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

Nerdist Writers Panel #136: The Scriptnotes/Nerdist Writers Panel Crossover Part 2!

Scriptnotes hosts John August (Big Fish; Frankenweenie; Go) and Craig Mazin (The Hangover 2; Identity Thief) join NWP’s Ben Blacker to talk about what Craig and John are working on,… more

Gallery 1988 Kicks Off GHOSTBUSTERS’ 30th Anniversary Art Show This Weekend

Ghostbusters’s mix of humor and horror is the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup — or, perhaps more appropriately, Twinkie — of ’80s pop cinema. So it deserves an equally perfect 30th… 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
 

Nerdist News: From the Jim Henson Creature Shop!

Got some great news for you today, friends: Jessica Chobot is back and she’s taking the show over to the super-rad Jim Henson Creature Shop! Ready for some monsters and… more

Starz Docudrama THE CHAIR is Like PROJECT GREENLIGHT with an Awesome Twist

It’s a supremely fascinating question: what do you think the most iconic movies would’ve looked like had they been directed by someone else? Creative vision rests solely on the risks… more

The Shelf: TOUCH OF EVIL, DOUBLE INDEMNITY, ALICE

This week, two utter classics in the Film Noir oeuvre and one of the most disturbing versions of a children’s favorite are on The Shelf of new Blu-ray/DVD releases…. more
 

Is Samuel L. Jackson Poised For A Return To DIE HARD?

Oh, Die Hard, you know we love you, no matter how absurd you get. It doesn’t matter if John McClane is taking down terrorists in a high rise or Russia,… more

The Trailer for GONE GIRL, David Fincher’s Latest, is Here

OK, we can’t even front: This one looks amazing. David Fincher’s adaptation of the Gillian Flynn novel of the same name, Gone Girl, has been on everyone’s radar for awhile… more

DC’s Planning a Ton of WonderCon Events for Batman’s 75th

There’s a lot here, so let’s get started: If you’re thinking of hitting up WonderCon in Anaheim this weekend, DC has announced programming to commemorate Batman’s 75th anniversary (and all… more
 

GREEN LANTERN Animated Series Producer Details the Hell of Focus Groups

Conceptually, I have no problem with focus groups. When a studio dumps millions of dollars into a mass market project, they want to make sure that the target audience is… more

The First Nature Doc for the Oculus Rift is Coming

There’s a nature documentary coming to the Oculus Rift, so you can basically put yourself into the middle of the action. Or the sky. It’s called Conquest of the Skies,… more

Nerdist News: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES’ Splinter Revealed!

Wow, can you believe it’s Monday already, friends? Hope you’re ready for a hot and fresh helping of Nerdist News! On today’s episode, our special guest host Malik Forte will… more
 

Lionsgate and RocketJump Are Teaming Up

Lionsgate and our friends and neighbors at RocketJump Studios have announced a deal allowing “Lionsgate to access RocketJump’s upcoming slate of digital content.” Basically, this means that Lionsgate now… more

Watch Bruce Timm’s BATMAN: STRANGE DAYS

We teased it at the beginning of the month, and now you can watch the brand new Batman short film, entitled Batman: Strange Days, by the legend that is Bruce… more

Paul Bettany Discusses Playing The Vision in AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Paul Bettany is right by Tony Stark’s side and often saving his rear as J.A.R.V.I.S. He’s faithful, and he’s funny. There’s nothing quite like hearing… more
 

It’s Rock vs Lion In An All New TV Spot For HERCULES

It’s hard to believe any major blockbuster starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson would be a dark horse film, but in a summer filled with web crawlers, fighting robots and time-traveling… more

‘Brothers’ Unite in New TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Promo

Viewers of Sunday night’s MTV Movie Awards got a tiny peek at more of producer Michael Bay and director Jonathan Liebesman’s take on the four green guys with weapons who… more

New TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION Television Spot

On the MTV Movie Awards Sunday night, a new 30 second teaser spot for Michael Bay’s Transformers: Age of Extinction aired. It’s not a whole lot of new footage, but… more
 

Get A Look At The First Major Battle From X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

The time of a post-apocalyptic future filled with mutant hunting sentinels is almost upon us, thanks to the highly anticipated X-Men: Days of Future Past. In preparation, Fox has released… 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

Tim Minchin To Direct Animated Movie LARRIKINS

The immensely talented Tim Minchin is now going to add director to his already impressive multi-hyphenate career of musical comedian-composer-actor. You might know how great Minchin is from his Nerdist… 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

Watch Ward Fight A Helicopter In A New Clip From AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Things are heating up greatly on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. the closer we get to the season finale, and last week might have been the… more