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

Sony eyeing Logan Lerman and Dylan O’Brien for new Spider-Man?

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In our list of actors who should play the new Peter Parker, we mentioned that actor Logan Lerman (Fury) would be a good fit for the teenage superhero. Now there are reports popping up that Sony is already eyeing the actor, along with others like Dylan O’Brien (Maze Runner). It’s also said that … Continue reading

See Ultron Prime in all his detailed glory with Hot Toys’ Avengers: Age of Ultron figure

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With the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer giving us a glimpse of Ultron and some artwork being released, fans got a taste for the look of the killer robot who’s going to reign terror on the Avengers. Hot Toys is known for creating highly detailed and accurate-looking figures, and they have released … Continue reading

Marvel Studios is still planning on acquiring Spider-Man film rights?

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It’s no surprise that Marvel Studios want all of the Marvel characters back into their hands. So far we’ve seen some successes including Daredevil and the Hulk. Then we have half-successes, like the recent announcement of Spider-Man joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe (Sony Pictures will still produce solo Spider-Man films). Now … Continue reading

Spider-Man to appear in Captain America: Civil War?

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Marvel dropped a big bombshell last night when it announced its vague plans for Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only did Marvel Studios convinced Sony Pictures to allow the webhead to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the deal will also have Amy Pascal and Kevin Feige co-producing the upcoming … Continue reading

David Ayer hints at being faithful to Suicide Squad’s original source


When it comes to adapting a comic book into a live-action movie, a director can either take liberties or stay very faithful to the original source. Some pretty faithful comic book movies include Spider-Man, 300 and Watchmen. Then we have movies that change a lot like Wanted. David Ayer (Fury), the … Continue reading

See Spider-Woman’s classic outfit one last time before the new change


We already had a teaser on Jessica Drew’s newest Spider-Woman outfit, but if you want to get one last look at her classic outfit in her latest adventure before the change, then check out Spider-Woman #4. The cover and teaser panels for the issue have been released from writer Dennis Hopeless … Continue reading

Check out this epic fan-made Captain America: Civil War trailer

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Tony Stark and his crew are going to battle Captain America and his crew when Captain America: Civil War hits theaters on May 6, 2016. The film hasn’t even started production yet, but thanks to Youtuber Alex Luthor, we get a taste of what the film may look like. Alex … Continue reading

Deadpool movie’s leading lady may be Morena Baccarin or Taylor Schilling

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The Deadpool movie is underway with Ryan Reynolds playing the Merc with a Mouth, aka Wade Wilson. It looks like he’ll also be having a leading lady, since Fox is currently in search of one, according to Deadline. There are six actresses in the running, and they are Gotham‘s Morena Baccarin (top … Continue reading

Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones photos reveal first look at Krysten Ritter as Jessica

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Netflix and Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones is now in production, and we get a first look at how actress Krysten Ritter is going to look as the titular superhero character. The images come courtesy of Newcard and feature on-set photos of Ritter with dark black hair. (The comic book character usually … Continue reading

Pilot the Star Wars X-Wing, Snowspeeder and Millennium Falcon at Dave & Buster’s

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Dave & Buster’s now has the Star Wars: Battle Pod arcade shooter available at their bar/arcade locations. From Lucasfilm, Disney Interactive, and Bandai Namco, players will get a chance to pilot the X-Wing fighters, the Millennium Falcon, snowspeeder, and even the Empire’s TIE Fighters as they get to destroy both Death Stars, fly … Continue reading

Marvel announces A-Force, an all-female superhero team

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The View is a daytime show featuring female hosts talking about social and political issues. Marvel is using the show to help promote its new series, A-Force, from writer G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel, X-Men) and Marguerite Bennett (Angela: Asgard’s Assassin) and artist Jorge Molina (X-Men). As you can guess from the … Continue reading

The Walking Dead character portraits for mid-season premiere


AMC is premiering the mid-season premiere for The Walking Dead‘s fifth season this Sunday, and Entertainment Weekly has zombies on its mind. The outlet has released a bunch of new character portraits for the series including Daryl, Rick, Glenn, Maggie, and Michonne. Since Daryl is a fan-favorite, he gets the honor … Continue reading

Amy Pascal to step down as Sony Pictures boss


Sony Pictures boss Amy Pascal has been in the spotlight thanks to the Sony hack. The hack revealed sensitive emails including many of her emails. Some revealed Marvel Studios and Sony negotiating on how both studios can benefit from using Spider-Man, and others involved negative comments on President Obama. The hack resulted in … Continue reading