Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find a video about creating Captain America’s shield; Willie Nelson’s audition for The Hobbit; some epic fan made posters for Episode VII; a Firefly cake and bra; the best news bloopers of April 2013; and some spider-themed shot glasses. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you may be featured on a future post!

To kick things off today, Neatorama has 8 Crazy Fan Theories about Children’s Television Shows.

RDJ > Everyone

Robert Downey Jr. Surprises Kids at NYC Charity Screening of Iron Man 3.

Star Wars Episode VII Fan-Made Posters

Compiled over at Reddit, the posters take it upon themselves to suggest a story for the upcoming film.

Han Solo

Wookie Cushion

Now Voting

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Mayor of Reykjavik, Iceland, Votes While Dressed Like a Jedi Knight [Cosplay]

Politicians usually cast votes while dressed in their finest suits with flags pinned to their lapels. Jón Gnarr, the Mayor of Reykjavik, cast his vote while dressed like a Jedi Knight. The comedian won the Mayoral election back in 2010 running as a member of a party he founded called Best Party. Looks like he’s not straying far from his roots.

Doctor Who Future Companion Blue T-Shirt

The Doctor Who Future Companion Blue T-Shirt will be available July 2013 but it can be pre-ordered for $16.99 at Urban Collector. Don’t forget to stop by your place and pick it up if the Doctor shows up between now and then. RedBubble.com has another cool version of this shirt with a TARDIS on it.

Willie Nelson’s The Hobbit 2 Audition Reel

Look out Ian McKellen — country legend Willie Nelson has his heart set on playing Gandalf in the The Hobbit 2 — and he’s smokin’ good, man.


NEXT PAGE: Captain America’s Shield…

Sweded Lord Of The Rings Trailer

The Lord of the Rings gets one homemade trailer to rule them all. Peter Jackson’s epic trilogy comes to life without the help of visual effects or New Zealand landscapes. This was the original teaser for the entire trilogy back in 2000 which uses footage from all three films: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King.

Watch the Side-by-Side Comparison – http://bit.ly/17vtLLX

Watch the Behind The Scenes – http://bit.ly/15X8AEs

Crafting Captain America’s Shield – MAN AT ARMS

Every week our master swordsmith and renowned propmaster, Tony Swatton, forges iconic weapons using high-speed belt grinders, scorching furnaces, and pounding power hammers. Then he takes his weapon to the streets to bust up some stuff.

This week Tony takes on Captain America’s shield.

Dress Up Party

The Jayne Bra

In case you haven’t heard, nobody is supposed to be allowed (Except Thinkgeek) to sell Jayne hats anymore, so here’s an alternative for all you master crocheters out there.

Serenity/Firefly Cake

Made by The Bunny Baker.

Spider-Man and Venom Pint Glasses

$24.99 from Superherostuff.com and Amazon.com.

Best News Bloopers of April 2013

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That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.

Today’s picks have been brought to you by: CinemaBlend, TeamCoconewsbefunny, ScreenCrush, GeeksAreSexy, CineFixglennz, FashionablyGeek, BetweenThePages, GeekAlertsAweMeChannelNeatorama and IwasteSoMuchTime.