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Here are @Mrcrockpot’s top stories of the week

Friday 5/24

Godzilla: King of Monsters Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is released

Godzilla is back! And the newest score, filled with every theme you would ever need, is incredible. Make sure to check out this remake (Blue Oyster Cult) by Bear McCreary featuring Serj Tankian from System of a Down below! It’s wild! Godzilla: King of the Monsters releases on May 31st.

Sonic the Hedgehog delayed until February 2020

After the outcry from fans regarding Sonic’s appearance, director Jeff Fowler announced that Sonic will be pushed back til February 14th, 2020. Good decision to push it back to get it right. However, Sonic will now be battling with the new Harley Quinn film Birds of Prey, a Kingsmen prequel and an untitled live action Disney film.

Knights of the Old Republic movie may be in development

The beloved video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is rumored to be in development and could become a new trilogy in the franchise. If you don’t know anything about KOTR video game, then turn around and walk the other way. You’ll thank me in a few years from now.

Star Trek: Picard Teaser Drops!!!

Why did you leave Starfleet, Admiral???

Check out this Fan Made Batman vs Iron fight!

Billy Cramer released this DCEU vs MCU gem. Here is the link to his YouTube channel.

Akira Release Date Announced

Taika Waititi, the director of Thor: Ragnarok, announced that his live action version of Akira will be hitting theaters on May 21st, 2020.

MIB: International Box Office Numbers Projecting Very Poorly

Men in Black: International is projected to make a franchise low 40 million dollar opening weekend. The new Men in Black flick opens on June 14th.

A Quiet Place 2 Release Date Bumped Up

Star the speculation! John Krasinski, who will be directing the sequel, says A Quiet Place 2 will not be your ordinary sequel. A Quiet Place 2 will now be hitting theaters on March 20th, 2020.

Saturday 5/25

DC subtly hints that Robert Pattinson is Batman

DC has yet to confirm that Robert Pattinson will be playing Batman in the upcoming The Batman film. Jim Lee, Chief Creative Officer for DC Entertainment, posted this image on Instagram. Did he just make it official? Let us know your thoughts!

Check out this amazing David Bowie cover

Christine and the Queens did this amazing cover of “Heroes”

Parasite Wins Big at Cannes 2019

Snowpiercer Director Bong Joon-ho’s newest film Parasite brought home the festival’s biggest prize, the Palme d’Or. The film is currently 97% on Rotten Tomatoes. Here is a trailer.

Monday 5/27

MCU Phase 4 Rumors: Venom IN, Deadpool OUT

Rumors are swirling that the MCU is trying to add Tom Hardy’s Venom into the next phases of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Meanwhile, Deadpool will continue to be separate from the MCU moving forward.

Ridley Scott Directing a Sequel to Alien: Covenant

With an Alien prequel script already in development, it was announced that Ridley Scott will be directing the sequel to Alien: Covenant.

Tuesday 5/28

Avengers: Endgame Continues to Shatter Records

Avengers: Endgame is now the second ever film to cross the 800 US Box Office threshold. It is currently 133 million dollars behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens. According to Box Office Mojo, here is how the Top 5 looks in domestic sales. What a time to be alive if you’re a superhero movie.

1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens 936 Million

2 Avengers: Endgame 803 Million

3 Avatar 760 Million

4 Black Panther 700 Million

5 Avengers: Infinity War 678 Million

Wednesday 5/29

New Gods Script in the Works!

DC writer Tom King and Director Ava Duvernay are co-writing a script for The New Gods. For anyone that doesn’t know, this sounds like Darkseid could still be happening for DCEU.

New Avengers Game!!!

Marvel’s Avengers, the new game by Square Enix, will be on show at E3 on June 10th! Here are some details.

Marvel Disney+ shows will directly impact the MCU

There has been confirmation that the new Loki and Bucky/Falcon shows on Disney+ will have direct ties to the next phases of the MCU.

Who is your daddy and what does he do?

Arnold Schwarzegger will be returning to school in Superhero Kindergarten, an animated TV show. Even better, Stan Lee will have a cameo in every episode. This is definitely one TV show to keep an eye on.


"Some would have us go out and buy apples. But we want to build the whole orchard, and you don't get to the moon by climbing a tree."
-Sam Hinkie

Jonah Bolden commented on my first game recap for SFO.

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