A Surprising Star Could be Joining A Quiet Place 2

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New Birds of Prey set pictures reveal an equally surprising potential cameo. Tye Sheridan discusses the fictional drama of Dark Phoenix. Get a look at DC Universe’s new Stargirl. Plus, what’s to come on Fear the Walking Dead, and there’s some hope for even more Agents of SHIELD. Happy liar’s day!

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There’s One Big Thing Holding The Umbrella Academy Back

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Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá’s The Umbrella Academy is a curious blend. It mixes the original comic’s genuine oddness, which felt refreshing back in 2007 when Dark Horse first began publishing the series, and the kind of formulaic TV storytelling that’s come to define most of the…

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Netflix’s Umbrella Academy Lacks the Batshit Whimsy of Its Source Material

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While you could always see flashes of the X-Men and other comics that inspired writer Gerard Way and artist Gabriel Bá in their Eisner award-winning limited series The Umbrella Academy, the book always felt like its own unique animal. It drew on classic cape tropes to tell a fresh story about the struggles that’d come…

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