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John Cho to play Spike Spiegel in Netflix’s upcoming live-action Cowboy Bebop series

The arm of Cowboy Bebop has extended over American pop culture for so long now that seeing a live-action version actually start to come together feels almost surreal. In 2001, Bebop became the first anime series to be broadcast on Adult Swim, and would prove boundlessly influential on a great deal of what followed there. More broadly, popular stories

TV Review: What We Do in the Shadows Works Best as a Series

(Editor’s note: The following review covers the first four episodes of What We Do in the Shadows‘ debut season.) The Pitch: By now, Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s What We Do in the Shadows has existed in one form or another for over a decade. What started as a short film in 2005 slowly mutated into

Black Panther composer Ludwig Göransson to score Star Wars series The Mandalorian

Whether it’s John Williams, Michael Giacchino, or John Powell, the Star Wars universe always sounds great, and that tradition will certainly carry over into Jon Favreau’s  forthcoming Disney+ series, The Mandalorian. Tonight, StarWars.com announced that composer and Golden Globe nominee Ludwig Göransson (Creed, Black Panther) has joined the galaxy far, far away to score the series. “Words

Nick Nolte joins Disney’s Star Wars series The Mandalorian

Star Wars might be just a touch embattled as a film franchise right now, but the series will live on forever. That’s equally true because of its fandom, its cultural importance, and its financial value to Disney at the present time. While the movies take an arguably necessary breather, the soon-to-be-surely-expansive TV galaxy continues to take

TIFF Film Review: Halloween Delivers Tricks, Treats, and Decent Fan Fiction to Series

The following review is part of our coverage of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. Watching the 2018 edition of Halloween often feels like reading a decent fan fiction. This isn’t necessarily a criticism. Fanfic is a valid vital part of any fandom, and there’s plenty of it out there that rivals the best canon

Drake to executive produce new HBO series Euphoria

There’s certainly a changing of the guard happening at HBO right now. Between the impending end of longtime network cash cow Game of Thrones and the recent AT&T-Time Warner merger, the network finds itself in flux, looking for its next wave of buzzy programming while also facing heavily increased expectations as part of a much larger whole.

John Lydon to voice a power hungry mutant pig in new Ninja Turtles series

John Lydon has himself a new gig, and it’s not what you might expect. The Sex Pistols and Public Image LTD. leader has been cast to voice Meat Sweats, a “power hungry mutant pig” villain in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series, Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The inaugural 26-episode season