This Week in Geek


  • CW is moving forward with casting for a Wonder Woman series. (EW)
  • Is Jonathan Hickman bringing the New Universe back to Marvel? (Bleeding Cool)
  • Who’s in the running to play Star Lord, the lead in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy? (Splash Page)
  • James McAvoy and Bendict Cumberbatch join a radio play of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere. (io9)
  • It looks like Nick Fury won’t appear in Iron Man 3 but he will be in Captain America: The Winter Solider. (Splash Page)
  • Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are returning to the X-Men franchise in X-Men: Days of Future Past! (Splash Page)
  • Will Hugh Jackman be joining them? (Latino Review)
  • Charlize Theron is playing the lead in the U.S. remake of Chan-wook Park’s Sympathy for Lady Vengeance. (Latino Review)
  • Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, the team behind Safety Not Guaranteed, are working on a remake of Flight of the Navigator for Disney. (Latino Review)
  • Neil Patrick Harris has started a new web series called “Neil’s Puppet Dreams.
  • Don Cheadle’s back as Captain Planet and he’s still a dick. (PostBourgie)
  • After Starz’s Spartacus ends, there might be a Julius Caesar spinoff (Vulture)
  • Cate Blanchett is going to play Cinderella’s evil stepmother in Mark Romanek’s live-action Disney remake. (io9)
  • Marvel Studios’ president Kevin Feige talks about a darker tone for Iron Man 3 (Screen Rant)
  • Zack Snyder talks about why he changed Superman’s costume for Man of Steel (amongst other things). (Comics Alliance)
  • For some ridiculous reason, Lenny Kravitz has been cast as Marvin Gaye in Julien Temple’s biopic. (Deadline)
  • The first official synopsis of Star Trek Into Darkness is released.  Still no idea who the villain is. (io9)
  • Sigh.  Looks like we’re going to have to wait a little longer for season three of Sherlock. (Bleeding Cool)
  • Sienna Guillory joins the cast of Luther for season three. (Screen Rant)
  • New trailers for Django Unchained and Freeloaders (Warning: NSFW)

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