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James Gunn Says ‘Peacemaker’ Season 2 Is Safe Despite Whatever the Hell’s Happening at HBO Max

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | August 3, 2022 |

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | August 3, 2022 |


With all the f*ckery spilling out about HBO Max following the shelving of Batgirl, James Gunn took to Twitter to assure everybody that Peacemaker Season 2 is safe. He even tweeted a photo from the set. Although, in fairness, there were also set photos from Batgirl, so not calming me down here, James! (Variety)

Squid Game’s Lee Jung-jae gets an LA Times profile ahead of Emmy voting. (Lainey Gossip)

Ioan Gruffud got a three-year restraining order from his ex. Probably smart. (Dlisted)

Monica Lewinsky would like Beyoncé to change lyrics, too, please. (Celebitchy)

Lala Kent is probably hooking up with her ex’s arch-nemesis: 50 Cent. (TMZ)

Sony threatens us all with a release date for Chris Pratt’s Garfield. (Deadline)

Shaun King is threatening to dox reporters now. (Daily Beast)

Dev Patel is out here stopping knife fights. (The Wrap)

Why the hell would The View bring back Elisabeth Hasselbeck? (Yahoo!)

Noah Hawley’s Alien series continues to sound awesome. (IndieWire)

The other day I dogged Vulture’s reporting on how Marvel treats VFX studios because, like most things online, it reduced the problem to one singular, easy target that will play well on Twitter. So here’s Drew Magary with a surprisingly in-depth and nuanced look at Hollywood’s worsening and widespread VFX problem. (Defector)

Coincidentally, a few hours later, Tatiana Maslany went to bat for the CGI artists on She-Hulk and pointed out the insane deadlines that they’re under. (Polygon)

Teresaelectro recommends the Black Stars anthology, especially on audiobook. Her favorite was C. T. Rwizi’s These Alien Skies. "Humans want to see the stars, but what if there was someone already there when you ‘discover’ a new land?" Have you found a new author you want to read? (Cannonball Read 14)

From Andrew: Cackling at this (and the others in the thread):

Header Image Source: HBO Max