There was plenty of geek TV news over the last week, and it's time for another round-up!'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier', 'WandaVision', 'Loki', 'What if...?', 'Hawkeye' TV News"). Deadline. David Benioff and D.B.Weiss have signed onto a five-year deal worth up to $300 million dollars to write, produce, and direct new films and series for the Netflix streaming service. Even with the new exclusive deal in place, the producer duo will honor all prior obligations to other studios, such as the new Star Wars trilogy they have been developing for Lucasfilm (see "'Game of Thrones' Creators' 'Star Wars' Movie Next"). SpongeBob's 'Birthday Bash'"). Deadline, Tortorella will be playing a character named Felix who is "an honorable man of his word who isn't afraid to fight for others' safety and acceptance." He joins the previously announced cast that includes Annet Mahendru (Huck), Aliyah Royale (Iris), Alexa Mansour (Hope), Nicolas Cantu (Elton), and Hal Cumpston (Silas). The new series will premiere in Spring 2020. Recently, ICv2 reported on the departure of Dania Gurira from the original The Walking Dead (see " Dania Gurira Leaves 'The Walking Dead"). WarnerMedia Streaming Service Takes Shape").
DISNEY UNVEILS NEW STREAMING BUNDLE, 'GAME OF THRONES' CREATORS JOIN NETFLIX, VIACOM TO ACQUIRE 'GARFIELD,' 'TWD' SPINOFF GETS LEAD, HBO MAX GETS DOCTOR WHO, CBS ALL ACCESS ADDS KIDS PROGRAMMING
Geek TV News Round-Up
Posted by Jeffrey Dohm-Sanchez on August 12, 2019 @ 4:07 pm CT
Comics to Include Game Content
August 21, 2019
In addition to comic stories, each issue will include exclusive content to enhance the play experience for gamers.
Free Cards with New Switch Game; Mobile-Based Speed Dueling Easy-to-Learn Option
August 21, 2019
Konami is offering three free TCG cards with the new Switch game, and is using the mobile-based Speed Duel game to as an easy-to-learn TCG option.