This time round on This Week in Geek Entertainment we are giving you a little something different. Instead of the best news from the last week, we present you with the best ten stories of the year in TV, Film, and Anime! A look back at what 2017 has brought us, in both the good and the bad. Next week, we will be back to our regularly scheduled post. Have a happy new year and a great start to 2018!

Here’s the top news from 2017, in no particular order:

Top Film News

  1. Actor Bill Paxton Dies at Age 61
  2. Legendary Filmmaker George A. Romero Dies at Age 77
  3. “Deadpool 2” Teaser Has Easter Eggs Pointing to New Characters
  4. Directors Fired From Han Solo Spinoff Film
  5. A New Marvel Spider-Man Trilogy Confirmed
  6. New Obi-Wan Solo Film in Development
  7. Actor Ed Skrein Drops Out of “Hellboy” Reboot
  8. J.J. Abrams Returns to Write and Direct “Star Wars IX”
  9. Disney Announces ‘Lion King’ Reboot Cast, Includes Beyoncé
  10. Quentin Tarantino May Make A ‘Star Trek’ Movie With JJ Abrams

Top TV News

  1. The Doctor’s 13th Incarnation is Jodi Whittaker
  2. Shonda Rhimes Signs Deal With Netflix
  3. “Sense8” Gets Two-Hour Series Finale Post Cancellation
  4. 2 Broke Girls Cancelled After 6 Seasons
  5. Steven Spielberg Developing “Animaniacs” Reboot
  6. Jordan Peele Will Head CBS ‘Twilight Zone’ Reboot
  7. Lord of the Rings TV Series Coming to Amazon
  8. Sabrina Spinoff Series Moves to Netflix, Gets Two-Season Order
  9. ‘House of Cards’ Season 6 is a Go Without Kevin Spacey
  10. She’s Back – Netflix Announces ‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2

Top Anime News

  1. Persona 5 Set To Get An Anime In 2018
  2. Tokyo Ghoul Live-Action Movie Coming to U.S. Theaters, Anime Expo
  3. A Live-Action Cowboy Bepop TV Series is in the Works
  4. ‘Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card’ Trailer Rekindles the Shojo Magic
  5. My Hero Academia Season 3 Slated for April 2018
  6. Netflix to Expand it’s Original Anime Content in 2018
  7. Third Season of Sword Art Online Confirmed
  8. Bandai Visual Producer Minoru Takanashi Passes Away
  9. Paramount to Create U.S. Adaptation of Your Name
  10. Anime Expo 2017: FLCL to Premiere in 2018

About The Author

Sara Roncero-Menendez

A reporter by trade, Sara is a lover of horror, sci-fi, and all things pop culture. From indies to classics to even the strangest schlock, all movies and TV shows are fair game. She believes Batman is the most fascinating superhero, and that Silent Hill is one of the best horror franchises ever made (as long as you don't count the movies). Fun Fact: The only movie Sara will not rewatch is The Room -- once was more than enough.