Oh!Hey there, Fandom Fans. We didn’t see you standing there. Are you here for the best news from the World of Fandom? Of course, you are. Before we can give you what you came for, we have to share what we already covered so far. Please enjoy a little rapid-fire.
Disney’s D23 Expo is the mouse’s answer to prominent conventions like Fan Expo and SDCC. During this magical weekend event, the House of Mouse unveils what is to come in the near future and beyond. 2022’s expo has been its biggest one to date, they dropped a substantial amount of trailers from their biggest properties like Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, and more.
The *gameHERs, a women-led community dedicated to recognizing women in the gaming and esports community, has opened up voting for their 2022 awards, and you can vote for your favorite women & femme-identifying individuals in the gaming industry and beyond.
Amazon Prime has teamed up with Westworld creators Jonathon Nolan and Lisa Joy to bring us the brand new mind-bending series, The Peripheral, and today we got our first look at the series with the release of its first trailer.
Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming Knives Out sequel – which you can check out below. The sequel, which is titled Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, follows Detective Benoit Blanc as he travels to Greece to peel back the layers of a mystery involving a new cast of colorful suspects.
Wendell & Wild is an upcoming American stop-motion animated dark fantasy comedy horror film directed by Henry Selick. The screenplay was written by Selick and Jordan Peele (who also serve as producers), and it’s based on Selick and Clay McLeod Chapman’s unpublished book of the same name.
Korean Singer/Songwriter BIBI will soon be making her drama debut in the upcoming season of “Sweet Home!”
In the Conjuring Universe, James Wan, Valak’s Nun design was a late replacement for the original idea which saw the demon take up a very different look.
The Haunted Tavern: A Dark Pop-Up Cocktail Experience is a photo-friendly experience that will be held at the Detroit Circle Center at Hamtramck.
Peter Straub, a novelist whose depiction of the supernatural in books like Julia and Ghost Story often felt too big and too fantastical to really be defined by the limits of the horror genre, has died.
Dragon Con, the internationally known pop culture, sci-fi, fantasy, and gaming convention, announced the winners of its 7th annual Dragon Awards, a fan’s choice awards program to recognize the best in books, comics, games, and filmed entertainment.
Earlier this year, Ti West returned to the horror genre with the release of X – a slick, slasher film that follows a group of young filmmakers who enter the Texan countryside to make an adult film. It would go on to receive positive reviews from both fans and critics and become one of the stronger horror releases of the year.
Black Adam Will Feature Gods Among Men
In ancient Kahndaq, Teth Adam has bestowed the almighty powers of the gods. After using these powers for vengeance, he was imprisoned, becoming Black Adam. Nearly 5,000 years have passed and Black Adam has gone from man to myth, to legend. Now released, his unique form of justice, born out of rage, is challenged by modern-day heroes who form the Justice Society: Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Atom Smasher, and Cyclone. Johnson stars alongside Aldis Hodge (“City on a Hill,” “One Night in Miami”) as Hawkman, Noah Centineo (“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”) as Atom Smasher, Sarah Shahi (“Sex/Life,” “Rush Hour 3”), Marwan Kenzari (“Murder on the Orient Express,” “The Mummy”), Quintessa Swindell (“Voyagers,” “Trinkets”) as Cyclone, Mo Amer (“Mo,” “Ramy”), Bodhi Sabongui (“A Million Little Things”), and Pierce Brosnan (the “Mamma Mia!” and James Bond franchises) as Dr. Fate.
Black Adam will play in theaters on October 21, 2022.
The Beauty of the Seven Kingdoms
When you play the game of thrones, you win, or you die. This Halloween, transform into a fiery queen, a fearless Nights watchman, or a creature from beyond the wall with the NEW limited-edition Revolution X Game of Thrones collection!
This affordable collection includes eyeshadow palettes, makeup brushes, a beauty sponge, eyeliner, mascara, glitter, a makeup bag, and brow soap. You’d be mad not to purchase this limited-edition collection.
A Retail Scare
When a Halloween store opens in a deserted strip mall, three friends, thinking they’ve outgrown trick or treating, decide to spend the night locked inside. But their night of spook-filled fun soon turns to outlandish survival. Spirit Halloween: The Movie will have a limited run in theaters on October 11, 2022.
A Titan of Another Kind
While other DC properties found themselves on the chopping block. The series Titans survived to see another season. Iconic villain Lex Luthor will be making his debut this November. Actor Titus Welliver will be playing the evil genius. The photo above gives us our first look at Welliver as Luthor.
Another Look at The Damned
A modern, unforgettable retelling of Anne Rice’s best-selling novel, Interview With The Vampire. Starring Jacob Anderson (Game of Thrones), Sam Reid (The Newsreader), Bailey Bass (Avatar: The Way of the Water), and Eric Bogosian (Succession). Premieres October 2nd on AMC and AMC+.
From Seoul to a Galaxy Far Far Away
One of the stars of Netflix’s Squid Game, Lee Jung-Jae, will be bringing his immaculate acting to the Star Wars franchise. Lee will be playing an undisclosed character for Disney Plus’ Star Wars: The Acolyte. Much of the news about The Acolyte has been kept under wraps. What we do know is that the events of the series take place 100 years before Phantom Menace. Lee Jung-Jae will be joining Amandla Stenberg and Jodie Turner-Smith.
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