The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for July 11, 2018
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is heading to mobile devices soon through a new mobile game called It’s Always Sunny: The Gang Goes Mobile. Playing off of the way that many of the TV series’ episodes are named, the mobile game’s title chops the “Philadelphia” part in favor of the instantly recognizable beginning and uses “The Gang” in the name. Developed and published by East Side Games with collaboration from FoxNext Games, It’s Always Sunny: The Gang Goes Mobile is coming to iOS and Android devices later this year.
Disney has pushed back the release of Indiana Jones 5 by one year, to July 9, 2021. The film was set to open July 10, 2020, but production has been delayed because of script issues. Steven Spielberg is set to direct the fifth edition of the series. Harrison Ford will be just days away from turning 79 when the movie hits theaters. When the project was first announced by Disney and Lucasfilm in March 2016, it was given a release date of July 19, 2019, but was later moved to summer 2020.
The filming for George R.R. Martin’s recently greenlit Game of Thrones prequel is gearing up. Filming will begin in Belfast in October. The working title is The Long Night, and it is set thousands of years before GOT. The series is described as chronicling “the world’s descent from the golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour. And only one thing is for sure: from the horrifying secrets of Westeros’ history to the true origin of the white walkers, the mysteries of the East to the Starks of legend… it’s not the story we think we know.”
Joaquin Phoenix has officially signed on to play The Joker. Production will start in September. The film is going to be an origin story and a standalone film. The film only has a $55 million budget
While Rampage was quite enjoyable, it certainly was a flawed movie, as pointed out in the video above.
Netflix is ready to own the comedy space in 2019. The streaming giant has announced that it will debut a “stand up comedy event series” featuring half-hour sets from a whopping 47 comedians, from all over the world, set to broadcast in seven languages. The specials will tape at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, as well as São Paolo, Mexico City, Mumbai, Berlin, and Amsterdam. Among those being featured: Chris D’Elia, Neal Brennan, Nicole Byer, Nish Kumar, Mae Martin and Ellie Taylor.
Kelly Clarkson is joining the cast of UglyDolls. The singer will voice the character of Moxy and also perform original songs for the animated movie. The movie is based on the plush toy line which was named Toy of the Year in 2006. UglyDolls is scheduled to be released next year.
Do we really need to reboot The Grudge already?
— Grudge (@GrudgeMovie) June 27, 2018