The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for February 23, 2018
The Walking Dead said goodbye to Carl Grimes, and actor Chandler Riggs, on last night’s episode. “We are all still trying to deal with Carl getting bit. And I think it’s seismic, everything that drove Rick from the first episode, everything, his engine, was his family,” says Rick Grimes actor Andrew Lincoln. “I’m trying to figure out how he moves on from here.” Watch a special goodbye above.
Jim Henson’s cult 1986 flick Labyrinth is returning to the big screen for three days as part of a fan celebration. Special screenings will take place April 29th, May 1st and 2nd. Fans are encouraged to attend in costume.
Flickering Myth claims John Travolta is going to star in a Fred Durst-directed movie called Moose. The film is about a crazed film fan who stalks his favorite action hero. The movie is being filmed in Alabama.
“Run, Iris, Run”— IRIS SUITS UP — Team Flash confronts a new bus meta, Matthew AKA Melting Pot (guest star Leonardo Nam), with the ability to swap people’s DNA. During a battle with Team Flash, Harold transfers Barry’s (Grant Gustin) super speed to Iris (Candice Patton). Now, with a new threat unleashed on Central City, Barry must act as the team leader while Iris takes on the mantle of superhero speedster in order to defeat their new foe. Harry Jierjian directed the episode written by Eric Wallace (#416). Original airdate 3/13/2018.
Black Panther hit $400 million at the domestic box office over the weekend, making the Ryan Coogler-directed film the second-fastest to hit that landmark after just 10 days. The Disney / Marvel film earned $400 million four days faster than The Avengers and only follows Star Wars: Force Awakens, which earned $400 million in just eight days.
Black Panther nabbed $108 million this weekend, its second in theaters. New Line / Warner Bros’ Game Night earned $16.6 million in its opening weekend nabbing second place, with Sony’s Peter Rabbit, meanwhile earning $12.5 million in its third weekend out.
Want an inside look at that incredible fight scene inside the casino in Marvel’s Black Panther? Director Ryan Coogler breaks down how it all came together in the video below: