The Marvel Formula Won’t Work For Star Wars

As Lucasfilm continues to develop a slate of Star Wars spinoff films, a troubling pattern has emerged in the projects the studio is considering. Recently, it was revealed the long-rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone was in early stages, and the powers that be are also discussing possible movies for characters like Yoda, Boba Fett, and even Jabba the Hutt. It’s worth pointing out that Disney/Lucasfilm has not officially confirmed any of the titles, but the reports indicate they are all at the very least on the table. Going by the studio’s “one film per year” release schedule, fans shouldn’t expect these to hit theaters until 2021 at the earliest – …

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Conjuring Universe Passes $1 Billion At Worldwide Box Office

Annabelle Creation and The Nun

Thanks to big ticket sales for Annabelle: Creation, the films in The Conjuring Universe have crossed $1 billion at the worldwide box office. Released in 2013, The Conjuring kicked off director James Wan’s movie series, as it told the true-life tale of demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga), who for the bulk of the film concentrated on the mystery behind the supernatural hauntings at a Rhode Island farmhouse.

But in the film’s opening scenes the Warrens encountered a demonic-possessed vintage doll named Annabelle, whose creepy presence led Wan and Warner Bros. to create a solo movie for the twisted plaything, thus kicking off an accidental …

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Game of Thrones Spinoff Will Be ‘Recognizable’ to Fans

At least one Game of Thrones spinoff will be familiar to fans. Game of Thrones is on the home stretch. With only two episodes left of the current season, and the final season having a grand total of six episodes, there is very little time left to conclude the sprawling epic story of knights, royalty, and dragons. Only eight episodes remain to tell the audience who will rule over the seven kingdoms of Westeros, whether the White Walkers will be stopped or not, and who of the remaining characters will survive until the end. But while the series will end in eight episodes, the story will not.

Four Game of Thrones spinoff series are …

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The Defenders Showrunner on The Hand’s Future on Netflix

Warning: Major SPOILERS ahead for The Defenders

Marco Ramirez discusses what future The Hand has on Netflix following the organization’s role in The Defenders. After years of waiting, Netflix and Marvel have finally delivered on the long-awaited team-up. The Defenders brings together characters, both leading and supporting, from DaredevilJessica JonesLuke Cage, and Iron Fist. With the four street-level heroes crossing paths, so does each of their stories. For Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) and Danny Rand (Finn Jones), that includes a heavy dose of The Hand.

The mysterious group has been part of the Netflix corner of the MCU since the start, but …

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer: 15 Things You Didn’t Know About Willow Rosenberg

Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a show that transformed television for the better. Despite its paranormal premise, the show is built iconic heroine Buffy Summers and her loyal Scooby Gang. Fans often spend their time focusing on tortured vampire bad boys David Boreanz and James Marsters. Some, like a young Xander, simply enjoyed drooling over Charisma Carpenter. However, the show had a hidden and underrated weapon in the form of the witchy Alyson Hannigan.

As the character Willow Rosenberg, Hannigan successfully juggled a variety of acting responsibilities. She had to successfully convey the vulnerability and heart at the …

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