The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for March 29, 2018
All eyes were on ABC’s Roseanne reboot Tuesday night. The one-hour premiere nabbed 18.2 million viewers and a 5.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic. They revival actually got higher ratings than the one-hour finale in 1997 (which had 16.6 million viewers). Once DVR is factored in, the 18.2 million is expected to rise. Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, and more came back to reprise their roles.
Taika Waititi’s next film after Thor: Ragnarok just added an Avengers star to the cast. Scarlett Johansson has just signed on to star in Jojo Rabbit, according to a new report from Variety. The story of ‘Jojo” finds a young boy in Hitler’s army finding out his mother is hiding a Jewish boy in their home.
What if Deadpool was in Avengers: Infinity War? Well, I think it’s safe to say he’d want to take over, as seen above.
Speaking of Deadpool, creator/writer Donald Glover responds to the news of the DP cartoon being cancelled.
Sharknado is coming to an end. The Syfy film franchise is set to wrap up, with the upcoming sixth film to serve as its last. The final Sharknado will see lead character Fin (Ian Ziering) travel back in time to save his family. According to Syfy’s official synopsis, the sixth film will also feature ” fights Nazis, dinosaurs, knights, and…Noah’s Ark.” Tara Reid, Cassie Scerbo, and Vivica A. Fox–all of whom have appeared in the previous films–will also appear in the sixth, which is set to air this summer.
Check out the new movies in theaters starting tonight, thanks to IMDB.com:
The cast of Wonder Woman II made another major addition with Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones, Narcos) landing a key role. A new report from Variety indicates Pascal will be joining Gal Gadot and Kristen Wiig for the highly anticipated sequel to 2017’s summer blockbuster. Pascal will be reuniting with writer, director, and producer Patty Jenkins after they first worked together on a TV movie called Exposed. Pascal’s role is not disclosed in the report.
Yesterday, Hasbro and Nintendo revealed Monopoly Gamer: Mario Kart Edition! The game won’t be available in most retail stores until June, but you might be able to score one from GameStop! You can find the listing right here.