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Welcome to "Geek Bits"where we share the geekiest bits of the Internet for you. Who will watch Star Trek Into Darkness first? Which villain is coming back to Doctor Who?

Above Image: Doctor Who (2013), Doctor (Matt Smith) Clara (Jenna-Louise Coleman)

STAR WARS
Carrie Fisher made headlines by telling The Hollywood Reporter she's confirmed for the next Star Wars movie. Turns out it was "a joke". Her reps said, "Nothing had been announced." I can't imagine them signing her before anyone else.
(Via The Guardian)

DOCTOR WHO
"Doctor Who" season 7 (and a half) returns this month with new adventures for the Doctor (Matt Smith) and his new companion, Clara (Jenna-Louise Coleman). BBC America released new photos from the first episodes.
(Via Examiner)


The first images of the updated Ice Warriors have been released.
Steven Moffat told SFX magazine: "It was Mark's idea to bring the Ice Warriors back. He'd been pitching it for a while."
Here's what they looked like back in the day.
(Via Belfast Telegraph)
These Doctor Who cookies by Cookie Cow Girl are cool.
( Via Geekologie)



You can put them in your TARDIS Talking Cookie Jar.

STAR TREK



Klingon's like Pin-up Girls Too (Via Galaxy Junkyard)

J.J. Abrams‘ Star Trek Into Darkness opens early in the U.K. on May 9, a week ahead of the U.S. release on May 15. Drat. I guess this is payback for the whole American Revolution thing.(Via The Hollywood Reporter)

There was a Kickstarter project called The Green Girl by George Pappy about 
Star Trek's iconic Green Girl, Susan Oliver. Check them out on Facebook.



SPIDER-MAN
Chris Cooper has been cast as Norman Osborn in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (via Nerd Says What)


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8 comments:

  1. We used to always get movies first, but more and more open elsewhere in the world first.

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    1. It's a grand experiment Alex. The International market is exploding right now.

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  2. I really need to have my British blogger friends go to the movies and record them for me. So if Chris Cooper is Norman Osborne does that mean he'll be the Green Goblin? I have a hard time envisioning that.

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    1. He makes a great villain, but he's no Dafoe Pat.

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  3. As slick as everything is now, you've gotta love those old school Dr Who costumes and sometimes wobbly scenery!

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    1. It was almost like live theater back in the day Nick.

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  4. are we going to hear about star wars ... until the film gets released, i hope so..

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  5. I can never get enough Jeremy. Soon they'll be releasing press releases that there's nothing to say.

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