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What We’re Looking At

It’s rare that we find ourselves pouring over an official poster rather than an AMP, but the new art poster for Stranger Things Season 4 is filled with juicy details.

What We’re Talking About

There’s some suitably epic first footage in the teaser trailer for James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water, the sequel we all secretly suspected would never happen.

The new trailer for The Orville: New Horizons has taken to quoting Star Wars to mix up its love letter to classic Trek

Patton Oswalt’s Marvel adult animation M.O.D.O.K, has been canceled after only a single season on Hulu. The creator voiced his disappointment on Twitter.

Shooting has officially begun on Ahsoka, the new live-action Star Wars show centered around Rosario Dawson’s renegade Jedi Knight.

David Tennant and Catherine Tate, have confirmed their return as the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble for Doctor Who‘s 60th anniversary in 2023.

According to Deadline, the iconic Christopher Walken has been cast as Padishah Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV in Dune: Part 2. Walken has the perfect villainous chops to cut down House Atreides and hold his own against the grotesque Baron Harkonnen.

In response to the threatened repeal of Roe V. Wade in the US, Dungeons & Dragons podcast Roll for Romance has teamed up with indie publishers to offer over 275 games valued at over $1,000 for only $5. All proceeds will be donated to Planned Parenthood and NNAF (National Network of Abortion Funds). 

What We’re Watching

We’re long overdue a decent Stargate videogame, so check out the first 30 minutes of gameplay from the upcoming small unit tactics game Stargate: Timekeepers.

What We’re Buying*

*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.

Super7’s deliciously retro Star Trek: The Next Generation wave 2 ‘Re-Action Figures’ have dropped out of warp bringing six new characters, including John Delancey’s much-loved extradimensional trickster, Q.

Snap your fingers to the tune of USD$18 (approx GBP£15) and he’s yours.

Rubie’s Masquerade Co have gone next level with their extremely limited hand-crafted Star Wars Stormtrooper Supreme Edition Costume.

Brace yourself though, as it’s available from Lost Universe for the dizzying sum of GBP£999 (approx USD$1,225).

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