​Why the Marvel/Netflix deal is the best decision they've ever made

Yesterday, Marvel announced a partnership with Netflix that will allow them to conquer television the same way they've conquered movies and comics. The deal, which will bring four separate superhero TV shows to Netflix's on-demand, online streaming service — as well as a miniseries — is not only brilliant, but good… » 11/08/13 12:02pm 11/08/13 12:02pm

Marvel bringing FOUR live-action superhero TV shows to Netflix!

All you Marvel fans better get a Netflix subscription if you don't have one already! Marvel has announced that Netflix will air four new live-action Marvel superhero TV shows, based on Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and Daredevil, along with a miniseries event based on the Defenders. The Defenders! » 11/07/13 7:07am 11/07/13 7:07am

7 Superheroes Who Should Get Their Own Arrow-style TV Shows

It's still a little weird to say out loud, but The CW's Green Arrow show Arrow is good. Like, really good. Like, a perfect match of superheroics, accessibility and non-superheroic drama for mass audiences, and with no need for budget-busting special effects. It's possibly the perfect superhero TV show, and it got us… » 2/26/13 10:00am 2/26/13 10:00am

Dumbledore comes to Doctor Who, X-Men prequel finds young Beast and…

New plot details for Simon Pegg's alien comedy Paul! Doctor Who's Christmas episode adds some stars! Christopher Nolan discusses Inception's philosophical and cinematic undertones. Set-pics reveal more about Transformers 3. X-Men prequel casting becomes official! Will Edward Norton join Avengers? » 7/12/10 6:00am 7/12/10 6:00am

Is Disney scouring Marvel's B-listers for the next big superhero flick?

With Marvel's A-listers ensnared in preexisting movie franchises, it appears Disney's cultivating the publisher's second-tier superheroes. Two writers behind the upcoming Conan flick are penning a Dr. Strange script, and Disney's apparently producing short films for heroes like Luke Cage. » 6/22/10 11:50am 6/22/10 11:50am

The Ultimate Blaxploitation Scifi Hero Finally Has A Movie

An African American man goes to prison for a crime he doesn't commit, where he's subjected to weird experiments at the hands of a scientist who tries to kill him. It could be a horror movie, but it's actually the origin of Luke Cage, comics' most famous blaxploitation hero. Transformers star Tyrese Gibson says he's… » 5/20/08 1:47pm 5/20/08 1:47pm