The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for May 25, 2018
On Thursday’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Parks & Recreation star and producer Amy Poehler said that the cast of the NBC comedy (2009-2015) is down for a Will & Grace style reboot. “I’ll speak for everybody and say we would all do it,” Poehler says, sitting next to Nick Offerman, real-life husband of Will & Grace‘s Megan Mullally and Poehler’s co-star on both Parks & Rec and the new Making It competition show. “I think we would all do it someday. It would be amazing.” Making It debuts July 31ston NBC.
Idris Elba has signed on to star in the titular role of the Hunchback of Notre Dame. The film is being described as a “sonic and musical experience” following Quasimodo as he embarks on a romancy with Gypsy Esmerelda. Elba will also direct and produce the film for Netflix.
James Mangold has been tapped to write and direct a Boba Fett movie in the Star Wars universe. Mangold recently developed a huge fandom in the geek space for his efforts on the R-Rated 20th Century Fox film Logan. Boba Fett became a popular character after his inclusion in 1980’s Empire Strikes Back but never went on to be thoroughly developed as a character.
Deadpool 2 nearly had the greatest cameos EVER! The original script included cameos from all versions of the Fantastic Four, including both Human Torches, Chris Evans and Michael B Jordan.. now both in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Captain America and Killmonger. For even more, check out the story at ComicBook.com.
The little things that makes fans happy. Gotham character Jim Gordon to sport facial hair in the upcoming season.
Production for the sophomore season for Marvel’s The Punisher is well underway and now, quick video clips from the show’s set have begun to surface online. This one doesn’t show much, but at least his comics-inspired gear remains:
Jon Bernthal filming a scene for Season 2 of The Punisher in Dumbo, Brooklyn NY on May 22, 2018