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Every week 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
- Entourage (D: Doug Ellin) – Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Jerry Ferrara, Kevin Dillon …
- Spy (D: Paul Feig) – Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne Jude Law, Jason Statham …
- Insidious: Chapter 3 (D: Leigh Whannell) – Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell …
Movies to Buy This Week
- Jupiter Ascending (D: the Wachoski Siblings) – Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Sean Bean
- The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (D: Paul Tibbitt/Mike Mitchell) – lots of people
- Focus (D: John Requa/Glenn Ficarra) – Will Smith, Rodrigo Santoro, Margot Robbie
- McFarland USA (D: Niki Caro) Kevin Costner, Mario Bello, Carlos Pratts
- Monsters: Dark Continent (D: Tom Green)
- James Wan to helm Aquaman and maybe Robotech films [Collider]
- Jennifer Lawrence tweets first image for The Hunger Games: Mockingly Part 2 [IGN]
- New trailer for Paper Towns, based on the novel by John Green [Collider]
- Will Ferrell & Kristen Wiig’s Lifetime movie A Deadly Adoption debuts June 20th (or is it a trick) [Collider]
- Star Wars – Second anthology film to feature Han Solo alongside Boba Fett – RUMOR [Collider]
- Samuel L Jackson says he plans to extend his Marvel contract – isn’t in Civil War [Collider]
- Harry Potter spinoff (Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them) locks Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander [Collider]
- Dwayne Johnson in talks to star in Big Trouble in Little China remake [Collider]
- Disney pulls the plug on Tron 3 – no reason provided [Collider]
- Make-up Legend Rick Baker is retiring – cites studios wanting “cheap and fast” over quality [Collider]
- Ghost Rider, Blade & Punisher possible for next phase of Marvel/Netflix collaboration [Collider]
- Community‘s Joel McHale joins the X-Files cast [Collider]
- Prison Break – TVLine reports a limited-series reboot is in the works [Collider]
- Arrested Development – Brian Grazer confirms mid-2016 return to Netflix [Collider]
- 24 spinoff in the works with new lead character [Collider]
- Batman: Arkham Knight Funko Pop!’s [Nerd Fu]
- Fallout Pop!’s [Entertainment Earth]
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Pop!’s [Entertainment Earth]
- Karate Kid Funko Pop!’s [Nerd Fu]
- Doctor Who – Hot Topic Pop!’s [Nerd Fu]
- Disney Pocket Pop!’s [Nerd Fu]
- Han Solo Fridge [ThinkGeek]
- Ghostbusters TITANS [IGN]
- Fizzkids [CarbonationToys.com]
- Silent Hill game writer Sam Barlow to debut Her Story FMW-style game on PC & iOS [IGN]
- Valve Refund Policy [Gamespot]
- Gamefly announces new streaming option – acquires Playcast [Gamespot]
- Black Tusk Studios becomes The Coalition [Gamespot]
- Fallout 4 Trailer [Nerd Fu]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #374 is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Amazing Spider-Man Renew Your Vows #1
- Groot #1
- G.I. Joe #214
- Justice League #41
- Nonplayer #2
- …. and many, many more
- ATX Television Festival [June 4 to 7] – added: From Dusk Til Dawn (TV Series)
- SDCC [July 9 to 12] – Conan O’Brien tapings, new party announcement coming from The Nerdy Girlie, Funko Fun Days tickets on sale & sold out
For the latest & greatest in SDCC news, check out our article Comic Con News – Who to Follow
- Space City Comic Con [July 24-26] – added: Rachel Skarsten, Nicole Marie Jean, Matt Ryan
- RTX [Aug 7 to 9] – no updates
- MondoCon [Oct 3 to 4] – no updates
- WalkerStalker Con – Atlanta [Oct 30 to Nov 1] – no updates
- Stan Lee’s Comikaze [Oct 30 – Nov 1] – Tickets on sale. guests include: Stan Lee, Elvira, Mike Mignola, Tim Bradstreet