Instead of the Live-Action Oscar Isaac Reboot We Deserve, We’re Getting a New Animated Addams Family Movie
In defiance of the internet's fancasting, MGM has announced a new Addams Family film - but it'll be computer-animated, rather than the live-action Ruth Negga/Oscar Isaac and Eva Green/Oscar Isaac reboots that we've all been dreaming of.Read More
Eva Green and Gemma Arterton to Star In Movie About Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West’s Love Story
The affair and intimate relationship between literary icon Virginia Woolf and novelist Vita Sackville-West is finally getting the gorgeous Hollywood treatment it deserves with Eva Green and Gemma Arterton playing the lovers.Read More
I can understand why Tim Burton and 20th Century Fox would want to adapt Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children for film. The 2011 Ransom Riggs novel on which it is based is clearly a complex world filled with quirky characters, a rich mythology, and plenty of opportunities for elaborate set pieces. However, some worlds aren't best captured on film, and it seems that the world of this novel is one of them.Read More
To have belief in anything with such confidence is heroic.
Spoilers for Penny Dreadful "The Blessed Dark" to follow! For real!Read More
Tim Burton's X-Men: First Class.
This new trailer for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children isn't overtly Tim Burton-esque, but it's definitely got plenty of his hallmarks on it.Read More
The official trailer for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Tim Burton's adaptation of the young adult fantasy stories, has just come out -- and the trailer confirms what some fans had already suspected from the preview images released for the film. The characters Olive and Emma have been swapped.Read More
In which Lily smacks down the patriarchy despite only being alive for like, a hot minute.
This week's Penny Dreadful picks up right where we left off, with Vanessa finishing her witchy tale in front of the whole gang. Also, I want to apologize for the Patti LuPWN joke I clearly should have made last week, because she was amazing in that episode.Read More
In which Eva Green earns herself what should be her 1000th Emmy.
Much like last season's "Closer Than Sisters," this episode of Penny Dreadful takes us back, way back into time, to examine a heretofore unknown aspect of Vanessa's past, and her experiences at a way less awesome Hogwarts.Read More
With bonus and completely random Mass Effect content!
Here's a frightful new behind-the-scenes segment on Penny Dreadful, taken from the first season Blu-Ray/DVD set! It includes lots of interviews with your faves - and a few newer faces, too (Helen McCrory!). Also, at the 1:00 minute mark, the background music for this video is absolutely without question "Leaving Earth" from the Mass Effect 3 soundtrack. I can't handle the combination of
Ah, the bathroom mirror selfie. We meet again. This time, though, Mirrorsme has taken the much reviled method of self portrait and actually made it pretty awesome by drawing herself into scenes from games, movies, and other fun locations. Avoid all the "Mirror Selfie as Art" think pieces and just look at her awesome doodles.Read More
There is some thing within us all, and it wants more stuff.
It's no secret we love Penny Dreadful here. And why wouldn't we? Female Sherlockian archetypes with terrible secrets! Shakespeare-quoting Frankenstein monsters! Dense and often subtle Victorian gothic literary references! If you're a fan of the Showtime series and you're heading to San Diego Comic-Con next week, then you need to go check out the Entertainment Earth booth, because there will be some wonderful collectibles will be waiting for you.Read More
In which Eva Green secures herself an Emmy nomination.
While episode one introduced us to the darkly gothic Victorian underworld of Penny Dreadful, episode two delves deeper into the show's pervasive mythology and mystery. And it also gives us Billie Piper's boobs. So generally it's just a great time.Read More
Who else keeps thinking Sweeney Todd is going to have a cameo at any second? Just me?
Who doesn't love creepy Victorian gothic horror full of literary references? We certainly can't get enough of it. Hopefully you can't, either, because we've got some videos from the actors in the upcoming Showtime series Penny Dreadful, telling you all about the characters they play.Read More
So gross! So creepy! So great!
Showtime’s upcoming series Penny Dreadfulsounds almost too good to be true - a psychosexual horror series weaving together the origin stories of Victorian characters like Dorian Gray and Dracula? Starring Eva Green, Billie Piper, Helen McCrory, Josh Hartnett, and Timothy Dalton? Based on the 19th-century penny dreadfuls? Get on my TV right now.Read More
And that's saying something, because I was already pretty excited about Penny Dreadful, Showtime's Victorian-era "psychosexual horror series" featuring a whole slew of iconic literary villains. Look at that cast and tell me your heart rate didn't just speed up. (via: Deadline) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?Read More
Just What You've Always Wanted
And this trailer makes 300: Rise of an Empire look like Evil Eva Green: The Movie, with bonus Lena Headey. I will always be down for that. Oh, crap. Did I just convince myself to see the 300 sequel? (via: Tor.com) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?Read More