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Netflix Punisher Series Given The Green Light

Netflix Punisher Series Given The Green Light
There have been rumours for some months that Netflix would produce a Punisher series following the character’s hugely popular debut in Daredevil season two (actually, before he debuted in Daredevil the buzz about him was so good) but Marvel bosses have cautious to confirm those rumours when directly asked about them. They’re tight-lipped no longer, though. A Netflix series for The Punisher  is now official. Jon Bernthal will reprise his role... 

INTERVIEW Special Correspondents star Eric Bana

INTERVIEW Special Correspondents star Eric Bana
Ricky Gervais is back in the director’s chair for a new Netflix original called Special Correspondents. The film, which is a remake of the French film of the same name, stars Eric Bana, Vera Farmiga and Gervais, and tells the story of a radio journalist Frank Bonneville (Bana) and his technician Ian Finch (Gervais) who decide to pretend to cover an uprising in South America and fake their own kidnapping. Ahead of its premiere on the video streaming... 

Jessica Jones, Mr Robot & The Leftovers Win Prestigious Peabody Awards

Jessica Jones, Mr Robot & The Leftovers Win Prestigious Peabody Awards
Genre shows Jessica Jones, Mr Robot and The Leftovers have all been named winners in the prestigious 75th Peabody Awards For Entertainment & Children’s Programming, an US award the recognises excellence, rather than commercial success, in broadcasting. The committee described Jessica Jones: “This one-part superhero saga, one-part neo-noir program asks unpopular questions about power and consent, while constructing vivid and compelling... 

Iron Fist On-Set Photos

Iron Fist On-Set Photos
ComingSoon.com has posted a whole bunch of snapperazzi pics from the shooting of Marvel’s Iron Fist in New York. They appear to be from early in the show’s run, possibly showing the return of Danny Rand (Game Of Thrones’ Finn Jones) to the Big Apple after having been missing for years. He does look a bit like one of gap years students who comes back from travelling the world with endless stories about the going to the toilet in the jungle.... 

Marvel’s Iron Fist Casts Two More Meachums

Marvel’s Iron Fist Casts Two More Meachums
Having announced last week that David Wenham has been cast as the villainous Howard Meachum in Iron Fist, Marvel has now revealed the names of the two actors who’ll be playing his children in the Netflix show. Jessica Stroup (The Following) and Tom Pelphrey (Banshee) will play Joy and Ward Meachum, both of whom work for Rand Enterprise, the company Danny Rand (Iron Fist) was due to inherit before he vanished. Marvel’s official character description... 

Netflix Daredevil Team Will Showrun The Defenders

Netflix Daredevil Team Will Showrun The Defenders
The team behind season two of Daredevil, Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez, will be joined by that show’s creator and original showrunner, Drew Goddard, to showrun Marvel’s The Defenders for Netflix. The Defenders will draw together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist into one big crossover series. Don’t think of them as the bargain basement Avengers, but more the cool, punky, street level alternative to the Avengers. Goddard... 

BUZZ WORDS: My Only Real Problem With Daredevil Is Daredevil

BUZZ WORDS: My Only Real Problem With Daredevil Is Daredevil
There’s so much Dave Golder loves about Netflix’s Daredevil, but sadly Daredevil himself isn’t one of them… Jessica Jones achieved something quite remarkable. In fiction, villains are often more far interesting than heroes and in Jessica Jones we were given one of the greatest screen supervillains ever to grace a comic book-based TV show or film. David Tennant’s intense, charismatic and yet simultaneously loathsome performance as Kilgrave... 

Lord Of The Ring’s Faramir, David Wenham, Cast In Marvel’s Iron Fist

Lord Of The Ring’s Faramir, David Wenham, Cast In Marvel’s Iron Fist
Australian actor David Wenham, who played Boromir’s brother Faramir in The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers and The Return Of The King, has joined the cast of Netflix’s next Marvel series, Iron Fist. According to The Hollywood Reporter, David Wenham will play Harold Meachum, a ruthless corporate leader who was partners with the parents of Iron Fist’s alter ego Danny Rand at the time of their deaths. The role he plays in Danny’s past... 

Netflix On The Verge Of Snapping Up New Live-Action Death Note Movie

Netflix On The Verge Of Snapping Up New Live-Action Death Note Movie
The new US-made, live-action Death Note movie which was being developed at Warner Bros is on the verge of moving to Netflix, according the sources for The Hollywood Reporter. The manga adaptation (which follows both anime and live-action adaptation in its native Japan) is being directed by Adam Wingard (The Guest, You’re Next) and will star  Nat Wolff (The Fault In Our Star) and Margaret Qualley (The Leftovers). Several studios were interested... 

New Civil War Casting Revelations May Hint At Netflix Series Crossover

New Civil War Casting Revelations May Hint At Netflix Series Crossover
With the premier for Captain America: Civil War looming, two news snippets of casting news have come to light, and although neither character has been named yet one of these bits of casting could be very significant… or just a coincidence. The two actors in question are  Jim Rash (the principal in Community) and Alfre Woodard (Star Trek: First Contact, True Blood). Now, the, “Oooooohhhh…?!” element comes from the fact that Woodard is playing Mariah... 
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