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Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 26. If you’re looking for the latest & greatest in nerdy/geekie 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).
It’s on like Jason Bateman!
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- London Has Fallen (d. Babak Najafi) w/ Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Radha Mitchell, Angela Bassett, Morgan Freeman
- Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (d. Glenn Ficarra, John Requa) w/ Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina, Billy Bob Thornton
- Zootopia (d. Byron Howard, Jared Bush, Rich Moore) Voices by Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Tommy Chong, J.K. Simmons, Octavia Spencer, Alan Tudyk, Shakira
New to Buy : Blu-ray/Digital
- ‘The Dark Tower’: Idris Elba & Matthew McConaughey Confirmed for Lead Roles – [collider]
- ‘Wolverine 3’: Liev Schreiber Confirms Talks of Reprising Sabretooth – [collider]
- ‘Gambit’ Pulled from 2016 Release Schedule, Fox Dates Two Mystery Marvel Movies – [collider]
- John Wick: Chapter Two [2-10-17] Keanu says the sequel is a “3rd Degree Black Belt” Laurence Fishburne added [Collider]
- The Predator and Alien: Covenant get official release dates Predator: March 2nd, 2018 | Alien: Aug 4th, 2017 [Collider]
Big Hero 6 Animated Series Coming to Disney XD – 2017 release – picks up immediately following events of film [Collider]
Fuller House Renewed for a Second Season [Variety]
Cruel Intentions TV Spin-Off happening – Sarah Michelle-Gellar will reprise role of Kathryn Mertuil [People]
Marvel Collector Corps (April) – Next box theme: Captain America: Civil War
DC Legion of Collectors (May) – Next box theme is DC TV
Loot Crate (Feb) – “Dead” Unbox/reveal up on theNerdFu.com now
Loot Crate next box theme (Mar) is “VS” (Batman, Superman, Daredevil, Punisher, Alien, Predator)
Captain America: Civil War Pop!’s & Exclusives started showing up in stores and online yesterday (NerdFu)
Hot Topic March Exclusives Preview – Spider-Man, Flocked Stitch (sitting), Steven Universe, New Pocket Pop!’s & more (NerdFu), New Pocket Pop! Keychains – Fallout (Vault Boy & Power Armor) – APR, Skyrim (Dovahkin) – APR, Captain America: Civil War (Crossbones, Black Panther) – MAY, Peanuts (Snoopy, Charlie Brown) – MAR (EntertainmentEarth)
Overwatch Funko Pop!’s (Blizzard Entertainments new shooter) MAY – Tracer, Reaper, Widowmaker, Winston (EntertainmentEarth
DC Super Hero Girls Action Figures & Dolls – Target Exclusive – Batgirl, Posion Ivy, Supergirl, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Bumble Bee [NerdFu]
Star Wars Mighty Minis micro-boost USB Chargers – Stormtrooper, Darth Vader, Boba Fett – Use AA batteries [ThinkGeek]
Captain America: The Winter Soldier poster from Grey Matter Art (Alexander Iaccarino) – REG (225) $45 / VAR (100) $70 [NerdFu]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #413, (Top 5 : #51) which includes a Spider-Man title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
Avengers Standoff Assault on Pleasant Hill Alpha #1 – Gwenpool variant sold out
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1
Action Lab Dog of Wonder #1
- …. and many, many more!
- C2E2 [Mar 18 – 20] w/ Chloe Bennet, Edward James Olmos, J. August Richards, John Cusak, John Ratzenberger, Ryan Hurst, Melissa Benoist, Tommy Flanagan
- WonderCon [Mar 25 -27] – list of exhibitors is up with a map
- Emerald City Comic Con [April 7 – 10] – Jenna Coleman cancelled for Friday but will still be there Sat & Sun; convention tickets for Friday are sold out
- Ottawa Comic Con [May 13-15] – Eliza Dushku added
- MegaCon [May 26 – 29]
- Space City Comic Con [May 27 – 29]
- Fan Expo Dallas [Jun 3 – 5]
- Comicpalooza [Jun 17 – 19]
- RTX [July 1 – 3]
- SDCC [July 21 – 24]
- NYCC [Oct 6 – 9]