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Geek News on the Radio March 10, 2016

Here’s the first unofficial feedback on ‘Batman v Superman’

We’re not sure if this counts as a review, but we’ve got more details on the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. A writer for Entertainment Weekly, Anthony Breznican, has reportedly already seen the clash of the two superheroes according to He took to Twitter to voice some of his first impressions and thoughts on the movie. There’s no spoilers and he mostly compares Dawn of Justice to 2013’s Man of Steel.

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Jena Malone Cut From ‘Batman v Superman’ Theatrical Release (Report)

Jena Malone’s secret character has been cut from the theatrical release of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” according to a new report — but will appear in the R-rated extended cut on home video. Entertainment Weekly reported that Malone would not be in the movie, directed by Zack Snyder, but did not explain further.

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‘Justice League’ movie rumors: Green Lantern to appear in part 2; J.K. Simmons cast as Commissioner James Gordon in the film

New “Justice League” movie details will feature Commissioner James Gordon in the film and Green Lantern to make his appearance in part 2. “Whiplash” star J.K. Simmons has joined the cast of Zack Snyder’s take on the “Justice League” movie as Gotham City Commissioner Jamers Gordon in the DC Extended Universe. Simmons is no stranger to comic book characters as the Oscar winner first played the comically anti-vigilante Daily Bugle news editor J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man” trilogy, not to menton reprising his role as Jameson again in the Marvel animated series “Ultimate Spider-Man” and “Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.”

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First Look at Marvel’s ‘Han Solo’ Comic Book Miniseries

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens now a bonafide hit at the box office, fans have to wait a few more months for the first spinoff, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. This will be followed by Star Wars: Episode VIII(December 15, 2017), Star Wars Anthology: Han Solo (May 25, 2018),Star Wars: Episode IX (2019) and Star Wars Anthology: Boba Fett (2020). While we anticipate these adventures obliterating the big screen, fans can explore this galaxy far, far away with a slew of new comic books. And over the weekend, Entertainment Weekly gave fans their first look at the new Han Solo comic book miniseries.

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DC Comics’ ‘Scalped’ Among WGN America’s Pilot Orders

WGN America, fresh off canceling critical darling Manhattan, has picked up two new drama pilots, including a DC Comics adaptation. Ordered to pilot are DC’s Scalped, with Geoff Johns attached, and Roadside Picnic, based on the novel by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. Scalped is described as a modern-day crime story set in the world of a Native American Indian reservation. It explores power, loyalty and spirituality in a community led by the ambitious chief Lincoln Red Crow as he reckons with Dashiell Bad Horse, who has returned home after years away from the reservation.

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Oscar-Nominated Actor Gary Busey Joins the Cast of Syfy’s Sharknado 4

Gary Busey, Oscar-nominated actor and star of every eighties and nineties cult classic you can think of, has joined the cast of Syfy’s inexplicable, inevitable, probably unstoppable Sharknado 4. The meteorological, shark-filled, reality-defying phenomenon that is theSharknado series can’t be stopped. It’s been called (by this publication!), “repetitious, accessible schlock” and “implausible, violent, and incoherent.” But a little bit like Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Sharknado can’t be stopped, and we might just deserve it. Gary Busey is just here to ride the shark-infested wave, man.

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