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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

WB is working on 6 different Wonder Woman scripts?

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Wow, so a screenwriter has heard that Warner Bros. is working on getting 6 scripts out for Wonder Woman. Why so many scripts? Perhaps the studio wants to see which script is the best to adapt the live-action Amazonian movie. Screenwriter Arash Amel (Erased, Grace of Monaco) reveals that six screenwriters are … Continue reading

Marvel wants Spider-Man in Avengers: Infinity War films

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Another Sony leak has surfaced, and this time it’s about details on how Spider-Man is going to be in the Marvel cinematic universe. It’s already been revealed that Spider-Man was a contender to be featured in Captain America: Civil War, but now Marvel also wants him to be in Avengers: … Continue reading

Baby Groot gets an accurate Hot Toy 1/4th collectible

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Baby Groot is probably one of the most requested by fans to be turned into a collectible. Funko is working on one, but now we have Hot Toys joining. The company has released photos of the Little Groot 1/4th scale collectible from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. (Fans have been calling him … Continue reading

Another look at the Daredevil suit

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Check out another look at the Daredevil suit, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly. It features Charlie Cox (Boardwalk Empire) as Matt Murdock/Daredevil. Yes, it’s the pre-Daredevil suit, so for those of you looking forward to seeing the classic finalized suit, sorry to disappoint. Marvel and Netflix’s Daredevil series premieres in 2015. … Continue reading

Frank Grillo says Crossbones can take out the Hulk

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Fans are expecting to see Frank Grillo return as Crossbones in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War movie being directed by the Russo brothers. He recently had a chat with Entertainment Weekly about how badass Crossbones is. How badass? Enough to take out the Hulk. Whoa there, buddy. But first, what does … Continue reading

Paramount stops theaters from showing Team America

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Alamo Drafthouse, in a sign of protest, has opted to give cyber terrorists the middle finger by showing Team America: World Police in theaters. The decision was made after Sony and many other major theater chains opted to not release the Seth Rogen and James Franco’s comedy, The Interview, in … Continue reading

First look at Guillermo del Toro’s horror film, Crimson Peak

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Guillermo del Toro is a busy man. Not only will he be doing Pacific Rim 2, but he will also be directing Crimson Peak, an upcoming horror flick starring Tom Hiddleston and Jessica Chastain. Now we get a first-look photo featuring Chastain. Legendary Pictures’ CRIMSON PEAK, a co-production with Universal … Continue reading

GTA Online will feature snowball fights and ugly Christmas sweaters

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Christmas is one of my favorite holidays, and a lot of video games have been taking advantage of the season. Now Rockstar is inviting gamers to join in on the festivities with the special GTA Online Christmas-themed extras starting today. The Christmas extras include new items at Ammu-Nation (Homing Missile Launcher, … Continue reading

Maisie Richardson-Sellers will be in Star Wars: The Force Awakens…who?

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Photo: IMDB Maisie Richardson-Sellers will have a role in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Wait, who? All kidding aside, it’s great to see Abrams going for unknown talent. A lot of the main cast members in the upcoming sci-fi films haven’t done anything big, and it’s nice to see … Continue reading

James Spader’s mo-cap suit helped him become Ultron

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Even though we’ve seen some set photos of costumes looking like Ultron on the set of Avengers: Age of Ultron, the actor playing the killer robot, James Spader, is actually doing motion capture. You can probably imagine Spader wearing a form-fitting one piece with balls all around. Joss Whedon told Cinemablend … Continue reading

James Gunn checks off Star-Lord’s dad list

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Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn posted a checklist on instagram showing the possible dads for Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord. The one name’s that is crossed off is North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. It’s lighthearted fun in times of sadness due to the Sony hacking situation that ended in a … Continue reading

Alamo Drafthouse fights for our freedom – Team America replaces The Interview

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America, f*** yeah! The Alamo Drafthouse, an independent theater chain based in Texas, has decided to that Team America: World Police will replace The Interview starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. This is a big sign of patriotism and is a great way of giving the middle finger to those trying to … Continue reading

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Blu-ray review

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When Michael Bay first announced that he was producing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, many fans were upset. Bay accidentally mentioning that the turtles would be aliens didn’t help also. Now that the movie is out, it’s safe to say that the Turtles aren’t aliens, but how did the movie fare … Continue reading

Major theater chains drop ‘The Interview’ due to hacker threat

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Update: Sony has officially announced that it will be pulling The Interview from theaters. Here’s their statement: “In light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors not to show the film The Interview, we have decided not to move forward with the planned December 25 theatrical release. We … Continue reading

Vision’s origin confirmed for Avengers: Age of Ultron

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The Vision is being kept top secret, and any attempts at revealing his look in Avengers: Age of Ultron have been removed. (There’s one you can look here.) With photos being taken down, we have the next best thing, new info about Vision’s origin. Slash Film was able to visit the … Continue reading

Gabe Newell unbans controversial game, Hatred, on Steam Greenlight

Valve originally banned the Hatred game campaign from being on Steam Greenlight, a voting service that helps independent developers with getting their game on the Steam digital marketplace. In just 11 hours of its launch, the campaign was quickly taken down because of the controversial mass murdering content. Developer Destructive Creations … Continue reading

‘The Theory of Everything’ featurette has Neil deGrasse Tyson embracing Hawking

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The Theory of Everything is a film about the life of Stephen Hawking. Check out this new video featuring physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson embracing Hawking and his contribution to science. The Theory of Everything will continue to play in theaters, since the film and cast have been nominated for the … Continue reading

Loadout: Going in Hot space adventure short starring Richard Hatch

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Check out the live-action short, “Loadout: Going in Hot,” starring Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica) and Matthew Mercer (Street Fighter IV). The short is based on Loadout, the free-to-play PS4 shooter. Battlestar Galatica’s Richard Hatch captains a crew of merchant marines in space who compete with other local haulers in the … Continue reading