Today is the twenty-fifth birthday of Shameik Moore. Moore was born on this day in 1995 in Atlanta, Georgia to a family that originated from Jamaica.
The actor started off with bit roles in works such as Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Reed Between the Lines, and Joyful Noise. He got his first staring role on the show Incredible Crew, though it aired only one season before being cancelled. He then gained recognition on the film Dope as Malcolm, which earned him a place on the list of "The Twelve Major breakouts of the 2015 Sundance Film Festive." He also got a staring role on the Netflix show The Get Down, though that was also cancelled after half a season.
Moore's most prominent role came when he was the first to play Miles Morales on the Academy Aw…Read more >
For fans of science fiction, today is Star Wars Day picked because of the iconic slogan "May the Force be with you." The entire franchise is the brainchild of writer and director George Lucas. While many voice actors have appeared in the films, series, and video games, Marvel fans would most recognize actor Mark Hamill who played main hero Luke Skywalker in the original trilogy and reprised his role for the new sequel trilogy as well as Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron in the sequel trilogy.
The overwhelming success of the franchise has had an effect on Marvel's animated work. Spider-Woman featured numerous visuals directly lifted from the original film. Doctor Doom was made into the most significant antagonist on Spider-Man due to the visual similari…Read more >
April showers have given away for May flowers, and another poll has come to its conclusion. Last month we asked you what your favorite animated series of the 1990s was. The result were varied but one came out on top.
- Coming in first with 38.5% of the votes was Beast Wars: Transformers. The series is a sequel to the classic 1980s hit animated show. Developed by Mainframe Entertainment, the series followed the descendants of the original heroes as they battle descendants of the original villains in a battle to protect the past. The series featured Garry Chalk as Optimus Primal and the original Megatron, David Kaye as Megatron, Scott McNeil as Rattrap and Dinobot, and David Sobolov as Depth Charge.
- In second place with 23.1% was Batman: The Anima…
The Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has caused numerous ripples across the entertainment industry with film and television essentially at a standstill. The sequel to the Academy Award winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was originally set for a release date of April 8th, 2022. However, as all things have been shuffled around the sequel has been pushed back to October 7th, 2022.
Details on the sequel have been few and far between. David Callaham is set to write, Joaquim Dos Santos is set to direct, and Amy Pascal will return to produce. Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Avi Arad, and Christina Steinberg are all set to return in some capacity.
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Today is Earth Day. It is a day celebrated worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection as well as the role science plays in our everyday lives. It was first proposed in 1969 and first celebrated in 1970. The day is now observed worldwide in almost two-hundred countries with some areas celebrating the entire week.
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