Top Nerdy 10: News Bites (01.12.17)

Good Morrow, dear nerds! It’s another splendid day in 2017 and do we have some delicious Nerdy News Bites for you!

10. Beauty & the Beast

Check out this stunning poster of the film with Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, and Emma Thompson as Lumiere, Cogsworth, and Mrs. Potts respectively in human form!


Oncers mark down this date in your calendars! OUAT returns on Sunday March 8th!

8. Hamilton 

Chicago are you ready?? Mr. Wayne Brady is headed your way and has already started rehearsing for the role of Aaron Burr. #BradyIsNotThrowingAwayHisShot

7. Sesame Street

Speaking of the talent and Hamilton, Daveed Diggs joined Ernie for an updated version of Rubber Ducky the sing-along! Warm up those pipes cuz it’s about to go down!

6. Broadway Riff-Off with NPH

The star of Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Neil Patrick Harris, dropped by the Late Late Show for an a cappella battle with host James Corden and the Filharmonic!

5. Infinity War Rumors

Although Marvel has yet to comment there have been reports that Peter Dinklage may be joining the cast of Infinity Wars. Read more here.

4. Nokia

Looks like there will be a new Android smartphone being launched in February: the Nokia 6. There’s just one catch? It’ll only be available in China.

Nokia 6

Get ready! The Nokia 6 is coming to China! More announcements to follow on February 26th… Save the date!

Posted by Nokia Mobile on Wednesday, 11 January 2017

3. Ed Sheeran

After a year hiatus, Sheeran released two new singles breaking Spotify’s ‘Day One’ streaming record. Take a listen!


2. Han Solo Movie

Guess who’s been cast in the currently untitled Han Solo film? Woody Harrelson! He will be joining Alden Ehrenreich, who has already been cast as the young scruffy looking nerf herder. You can find more details here.

1. Golden Globes 2017!

The Globes were handed out last Sunday (you can find the complete list of winners here). And while there were many highlights…

You’re welcome, Spideypool fans. Our favourite moment actually came post award show, when Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard decided to skip the after parties for a game of Settlers. Couples who nerd together, stay together.


Let the after party begin. @daxshepard @goldenglobes @settelersofcatan #GoldenGlobes #settelersofcatan

A photo posted by kristen bell (@kristenanniebell) on

What other Nerdy News are you excited about? Let us know in the comments! Please subscribe, follow, like, and all that jazz (insert jazz hands here). We love you, nerds!

Nerd On!


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