Salt Lake Comic Con Nerd News: Giancarlo’s new gig, Adventure Time news, Escort Mission vs. DLC!

Salt Lake Comic Con is bringing you the best stories from throughout Geekdom! Today we talk about Salt Lake Comic Con Alumni Giancarlo Esposito joining the hottest new YA franchise The Maze Runner, Adventure Time showrunner and creator Pendleton Ward stepping down and’s hilarious criticism of the gaming industry!

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Salt Lake Comic Con Alumni Giancarlo Esposito
joins The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials!


Salt Lake Comic Con Alumni Giancarlo Esposito, known for having played Gus Fring on AMC’s hit series, Breaking Bad, has taken a role in 20th Century Fox’s The Scorch Trials, the upcoming sequel to the now-in-theaters hit The Maze Runner. The Hollywood Reporter has the news, reporting that Esposito will play Jorge, a pilot for WCKD.

Read the full article here.


Adventure Time‘s Pendleton Ward steps down from Creator to Writer


Yesterday, Rolling Stone Magazine released a profile of Pendleton Ward, the series creator and former showrunner of Adventure Time. Yup, that’s right, former; according to the article, he stepped down in Season 5 because he could no longer handle the stress of running such a successful show. But it’s okay, we promise!

Read the full article here.‘s Escort Mission:
The Terrifying Future of Video Games Taking Your Money

Caution: Adult Language

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