Yesterday in the Nerd Verse… April 23rd, 2015

Tyler Perry is now part of the cast of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 as … Baxter Stockman! The internet has strong opinions on this choice. I won’t say anything about it until I actually see the movie. Source: Variety

Actor Franz Drameh (Attack the Block) has been cast in the Flash/Arrow spin-0ff as Jay Jackson, a former high school athlete who has a terrible accident. Source: THR

Mortal Kombat X is about to make all your nightmares come true. The DLC for Jason Voorhees will be available on May 5th. It will also come with special horror costumes for Ermac, Mileena, and Reptile. Source: IGN

Joss Whedon made more money from self-produced Dr. Horrible than he did from Avengers. Ouch. Source: WSJ

NBA 2k16 will be a “Spike Lee Joint.” The game’s career mode is rumored to have heavy involvement from the famed filmmaker. Source: Polygon

Furious 8 will be coming to theaters April 14, 2017. Source: Variety

The Disney Star Wars cruise has added a Millennium Falcon play area. And kids are going to totally ruin it. Source: CNET