A Geek’s Reaction To The New Game of Thrones Teasers

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) HBO continues to tease us with the upcoming season of Game of Thrones, and I cannot wait for it. I would have preferred it if the next book The Winds of Winter were published before this season premiered, but at least I'll be getting the continuation of the story, … [Read more...]

Steven Moffat Out As Doctor Who Showrunner After Season 10

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After a rather topsy turvy two seasons with Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, veterans Doctor Who show runner Steven Moffat is stepping down at the end of the 10th season. Worse, we won't get to see it until 2017. Who's taking the helm of the TARDIS? Turns out that … [Read more...]

Could Marvel Recast Daredevil In Avengers: Infinity War?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I loved Daredevil season one, and thought Charlie Cox did a fantastic job playing the Man Without Fear. The entire series had a very cinematic look to it, which would translate well to the big screen. Despite playing the hell out of him, star Cox revealed that … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Opens 2016 TV Director Workshop Submissions

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Heads up directors. The application process for the annual Warner Bros. Television Directors Workshop is now open. For those who want to compete for a chance to be in this 12-week program with WB TV's best and brightest, pay close attention: The deadline will be here … [Read more...]

Netflix Will Spend $6 Billion On Content In 2016

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Yes you read that title right, Netflix is indeed planning on spending $6 billion on creating exclusive original content, plus content acquisition, for the streaming service in the next year. Six. Billion. Dollars. (I feel like I'm in an Austin Powers … [Read more...]

Jeph Loeb Talks Daredevil Season 2, Possible Punisher Spinoff

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Daredevil, one of the best comic book television series I've ever seen, is returning to Netflix soon with a 13-episode second season. Marvel has done ok with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter, but what they're doing on Netflix leaves everything else in the … [Read more...]

NBC Releases Possible Ratings For Netflix

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Netflix has been notoriously secretive when it comes to revealing viewership numbers. In fact, the streaming service has repeatedly stated it plans on keeping those numbers a secret for as long as possible. At a Wednesday presentation, NBCUniversal President of … [Read more...]

Switcher Studio Turns Your iPhone Into A Streaming TV Studio

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With nearly a decade of smartphone and tablet development, many filmmakers have several iPhones and iPads hanging around collecting dust, and now with Switcher Studio Pro, you can put those extra mobile devices to good use as a live streaming, multi-camera option for … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Star Wars Rebels Mid-Season Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This past December, fans of the Star Wars franchise had a chance to return to a galaxy far, far away for the first time in ten years. For those of us who like cartoons, we've never really left, as Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels have aired pretty … [Read more...]

Finalists For Last Doritos’ Crash the Super Bowl

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The deadline for the final Doritos Crash the Super Bowl competition has passed, and the finalists have been chosen. What commercial will we see during the broadcast of Super Bowl 50, and which filmmaker will take the million dollar prize? Here's the top three! … [Read more...]

Heroes Reborn Is Now Heroes Re-Cancelled

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Back in 2006, Tim Kring created the "next Lost" with Heroes for NBC. It debuted to huge ratings, critical success, and a massively adoring fanbase. By the end of the first season, it had a weak final episode, followed by a horrible second season (which was where I … [Read more...]

Alan Rickman Passes Away At 69

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) 2016 is not off to a great start, as another entertainment legend passes away. The year has already claimed Lemmy Kilmister, Angus Scrimm, David Bowie, and now Alan Rickman. Arguably best known for his film roles as Hans Gruber and Professor Snape in the … [Read more...]

The 2016 Oscar Nominees

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Getting up before dawn on a Thursday for fun seldom happens in the dead of a January winter, but if you're in Hollywood, it's an annual Oscar tradition. This morning, the nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Los … [Read more...]

The 2016 DGA Awards Nominees

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Directors Guild of America has released their list of nominees for this year's DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2015. The nominees don't come as much of a surprise to anyone with last year's winner and four-time DGA nominee, … [Read more...]

New Hope For Pacific Rim 2 As Chinese Company Buys Legendary

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Legendary Pictures Entertainment has co-financed some of the finest science-fiction and fantasy films of the last few years, including Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy, 300, Jurassic World, and co-fianced and produced Godzilla, Pacific Rim, and many more. … [Read more...]

YouTube Exec Predicts Death Of Television, Rise Of Streaming

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) TV is dead. Haven't we heard this before? Well, apparently, One YouTube executive is convinced of it this time. At least the broadcast version, anyway. In his keynote at CES, chief business officer for YouTube, Robert Kyncl made it abundantly clear, YouTube, along … [Read more...]