About David Vandervliet

Once, King of all these lands, but now I am just an aging nerd. I enjoy talking about my favorite things to geek about, and hopefully I say something to make you think a little too. My favorite things include: Comics, Doctor Who, Star Wars, Star Trek, Science, Astronomy, Math, Music, theatre, movies, writing, baseball, college football (Go Blue!)

The Cast of ROGUE ONE Announced at D23

It truly is a great time to be a Star Wars fan. It’s even better if you went to the D23 Expo. Disney shared a whole lot of about what they have coming up Star Wars related.   Now if you were expecting something about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you might have been a little disappointed, but they more than made up for with the first look at the cast for the first Star Wars anthology film, ROGUE ONE with will be at theatres in 2016.  Direct from the set, director Gareth Edwards’, sent this picture.   For those of … Continue reading

A Hellblazer Comes to Star City – Matt Ryan to Appear on Arrow.

Matt Ryan will get another crack to play John Constantine, the Hellblazer, joining the CW’s DC Universe this fall on an episode of Arrow.   It was announced today at the Television Critics Association. “It’s a great one-shot episode,” said network President Mark Pedowitz at the CW’s presentation. Constantine ran for 13 episodes on NBC last season, but it was not picked up for a second season by the network, and was then shopped around, but it never found a home.   Stephen Amell offered to make an appearance on the cancelled series if it got a second season, but now it looks like … Continue reading

Doctor Who? More than 10 Actors You May Not Have Known Played the Doctor

  Doctor Who, the long running science fiction series from the BBC has had many actors play the part of the renegade Time Lord, known as the Doctor. Ask most fans, and they can tell you there have been 13 actors to play the role. And they would be right, for the most part.     What does that mean?   It means, yes there have been 12 lead actors in the series over its 50+ year history, and John Hurt played a never before seen incarnation, for the series’ 50th Anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor. But there have … Continue reading

Say Hello to Dinsey’s Guardians of the Galaxy

  Disney’s animated adaptation of last year’s hit Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has taken its sweet time to make it to TV screens, but now we finally have our first look, and a première date! Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, the cartoon will première on Saturday, September 26th at 9:30 (unless of course, you count the sneak peek they plan on showing on September 5th (at 9, but shhhh  it’s a sneak peek, don’t tell anyone else, O.K.?) Here’s a first look of what you can expect to see this fall..     Sure, it’s just a teaser, so … Continue reading

Time to Meet The Muppets, Again

ABC will be launching a new Muppet series this fall, and the folks at San Diego Comic Con got a sneak peak at the new show in advance of everyone else. Well, like Star Wars and the Suicide Squad, the studio has decided to make the special presentation available online for everyone to see.  Don’t believe me?   Well here it is, straight from ABC’s youtube page.   Not show in the clip was the “show within the show” as a large part of the series will center around Miss Piggy, and her late night talk show, Up Late With Miss … Continue reading