The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series Will Cost (At Least) $500 Million
We knew Amazon would pay a pretty penny to develop its own Lord of the Rings TV series, but they might as well raid Smaug’s lair. New estimates put the TV iteration of Middle Earth at $500 million (to start!), and all before Amazon has even assigned talent to the project.
‘Clarissa Explains It All’ Reboot in Development at Nickelodeon
We don’t need Clarissa to explain today’s TV revival fad, but darn it all if Nickelodeon isn’t calling her anyway. Melissa Joan Hart is in talks to return to one of her most famous roles, as Nickelodeon plots a new rendition of Clarissa Explains It All.
The Big ‘Walking Dead’ Finale Crossover Is Coming to Theaters
What does Rick Grimes’ facial hair look like on the big screen? Walking Dead and Fear fans alike will get the chance to find out, as AMC is sending April’s big Season 8 finale and Fear premiere to theaters for one night only.
The Situation Faces Jailtime in First ‘Jersey Shore’ Revival Trailer
The Jersey Shore cast really has a situation now. MTV’s Family Vacation revival heads to Miami in the first official trailer – a little older, slightly wiser and an even hotter mess, but no less fun. Plus, bonus courtroom procedural with The Situation!
Netflix Cancels ‘Patches’ Reward System for Young Binge-Watchers
Just like that – binge-watching Netflix is once again its own reward. The streaming service has pulled the plug on an incentivized “patches” feature that parents complained was encouraging kids to binge shows at unhealthy rates.
‘Stranger Things’ Bosses Respond to Allegations of On-Set Abuse
New rumors have emerged around Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer, as a crew member departed the series alleging the two “seek out and verbally abuse women” on-set. The Duffers have now responded, claiming the reports “mischaracterize our set.”
Netflix Is Testing a Reward System for Young Binge-Watchers
Just like every addiction, Netflix is seeking to make theirs fun for kids. User reports have revealed that the streaming service has begun testing “patches” on certain youth-oriented programming, with an aim to introduce “collectible items for a more interactive experience. …
A Fake ‘Simpsons’ Word Has Embiggened the Real Dictionary
As often as The Simpsons predicts reality, America’s favorite family can sometimes make their own. Such is the case with a perfectly cromulent new addition to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, dating all the way back to a 1996 Simpsons episode.
‘Full’ and ‘Fuller House’ Creator Fired Over On-Set Misconduct
We’re not going to make the “how rude” joke, but we know you were thinking it.
‘Walking Dead’ Might Still Do a Time-Jump After [SPOILER]’s Death
The Walking Dead has returned for 2018, at last confirming that huge death hanging over the series. The moment also had the unexpected side-effect of dismissing a huge time-jump from the comics, but producers say “Old Man Rick” and a major status quo update may still take place.
Hide the Twigs, A ‘Blair Witch’ TV Series Is in Development
Lionsgate’s 2016 attempt at a surprise Blair Witch revival didn’t exactly reignite the franchise, but there’s always TV! Reports indicate that the newly-branded Studio L is working on a small-screen iteration of The Blair Witch Project, along with a number of other adaptations.
McDonald’s Sets ‘Rick and Morty’ Szechuan Sauce Return (For Real This Time)
The great Szechuan Wars seem so very long ago, and McDonald’s is finally ready to make peace. The fast food favorite has officially announced plans to bring back the infamous Szechuan sauce in a quantity Rick and Morty fans should be pleased by.