Thor Ragnarok’s Big Flame Beastie Surtur Will be Played by Shawshank Actor Clancy Brown

Thor Ragnarok is going to be ridiculous fun when it launches in UK cinemas on October 27. If Comic-Con footage of a surprisingly talkative Hulk didn't already tickle your fancy, perhaps the news that "the hardest screw that ever walked a turn at Shawshank" will voice the film's big-ass fire beastie will. Read More >>

Gotham Season 4 Will Feature Porky Psycho Professor Pyg

And here you were thinking that the Joker was bad. Executive producer John Stephens has been talking up Gotham series 4 at San Diego Comic-Con. As Screen Rant reports, the most interesting takeaway relates to the upcoming inclusion of one of Batman's most disturbing, bacon-loving foes. Yup, the disgusting Professor Pyg is coming to Gotham. Read More >>

Apparently Microsoft is Still Working on That Halo TV Show Everyone’s Forgotten

Microsoft's Halo TV series is still a thing! Um... hooray? First announced back at the Redmond giant's E3 press conference in 2013, news on the small screen project has been rarer than a shot of Master Chief's unmasked mug over the last couple of years. Yet thanks to some intrepid sleuthing by website  AR12Gaming, Microsoft has finally given an update on the project. Read More >>

New Teaser For Sci-Fi Series Krypton Focuses on Superman’s Grandad

After enduring ten seasons of Smallville – TEN! – I’m about done with small screen Superman. However, if you’re not like me and still harbour a hankering for more Kal-El TV action, you may want to pay attention to San Diego Comic-Con. Read More >>

Joss Whedon Will Work on Batgirl Once He’s Finished With The Justice League Movie

Joss Whedon is a very busy, very wanted man... with studio execs, not the law. The Master of the Buffyverse, who's currently putting the finishing touches on Warner Bros and DC's Justice League movie, will dive straight back into directing superhero spectacle next year when he starts work on the long rumoured Batgirl flick. Read More >>

Iron Fist Has Been Renewed For a Second Season. Let’s Hope it’s Better Than The First

If you like Danny Rand and his punchy adventures, this has been a really good week. In the space of 24 hours, Marvel and Netflix not only released an awesome new trailer for The Defenders — where Finn Jones' Rand, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage kick ALL the ass — the video-on-demand provider also revealed it has renewed Iron Fist for a second season. Read More >>

Jodie Whittaker is the 13th Doctor, and the First Woman in the Role

Jodie Whittaker — best known for her role as Beth Latimer on ITV drama Broadchurch — has been announced as the new Doctor Who. Whittaker is the first woman ever to be cast as the titular Time Lord, and will be the 13th Doctor to feature in the iconic BBC sci-fi series. Read More >>

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New Star Wars AR Headset Will Let You be a Jedi AND Play Holochess. Hell. Yeah.

This weekend's Disney D23 expo has thrown up all manner of Force fun, like a Star Wars-themed hotel at Disneyland, oh, and this kickass looking augmented reality game: Star Wars: Jedi Challenges... Read More >>

It Doesn’t Sound Like Universal Will Ever Let Marvel Make a Standalone Hulk Movie

Were you hoping Hulk would grace the MCU with a standalone film? Bad news: Mark Ruffalo doesn't think it's ever going to happen... partly because the suits over at Universal sound like a bunch of big meanies. Read More >>

Chris Nolan Would Only Take On Bond If He Felt 007 Needed a “Reinvention”

Christopher Nolan is no stranger to radically reinventing screen icons. Eight years after Joel Schumacher scarred us all with bat nipples and bat credit cards, Nolan swung in to save the day, rejuvenating the Dark Knight with 2005's fantastic Batman Begins. With such mad reboot skillz, it's no surprise the English filmmaker has been constantly linked to the James Bond franchise. Read More >>

This Self-Charging Smartwatch Tops Up Its Battery As You Move

Don't you just hate when your watch's battery dies? Mine gave up the ghost two months ago, and shamefully I've been far too lazy to get it repaired. Really, I should probably consider backing the Sequent: a self-charging watch powered by a battery system that charges as you move around. Read More >>

Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Zendaya Isn’t Playing Who You Think She Is… Unless She Is

Zendaya plays a quirky classmate of Peter Parker's in the newly released Spider-Man: Homecoming. It's fair to say she kicks a ton of ass in the role, thanks to all those deliciously deadpan quips. Yet there's been some confusion over the identity of the character she's actually playing. Read More >>

Google Calendar Update Ensures You’ll Never Be Late For That Extra Important Meeting

Does Google run your life? Good news! Your daily existence is about to get a whole lot less tardy. Read More >>

Marvel Honours The Late Joan Lee In Video Tribute

Earlier this week, Joan Lee (wife of comic legend Stan) passed away aged 95. Born in Gosforth near Newcastle, she moved to the States shortly after WWII, promptly meeting (and marrying) Stan Lee. Read More >>

New Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Shots Prove Life Is A Beach, Then You Die

Upcoming dino flick Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has almost finished shooting, yet director J.A. Bayona has hardly shared any snaps from the set. Thankfully, Jurassic Outpost has stumbled upon some new photos taken by those bastions of virtuous journalism over at The Daily Mail, featuring returning stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard in their Jurassic gear. Read More >>