TGIF Fandom Fans! We are halfway through the month and it feels like we are flying through the rest of 2020. The world of fandom is moving equally as fast, so you might have missed a few things happening in it. As always we got your back! Let’s dive into what you may have missed from 10/10 – 10/16/2020!
We Got Our First Look At M.O.D.O.K
During virtual New York Comic-Con, we got our first look at Hulu’s newest series, M.O.D.O.K. The trailer for the famed Marvel villain’s stop motion animated show reveals the voice cast. Super-nerd Patton Oswalt will be voicing the titular character. Aimee Garcia, Ben Schwartz, and Melissa Fumero also lend their voices to this superhero comedy.
Disney’s Space Mountain is Headed to the Big Screen
Like The Pirates of the Caribbean, The Haunted Mansion, and Jungle Cruise before it, Space Mountain is next in line for a feature film. Joby Harold (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword) will be the screenwriter and his wife Tory Tunnell will produce, joined by Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich’s Rideback, the producers behind Disney’s Aladdin.
Pokemon Card Goes for Big Money
Fans of the game know how important it is to have good Pokemon. The stronger your team, the better your chances are at winning and being the very best. The same is true with Pokemon Trading Cards. The best cards are often hard to find. Former Rapper/Now Streamer Logic just spent big bucks on a rare Pokemon card. He spent $226,000 on a first edition Charizard card. It broke the record for Nintendo collectibles!
Fortnite Adds the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen
Marvel continues with its partnership with Epic Games’ Fortnite. Recently they have added skins and maps designed after its characters and their worlds. The devil of Hell’s Kitchen, Daredevil, is the latest to join the roster. On October 14th, the game hosted the Daredevil Cup, allowing the best players to receive the skin before its official launch.
Sherlock Holmes Junior?
Netflix is looking to cash in on the success of Enola Holmes with Sherlock Junior. According to reports, Sherlock Junior will be about modern-day younger versions of Watson and Holmes. This film already has two writers attached to it, Ehren Kruger (Dumbo, The Ring, Transformers: Age of Extinction) and Matt Kuzma. Kruger has also signed on to produce the movie as well.
Red X is Ready to Leave His Mark
Fans of the original Teen Titan’s series will remember Robin’s alter ego, Red X. He quickly became a fan favorite but when the show ended, so did Red X. In 2021, he will be making his comic book debut! Red X will be a part of DC Comics’ Future State, which features new versions of some of their classic heroes and villains. You can look out for the comic in January of 2021.
The Simpsons on Disney+
Disney streaming app Disney+ announced on its YouTube Channel that all 31 seasons of the cultural phenomenon are now available on the platform. The Walt Disney Corporation acquired FOX and it’s properties for a massive amount of money.
There you have it Fandom Fans! That’s just some of the major stories you might have missed this week. As always come back next Friday for more news or follow us on social media for daily updates!