Aug. 15, 2022

New Studio, Who Dis?

New Studio, Who Dis?

In this episode,  Thomas has moved into the brand new Multiverse Tonight studios! Plus, Idris Elba’s return to the DCU, is I AM GROOT in the MCU, The original Enterprise returns to display, and Andor used no Volume. Plus an interview with Actor/director Bo Roberts @BoRoberts .  All that and more on this edition of Multiverse Tonight!

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Tonight! Idris Elba’s return to the DCU, is I AM GROOT in the MCU, The original Enterprise returns to display, Andor used no Volume. Plus an interview with Actor/director Bo Roberts. All that and much more on this edition of multiverse Tonight!

Welcome to Episode 170 from our new home studio.  


Idris Elba is promising a return to the DC Universe. The actor who played Bloodsport in The Suicide Squad told Erik Davis in an interview that he’s quote “got a really big thing cooking for DC right now”.  What that will be and if it will survive the Discovery purge is still up in the air.

Teh Ezra Miller weirdo news cavalcade rolls on. The actor has been charged with felony burglary into an unoccupied dwelling, TMZ reports, allegedly over the theft of several bottles of alcohol from a home in Vermont. Per the report, Miller was charged after Vermont State Police reviewed surveillance videos and statements pertaining to the burglary with Miller being located on Sunday night and ordered to appear in court for arraignment in September.

Why no word from Warner Bros Discovery about how this will affect the Flash movie release, or if they should just take the loss on this too.

JJ Abrams Constantine series still has a pulse.According to a report from Deadline, Constantine is one of the projects for HBO Max that is "on solid ground and moving along". There weren't any additional details provided, either about what "moving along" entails or the series itself, but it feels like a bit of good news in the wake of what has been a roller coaster of things.

Kevin SMith will just have to go back to mundane adventures as the DC anthology series Strange Adventures has been axed by Warner Discovery in their further efforts to end things seen to be unworthy. The news was broken on Kevin’s Hollywood Babble-On podcast, saying that he could see their point that it would have been expensive saying quote“[Dropping Strange Adventures] kind of made sense to me — nobody necessarily knows these characters, and it sounded like an expensive show,”  

MultiVersus developer Player First Games and Warner Bros. Games have announced that MultiVersus Season 1 will go ahead and actually launch on August 15th. The free-to-play platform brawler was initially set to release on August 9th alongside the addition of Morty from Rick and Morty as a new playable character. Now, however, the two releases are separated as Morty will actually join MultiVersus on August 23rd as part of Season 1 but not directly at launch.

"We're excited to announce Season 1 will begin on August 15 with a brand-new Battle Pass for you to earn in-game rewards!" The official announcement of the new MultiVersus Season 1 release date reads in part. "We can also confirm Morty will join the character roster on August 23 as part of Season 1. We look forward to sharing more in the coming weeks!"

As noted above, MultiVersus Season 1 is officially set to kick off on August 15th with a new Battle Pass featuring a bevy of in-game rewards. Additionally, Morty is now set to join the roster of playable fighters on August 23rd. In general, MultiVersus is currently available in Open Beta on the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC. The video game is a free-to-play platform brawler with a focus on 2-on-2 team fights. The title includes full cross-play support as well as server-based rollback netcode. 

DC has announced a second arc for its Poison Ivy solo series. Poison Ivy's crusade as an environmentalist continues in a new six-issue story arc from writer G. Willow Wilson and artist Marcio Takara thanks to the overwhelming fan demand and support of her solo book. The new arc of Poison Ivy will see her continue her quest to undo the wrongs of man and return the Earth to the Green… whatever the cost.



I AM GROOT is in the MCU according to Marvel Studios Animation head Brad Winderbaum.  The five short movies that are out on DIsney Plus this month stating that they come after Guardians 2 quote "It's a narrow window, right? It takes place between the end of Guardians 2 and before the tag scene in Guardians 2," "So it's in this narrow window where Groot is in that kind of post-toddler stage of development. And it was something that really excited, James, and James also knew Kirsten [Lepore]'s work and was excited about working with her as well."

Take-Two Interactive has announced another delay for Marvel's Midnight Suns, which is the upcoming strategy game from developer Firaxis Games. Originally slated to launch in March 2022, 2K Games and Firaxis announced late last year that it instead wouldn't be arriving until a bit later. And while a launch date was previously scheduled for October 7th, we now don't know when Marvel's Midnight Suns will be releasing.

Marvel Comics has announced a new Deadpool series starring the Merc with a Mouth, Wade Wilson. The new era for Deadpool begins in November with Deadpool #1, kicking off a new ongoing series from Alyssa Wong (known for her work on Star Wars: Doctor Aphra and Iron Fist) and artist Martin Coccolo (currently drawing the Hulk vs. Thor: Banner of War crossover) promising "riotous violence and relentless body horror." Deadpool's new solo series -- the first since the previous Deadpool volume wrapped in January 2021 --  begins with a new group of mercenaries sending Deadpool on "one of his most dangerous missions," complete with "an intoxicating villain" unleashing a plan that has side effects on Wade's body. Also, a new love interest emerges. Here's the synopsis:

"The world knows Wade Wilson is one of the top mercenary/assassins in the Marvel Universe, even if he is simultaneously the most annoying one…but he's pushing to make that recognition official as he auditions for the elite group known as the Atelier. Now, he has 48 hours to kill one of the world's most famous supervillains. Only problem? He's been kidnapped, and something…strange…is GROWING INSIDE HIM." Deadpool #1 goes on sale on November 2nd.

Star Trek

The original 11 foot model of the USS Enterprise is going back on display at the Smithsonian Air And Space Museum this October. The model, which was donated by Paramount back in 1974 was put into a conservation project back in 2016 and taken completely off display since 2019 as part of the museum’s renovation. According to a spokesperson for the museum, the filming model display will be available to the public starting on October 14 as part of the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall. According to the museum, the USS Enterprise model will be in the south lobby and will be displayed very similarly as it was before, including the same case. The model is still in good condition and does not need any additional work.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is Paramount+'s biggest Star Trek debut yet, according to the streaming service. On Wednesday, Paramount+ announced that Star Trek: Strange New Worlds had the best streaming debut for a Star Trek original series ever, breaking the record for most-watched original series in the franchise in the first 90 days. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds also ranks as one of the top two most-watched original series on Paramount+ in the U.K. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds still reigns as Star Trek's highest-rated series ever on Rotten Tomatoes. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds has already shot its second season.

Star Wars

Rogue ONe was done without the technological marvel called The Volume, the state of the art wraparound video wall used to put the actors in virtual locations. Speaking at the Television Critics Association press tour, Andor creator Tony Gilroy explained quote "Nobody's against The Volume — The Volume is fantastic for the things that it's for," he pointed out, before suggesting Andor (starring Diego Luna once again as the eponymous rebel spy) "is just on a massively epic scale, and people would be running off the set all the time".

The screenwriter/director continued: "Believe me, there were things we wish we could have done on The Volume, they might have been simpler! But our show is wide, it's huge, we have 211 speaking parts.

"I think if we have this conversation at the end of the show, it will be different, because the width and breadth and visual ambition and traveling ambition of the show is huge. It just didn't lend itself to that kind of production." unquote. So in other words, it was bigger than the Volume.

Star Wars: Ahsoka is currently in production and according to star Rosario Dawson there's at least one episode of the show that's fully cut together and completed. And, according to Dawson, showrunner Dave Filoni's first viewing of that Ahsoka episode was nothing short of a "religious experience." While appearing on a panel for the C2E2 convention in Chicago, Dawson said the following about where things currently stand with Star Wars: Ahsoka: 

"So I will say this. I will probably get in trouble for saying this. But Dave saw one of the episodes already edited together. And he walked out – him and Carrie Beck – like both like glossy-eyed. And he said to me that it was a "religious experience."



A live Pac-Man game is in development. THe Hollywood Reporter reports that Bandai Namco, the company behind Pac-Man and Wayfarer Studios will make the fim, based on the character originally named Puck Man in Japan was a staple of arcades back in the 80’s. The project will be based on an original idea from Chuck Williams (Sonic the Hedgehog) of Lightbeam Entertainment. Baldoni, Manu Gargi and Andrew Calof will produce on behalf of Wayfarer Studios; Williams and Tim Kwok will produce on behalf of Lightbeam.

HBO has greenlit a pilot for The Franchise, a half hour comedy about making superhero movies. The pilot comes from Veep and Avenue 5 creator Armando Iannucci and former James Bond director Sam Mendes. The premise for the pilot says, "It follows a hopeful crew trapped inside the dysfunctional, nonsensical, joyous hellscape of franchise superhero movie-making. If and when they finally make the day, the question they must face — is this Hollywood's new dawn or cinema's last stand? Is this a dream factory or a chemical plant?"  Iannucci will be an executive producer on the series for his Dundee Productions banner. Mendes will also be an executive producer for his own company, Neal Street Productions.

Disney Plus’ ad supported version will run you 7.99 a month. The new tier was announced this past Wednesday in the Walt Disney Company’s third quarter earnings call. The new tier will start on December eighth. In turn, the cost of the premium ad-free tier is rising $3 to $10.99 per month. Hulu is also raising prices with its ad-supported tier increasing $1 to $7.99 per month and its ad-free tier hiking costs by $2 to $14.99 per month. This way, ad-free Disney+ subscribers can’t cancel for a cheaper alternative. This marks the most significant Disney+ price increase since it launched in November 2019. The company previously raised the streamer’s prices by $1 in March 2021. However, the Disney Bundle — which includes ad-free tiers of Disney+ and Hulu as well as ESPN+ — will remain $19.99. Disney is rolling out new bundle plans. The first is an ad-supported combination of Disney+ and Hulu for $9.99 per month and the second is an ad-supported collection of all three services for $12.99 per month.

The new heads of Warner Bros pictures have hammered out a multi year deal to handle international distribution of MGM’s theatrical titles.The deal, which De Luca and Abdy worked out with MGM COO Christopher Brearton, will deliver a great deal of incremental revenue to Warner Bros. I hear the terms are three years with an option for two and encompasses the theatrical distribution of MGM titles outside of the U.S. including China. The new agreement also includes worldwide physical home entertainment distribution on all newly released MGM titles. MGM and Warner Bros. Picture Group will team on marketing/advertising, publicity, film distribution and exhibitor relations on behalf of MGM’s future slate of theatrical releases outside the North American theatrical market, with Warner Bros responsible for execution. 

Saturn Award nominations have been announced.

This year's ceremony marks the 50th annual Saturn Awards, which celebrate excellence in science fiction, fantasy, and horror films. The Batman was the top overall nominee with 12 different nominations, including acting, directing, writing, music, editing, and more.

Voting begins on August 15th, and if you want to have your say, the Saturn Awards are an open organization and allow fans to pay $40 to vote, become an affiliate member and help determine the outcome of the awards. With several hundred members in Los Angeles, the Academy holds official screenings of films for the purposes of award consideration. 

Here's the full list of nominees:

Superhero Film

• The Batman (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

• Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

• Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony Pictures / Marvel)

• The Suicide Squad (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Thor: Love and Thunder (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

Science Fiction Film

• Crimes of the Future (Neon)

• Dune (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Free Guy (20th Century Studios)

• Godzilla vs. Kong (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Jurassic World Dominion (Universal Pictures)

• Nope (Universal Pictures)

Fantasy Film

• Cruella (Walt Disney Studios)

• Everything Everywhere All at Once (A24)

• Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Sony Pictures)

• The Green Knight (A24)

• The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (Lionsgate)

Horror Film

• A Quiet Place Part II (Paramount Pictures)

• The Black Phone (Universal Pictures)

• Last Night in Soho (Focus Features)

• The Night House (Searchlight Pictures)

• Scream (Paramount Pictures)

• X (A24)

Action / Adventure Film

• RRR – Rise Roar Revolt (Sarigama Cinemas / Variance Films / Potentate)

• Death on the Nile (20th Century Studios)

• F9: The Fast Saga (Universal Pictures)

• No Time to Die (United Artists Releasing)

• Top Gun: Maverick (Paramount Pictures)

• West Side Story (20th Century Studios)

Thriller Film

• Ambulance (Universal Pictures)

• Nightmare Alley (Searchlight Pictures)

• The Northman (Focus Features)

• Old (Universal Pictures)

• The Outfit (Focus Features)

• Pig (Neon)

Actor in a Film

• Timothee Chalamet, Dune (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Tom Cruise, Top Gun: Maverick (Paramount Pictures)

• Idris Elba, The Suicide Squad (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Tom Holland, Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony Pictures / Marvel)

• Daniel Kaluuya, Nope (Universal Pictures)

• Simu Liu, Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

• Robert Pattinson, The Batman (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Actress in a Film

• Cate Blanchett, Nightmare Alley (Searchlight Pictures)

• Emily Blunt, A Quiet Place Part II (Paramount Pictures)

• Zoe Kravitz, The Batman (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Keke Palmer, Nope (Universal Pictures)

• Emma Stone, Cruella (Walt Disney Studios)

• Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once (A24)

• Zendaya, Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony Pictures / Marvel)

Supporting Actor in a Film

• Paul Dano, The Batman (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Colin Farrell, The Batman (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Ethan Hawke, The Black Phone (Universal Pictures)

• Richard Jenkins, Nightmare Alley (Searchlight Pictures)

• Alfred Molina, Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony Pictures / Marvel)

• Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once (A24)

• Benedict Wong, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

Supporting Actress in a Film

• Awkwafina, Shang-Chi and the Legend Of the Ten Rings (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

• Jodie Comer, Free Guy (20th Century Studios)

• Carrie Coon, Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Sony Pictures)

• Viola Davis, The Suicide Squad (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once (A24)

• Diana Rigg, Last Night in Soho (Focus Features)

• Marisa Tomei, Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony Pictures Marvel)

Younger Actor in a Film

• Noah Jupe, A Quiet Place Part II (Paramount Pictures)

• Madeleine McGraw, The Black Phone (Universal Pictures)

• Millicent Simmonds, A Quiet Place Part II (Paramount Pictures)

• Mason Thames, The Black Phone (Universal Pictures)

• Jacob Tremblay, Luca (Pixar / Walt Disney Studios)

• Finn Wolfhard, Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Sony Pictures)

Film Direction

• Guillermo del Toro, Nightmare Alley (Searchlight Pictures)

• Joseph Kosinski, Top Gun: Maverick (Paramount Pictures)

• Jordan Peele, Nope (Universal Pictures)

• S. S. Rajamouli, RRR – Rise Roar Revolt (Sarigama Cinemas / Variance Films / Potentate)

• Matt Reeves, The Batman (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Steve Spielberg, West Side Story (20th Century Studios)

• Jon Watts, Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony Pictures / Marvel)

Film Writing (Screenplay)

• The Batman, Matt Reeves, Peter Craig (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• The Black Phone, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill (Universal Pictures)

• Everything Everywhere All at Once, Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert (A24)

• Nightmare Alley, Guillermo del Toro, Kim Morgan (Searchlight Pictures)

• Nope, Jordan Peele (Universal Pictures)

• Scream, James Vanderbilt, Guy Busick (Paramount Pictures)

• Spider-Man: No Way Home, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers (Sony Pictures / Marvel)

Film Music (Composer)

• Nope, Michael Abels (Universal Pictures)

• Cruella, Nicholas Britell (Walt Disney Studios)

• Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Danny Elman (Walt Disney Studios)

• The Batman, Michael Giacchino (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Nightmare Alley, Nathan Johnson (Searchlight Pictures)

• Crimes of the Future, Howard Shore (Neon)

• Shang-Chi and the Legend Of the Ten Rings, Joel P. West (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

Film Editing

• Spider-Man: No Way Home, Jeffrey Ford, Leigh Folsom (Sony Pictures / Marvel)

• Top Gun: Maverick, Eddie Hamilton (Paramount Pictures)

• The Batman, William Hoy, Tyler Nelson (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Nightmare Alley, Cam McLauchin (Searchlight Pictures)

• Everything Everywhere All at Once, Paul Rogers (A24)

• Nope, Nicholas Monsour (Universal Pictures)

• Ambulance, Pietro Scalia, Doug Brandt, Calvin Wimmer (Universal Pictures)

Film Production Designer

• Shang-Chi and the Legend Of the Ten Rings, Sue Chan (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

• The Batman, James Chinlund (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Cruella, Fiona Crombie (Walt Disney Studios)

• Nightmare Alley, Tamara Deverell (Searchlight Pictures)

• Everything Everywhere All at Once, Jason Kisvarday (A24)

• Last Night in Soho, Marcus Rowland (Focus Features)

• Dune, Patrice Vermette (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Film Costume

• Shang-Chi and the Legend Of the Ten Rings, Kym Barrett (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

• Cruella, Jenny Beavan (Walt Disney Studios)

• The Batman, Jacqueline Durran, David Crossman, Glyn Dillon (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Dune, Robert Morgan, Jacqueline West (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Thor: Love and Thunder, Mayes C. Rubeo (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

• Nightmare Alley, Luis Sequeira (Searchlight Pictures)

• The Eternals, Sammy Sheldon (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

Film Make-Up

• Crimes of the Future, Alexandra Anger, Monica Pavez, Evi Zafiropoulou (Neon)

• Nightmare Alley, Jo-Ann MacNeil, Mike Hill, Megan Many (Searchlight Pictures)

• The Batman, Mike Marino, Naomi Donne (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Dune, Donald Mowat, Love Larson, Eva Von Bahr (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Army of the Dead, Justin Raleigh, Ozzy Alvarez, Kevin Kirkpatrick, Victoria Down (Netflix)

• Thor: Love and Thunder, Matteo Silvi, Adam Johansen (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

• The Suicide Squad, Heba Thorisdottir, Greg Funk, Brian Sipe (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Film Visual / Special Effects

• Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Jorundur Rafn Arnarson, Erik Winquist, Joe Letteri (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

• Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Sheena Duggal, Alessandro Ongaro (Sony Pictures)

• Godzilla vs. Kong, Kevin Andrew Smith (Warner Bros. Pictures)

• Jurassic World Dominion, David Vickery (Universal Pictures)

• Shang-Chi and the Legend Of the Ten Rings, Christopher Townsend, Joe Farrell, Sean Noel Walker, Dan Oliver (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

• Spider-Man: No Way Home, Kelly Port, Chris Waegner, Scott Edelstein, Dan Sudick (Sony Pictures / Marvel)

• Top Gun: Maverick, Scott R. Fisher, Ryan Tudhope (Paramount Pictures)

Independent Film

• Alice (Roadside Attractions/Vertical)

• Dream Horse (Bleecker Street)

• Dual (RLJE Films)

• Gold (Screen Media Films)

• Mass (Bleecker Street)

• Watcher (IFC Midnight)

International Film

• RRR – Rise Roar Revolt (Sarigama Cinemas / Variance Films / Potentate)

• Downton Abbey: A New Era (Focus Features)

• Eiffel (Blue Fox Entertainment)

• I'm Your Man (Bleecker Street)

• Riders of Justice (Magnolia / Magnet Releasing)

• Silent Night (RLJE Films)

Animated Film

• The Addams Family 2 (United Artists)

• Encanto (Walt Disney Studios)

• Lightyear (Pixar / Walt Disney Studios)

• Luca (Pixar / Walt Disney Studios)

• Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (A24)

• Minions: The Rise of Gru (Universal Pictures)


Science Fiction Television Series: Network / Cable

• The Flash (The CW)

• The Man Who Fell to Earth (Showtime)

• Supergirl (The CW)

• Superman & Lois (The CW)

• Resident Alien (SyFy / Universal)

• Westworld (HBO)

Fantasy Television Series: Network / Cable

• DC's Stargirl (The CW)

• Doctor Who (BBC America)

• Ghosts (CBS)

• La Brea (NBC)

• Riverdale (The CW)

• Shining Vale (Starz)

Horror Television Series: Network / Cable

• American Horror Story: Double Feature (FX)

• Chucky (SyFy / Universal)

• Fear the Walking Dead (AMC)

• From (EPIX)

• The Walking Dead (AMC)

• What We Do in the Shadows (FX)

Action / Thriller Series: Network / Cable

• Better Call Saul (AMC)

• Big Sky (ABC)

• The Blacklist (NBC)

• Dexter: New Blood (Showtime)

• Dark Winds (AMC)

• Outlander (Starz)

• Yellowjackets (Showtime)

Actor in a Network / Cable Series

• Chiwetel Ejiofor, The Man Who Fell to Earth (Showtime)

• Tyler Hoechlin, Superman & Lois (The CW)

• Coleman Domingo, Fear the Walking Dead (AMC)

• Harold Perrineau, From (EPIX)

• Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul (AMC)

• Michael C. Hall, Dexter: New Blood (Showtime)

• Sam Heughan, Outlander (Starz)

Actress in a Network / Cable Series

• Caitriona Balfe, Outlander (Starz)

• Kylie Bunbury, Big Sky (ABC)

• Courteney Cox, Shining Vale (Starz)

• Melanie Lynskey, Yellowjackets (Showtime)

• Rose McIver, Ghosts (CBS)

• Rhea Seehorn, Better Call Saul (AMC)

• Elizabeth Tulloch, Superman & Lois (The CW)

Supporting Actor in a Network / Cable Series

• Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul (AMC)

• Tony Dalton, Better Call Saul (AMC)

• Patrick Fabian, Better Call Saul (AMC)

• Harvey Guillen, What We Do in the Shadows (FX)

• Michael James Shaw, The Walking Dead (AMC)

• Michael Mando, Better Call Saul (AMC)

• Brandon Scott, Jones Ghosts (CBS)

Supporting Actress in a Network / Cable Series

• Emmanuelle Chriqui, Superman & Lois (The CW)

• Lauren Cohan, The Walking Dead (AMC)

• Janina Gavankar, Big Sky (ABC)

• Julia Jones, Dexter: New Blood (Showtime)

• Melissa McBride, The Walking Dead (AMC)

• Danielle Panabaker, The Flash (The CW)

• Sophie Skelton, Outlander (Starz)

Performance by a Younger Actor: Network / Cable Series

• Jack Alcott, Dexter: New Blood (Showtime)

• Zackary Arthur, Chucky (SyFy / Universal)

• Brec Bassinger, Stargirl (The CW)

• Gus Birney, Shining Vale (Starz)

• Jordan Elsass, Superman & Lois (The CW)

• Alex Garfin, Superman & Lois (The CW)

Guest-Starring Performance: Network / Cable Series

• Michael Biehn, The Walking Dead (AMC)

• Rachael Harris, Ghosts (CBS)

• Jessie James Keitel, Big Sky (ABC)

• Jeffrey Dean Morgan, The Walking Dead (AMC)

• Fisher Stevens, The Blacklist (NBC)

• Jennifer Tilly, Chucky (SyFy / Universal)

• Aisha Tyler, Fear the Walking Dead (AMC)

Animated Series

• Arcane (Netflix)

• Blade Runner: Black Lotus (Crunchyroll / Adult Swim)

• The Boys Presents: Diabolical (Amazon)

• Invincible (Amazon)

• Star Trek: Lower Decks (Paramount+)

• Star Wars: The Bad Batch (Disney+ / Lucasfilm)

• What If? (Disney+ / Marvel)

Science Fiction Series (Streaming)

• The Expanse (Amazon)

• For All Mankind (Apple TV+)

• Lost in Space (Netflix)

• The Mandalorian (Disney+ / Lucasfilm)

• The Orville: New Horizons (Hulu)

• Star Trek: Discovery (Paramount+)

• Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (Paramount+)

Fantasy Series (Streaming)

• Loki (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Russian Doll (Netflix)

• Schmigadoon (Apple TV+)

• WandaVision (Disney+ / Marvel)

• The Wheel of Time (Amazon)

• The Witcher (Netflix)

Horror / Thriller Series (Streaming)

• Creepshow (Shudder)

• Evil (Paramount+)

• Servant (Apple TV+)

• Severance (Apple TV+)

• Squid Game (Netflix)

• Stranger Things (Netflix)

Action / Adventure Series (Streaming)

• Bosch: Legacy (FreeVee)

• The Boys (Amazon)

• Cobra Kai (Netflix)

• Leverage: Redemption (FreeVee)

• Peacemaker (HBOMax / DC)

• Reacher (Amazon)

• Umbrella Academy (Netflix)

Limited Event Series (Streaming)

• The Book of Boba Fett (Disney+ / Lucasfilm)

• Hawkeye (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Midnight Mass (Netflix)

• Ms. Marvel (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Moon Knight (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney+ / Lucasfilm)

Actor in a Streaming Series

• Tom Hiddleston, Loki (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Oscar Isaac, Moon Knight (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Anthony Mackie, Falcon & The Winter Soldier (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Ewan McGregor, Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney+ / Lucasfilm)

• Anson Mount, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (Paramount+)

• Adam Scott, Severance (Apple TV+)

• Antony Starr, The Boys (Amazon)

Actress in a Streaming Series

• Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things (Netflix)

• Britt Lower, Severance (Apple TV+)

• Erin Moriarty, The Boys (Amazon)

• Elizabeth Olsen, WandaVision (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Beth Riesgraf, Leverage: Redemption (FreeVee)

• Kate Siegel, Midnight Mass (Netflix)

• Ming-Na Wen, The Book of Boba Fett (Disney+ / Lucasfilm)

Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series

• Zach Cherry, Severance (Apple TV+)

• Ethan Hawke, Moon Knight (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Joel Kinnaman, For All Mankind (Apple TV+)

• Elliot Page, Umbrella Academy (Netflix)

• Ethan Peck, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (Paramount+)

• Joseph Quinn, Stranger Things (Netflix)

• John Turturro, Severance (Apple TV+)

Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series

• Patricia Arquette, Severance (Apple TV+)

• Danielle Brooks, Peacemaker (HBOMax)

• Jess Bush, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (Paramount+)

• Nell Tiger, Free Servant (Apple TV+)

• Kathryn Hahn, WandaVision (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Moses Ingram, Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney+ / Lucasfilm)

• Aleyse Shannon, Leverage: Redemption (FreeVee)

Performance by a Younger Actor (Streaming)

• Vivien Lyra Blair, Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney+ / Lucasfilm)

• Maxwell Jenkins, Lost in Space (Netflix)

• Gaten Matarazzo, Stranger Things (Netflix)

• Sadie Sink, Stranger Things (Netflix)

• Hailee Steinfeld, Hawkeye (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Iman Vellani, Ms. Marvel (Disney+ / Marvel)

Guest Performance in a Streaming Series

• Jensen Ackles, The Boys (Amazon)

• Levar Burton, Leverage: Redemption (FreeVee)

• Hayden Christensen, Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney+ / Lucasfilm)

• Rosario Dawson, The Mandalorian (Disney+ / Lucasfilm)

• Robert Englund, Stranger Things (Netflix)

• Tony Dalton, Hawkeye (Disney+ / Marvel)

• Jonathan Majors, Loki (Disney+ / Marvel)


Classic Film Release

• The Incredible Shrinking Man (Criterion)

• Master of the World (Special Edition) (Kino Lorber)

• The Secret of the Blue Room (Kino Lorber)

• Theatre of Blood (Kino Lorber)

• Village of the Giants (Kino Lorber)

• The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (Warner Archive)

Television Series Release

• The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Season 1 & 2 (MPI Home Video)

• Chucky, Season 1 (Universal)

• Creepshow, Season 2 (RLJ Entertainment)

• Kolchak: The Night Stalker, The Complete Series (Kino Lorber)

• Night Gallery: Season One (Kino Lorber)

• The Six Million Dollar Man: The Complete Series (Shout Factory)

Film Collection Release

• The Alfred Hitchcock Classics Collection Volume 2 (Universal)

• The Ghost Ship / Bedlam Double Feature (Warner Archive)

• Francis The Talking Mule 7 Film Collection (Kino Lorber)

• The Godfather Trilogy 4K (Paramount)

• Shawscope, Volume One (Arrow)

• Universal Classic Monsters – Icons of Horror Collection 4K (Universal)

4K Special Edition Film Release

• Blood for Dracula (Severin)

• Everything, Everywhere All at Once (Lionsgate)

• A Fistful of Dollars (Kino Lorber)

• Flesh for Frankenstein (Vinegar Syndrome)

• For a Few Dollars More (Kino Lorber)

• The Great Escape (Kino Lorber)

• Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Kino Lorber)

Hollywood Critics Association Winners

Best Broadcast Network Reality Show or Competition Series

Lego Masters (FOX) (WINNER)

Best Broadcast Network or Cable Animated Series or TV Movie

Rick and Morty (Adult Swim) (WINNER)

Best Cable Series, Comedy

What We Do in the Shadows (FX) (WINNER)

Best International Series

Squid Game (Netflix)

Best Animated Short Form Series

Love, Death + Robots (Netflix)

Best Streaming Animated Series or TV Movie

Arcane (Netflix)

Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, Drama

John Turturro, Severance (Apple TV+)

Best Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series, Drama

Sadie Sink, Stranger Things (Netflix)

Best Directing in a Streaming Series, Drama

Ben Stiller, Severance “The We We Are” (Apple TV+)

Best Actress in a Streaming Series, Drama

*Tie* Britt Lower, Severance (Apple TV+)

Laura Linney, Ozark (Netflix)

Best Actor in a Streaming Series, Drama

Lee Jung-jae, Squid Game (Netflix)

Special Honorary Awards

Legacy Award – Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

TV Icon Award: Giancarlo Esposito

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