Nerdy News Bites 1/6/17
by Veronica “Roni” Sepulveda (@vRONIs)
It’s a new day, it’s a new dawn, it’s still a life of nerding for me, and I’m feeling good. HmHmm, that’s right nerds, Happy New Year to you! Six days in, and I have some nerdy news bites for you.
10 Star Wars Rebels
The midseason trailer was released this week, and January 7th cannot get here fast enough!
9 The Magic School Bus
Nerdist reported this week that the lovely Ms. Frizzle would be making a comeback thanks to Netflix! Man, 2016 was pretty much the year of Netflix and I cannot wait to see what all they accomplish this year. See more on The Magic School Bus here. Who’s excited to get messy and make mistakes?!
Sherlock premiered this week, and man did it start with a bang. No pun intended. Cough, too soon? Your random tidbit of the week comes from genealogy scientist who have discovered Benedict Cumberbatch and Sherlock creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are related. Kismet, it is. See more here.
7 Eclipse Save The Date
Make sure you save the date, space nerds! Total eclipse, August 21st of this year.
6 First Man
Ryan Gosling will be playing Neil Armstrong in the upcoming biopic, First Man. See more here.
5 Lego Batman
Check out these awesome grafitti posters!
— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) January 4, 2017
4 Felicia Day
A special congratulations goes out to the epic fairy princess herself, Felicia Day!
She’s coming in about three weeks so I guess I should announce this and stuff. pic.twitter.com/OCZw2CoHvr
— Felicia Day (@feliciaday) January 3, 2017
3 The Shape of Water
Guillermo del Toro is at his best when he’s doing an original feature. Thanks to the amazing Doug Jones for shedding some light on the plot of the new film. Doug will be returning as a GdT creature, and I am so excited for it. Read his description here.
2 Beauty and The Beast
A new TV-spot was released for the highly anticipated Beauty and the Beast. Is it March, yet? That smile!
James Gunn shared an incredible amount of Funko products for Guardians this week. I wonder where my money will be going this year? Thanks, Funko! Get ready collectors. I’ll take one of every Groot, Rocket, and that Gamora Rock Candy figure, thanks.
Share another news bite in the comments. Also, it’s a new year guys. I’ll leave you with some mood music.