The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for June 29, 2018
DC Comics fans will have a new streaming channel to watch this fall, as DC Universe is launching a new subscription streaming service that will feature original live-action and animated series. This digital service is being describe as a deeply engaging experience where members can “watch, read, connect, explore, win and shop” all in one place. With membership, fans will get access to the new original content, classic content, a curated selection of digital comic books and more.
Included in this streaming service will be many of DC’s popular superhero movies and TV shows over the past few decades, including all four Superman movies starring Christopher Reeve, as well as the original Wonder Woman TV series and Batman: The Animated Series. Some of the live-action series available for streaming will be Titans, Doom Patrol and Swamp Thing, while the animated series lineup will include Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders.
Showtime has ordered a 10-episode series for Halo (working title), based on the award-winning Xbox video game franchise. Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television will help produce it. Kyle Killen will serve as the writer, executive producer and showrunner. Originally, there was going to be a series based around Halo produced by Xbox Entertainment Studios for Xbox’s original content effort, which was scratched in 2014. The Halo video game franchise has sold more than 77 million copies worldwide and has grossed over $5 billion in sales.
The next Jumanji movie will be released on December 13, 2019
The release date of Indiana Jones 5 has been pushed back from 2019 to the Summer of 2020. The script is being rewritten by Jonathan Kasten, who wrote Solo: A Star Wars Story.
The cast of Breaking Bad is going to reunite at Comic-Con on Thursday, July 19th. Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Bob Odenkirk and other stars are going to celebrate the show’s 10th anniversary
Could Supernatural be ending after season 14? This article thinks they’ve figured it out.
After just one season on Fox, the TV show Ghosted has officially been canceled, according to Deadline. This means that the network has no live-action comedy series returning in the 2018-19 season. The show starred Adam Scott and Craig Robinson, and it was originally shelved in April, after nine of its 16 episodes ran, but the remaining episodes aired in June to little fanfare.
Danny McBride and John Goodman will star in The Righteous Gemstones, a comedy pilot ordered by HBO. McBride created the project and will pen the script, executive produce, direct and star in the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work, all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Goodman (of “Roseanne” fame) will star as Eli Gemstone, the patriarch of the Gemstone family. The character is known the world over for his aggressive salvation techniques, his global ministries and his award-winning weekly television program McBride will portray Jesse Gemstone, the eldest son and heir to the throne. He walks in his father’s shadow while simultaneously blazing his own path.