The Geeky Weekly: October 18 – October 25October 25, 2015
As we put the finishing touches on our Halloween costumes, it is a good opportunity to read up on some news that may dictate what our costumes for next year will be. Enjoy the Geeky Weekly!
∴ Netflix and Marvel’s Jessica Jones finally got a full trailer. In it, Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) is haunted by Dr. Zebediah Killgrave (David Tennant, AKA The Purple Man), and it looks like a lot of heads will roll in the wake of Killgrave’s control. Jones also meets Luke Cage (Mike Coulter), who will also be getting a Netflix show as part of the planned The Defenders series. Jessica Jones drops on Netflix November 20 (so mark your calendars!).
∴ All Nippon’s Star Wars theme plane took flight for the first time this week. Star Wars had a big week itself by dropping the latest, and most expansive trailer this during Monday Night Football. The R2-D2 ANA Jet is the result of a deal between the airline company and Disney. Take a look at all the goodies this plane has to offer:
∴ Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was? Japan is opening a real-life Pokemon gym in November. Sanoyas Interaction is bringing Pokemon Expo Gym to life, and will boast training classes in its multi-generational games and work towards communication building skills for children.
∴ Krypton is a TV series in development on the Syfy channel, and showrunner David S. Goyer spoke with Comicbook.com to reveal some details about the Superman based show. Krypton takes place 200 years before the events in DC’s Man of Steel.
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∴ Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the stage play in development from the mind of J.K. Rowling has been officially announced as a sequel. The story will follow Harry Potter and his son Albus, definitely squelching the theories it would be a prequel. It will open in two parts in London in the late Spring.
The official website has more details here.
∴ To celebrate Halloween, a hopeful Kickstarter will be breathing life into a Friday the 13th video game. Gun Media led the campaign and is now working on delivering the third-person asymmetrical multiplayer game. They have until November 13 to raise the rest of the funds. If successful, it will be the first Friday the 13th horror game since 1989. You’ll get a chance to terrorize Camp Crystal Lake as Jason Vorhees, or one of the seven camp counselors trying to fend off the madman. There are some fun perks for backing the project so be sure to hop on board here.