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Katherine Langford takes up the magic sword in Netflix’s ‘Cursed’ on July 17

In an innovative retelling of the Arthurian legends, Katherine Langford (Hannah Baker in “13 Reasons Why”) is Nimue, a Fey girl who finds a magic sword–yes, Excalibur–and is told she must hand it over at all costs to a man she does not know: Merlin (Gustaf Skarsgard of “Vikings”)–yes, that Merlin, but not the way …

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PH comic creators C.R. Chua and Paolo Chikiamco’s ‘A Sparrow’s Roar’ gets int’l release

How do you take a story about lady knights and make it relevant as well accessible for younger, modern readers? This was the challenge that faced Cristina Rose “C.R.” or simply “Tina” Chua and Paolo Chikiamco when they collaborated on the comic book “A Sparrow’s Roar,” a graphic novel which had been published in 2019 …

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The secret history of Netflix’s ‘Locke & Key’

The mysterious key first appeared to Cartlon Cuse in 2008. The Hollywood producer, coming off the mind-altering commercial and cult following of “Lost” was reading a new comic book series, “Locke & Key,” published by IDW Publishing. It was written by Joe Hill, a successful and young horror writer—also the son of somebody named Stephen …

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The Super starter’s guide to Netflix’s ‘The Witcher’

Netflix’s “The Witcher” was, at one point, the most streamed show in the world, out-streaming Disney+’s “The Mandalorian.” Considering how good and popular “The Mandalorian” is, that’s saying something. So why is “The Witcher” so successful. Here is our Super non-spoilery guide to “The Witcher”: What is it, exactly? “The Witcher” is Netflix’s ten-episode original …

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