10 Nerdy News Bites

Our TV’s and interwebs are overwhelmed with madness and we cannot escape it. This week has left us with either a good or bad…

To counteract all the crazy, here’s your 10 nerdy news bites!

The new Finding Dory trailer!

We have news of the stage adaptation of everyone’s favorite non-Disney princess, Anastasia!!! “We’ve kept, I think, six songs from the movie, but there are 16 new numbers. We’ve kept the best parts of the animated movie, but it really is a new musical.” Tony Award winning director, Darko Tresnjak said. See more here!

We got word earlier this week that Legends of the Hidden Temple, one of the best 1990’s game shows on Nickelodeon will be coming back into our lives as a live-action TV movie. Viacom has also proposed a two-part TV movie based on Hey Arnold! Yes, please. See more here.

David Tennant and Catherine Tate are coming back to Doctor Who in Big Finish’s audio drama series. Below is the trailer for The Tenth Doctor Adventures, Volume One which will include three stories of 10 and Donna. See more here.
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J.K. Rowling made all Potter fans have a mind-plosion when she confirmed Fantastic Beasts will be a trilogy. Were we really surprised? Probably, not. Are we thrilled? Yes, yes we are.


A film version of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower is finally underway and with amazing casting news! Idris Elba is confirmed as the gunslinger and Matthew McConaughey as the man in black! Amazing!

Do you have an obsessive hobby of designing Transformers? Have you ever thought, I wish I could do this full time? Well, Hasro is looking for a product designer for its Transformers product design team! Follow your dreams and apply! See more details here.

I haven’t included news on a specific convention in awhile, but Wizard World Philadelphia got a massive, Marvel heavy line up announced! See more here.

We have our Mr. Wednesday! Deadwood’s Ian McShane will play the mysterious drifter in Starz’ awaited adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods! Production begins in April. Not antsy at all!!! See more here.

To ease you back to reality, some awesome news. Welcome back astronaut extraordinaire, Scott Kelly and crew after a record 340 days in space!

Nerd On!
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