This Week in Geek

  • Lucasfilm, under Disney, plans to release 2-3 movies every year (Huffington Post)
  • Could Tyrese finally be arriving in The Walking Dead? (EW)
  • American Horror Story has been renewed for a third season and Jessica Lange is returning. (Deadline Hollywood Daily)
  • A new synopsis for The Wolverine has been released. (Collider)
  • The king of movie makeup, Rick Baker, is finally getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (The Mary Sue)
  • David Yates wants Alexander Skarsgard (Eric from True Blood) to be his Tarzan. (Variety)
  • Tom Cruise wants Christopher McQuarrie (The Way of the Gun) to direct Mission: Impossible: 5. (I Watch Stuff)
  • The Kickstarter for an animated The Goon film set a record for the site. (MTV Geek)
  • Apparently they are making a film based on the video game, Splinter Cell, and Tom Hardy is set to star. (Latino Review)
  • If you see The Hobbit in IMAX 3D, you’ll catch the first nine minutes of the horribly-titled (IMHO) Star Trek Into Darkness. (Bleeding Cool)
  • Zack Snyder says that his Superman in Man of Steel is a “more serious version.” (Splash Page)
  • Season three of Game of Thrones has a return date. (io9)
  • Is The Wasp going to be in Iron Man 3? (Screen Rant)
  • If I proposed to Cindy with this R2-D2-inspired engagement ring, I think her “yes” would have changed to a “let me think about it.” (Geekologie)
  • Could George Clooney and Brad Bird be teaming up for Bird’s secret sci-fi flick, 1952? (Vulture)
  • We get our first look at Malekith the Accursed (Christopher Eccleston), the villain of Thor: The Dark World. (Splash Page)
  • Brandon T. Jackson (Tropic Thunder) is set to star as Axel Foley’s son in the pilot of Beverly Hills Cop television series produced by Shawn Ryan (The Shield) and Eddie Murphy (TVLine)
  • James Wan is in talks to direct a MacGyver movie. (Latino Review)
  • A pair of Brits, Elizabeth Henstridge and Ian De Caestecker, have joined the cast of Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D television pilot. (Bleeding Cool)
  • Marc Webb confirms that Shailene Woodley (The Descendants) is in The Amazing Spider-Man sequel but not if she’s playing Mary Jane Watson. (Splash Page)
  • New trailers for Oz: The Great and Powerful, House of Cards, Europa Report, The Host and Warm Bodies

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