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Movies in Theaters This Week
- Age of Adaline (D: Lee Toland Krieger) – Blake Lively, Harrison Ford, Kathy Baker …
- Little Boy (D: Alejandro Monteverde) – Emily Watson, Michael Rappaport, David Henrie …
- The Water Diviner (D: Russell Crowe) – Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney, Isabel Lucas …
- Adult Beginners (D: Ross Katz) – Nick Kroll, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Joel McHale …
- Taken 3 (Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace)
- Cake (Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kendrick)
- Little Accidents (Elizabeth Banks, Josh Lucas)
- Everly (Salma Hayek)
- Star Trek 3 (maybe title Star Trek Beyond) – Simon Pegg says he’s writing Idris Elba an original “kick-ass role” [Collider]
- Joss Whedon says Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man was the best script Marvel ever had [Collider]
- Bloodshot & Harbinger movies spring from Valiant/Sony deal [Collider]
- ScarJo says Ghost in the Shell starts filming early 2016 [Collider]
Marvel admits to Star Wars Easter Eggs in certain films – [CinemaBlend]
- Netflix renews Daredevil for Season 2 (2016) with new showrunners – [TheHollywoodReporter]
- Galaxy Quest TV Show in the works at Paramount – [Deadline]
- Fuller House nabs full season order at Netflix – [Collider]
- Agents of SHIELD spinoff to star Adrianne Palicki (Mockingbird) & Nick Blood (Lance Hunter) – [Collider]
- Stephen Amell – Starbucks Interaction
- More Star Wars Pop! exclusives coming from Gamestop – Snow Drift Chewbacca, Han Solo (Hoth), Figrin D’an, R2-B1
- WWE Brock Lesnar Pop! – Exclusive at that “big box” chain [PopVinyls.com]
- New Hikari figures revealed last Friday – Star Wars Shadow Trooper & Star Wars Tampa Grey Skull [EE]
- Angry Groot Pop! Could be a Fan Expo Dallas exclusive [FunkoTree]
- April Nerd Block Reveal / Unboxing – [Nerd Fu]
- Doctor Who CLUE – $39.99 – [EntertainmentEarth]
- Game of Thrones miniature Iron Throne – [EntertainmentEarth]
- NECA Avengers: Age of Ultron Hulk Head Knocker – [EntertainmentEarth]
- NECA Guardians of the Galaxy Baby Groot Scaler – [EntertainmentEarth]
- Mortal Kombat X – Ed Boon hints at Story DLC – [IGN]
The Alan Wake sequel we’ll never play…maybe – [Polygon]
- Gears of War Cinematic Director leaves EPIC for Black Tusk – [IGN]
- New Halo 5 Trailer Highlights Spartan Locke GameStop Pre-Order Bonus – [Gamespot.com]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #368 is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- GI Joe Real American Hero #213
- The Inhuman Special #1
- Star Wars #4
- Convergence Hawkman #1
- Convergence Justice League America #1
- …. and many, many more
- C2E2 [April 24 to 26] – added: Leah Pipes & Sebastian Roche | cancel: Kat Graham
- Texas Frightmare Weekend [May 1 to 3] Neve Campbell, Skeet Ulrich, Elvira, Kim Coates, Sherilyn Fenn, Sid Haig, C Thomas Howell, Malcolm McDowell, Tara Reid
- Ottawa Comiccon [May 8 to 10] – added: Paul Wesley | cancel: Jesse L Martin
- Comicpalooza [May 22 to May 25] – added: Marina Sirtis, Cobie Smulders, Emmanuelle Vaugier
- Fan Expo Dallas [May 29 to May 31] – no updates
- ATX Television Festival [June 4-7] – added: Gilmore Girls Reunion
- SDCC [July 9 – 12] – Walker Stalker Fan Fest at Petco Park
- RTX [Aug 7-9] – no updates
- WalkerStalker Con – Atlanta [Oct 30 – Nov 1] – added: Lennie James
Nerdy flasks – [NerdFu]