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Star Trek: Discovery has been nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for the FOURTH YEAR RUNNING. Meanwhile, Anthony Rapp (Paul Stamets), Ian Alexander (Gray Tal), Blu del Barrio (Adira Tal), and Noah Averbach-Katz (Season 3 recurring character Ryn), are having the loveliest time live streaming their DND game.

(I know the main image doesn’t have much to do this specifically, it just makes me happy 😊)

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mary Elizabeth Winstead has joined the cast of Star Wars series Ahsoka. The Scott Pilgrim star is undergoing an action movie rebirth atm, so expect fisticuffs.

Mystical mixologist Guinan (Whoopie Goldberg) makes her Picard debut in the new Season 2 trailer. The show returns March 3 on Paramount+ in North America and Amazon Prime elsewhere.

The first trailer for Marvel’s Moon Knight, coming March 30 on Disney+, is a triumph. Expect strained Oscar Isaac impressions to finally, ahem, eclipse strained Bane impressions.


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SG-1’s Richard Dean Anderson in Conversation with Brad Wright… only on The Companion, of course!

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*These aren’t sponsored, we don’t get a cut, and nobody sends us freebies. It’s just some cool stuff we’re lusting over hard.

The NERF EE-3 blaster from Hasbro Pulse, modeled on Boba Fett’s scrappy sidearm, is perfect when the bounty in question is no use to you dead.

Strictly limited edition, you can pre-order yours for $107.99 USD or £107.99 GBP.

The Matrix: Resurrections double LP soundtrack by Run Lola Run visionaries Johnny Klimek and Tom Tyker is available on black or digital rain from Mondo.

The remixes LP pretty much sold out instantly so pre-order yours for $35 USD (approx £26 GBP)

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