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Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 25. 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 The Division!
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- Gods of Egypt (d. Alex Proyas) w/ Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Elodie Yung, Geoffrey Rush, Rufus Sewell, Chadwick Boseman
- Triple 9 (d. John Hillcoat) w/ Gal Gadot, Teresa Palmer, Kate Winslet, Norman Reedus, Aaron Paul, Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie, Woody Harrelson, Clifton Collins Jr.
- Eddie the Eagle (d. Dexter Fletcher) w/ Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (d. Yuen Wo-Ping) w/ Donnie Yen, Michelle Yeoh, Jason Scott Lee
New to Buy : Blu-ray/Digital
- The Rock will be playing Hoff’s character in the Baywatch film – [ign]
- Daredevil showrunner Steven S. DeKnight to direct Pacific Rim 2 – [collider]
- Batman V Superman’s Blu-ray Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition will be rated R – [superherohype]
- Ernie Hudson talks about his cameo for the all-female Ghostbusters reboot – [ew]
- Pete’s Dragon [8-12-16] Teaser Trailer for remake starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford & Karl Urban – [thenerdfu]
- RUMOR: Halloween TV series coming? – [nerdist]
- New Bates Motel season 4 promo video – [dailydead]
- Fox exec says no plans for more X-Files but they would like more – [variety]
- Powerless – NBC – Half-hour-long show – Insurance company – Vanessa Hudgens to lead w/Alan Tudyk & Danny Pudi – [comicbook]
- Coming to Hulu in March – Huge list, including Top Gun, Dawson’s Creek (S01-06), Party of Five (S01-06) – [themovienetwork]
Marvel Collector Corps (Deadpool) – Unboxing / Reveal up on site [TheNerdFu], April box theme: Captain America: Civil War
Loot Gaming is officially on sale – Ships in April
Pop Heroes: DC [May] – Firestorm, Power Girl, Supergirl, Cyborg, Black Manta – [thenerdfu]
Rock Candy [May] – Batgirl (Classic), Batgirl (Modern), Wonder Woman (Classic), Wonder Woman (BvS), Supergirl, Harley Quinn – [thenerdfu]
Hot Topic Exclusives – Pocket Pop!’s – Bloody Rick & Harry Potter Quidditch + Pop!’s – Drogen, Zoidberg showing up – [thenerdfu]
The Walking Dead Mystery Minis (Series 4) [May] – Rick Grimes & Michonne (Police Uniforms), Daryl, Bob, Noah, Sasha, Tara, Daryl’s Motorcycle, Beth Greene, Morgan & zombies – [thenerdfu]
- Egg Attack: Rocket Raccoon with Groot – [entertainmentearth]
- The Walking Dead Pudding Can Lunch Tote – [entertainmentearth]
- Herocross: Batman Classic 1966 TV Series Batmobile Metal Vehicle – [entertainmentearth]
- New fandom-inspired coffee mugs – [thenerdfu]
- Star Wars BB-8 USB Car Charger – [thinkgeek]
- Telltale Games latest entry in their miniseries games centers around Michonne – [telltalegames]
- Hitman’s board game is pretty incredible – [kotaku]
- Rocket League on Xbox One is here!! – $19.99 / Warthog (HogSticker) – Unlock by winning with every vehicle / Armadillo – Unlock by winning a season (even on rookie level and against bots)
- 10 Things you Didn’t Know about The Division [TGN – YouTube] x Mulehorn Gaming
- Playstation VR Event [March 15th] – [GameSpot]
- Gears of War 4 – Xbox boss Phil Spencer saw new GOW4 footage and was blown away. says that The Coalition is making ‘Stunning progress” – out this fall – [GameSpot]
- Halo 5 – “Hammer Storm” Expansion – New arena map “Torque”, Griffball, Assault, Fiesta, new armor sets, Halo CE Pistol and Gravity Hammer – [Halo Waypoint] + Andy’s Dorm Room by o CUJO o
- Destiny fans – watch Guardian Outpost – [Twitch]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #412, (Top 5 : #50) which includes a Flash title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- X-Men Worse X-man Ever #1
- Superman The Coming of the Superman #1
- Superman Wonder Woman #26
- Faith #2 – first issue sold out immediately
- Gingerbread Man #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]
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