Showing posts from August 12, 2012

Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer get their own show on ABC! And it's steampunk?

It seems that Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer from Mark Twain's 1884 novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn are heading to ABC to star in their very own show. The show will be titled Finn & Sawyer and is described as "an adventure-themed reinvention that revolves around the two famed literary characters who re-meet as young men in their 20s and form an investigative firm in a bustling and steampunk New Orleans."

Finn & Sawyer will be written and executive produced by Jason Richman and David Zabel (Detroit 1-8-7 and ER). The show could definitely bring up some interesting stories with the characters being in their 20s and being set in a steampunk environment. 

Do you think you would be interested in watching Finn & Sawyer?

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

New Doctor Who promo for Asylum of the Daleks! [video]

The BBC has released a new promo trailer for the first episode of Doctor Who's seventh season, Asylum of the Daleks. At 20 seconds this promo is quick and sweet and will leave fans wondering how they hope to accomplish their newest desire that they share with the Doctor.

Source: Youtube - BBC

Doctor Who's newest companion's full name is revealed!

Actress Jenna-Louise Coleman will be taking over the role as the Doctor's companion aboard the TARDIS in the British sci-fi series Doctor Who after current companions Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and Rory Williams (Arthur Darvill) depart the show mid way through the upcoming seventh season. Jenna's first episode will be the 2012 Christmas Special.

Up until now fans have only known Jenna's character's first name; Clara. But it is now being reported that the last name of the character has surfaced! Jenna's character will be named Clara Oswin.

The character is described as "a feisty and flirty computer expert" and "is said to be more than a match for the Doctor." While being interviewed by Digital Spy, Steven Moffat, Executive Producer and Lead Writer for Doctor Who, commented on Jenna's character by stating, "She brings a kind of speed, a wit, a sort of unimpressed-ness which has the Doctor dancing a little harder than he's used to.&qu…

RBS' Cosplay Closet - Moogle (Final Fantasy XII)

Today's cosplay comes from Final Fantasy XII and features our furry friends the moogles. You can clearly see the hard work that went into this cosplay and the result is stunning! The armor looks great and you can see that the fur work was done very nicely. The cosplay looks quite mobile and depending how the headpiece is worn looks comfortable which is a definite plus. This is the kind of cosplay that you just do not see often and when you do it is so much fun.
"This is my second fur cosplay. When I firstly saw Moogle in my GBA SP Final Fantasy tactics game I thought it was a very awesome character. Just had to make a cosplay of it, only I took FFXII version, because I wanted a more realistic one."

Source: Deviant Art - Semashke

The evolution of Batman over 70 years! [Infographic]

Batman has been protecting Gotham for 70 years now and his look has changed over that time. But so has the look of his allies and enemies. Take a look at this great infographic that shows the different incarnation of our favorite Batman characters from Bob Kane's Dectective Comics to Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy.

It is a little surprising that Robin wasn't included in this infographic but it is still amazing to see the evolution of all these characters through the different Batman eras. Which era is your favorite? What other characters would you like to see on this infographic? How about Penguin, Mr. Freeze, or Batgirl?

What's your favorite era of Batman?

*Click to enlarge image.

Source: Comic Book Movie

Marvel vs Capcom - Iron Man is drunk! [video]

It's no secret that Tony Stark enjoys a good drink but watch what happens when Tony shows up as Iron Man still drunk and looking to fight.

Source: Dorkly

Marvel gives The Avengers 2 a release date!

Marvel Studios has officially announced the release date for the Avengers sequel. Similar to this year, Marvel will once again be kicking off the summer blockbuster season with The Avengers. The official release date is set for May 1, 2015!

this may sound like a far way off but do not forget that we have many more Marvel films coming to us before we get to The Avengers 2. Leading up to The Avengers 2 we'll have Iron Man 3 (May 3, 2013) Thor: The Dark World (November 8, 2013), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (April 4, 2014), and last but not least Guardians of the Galaxy (Aug. 1, 2014). At the moment there is no release date for Ant-Man.

What do you think Marvel fans? Will Marvel's Phase 2 movies hold you until May 2015?

Source: Cinemablend

RBS' Cosplay Closet - Boba Fett (LEGO Star Wars)

Today's Cosplay Closet features one of the coolest cosplays I have seen in a while. Check out this LEGO Boba Fett created by Brad Methvin for his 3 year old son. It looks great and even comes fully equipped with Boba Fett's jetpack! This is one bounty hunter that will own the town come Halloween!

Source: Gizmodo

Captain Jack Harkness will team up with the Green Arrow!

John Barrowman, who fans will recognize from the BBC's sci-fi shows Doctor Who and Torchwood as Captain Jack Harkness, is heading to the CW's new show Arrow. It has been revealed by Entertainment Weekly that Barrowman has landed a recurring role for the first season of the show.

Although the details on his character are scarce, we do know that the character is "an acquaintance of the Queen family," and is described as a, "well-dressed man" who is "as mysterious as he is wealthy. With all that money and power, he's one of the most prominent figures in Starling City."

With this description one would think that the character is Philanthropist Stanley Dover Sr. but it is still too soon to tell. According to wikipedia, Dover is,
"A seemingly kindly, wealthy philanthropist that discovered a reborn Oliver Queen and offered him assistance in his mission as Green Arrow. However, Dover was in reality a demon-worshiper known to the public as…

Star Wars cast re-imagined as 1980s high schoolers!

Deviant Artist Denis Medri has delivered another amazing set of drawings. You may remember his art from the Steampunk Spider-Man or the Rockabilly Batman sets that he drew. His newest set of photos features the cast of Star Wars re-imagined as though they were high schoolers in the 1980s! These drawings would fit perfectly in a John Hughes film! Which character adaptations are your favorite? 

Source: Deviant Art - Denis Medri

The Legend of Zelda gets mixed with a Western to create the series Fistful of Rupees! [video]

Fans are always looking for new ways to keep their passions alive and fresh. Well the creative team at The Game Station have taken a chance at giving the video game franchise The Legend of Zelda a new look by combining it with a Western feel and have created the three part series titled 'Fistful of Rupees'.
True fans of the The Legend of Zelda franchise will be able to pinpoint dozens of little nods to different games in the franchise such as the classic The Legend of Zelda, Wind Waker, and the fan favorite Ocarina of Time. However, the references do not end with just those games so see if you can find them all! Furthermore, the series incorporates iconic Western moments such as a makeshift chestplate (which doubles as Link's shield from the original The Legend of Zelda).

The series is about 23 minutes long and is great fun to watch. Keep count, how many game references (obvious or subtle) can you find in this series?


Iron Man 3 logo teaser video

We are still a long way from seeing Iron Man fly through the skies on the big screen in Iron Man 3 but new news keeps popping up every day. The newest video to surface is quick and to the point and teases fans the Iron Man 3 logo that will most likely appear at the end of the official trailer.

Iron Man 3 opens in theaters on May 3rd, 2013.

Source: Trailer Addict

New trailer for LEGO The Lord of the Rings comes out of Gamescom 2012! [video]

If you weren't already excited for the newest LEGO video game, LEGO The Lord of the Rings, then the newest trailer to come out of Gamescon 2012 should definitely change that. The commentary for the trailer alone should have you laughing and wanting this game. With all new footage of the Fellowship, the Balrog, the Cave Troll, and epic battle sequences, this trailer shows fans that it will be faithful to the movies while still keeping the humor of LEGO video games.
LEGO The Lord of the Rings is scheduled for release on Oct. 26.

Source: Vulture

Man of Steel will not use John Williams' Superman score!

One of the most iconic parts of the Superman movie franchise is the brilliant score composed by John Williams. The Superman Theme is what really ties the character to the movies, However, it appears that Zack Snyder will not use the iconic score by John Williams! In an interview with Total Film, Snyder stated:
"We decided to act as if no Superman film had been made - even though we love the films that have been made. "We had to say this is a Superman movie for the first time and you can't then go 'Oh, now let's steal a little music.'

"So, yes it's awesome music but Hans Zimmer is going to do something awesome." I have to say that this surprises me. I can understand where Snyder is coming from but I had fully expected the John Williams score to be snuck into the movie somewhere. Even if it was just a whisper of the theme played softly in a dramatic moment for fans to catch on their own. I have to admit that I am a little disappointed. How do you …

Futurama characters come to life in CG photos!

CG designer Jared Krichevsky has created a few pieces that depict some of our favorite characters from the television show Futurama as though they existed in real life. Krichevsky has done a brilliant job bringing these characters to life and giving them the creepy look that they deserve. 

Source: Jared Krichevsky

New animated Pokemon Black and White Version 2 trailer is fit for a movie! [video]

To promote the newest Pokemon game, Nintendo has released an all new trailer for Pokemon Black and White Version 2. However, this is new normal trailer. This particular trailer is fully animated and fit to be for the newest Pokemon movie or show and it makes me wish it was! But maybe that was Nintendo's intention. Maybe this video game trailer is also a glimpse of what is to come for the next movie/show.

This is a pretty good length trailer at just over 6 minutes but you get to see some great characters and some amazing animated pokemon battles. Enjoy! 

Source: G4 TV

My Little Dalek - Doctor Who's Daleks inspired by My Little Pony!

What happens when you cross My Little Pony and the Daleks from Doctor Who? Well, you get the most adorable Dalek incarnations we have seen to date! It's my pleasure to introduce Dalek Dash (Rainbow Dash), Pinkie Dalek (Pinkie Pie), Dalek Sparkle (Twilight Sparkle), Raridalek (Rarity), Apple Dalek (Apple Jack), Dalek Shy (Fluttershy).

What do you think of these Dalek redesigns? Who else is thinking of giving their Dalek toys a new paint job?

Source: Facebook - Doctor Who and the Tardis by Craig Hurle

Hogwarts inspired couture dresses!

If you are looking for a stylish dress to wear out on the town while still representing your house at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardy then Deviant Artist DistantDreamer has the dresses for you! She has created some great Harry Potter couture dresses inspired by the four Hogwarts houses.
"Couture dresses inspired by the four houses of Hogwarts with heavy inspiration from their mascots. Which dress fits your style? ^_-

Gryffindor - The Lion - You might belong in Gryffindor, Where dwell the brave at heart, Their daring, nerve, and chivalry Set Gryffindors apart

Hufflepuff - The Badger - You might belong in Hufflepuff, Where they are just and loyal, Those patient Hufflepuffs are true And unafraid of toil.

Ravenclaw - The Eagle - Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw, if you’ve a ready mind, Where those of wit and learning, Will always find their kind.

Slytherin - The Serpent - Or perhaps in Slytherin You’ll make your real friends, Those cunning folks use any means To achie…