When we last saw Dal (Brett Gray) and Gwyn (Ella Purnell), along with the rest of the crew of the USS Protostar, they had made a daring escape from Gwyn’s father The Diviner (John Noble), but not before he revealed the reasons for Gwyn’s existence. But Gwyn lost her memory in the midseason finale, leaving where her journey will go more uncertain as she and her friend get closer to Starfleet. What will the latter half of this season of Star Trek: Prodigy have in store for her, Dal, and the rest of their crew?Continue reading “Brett Gray and Ella Purnell on What’s Next for Dal and Gwyn on ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’”
It was a landmark moment for the Star Trek franchise when Kate Mulgrew, Captain Kathryn Janeway herself, returned to voice a version of her character in the thrilling Paramount+ Nickelodeon animated series Star Trek Prodigy. The twist was that she would be playing an AI version of the character, one who guides the next generation in the ways of Starfleet.Continue reading “Kate Mulgrew on Returning as Vice Admiral Janeway on ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’”
Rodger Bumpass and Carolyn Lawrence voice the beloved characters of Squidward and Sandy in Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years, which is the first original spinoff of Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants. The series was recently picked up for a second season. New episodes are now streaming on Paramount+.Continue reading “Rodger Bumpass and Carolyn Lawrence Talk ‘Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years’”
In 2019, author F.C. Yee brought the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender into the young adult fiction space, when he authored The Rise of Kyoshi. The first of the Kyoshi duology, readers got to explore one of Avatar Aang’s more notable previous incarnations in how she came to be one of the more hardcore Avatars.Continue reading “From Kyoshi to Yangchen, F.C. Yee on Chronicling Stories of the Avatars”
I’m not going to sit here and pretend Paws of Fury is a good movie, per se. But I will admit that it wasn’t nearly as bad as I assumed it was going to be. And the biggest reason you’ll be able to sit through it without a migraine comes down to one person: the legendary Mel Brooks.Continue reading “NOC Review: If You’re Stuck Seeing ‘Paws of Fury’ It Could Be Worse”
Paramount Pictures has been on fire this year! With hits like Scream, Jackass Forever, Sonic 2, and now the mega blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick, the studio has pulled off one of the most impressive comebacks in the history of studio market shares imaginable. In the past three years, they rocketed from a #6 rank to a #1 rank this year on the strength of their slate and the quality of their movies! Will they keep the streak going with the animated comedy Paws of Fury? We’ll let you be the judge.Continue reading “New Trailer for ‘Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank’”
Fate: The Winx Saga returns for its season season this fall.
Netflix Geeked didn’t want to leave fans wondering Paulina Chávez’s character Flora, the fairy of nature, who played a big role in the Nickelodeon animated series, which the series is based on.Continue reading “‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ First Look at Earth Fairy Flora”
Today, Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies dropped a trailer for their upcoming animated movie called Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank. The movie features the voices of Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Cera, George Takei, and Michelle Yeoh among others.Continue reading “New Trailer for ‘Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank’”
Laci Mosley stars as Harper in the new Paramount+ series iCarly. New episodes of the 13 episode first season release Thursdays on the streaming platform. The show has also already been renewed for a second season. Mosley is known for A Black Lady Sketch Show as well as her podcast Scam Goddess.Continue reading “NOC Interview: Laci Mosley Discusses All Things ‘iCarly’ on Paramount+”
Paramount+ just announced that iCarly has been renewed for a second season! The new series picks up nearly 10 years after Nickelodeon’s original show ended and stars Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor, Nathan Kress, Laci Mosley, and Jaidyn Triplett. The original iCarly ran from 2007-2012. New episodes of season 1 drop every Thursday for subscribers. iCarly is also set to debut in the Nordics and Latin America on July 30 and Australia on August 11. Production on the new season will begin this fall.Continue reading “Paramount+ Has Renewed ‘iCarly’ for Season 2”
If you haven’t been watching the Paramount+ iCarly revival, you’re missing out. The series premiered on June 17 with the first three episodes. New episodes drop weekly, every Thursday. iCarly picks up ten years after the original Nickelodeon series ended and offers a really fresh take while staying true to the show we love. As someone who grew up watching the original, I can truly say this has been my favorite revival/reboot of a series that I’ve seen so far. So let’s talk about why exactly the new show works so well and why it is a must-watch for any fans of the original series.Continue reading “Why the ‘iCarly’ Revival Actually Works”
Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor, and Nathan Kress have revived our favorite childhood series. The best part? It’s for the original fans! iCarly premieres Thursday, June 17 with the first three episodes on Paramount+. The remaining 10 episodes will drop weekly.Continue reading “Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor, and Nathan Kress Discuss the All-New ‘iCarly’ Series”
It’s almost time to see our favorite iCarly characters back on our screens, and Paramount+ has released a first look at the new title sequence. The new series picks up nearly 10 years after Nickelodeon’s original show ended. Original cast members Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor, and Nathan Kress will star in the revival with Laci Mosley and Jaidyn Triplett joining the group.Continue reading “Here’s a Sneak Peek at the New ‘iCarly’ Title Sequence”
Ready to jump 10 years into the future? Paramount+ has just released the official trailer and key art for iCarly, which will star Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor, Nathan Kress, Laci Mosley, and Jaidyn Triplett. The revival will premiere with the first three episodes, while the remaining ones drop weekly, exclusively for Paramount+ subscribers.Continue reading “Check Out the Official Trailer and Key Art for Paramount+’s ‘iCarly’ Revival”
The iCarly revival premieres on June 17 and original cast members Miranda Cosgrove (Carly) and Jerry Trainor (Spencer) showed fans what the set of the new Paramount+ series looks like. With the beloved show’s return, Nathan Kress is also reprising his role as Freddie while Laci Mosley and Jaidyn Triplett join the cast.Continue reading “Miranda Cosgrove and Jerry Trainor Give a Tour of the Updated ‘iCarly’ Set”
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down for a NOC Exclusive interview with Actor, Miya Cech, currently starring as Samantha Sawyer-Wei on the Nickelodeon series, The Astronauts and will have a starring role in the highly-anticipated independent feature film Marvelous and the Black Hole premiering at the Sundance 2021 Film Festival! ENJOY!Continue reading “NOC Exclusive Interview: Actor, Miya Cech, of Nickelodeon’s ‘The Astronauts’”
Last summer, the universe of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra expanded with the release of The Rise of Kyoshi; the first young adult novel in the franchise. Written by F.C. Yee, it tells of the humble beginnings of the hardcore, justice-pursuing Avatar Kyoshi.
Now, Yee is capping off the Kyoshi duology with the release of The Shadow of Kyoshi. In the aftermath of establishing herself as a fully realized avatar, Kyoshi stumbles her way across the world, tending to her responsibilities as best she can, when a mysterious threat emerges from the Spirit World.
In an e-mail interview, Yee discusses writing The Shadow of Kyoshi following its predecessor’s positive reception, on writing a story set around the Spirit World, and also his thoughts on the recently resurged interest in the series that started it all. Continue reading “From ‘Rise’ to ‘Shadow,’ F.C. Yee on Deepening the Story of Avatar Kyoshi”
What does it take to become a Latino-icon in Hollywood? We all know that Hollywood is a city/industry that favors Caucasian leads with the occasional Latino thrown in for good measure. For every Evans/Pratt/Hemsworth/Reynolds, you’ll occasionally get a Banderas/Hayek/Del Toro that crosses over into the mainstream American Hollywood spotlight. Thankfully, as of 2013, we can add “Derbez” to that list.
The ’90s-’00s were some of the best years for Nickelodeon. And while this was a bit after my generation, I wasn’t blind to the magnetic charms and multicultural influence the Nick Jr flagship property, Dora the Explorer, had on kids of its generation.
Water. Earth. Fire. Air.
These elements are known to kick off the beginning of episodes of the beloved Nickelodeon animated series, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and its sequel series, The Legend of Korra. While fans everywhere seem to know Avatar Aang and Avatar Korra, they also know that there were many other avatars preceding them, all with stories of their own. While we’ve heard the stories of some of these other avatars like Roku and Wan, there is one that fans are familiar with, but by way of only a tiny bit of information: Avatar Kyoshi. Continue reading “From Fan to Writer: F.C. Yee on Developing the Story of Avatar Kyoshi”
In the 1990s, Xena: Warrior Princess — starring Lucy Lawless — ruled TV. Her chakram, armor, and famous warrior cry helped elevate Xena to one of the 25 best TV shows of all time. It’s 2015, and we have a new TV super woman, and her name is Korra, the Avatar (voiced by Janet Varney). The Legend of Korra is the Nickelodeon animated series that tells the story of a young woman who has the power to control the four elements: earth, air, fire, and water. Her power to control the elements makes her the most powerful human on the planet. Korra is tasked with bringing balance to the world by merging the spirit and human world in perfect harmony.
Being a fan of both Xena and Korra, the wheels started turning in my head, so I came up with a theory that the creators of Legend of Korra had a little Xena inspiration.
With more than a few articles revolving around a certain Scarlet Speedster (I so wouldn’t know anything about that), our fearless leader Keith Chow has deemed this unofficial Flash Week here at the N.O.C.
In keeping with the theme, I wanted to switch gears and review another CW series that featured a few Flash alums, The Tomorrow People.
A month ago, at New York Comic-Con, I attended a panel for The Legend of Korra. It was full of sneak peeks, laughs, and goodbyes (considering this is likely their last panel for the series) but there was also a reminder — that Platinum Games is making a video game derived from the series. It takes place between the second and third books of the series, where Korra is stripped of her bending by a chi-blocker, and must regain her abilities throughout the game.
What I’ve found is that people aren’t really talking much about the game. I even forgot myself, considering it was a nice reminder at New York Comic-Con. The creators basically mentioned it as a passing thought, but that may have been due to time constraints. The game isn’t meant to be long (it’s about four to six hours to play), and is a digital download, so that’s likely an aspect of it. The game isn’t a full-fledged entity, but a charming addition to the series. It’s not the most important thing. However, forgetting Korra… this isn’t exactly new. Let’s talk about how Nickelodeon has been treating the series.