The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
‘Walking Dead’ Bosses Confirm THAT Huge Death, and It Might Not Be the Last
We’re accustomed to death on The Walking Dead, and doubly-so when the comics provide a road map. That’s what made that climactic bite in Sunday’s midseason finale such a shocker, and – before you ask – both producers and the actor in question confirm the character’s exit, noting “[That bite] is a one-way ticket.”
Jordan Peele’s ‘Twilight Zone’ Reboot Officially Happening at CBS
Leave it to The Twilight Zone to steal Black Mirror’s thunder. A new iteration of the classic sci-fi anthology is officially confirmed for CBS’ streaming arm, as helmed by Get Out director Jordan Peele and X-Men vet Simon Kinberg.
HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Hacker Has Been Identified
It’s been some time since Game of Thrones’ penultimate season faced a rash of leaks, as did other HBO programs stolen by a hacker extortionist. Now, federal authorities have officially identified the perpetrator as an Iranian national with his very own wanted poster.
Dave Chappelle Sets New Year’s Special With a ‘Stranger’ Netflix Tease
There’s nothing strange about cozying up with a new Dave Chappelle special on New Year’s Eve, but there’s something Stranger about its first teaser. See for yourself, as the first look at Chappelle’s Equanimity gets turned up to Eleven.
Report: ‘House of Cards’ May Not Be Able to Fire Kevin Spacey
It didn’t take long for Netflix and House of Cards to distance themselves from star Kevin Spacey in the wake of pedophilia accusations from actor Adam Rapp. Producers placed Spacey on leave with intent to rewrite House of Cards’ final season around Robin Wright’s Claire, but the process of severing the toxic star may be more costly and complicated than we thought.
It’s Official: A ‘Lord of the Rings’ Prequel TV Series Is Coming to Amazon
You just can’t keep a good dark lord down. After word of a potential Lord of the Rings TV series broke, Amazon has made their commitment official with a multi-season order and potential spinoff. And guess what – it’s a prequel!
Louis C.K. Netflix Special Canceled Over Misconduct Allegations
Seeing as HBO, FX and the outlet behind Louis C.K.’s new film all severed ties with the comedian after a string of sexual misconduct reports, Netflix was sure to follow. The streaming service has canceled plans for a new comedy special with C.K. it previously announced.
A ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV Series Is in Development With Amazon
Well, we knew Amazon was looking for its own Game of Thrones; we just didn’t think they’d aim this high. A full-scale Lord of the Rings TV series is in development at Warner Bros., with Amazon leading the pack in an understandably competitive bid.
Woody Harrelson Just Killed Your ‘True Detective’ Reunion Dreams
We don’t know if True Detective can make Season 3 work, let alone start revisiting past characters, but one hope for a Rust and Marty reunion may be dashed. Woody Harrelson isn’t interested in any kind of return to HBO’s True Detective, even if his partner says otherwise.
‘Twilight Zone’ Reboot From Jordan Peele Coming to CBS All Access
It looks like Star Trek isn’t the only sci-fi icon finding new life on CBS All Access. Network heads confirm that a Twilight Zone reboot is in development for the streaming branch, as produced by Get Out director and Key & Peele favorite Jordan Peele.
Ratings Won’t Stop ‘The Walking Dead’ From Plotting Its Next 30 (!) Years
There’s little argument that The Walking Dead began Season 8 with more of a whimper than in previous years, but AMC isn’t putting anyone out of their undead misery yet. New word from the network CEO suggests that the franchise is still intended to last them a few more decades.
‘Ash Vs. Evil Dead’ Goes Back to High School in Groovy First Season 3 Trailer
Ash is back, and he’s no match for the hell of high school. See for yourself in a first trailer for the 2018 return of Starz’s Ash Vs. Evil Dead, as Season 3 makes Bruce Campbell a proud papa bear amid all the carnage.
‘Stranger Things’ Is Getting Its Very Own ‘Sesame Street’ Parody
The TV world is understandably a bit Upside Down with the release of Stranger Things 2, so leave it to Sesame Street to be polite with its latest parody. Oscar, Grover, Ernie and the gang will all pull off their own Stranger Things, as announced in a new teaser for Thanksgiving.
‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Will Launch Netflix’s First After-Show
After-show specials for today’s biggest TV are pretty old-hat by now, but it’s another matter when Netflix attempts one with its all-at-once binge model. As such, Stranger Things will go Beyond with Netflix’s first stab at a post-binge talk show, launching alongside the new season.
The Worst ‘Walking Dead’ Death Scenes, Ranked
Before ‘The Walking Dead’ begins anew with Season 8, we look back on some of the series’ worst deaths and most ignominious ends over the first seven years.
New ‘Punisher’ Trailer Finally Sets November Netflix Premiere
Marvel may never shake questions of gun violence around The Punisher, but the Netflix spinoff is taking aim at a new release. A second trailer for the Defenders-adjacent drama delves into Frank’s past and sets an official November premiere date.
‘Roseanne’ Returns in First-Look Photo of ABC’s 2018 Revival
The Conners are back, and they look like they haven’t missed a step. Catch a first look at ABC’s upcoming Roseanne revival, as a new table read photo reveals both the updated Conner household, and familiar faces like John Goodman and Sarah Chalke.
‘Breaking Bad’ House Adds Iron Fence to Keep Out Overzealous Fans
There’s ample evidence of toxic fandom out there, and the Albuquerque homeowners of Breaking Bad have seen some of the worst of it. After one-too-many tourist invaders and pizzas to the roof, the owners have apparently erected a security fence to dissuade entitled fans.
McDonald’s Promises ‘Rick and Morty’ Sauce Return After Shortage
Rick and Morty caused enough chaos inspiring fans to pursue lost McDonald’s sauce; let alone the restaurant itself trying to keep pace. Now, after weekend return shortages, McDonald’s promises the Szechuan dipping sauce is coming back full-time this winter.
‘Walking Dead’ Officially Crossing Over With ‘Fear The Walking Dead’
Walking Dead and Fear bosses have been asked repeatedly for a crossover, no matter how little sense it makes, and producers are finally sick of it. Robert Kirkman confirms the two series will at last establish a curious connection in the coming seasons.