The DCEU and DC TV shows scored 15 nominations for this year’s Saturn Awards. We discuss this plus, Ra’s al Ghul on Gotham, casting for the Black Lightning pilot and more on today’s podcast.
DC movies and TV shows combine for 15 Saturn Awards nominations – The Hollywood Reporter
- Meant to acknowledge the genres of sci-fi, fantasy, comic book adaptations, and horror films
- The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films
- Ceremony is June 28
- Best Comic-to-Motion Picture Release: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad
- Best Supporting Actress in a Film: Margot Robbie in Suicide Squad
- Best Film Make-Up: Suicide Squad
- Best Fantasy Television Series: Lucifer
- Best Superhero Adaptation Television Series: Arrow, The Flash, Gotham, and Supergirl
- Best Actor on a Television Series: Grant Gustin on The Flash
- Best Actress on a Television Series: Melissa Benoist on Supergirl
- Best Supporting Actor on a Television Series: Mehcad Brooks on Supergirl
- Best Supporting Actress on a Television Series: Candice Patton on The Flash
- Best Guest Performance on a Television Series: Tyler Hoechlin on Supergirl
- Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition
Alexander Siddig will portray Ra’s al Ghul on Gotham – DC Comics
- Has done lots of TV, including Game of Thrones
- Will show up sometime after the show returns April 24
Jefferson Pierce’s daughters cast in The CW’s Black Lightning pilot – Deadline
- Nafessa Williams will play Anissa Pierce (Thunder) the older daughter
- China Anne McClain will play the younger Jennifer Pierce (Lightning)
- Will they have powers right away?
Justice League manga – Oricon News
- Announced by Diane Nelson and Jim Lee doing promotion of Wonder Woman and Justice League in Japan.
- Manga artist Shiori Teshirogi will create
- Will appear in the monthly Champion Red magazine as a tie-in for the Justice League movie’s release.
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