The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
Ian McKellen Isn’t Thrilled With Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Recasting Gandalf
Amazon spent ungodly amounts of money for a Lord of the Rings TV series, and they’ve barely sketched it out. The prequel drama likely wouldn’t connect to Peter Jackson’s films, but Sir Ian McKellen says Amazon has another thing coming if they recast Gandalf.
‘The Chew’ Host Mario Batali Officially Fired Over Sexual Harassment
ABC has officially severed all ties to Mario Batali, including his role as co-host of The Chew. The move follows an initial suspension stemming from multiple sexual harassment allegations that surfaced earlier this month.
‘Prison Break’ Returning for Second Revival, Says Dominic Purcell
Well, if FOX was willing to give The X-Files revival a second go, you’d better believe more Prison Break is on deck. The network is keeping mum, but star Dominic Purcell seems to be laying plans for another breakout.
‘SNL’ Sets ‘Weekend Update’ Anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che as Head Writers
SNL may be in for some changes at the Weekend Update desk, but it’s not what you think – yet. Anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che will be doubling up on their responsibilities as two of SNL’s new head writers.
Marvel’s ‘Punisher’ Renewed for Season 2, ‘Reloading’ Puns Follow
Seeing as Marvel’s Netflix Punisher turned out more nuanced and thoughtful than its bullet-ridden trailers would suggest, we’re not surprised they’d pull the trigger on Season 2. Frank Castle will be back in action before you know it, and the first teaser is already here.
‘She-Ra’ Reboot, ‘Boss Baby’ Series and More Coming to Netflix in 2018
The broad success of Netflix animated series like Voltron and Trollhunters will give way to a whole new power in 2018. Not only is a She-Ra reboot on deck for next year, but also new animated iterations of The Boss Baby, Captain Underpants and more.
‘Walking Dead’ Star’s Father Blasts AMC for ‘Firing’ His Son
The Walking Dead has seen its share of bitter exits, but rarely do the parents get involved. Such appears to be the case with Sunday’s game-changing character death, as the actor’s father tore into the network on social media, claiming “I never trusted Gimple or AMC.”
Here’s Your First Look at ‘Sense8’ Filming Its Feature-Length Finale
Netflix’s Sense8 saying a premature goodbye hurts, but the streaming service decision to grant a finale certainly helps. Before we learn the sensates’ fate in 2018, check out a new clip previewing the cast’s farewell, which may or may not reveal a surprising twist.
‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 Books March Premiere in First Trailer!
It only took over two years, but Jessica Jones is finally coming back for Season 2. Marvel and Netflix have officially announced that our favorite Defender will take up her next case in early March, while a first trailer cryptically references … Spider-Man?
A Big ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Shakeup Will Push ‘Supergirl’ Season 3 to June
We’d always wondered how long The CW could keep folding DC dramas into its lineup, and the schedule might finally have cracked. Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow will begin trading timeslots in 2018, pushing Supergirl’s finale all the way into June.
‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Might Not Premiere Until 2019
We didn’t mind Stranger Things Season 2 taking a few months to capitalize on Halloween, but there may be no such comfort in 2018. Star David Harbour suggests the third season of Netflix’s breakout drama may not arrive until 2019, and we are Upside Down about it.
HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ Confirmed for Season 2 With New Director
The writing was already on those fabulous Monterey walls, but Big Little Lies is officially getting bigger. HBO confirms a second season of its Emmy-winning drama in the works with the original cast, and Andrea Arnold taking over the director’s chair.