Here’s Our First Look at Pedro Pascal Looking Smug in WONDER WOMAN 1984

This photo from Wonder Woman 1984 gives us our first look at Pedro Pascal in Wonder Woman 1984 and he's looking like a typical smug Wall Street asshole from the 80s.

We don't know much about his role, but he could be a politician or a successful businessman. Previous rumors suggest that Pascal may also be playing a god in disguise, which is unconfirmed, but certainly possible. He's certainly sporting 80s style God-like hair. Pascal's blue and gold outfit has some fans speculating that Pascal could possibly be Doctor Fate.

When talking about the film during the panel, Gal Gadot said, “[Wonder Woman 1984 is] not a sequel, it’s a different chapter, it’s a whole new movie.” Director Patty Jenkins added, “I want to make great movies. I realized I have these characters that I love, this world that I love, and we can make this whole new movie about something pure and strong and unique as the first one, of course, I want to do that." When addressing why the movie was set in the 80s, Jenkins said that it was because the '80s "was mankind at their best and worst."

The story is set in 1984 and is said to follow Diana Prince as she reunites with Steve Trevor to fight evil. The movie also stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, and Kristen Wiig as Cheetah. 

The screenplay was written by director Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns, and Dave Callaham. The film will be released on November 1, 2019.

The First Hilarious Trailer For PUPPET MASTER: THE LITTLEST REICH Has Arrived

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The first trailer for Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich has arrived, and it will put a smile on your face. Not just because Thomas Lennon stars in the feature either, although I couldn't help but laugh and imagine Lt. Dangle from Reno 911 going through this same scenario. Honestly, the real humor here is the puppet effects and the tongue-in-cheek vibe this whole trailer is giving as if to say "yes, we know it's silly, now watch it." Read the synopsis below, check out the trailer, and let us know what you think:

All hell breaks loose when a strange force animates the puppets up for auction at a convention, setting them on a bloody killing spree that's motivated by an evil as old as time.

David Tennent Joins Michael B. Jordan’s GEN:LOCK Animated Series

Rooster Teeth has just added another great actor to their already fantastic cast. David Tennent has joined Michael B. Jordan and Dakota Fanning in the upcoming Western anime series gen:LOCK. Noted anime voice actor Kōichi Yamadera (Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell, Dragon Ball Super) will also be a part of the series.

Jordan will take on the role of a character named Julian Chase and this is the plot summary that was shared:

Earth’s last free society is on the losing side of a global war, and recruits a diverse team of young pilots to control the next generation of mecha—giant, weaponized robot bodies. These daring recruits will find, however, that their newfound abilities come at no small cost. As Chase leaves behind his life as a fighter pilot to become the first candidate for the program, he finds his endurance, as well as his very identity, will be tested beyond anything he ever imagined.

Tennant will play Dr. Rufus Weller aka Doc, "a lead scientist with the Experimental Science Unit (ESU) and the inventor of the gen:LOCK technology." You can see a little gif of the character below. Fanning will provide the voice of Miranda Worth, an expert mech pilot and Chase’s love interest. Yamadera will voice Kazu Iida, one of the new recruits transferring from Japan’s military forces to fight alongside Chase in the gen:Lock program.

I'm looking forward to seeing how this series turns out. It looks like it could end up being good! We'll find out when it's released in January of 2019.

Thanos is Not Throwing Away His Snap in Fun AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR and HAMILTON Parody

There are a lot of people that seem to support what Thanos did in Avengers: Infinity War. Some people might consider him to be a revolutionary because he was looking to make the universe a better place. To drive the point home that Thanos is a revolutionary, And You Films created a fun Hamilton and Infinity War parody musical called Thanilton: An Avengers Musical and it imagines Thanos in an Alexander Hamilton type role. In it, Thanos sings his own version of "My Shot" from Hamilton: The Musical and I think you'll get a kick out of it.

Growing Up Geek: Being Bullied By People is the Worst

I do not like bullies. I was bullied a lot when I was growing up. I was short, I was a geek, I drew a lot, I read comic books, I watched cartoons, went to the movies all the time, always had a camera making movies, collected toys, played video games, I was into acting, and I wrote Middle Earth fan fiction. I was very passionate about the geeky things that a lot of the people around me weren't. All of these things made me an easy target.

Jr. High was the absolute worst for me, though. I was constantly being jumped and beat up and at one point some kid actually stabbed me with a pencil. It wasn't just physically getting my ass kicked, though, I was constantly being belittled and emotionally beat down by these kids. It wasn't easy and my spirit was constantly being broken down.

I never really talked about this stuff when I was a kid, though. I always put on a happy face. I wanted everyone to think that I was ok. Don't get me wrong, for the most part, I was happy! I was happy using my imagination and being creative. I buried myself in the stuff that I loved doing. But, there was always that sick feeling in my stomach when I went to school every day to face the onslaught of the villains in my life.

There were friends that stood up for me and helped if they were around, though. One, in particular, that really helped me get through those tough days. 

Hell, to this day I still get bullied by people! It never ended. It's just easier to handle now than it was when I was a kid... or is it? I kind of did end up picking a profession that would invite bullies into my life, though. Sharing opinions on the internet is basically giving people a target to shoot at. But, even before that, it was happening. I was a victim of workplace bullying at a previous job, and I had a few other crazy experiences with people. For the most part, it hasn't really been that bad. Yeah, it sucks that people still resort to bullying tactics, I try not to take it too seriously, let it roll off my back, and move on with life. But, I'd be lying if I didn't admit that it does kickstart high anxiety and deep depression in me at times. But, like I did when I was a kid, I just bury myself in the things that I love doing.

When I first started GeekTyrant there were a few writers from other movie blogs that bullied me to try to discourage me and force me to quit. One of them, who is very well known in the movie blogging community, threatened to ruin me and blackball me with the studios. Then just recently, someone didn't like an opinion I had and viciously attacked me on Twitter spitting out all kinds of hatefulness towards me.

I'm not writing this as an "oh, poor me, feel sorry for me" thing. Last year my daughter entered Middle School and it was so hard for me to see her come home from a hard day of other kids picking on her. She even fell victim to cyberbullying and all these kids plotting against her and calling her some of the vilest things. It sucked having to watch her go through that! I just did my best as a dad to be there for her to listen when she needed or wanted to talk. Of course, I always try to give her fatherly advice. I just hope that I'm helping in some way.

I've also been seeing a crazy amount of bullying and hatefulness being spewed on social media within the geek community. Bullying is a real problem and it's relevant to talk about, so that's why I decided to address the topic. I imagine that people who resort to bullying have their own issues to deal with. I just wish they didn't have to resort to taking their frustrations out on other people and making them feel like shit to make themselves feel better. 

In the end, you never know what a person is going through in life. Someone may be having an extremely hard time with something and not be showing it on the outside. We should all strive to be nicer to each other. Sometimes even a friendly "hi" or a smile can make all the difference. Even if there is a disagreement, there are right and wrong ways of handling it and talking about it without resorting to belittling someone and making them feel bad about themselves seems like the all-around better option. People can talk about things and debate in a respectful manner and it's good to see that there are people who do that. 

When I was attacked on Twitter recently I was in the middle of going through a family tragedy. So in the middle of the heartache and pain I was feeling, this person came in and punched me in the face with their cruelty. Why couldn't they have just approached me in a more respectful manner to discuss our differences in opinion? Why is spitting out hate the first resort? I could have attacked this person back and said a bunch of hateful things back, but I didn't. I responded in kindness and respect because that's how I would want to be treated.

There are kids and adults out there being bullied by others every day. Maybe some of you were bullied when you were growing up, maybe some of you are still experiencing it. I know this isn't something that is going to be fixed or go away, it's just human nature. But we can be the ones who do try and make a difference in this world by being the peacekeepers. Life is too short to let hate engulf us. Bill and Ted said it best with the quote, "Be excellent to each other." 

KINGDOM HEARTS 3 Will Feature 80+ Hours Of Content

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Kingdom Hearts 3 is still a few months away as it is scheduled to release in January 2019. However, as the launch date approaches, details regarding the length of the overall game has been revealed. 

Geek.com reported that Kingdom Hearts 3's primary campaign will take players an estimate of 40-50 hours of gameplay. However, in its entirety, including several mini-games, the game will take 80+ hours to complete. 

So far, the mini-games in Kingdom Hearts 3 will include a Ratatouille cooking game together with old school Game & Watch style 2D scrolling games that were inspired by the old Mickey cartoons from the 1930s and 40's. Of course, these mini-games are just optional and will not be forced on the player. So if you want to just focus on the primary campaign, you are free to do so. 

It seems that Square Enix has a lot in store for the upcoming game so Kingdom Hearts fans should start prepping for it. I mean, I'm sure that most of our social lives will be affected come January and February 2019. 

Kingdom Hearts 3 is currently scheduled to release on January 29, 2019, for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. 

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IT: CHAPTER 2 – First Photo of The Loser’s Club all Grown Up

Here's our first look at the Loser's Club all growth up walking on the streets of Derry in director Andy Muschietti's IT: Chapter 2

This photo features all of the alt cast members which includes James McAvoy as Bill, Jessica Chastain as Beverly, Bill Hader as Richie, Jay Ryan (Beauty and the Beast) as Ben, James Ransone (Generation Kill) as Eddie, and Isaiah Mustafa as Mike. The only person absent is Andy Bean as Stanley Uris. If you're familiar with the story, then you know why he's not there. 

The original young cast will also return for the sequel for a variety of flashback scenes. They include Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer and Nicholas Hamilton. Then, of course, there's Bill Skarsgård who will return as Pennywise the Clown.

The sequel is set 27 years after the Losers Club defeated Pennywise The Clown when they were kids. As they've grown up, they've forgotten about what had happened. When bad things start to happen in Derry again and kids begin to go missing, Mike Hanlon, who stayed behind in Derry to keep watch over the town, calls up his old friends and reminds them of the promise they made to come back and stop it if it ever came back.

The movie is set to be released on September 6th, 2019. 

Adam Savage Battles A Demon In Amusing Short Film

Filming a movie is much more difficult than any of us who aren't in the business can imagine. Adam Savage knows this, which may be why he and Tested joined forces with Peter Jackson and Weta Workshops to show just how much work goes into a simple well-made short film.

Check out the short below, and then stick around for the team's explanation of their upcoming series, which will detail all the work that went into filming that one scene for "A Farewell To Arms".  

These STRANGER THINGS GHOSTBUSTERS Action Figures Are Great

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If you're a fan of Ghostbusters and Stranger Things and need to consolidate your fandoms into one item, this is the perfect way to do it. Macfarlane Toys has made a four-pack action figure set of the boys in their Halloween costumes, and it can be all yours for $69.99. Not immediately, mind you, as this set is only in pre-order mode at the moment and won't release officially until 10/15. Are you thinking of purchasing the set? 

The New AQUAMAN Trailer Gets a Playful Retro Animated Makeover

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The trailer for James Wan's Aquaman seemed to impress fans, for the most part. Now that trailer has been given an animated makeover that is sure to be even more entertaining. Darth Blender took footage from the classic 1970s Hanna-Barbera Super Friends series and the 1960s cartoon The Adventures of Aquaman, and cut together something that I think you're all gonna get a kick out of. Check it out!