The turkey has been cooked, the leftovers are in the fridge, and more Hollywood news has hit the wire.  Time for a round-up!

James Gunn has cast the part of Jimmy Olsen for Superman: Legacy, according to Variety.  The role will be played by Skyler Gisando, best known for his work on The Righteous Gemstones.  Gunn has also cast Sara Sampaio as Lex Luthor love interest Eve Teschmacherr, and other cast members will include David Corenswet as Clark Kent,  Rachel Brosnahan as Lois lane, The Great's Nicholas Hoult as Lex Luthor, and recently, Maria Gabriela de Faria as Angelica Spica aka The Engineer (see "'Superman: Legacy' Casts Villain").

Distributor GKIDs is indicating that presales for Hayao Miyazaki’s The Boy and the Heron (trailer below) are extremely strong, according to Deadline.  The film has been given a staggered release schedule; preview showings, both subbed and dubbed (by the all-star English voice cast, see "Cast for Miyazaki Film"), began in New York and Los Angeles last week, on November 22.  IMAX previews will begin nationwide on Monday, December 4, with additional early access screenings on Wednesday, December 6.  Broad nationwide release is planned for December 8.

Dave Filoni has moved up the chain of command at Lucasfilm, according to The Wrap.  Filoni, showrunner of Ahsoka (see "'Star Wars: Ahsoka,'") and Star Wars: The Clone Wars, will now be involved at inception phases of new Star Wars shows and be able to provide Kathleen Kennedy, President of Lucasfilm, with feedback on storytelling for these show concepts.

Destin Daniel Cretton has left the helm of Avengers: Kang Dynasty, according to Deadline.  Avengers: Kang Dynasty was originally set to come out on May 1, 2026 (see "Best in Shows -- 2026"), and only time will tell if the loss of Cretton will impact the release date.  Cretton is moving off the film to focus on his other Marvel projects, including the Wonder Man series, which is under the new Marvel Spotlight banner.  Marvel Spotlight projects will be standalone series that are not part of the main MCU storyline.

A MAD Magazine documentary is development at Warner Bros. Unscripted Television, according to Variety.  Oscar-winning director Jessica Yu has been tapped to direct this film.  MAD Magazine ceased publishing new material in 2019 (see "MAD Ends").

Sand Land: The Series is headed to Hulu is spring 2024.  This series is based on a story by Akira Toriyama (see "Shonen Jump Line-up"), the creator of Dragon Ball.  The series will be a retelling of the Sand Land movie that came out in 2023.

For more information on geek movie releases, check out ICv2's Best in Shows Geek Movie Calendar.  Currently, our calendars show releases running through 2027.