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Tonight: “Watchmen” Series Premiere on HBO (10/20/2019)

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It was just over a month ago when we shared what seemed to be the final trailer for the “Watchmen” show that begins its first season tonight on HBO and if you are still a bit in the dark about it just click HERE to get yourself up to speed. The new series makes its debut on the Premium Cable Channel tonight so if you don’t have it you are out of luck. Time to kiss up to a friend with access on their Roku or sign up via your providers. Here is the Official Poster, premise and casting.

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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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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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CBS All Access: “Star Trek: Picard” SDCC Trailer (Airing 2020)

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As you’ve likely determined, the reveals from the SDCC 2019 event have been keeping me busy with our Pop Culture side of the fence and since there was so much, I venture to guess that I will be posting a lot more content in the days that follow it. Yesterday, CBS All Access delivered the first full trailer for the 2020 airing “Star Trek: Picard” series. As you know, this is the exclusive streaming service from the popular network and has so far given us series such as “Star Trek: Discovery” and “The Twilight Zone”. Now let’s watch yon trailer, review the premise and casting before I add in any additional editorial notions.

The Premise: The series is set 20 years after Jean-Luc Picard’s last appearance in Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), and finds the character deeply affected by the destruction of Romulus as depicted in the film Star Trek (2009).
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Comic-Con International: San Diego @ San Diego Convention Center

The time is now for the Comic-Con International: San Diego or “SDCC” for short. Tons of panels, vendors and cosplay to enjoy for four days in San Diego, CA. Be sure to arrive early each day to maximize your Geektastic adventures.

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Marvel Studios “Hall H” Panel Revelations from SDCC 2019

The reveals from this years Comic Con International: San Diego have been bountiful as you can see by clicking HERE but there was nothing that I was interested more in the revelations and announcements from the Marvel Studios panel at the hallowed “Hall H”. What I’ve done was taken the tweets as they went live on their Official Account and added them here so this post is a bit “live” for the duration. As everything is happening too fast to mull upon the ideas and announcements, I will be adding additional editorial in post. Let’s go and be aware that this postwill feature some spoilers to the outcome of “Avengers: Endgame” since that film came out back in April and if you are someone who’s waited this long it probably doesn’t matter to you anyway.

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First of the announcements comes the news about the “Eternals” film with the cast being cited as well. I should stress that I was not watching the Hall H panel as I had hoped to be since I don’t think it was streaming anywhere and was just keeping pace alongside the assorted feeds I was following.

Eternals: In my vast collection of individual comic book issues, I do admit to owning at least a dozen issues that feature “The Eternals”. However, that being said, I was never much the fan of the Kirby creations and wonder how a movie about them can be made to work. Sure, Marvel Studios made “Guardians Of The Galaxy” work out to excellence with a cast of characters that were not the traditional GOTG to many of us so I have some faith. While skeptical, I am willing to let Marvel Studios work their magic.

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier: This is the first series announced the for Disney+ service which I will be subscribing to without hesitation. This one picks up post “Avengers: Endgame” and will likely follow Falcon as Falcon Cap since he has the shield now after the outcome of that last film. I’m very excited about the return of Zemo and knowing that he will be sporting the famous red hood that he is known for in the comics.
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