#TWIG - This Week In Geek - October 28 - November 4 With Joe Smith


Manage episode 245587006 series 1430928
By Craft Brews and Geek News and The Brewmasters Club. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Hey everybody, Joe Smith here for your Week In Geek for the week of October 28th to November 3rd. Let's talk about the week in geek that's fit to speak: In Movies: Terminator: Dark Fate released this weekend with a $29 million domestic box office debut, enough to top the box office charts but far short of its $185 million production cost before marketing. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/box-office-terminator-dark-fate-bombs-29m-us-debut-1251886 David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have walked away from their Lucasfilm deal to launch a new Star Wars film trilogy, in favor of their Netflix contract. https://deadline.com/2019/10/star-wars-setback-game-of-thrones-duo-david-benioff-d-b-weiss-exit-trilogy-1202771184 Star Trek’s Brannon Braga and Family Guy’s Seth McFarlane are teaming on a new film adaptation of Clive Barker’s Books of Blood for Hulu. https://bloody-disgusting.com/movie/3592178/hulu-turning-clive-barkers-books-blood-feature-film-orville-duo/ Forbes is reporting that Warner Bros has moved forward the live-action Tom & Jerry film from an April 2021. https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2019/10/25/warner-bros-moves-tom-and-jerry-to-christmas-2020-just-in-case-dune-disappoints-box-office/#d2dc9d151618 and some Quick bites: Peyton Reed as signed on to direct a third Ant-Man movie; A sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has been confirmed and is officially releasing on April 8th, 2022; https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/ant-man-3-peyton-reed-returning-direct-1251732 https://twitter.com/SpiderVerse/status/1190373194374377472 In Television: Lucasfilm released their second trailer for The Mandalorian last week, giving us a closer look at the highly anticipated Star Wars show. Starring Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Taika Waititi, and Werner Herzog. https://youtu.be/XmI7WKrAtqs As mentioned last week, more information was revealed about the HBO Max streaming service last Tuesday. HBO Max will debut in May of 2020, for a subscription cost of $14.99 a month; https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/29/20938710/hbo-max-rick-morty-south-park-ridley-scott-looney-tunes-conan-obrien-price-launch https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/hbo-max-price-launch-date-may-2020-1203387216/ Deadline reports that HBO has decided not to move forward with the untitled Game of Thrones prequel series, which was written by Jane Goldman and starred Naomi Watts. https://deadline.com/2019/10/game-of-thrones-prequel-pilot-dead-hbo-jane-goldman-naomi-watts-1202771609/ Andrzej Sapkowski Netflix dropped the main trailer for its adaptation of The Witcher. https://youtu.be/ndl1W4ltcmg TV Line reports that CW is developing a new Superman & Lois series. https://tvline.com/2019/10/28/superman-lois-lane-series-in-development-the-cw/ Leslie Mann will star in Amazon’s upcoming series based on Naomi Alderman’s 2016 thriller sci-fi novel, The Power. https://deadline.com/2019/10/leslie-mann-star-the-power-amazon-drama-series-naomi-alderman-book-1202773045/ In Video Games: BlizzCon 2019 kicked off this past Friday. https://kotaku.com/we-moved-too-quickly-blizzard-president-apologizes-for-1839540746 EA released official launch trailer for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. https://youtu.be/xIl2z5wwjdA In addition, EA has announced it will start releasing games on Steam again for the first time in 8 years, starting with Jedi: Fallen Order. https://www.ea.com/news/ea-and-valve-partnership And that, folks, is your Week In Geek. As always, a full listing of this week's articles is available with source links down in the podcast description. And I'll see you geeks next wee

170 episodes