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

Zoolander 2 coming to theaters February 2016

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Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson pulled a stunt at the Valentino Fashion Show during Paris Fashion Week. The two comedy actors dressed up as their respective Zoolander characters, Derek Zoolander and Hansel, and walked the runway. It was also confirmed that the sequel, Zoolander 2, will be coming to theaters … Continue reading

New Pixar’s Inside Out trailer gives us an emotional story

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Disney and Pixar have released a new trailer for Inside Out. The trailer shows more of the story following Riley’s different emotions: Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust and Fear. The emotions have accidentally tampered with Riley’s happy memories, so it’s up to them to bring those back. The song featured in … Continue reading

New Marvel’s Daredevil trailer features Kingpin

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Check out the new trailer for the Netflix series, Marvel’s Daredevil, which is premiering one more month. We can hear Vincent D’Onofrio as Wilson Fisk narrating about how Hell’s Kitchen is in his blood. We then see him taking care of some people with deadly results. We then see Charlie Cox as Matt … Continue reading

Lucy Lawless joins Starz’s Ash vs Evil Dead series starring Bruce Campbell


Starz is working on the Evil Dead series called Ash vs Evil Dead with Bruce Campbell returning as Ash. Today it has announced that Lucy Lawless (Xena, Spartacus, Battlestar Galactica, Salem) will be joining and playing the part of Ruby. The series will be filming in New Zealand this spring and … Continue reading

On-set Supergirl photos of Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers

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CBS and DC revealed the first official look of Melissa Benoist donning the Supergirl outfit for the upcoming live-action series. Now we have the actress on the Los Angeles set showing off her civilian look, aka her Kara Danvers look. Some fans might be disappointed that she isn’t pretty enough … Continue reading

The Walking Dead companion series ordered for two seasons, plus new still

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AMC has ordered two seasons for the upcoming untitled The Walking Dead companion series. A new photo has been released along with the announcement. The series will contain six one-hour episodes and will premiere on AMC this year in the late summer, with the second season premiering in 2016. It … Continue reading

Here’s what happens when comic, game and sci-fi characters play soccer

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Check out this video featuring characters from video games, comic books and sci-fi movies playing soccer. You have Magneto flying, Spider-Man swinging, Superman flying, Iron Man shooting, Cyclops blasting, Ken hurricane kicking, Neo super jumping, and more as they try to get the ball into the goal. Source: Ronnie Street … Continue reading

Arrow’s Caity Lotz says she’ll be in spin-off series with The Atom and Firestorm


It’s reported that Caity Lotz, who played Canary in Arrow, would be returning into the CW’s DC universe. During a Fan Fest 2015 panel, Lotz said that her character will be back, but in a spin-off series that’s featuring Brandon Routh as The Atom and Victor Garber as Firestorm. When asked about … Continue reading

Luke Cage will have his powers in Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones

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Mike Colter will be playing Luke Cage in the upcoming Marvel and Netflix series, A.K.A. Jessica Jones. During an interview while promoting Halo: Nightfall, Colter talks about how he got special training from Marvel when doing interviews and the status of Luke’s powers on the show. Luke Cage in the comics … Continue reading

These are the reasons why Batman: Arkham Knight is rated M


Fans were surprised to find out that the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight game by Rocksteady Studio was rated M, since the previous games have all been Rated T. The developers said that they didn’t want to water down the content and that it’s the story they wanted to tell. The ESRB reveals … Continue reading

James Gunn says Marvel Studios will be a no-show at SDCC 2015

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Marvel Studios has made big splashes for many years at San Diego Comic-Con in San Diego. In 2014, attendees got the chance to see sneak peeks for both Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man. Marvel is also known to save its big stuff for other events, including D23 Expo 2013 and … Continue reading

DC reveals first look at Melissa Benoist as Supergirl

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CBS and Greg Berlanti are working on a live-action Supergirl series, with Melissa Benoist starring as the titular character. Now Warner Bros. Television, DC Entertainment, and CBS have revealed the official first-look images of the actress in her Supergirl outfit. What do you guys think? As you can see, they … Continue reading

Blizzard reveals new ‘Overwatch’ character in response to female body complaints

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When Blizzard released the trailer and revealed the cast for Overwatch, some people were upset that the female characters were skinny and elegant. Well, Blizzard has listened and revealed two new characters, with one of them catering to the critics. Meet Zarya, a Russian soldier who’s one of the “world’s … Continue reading

See Metal Gear Solid V Online in action in new commentary video

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Want to get more excited about playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain online? Check out the Metal Gear Online gameplay video now with commentary from Robert Peeler, Community Manager of Kojima Productions LA Studio. There are many cool features including stealth camouflage takedowns, piloting mechs, and using a plush … Continue reading

Green Lantern’s John Stewart fan-made series gets a teaser

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Will the new Green Lantern feature Hal Jordan or John Stewart? We won’t know until closer to the release (it’ll be coming to theaters 5 years later), but we can get excited for the teaser for the upcoming Green Lantern fan-made series, Power. Hisonni Johnson, the director behind the Batman fan-made series featuring female … Continue reading