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‘Penny Dreadful: City of Angels’ – Halt and Catch Fire’s Kerry Bishé Joins Showtime Series

Showtime‘s sequel series Penny Dreadful: City of Angels is welcoming Halt and Catch Fire star Kerry Bishé to the series in a lead role. Bishé joins Daniel Zovatto, Natalie Dormer, Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves, Nathan Lane, Adriana Barraza and Rory Kinnear on the follow-up to Penny Dreadful from the original series’ creator, writer and executive producer John Logan. Paco Cabezas (American Gods, Deadly Class) […]



Netflix Subscribers Set to Pay More to Ride “The Endless Scroll”

If it feels like to you that everyone and their mothers is starting up a streaming servcie in 2019/2020, you’re not alone. Just look at the services that are either currently in-play or on the horizon: NBCUniversal, Apple, Disney+, and WarnerMedia are gearing up their respective services–and let’s not forget YouTube Premium, Amazon, Hulu… and probably […]

Hasbro Unboxing Con Star Wars Marvel Legends Reveals Collage

Hasbro Reveals New Marvel Legends, Star Wars Figures at Unboxing Con

Unboxing Toy Con is going on right now in Mexico, and Hasbro is there not only with a booth presence, but also doing full panels and reveals. Members of the Star Wars and Marvel Legends teams were on hand, and they each had new figures to show off to the crowd. They mentioned a couple […]

Seis Manos: Netflix Orders Mexico-Based Anime from Castlevania’s Powerhouse Animation, VIZ Media

Springboarding off the sucess of series like Castlevania, Netflix is broadening its anime horizons internationally with original anime Seis Manos, Deadline Hollywood reports. Set to launch globally in 2019 from Viz Media LLC and Powerhouse Animation, Seis Manos is the streaming service’s first original anime set in Mexico. Powerhouse CEO Brad Graeber and writer Alvaro Rodriguez (Machete, From Dusk […]

Another Pro Wrestler in Trouble for Anti-Mexico Comments

Another pro wrestler has found himself in the hot seat for making disparaging remarks about Mexico. This time, it’s indie darling Zack Sabre Jr., who made the comments during an in-character interview for NJPW. “Suzuki-gun, we’re taking over,” Sabre said, according to a report from Pro Wrestling Sheet. “We’ll take over England. We’ll take over […]

Ultimate Beastmaster: WWE Alum C.M. Punk Co-Hosting Season 3

Netflix is set to unleash a third season of international reality competition series Ultimate Beastmaster; with the next round featuring more than 100 contestants from nine countries and a number of well-known names such as MMA fighter/professional wrestler C.M. Punk stepping in to help Tiki Barber and Anderson Silva with hosting responsibilities. But with the renewal […]

Space Chickens in Space Set to Engage in Some Animated “Fowl Play”

Move over “Pigs in Space”, because you have some stiff competition in the whole space-faring animals category. British production company CAKE, Australia’s Studio Moshi, Mexico’s Ánima and Ireland’s Gingerbread Animation are teaming-up on new children’s animated comedy series Space Chickens in Space. Created by José C. García de Letona and Rita Street, with Jordan Gaucher serving […]

Narcos Season 4 Adds Ant-Man’s Michael Peña, Rogue One’s Diego Luna

As Netflix‘s Narcos readies its fourth season mission to Mexico to tackle the Guadalajara cartel, it’s enlisting some big screen heavy hitters in the form of Ant-Man‘s Michael Peña and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story‘s Diego Luna for the show’s new season. Created and produced by Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, and Doug Miro; with Eric […]

Photographic Review: Cover of Photographic by Quintero and Pena

Photographic Review: Exploring The Life Of Photographer Graciela Iturbide

Isabel Quintero and Zeke Pena’s graphic novel Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide is a biography of Graciela Iturbide, an influential Mexican photographer who focused on intimate portraits of Mexico’s indigenous peoples. The book is hardcover and well made, with a solid feel when held without making you wonder if your hand will fall off at the […]

HBO Orders Spanish-Language Pilot From Porlandia’s Fred Armisen

Saturday Night Live‘s Fred Armisen (Portlandia, Documentary Now) will be taking HBO viewers on a tour of a very “special” Mexico City, as the actor/writer/comedian is set to write, executive produce and star in the Spanish-language half-hour pilot Mexico City: Only Good Things Happen. Ana Fabrega and Julio Torres will write, co-executive produce, and star alongside Armisen, with […]


Conventional Matters – Not Too Far From Mexico To San Diego For Jill Thompson

This weekend sees the London Super Comic Con. I’ll be there on the Saturday, check for me at the Avatar booth if you want to say hi. But there are plenty of other conventional matters occurring around the world… Such as San Diego’s parking lottery and Reed Expo heading to China. And such as Jill Thompson who […]

Spider-Gwen, Batman, Spider-Man And Deadpool Variant Covers From Mexico

This weekend… in Mexico City, La Mole Comic Con presented their exclusive variant covers for various comics including Batman #39, Spider-Gwen #1, Amazing Spider-Man #15, the Mexican version of Amazing Spider-Man #6 (which features a reprint of a J Scott Campbell‘s classic cover) and Deadpool #42. And look, they really presented them! Which, yes, means a 23rd […]

Mexican/Hispanic Guards, Gangsters, Police And Convicts Wanted For Constantine

The latest castings have gone out for NBC’s Constantine. Here’s what they are looking for… with suggestions of where the plot may be going. Oh and they’d love it if you have actual experience in a SWAT team. *NEUVO CASTINGS* CONSTANTINE for NBC NECESIDAD DE LUNES, MIERCOLES Y VIERNES! NEEDS FOR MONDAY, WEDNESDAY& FRIDAY! 1. GUARDS MEXICAN […]

Removing The Swastika From The Dark Knight Returns In Mexico

  On the left is the American edition of The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller and Klaus Janson. On the right, is the Mexican edition, published by DC Comics Mexico and Editorial Televisa. This edition was censored mainly in the character of Bruno and her henchmen, covering with black squares the swastikas on Bruno’s […]

Wolverine And The PemeX-Men

Earlier this week, Mexico suffered an accident in a building of Pemex, a national oil company, and a fellow with a familiar hairstyle arrived to appeared to help the victims. Which gave the media an excuse not to concentrate on the accident as much, rather than one first responder’s resemblance to Wolverine. Of course, he […]

A Mexican Home For Transformers, GI Joe, Walking Dead And Spawn Comics

Here’s how it is being divvied up. The Mexican printing company has won the license to publish Spanish language versions of Boom! books by Mark Waid Irredeemable, Incorruptible and The Traveler. It also has the rights to the GI JOE ongoing series and spinoffs A Real American Hero, Origins and Cobra, as well as Transformers […]

How Marvel And DC Are Sounding Greek To Mexico

Bleeding Cool has run reports on how the Mexican media conglomerate Televisa, the largest such company in Latin America, published both Marvel and DC comics in the country. The company is also a powerful political force, think News International in the UK and the US. But getting away with more. And there has been much […]