Sorry guys, this is extremely late. Need to push these out quicker. They just take so long! So much happens every week in the geek world!
June 29, 2014
- Game of Thrones – We may not get a Lady Stoneheart in season 5 or later.
- Jurassic World – A new teaser pic shows off a death-by-dinosaur pic.
- Transformers: Age of Extinction – Opens to $301M worldwide.
- Wayward Manor – Neil Gaiman’s highly anticipated video game comes out July 15.
- Avengers: Age of Ultron – New set pics of Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans in the woods.
- Hayao Miyazaki has been invited to join the US Film Academy, has been inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.
June 30, 2014
- Call to Cosplay – A new show about the competitive lives of cosplayers.
- Terminator – Terminator: Genesis is rumored to be renamed simply “Terminator”.
- Doctor Who – Michelle Gomez joins the cast as “Gatekeeper of the Nethersphere.”
- Doctor Who – Spoilers for the season finale! Returning villains shall be…
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – First look at Henry Cavill as Clark Kent?
- Marvel Cinematic Universe – Mark Ruffalo again shoots down claims that the next solo Hulk outing will be Planet Hulk.
- X-Men: Apocalypse – Bryan Singer teases the script for the upcoming film on Instagram.
- Anime – Crunchyroll to stream Bakumatsu Rock and Shōnen Hollywood.
- Anime – A Korean station claims to have the scoop on episode counts for each of the new summer 2014 titles.
- Star Wars Episode VII – A new rumor claims Billie Lourd, daughter of Carrie Fisher, will play a young Leia.
- Andy Serkis talks about working on Star Wars Episode VII and Avengers: Age of Ultron.
July 1, 2014
- Star Trek 3 – JJ Abrams will still be guiding the 2016.
- Avengers: Age of Ultron – A major spoiler claims we WILL see a Planet Hulk setup at the end of the film.
- Destiny – Peter Dinklage will be recording more audio for the game, after his performance was universally underrated.
- Doctor Who – Preorder series 8 on DVD and Blu-Ray now!
- Doctor Who – New filming location for the season 8 finale (tentatively titled Death in Heaven) is an emotional location from series 7.
- Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – New poster is sooo cool.
- Exodus: Gods and Kings – Filming pics look extremely intense, makes Moses out to be a warrior.
- Arrow – Devon Aoki joins season 3 of Arrow as Katana.
- American Gods – Bryan Fuller plans to adapt the Neil Gaiman book for Starz.
- Zoo – CBS has ordered a 13-episode series run adapted by the book Zoo, by James Patterson, about animals attacking humans.
- Ant-Man – David Dastmalchian joins the cast.
July 2, 2014
- Enchanted 2 – The live-action Disney flick gets a very belated sequel.
- Sailor Moon Crystal – The transformation sequence has leaked.
- Tomb Raider – First look at the new Tomb Raider novel, The Ten Thousand Immortals.
- Sherlock – Plans for the next series include a special episode, followed by the usual three 90-minute episodes.
- Doctor Who – the Liverpool Echo claims that Frank Cottrell Boyce has written an episode for series 8, meaning he may be the last writer for the series.
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Clark Gregg on Agent Coulson’s new role to play in season 2.
- Kingdom Hearts – Kingdom Hearts II.5 ReMIX compares the original graphics to the newly remastered ones in new video.
- Anime – Crunchyroll to stream Aldnoah.Zero and Locodol to their summer lineup.
- Arrow – Karl Yune will play Maseo Yamashiro in season 3.
- SDCC – Warner Brothers announces all their WBTV panels.
- The Odyssey – Warner Brothers is planning a big budget adaption of the Odyssey.
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Season 2 is heading to the writing room.
- When Marnie Was There – Check out the trailer to the new Studio Ghibli film.
- Gotham – Carol Kane joins the cast as the Penguin’s mother, Gertrude Kapelput.
July 3, 2014
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Will these three villains appear in the new film?
- Arrow – Stephen Amell teases big SDCC plans.
- Guardians of the Galaxy – A new viral travel site has been released for GotG.
- Heroes Reborn – Christopher Eccleston would gladly return to Heroes for some reason (but not for the 50th anniversary of the show that made him famous).
- Doctor Who – Paul McGann is doubtful of any Eighth Doctor spinoff series.
- Arrow – Peter Stormare joins the cast as the new Count Vertigo.
- Pacific Rim – Guillermo del Toro talks the new sequel and the animated series.
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Zack Snyder claims the reason they chose “V” instead of “VS” is because they didn’t want it to mean versus, although that’s what the letter v stands for…
- Anime – Crunchyroll to stream Rail Wars!
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Are Kyle Rayner, Jason Todd and Carrie Kelley in the new movie?
- The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies – Peter Jackson confirms teaser is coming soon.
July 4, 2014
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Our first official image of Superman released.
- Dungeons & Dragons – The latest edition of D&D has released a free basic rules document that is about 100 pages long.
- Guardians of the Galaxy – Check out some of these pre-cg shots from the set.
- Check out the best of the Science Fiction and Fantasy art for the year, with the finalists for The Chesley Awards.
- RWBY – Rooster Teeth to produce a RWBY video game!
- The Six Million Dollar Man – Mark Wahlberg may be playing him in the reboot.
- Anime – Crunchyroll to stream Yamishibai and Barakamon.
July 5, 2014
- Doctor Who – Rumors claim that we may be getting a new Dalek story entitled Into the Dalek for series 8.
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Set pics show that construction on the Corktown set pick up.
- Sailor Moon Crystal – The English dub cast has been announced, along with box set details.
- The Flash – Check out this new featurette about the making of the Flash pilot.
- Anime – Crunchyroll announces Akame ga Kill!, Blue Spring Ride, and DRAMAtical Murder for their summer 2014 lineup.
4 thoughts on “Geekritique News Roundup – Week of 06/29/14”
What do you think of the rumours we’ll be getting the Series 8 trailer during half time of the World Cup Final?
Depends, who’s propagating the rumour?
Early or late you help me retain my geek status. Thank you.
Hahaha! Oh well, you’re certainly welcome then.