TV series adapted from Sylvester Stallone’s greatest hits haven’t fared so well between Rambo or The Expendables, but the latter at least may yet fight another day. After FOX passed on the prospect, The Expendables TV series will be shopped to other networks by producer Shane Brennan.
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Prison Break fans are eager to see Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows pulling great escapes in a 2017 context, the recent revival trailer emerging as one of FOX’s most popular, but production seemingly got a little too rough with star Dominic Purcell. The actor suffered a major facial injury on-set, necessitating some time off, but will it delay the premiere?
Early reviews of X-Men: Apocalypse haven’t been particularly welcoming, even as the nine-film franchise seemingly skews closer and closer to the colorful weirdness of its comic heyday. Many a fan jump right back to the ‘90s X-Men: The Animated Series (and its inimitable theme) as a pinnacle of X-nostalgia, now appropriately given the “Honest Trailer” treatment just in time for the movie!
It was a busy Season 2 finale for FOX’s Gotham, wrapping up the battle against B.D. Wong’s Hugo Strange, while introducing the Court of Owls, pitting Mr. Freeze against Firefly, and somehow managing to work a Fish Mooney-mob showdown atop the setup for Season 3. The final moments opened a pretty big can of worms for future villains as well, though at least one sounded deliberately familiar to fans.
We’re just hours from Gotham wrapping up a season that brought us Bat-villains like Hugo Strange, Mr. Freeze and Clayface, but will Season 3 delve even deeper into the prepubescent Dark Knight’s rogues? Producers confirm some rumored additions like the Mad Hatter and more members of the Court of Owls, perhaps even Vicki Vale.
Boy, did you think a Prison Break revival trailer all FOX had to offer at the chaos of 2016 Upfronts? Carve out some time and pull up a chair, as brand trailers arrive for everything from 24: Legacy, to The Exorcist, Lethal Weapon, new Lord and Miller comedies and even Laverne Cox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show.
FOX’s Prison Break revival may not arrive until spring 2017, but why wait for an extended look at Michael Scofield back in action? Yes, the first Prison Break revival trailer is here, breaking out of all the prisons fit to be broken out of. I just got the title!
Once the nostalgia abated, FOX’s X-Files revival pretty quickly started to sour fans by its awkward mix of mythology and stand-alone episodes, as well a cliffhanger ending that immediately demanded resolution. Well, strap in for another long wait, as FOX won’t get around to an X-Files Season 11 until at least 2017.
Following its initial orders, FOX didn’t waste much time setting up a schedule for the 2016-17 season, including similar event series bows as 24: Live Another Day and The X-Files. This time around, 24: Legacy and Prison Break will get the big midseason debuts, while newer shows like Lethal Weapon will bow on Wednesdays.
Sleepy Hollow fandom found itself in an understandable uproar by the Season 3 finale seemingly killing off co-lead Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie), an essential chemistry that made the series possible in the first place. A fourth season subsequently seemed a longshot, but now those crazy FOX folk have decided to give it a try, renewing Sleepy Hollow to go solo in Season 4.