Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… more

The Witches Are Coming! SALEM Premieres Season One Trailer

WGN America appears to be getting into the scripted television game in a big way. Just this week it was announced that the network would be adapting DC Comics’ Scalped… more

Nerdist Goes To The MTV Movie Awards

Join Nerdist on the red carpet at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards as I chat with Pete Holmes, Grumpy Cat, Teen Wolf’s Ian Bohen, and Drake Bell and watch as… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more
 

Teaser for Eli Roth’s THE GREEN INFERNO Hits The Web

The first teaser for The Green Inferno, Eli Roth’s newest directorial effort, has appeared online. The controversial film follows a group of student activists from New York City to the… more

Maya Rudolph’s Variety Show Has An Air Date

The long awaited Maya Rudolph variety show is finally coming to NBC. Announced back in November, the show was originally supposed to air during the Winter Olympics on the peacock… more

New Teaser for Guillermo del Toro Vampire Series THE STRAIN

There’s a new teaser up and running for FX’s upcoming drama/horror series The Strain. Based on the trilogy of books written by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, The… more
 

NBC Releases First Teaser for ROSEMARY’S BABY Miniseries

NBC has released the first trailer for its upcoming Rosemary’s Baby miniseries adaptation. Based on the novel by Ira Levin, Rosemary’s Baby was also adapted into a very successful film… more

Netflix Original Series HEMLOCK GROVE Releases Season 2 Premiere Date, Teaser

Netflix has announced the premiere date for Season 2 of its Emmy nominated genre show Hemlock Grove, and it’s Friday, July 11. Based on Brian McGreevy’s novel, Hemlock Grove is… more

Blumhouse Productions’ Jason Blum on OCULUS and the New Era of Distribution

Blumhouse Productions seems to be doing it right: They are the go-to production house when it comes to low cost/high reward feature films. Jason Blum is known throughout Hollywood… more
 

Director Carlos Saldanha Talks RIO 2

Rio 2, starring Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, George Lopez, and Jemaine Clement, hit theaters this weekend and for fans of the first, it certainly won’t disappoint. All of the favorite… more

Nerdist Interviews OCULUS Director Mike Flanagan

Oculus is the latest release from horror powerhouse Blumhouse Productions. Co-written and directed by Mike Flanagan, the film stars Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff, Brenton Thwaites and Rory Cochrane and is… more

Nerdist Talks to Karen Gillan About OCULUS

Since you find yourself here on Nerdist.com, I am going to assume that the lovely Karen Gillan needs no introduction. But, just in case you need a refresher, she’s… more
 

EXCLUSIVE: Go Behind the Scenes of Action Horror Film AFFLICTED

Nerdist has an exclusive first look at the behind-the-scenes featurette for the acclaimed new action horror film Afflicted. The film, written, directed and starring Derek Lee and Cliff Prowse, cleaned… more

Nerdist Talks To Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane, and Mike Flanagan About OCULUS

Oculus, the new horror thriller from director Mike Flanagan and starring Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, and Rory Cochrane, hits theaters this weekend, and I got a chance to… more

Nerdist Interviews the Team Behind PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE MARKED ONES

Paranormal Activity is one of the most successful horror franchises the industry has seen over the last few decades. The first film, directed by Oren Peli for a reported budget… more
 

HORNS Gets UK Release Date, US Soon to Follow?

Horns, the latest from The Hills Have Eyes and High Tension director Alexandre Aja, is one of my most anticipated genre movies of 2014. Based on the novel by Joe… more

SILICON VALLEY: Watch the First Episode For Free

Season One of Silicon Valley, the new half-hour comedy from Office Space and King of the Hill creator Mike Judge, premiered last night on HBO, but you can watch the… more

Seth Green, Matt Senreich and Geoff Johns Preview ROBOT CHICKEN’s DC Comics Special II and Season 7

Before Robot Chicken enters its seventh season on Adult Swim, Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise will air this weekend, this time around focusing on the villains…. more
 

Nerdist Talks to Alfred Molina About the ROBOT CHICKEN DC Comics Special II

Alfred Molina is awesome. Just take a look at his IMDb page: It has everything from Raiders of the Lost Ark to Maverick to Boogie Nights to Chocolat and Spider-Man… more

Blumhouse to Remake THE SENTINEL For Universal

Jason Blum, the mega producer known for producing low-cost genre films that usually garner high returns, will remake The Sentinel for Universal Studios, according to The Tracking Board. Released in… more

Stan Winston Classic PUMPKINHEAD Reportedly To Be Rebooted

Pumpkinhead, the horror favorite from the 1980s that saw the feature film directorial debut of special effects master Stan Winston, looks to be getting a reboot. The Tracking Board reports… more
 

El Rey Network Announces Start of Production on Kurtzman & Orci’s MATADOR

Production has begun on Matador, the second scripted series set to appear on Robert Rodriguez’s new El Rey network. The hour long drama series is the latest from Hollywood power… more

A Talk With ANCHORMAN 2 Star David Koechner

David Koechner is best known as Champ Kind, the lovable, misguided, socially inappropriate member of the Channel 4 news team in the Anchorman movies. In honor of the Blu-ray release… more

Michael Chiklis Added to AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW Cast

American Horror Story: Freak Show has just added another major television star to its already impressive roster: Emmy Award winner (and FX network alum) Michael Chiklis. The star of The… more