This Weekend in the Nerd Verse… Mar 14th and 15th, 2015

Looks like a remake of The Crow is happening and Jack Huston from Boardwalk Empire will be the leading role. Source: Dread Central

Was your favorite X-Men back in the 90’s? Me too! If you were a fan of the 90’s X-Men then you’ll be happy to hear that Marvel has announced its X-Men 92 Secret Wars series. Source: Comic Book

Well, Sharknado 3 is happening and David Hasselhoff will be joining the cast. Source: Variety

A Steve McQueen biopic is in the works! SourceDeadline

This live action Cinderella directed by Kenneth Branagh crushed Liam Nesson at the box office this weekend. Seems that everyone still really loves Cinderella. Source: Vulture



Yesterday in the Nerd Verse – Feb 26, 2015

The BIG news of the day: Arrow and The Flash will have a spin-off. That’s right! Both series. The series will star Brandon Routh (Ray Palmer in Arrow), Caity Lotz (Sara Lance aka Canary in Arrow), Victor Garber (Professor Martin aka half of Firestorm in The Flash), and Wentworth Miller (Captain Cold in The Flash). The series will be a Superhero team-up, and will include three more DC characters we have yet to meet on the small screen (though this adaptation. Source: Deadline

Margot Robbie didn’t have to audition for her role as Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad. She also think this movie is more like The Dark Knight rather than The Avengers. Source: MTV

Denis Villenueve (Prisoners) will direct the Blade Runner sequel, which Harrison Ford is set to return. Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Red Sonja has been waiting in production for a new movie for a long time. Nu Image/ Millennium Films has hired Christopher Cosmos to write a new script. Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire) is being looked at to star in the reboot of James O’Barr’s The Crow. Source: Deadline

Genevieve Valentine, Catwoman writer, has confirmed that Selina Kyle is bi-sexual. Source: Genevieve Valentine

Joss Whedon says that the climax of Avengers: Age of Ultron is completely unhinged, and no one told him no. Source: Yahoo UK

Danny Pudi (Community) will be starring in his own comedy on NBC. Strange Calls will follow a small time cop who thinks he is living a boring life in a Northern Exposure type town, until he finds out the town has some paranormal activities going on. Source: Deadline

The music industry has changed music release days from Tuesday to Friday. Source: Billboard

The National Academy of Sciences will be awarding Neil deGrasse Tyson with the Public Welfare Medal for his “extraordinary role in exciting the public about the wonders of science, from atoms to the Universe.” Source: National Academy of Sciences

Jem and the Holograms movie still has surfaced. Source:

Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy) has been cast as Alex Danvers, Supergirl’s foster sister. David Harewood (Homeland) will play Hank Henshaw, who eventually becomes Cyborg Superman. Source: Deadline

Neill Blomkamp’s Alien sequel will follow Aliens and make us forget all about the third and fourth movies. Source: ScreenRant

There are new stills out from Fantastic Four. Our heroes look pretty … normal. Source: EmpireOnline

New still from Daredevil on Netflix have been released, including one of Rosario Dawson nursing Matt Murdock. Source: Tumblr