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Edwin Torres

Born and raised in NY, a self titled Nerd Jedi. He met his destiny at 5, with the snap-hiss of Luke's lightsaber in Star Wars. He's never looked back. He wields dual lightsabers, called Common Sense and Humor, and uses them in pursuit of all things Nerd. A husband and father, he still finds time for comics, video games, movies, and shows. You can follow his blog at ed-pool.tumblr.com or his Twitter @ed_pool

The posts below were all written by Edwin Torres Jr

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug preview revealed!

April 1st, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Peter Jackson revealed the footage during a recent live event

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Marvel shares some details on Infinity.

April 1st, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Infinity is a six issue event launching in August from writer Jonathan Hickman and artists Jim Cheung, Jerome Opena and Dustin Weaver. Fans can get their first tease of what’s to come on May 4 when Marvel issues a special Infinity preview on Free Comic Book Day in comic shops. The preview will look at […]

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Update: Del Toro speaks about his Justice League Dark movie

April 1st, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

During a panel for Pacific Rim, director Guillermo Del Toro spoke a bit about his upcoming anti superhero movie Dark Universe (which may end up being called Justice League Dark ), which features some of DC’s darker heroes. The director says the main character will be a blond John Constantine (probably to differentiate him from […]

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J.J. Abrams talks about his love of Star Wars

April 1st, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

I’ve always said that directors that are fans, are always the best choices for beloved franchises. Which is why J.J. Abrams is the best choice to direct Star Wars: Episode VII. The guy is a huge fan of the franchise, and I can’t imagine that he would let anything happen to let the other fans […]

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Walking Dead’s David Morrissey Returning as Series Regular in Season 4

April 1st, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr 1 Comment

The Governor will return on AMC’s The Walking Dead. The Hollywood Reporter says that David Morrissey will be back when the Zombie drama returns for a fourth season in the Fall. The British actor initially signed on for one season to play the role of the infamous villain from the comic series created by Robert […]

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UPDATED: Dark Horse to adapt George Lucas’ original concept for The Star Wars into a comic

April 1st, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr 2 Comments

The first page Anakin Starkiller Darth Vader General Luke Skywalker At WonderCon, Dark Horse announced a new Star Wars series for September that will span 8 issues. The Star Wars will be based on George Lucas‘ original concept that eventually became the Star Wars films. Darth Vader will not be a Sith or former Jedi, […]

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Superior Spider-Week is coming!

March 30th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

I’m not sure what Superior Spider-Week is, but apparently we need to take note, I hope I get off from work. My best guess is that Marvel will be making a new Spider-Man focused announcement every day of next week, all revolving around the pictures in the teaser. Let’s play shall we? The first picture […]

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Marvel announces Avengers A.I.

March 30th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Are these the androids you’re looking for? First book to spin out of The Age of Ultron!

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Bruce Timm steps down. But he’ll be back?

March 30th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr 1 Comment

Legendary cartoonist Bruce Timm, who was responsible for a majority of the DC animated universe movies over the past 20 years, has stepped down as supervising producer at Warner Bros. Animation to work his own projects. He’s been replaced by James Tucker, a force in his own right. Tucker was a producer of Justice League, […]

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Gangs of New York TV series by Martin Scorsese

March 29th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

If you loved Gangs of New York like me you’ll be happy to know that Martin Scorsese is working with Miramax to adapt the story for the small screen! According to The Hollywood Reporter the series will take place at the turn of the century and draw from the events in the film which starred Leonardo DiCaprio, […]

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The Walking Dead season finale bodycount total revealed

March 29th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

AMC is going all out for the Season 3 finale of The Walking Dead! The episode is called “Welcome to the Tombs” and it sounds like we’re going to need a lot of them, for the  showdown between Team Prison and Team Woodbury. In a recent interview with the Rick grimes himself, Andrew Lincoln, he reveals […]

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First look at 2 Guns poster and trailer

March 29th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Steven Grant’s graphic novel, 2 Guns, has been adapted into a live-action film by director Baltasar Kormakur that stars Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington. “Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg lead an all-star cast in 2 Guns, an explosive action film that tracks two operatives from competing bureaus who are forced on the run together. But […]

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B.J. Novak transfers to Oscorp

March 29th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

It looks like B.J. Novak of the Office has joined the cast of The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Director Marc Webb sent out the above photo of Novak via you guessed it twitter. It came with the following caption: “Day 38. A supposed rumor about a Dunder-Mifflin takeover of Oscorp?” Of course Webb doesn’t say who […]

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Roadblock shows Duke how to play

March 28th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Thanks to Regal Cinemas we have another great sneak peek at G.I. Joe: Retaliation that offers up even more new footage from the film.  The opening is one of the funniest I have ever seen. The movie explodes into theaters on March 29th.       Let us know your thoughts below, @NerdFollowing on Twitter […]

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Harrison Ford talks Star Wars and mending bridges with George Lucas

March 28th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr 3 Comments

We’ve all said things we wish we hadn’t

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New Kick-Ass 2 posters of Colonel Stars and Stripes and Hit-Girl

March 28th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Jim Carrey and Chloë Grace Moretz star in Jeff Wadlow’s sequel

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A closer look at some of Tony Stark’s boys

March 27th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

What suits will we be getting in Iron Man 3?

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Two new trailers for The Wolverine pop their claws

March 27th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

The footage for both the US and overseas markets reveal some very cool stuff

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New Kick-Ass 2 trailer is Hit-Girl centric

March 27th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Based on the comic book created by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr., the sequel is being directed by Jeff Wadlow

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Mark Wahlberg has a daughter in Transformers 4

March 27th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

In December Twitchfilm.com reported that the two young leads for Transformers 4 had been cast. They named Nicola Peltz ( The Last Airbender ) and Brenton Thwaites ( Maleficent ) as the young couple. This was later debunked by Micheal Bay himself when he announced Jack Reynor as the young male lead. Well it seems […]

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