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

Does this rumor reveal the ending to Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

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Of all the franchises out there, Star Wars is the one that seems to be having the most rumors on its plot. If you don’t want to be spoiled, look away now! Some of the rumors include Luke Skywalker MIA, Han Solo’s kid and friend searching for the lost jedi, and flashback … Continue reading

Interview with Cary Elwes on The Princess Bride, Saw, and Aquaman

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Photo by Miranda Penn Turin Cary Elwes is best known for playing Westley in The Princess Bride and Robin Hood in Robin Hood: Men in Tights. We had the chance to chat with the actor about The Princess Bride, Saw, and The Fast and the Furious series. He’s promoting his newest … Continue reading

Here’s Thorin Oakenshield’s fancy armor for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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Now that Thorin Oakenshield and his company of Dwarves have taken over Erebor, it means that they are filthy rich! Where there are riches, there’s drama. Empire Magazine has released a new cover for the upcoming film, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. On the cover we see a concept … Continue reading

George Lucas’ animated film, Strange Magic, trailer debut


Disney under the Touchstone banner and Lucasfilm have debuted the trailer for Strange Magic (via Yahoo), an animated film about fairies. This comes after the announcement that George Lucas is working on a CG animated project. The fairy tale musical is inspired by the A Midsummer Night’s Dream and features popular songs from the past … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed Unity replica Phantom Blade review

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Assassin’s Creed Unity is now available for the PS4 and Xbox One, and now you can be like Arno, the main protagonist, by owning the replica Assassin’s Creed Unity Phantom Blade. The Phantom Blade is crafted and designed by McFarlane Toys. The hidden blade and dart are made of plastic, so you won’t have … Continue reading

Review: Sideshow Collectibles Exclusive Hot Toys Iron Man 3 Mark 36: Peacemaker Figure

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Iron Man 3 featured a lot of different types of Iron Man suits that helped save the day against Killian and his Extremis group. Thanks to Sideshow Collectibles, we get to review one of the suits, the Mark 36: Peacemaker Hot Toys 1/6th scale figure (exclusive to Sideshow). Let me tell … Continue reading

Telltale Games’ Game of Thrones gets a teaser trailer

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Telltale Games has finally debuted the teaser trailer for the first episode, “Iron from Ice,” from its Game of Thrones video game. The studio has been working with HBO to give us a look similar to that of the TV series, with characters looking just like the ones on the … Continue reading

Tom Cruise to star in Highlander reboot?

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Summit Entertainment is working on a Highlander reboot with first-time director Cedric Nicolas-Troyan. Today it looks like Tom Cruise is being eyed to play the immortal character, according to The Wrap. The site says that the character will be similar to Sean Connery’s character, Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez. The first Highlander film starred … Continue reading

Director Matthew Vaughn left X-Men: Days of Future Past for this movie


Bryan Singer made a comeback when he returned to one of the franchises that started it all with X-Men: Days of Future Past. Originally Matthew Vaughn was attached to direct the film after doing X-Men: First Class. Days of Future Past did well critically and commercially, but you would think Vaughn … Continue reading

Chris Pratt says he’ll be starring in Cowboy Ninja Viking

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It was reported recently that Chris Pratt was set to play the main hero, Duncan, in the Cowboy Ninja Viking movie based on Image’s comic by writer AJ Lieberman and artist Riley Rossmo. Duncan is a special type of assassin called a Triplet. The Triplets have Multiple Personality Disorder where their … Continue reading

How Guardians of the Galaxy should have ended

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The How It Should Have Ended team has just released its new video, and this time it’s making fun of Guardians of Galaxy. Some of the things it pokes fun of are when Ronan is just staring at Star-Lord dancing, enemies waiting for Yondu to kill them all, Thanos always sitting down, and … Continue reading

Jared Leto responds to Suicide Squad’s Joker casting rumor

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It’s been reported that Warner Bros. wants Jared Leto to play the Joker for the upcoming The Suicide Squad film from director David Ayer (Fury).  The man is truly talented, since he won an Oscar for Dallas Buyers Club, has a wide range in acting, and is the lead singer … Continue reading

New preview for NBC’s Peter Pan Live! with Christopher Walken as Captain Hook

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NBC had a hit with Sound of Music Live! Nobody is questioning Carrie Underwood’s singing, but her acting was another story. (Even the real von Trapp family was worried about her acting.) Despite the mixed reviews, it was able to get 18.62 million viewers, and now NBC wants a repeat with Peter Pan … Continue reading

Krysten Ritter, Teresa Palmer, Jessica De Gouw in the running for Marvel’s Jessica Jones

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Marvel is planning a bunch of original series with Netflix including Daredevil and Luke Cage. Another show on the lineup is Jessica Jones, a series about a heroine with superhuman strength. Reports have already eyed potentials for the role of Cage, but what about Jones? Below is the list of names: … Continue reading