First Look at Key Characters in New ‘Unfortunate Events’ Trailer

Young readers growing  up in the early 2000’s spent many days and nights pouring over Lemony Snicket’s  A Series of Unfortunate Events stories, usually after picking up the latest installment at their school’s book fair. The story of the Baudelaire orphans is grim, to be sure, but the books were a great way to introduce middle schoolers to certain writing techniques like breaking the fourth wall, irony, … Continue reading First Look at Key Characters in New ‘Unfortunate Events’ Trailer

NBC Orders Pilot for DC Comedy ‘Powerless’

DC superheroes meets The Office? According to the Hollywood Reporter, NBC is taking a chance on a new kind of superhero show, a half-hour comedy series. Powerless will follow a handful of employees at an insurance company as they handle the evils of the DC universe, but without any Kryptonian heritage or training from masters in martial arts. This story idea seems straight out of … Continue reading NBC Orders Pilot for DC Comedy ‘Powerless’

First Images from Gilmore Girls Revival

SPOILER ALERT, POODLES! Entertainment Weekly, giver of all fandom news these days, has announced that their next issue will feature not only the Gilmore girls themselves, but a few more of our favorite friends from Stars Hollow. What do we learn from EW’s story? According to TV Line, who apparently has already read the issue, Lorelai and Luke are not married Yup, NOT married, but … Continue reading First Images from Gilmore Girls Revival

We love Netflix, how about you?

At Fanspeak Files, we have a deep and abiding love for all things Netflix. So much programming, so little time! I have personally marked my calendar with the premiere dates of all of my favorite shows, and I’m sure I’m not the only one. Which new or returning show are you most looking forward to in 2016? Is it a gripping thriller, a family-friendly sitcom, … Continue reading We love Netflix, how about you?

Moffat Steps Down as ‘Who’ Showrunner

BBC America revealed today that beloved yet controversial Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat will release his reins as executive producer and lead writer for the series after the completion of it’s 10th season. Chris Chibnall of Broadchurch fame will take over the popular sci-fi adventure series, and Moffat has full faith that Chibnall is the right fit. “It took a lot of gin and tonic to talk … Continue reading Moffat Steps Down as ‘Who’ Showrunner

Take Your Time, George

Fellow citizens of the internet, it’s no secret that fantasy fans everywhere swarm any news about George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series like ravenous ravens swarming over breadcrumbs. And for a long time, fans had little more than breadcrumbs to go on…dissecting released chapters, ruminating over fan theories, and decoding vague comments from the author. Since Martin’s fifth book in the … Continue reading Take Your Time, George

To Boldly Go: CBS to Give Us a New ‘Star Trek’ Series

Surprise! announced this morning that CBS Television Studios plans to launch a completely brand-spankin’ new Star Trek series in January of 2017. With Alex Kurtzman, co-writer of 2009’s Star Trek and its sequel Star Trek Into Darkness, at the wheel as executive producer, CBS hopes to revive the already beloved series with a breath of new life, and all new adventures. CBS Television Studio’s chief David Stapf … Continue reading To Boldly Go: CBS to Give Us a New ‘Star Trek’ Series

Sherlock Holmes and the Abominable Bride

PBS’ Sherlock has amassed a hefty following of viewers since the show’s premiere in 2010.  In a contemporary version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s popular detective series, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, along with an amazingly talented cast and creative team, have ushered into the 21st century the mysteries and complexities of Sherlock Holmes and his grand adventures. But fans have had a hard time of it … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes and the Abominable Bride

Beware the Purple Man in Full Length ‘Jessica Jones’ Trailer

Killgrave gets into everyone’s heads in the first full length trailer for Netflix’s Jessica Jones. Jones looks like a great alternative to CBS’s Supergirl, another superheroine series premiering this Fall. Both look like quality shows, but Netflix has presented us with a darker look at the life of the superpowered female, something that fans have long been asking for. Jessica Jones is the second in Marvel’s Netflix series, … Continue reading Beware the Purple Man in Full Length ‘Jessica Jones’ Trailer

Copper Boom: Netflix to Reboot Gilmore Girls

10/26/15  Tis the Season: Four Episode Gilmore Revival Michael Ausiello and have another major Gilmore update for fans of the beloved series. The Netflix revival will be presented in four 90-minute parts, and according to their insiders, each episode will represent fall, winter, spring, and summer of a single calendar year. Team Palladino, Amy and Daniel, will write and direct the new episodes, which … Continue reading Copper Boom: Netflix to Reboot Gilmore Girls