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Resident Evil: Infinite anime release date announced for Netflix

Jak Connor | Wed, May 19 2021 6:34 AM CDT

A new Resident Evil anime is on its way to Netflix, and now an official release date for the series titled "Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness".

The official trailer for Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness has been released on the Netflix YouTube channel. Netflix states that the show is based on Capcom's classic video game series 'Resident Evil' that's shipped more than 110 million copies worldwide.

As for the series, it's based on the characters Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield, who are characters in the original 1998 Resident Evil game and Resident Evil: Remake. Netflix says that Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness will begin streaming worldwide on July 8, 2021, exclusively on Netflix. If you are interested in reading more about this story, check out this link here.

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Rick and Morty creator and Fox to launch NFT and blockchain TV series

Jak Connor | Tue, May 18 2021 8:33 AM CDT

Fox made a surprise announcement on Monday, telling advertisers that it will be creating a new animated TV series that is fundamentally tie-in NFT's and the Blockchain.

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According to what Fox told advertisers, the new TV show is called Krapopolis and is an animated comedy show that is set in mythical ancient Greece that follows greek gods, mythical creatures, and human learning to coexist. The backbone storyline of Krapopolis sounds very similar to Solar Opposites, a Hulu animated TV series by Rick & Morty co-creator Justin Roiland that follows a family of aliens attempting to fit into human society.

So, how is the Blockchain and NFT's involved? Essentially, the NFT's for the show would act as digital collectibles for fans, as fans would be able to purchase and sell digital goods on a dedicated marketplace for the show. According to Fox, "The company will launch a dedicated marketplace for KRAPOPOLIS that will curate and sell digital goods, ranging from NFTs of one-of-a-kind character and background art and GIFs, as well as tokens that provide exclusive social experiences to engage and reward super fans."

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Netflix just cancelled three TV shows, these are their last seasons

Jak Connor | Tue, May 11 2021 4:33 AM CDT

Netflix has just thrown three of its TV shows onto the chopping block. Each of the shows have been canceled with no further seasons to be renewed.

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Cinemablend has reported that two newcomer TV shows and one fan-favorite of the platform won't be getting renewed for new seasons. The shows that have sadly been canceled by the network are; The Irregulars, The Last Kingdom, and The Duchess. Netflix has renewed The Last Kingdom a few times, and now the platform has said that season 5 will be the last season of the show.

As for The Irregulars, when the show was released, it made it #1 on Netflix for an entire day and placed in the Top 18 for 18 days. However, Netflix has found that the show isn't performing as it would have liked versus similar shows such as Bridgerton. Netflix has made the decision not to fund production costs for the second season of the show. The Duchess is in a similar boat to The Irregulars, as the streaming platform has now canceled season 2 of the show.

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First look at new Game of Thrones prequel show 'House of the Dragon'

Jak Connor | Tue, May 11 2021 2:31 AM CDT

The first glimpse of the prequel TV show to the award-winning Game of Thrones has been released by HBO. Introducing House of the Dragon.

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House of the Dragon is based 300 years before the events of the now concluded TV series Game of Thrones. If you haven't already gathered it from the name, House of the Dragon will focus on the a time when House Targaryen ruled over Westeros. Daenerys Targaryen's ancestors Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and Prince Daemon Targaryen, will be the show's centerpieces, Emma D'Arcy will play Rhaenyra, and Matt Smith will play Daemon (as seen above).

HBO has released a set of images showcasing some of the characters in the show. Actor Steve Toussaint will portray the Lord Corlys Velaryon, or "The Sea Snake". British actress Olivia Cooke will play Alice Hightower, and Rhys Ifans will play her father, Otto Hightower. House of the Dragon is scheduled to release at an undeclared date in 2022. For more information on this story, check out this link here.

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Here's how to watch Elon Musk host SNL from anywhere in the world

Anthony Garreffa | Sat, May 8 2021 5:40 PM CDT

The Dogefather himself, or what the world knows as billionaire troll businessman Elon Musk, will be hosting Saturday Night Live tonight at 8:30 PT / 11:30PM ET -- but where can you watch it from anywhere in the world? Here's how.

I left the first paragraph but I had originally written a huge post about how to watch Saturday Night Live with Elon Musk hosting it with VPN recommendations and how to watch it in Australia, Canada, and the UK through various TV stations and online streaming services.

But then Elon Musk tweets out a link to a YouTube video, where NBC for the first time ever is making its stream of Saturday Night Live available to international users with an easy YouTube link. Yeah, it's that easy -- the stream goes live in 5 hours from now (at the time of writing) directly on YouTube to everyone around the world.

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Elon Musk to host Saturday Night Live on May 8

Anthony Garreffa | Sun, Apr 25 2021 7:47 PM CDT

You might want to mark your calendars for May 8, 2021 -- as Tesla's own "Technoking of Tesla" will be hosting Saturday Night Live, alongside Miley Cyrus as the musical guest.

NBC announced the news on their Twitter account, with 3 x rocket emojis and some sticky notes that included the date (May 8), Elon Musk and Miley Cryus sticky notes. As for the announcement itself, it was made live around 24 hours after SpaceX launched its Crew Dragon capsule that took 4 astronauts to the International Space Station.

Elon Musk of course tweets about the fact that he's going to be hosting Saturday Night Live, tweeting that he can't wait to find out "how live" Saturday Night Live "really is". Oh Elon, me either man... me either. I'm sure he's going to drop some doozies, if the SpaceX and Tesla founder is wanting to test the limits of how "live" SNL really is... I'm sure he's going to.

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Hasbro's new Transformers toy transforms on its own, costs $700

Anthony Garreffa | Sun, Apr 11 2021 9:11 PM CDT

If you're a huge Transformers fan then this new $700 "toy" is for you.

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Hasbro has announced a huge new 19-inch tall Transformers Optimus Prime Auto-Converting Programmable Robot - Collector's Edition that costs $700 and actually transforms from a car, into a robot -- it packs a huge 5000 components, 27 patented servo motors, and 60 connected microchips. Hasbro has 80 sound effects you can play around with, while you can control your new Optimus robot through the ROBOSEN Optimus Prime app on your smartphone.

Optimus Prime can be programmed to walk around, punch, blast, drive, and convert at just a swipe of your finger -- even better, you can control your Transformers robot with your voice, too. Insider you'll have a Battle Axe and Blaster for your new Transformers 'toy' Optimus Prime, too.

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Zack Snyder's Justice League gives HBO Max hope in the streaming wars

Anthony Garreffa | Mon, Mar 29 2021 5:41 PM CDT

Zack Snyder's Justice League has made its huge debut on HBO Max, with parent company AT&T enjoying a huge surge in users as they flocked in to watch the original vision of Justice League from Zack Snyder.

WarnerMedia's streaming platform saw an 8.9% surge in users launching the HBO Max mobile app, while the HBO Max app itself had downloads skyrocket by 68% during the week that Zack Snyder's Justice League debuted. The only source on this right now is Bloomberg, where writer John J. Edwards III is wrong about the theatrical release of Justice League being Zack Snyder's "original 2017 cut" but "completed by a different director".

The theatrical release of Justice League was not Snyder's "original 2017 cut", it was a hacked-together Frankenstein mess that had almost nothing to do with Snyder after Whedon's extensive re-writes and re-shoots. It wasn't simply "completed" by another director, but that director made it into nearly a completely different movie.

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Hulu drops new hilariously offensive Solar Opposites Season 2 trailer

Jak Connor | Tue, Mar 16 2021 2:35 AM CDT

Hulu is preparing to release the brand new season of its new hit animated show Solar Opposites and to kick things off, we have a new trailer to enjoy.

Solar Opposites is created by Justin Roiland, the co-creator of Rick and Morty. If you enjoy Rick and Morty, then there is no doubt that you will enjoy Solar Opposites as both of the shows are quite similar in terms of comedy. In the above trailer, we can see Korvo with his family of aliens attempting to get off Earth in their spaceship.

Before the launch, Korvo makes some offensive jokes about the current state of Earth. At the end of the trailer, we are shown the release date for season 2 of Solar Opposites, which will premier on Hulu on March 26th. If you are interested in reading more about Solar Opposites, or if you want to check out some more trailers for the show, visit this link here.

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Check out this epic final trailer for Zack Snyder's Justice League

Anthony Garreffa | Sun, Mar 14 2021 6:15 PM CDT

Zack Snyder's Justice League is nearly here with an epic final trailer for the movie released, fully unleashing the hype engines. Check it out:

Snyder tweeted out the final trailer to Zack Snyder's Justice League with "The Time is Now. #ForAutumn", Autumn being his daughter that took her own life as he was finishing up Justice League. Warner Bros. removed him from the project as he needed time with his family and that didn't suit their schedule, they had Avengers director Joss Whedon step in and re-shoot Justice League into the theatrical mess it was.

It's a beautiful way to end this journey into the release of Zack Snyder's Justice League from the man himself, saying this is For Autumn. Many of the fans, myself included, have been with Zack throughout this entire journey. There have been large sums of money raised for suicide awareness because of it, with the Snyder family fully embracing the movement.

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