The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for Oct 4, 2018
Kaley Cuoco is the new Harley Quinn. The Big Bang Theory actress signed on to star and executive producer the new Harley Quinn animated series for DC Universe which is the new streaming service. The cast also includes Jason Alexander, Wanda Sykes, Lake Bell and JB Smoove.
Disney is going to make a live-action and CGI remake of Lilo & Stitch. Set in Hawaii, the movie tells the story of a lonely little girl named Lilo finding Stitch who is an alien that’s a genetic experiment and crash landed on earth. The remake will be released either in theaters or on the Disney streaming service which launches in 2019.
NEW MOVIES OPENING TONIGHT:
Venom (Rated PG13) – Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams – Journalist Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) comes into contact with an alien “symbiote” that bonds with his body and gives him super powers.
A Star is Born (Rated R) – STARRING: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga – A hard-drinking country musician (Bradley Cooper) discovers and falls in love with a young singer (Lady Gaga).
Watch the opening minutes of the Season 9 Premiere before the premiere. The Walking Dead returns Sunday on AMC!
Chelsea Peretti will no longer be series regular on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Peretti has been a series regular from the start of the comedy, filming 112 episodes thus far. But this season as the show moves from Fox to NBC she will no longer be a regular. Peretti tweeted, “I won’t be doing a full season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine in season six. But that doesn’t mean I won’t ever be back, winky face emoji, heart emoji. I want to thank you for the hours you spent watching Gina be Gina.”
Actor Damon Wayans says he’s had enough of working on Lethal Weapon. He made the announcement yesterday saying, “I’m a 58-year-old diabetic and I’m working 16 hours a day,” so he’s over it. Wayans says his plan is to finish shooting the initial 13 episodes of season 3 of the FOX series, then officially quit in December. He admits he’s not certain the network is on board with his plan.
Christian Bale is in Dick Cheney mode in Adam McKay’s biopic Vice, and the resemblance is uncanny in the latest trailer, located below. The film also stars Amy Adams as Lynne Cheney, Steve Carell as Donald Rumsfeld and Sam Rockwell as a George W. Bush. Vice drops at Christmas.