Geek News for Wednesday, August 19, 2009

August 19, 2009

Kick-ass, PS3 slim and SHAZAM! in today’s geek news.

MOVIE NEWS

Cover to Kick-Ass #2 (image from Slashfilm)

Cover to Kick-Ass #2 (image from Slashfilm)

Lionsgate has acquired the American and Canadian distribution rights to Kick-Ass, based on the comic book by Mark Millar of the same name. (via The Hollywood Reporter)

Captain Marvel from the Shazam television show (photo from ugo)

Captain Marvel from the Shazam television show (photo from ugo)

Warner Bros. has hired Billy Birch to co-write a new Shazam! script with Geoff Johns. (via The Hollywood Reporter)

VIDEO GAME NEWS

PS3 slim

PS3 slim

Sony announced the PS3 slim today. It has all the feature of the current PS3 and is 36% lighter, uses 34% less power and isĀ  33% smaller. (via Joystiq)

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