Geekery Saturday – September 23

Another week of news has come and gone. Let’s take a look at what’s happened over the last few days.

• With DC Comics’ DOOMSDAY CLOCK just about two months away from release, the publisher released a trailer for the series, with writer Geoff Johns discussing where the idea for the series – featuring a confrontation between the DC Universe characters and Dr. Manhattan from Watchmen – came from.

• Speaking of Watchmen, HBO has ordered a pilot for a new Watchmen series from Damon Lindelof.

• Following up on yesterday’s news about the ARROWVERSE crossover, Crisis on Earth X, the character of The Ray has been cast. Russell Tovey will take on both the live-action side and the voice of the character in the CW Seed animated series, Freedom Fighters: The Ray.

• The cast for GLASS, M. Night Shyamalan’s sequel to Unbreakable and Split has announced a number of returning cast. From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis (David Dunn), Samuel L. Jackson (Elijah Price/Mr. Glass), Spencer Treat Clarke (Joseph Dunn) and Charlayne Woodard (Elijah’s mother) will appear. From Split, James McAvoy (Kevin Crumb/The Beast) and Anya Taylor Joy (Casey Cooke) will reprise their roles. Sarah Paulson has also joined the cast in an unannounced role.