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We’re Getting a Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Halloween Costume!
It’s only taken almost 30 years, but we’re finally getting a Halloween costume depicting Han Solo as he is frozen in Carbonite after being taken prisoner by Jabba the Hutt.
Captain Marvel: Official Trailer
The trailer kicks off with Captain Marvel crashing into a Blockbuster video store, so you know this is taking place in the 90’s. It’s basically a mini prequel to catch us up with Carol Danvers before she’s called upon to save the world from Thanos, as they showed at the end of Infinity War. Captain Marvel is set to release on Women’s International Day March 8th.
Sony PlayStation is taking a page from Nintendo by releasing a mini version of the original PlayStation console. The PlayStation classic is set to arrive on December 3rd, which happens to be the same day it was released back in 1994. It’ll look the same and include 20 games like Final Fantasy VII (7) and Tekken III for $100 bucks.
Netflix Is Making an Avatar: The Last Airbender Live Action Show!
And finally, Netflix is bringing a new live-action Avatar the last Airbender series to their service. Netflix is wholly dedicated to manifesting our vision for this retelling and go even deeper into the characters, story, action, and world-building. No word on when it will premiere.
Marvel Is Developing Mini-Series for Popular Characters!
Dang Marvel studios are doing the most, they just announced they’re developing 2 tv miniseries shows for both Loki and Scarlet Witch. It looks like Tom Hiddleston is reprising his role as Loki and Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, but they’re expected to be a 6 to 8-episode limited series. There’s no word on where it’s premiering but I think it’s safe to say we can watch it on Disney’s new streaming service coming next year.