The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for Oct 9, 2018
After reflecting on the two being attacked in the closing moments of the WWE Super Show-Down event in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday, Shawns Michaels announced that he was coming out of his eight-year retirement for a match against the Brothers of Destruction. The Heartbreak Kid is set to team with his Degeneration-X cohost, Triple H, for a match against the Undertaker & Kane at WWE Crown Jewel. Michaels originally retired from professional wrestling in 2010 when he challenged The Undertaker to a Career vs. Streak match at WrestleMania XXVI, which ended with Michaels coming up short for the second year in a row at breaking the legendary undefeated streak.
Rian Johnson’s new murder mystery Knives Out has nabbed Lakeith Stanfield to star opposite Daniel Craig and Chris Evans, Deadline reports. Shooting will commence later this year.
In a new trailer for House of Cards’ sixth season, Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) knows everyone wants her out of power. “I’m not going to be told what to do anymore. Not by you, or by any man, ever again,” she explains in the official trailer. “Each one of us has to defend our destiny. The first female President of the United States isn’t going to keep her mouth shut.” New characters this season played by Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear are reportedly among those plotting her ouster. The final season will debut on November 2 on Netflix.
Michael Pena is going to star as Mr. Roarke in the new Fantasy Island movie. The film is based on the 1977 – 1984 TV show with the same name. Mr. Roarke was originally played by Ricardo Montalban.
American Horror Story star Emma Roberts will star alongside Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton in STX family animation comedy UglyDolls. Roberts will voice Wedgehead. Janelle Monáe, Nick Jonas, Wanda Sykes, Gabriel Iglesias and Pitbull are also voicing characters in a story based on the toy brand.