The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for June 22, 2018
MTV has launched MTV Studios with the goal of reviving classic shows for other platforms. (Like Netflix’s reboot of Bravo’s Queer Eye). First up is Daria, dubbed Daria and Jodie, from Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt writer Grace Edwards. Details on when and where the show would be available are still being hammered out. The original aired on MTV from 1997-2002. MTV is also said to be rebooting Aeon Flux and The Real World.
Seeing Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom this weekend? STAY THROUGH THE CREDITS! There is a scene after all the scrolling.
The Conners will carry on without Roseanne Barr. Variety is reporting that ABC has ordered a Roseanne spinoff starring original cast members John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman. The new series, The Conners, will debut this fall and take over the 8 p.m. timeslot that Roseanne had been slated to occupy.
An employee at a weapons factory discovers that an energy drink turns his co-workers into zombies. Check out the trailer for Office Uprising above.
After just one week of release, Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles 2 passed Solo: A Star Wars story to become the fourth-highest-grossing movie of the year so far in at the North American box office. The move means that all the top 4 movies of the year so far are superhero films – – Black Panther 15 #1; Avengers: Infinity War at #2; Deadpool 2 at #3; and Incredibles 2 at #4.
WWE superstar and rising film star John Cena attended the Shanghai International Film Festival in part to meet with (and speak at the panel with) Jackie Chan. They are working together on Project X, a Chinese-funded film using all local crews in China. Scott Waugh also stars. Chan tells The Hollywood Reporter: “In the film, both characters start off as quite normal guys, both retired military and not superheroes.” Soon they team up to fight what Chan describes as the “true” enemy. Cena said: “His process never stops. It’s going to be so special. Not only will we make a good movie, I’m going to learn so much.”
I LOVE this fan art depicting Black Panther as the Ghost Rider:
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