Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Week In Nerdom 7-16 - New Musics, Guests on Picard, Bond 25 Breaks the I...



The Weeknd
I Can’t Feel My Face has reached a BILLION views on YT.

Ed Sheeran
Remember the Name with EMinem and 50 Cent.

Killswitch Engage
New song I am Broken Too.

Killer Be Killed
Max Cavalera wants to start work on a new album next year, once his tour with Soulfly and some Sepultura plans have concluded.

Devin Townsend
Townsend fans rejoice! Devin Townsend has confirmed that on his next tour, he will be including some of the Strapping Young Lad material from his past. Not only that, but Townsend is calling the tour a “best of” from his library of tunes.


Star Trek: Picard
Did LeVarr Burton leak some guest star surprises? Talking to CNN Burton said that he expects all of the original Next Gen cast will make a guest appearance to some degree.

Haunting of Bly Manor
The Wrap is reporting that Oliver Jackson-Cohen will be returning for the second installment of the anthology show. Jackson-Cohen played the elder version of Luke in Hill House.


Bond 25
Been quite the week for Bond.
It was announced that Christoph Waltz will be returning for this movie as Blofeld, the bad bond if you will. But also Lashana Lynch is now reportedly going to be taking over the title of 007.

3 From Hell
The first full trailer released, and it looks like Zombie is doubling down on all the things fans love about the trio of characters he created in House of 1000 corpses.

Zachary Levy is confirming that the Black Adam crossover will happen in the third Shazam movie.


Gears 5 Tech Test
The trailer for the Gears Versus Tech Test just dropped.

Online cheaters
Overwatch and Apex are both dealing with the problem of cheaters in their own special ways. Overwatch will end matches when cheating is detected. Non-cheaters will not be penalised for the cheaters action. While Apex is changing their matchmaking algorithm so that verified cheaters are pitted against each other.
Which way do you prefer? Is there a better way?

Comic Books

Carpenter and co-writer Anthony Burch (Borderlands 2), will be teaming up with artists Philip Tan and Marc Deering to bring The Joker: Year of the Villain #1 

Tales from the Dark Multiverse
DC is really doubling down on the multiverse. They announced Monday a new series of one-shots that will analyze major DC events through the lens of the dark Multiverse. We will see Infinite Crisis, Death of Superman, and MORE with a “twisted and terrifying” new take. Each book will be prestige format and cost 5.99.

JJ Abrams and his son Henry will be writing a mini series for Spider-Man. As part of their run they will be debuting their new villain, Cadaverous. Starts in September.

Snake Eyes: Deadgame
Rob Liefeld is moonlighting at IDW doing a Snake Eyes mini starting in 2020. With the completion of Major X Liefeld was excited to write this bucket list IP. Will this book influence the still-in-pre-production Snake Eyes movie?

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