The last week of October already? Really? Well, here’s to another week of nerdy news bites!
Marvel announced the casting of additional characters for the Netflix standalone series. The new additions include Daniel Webber, Jaime Ray Newman, Jason R. Moore, Michael Nathanson, and Paul Schulze who will join Jon Bernthal in the title role, Deborah Ann Woll reprising her role as Karen Page, Ben Barnes as Billy Russo, Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Micro, and Amber Rose Revah as Dinah Madani. Meet the cast here.
9. Jessica Jones
Nerdy feminists rejoice. The Jessica Jones team has confirmed Season 2 will be directed by women! See more here.
— Mo Ryan (@moryan) October 22, 2016
The movie is being fast-tracked and Stranger Things’ producer, Shawn Levy is set to direct! Now for the challenge of casting. See more here.
We have the date!
We have a trailer!
I love Nerdist’s Clarke Wolfe for her love of Willow and am so glad she talked to Ron Howard about it. Asking him if we would ever return to Willow’s world, Howard informed her Disney now owns the rights! Come on Disney, make this happen. A TV show would be amazing!
So… seems there’s a claim that 234 alien civilizations have been found? Two scientists have analyzed over 2.5 million stars and galaxies for pulses of light emitted at regular intervals and discovered it in 234 stars similar in size to our Sun. The team believes that alien civilizations are behind those signals. See more here.
Saturn thinks it’s the horse of a different color. Our lovely ringed neighbor’s northern region is changing colors and is intriguing scientists. From a blue to a more golden color may be due to an increase of photo chemicals in the atmosphere. See more here.
— CassiniSaturn (@CassiniSaturn) October 21, 2016
3. Friday the 13th
Let’s have some horror news! It’s October after all. Ch..Ch..Ch..Ha..Ha..Ha Seems we haven’t seen the last of Jason. See more here.
2. Bride of Frankenstein
A bit of news from the Universal’s Monster shared universe. I’m just glad the Bride is included with the other classics. See more about the universe here.
1. Van Helsing
To continue in the universe, a Van Helsing reboot will be a part of the monster mash. See more here.
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Have an amazing Halloween nerds!