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Things That Happened The Week Of 4/17/2016

Hello and welcome to another edition of ‘Things That Happened The Week Of’ for the week of 4/17/16.We had some fun stuff happen this week in the form of Doctor Strange teasers and Captain America: Civil War footage with some Suicide Squad stuff thrown in for good measure. That was all quite early in the week however, as we got some extra juicy Marvel news like the official sass-filled title of Spider-Man: Homecoming with possibly Michael Keaton as the Vulture, also all signs pointing to Netflix’s The Defenders coming soon. Gears of War 4 got a trailer and all that and more after the jump.


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The ‘Doctor Strange’ Teaser is here

The new ‘Suicide Squad’ trailer has dropped 

The ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ trailer brings magic to New York

Some sweet new ‘Captain America: Civil War’ footage 

It looks like Star Lord will appear in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

The ‘Inhumans’ film is likely to get pushed back

In addition to directing, Ryan Coogler is also co-writing ‘Black Panther’

Natalie Portman is out Tessa Thompson is in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

With positive buzz ‘The Jungle Book’ already has a greenlit sequel

Scott Eastwood joins ‘Fast 8’

Channing Tatum joins ‘Kingsmen’ sequel

James Gunn helped out a bit on ‘Doctor Strange’

Upcoming ‘Predator’ film will take place in modern day

We pretty much knew, but now it’s official Ben Affleck is directing a ‘Batman’ film

‘Nosferatu’ remake will star the amazing Doug Jones

Benedict Cumberbatch joins ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’

Another ‘Peter Pan’ movie is announced. Oh. Good.

Spider-Man: Homecoming is the official title

Michael Keaton in talks to play the Vulture

First look at Scarlett Johansson as ‘Ghost in the Shell’

The guys behind the ‘Deadpool’ film would love to add Spider-Man in the mix

‘Jumanji’ remake looking at The Rock and Kevin Hart

First look at ‘Pete’s Dragon’

‘The Killing Joke’ to be rated ‘R’

Jackie Earle Haley joins ‘The Dark Tower’

James Cameron says there will be “like a million” ‘Avatar’ sequels
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‘Daredevil’ actor Charlie Cox said that he’s expected to start filming ‘The Defenders’ in late 2016

David Wenham to play the baddie in ‘Iron Fist’

‘Broadchurch’ series 3 is set to be the last

‘Mad TV’ to return with limited run

New ‘Star Trek’ series will take place sometime before ‘Next Generation’

‘Horace and Pete’ is gone as quickly as it arrived

‘Daredevil’ showrunners to work on ‘The Defenders’

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ getting a third season

‘F is for Family’ getting a second season
Games of Thrones – Season 6 Trailer 2

Bloodline – Season 2 Trailer
Mr. Robot – Season 2 Teaser
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‘Gears of War 4’ trailer wants to make you said like the original 

The Division’ update seems to be wiping some characters on Xbox One

More free ‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ content coming soon

Over 20 minutes of ‘No Man’s Sky’ Gameplay Footage

Let It Die – PAX 2016 Announcement
The Division – Incursion Trailer

Titanfall 2 – Teaser

DOOM – Player Progression



‘Deadpool and the Mercs for Money’ ongoing announced

Brian Michael Bendis announces that he and Mack are reteaming on ‘Jessica Jones’

Superman’s ‘Rebirth’ redesign

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Devon is a Co-Founder of ANTiFanboy and He writes weekly articles and is the star of the ANTiFanboy Podcast. You can follow him on twitter @DevonKopec