‘DC Super Hero Girls’: DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. to launch a universe aimed at girls

This looks promising. I like the “age appropriate” costumes, but Supergirl is still in a skirt!

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Girls can like superheroes too.

DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have heard the rallying cry of geek women everywhere and are launching “DC Super Hero Girls,” a new universe featuring some of their most iconic female characters re-imagined for girls ages 6-12.

Fan favorite female DC characters are given a new look for "DC Super Hero Girls." (DC Entertainment / Warner Bros.) Fan-favorite female DC characters are given a new look for “DC Super Hero Girls.” (DC Entertainment / Warner Bros.)

The announced lineup includes Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Bumble Bee, Poison Ivy and Katana (redesigned in age-appropriate attire, of course), a combination that will allow girls to explore their affinity for both superheroics and supervillainy.

“’DC Super Hero Girls’ represents the embodiment of our long-term strategy to harness the power of our diverse female characters,” said Diane Nelson, president of DC Entertainment in a press release. “I am so pleased that we are able to offer relatable and strong role models in a unique way, just for girls.”

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‘Galaxy Quest’ Series In Works At Paramount Television

Just watched “Galaxy Quest” again recently. Blue Striker loved it. Not sure how it would work as a series, however. Will it be about the actors from the show or about the “Star Trek” (assuming parody) show?

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Cult sci-fi comedy feature Galaxy Quest is headed to television. I’ve learned that galaxyquestlogo Paramount Television is in the process of putting together a TV series project based on the 1999 DreamWorks movie about the cast of a long cancelled space TV show who become reluctant real space heroes when they are accidentally transported to a spaceship and tasked with saving an alien nation.

parisotjohnsonLike with other library movies, which Paramount is mining for TV series, Galaxy Quest is being adapted with key auspices from the film on board. That includes the feature’s writer, Robert Gordon — who is expected to pen the TV version — director, Dean Parisot, and producer Mark Johnson (Breaking Bad). The three are expected to executive produce the potential series along with Johnson’s Gran Via Prods. partner Melissa Bernstein. Paramount TV declined comment.

galaxy-imageGalaxy Quest, a sendup of classic TV series Star Trek, starred Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, Sam…

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Why Super Bowl Ads Could Be Sad, Somber and Serious for Years to Come

Nope, can’t see the downbeat commercials becoming a trend. The Nationwide ad was bad enough, but the cell phone battery one was horrifying (maybe not as horrifying as Pete Carroll’s decision call a passing play at the end of the game, but close enough). On the other hand, the Snickers commercial was pretty funny (and Danny Trejo’s hair was appropriately Marcia Brady-like). Hmm…the Brady Bunch, Tom Brady — maybe Snickers knew something we didn’t!

Eight Reasons Why Melinda May is an Avenger

We here at Pop Rocking Culture think our favorite Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D, Melinda May, should be an Avenger! Great blog post!

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Originally posted at ComicBook.com

To say Agent Melinda May is a beloved fan favorite of ABC’s hit series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. would be a massive understatement. There’s a reason why some have nicknamed the superhero spy series The Coulson/May Power Hour.

There are also those who have dubbed Agent May the unsung Eighth Avenger. The fact that she is portrayed by the extraordinary Ming-Na Wen should be reason enough. After all this is the same gifted actress who brought epic Chun-Li and Mulan to the big screen.

The following are eight reasons that explain why Melinda May is the Eighth Avenger.

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