Yesterday in the Nerd Verse… April 1st, 2015

Roger Slifer, co-creator of Lobo, passed away. Our condolences go out to his family. Source: Facebook

Linda Cardellini (Scooby DooFreaks and Geeks) will be in Avengers: Age of Ultron. She will more than likely be a small cameo, but we hope it leads to a bigger role in a future movie. Source: Slash Film

A new Straight Outta Compton trailer came out and it looks soooooooo good. Hopefully, kids these days (yeah I went there) who worship Lil’ Wayne and Tyga will learn some history.

House of Lies won’t leave you hanging now that Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell have a baby together; the series has been picked up for Season 5. Source: Variety

Julie Newmar will be voicing Catwoman in the Batman ’66 animated film. If she does any commentary, it won’t be for kids. Trust me. Source: 13th Dimension

David Duchovny confirmed the Cigarette Smoking Man will return to the new X-Files.

Nathan Fillion pretty much summed up everyone’s feelings about The Walking Dead in an open letter. Source: EW

Michael Rhys (The AmericansBrothers and Sisters) may play the human John Lockwood in The Jungle Book: Origins. Source: Deadline

Hot Toys, the best toy maker, now has a hyper realistic Iron Man/ Tony Stark figure. Drool. Source: Hot Toys

Mario Lopez is dead, and Deadpool is rated R.

There could be an R rated Punisher spin-off from the Daredevil series. Source: SciFi Now

The Rock will be voicing AND singing in the lead role of Disney’s new film Moana. Source: Instagram

Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig made a Lifetime movie. For real. It’s called A Deadly Adoption. Again, this is NOT an April Fool’s joke.