Netflix Rules Out Downloading Content, Signs Deal With DISH

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Offline Streaming "Never going to happen." By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As Netflix was deep into negotiations with DISH Network to provide streaming services, the streaming service denied rumors that they were considering allowing subscribers to download content to stream without an Internet … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Megadeth’s Holiday Album With Jenny Lewis

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) We ran this last year, but it's so funny, I decided it needs to come back again. Famous thrash-metal band Megadeth have released a Holiday album, just in time for Christmas! And it features singer/actress Jenny Lewis. Enjoy your weekend! … [Read more...]

Yoda To Appear In Star Wars Rebels, Voiced By Frank Oz

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars Rebels hit the small screen with a bang. From the get-go, this series has been an excellent foray into the Star Wars universe and it harkens back to the original series with its cast of characters. Unlike The Clone Wars, which took place around the … [Read more...]

Screenwriting 101: Creating Suspense and Tension

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Every screenplay, no matter the genre, needs some type of suspense to keep the viewer interested for the duration. Without suspense and tension, the film can drag on like a beached whale. Will they get there in time to save the girl? It’s that moment when they grab … [Read more...]

Sony Won’t Suspend Filming Despite Cyber Attack, Spectre Script Stolen

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Sony Pictures Entertainment has not suspended all of its productions due to the hacking crisis, contrary to recent reports. Deadline has confirmed that projects such as Bond film, Spectre, will stick to their schedules, despite the company having thousands of emails … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – How It Should Have Ended Bonus Bundle

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) I love the cartoons from our friends over at How It Should Have Ended, and the first one I saw was how the original Superman with Christopher Reeve should've ended. I run them as Friday's Funny Features, from time to time, and I discovered they sometimes have unused … [Read more...]

Teen Titans TV Series Pilot Will Shoot In 2015

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Teen Titans confirmed by CCO Geoff Johns By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Just yesterday, we confirmed that DC Entertainment was developing a Superman prequel series for SyFy called Krypton. That meant DC will be edging out Marvel's seven television series (including their Netflix shows) with … [Read more...]

HBO Scuttles In-House Streaming, Farms Out HBO GO

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Appears to be punitive action towards CTO By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With HBO planning to launch a standalone streaming service come Spring, now is not the time to start from square one. But it looks like that is exactly what they're planning to do by scuttling their in house project code … [Read more...]

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. To Tie Into Avengers: Age Of Ultron

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In a move that surprises absolutely no one, the second season of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. will tie in with Marvel's next team-up film Avengers: Age of Ultron. While it's too early to know how the series will tie into the film, Entertainment Weekly spoke with … [Read more...]

UPDATE: CBS/DISH Come to Terms After Ultimatum

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UPDATE: After issuing an ultimatum to pull it's programming unless DISH came to terms, the two sides agreed to a retransmission deal just hours after CBS went dark with all their programming.  Neither side offered any details about the agreement, CBS says it prevents DISH's 14 million customers … [Read more...]

Mark Hamill Coming To The Flash (Again!)

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The new version of The Flash is doing really well on The CW, who have gone head-first into using super powered villains on the show. It is being reported that the show will be making even more references to the early 1990's television series, with Mark Hamill … [Read more...]

SyFy Developing Superman Prequel ‘Krypton’

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I cover a lot of Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment comic book movie and television news. A lot of times I compare the pros and cons of Marvel's fully integrated cinematic universe vs. DC's multiverse, and the repeated phrase I keep using is that DC needs to catch … [Read more...]

Marvel Has Reportedly Found Their Luke Cage And Jessica Jones!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel seems to have found two leads for their Netflix Defenders series of Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. While the next series is Jessica Jones, rumor has it that Luke Cage will feature in at least seven episodes of the series' thirteen, as the two characters are … [Read more...]

AMC Greenlights Preacher Pilot From Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Let's talk about hell. With an intellectual property like Preacher, it seems to be appropriate, but in this case, I'm talking about a different kind of hell, specifically: development hell. Sometimes I talk about development hell in terms of a few years, but … [Read more...]

Cinedeck Products Offer New Features For Post-Production

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Cinedeck has been busy with their latest  "Advanced Ingest Solutions" campaign which features numerous new post-production features for their Advanced Deck Controls. These features are sure to provide lossless support for recording and playback at up to 220 Mbit per … [Read more...]

Marvel’s Agent Carter Gets Two-Hour Premiere

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is one episode away from its winter mid-season finale, and after the Holidays, we will finally get a chance to see the second television series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Agent Carter. Originally the series was going to … [Read more...]

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