The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for Nov 8, 2018
NEW MOVIES in theaters tonight:
The Girl in the Spider’s Web (Rated R) – STARRING: Claire Foy – Computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist battle spies, cyber criminals and corrupt government officials.
Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (Rated PG) – STARRING: Benedict Cumberbatch – The Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch) comes up with a plan to ruin Christmas.
Bryan Cranston tells The Dan Patrick Show that he is open to starring in the new Breaking Bad movie. “Yes, there appears to be a movie version of ‘Breaking Bad’. But I, honestly have not even read the script. So I couldn’t tell you. If Vince Gilligan asked me to do it, sure, absolutely. He’s a genius.”
Steve Carell will host Saturday Night Live for the third time on Nov. 17 with musical guest Ella Mai. Carell is currently promoting “Beautiful Boy”. Carell will also appear in December’s “Vice”, about Dick Cheney. He’ll portray Donald Rumsfeld.
Ooh, new Creed II footage, this time we meet Viktor Drago. Watch the clip above.
Daytime TV guru Kelly Ripa is ready to flex her creative muscles. She has signed on to guest-star in the CW’s Riverdale as the mistress of her real-life husband Mark Consuelos’ character Hiram Lodge. “It’s a family affair …….. Hiram’s mistress. 23 years of auditioning for a role I was born to play. Coming soon to the @thecwriverdale,” Ripa, 48, posted Tuesday on Instagram. Family affair indeed; Wednesday night, their son Michael, 21, debuted on Riverdale as a young Hiram. Riverdale airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
On the heels of the news of Alec Baldwin’s arrest for a parking altercation, ABC is shifting airtime of his show to Saturdays at 10 p.m., as of December 8th. The show currently airs at 10 p.m. on Sundays. “We’re making a good show here,” Baldwin told The Hollywood Reporter in a recent cover story. The actor recognized at the time that the series might not last: “I mean, who knows if we survive? ABC‘s not doing very well. We could get out there, show four or five episodes, and be dead.”
Netflix recently announced a whole new slew of programming at their Asian showcase event — including a Pacific Rim anime series. The series, which will come from Netflix and Legendary Entertainment, will put a whole new spin of the Kaiju/Jaeger conflict. “Returning to the epic battle of Kaiju and Jeagers, this original anime series will expand upon the story of the first two live action movies and follow two siblings — an idealistic teenage boy and his naïve younger sister — who are forced to pilot an abandoned Jaeger across a hostile landscape in a desperate attempt to find their missing parents.”