This Weekend in the Nerd Verse… April 18th-19th, 2015

Netflix’s Daredevil becomes the second-most pirated show behind Game of Thrones. Considering that the total pirated number of GoT includes all four-plus seasons, that’s pretty nuts. If you’ve seen the way Matt Murdock handles criminals, you’d think twice about pirating this show. Source: Variety

Looks like John Ridley (12 Years A SlaveRed Tails) has been awarded the job of developing Marvel’s next TV series. Ridley has been in TV for decades, starting in the 90’s with MartinFresh Prince of Bel-Air and going all the way to the current American Crime… so the guy knows a thing or two about television. This could be the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spin-off or something completely different. Source: EW

The NBA Playoffs are here! If you’re still confused on who to become a fan of, here’s one Redditor’s flowchart to break it down for you. Source: Bleacher Report

Bryan Singer (director of X-Men: Apocalypse) shared an Instagram photo that confirmed that Lucas Still will reprise his role as Havok in the upcoming film. This should be interesting, as it will (hopefully) dive into some sort of explanation as to what happened between Scott and Alex Summers in the movie timeline. The two have never met on-screen and there is a new Cyclops in ApocalypseSource: Instagram

Star Wars Rebels will be back sooner than you know! Or not soon enough, depending on who you ask. At the Star Wars Celebration, the Season 2 trailer was released. If you listen closely, you can hear Buffy the Vampire Slayer around the 1:10 mark.


More Star Wars news! In the Episode VII trailer that leaked, it’s being said that the badass chrome knight that pops up is going to be played by Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones‘ Brienne of Tarth). Source: Variety

Record Store Day was this Saturday. If you didn’t get a chance to visit your local record store, chances are they are still open the rest of the year, but you can find a list of exclusives made available in name of Record Store Day. Source: Record Store Day

The first set of official posters for Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice have been revealed by Zack Snyder. They look pretty great. Source: Twitter (Batman and Superman)

Another trailer for Fantastic Four has dropped, this time with more action and a look at Doctor Doom. Michael B. Jordan is going to be amazing as Johnny Storm. It certainly looks better than the first version, but does the world still care about the Fantastic Four? Source: YouTube


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Sherif Elkhatib

I like Batman.

3 thoughts on “This Weekend in the Nerd Verse… April 18th-19th, 2015”

    1. Definitely! My expectations went way up after seeing it in action. It’s hard to drown out all the weird things being said about it and just enjoy it for what it is sometimes.

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