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Friday Link-A-Mania

Triffids! Ant-Man! Yeti! All of these and more in today’s sci-fi news update!

The DVD of previously lost Troughton story "The Web Of Fear" is out on February 24th according to Doctor Who News (opens in new tab) .

The hotly anticipated Ant-Man film has moved its release date forward from 31 July to 17 July 2015. Edgar Wright’s feature adaptation of the comic seems to have taken advantage of Batman Vs Superman getting shunted back to 2016. Read more at Total Film (opens in new tab) .

• SHIELD SPOILER WARNING! Marvel Comics character Deathlok will make his screen debut in Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD . J August Richards will play the role of Mike Peterson who becomes the cyborg himself. See more casting updates over at Deadline (opens in new tab) .

WB Games has released a lengthy walkthrough trailer for their upcoming Lord Of The Rings action game Middle Earth: Shadow Of Mordor. Tolkien + brutal slow-mo takedowns = awesome. Er, right?

ABC has ordered the pilot for a project called The Visitors , a sci-fi drama based on the Ray Bradbury short story Zero Hour . Deadline (opens in new tab) reports this program involves a race against time to defeat an unseen alien menace.

Miss seeing Karen Gillan’s face on Doctor Who ? Then check out the poster for her new film Oculus , a horror film featuring a supernatural mirror. Watch the teaser trailer at Total Film (opens in new tab) .

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Dominic Carter