It was a big week for geek showbiz news, and we round it up here (and for more, see "Disney+ Day Marvel Announcements").
Variety. It opened with $71 million last weekend (see "’Eternals’ Does $71M"). Eternals has grossed $281.4 million worldwide. Venom: Let There Be Carnage passed $200 million at the domestic box office this weekend, only the second film to do so this year (along with Shang-Chi).
Walters and Fowler on ‘D&D’ Miniseries"); and the players are YouTube star Kassem Gharaibeh, on camera personality, actress, and content creator Fiona Nova, e-sports broadcaster Indiana Black, a/k/a Froskurinn, and actor and writer Ify Nwadiwe. Wizards of the Coast and G4 previously collaborated on a streaming special earlier this year (see "G4 and WotC Stream ‘D&D Live 2021’").
Trailer for ‘ST: Prodigy"), has been greenlit for a second season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The first season will continue to drop new episodes until November 18, then pick up again for the second half of the season beginning January 6.
Paramount has delayed Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, the next film in the Transformers franchise, to June 9, 2023, according to Deadline. Steven Caple Jr. directs and Ron Perlman is Optimus Primal. Paramount also changed its plans for the next Star Trek film, which is now planned for December 22, 2023 (see "Best in Shows – 2023"). Matt Shakman will direct.
Variety. A writer for the film was announced in June (see "Writer for ‘Rogue Squadron’"). The currently scheduled release date is December 22, 2023, but that date is in jeopardy.