The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for May 8, 2018
It’s the perfect time to break out your chicken dance, Arrested Development season 5 debuts on Netflix May 29. Unlike last season, the whole cast does a whole lot of interacting this time around. Check out the preview above.
A sequel to Tenacious D’s 2006 musical comedy, The Pick of Destiny, is apparently on the way. This past weekend at the Shaky Knees Music Festival, Jack Black announced it’ll see the light of day in October: “I don’t know where you’ll be able to see it, but we have decided that it’s happening and it’s coming out.”
In a follow to yesterday’s news of Rambo V, we now know the movie starts production in September.
The Mountain from Game of Thrones won the World’s Strongest Man Competition on Sunday after coming in second or third for six straight years. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson Is 6-foot-9 and weighs 400 pounds. He ran with a 330-pound sandbag and holds the world record for the heaviest deadlift at 1,041 pounds.
June 22, get your next dose of Power.. Man. Power-Man. Sure, Netflix still calls him Luke Cage, us comic nerds know his true identity.
Josh Brolin tells Entertainment Weekly that he has a Man Crush on his Deadpool 2 co-star Ryan Reynolds. ”I was a secret fan of ‘The Proposal’, having watched it several times by myself. I told Ryan. I was like, ‘I don’t know why this is, and I don’t know what this means psychologically, behaviourally, emotionally, but I have kind of a crush on you.’ ”
Speaking of Marvel, the Mad Titan himself, Thanos, becomes a playable character in the popular video game, Fortnite, today. Let’s hope the power of the Infinity Guantlet doesn’t end the round immediately.
Warner Bros. announced Monday the long-awaited Sherlock Holmes 3 will release Christmas Day 2020 (via Deadline). Follow-up to 2009’s Sherlock Holmes and 2011’s Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, the threequel has yet to officially confirm the returns of Robert Downey Jr. or co-star Jude Law.
Bruce Willis is going to star in a new movie called Cornerman. He will play boxing trainer Cus D’Amato. D’Amato is credited for discovering and developing Mike Tyson.
***LAST NEWS FOR TODAY CONTAINS A CHARACTER SPOILER FOR SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY***
Mark Hamill was recently doing an interview with the Cape Up Podcast when he accidentally revealed a spoiler for Solo: A Star Wars Story. The website quotes him as staying; “Anthony Daniels was so happy, ‘cause he’s in every single Star Wars movie. Every single one. All the prequels, he’s in Rogue One, he’s in Solo… Whoops! I hope that’s not, erm… But anyway, he’s in Every. Single. Star Wars movie. That’s not such a reveal – all Star Wars fans expect him to be in every movie.”