Hello, Fandom Fans! By now you should already know the vibes. That’s right, it’s your weekly Fandom News Roundup. Your reliable source for pop culture news. This week we had a lot of trailers and casting news. Without further delay let’s get newsing!
Here are the stories we already covered this week:
Sony is steadily moving ahead with their Spiderverse solo films. Recently, Dakota Johnson was announced to be starring in the Madame Web solo film. Johnson will be joined by Euphoria actress Sidney Sweeney.
Netflix has announced a premiere date for its upcoming live-action series adaptation of the popular video game, Resident Evil.
Concept Art From Ben Affleck’s The Batman Showed a different Batsuit & Deathstroke.
Paul Wesley, most known for his role on The CW’s The Vampire Diaries, will helm the captain’s chair in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.
AMC has released the first trailer for Fear The Walking Dead 7B. Fan-favorite Alicia Clark serves as the main focus, for the most part, providing narration throughout the trailer.
Marvel has finally released the first trailer for its long-awaited Ms. Marvel series. The original series, which hits Disney+ on June 8th, will debut Marvel’s first Muslim superhero.
PlayStation recently held their State of Play, where they announced upcoming and future projects. There were many exciting announcements during the event, but one went viral—the trailer for the western release of Gundam Evolution.
Anime and Manga fans have been patiently waiting for news of the Black Clover: Movie. The anime gods have answered their prayers! A trailer for the feature film has been released.
Paramount has released a brand new trailer for the latest outing of Sonic The Hedgehog.
Oscar-winning actor and mainstay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, William Hurt has died. He was 71.
In season 2 of The Umbrella Academy, the Hargreeves made it back home to their own time. However, nothing is ever easy for this superfamily. They are in their home, but The Sparrow Academy occupies it. A teaser trailer was released during SXSW.
This week there were major casting announcements.
Alexandra Daddario as Rowan Mayfair in AMC’s Mayfair Witches Series
Based on Anne Rice’s “The Lives of the Mayfair Witches” novels, the show was picked up to series at AMC in December 2021. Daddario will star as Rowan, a brilliant doctor who grapples with her fate as the heir to a family of powerful witches.
Harvey Guillen as Nightwing for Harley Quinn Season 3
Harvey Guillen has been cast to voice Dick Grayson‘s crimefighting alter ego in season 3 of the Harley Quinn animated series.
Christopher Llyod Joins Season 3 of The Mandalorian
Doc Brown aka Christopher Lloyd will be joining the cast of The Mandalorian season 3. According to the report, his role has not yet been disclosed.
An Anime Cult Classic Goes Grunge
Fooly Cooly also known as FLCL is a wacky anime that has a solidified cult-like following. Adult Swim recently released a trailer announcing a new installation to the franchise. FLCL: Grunge has a completely different animation style than the past versions. However, it seems to have the same whimsy fans love and some of the same voice cast. The anime series is slated to be coming soon.
Daredevil Season 4 in the Works
Fans were disappointed in the amount of Daredevil they received in Spider-Man: No Way Home. Well, they may be getting a lot more Cox. Marvel Studios is reportedly developing a Daredevil reboot show, which will see Charlie Cox return as Matt Murdock after the events of Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Love in the MCU
Marvel Cinematic Universe stars Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton are rumored to be engaged. Hiddleston is known for playing Loki, and Ashton will be playing a role in the Captain Marvel sequel, The Marvels. The couple, who made their “debut” at the 2022 BAFTAs, have been rumored to be living with each other in Atlanta, GA since 2020. If the rumors are true we want to wish the gorgeous couple many more happy days in love.
That completes this week’s roundup. Let us know in the comments. We hope you have a safe weekend! Next time we will see each other it will be Springtime! What news do you think Spring will bring us? Leave your predictions in the comments.