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Things That Happened The Week Of

Hello and welcome to the 5/22/2016 edition of Things That Happened The Week Of

This week all sorts of juicy news dropped, Marvel released a bunch of big names for Thor: Ragnarok, Daniel Craig is seemingly done (for real this time) with James Bond and DC announces a big restructuring in the wake of BvS comparatively disappointing box office numbers.

We got another stupendous Overwatch short and DC Rebirth news leaks alongside Ash Williams running for president. All this and much more after the jump!


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Things That Happened The Week Of 5/15/16


Moviesspider-man vulture

WB looking at making a ‘Harley Quinn standalone

Andy Serkis says his ‘Jungle Book’ will be darker than Disneys

First look at Idris Elba’s Gunslinger in ‘The Dark Tower’

‘Iron Man 3’ was originally supposed to have a female villain says director

65% of ‘Assassin’s Creed’ to take place in modern day

Nintendo interested in getting into the movie business

Shia Labeouf set to plays John McEnroe in biopic

Josh Duhamel returns to ‘Transformers 5’

Bryan Singer talks X-Force and X-23

Shakeups at Warner Brother/DC lead to a hopefully more narrowed focus

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson set to join the “Ludlum Cinematic Universe”

Daniel Craig looks like he’s done with James Bond now…. Like for real this time

Looks like Michael Keaton is back on again for ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

‘Thor:Ragnarok’ adds some heavy hitters to the cast

‘Star Wars Episode XIV’ leaks abound

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows – Final Trailer

Star Trek Beyond – Trailer 2

The Purge: Election Year – Trailer 2

Ghostbusters – Trailer 2

Ghostbusters – International Trailer

Sausage Party – Green Band Trailer

Popstar Never Stop Popping – Trailer 2

The BFG – Trailer 2



RIP Alan Young

Kevin Smith in talks to bring a ‘Buckaroo Banzai’ show to TV

‘Preacher’ to get the AMC ‘Talking Preacher’ treatment

Toby Jones joins ‘Sherlock’ season 4 as the bad guy

Expect new ‘X-Files’ just not anytime soon

The next three Marvel Netflix projects could be laid out already

Expect a “Huge” crossover for the CW DC superhero shows

Carrie-Ann Moss joins ‘Iron Fist’

Son of Zorn

The Exorcist – Trailer

Lethal Weapon – Trailer

Mr. Robot – 2.0 Trailer

24: Legacy – Trailer

Preacher – Series Premiere Trailer

Prison Break – Trailer


Video GamesOverwatch Short – Dragons

Blizzard releases another fantastic ‘Overwatch’ short 

Nintendo says that aren’t selling your miitomo answers

A whole slew of expired gamertags are becoming available this week

EA initially rejected “WW1” pitch for ‘Battlefield 1’

‘King’s Quest’ chapter 1 available for free on all platforms

We all knew it but now it’s confirmed, ‘Star Wars Battlefront’ was rushed without a single player to make the launch of the film

Destiny’s’ next expansion leaks

Sister Location – Trailer

Batman Arkham Collection – Announcement

The Witcher: Blood and Wine – New Region Trailer

King of Fighters XIV – Team Gameplay Trailer

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 – Trailer



Cover by Elliot Fernandez


Archie August solicits

If Trump can do it? Why can’t Ash Williams?

DC solicits for August 2016

Marvel solicits for August 2016

Valiant solicits for August 2016

Image solicits for August 2016

Dark Horse solicits for August 2016

DC shows off their new logo

First look at “Rebirth” Joker

I guess we know who to blame/thank for DC’s Rebirth event

Geoff Johns is stepping away from comics for his new Movie job





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