COMIC TALK TODAY COMIC TALK TODAY COMIC TALK HEADLINES FOR MARCH, 5TH 2021 | SETTING THE CARA DUNE RECORD STRAIGHT

Mar 06, 2021    00:48:58

COMIC TALK TODAY

 It's time for the Comic Talk Headlines with Generally Nerdy! Paul Bettany lied... it would seem. Netflix is determined to rule the world. Galaxy Quest might REALLY get a sequel someday. AND Mandalorian spin off series has some serious rumor action.  All that and MORE!! Catch up on all the nerdy headlines in TV and Movies, Tuesdays and Fridays. Plus, don't forget to subscribe for more fresh content. 

TV/Streaming


Follow-ups/Corrections
Superman & Lois - Renewed for a second season already. Probably those great ratings.

WandaVision
“Skywalker moment” that Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen alluded to was just marketing hype according to Bettany himself.

Asterix
The classic french cartoon strip is getting a series on Netflix. Will be 3d animated and done in France. Will be based on the Asterix and the Big Fight story, where the Romans, after being constantly embarrassed by Asterix and his village cohorts, organize a brawl between rival Gaulish chiefs and try to fix the result by kidnapping a druid along with his much-needed magic potion.

HBO Max
WarnerMedia CEO Bob Chapek said that the company is looking to potentially launch a new “cheaper” (read “ad supported”) tier for the service, because “not wealthy.”


Movies


Follow-ups/Corrections
D&D - Hugh Grant cast as the villain???
Galaxy Quest - Heat seems to be building. Now Sigurney Weaver is adding to the fire. https://collider.com/galaxy-quest-2-update-sigourney-weaver/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter 


Vampirella
Mike The Pike Productions, Inc. has announced that its subsidiary Arowana Media Holdings, Inc. has acquired the worldwide film/television/streaming rights to Dynamite Entertainment’s ‘Vampirella’, including stories, characters, and derivative works of the Vampirella universe. And so are making a new movie. The Feature will be Produced by Mark Newbauer of Mike The Pike, Nick Barrucci and Juan Collado of Dynamite Entertainment.

Star Trek
Again flying in the face of the rumors, JJ Abrams is reportedly producing another Trek movie and Kalinda Vazquez, consulting producer on Discovery, has been brought in to write the script.



Rumor Mill



Andor
New rumor says that Ewan McGregor will have a recurring role on the show.

Nintendo Switch
New reports say that Nintendo will begin production on a new version of the hybrid console with a proper OLED screen measuring 7 inches (about .8 of an inch larger than current standard Nintendo Switch consoles) and 4k output to the TV.

The Mutants
First X-Men project rumored.

Mandalorian
Cara Dune being replaced in Rangers of the New Republic by Hera Syndulla. Hera has been in Rebels, and Squadrons.

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