Zoe Saldana and Karen Gillen say goodbye to their time on Avengers: Endgame. Star Trek: Discovery’s executive producer promises a lighter, more celebratory second season. The new Creepshow could be adapting a Stephen King story. Plus a ton of posters for Alita: Battle Angel, Hellboy and John Wick: Chapter 3. Hi-o spoilers, away!
We might have only just gotten official word that Jason Reitman’s Ghostbusters film is, after years of talk, actually happening, but THR’s Borys Kit reports the new Ghostbusters will star the next generation of paranormal investigators: Four teens, two boys and two girls.
The main characters will be 4 teens: 2 boys, 2 girls, per sources. https://t.co/jwcSlpz3CY
— Borys Kit (@Borys_Kit) January 16, 2019
Both Zoe Saldana and Karen Gillen revealed they’ve recently wrapped reshoots on Avengers: Endgame.
Washing the blue from under my fingernails one more time #endgame
— Karen Gillan (@karengillan) January 16, 2019
THR reports AGC Studios has greenlit a new sci-fi thriller from Howard Berger (Divergent, Limitless) concerning a spaceship full of children descending into chaos after its captain is murdered.
Speaking with Screen Rant, Rhett Reese confirmed the Zombieland sequel is not titled Zombieland, Too.
Yeah, that’s not the title. I don’t know why that’s on IMDB. Sometimes we just scratch our heads over how things like that happen.
Coming Soon has two new Hellboy posters.
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
Alita: Battle Angel
Coming Soon also has a full gallery of character posters for Alita: Battle Angel. Head over there to see the rest.
Sometimes, dead is better in the first TV spot for the Pet Sematary remake.
Captain Morten and the Spider Queen
After being shrunk to the size of an insect, a young boy must sail his toy boat across the length of his parent’s flooded cafe in the first trailer for Captain Morten and The Spider Queen, a new stop-motion film starring the voices of Michael McElhatton, Ciarán Hinds, Brendan Gleeson and Susie Power.
According to Revenge of the Fans, Power Rangers actor RJ Cyler has joined the cast of Swamp Thing in a currently undisclosed role.
Raised By Wolves
Amanda Collin, Abubakar Salim, Winta McGrath, Niamh Algar, Felix Jamieson, Ethan Hazzard, Jordan Loughran, Aasiya Shah and Ivy Wong have all joined the cast of Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi series, Raised by Wolves.
According to Deadline, Collin will play Mother, “an android with a secret past who has been programmed to raise a brood of human children on a faraway planet” while Salim plays Father, “an android whose devotion to his human children is matched only by his devotion to Mother”.
McGrath has been cast as Campion, “a scrappy and soulful 12-year-old boy who was raised by Mother and Father since birth”, while Algar joins as Sue, “a strong, resourceful combat medic who put aside her reservations about coming to this new planet at the urging of her husband Marcus”. Jamieson will play Paul, “Sue and Marcus’ 12-year-old son, a boy of unshakable faith in both his religion and his father.”
Additionally, Hazzard, Loughran, Shah and Wong will all play children under the care of Mother and Father.
Star Trek: Discovery
According to executive producer Heather Kadin, season two of Star Trek: Discovery is “lighter and brighter” than the first.
There was a lot of heaviness. [Season 2] is a little lighter and brighter. In any historical time, after war is much more celebratory and lighter and fun.
The Walking Dead
Coming Soon has the incredibly vague synopsis for The Walking Dead’s midseason premiere, “Adaptation”.
The group unmasks a disturbing and dangerous new threat. An escaped captive revisits his past.
Kelsey Grammer narrates Arrow’s 150th episode in the official synopsis for “The Emerald Archer”.
ARROW FILMS THEIR 150TH EPISODE AS A DOCUMENTARY ENTITLED “THE HOOD AND THE RISE OF VIGILANTES” NARRATED BY KELSEY GRAMMER — The 150th episode of “Arrow” showcases a documentary entitled “The Hood and the rise of vigilantism” starring Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards), and the rest of Team Arrow. As a camera crew follows Oliver and team around to talk about their past as vigilantes and what the Green Arrow means to Star City, Oliver must also deal with William’s (guest star Jack Moore) return from boarding school as well as a new threat to the city. The episode will feature “documentary footage” captured by the BTS crew and interviews from those who have worked alongside the Green Arrow. The documentary is narrated by Kelsey Grammer. Glen Winter directed the episode written by Marc Guggenheim & Emilio Ortega Aldrich (#712). Original airdate 2/4/2019.
Meanwhile, the Flash and the Elongated Man go undercover in the synopsis for upcoming episode, “Goldfaced”.
Barry (Grant Gustin) and Ralph (Hartley Sawyer) must go undercover as criminals in an illegal black market to purchase a device that could help them stop Cicada (Chris Klein). Once inside, Barry and Ralph find their morality tested as they slip deeper into the criminal world, eventually having to choose between committing a crime, or losing the means to defeat one of their greatest foes. Meanwhile, Iris (Candice Patton) investigates a lead on Cicada’s whereabouts and ends up in a dangerous situation. Alexandra LaRoche directed the episode written by Jonathan Butler & Gabriel Garza (#513). Original airdate 2/5/2019.
We also have the synopsis for Supernatural’s 300th episode, “Lebanon”.
JEFFREY DEAN MORGAN RETURNS FOR THE 300TH EPISODE – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) look to occult lore for a solution to their latest problem, but instead of a resolution, they find much more than either of them had anticipated. Jeffrey Dean Morgan (John Winchester) guest stars. The episode was directed by Robert Singer and written by Andrew Dabb & Meredith Glynn. (#1413). Original Airdate 2/7/2019.
Roswell, New Mexico
Finally, Jeanine Mason and Heather Hemmens discuss their characters in two new interviews with the CW.
Banner art by Jim Cooke.