King In Black prequel puts Peter Parker back in the Venom suit

Marvel’s Venom-centric King In Black event, which brings the dark god of the symbiotes Knull to Earth, just got an apparent prequel in the form of a five-issue limited series titled King in Black: Symbiote Spider-Man from writer Peter David and artist Greg Land. (Image credit: Greg Land (Marvel Comics)) David and Land recently collaborated on a Symbiote Spider-Man title…

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The Last of Us 2 Factions multiplayer gameplay footage leaks online

The Last of Us 2 has leaked again, but this time the footage is from Naughty Dog’s standalone multiplayer expansion, a successor to the original game’s PvP mode, Factions. The footage, which can be seen below from YouTube channel The IrishLizard, is only 11 seconds in length, and pretty obscure, but looks legitimate nonetheless.  Read More (Image credit: Naughty Dog)…

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Captain Marvel 2 finds its director in Candyman’s Nia DaCosta

Disney has reportedly nabbed Candyman director Nia DaCosta to helm Captain Marvel 2. The director is known for her breakout film, the 2019 western thriller Little Woods, as well as for directing two episodes of British crime drama series Top Boy. Deadline reports that after meeting with several other directors in an effort to give the Captain Marvel sequel a…

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Fortnite Tenet Easter egg could kick off a new crossover event

A new Fortnite Tenet Easter egg has appeared, just in time for the film’s upcoming August 26 premier.  There is a Tenet easter egg in the secret basement of Steamy Stacks Unit 4. It’s possible that either we’ll be getting a Tenet crossover in Season 4 or maybe even something to do with the upcoming live event. pic.twitter.com/iXOrVIUkw4August 6, 2020…

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Tom Hanks in talks to play Geppetto in live-action Pinocchio

Disney is reportedly eyeing Tom Hanks to play Mister Geppetto in the live-action retelling of Pinocchio. According to Deadline, talks are still in the very early stages, but Hanks has read the script and expressed interest in the role to director Robert Zemeckis. Hanks has long been one of Disney’s top picks for the role and was approached in 2018…

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New on Marvel Unlimited (August 2020): All the comics arriving

Marvel’s new Wolverine and Darth Vader series will debut this month on the company’s flat-rate digital comics reading service Marvel Unlimited. Wolverine joins several previously-added ‘Dawn of X’ titles to Marvel Unlimited, ahead of their first major event this fall – ‘X of Swords.’ Greg Pak and Raffaele Ienco’s Darth Vader joins just one month after Charles Soule and Jesus…

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Harley Quinn: Black + White + Red adds new creators… and more Poison Ivy

DC has revealed the next round of creators working on chapters seven through ten of its Digital First comic book series Harley Quinn: Black + White + Red, including several creators whose involvement was previously announced, along with several creators whose names have just been revealed. First up, writer/artist Erica Henderson creates August 7’s chapter seven, titled ‘Give Me a…

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Ren and Stimpy is getting a reboot on Comedy Central

Comedy Central has announced that they’re rebooting the Nickelodeon cult-classic cartoon series The Ren and Stimpy Show. Along with the recently-announced Beavis and Butt-Head reboot, Ren and Stimpy is part of a broader plan by the network to double-down on adult-oriented shows like South Park. “We are excited to reinvent this iconic franchise with a new creative team and our…

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