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

If Star Wars’ Chewbacca had a Contra-like game, this would be it

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EA and DICE impressed fans with an in-game reveal trailer for Star Wars Battlefront. Now Konami is stepping up to bat with its own Star Wars video game title called Star Wars: Force Collection. It’s a free-to-play, card-based game starring fan-favorite Chewbacca. The Wookiee will jump and shoot in the mini-game … Continue reading

Spider-Man actors down to five for Marvel Cinematic Universe?

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Ever since the big announcement about Spider-Man being in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the big question is, “Who’s going to play him?” Marvel and Sony have decided to have a new actor to play Peter Parker. There have been many rumors, including Dylan O’Brien and Logan Lerman, but it looks like … Continue reading

Robert Downey Jr. walks out on Avengers: Age of Ultron interview

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It’s rare, but there are moments when an interview goes so bad that the talent walks out. Well, here’s one case involving Robert Downey Jr. and Britain’s Channel 4 News. The interview was conducted during the Avengers: Age of Ultron press tour, and Channel 4 News presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy asked … Continue reading

Explore Disney’s Tomorrowland interactive website experience

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Tomorrowland is coming to theaters soon, and Disney has teamed up with Bonanza to create an immersive website experience for the movie. Visitors to the site will be transported into a new and high-tech world. Check it out now at http://takemetotomorrowland.com. Here’s a list of some of the website’s technology: Thanks … Continue reading

First clip for Marvel’s Ant-Man has Paul Rudd discovering the suit


Last night The Late Show with David Letterman had Paul Rudd as a guest. He was there to promote Marvel’s Ant-Man, including a clip featuring him as Scott Lang breaking into Hank Pym’s lab with the help from Luis (Michael Peña) and Kurt (David Dastmalchian). Once in, he’s disappointed that … Continue reading

Elizabeth Olsen says Scarlet Witch will be in Captain America: Civil War


It was rumored that Scarlet Witch was going to appear in Captain America: Civil War. Now it’s confirmed by Elizabeth Olsen during the Meet The Filmmakers event at London’s Apple Store. She was there with Avengers: Age of Ultron director Joss Whedon. When asked whether she would appear in the third … Continue reading

Rocksteady and Bebop confirmed for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2

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Art by Dave Rapoza The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 producers have said before that Bebop and Rocksteady, the bumbling mutants, were going to appear in the upcoming live-action sequel. With CinemaCon happening, the Paramount Pictures panel has officially confirmed that the two villains will be making an appearance. Bebop, a mutant warthog, … Continue reading

Henry Cavill reveals Batman v Superman isn’t a ‘Superman sequel’


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice takes place after the events of Man of Steel. Many would think that this is a Superman sequel, however, Henry Cavill, who plays Superman, says that the film isn’t necessarily a Superman sequel. “I wouldn’t call this a Superman sequel,” Cavill tells MTV. “This … Continue reading

Joss Whedon confirms Avengers: Age of Ultron post-credits leak a fake, plus Hulk’s future

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Check out the full UK press conference for Avengers: Age of Ultron (via HeyUGuys) Here we have Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Rennet, Elizabeth Olson, Paul Bettany, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Taylor Johnson and director Joss Whedon. Missing are Chris Hemsworth and Samuel L. Jackson. We do get some juicy stuff, … Continue reading

Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson to film early 2016

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Scarlett Johansson is going to star in the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie from director Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Hunstman). During the Avengers: Age of Ultron press tour, Johansson revealed to Collider that Ghost in the Shell will start filming earlier next year. “It’s happening. It will be shooting … Continue reading

Batman v Superman IMAX leak: Watch Batman and Superman charge at each other


If you missed out on the IMAX sneak peek for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, you weren’t missing out on much. However, it was cool of Warner Bros. to give out free passes to an advanced fan screening and posters. As for the actual presentation? It was mostly Zack … Continue reading

New Fantastic Four stills feature Dr. Doom, Human Torch and Invisible Woman

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Fox has released 3 new stills for the Fantastic Four reboot. It features a close look at Dr. Doom’s face and his mask, the Human Torch, and Invisible Woman. Dr. Doom’s appearance looks similar to the shots from the recently released trailer, but this one is slightly different with a higher … Continue reading

NR Presents: Captain America and Scarlet Witch Body Paint Gallery

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With Avengers: Age of Ultron coming to theaters very soon, we decided to do a fun photoshoot featuring body paint and the Avengers theme. With that said, Nerd Reactor is proud to present the Captain America and Scarlet Witch body paint photoshoot. Scarlet Witch: Model Gina Captain America: Victoria Sun … Continue reading

Batman v Superman’s teaser gets an Honest Teaser


Check out the Honest Trailer for the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice teaser trailer that was released last week. Yes, it touches on Marvel vs. DC and how it was overshadowed by the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer. What did you guys think of the teaser trailer for … Continue reading