however no other cast members have been revealed. For those who are not aware, Smollet previously portrayed the character in “Birds of Prey.” No other details are confirmed at this time…

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“Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake” Spin-Off Series Greenlit

Variety has reported that Cartoon Network and HBO Max have greenlit the “Adventure Time” spin-off series, which will focus on Fionna and Cake. For those who are not aware, Fionna and Cake are the genderswapped versions of Finn and Jake. These versions of the characters were introduced in the ninth episode of the third season of the original “Adventure Time” series simply titled, “Fionna and Cake.” Fionna and Cake are the “heroes” depicted in a fanfiction created by the Ice King as seen in the episode. The duo would cameo…

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Catwoman: Hunted Anime Film Announced

The Hollywood Reporter has announced that a new film based on the DC Comics character Catwoman is in the works at DC, Warner Bros. Animation, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The film titled, “Catwoman: Hunted,” is set to release in early 2022. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film will feature an “anime” style. The film will be directed by Shinsuke Terasawa and the script will be written by Greg Weisman. Ethan Spaulding and Colin A.B.V. Lewis have been hired as the producers on the project. Sam Register will once…

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Netflix “Avatar: The Last Airbender” Live-Action Series Main Cast Revealed

Deadline has reported about the main cast of the upcoming live-action series adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender. For those who are not aware, the series was first announced in 2018, however not many new details have been confirmed about the project since. Unfortunately, over time the original series’ showrunners, Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, left the project for creative differences. Albert Kim will be working as the showrunner, writer, and executive producer on the project. Dan Lin and Lindsey Liberatore and Michael Goi have been hired as the co-executive…

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 cast Idris Elba as Knuckles

We have some wonderful casting news that was announced today. Idris Elba will be voicing Knuckles in the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog 2 film. I have to say I’m excited because everyone knows that deep down Knuckles is a black man. So to know that Idris Elba will be voicing the Echidna himself. I couldn’t be happier, here’s hoping we get a Pumpkin Hill rap by Knuckles himself in this upcoming film.     That being said, here’s what we know about who will be returning for the sequel. Ben…

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Xolo Mariduena Cast as Blue Beetle for HBO Max Film

Happy Thursday everyone! A few days ago, we’ve learned that Xolo Mariduena from Cobra Kai will be playing the one and only Jamie Reyes in the upcoming Blue Beetle film. This is huge as this will be the characters first time being in a live-action medium. In recent years he’s appeared in the hit cartoon series Young Justice along with Batman: The Brave and The Bold. So as a fan of Jamie, it’s nice to see him finally get the props he deserves by getting a film treatment. This film…

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J.K. Simmons In Talks to Reprise Role of Commissioner James Gordon in Batgirl Film

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that J.K. Simmons is in talks to reprise his role of Commissioner James Gordon in the upcoming Batgirl film. For those who not aware, Leslie Grace was cast as the main lead in the film earlier last week. Simmons previously played the role in both the theatrical and HBO Max exclusive Zack Synder’s Justice League. Current no other details about the film have been confirmed at this time of writing so stay tuned for updates. I think it will be great to see J.K. Simmons…

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