Last month, DC Comics announced that it would be producing its second annual DC Pride 2022. After the overwhelming success of the 2021 Pride anthology, the first year the Big Two released special comics in celebration of Pride month, DC has decided to go even bigger and gayer this year (if that’s possible) with its celebration. On Wednesday, the comic book publisher announced the latest details of DC Pride 2022, including that the iconic voice of Batman in Batman: The Animated Series, Kevin Conroy, who is openly gay, would be penning a story for the issue.
Conroy played the role of Batman in Batman: The Animated Series from 1992 to 1995 and in The Animated Series‘ various spinoffs. In a New York Times interview in 2016, Conroy came out as gay to the public while discussing a play he was featured in, Eastern Standard, where he played a television producer secretly battling AIDS. Conroy was very open with the interviewer about what it was like to live through the HIV/AIDS crisis as a gay man and how that shaped his career.
“I went to so many funerals that I felt such a sense of obligation to do it right,” Conroy said in the NYT interview. “Every night I would just wail, feeling all the pain. I couldn’t not feel it. It was a scream of, ‘Look what’s happening to us! Help!’”
DC Comics also announced that joining Conroy for his story, “Finding Batman” is artist J. Bone and letterer Aditya Bidikar, who are now adding their artistic prowess to the comic book arriving this June. According to the press release, “Finding Batman” will be a “personal story.”
The DC Pride 2022 anthology already had a packed roster of ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT creative talent from the 2021 Pride anthology. Also released today as part of the next wave of details about the DC Pride 2022 anthology was an excerpt from The CW Supergirl actress and trans activist Nicole Maines’ introduction.
The excerpt from Maines’ introduction reads:
DC Comics is pulling out the stops to showcase a diversity of LGBTQ+ rep and demonstrate that it has long been apart of the DC Universe.
Young Sheldon Season 6: Renewed or Cancelled?
A spin-off prequel to the famous ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ ‘Young Sheldon‘ is a coming-of-age sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro. Set in the 1980s and 1990s, the narrative showcases the journey of the younger version of Sheldon Cooper. With his surreal intelligence and maturity, he manages to skip four grades and finds it difficult to fit in at school as well as at home. The period sitcom first released on September 25, 2017, on CBS.
The show resonates with younger as well as older viewers since it tackles a number of relatable issues, including struggles of fitting in with peers and the complexities of parenthood. This is one of the main reasons it has garnered appreciation and love from a large number of fans and critics. As the fifth installment comes to a close, fans are already clamoring for more. So, if you have been wondering whether there will be a round 6, here is everything we can tell you!
Young Sheldon Season 6 Release Date
‘Young Sheldon’ season 5 premiered on October 7, 2021, on CBS, with the season ending on May 19, 2022. The fifth edition of the sitcom consists of 22 episodes with a runtime of 18-21 minutes each.
As far as the show’s sixth iteration is concerned, we have some good news to share! On March 30, 2021, CBS officially picked up the show for seasons 5, 6, and 7. That means the ‘The Big Bang Theory’ prequel had been renewed all the way through the 2023-2024 season. This is hardly surprising since the show became the most-watched comedy series on television in 2021.
What if #YoungSheldon was an *actual* 90s sitcom? We can only imagine what that would look like, but you don’t have to imagine this— we’re getting three more seasons of Young Sheldon! pic.twitter.com/090Me4qOaA
— Young Sheldon (@YoungSheldon) March 30, 2021
Following the announcement, CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl stated, “Young Sheldon dominates the broadcast comedy landscape by over +2.5 million viewers and is the lynchpin of CBS’ top-rated Thursday comedy lineup. The humor, warmth and heart exuded by the Cooper family is an undeniable hook for the millions of fans who tune in each week. We’re excited to see what the next three seasons have in store for a slightly older Sheldon and all the Coopers.”
Having received an early renewal, the production team must already have a solid plan in place to deliver new seasons on time. Before COVID-19 hit, the show rolled out a new edition in September every year. But season 4 was evidently affected by the pandemic. However, networks and streaming platforms have been trying to adjust back into their regular routines. With that being said, we can expect ‘Young Sheldon’ season 6 to release in September 2022.
Young Sheldon Season 6 Cast: Who can be in it?
It is almost certain that all the main cast members will reprise their roles in the show’s sixth round. This includes Iain Armitage (Sheldon Cooper), Zoe Perry (Mary Tucker Cooper), Lance Barber (George Cooper Sr.), Montana Jordan (George “Georgie” Cooper Jr.), Raegan Revord (Melissa “Missy” Cooper), Annie Potts (Connie “Meemaw” Tucker), Matt Hobby (Pastor Jeff Difford), and Wyatt McClure (Billy Sparks). In addition, according to sources, Emily Osment (Mandy) has been promoted to the main cast billing for the upcoming installment.
Other cast members who play pivotal roles in the series are Wallace Shawn (John Sturgis), Ryan Phuong (Tam Nguyen), Melissa Peterman (Brenda Sparks), Doc Farrow (Assistant Coach Wayne Wilkins), Rex Linn (Tom Petersen), Mckenna Grace (Paige Swanson), and Craig T. Nelson (Dale Ballard). Therefore, they might be seen again in the sixth iteration. We may even get to see some fresh faces in case new characters are introduced.
Young Sheldon Season 6 Plot: What can it be About?
In the fifth season, Sheldon continues to question the rationality behind religion and settles into his new dorm room. Georgie makes some life-changing decisions and lies about his age to get close to Mandy. Meemaw and Dale break up after dating for a while. Later, Georgie comes clean to Mandy but gets her pregnant, which stirs up gossip in the church. Amidst the drama, Mary feels alienated from her church and wants Georgie to marry Mandy. Furthermore, George Sr.’s job is in jeopardy.
In the season 5 finale, Mary and George Sr. look for new jobs, while Sheldon is hit with the initial signs of puberty. Elsewhere, Meemaw and Georgie travel across the border on a business trip. The sixth round is expected to unpack a lot of drama, especially the one surrounding Georgie and Mandy. We are likely to find out if Mary can convince the pair to get married or not. As for Sheldon, he is likely to go through some drastic changes due to puberty. In addition, we may get to see how the relationship between Mary and the church changes with time.
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Romantic Comedies That Were Too Corny To Finish
Gifted with a superb cast that features Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler, and a cameo by Nicole Kidman, “Just Go With It” isn’t necessarily one of Adam Sandler’s best (nor worst) films. This romantic comedy follows plastic surgeon Danny (Sandler), who pretends to be married to get with women. Whether he’s giving off the impression of a bad marriage or some other aspect, he gains sympathy points from these suitors, which leads to a string of one-night stands. It’s the perfect scheme until — of course — he meets the girl of his dreams, Palmer (Brooklyn Decker). She finds his wedding ring, and is appalled to discover he’s married. At this point, the real fun and games begin, as Danny must pretend he’s going through a divorce, so he can be with Palmer. He enlists the help of his assistant Devlin (Aniston), who pretends to be his soon-to-be-ex wife Katherine … and who happens to also be a single mom to two kids, so Danny ropes them into his web of lies as well.
Though a box office success, the movie was not a critical one, as evidenced by its low rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Critic Roe McDermott writes for Hot Press, “The film is indeed predictable and juvenile, and doesn’t so much lapse into clichés as unabashedly dive in.” As Danny digs himself deeper into a hole of lies, events become more unbelievable and over-the-top, to the point that it’s hard to just go with it and stick with this movie. Since this is a rom-com, love conquers all in one form or another, however ridiculous the story may be. Nevertheless, an all-star cast makes this movie intriguing, regardless if you make it all the way through or not.