#TWIG - This Week In Geek - November 4 - November 10 With Joe Smith


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Hey everybody, Joe Smith here for your Week In Geek for the week of November 4th to the 10th. Let's talk about the week in geek that's fit to speak: In Movies: New casting rumors are being reported for The Batman. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/batman-andy-serkis-talks-play-alfred-1252564 https://deadline.com/2019/11/colin-farrell-the-penguin-batman-movie-cast-1202766532/ Deadline has reported that Fantastic Beasts 3 is now in production, and will begin filming in spring of 2020. https://deadline.com/2019/11/fantastic-beasts-3-jessica-williams-rio-de-janeiro-brazil-1202777066/ Pixar released a trailer for their next movie, Soul. Directed by Peter Docter and Kemp Powers, Soul stars Jamie Foxx as Joe Gardner, a middle-school band teacher who yearns to pursue a career as a jazz musician. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TojlZYqPUo Oliver Cooper has landed a role in the Jason Reitman-directed Ghostbusters. https://deadline.com/2019/11/stephen-lang-death-in-texas-kj-smith-fatal-affair-oliver-cooper-ghostbusters-1202778268/ SpectreVision has released the first trailer for The Color Out of Space. ttps://youtu.be/agnpaFLo0to SpectreVision's Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah also stated in a recent interview with ComingSoon.Net that they are working to build out a Lovecraft universe trilogy, starting with Color Out of Space. https://www.comingsoon.net/movies/features/1108719-exclusive-lovecraft-trilogy-in-the-works-at-spectrevision Guy Pearce has joined the cast of Fangoria's latest horror film. https://deadline.com/2019/11/guy-pearce-starring-horror-the-seventh-day-cinestate-fangoria-voltage-1202779502/ Some quick bites: https://bloody-disgusting.com/movie/3593128/spyglass-resurrection-ghostface-new-scream-exclusive/ https://collider.com/michael-douglas-the-kominsky-method-season-2-ant-man-3-interview/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B4TkqA2FwAo/ https://comicbook.com/marvel/2019/10/31/deadpool-director-doesnt-think-x-men-spinoff-kitty-pryde-movie-ever-happen/ In Television: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jon Spaights has been removed as showrunner from the upcoming Dune. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/dune-sisterhood-showrunner-exit-hbo-max-series-1252449 Some news from the Marvel Studios front. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/rick-morty-scribe-write-marvels-she-hulk-1253300 Two new shows are in development at CBS TV Studios. https://deadline.com/2019/11/propagate-cbs-tv-studios-deal-showtime-zorro-re-imagining-nbc-home-cbs-1202775312/ https://tvline.com/2019/11/06/kung-fu-female-led-reboot-the-cw/ Some more quick bites: Recent teaser posts to the official Doctor Who Twitter account indicate a new Doctor Who special or series 12 trailer coming on November 23, 2019. https://twitter.com/bbcdoctorwho/status/1193543839295819777 https://deadline.com/2019/10/h-g-wells-inspired-drama-wellsville-nbc-george-northy-sidecar-1202773206/ https://www.tvguide.com/news/see-dickinson-for-all-mankind-renewed-apple-tv-plus/ https://twitter.com/BenTTravers/status/1192566805782384640 In Video Games: A new Chinese law went into place last Tuesday that regulates video game usage among its youth. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/business/china-video-game-ban-young.html Jarvis Khattri, a 17 year old YouTube content creator, was banned from Fortnite for life after he uploaded a video of himself using an aimbot to cheat in the game. https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/10288613/fortnite-faze-jarvis-ban-zero-tolerance-millionaire/ Several top players of EA's Weekend League FIFA Tournament were caught in a secret Discord colluding to avoid playing each other in order to set up easier games and improve their winnings. https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2019-11-07-inside-fifas-dodging-discord-scandal https://www.ea.com/en-au/games/fifa/fifa-20/news/global-series-discipline-update-november-01-2019 And that, folks, is your Week In Geek.

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