Nerdy Ninja News: w/c 24th August ‘14

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– Donald Glover will be voicing Miles Morales in the upcoming animated series; Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors. The cartoon is set in an alternate Marvel universe, where Morales takes over as Spider-man. It is based on a Brian Michael Bendis’ comic with the same name.

– Amy Gumenick will be playing the role of Carrie Cutter (Cupid) in the next series of Arrow. She is an obsessed super fan of Green Arrow, who goes after all the women in his life. The character is due to appear mid-season, around episode 8/9.

– The latest Boondock Saints movie finally has a plot. The third film in the franchise, officially named The Boondock Saints 3: Legion, will revolve around a large group of people taking the law into their own hands, following in the footsteps on the Irish brothers played by Norman Reedus and Sean Patrick Flanery. Whether Reedus and Flanery are set to star in the movie is currently unknown.

– Chad Michael Murray has joined the cast of Marvel’s upcoming television series; Agent Carter. He will be playing Agent Jack Thompson. He’s not the only new edition to the show however. Enver Gjokaj has been cast as fellow agent; David Sousa. Agent Carter will run for ten episodes to coincide with Agents of SHIELD.

– Wesley Snipes will supposedly be reprising his role of Blade in a fourth Blade movie. He had previously expressed interest in donning the black leathers once again, and it now seems that this may actually be happening. No further details have been released so far.

– Rila Fukushima has replaced Devon Aoki as Tatsu Yamashiro (Katana) in the next season of Arrow. Aoki had to pull out due to scheduling conflicts with Sin City, but Fukushima, who starred in Wolverine, has been brought in to play Oliver Queen’s mentor instead.

– The BBC has partnered with Microsoft Studios and Mojang to bring us Doctor Who Minecraft. The mod will start off featuring the twelfth Doctor, but DLC packs will be added in the future to introduce other Doctors, as well as companions. The game will become available in September.

– Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy) is in talks with Guy Richie to play King Arthur, in his upcoming, so far untitled, movie. Idris Elba is also rumoured to star. He will be playing Merlin. The movie will be part of a possible six film franchise. The screenplay has been written by Joby Harold and has a 2016 release date if all goes to plan.

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