The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for February 15, 2018
FINALLY, a full trailer for the upcoming sequel to one of the greatest superhero films ever produced. Above is the first full look at Disney Pixar’s Incredibles 2, and it looks like it’ll be worth the wait. This animated goodness hits theaters June 15.
Netflix has signed a multi-year deal with hitmaker Ryan Murphy to create new series and films exclusively for Netflix. “The history of this moment is not lost on me,” Murphy said in a statement. “I am a gay kid from Indiana who moved to Hollywood in 1989 with $55 dollars in savings in my pocket, so the fact that my dreams have crystallized and come true in such a major way is emotional and overwhelming to me.” Several of his hits have appeared on Fox and FX, including Nip/Tuck, Glee, American Horror Story, Scream Queens, American Crime Story, and Feud. The contract with Netflix is reportedly worth as much as $300 million.
Deadline is reporting that Marvel’s Black Panther is expected to bring in $180 million and maybe even as much as $200 million during its opening weekend. Will you be seeing the newest installment of the so-called Marvel Cinematic Universe?
The Oscar-nominated Michael Keaton is in talks to star in What Is Life Worth. David Brankel will helm the adaptation of Kenneth Feinberg’s critically acclaimed memoir recounting his time at the 9/11 Fund and its effort to compensate victims.
And finally for today, how about some superheroes enjoying some disco? No, not the Guardians of the Galaxy again. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow gave it a whirl: