The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for August 9, 2018
The Academy Awards are adding a new award for ‘Achievement in Popular Film.’ This will allow them to honor popular movies like those in the Star Wars franchise, Black Panther and many other blockbusters.
Margot Kidder’s death has been ruled a suicide. Kidder, who played the role of Lois Lane in Superman opposite Christopher Reeve, was found dead in her Montana home on May 13th. A coroner said Kidder died as a result of a self-inflicted drug and alcohol overdose.” Her daughter said she’d expected as much. “It’s a big relief that the truth is out there,” Kidder’s daughter, Maggie McGuane, said.
On the heels of the news that Ruby Rose will be playing Batwoman in the CW’s titular series, she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and brought all the feels. She shared her motto: “Be the person you needed when you were younger.”
Naughty Gossip, citing The Decider, claims Roseanne may be killed off on The Connors. The logline for The Connors TV show reads, “The series will follow the Conner family who, after a sudden turn of events, are forced to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before.”
The Nutcracker has potential to kick some serious ass. Check out the newest trailer above.
David Schwimmer is joining the cast of Will and Grace as Debra Messing’s love interest. Debra tells Entertainment Tonight; “Things expand this season. You know, we really get into each character’s private lives. Grace gets a boyfriend. Boom. That’s right. And I’m not allowed to tell you who, but you’re gonna be so excited.” The new season of Will and Grace will premiere on Thursday, October 4th on NBC
NEW MOVIES opening tonight, from IMDB.com:
After a minor scare that the show might be over, ABC renewed Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD for a sixth season. Unfortunately, the episode count will be lower at 13, but there is a chance that this might not be the end. ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey revealed the network’s decision to bring the show back and air it during the summer, rather than it’s regular schedule in the fall or winter, and whether or not Season Six will be the final season.”We’ll see [if it’s the end]. I feel like last season was our strongest creative season ever and the fan base remains very loyal — and we do very well in delayed viewing,” said Dungey. “It’s my hope that by moving it to summer, where our live-same-day ratings are less important and it might be able to continue for longer.”