Are you watching? A new trailer for HBO's upcoming Watchmen series came out Friday, and it shows that living behind a mask isn't easy.The show is based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' graphic novel series about an alternate history where costumed crimefighters are part of the fabric of life, though only one has actual superpowers. Stars include Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr., Regina King and Jeremy Irons, among others. Damon Lindelof of Lost fame is the showrunner. An earlier trailer came out at San Diego Comic-Con this summer.Watchmen has been filmed before. It was made into a 2009 Zack Snyder movie, but not all fans loved that.Watchmen premieres Oct. 20 on HBO. Here's more of what we know about it. 2019 movies to geek out over 77 Photos … [Read more...] about New trailer for HBO’s Watchmen takes viewers beyond the masks
Fans weren't thrilled when George R.R. Martin published Fire & Blood: Vol 1 in late 2018, as many were hoping all of Martin's writing time would be spent on the upcoming Winds of Winter, the sixth novel in the book series which inspired HBO's Game of Thrones. See all the Game of Thrones season 8 photos 187 Photos But could Fire & Blood, a 700-plus page behemoth set 300 years before Game of Thrones, have inspired a new HBO show? More on Game of Thrones Josh Whitehouse joins Naomi Watts as Game of Thrones prequel star Game of Thrones dragons: How Drogon and friends were made Game of Thrones prequel: Here's everything else we know A representative for HBO said the network could not confirm a Thursday report from Deadline that the lengthy history of the fictional Targaryen family had inspired a new show. But it sure seems logical. Martin's Game of Thrones series was an enormous hit, and he's got hundreds of new characters to play with from the pages of Fire & … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones Targaryen history prequel may be coming to HBO
Tamagotchi. Furby. Hatchimals. Fingerlings. The care and feeding of robotic pets has been a staple of childhood play for over 20 years.Japanese toy maker Tomy is hoping to breed the next hit with Rizmo, a fur-covered creature that evolves by changing its form the more you play. It actually changes shape with two physical transformations, which only happen if you earn enough points.When it's ready to evolve, its eyes begin to glow and kids need to cheer on the critter to see how a baby ball of fur becomes a chatty, musical monster with a face and legs. And once it transforms, there's no going back. Rizmo is described as a "rhythm monster" from space that feeds off music. There are multiple ways to earn points to evolve the creature, but the best way to level it up is by singing.I got the chance to check out Rizmo before it goes on sale internationally on Sept. 14. Priced at $60 (£60, which converts to about AU$110), Rizmo comes in three main colors: berry, aqua and snow. But the … [Read more...] about Is this weird evolving furball the next hot toy?
Disney has called it the future of the company: Disney Plus. It's the entertainment giant's upcoming streaming service for almost everything it creates. It'll be the exclusive home to stream theatrical blockbusters from Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar and Disney's own studios -- Avengers: Endgame, for example, will be available to stream on Dec. 11. But in addition to that, Disney is ramping up a slate of original shows and movies based on those brands and others. With two months until launch, Disney Plus has opened a free test version of the service -- if you live in the Netherlands. Dutch Android-phone owners are free to try and stream Disney Plus until Nov. 12, when it officially rolls out there and in the US and Canada. Disney Plus will cost $7 a month in the US, half the price of HBO Now and a big discount compared with Netflix. And because Disney Plus will have four simultaneous streams and perks like 4K and Dolby Atmos, its $7 … [Read more...] about Disney Plus: Launch dates, prices, movies and shows to expect
When Apple unveiled its streaming service Apple TV Plus in March, it left us with more questions than answers. Tuesday, Apple filled in the most important blanks: Apple TV Plus will launch on Nov. 1 for $5 a month, with a free year subscription for anyone who buys a new Apple gadget. Ultimately, Apple TV Plus will become another subscription in Apple's growing constellation of services, including Apple Music for tunes, Apple Arcade for games and Apple News Plus for articles. Apple's hope is that all these services -- particularly those with exclusive material like Apple TV Plus -- could entice people to buy more iPhones and other gadgets, not to mention how they fork over recurring fees to the company every month. But Apple TV Plus is jumping into a scrum of streaming services, old and new. Netflix, the biggest subscription video service in the world, dominates with more than 150 million subscribers, and that's not to mention Hulu and Amazon Prime Video. Disney … [Read more...] about Apple TV Plus: Our biggest unanswered questions