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STAR WARS REBELS Teasers Offer a First Look at the Animated Series

The rebellion as seen in A New Hope didn’t start overnight. Upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels is putting the focus on the people who planted the seeds of the… more

Explore The Unknown In TWO MEN ON PLANET TEN

Trekking across alien planets and looking for life isn’t always as glamorous as the science fiction genre makes it out to be. The short film Two Men on Planet Ten… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

Pickstarter: Learn How to Play Tabletop RPGs with SAVING THROW

Stepping into the world of tabletop role-playing games (RPGs) isn’t the easiest thing. If you don’t have a group of friends who are knowledgeable on the subject and willing to… more


LEGO bricks can make anything better. The trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier is already entertaining and meant for watching on repeat, but translating it to LEGO somehow makes… more

GAME OF THRONES Season 3 Blu-ray Clip Shines The Spotlight On Olenna Tyrell

Lady Olenna Tyrell may be known as the Queen of Thorns on Game of Thrones, but she could also be called the Queen of Zingers. She delivers quips and barbs… more

Enjoy The Full Version of Batman’s Song from THE LEGO MOVIE

The LEGO Movie’s main tune “Everything Is Awesome” is, well, awesome, but what about Batman’s song? The dark and moody piece is the opposite of the cheerful and infectious Song… more

Pickstarter: Continue The Adventure With FAIRY QUEST 2: OUTCASTS

Fairy tales may be as old as time, but the familiar stories are constantly being rewritten and retold with varying degrees of success. Fairy Quest offers a fresh and beautifully… more

‘The Coruscant Tapestry’ Tells the Story of STAR WARS In Thirty Feet

If you want to see the Star Wars films without putting the discs into your DVD or Blu-ray player, you can gaze upon this detailed tapestry instead. Artist Aled Lewis… more

John Scalzi’s REDSHIRTS Being Adapted As a Limited Series By FX

John Scalzi’s Hugo-winning novel Redshirts has been optioned for television by FX. The book, set in the 25th century, focuses on the crew of a spaceship who start to notice… more

Hold Your Quarters, The Full-Length Version of COMMUNITY’S ‘Ass Crack Bandit’ Song Is Online

Community introduced a new threat to Greendale Community College this season: the sneaky and fearsome Ass Crack Bandit. The villain was introduced over a month ago in the episode “Basic… more

Official SHERLOCK Conventions Announced For U.S. and Europe

Time to purchase a deerstalker hat and practice your scarf knotting skills because BBC’s Sherlock has official conventions on the calendar for 2014. Massive Events is coordinating the events in… more

Simon Pegg Reveals an Early Outline for THE WORLD’S END

Even though The World’s End, the final installment of Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost’s Cornetto Trilogy, was just released in August 2013, it’s been in development for at… more

Ice-T Recorded a DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS Audiobook – Yes, You Read That Right

Rapper and television star Ice-T keeps busy. Besides his acting gigs, he has a bimonthly podcast called Final Level and apparently records audiobooks. He recently stepped into the recording booth… more

Evangeline Lilly May Be Joining ANT-MAN Cast

Evangeline Lilly recently rocked an almost superheroic role as the fierce elf Tauriel in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and now she may be joining the Marvel cinematic universe…. more


The movie adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is still undead and kicking. Though it’s been stuck in a development spiral since 2009, it seems to… more

It’s Story Time! Neil Gaiman Reads GREEN EGGS AND HAM

Author Neil Gaiman may be on sabbatical from social media, but he’s still keeping fans updated almost daily with news and delightful ramblings at his blog. You’ll find everything from… more

Watch The Trailer For Geek & Sundry’s New Superhero Comedy CAPER

Having super human powers doesn’t automatically mean you make big bucks. So, what do you do if you’re a superhero who can’t quite pay the rent? Geek & Sundry’s new original… more

Pickstarter: Help Hero Forge Create Custom, 3D Printed Tabletop Miniatures

Choosing just the right miniature to represent your character is an important part of tabletop role playing. A tangible presence of your character on the map can make it easier… more

Cancel Your Weekend Plans: Stream GARGOYLES on YouTube (Legally)

Public service announcement: you can legally stream the entire first season of Gargoyles on YouTube right now. Actually, we’ve been able to do so for a while. Disney Shows uploaded… more

Oh My Disney And Mondo Team Up To Present a Special Gallery at South by Southwest

South by Southwest has been growing to encompass more topics over the years, and now it has more Disney flair. If you’re at SXSW this year, you’ll get your dose… more

New STAR WARS Book Focuses on Darth Maul; Sam Witwer Reads Audio Excerpt

You knock Darth Maul down, he gets up again and again. You slice off his legs and toss him down a chasm, he acquires cybernetic legs. He’s one tough Sith…. more

Watch the New Trailer for COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY

“The cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be.” That quote from Carl Sagan carries weight, and to anyone who watched Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, it holds… more

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Future Sentinel Design Changes, Explained

The release of X-Men: Days of Future Past is just four months away, and this means we’re entering the heavy promotion phase. To that end, Empire Magazine recently unveiled 25… more