Friday Fancast: 5 People That Could Play The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

Friday Fancast:  5 People That Could Play The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl has received some unexpected attention in pop culture lately thanks to a an interview with Anna Kendrick. “My brother sent me a Squirrel Girl comic because he thinks I should [play her],” she told Net A Porter. “I don’t know what Squirrel Girl does other than be half squirrel, but I could be half squirrel!” If you’re unfamiliar with The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, let me give you a quick rundown.  Her…

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FRIDAY FANCAST: Fox’s NEW MUTANTS

FRIDAY FANCAST: Fox’s NEW MUTANTS

Way back in 1983 Chris Claremont penned a story about young mutants coming to terms with a world that hated and feared them. These stories were chock full of teenage angst and crazy superpowers. It was among the first comics I ever read and holds a special place in my heart. I am of course talking about The New Mutants and Fox is making a television show about them! While I might not be the…

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FRIDAY FANCAST: TOE TAG RIOT

FRIDAY FANCAST: TOE TAG RIOT

When it comes to zombies The Walking Dead controls the small screen.  The big screen is another story.  There are a variety of zombie comics ripe for adaptation, but none quite like Toe Tag Riot.  While most involving shambling along and eating brains, this story has zombies getting involved with social justice.  The infamous Westboro Baptist Church being one of their targets.  Writer Matt Miner has given us a four part mini-series that would translate into quite…

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FRIDAY FANCAST: Rat Queens

FRIDAY FANCAST:  Rat Queens

    Kurtis Weibe’s Rat Queens celebrated success by winning an Eisner Award in 2014.  In June of 2014, it was announced that the Image Comics title had been picked up by Pukeko Pictures and Heavy Metal magazine to be made into a television show.  Martin Baynton and Adam Fratto from Pukeko will be the executive producers while David Boxenbaum and Rob Prior from Heavy Metal will be the co-executive producers.  While it may seem pointless to create…

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FRIDAY FANCAST: Sex Criminals

FRIDAY FANCAST: Sex Criminals

Sex Criminals has been incredibly successful since it’s inception.  Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky continually pull us in with each issue and the series was chosen as TIME magazine’s Comic Book of the Year. As such, I’m sure I’m not the only person hoping for it to be picked up for a movie or television show.  That is why it is this weeks fancast choice.  While I’d love to cast Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick (who…

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FRIDAY FANCAST: Who is Thanos?!

FRIDAY FANCAST: Who is Thanos?!

FRIDAY FANCAST is a regular feature where the staff here at Capeless Crusader offer up our dream actors and actresses for roles in films based on some of the best comics on the market. This week Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced in Empire Magazine that they had cast the “Mad Titan” Thanos for their Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, he didn’t want to reveal who the actor was they cast. He also did not mention…

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FRIDAY FANCAST: Marvel’s Black Panther

FRIDAY FANCAST: Marvel’s Black Panther

FRIDAY FANCAST is a regular feature where the staff here at Capeless Crusader offer up our dream actors and actresses for roles in films based on some of the best comics on the market. This installment of Friday Fancast speculates on the much-talked-about possibility of a new Phase 3 Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) picture being one centered on the Prince of Wakanda. As more and more signs in the current MCU (on film and on…

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FRIDAY FANCAST: Mark Millar’s Starlight

FRIDAY FANCAST: Mark Millar’s Starlight

FRIDAY FANCAST is a regular feature where the staff here at Capeless Crusader offer up our dream actors and actresses for roles in films based on some of the best comics on the market.   For the first installment of this feature, I decided to fancast Starlight, the wildly successful new series from writer Mark Millar (Kick Ass, Wanted). Given Millar’s history of seeing his work adapted for the big screen, this science fiction thrill…

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