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Nerdist News: More Live From WonderCon with Jason O'Mara, Simon Kinberg, and Lots of Deadpool

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FANTASTIC FOUR Reboot’s Dr. Doom Shortlist Down To Four Actors

With the principals of Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four reboot for Fox having been cast, the search is now narrowing down for an actor to play Victor Von Doom in the… more
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Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy,’ STAR WARS Edition

You guys. It turns out that Tusken Raiders aren’t being menacing – they’re just raising the roof! Courtesy fan group Star Wars Tunisia, this version of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” with… 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
 

Go Behind the Scenes with a New THE RAID 2 Featurette & Poster

Rejoice, action fans. The Raid 2: Berandal has just released a new poster and featurette for your viewing pleasure. While the poster shows the expanded cast of characters splattered in… more

Better Late Than Never: ALIEN

The Film: Alien (dir. Ridley Scott, 1979) Age at Which Author Finally Saw It: 33 How Could You Have Missed It?: Even though I live for great science fiction, horror… more

Steve Chases Down His Latest Enemy in a New Clip From CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

With a little over three weeks to go before the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Marvel has unveiled a brand new clip from the film. Last time, we… more
 

The Shelf: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, TRANSFORMERS ARMADA, EL DORADO

Sort of a slight week for home video releases, but there does happen to be my favorite movie of 2013, the complete series of robots that change into stuff, and… more

The Lethal Ladies of Horror Film Festival is Coming To Los Angeles

Attention all horror nerds! If you or someone you know lives in or around the Los Angeles area, you are in for a treat. Arrow In The Head and Flicks… more

Exclusive: Archaia Unveils JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: THE NOVELIZATION

Are you a massive Dark Crystal fan? Can’t get enough Gelfling in your life? Too Skeksis for your shirt? Then you’re going to love this juicy exclusive: BOOM! Studios’ Archaia… more
 

Check Out All New Posters For GODZILLA, NEED FOR SPEED and TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION!

Let’s start this post off right, shall we? This new Godzilla poster from Mondo, which debuted on Yahoo, will be made exclusively available to attendees of the SXSW screening… more

SEQUOIA Trailer Finds Disney Star in Decidedly Darker Territory

If you’re going to make a film about suicide — let alone a dark comedy — tone is really everything. Without it, a film’s “will they/won’t they go through with it”… more

When It Comes To Nail Art, GODZILLA Is King

Are your fingernails looking plain and boring? They clearly need the kind of makeover you can only get from a kaiju. In this case, a monster won’t eat your fingers,… more
 

The FX of ’79 – 1941

Kyle is looking at the Oscar nominees for visual effects in 1979, a landmark for the form. This week: Steven Spielberg’s 1941. As critically derided as some of the movies… more

Nerdist News: GAME OF THRONES, 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY, and DOCTOR WHO Villain Rumors!

Hey there friends, and welcome to another glorious week of Nerdist News! Our pal Dan Casey’s stepping in for Jessica today, and boy, are his arms tired! He cheered for… more

STAR WARS Meets Shakespeare: Read an Exclusive Excerpt From THE EMPIRE STRIKETH BACK

It is once again time to add iambic pentameter to the galaxy far, far away. William Shakespeare and Star Wars may not seem like a natural combination, but author Ian… more
 

Interview: THE DEN’s Melanie Papalia

The Den, the new techno-thriller from IFC Midnight directed by Zachary Donohue, hits select theaters and VOD this Friday, and Nerdist got a chance to interview the film’s star, Melanie… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Katt

William Katt sits down with Chris to talk about his days on The Greatest American Hero, his role in the original Carrie, growing up in the San Fernando Valley back… more

SPACE STATION 76 Gets International Distribution from Sony Pictures

Space adventures are about to get super-groovy, internationally speaking. Space Station 76, a retro-1970s-version-of-the-future dramedy, was just acquired by Sony Pictures Worldwide for international distribution rights at SXSW. Helmed and… more
 

Interview: Checking in to THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL with Tony Revolori

Wes Anderson’s latest work, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is yet another carefully manicured piece of impossibly twee, rigorously aestheticized, and thoughtfully written cinema filled with all manner of colorful characters… more

Nerdist Interviews Kathryn Hahn at the Premiere of BAD WORDS

Kathryn Hahn finds herself a very busy woman these days. Between bouncing from television to movies and back again, we spoke with the funny lady at the premiere of her… more

Director Zachary Donohue on Making THE DEN

It’s been a long journey for director Zachary Donohue and his techno-thriller feature film debut, The Den. Shot in 2012, the film was acquired by IFC Midnight at the end… more
 

Review: JOURNEY TO THE WEST: CONQUERING THE DEMONS

Stephen Chow is one of the funnier filmmakers out there. He has only directed nine feature films to date (a tiny number compared to many of his kung-fu contemporaries who… more

Jeff Goldblum on THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, Wes Anderson, Burritos, and More

Living in Los Angeles, you’re bound to run into celebrities every now and then. On my first trip to L.A., I was eighteen years old, and after spending an… more

The Next Big Thing In STAR WARS Bathroom Fixtures: The Sarlacc Toilet

It all started with a poop joke, and in a way that’s kind of where it ended up as well. After one of his buddies said he was off to “… more