Nerdy News: Lots of Star Wars News, X-Files is back, Marvel in trouble and more!

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Star Wars Celebration starts tomorrow!!!

Here's your Celebration Survival Guide of sorts...

  • 40 Years of Star Wars panel and The Last Jedi panel.  If you want into this panel - you better plan to sleepover tonight.  Wristbands will be handed out started at 8p until midnight the day before the panel.  
  • Be prepared for lines.  Registration starts at 5am and there’s security to go through.  
  • 4 day tickets and Saturday tickets are sold out!!
  • Things to bring:  comfortable shoes, water, bag to carry all your swag, 

Now the fun stuff! 

  • 40 Years of Star Wars!  3 Generations of Star Wars cast on one stage!!  Mark Hamill, Hayden Christensen, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Felicity Jones, Alan Tudyk and more!
  • Friday is when we get the Star Wars The Last Jedi trailer during the The Last Jedi panel!!  We are two days away from this!!!
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 - we will get a trailer for the new video game.  Wait - it’s been leaked! Here’s what we see:  Darth Maul against Yoda,  Rey from The Force Awakens shows up, and finally Kylo Ren faces the camera. 
  • A Tribute to Carrie Fisher on Friday - Mark Hamill is holding a panel as his tribute to Carrie Fisher.

and there's leaked Han Solo footage!!!!  Check out the Millenium Falcon! 

And Star Wars made a huge announcement earlier this week!

Force for Change!! Yesterday Star Wars announced the most epic contest ever and it’s all for charity!!  Here’s what you have a chance to win:  a night at Skywalker Ranch - a chance to be in the upcoming Han Solo movie - or a be at the Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiere with all the cast!!!!  All of those sound awesome!!  

The X-Files is back!!  It’s gonna be a middle-quel.  What happened before the recent Fox revival but after the 2008 movie.  It’s called Cold Cases. The synopsis reads: "A database breach at FBI headquarters allows an unknown group to access and capitalize on those investigations left unsolved by the secret department once known as The X-Files.

And Mulder and Scully will be voicing their characters!!!  It will be available on Audible.

Marvel fires artist over hiding religious messages in artwork.  

5th Element coming back to theatres for its 20th anniversary!


The Gorillaz - they are  always on the forefront of everything!

They have released a new app and I don’t know all that it does but it’s awesome so far.  I was playing around with yesterday and it has augmented reality.  And interactive and so awesome.  I took a pic yesterday with Jack while playing with the app.  And the most important reason to have the app - they will release new music through the app!!!  They will have a house party before the official release date of the album.

The Thor: Ragnarok trailer is awesome, we know that!!  But what about the things we missed in the trailer... Mr Sunday Movies have broke down those easter eggs and missed things for us! Check it out below. 

Nerd of the Week:  Ryan Phillippe and Katy Perry.  

Are they dating?  He says no... but their Twitter exchange suggests there might be something there.  or i'm reading too much into this...


To which a fan replies...

And then Katy Perry joins the fun...

Ryan replies...

Katy ends their fun twitter party with this...

They are so doing it!!  okay, maybe not...

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