Things We Saw Today: The Handmaid’s Tale‘s NYCC Ads Are For Women’s Eyes Only
Well, or anyone else who might be in the women's bathroom.
We’re already excited to see Hulu’s upcoming TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, which got a spooky teaser on the show’s official Twitter account earlier this week. Whoever’s in charge of the marketing campaign made another cool choice this weekend by putting this graffiti in the women’s bathrooms at New York Comic Con. That’s a quote from the book: “Nolite te bastardes carborundorum.” It means, “Don’t let the bastards grind you down.” Haunting words said from one woman to another. (via Revelist)
- We weren’t big fans of Miss Peregrine’s, but the movie’s been cleaning up at the foreign box office.
- Meanwhile, 4chan’s running out of money. Heh.
- Voltron: Legendary Defender, the Netflix reboot of the Voltron series, has an official premiere date for its second season: January 20, 2017. (via Polygon)
- In addition to dissing Donald Trump a whole bunch, SNL also did a Stranger Things parody last night, featuring Kate McKinnon as Eleven.
- Lucy Liu would like interviewers and critics to stop only asking her about her Asian identity: “I want to be acknowledged for my work, not for my ‘fill in the blank.'” (via NY Mag)
- There’s a new trailer out for Bioware’s upcoming expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic.
- Annnnd there’s also a trailer for Iron Fist. So many trailers….!!! Thanks, NYCC, for all the trailer hype!
- Speaking of NYCC, have you watched our latest recap video from today? Charline interviewed Colleen Doran about her illustrations for Bridge Troll, and Keisha interviewed voice actress Barbara Dunkelman about all her work for Rooster Teeth Productions.
Plus, we’ve been doing daily NYCC recaps on our Facebook page via Facebook Live. Here’s a link to Keisha’s nightly recap, which she just broadcasted at 6 PM from the show floor.
Phew! What a weekend it’s been. What did you all see?
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