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Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 22. 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).
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- Lazer Team (d. Matt Hellum) w/ Burnie Burns, Gavin Free, Michael Jones, Colton Dunn and more of the RT Crew
- The Finest Hours (d. Craig Gillespie) w/ Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Holliday Grainger, Ben Foster, Eric Bana
- Jane Got a Gun (d. Gavin O’Connor) w/ Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Bradley Cooper
- Kung Fu Panda 3 (d. Alessandro Carloni, Jennifer Yuh) w/ voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, James Hong, Bryan Cranston, Kate Hudson, and J.K. Simmons
New to Buy – Blue-ray/Digital
- Die Hard – ‘Shedding Light on the new film’ – [Nerd Fu]
- Blade Runner 2 – Officially starts filming in July – [Collider]
- Disney chairman Bob Iger says Star Wars / Marvel films will go on forever – [Superherohype]
- New teaser for Finding Dory – [Collider]
- Luke Cage – Tweet with image of folders teases Luke Cage in November – premiere date? Makes sense [Collider]
- Doctor Who – Showrunner Steven Moffat to Step Down after Season 10 – Chibnall (Boradchurch) steps in [Collider]
- Agents of SHIELD spinoff Marvel’s Most Wanted casts Delroy Lindo as Dominic Fortune – [THR]
- Woody Allen Amazon series – Miley Cyrus returns to TV & will star alongside Woody in the 6 part series [Collider]
- Smuggler’s Bounty (JAN) “The Resistance” – Reveal/Unbox live on site + Teaser for theme of next box “Cantina”
- Loot Crate (JAN) “Invasion” – Reveal/Unbox live on site + Teaser for theme of FEB box “DEAD”
- Legion of Collectors (MAR) “Batman v Superman” – Debut box contains an exclusive Armored Batman Pop!
- Pac-Man Pop! [MAR] – Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Blinky, Inky, Pinky, Clyde, Blue Ghost [Ent Earth]
- Mystery Minis – Best of Anime 2 [APRIL] – One Piece, Bleach, Dragonball Z, Naruto, Death Note [Ent Earth]
- New Pens and Pins – Deadpool Pens (FEB – Classic Red, X-Force Gray, Black Suit), The Force Awakens Pens (MARCH – BB-8, KyloRen, Phasma, 1st Order Stormtrooper), Star Wars Pins (NOW – C-3PO, Stormtrooper, Yoda) [Ent Earth]
- Floating Millennium Falcon – [Ent Earth]
- Star Wars Bouquets – [ThinkGeek]
- Batman Arkham Knight Batmobile Bookends – [Ent Earth]
- Kylo Ren – Egg Attack –[Ent Earth]
- Halo 5 – Infinity’s Armory is here (Arena map – Riptide, Warzone Assault Map – Urban, Halo 2 Battle Rifle, NEW Reqs, New armor, NEW Assassinations) + Josh Holmes (343) confirmed on Twitter that Infection & Ball mode (Assault, Grifball, Oddball) coming soon. – [HaloWayPoint]
- Payday creator working on new co-op FPS – [IGN]
- Star Wars Battlefront Update – FREE content includes new maps for multiplayer and Missions modes, introduction of Private Matches, new Hero outfits & more. Season Pass will introduce a wealth of fresh content set across exciting new locations including Bespin, the Death Star & more. [StarWars.EA.com]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #408, which includes a couple of Star Wars titles, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Faith #1
- Bloodshot Returns #10 – new story arc
- Deadpool and Cable Split Second #2 – first appearance of Loop
- Henchgirl #4 – sold out
- Harbinger #1 (1992) – First appearance of Zephyr (Faith)
- …. and many, many more
- Boxes in Action – Kickstarter for Artist Signature Series – Johnny Segura UPDATE: 18 backers, $673/$3,500, 22 days to go
- PAX South [Jan 29 – 31] – Schedule is live! 3-Day tickets sold out! Saturday sold out! Friday and Sunday still available….for now.
- Dallas Fan Days [Feb 13 – 14] – added: Austin St. John (the original Red Power Ranger)
- NY Toy Fair [Feb 13 – 16]
- C2E2 [Mar 18 – 20]
- Emerald City Comic Con [April 7 – 10]
- Ottawa Comic Con [May 13-15]
- 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]