It’s the most wonderful time of year: A new season of television is upon us, and Hypable’s gearing up to cover all your favorites.

We’re looking for a batch of new writers to cover particular fandoms for their community.

What does it mean to be a Hypable writer? Writers are volunteers who write about the fandoms they love. They are passionate and driven to cover the news for their fellow fans in a timely manner.

– 30 Rock
– Bones
– Dexter
– Modern Family
– Legend of Korra
– Walking Dead
– Pretty Little Liars
– New Normal
– Revenge
– Big Bang Theory
– Gossip Girl

Why write for Hypable?
We have a fun group of team members writing for us. A really fun group. You’ll be a part of a team who love writing about their fandoms and are just as driven as you are. We have a private online community where we talk and collaborate around the clock. In there, you’ll get to know your fellow writers well. Besides a great team you’ll also have the opportunity to have your work seen by tens of thousands of people around the world. It’s amazing resume material, and your dedication may open up other opportunities on Hypable and in the entertainment industry!

Writer requirements
Hypable writers must have a strong command of the English language. You are responsible for writing clearly, accurately, and with your own voice.

Hypable has strict writing guidelines to keep the site fun while also maintaining professionalism and order. A comprehensive list of guidelines will be given to you if you are accepted, and we’ll send you through a writer’s orientation to show you how we do things. We are also very insistent on following search engine optimization guidelines in order to ensure your content is seen by as many people on the Internet as possible.

One of the most important things you must know ahead of time: We have a 200-word minimum policy per post. We have a 300-word minimum for big news stories. We insist you only apply if you have the time to write 200-word (bare minimum!) posts and can continue covering all important news in your fandom. Don’t get too scared off, though. We have tips for how to easily expand your posts.

How to apply
In an e-mail to writers@hypable.com, please include…

– Your name, age, and location (these factors won’t determine your eligibility).
– Up to four of the above fandoms you’d be willing to cover. If you’re accepted, we will only assign you two or three.
– Why you have the time to cover these fandoms.
– Why you will make a great Hypable writer. We want to hear about your education and past experience, if any!
– Include examples of your previous work, if available.

Thanks for your time, and if accepted you’ll hear from us in a week! Please apply by Saturday, September 15.

The film adaptation of Wicked is currently in production and Stephen Schwartz revealed at Comic Con that the film will feature plenty of new songs!

Warm up those vocal pipes and get your best “Defying Gravity” cape dry cleaned, the Wicked film is gearing up for production at long last! The Broadway hit, currently in its 13th year, has had audiences clamoring for a filmed production since Idina Menzel Kristin Chenoweth brought Elphba and Glinda to life. Now, that dream is becoming a reality, but probably not with the original cast.

At the CW3PR’s 8th Annual Behind-The-Music: Crime, Death and Resurrection Panel at Comic Con, Stephen Schwartz the man behind the music of Wicked appeared to announce that the film will feature songs both old and new. The “old” of course includes songs from the stage production such as “Defying Gravity,” “Popular,” and most likely, “One Fine Day.” But it also includes songs that were written and cut from the production before its Broadway opening.

Winnie Holzman will be writing the screenplay as she also wrote the book to the stage show based on Gregory Maguire’s novel. Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) is attached to direct.

You can watch Schwartz’s announcement from the panel below!

Now its time to start some casting speculations! It is my hope that the casting director sticks with strong Broadway talent to carry the roles. The musical has enough of a following to garner a strong viewership, but it also wouldn’t hurt to throw Menzel and Chenoweth in for a cameo or two!

Wicked is expected to hit theaters in December 2019.

U! S! A! U! S! A! A new Fantastic Beasts poster debuting at San Diego Comic-Con has American pride peppered into the design, giving us a hint at the film’s plot.

The film’s official social media channels unveiled Fantastic Beasts’ SDCC poster on Friday morning, just a day before the movie hosts a panel at the conference with the cast and crew. Presumably these posters will be handed out on the show floor, and/or at the Fantastic Beasts event.

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There’s a lot to unpack in this poster, which features Newt and a brightly lit “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” sign.

Newt is looking over his shoulder in the middle, holding a wand in one hand and a suitcase (with a beast trying to get out!) in the other. Supporting characters Graves, Jacob, Queenie, and Tina appear in the wings. Also here: Our very first looks at two female characters. We believe the one in the bottom left is Mary Lou, played by Samantha Morton. The guy on the right is Credence played by Ezra Miller.

So what’s with the American flags? They’re not only to remind fans that the movie is set in New York — We believe they’re teasing an election of some sort. The last Fantastic Beasts trailer briefly depicted a political event (See a screenshot below). We’re guessing an election will be taking place over the course of the movie with possible ramifications for the well-being of the North American Wizarding World.

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Fantastic Beasts opens this November. Return to Hypable on Saturday to check out our coverage of everything that happens during the movie’s panel!

Have a round, or two, with Lin-Manuel Miranda when he steps in to tell the story of Alexander Hamilton on Drunk History.

Comedy Central is keeping Lin-Manuel Miranda connected to Hamilton for a little while longer by setting the scribe up on the next season of Drunk History to spin another verse about the founding father. The show will concentrate on the rivalry between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton duel that resulted in SPOILER Hamilton’s death.

Hamilton was the first subject that the series took on in season one. With the rising success of the Broadway hit, fans clamored for Lin-Manuel Miranda to give Alexander Hamilton a reprise on the series.

Miranda is not throwing away his shot at telling another version of Hamilton’s decision to throw away his on the shores of New Jersey in 1804. Even though Miranda stepped away from the show on July 9, we expect to see him sticking close to the production for quite a while, especially as the show begins performances across the nation.

Miranda was not the only guest announced for Drunk History‘s fourth season. Joining him will be Aubrey Plaza, Ben Folds, Billie Joe Armstrong, Busy Phillips, Dave Grohl, Ed Helms, Elizabeth Olsen, Josh Charles, Mae Whitman, Michael Cera, Rachel Bilson, and Tony Hale, to name a few.

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Drunk History returns for its fourth season on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 10:30 p.m. ET on Comedy Central.