Yesterday in the Nerd Verse… Mar. 19th, 2015

Morena Baccarin has confirmed she will be playing “Vanessa” in the Deadpool movie. Vanessa Carlysle is also known as Copycat, a shape-shifting mutant with blue skin and white hair. We can’t wait to see what Baccarin will look like with that costume job. Source:

Captain America: Civil War will begin filming April 1st. Source: Collider

Everyone’s favorite Hollywood crush Joseph Gordon-Levitt will star in the film reboot of Fraggle Rock. Adding that to my list of things to see right now. Source: Variety

There are new images for Game of Thrones season 5. Can it be April 12th already?? Source: IndieWire

It’s not really nerd news per se, but it is worth noting that Mr. T will be hosting a home improvement show on the DIY Network called I Pity The Tool. Why didn’t I think of this title and premise first?! Source: THR

The Attack on Titan live action trailer is here. It’s in Japanese, but it’s here.

Chrononauts, which only came out yesterday in comic book form has been picked up by Universal for a movie. Can Mark Millar and I trade places for a day? Please? Source: Variety

Good news! Preacher (Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg’s adaptation of the 90’s comic) officially has an Arseface in Ian Colletti (from the TV Series Rake). Source: Deadline

There is going to be a 300 style Romeo and Juliet movie. Is this really necessary? I think not, but whatever. Source: THR

Predator will be a playable character in the Mortal Kombat X DLC. Source: IGN