The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for February 20, 2018
NBC airs the Pyeongchange Winter Olympics, and game-time fever is creeping into their late night offerings as well. Monday evening saw the creation of the Tonight Show Fallon Five, featuring a slimmed-down version of everything you love about Fallon, including a monologue joke, a duet and finding out wearing a mustache for a film is nuts. Paul Rudd joined him for the win.
Black Panther is officially expected to make $235 million in its first four days in theaters over the long weekend, putting it ahead of opening weekends for blockbusters like “Jurassic World” and “The Avengers.” That total would also beat last year’s Justice League, which brought in just $228.6 million at the domestic box office over its entire run!
Sylvester Stallone has NOT passed away. A death hoax hit social media over the weekend, announcing his death, and Stallone is not happy about it, tweeting: ”Please ignore the stupidity. Alive and well and happy and healthy…Still punching!”
To mark the 30th anniversary of Mega Man (née Rockman), Japanese bicycle maker KhodaaBloom is releasing a special set of wheels. According to Cyclist, it went on sale February 17 and is priced at 290,000 yen ($2,720).
The Sharknado series has featured all manner of ridiculous elements, with the sixth film set to take the series in an all-new direction with the incorporation of time travel. A new synopsis out of the European Film Market has confirmed the absurdity that will be on display: “All is lost, or is it? Fin unlocks the time-traveling power of the SHARKNADOS in order to save the world and resurrect his family,” the synopsis reads. “In his quest, Fin fights Nazis, dinosaurs, knights, and even takes a ride on Noah’s Ark. This time, it’s not how to stop the sharknados, it’s when.”
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