Pop Culture Headlines – Anansi Boys Casting

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Malachi Kirby Joins Anansi Boys

According to Variety, Malachi Kirby has been cast as both Charlie Nancy and his brother Spider in Amazon Prime’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys. The story follows Charlie Nancy shortly after learning that his late father “was the trickster god of stories, Anansi. He also learns that he has a brother, Spider, who makes Charlie’s life more interesting, but also more dangerous.”

Star Wars: Hunters™

Lucasfilm Games released a new cinematic trailer for Star Wars: Hunters™. The trailer shows a team of a Mandalorian, Wookiee, Jedi, and others hunting down a Sith, when it’s revealed that they’re all fighting in an arena. Star Wars: Hunters™ will be available on Nintendo Switch™ and mobile devices in 2022.

Wednesday Casting

Gwendoline Christie has joined Netflix’s Addams Family spinoff series Wednesday. Christie will play Larissa Weems, who is described as “the principal of Nevermore Academy who still has an axe to grind with her former classmate Morticia Addams.” The rest of the Addams clan has also been filled in with Isaac Ordonez  as Pugsley Addams, Victor Dorobantu as Thing, and George Burcea as Lurch.

Erik Killmonger Poster

Marvel shared a new poster for their series What If…? The poster shows Erik Killmonger over a fractured multiverse. The sixth episode of What If…? is available on Disney+ today.

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