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Jessica Jones’ Trish is Ready to Become a Superhero

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Jessica Jones is not the only female superhero in her namesake TV show. Marvel fans familiar with the heroine Hellcat no doubt watched Jessica’s best friend, Trish, closely over the course of season one, and for good reason.

Unlike in the comics, Trish didn’t become Hellcat in the first season of Jessica Jones as many expected, but the groundwork for her eventual transformation have been laid. In an interview with Comic Book Resources, Rachael Taylor, the actress that plays her, said she is ready if and when Marvel decides to introduce the superhero into the MCU:

“Of course, I mean, it would be amazing. I mean, it’s already a privilege to play a history that has so much lineage within the Marvel Universe. And to take it that one step further is something that, yeah, I’d love to get my teeth stuck into whatever happens to the character.”

Taylor already has an idea for how she would approach Trish’s Hellcat alias, adding:

“I think for Trish … there’s a certain covetous part of her. I think she covets some of the things that Jessica has. I think there is an unholy ambition that sits just under the surface.”

She also believes Trish wants to immerse herself in Jessica’s superpowered life or potentially even save her from the threats she faces. We are intrigued where all that leads.

Jessica Jones Season 2 should be interesting…

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Here’s Who Plays Who In The Witcher Netflix Series

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There are up to 50 actors in the promising Netflix Series, least of which is Man of Steel’s Henry Cavill as the iconic White Wolf.

Henry Cavill wasn’t kidding when he expressed a desire to join Netflix’s The Witcher.

The British actor, best know for playing Superman in the Man of Steel and Justice League movies, is a fan of both the fantasy novels and CD Projekt’s RPG series, letting it be known that he would love to play Geralt of Rivia. His wish has come true.

Freya Allan (Into the Badlands) will star alongside Cavill as Ciri, Geralt’s adoptive daughter in The Witcher series, while badass sorceress Yennefer will be played by Anya Chalotra (The ABC Murders). Yennefer is also Ciri’s mother figure and Geralt’s true love.

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Jodhi May (Game of Thrones) takes the helm as Queen Calanthe, with Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson (Fortitude) serving as the the knight Eist, her husband. Adam Levy (Knightfall, Snatch) plays Mousesack the druid.

Tissaia (MyAnna Buring, Ripper Street, Kill List) leads the magical academy at Aretuza, where novice sorcerers Fringilla (Mimi Ndiweni, Black Earth Rising) and Sabrina (Therica Wilson-Read, Profile) are training.

Also joining the cast is Millie Brady (The Last Kingdom, Teen Spirit) as the outcast Princess Renfri.

It seems like a good mix of newcomers and star talent. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, showrunner and executive producer Lauren Schmidt Hissrich revealed that the cast is currently up to 50 actors, and over 200 people auditioned for the Ciri role alone.

Are you satisfied with the casting for The Witcher Netflix Series? What changes would you make?

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George R.R. Martin Didn’t Want Game of Thrones To End

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Season 8 marks the end, but it didn’t have to be so.

If Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin had his way, the show wouldn’t end after eight seasons, revealing to Variety that the unpopular decision laid solely with showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.

Martin would have liked to see it continue for several years yet, stating:

“We could’ve gone 11, 12, 13 seasons. David and Dan have been saying for like five seasons that seven seasons is all they would go. We got them to go to eight but not any more than that. There was a period like five years ago when they were saying seven seasons and I was saying 10 seasons and they won, they’re the ones actually working on it. I know all of the actors, as great as they are, all the actors are anxious to get on and play other roles. They don’t want to spend their entire lives playing one role and that’s fine, that’s great, we had such an amazing cast.”

HBO is in Martin’s camp and is so keen to extend the life of its flagship series that it has began work on several spinoff series.

Tentatively titled The Long Night, the first of HBO’s spinoffs takes place thousands of years in the past and chronicles the world’s descent from the golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour.

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Netflix Is Turning Diablo Video Game Into Animated Series

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It’s yet another vido game adaptation for the popular media services provider.

Netflix is bringing another video game franchise to the small screen after the success of its Castlevania series, and it’s Diablo.

A twitter post by Boom! Studios founder Andrew Cosby confirmed that an animated adaptation of Diablo is in the works.

Created by Blizzard in 1996, the Diablo franchise is set in the Kingdom of Khanduras, where a lone hero (the player) fights to rid the world of Diablo, the Lord of Terror. It was succeeded by the critically-acclaimed Diablo II in 2000 and Diablo III in 2012.

Cosby is credited with creating the TV series Eureka, which ran for five seasons between 2006 and 2012, and penned the script for the Hellboy reboot.

How do you want the Diablo animated series to turn out? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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