The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for January 26, 2018
Even though he recently stated Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice was to be the last superhero movie he was going to ever work on, composer Hans Zimmer has confirmed that he will be scoring the upcoming X-Men: Dark Phoenix. The latest from our favorite group of mutants hits theaters November 2.
The CW has ordered Charmed, a reboot of the original series that centers on three sisters in a college town who discover they are witches. The original version of the reboot was set in the 1970’s but this new version will take place in the present day. The original “Charmed” ran for eight seasons on the WB (now the CW) from 1998 to 2006. The series starred Alyssa Milano, Holly Marie Combs, and Rose McGowan as three sisters, known as the Charmed Ones, who use their witchcraft to fight off forces of evil.
A casting call has gone out for a remake of West Side Story, and Steven Spielberg is making it. The casting call says in capital letters: MUST BE ABLE TO SPEAK SPANISH. Spielberg’s not taking any chances trying to remake this classic film. He already has the producer of the Broadway revival from 2009 signed on as a producer. What we don’t know yet is who will be the choreographer.
Tom Cruise unveiled the title of the sixth installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise: Fallout. Cruise made the big reveal in his first-ever post on Instagram. He also posted a shot of himself hanging from a helicopter. Paramount is set to drop Fallout on July 27th.