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Published on September 5th, 2014 | by Andew Dupe

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Gweekly News Desk #22 – Fan Expo Hangover

Andrew has disappeared and Rachel has suddenly taken his place!

Today we talk about our Fan Expo experiences, what we saw and how crowded it was! Lots of superhero news today in both movies and TV shows and a nice selection of news from the video game buffet. Enjoy!

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Simon Etwell and Rachel Wolfenberg

Fan Expo!

Movies

  • The Rock is Black…Adam, he revealed on Twitter.  WB registered Aquamanmovie.com, Justiceleaguefilm.com, shazammovie.com, wonderwomanthemovie.com. Darren Lemke(Jack the Giantslayer) screenwriting for Shazam.
  • Stan Lee accidentally confirms Black Panther movie is in the making. Talks were already in the works to see it happen, but he suggests it’s coming sooner rather than later.
    http://comicbook.com/blog/2013/10/26/stan-lee-confirms-black-panther-movie/

TV

  • Matt Nable (Riddick) cast as Ra’s Al Ghul in Arrow.
  • Dominic Purcell (Prison Break) cast as Heat Wave in The Flash.
  • rumors about DC shopping around a Supergirl series with Michael Green (producer/writer on a ton of DC properties.)

Games

  • New trailer for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6blt8m8-3Y
  • Robin Williams tribute in Warlords of Draenor beta.
  • Bestbuy and Gamestop location (at least on the states) have Hyrule Warriors demo, I want to play it. Free day-1 DLC with game mode, weapons, and music select option.  Release September 26.
  • New Zelda and Star Fox games are coming to the Wii U in 2015. Little information is actually known right now.
  • Minecraft Patch 1.8 is now released. Comes with a number of new blocks, features and creatures.
  • Anyone trying to pirate the newly released sims 4 is in for a surprise. The entire game is pixelated out. http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s–C-yF3etn–/c_fit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_636/q22uqpsoxsbtkmpizjod.jpg
  • Also, Dragon Age Inquisition just keeps getting better. (100% Rachel fact) Although some fans have issues with a recent announcement involving the romance aspect of the game.

Comics/books

  • Humble Star Trek Bundle. Get a library for $15.
  • Avengers: Everybody Wants to Rule the World, a prose novel by Dan Abnett coming April 2015.
  • Fiction Squad from BOOM! studios coming on October 1st.

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About the Author

Andrew is a web developer and general geek. He likes drawing, programming, table top gaming, video gaming, other general geek things, and of course long walks on the beach. Follow him on twitter @dup3

Favourite Movie: Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi
Favourite Game: Halo 2
Favourite Book: Name of the Wind



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