In a time of reboots, reshoots, and President Donald Trump, a land in turmoil cried out for a hero. But NBC just sent a chakram straight through the heart of our hopes.Read More
The song in your heart could be a bitter suite or put a little love in your heart. I've heard it both ways.
Here's just a few of our favorite musical episodes of some great television shows.Read More
Since the above tweet was posted on April 1st, many Xena fans thought this had to be a joke. Sadly, Executive Producer Javier Grillo-Marxuach has confirmed that he is no longer attached to a reboot of the popular property. The question now is: will a Xena reboot be happening at all?Read More
Kate McKinnon is an out lesbian and infused her Ghostbusters performance with glorious queerness, but following the release of the movie there were many questions raised as to whether Holtzmann was really gay. All of this lead me to the question: if a queer character exists in media without explicit confirmation, does it make a sound?Read More
Things We Saw Today: Joe and Anthony Russo Answer All* Your Civil War Questions
In an interview prior to the release of Captain America: Civil War, directors Joe and Anthony Russo explained why they made some of the decisions they did.Read More
Growing up, I remember looking forward to going to the babysitter’s after school, for she would turn on Xena: Warrior Princess and I could watch monster slayage to my little heart’s content.Read More
Javier Grillo-Marxuach has worked on some of the most popular genre TV shows out there, most recently as co-executive producer on The 100. As part of his work on The 100 he also wrote "Thirteen," possibly the most controversial installment in the series so far for its treatment of a lesbian character.Read More
Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Lost, The Middleman) was recently made showrunner of the upcoming Xena: Warrior Princess television reboot. Genevieve Valentine (Catwoman) is the writer on the new Xena: Warrior Princess ongoing comic from Dynamite. Now, these two genre faves have gotten together to talk about what makes Xena's story so epic.Read More
NBC's finally making some forward progress with their Xena reboot.Read More
In a time of cheesy special effects, girl power and syndication, a brave heroine overtook the pop culture landscape. She was Xena, a mighty princess forged in the heat of nineties feminism and her courage changed the world.Read More
A.k.a. the bad-ass sci-fi and fantasy tools that we all wish we owned
In no particular order, here are my personal favorite weapons used by bad-ass women in genre fiction. Whether you're fighting a dragon or a zombie or a literal God, you have to bring the right tools, and these are the best I've seen wielded by ladies of fantasy and sci-fi.Read More
NBC Entertainment's chairman, Bob Greenblatt recently confirmed that--holy crap--yes, they are actually trying to reboot Xena: Warrior Princess.Read More
All together now: d'aaaawwwwnowbringbackXenapleasethankyou.Read More
I defer to the words of Kevin Sorbo for this one.
Well, yesterday was an emotionally exhausting day for the Xena: Warrior Princess fandom.Read More
Just as we thought we had all the Xena: Warrior Princess news we thought we were likely to get in a day, we noticed that not only does Lucy Lawless want to be in a Xena update, but one is actually happening. Cue running around the house screaming at the top of your lungs and breaking lamps with a frisbee!Read More
Can we upgrade her to Warrior Queen?
The Warrior Princess herself has spoken! In a recent interview with Den of Geek while promoting Ash Vs. Evil Dead, Lucy Lawless said that she would love to do a Xena: Warrior Princess revival. Xena fans everywhere passed out from sheer happiness.Read More
Adventurers, superheroes, and the music to which they kick butt(s).
Heroic themes—the subject can be a little bit (or a lot) subjective. I mean, if you think the "hero/heroine/protagonist" of a given title is someone other than the main character—for example, if you are yourself of a villainous nature and consider Voldemort the misunderstood hero of the Harry Potter franchise, then ... we might not agree on some things.Read More
The things I do for love.
Thank you, Deviant artist winch3s7er. This is even more perfect than Jareth on the Iron Throne, and that's saying something.Read More
Get Hollywood on the phone.
I mean, I'd watch this. We'd all watch this.Read More
"You know nothing, Jon Sn—Oh. Oh, s***. You do know."
At the Edinburgh International Book Festival, George R.R. Martin spoke about the inspirations for Brienne of Tarth (the word "Xena" was mentioned) and that awkward situation where you plant really subtle clues that fans untangle years before you meant them to. Whoops.Read More