Geek showbiz news is sprouting as spring begins, and we round it up here.

Jujutsu Kaisen O was the #2 movie at the box office this weekend, with a estimated three-day total of $17.7 million in its first week of release, according to Deadline.   The film has crazy good ratings on Rotten Tomatoes (100% from critics, 98% from audience). It was released in 2,297 theaters in the U.S., in both subtitled and dubbed versions.  The property was already the #7 manga franchise for Fall 2021 (see "Top Manga Franchises – Fall 2021").

A new actor to play James T. Kirk has been cast for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series, which focuses on the years when Christopher Pike was captain of the Enterprise (see "’Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Trailer"), will introduce Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries) as Kirk in the second season.

Netflix is developing a film adaptation combining elements from BOOM! Studios’ Irredeemable and Incorruptible series, the network announced. Jaymes Samuel (The Harder They Fall) will direct from a script by Kemp Powers (One Night in Miami).  The film will show the conflict between a god-like superhero gone bad and a supervillain turning to good. Mark Waid created and wrote both comic series; Peter Krause did the art for irredeemable, and a team including Jean Diaz and Marcio Takara provided art for Incorruptible. Both series are available in single omnibi.

Adult Swim is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Toonami by ordering two new seasons of FLCL, plus new anime series Housing Complex C, according to Variety. The original series aired on Adult Swim beginning in 2003; the second and third seasons were co-produced by Adult Swim and Production I.G. beginning in 2016 (see "New ‘FLCL’”). The two new seasons/series, FLCL: Grunge (directed by Hitoshi Takekiyo and animated by MontBlanc Pictures) and FLCL: Shoegaze (directed by Yutaka Uemura and animated by Production I.G. x NUT), are currently in production.

Sydney Sweeney (Cassie in HBO’s Euphoria, The White Lotus) has been cast in an unspecified role in Sony’s Madame Web, according to Deadline. She joins Dakota Johnson (50 Shades of Grey), who was announced as the title character last month, with S.J. Clarkson (Jessica Jones) directing (see "Star for ‘Madame Web’ Movie").

Marvel has released a new trailer for the Disney+ series Ms. Marvel, which will premiere on the streamer on June 8. Iman Vellani will star as Kamala Khan (see "’Ms. Marvel’ Casting").