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’s Luke Cage will be aimed at adult audience

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We’re getting a sense that all of the Marvel series on Netflix will be aimed towards a mature audience. That was the case when Netflix revealed the rating for Daredevil. After that is Jessica Jones, and her comic book origin from writer Brian Michael Bendis is especially catered towards the … Continue reading

R-rated Power Rangers producer’s James Bond fan film gets taken down

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Adi Shankar, the producer behind the R-rated Power Rangers fan film called “Power/Rangers,” has released a new fan film today called “James Bond: In Service of Nothing.” And like the Power Rangers fan film, this one has been taken down due to copyright claims from the IP owner. Power/Rangers quickly … Continue reading

First look at Vincent D’Onofrio as Wilson Fisk, aka Kingpin, in Netflix’s Daredevil

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It’s almost here. Next month on Netflix, Marvel’s Daredevil will be premiering all thirteen episodes. To get fans all hyped up, Marvel and Netflix have released the first look photo Vincent D’Onofrio as Wilson Fisk. In addition to that, we also get the motive behind the man running organized crime in Hell’s Kitchen. … Continue reading

Disney releases new video for its Avatar-themed land

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Disney has been working on an Avatar-themed area for its Animal Kingdom theme park in Orlando, Florida. Now we get a glimpse of what we can expect from the land in a new video released by Disney Parks blog. Disney is working closely with director James Cameron to recreate the … Continue reading

We Happy Few trailer premiere is reminiscent of BioShock, which is a good thing

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“Welcome to Wellington Wells! Put on your happy face, you saucy minx.” Compulsion just premiered the trailer for We Happy Few, and it’s looking very unique and upsetting. It opens up with a black and white news segment featuring a happy news anchor in creepy white makeup. However, it then … Continue reading

Jem and the Holograms perform on stage in first official photo

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There was a low-res image roaming around the net for Jon M. Chu’s Jem and the Holograms, a movie based on the ’80s cartoon. Now Universal Pictures has released a high-res photo featuring Hayley Kiyoko, Aubrey Peeples and Stefanie Scott. Chu is no stranger to directing a movie based on a popular … Continue reading

Momoa says Zack Snyder is planning the DC cinematic universe

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With the Marvel films, we have Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige planning the Marvel cinematic universe. (The man has definitely proven himself.) On the Warner Bros. and DC camp, who’s the one responsible for planning the DC cinematic universe? According to Jason Momoa (Game of Thrones), it’s Zack Snyder. During the promotion … Continue reading

Black Widow and Nick Fury posters released for Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo have each revealed their respective character posters for Avengers: Age of Ultron. Iron Man is looking overwhelmed, and the Hulk is angry as usual. Next up we have Samuel L. Jackson releasing both character posters for his character, Nick Fury, and Scarlett Johansson’s Black … Continue reading

Powers, the PlayStation original series, gets a trailer

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Powers, the PlayStation original series, will be premiering on the PlayStation Network on March 10th. Check out the new trailer featuring Sharlto Copley (District 9) as the detective who solves cases involving superhumans. Powers, an edgy dramatic series, follows the lives of two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, who … Continue reading

How violent is Netflix’s Daredevil, plus when will we see the red outfit?

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Since Netflix gave Marvel’s Daredevil the TV-MA rating, fans have been wondering how violent the show will be. Fans have also been wondering whether or not they would see the classic red outfit. As for the outfit, the answer is yes, according to Daredevil costume designer Stephanie Maslansky. Before we go into … Continue reading

Neill Blomkamp’s Alien movie will stay within continuity?

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Alien is a sci-fi franchise adored by many fans. The alien universe has had spin-offs like Prometheus, comic books, and video games. Now thanks to director Neill Blomkamp (District 9), we’ll be getting a new Alien movie starring Sigourney Weaver. The film is said to take place after James Cameron’s Aliens, … Continue reading

Saban and Jason David Frank don’t approve of R-rated Power Rangers fan film

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Power/Rangers, the R-rated Power Rangers fan film, was a viral sensation earlier this week. On that same day, it was taken down on Vimeo, only to be re-uploaded on YouTube as a safe-for-work version. However, that too was taken down. Yep, Saban, the rights holder for Power Rangers, does not … Continue reading

The Lord of the Rings’ Middle-earth to get a theme park

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There are many theme parks out there featuring popular franchises. Disney has many of its characters in its theme parks. Harry Potter is featured in the Universal Studios theme parks. Star Wars is represented in the Disney theme parks. DC characters are represented in the Six Flags theme parks. That’s … Continue reading

Logo revealed for Masters of the Universe reboot movie

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First came the Masters of the Universe toy line from Mattel, then the ’80s cartoon show. The 1987 live-action movie followed after. Now decades later, Columbia Pictures is planning on doing a Masters of the Universe reboot movie. Today Columbia Senior Vice President DeVon Franklin has released the official logo for the … Continue reading

Harrison Ford is back! Blade Runner sequel to be helmed by Prisoners director

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The last time we checked, Ridley Scott bowed out of directing the Blade Runner sequel. Now who’s going to take his place? It’s reported via Variety that Denis Villeneuve, the director of Prisoners starring Hugh Jackman, is in talks to helm the Alcon Entertainment film project. The sequel is being written … Continue reading