Third Thursday Throwback – Neopets nostalgia is alive and well, with a Neopian renaissance visible on the horizon

This month’s Third Thursday Throwback revisits the Neopets craze of the early 2000s, from daily treks across Neopia to finding plushies in the real world, and then checks in with JumpStart Games CEO Jim Czulewicz to find out how he’s breathing new life into the brand. Are your Neopets dying? You better check on them! Continue reading “Third Thursday Throwback – Neopets nostalgia is alive and well, with a Neopian renaissance visible on the horizon”

‘Queer for Fear’ at SDCC 2022: Shudder’s upcoming documentary shines a light on the history of queer horror

Queer for Fear had its own panel at SDCC 2022, and we were in attendance to learn what exactly to expect from this four-part series that focuses on viewing the horror genre through a queer lens. Continue reading “‘Queer for Fear’ at SDCC 2022: Shudder’s upcoming documentary shines a light on the history of queer horror”

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‘The Sandman’ star Vanesu Samunyai on evolving Rose Walker’s autonomy: ‘Maybe Rose is allowed to be angry’

Continuing our coverage of The Sandman at SDCC 2022, Subjectify spoke with Vanesu Samunyai, who plays Rose Walker, at the show’s roundtable interviews following their Hall H panel, about Rose finding the right to grasp a little human autonomy in her new world of gods and monsters. Continue reading “‘The Sandman’ star Vanesu Samunyai on evolving Rose Walker’s autonomy: ‘Maybe Rose is allowed to be angry’”

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‘The Sandman’ showrunners Neil Gaiman and Allan Heinberg explain Matthew’s entrance and the show’s ‘very emotional’ new ways to get to know Morpheus

The Sandman creator Neil Gaiman and showrunner Allan Heinberg spoke with Subjectify at the show’s SDCC roundtable interviews about how they used Dream’s relationships with his loyal ravens (as well as a heartbreaking sacrifice in episode 2) as a way to invite the audience to fall in love with their famously reserved hero. ‘The Sandman’ at SDCC 2022 After SDCC attendees got an incredible first … Continue reading ‘The Sandman’ showrunners Neil Gaiman and Allan Heinberg explain Matthew’s entrance and the show’s ‘very emotional’ new ways to get to know Morpheus

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Tom Sturridge on Dream’s trajectory in ‘The Sandman’ season 1: ‘The most important thing within the story we’re telling is the birth of empathy inside of him’

The Sandman television series was a huge focal point of SDCC 2022, and Subjectify was able to speak with some of the stars and EPs of the new Netflix’s adaptation on site in San Diego. Tom Sturridge, who leads the cast as Dream, shared plenty of insights about picking up the helm of Neil Gaiman’s Prince of Stories. Continue reading “Tom Sturridge on Dream’s trajectory in ‘The Sandman’ season 1: ‘The most important thing within the story we’re telling is the birth of empathy inside of him’”

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‘Interview with the Vampire’ at SDCC: AMC’s Anne Rice adaptation is ‘an aggressive, beautiful love story’

AMC set its sights on a new franchise when it acquired the rights to Anne Rice’s two most influential series, The Vampire Chronicles and The Mayfair Witches. With 18 interconnected books between them, filled with luscious prose and heaps of characters to explore, the right adaptation could bring success for years to come. At San Diego Comic-Con, we got a first look at how Interview with the Vampire is poised to achieve that goal.
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‘Severance’ at SDCC 2022: Innies, Outies, and Getting Severed at Lumon Industries Orientation, this year’s SDCC offsite to beat

Severance had a memorable first appearance at SDCC 2022, from the super-immersive activation that saw eager fans lining up every day, to their fascinating panel in Ballroom 20. While it was still too early for much in the way of news on season 2, Subjectify was there to find out everything we could about the making of Apple’s groundbreaking new drama. Continue reading “‘Severance’ at SDCC 2022: Innies, Outies, and Getting Severed at Lumon Industries Orientation, this year’s SDCC offsite to beat”

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ at SDCC 2022: Season 4 will feature a bottle episode, a boys’ weekend out, and a full vampire wedding

What We Do in the Shadows flew into SDCC 2022 to host a not-so-secret meeting in the fancy room. The FX show proved to be Sunday’s biggest draw, bringing a full group of panelists (and a preview screening of this week’s episode) to Hall H, where cast and EPs discussed season 4 so far and teased what’s to come. BAT! Continue reading “‘What We Do in the Shadows’ at SDCC 2022: Season 4 will feature a bottle episode, a boys’ weekend out, and a full vampire wedding”

‘Mythic Quest’ at SDCC 2022: Cast and creators tease Poppy and Ian origin story, casually announce season 5 (!!!)

Apple TV+ brought the whole Mythic Quest team together for SDCC 2022, as fans who made it into Ballroom 20 on Saturday were treated to an exclusive first look at the season 3 trailer. We also learned what we can expect from this year’s episodes, and were gifted with a surprising and casual announcement about their plans for additional season. Continue reading “‘Mythic Quest’ at SDCC 2022: Cast and creators tease Poppy and Ian origin story, casually announce season 5 (!!!)”

‘The Orville: New Horizons’ at SDCC 2022: Cast and creators celebrate season 3’s expanded storytelling, confirm desire to continue if there is demand

The Orville touched down in San Diego this weekend for the first time since moving to their new home on Hulu. Subjectify sat down with the cast and EPs of The Orville: New Horizons at SDCC 2022 to discuss their time aboard the weirdest ship in the fleet before the crew took the stage for a packed Ballroom 20 panel. Watch our interviews below. Continue reading “‘The Orville: New Horizons’ at SDCC 2022: Cast and creators celebrate season 3’s expanded storytelling, confirm desire to continue if there is demand”

‘The Wheel of Time’ at SDCC: New ‘Origins’ shorts will be focused on fan-favorite Lan Mandragoran’s tragic backstory

The Wheel of Time brought Daniel Henney and their animated Origins series to the first day of SDCC 2022 in order to debut two shorts all about Lan. They also used the opportunity to announce The Wheel of Time season 3. Read on for all the details. Continue reading “‘The Wheel of Time’ at SDCC: New ‘Origins’ shorts will be focused on fan-favorite Lan Mandragoran’s tragic backstory”

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Football is life: ‘Ted Lasso’ takes on ‘Heart of Stone’ for Mark Milsome Memorial Cup

Cast and crew from Ted Lasso showed off their real life football skills (or lack thereof) in a charity match against a team representing Netflix’s Heart of Stone, and Subjectify’s somewhat reluctant football enthusiast has all the highlights.
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