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Today’s Daily Geek is full of shocks, annoyances, and angry, angry birds!
– I CAN’T BELIEVE I’M SAYING THIS… But I’m jazzed about “Riddick.” Based on this trailer, it looks like they shed the excess of “Chronicles” and took it back to the “Alien”-inspired claustrophobia.
Sign me up! (but pretend I said that in a Diesel-esque grumble)
– BIRDS THAT ARE NOT HAPPY! The “Angry Birds” movie is set to slingshot into theaters in 2016.
The source hints that there’s the tiniest chance Renner will reprise his role in The Avengers Sequel but the source also said there is a greater chance Hawkeye will be recast (like War Machine and the Hulk have been recast before). Finally, the source said if Hawkeye is to be recast there is a solid chance he could be incorporated into the new television show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as a primary character.
ARGH! Zach Braff is making people mad again with his Kickstarter by receiving gap funding. This is getting troubling. Balls.
– BATMAN! DC announced the teams for the next round of digital “Legend of the Dark Knight” stories.
May 15 – “Dr. Quinn’s Diagnosis” (2/2) written by Jim Zubkavich, artwork by Neil Googe
May 23 – “The Pain Cellar” written by Frank Hannah, artwork by Marco Turini
May 30 – “Gotham Eye View” written by Robert T. Jeschonek, artwork by Declan Shalvey
June 6 – “Riddler in the Dark” (1/3) written by Charles Soule, artwork by Dennis Calero
June 13 – “Riddler in the Dark” (2/3) written by Charles Soule, artwork by Dennis Calero
June 20 – “Riddler in the Dark” (3/3) written by Charles Soule, artwork by Dennis Calero
June 27 – “The Beautiful Ugly” (1/3) written by Derek Fridolfs and Kenneth Elliot Jones, artwork by Jason Shawn Alexander
July 4 – “The Beautiful Ugly” (2/3) written by Derek Fridolfs and Kenneth Elliot Jones, artwork by Jason Shawn Alexander
July 11 – “The Beautiful Ugly” (3/3) written by Derek Fridolfs and Kenneth Elliot Jones, artwork by Jason Shawn Alexander
– THE NEW LUCAS! New Lucasfilm head honcho, Kathleen Kennedy will appear at Star Wars Celebration Essen, Germany in July.
– N/S/F/W! The trailer for “V/H/S/2” is here and it’s gruesome! NSFW ahoy!
’Til tomorrow, gang!