The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for Nov 2, 2018
Ewan McGregor will play the Batman villain Black Mask in the Birds of Prey movie. McGregor will join girlfriend Elizabeth Winstead who will play Huntress in the DC Comics movie. Margot Robbie will reprise her Suicide Squad role of Harley Quinn and Jurnee Smollett-Bell will play Black Canary. Birds of Prey is set to open February 7, 2020.
According to Deadline, Virginia Madsen will play Maria Sunderland in the upcoming live-action Swamp Thing series from DC. Sunderland traded in her privileged upbringing for the swamps of Marais when she married local business magnate Avery Sunderland (not yet cast), but Avery’s life-time obsession with the swamp has driven a wedge between him and Maria. Her poised existence is shaken further when the return of Abby Arcane reawakens a deep grief over the loss of Maria’s daughter, Shawna, drawing her into the dark supernatural mysteries emerging from the swamp.
Marvel’s Daredevil Season 3 underperforming compared to Season 2, according to these results which you can read here, but it’s already more successful than the recently-cancelled Iron Fist & Luke Cage shows, per Netflix reports.
A sequel to Russell Crowe’s Gladiator movie is in the works. Crowe will not star in the film. The movie will follow the next generation of gladiators
Bad Boys 3 is happening. Martin Lawrence posted a photo of him and Will Smith on social media and confirmed a third movie in the action franchise is in the works. The former Martin star wrote “It’s official. Bad Boys for Life. #teammartymar #badboysforlife @willsmith #weback.” Smith then confirmed the movie with his own post on social media writing “It’s official! Bad Boys 3! It’s happening! It’s official! It’s official! I’m telling you! That’s it! No more! Y’all can’t handle no more of that!”” The first Bad Boys movie was released in 1995 and the second came out in 2003.
Ray Donovan star Liev Schreiber will host Saturday Night Live on November 10th. He’ll be joined by Lil’ Wayne, who will perform for the second time as a solo musical guest and third overall. This coming weekend Jonah Hill will host with musical guest Maggie Rogers.
The sequel to Frozen will be released on November 22, 2019.
A certain action – resulting in a character death – in season 9 of The Walking Dead seemed a bit too out of sorts. The actor himself agrees with fan disappointment.
The Walking Dead star Jeffrey Dean Morgan has a message for fans worried about the looming exit of Rick Grimes star Andrew Lincoln: don’t be:
Same way you all feel probably. But? Without giving anything away…. we all gonna be ok as fans of show. This season is GOOOOOD.
— Jeffrey Dean Morgan (@JDMorgan) November 1, 2018