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SIMON PEGG’s NEW ROLE In STAR TREK 3

Star Trek: Into Darkness courtesy Paramount Pictures

Star Trek: Into Darkness courtesy Paramount Pictures

Producers are taking Star Trek 3 out of darkness and beamed up a new team of writers.

Simon Pegg (aka Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott) and Doug Jung are now writing the next sequel to follow Into Darkness according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The geek audience friendly (or beloved) actor is also known for co-writing and starring in Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World’s End. Pegg is reprising his role as Benji Dunn in Mission Impossible 5. Continue reading

JUDY GREER In ANT-MAN

Ant-Man courtesy Marvel

Ant-Man courtesy Marvel

Judy Greer is transforming from comedic sidekick to summer blockbuster regular. Greer in appearing in Jurassic World and Marvel’s Ant-Man this year. Greer plays the ex-wife of Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and mother of their child, Cassie, in the next Marvel adventure.

Greer explains how she learned her comics universes quickly and that there’s comedy and fun in the superhero drama of Ant-Man.

“It was, in the beginning, a little scary. My first day on set for Ant-Man I did an interview and the guy asks me who my favorite superhero was. I said Batman and he goes, “That’s DC.” And then I was like, “Oh, sorry, Continue reading

ANTHONY DANIELS Joins New STAR WARS Exhibit Opening Celebration

C-3PO Star Wars™: Empire Strikes Back R2-D2 Star Wars™: A New Hope © & ™ 2014 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

C-3PO Star Wars™: Empire Strikes Back R2-D2 Star Wars™: A New Hope © & ™ 2014 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

Seattle’s EMP Museum will celebrate the world premiere of Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume with a grand opening celebration at EMP on January 30, 2015.

Anthony Daniels who played C-3PO will be travel to the Emerlad City for the party.

EMP will transform into a fully-operational interplanetary hub, bringing together fans and Star Wars enthusiasts of every generation for an evening of epic intergalactic activities.

Fans can explore the exhibition (making a world premiere in the Emerald City) and enjoy special guests including Daniels, a DJ set by Vox Mod, live performance by D20 Brass Band, spotlight talks, photo ops, and fan-centered activities like gaming, costume contests, drink specials and more surprises. Continue reading

JASON AARON On New Characters in MARVEL’S STAR WARS

Star Wars #1 courtesy Marvel

Star Wars #1 courtesy Marvel

Marvel’s Star Wars #1 is here.

The Force is with it.

Writer Jason Aaron and artist John Cassaday give us a new adventure set after the first destruction of the Death Star. Every moment is so pitch perfect you may feel like A New Hope just kept going.

Aaron captures the chemistry between Han and Leia, the spirit of Luke and shows us a darker side and skills of Chewbacca in the first issue. Continue reading

MOST WANTED For MARVEL STAR WARS Comics

Star Wars #1 Joe Quesada courtesy Marvel

Star Wars #1 Joe Quesada courtesy Marvel

Marvel launches the first of three new Star Wars comic book titles this week.

Jason Aaron and John Cassaday pick up the action after the destruction of the Death Star in Star Wars #1.

Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca chronicle the ultimate Sith Lord in Darth Vader #1 next month. Princess Leia stars in her own book by Mark Waid and Terry Dodson in March.

The Force is strong as Star Wars comes home to Marvel and we eagerly awaken The Force Awakens.

Who do you want to see in the new Marvel Star Wars comics?

Here are our top four most wanted: Continue reading

MYSTERY WOMAN In AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Trailer

Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

The new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer delivered on attacking Ultron robots, tensions among Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and Hulk vs. Iron Man in Hulkbuster Armor.

But a mystery woman in a cave has geeks speculating.

Who is she?

Here’s our theory:

Marvel green lighted a Black Panther film starring Chadwick Boseman and he could appear in Age of Ultron and Captain America: Civil War. Continue reading

ILLUMINATI in MARVEL MOVIES?

New Avengers: Illuminati #1 courtesy Marvel

New Avengers: Illuminati #1 courtesy Marvel

Will Marvel’s top secret super group appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

The Illuminati were heroes who formed an alliance and secretly worked behind the scenes in the Marvel Universe. Brian Michael Bendis created this Illuminati and revealed how they were secretly part of the biggest events of Marvel history starring with the Kree-Skrull war.

With plans for films starring Doctor Strange, Black Panther and Inhumans, almost every member of the secret super group will appear in the Marvel movies.

The original Illuminati would act a secret “United Nations” council with representatives from major groups and nations. Continue reading

Top Comics Picks for January 14, 2015

Star Wars #1 courtesy Marvel

Star Wars #1 courtesy Marvel

Star Wars #1

The Death Star is destroyed but the battle with the Empire is far from over! The most beloved sci-fi saga returns to Marvel in a brand new series by Jason Aaron and John Cassaday.

S.H.I.E.L.D. #2

Guest starring breakout Ms. Marvel! Simmons goes back to school to investigate a mystery leading to Kamala Khan.

Grayson #6

The battle building since the first issue and Dick Grayson’s new undercover mission: Continue reading

NEW AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Trailer

Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

Marvel unleashed the new trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Earth’s Mightiest Heroes vs. their most relentless enemy!

More of the Hulkbuster Armor!

More (“I’m angry all the time”) Hulk!

More of Black Widow’s past revealed?

More of the Scarlet Witch’s wrath.

And more Ultron punishing our heroes.

Plus a mystery character?

Watch and enjoy: Continue reading