The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for May 2, 2018
This looks like a lot of fun. “Real heroes. Not actual size.” Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and The Wasp is In theaters July 6.
ALL THE RECORDS! Disney’s Avengers: Infinity War had the best domestic B.O. opening ever with $257.7 million, and now it’s shattering a new record. The Marvel hit pulled in the best Monday in April ever with $25.2 million, beating Universal’s Furious 7, which nabbed $14 million on April 6, 2015.
Elizabeth Olsen loves her role in the megahit Avengers: Infinity War, she just wishes she didn’t have to show quite as much skin for the primo part. “It would just not be a cleavage corset. I like corsets, but I’d like it to be higher. Everyone has these things that cover them — Tessa Thompson does, Scarlett [Johansson] does. I would like to cover up a bit,” the actress, 29, told Elle of Wanda Maximoff’s (a.k.a. the Scarlet Witch) costume in the Marvel series.
A villain’s maniacal plan for world domination sidetracks five teenage superheroes who dream of Hollywood stardom. I HATE IT WHEN THAT HAPPENS! Above is the newest trailer for the upcoming Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, out July 27.
Disney is going to live stream shows on Twitter. Walt Disney Company announced a partnership with Twitter that will involve launching live content and advertising from various Disney companies on the social networking site. Disney companies which will live stream shows on Twitter include ESPN, ABC, Disney Channel, Freeform, Marvel, Radio Disney, Disney Digital Network and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
IFC has snapped up the U.S. rights to The Catcher Was a Spy, starring Paul Rudd as Moe Berg. Berg was, as the title suggests, a pro ballplayer and a Nazi spy. Ben Lewin directed the film, which also stars Sienna Miller, Jeff Daniels, Guy Pearce and Paul Giamatti. Catcher lands June 22nd.
We’re only two episodes into Westworld Season 2 yet HBO has decided to renew the series for Season 3! Are you watching this wild show?
Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon are going to cover Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May 19th wedding as their Funny or Die TV personalities Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan. The live special will be shown on HBO.
Jake Gyllenhaal will play legendary conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein in The American, based on Humphrey Burton’s biography of Bernstein. The film will follow Bernstein’s meteoric rise after conducting the New York Philharmonic at 25, all the while struggling with the fame of a career that included the score for “On the Waterfront” and the ground-breaking musical “West Side Story”.