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The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators

Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russian Federation, have called for a libel lawsuit against series creator…

Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island

Tomorrow, The Lonely Island will embark on a two-week tour of the U.S. that will no doubt feature veiny, ‘roided-out cuts from The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience, a musical ode to ‘90s baseball titans Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire that the trio debuted as a “visual poem” on Netflix last month. We dug it, as did …

Game Of Thrones' director Miguel Sapochnik talks getting "visually policed" by showrunners Game Of Thrones' director Miguel Sapochnik talks getting "visually policed" by showrunners

When you hear director Miguel Sapochnick say he “pissed off” Game Of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, you might assume it’s because he forgot the lights while filming during “The Long Night.” But, no, by that point Sapochnick had already paid his dues. On a new episode of IndieWire’s Filmmaker Toolkit…

Nirvana's Krist Novoselic believes Nevermind masters lost in Universal fire Nirvana's Krist Novoselic believes Nevermind masters lost in Universal fire

Yesterday, The New York Times’ published a wild, deeply sad story alleging that the 2008 fire that swept through Universal Studios Hollywood destroyed roughly 500,000 master recordings, a figure that Universal Music Group, who owned the recordings, downplayed at the time and continues to dispute. Now, in the aftermath…

Young Alfred kills, fucks in new Pennyworth trailer Young Alfred kills, fucks in new Pennyworth trailer

EPIX has been teasing its DC series about a hot, young Alfred Pennyworth who, years before cleaning up after Batman, was a badass spy with a rapier wit. We’ve seen a few teasers, but now the show’s got a full trailer that sets up Alfred’s partnership with Thomas Wayne and the criminal conspiracy in which the pair find…

The Boondocks is getting rebooted "for the modern era" by original creator Aaron McGruder The Boondocks is getting rebooted "for the modern era" by original creator Aaron McGruder

Adult Swim’s hilarious, controversial The Boondocks went out with a bit of a whimper in 2014, when its fourth season was developed without creator Aaron McGruder at the helm. In our review, we called it “a copy of McGruder’s baby made from a printer that needs a fresh ink cartridge,” adding that “the clear, hard lines…

Hannah Gadsby calls Louis CK a "joke" who "still honestly thinks he’s the victim” Hannah Gadsby calls Louis CK a "joke" who "still honestly thinks he’s the victim”

Louis CK’s contemporaries in the stand-up scene have had some harsh words for the disgraced comedian, who returned to the stage last year after admitting to allegations of exposing himself to female employees and other comedians without their consent. Sasheer Zamata and Pete Davidson have taken public swipes at CK in…

We were so close to Rami Malek's Freddie Mercury making a cameo in Rocketman We were so close to Rami Malek's Freddie Mercury making a cameo in Rocketman

It’s all been leading to this. The cinematic universe. The reliance on a sustainable brand, one with the synergistic potential to unfold across multiple modes of storytelling, branding, and promotion. And the slow monopolization of Hollywood ensures that, soon, there will not multiple cinematic universes. No, there…

Universal Music Group disputes New York Times' claim that 500,000 master recordings were lost in 2008 fire Universal Music Group disputes New York Times' claim that 500,000 master recordings were lost in 2008 fire

Today, The New York Times’ published a breathtaking story alleging that Universal Music Group lost roughly 500,000 master recordings by iconic artists in the 2008 fire that scorched Universal Studios’ Hollywood lot. At the time, UMG downplayed the damage done, having told Deadline that there “was little lost from…

Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs

Yesterday, we learned that acerbic office satire Corporate will be escorted from the Comedy Central premises, cardboard box in hand, following its upcoming third season. Today, the team behind the series sought to earn a little goodwill among awards voters by offering L.A. residents recycling stations for all of the…

Radiohead has officially released those 18 hours of leaked OK Computer outtakes Radiohead has officially released those 18 hours of leaked OK Computer outtakes

Radiohead fans, a lot that love to obsess over the intricacies of their favorite band, faced an interesting moral quandary last week: 18 hours of outtakes and demos from the OK Computer sessions leaked online, forcing them to choose between digging through it or respecting the fact that the band chose never to release…

Disney drops new, not-so-frigid Frozen 2 trailer Disney drops new, not-so-frigid Frozen 2 trailer

In Frozen, Elsa’s powers were a threat to both her and her kingdom. In the sequel, they could be the key to humanity’s survival. So hints the below trailer for the Disney franchise’s next outing, which is said to provide an origin story of sorts for her ice-spewing prowess.

Final Fantasy VII remake gets new trailer, 2020 release date Final Fantasy VII remake gets new trailer, 2020 release date

When first we heard tell of Square Enix’s remake of its seminal Final Fantasy VII, we assumed the game probably wouldn’t find its way onto shelves until the mid-20s, what with the industry’s history of delays and setbacks. Consider us shocked, then, that will be released globally on PS4 March 3 of next year. Cue the…

Denis Villeneuve expanding his Dune saga to TV with Dune: The Sisterhood series Denis Villeneuve expanding his Dune saga to TV with Dune: The Sisterhood series

Roughly a week after Dune actor David Dastmalchian lauded the “fearless” Denis Villeneuve for “honoring the spirit” of Frank Herbert’s epic sci-fi series with his upcoming, two-part adaptation of its first book, Villeneuve has revealed that a spin-off series is currently in the works.

Are You Afraid Of The Dark? reboot assembles its Midnight Society Are You Afraid Of The Dark? reboot assembles its Midnight Society

Scoop up some midnight dust and throw it at the new cast of Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid Of The Dark? miniseries, which, to be clear, is separate from Paramount’s in-the-wind film adaptation. Gavin, Akiko, Louise, Graham, and Rachel are their names, Deadline reports, and they’ll be played by some familiar faces,…

The first trailer for the long-awaited Shenmue III has arrived The first trailer for the long-awaited Shenmue III has arrived

Shenmue III, the long-simmering sequel to the Dreamcast cult hit, was delayed to November earlier this month, which is probably a good thing since its new trailer doesn’t really have a next-gen look to it. Of course, that might be a good thing for those who want some of that Dreamcast realness on display. The trailer…

Kendall stares into the abyss in the new trailer for Succession's second season Kendall stares into the abyss in the new trailer for Succession's second season

HBO’s Succession is the best show you’re probably not watching. That will change hopefully, as Jesse Armstrong’s complex, timely satire is riding a wave of critical buzz as it coasts towards its second season. A teaser was released last month and now a new trailer has arrived to remind us of why we so love to hate the…

Here's the first teaser for Rob Zombie's Devil’s Rejects sequel, 3 From Hell Here's the first teaser for Rob Zombie's Devil’s Rejects sequel, 3 From Hell

Rob Zombie’s long-simmering conclusion to his gory tale of the Firefly clan is on its way. 3 From Hell, a sequel to 2003’s House of 1000 Corpses and 2005's The Devil’s Rejects, wrapped filming earlier this year and now has a teaser, one in which Otis (Bill Moseley), Baby (Sherri Moon Zombie), and Captain Spaulding…

Sigourney Weaver, Bill Murray, and Dan Aykroyd to reprise their roles in Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters sequel Sigourney Weaver, Bill Murray, and Dan Aykroyd to reprise their roles in Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters sequel

Here’s what we know about Jason Reitman’s upcoming Ghostbusters movie: It’s a continuation of his dad’s two Ghostbusters films; Echo-1 will usher our heroes to and from hauntings; and Carrie Coon and Finn Wolfhard will star alongside—or as—two of the four teenagers who the film is supposedly built around. Now, we also…

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