Salt Lake Comic Con Nerd News: Ghostbusters reboot, Halo Sneak Peek, gritty Adventure Time!

Salt Lake Comic Con is bringing you the best stories from throughout Geekdom! Today we talk about the female-led Ghostbusters reboot (complete with a new writer and director), IGN gives us a Sneak Peek at the glorious re-creation of video game classics with Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and Adventure Time gets a Gritty Reboot!

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Ghostbusters series gets rebooted:
Female Cast, New Writer, Paul Feig to Direct!

Yesterday came the major news that Paul Feig (Bridesmaids) was officially directing the Ghostbusters reboot. Katie Dippold (The Heat) has been hired to co-write the script with Feig and it will center around a cast of “hilarious women.” All of this sounds really good to me, as it won’t have anything to do with the tired “handing over of the torch” concept we’d been hearing about for years. Feig also says some of the original cast may come back, but in different roles.

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IGN’s Sneak Peek at Halo: The Master Chief Collection

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Gritty Reboots Presents: Adventure Time!

What would Adventure Time look like as a feature film? YouTube’s Gritty Reboots channel has made a live-action movie trailer that riffs off the Cartoon Network hit show; and it’s epic, emotional, and — you guessed it — pretty darn gritty:


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