Newswire: Netflix’s Daredevil has found its Elektra

Last year, long before Netflix’s Daredevil show had premiered, some particularly foolish websites theorized that Rosario Dawson would be playing Elektra, one of the few supporting characters from the Daredevil comics who is almost as famous as Matt Murdock himself—thanks to her appearance in a couple of movies that we’d rather not talk about. Dawson, of course, actually played Claire […]

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Newswire: A bunch of Dark Horse comics are being developed for TV

Some of Dark Horse Comics’ most highly regarded original comic book properties, including Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá’s breakout hit The Umbrella Academy, might be making their way to TV soon. That news comes courtesy of a new deal between the comics publisher and Universal Cable Productions, giving the studio first-look rights to Dark Horse’s extensive library of characters and […]

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Newswire: Jeff Dunham sues puppetmaker for violating his intellectual property

Ventriloquist and comedian Jeff Dunham is suing a maker of puppet replicas for violating his intellectual property, a surprisingly versatile term that here means “the design and branding of ventriloquist dummies used to deliver 60-year-old jokes and lazy racial stereotypes.” The defendant in question, Anthony Horn, is accused of creating and selling versions of Dunham’s trademark character Walter, which the […]

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Great Job, Internet!: We’re not going to try to be clever here: This is a shovel covering Nirvana

A Nirvana cover is nothing special. Every high school band has had its members try on their best striped sweaters and attempt to work through “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” usually with disastrous results. Even when Nirvana covers are great—which they often can be—it can often feel like something’s missing. But no one would have guessed that what was needed to […]

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Newswire: Cartoon Network renews Adventure Time, Steven Universe, other shows you like

Presumably after glancing at the internet for five minutes and realizing that people are crazy about Steven Universe and Adventure Time, Cartoon Network has decided to give renewals to a bunch of shows that you unashamedly recommend to people even though they’re on Cartoon Network. In addition to Adventure Time and Steven Universe, the newly renewed shows include Regular Show, […]

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Coming Distractions: Fox reveals a few seconds of X-Files revival footage

At the end of last month, the official X-Files Twitter account cryptically tweeted out today’s date. A promo, it seemed, was destined to drop. Today, Fox delivered on its promise…sort of. The network announced via YouTube that, starting tonight, one episode of The X-Files will air each night for the next 201 days, all leading up to the revival’s premiere […]

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