The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for 3/9/18: Supernatural Meets Scooby-Doo, Star Wars Live Action Show Nabs Notable Name, Avengers: Infinity War Hype

The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for March 9, 2018

In the new trailer for Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet, Sheila (Drew Barrymore) is chained in the basement to keep her flesh-eating urges under lock and key. When Abby (Liv Hewson) comes to check on her, she’s bored, she tells her daughter.  “I know you’re worried that I am going to go out there and kill somebody, but think about all the people I haven’t killed.” The second season of the suburban undead comedy drops March 23rd.

Lucasfilm has announced that Oscar nominated producer & actor Jon Favreau has been tapped to write and executive produce a live-action Star Wars series for Disney’s new streaming platform set for 2019.

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Wondering if Avengers: Infinity War will have a strong villain? Marvel Studios president Kevin Feiger recently shared the official MCU backstory for the wielder of the Guantlet, Thanos:

“He’s from a planet called Titan that’s no longer inhabited because of things that he thought he could help prevent, and he was not allowed to do that,” Feige confirmed with Entertainment Weekly. “What he feared most happened, and the planet and everybody on it basically went extinct. He vowed not to let that happen again. He thinks he sees the universe going down the tubes. He thinks he sees life expanding outward unchecked. That will bring ruin, he believes, to the universe and to that life.”

The CW has released the promo for Supernatural and Scooby-Doo crossover “ScoobyNatural.” Jinkies! Supernatural gets animated when Sam, Dean and Castiel are transported into the world of Scooby-Doo – Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Castiel (Misha Collins) are transported into the animated world of Scooby-Doo where they join forces with the Scooby gang to solve a ghostly mystery.

The Cartoon Network has announced its biggest slate of content ever from a “a new wave of creators telling stories that are relevant and reflective of today’s kids.” According to Deadline, new series include Owen Dennis’ adventure series Infinity Train and Diego Molano’s Latin American supernatural comedy Victor and Valentino, Apple & Onion from George Gendi, which just premiered; Craig of The Creek by Matt Burnett and Ben Levin, an upcoming premiere; and Julia Pott’s Summer Camp Island, which will debut this summer. Another recent premiere is UnkittyCN is also adding 30+ new games and apps to its mobile and online platform.

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