Author: Amy Davis

Hi, I’m Amy. I like long walks in the graveyard, horror movies, comic books, and bringing you the latest in nerd-centric news.

HBO is ramping up for the second season of their hit series “The Last of Us” with another exciting cast announcement. Oscar nominee Jeffrey Wright (“American Fiction,” “The Batman”) has officially been cast as Isaac in the upcoming season! Isaac character he originally voiced in the video game “The Last of Us Part II.” Based on the Naughty Dog video game series of the same name, “The Last of Us” takes place 20 years after the fall of modern civilization. After a fungus turns much of humanity into crazed, zombie-like, creatures. The story centers around Joel (Pedro Pascal), a world-weary…

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If you can’t stand the heat (and rampant profanity), get out of the kitchen. FX just released a new teaser trailer for the third season of “The Bear,” and it’s as chaotic as you’d expect. The Teaser In the teaser, we see Carmy Berzatto (Jeremy Allen White) and Sydney Adamu (Ayo Edebiri) preparing for dinner service at their restaurant. All while Richie Jerimovich (Ebon Moss-Bachrach) is working as the floor manager. Sydney rapidly orders the kitchen staff to “fire” dishes like Wagyu and cavatelli. Only to have Carmy dump them into the trash and demand they “refire!”. Of course, this…

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American comic book artist Frank Miller burst onto the scene in the late 1970s and has made an indelible mark on the industry. With titles like “The Dark Knight Returns,” “Sin City,” and “300,” just to name a few, under his belt. Picturehouse is releasing the documentary “Frank Miller: American Genius” which just received its first trailer and set a date for a one-night theatrical showing. The film is produced, written, and directed by Miller’s longtime associate Silenn Thomas under the pair’s company Frank Miller Ink. “Frank Miller: American Genius,” will explore his nearly half a century-long career including his…

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Amazon MGM Studios has acquired the rights to the upcoming action comedy “Brothers,” starring Josh Brolin (“Dune: Part Two”) and Peter Dinklage (“Unfrosted”). It is directed by Max Barbakow (“Palm Springs”), and written by Macon Blair (“The Toxic Avenger”) from a story by Etan Cohen (“The Bad Guys”). The streamer also confirmed some major additions to the cast! Brolin and Dinklage will star alongside Oscar winner Brendan Fraser (“The Whale”), eight-time Oscar nominee Glenn Close (“Swan Song”), Taylour Paige (“Zola”), and Jennifer Landon (“Yellowstone”). The late character actor M. Emmet Walsh (“Knives Out”) will also star in one of his…

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Detective Benoit Blanc is back! Director Rian Johnson has confirmed the title for the third installment in his “Knives Out” series, “Wake up Dead Man.” Johnson posted a teaser as well as confirmed a 2025 release window this morning.  “In the beginning, the knives came out,” star Daniel Craig narrates. “Then, behold, the glass was shattered. But my most dangerous case yet is about to be revealed.” Craig is referencing the previous two films 2019’s “Knives Out” and 2022’s “Glass Onion.” The actor has played Detective Benoit in each installment of the franchise. The Build Up Like any good whodunnit,…

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For the past 14 years, you’d be hard-pressed to find the corner of the internet not using the doge meme template. Sadly the dog behind the meme, Kabosu, passed away this morning, her owner confirmed. “She quietly passed away as if asleep while I caressed her,” Owner Atsuko Sato wrote on her blog. “I think Kabo-chan was the happiest dog in the world. And I was the happiest owner.” The Birth of Doge Sato rescued Kabosu from a puppy mill where she was set to be euthanized in 2008. In 2010, she took a picture of her beloved dog crossing…

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“The Death of Robin Hood” hit the Cannes Film Festival market earlier this month. The movie is set to star Oscar-nominee Hugh Jackman (“Deadpool & Wolverine”) and Jodie Comer (“Killing Eve”). With director Michael Sarnoski (“A Quiet Place: Day One”) in the big chair, it was expected to be one of the hottest titles there. A24 Films has landed the US rights to “The Death of Robin Hood.” The Plot This movie will be a darker reimagining of the classic tale. It will be a period piece where Robin Hood grapples with his past after a life of crime and…

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The long-rumored layoffs at Pixar have come to fruition. The animation studio has let go of approximately 14% of its workforce, or around 175 employees. This is a serious hit for a company with only about 1,300 employees.  Pixar employees were given the heads-up about the pending layoffs in January. At that time, they were predicting almost 20% of the staff would need to be cut. So it looks like the company was able to strategize to save some jobs. New Focus These firings are part of a larger initiative by Pixar’s parent company Disney, and its returning CEO, Bob…

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In 1990, Martin Scorsese directed and co-wrote “Goodfellas,” starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and the late Ray Liotta. It tells the real life story of Henry Hill and his life in the mafia, with his partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito. It’s violent, coke-fueled, and fantastic.But some are up in arms over a content warning AMC Network placed in front of the film. “This film includes language and/or cultural stereotypes that are inconsistent with today’s standards of inclusion and tolerance and may offend some viewers,” AMC’s warning reads. While this text may seem odd to rage about, it gets…

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Earlier this month, Marvel Comics launched a new Dr. Doom one-shot “Doom,” marking the “Fantastic Four” supervillain’s first solo book since 2000. Writer Jonathan Hickman (“Ultimate Spider-Man”) and writer/illustrator/penciller Sanford Greene (“Bitter Root”) decided to use the first page to pay tribute to the late rapper MF DOOM.  “Doom” The tribute is a drawing of the Marvel Universe’s cosmic landscape. It’s overlayed with the text “Living on borrowed time, the clock ticks faster.” These are lyrics from MF DOOM, Madlib, and Madvillain track “Accordion.” Not only were these lines a fitting tribute to the rapper who based his appearance on…

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