The Geek TV News has piled up, and it's time for a Round-Up!First 'Sonic The Hedgehog' Trailer”). Walmart also dropped a sixty second ad featuring a cornucopia of geek icons ranging from Alex Winter as Bill from Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure to Sam J. Jones as Flash Gordon. And Adult Swim got in on the action as well with a Rick and Morty endorsement of Pringles (ads embedded below).
The CW has ordered a pilot for a new Kung Fu series according to Variety. Kung Fu, the original series by Ed Spielman starring David Carradine, was rebooted before as Kung Fu: The Legend Continues in the mid-90s. The newest rendition of this classic series will revolve around a young Chinese-American woman who goes on a life-changing journey to a monastery in China. When she returns, she uses her Shaolin skills to battle crime all while seeking the assassin that killed her mentor.Variety. The once popular CW series was seen by 723,000 total viewers who tuned in, which is a 20% drop from d the previous episode. This was a shaky way for Arrow to sign off with at least one spin-off series coming to the CW in the future (see "'Arrow' Canaries Spin-Off ").
In Star Wars news, Disney has put the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series on ice according to Variety. Pre-production has come to a halt as Lucasfilm is looking to overhaul the scripts and find new writers. Ewan McGregor was set to reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in this series, but it looks like fans will have to wait a little longer to see that happen (see "Ewan McGregor in Talks for Star Wars ").'Clone Wars' S7 Trailer").