Fast Pulses: A Virtual Tarzan Adventure and ‘Game of Thrones’ Petition News

Buckle up for another news round up in the latest Fast Pulses

Welcome to another Fast pulse news round-up, which features another collection of news stories and links from around the web. So buckle up and enjoy the ride.

Tarzan Swings into Action In New Episodic VR Game

It has been a couple of years since we last saw Tarzan and although he has been gone from film and television he has not been forgotten. Virtual Reality Games Developer Stonepunk Studios are gearing up to release a 5 episode game in which players can assume the role of the Ape Man and swing through the jungles. The game will be released later in the year for the PlayStation VR, Valve Index, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift S platforms. No word on whether they will port it over to Oculus Quest, but we can all hope. You can find out more about this story at uploadVR.com.

 

Hulu Developing New ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy’ Series

Douglas Adams’ comedy sci-fi classic The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is headed to American television. Deadline has learned that Hulu is developing a TV series adaptation of the novels from prolific showrunner Carlton Cuse (Lost, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Locke & Key) and feature writer Jason Fuchs (Wonder Woman, Ice Age: Continental Drift).

 

Legendary ‘Blade Runner’ Star Rutger Hauer Passes

Sadly, Rutger Hauer, the versatile Dutch leading man of the ’70s who went on star in the 1982 Blade Runner as Roy Batty, died July 19 at his home in the Netherlands after a short illness. He was 75.

His most cherished performance came in a film that was a resounding flop on its original release. In 1982, he portrayed the murderous yet soulful Roy Batty, leader of a gang of outlaw replicants, opposite Harrison Ford in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi noir opus “Blade Runner.”  All of us at scifipulse.net are deeply saddened by this news.

Scarlett Johansson Thinks Black Widow Could Make Return To The MCU

There’s no denying it. Many fans were deeply saddened by the loss of Black Widow in Endgame, but it appears that there could be hope. In a new interview, Scarlett Johansson has revealed that it wouldn’t be impossible for her character to make a return. You can find out more via Digital Spy. 

 

HBO Respond To ‘Game of Thrones’ Fan Petition

Back in the Spring the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ finished the epic story. But over a million of the show’s fans were very unhappy with the ending and petitioned HBO to reshoot the final season. This petition has gotten a response from HBO President Casey Bloys addressed the fan criticisms at the recent Television Critics Summer Press Tour. You can read what he had to say here at Huffington Post.

Ian Cullen is the founder of scifipulse.net and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth. In the past few years he has written for 'Star Trek' Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com When he is not writing for scifipulse.net Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics. Ian is both the founder and owner of scifipulse.net You can contact ian at: ian@scifipulse.net
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