Sunday, July 18, 2021

Who's Getting Recast Now? | Week In Nerdom



New Videos

Iron Maiden - New song, “The Writing on the Wall.” first new song in 6 years since the release of “The Book of Souls” LP.

Underoath - New single “Damn Excuses” First new music since “Erase Me” released in 2018.

We Came as Romans - Darkbloom first new music since the passing of singer Kyle Pavone in 2018.


We Came as Romans - To Plant a Seed tour, rescheduled. The tour kicks off on September 29 in Philadelphia and runs through November 7 in the band's native Michigan. Support will come from THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, DAYSEEKER and HOLLOW FRONT. 

Blink 182

Mark Hoppus’ cancer is Stage 4-A diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, which is the same type his mom has beat.

Nail the Mix

Would-be producers rejoice! 

GaS Podcast Network

Jamey Jasta has a podcast network that features Jesse Leech (Stoke the Fire) and Rob Flynn (NFR). KILLIN IT 



Twitter - Fleets are no more… after only 8 months 

Facebook - Starting creator incentives. Plans to pay a BILLION dollars through the end of next year to creators of all kinds… 

RE:Verse - Delayed til 22 

Steam Deck

Valve announced their new portable gaming device. Looks like a heavy duty Switch. To arrive in the US for Christmas, and to be priced at $400. 


FaceCam - Launched their first webcam… $200 for a 1080 60fps mediocre camera. 

Wave XLR - Turn any TOP QUALITY mic into a USB mic.  


Adding GAMING to their list of services? It seems that is an actual thing that is happening. They brought in Mike Verdu, former Oculus and EA executive. 

Comic Books/Books


Batman 89 - preview pages released.  

House of Slaughter

Spin-off series  from Something is Killing the Children creator. James Tynion IV (The Department of Truth), co-writer Tate Brombal (Barbalien), illustrator and co-creator Werther Dell'Edera (Razorblades), and artist Chris Shehan (The Autumnal). 

DC Solicitations

October solicitations are out for DC! 



Something Is Killing the Children - The Mike Flanagan series IS in fact based on a comic. Thanks to @ronbar316 Ronnie THE Baron from Nerdy Legion!

Loki - Season 2. The first Disney+ series to officially get it.

Game  of Thrones - Flea Bottom series cancelled and 2 new animated series announced. 


Titans - Season 3 Aug 12 

Chucky - Teaser FINALLY released 


Reboot in the works? Tracy Torme, producer on the original series, told Masters of the Genre (pod) that the new series is “actively” in development. 

Eddie Izzard

All specials and documentary have been optioned for North American distribution by Comedy Dynamics, which puts it on Amazon Prime, Peacock, Spectrum, Apple TV, Dish, Google Play, DirecTV, Vimeo, YouTube and many more. It’s expected to hit the platforms in late 2021. 

Bo Burnham

Inside is going to theaters for 4 days. Starting July 22 in over 400 theaters in the US and Canada. 



Black Adam - Finished with principle photography. 

Indiana Jones - Antonio Banderas has been added to the cast. 

Rumor Mill

Iron Fist/ Luke Cage

Being recast for the Heroes For Hire series?? Finn Jones and Mike Colter not coming back for the rumored series.

Ms. Marvel

Kamala Kahn will get her powers from a blast of energy OR directly from the bracelets… NOT from the Terrigen Mist. 

PS x Netflix

Of course this is a thing… maybe they are trying to compete with XBox Game Pass?

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