Geekritique News Roundup – Week of 06/29/14


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

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

July 4, 2014

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.

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