Geek Headlines- DC’s New Gods, Avengers: Infinity War, Venom, and More!

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Marvel Studios has released a second official trailer for Avengers: Infinity War. The footage shows the first meeting between Iron Man and the Guardians of the Galaxy, as well as members of the villainous Black Order. Tickets for Avengers: Infinity War are available now, and the film opens in theaters on April 27th.


According to Deadline.com, acclaimed director Ava DuVernay is set to direct a big-screen adaptation of The New Gods for Warner Bros. and DC. The New Gods are a collection of characters created by the legendary Jack Kirby, which include popular heroes and villains like Big Barda, Mister Miracle, and Darkseid.


Actress Sope Aluko has officially joined the cast of Sony’s Venom movie. Aluko was most recently seen in Marvel’s Black Panther, and has a currently unspecified role in the Sony film. Venom arrives in theaters on October 5th.


Actress Annabella Sciorra has just been cast in Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 2, as a character with ties to The Punisher. Sciorra, known for her work in The Sopranos, will play criminal power player Rosalie Carbone. Luke Cage Season 2 begins streaming on Netflix on June 22nd.


Square Enix has just announced Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the third game in the rebooted Tomb Raider franchise. The video teaser hints at a possible Aztec-inspired jungle setting for the game, and reveals the game’s release date of September 14th. Square Enix will unveil more Shadow of the Tomb Raider information in April.


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