Hypable attended the The Legend of Korra Comic-Con fan panel in San Diego, where The Legend of Korra season 2, episode 1 premiered! Check out the our detailed recap of “Rebel Spirit.”

The episode opens up with a brief recap of what happened in Season 1 of The Legend of Korra.

The action begins as two fishermen are attacked by the dark purple tentacles of a spirit on their ship.

The action cuts to a Pro Bending contest with Bolin and two new fighters as the Fire Ferrets are pitted against the Rebel Lions. Unfortunately, the Fire Ferrets lose in the “fastest knockout ever.”

Cut to Mako on a motorcycle chasing after some rogue Waterbenders. He captures them, hitting them with a witty Spider-man-esque one-liner.

Asami enters the action on an airplane. Future Industries isn’t doing well, and she decides that the best way to bring the company to its past fame is to travel to the Southern Water tribe to get the advice of a businessman.

Tenzin’s children race onto screen with Korra, as the group race on Airbending balls. Korra wins by going into a brief Avatar State, earning her a scolding from Tenzin. It is then revealed that Tenzin’s brother Bumi will be around 24/7 to hang out with his family as a retired man.

When Tenzin calls Korra out for her lack of mastery in Airbending, she tries to show off by air-punching. He declines her show of power, telling her that she needs to travel to the “real” Airbending masters to become a master of the bending art.

When Tenzin’s kids hear of the Glacier Spirit Festival from Korra, it’s decided that Tenzin’s family will make a family trip of her Airbending training.

Mako and Korra catch up on the boat ride over to the South Water Tribe. After recalling his police work, they argue over the validity of Korra’s Airbending.

Upon arriving at the Southern Water Tribe, Katara and her daughter Kya greet the crew. There’s a funny moment where Korra’s dad Tonraq warns Mako to be careful with Korra.

Suddenly, a ship is noted as coming in from sea. It carries the Chief of the Southern Water Tribe, and Korra’s Uncle, Unalaq. Cousins of Korra Eska and Desna are introduced, and Bolin is surprised to see that Desna is a boy. Bolin shows an attraction to both, seeing as he can’t determine which is which gender. The scene ends with a notable tension between Korra’s dad Tonraq and her Uncle Unalaq.

Asami and Bolin walk into the palace of the eccentric businessman Varick to get Futrure Industries back on its feet. He introduces the duo to “moving pictures,” referencing the first ever moving picture that was taken of a horse in stride, The Horse in Motion. Varick makes a deal with Asami, even though he only cares for Bolin. Asami hugs Bolin, fueling a new ship.

Korra goes to a celebratory dinner for the festival, in which Unalaq states that the Northern Water Tribe must save the Southern Water Tribe. The Southern Water Tribe is being attacked by angered spirits. It is at this dinner that Unalaq offers to help Korra with her spiritual side, which she considers, while Tenzin and Tonraq disapprove.

The Glacier Sprit Festival begins, with Korra and Mako flirting over cotton candy as Bolin notices the twins again. Bolin flirts with Eska again, this time, winning her over because “he amuses her.”

Mako and Korra play an Aang water gun game as they speak of Unalaq teaching Korra. She asks him for his advice, and when he tells her he’s supportive of whatever she wants to do, she oddly gets upset.

That night, Naga wakes up the crew on a mountainside villa to a blood-curling howl. Suddenly, a creature called The Dark Spirit jumps out of the snow. Korra immediately retaliates, with Tonraq helping with an ice bending attack.

When it appears that the spirit is trapped, it still attacks Korra and Tonraq, sending Korra into an Avatar State. She hits The Dark Spirit with a lot of hard hits, but the battle is finished when Unalaq hypnotizes it with some kind of invisible bending. The spirit turns golden and walks away peacefully.

Korra immediately decides that she needs to stay with Unalaq to study how to fight the venomous spirits. Tenzin once again objects, but Korra angrily insists that she no longer needs Tenzin in her life.

The episode ends as Katara says goodbye to Tenzin and his two siblings. She tells him that it is important to stay so close to your siblings. The three travel via sky bison to the Air Temples, along with Tenzin’s family. Korra, Mako, Bolin, and Asami stay behind in the Southern Water Tribe. Mako expresses his faith in Korra, and Unalaq tells her that he has great plans for her.

Are you excited to see the actual premiere of ‘The Legend of Korra’ season 2?

When it doubt, look to Harry Potter. At least, that’s what Marvel and Sony are planning for the latest Spider-Man reboot.

When Tom Holland showed up in Captain America: Civil War as Spider-Man, fans were obviously hesitant to throw too much weight behind his version of Peter Parker. The webslinger had been seen at the forefront of a blockbuster movie twice in the past couple decades, and even the biggest Spidey fans were wary of yet another incarnation.

But Holland swung himself right into our hearts with his charm and enthusiasm, both on screen and off. The cast took him under their wings and fans were soon to follow. So, when it was announced that he’d be starring in another solo Spider-Man film, titled Homecoming, the response was optimistic.

There are a lot of things Marvel and Sony are doing differently for Homecoming, not least of which is actually working together. Peter is also much younger than we’ve seen him in the past, and his story will focus as much on his time in school as his time fighting bad guys.

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In fact, the school year may even help structure Homecoming and subsequent Spider-Man solo films. Speaking to Collider, Kevin Feige even said they may take a leaf out of Harry Potter’s book:

“Should we be able to make more after [Homecoming]? Sure. This is sophomore year, is the next one junior year? Is the next one senior year? Is there a summer break between each of those? I don’t know what, but it was sort of how do we do a journey for Peter not dissimilar for what the students of Hogwarts would go through each of their years, which was one of the early ideas we had for the movies.”

This structure allows for a consistent progression of time for both the characters and the world. We’ll say goodbye to Peter at the end of the school year, but welcome him back again at the beginning of the next. It allows for changes to take place over the summer, for new threats to materialize, and for the story to stretch its legs and develop over the course of nine months, rather than a few short days.

But first we have to see if Spider-Man: Homecoming will be the hit both Marvel and Sony are hoping it’ll be.

How are you feeling about the current developments regarding ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’?

Netflix has passed on picking up Agent Carter for a third season, and now they’re explaining why.

The cancellation of Agent Carter sent shock waves through the Marvel fandom. We get so few female-led properties in the superhero world, and Peggy was unapologetically kickass on every level. When ABC didn’t renew the show for another season, fans immediately started pitching to Netflix, hoping they would give the S.H.I.E.L.D. founder a new life.

Alas, it wasn’t to be so. In an interview with EW, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos explains why they decided to pass on the opportunity.

The first reason was because they’re looking for “truly original brands to own.” Netflix, as you probably know, already has a pretty clear corner on that market with Daredevil and Jessica Jones, both of which have been wildly popular, as well as their upcoming series Luke Cage and Iron Fist, all four of which will eventually merge into an Avengers-esque crossover series called Defenders. Plus, the Punisher is getting his own series, too.

ABC had already owned and put out two season of Agent Carter, which means, creatively, Netflix couldn’t take over the show and make it their own. They would have to honor what came before and make sure it had the same look and feel. Considering how wildly popular their original series have been (for reference, check out the current buzz about Stranger Things), it’s understandable that they’d rather focus on something they can build from the ground up.

The second reason why Netflix passed on Agent Carter is a bit more technical in that the streaming service likes to release its original content globally, something that would be difficult, if not impossible, due to Agent Carter’s current international restrictions. As Sarandos says, passing up on Agent Carter was “a business decision more than a creative one.”

But neither of those reasons make the situation any better for fans of the character and her solo show. While Netflix would’ve been an ideal place to watch Peggy’s next great adventure, we’ll have to hope the showrunners and Hayley Atwell can swing something else instead.

Are you disappointed Netflix isn’t picking up ‘Agent Carter’?

New Snapchat teasers for AHS season 6 reveal a bit more about the cryptic installment. Well, sort of.

Blink and you’ll miss the new season 6 teasers for AHS. Coming to FX September 14, the hit anthology has gone well out of its way to keep the buzz surrounding the series almost non-existent.

New teasers from Snapchat brought about clues regarding the location, another bit of support for Ryan Murphy’s teaser that more children will be involved, and, of course, a creepy staircase. You can watch the compiled clips below thanks to the magic of Tumblr.


We have a farm house! A creepy mobile with an even creepier hand! And some people grabbing at ankles from under a stairwell! Where would a horror show be without those? (I’ll be honest I jumped at the hand in the crib. I’m not immune to the horror that AHS is capable of achieving!)

So, what can we make of all this? Not much, but we are going to try.

In the last teaser, released at the FX Exhibition at Comic Con, we were able to see a steel building within which fans got to immerse themselves in the AHS Fearless VR teaser that placed them on a stretcher and wheeled them through a creepy lab filled with fetuses in jars. All that was reminiscent of past seasons where doctor’s experiments led to some rather terrifying results. Perhaps this is the thread that ties the entire series together.

Keeping that idea rolling, we now have a greenish monster hand taking a knife from a child’s crib. I’m hoping that the “monster” figure only appears in teaser form, much like some of the past years where the content in the trailers never appeared on screen.


The most impressive and highly intriguing trailer is the farm house with the smoke creating the mysterious question mark/number six that has come to define the season thus far. Farm houses are terrifying enough, if that is what the setting is meant to signify, but mix in a basement of horrors and you have my attention, AHS.

Personally, I am loving the slow burn of information for season 6. In the past, casting announcements dominated the news cycle and 13 to 14 teasers per season was overkill. Keeping the audience at arms length is doing a great deal more to subvert expectations, which the show needs after two, arguably three, lack luster seasons.

AHS season 6 premieres Wednesday, September 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET on FX.