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
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 deadline.com
- Aaron Paul met w/Ron Howard about Eddie Dean role in The Dark Tower (rumor) – via IGN.com
- Gal Gadot signs 3 picture deal to play Wonder Woman (confirmed) – via MTV.com
In other movie news
Fantastic Four Reboot script & casting news
Tarantino thinking of shelving “The Hateful Eight” after script leak (deadline.com)
Fast 7 poster was Fan Made – we all fell for it (firstshowing.net)
Justified is back – Season 5 – you need to watch this show
SIF to visit The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Marvel.com)
The Strain – there’s a new teaser trailer for the FX show from Guillermo del Toro & Carlton Cuse (screenrant.com)
Stephen Amell has had talks w/DC about Justice League movie (via screencrush.com)
Pop! Animation figures for Rocky&Bullwinkle and Mr. Peabody& Sherman
Muppets Glam Shots – (popvinyls.com)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer ReAction Figures revealed – (popvinyls.com)
Other Collectibles (aka Steve’s Corner)
Marvel Select – Amazing Spider-Man 2 figure (marvel.com)
#CODnapped – amazing live-action trailer for COD: Ghosts Onslaught (MUST WATCH)
Dead Rising 3 on track to meet $1.2 million in sales (gamespot.com)
COMICS N’ CONS
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
TFAW.com – 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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