The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for June 5, 2018
Season 2 of Marvel’s Luke Cage debuts on the 22nd of this month, on Netflix. In the clip above, Misty Knight finds adjusting to life with only one arm isn’t easy. – – Speaking of Misty Knight, I will have the actress herself, Simone Missick, on the 3rd String Morning Show later this month!
Solo: A Star Wars Story is underperforming and will become the first of the “Star Wars” movies made by Disney and Lucasfilm to lose money. Wall Street analyst Barton Crockett says Solo will lose more than $50 million. Industry financing sources, however, say that figure could come in at $80 million or higher, although no one knows the exact terms of Disney’s deals for home entertainment and television, among other ancillary revenues. Solo, directed by Ron Howard, isn’t likely to gross much more than $400 million globally against a budget of at least $250 million and a major multimillion-dollar marketing spend.
Every adventure has a beginning. Watch the official teaser trailer for Bumblebee, starring Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena. Directed by Travis Knight. #BumblebeeMovie hits theaters this Christmas.
Legion and Fargo writer Noah Hawlet’s Doctor Doom script is mostly finished but there’s a “sense of uncertainty” around the project, Hawley told Vulture. “I wrote a script that I really like and the studio really likes,” Hawley said of 20th Century Fox, adding “it needs a little work.”
Plans are in motion for a Legally Blonde 3 movie. Reese Witherspoon is coming back for the third installment and producers are bringing back as many of the original cast and crew as possible. Legally Blonde first released in 2001, with a sequel (Red, White, and Blonde) in 2003.