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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the web:

Up Front:

First Look At Andrew Lincoln As Rick Grimes In The Walking Dead [via AMC]

Gadgets:

Why Gadget Makers Should Target Late Adopters [via Wired]
Oops: FML Meme Now Plastered In NY Subway [via CNET]
Wikipedia To Loosen Controls [via NYT]
iPhone 4 Runs Into Preorder Problems [via CNET]

Gaming:

E3 2010: Virgin’s Richard Branson Dives Back Into Games [via LA Times]
New Tron Game One Of Growing Number In 3-D, Shrinking Number Based On Movies [via LA Times]
E3 2010: Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood Gameplay Demo [via Geekstir]
E3 2010: Donkey Kong Country Returns Trailer [via Geekstir]

Culture:

LOST Creator Damon Lindelof’s Oil Spill Movie Treatment [via Esquire]
Damon Lindelof Continues to Believe Magical Plugs Are Acceptable Plot Devices [via Vulture]
Jonah Hex Actress Megan Fox Clarifies Her Nerd Credibility [via MTV Splash Page]
With Sequels And Reboots Failing, Hollywood (Finally) Puts Out A Desperate Call For Original Material [via Vulture]

News:

Apple Changes Content Policy, Allows Ulysses Seen In Original Format [via Comic Book Resources]
Casting Notes: Bill Hader In Scott Pilgrim; Zach Galifianakis As The New Incredible Mr. Limpet [via Slash Film]
Sam Raimi Hired To Direct Oz & Robert Downey Jr. [via Deadline]
Settlement Was Paid In eBay CEO Meg Whitman Shoving Incident [via NYT]
WB/MGM Still Trying To Talk Peter Jackson Into Directing The Hobbit [via Slash Film]
Robert Rodriguez Has Been Offered The Deadpool Movie [via Topless Robot]
Ridley Scott Wants To Make Two Alien Prequels [via LA Times]
Weinsteins Searching For New Fraggle Rock Screenwriter, Want ‘More Edgy’ Take [via Slash Film]

Video:

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