Nerdy crew also previews new 'Chupacabra' episode of 'Walking Dead,' chooses Matt Smith's 'Doctor Who' replacement.
By Josh Wigler
Henry Cavill in "Immortals"
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With Friday's (November 11) release of "Immortals," a swords-and-sandals fantasy epic directed by Tarsem Singh, you might find yourself tempted to shout the words "This. Is. Sparta!" as you parade toward your local movie theater. At least, that's what one of our panelists on this week's episode of "Talk Nerdy to Me" is feeling — a notion that doesn't sit right with him.
The Henry Cavill-starring action-adventure flick is the main focus of the newest episode of MTV News' one-stop shop for all things movies, comics and television, but that's not the only topic we cover. Keep reading for a taste of what's in store on the latest edition of "Talk Nerdy," and make sure to watch the episode to see all the action yourself!
"Immortals" Vs. "300" "Immortals" is now in theaters, infusing the fall movie season with the big shot of action and adrenaline it so desperately needs — or does it? The Nerdy crew is divided on whether or not to see "Immortals" this weekend, with fan-boy Brian Phares expressing his concerns over the movie's apparent similarities to "300."
The Wrath of BDTJ.J. Abrams is officially onboard for the untitled "Star Trek 2," and it appears he's set his sights on a villain: Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro. The actor's involvement remains unconfirmed, and his bad-guy role is still under wraps, but Team Nerdy tackles the nefarious possibilities all the same.
"Chupacabra"This week's "Walking Dead," titled "Chupacabra," shines the spotlight on Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) as he encounters a familiar face — but not in a way you'd expect. We're teasing the episode in this week's "Talk Nerdy."
Doctor Who?Staying in television, MTV Geek writer Alex Zalben weighs in on the possibility of during our Weekly Rant. See his #1 pick for a new possible Doctor in Nerd-out.
See It, Stream It, Skip It Finally, with so many movies out in theaters this weekend, our team breaks down each new release — "Immortals," "Jack & Jill," and "J. Edgar" — and shares whether they're planning to see it, stream it or skip it. Tell us what you think of this week's "Talk Nerdy" in the comments below! Check out everything we've got on "Immortals" and "Star Trek 2."
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