Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below.
Last week's "Sokosha" represented a high point for Preacher's second season as it chronicled the dramatic final showdown (for now, anyway) between Jesse Custer and the Saint of Killers. Despite that boost in quality, it was difficult to know what to expect from this follow-up chapter. Where does the season go now that the Saint has been swept off the board? Can Preacher keep this newfound momentum going, or will the show fall into another rut as the writers slowly build up the next overarching conflict?
Luckily, it seems as though they recognized the need to immediately replace one good villain with another. With the Saint currently buried in a swamp, the time has finally come for Herr Starr (The Crown's Pip Torrens) to step up and take his place. Starr certainly had zero trouble making a strong impression in his first major appearance. He's a very different breed of villain than the Saint - with a very eccentric and darkly comic personality - but no less ruthless or bloodthirsty. Torrens immediately made the most of his role here. It would be easy to go big and flamboyant with this character, but Torrens kept things quiet and restrained instead. There's a very matter-of-fact quality to Starr's speech and general body language, but also a slight hint of the absurd to his mannerisms and interactions with others. The show seems to have the right handle on this character, one who's as ridiculous and pathetic as he is terrifying and inhuman.
Avengers: Infinity War isn't the only hotly anticipated Marvel sequel hitting theaters next summer. Fans can also look forward to Ant-Man and the Wasp, the follow-up to 2015's Ant-Man. Not only will this sequel finally put Evangeline Lilly's Hope Van Dyne in costume, but comics characters like Janet Van Dyne, Bill Foster and Jimmy Woo will also make their debuts.
If you're having trouble keeping track of all the recent casting announcements, fear not. We've put together a guide to every character confirmed to be appearing in this sequel. Check it out below...
Ant-Man and the Wasp is directed by Peyton Reed and stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Hannah John-Kamen and Walton Goggins. The film is scheduled for release on July 6, 2018.
The CW has announced it has hired Hartley Sawyer to play Ralph Dibny (aka The Elongated Man) for season four of The Flash. “One of the Flash’s most iconic allies, Ralph Dibny — a.k.a. The Elongated Man — is a fast-talking private investigator with investigative skills that rival those of Batman. Upon discovering he has the power to stretch his body to any shape or form, Dibny uses his new abilities to help Team Flash solve one of Central City’s greatest mysteries.” For those of you who aren’t aware, Ralph gained his power by drinking Gingold, a soft drink that
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By writer Greg Pak & artist Matteo Buffagni | Marvel
One of the biggest villains in the Mignola-verse appears.