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Don Cheadle’s This Radicle Act options Rogues’ Gallery

The hit thriller series Rogues’ Gallery by writer Hannah Rose May and artist Justin Mason was recently picked up in a competitive situation for adaptation. Don Cheadle‘s This Radicle Act won out optioning the series. The plan is to adapt it for television. May will serve as an EP and will be producing the series through her Weird Neighbour Productions banner alongside Cheadle, Karyn Smith-Forge and This Radicle Act.

For those who have missed out, the series will be collected into trade paperback this December. Rogues’ Gallery, Vol. 1 will collect issues #1-4 of the series and be available from Image Comics just in time for the holidays.

The series is perhaps best described as The Purge meets Scream. It is a pulse-pounding story that follows disenfranchised TV superhero actress Maisie Wade as she is terrorized by an unhinged group of intruders cosplaying her day job’s arch-villains. If Maisie is going to survive the night, she’ll need to be the hero she has come to despise.

Rogues’ Gallery, Vol. 1 (ISBN: 9781534324503, Diamond Code OCT220060) will be available at local comic book shops on Wednesday, December 7 and Independent Bookstores, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, Indigo, and Waterstones on Tuesday, December 13.

NYCC 2022: Star Trek: Picard gets a new teaser trailer

Get a closer look at Star Trek: Picard Season 3 in an all-new teaser that premiered at the Star Trek Universe panel at New York Comic Con 2022. Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, and Michael Dorn of Star Trek: The Next Generation all return for one final high stakes mission.

Stream the Season 3 premiere of Star Trek: Picard on Thursday, February 16, 2023, exclusively in the U.S. on Paramount+.

NYCC 2022: Doom Patrol Season 4 Debuts December 8

The fourth season of the Max Original series Doom Patrol debuts with two episodes Thursday, December 8 on HBO Max, followed by one episode weekly through January 5. An additional six new episodes from season four will be released in 2023.

Doom Patrol reimagines one of DC’s beloved groups of superheroes: “Robotman” aka Cliff Steele (Brendan Fraser), “Negative Man” aka Larry Trainor (Matt Bomer), “Elasti-Woman” aka Rita Farr (April Bowlby), “Crazy Jane” (Diane Guerrero), “Cyborg” aka Victor Stone (Joivan Wade), joined by former super villain “Madame Rouge” aka Laura de Mille (Michelle Gomez). Each member of the Doom Patrol suffered a horrible accident that gave them superhuman abilities, but also left them scarred and disfigured. Part support group, part Super Hero team, the Doom Patrol is a band of superpowered freaks who fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them. Season Four opens with the team unexpectedly traveling to the future to find an unwelcome surprise. Faced with their imminent demise, the Doom Patrol must decide once and for all which is more important: their own happiness or the fate of the world?

NYCC 2022: Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is Greenlit for a Second Season

Disney Branded Television has ordered a second season of the animated series Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, ahead of the Feb. 10 series premiere on Disney Channel and shortly thereafter on Disney+. The news, along with a clip from the theme song, “Moon Girl Magic,” written and produced by executive music producer Raphael Saadiq and performed by series star Diamond White (voice of Lunella aka Moon Girl), was revealed during the “Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur” panel at New York Comic Con.

The Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur soundtrack, from Walt Disney Records, is set for release on Feb. 10 and will feature songs from the first season. Next summer, fans can also look forward to a brand-new assortment of toys, apparel and more based on the series.

Based on Marvel’s hit comic books, the series follows the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur, whom she accidentally brings through time into present-day New York City. Equipped with Devil’s fierce loyalty and brawn, the loving support of her family and best friend Casey, Lunella sets out to make a difference and protect her Lower East Side neighborhood from danger.

In addition to White, the series stars Fred Tatasciore as Devil Dinosaur; Alfre Woodard as Lunella’s grandmother, Mimi; Libe Barer as Lunella’s best friend and manager, Casey; Sasheer Zamata as Lunella’s mom, Adria; Jermaine Fowler as Lunella’s dad, James Jr.; Gary Anthony Williams as Lunella’s grandfather, Pops; and series executive producer Laurence Fishburne in the recurring role of The Beyonder, a curious and mischievous trickster.

The season one guest cast includes Gideon Adlon, Pamela Adlon, Anna Akana, Ian Alexander, Alison Brie, May Calamawy, Andy Cohen, Wilson Cruz, Daveed Diggs, Asia Kate Dillon, Luis Guzmán, Maya Hawke, Jennifer Hudson, Dr. Mae Jemison, Josh Keaton, June Diane Raphael, Paul Scheer, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Cobie Smulders, Wesley Snipes and Tajinae Turner. Recurring stars include Omid Abtahi, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Michael Cimino, Indya Moore and Craig Robinson.

NYCC 2022: Transformers: Earthspark’s trailer debuts

Paramount+, Nickelodeon, and Hasbro’s Entertainment One (eOne) have revealed the official trailer for the upcoming original animated series Transformers: Earthsparkwhich will debut the first 10 episodes of its premiere season in the U.S. and Canada on Friday, Nov. 11, on Paramount+. Transformers: Earthspark will also debut overseas beginning in November on Paramount+, where the service is available, and on Nickelodeon channels around the world. The trailer debuted in a panel at New York Comic Con 2022 where fans gathered to hear from voice cast members Diedrich Bader (Mandroid), Sydney Mikayla (Robby Malto), Zion Broadnax (Mo Malto), Cissy Jones (Elita-1), co-executive producer Dale Malinowskiand executive producer Ant Ward.

Also announced today is an all-star lineup of additional voice talent for Transformers: Earthspark:

  • Nolan North (“Rick and Morty”) as Swindle and Hardtop – Swindle and Hardtop are Decepticon brothers and professional mischief makers. Swindle is the brains, a wheeler and dealer always looking to take advantage of a situation, and Hardtop is the muscle, an experienced tracker and an expert shot.
  • Michael T Downey (Chicago Fire) as Wheeljack – Wheeljack is a resourceful mechanic and experienced scientist Autobot who spends his time working out the kinks of his most recent invention.
  • Marc Evan Jackson (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) as Agent Schloder – Agent Schloder is a hard-nosed G.H.O.S.T. operative on a mission to climb the corporate ladder to the executive suite where his sister comfortably sits.
  • Sean Kenin Reyes (“Pokemon”) as Soundwave – A Con of few words, Soundwave maintains a cold exterior by choosing to express himself through his fists.
  • Nicole Dubuc (“Young Justice”) as Skywarp and Nova Storm – Skywarp and Nova Storm were partners on an elite squad of Decepticons with jet alt-modes called Seekers. They’ve been displaced after the end of the war and are doing whatever they must to survive.
  • Martha Marion (“The Wave”) as Arcee – Arcee has been an Autobot for millions of years, and she’s collected a wealth of experience along the way. Being on the smaller side for a bot, Arcee proves that being undersized has its own advantages.
  • Kari Wahlgren (STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS) as Executive Agent Croft – Intelligent, a master planner, and the woman pulling the strings of the Autobots, Croft has a far more nefarious scheme than any Decepticon.
  • Daran Norris (“The Fairly OddParents”) as Mr. Smelt – Mr. Smelt is Witwicky Charter School’s frustrated drama teacher, who will never surrender his dreams of starring on stage and screen.

The new voice actors join previously announced cast members: Sydney Mikayla (Robby Malto), Zion Broadnax (Morgan ‘Mo’ Malto), Benni Latham (Dot Malto), Jon Jon Briones (Alex Malto), Kathreen Khavari (Twitch), Zeno Robinson (Thrash), Danny Pudi (Bumblebee), Alan Tudyk (Optimus Prime), Rory McCann (Megatron), Cissy Jones (Elita-1) and Diedrich Bader (Mandroid).

The all-new animated series Transformers: Earthspark introduces a new generation of Transformers robots–the first to be born on Earth–and together with the human family who welcomes them in and cares for them, they’ll redefine what it means to be a family.

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