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Every year on April 1st, the Internet becomes a minefield of April Fool’s Day posts and NerdBastards traditionally joins in with a post each year. For the last couple years of April Fool’s Day jokes we’ve tried to convince people that Iron Man’s latest armor for Avengers: Age of Ultron would have nipples, that Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg had bought the rights to Firefly for his wife, and last year’s about a new original Dredd mini-series on Netflix. We would have put that link in there too, but you’ll find out later in this post why we couldn’t. It all started out so simply… (more…)

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Just the other day everyone was talking about how Daredevil season 2 on Netflix was going to premiere on March 25th, the same day as Zack Snyder‘s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, but that was just smoke and mirrors according to this latest Daredevil Season 2 Teaser. The line up for season 2 that includes Jon Bernthal as the Punisher, and Elodie Yung as Electra looks to take what was an incredible  first season to the next level. Find out exactly when you can binge watch the upcoming second season after the jump. (more…)

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It’s already a proven fact that Netflix has produced some great original content. Some examples are House of Cards and Orange is the New Black. Well, it seems like things are about to get better for the streaming service because it was announced earlier today that Netflix and Dreamworks “announced an expansion of their multi-year distribution deal that will see several new DreamWorks Animation properties debuting on the streaming service.” Included in this deal are a reimagining of Voltron: Defenders of the Universe and a new fantasy series from Guillermo del Toro called Trollhunters.

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The first nostalgia-filled teaser trailer for Netflix’s Fuller House series (a sequel to Full House) has been released! February 26, 2016 is the set debut date for the 13-episode spin-off series, airing wherever Netflix is available. If you were a Full House fan, prepare to feel all the feels as you watch the trailer below. With little details like using the same title screen font, and peppering in some famous phrases (“Cut- it- out!”, “Watch the hair, huh??”), this teaser gets us all sorts of excited to re-meet the Tanners. (more…)

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Marvel‘s Netflix series Jessica Jones has been privy to some mixed reactions. Some applaud the show’s progressive nature and edgy feel, while others feel that its overall attempt at feminism falls flat. Regardless, The Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association has nominated titular character portray-er Krysten Ritter for a Critics Choice Award in the category of “Best Actress in a Drama Series”. Fellow Marvel Netflix series Daredevil didn’t fare as well with the critics, as the following full list of television nominees shows. (more…)

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After Daredevil set the tone for Marvel’s Netflix series, and now Jessica Jones is killing it in the MCU, rumors started to flow through the internet about what would happen with the next set of series leading up to the Heroes For Hire. Would we see Danny Rand, AKA Iron Fist get his own series or would he be a secondary character in Luke Cage’s series? But it seems that we now have our answer in the form of a showrunner. (more…)

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Earlier this year, Netflix introduced the world to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Hell’s Kitchen. In April, Daredevil debuted exclusively on the streaming service, followed by Jessica Jones in November. Jessica Jones introduced the world to the next character to get their own Netflix series, Luke Cage. Luke Cage is played by Mike Colter, and his series is scheduled to debut next year. While the show is well into production, a few new set photos have surfaced that give us some idea of what we can expect from the hero for hire. (more…)

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It seems to be universal opinion at this point that Jessica Jones is another impressive and enjoyable entry into the Marvel Studios canon. From the hard-boiled noir storyline to the tremendous cast including Krysten Ritter as the title character and David Tennant as maybe the scariest Marvel villain yet, Jessica Jones has been a hit with fans, critics and the general audience. And now, it’s time for that inevitable moment where we start dissecting the series for all the various references, asides and Easter eggs that it has to offer. Obsessively mining all 13-epsiodes for clues? Why not watch the following video instead? (more…)

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After tossing the idea around “behind the scenes” for several months, the powers-that-be at Netflix have officially signed on to produce an updated version of Lost in Space, the science-fiction saga first created for TV by Irwin Allen back in the 1960s.  The streaming service reportedly won a bidding war in order to be the new home for the show.

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If you are reading this right now, you are likely at work or school and are eagerly awaiting the chance to get home to binge watch Jessica Jones, or you are taking a break from binge watching Jessica Jones. In any event, executive producer and showrunner Melissa Rosenberg has submitted an interesting bit of trivia concerning her show, the revelation that a major Marvel hero was supposed to appear alongside the titular character of Jessica Jones. How big? Pretty big. As in getting her own movie in November 2018 big! As in, she was almost part of the New Avengers line-up at the end of Age of Ultron big. (more…)