This Week In Geek

  • Apparently George Lucas gave Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker a heads up about the new Star Wars trilogy (Vulture)
  • Joss Whedon endorsed Mitt Romney for president…sorta (Huffington Post)
  • Adult Swim has picked up an animated series by Dan Harmon (creator of Community) (Vulture)
  • Jamie Foxx is in talks to play Electro in the next Spider-Man film. No, seriously. (Variety)
  • It looks like Francis Lawrence will be directing the remaining films in The Hunger Games series. (Mary Sue)
  • It’s now official: Bryan Singer will be returning to the X-Men film franchise to direct X-Men: Days of Future Past (Deadline Hollywood Daily)
  • Guy Ritchie directed a trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 starring Robert Downey Jr. (Bleeding Cool)
  • Shondra Rhimes is going to produce a android sci-fi thriller for ABC. Indie bands rejoice everyone for more licensing opportunities. (Deadine Hollywood Daily)
  • Captain America: The Winter Solider has officially cast Frank Grillo to play Crossbones (Variety)
  • So what is George Lucas going to do with all that Disney money? (The Mary Sue)
  • The Ghostbusters sequel has been delayed…again. (Vulture)
  • This repurposed video by Disney is going to give Star Wars geeks nightmares.
  • The new Muppets movie is going to star Christoph Waltz (Inglorious Basterds). (Bleeding Cool)
  • I really hope this rumor about Guillermo Del Toro working on a DC film is true. (Bleeding Cool)
  • Community finally has a season premiere date.  I can’t wait to see the Halloween and Christmas episodes in April. (EW)
  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill started filming with some important roles still needing to be cast. (Splash Page)
  • Some cool Halloween costumes from Patton Oswalt and Neil Patrick Harris
  • New trailers for Despicable Me 2, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (Red Band), John Dies At The End and G.I. Joe: Retaliation

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