Originally Aired: 02/17/17
We discuss the news of the week. Rumours that Ben Affleck might be quitting the DC/WB character of Batman. Marvel announces a NEW Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man written by Chip Zdarsky. More rumours flying around DC/WB looking at Mel Gibson to direct the sequel to The Suicide Squad. WB has signed a new deal after the early success of Riverdale on the CW. Kevin Smith announced as working on a Spawn spinoff show based Image Comics characters Sam and Twitch for BBC America.
Our review of The Great Wall starring Matt Damon, Jing Tian and Pedro Pascal. Synopsis: Starring global superstar Matt Damon and directed by one of the most breathtaking visual stylists of our time, Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers), Legendary’s The Great Wall tells the story of an elite force making a valiant stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure. The first English-language production for Yimou is the largest film ever shot entirely in China.
We also talk with actor Michelle Morgan. Best known for her long standing role on the CBC Series, Heartland, Michelle’s latest project see’s her exploring hard sci-fi with the upcoming web series, Deep Six. She tells us what it’s like working on a show that roots itself in science fact and practical effects. Michelle Morgan starred in the television series Heartland (2007) for CBC, based on the books by Lauren Brooke. Michelle played the character Lou Flemming, the prodigal daughter who returns to Heartland from New York after her mother’s death. On the big screen, Michelle was in the lead role as Debra Moynihan in George A. Romero’s Diary of the Dead (2007). The film made it’s debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. Other notable television appearances included the character F.R.A.N on Stargate: Atlantis (2004) and guest starring roles on Supernatural (2015), Package Deal (2013) and The L Word (2004).
It was a great show!
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Geek Hard Logo – Candice Hibbard and Rich Robbins
Technical Production – Gary LaBarr, Recorded at the Reality Radio 101 Studio
Producers – Andrew Young & James Green
Opening Music “Eterna Teen” by Mark Holman
“She Says What She Means” by Sloan
“First Battle” by Ramin Djawadi
“The Great Wall” by The Dead Kennedys
“Space Truckin’” by Deep Purple
“Only A Few” by Spacehog
“Late” by Ben Folds
Closing Music “Kelly’s Heroes” by Black Grape