UNCOVERING THE BEST COVERS, 07-31-14

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Want to know what covers caught our attention this week?

Curious what our eyes fell in love with at first sight?

Well, here they are, the most memorable images on the stands this Wednesday . . .

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Simply gorgeous . . .

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The Synopsis & Poster For Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight

Quentin Tarantino announced at Comic Con that he intends to start production on The Hateful Eight in early 2015. The cast thus far announced for The Hateful Eight includes Bruce Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Madsen, Kurt Russell, James Remar, Amber Tamblyn, Walton Goggins, and Zoe Bell. The film is described as follows and you can check out the new poster below.

The Hateful Eight follows the steadily ratcheting tension that develops after a blizzard diverts a stagecoach from its route, and traps a pitiless and mistrustful group which includes a competing pair of bounty hunters, a renegade Confederate soldier, and a female prisoner in a saloon in the middle of nowhere.

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‘Arrow’ Casts J.R. Ramirez as DC’s Wildcat

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Even though the CW has been nearly relentless in rolling out news for The Flash as well as Arrow, it seems that they have no plans in slowing down.

And on that note, Deadline recently announced that J.R. Ramirez has been cast Ted Grant (who is also known as Wildcat).

Truth be told: I have no idea who the f*ck Wildcat is. But I guess I’m about to find out.

This is my actual question though.

Moving on, Deadline explained that Ramirez’s role on the show looks as if it is going to be a recurring one. In fact, Arrow’s version of Ted Grant “will be a former boxer with a mysterious past who runs a gym for underprivileged youth, and ends up playing a pivotal role in Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy)’s arc this season. In the comics, Wildcat was known as a member of the Justice Society…

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‘The Flash’ Casts Kelly Frye as Plastique

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One: These hero/villain names never surprise me with how weird and hokey they can get (then again, these are some of the things I love about the genre).

Two: Between Arrow and The Flash, my f*cking head is going to explode reporting all of this trailer/casting news.

Geez, CW. Why won’t you let us zookeepers sleep? Stop being so awesome.

Back to the news at hand, Kelly Frye was recently added to the cast of The Flash as Bette Sans Souci (who is also known as Plastique). According to The Wrap and what role Bette will be playing on the upcoming show: “Bette was a bomb disposal expert in Iraq when the S.T.A.R. Labs meltdown surged through her and gave the ability to turn objects into explosives. Seen as a powerful war weapon, Bette is on the run from U.S. black ops when she finds an ally in…

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Horns get a longer trailer

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Horns got its first mini trailer just before Comic-Con this week, and that was a decent little trailer that highlighted everything it needed too for fans of the book, but today theres a bigger and better one here. Continue reading

Nerdy Ninja News – w/c 20th July ‘14

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– Evageline Lilly will be playing Hope Van Dyne, daughter of Hank Pym (played by Michael Douglas) in the upcoming Ant-Man movie. This new casting has been accompanied by the announcement that three actors have dropped out of the movie. Patrick Wilson, Matt Gerard, and Kevin Weisman left following the departure of ex-director, Edgar Wright.

– Boom! Studios is creating a new comic based on the movie Escape from New York. They released a teaser image over the weekend, of Snake Plissken with the tag line ‘I thought you were dead?’. It is also rumoured that a reboot of the movie is in talks.

– A Guardians of the Galaxy sequal has just been announced, and already has a release date of 28th July 2017. The first movie isn’t even out yet, but it seems like producers are convinced it will be a hit.

– Marvel have announced a brand…

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