The Week in Geek Entertainment News August 2018 – Links
Here’s a rundown of what went down in geek entertainment news during the last week of August, as well as other nerdiness.
Pet Sematary is getting a remake and they have found their Zelda (aka the most horrifyingly scary movie character from my childhood). –iHorror
True Detective S3 info is trickling out (Mahershala Ali might be the only actor who could get me to watch this after the abomination that was S2):
Academy Award Winner Mahershala Ali stars in #TrueDetective Season 3.
January 2019 on @HBO. pic.twitter.com/lnwF8sBS2L
— True Detective (@TrueDetective) August 27, 2018
Sharp Objects ended with a WOAH. Here are some interesting words from the author, Gillian Flynn, on that. –Vulture
Also this on Sharp Objects. THIS.
As far as final lines go, ‘Don’t tell Mama’ just became one of the all time greats. #sharpobjects pic.twitter.com/UG5tYgQmGq
— Patrick Phillips (@savagedetectiv) August 27, 2018
Disney is creating their own streaming service. –io9
Nickelodeon also has streaming now. They have a rotation of over 300 classics from the nineties on NickSplat via VRN. –Comicbook.com
Alec Baldwin quit this upcoming Joker movie two days after it was announced he’d be in said Joker movie. Oh, Alec. –Bleeding Cool
Matt Smith and Keri Russell join the cast of Star Wars: Episode IX. –Inverse
Game of Thrones producer has a new project coming to TV based on sci-fi thriller novel, The Swarm. -Geek Tyrant
Eminem released a surprise track for the upcoming Venom movie. –io9
And a tweet to end the week:
Does Hijab ? Oppress Women?? pic.twitter.com/N1l0fcG4lL
— Mohammed Habeeb Ur Rehman (@Habeebinamdar) August 27, 2018