The Boys recruits an Iceman to play with fire. Netflix is making a new sci-fi “eco-fable” for kids. Nickelodeon’s weird plans for Spongebob expand with another new spinoff. Plus, Agents of SHIELD looks back ahead of its grand finale, and a new tease for Hulu’s take on Clive Barker’s Books of Blood. Spoilers now!
Wonder Woman 1984
In conversation with InStyle Magazine, Kristen Wiig revealed her transformation into Cheetah will be gradual, including “different evolutions” leading up to her ultimate form.
No, we weren’t allowed to take any pictures.This was lockdown. They have it somewhere, and you will see it. But there are different evolutions to my character. I will leave you with that.
Books of Blood
Bloody-Disgusting has the first poster for Hulu’s Books of Blood movie from the unlikely partnership of Brannon Braga and Seth McFarlane.
The Devil All The Time
Netflix’s star-studded southern gothic now has a poster.
THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME.
Trailer coming soon.
Keep your eyes peeled. pic.twitter.com/ptg71qKyZW
— Netflix Queue (@netflixqueue) August 10, 2020
An alien-possessed cosmonaut crawls from the wreckage of his crashed space capsule in a new clip from Sputnik.
Tony Todd, Dylan Baker, Robin Bartlett, Samm Levine, Vanessa Lengies, Agnes Bruckner, Mario Van Peebles, Lindsay Mushett, and Jason Stuart star in the trailer for Immortal, a new horror anthology coming to VOD September 1.
X-Men’s Iceman, Shawn Ashmore, will be playing Lamplighter — the pyrokinetic member of the Seven absent from the first season — in the second season of The Boys.
You didn’t think I was done with the Super Hero game did ya?! Meet LAMPLIGHTER! Former member of the 7 and a man with secrets to tell! I couldn’t be more excited to be apart of season two of “THE BOYS” which begins airing Friday sept 4Th! @TheBoysTV @PrimeVideo @therealKripke pic.twitter.com/hbjEaWJPtR
— Shawn R Ashmore (@ShawnRAshmore) August 10, 2020
Antony Starr also revealed a new image of Homelander evidently ready to crush a few heads.
— Antony Starr (@antonystarr) August 10, 2020
The Last Bus
Deadline reports Netflix has ordered a ten-part children’s series described as both a “a sci-fi road trip adventure” and an “eco-fable” from writer Paul Neafcy and Wildseed Studios. The story is said to follow “a group of mismatched school kids who band together to face a fearsome new machine intelligence.” Doctor Who’s Lawrence Gough and Steve Hughes are attached to direct episodes, alongside Drew Casson and Nour Wazzi.
The Patrick Star Show
Additionally, Nickelodeon has ordered thirteen episodes of a SpongeBob Squarepants spinoff “in the vein of The Larry Sanders Show and Comedy Bang! Bang!” in which Patrick Star hosts his own late-night talk show. [Deadline]
Agents of SHIELD
Finally, a new trailer for Wednesday’s two-hour series finale of Agents of SHIELD looks back on the show’s history.
Banner art by Jim Cooke.