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
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’
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
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?
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
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
Surprise! StarTrek.com 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