The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for Nov 14, 2018
Stan Lee and his daughter JC were developing a new superhero at the time of his death. She says the hero is named Dirt Man. JC plans to finish developing the character.
You learn something new every day. Hugh Jackman, for one, recently learned that wolverines are actual animals, not creations developed for the X-Men. “Embarrassingly, I didn’t know what a wolverine was, I’d never heard of such an animal,” he admitted on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. “I presumed it was a made up name for the comic book. I’d never read an X-Men comic, I’d never seen a wolverine. We don’t have them in our zoos.” Jackman, of course, played Wolverine from 2000-2017.
The final season of Gotham premieres in less than two months, and now Fox revealed the first trailer of the new episodes. Check it out above.
In select cities, fans are being treated to early screenings of DC Comics’ upcoming superhero movie, Jason Momoa’s Aquaman, set for December. Much like nearly every other superhero movie, Aquaman reportedly has a mid-credits scene setting up future films. From Discussing Film: “From our sources, we can confirm that Warner Bros’ next DC film, Aquaman, which will splash into cinemas on December 21st, will currently include a post credits scene featuring Randall Park’s Dr. Stephen Shin and Yahya Abdul Mateen II’s Black Manta and setting up Black Manta for a larger villainous role in potential Aquaman sequels,” the site said.
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HBO has dropped a new teaser video for Game of Thrones’ final season. Don’t get too excited: there’s no new footage. But it does show a long, wintry road and the show’s ETA: April of 2019. Season 8 will consist of six episodes.
As the Star Wars universe continues to expand, we’ve received word that Pedro Pascal (Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Game of Thrones) has been cast as the lead for Jon Favreau’s upcoming Star Wars TV series, The Mandalorian. After floating a couple of names to lead the charge, it’s being reported that Pascal has been offered the role and is now in the process of negotiating for the gig.
The new trailer for Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma is set to Pink Floyd’s “The Great Gig in the Sky.” Roma follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker from Roma in 1970’s Mexico City. Roma arrives stateside December 5th.