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.
‘Stranger Things’ Creators Sued for Plagiarism
Stranger Things wears many influences on its sleeve, but one in particular may land it in hot water. Creators Ross and Matt Duffer now face a lawsuit claiming Stranger Things is derived from short film Montauk, whose creator claims to have pitched them the project in 2014.
‘Stranger Things’ Is Coming to Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights
Well, if we can’t have fresh Stranger Things this year, Universal Studios is going to bring us the next best thing. The theme park will feature the Upside Down as part of its Halloween Horror Nights this year, as designed by the creators themselves.
‘Stranger Things’ Will Have More Sun and ‘Poppy Fun’ in Season 3
We already know that Stranger Things 3 will take us to 1985 for all the Back to the Future references therein, but the stars won’t be the only ones with new looks. Fresh intel on the third season reveals a lot more sun and fun in store for the Hawkins crew, at least before “things inevitably turn super dark.”
Your ‘Stranger Things’ Fave Is Already Confirmed to Survive Season 3
Stranger Things isn’t generally known for its deaths (the first time it happened, we wouldn’t shut up about it), but is Season 3 sharpening the axe? At least one gorgeous head of hair is safe in Season 3, as producers confirm the one character they’d never kill off.
First Look at ‘Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors’ Animated Movie
As Marvel’s cinematic heroes gear up for their biggest fight yet, the Secret Warriors are Rising on their own. Get a first look at all heroes of the Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors project, which will debut with individual shorts of fan-favorite characters this year, and assemble for a TV movie all its own.
‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ Season 3 Adds Allison Williams in Mystery Role
A Series of Unfortunate Events really is going to Get Out with Season 3. Not only has the Netflix drama triple-confirmed that Season 3 will end the series, but new reports place Girls and Get Out alum Allison Williams in a mysterious role that might emerge as early as next week.
A Live-Action ‘Street Fighter’ TV Series Is in Development
The Street Fighter franchise already piledrived (piledrove?) our hearts with two glorious live-action films, and TV might be next. eOne has reportedly begun development on a TV adaptation of the classic video game franchise, recruiting the team from live-action web series Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist.
‘Cobra Kai’ Reveals YouTube Red Premiere Date in Full Trailer
It’s tough to imagine 50 year-olds crane-kicking the Karate Kid franchise back to life, but darn it all if YouTube Red’s Cobra Kai doesn’t look … fun? A first full trailer for the sequel series has reignited a legendary rivalry, and even provided us with a May premiere.
Mark Hamill Returns as Luke in New ‘Star Wars: Forces of Destiny’ Short
It could be some time before Star Wars returns any of our faves to their roles, so leave it to Disney to bridge the gap. A new season of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny already has Mark Hamill back to playing Luke Skywalker; also cluing us in on Last Jedi deleted scenes and more.
The ‘Stranger Things’ Kids Negotiated Insane Raises for Season 3
If you’re going to get chased by a Demogorgon a third time, you’d better get paid doing it. Sources indicate the Stranger Things cast has secured upwards of 1200% raises for the third season, including the show’s young breakout stars.
New ‘Rick and Morty’ Run the Jewels Video Is Practically a New Episode
We’re going to be pretty desperate for new Rick and Morty until at least late 2019, so Adult Swim has thankfully provided some relief. Our favorite cosmic adventurers do their best Men in Black for a new Adult Swim music video from Run the Jewels.
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!