Link Tank: Would You Invest in a Lord of the Rings Cryptocurrency?
Lord of the Rings might be the latest cryptocurrency, Spider-Man fans are mistaking people on set, Pokémon GO fans are threatening a boycott, and more in Link Tank!
Did Lord of the Rings merchandise just join (checks phone again to make sure this is correct) the cryptocurrency game?
“As if we didn’t have enough scam-ridden cryptocurrency out in the world already, on Friday a new coin based on The Lord of the Rings will enter the market. But that’s not the weirdest thing about ‘JRR Token,’ the crypto that identifies itself as ‘one token that rules them all.’ That honor goes to the message from Billy Boyd, the actor who played Pippin Took in Peter Jackson’s films, promoting the crypto.”
Could we see the first appearance of Riri Williams, aka Iron Heart, in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever before her Disney+ spinoff show?
“MCU leaker KC Walsh recently reported via Twitter that Riri Williams, also known as Ironheart, will appear in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever; it had previously been confirmed that If Beale Street Could Talk star Dominique Thorne will play the character. A genius from Chicago who grew from a child prodigy into a full-fledged superhero, Ironheart has deep roots in the comics — and could have a sizable role to play in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”
Fan speculation has run so wild for Spider-Man: No Way Home that people completely mistook somebody else for Karen from Daredevil.
“Currently, Spider-Man: No Way Home comes out in four months, and we’ve not seen a single trailer for the movie. It’s been a long-standing campaign among fans to get a trailer, going as far as annoying the official movie account to the point where they’re making jokes about it.”
Cobie Smulders replaced Betty Gilpin as Ann Coulter in Impeachment: American Crime Stories.
“How I Met Your Mother’s Cobie Smulders will now play media pundit Ann Coulter in Ryan Murphy’s Impeachment: American Crime Story. GLOW star Betty Gilpin stepped down from the role due to pandemic-related schedule complications. Back in June, Glipin shared her dismay at never getting to use her long-crafted Coulter impression.”
Pokémon GO players are threatening to boycott the game over these potential changes.
“Niantic, the studio behind Pokémon Go, has responded to player criticism and threats of a boycott after proposed changes to some of the game’s rules in the USA and New Zealand did not go down very well. Here’s the background if you’ve missed it.”
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