ICYMI: ‘Chuck’ movie in the works, Brand is Thanos, ‘Sons of Anarchy’ casts Marilyn Manson and more this week

nerd reactor logoWhere have you been this week? In case you missed it: a lot has happened at the end of May, and the Nerd Reactor staff is here to bring the latest news and events in geekdom and beyond.

Charlie Cox is the Man Without Fear for Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’

Earlier, we posted a rumor that Boardwalk Empire’s Charlie Cox is Marvel’s choice to play Matt Murdock/Daredevil in their planned Netflix series. Now, we have confirmation (via The Hollywood Reporter) that Cox is indeed Marvel’s choice to play Matt Murdock in Daredevil. Read more. >>


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Zachary Levi is working on ‘Chuck’ movie

You heard right, everyone! According to Yvonne Strahovski’s fan page post, the Chuck movie is happening. We all knew based on the NerdHQ IndieGoGo that if it was successful in helping fund another convention, Zachary Levi would be working on creating a Chuck movie. Read more. >>

From Sin City to the MCU: Josh Brolin cast as Thanos

Last month, Kevin Feige revealed “there is an actor [for Thanos]. I’m not sure we want to announce it yet.” Latino Review seems to know who that actor is, and that actor is none other than the Goonie himself: Josh Brolin. That’s right, Brand is set to play the Mad Titan Thanos. He’ll be providing the voice of Thanos and with an actor like him I’m sure he’ll do an incredible job. Read more. >>


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Nintendo announces a GameCube controller adapter for Wii U

Don’t put away those Nintendo Gamecube controllers just yet, Nintendo has announced they will be releasing a a Gamecube adapter for the Wii U later this year. The adapter will be connect to your USB slot on the Wii U and allow up to four Gamecube controllers to play at once without any extra attachments or requirements. Read more. >>

‘Sons of Anarchy’ casts Marilyn Manson!

FX ‘s Sons of Anarchy may be going into its 7th and final season, but they are certainly adding some variety. Marilyn Manson will be take on a recurring role as Ron Tully, a white supremacist currently incarcerated, with whom Jax works with to expand his power. Read more. >>


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John Wesley Shipp’s role revealed in CW’s Flash

If the name John Wesley Shipp sounds familiar to you, it should. He played the original Barry Allan, and he will play the father of the new Barry Allan (Grant Gustin) in CW’s Flash. He will be in the premiere episode and be a recurring character. Mr. Shipp donned the Flash outfit back in the 1990-1991 CBS TV show. Though short-lived he played the role of Barry very well. Now we get to see a new person don the Barry Allan Flash costume. Read more. >>


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