Welcome to season 3 of the Nerd Fu podcast – Episode 22. 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
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (D: Stefano Sollima) Benecio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner, Jeffrey Donovan
Uncle Drew (D: Charles Stone III) Kyrie Irving, Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Webber, Lil Rel Howery
Movies / TV to Buy
Mission Impossible movies on 4K, Terminal
Black Lightning (S01)
- I Love You, Man meets Ant-Man and the Wasp in a hilarious mash-up – [nerdist]
- Rooter Teeth’s Blood Fest trailer teases lots of meta horror comedy – [collider]
- The full Predator trailer drops – [thenerdfu]
- Tom Holland just revealed the full title of Spider-Man 2 – [polygon]
- Marvel’s Silk might be getting her own movie at Sony – [collider]
- The Sandlot will return to theaters to celebrate its 25th anniversary – [bleedingcool]
TV / Streaming News
- Fans will get a sneak peek of the next season premiere of Voltron at SDCC – [nerdist]
- 11 animated sitcoms that need a revival – [ign]
- Mark Wahlberg set to star/produce in Netflix adaptation called Wonderland – [ign]
- Child’s Play TV series announced – [comicbook]
- The Walking Dead’s season 9 will have a time jump – [ign]
- Loot Crate (Jul) TEAMUP – deadline 7/19
- Firefly Cargo Crate (Jul) GOING MAD – deadline 7/15
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Pop! – (August)
- Dragon Ball Z Pop! – With FYE Exclusive (Summer)
- Overwatch Pop! & Pocket Pop! Keychains – Gengji, Doomfist, Hanzo, Torbjorn, Ana, Orisa (Fall)
- MacGyver Pop! – (August)
- Horror Dorbz, Pop! & Pop! Keychains – It/Pennywise, Beetlejuice, Elvira (July/August/Fall)
- SDCC REVEALS
- Rick and Morty – Western Rick, Western Morty Pop!s + Tee with ‘Goodbye Moonmen’ 7” vinyl
- Hanna-Barbera – Captain Caveman, Snorky, Bingo, Fleegle, Drooper Pop!s + Quick Draw MCGraw & Baba Looey Vynl + Muttley and Dastardly Vynl
- Looney Tunes – Playboy Penguin, Pepe le Pew Pop!s
- Harry Potter – Nearly Headless Nick (GITD), Moaning Myrtle (translucent) Pop!s
- Disney – Skeeter Valentine, Organization 13 Mickey (unhooded), Pain and Panic, Tamatoa Neon, 8-Bit Wreck it Ralph, 8-Bit Fix-It Felix, Edna Jack-Jack
- Marvel – Taika Waititi, Iron Man Mark 1, Kraglin, Thor with Odin Force, Hero Valkyrie + Jessica Jones Rock Candy + Cap and Red Skull Dorbz 2-Pack + Ant-Man Pop! + Cheerleader Deadpool in Pink Glitter Pop!
- Anthem players won’t be locked into a single character – [ign]
- A new trailer has been released for The Walking Dead: Our World AR game – [screenrant]
- Nintendo Labo switch customs is running a contest – [kotaku]
- There’s an update with Sony’s cross-play stance – [ign]
- Fortnite season 5 gets and updated start date – [ign]
- Titans Special #1
- Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #2
- Ms. Marvel #31
- Shadow Roads #1
- Bloodstrike #23
SDCC Exclusive Laughing Prince Adam figure revealed – via Super7. Available exclusively at Hordak’s Lair July 18-19.
Taco Bell bringing Demolition Man 25th Anniversary Pop-Up to SDCC [Newsarama] After making the biggest debut in Taco Bell history in January, the hugely popular Nacho Fries are back for a summer sequel, returning to menus July 12. To celebrate their return, Taco Bell will honor the 25th Anniversary of Warner Bros. Pictures’ action sci-fi film Demolition Man, and its prediction of a utopian future where “all restaurants are Taco Bell,” with a re-creation of the iconic restaurant from the movie. Upscale Taco Bell dining experience July 19 – 21 in San Diego just outside the holy-grail of science fiction. More details and sneak peeks into the experience to follow.
Panels starting to be revealed – Schedule so far over on GBReviews