BoJack Horseman creator confirms: Yep, Mel Gibson and Harvey Weinstein inspired new season

As you may have heard or observed for yourself, the fifth season of BoJack Horseman is unsurprisingly excellent. Unsurprisingly is the right word there, yes? At this point, we’re all aware that the cartoon show about the talking horse is very good, particularly on lots of fraught, emotionally dense issues, yes? That’s…

Female-driven Marvel superhero series in the works at ABC from Wonder Woman screenwriter

This week, it was reported that Disney is developing TV shows spun off from Marvel Cinematic Universe characters like Loki and the Scarlet Witch for its upcoming, direct-to-consumer streaming service. This was seen by some as a death knell for ABC’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., which was renewed for a sixth, 13-episode…

A new Doctor Who trailer is here, and there is an outrageous amount of running involved

It’s been over a year since the BBC announced that Jodie Whittaker would step into Peter Capaldi’s shoes as the thieving, running, lying, saving, satsuma-throwing, fez-wearing, pear-eschewing mad man in a box commonly known as The Doctor. Since then, we’ve gotten a brief appearance, a costume, some companions, a quick…

Free Long John Silver's today for anyone not mortified to say “Ahoy matey” in public

Ahoy, ye readers of The Takeout. Will ye be wantin’ to get some grub without surrendering a single doubloon on this here Wednesday? Avast, and pilot yer motor vehicles to the hideout of that scurvy cur Long John Silver, and should ye speak in that most refined of languages, the speech of the pirate, ye shall plunder…