The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for June 19, 2018
Marvel superhero epic Black Panther and Netflix‘s hit supernatural series Stranger Things dominated the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards and took home multiple popcorn statues. Black Panther won awards including Best Movie, Best Hero and Best Performance in a Movie for title star Chadwick Boseman and Best Villain for star Michael B. Jordan. Other superhero film winners included Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot who took home the award for Best Fight.
Stranger Things, meanwhile, won Best Show, Best Musical Moment, Scared as [Expletive] Performance for star Noah Schnapp and Best Performance in a Show for star Millie Bobby Brown. Honorees included writer, producer and actress (The Chi, Master of None) Lena Waithe winning the Trailblazer Award and Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World star Chris Pratt winning the Generation Award.
Speaking of which, Chris Pratt told MTV on the red carpet for last night’s MTV Movie and TV Awards that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 might take place before Avengers: Infinity War. When asked about Gamora in the sequel, Pratt said “You don’t know,” he said. “It might take place in the past. It might be a prequel.”
IGN News claims a Jumanji sequel is in the works.
Comic book superstar Todd McFarlane gave un update on Sam & Twitch, the BBC America series based on characters from the world of Spawn which is in development with filmmaker Kevin Smith. McFarlane admitted that the project seems stalled right now, but that it is still alive, and just kind of waiting for the next stage in development to happen.
Kristen Bell is getting dumped, and she goes on her honeymoon anyway …. With her father (Kelsey Grammer). And because this is a revenge rom-com, she meets a nice guy too (Seth Rogen). Like Father premieres on Netflix August 3, 2018.
While it’s been confirmed by Disney that a Boba Fett spin-off will be joining the ever-expanding Star Wars universe, but the movie is not expected to begin production until 2020 at the earliest. Writer/Director James Mangold is booked on other projects until that time.
A new teaser from Rob Zombie’s Three From Hell might subtly explain how we’re getting this movie.. after the Firefly trio apparently died at the end of The Devil’s Rejects. A lot of bullet wounds in Baby’s arm, implying that they some survived the onslaught of bullets.
Another Three From Hell exclusive! Baby is removed from court after yet another violent outburst. I think her t-shirt sums up her feelings on the subject #freebaby #threefromhell #sherimoonzombie #robzombie #freethethree #billmoseley #jeffdanielphillips #richardbrake #sidhaig #dannytrejo #emiliorivera #panchomoler #deewallace