The Daily Geek: 'Riddick' Returns, Hawkeye's Out(?), And More

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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.

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Sign me up! (but pretend I said that in a Diesel-esque grumble)

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- BIRDS THAT ARE NOT HAPPY! The "Angry Birds" movie is set to slingshot into theaters in 2016.

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- WE HARDLY KNEW YA, CLINT! Is Hawkeye out of the Marvel movies? Or just Jeremy Renner? A SOURCE says so. From ComicBookMovie:

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.

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ARGH! Zach Braff is making people mad again with his Kickstarter by receiving gap funding. This is getting troubling. Balls.

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- 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

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- 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!

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