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Lupita Nyong’o and Scarlett Johansson May Join Jon Favreau’s JUNGLE BOOK

The Disney-backed, Jon Favreau-helmed live action/CGI adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book may have nabbed two of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood today to join its cast…. more

Nerdist Chats with Ari Graynor and Sara Gilbert of CBS’ BAD TEACHER

Bad Teacher, the new half hour comedy series based on the Cameron Diaz movie of the same name, premieres on CBS this Thursday, April 24th. Nerdist had a chance to… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

T.J. Miller Guest Hosts CHELSEA LATELY Like Only He Can

Comedian T.J. Miller has so many sides, as you very well may know. There’s his podcast here, Cashing In with Cash Levy, on which he is the only guest,… more

Legendary TV To Adapt EXTINCTION PARADE To Series

Max Brooks, author of the hit World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, is kind of a big deal right now, and a new deal with Legendary… more

Stephen Colbert Reads His Own LATE SHOW Top Ten List From 1997 on LETTERMAN

In 1997, an ambitious comedian, writer, and actor named Stephen Colbert was looking for any work doing comedy that he could find. In fact, he made a packet for The… more

Sony & Mattel Developing Live-Action Barbie Movie

The Lego Movie might be the best and the worst thing to happen to movies in forever; The best thing because The Lego Movie was awesome, as the song in… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: “No Easy Way Out” by Kid Astray

Humpday = FUNK DAY! Well, at least for this week. Earlier this month, the Norwegian six-piece, Kid Astray, released the techno-funk song No Easy Way Out, the first song off their… more

Comic Review: SECRET ORIGINS #1

So we’re two and half years into DC Comics’ “New 52″ reboot, and it’s fair to say now it’s pretty clear they didn’t have an overall plan for what this… more

MIFVOTD 4/23/14: Jamie Lee on The Pete Holmes Show

Today’s Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day has comedian and The Pete Holmes Show writer Jamie Lee do her latest stand-up set on, fittingly, The Pete Holmes Show. Lee… more

First-Person Horror Game THE VANISHING OF ETHAN CARTER Spawns Prequel Webcomic

Developer The Astronauts’ The Vanishing of Ethan Carter continues to churn along at the Polish studio, so as fans wait for the 2014 PC horror game, they’ve released a prequel… more

Henson’s DOOZERS: Making Preschoolers into Makers

We’re big fans of The Jim Henson Company’s Dinosaur Train around these parts – and not just because we can sing the Dinosaurs A-Z… but… okay, admittedly that’s a HUGE… more

Marvel Announces More GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Comics

If you’re a comics fan hyped about the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy movie this summer, Marvel may just have you covered: variant covers, a one-shot, and a Star-Lord comic… more

Schlock & Awe: FLASH GORDON

If there’s one thing I love, it’s post-Star Wars sci-fi/fantasy from the late ’70s and early ’80s. I truly can’t get enough of various other producers attempting to cash… more

Watch ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK’s First Scene of Season 2 Right This Minute!

Friends and admirers of the ladies of Litchfield Penitentiary, your first real taste (trailer notwithstanding) of the second season of Orange is The New Black is here, at long last…. more

Gail Simone, Kelly Sue DeConnick, and More Talk Strong Female Characters at WonderCon

Though there are several well-rounded, kick-butt female characters in comics, we still have a long way to go. Women need more representation across the spectrum; Women come in every shape,… more

Ubisoft Employee’s Tweet Hints at Next PRINCE OF PERSIA

Our first glimpse into the future of the Prince of Persia games might have just received an accidental tease, courtesy of a too-fast-on-the-tweet-button Ubisoft employee. Engineer Drew James tweeted the… more

Chewin’ It #57: Answering Your Questions!

This week Kevin & Steve answer the mail! Your questions answered!  In doing so they talk Super Troopers 2, favorite beers, Rocky, memorable road trips, and ZJs!!! Enjoy the chew!!… more

Comic Book Club: Abraham Riesman

Abraham Riesman (Editor for New York Magazine, and writer for joins the boys to talk about his love for Mark Millar, and getting ripped to shreds for said… more


Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz famously said, “My, people come and go so quickly here.” That quote could easily be applied to the cast of Justice League of America,… more

Inside Valiant: Dead Teens, Hobo Treasure, Ghosts, and a Return to the 41st Century

For a company keeping a lot of secrets in 2014, Valiant sure wasn’t shy about laying out some of what was coming down the pipe, with regular series like X-O… more

Amazon Partners with HBO To Stream Several Series (But Not GAME OF THRONES)

If you’ve been on the fence about signing up for Amazon Prime at $99 per year, we have some news that may affect your decision: They’ve just signed an exclusive… more

Filming for the TERMINATOR Reboot Just Kicked off in New Orleans

Principal photography for the still-unnamed Terminator reboot/sequel thing just kicked off in New Orleans today, with director Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones, Thor: The Dark World) at the helm…. more

Simon Kinberg Discusses Canon Source For New STAR WARS Films

In case you didn’t know, the Star Wars universe has different levels of canon. For example, G-canon is George Lucas canon. It primarily includes the six existing films. The Expanded… more