On Sunday, Syfy will fly viewers back to Neverland with a two-night miniseries that explores how Peter Pan (Charlie Rowe), Captain Hook (Rhys Ifans), and Neverland itself came to be. Hollywood's never been afraid to tell a good origin story — for better (Batman Begins, X-Men First Class) or worse (the three Star Wars prequels, Hannibal Rising) —and the trend is just as popular on the small screen. Behold, some of our favorite TV origin stories:
1. Clark Kent, Smallville
At 10 seasons long, this series is perhaps the longest origin story ever....
First, a few words about fairy tales, one of the more unexpectedly hot trends of this TV season ...
Keira Knightley will voice Tinker Bell in the upcoming Syfy miniseries Neverland, Deadline reports.
In her first American TV role, she joins Rhys Ifans, Anna Friel, and Charlie Rowe in the four-hour special.
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Columbia Pictures gave comic book fans a Valentine's Day gift by releasing a sneak peek of the Spider-Man reboot starring Andrew Garfield: a new photo of the star in the suit and the film's official title.
The image shows Garfield fully suited up -- mask and all -- as the nimble vigilante in his classic crouched pose ...
Martin Sheen has been cast as Uncle Ben in the upcoming Spider-Man reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Rhys Ifan joins Spider-Man as villain
In the Marvel comic, Uncle Ben ...