The second book of The Devil’s Revolver series by V.S. McGrath, starts with a whimper more than a bang. That’s probably only to be expected when you’re running in circles through the desert trying to […]
This weekend belongs, unqestionably, to Black Panther. That being said, many people don’t recall (or maybe never knew) Wesley Snipes tried to bring the iconic comic book character to the big screen two decades ago. Things fell through and Snipes ended up bringing Blade to life instead in 1998.
Blade, of course, marks the beginning of films based on comic books (despite the fact that Snipes was apparently unaware Blade came from the world of comic books). The black vampire who did marshal arts (and wore a cool black leather coat like Shaft) stood alone as the Marvel Cinematic Universe exploded until this weekend when Black Panther has taken unapologetically and unequivicably taken over the box office. Fortunately, Black Panther is unlikely to be the opposite bookend from Blade but the start of something even more special.
Discover more about the fascinating Hollywood backstory behind two iconic superheroes of color in Episode #80: Wesley Snipes talks Blade and Black Panther from Slate Represent over on Panoply. It’s worth the listen just to hear Snipes “Rawrr” not to mention the hints he drops about upcoming possibilities….
Julie Plec will direct and executive produce the pilot of the “Roswell” reboot at the CW, Variety has learned. If the project is ordered to series, Plec would also serve as an executive producer on the series through her My So-Called Company production banner. This is the latest chapter in Plec’s longstanding relationship with the CW.…via ‘Originals’ Creator Julie Plec to Direct ‘Roswell’ Reboot Pilot at CW — Variety
How do you kill a vampire? If you’re still using wooden stakes, you’re getting the job done but you could be having a lot more fun. Fortunately, author Liisa Ladoceur, has gone to the trouble […]
“In The Last Vampire series we are introduced to an entirely original world, in a universe vastly different from other vampire stories. This legend is born from the more classic genre of Bram Stroker’s “Dracula”, […]
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The Greeks believed that a human could become a Vrykolakas after death by having lived an ungodly life, being buried on unconsecrated ground, being excommunicated or by having eaten…
Image courtesy of MTV Where would you go if you were a Vampire, werewolf, or Zombie? Death Valley, of course! With the success of Teen Wolf, it is not surprising to find that MTV is […]