2016. Did any of us think we’d live this long? Yeah, probably. We’re Geeks, not morbid.
So, what sort of Geek Entertainment has us here at Gabbing Geek at least a little curious? See behind the cut, with some items getting some expert Geek Commentary from the Geek Guru himself, Jimmy Impossible.
We here at Gabbing Geek love Sherlock. If you’re reading a site called Gabbing Geek there is a good chance you do too. If you haven’t seen it, you’ve got some time coming up over the holiday season with all your other shows likely shut down until the new year, to catch up.
Among the many interesting “what if’s” that we can ask in regards to the recent Ant-Man, there is the question of how the movie would have turned out had the original director, Edgar Wright, finished the movie he’d worked on for so long. Wright still got a story and script credit for the work, and had parted ways due to some sort of creative differences with Marvel Films. Wright had been linked to the project for ages, well before The Avengers hit the big screen, such that many hoped or assumed Wright’s longtime friend and collaborator Simon Pegg might have been cast as Hank Pym.
Why would anyone assume that? Well, you’d need to see the Cornetto Trilogy to get that.
There’s a lot of TV out there, and some of it is a crime-solving anthology where the cast and setting change between seasons, allowing for recognizable movie actors to take a break and do some television without tying themselves down for a long term project.
Uh, no, this isn’t about HBO’s True Detective. I’m talking about the FX drama Fargo.
Beloved British thespian Martin Freeman, having conquered the Geek realms of Sherlock, The Hobbit, and the TV version of Fargo (which was actually quite good), has been cast in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War as…I have no idea, actually. Nobody does. Well, presumably Freeman knows. And the casting director. His agent. A few other people. He’s in the movie, OK?
In time for the release of Taken 3 (in theaters today!), Comingsoon.net counts down the ten best action films of the great Liam Neeson. The orignal Taken is a deserving #1, but we cannot BELIEVE the author left Liam’s role in Love, Actually off the list entirely! Remember the scene where Neeson snaps and starts killing the other characters because nothing had happened the whole damned movie? Neither do we, but wouldn’t that have been sweet!?!