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It’s on like Abaddon!
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- Inside Out (D: Pete Docter & Ronaldo Del Carmen) – Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling …
Movies to Buy This Week
- Chappie (D: Neill Blomkamp) – Sharlto Copley, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, Dev Patel …
- Unfinished Business (D: Ken Scott) – Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco, Tom Wilkinson, Nick Frost …
- Run All Night (D: Jaume Collet-Serra) Liam Neeson, Ed Harris, Joel Kinnaman …
- The Lazarus Effect (D: David Gelb & Lance Bangs) – Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Donald Glover, Evan Peters …
- Passengers – Chris Pratt/Jennifer Lawrence Sci-Fi Romance moving forward [Collider]
- Maleficent sequel in the works at Disney [Collider]
- Halloween Returns goes into production in July with Marcus Dunstan at the helm [Collider]
- Spider-Man – Asa Butterfield out – Sony & Marvel debate over casting [Collider]
- Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt to direct Gambit [SuperHeroHype]
- Forest Whitaker in negotiations for unknown role in Star Wars: Rogue One [Collider]
- Mark Ruffalo says he’s in Civil War because RDJ says so [HitFix]
- Producer Frank Marshall says Assassin’s Creed film starts shooting this fall [Collider]
- Congrats Jurassic World tweet from Marvel head Kevin Feige [Twitter]
- Tribute to the Dark Knight trilogy [Nerd Fu]
- Game of Thrones season finale – new ratings record with 8.1 million viewers [Collider]
- American Gods greenlit by Starz – Bryan Fuller, Michael Green set as show runners [Collider]
- Penny Dreadful renewed for Season 3 [Collider]
- Bates Motel renewed for two more seasons [Collider]
- Wayward Pines
— Carla Gugino (@carlagugino) June 17, 2015
- Funko SDCC Reveals Wave 3: Anger, Jason Corhees, Lil Gruesome, Flocked Ted, Stantz Vinyl Idolz & more
- Funko SDCC Reveals Wave 4: Ant-Man, Cheesy Skipper, Lil Gruesome, Unmasked Baymax, T1000 & more
- Funko SDCC Reveals Wave 5: C-3PO, Parka Helena, Twisty Unmasked, 501st Hikari, Jaws & more
- Supernatural Mystery Minis [July] – Sam, Dean, Charlie, Castiel, Bobby, Crowley, HellHound, Abaddon & more
- Square Enix unveiled an in-development Kingdom Hearts III at E3 [Nerd Fu]
- Sony debuts the many years long awaited game The Last Guardian at E3 [Nerd Fu]
- Xbox One announces backwards compatibility for over 100 Xbox 360 games [Xbox.com]
- Microsoft debuts The Elite controller for the Xbox One [Mashable]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #376 is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Runaways #1
- Tales of Honor Bred to Kill #1
- Ravenous #2
- Deadpool Secret Secret Wars #2
- Wonder Woman #41
- …. and many, many more
- SDCC [July 9 to 12] – The Hunger Games panel w/Conan, Exclusives revealed by Gentle Giant, Monogram International, Entertainment Earth, Blizzard, Hasbro
Geeks Go Glam Party announced – The Nerdy Girlie & Being Geek Chic go Black Tie & Glamorous
For the latest & greatest in SDCC news, check out our article Comic Con News – Who to Follow
- Space City Comic Con [July 24-26] – added: Karen Gillan & mystery guest, Bridget Regan
- RTX [Aug 7 to 9] – no updates
- Alamo City Con [Sept 11 to 13] – no updates
- MondoCon [Oct 3 to 4] – no updates
- WalkerStalker Con – Atlanta [Oct 30 to Nov 1] – added: Melissa McBride
- Stan Lee’s Comikaze [Oct 30 – Nov 1] – no updates
- nothing too Wild this week