HBO’s ‘House of The Dragon’ Will Debut in 2022

HBO’s ‘House of The Dragon’ Will Debut in 2022

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HBO has finally revealed that the Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon is currently in production and is set to be released 2022. Based on George R.R Martin’s Fire & Blood, which is set 300 years before the events of A Song of Ice and Fire, House of the Dragon will tell the story of House Targaryen. The show stars Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen, Olivia Cooks as Alicent Hightower, Emma D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen and Steve Toussaint as Sea Snake Lord Corlys Velaryon, among many others. The network made the announcement on Twitter, accompanied by a picture of …

Disney Plus Releases ‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Poster

Disney Plus Releases ‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Poster

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Monday, Disney Plus tweeted a poster for their spin-off series The Falcon and the Winter Solider, featuring Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson dressed in the latest Captain America garb and wielding Steve Rodger’s shield: Revealed on their Twitter account, this comes just days after the finale of the show, which ends with Sam Wilson officially taking the mantle of Captain America. Reminiscent of Sam Wilson’s Captain America uniform from 2014’s All-New Captain America written by Rick Remender and illustrated by Stuart Immonen, many fans have embraced the new Sentinel of Liberty: That’s my Cap — KPreme (@ScarboroTyler) April 26, 2021 THATS RIGHT — inkiad🏳️‍🌈 …

Disney+ May Include Sam Rami Spider-Man Trilogy

Disney+ May Include Sam Rami Spider-Man Trilogy

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Thanks to a new licensing deal between Disney and Sony, Sam Rami’s Spider-Man trilogy may be included in Disney Plus’ Marvel library. Announced this Wednesday, the agreement between the two companies means that Disney will gain access to a significant portion of Sony’s films, and will be permitted to air them on their many channels, including ABC, Freeform, National Geographic and, of course, the Disney Channel. Not only that, but Disney is also allowed to publish Sony movies on their streaming services Hulu and Disney+. Disney didn’t confirm which of its services or channels would be getting specific programming, other …

LaVar Burton To Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’

LaVar Burton To Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’

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Jeopardy! announced Wednesday that actor LaVar Burton, will serve as a guest host. Since it was launched last year, almost a quarter of a million people signed the Change.org petition to have the Roots and Star Trek: The Next Generation actor host the over half a century year old game show. The star expressed his support of the campaign by tweeting a link, captioning it “Leaving this here in the event he powers that be are listening.” THANK YOU… to all y’all for your passionate support! I am overjoyed, excited, and eager to be guest-hosting Jeopardy!, and will do my utmost best to live up …

W.W Norton Stops Shipments of Blake Bailey’s Roth Biography

W.W Norton Stops Shipments of Blake Bailey’s Roth Biography

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Book publisher W.W Norton has halted shipping and promoting Blake Bailey’s biography of American novelist Philip Roth following multiple sexual misconduct allegations. On Monday, The Story Factory dropped Bailey as an author when the accusations first surfaced, accusations which Bailey denied. The allegations varied in form, beginning with former eighth grade students of Bailey’s at Lusher Middle School in New Orleans claiming that in the nineties he engaged inappropriately with them (with one women claiming that he “groomed” students) to publishing marketing executive Valentina Rice saying that she was raped by him in 2015, according to The New York Times. According to …