Our First-Look at Tom Wolfe’s ‘The Right Stuff’ Is Here!

Our First-Look at Tom Wolfe’s ‘The Right Stuff’ Is Here!

Last June 20th was the anniversary of the first moon landing. Would you believe that it happened back in 1969? Were you even alive back then? Well, you get your chance to live through it vicariously or re-live it when National Geographic’s original drama series The Right Stuff comes out. In the meantime, we have the first look-trailer available below.     Wow! Can you believe it when retired Navy test pilot Dave Kennedy said, “What we did today is to try to give our actors exposure to the real world of experimental flight test. It’s important when a production …

Gendry from ‘GoT’ Is Going to Space in ‘The Right Stuff’!

Gendry from ‘GoT’ Is Going to Space in ‘The Right Stuff’!

Gendry in Game of Thrones has been cast in the TV adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s best-selling nonfiction book The Right Stuff!   Image Via Goodreads   This 1979 nonfiction book follows the United States’ efforts in the early days of the space race, focusing exclusively on the first operational manned space-flight program. Codenamed Project Mercury, the program involved a group known as the “Mercury Seven,” whose members included Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard, and Deke Slayton.     The book details how the Mercury Seven became the faces of early space tests which rarely required humans to be on board before, adding a more …

‘Akira’ Adaptation Gets Release Date!

‘Akira’ Adaptation Gets Release Date!

Taika Waititi’s adaptation of the classic manga, Akira, is set to open May 21st, 2021.   Image Via Mycomicshop.com Set in post-apocalyptic Tokyo, this cyberpunk story revolves around teenage biker gang leader Kaneda, militant revolutionary Kei, a trio of Espers, and Neo-Tokyo’s military leader Colonel Shikishima to prevent Tetsuo, Kaneda’s mentally-imbalanced childhood friend, from using his unstable telekinetic abilities to ravage the city and awaken a mysterious individual with similar psychic abilities named “Akira”. Initially serialized in the pages of Young Magazine from 1982 until 1990, Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira was collected into six volumes by its publisher Kodansha before Marvel Comics published the …