The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for July 26, 2018
Love mutants but confused by the X-Men universe on the big screen? Then you should be watching The Gifted on Fox. Season 2 debuts in September and it looks like we’ll get to see more powers on display.
Chris Hardwick will return to hosting Talking Dead after being accused of sexual assault. AMC says they did a thorough investigation into the allegations made by his ex-girlfriend. The network announced yesterday that Hardwick has been reinstated, and will be back to work on ‘Dead’ and Talking with Chris Hardwick.AMC said, ”We take these matters very seriously and given the information available to us after a very careful review, including interviews with numerous individuals, we believe returning Chris to work is the appropriate step.”
With the announcement of the movie’s release being moved up to August 9, we also have a new trailer for Slenderman which you can watch above.
Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds is set to produce and possibly star in Stoned Alone, centering on a 20-something loser who misses the plane for his holiday ski trip and gets high at home — only to then discover that thieves have broken into his house. The project, which is in early development, is reminiscent of Fox’s 1990 comedy Home Alone, which starred Macaulay Culkin as an 8-year-old boy mistakenly left behind at his Chicago home when his family goes to Paris for Christmas vacation.
Jane Fonda and former 9 to 5 costars Dolly Parton and Lily Tomlin are onboard to star in the sequel of their 1980 classic. Fonda told reporters that her involvement is as an executive producer and that together with Lily, they’re working with the writers.
Frasier star and executive producer Kelsey Grammer is gathering interest towards putting together a series reboot, set in a new city, with the title character, played by Grammer. Grammer is currently meeting with writers who are pitching different concepts for the potential follow-up series. If the producers settle on a writer and a premise, the project will move to the next phase. Frasier set a record for the most Emmy Awards won by a scripted series at the time, 37, including five consecutive Emmys for Outstanding Comedy Series.
And finally, NEW MOVIES opening tonight, courtesy of IMDB.com: