The Originals season 1 episode 7 “Bloodletting” aired tonight and Haley went missing, Klaus has a dangerous encounter and Davina makes a surprising connection. Check out our recap!

The Douchebag Returns
-The episode starts with a gathering at Marcel’s. It’s fight night!
-Apparently everyone there is a vampire.
-Whoever wins the fight will get a daylight ring. Josh clearly wants one. And he’s adorable. So he should get one by default.
-Klaus snaps the neck of the girl who was winning. DAYUM.
-Elijah appears, and they’re looking for Haley.
-Marcel claims that he doesn’t have Haley.
-We see Haley in the back seat of a car. ….where is this girl?!
-TYLER KIDNAPPED HALEY. WHAT THE HELL. GO AWAY, DOUCHEBAG.
-Marcel always shows respect to his elders. Bull.
-Marcel then hands Klaus Sabine, who he’s allowing to help them find Haley. …like they need her! Psh!
-Tyler apparently kidnapped Haley from her back yard. Hmmph.
-He’s been asking questions, and apparently Haley’s birthmark means she comes from a high class werewolf family, and Tyler has taken her to what’s left of their home.
-Random werewolf man takes Haley into the house
-Sabine’s locator spell sees that Haley is deep in the bayou.
-Now Marcel and Elijah think she left on her own. NO, DON’T BELIEVE IT GUYS.
-In a meeting with Josh, Marcel confronts him with knowledge that Josh was at Klaus’s mansion.
-Klaus explains to Elijah that he met Tyler in Mystic Falls and turned him into his first hybrid. Tyler ran, and so Klaus killed his mother. …they’re really not making Klaus likable.
-Klaus plans on killing Tyler. GOOD RIDDANCE.

It’s JUST A BABY.
-Marcel brings Josh over to Davina. He wants Davina to wipe him from compulsion, and reverse it so Josh is Marcel’s minion instead. Poor baby!
-Tyler is NOT the werewolf that has been watching Haley.
-Tyler is planning on killing the baby and sticks Haley with a needle to take away her blood. He then injects her blood into mysterious hot man’s neck.
-Rebekah is upset that Marcel used her. Marcel followed her to the plantation. WELL DUH, DARLING. Honey, you have to stop loving so easily.
-Rebekah wants Marcel to prove he’s not as manipulative as Klaus. He tells her to follow him.
-Apparently a witch that Tyler ran with had psychic visions that the baby’s blood will turn werewolves into Hybrids, and Klaus will build an army with them.
-Tyler doesn’t think Klaus wants the baby, he just wants an army.
-Douchebag then forces hot man to feed on Haley. Double douchebag.
-Hot man is now a hybrid. ….damnit.

He Just Wants to Meet Boys
-Davina needs Josh to think of something else.
-Aww Josh is only 20! AND HE’S GAY. Honey, darling, come to Kyle. He just wants to meet boys. KYLE’S RIGHT HERE, BBY.
-Davina is convinced that once she destroys the witches’ magic she’ll have her normal life back. …oh no, girl. That’s not gunna happen.
-Tyler was about to kill Haley, and SHE STABS HIM IN THE CROTCH.
-After a fight with new hot man hybrid, Tyler rips out hot guy’s heart (aww) and goes after Haley, who’s run away.
-Elijah meets Haley in the woods. Yay!
-And Klaus meets Tyler. DIE, DOUCHE, DIE.

Rebekah: Gullible Girl.
-Tyler runs away from Klaus, but he chases after him.
-Marcel brings Rebekah to The Garden, where he buries vampires who break his rules. Apparently a long time ago it was the foundation area of the house that Marcel designed for Rebekah. He was going to wait for Rebekah to return, so he now buries people who betrayed him there.
-Marcel gives Rebekah a choice: Between a brother who takes away her happiness, and the man who wants to give her everything she ever wanted.
-Rebekah looks like she’s falling for it. NO, DARLING. NOO.
-Haley thinks that Klaus’s intentions are impure, and explains to Elijah. But she realizes that maybe the hybrid was sired to her instead? Oooh that’d be so much better. Queen of New Orleans!

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The Originals season 1 episode 7 “Bloodletting” aired tonight and Haley went missing, Klaus has a dangerous encounter and Davina makes a surprising connection. Check out our recap!

The Douchebag Returns
-The episode starts with a gathering at Marcel’s. It’s fight night!
-Apparently everyone there is a vampire.
-Whoever wins the fight will get a daylight ring. Josh clearly wants one. And he’s adorable. So he should get one by default.
-Klaus snaps the neck of the girl who was winning. DAYUM.
-Elijah appears, and they’re looking for Haley.
-Marcel claims that he doesn’t have Haley.
-We see Haley in the back seat of a car. ….where is this girl?!
-TYLER KIDNAPPED HALEY. WHAT THE HELL. GO AWAY, DOUCHEBAG.
-Marcel always shows respect to his elders. Bull.
-Marcel then hands Klaus Sabine, who he’s allowing to help them find Haley. …like they need her! Psh!
-Tyler apparently kidnapped Haley from her back yard. Hmmph.
-He’s been asking questions, and apparently Haley’s birthmark means she comes from a high class werewolf family, and Tyler has taken her to what’s left of their home.
-Random werewolf man takes Haley into the house
-Sabine’s locator spell sees that Haley is deep in the bayou.
-Now Marcel and Elijah think she left on her own. NO, DON’T BELIEVE IT GUYS.
-In a meeting with Josh, Marcel confronts him with knowledge that Josh was at Klaus’s mansion.
-Klaus explains to Elijah that he met Tyler in Mystic Falls and turned him into his first hybrid. Tyler ran, and so Klaus killed his mother. …they’re really not making Klaus likable.
-Klaus plans on killing Tyler. GOOD RIDDANCE.

It’s JUST A BABY.
-Marcel brings Josh over to Davina. He wants Davina to wipe him from compulsion, and reverse it so Josh is Marcel’s minion instead. Poor baby!
-Tyler is NOT the werewolf that has been watching Haley.
-Tyler is planning on killing the baby and sticks Haley with a needle to take away her blood. He then injects her blood into mysterious hot man’s neck.
-Rebekah is upset that Marcel used her. Marcel followed her to the plantation. WELL DUH, DARLING. Honey, you have to stop loving so easily.
-Rebekah wants Marcel to prove he’s not as manipulative as Klaus. He tells her to follow him.
-Apparently a witch that Tyler ran with had psychic visions that the baby’s blood will turn werewolves into Hybrids, and Klaus will build an army with them.
-Tyler doesn’t think Klaus wants the baby, he just wants an army.
-Douchebag then forces hot man to feed on Haley. Double douchebag.
-Hot man is now a hybrid. ….damnit.

He Just Wants to Meet Boys
-Davina needs Josh to think of something else.
-Aww Josh is only 20! AND HE’S GAY. Honey, darling, come to Kyle. He just wants to meet boys. KYLE’S RIGHT HERE, BBY.
-Davina is convinced that once she destroys the witches’ magic she’ll have her normal life back. …oh no, girl. That’s not gunna happen.
-Tyler was about to kill Haley, and SHE STABS HIM IN THE CROTCH.
-After a fight with new hot man hybrid, Tyler rips out hot guy’s heart (aww) and goes after Haley, who’s run away.
-Elijah meets Haley in the woods. Yay!
-And Klaus meets Tyler. DIE, DOUCHE, DIE.

Rebekah: Gullible Girl.
-Tyler runs away from Klaus, but he chases after him.
-Marcel brings Rebekah to The Garden, where he buries vampires who break his rules. Apparently a long time ago it was the foundation area of the house that Marcel designed for Rebekah. He was going to wait for Rebekah to return, so he now buries people who betrayed him there.
-Marcel gives Rebekah a choice: Between a brother who takes away her happiness, and the man who wants to give her everything she ever wanted.
-Rebekah looks like she’s falling for it. NO, DARLING. NOO.
-Haley thinks that Klaus’s intentions are impure, and explains to Elijah. But she realizes that maybe the hybrid was sired to her instead? Oooh that’d be so much better. Queen of New Orleans!

He Should’ve Died
-During the fight with Klaus, he almost kills Tyler but because Tyler WANTS to die, Klaus doesn’t want to. NO. IDIOT. KILL HIM.
-Rebekah explains to Marcel that if you kill an Original every vampire that they’ve ever turned will also die forever.
-So Marcel wants to bury Klaus in the Garden.
-Rebekah is falling for Marcel. Stop it, Rebekah!
-Oh apparently hot hybrid’s name was Dwaine. I like hot hybrid better.
-Elijah explains that Tyler thinks Klaus already knew about the baby’s powers.
-Klaus is hurt that they always assume the worst. Elijah points out that Klaus never showed concern for Haley.
-Klaus explains that everything thinks he’s a liar and a bastard, and he’s pissed. So he decides to play the part of the man they think he is, he bites Elijah with his werewolf fangs so Elijah will start going crazy.

Haley’s Actual Name Isn’t Haley
-Davina has finally taken all of Klaus’s compulsions out of Josh.
-Marcel wants Davina to make Josh forget about her, but Josh doesn’t want her to. He likes talking to her, and he owes her his life.
-Neither of them are normal! Aww! They can be best friends! YES! They pinky swore on it. ADORBZ. Now, Josh, come to Kyle.
-Elijah stays with Haley in the area where her family was supposedly living.
-Haley doesn’t think Elijah should compare himself to Klaus. Correct! Don’t do it!
-As Haley steps out for air, she finds a book on the porch that was randomly left there.It’s a bible, with a family tree that goes back generations.
-Haley thinks she’s the last entry, Andrea Labonair, born June 6 1991. That’s her birthday!
-Rebekah goes back to Klaus, he’s drunk and explains what happened.
-Now that Elijah has abandoned Klaus, he needs Rebekah’s help for his plan against Marcel. Who better to spy on Marcel than the girl he clearly loves?
-Klaus is onto her and her run ins! He wants to know if Marcel is plotting against him, which he is.
-However, Rebekah doesn’t tell him anything. In fact, she lies and says he’s not plotting. BITCH, HE’S YOUR BROTHER.
-In the last scene, Tyler is meeting with Marcel. He tells Marcel about how Haley is carrying Klaus’s child. Now Marcel knows the secret!
-DIE, TYLER. DIE.

What did you think of ‘The Originals’ season 1, episode 7 ‘Bloodletting’?

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Legion M president Jeff Annison introduces the first fan-owned entertainment company

"Opening the gates to Hollywood" with fandom-powered entertainment production.

2:12 pm EDT, August 24, 2016

Hypable speaks to co-founder Jeff Annison about Legion M’s goals, fan engagement, and potential impact on the entertainment industry.

An exciting new project launched over the summer: Legion M, the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company.

At San Diego Comic-Con, Hype Podcast sat down with co-founder and company president Jeff Annison, in order to learn more about the ambitious startup that promises to give fans more creative control of entertainment production.

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Hypable speaks to co-founder Jeff Annison about Legion M’s goals, fan engagement, and potential impact on the entertainment industry.

An exciting new project launched over the summer: Legion M, the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company.

At San Diego Comic-Con, Hype Podcast sat down with co-founder and company president Jeff Annison, in order to learn more about the ambitious startup that promises to give fans more creative control of entertainment production.

The full interview is available to download here or via iTunes, or you can stream it below:

In the interview, Annison explains the mission of Legion M, which is to bring fans directly into the production process. Says Annison, “For the first time in history, we are architected to be built from the ground up to be owned by fans.”

With a ‘Legion’ of fan investors behind them, Annison believes that Legion M’s approach to selecting and developing projects will be very different from anything else we’ve seen in Hollywood.

Where usually creators will struggle to make their content stand out from the crowd, “bringing the audience into the process [of creating entertainment], we’ve already got a built-in audience,” Annison explains. “If you can have the audience of content be invested in content, it gives that content a competitive advantage.”

One of the key ways in which Legion M hopes to influence the creative industry is by opening the door for more diverse projects.

As Hollywood is so revenue-driven, oftentimes the ‘risk’ of letting a movie’s lead character be a woman, a person of color and/or a member of the LGBT community is simply considered too great. But Legion M, being owned by fans, has the opportunity to tip the scales. Because if the investors want more diversity and new kinds of stories, that’s exactly what they’re going to get.

“The reason that there are so many superhero movies and reboots and remakes… Hollywood’s figured out the formula. You pick something with an established fanbase, and if you make the movie you know it’s less risky because you know those people are gonna come see the next Superman movie,” says Annison. “Whereas if it’s an unknown story, you just don’t know. So we believe when you make the audience part of the process, these fans that are part of our studio … if you’ve got an audience that’s baked into it, that gives you so much more creative leeway.”

In practice, this means that Legion M, “could come up with a completely new and novel story that’s never been tried before, and know that it’s gonna have some success” — which means that it’d actually get produced, unlike many original ideas that come to Hollywood to die.

Further, fan owners of Legion M can experience unprecedented involvement with the creative process. Not only are they involved with selecting and developing projects, but, “our promise to our investors is that we’re gonna take you along for the ride. When we film a movie, we wanna live-stream from the set. When we have project opportunities, we wanna put them in front of you. We give the Legion a voice.”

To start with, Legion M is partnering with Seth Green and Matthew Senreich’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, which created Robot Chicken. Annison explains that they still have “dozens” of projects that networks have rejected, and Legion M is working on bringing some of them to life.

In terms of representation, Legion M doesn’t necessarily want to commit to a quota of diversity. Instead, where they expect to be able to influence Hollywood is at the “table” where these decisions are made — and, “because we’re owned by such a broad, diverse group of people, we’ve got a better shot than anybody else at being able to affect that change.”

As Annison explains: “Fans have the ultimate power. Our money is what makes this whole thing spin around. When we combine and come together, we’ve got all the power.”

Read more about Legion M and how to get involved on their website.

As we approach the Captain America: Civil War Blu-Ray release date, a new deleted scene from the film has been released.

And it’s a Civil War deleted scene that is sure to please Stucky fans.

In the clip, Bucky quickly comes to the defense of bae (a.k.a. Cap) when War Machine briefly takes him down. Bucky gets back at Rhodey by throwing Cap’s iconic shield at him, and as the shield boomerangs back, Steve Rogers catches it. Take THAT, War Machine! #TeamCap

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As we approach the Captain America: Civil War Blu-Ray release date, a new deleted scene from the film has been released.

And it’s a Civil War deleted scene that is sure to please Stucky fans.

In the clip, Bucky quickly comes to the defense of bae (a.k.a. Cap) when War Machine briefly takes him down. Bucky gets back at Rhodey by throwing Cap’s iconic shield at him, and as the shield boomerangs back, Steve Rogers catches it. Take THAT, War Machine! #TeamCap

Watch below:

The movie’s airport scene was easily one of the most delightful moments of the film, so we’re loving this extra dose of Stucky brilliance.

Need more? The Captain America Blu-ray, with a release date set for September 13, includes the following special features:

  1. United We Stand, Divided We Fall – The Making of Captain America: Civil War Part 1 & Part 2 – As the tension mounts, sides are chosen and lines drawn. Learn more about the characters on each side—from Captain America and Iron Man to the latest recruits. In this complete behind-the-scenes look at a landmark in the Marvel saga, we’ll examine their stories through exclusive footage and interviews and discover just what went into selecting the Super Hero teams, filming the epic action sequences and introducing Black Panther and Spider-Man to the MCU.
  2. Captain America: The Road to Civil War – Explore the First Avenger’s fascinating evolution from loyal soldier to seasoned, conflicted hero who questions authority.
  3. Iron Man: The Road to Civil War – From Gulmira to Sokovia, delve into the development and evolution of one of the most iconic characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  4. Gag Reel – Break the tension of this high-stakes conflict with some hilarious outtakes featuring the lighter side of your favorite Super Heroes.
  5. Deleted & Extended Scenes – Check out never-before-seen footage that didn’t make the final cut of Captain America: Civil War.
  6. Audio Commentary – Directors Anthony and Joe Russo and screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely deliver scene-by-scene insight and explain the storytelling challenges they faced creating the third installment of the Captain America franchise.
  7. Open Your Mind: Marvel’s Doctor Strange – Exclusive Sneak Peek – Go behind and beyond the scenes as Doctor Strange makes his journey to the big screen.

The Digital HD version of Civil War will be released on September 2.

Director James Gunn confirms the name of a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 creature with the release of some concept art from the film.

The Guardians of the Galaxy have been pretty busy lately while they gear up for Vol. 2. On Friday we learned that they’ll be showing up in Avengers: Infinity War, and tonight we got a sneak peek of a creature the team will be taking on in the GotG sequel.

Taking to Twitter, Gunn showed off a piece of concept art created by Andy Park.

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Director James Gunn confirms the name of a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 creature with the release of some concept art from the film.

The Guardians of the Galaxy have been pretty busy lately while they gear up for Vol. 2. On Friday we learned that they’ll be showing up in Avengers: Infinity War, and tonight we got a sneak peek of a creature the team will be taking on in the GotG sequel.

Taking to Twitter, Gunn showed off a piece of concept art created by Andy Park.

guardians-of-the-galaxy-2-concept-art

In his replies, he names the creature and states that, no, they aren’t fighting in space.

Then taking to Facebook, Gunn replied to fans who had questions about the image.

An updated synopsis for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 reads:

“Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.”

So it looks like for those who were lucky enough to see GotG 2 footage at San Diego Comic-Con this year, you’ve already seen this guy in action.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ lands in theatres on May 5, 2017