Nick Romano
Nick is an entertainment journalist based in Brooklyn, and he can just as easily whoop your butt in foosball as he can map out the overarching plot of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. His work has appeared on The Verge, Cinema Blend, ScreenCrush, IFC, The Huffington Post, UPROXX and more.
Latest Articles

Andy Serkis Is Perfect For His 'Star Wars' Role

Another day, another new character from the galaxy far, far away. ICYMI, Lucasfilm released a behind-the-scenes photo of Andy Serkis in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens , showing him in full motion-capture attire as he gets into character a…
By Nick Romano

Why 'GoT's Sansa Is A Poweful, Feminist Hero

As any fan of the HBO series Game Of Thrones knows, Sansa Stark has been through Seven Hells and back throughout her time on the series — which is why that controversial scene involving her and Ramsay Snow had an extra layer of disparity to it. But, …
By Nick Romano

Beyblades Are Getting Their Own Live-Action Movie

Hollywood has made a lot of question movies. Why did we need a movie based on the game Battleship, or that Ouija movie that's now getting a sequel? But things are getting a whole lot more weird. In continuing the now rich tradition of making movies c…
By Nick Romano

Proof Tilda Swinton Can Play Any Character

Amazing news: It’s been announced that Tilda Swinton is in talks to join Marvel’s Doctor Strange movie. While we would love nothing more than to see this transformative actress work alongside the great and drop-dead sexy Benedict Cumberbatch, I’m mo…
By Nick Romano

These Other Movies Need Reboots, Too

Though it was a lackluster film when it was released in 2003 (and that's just a polite way of putting it), I have to say, I'm actually pretty excited about this: According to Variety, 20th Century Fox has a League of the Extraordinary Gentlemen reboo…
By Nick Romano

Tilda Swinton Might Join 'Doctor Strange'

The Marvel Universe just got even more exciting. As if Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, the Sorceror Supreme, wasn't exciting enough, Marvel could be adding another member to the cast of their upcoming film that'll overwhelm you with happiness…
By Nick Romano

Could Jason Segel Win An Oscar For This Role?

We've seen the photos of Jason Segel dressed like David Foster Wallace, but now you can see him in the role that could change his career with the End of the Tour trailer. Here Segel is joined by Batman v Superman's Jesse Eisenberg, playing a journal…
By Nick Romano

9 Movie Heroines To Watch On Memorial Day Weekend

When I'm asked to compile something like a list of the most badass female movie characters, it seems like a daunting task. With Hollywood still bubbling over with testosterone, women have to work twice as hard to claim the spotlight — especially in t…
By Nick Romano

Loki Should Be The Hero Of The Next 'Avengers'

Marvel fans know it: There's no way we've heard the last of Loki. Though the trickster half-brother of Thor first tried to banish the Asgardian Avenger, then tried to kill his adoptive father, then tried to claim Earth for himself with an alien army …
By Nick Romano

What Is 'Tomorrowland,' Exactly?

Just in case you don't have your tickets already, make a note of it now: Disney's Tomorrowland hits theaters Friday, and with visually stunning trailers driving its promotional campaign — not to mention George Clooney and Under the Dome's Britt Robe…
By Nick Romano

See Celebs Celebrating Red Nose Day

You've probably been hearing a lot about something called Red Nose Day for the past few weeks, thanks to the likes of Anna Kendrick, the cast of Orange Is the New Black , Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Peter Dinklage performing in various sketches to pr…
By Nick Romano

Scarlet Witch's 'Civil War' Look Is V. Different

Captain America: Civil War is filming in Atlanta and it's bringing a number of changes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And you know what that means, right? New costumes! And it looks like the first to get a Civil War costume is Scarlet Witch. MTV …
By Nick Romano

This 'Cooties' Trailer Is Gloriously Ridiculous!

You may have already heard that Elijah Wood was starring in a little zombie movie called Cooties — but trust me, you know nothing until you see this. On Wednesday, the first trailer for Cooties debuted, and it's proof that this movie may be even mo…
By Nick Romano

6 Gender-Swapped Movie Remakes We Need To See

Thanks to the comedic efforts behind Red Nose Day, we now know what a female-led remake of Indiana Jones and Reservoir Dogs might look like. Anna Kendrick was featured in a sketch replacing Harrison Ford as the gender-swapped Indianna Jones and The …
By Nick Romano

Who Will Win The Iron Throne?

Who will sit on the Iron Throne? This is the big question plaguing every Game of Thrones fan and it's been dissected episode after episode, season after season — so much so that many Game of Thrones fans have come up with theories upon theories about…
By Nick Romano

Is 'Scream Queens' Another Ryan Murphy Classic?

There are a number of ways to tell when you're watching a Ryan Murphy TV show, and the new Scream Queens trailer has them all: lots of his signature sass, lots of puns and at least two of the actors in his Murphy circle of trust. (In this case, that…
By Nick Romano

7 Crazy 'Game Of Thrones' Fan Theories

I know, we're all still reeling from Sunday's Game of Thrones . If the Red Wedding and the Purple Wedding were any indications, weddings just don't have the same meanings in Westeros as they do in the real world. But the scarring events that happene…
By Nick Romano

Are The A Cappella Groups In 'Pitch Perfect' Real?

In case you somehow haven't heard, Pitch Perfect 2 hits theaters this weekend with new shenanigans, new Glee-style match-ups and covers, and more competitive a cappella showdowns. Elizabeth Banks, who plays snarky podcaster Gail, steps up as the dire…
By Nick Romano

7 Aca-Awesome 'Pitch Perfect' Memes

The Barden Bellas are back for another round of a cappella shenanigans in Pitch Perfect 2 — and, of course, aca-awesome covers and match-ups of our favorite songs. There's a reason these ladies, including Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow an…
By Nick Romano

The New 'Legends' Trailer Explains A Lot

Your eyes did not deceive you, Arrow fans. That was Caity Lotz's Canary in the Legends of Tomorrow trailer. But wait! Didn't Sara die a horrible death on Arrow? Sorry to all of you who didn't know that, but it's been months. You've had plenty of opp…
By Nick Romano