The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for March 6, 2018
Robin Wright’s Claire Underwood is ready to rule. In the first trailer for the final season of Netflix’s House of Cards, she stands behind her desk in the Oval office. “We’re just getting started,” she says. Kevin Spacey, of course, has been ousted from the show after sexual misconduct allegations against him were revealed.
Black Panther helped boost the February box office to an all-time high of more than $1 billion, comScore reports. The Disney/Marvel smash hit represented 43% of all ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada in February. (Yep, that means Black Panther brought in an astounding $428.8 million).
Netflix has officially renewed Black Mirror. They made the announcement yesterday on the Black Mirror Twitter account. Season 4 hit Netflix on Dec. 30. It’s too early for episode titles or release dates, but seasons 1-4 are now streaming.
The ratings for Sunday’s Academy Awards were at an all-time low with 26.5 million viewers. That’s the least-watched Oscars in history and trails behind 2008 by more than 5 million. Last years Oscars received 32.9 million viewers.
Here’s a look at the last 10 Oscars.
2017: 32.9 million viewers
2016: 34.4 million viewers
2015: 37.3 million viewers
2014: 43.7 million viewers
2013: 40.4 million viewers
2012: 39.5 million viewers
2011: 37.9 million viewers
2010: 41.6 million viewers
2009: 36.9 million viewers
2008: 31.8 million viewers
Stephanie March is returning to Law & Order: SVU. March will reprise her role as Alex Cabot for episode on the NBC show titled “Sunk Cost Fallacy” in April. The actress was a season regular on the show from seasons two to five before her character faked her own death and went into the Witness Protection Program.
While Arnold Schwarzenegger previously said that Terminator 6 would begin filming this month, the actor has now stated that the production will kick off in June. As he explained: “We are starting to shoot Terminator 6 in June to the middle of October, so I am in that. I am looking forward to coming back as the T-800 model. It’s gonna be great with Tim Miller as the director and Jim Cameron is kind of supervising the whole thing.”