Fandom News Roundup 9/5-9/11 2020

TGIF Fandom Fans! It’s another edition of Fandom News Roundup! Between 9/5-9/11 there was tons of fandom news. With work and back to school time, you might have missed some of it but your friendly neighborhood nerd has all the news you might have missed.

Ms. Marvel gets her own show
Kamala Khan reports that Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel is said to be getting her own series on Disney+. Bad Boys for Life directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are said to be directing at least one episode. Kamala Khan is also the main protagonist in the Square Enix Avengers game, so we can expect to see a lot more of Ms. Marvel.

Nike x Doraemon

Photo via Sneaker News

Japanese anime icon Doraemon has partnered with Nike, according to Sneaker News.  These will be a limited edition collaboration and will be available sometime next week. We are seeing more and more fashion and beauty brands collabing with anime- what do you think will be next?

Venture Bros. gets canceled

Venture BrothersAfter 7 years, the adult swim staple Venture Bros. got canceled by the network. Creator Jackson Publick confirmed the cancelation on his twitter. Are you sad to see the series end after seven seasons?

The Walking Dead Comes to an End

The Walking Dead

AMC’s hit series based on Robert Kirkman’s graphic novel, The Walking Dead, is ending. The worldwide phenomenon will conclude in 2022. Entertainment Weekly reports that fan favorites Daryl and Carol will be receiving a spin-off series. Our own Governor reacts to the news on our YouTube Channel- check it out here. 

Stranger Things Star Ties the Knot

Actor David Harbour, known for his role as Hopper on Stranger Things and most recently Hellboy, got married to singer Lilly Allen. The couple got married in Las Vegas with an Elvis-inspired wedding. There was even an Elvis impersonator to officiate the wedding. You can get more details about the nuptials from Vulture. 

Dame Diana Rigg Passes Away

Dame Diana Rigg
Photo via FrockFlick

Legendary Actress Dame Diana Rigg has passed at the age of 82. Fandom fans will know Rigg for her role as Lady Olenna Tyrell from Game of Thrones. She also played Tracy Di Vicenzo from On Her Majesty’s Secret Service and Emma Peel from The Avengers.  Rest in Peace.

The Family Goes to…Space?


If you are a fan of the Fast & Furious franchise, you know it’s been a running joke they would go into space next. Well fans, you got what you wished for. Actress Michelle Rodriguez was on The Jess Cagle show and confirmed that the family is headed to space! What mission will send Dom and his ragtag bunch into the stars? We will have to wait until the film comes out on April 2, 2021.

Obi-Wan Will be Back on the High Ground

Ewan McGregor

The standout star of the prequels will be back again for his own series on Disney+. Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi, though ET Online reports that the show will be a standalone season. McGregor believes that filming will begin next Spring.  It’s also rumored that Obi-Wan’s show will feature his life at two different, distinct times in his life.

That’s just some of the fandom news you might have missed this week. Be sure to check back here and on our socials for all the latest in fandom news.

About Yali Perez

When she's not writing about pop culture for Fandom Spotlite, curating social media for the*gameHERS, or helping to produce the DB4L podcast, she is a single mom to the coolest kid in the world. In Yali's free time she likes to bake, exercise, watch horror films, and play Mario Kart. Yali's goal as a writer is to share her nontraditional and colorful view of the world with readers everywhere.

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