Top 5 geeky things to look forward to in Nerdgasm: June 25– June 29, 2018

The king of spoilers Tom Holland, let slip the new Spider-Man sequel name

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We now know the name of the new Spider-man movie coming out thanks to the actor that plays him, Tom Holland. Looks like the next Spider-Man movie will be called “Spider-man: Far From Home” and it’s taking place all over the globe but primarily in London. Although Holland is known for accidentally giving out sensitive information, this one seems like it might have been a tongue in cheek plan. 

US FDA approves drug made from cannabis

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For the first time, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made from cannabis. The FDA has approved Epidiolex which treats two forms of epilepsy in children and contains the medical drug Cannabidiol or CBD oil. CBD oil is a chemical that comes from the cannabis plant but does not contain THC, the substance in cannabis that has psychoactive effects.

Black Panther officially a part of history 

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Check this out, some Black Panther Wakandan Artifacts are about to live forever The Smithsonian Institute. Okay, not really forever, just temporarily added to the the world’s largest museum, education and research complex between Oct. 24th – 27th. But they are working on getting some of it to be featured permanently!  We’ll get to see T’Challa’s Black Panther suit he wore in Captain America: Civil War plus signed scripts, behind the scenes photos and spec scripts of how it all came together.

Jared Leto to play a vampire in Marvel comics movie, Morbius!

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Jared Leto is adding another comic book character role on his long resume of things he can do but this time it’s for Marvel’s Morbius The Living VampireThink of a somewhat heroic Twilight character. Dr. Michael Morbius is a scientist who basically turned vampire, after he cured himself of a rare blood disease. It’ll be a horror action movie that focuses on Morbius preying on criminals he deems unworthy. Sounds cool but I’m more excited to see if he goes full method acting again like he did for Suicide Squad and maybe this time he’ll try to eat his co stars.

Steven Spielberg’s Halo TV series is finally happening!

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Since 2013, Steven Spielberg has been promising us a Halo series and yesterday, we finally got word that Showtime is ordering the first 10 episodes. And you know it’s gonna be good with all the names behind the popular Xbox video game adaptation. Spielberg is also bringing Awak creator Kyle Killen and Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt.

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