10 Nerdy News Bites

The news this week got us all like…
On the heels of the R-rated success of Deadpool, a few more R-rated superhero movies were expected to be announced. We’re all for it, as long as it makes sense and it’s not treated as a gimmick. Peyton Reed joked Ant-man & The Wasp was going full NC-17 while it was officially announced Batman v. Superman will have an R-rated version released on the Blu-ray while the theatrical release will continue with the PG-13 rating. Curious to see what would warrant that R-rating… See more here.

Check out these great shots of Crossbones and Scarlet Witch; they’re sure to inspire many more awesome cosplays! Is it May yet?! See more here.
CrossScarAlso, take a look at these amazing shots of Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange while filming! Is it November, yet? If you want to see more, go here.

image via @Anythingbatch

image via @Anythingbatch


Let’s be honest, we all want Morgan Freeman to join us on a road trip. Well, now he can! Via your Waze app that is… see more here.

We were torn when Pete’s Dragon was announced, but the trailer makes us feel much better!

NBC’s DC show, Powerless had cast two nerdy heavy hitters! Danny Pudi and Alan Tudyk! Yay! See more here.

Elektra is ready to kick ass in the Daredevil Season 2 trailer. Again, is it March already?!

With Emily Blunt confirmed as Mary Poppins in the new sequel by director Rob Marshall, it seems they may have found their Bert! Who could it be, you may ask? Well, it’s none other than Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda! See more here.

Ava DuVernay is officially directing Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time script by Frozen’s Jenny Lee! See more here.

If any of you know me, you know how much I’m looking forward to the film adaptation of Ready Player One! If you haven’t read this book, you’re nerding incorrectly! Well, we have our lead! Tye Sheridan (who is also the new Cyclops) is our Wade. See more here.

Disneyland’s 60 special aired this past Sunday where Harrison Ford gave us a sneak peek of Star Wars Land! See more here.

Screencap from the Special

Screencap from the Special




It was really tough to narrow down news bites this week, nerds! Hope you enjoyed!

Nerd On!
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