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The Marvel Comics Cinematic Universe continues to gain a foothold in the Disney parks, as Captain America becomes the latest Avenger to join his comrades Iron Man and Thor at… more


To say that the American superhero comic book medium is somewhat biased towards portraying most heroes as Caucasian is something of an understatement. Although serious strides have been made towards… 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

DC Announces Third Weekly Series For 2014 And New INFINITE CRISIS Series

DC Entertainment will be adding its third weekly title this fall, Dan Didio announced today in an interview with Newsarama. First comes Batman: Eternal, which debuts this April, followed by… more

Patrick Wilson Joins The Cast Of ANT-MAN

According to Deadline, Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man movie for Marvel Studios has just added one last (well, we think last) major name to its cast: Patrick Wilson of The Conjuring, Insidious, … more

HE-MAN & THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE Movie Has A Director Short List

The long gestating He-Man and the Masters of the Universe movie is starting to pick up traction again, and The Wrap has revealed Sony’s short list for directors. We’ve got … more

SANDMAN Movie Finds Its New Screenwriter

According to, writer Jack Thorne, best known for the British television series The Fades, has been set to write the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s classic DC Comics/Vertigo… more

New X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Instagram Teaser Arrives

What is with trailers getting teasers these days? Isn’t the trailer itself supposed to be the teaser? In any event, director Bryan Singer has released a new teaser for X-Men:… more


When the Clone Wars animated series ended its run last year on Cartoon Network, it left many plot threads dangling we thought might never be resolved (and one in particular,… more

Rumor: Gary Oldman and Benedict Cumberbatch BOTH In STAR WARS: EPISODE VII?

Another day, another Star Wars: Episode VII casting rumor (it’s gonna be like this for the next couple months, kids, get used to it). This one comes from MarketSaw, a… more

CW’s THE FLASH Pilot Casts Its Nora Allen

According to a report at Deadline, the pilot for the CW’s The Flash has added another crucial cast member. Michelle Harrison (the CW’s Emily Owens, MD) has been added… more

Nerdist News BONUS: IRON MAN 3′s Drew Pearce Talks ALL HAIL THE KING

Love it or hate it, chances are that everyone one of you reading this probably saw Iron Man 3 last summer, judging from the fact that it’s the fifth highest… more

Report: Oscar Tribute For THE WIZARD OF OZ Will Include Judy Garland’s Children

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of one of, if not the most beloved movie of all time, The Wizard of Oz. This upcoming weekend’s 86th Academy Awards ceremony will… more


The latest high concept mini-series from DC’s Vertigo imprint, Royals: Masters of War, is a fairly ingenious premise that, shockingly, no one had ever thought to do before. Creator Rob… more

Report: Matt Ryan Close To A Deal To Be The New CONSTANTINE

It seems the search for the small screen Hellblazer has come to an end: Deadline is reporting Welsh actor Matt Ryan (Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior) is finalizing a deal to… more

Rumor: Cyborg To Appear in BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN?

According to the latest rumor mill report over at Latino Review, it appears that Victor Stone, a/k/a Cyborg, could have a small part in Batman Vs. Superman, probably… more

Report: DR. STRANGE Movie Has A Shortlist For Directing Duties

It appears that things are finally moving forward when it comes to Marvel Studios’ adaptation of Dr. Strange; according to The Hollywood Reporter, a short-list of four potential directors has… more


If ever there was a concept that seemed bullet-proof against the whole “grittying up” of the DC Universe in the New 52, it had to be the Metal Men. Originally… more

Report: PUSHING DAISIES To Come Back As A Musical?

Among the worst of the fallout from the WGA writer’s strike back in 2008 was that it led to the cancellation of Bryan Fuller’s brilliant television series Pushing Daisies. Debuting… more

Rumor: Jack Reynor Up For STAR WARS EPISODE VII Role

Nope, this isn’t a flashback to 2002; While it’s been awhile since Geek Guru Harry Knowles has broken a major movie scoop over at Aint-it-Cool News, it sure looks like… more

A Chat With Ray Wise of FARMED & DANGEROUS

Ray Wise is best known for his roles on the television series Twin Peaks, 24, and Reaper, and I recently got the chance to chat with the character actor about… more

Review: X-FORCE #1

If it feels like yesterday that Marvel launched two new X-Force books, Cable & X-Force and Uncanny X-Force Vol. 2, it’s because it was barely a year ago. Now both… more

STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Final Season Comes To Netflix

Since the abrupt ending of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Cartoon Network last season, fans have been left wondering what would happen to all the produced episodes of what… more

Review: SHE-HULK #1

I’ll be the first to admit, I like She-Hulk a lot better than I do HULK-Hulk. To be fair, I always lean towards the female counterparts of well established male… more