Michael Stevens



Michael is a staff writer for LeakyNews and an aspiring young novelist at the beginning of his first defining meltdown: the Quarter-Life Crisis. Arguably a native of planet Earth, he likes free will, jazz, Linda Hamilton, and syrup. He doesn't have opinions on sports. He is currently at large.

By Michael

The Women of Marvel at NYCC

We had the unique pleasure of attending the Women of Marvel Panel at New York Comic Con. This star-studded panel featured the best and brightest from Marvel’s House of Ideas like talent scout Jeanine Schaefer, editors Sana Amanat, Katie Kubert, More…

Here Comes Netflix’s Daredevil at NYCC

You guys, Marvel knows how to treat their fans right! Though, I will say they had some REALLY tight security –Marvel’s guys (S.H.I.E.L.D.?) were everywhere, arguably using night vision goggles to spot out anyone looking to take secrets from the More…

Patrick Wilson in Talks For Ant-Man!

Patrick Wilson is in early talks for Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man! According to Deadline, there’s no word on who he’ll be playing yet, but fans on the interwebs are speculating everything from a young Hank Pym to the main big bad of More…

Is This The New Fantastic Four?

It’s Clobberin’ Time! We have the scoop on the cast of the VERY anticipated new Fantastic Four reboot. After rewrites and probably millions of meetings, Fox has finally put together Marvel’s First Family. Variety reports that Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell, and the More…

Downton Abbey Recap: Season 4, Episode 7

The saddest part about this Downton Abbey recap is that I’m thinking of what else it is I have to watch when it ends after the next episode. Things are starting to wrap up and unravel simultaneously. It was a More…

Downton Abbey Recap: Season 4, Episode 6

Downton Abbey really does a great job of capturing the wonder of developing technology. I think I flipped out a little too intensely when I saw a dude pull up to the house on a motorcycle. I feel like we’re getting More…

Fox Casts Ben McKenzie as the Lead in Gotham Pilot

Finally, Gotham has the hero it deserves. TVLine has the word that Southland Alum Ben McKenzie has been cast as Commissioner Jim Gordon in Fox’s Gotham pilot. The series is expected to be a “Smallville-esque” glance at the world of a pre-Batman Gotham City, More…

Downton Abbey Recap: Season 4, Episode 5

This week’s Downton Abbey recap goes out to all of the poor souls who witnessed the Superbowl this year. I usually miss it, but from what I hear, this Bowl was the perfect one to miss. Now on to the More…

Downton Abbey Recap: Season 4, Episode 4

I’m not gonna lie folks, this week’s Downton Abbey recap is going to be mad chill, because I feel like this week’s episode was a bit more relaxed and laid back (with the exception of the Bates/Anna confrontation). More suitors More…

Downton Abbey Recap: Season 4, Episode 3

Hey there Downtonians–Downtonians? Before I do this week’s Downton Abbey recap let’s all make a mental to find a better nickname for our fandom. This week’s episode was definitely a progression from the previous weeks. I liked it a bit more More…

Why We Should See Maggie Smith as The Doctor

Okay, so before I get into my explanation for why we should see Maggie Smith as the Doctor, let me say that I know  that Peter Capaldi is going to be a fantastic 12th Doctor. I fully support the choice of the BBC, More…

Downton Abbey Recap: Season 4, Episode 2

Sorry about the titling UK, I gotta subscribe to my American viewers episode title protocol, ja feel? This week’s Downton Abbey recap is going to be a rough ride. Season 4′s second episode has really made it clear that we More…

Downton Abbey 4 X 1 (or 1 & 2 in the UK)

Don’t worry, UK. I got you. The Abbeyverse is back! You might want to sit down, because I’m about to have mad feels all up in this ish. Downton Abbey returned last Sunday on PBS, and suddenly nothing in real More…

Joaquin Phoenix Rumored for Batman Vs. Superman Role

Sources at Variety are reporting that Warner Brothers is eyeing Joaquin Phoenix for the role of the main antagonist in Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel follow up. It’s still too early to tell, but it is very likely that this rumored baddie is none More…