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TOLKIEN: Two New Clips Released

Ahead of the film's premiere tonight in London, Fox Searchlight Pictures have made available two new clips from TOLKIEN.

TOLKIEN stars Nicholas Hoult as world-renowned author J.R.R. Tolkien.  It's set for release in UK cinemas this Friday, May 3rd.

'Cellar Door'


'Off to War'


TOLKIEN explores the formative years of the renowned author’s life as he finds friendship, courage and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood strengthens as they grow up and weather love and loss together, including Tolkien’s tumultuous courtship of his beloved Edith Bratt, until the outbreak of the First World War which threatens to tear their fellowship apart. All of these experiences would later inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-earth novels.

Directed by Dome Karukoski from a script by David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford, the film also stars Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, L…

Your First Look at ADVENTURE TIME™: MARCY & SIMON #5

Your First Look at ADVENTURE TIME™: MARCY & SIMON #5 by Olivia Olson and Slimm Fabert BOOM! Studios and Cartoon Network have revealed a first look at ADVENTURE TIME™: MARCY & SIMON #5 (of 6). Writer Olivia Olson (voice of Marceline, Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time™) and artist Slimm Fabert (Adventure Time™ comic series) bring fans the exciting official comic book continuation by revealing what’s next for the once immortal Simon and the still immortal Vampire Queen Marceline in comic book form.

Read on for the press release:

Marcy and Simon's friendship has endured over 900 years and through bouts of insanity and amnesia so there’s no way that friendship ends now, right? Not if Marcy, Jake, and Finn have got anything to say about it! Looks like saving Betty from the Golb is the key to saving Simon’s memories and his sanity but they’ll have to search the centers of chaos in each dimension to find her. It’s time to travel to the farthest outer reaches of space and the deepe…

Your First Look at ROCKO’S MODERN AFTERLIFE #2 from BOOM! Studios

Fear the Walking Bigheads of O-Town in May 2019 BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at ROCKO’S MODERN AFTERLIFE #2, available in stores May 2019. In this exciting next chapter of the five issue comic book series from writer Anthony Burch (Borderlands 2) and artist Mattia Di Meo (Adventure Time/Regular Show), everyone’s favorite wallaby, Rocko, is trying to survive the zombie outbreak that has taken over his home of O-Town! Here's the rest of the press release:

Don’t open the doors! There are zombies outside! Rocko’s been holed up in his home, trying to ride out the frightening wave of mutated O-Town citizens who have overrun the city with their madness and mayhem. But his best friend, Heffer, is in trouble, and there’s only one wallaby left in town who can save the day. Rocko and Spunky will have to gear up and head out into the perilous streets of an infested O-town but will they survive the journey or will they get turned into mindless zombies? And what does the vast and …

STAR TREK ONLINE: RISE OF DISCOVERY CALLS JASON ISAACS AND REKHA SHARMA TO THE BRIDGE

We have some Star Trek Online news.  Jason Isaacs and Rakha Sharma Head To The Bridge. Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced Star Trek Online’s next major update, Rise of Discovery, will launch on PC May 14 and later on consoles. The game’s exploration of the universe created by the CBS television series, Star Trek: Discovery, continues with new missions featuring Captain Gabriel Lorca (voiced by Jason Isaacs) and Commander Ellen Landry (voiced by Rekha Sharma). Star Trek Online players will fight alongside the U.S.S. Buran and learn what happened to both Lorca and Landry, before they joined the crew of the U.S.S Discovery. Rise of Discovery also introduces a brand new reputation and a ship system update that scales all Tier 6 starships to individual player levels, granting all Captains access to the game’s finest vessels.



After the first season of Star Trek: Discovery drew to an exciting close, many fans were lef…

MARK MILLAR & IMAGE/NETFLIX ANNOUNCE SPACE BANDITS & SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION COVERS ILLUSTRATED BY ARTIST LEGENDS

First Limited Legends Cover Illustrated by Howard Chaykin to Retail for Just 75 Cents, the Price of a Comic-Book When Millar Was a Teen Netflix and Mark Millar have announced their latest project created in-house, SPACE BANDITS #1 Cover ASpace Bandits—a female led sci-fi story, described by Millar as a female Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid set in space with a massive and exciting cast of characters.

Superstar Artist Matteo Scalera will illustrate the comic-book translation of this original Netflix property, published by Image Comics. 

In Space Bandits, Thena Khole and Cody Blue are among the universe’s most wanted felons. Each the leader of their own criminal operations, they run heists across the galaxies—hopping from ship to ship to fleece everyone inside. But when both women are betrayed by their treacherous crews, the bandits only have one thing on their minds: REVENGE.

"I love writing female-led stories in everything from Reborn to Empress to Hit-Girl to Jupiter's L…

Join the Fellowship in RUGRATS: THE LAST TOKEN from BOOM! Studios

Discover One Token To Rule All the Babies in Their Very First Graphic Novel Adventure BOOM! Studios has announced the first-ever Rugrats original graphic novel RUGRATS: THE LAST TOKEN, about the babies’ journey to save the arcade from certain doom with the treasured last token, from writer Pranas T. Naujokaitis (Adventure Time) and artist Maurizia Rubino (Steven Universe) in stores November 2019. Join the Rugrats as they set off on a magical quest to battle monsters, hordes, and the pernicious influence of greed in the most epic adventure of all time!

Stu and Drew have taken the babies to the local arcade for a relaxing day of pizza and games but one does not simply walk into the Wizard Rat Pizza Parlor Fun Time. When the arcade’s token stock goes down to one, a frenzy breaks loose and darkness descends upon the arcade floor. Every child seeks the precious golden coin for their own game with no thought to the needs of all the children of Fun Time. It is up to Tommy, son of Stu, and hi…

Unravel the Mysteries of the Season Two Finale in Star Trek: Discovery – Aftermath

IDW Publishing’s New Comic Book Miniseries Explores Spock’s Past with Michael Burnham Following the shocking events of the Season Two finale, the thrills of CBS’s wildly popular Star Trek: Discovery continue in a new three-issue comic book miniseries from IDW Publishing, Star Trek: Discovery – Aftermath!

This riveting new comic book, under license by CBS Consumer Products, reunites co-writers Kirsten Beyer, Mike Johnson, and artist Tony Shasteen (who previously worked together on 2018’s Star Trek: Discovery – The Light of Kahless) for a storyline focused prominently on Spock. In the aftermath of the 2019 finale, everything in Discovery has changed, and as L’Rell and Pike try to negotiate a fragile peace, Spock finds himself grappling with the fallout from what happened with Michael Burnham – and the mysteries about her still left to unravel.

“The new series shows how Pike, Spock, L’Rell, and the rest of the cast deal with the fallout from the mind-blowing events of Season Two,” says …

Joss Whedon's ANGEL #1 Revealed by BOOM! Studios

BOOM! Studios in partnership with 20th Century Fox Consumer Products have revealed cover art and story details for ANGEL #1, written by Bryan Hill (Detective Comics, Killmonger) with art from Gleb Melnikov (Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers), along with visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Marvel’s The Avengers), available in stores May 29, 2019.

Meet Angel – a vampire cursed with a soul who has spent centuries protecting humanity from the monsters that lurk in the dark in an attempt to redeem himself for the crimes committed by the monster he was when he was first turned. But now, when the trail of the most recent demonic uprising takes him to Sunnydale, he realizes that the restoration of his humanity can only come if he takes one more life: a certain Slayer from Sunnydale who he’s never met…but may now be his greatest enemy. The brooding, dark vampire with a soul has just left the city of lights after marking another death on the never-ending list of deb…

COMING SOON: POP! RIDES: CRASH TEAM RACING - CRASH BANDICOOT

If you’re feeling the need for speed join Crash Bandicoot in his efforts to prove he’s Earth’s fastest driver and protect the planet from the evil machinations of Nitros Oxide. This Pop! Ride features balanced acceleration and top speed and handling, which Crash is going to need if he drives to win.

COMING SOON!

Heroes vs. Villains: Epic Battles Will Begin in ACTS OF EVIL!

Marvel’s most iconic heroes meet their match against some of Marvel’s most vicious villains in a fight that can only be known as ACTS OF EVIL! From Ms. Marvel to Venom, epic encounters will ensue as Marvel’s greatest heroes battle against enemies they have never faced before – leading to an outcome that no one will expect!

“You know what everyone says is worse than the devil? The devil you don’t know!” teases editor Kathleen Wisneski. “For ACTS OF EVIL, Marvel is pitting our heroes against villains they’ll never see coming, and we’ve lined up creative teams with fresh takes on these characters to make sure our fans are just as blindsided. So readers should steel themselves! And make sure they don’t miss the launch of the next legendary rivalry, or hints at a supervillain’s next masterstroke…”

Check out the first three books debuting in July, along with the first three covers!

MS. MARVEL ANNUAL #1: MS. MARVEL VS. SUPER SKRULL
Written by MAGDALENE VISAGGIO
Art by JON LIM
Cover by STEFA…

Conan Reigns In SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN: THE CULT OF KOGA THUN BLACK AND WHITE TPB

By Crom! This October, Marvel is proud to bring you the saga of the death cult of Koga Thun, presented for the first time in stunning black and white! Bringing the famed sword-and sorcery epic to life through brutally sharp storytelling, Ron Garney’s epic inked pages take an extra-special spotlight in this brand-new trade paperback that collects the opening arc of the most recent run of SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #1, “The Cult of Koga Thun,” written by Gerry Duggan.

“When Ron and I first discussed him illustrating this story, we knew we wanted to approach it in a style that would feel at home in the original SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN, letting the final inked work contain all of the texture and detail and lighting cues to read standalone as well as it would in color,” said editor Mark Basso. “Ron’s extremely evocative ink work is second-to-none, and seeing it presented here in black-and-white makes for a distinct reading experience…a throwback to the original series in the best possible way an…

New Trailer And Poster For Child's Play - Out On June 21st

Chilling New Trailer For Child's Play Released A brand new trailer for Child's Play has today been released along with a new poster.  Featuring Mark Hamill as the voice of Chucky and from the producer's of "IT," the makers will be hoping that this reboot of the 1980's horror classic will be as successful as the aforementioned "IT."  That movie was released back in 2017 and made a whopping $700 million at the box office world-wide.

A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, Child’s Play follows Karen (Aubrey Plaza), a single mother who gifts her son Andy (Gabriel Bateman) a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature. 

Child’s Play is directed by Lars Klevberg (Polaroid) from a screenplay by Tyler Burton Smith and produced by Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg of KatzSmith Productions (It, It: Chapter Two). 

Orion Pictures presents a KatzSmith production, in theaters nationwide on June 21, 2019.



A First Look at JIM HENSON'S THE STORYTELLER: SIRENS #2

A Bewitching New Comic Series Tells Timeless Tales of Mermaids and Magic BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: SIRENS #2, an exciting new tale in the four-issue comic book series based on the Emmy Award-winning classic television show, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller. The story follows a lonely goddess who created humans and animals and built a world where she would never have to be alone again, in stores May 2019.

JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: SIRENS #2, from cartoonist Chan Chau, introduces readers to the goddess Nuwa, a shapeshifting snake deity who traveled the world at its creation when the earth and trees and air were perfect and brand new. While Nuwa had the whole world at her disposal, able to scale mountains and visit oceans whenever she pleased, she found herself overtaken by loneliness. And so began the creation of animals and people, and the start of human life and love.

JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: SIRENS #2 features a main connecting cove…

Season 8 is Coming: Game of Thrones Timeline charts notable deaths, sex scenes and battles from the series so far

- A new interactive timeline charts the notable events from every Game of Thrones episode so far, including deaths, marriages, arrests, allegiances and sex scenes.- The comprehensive guide also collates statistics across 10 categories to reveal the deadliest, most tactical and most battle-ready characters in Westeros and beyond.

- Daenerys Targaryen has made the most political allegiances in her quest for the Iron Throne with 11, while Cersei Lannister has had 7 sexual encounters.

- The Lannisters are the deadliest house with a total of 7 significant kills, while House Stark is involved in a staggering 8 major battles throughout the franchise.




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The Game of Thrones Timeline maps out key events from every episode of the series so far, including major character deat…

Big Finish writers nominated for Scribe Awards

Big Finish writers have been nominated for the 2019 Scribe Awards. Created by The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers, the Scribe Awards acknowledge and celebrate excellence in licensed tie-in novels and audio dramas based on TV shows, movies and games.
The writers of stories from Blake’s 7, Dark Shadows and Doctor Who have all been nominated for the 2019 Scribe Awards. Why not try one or all of them on our celebratory special offer right now?
Big Finish is thrilled to have given many hardworking creatives a voice in this field – and five fantastic releases have scooped a nomination for Best Audio Drama:
Blake’s 7: The Way Ahead by Mark Wright Dark Shadows: The Girl Beneath the Water by Lila Whelan Doctor Who: The Calendar Man by AK Benedict Doctor Who: The Invention of Death by John Dorney Doctor Who: The War Master – The Master of Callous by James Goss and Guy Adams
You can pick up each of these stories (or the box sets that they are featured in) on special offer from now unt…