Yesterday in the Nerd Verse… April 10th, 2015

Ian McKellen will play Cogsworth in the live-action Beauty and the Beast movie. Source: THR

And Eddie Redmayne could play Newt Scamander in the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastical Beasts and Where to Find Them. I don’t think anything can go wrong with this movie, especially since J.K. Rowling herself will be writing the screenplay. Source: Variety

Sofia Boutella (the chick with the ‘legs’ in Kingsman) will play a large role in Star Trek 3. There is no word yet on what that will be. Source: Deadline

James Wan, the director of Furious 7, could direct Aquaman. Could. Source: THR

Hollywood loves ScarJo. She is now the lead actress being considered for the headlining role in the remake of Creature from the Black Lagoon. Source: Tracking Board

Guillermo Del Toro’s Haunted Mansion, which has been in the works for like five years now, may star Ryan Gosling. Source: The Wrap

There is going to be a made-for-TV-movie Rocky Horror Picture Show. On FOX. Source: Deadline

This is Jared Leto with green hair. And mystery.

And this is Yellowjacket in Ant-Man.

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