Geekritique News Roundup – Week of 05/18/14


I should apologize for this coming out two days late. But I won’t…

May 18, 2014

May 19, 2014

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Ben Affleck arrives in Detroit.
  • The Amazing Spider-Man – The latest rumor claims Andrew Garfield signs a contract to return as Spider-Man until 2020.
  • Star Wars – Based on a list of upcoming Hasbro toy lines, Red Five may be one of the spinoff movies Disney is planning.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy – Trailer 2 lands.
  • Harry Potter – Alfonso Cuaron may be lined up to direct the spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
  • Transformers 4 – New international trailer lands.
  • Wolverine – Hugh Jackman wants Wolverine to join the Avengers… Lol
  • Star Wars Episode VII – Legendary poster artist Drew Sturzan will be returning for a Episode VII.
  • Dungeons and Dragons – Everything you need to know about the updated fifth generation of the roleplaying game.
  • Epic Rap Battles – New ERB pits Superman vs Goku.
  • Twitch – Youtube reportedly buying out the videogame-streaming service.

May 20, 2014

May 21, 2014

  • Doctor Who – Spoilery pics from Season 8 reveal not only the return of the Doctor’s orange spacesuit, but many orange spacesuits!
  • Star Wars Episode VII – JJ Abrams shares a video from the set of Tatooine in which he introduces the new Force for Change charity, while also introducing us to our first new alien puppet, reminiscent of original trilogy.
  • A man attacks a car with a sword in the attempt to slay the Tolkien character, the Dark Lord Morgoth. He was on LSD, unsurprisingly.
  • Bryan Singer doesn’t think the Marvel vs Fox battle is healthy.
  • Big Hero 6 – New teaser and poster lands.
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Officially titled, with title card.
  • Godzilla – Sound designers will not disclose how they recreated that iconic roar in a waste of your time video you shouldn’t watch.
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe – Eden Sher met with Marvel for a potential role.

May 22, 2014

  • Wolverine – Hugh Jackman wants another Wolverine/Deadpool film. Not sure why.
  • Big Hero 6 – The full trailer for the Disney/Marvel film lands.
  • RWBY – Our first trailer for Rooster Teeth’s popular webseries RWBY, Volume 2 has landed!
  • Transformers: Age of Extinction – Don’t bother watching this viral video, “The Fall of Chicago.”
  • Sword Art Online II – New Japanese trailer for the second season of the popular anime Sword Art Online looks nothing like Sword Art Online.
  • Sword Art Online II – Crunchyroll announces it’ll stream it.
  • Star Wars – Gareth Edwards, director of Godzilla, will be directing the first spinoff Star Wars film, popularly believed to be about bounty hunter Boba Fett.
  • Jurassic World – The map of the island/theme park has leaked.

May 23, 2014

  • Star Wars Episode VII – Twins Thea and Liana Shengelaya have shot scenes for the upcoming film.
  • Super Smash Bros. – Ike from Fire Emblem has been announced as returning to the new Nintendo game.
  • Star Wars Episode VII – Colin Baker (the Sixth Doctor’s) name has been placed onto IMDB as a character named Nexus.
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past – Hugh Jackman talks about the ending of the film, and reiterates interest in an old man Logan.
  • Doctor Who – Series 8’s first teaser underwhelms, but confirms an August air date.
  • Ant-Man – In shocking news, Edgar Wright leaves his labor of love project, Ant-Man.
  • X-Men: Apocalypse – Simon Kinberg explains that this film will present Apocalypse as the Darkest Leader, and that it’ll be a film of extinction level carnage.

May 24, 2014

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