Vol. 3, Issue 6
Thank you all so much for the awesome response to the giveaway! It makes me excited that you're all so excited.
Quite a full slate of business to attend to, so let's get to it!
In movie news:
- Viola Davis has joined Ender's Game.
- J.J. Abrams et al are delving into Anne Rice vampire stories.
- Billy Connolly's in The Hobbit!
- Here's a first look at a flying monkey from Oz the Great and Powerful.
- And some new images from the new Judge Dredd.
- And character posters from Wrath of the Titans.
- Harrison Ford
won't willwon't be in the Blade Runner "sequel." I use quotes due to the fact that not even Ridley Scott knows exactly what the movie will be.
- We finally have a synopsis for the new Riddick film.
- Wolverine 2 will be coming to a big screen near you in 2013.
- Brad Bird (The Incredibles) is in talks to work on Here There Be Monsters.
- Damien Lewis (Life, Homeland) has joined the cast of the new Romeo and Juliet.
- Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood) is the male lead in the new Evil Dead.
- Kit Harrington (Jon Snow in Game of Thrones) has joined Jeff Bridges and Ben Barnes in The Seventh Son.
- Really? They're making a live-action Jetsons movie?
A lot of trailers:
The Hunger Games
The Amazing Spider-Man (Thanks, Colt!)
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
The Bourne Legacy
Now these are fights I might consider watching. Oh, wait ...
Such dapper gents.
I like these cartoony versions of some of my favorite posters.
Leia definitely should have teamed up with Chewy more.
In TV news:
- J.J. Abrams and Eric Kripke (Supernatural) are working on a new Jericho-like show.
- When I first read this headline—Kevin Bacon to star in serial killer thriller—I hoped KB was going to be the serial killer. (He's actually a retired FBI guy.)
- Will Captain Jack Harkness lose Gwen too?
- The Munsters reboot as been retitled Mockingbird Lane.
- The guys who are working on the above reboot might be bringing a new Star Trek to the small screen.
- "Some people are gonna die" when The Walking Dead returns.
- Here's news on the second season of American Horror Story. Spoilers for the first season, in case you still want to watch it and be surprised.
Seriously, guys. #sixseasonsandamovie!
These mashups will never get old.
I ADORE these mittens! (Thanks, Kimber!)
These are great adaptations of famous works of art. (Click on via below to see the originals. Shaun gets a half-point for sending these in after I'd already seen them.)
In comic news:
- The new issue of The Guild comic gives you a look at Fawkes' in-game character. (Thanks, Wes.)
- Smallville will live on with a digital comic season 11.
- Meet the world's first heartless man.
- Here's the first-ever video of the far side of the moon.
- This crazy new NASA device is like a tiny, implanted doctor. (Thanks, Colt.)
Lots of great superhero art this week, like these portraits:
And these illustrations:
In gaming news: (Thanks again to NNGC Wes.)
- Bioware has hinted that it would be a good idea to save your Mass Effect (ME) 3 files ...
- Speaking of, if you download the demo, you can get a temporary bump from Silver to Gold on Xbox Live.
- Soon you will be able to dress up your Xbox with a fancy Commander Shepard-inspired vault.
- Also awesome: There will be an iPad app to go along with ME3.
- The Star Wars Xbox finally has an official release date.
- The Dragon Age: Redemption Web series is coming to DVD on Valentine's Day.
- Here's some info about the Game of Thrones MMO.
- Want to infuse your Skyrim with Portal? Now you can.
- Here's a bit more news on the Skyrim/Portal collision of awesome.
- Here's an interesting list of a variety of purely experimental Skyrim pieces.
- Will there be a Star Wars: Battlefront 3?
- I stopped playing WoW a while back, due to lack of time and computer prowess, but this could be a way to get my fix: The entire WoW world is being built in Minecraft blocks.
Olly Moss has got serious skills. His latest feat? These Zelda posters. (Thanks, Shaun!)
You all know I'm a fan of the minimalism. I also enjoy history (nerdy or otherwise). (Thanks, Wes.)
Like hockey? Like nerdy things? These sweaters are for you. (Thanks, Shaun.)
Ever thought that Back to the Future would make a good musical? No? Well, someone did.
These are both way awesome and way detailed: (Thanks Rebecca!)
- A Doctor Who "Tube Map" (I may have linked something similar before?)
- An interactive Lord of the Rings family tree
THIS IS AMAZING.
And finally, this is amazing too. (I'm totally a Wholockian now.)