Apr 28, 2023    00:46:54


 It's time for the Comic Talk Headlines with Generally Nerdy! 
Casting Creature Commandos, Knuckles moves forward, GALAXY QUEST series actually happening, and PLENTY more!
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TV Shows

Creature Commandos - David Harbour has now joined the cast as Frankenstein’s monster, now named Eric. Maria Bakalova as Princess Ilana Rostovic, Indira Varma as The Bride, Zoe Chao as Nina Mazursky, and Alan Tudyk as Dr. Phosphorus,  Steve Agee as John Economos, Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, and Sean Gunn as both Weasel and the new addition of GI Robot. Frank Grillo also CONFIRMED as Rick Flag, Sr.
Knuckles - Paramount+ series cast: Idris Elba,  Adam Pally (“Happy Endings,” “The Mindy Project”) playing the role of Wade Whipple from the film franchise.
The film takes place between the events of “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” and “Sonic the Hedgehog 3,” which is slated to hit theaters Dec. 20, 2024. In the series, Knuckles “agrees to train Wade as his protégé and teach him the ways of the Echidna warrior,” per the official logline.
Edi Patterson (“The Righteous Gemstones”), Julian Barratt (“Mindhorn”), Scott Mescudi (“Don’t Look Up”), and Ellie Taylor (“Ted Lasso”) will recur in the series. Rory McCann (“Game of Thrones”) will guest star, as will Tika Sumpter, reprising the role of Maddie from the films
Sandman - Season 2 not called season 2… but has been written and is early in production. 
Galaxy Quest - Paramount+ is FINALLY moving forward with the series version of the sequel. No official word on returning cast (sadly no Alan Rickman), but Mark Johnson is returning to EP the project after also having EP’d the movie.
The Ark - Syfy series renewed for a second season.

Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai - The animated series set to premiere may 23.

Reg ‘ol News
Talamasca - AMC is moving forward with a third series set in the Anne Rice universe (dubbed the Immortal Universe).  This new series will follow the secretive group from Rice’s books.
MGM - After the recent Amazon acquisition of the studio, they have announced reboots for many of the company’s IPs. Fame, Barbershop, and The Magnificent Seven, are all titles that are being geared for new series offerings. 
Dungeons & Dragons - Drew Crevello has been brought in to showrun the 8 episode series on Paramount+, with Rawson Marshall Thurber writing and directing the pilot episode.
Big Bang Theory - ANOTHER series spin-off. With the launch of MAX they are really digging into proven money makers.

Mandalorian ep 8!!


A Quiet Place: Day One - Wrapped on principle photography 

Insidious: The Red Door - opening July 7
The Last Voyage of the Demeter - August 11

Reg ‘ol News
Star Trek- Section 31 is now a movie. And it’s OFFICIAL! Michelle Yeoh will return as Emperor Phillipa Gerogiou.
MGM - After the recent Amazon acquisition of the studio, they have announced reboots for many of the company’s IPs. Stargate, Legally Blonde, and Robocop all reportedly getting not just new movies, but also series on Prime. 

Bram Stoker's Dracula is a 1992 American Gothic horror film directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the 1897 novel Dracula by Bram Stoker.[4][5][6] It stars Gary Oldman as Count Dracula, Winona Ryder as Mina Harker, Anthony Hopkins as Professor Abraham Van Helsing, and Keanu Reeves as Jonathan Harker.

Rumor Mill

Harry Potter - series announced on MAX. 

New Sources
GTA VI - Not only will it take place in Vice City… BUT we will also see Cuba, and possibly Carcer City (from Manhunt, a kind of analogy for Detroit).

New Rumors

Fake Star Wars - The Kathleen Kennedy announcement from Star Wars Celebration is being called into question… Seems she interjected the Rey movie without permission from those on high. Possibly the Acolyte as well. Feeding rumors that Bob Iger is getting ready to oust her as well.
Kang Casting - Jonathan Majors to be recast according to rumors. Damson Idris rumored to be the choice.
Halo Infinite - Season 4 Firefight PVE mode called “Bastion”, Infection game mode, “engine” and “forest” maps (engine may have been renamed to “Scarr”)  Forge-able AI plus Forge water, Progression system in multiplayer (FINALLY) , Hazmat core and the Fracture event is Tenrai 2 so we should be seeing some of those leaked Yaori armor core pieces finally.
Fortnite - Last of Us the next crossover.
Mortal Kombat 2 - New characters rumored for the next movie are Baraka, Shao Kahn, Sindel, and Quan Chi.
Star Trek - New Movie every 2 years??

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