Disney Parks hinted its revamped Marvel offering would include new rides inspired by Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Ant-Man & the Wasp, and the Avengers in a blog post last year. Image: Disney

Marvel’s D23 Expo 2019 plans unveiled

With only one month left until Disney’s highly anticipated D23 Expo in Anaheim in the United States (23rd – 25th August), Marvel has announced its show floor lineup, which includes guest appearances and panels, stage events, exclusive merchandise. More will also be revealed about Disney Parks revamped Marvel offering in California, Paris and Hong Kong.Continue reading Marvel’s D23 Expo 2019 plans unveiled

In Memoriam: Actor David Hedison

I was very sorry to learn of the passing of David Hedison, the American actor probably best known to many for his roles in the James Bond franchise, but for me, as one of the stars of Irwin Allen’s hokey but fun SF adventure show, Voyage to the Bottom of the SeaContinue reading In Memoriam: Actor David Hedison

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Honorary degree for actor Andy Serkis

Actor Andy Serkis has received an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters from Lancaster University’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Mark E. Smith at this year’s graduation ceremonies. A world-renowned actor, director and producer, Andy Serkis has taken leading roles in some of cinema’s biggest movie franchises. A pioneer of performance capture, his roles as Gollum (Lord ofContinue reading Honorary degree for actor Andy Serkis

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Awesome Reads launches at San Diego Comic-Con, Richard Dinnick announced as Director of Publishing

Awesome Media & Entertainment, the IP and production company founded by writer-producer Jeff Norton, is launching a new graphic novel studio after the successful launch of its fiction publishing imprint Awesome Reads last year – and prolific comics writer Richard Dinnick has joined the company as Director of Publishing. The company says Awesome Reads willContinue reading Awesome Reads launches at San Diego Comic-Con, Richard Dinnick announced as Director of Publishing

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Spirit of the Pharaoh graphic novel lays ground for new feature film

Not content with developing To the Death with Geoff Senior and reinventing a host of British classic comic heroes with artist Simon Coleby for Rebellion’s The Vigilant saga, writer Simon Furman has also been busy turning Egyptian mythology on its head, working with Terry Jervis and Stan Berkowitz on the graphic novel Spirit of the Pharaoh,Continue reading Spirit of the Pharaoh graphic novel lays ground for new feature film