ICYMI: Joss Whedon exits Batgirl, plus Marvel’s Black Panther breaks more records!
Welcome to another edition of Superhero After Dark! We have plenty of news to share with you, but before you get started, let’s take a trip to last week’s issue to catch you up on the latest news!
“Batgirl is such an exciting project, and Warners/DC such collaborative and supportive partners, that it took me months to realize I really didn’t have a story.”
Hot Topic: Black Lightning, Krypton and more headed to Wondercon 2018
All things superhero are headed to Wondercon 2018!
Listen up, Black Lightning fans! The producers and writers of the show are headed there to answer all of your burning questions. Following the Q&A, an all-new episode titled “Sins of a Father” will be shown.
Black Lightning won’t be the only superpowered show headed to Wondercon 2018, as Syfy’s Krypton will be airing a special video presentation, along with a live Q&A with the show’s producers and stars. You can catch the premiere of Krypton on March 21 on Syfy.
Guess Who: Marvel’s The Punisher adds Floriana Lima, Josh Stewart and Giorgia Whigham for season 2
Floriana Lima, best known for role as Maggie Sawyer on Supergirl, has been cast as Krista Dumont, a psychotherapist for military veterans.
Shooter’s Josh Stewart has also snagged a role, as he will portray John Pilgrim. Due to circumstances, Pilgrim will find his way back into Frank Castle’s (Jon Bernthal) realm after leaving his life of violence.
Lastly, Thirteen Reasons Why’s Giorgia Whigham will portray Amy Bendix, a street-smart gambler with an ominous past.
TVAD Writers Room: Roundtables and reviews for The Flash and Black Lightning
The Flash returned from a two-week hiatus, and premiered the season’s 14th episode “Subject 9.” Our roundtable agrees that Harry (Tom Cavanagh) and Cecile’s (Danielle Nicolet) newfound friendship was enjoyable to watch, as was Miranda MacDougall’s portrayal of Izzy Bowin.
In other speedster news, we discussed why this episode of The Flash fell short from its past episodes.
Coming Soon: Amazon Prime Video and Disney India to stream Marvel’s Runaways, ABC’s Inhumans and more in India
Amazon Prime Video and Disney India shared huge news this week, as the services will now stream seven Marvel and ABC shows in India immediately following the premiere in the U.S. Shows included in the deal are Marvel’s Runaways, Cloak and Dagger, and Inhumans.
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