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

Marvel teases the end of the Ultimate universe for Summer 2015


Another day, another new announcement from Marvel (via CBR). This time it’s the teaser for the end of the Ultimate universe. This teaser joins the other mystery teasers including the recent Inhumans: Attilan Rising, Planet Hulk, Years of Future Past, Armor Wars, Civil War, and many more. The teaser image for … Continue reading

Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor to join Suicide Squad movie?


Warner Bros and DC’s The Suicide Squad movie is rumored to have Will Smith, Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) and Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) as the main characters. It’s speculated that Smith would play Deadshot and Robbie as Harley Quinn. We know nothing else about the movie, … Continue reading

New Avengers: Age of Ultron ‘piece’ to appear on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on October 28th

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For those who thought that the Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer leak would ruin the chance for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to gain more followers, well, looks like they might be wrong. It would seem that Marvel wouldn’t be too happy about the leak when it happened, since they jokingly blamed HYDRA, … Continue reading

Ridley Scott’s Halo: Nightfall gets a trailer

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Halo will be getting a live-action series from Steven Spielberg in the future, but before that comes out, we’ll be getting Halo: Nightfall, a digital mini-series being written by Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring and executive produced by Ridley Scott. The series will contain 5 episodes that bridges the gap between … Continue reading

Warner Bros. looking for female directors to helm Wonder Woman?


Warner Bros. dropped a bombshell last week when it announced a bunch of solo and other live-action DC films and casting confirmations like Jason Momoa as Aquaman and Ezra Miller as The Flash. The Internet was buzzing, and one of the good news was that we’re getting a stand-alone Wonder Woman … Continue reading

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt cinematic opening has Geralt searching for his lost love

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CD Projekt RED has released the cinematic opening for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Titled “The Trail”, Geralt of Rivia and his mentor Vesemir are searching for the trail of his long lost love, Yennefer of Vengerberg. She’s a raven-black-haired sorceress with great power and is on the run. The … Continue reading

Is Quicksilver going to get his own X-Men solo film?

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Before the movie came out, a lot of people were criticizing the look of Quicksilver in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Bryan Singer was able to hush the naysayers, since Quicksilver’s scenes easily stole the show. In an interview with Newsarama, X-Men: Day of Future Past second unit director Brian … Continue reading

James Spader says Ultron ‘is batsh*t crazy’ in Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Marvel released the teaser trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron a week early, and it has created a lot of buzz for the film. A lot of fans are even more excited than ever, especially when hearing Ultron (voiced by James Spader) threaten our Avengers. In an interview with Total Film, Spader … Continue reading

Avengers: Age of Ultron and Pinocchio get a mashup trailer

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With Marvel releasing the debut teaser trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron early, fans got a chance to see the evil robot, Ultron, with a creepy version of Pinocchio’s “I’ve Got No Strings.” We couldn’t resist doing a mashup of the two properties and have decided to do a trailer … Continue reading

Avengers: Age of Ultron gets an official teaser poster

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With the leak of the Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer, Marvel has decided to release the teaser trailer earlier than scheduled today. (It was originally supposed to premiere during next week’s episode of Agents of SHIELD.) Today the studio has also debuted the teaser poster for the upcoming film. How … Continue reading

Marvel officially releases Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer

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The nerd community was buzzing with the leaked Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer today. Marvel had a sense of humor about it, since they jokingly blamed it on HYDRA. Now the studio has decided to give fans the real deal by unleashing the HD version of the teaser. Check it … Continue reading

Interview with Karen Sakai, the cosplayer who’s crowdfunding her breasts

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Photo by Riamux Creations We posted about cosplayer Karen Sakai and her GoFundMe campaign where she is asking her fans to help support her breast augmentation to aid in her cosplay and modeling. Many in the cosplay community weren’t too pleased with that. We recently interviewed Karen so that she can tell her side of … Continue reading

First look at Johnny Depp as the Wolf in Disney’s Into the Woods

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Disney released a teaser trailer for Into the Woods, but there were some mystery surrounding the looks of some of the characters. Now Entertainment Weekly has released 4 covers, giving us the first look at Johnny Depp as the Big Bad Wolf. Others featured on the cover include Anna Kendrick … Continue reading

Edward Norton explains why he left The Hulk


It’s a known thing that Marvel and Edward Norton weren’t working well together on The Incredible Hulk. It was rumored that Marvel wanted Norton out because he was too demanding. He left and was replaced by Mark Ruffalo, who has now become a fan-favorite. During an interview while promoting Birdman, he … Continue reading

Ray Fisher didn’t know about his solo Cyborg film

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Ray Fisher will be playing Cyborg/Victor Stone in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice film. Even though Warner Bros. announced that Cyborg would be getting his own movie, apparently Fisher didn’t even know about it, according to an interview he did with Entertainment Weekly. “I didn’t know the extent to … Continue reading

Cosplayer Miss Sinister graces the cover of Geek Fantasy Magazine

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We’re pretty excited about this news. For one thing, seeing a cosplayer on the cover of a magazine is always cool. Second? Our very own Mike Rivera was the photographer. During Dragon Con, Rivera did a photoshoot with Miss Sinister Cosplay in her female Kratos outfit, which looks killer. A photo … Continue reading