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Fandom Fans, it’s funny to meet you here. Come here often? Just kidding, we know you do. This is our last roundup for September, and what a month it has been. But, we know that October not only brings the fall season, but even more Fandom goodness. This week in fandom has been a bit slow, but we still found some great stories to share. Let’s make our last roundup in September a good one.

Visit The Hundred Acre Woods IRL!

The dreamlike world of Winnie the Pooh has always seemed to be the most relaxing place to vacation. Now you can spend the night with Winnie the Pooh. Kim Raymond, the famous bear illustrator, is hosting two overnight stays at the custom-built “Bearbnb” on the very site that inspired the fictional Hundred Acre Wood in England to celebrate the 95th anniversary of Pooh’s creation by writer AA Milne. The house will be for rent on September 24th and 25th for approximately $ 130 per night. The chalet can accommodate four people, with one double bed and two smaller loft beds. Guests will visit the area of ​​Ashdown Forest in East Sussex that inspired the wooden frame of the books. Sounds like a good Tiggerific time!

Hollywood on strike?

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The future of upcoming films could be in jeopardy if film crew workers decide to strike. The leaders of the International Alliance of Theatrical Workers and the Alliance of Film and Television Producers failed to agree on a new contract. If tens of thousands of workers in the entertainment industry decide to go on strike with a strike, productions on many important projects will stop until workers on film crews agree on a contract. they are comfortable with. The Alliance of Motion Pictures feels they have already “listened and dealt with” many requests from team workers, but the other side did not share that sentiment. We will continue to follow this story for future developments.

Bond Shoots and Misses

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Daniel Craig, who is best known for his role as James Bond, attempted to make a “waking” statement during his interview with Radio Times. 007 shared her thoughts on a woman taking over the famous spy franchise, “The answer is very simple… There should just be better roles for women and actors of color. Why should a woman play James Bond when there should be a role as good as James Bond, but for a woman? ” Some say Craig was trying to express that women shouldn’t have to settle for Bond, while some media chose to play the statement out to make the actor appear sexist and racist. Fans of the Bond actor have taken to Twitter to defend him.

Let us know in the comments how you interpreted Craig’s statement.

La Borinqueña gets a new light

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The Puerto Rican superhero, La Borinqueña, gets a new amiga in the latest edition of the comic book series of the same name. La Lúz (The Light) is a Sino-Dominican hero with the power to control the light. When she’s not saving people, Luz is just La La Liu, student and best friend of Marisol. La La is also a member of the LGBTQ + community. La Luz represents the Chinese community of the Dominican Republic, one of the largest in Latin America. We are delighted to see Luz and La Borinqueña teaming up!

A lost treasure

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Beloved actor Willie Garson died this week at the age of 57. Garson had been battling cancer for some time, but eventually he couldn’t fight anymore. Willie Garson is best known for his roles in Sex and The City and White Collar. He also appeared in Before I Go, Big Mouth, Supergirl, Zoom, and Hawaii Five-0. Garson was able to film scenes for the Sex and the City reboot, “And Just Like That,” before he passed away. At Fandom Spotlite, we would like to express our deepest condolences to the family, friends and fans of Willie Garson.

The bear of the night before Christmas!

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The Build-A-Bear Workshop the latest collection is to transform Spooky Season into Spooky Season! Their new Nightmare Before Christmas line features your favorites as adorable bears as well. Fans can choose from Jack Skellington, Sally, Oogie Boogie, Zero, and Vampire Teddy! This limited edition collection is an online exclusive! Get one or all of them before Lock, Shock, and Barrell take off those cute paws.

The cast of Mario Super Star!


During Nintendo Direct, they released a poster for the upcoming Super Mario animated film. The poster includes the voice cast and when we can expect to see the film.

Here is the list of voices and their roles

  • Chris Pratt as Mario
  • Anya Taylor-Joy as Peach
  • Charlie Day as Luigi
  • Jack Black as Bowser
  • Keegan-Michael Key as a toad
  • Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong
  • Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong
  • Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek
  • Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike
  • Surprise cameos by Charles Martinet

This list debunks previous reports that Sebastian Maniscalco is voicing the Italian plumber. What do you think of this voice cast?

Ditko’s estate tries to bring the Avengers together

Succession of cartoonist and comic book writer Steve Ditko sues Marvel / Disney to regain control of several characters. The succession of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange co-creator Steve Ditko could cause Marvel to lose their respective copyright to the web-slinger and the Sorcerer Supreme. The other Avengers in danger are Iron Man, Black Widow, Ant-Man, Hawkeye, and The Falcon. Disney has no intention of collapsing without a fight. The House of the Mouse has filed a lawsuit against Ditko’s estate to retain copyright ownership. Disney states in its lawsuit, Marvel assigned Lieber (Lawrence D. Lieber, 89, a comic book author) stories to write, had the right to exercise control over Lieber’s contributions, and paid Lieber a per page rate for his contributions. ” Disney’s complaint against Mr. Lieber says these conditions make his contributions “Work made for remuneration, to which the provisions of the Copyright Act do not apply”. This epic legal battle has the potential to stop all projects related to the characters included in the lawsuit. Marvel’s future is at stake. We’ll do our best to keep you posted on this developing story.

Doctor Who Showrunner is back!

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Russell T. Davies, the spirit behind Doctor Who’s return to mass popularity in 2005, returns as showrunner. He was the showrunner when Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant starred as Doctor Who. Davies is set to return as a showrunner in 2023, which will mark the beloved series’ 60th anniversary. Russell T. Davies will also have to decide who will replace current Doctor Jodie Whittaker.

Well, Fandom Fans, the roundup is over. How did we do it? We hope that September has been a great month for you and that October will be even better. Remember to stay safe, and we’ll see you again next month.


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