Sister Sister revival is happening

By Alex Wiggan TV show Sister, Sister is being revived – at least according to actress Jackée Harry. Harry recently appeared on Steve Harvey’s US talk show (via Digital Spy) where she was asked about the possibility of a revival. When pressed she said: “Yeah, it’s happening!” She added: “I’m excited. Tia and Tamera… my babies, too.” Sister, Sister aired … Continue reading

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Animaniacs revival official

By Alex Wiggan It’s official: Animaniacs is being revived. According to Variety, Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation are working together on the rebooted series (first discussed last year), with Steven Spielberg, Sam Register, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank on board as executive producers. The show has received a two-season straight-to-series commitment from Hulu and will make its debut … Continue reading

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Are You Afraid of the Dark? movie in the works

By Alex Wiggan A movie based on ‘90s Nickelodeon show Are You Afraid of the Dark? is in the works. According to Variety, Paramount Players – a new division of Paramount Pictures – is interested in developing the film, with ‘It’ screenwriter, Gary Dauberman overseeing the script. Dauberman will also produce the movie, alongside Matt Kaplan. Revolving around the Midnight … Continue reading

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Netflix is killing it with ‘90s movies at the moment

By Alex Wiggan Netflix often gets praised (and rightly so) for it’s great TV content, including the likes of Breaking Bad, Stranger Things, Rick & Morty and Star Trek: Discovery, amongst others. However, when it comes to movies, there’s a belief that the streaming service can sometimes be a bit hit and miss. But is it? Today I want to … Continue reading

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25 years of Ghostwatch: Remembering a TV classic

By Alex Wiggan If you’re of a certain age, and you remember a time when there was only four TV channels and everyone pretty much watched the same thing, you perhaps remember Ghostwatch – a one-off, never repeated, ‘live’ paranormal investigation show which aired on BBC One back in 1992. The programme – presented by Michael Parkinson, Sarah Greene, Mike … Continue reading

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We need a Captain Planet movie – now

By Alex Wiggan Last October, news broke that Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company, Appian Way Productions is involved with a potential Captain Planet movie. It was reported that Appian Way are working with Paramount Pictures to secure the rights to the character, with the view to creating a film – the first live-action film to feature Captain Planet. Hurrah! Or at least … Continue reading

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ICYMI: The Honcho-SFX blog’s retro features

By Alex Wiggan Here on the Honcho-SFX blog, we talk about the past and nostalgia a fair bit and this is for two reasons. Reason 1: The past contains some pretty epic stuff, including cool things such as He-Man, good Terminator movies and our youth. Reason 2: Nostalgia makes us feel all warm and fuzzy inside and this is because … Continue reading

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You can buy a Jumanji board on eBay – And it’s pretty cool

By Alex Wiggan The internet is a wonderful place, filled with cat videos, helpful advice and **cough** humorous entertainment blogs. It is also a place where you (yes, you) can order your very own, custom made replica Jumanji board. Yep, should you want to recreate the events of 1995 hit movie (minus all the jungle shenanigans), you can, courtesy of … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #30: Barry Potter Fairs – Bolton

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Earlier today, and once again in an unofficial capacity, the Honcho-SFX blog attended the latest Barry Potter toy fair. You may recall, we previously attended a BP toy fair in February, at Birmingham’s NEC. This time around we travelled up to Bolton, where Barry Potter Fairs had taken over the Premier Suite of the Macron … Continue reading

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Stranger Things soundtrack gets VHS-style cassette release

By Alex Wiggan Over the past few weeks we’ve discussed what we’ve noticed to be a growing trend – the revival of VHS. Today, we’re talking VHS AGAIN (sort of), thanks to a pretty swish Stranger Things soundtrack which incorporates VHS into its design! Just looking at the picture to the right is giving us a MAJOR nostalgia overload. OK, … Continue reading

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