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HBO Presents “Watchmen” Official Trailer

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We’re closing in on the premiere of the HBO Original Series “Watchmen” which is of course a connected story line to the comic book series and film that bore the same name. The fans at San Diego Comic Con got a nice first look at it but now its time to share the first proper Official Trailer. I’ve embedded that for you down below and of course the premise and the casting before some editorial notions. Let’s take a look.

The Premise: Watchmen is set in “an alternate history where ‘superheroes’ are treated as outlaws” and “embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.”
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Now Streaming: “Titans” on DC Universe (9/6/2019)

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It was only a couple of weeks ago that we shared the Full Official Trailer for DC Universe streaming service original series “Titans”. This series was the first for the streaming service and continues to bring the adventures of the Teen Titans to the small screens of your favorite devices. The second season has arrived and is now available to stream on a weekly basis. This is different from the Netflix streaming which permits and encourages binge-watching. Let’s review the official poster, premise and casting down below.

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Premise: Titans focuses on a group of young superheroes who form the titular superhero team to combat evil and other perils. The first incarnation of the team to appear in the series consists of Dick Grayson, Batman’s former vigilante partner turned police detective, Kory Anders, an extraterrestrial afflicted by amnesia, Rachel Roth, an empath pursued by dangerous forces, and Garfield “Gar” Logan, a shapeshifter formerly with the Doom Patrol. In the first season, Rachel comes to Dick for protection from her pursuers, which leads to them meeting and teaming up with Kory and Gar. The team eventually learns that Rachel is being targeted by her demonic father Trigon, who seeks to enslave the world.
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DC Universe: “Titans” Season 2 Full Trailer

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It wasn’t long ago that I shared what was labeled as the “Titans” First Look at Season Two which will be streaming on the Warner Brothers network “DC Universe”. If you feel like reviewing that post just click HERE and it will open in a new tab for ease of consumption. For those new to our offerings, this is the service where fans of the DC Comics Universe can enjoy classic films, television shows and animated features along with all-new original programming and scores of comic books. The series is set to resume bringing us the adventures of the Titans on September 6th so it was a little surprising to get a full trailer the week before. Let’s take a look.

Premise: Titans focuses on a group of young superheroes who form the titular superhero team to combat evil and other perils. The first incarnation of the team to appear in the series consists of Dick Grayson, Batman’s former vigilante partner turned police detective, Kory Anders, an extraterrestrial afflicted by amnesia, Rachel Roth, an empath pursued by dangerous forces, and Garfield “Gar” Logan, a shapeshifter formerly with the Doom Patrol. In the first season, Rachel comes to Dick for protection from her pursuers, which leads to them meeting and teaming up with Kory and Gar. The team eventually learns that Rachel is being targeted by her demonic father Trigon, who seeks to enslave the world.
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DC Universe: “Titans” Recap and Season 2 First Look

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The DC Universe streaming service is continuing to deliver live action series featuring the great heroes of the DC Comics universe by delivering a second season of “Titans”. Many might remember that “Titans” was the first offering of the at the time fledgling service which was going to offer a lot of original and classic programming along with a stockpile of digital comic books. The brand new clip is below as a First Look and they even offered newbies a recap part. Take a look.

Premise: Titans focuses on a group of young superheroes who form the titular superhero team to combat evil and other perils. The first incarnation of the team to appear in the series consists of Dick Grayson, Batman’s former vigilante partner turned police detective, Kory Anders, an extraterrestrial afflicted by amnesia, Rachel Roth, an empath pursued by dangerous forces, and Garfield “Gar” Logan, a shapeshifter formerly with the Doom Patrol. In the first season, Rachel comes to Dick for protection from her pursuers, which leads to them meeting and teaming up with Kory and Gar. The team eventually learns that Rachel is being targeted by her demonic father Trigon, who seeks to enslave the world.
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Tonight: “Preacher” The Final Season on AMC (8/4/2019)

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Back in July I shared the Season 4 trailer for the AMC Studios Original Series “Preacher” which of course is loosely based on the DC Comics Vertigo series of the same name. If you missed that posting just click HERE to see it. The series begins its final go round this evening on AMC so let’s examine the poster, some premise and casting.

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The Premise: Jesse Custer is a hard-drinking, chain-smoking preacher who, enduring a crisis of faith, becomes infused with an extraordinary power. He embarks on a quest to better understand his new gift and literally finds God, alongside his trigger-happy ex-girlfriend, Tulip, and new vampire friend, Cassidy. “Preacher” is an adaptation of the intense comic book series that was done by Steve Dillon and Garth Ennis. It ran as a part of the DC Comics Vertigo imprint for “75” total issues. The show does NOT follow the general canon of the printed page.
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