Geek News for Thursday, July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009

Super Hero voices, Windows Phone, WTF government employees, and more in today’s geek news.

MOVIE NEWS

A new trailer for District 9 has been released.

The trailer for the new Marvel animated movie, Planet Hulk, has been released.

TELEVISION NEWS

MTV Splash Page has revealed some of the casting for Marvel’s new cartoon, Super Hero Squad.

  • Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) will be the Red Skull.
  • George Takei (Sulu in Star Trek: The Original Series) will be Galactus.
  • Tricia Helfer (Six from Battlestar Galactica) will be the Black Widow.
  • Michelle Trachtenberg (Dawn Summers on Buffy the Vampire Slayer) will be Valkyrie.
  • James Marsters (Spike on Buffy the Vampire Slayer) will be Mr. Fantastic.
  • Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger) will be Dormammu.
  • Stan Lee will be the Mayor of Super Hero City.
  • Adrian Pasdar (Nathan Petrelli on Heroes) and Greg Grunberg ( Matt Parkman on Heroes) are also part of the cast.

TECHNOLOGY NEWS

The Secret Service’s secret plans for where to hide the President and his family in case of emergency was apperently leaked on Limewire.Who the **** was using a P2P program on a government computer? Seriously! (via Computer World)

Windows Mobile is being renamed to Windows Phone. (via The Inquirer)

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