This Week in Geek

After Earth

  • The University of Chicago received a mysterious package addressed to Henry Walton Jones, Jr. (also known as Indiana)
  • You are going to find it hard to enjoy The Dark Knight Rises after this “honest trailer” (spoilers). (Screen Junkies)
  • Want to know what comic book storyline the Justice League movie is going to be based on? (Latino Review)
  • Nicholas Winding Refn (Drive) is going to direct Denzel Washington in a remake of The Equalizer. (Bleeding Cool)
  • Peter Jackson plans to shoot The Adventures of Tintin sequel before finishing The Hobbit. (Screen Rant)
  • What were the 10 most traumatic deaths on television this year? Yes, there are spoilers abound. (Pajiba)
  • Kevin Smith is going back to the well one last time for Clerks III. (Vulture)
  • Garrett Hedlund is coming back for Tron 3. (Latino Review)
  • Looks like we’re getting even more new episodes of Arrested Development. (Vulture)
  • BBC released a new trailer for this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special.
  • Wreck-It Ralph sequel is in development and a notably absent video game character is promised to make an appearance. (Screen Rant)
  • Gillian Anderson has joined the cast of NBC’s Hannibal. (TV Line)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch talks about the villain he plays in Star Trek Into Darkness who is not Khan. (Bleeding Cool)
  • Matt Damon wonders if it’s possible for Jason Bourne to return to the franchise post-The Bourne Legacy. (Screen Rant)
  • No, Ian McKellen does not have prostate cancer. (Vulture)
  • Sigh. There’s going to be an Angry Birds feature film. (Deadline)
  • Ty Burrell is going to replace the unavailable Christoph Waltz in the next Muppets movie. (I Watch Stuff)
  • Terry Gilliam is still making a Don Quixote film sans Johnny Depp. (Screen Rant)
  • Samuel L. Jackson hopes he gets to be a Jedi spirit in the next Star Wars movies. (Latino Review)
  • Ever wonder for Dave McKean created those awesome covers for Sandman pre-Photoshop? (io9)
  • If you want to build Serenity in LEGO, it will cost you. (io9)
  • Colton Haynes (MTV’s Teen Wolf) has been cast as Roy Harper in CW’s Arrow. (Splash Page)
  • There’s going to be another Firefly reunion on Castle (TV Line)
  • Alejandro González Iñárritu (Biutiful, Amores perros) has signed on to direct a superhero comedy, Birdman. (Bleeding Cool)
  • New trailers for Man of Steel, Oblivion, Pacific Rim, G.I. Joe: Retaliation,  Last Stand, Welcome to the Punch, The Lone Ranger and After Earth

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