wheel of time

“The Wheel of Time” Cast Sends Greetings from Prague, Images from Table Reads [PREVIEW]

Fans of late author Robert Jordan‘s “Wheel of Time” series of novels have enjoyed the rollout of names set to star in Amazon Prime‘s fantasy series adaptation, beginning with Rosamund Pike‘s (Gone Girl, upcoming The Banker’s Wife) Moiraine. Joining the actress are Madeleine Madden, Marcus Rutherford, Barney Harris, Zoë Robins, Josha Stradowski, Daniel Henney, Michael […]

Jurassic Park Dilophosaurus has Escaped in New Iron Studios Statue 

Jurassic Park Dilophosaurus has Escaped in New Iron Studios Statue 

Jurassic Park is the movie to go to if you want to see dinosaurs. We now know that a lot of these dinosaurs are theme park designs and could possibly not be based on new accurate evidence. Until we get to travel back and time to see for ourselves then all we have is our imagination […]

“Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath”: Switch Adequate HD Port of EA Classic

Review: “Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath”: Switch Adequate HD Port Of EA Classic

When Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath was released in 2005, it was an X-Box-exclusive. PC and Playstation 3 received high definition ports in 2011. Nine years later, the game finally made its way to a Nintendo console in the Switch. Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath follows the adventures of Stranger (bonus points for originality, eh?), a resourceful bounty hunter […]

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“Ripley”: Showtime, Steven Zaillian Series Casts Johnny Flynn as Dickie Greenleaf

Riding high off the series’ award-winning success, Fleabag co-star Andrew Scott is venturing into the world of Patricia Highsmith’s bestselling Tom Ripley novels for Showtime‘s drama series adaptation Ripley. The eight-episode order stems from Oscar and Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee Steven Zaillian (Schindler’s List, The Night Of), who is set to write and […]

The Spring Festival Has Been Added To "Overcooked 2"

The Spring Festival Has Been Added To “Overcooked 2”

Team17 and Ghost Town Games announced new DLC arriving in Overcooked 2, as chefs can now take on new challenges with the Spring Festival. This new set of levels presents a whole new set of problems, as chefs will be making Chinese dishes in giant woks. Primarily making dim sum, hot pot, and fruit platters. […]

The Daily LITG, 23rd January 2020, Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, 23rd January 2020, Happy Birthday Greg Hildebrandt

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday How Wonder Woman #750 Kicks Off The New DC Timeline With President Roosevelt and Bombshells Spoilers “Solar Opposites”: Hulu, “Rick and […]

Square Enix Just Announced "Project Xehanort" for Smartphones

Square Enix Just Announced “Project Xehanort” for Smartphones

The Kingdom Hearts saga is far from over, at least in the eyes of Square Enix. The company just announced a smartphone and Amazon free-to-play title called Project Xehanort, which is headed for launch in spring 2020. As you can imagine, it’s tied to the Kingdom Hearts mythos, but we won’t even go into its […]

Alex Cross: Amazon, James Patterson Developing Novels for Series

As “The Great Streaming Wars of 2020” rage on, Amazon is hoping James Patterson’s Alex Cross has the answers – with Variety reporting exclusively that the streamer is developing a television series based on the popular literary Washington D.C. detective, FBI agent, and psychologist. Beginning with 1993’s Along Came a Spider, Patterson’s Cross series has extended […]

You Can Play Any "Half-Life" You Want for Free For the Next Two Months

You Can Play Any “Half-Life” You Want for Free For the Next Two Months

Half-Life: Alyx isn’t launching until March 2020, and it’s been years since the last real Half-Life episode debuted. That means it’s probably time to go back and play through the Half-Life games so you can get back up to speed. But you don’t know where they are, and you don’t want to buy them again. […]

Jurassic Park Guest Stop to Help in the New Iron Studios Diorama

Jurassic Park Guest Stop to Help in the New Iron Studios Diorama

Jurassic Park is one of my all time favorite films. Not only does the story still amaze me but the effects are so good they can almost compete with today. The way they use real dinosaur puppets and effects really brings you closer into the world the Michael Crichton wanted to bring to life and the vision of Steven […]

Comics Meet Hip-Hop as Vince Hernandez Sponsors Lord of the Mic: LA MC Battle

Comics Meet Hip-Hop as Vince Hernandez Sponsors Lord of the Mic: LA MC Battle

While many enjoyed a long weekend in honor of a slain civil rights leader, one group of comics and music professionals gathered to establish supremacy and have fun while celebrating a major accomplishment. Long time Aspen comics editor Vince Hernandez blew the doors off of the Kickstarter campaign for his supernatural hip-hop themed comic, Siria: […]

Wrestling Family The Von Erichs Biopic on the Way From BBC Films

Wrestling Family The Von Erichs Biopic on the Way From BBC Films

The Von Erich family is wrestling royalty, and now their story will be told to a wide audience. The family will be the subject of a new film set up at BBC Films. Sean Dorkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene) will helm the project. Tessa Ross and Juliette Howell will produce from House Productions. “I’m very […]

Comics Meet Hip-Hop as Vince Hernandez Sponsors Lord of the Mic: LA MC Battle

Comics Meet Hip-Hop as Vince Hernandez Sponsors Lord of the Mic: LA MC Battle

While many enjoyed a long weekend in honor of a slain civil rights leader, one group of comics and music professionals gathered to establish supremacy and have fun while celebrating a major accomplishment. Long time Aspen comics editor Vince Hernandez blew the doors off of the Kickstarter campaign for his supernatural hip-hop themed comic, Siria: […]

First Look at Farewell to Summer, the 2020 Lumberjanes FCBD Special

First Look at Farewell to Summer, the 2020 Lumberjanes FCBD Special [Preview]

Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has revealed a first-look preview at Lumberjanes: Farewell to Summer 2020 FCBD Special, giving you a free look at a book you can get for free this May, which is odd, since May comes right before the beginning of Summer. Seasonal discrepancies notwithstanding, Lubmberjanes: Farewell to Summer is sure to be […]

“The Witcher” Episode 8 Review: “Much More” is a Promise, But Does The Show Keep it?

‘Witcher’ Anime Film in the Works at Netflix, Studio Mir On Board

Witcher fans rejoice: more content is heading your way. Netflix has a new anime in the works set in the world of the super popular series. The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf will come to us from the same team from the show, Lauren S. Hissrich and Beau DeMayo. The animation will be handled by […]

Oasis Games Announces New Mobile RPG "Bleach: Immortal Soul"

Oasis Games Announces New Mobile RPG “Bleach: Immortal Soul”

Oasis Games announced their next anime mobile title on the way will be Bleach: Immortal Soul, an RPG title on the way in Spring 2020. Officially licensed by TV Tokyo and developed by GREE, you’ll be able to collect and train your favorite characters and have them battle in a Karakura Town game world. You […]

Ironheart 2020 Gets a Creative Team, Launches One Month Early

Ironheart 2020 Gets a Creative Team: Vita Ayala, Danny Lore, and David Messina

A press release on Marvel.com has revealed the creative team for Ironheart 2020: Vita Ayala and Danny Lore writing and art by David Messina. Ironheart 2020 is a two-issue tie-in to the Iron Man 2020 super-mega-crossover event. The book’s title was first revealed last October in a checklist of Iron Man 2020 tie-ins but with no […]

DMZ

“DMZ”: Rosario Dawson Set for Lead Role in Ava DuVernay, HBO Max Series

Ava DuVernay is having a pretty good run of things creatively heading into the early days of 2020, coming off of her critically-acclaimed and award-winning Netflix limited series When They See Us and heading towards a turn behind the camera that puts her at the helm of a film adaptation of Jack Kirby’s New Gods. […]

“Clockwork Orange” Gets A Nendoroid with Good Smile Company

“Clockwork Orange” Gets A Nendoroid with Good Smile Company

A Clockwork Orange is a cult classic that fans of the series just can’t get enough of. This time it looks like the can add miniature Alex DeLarge to their collection. Good Smile Company has announced that Clockwork Orange is the next series getting the Nendoroid treatment. This figure is not only amazingly detailed but comes […]

BOOM! to Cancel Power Rangers Comic in April

BOOM! to Cancel Power Rangers Comic in April

Just one day after announcing that Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #50 will lead to the shattering of reality and probably the end of life as we know it throughout the universe, explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has revealed it will cancel a different Power Rangers title, Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers, with April’s Go Go Power […]

Conan the Barbarian Arrives with New Figure from Mezco Toyz

Conan the Barbarian Arrives with New Figure from Mezco Toyz

Conan the Barbarian is back and he is better than ever as Mezco Toyz announces their newest figure. This figure is a perfect figure for any Conan fan and it comes loaded out with weapons and clothes. From a cloak, jewelry, weapons, and interchangeable pieces. This is a high-quality figure that is not only badass […]

"Space Battle Lunchtime" Being Adapted to a Card Game!

“Space Battle Lunchtime” Being Adapted to a Card Game!

Get ready, people of Earth, because the graphic novel Space Battle Lunchtime is being adapted in the form of a new card game! Based on an Oni Press graphic novel of the same name by Natalie Riess, Space Battle Lunchtime follows a similar plot to the graphic novel. Players will compete in an intergalactic television show […]

“The Witcher” Episode 8 Review: “Much More” is a Promise, But Does The Show Keep it?

“The Witcher” Breaks Netflix Viewing Records – But Was Sorcery At Play?

So, it’s no secret that Netflix‘s The Witcher has become a massive success, with loads of people watching it and the streaming service having already smashed the “order season 2” button. Just how much of a succcess has the series been? Netflix reports that over the past four weeks, the show has conjured up viewership […]

Star Wars Scout Trooper is on Patrol with New Statue from Kotobukiya

Star Wars Scout Trooper is on Patrol with New Statue from Kotobukiya

Star Wars collectibles are one thing that will honestly never come to a end and that is not a bad thing! It is always nice to see an updated version of a classic character. This time Kotobukiya is bringing the Scout Trooper to life as seen in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. This ArtFX statue […]

Marvel Strike Force Adds Three New X-Men: Psylocke, Colossus, and Dark Phoenix

Disney Is Selling Mobile Game Developer FoxNext Off To Scopely

After months of speculation as to what Disney was going to do with FoxNext, we now know the company is going to be sold off to Scopely. The word came down this morning as they will also acquire Cold Iron Studios in San Jose from them as well. As the company continues to purge all […]

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“Monty Python” Legend Terry Jones Passes Away, Age 77

One of Britain’s most treasured comedic talents Terry Jones passed away at the age of 77 on Wednesday. With a career spanning six decades, the actor, director, and writer is best known for his time as a member of the popular and influential comedy troupe Monty Python. During Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ run on the […]

Dark Knight Trilogy Catwoman Gets New Figure from Soap Studio

Dark Knight Trilogy Catwoman Gets New Figure from Soap Studio

The Dark Knight Trilogy introduced us to a darker and grittier Batman world but it was nice to see new takes on classic characters. One of them being Catwoman who was portrayed by Anne Hathaway in The Dark Knight Rises. This time you can bring her home as Soap Studio has announced a new 1:12 scale figure. She has […]

Tencent Announces Plans To Acquire Full Ownership Of Funcom

Tencent Announces Plans To Acquire Full Ownership Of Funcom

Tencent Interactive Entertainment announced this week that they have made a voluntary cash offer to acquire the Norwegian game company Funcom. The company already owns a chunk of the company with nearly 29% of its shares. Tencent is offering all shareholders NOK 17.00 per share, which according to Funcom, is 27.3% higher than the closing […]

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What Is Up With The Riddler In Batman #87? (Spoilers)

When last we saw The Riddler, he had gone through a major change. Year Of The Villain: The Riddler saw him decide to put away foolish things. Fed up of his life spent fighting Batman – and losing – as being one big joke, he abandoned it all – for something far sinister. It seemed […]

Funko London Toy Fair 2020 Reveals: Funko Vinyl Soda Figure Line

Just when we thought Funko was done they continue to dish out more collectibles. This time it is something unique and different that can spark the hunt all over again for some collectors. Looks like Funko has announced a new line of figures called Funko Vinyl Soda. This is apparently that each figure comes in […]

Countdown to “Star Trek: Picard”: Reconsidering “Unimatrix Zero”

Countdown to “Star Trek: Picard”: Reconsidering “Unimatrix Zero” [OPINION]

We’ve made it to the final “episode“of our “Countdown to Star Trek: Picard“: our recommending viewing before the premiere of the CBS All Access series on January 23rd. Since Star Trek: The Next Generation, the Borg became less ominous and more vulnerable by the time of Voyager. Most of the stories provided more depth into […]

Niantic Reveals Global Events For “Ingress” & “Pokémon GO” In 2020

This morning, Niantic announced a new set of global events for the first half of 2020 for Ingress and Pokémon GO, letting fans know what’s on the horizon to attend. New places they’re going to be headed include St. Louis and Philadelphia, along with a number of regional events on a smaller scale. The company […]

Wednesday Comics

Who Is More Stupid – Batman or Superman in Superman/Batman #6? (Spoilers)

So how have Superman and Batman been doing? Not great, to be honest. They (with Wonder Woman) built Sanctuary as a mental health haven for superheroes that was full of contradictions and a massive security risk for everyone and, eventually, ended up killing off a bunch of superheroes and exposing what were clearly a mentally […]

The Iron Giant Brings the Power With New Mondo Figure

The Iron Giant Brings the Power With New Mondo Figure

The Iron Giant is back and this time he is better than ever. We recently covered a new Iron Giant figure that recently was exclusive to Walmart and you can find that here. However, Mondo wants to dominate the iron Giant market as they announce their newest Mondo Mecha Figure. This figure stands 12.5” tall, has […]

Wednesday Comics

How Is Guardians Of The Galaxy #1 Setting Up Empyre? (Spoilers)

Today sees the release of Guardians Of The Galaxy #1 from Al Ewing, Juann Cabal and Federico Blee. And with Al Ewing having been the lead writer on Incoming and also co-writing the upcoming Empyre, it is natural that we may look to see what may be set up for April today. And with a […]

the walking dead

“The Walking Dead” Cast Offers “World Beyond” Folks On-Set Survival Tips [VIDEO]

While the cast and crew of AMC‘s The Walking Dead enjoy the reaction to the tenth season, life in the franchise’s universe has become a lot like the NFL: neither have off-seasons anymore. With a strong ensemble cast (and a “Big Bad” fronted by Samantha Morton in an award-earning turn) and richly-layered writing, showrunner/executive producer […]

“Bartlow’s Dread Machine” Announced For Summer 2020 Release

During the New York Game Awards, Beep Games announced their upcoming indie title for the Summer of 2020, Bartlow’s Dread Machine. This is a cool looking arcade shooter created by Clayton Kauzlaric, the creator of Voodoo Vince. The game got a proper announcement trailer during the awards, but the game will officially be shown off […]

Wednesday Comics

How Bruce Wayne is Rebuilding Gotham in Batman #87 and Batman/Superman #5

Batman #87 continues the series obsession with the architecture of Gotham and Bruce Wayne’s surprising rebuilding of the city between issues. Including the Gotham City Police Department’s new containment facility which is, apparently, more secure than that of the Justice League’s Halls Of Justice. …to everyone but Batman of course. He and Lucius Fox literally […]

“Devil May Cry V” Dante is Ready to Slay with New Asmus Toys Figure

“Devil May Cry V” Dante is Ready to Slay with New Asmus Toys Figure

Devil May Cry V let fan play as some of there favorite characters once again as they slice their way through a lot of demons. This time Dante is taking the wheel and really packing an arsenal with his new figure from Asmus Toys. Not only can you get a standard edition of the figure but […]