Ever since the Marvel Cinematic Universe became a thing, one of the major complaints directed at the franchise was its lack of female heroes, because of this, Marvel Films chief Kevin Feige has recently hinted at a push for female driven films. But if the company really wants to make a splash, perhaps the place they need start isn’t on the big screen.
Orphan Black took the world by storm last year, and it wasn’t long before the niche series turned into a cultural fascination on the levels of The Walking Dead, and in less than a week, the long awaited return of the world’s newest sci-fi obsession comes to television screens all over North America in the most spectacular of ways.
It’s been one week since David Letterman announced his intention to leave his long-running seat as host of Late Show on CBS, and since then, the entire conversation regarding his decision has been consumed by one topic: who will be his replacement? Now with Stephen Colbert officially leaving to take over the gig, a new late night hole needs to be filled, and if Comedy Central plays it right, they could end up taking the baton of social progression CBS failed to acquire.
One of the biggest shockers that came out of the hiring of Joss Whedon as Marvel Studio’s creative grand puba for the foreseeable future was the announcement that Marvel was going to be getting into television, and after last night, one must wonder if main Marvel competitor, DC, can ever catch-up with its super-hero based rival.
Many were skeptical when news first came of a television adaptation of the Coen Brothers’ classic, Fargo, but based on the first four episodes, viewers should consider themselves free to raise their expectations.
Late Show fans were delivered a shock yesterday afternoon when long-time running host, David Letterman announced his official plans to retire from the program in 2015, and while still in its infancy, the insanity of host searching has only just begun for the Les Moonves controlled network, and it’s not going to end any time soon.