Senior entertainment editor
Andrew Webster is the entertainment editor at The Verge, where he oversees the site's coverage of the intersecting worlds of gaming, film, and television. He joined the site in 2012 and has covered major events like E3, TIFF, Sundance, and GDC; served as a judge at The Game Awards and E3; interviewed industry luminaries like Shigeru Miyamoto, Phil Spencer, and Hironobu Sakaguchi; and reviewed countless games, movies, and shows including basically every Pokémon release. He has also edited several special issues covering topics like the history of PlayStation and how creatives get paid online.
Before his time at The Verge, his work was featured in outlets like Ars Technica, Wired.com, Eurogamer, and others. He studied professional writing at York University in Toronto and is currently based in Hamilton, Ontario. (Go Leafs Go.)
Or at least, it’s supposed to be. The Curse is a show about a couple dealing with what appears to be a curse alongside trying have a baby and hosting a home improvement show. It certainly looks unsettling, and with a cast that includes Emma Stone, Nathan Fielder, and Benny Safdie, it’s hard to know what to expect. It premieres on Showtime on November 10th.
If you weren’t able to watch Netflix’s animation event live — which featured the premiere of the first three episodes of Castlevania: Nocturne — you can still get an early glimpse at the beginning of the debut episode in the clip below. Of course, it won’t be long before you can just watch the whole thing: Nocturne starts streaming on September 28th.
We don’t have any details yet, but Netflix has confirmed that its week-long, announcement-filled event will return in 2023. Geeked Week is typically filled with reveals spanning film, TV, and gaming, so you’ll likely want to tune in when it does happen.
The Kevin Smith-led Masters of the Universe reboot is coming back next year, and to celebrate, here’s a clip of He-Man fighting Scare Glow.
The latest addition to Netflix’s original anime lineup, Blue Eye Samurai tells the story of “Mizu, a mixed-race master of the sword who lives a life in disguise seeking the deliverance of revenge.” The series starts streaming on November 3rd.
Here’s a quick look at the upcoming third chapter of Sonic Prime, which features a very serious Tails and a promise that it is “coming soon.”