The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for January 31, 2018
The CW has ordered a Roswell reboot.. with an immigration twist. Like the original, the reimagined version is based on the “Roswell High” book series by Melinda Metz. The new, untitled “Roswell” focuses on the daughter of undocumented immigrants who discovers a shocking truth about her teenage crush- now a police officer. He’s also an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life. She protects his secret as the two reconnect and begin to investigate his origins when a violent attack and long-standing government cover-up point to a greater alien presence on Earth.
Showtime has cancelled Dice, the Andrew Dice Clay semi-autobiographical show after two seasons. The series wrapped its seven-episode second season in October. Season two was down considerably from season one, averaging 146,000 total viewers.
Above is a brand new poster for this summer’s Ant-Man and The Wasp. Yesterday, the first trailer debuted as well. Haven’t watch it yet? That’s ok, we have you covered right here.
We’re 17 movies into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and it’s amazing how many viewers still don’t know to stick through the credits for additional scenes. Marvel’s Black Panther looks to be no different, as early screenings this week mention the film having TWO scenes once the official movie ends. Keep that butt parked as the credits roll!
According to the Wall Street Journal, Star Wars: Battlefront II managed to sell nine million copies during the final months for 2017. That’s pretty impressive, but EA was expecting the game to sell ten million copies – and it’s below the 14 million units that the original game shipped back two years prior. If you were among the 9 million to purchase the game already, enjoy it while you can; the micro-transactions will be returning “in a few months”.
Finally, how about an upcoming horror movie that looks downright effed up, yet doesn’t seem to give away the movie. Check out the trailer for the upcoming film Hereditary: