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Category Archives: geeking out
First a lady Thor and now a Black Captain America! Interested in who has carried the shield before Sam Wilson? io9 has you covered. The upcoming Power Rangers movie will be written and produced by X-Men writers Ashley Miller, Zack … Continue reading
Congrats to Lena Waithe, writer and producer of Dear White People, who will be writing a pilot script for BET based on her YouTube series “Twenties“! The British Film Institute has implemented diversity standards for projects that receive their funding. Amma Asante’s Belle … Continue reading
Community is returning for a sixth season on Yahoo AND it will be getting a movie! #sixseasonsandamovie lives on. The American Gods series that never quite found a home has been picked up again by Starz, Bryan Fuller and Michael Green as … Continue reading
We don’t usually cover sports here but we’re happy to see some diversity on our American team in the World Cup! 20th Century Fox is rebooting Predator, with Shane Black set to write and direct. Did you know it’s been 10 … Continue reading
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Florida is getting a Diagon Alley expansion in July. Star Wars fan group the 501st Legion is giving Stormtrooper suits to young girls who are bullied for liking “boy” stuff. The … Continue reading
We’re screaming about the possibility of Pacific Rim 2. WE CAN TASTE IT. PLEASE BRING BACK EVERYONE. Don Cheadle‘s Indiegogo campaign to create Miles Ahead, a Miles Davis biopic, is now live! A Netflix exclusive Star Trek series? Please make … Continue reading
The Book of Life, produced by Guillermo del Toro and featuring a cast of well known Latino actors like Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, and Danny Trejo, looks absolutely gorgeous. The Wachowskis’ Jupiter Descending, which was supposed to be released next … Continue reading
This week we lost legendary artist H.R. Giger, at the age of 74. Octavia Spencer will be in Insurgent, the second movie in the Divergent series. Harrison Ford offered role in Blade Runner sequel. Channing Tatum as Gambit. Will we … Continue reading
Reg E. Cathey, best known from The Wire, cast as Dr. Storm, father of Sue and Johnny, in The Fantastic Four reboot. Spider-Man science! Marvel film producers Avi Arad and Matt Talmach says diversity in superhero films is “inevitable”. And, related, Marvel … Continue reading
Joss Whedon’s In Your Eyes, which just premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, can be yours (already!) for $5. Dudes in Distress: guys on our screens who needed ladies to save them. io9 have compiled a list of summer sci-fi and … Continue reading
Is it still a genderswap when it’s a giant robot? Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) gives a great but spoiler-filled interview. The Atlantic discusses the subversive side of one of the seminal television shows of our youth: All That. EW interviews Orphan Black‘s … Continue reading
As promotion for the fourth season of Game of Thrones, a statue of Joffrey has been set up in Auckland, New Zealand. It will be torn down once enough people tweet with the hashtag #bringdowntheking Game_Jam, a reality show featuring … Continue reading
Does it feel like all sci-fi movies are sequels or remakes? io9 wrote up an exhaustive list of original genre movies coming out this year. Hetienne Park’s public response about Beverly Katz’s latest development on Hannibal was very diplomatic and … Continue reading
Felicia Day‘s excellent post about why casting Rooney Mara as Tiger Lily isn’t the same as casting Michael B. Jordan as the Human Torch. Speaking of the Peter Pan movie: promising a production that would be “multi racial” and “international”, a young … Continue reading