The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for December 18, 2017
Disney’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi had a fantastic Saturday, bringing in $64 million that day alone, making it the fourth-best Saturday ever, after Jurassic World ($69.9 million), The Avengers ($69.55 million) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($68.3 million). The Rian Johnson-helmed sequel brought in $220 million this weekend overall. Industry observers say The Last Jedi should make $750 million domestically, when all i said-and-done.
Fox’s family friendly Ferdinand came in a distant second at the box office for its opening weekend with $13.3 million. Coco rounded out the top 3 with $10 million
ABC’s revival of Roseanne will return March 27th and air in the Tuesday 8 p.m. timeslot in which it ran for its final two-and-a-half seasons. The 1990s sitcom is getting re-upped for 9 new episodes and will feature the complete original cast, new series regulars and returning guest stars. The series stars Roseanne Barr as Roseanne Conner, John Goodman as Dan Conner, Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner, Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner, and even Sarah Chalke, who played the character Becky in later seasons, will appear. Will you tune in for the Roseanne revival?
Finally, below is a video (in Spanish) showing a supposed Captain America fan getting a rather simple Captain America question wrong, on the game show Ahora Gaigo. Even the host tries pointing out his shirt to him before he confirms his (incorrect) answer.