The NerdFu Podcast – 1-22-14 – EPISODE 27

Hello, and welcome to Episode 27 of the Nerd Fu Podcast, where your resident NERDS Steve and Sully cover the latest in Nerd news.  If you consider yourself a nerd/geek, then you are in the right place.

Our topics on the podcast include SCREENSHOT (movies & tv), STOCKPILE (collectibles), HIGH SCORE (gaming), COMICS n CONS (no description needed) and WILD CARD (our catch-all, random stuff category).

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Movies in Theaters This Week

I, Frankenstein (D: Stuart Beattie) – Aaron Eckhart, Yvonne Strahovski, Bill Nighy, Jai Courtney

Gimme Shelter (D: Ron Krauss) – Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, Brendan Frasier, James Earl Jones

August: Osage County (D: John Wells) – Meryl Streep, Dermot Mulroney, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Sam Shepard, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch


Movie News

There was a ton of awesome casting news/rumors this week, including:

  • Sacha Baron Cohen joining Alice in Wonderland sequel “Through the Looking Glass” (rumor) – via
  • Aaron Paul met w/Ron Howard about Eddie Dean role in The Dark Tower (rumor) – via
  • Gal Gadot signs 3 picture deal to play Wonder Woman (confirmed) – via

In other movie news

New 300: Rise of an Empire Trailer

WB pushes Batman vs Superman to 2016

Fantastic Four Reboot script & casting news

Tarantino thinking of shelving “The Hateful Eight” after script leak (

Fast 7 poster was Fan Made – we all fell for it (



Justified is back – Season 5 – you need to watch this show

SIF to visit The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (

The Strain – there’s a new teaser trailer for the FX show from Guillermo del Toro & Carlton Cuse (

Stephen Amell has had talks w/DC about Justice League movie (via



Funko Information

Pop! Animation figures for Rocky&Bullwinkle and Mr. Peabody& Sherman

Muppets Glam Shots – (

Hipster Belle now showing up in HotTopic stores

Buffy the Vampire Slayer ReAction Figures revealed  – (


Other Collectibles (aka Steve’s Corner)

LEGO announces Guardians of the Galaxy toy sets (

Marvel Select – Amazing Spider-Man 2 figure (



#CODnapped – amazing live-action trailer for COD: Ghosts Onslaught (MUST WATCH)

Dead Rising 3 on track to meet $1.2 million in sales (



George Romero’s EMPIRE of the DEAD: Act #1 – OUT NOW!

Dark Horse ready to launch 4 Titles: Aliens, Predator, Aliens vs Predator, Prometheus

Invest Comics – Look at comics as a portfolio – pre-order comic books and variants BEFORE they hit shelves


Dallas Comic Con – Sci Fi Expo (Feb 8-9) – Allison Scagliotti has been added. Warehouse 13 reunion in full effect.
* VIP Tickets now SOLD OUT

Ottawa Comic Con (May 9-11) – tickets on sale now.  Recent guests announced:

  • Eliza Dushku
  • Summer Glau



Valentine’s Day Cards for Nerds – earn extra brownie points – pick up something hand made for your Valentine


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About Sully

Co-founder of Nerd Fu. TV and TiVo fanatic, movie buff, collector of Pop!'s, part-time gamer.

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