The Orville NYCC Panel Recap

Yesterday I attended the Orville panel at the New York Comic Con (replete with a press pass, thanks to Gary from Nerdrotic and Viviane from Hey Viv). It’s the first convention panel I’ve ever attended (I’ve been to NYCC before, but always seem to spend the day looking for people), and a great way to …

Fox Orders Animated Pilot Script Saloon From Rugrats Writer

It looks like Fox may be heading to the Old West. Deadline reports that the newly-scaled-back network has ordered a script for a new animated show entitled Saloon, which centers on Kevin and Stacy Leslie, the former a woman and the latter a man, as they both try to do what’s best for their town, …

Comic-Con 2019: The Orville Moves to Hulu

Fans of The Orville were treated to a surprise at Comic-Con, as series creator, executive producer, and star Seth MacFarlane announced that the sci-fi show would move from the Fox network to streaming service Hulu for its third season. MacFarlane cited the show becoming “more ambitious production-wise” as the reason for the move, as he …

Dark Phoenix Director Simon Kinberg Exits Fox

Just as the X-Men franchise’s end comes at Fox – which, it must be emphasized, is still a label under Disney – so too is Dark Phoenix writer/director Simon Kinberg’s time on the Fox lot. Deadline reports that the filmmaker’s production company, Kinberg Genre, has left the studio after several decades. During his tenure at …

REVIEW: Dark Phoenix (2019)

After X-Men: The Last Stand, many people were upset with the depiction of Jean Grey’s alter ego, Dark Phoenix – none more so than the co-writer of that film, Simon Kinberg. When he had the chance to tell that story again via Dark Phoenix, this time making his directorial debut, he jumped at the chance. …

Family Guy to Leave Adult Swim

The Griffins are moving to a whole new station. Deadline reports that in the aftermath of the Disney-Fox acquisition new syndication deals are going to be struck for Fox’s veteran animated sitcoms. Also mentioned was the fact that Family Guy would leave Adult Swim once the agreement expires in 2021. While this makes sense given …