Yesterday in the Nerd Verse… March 31st, 2015

The biggest news of the day is that Stephen Amell (Arrow) will play Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2. Suddenly, this movie is looking a lot better. We are very happy for Amell! Source: Variety

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Lost) will play Killer Croc in the Suicide Squad movie. I think everyone ever from DC might be in this movie. Source: The Wrap

Luke Cage will officially be produced by Cheo Hodari Coker (SouthLAndRay Donovan) and will premiere sometime in 2016. Source: Marvel

Ever wanted to kill teenagers and then live in a really nice house afterwards?! Well you are in luck! Lionsgate will be opening a Hunger Games theme park arena in Dubai. Oh, and fittingly, there will be a Step Up attraction there too. Source: Deadline

Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, based off the book of the same name, was apparently popular enough to get a spin-off TV series called Shadowhunters. You can catch that on ABC Family. Speaking of family, the main character of the book winds up making out with her brother, and she does know it is her brother. Ew. Source: Deadline

Stan Lee is collaborating on a new show with the makers of Downton Abbey called Lucky Man. The 10 part series will follow a detective whose luck changes when he acquires a charm from a mystery woman. The series will air next year on Sky 1. Source: The Guardian

Alan Tudyk’s Con Man is getting quite the cast. Now added to the roster are Emily Kinney (The Walking Dead), Tricia Helfer and Michael Trucco (Battlestar Galactica), Robert Patrick (The X-Files), Mindy Sterling (The Legend of Korra), Nolan North (Uncharted), and Samantha Smith (Supernatural). This is really starting to look like an actual con(vention)! Source: Nerdist

The Americans has been picked up for a 4th season! Huzzah! Source: Vulture

By now I’m sure you’ve heard you can play Pac-Man via the Google Maps app on your phone. Check out a how-to and hilarious review from Nerdist. Source: Nerdist

If you buy the latest Cards Against Humanity Science Expansion Pack, you are contributing to scholarships for women in STEM! Buy them at the link! Source: CAH

The fourth installment in Steig Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo will officially be titled The Girl in the Spider’s Web and will be written by David Lagercrantz. Source: Wall Street Journal