The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for Nov 13, 2018
Partner up with a legend! POKÉMON: Detective Pikachu hits cinemas winter 2019. “The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery.”
The late celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s final meal on CNN’s Parts Unknown was a simple repast: hard-boiled eggs consumed in a friend’s apartment on the Lower East Side. The episode aired Sunday night and followed Bourdain as he returned to his home city to reminisce with pals, including Blondie’s Debbie Harry. When his friend, the musician and painter John Lurie offered him eggs, he said: “I am grateful and honored.” Bourdain died by suicide in June at age 61.
The CW reboot Roswell, New Mexico will finally air in January. The reboot of the early 2000s WB/UPN series that stars Jeanine Mason and Nathan Parsons will premiere Tuesday, January 15th at 9 p.m. The network also announced that the final season of Jane the Virgin will air in spring 2019.
A new buddy has joined the gang, but he isn’t in the mood for playing. In an new trailer for Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 4, Forky screams: “I don’t belong here. I’m not a toy!” Per the logline, an actual spork-turned-craft-project, Forky is pretty sure that he doesn’t belong in Bonnie’s room. Unfortunately, every time he tries to get away, someone yanks him back into an adventure he’d rather skip. Tom Hanks, Tony Hale, Joan Cusack and Don Rickles are among the voice cast. Toy Story 4 lands in theaters June 21, 2019.
Tyler Burton Smith (Kung Fury 2) is penning the screenplay based on the 1988 original film featuring the Charles Lee “Chucky” Ray character. At the time of its release, Child’s Play was a box office smash, having grossed more than $44 million over its $9 million budget. Peep the new poster above.
Finally, it couldn’t be a Good, Bad, Nerdy report today without a “Thank You” to Stan Lee for his decades of entertainment. He helped create some of the most iconic characters the world has ever seen… and stole the show in so many movies.