What’s Up, Fandom Fans? And, to all our fans in Philadelphia…we are with you. The Superb Owl took place this weekend, and it had the whole world on the edge of its seat. It was an intense game, with an amazing performance by Rihanna. Congratulations on baby number 2! As we all awaited the winning owl, the game provided many trailers for some highly-anticipated films. This Fandom News Roundup will be focused on those trailers and some other news stories too. But before we do let’s jump into the RAPIDFIRE.
The M&M controversy, which is a phrase most people never thought would exist, may be coming to a close during the Superbowl commercial according to voice actor Billy West.
Fandom Funding is Hairology: A comic anthology all about HAIR! Natural Hair, Balding, Transitioning, Body Hair, Cancer, Dye, and MORE!
Who’s ready for the ultimate collab dropping this Valentine’s Day? That’s right, your favorite horror couple Chucky and Tiffany have a makeup collab with Glamlite.
A brand new Children of the Corn remake is on the way and we finally have our first look at the upcoming film via the release of an official trailer.
Todd Phillips delivered his very own Valentine’s Day present by revealing a first look at Lady Gaga in the upcoming Joker sequel, Folie à Deux.
A Golden Star
Get ready for one last ride. During the Big Game, Marvel Studio shared announced the official trailer for Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 3 was released online. In the trailer, we see Peter Quill missing Gamora, but it is not that simple. We also get to see Adam Warlock and he is shiny. Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, written and directed by James Gunn. Only be in theaters on May 5, 2023.
Screen Icon Raquel Welch Dead at 82
Iconic screen actress and international sex symbol, Raquel Welch passed away. The Hollywood actress was 82 when she died. Welch is known for her roles in One Million Years B.C. , The Three Musketeers, Legally Blonde, Mork & Mindy, and 100 Rifles. We want to send our condolences to Raquel Welch’s family, friends, and fans.
A Mermaid’s Wish
“The Little Mermaid,” visionary filmmaker Rob Marshall’s live-action reimagining of the studio’s Oscar®-winning animated musical classic, opens exclusively in theaters nationwide on May 26, 2023. “The Little Mermaid” is the beloved story of Ariel, a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure. The youngest of King Triton’s daughters and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric. While mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel must follow her heart. She deals with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land, but ultimately places her life – and her father’s crown – in jeopardy.
We Still Love You
Barney the Dinosaur has been a part of many people’s childhood for generations. The purple dino has been teaching kids to embrace fun, good manners, and emotions with one of the catchiest theme songs of all time. Mattel plans on bringing him back in an animated form. From the photo, you can see that Barney has been updated. He is a different shade of purple and has a younger look. We will see more of this new version in 2024.
A New Autobot
Returning to the action and spectacle that have captured moviegoers around the world, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will take audiences on a ‘90s globetrotting adventure and introduce the Maximals, Predacons, and Terrorcons to the existing battle on earth between Autobots and Decepticons. Directed by Steven Caple Jr. and starring Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback, the film arrives in theatres on June 9, 2023.
When you think about comfort, you may not think of a game about blocks. Popular footwear brand, Crocs, has collabed with the beloved game –Minecraft. This new collection offers a variety of styles for fans of all ages and exclusive Jibbitz you can pair with any Crocs you may own. You can purchase this limited-edition collection on Croc’s official website, Amazon, Foot Locker, Journeys, and other shoe retailers.
A Classic Game IRL
A charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers undertake an epic heist to retrieve a lost relic, but things go dangerously awry when they run afoul of the wrong people. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves brings the rich world and playful spirit of the legendary roleplaying game to the big screen in a hilarious and action-packed adventure. It will only be in theatres on March 31, 2023.
One More Adventure
This Summer, a legend will face his destiny. Harrison Ford returns in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. Ford is joined by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”), Antonio Banderas (“Pain and Glory”), John Rhys-Davies (“Raiders of the Lost Ark”), Shaunette Renee Wilson (“Black Panther”), Thomas Kretschmann (“Das Boot”), Toby Jones (“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”), Boyd Holbrook (“Logan”), Oliver Richters (“Black Widow”), Ethann Isidore (“Mortel”) and Mads Mikkelsen (“Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore”). The highly anticipated fifth installment of the iconic “Indiana Jones” franchise comes to theaters on June 30, 2023.
That completes this week’s Fandom News Roundup! What story was your favorite? Let us know in the comments below. As always we hope you stay safe, stay hydrated, and follow your fandom.
Join us again for even more news!