About John 'Spartan' Nguyen

John "Spartan" Nguyen is the editor-in-chief at Nerd Reactor and is based in Orange County, CA. He is a graphic designer and illustrator. Meet the Nerd Reactor Team

X-Men’s Gambit, starring Channing Tatum, gets a writer


Channing Tatum is set to star in Gambit, a film following a mutant named Gambit who has the power to charge up items and turn them into kinetic energy. Penning the script is Josh Zetumer (RoboCop). Tatum will be producing with his Free Association partner Reid Carolin, The Donners Company’s Lauren … Continue reading

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies get a first look


Seth Grahame-Smith is an author who had his book, Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, turned into a live-action film. Now his other book, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, will also be turned into a movie. Entertainment Weekly has released the first-look photo from the zombie parody starring Ellie Bamber as Lydia, Bella Heathcote as … Continue reading

Supergirl TV series to have Cyborg Superman and Jimmy Olsen as a sex symbol?

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Photo manip by Jeffach Greg Berlanti, the executive producer of The Flash and Arrow, is currently working on Supergirl for CBS. It has been reported that they are currently looking for their Supergirl, but what about the supporting characters? According to TVLine, the show is casting roles for Jimmy Olsen, Cat Grant, … Continue reading

Christopher Nolan doesn’t think he’ll return to superhero movies


Christopher Nolan has done something very special to the world of superhero movies. We’ve had movies before with some serious subject matter, like X-Men with its topic about equality, but Nolan created the Dark Knight Trilogy that propelled the comic book genre into a serious art form. The films have been greatly well received … Continue reading

Arrow’s Stephen Amell wants Grant Gustin to be the Flash on the big screen


The DC movie and TV universes are separate, since the producers wanted the movies to strictly be free of any TV influences, and vice versa. However, that doesn’t change the fact that many fans want to see actors Stephen Amell (Arrow) and Grant Gustin (The Flash) to play their respective characters on … Continue reading

How The Avengers: Age of Ultron Teaser Should Have Ended is creepy and funny

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With the Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer released, many people were terrified of Ultron’s voice referencing a Pinocchio song by saying, “I’ve got no strings on me.” Now the How It Should Have Ended gang has done a parody of that, and this time, Ultron goes beyond Pinocchio and … Continue reading

Watch Final Fantasy XV’s 10-minute open world gameplay video

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Ready for an open world Final Fantasy game? Check out the 10-minute gameplay video from Final Fantasy XV featuring the game’s open world. The video starts off as the gang enjoys the scenery while driving on the road. The characters then exit the car to explore the grasslands and forest … Continue reading

Marvel teases Avengers vs. X-Men (kid version) for Summer 2015

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Avengers vs. X-Men is the recent big arc from the Marvel Comics world, and the company has teased an image featuring kid versions of the Avengers and the X-Men. Like the other Marvel Comics announcements, this is coming Summer 2015. If you look at the cover, it’s interesting to see … Continue reading

Pee-wee Herman’s Paul Reubens dubs over Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron is viral. Hell, even we did a mashup trailer that made Pinocchio look really creepy. Now Paul Reubens, who played Pee-wee Herman, is joining the craze by doing a dub over the teaser trailer in his Pee-wee voice on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. … Continue reading

Leaked Avengers: Age of Ultron scene prepares for Civil War


Yes, we all know that the Marvel Phase 3 announcements were awesome. We have an upcoming Cap movie based on Civil War, and then we have Avengers: Infinity War. Afterwards during Agents of SHIELD, we were treated with a scene involving the Avengers team trying to lift Thor’s hammer. One … Continue reading

Guillermo del Toro picks winners for YouTube and Legendary Halloween videos

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It was announced earlier last month that filmmaker Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim, Blade 2) was teaming up with YouTube and Legendary Entertainment to offer YouTubers a chance to film an original Halloween video at the YouTube Spaces around the world in LA, New York, London and Tokyo. Over 100 YouTube creators … Continue reading

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s live-action trailer is all kinds of crazy

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Activision has released a very crazy live-action trailer called “Discover Your Power” for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The first-person view trailer is directed by Peter Berg (Lone Survivor) and follows a soldier as he fights enemies alongside Taylor Kitsch (Lone Survivor, John Carter) while getting distracted by model and actress Emily Ratajkowski … Continue reading

First official look at Arnold as T-800 in Terminator: Genisys

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There have been on-set images of Arnold Schwarzenegger as an older T-800 model, and now we have the first official look of a younger model for the upcoming Terminator: Genisys, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly. Check out the image below, plus a behind-the-scenes look at the T-800 endoskeleton. Another revealing thing is that … Continue reading

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 final trailer ‘Burn’

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Check out the new final trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 titled “Burn.” We’re just less than a month away before the movie hits theaters. The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, which … Continue reading

New Assassin’s Creed Unity trailer has Arno traveling to the future

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Assassin’s Creed Unity is a game set during the French Revolution, but Ubisoft has released a new trailer titled “Time Anomaly” that has us going, “WTF?!” It’s shown that Arno, the main protagonist, will be randomly traveling to different time periods, with one that looks like a World War II setting located … Continue reading