A week is a very long time in the geekverse, with so many talking points it'd be hard for even a time traveling doctor (Who / Brown, take your pick) to keep up.
So, we've gathered all the week's biggest geek news in one place, so that those aforementioned Docs can get on with the very serious business of saving the universe / stopping his friend from shagging his mum.
We'd love to hear what you think of the below galaxy-shattering events, so comment your thoughts below, and we'll see you next week!
Without further ado, let's get started.
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The Big Event
This week's biggest Seven Day Geek story has to be JJ Abrams signing on for Star Wars: Episode 7 .
We also suffered death by a billion lens-flare jokes, because we work on the Internet.
Good Week To Be...
Basically, the Iron Man 3 promotional campaign has kicked off big-time.
We expect a new trailer soon. On Sunday, in fact.
Most Intriguing Story
When news first broke that Paul Giamatti had been cast as Rhino in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 , the internet exploded with worry that the film would suffer from too-many-villains syndrome, otherwise known as The Curse Of Spider-Man 3 .
But we wonder if Marc Webb is doing some clever universe-building here; he could chuck Rhino in for an opening street battle, then forget about him until Amazing Spider-Man 3 , or even 4 .
We want to see The Sinister Six on the big screen. And this feels like the first steps towards that goal.
It was a busy week all-round for Marvel characters. Famke Janssen talked about returning as Phoenix for X-Men: Days Of Future Past . And she wasn't the only one .
A Doctor Strange movie was announced , and Johnny Depp probably started growing a mustache.
It's a lot quieter over at camp DC, where all news is currently Superman-related.
We discovered that Justice League is entirely dependent on Man Of Steel 's success , which is doing its best for equality by featuring a female Jimmy Olsen .
We also got a great look at what Nic Cage would have looked like as Superman.
Delightful Discovery Of The Week
Speaking of Nicolas Cage, this week we found this image on Tumblr of someone wearing Cage's face as a cape.
Which is very obviously wonderful.
Bad News Of The Week
@ woozytribe Was proud of scoring a NC17 when submitted! But we had to cut stuff out to get an R and get the film into theaters.— Fede Alvarez(@fedalvar) January 28, 2013
Good News Of The Week
So the gauntlet was thrown down ages ago: Can you make a proper MOVIE of a video game.Ive always said its possible.Got to DO it now! ;)— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) January 31, 2013
Moon director Duncan Jones is stepping up to the big leagues, with a big budget World Of Warcraft film.
We love him, so this makes us very happy indeed.
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Sam Ashurst is Total Film's Deputy Online Editor and he spends way too much time on the Internet. You can follow him on Twitter @samashurst .