Yesterday in the Nerd Verse… Jan 30, 2015

Rose Byrne is set to return in X-Men: Apocalypse as Moira MacTaggert as “significant character in the movie.” If you remember, Moira was Professor X’s love interest in First Class. Source: EW

Supergirl will battle Lumberjack in the first episode of her own CBS series. With all the superhero shows out now, it just seems like they are getting more and more obscure with their villains. Perhaps in episode 2 she will have to fend off Lumberjack Fantasies? Source: TV Line

Michael C. Hall is out and Karl Urban is in for the Pete’s Dragon remake. Source: A.V. Club

Nickelodeon is launching it’s own subscription streaming service. It looks like this will be more mobile-friendly, meaning no more screaming kids at the dentists office waiting room. Or maybe they’ll scream more when mom forgets to pay the bill and Spongebob isn’t there to entertain. Source: A.V. Club

The comic book Descender by Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen….wait you haven’t read that yet? Because it doesn’t come out until April. Sony has ALREADY bought the rights for a movie based on the comic. The book better live up to that expectation. Source: Deadline

Tatiana Maslany, star of Orphan Black, has been cast as the lead role in the standalone Star Wars movie. Source: The Mary Sue 

And in Game of Thrones news:

A ton of new GoT stills from season 5 have been released. You can check them all out in the link, including new character High Sparrow. Source: Vulture

Along with new pics is a new trailer for season 5. You can expect picturesque scenes, half naked women, and Cersei Lanaster being a bitch. Source: Vulture

Fans of the book series will have to wait even longer for the next installment of George R. R. Martin’s book series; The Winds of Winter will not be released this year. Source: The Guardian