Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 36. If you’re looking for the latest & greatest in nerdy/geeky news, then this IS the podcast you’ve been looking for.
Every week (mostly), 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 WILD CARD (our catch-all, random stuff category).
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- X-Men: Apocalypse (d. Bryan Singer) w/ James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Oscar Isaac, Rose Byrne, Evan Peters, Sophie Turner, Lucas Till, Ben Hardy, Josh Helman, Tye Sheridan, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Alexandra Shipp, Lana Condor
- Alice Through the Looking Glass (d. James Bobin) w/ Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhys Ifans, Matt Lucas. Alan Rickman
- First look at Idris Elba as The Gunslinger in The Dark Tower – [dailymail.co.uk
- John Carpenter is returning to EP a new Halloween movie, maybe with Oculus director Mike Flanagan – [collider]
- First trailer for Beauty and the Beast – [collider]
- Wesley Snipes says “Balls in Marvel’s court” in regards to him being Blade again – [comicbook]
- Thor Ragnarok casting announcement – [collider]
- The Fast and the Furious returns to the theater – [collider]
- Sons of Anarchy spinoff “Mayans MC” officially in script development – [variety]
- Netflix’s massive TV deal with Disney includes Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Pixar – [collider]
- Loot Crate “POWER” May unboxing – [thenerdfu]
- Star Wars Smuggler’s “BOUNTY HUNTERS”unboxing – [thenerdfu]
- Hellraiser Lament Puzzle Cube x Mezco Toyz – [entertaintmentearth]
- Amazing Spider-Man Poster by artist Dave Perillo – [greymatterart]
- Rockstar to announce new games “soon” – [gamespot]
- The Division 1.2 Update aka Conflict – [gamespot]
- 1 million XBox gamertags freed up on May 18th – [gamespot]
- 2 new XBox One consoles in development – [gamespot]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #425, (Top 5 : #63) which includes a Scooby title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- DC Universe Rebirth Special #1
- Deadpool #12 – Marvel introduces Zenpool
- Scooby-Doo Apocalypse #1 – art by Jim Lee
- Daredevil # 7 Apocalypse
- Before Watchman #4 (2013) – DC rebirth for everything
- …. and many, many more
- Ottawa Comic Con [May 13 – 15] – articles posted for cosplay, Ming-Na Wen, Legends of Tomorrow, Billy Dee Williams, Doctor Who Special Event, Karen Gillan, Eliza Dushku
- MegaCon [May 26 – 29] – canceled: Lena Headey & Jon Bernthal, added: Katie Cassidy, Lennie James & Tom Payne, special event: Tom Felton, Jason Isaacs & The Phelps Twins
- Space City Comic Con [May 27 – 29] – no updates
- Fan Expo Dallas [Jun 3 – 5] – Special event: An Evening with William Shatner – $199 includes photo op
- Comicpalooza [Jun 17 – 19] – added: Carl Weathers, Nicholas Turturro, Dominic Cooper, Camren Bicondova
- RTX [July 1 – 3] – no updates
- SDCC [July 21 – 24] – some exclusives revealed
- NYCC [Oct 6 – 9] – Fan verification is now open – until June 13th, Stan Lee’s final appearance at NYCC this year