Welcome to season 3 of the Nerd Fu podcast – Episode 21. If you’re looking for the latest & greatest in nerdy/geeky news, then this IS the podcast you’ve been looking for.
Every week (for the most part), we bring you the latest in Nerd News, including SCREENSHOT (movies & tv), STOCKPILE (collectibles), HIGH SCORE (gaming), COMICS n CONS (that one explains itself) and FU-BITS (our catch-all, random stuff category).
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (d. J.A. Bayona) w/ Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeff Goldblum, BD Wong
Movies / TV to Buy
- Pacific Rim: Uprising
- Tomb Raider
- Tom Hanks’ classic Big will return to theaters for a short time to celebrate its 30th anniversary – [ew]
- New Terminator set photos show Linda Hamilton in a seasoned-warrior Sarah Connor-look – [superherohype]
- Disney ups its bid for Fox to $71.3 billion – [collider]
- AT&T customer service is getting asked by customers to release the Snyder Cut of Justice League – [i09]
- Gal Gadot teases costume WW84 – [deadline]
TV / Streaming News
- Sources say Jon Bernthal will return for at least one episode of The Walking Dead – [tvline]
- Kristen Wiig departs Apple’s comedy series due to Wonder Woman scheduling conflict – [deadline]
- Patrick Stewart rumored to return as Picard in Star Trek reboot – [ comicbook]
- Lucifer revived for season 4 at Netflix – [variety]
- Loot Crate (Jul) TEAMUP – deadline 7/19
- Firefly Cargo Crate (Jul) GOING MAD – deadline 7/15
- Smallfoot Plush and Pop! – (July and August)
- 5 Star DC Super Heroes – Batman, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, The Joker, Posion Ivy (August)
- The Clone Wars Pop!s – Anakin, Ahsoka, Obi Wan, Yoda + HT Excluisve Ahsoka (August)
- Incredibles 2 Pop! Rides – Elastigirl on Elasticycle (Now)
- SDCC REVEALS
- Sweeper Bot Pop! (Destiny), Soldier 76 Grillmaster Pop! (Overwatch)
- Ghus in Pajamas (Saga), Alana Rock Candy (Saga), Hellboy in Suit Pop!
- James Wan Pop!
- TTG Killer Moth Pop!, Red Hood Pop!, The Flash Pop! (Running, translucent legs), The Flash Chrome 3-pack
- Cad Bane Pop! (Clone Wars), Imperial Stormtrooper Pop! (Solo)
- Black Lady (Sailor Moon), Dead Yamcha (Dragon Ball Z), Super Saiyan Broly (DBZ), Gold Chrome Vegeta (DBZ) + Bloody Taarna (Heavy Metal)
Funko Retailer Exclusives
- Hot Topic:
- Box Lunch:
- Entertainment Earth:
- Fallout 76 Pip-Boy 2000 Construction Kit – [thenerdfu]
- COD Modern Warfare 3 makes the XB1 backwards compatibility list (and on sale for $15 digitally)
- GameStop looking for buyers – [fortune]
- Rocket League’s Rocket Pass is revealed – [ign]
- E3 Recap
- XBOX Noteworthy Announcements
- New, extended looks at Fallout 76, Kingdom Hearts 3, The Division 2, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Gears of War 5, Cyberpunk 2077
- Microsoft Studios acquires 5 more studios including Compulsion Games which makes We Happy Few
- “FastStart” is announced which will let gamers start GamePass games 2x faster
- SONY Noteworthy Annoucements
- New, extended looks at The Last of Us – Part 2, Destiny Foresaken, Resident Evil 2 Remake, Kingdom Hearts 3, Spider-Man
- A special PS4 Pro Kingdom Hearts III limited edition console was also teased
- XBOX Noteworthy Announcements
- Amazing Spider-Man #801
- Batman #49
- Shanghai Red #1
- X-Men Gold #30
SDCC News –
Exhibitor List + Map Revealed
Entertainment Earth Exclusives List starting
Three Batman Variant DC Artists Alley figures from artist Chris Uminga (1500, 750, 300)
Voltron Legendary Defender Hyperphase Voltron 5-Piece Action Figure Set
8-Bit Batman Pop!
Loungefly – Jabba’s Palace backpack and matching pencil case
Cereal Monster Geeki Tiki Mug 3-Pack Set
Predator will be invading SDCC 2018 – Both io9 and Deadline have now confirmed that the upcoming The
Predator film, co-written and directed by Shane Black, will be heading for Hall H at Comic-Con. The film,
which is set to launch in theatres on September 14, 2018, will reportedly get the biggest (and perhaps
only) push at 20th Century Fox’s panel.