Did You Hear? is a weekly examination of headlines in the entertainment industry and a take on what they could mean for the future of the industry and (often), the little geeky bubble that we occupy!
*this is a special post-SDCC #ComicConAtHome round up of some of the most exciting geeky stories that came out of the convention!
**if you think I missed an announcement there’s a chance I covered it on Last Friday’s Did You Hear?
New Mutants Arrives at Last … Maybe?
If you’re like me you’ve been watching New Mutants teasers and trailers with baited breath for what feels like a decade now. What is time in quarantine anyway? During a panel at #ComicConAtHome2020 yet another new trailer dropped. Watch it below:
I mean, don’t get me wrong, I made a Reaction Video!
In addition to this new trailer with a bunch of never-before-seen-footage (Hello, Demon Bear!), viewers were also treated to another-another-another new release date:
In theaters August 28th, 2020
You can get more details by watching the full panel on the viewer below:
Halo vs Fable
The Xbox Games Showcase which you can watch below:
… won the video game discourse surrounding San Diego Comic-Con this year.
The latest edition in the Halo franchise – Halo Infinite – was first up. Wherever the boys I dated in high school were last week I’m sure they were excited by this announcement. Cortana and Master Chief were front and center and was the most Tweeted about reveal.
It was closely followed by the announcement that Fable would finally be returning to gamers’ hot little hands all over the world. The trailer itself didn’t have much going on, although I believe it is safe to assume there are more deets to come.
Check it out yourself:
The Walking Dead is Returning to Life!
During The Walking Dead panel, zombie fans learned they would be getting yet another season of the massively popular post-apocalyptic series:
Like so many other production, TWD has suffered significant production delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic, yet it appears this hasn’t stopped AMC or Skybound from drumming up a release date – October 4th, 2020!
Star Trek News!
My fellow Trekkies got confirmation of a Captain Pike centric show titled Strange New Worlds, debuted the logo for the Trek animated show at Nickelodeon – Star Trek: Prodigy – and Lower Decks released a first look that is AMAZING!
If you are asking this Red Shirt, the Trekkies won SDCC this year in terms of the best news!
What news from #SDCCAtHome did you love the most? How did you find the overall experience? Let’s chat down in the comments!