The Taboo trailer is here. Drama series starring Tom Hardy

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Back in November 2014  I first wrote about this drama series TABOO , which was set to be produced by Ridley Scott , and star Tom Hardy.  At that point my interest was not at all that big, as I said “I might watch it “.  Now the eight episode series has released its first trailer, and I must say my interest is slightly elevated. Have a look :

 

Set in 1813, “Taboo” is based on an original story by Hardy and his father, Chips Hardy ( yes , his name is Chips ) . Hardy has the lead role of “James Keziah Delaney,” an adventurer who returns from Africa with 14 ill-gotten diamonds looking for vengeance after the death of his father ( Chips ? ). Refusing to sell the family business to the East India Company, he sets out to build his own trade and shipping empire and finds himself playing a very dangerous game ( Monopoly for realz )
Taboo is still in production and will not be out until at least 2017, when it will be shown on FX.  It is the first major production for Tom Hardy’s company Hardy Son & Baker ( wonder why it wasn’t Hardy Son & Chips )

What did you think of the trailer ? Let me know by posting me an actual letter. Or do the lazy thing and comment below.

-Razz

The Official Damien Comic-Con Trailer

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A&E has released the first Damien trailer

The new series is as a follow-up to the classic 1976 horror film, The Omen.

The series stars Bradley James as Damien Thorn, along with Oscar nominee Barbara Hershey , Omid Abtahi and Meganlyn Echikunwoke .

“Damien” follows the adult life of Damien Thorn, the bastard child of Satan from the 1976 motion picture who has grown up seemingly unaware of his parentage .  Barbara Hershey stars as Ann Rutledge, the world’s most powerful woman who has been tasked with making sure Damien fulfills his destiny. Omid Abtahi as Amani Golkar, a friend of Damien’s whose loyalty will be put to the test when he realizes who and what Damien actually is.

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“Damien” is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios for A&E Network. It will premiere some time next year.

I hope its good. Or else Satan will be upset !!

 

 

-Razz

Marvel casts Elodie Yung As Elektra In Season Two Of Daredevil

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Marvel has announced today that Elodie Yung (G.I. Joe: Retaliation, District 13: Ultimatum) has joined the cast of Daredevil. Yung will play Elektra, a woman from Matt Murdock’s past .

The first season of Daredevil made reference to Elektra, but now Yung will portray one of Daredevil’s fan-favorite characters.

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Elektra marks the most recent major addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as she will join Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle in the upcoming season of the Netflix Original Series.

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“After a worldwide search, we found in Elodie the perfect actress to embody both Elektra’s impressive and deadly physicality, as well as her psychological complexity,” said Executive Producer and Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb in a statement today. “Paired with Charlie as Matt Murdock, the two will bring one of the most beloved and tumultuous comic book relationships to life with all the accompanying sparks and spectacular action sequences the show is known for.”

Blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) fights against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as Daredevil in modern day Hell’s Kitchen, New York City. Daredevil also stars Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Jon Bernthal, and Rosario Dawson.

What say you Benders ??  Are they going to far ? Jumping The Shark ??  Kingpin, Elektra, and Punisher ? And they have to have Foggy and Karen for some reason. And what about the HAND. Are they not pissed that Nobu got killed?? And what about Stick and his clan ?  Will 13 episodes be enough for all this ??  Sound off. Like and retweet. Comment below etc

 

-Razz

From Dusk Till Dawn Season 2 Trailer

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“From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,”  will be returning to El Rey Network August 25, and today a trailer has been released for the second season.

 

 

“From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” is a Miramax production in association with Rodriguez International Pictures, FactoryMade Ventures, and Sugarcane Entertainment. Executive producers are Robert Rodriguez, Carlos Coto , Diego Gutierrez , John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa.

I wasn’t that big a fan of the show. I liked parts of it, but never really saw it going passed one season. I will be giving it a chance when it starts airing again, but my expectations are very low.

 

-Razz

Harry Shearer Will Return to The Simpsons

News broke back in May that Harry Shearer would not be renewing his contract as a voice actor on “The Simpsons” for the upcoming 27th season.

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But now FOX has confirmed that Harry Shearer has signed on to lend his talents through the show’s 30th season. Harry Shearer’s contributions to the show include the characters of Mr. Burns, Mr. Smithers, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner and many more.

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Harry Shearer and his and the rest will each get paid roughly $300,000 an episode.

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I believe his beef wasn’t with pay, but the ability to do other work?  Anyway Im glad he came back, and I hope he got what he wanted.

 

-Razz