Geekritique News Roundup – Week of 04/6/14

April 6, 2014

April 7, 2014

April 8, 2016

April 9, 2014

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron – after filming in South Africa, South Korea, and Italy, they head to England to shoot in the woods!
  • Star Wars VII – a source claims they are to return to Tatooine, and will recreate those sets in Morocco.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy – Karen Gillan talks about her character Nebula in an interview, and touches upon whether or not she’s related to Thanos.
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Cobie Smulders’ “agent Maria Hill” last appeared in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, but will be appearing in what seems like the last few episodes of the season.
  • Doctor Who – In rather shocking news, negotiations are afoot to air Doctor Who in NORTH Korea, along with Top Gear and Teletubbies.
  • Wolverine 2 – Hugh Jackman says he may return for one last outting as the character in a Wolverine sequel.
  • Star Wars VII – An unknown actress that studied in Oxford, Maisie Richardson-Sellers may be up for a role in the new film/series.

April 10, 2014

  • The Last of Us – The critically acclaimed 2013 game for the PS3 that garnered over 200 game of the year awards, is headed for a remastered version for the PS4 in 1080p with all DLC included.
  • X-Men – Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘Mystique‘ will possibly be getting a solo film.
  • The Amazing Spider-Man – A Venom solo film and a Sinister Six film are planned to arrive before The Amazing Spider-Man 4.
  • James Bond 24 – Penelope Cruz has apparently been cast as the Bond girl.
  • Comics – Deadpool breaks a world record on the cover of Deadpool #27. The cover features 224 recognizable comic book characters attending Deadpool’s wedding in the self-toted “most important use #27 in the history of comics.”
  • Doctor Who – Actor and writer Glyn Jones passes away, best known as the man behind the Boba Fett mask in the original Star Wars trilogy.

April 11, 2014

  • X-Men: Apocalypse – Brian Singer and Simon Kinberg tease the upcoming sequel.
  • Arrow – Executive Producer Marc Guggenheim teases a Green Lantern Easter Egg.
  • Sinister Six – The film will be in the villains perspective, and will be a redemption story.
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Producers spill details and hints at the future of the show. Confirm fate of character.
  • Transformers – Michael Bay explains plans for a second trilogy of films.
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron – Set pics in London hint at 1940s scene featuring Chris Evans and Hayley Atwell.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy – the film is definitely connected to Avengers 3.

April 12, 2014

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