Hey kids! Tonight is the night. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. I am very excited. However, first things first: Loads of good stuff came out of SDCC last weekend, so let’s jump right in.
In TV news:
- The season premiere of Doctor Who’s eighth series will be aired in theaters around the country. (Thanks, Rebecca!)
- Here are some details on new Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. characters, including who Lucy Lawless will be playing.
- The Russo Brothers (directors of Captain America: The Winter Solider) will direct two episodes of Agent Carter. Here is more information about the series.
- At SDCC, Marvel announced a new Guardians of the Galaxy animated series. (Thanks, Amanda!)
- The Flash and Arrow will have a two-hour crossover episode.
- Nickelodeon will not air any more episodes of the third season of The Legend of Korra on TV, but they’ll be available online.
- Details on Community’s sixth season were revealed at SDCC.
- John Rhys-Davies and Tyler Jacob Moore (Shameless) have joined Once Upon a Time’s Frozen arc. Rhys-Davies will voice Pabbie the Troll King and Moore will play Hans. Here’s a first look at Georgina Haig as Elsa.
- Meet the new Game of Thrones season five cast members in this video.
- Here’s the latest news on American Horror Story: Freak Show and Hannibal’s third season.
- Bruce Campbell will star in a new Evil Dead TV series.
- Jessica Biel will be playing “the hottest scientist in the world” in the New Girl season premiere.
- SyFy has greenlit a two-hour pilot based on Lev Grossman’s novel The Magicians.
- Allison Williams (Girls) will follow in Mary Martin's footsteps and play Peter Pan in NBC’s live broadcast.
- Andy Samberg and Kit Harrington will star in a new HBO tennis mockumentary.
Here are a bunch of previews:
Legend of Korra: Book Three (Thanks, Colt!)
The Walking Dead