WWE’s Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart Passes Away

The powerhouse of the wrestling stable The Hart Foundation in the ’80s and ’90s of WWE, Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart has passed away at the age of 63. The wrestler first began his career with Stampede Wrestling and made a name for himself working with his brother-in-law Bret Hart, including winning the tag team championships.

WWE shared word of the superstar’s passing early on August 13, which was first revealed by friend Brian Blair on Twitter. “So sad to announce the passing of my friend and longtime colleague, Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart,” Blair wrote. “Your thoughts and prayers for the family are deeply appreciated!”

Before WWE, Neidhart played for the Dallas Cowboys, but after his release, he went to Calgary, Alberta to train as a wrestler with legendary trainer Stu Hart. During this time, Neidhart got the nickname “The Anvil,” after winning an anvil toss contest at a Calgary rodeo.

In the mid-’80s, Stu Hart sold Stampede to WWE, and both Neidhart and Bret Hart were part of the deal. The two made their debut in 1985 and won the WWF World Tag Team Championship in 1987. Bret and Neidhart were close, and Bret recently posted on his Facebook page, “Stunned and saddened. I just don’t have the words right now.”

Neidhart later teamed with Owen Hart during a memorable run, but ultimately left WWE in 1997 after the infamous Montreal Screwjob. He returned to WWE in 2007 for one Battle Royal match and has appeared numerous times on the E! reality series Total Divas, where his daughter WWE superstar Natalya is one of the featured members of the cast.

Uncharted Movie Has a Script, Is Nearing Production

It appears that the Uncharted film is beginning to pick up some steam, and is closer than ever to entering production.

In an interview with The Playlist, Uncharted director Shawn Levy gave an update to the illusive film, saying it has a solid script, star, and is nearer to the horizon than his other film, Starman.

“As of right now, the closest to the starting line is Uncharted in that it’s a massive title,” said Levy. “We now have a very good script and we have our star in Tom Holland. That is now subject to schedule and additional casting. But I would say as of right now, that seems to be the most near horizon. And it’s a movie I’m very excited about.”

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Thor’s Roommate Darryl Survived Thanos’ Snap, Currently Working Weekends

We now know that among the few who survived Thanos’ Infinity Gauntlet snap at the end of Avengers: Infinity War, was Darryl, Thor’s roommate.

The creator and actor of the video shorts that show Thor’s life on Earth outside of the Avengers, Daley Pearson, took to Twitter on Sunday night to share a video wishing Thor happy birthday, and also news that he survived the snap.

‘Happy Birthday @Thor. Sorry it’s late but i’m working weekends since “The Snap.”‘

In the video, Darryl explains that the good news is that he survived the snap – the bad news is that many of his coworkers didn’t so he now has to work Sundays. He also adds in, “If there happens to be wifi where you are, if you could just do a quick transfer, I’m in quite a bit of debt since you left.”

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Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart Has Passed Away

Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart, who was a two-time WWE tag team champion as part of The Hart Foundation in the late 80s/early ’90s, has passed away at the age of 63 – confirmed now by WWE.com.

Neidhart, who’d earned the “Anvil” nickname after winning an anvil throwing contest, made the move to the WWF in the mid-80s from the Canada-based Stampede Wrestling, along with brother-in-law Bret “Hit Man” Hart, Dynamite Kid and Davey Boy Smith.


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The Walking Dead: The Final Season Episode 1 Review

Since the beginning, Telltale’s The Walking Dead has always been Clementine’s story. From her early stages as a young child under Lee’s care in season one to her current status as a budding young survivor in this fourth and final season, the entire series has largely hinged on her development in the aftermath of the apocalypse.

The first episode of this final season focuses a great deal on the parallels between Clementine and Lee, taking everything he taught her and preparing to pass it on to AJ, her own young ward (who we met in season 2). While the parallels between the two situations are similar, stark differences between Clementine and AJ’s childhoods make it a more intriguing and unpredictable dynamic than that of Clementine and Lee. The premiere sets the season up for an emotionally charged and powerful arc, but heavy exposition and character building make this a slow, gradual build.

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 6 to Premiere July 2019, After Avengers 4

We found out last month at San Diego Comic-Con that Clark Gregg will be directing Marvel’s Agents of Shield season 6 premiere episode, and now we know the season will premiere in July 2019, according to Comicbook.

Elizabeth Henstridge, who plays Jemma Simmons in Agents of Shield, responded to a comment on an Instagram photo she posted, reportedly confirming season 6’s premiere date.

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One-Punch Man Season 2 Premiere Date Announced

One-Punch Man is returning in spring 2019.

VIZ Media announced on Twitter that Season 2 of the popular anime will premiere in April 2019. A teaser trailer for the new season was also released.

For now, there’s no additional information regarding simulcast plans for One-Punch Man’s new season. However, earlier this year VIZ media did secure the license for the second season of the hit series. This covers digital streaming, TV broadcast, EST, home media and merchandising rights in North America, Latin America and Oceania.

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Is Morgan Leaving Fear The Walking Dead Already?

Fear the Walking Dead’s showrunner has discussed the future of Morgan within the show, and his connection to the core Walking Dead series.

Warning: Spoilers for Fear the Walking Dead’s mid-season premiere “People Like Us” follow…

Lennie James’s Morgan recently crossed over from The Walking Dead to Fear the Walking Dead, but some have wondered if the crossover could be short-lived. Morgan mentioned his intent to return back to Virginia and see his friends again, including Rick Grimes, in Fear’s mid-season premiere “People Like Us.”

Speaking to EW, showrunner Ian Goldberg discussed just how much Morgan has changed this season. The character started out as someone who thought it’d be best to live in a ravaged world alone rather than to be with those close to him. Since then, however, Morgan has changed and is now more willing than ever to be around people.

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New Microsoft Studio Hires Ex-God of War, Red Dead Redemption Staff

Microsoft’s new studio The Initiative has added a wealth of high profile talent, including God of War and Red Dead Redemption developers.

Per Eurogamer, Darrell Gallagher announced the news on LinkedIn before deleting his post. But ResetEra user CrimsonEclipse took a screenshot just in time before the post was removed.

Darrell Gallagher’s post, via ResetEra.

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