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Meet the ALL New ULTIMATES!

The say a picture is worth a thousand words and this picture. I literally had a crazy fanboy freak out moment when I realized the team had Blue Marvel, Monica Rambeau, Captain Marvel, Galactus, American Chavez and BLACK PANTHER! You read that correct! branded as “Ultimate problems need Ultimate solutions” color me every which way…

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Chiwetel Ejiofor cast as Baron Mordo!

Stop the presses people this latest race swap which will no doubt enrage fanboys and spur online debates is the casting of Chiwetel Ejiofor as Baron Mordo, longtime Nemesis to Dr. Strange in the upcoming Dr. Strange movie from Marvel Studios. Now earlier this year he was rumored to be in talks with Marvel and…

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First look at Common as Suicide Squad’s Tattooed Man!

New leaked set photos have emerged (as they so often do nowadays) on DC Comics upcoming Suicide Squad Movie. Speculation over who Rapper/Actor Common will be playing in the upcoming Suicide Squad movie which is set to debut in 2016. These new shots courtesy of Comicvine however show Common tatted up and looking awesome! We…

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Brandon Easton Joins Marvel’s AGENT CARTER Season 2!

  “Congratulations to current Disney-ABC Program Writer Brandon Easton on getting staffed on Marvel’s AGENT CARTER on ABC! Brandon, a former public school teacher who once taught in the Bronx and Harlem, is also an acclaimed graphic novelist who was nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award, the comic book industry’s highest honor. Congrats Brandon and…

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First Look at TMNT2’s Bebop and Rocksteady!?

A while back we mentioned that Gary Anthony Williams had been cast as Bebop in TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2, and it we finally have a look at Rocksteady. The latest TMNT 2 set pics reveal that WWE superstar Sheamus (Stephen Farrelly) is playing Rocksteady. So without further delay here are the famous duo in their human…

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Jaden Smith…….Confirmed as Static Shock?!

Making the rounds since last night has been rumors that actor Tyler James Williams (The Walking Dead, Everybody Hates Chris) confirmed that Jaden Smith, son of world famous actors Will Smith and Jada Pinket-Smith has been cast as Static or Static Shock as he’s more popularly known in Milestone’s resurgent “Live action web series” being directed…

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Closer look at Will Smith as Deadshot and Agbaje as Killer Croc!

Check out the latest set photos from Suicide Squad offering a closer look at Will Smith as Deadshot and Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Killer Croc. “Suicide Squad,” based on the DC Comics team and starring Smith, Eastwood, Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jared Leto as the Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Karen…

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Set photos show Falcon and Captain America facing off with Crossbones!

Making the rounds today are these new set photos showing Captain America and Falcon facing off with Crossbones. Thanks to Comicbookmovie.com for the photos!  Directed by Anthony & Joe Russo from a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely,Captain America: Civil War picks up where Avengers: Age of Ultron left off, as Steve Rogers (Chris…

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Meet Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’s Bebop!

This just in Gary Anthony Williams has been cast in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 as Bebop the mutated warthog. Bebop for fans of the franchise is one part of the duo “Bebop and Rocksteady” made popular back on the syndicated cartoon series of the 90’s. As for who Gary Anthony Williams is: Gary Anthony…

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First look at Falcon in Captain America: Civil War!

Thanks to JustJared we have our first look at Chris Evans as Captain America, the newly minted Avenger Anthony Mackie as Falcon in his new  costume and Frank Grillo as Crossbones in a new costume as well. There is also an image of Captain America clearly fighting in Africa. Is this a random African town or Wakanda? Only…

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CBS unleashes first Supergirl trailer!?

So while I was busy marking finale exams for college students, this happened. A trailer for CBS’s upcoming Supergirl TV series. If you missed it you can watch it below. I actually quite enjoyed the trailer, it managed to have some of just about everything I think a good TV show/Comic book should have. Solid…

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Meet Gotham’s Lucius Fox!

While the season finale of Gotham has come and gone, I just recently got a chance to catch up on the episodes and was surprised to see the monarch of Gotham’s most famous black family, Lucius Fox himself. What I found more interesting was that Chris Chalk. Chalk for those unfamiliar with the name is known for…

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First look at Netflix’s A.K.A Jessica Jones and Luke Cage!

Hey BH fans in case you missed it below you can see one of the most stable and loved couples in comics Luke Cage and Jessica Jones in live action form played by Mike Colter and Krysten Ritter respectively. While I am excited at the prospect that this show will follow the Alias series written by Brian Bendis…

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Meet Tv’s Hawkgirl!

This just in BH fans actress and dancer Ciara Renee is set to play Hawkgirl in the Flash/Arrow spin off series Legends of Tomorrow it will also star a team of The Flash and Arrow characters. Victor Garber (“The Flash”) Brandon Routh (“Arrow”), Caity Lotz (“Arrow”), Arthur Darvill, Franz Drameh star, alongside Dominic Purcell (“The Flash”) and Wentworth…

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Meet the Suicide Squad!

    I’ve been very quite about the announced Suicide Squad movie because between the new baby (who just turned one), lecturing at two different colleges in two different geographical locations and dealing with my masters in yet another geographical location I have found keeping up with reviews and news etc more than a little…

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Gritty and Awesome Power Rangers Fan Film!

Since yesterday I’ve been hearing about a dark and gritty version of Power Rangers produced by Adi Shankar. Forgive me for being late with posting the video but when you have a twelve hour work day lecturing four different subjects in two different geographical locations and you run a website by yourself, things tend to be…

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Meet CBS’s Jimmy Olsen!

2015 has been a great year so far for Black Superhero News, it just keeps coming! This time the headline is that heart-throb Mehcad Brooks has been cast as…..Jimmy Olsen on CBS’s Supergirl series which is now in development stages. Mehcad Jason McKinley Brooks is an actor and former fashion model best known for playing Eggs…

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Behold….the Fantastic Four Trailer!

Some things need no words and this teaser trailer really does leave me speechless, so here it is with the poster below. Enjoy! FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking…

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Meet Alexandra Shipp…the X-men’s new Storm!

Sometime yesterday news hit the web that X-men: Apocalypse was adding three new young actors to the core lineup and one of those was the stunning Alexandra Shipp set to play the mutant weather witch Storm. Shipp is best known for playing Aaliyah in the 2014 biopic. She replaces Halle Berry who’s flat portrayal of…

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Milestone is back…kinda!?

  Coming in from across the airwaves this morning is news that Milestone Media llc. is set for a comeback/revival similar to Valiant’s simply stunning takeover of comics a few years back. Denys Cowan, Derek Dingle and former Black Panther writer and Django Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin are gearing up for what they call “Milestone…

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Live Action Static is on the way!

In case you missed it back in October Comic Book Resources, Variety and the Hollywood reporter that Warner Bros. had announced Blue Ribbon Content as the official name of its short-form digital division, as well as revealed new projects set for the digital entertainment realm — including a live-action “Static Shock” project with Django Unchained…

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Mike Colter is the Netflix Luke Cage!

This just in Marvel has cast actor Mike Colter as Luke Cage in their upcoming netflix series “AKA Jessica Jones”. according to the hollywood reporter Mike will appear as Luke here first before going on to appear in his own series. According to Executive Producer/Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg “Mike embodies the strength, edge and depth of…