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


For a film based on a children’s series, the images from the Michael Bay-produced take on the pizza-loving turtles are different from their cartoonish ’80s counterparts. The leaked pictures… more

Chip n’ Dale to Hit the Big Screen

Award-winning commercial director Robert Rugan has successfully pitched a live action version of the former TV hit Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers to Disney for the big screen. Mandeville Films/… 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


My wife made this observation: There is, perhaps, a small comfort in knowing that you have perhaps already seen the worst film of the year as early as January. I’m… more


The insufferable bro-dogg-susceptible post-college romantic milieu of the city-bound white male is at the center of Tom Gormican’s new romcom That Awkward Moment; You know, that time when you’ve mastered… 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

This Is Heavy, Doc! BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical To Premiere In London Next Year

No, there isn’t a problem with the Earth’s gravitational pull — Back to the Future scribes Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale have re-teamed and joined noted theater director Jamie Lloyd (… more

Oscar Review: NEBRASKA

Witney is giving odds on – and impressions of – the nine films nominated for the Best Picture Oscars this year. Today, he will look at the film he considers the second… more

Meet The Man Of Plastic In THE LEGO MOVIE’s New Trailer

Get ready to have your inner (or outer) child relentlessly tickled with the latest trailer for The LEGO Movie. There’s a lot of epic music, a lot of plastic, a… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Heart of Ice

As if Batman: The Animated Series hadn’t already quickly established itself as being a gorgeous piece of television action animation, and a distinctive and surprisingly grown-up adaptation of the Dark… 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

BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN Has Found Its Lex Luthor and Alfred

You know what’s better than a million Batman vs. Superman casting rumors? A billion Batman vs. Superman casting rumors. Even better than that? Real, confirmed casting news straight from Warner… more

Get Your First Tease of the New THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Super Bowl Spot

Mark Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man series has, quickly, been growing into a beast. With word of four films being in the works for the current iteration of the web… more


Face it, many of us will mainly tune into the Super Bowl this weekend to watch the highly entertaining commercials. Among these commercials, is Marvel’s trailer for Captain America: Winter… more

LEGO to Make Ghostbusters Set for the Film’s 30th Anniversary

The LEGO CUUSOO Program has officially announced the winner of its Fall 2013 submissions, a Ghostbusters set to be released in honor of the 30th anniversary of the film. The… more

FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES Trailer Released, Series To Premiere at SXSW

Believe it or not, it’s been almost 20 years since George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino starred as The Gecko Brothers in the Robert Rodriguez cult favorite From Dusk Till Dawn…. more

Pickstarter: An Incredible Look At Video Games In OUTERLANDS

The video game medium is a young and growing one that’s just now beginning to ascend to a similar level of social prominence seen with other forms of entertainment. My,… more


The cinema is full of tales of weddings gone awry: Four Weddings and a Funeral, Rachel Getting Married, the end of The Graduate, Wedding Crashers, My Best Friend’s Wedding, and… more

Nan Lawson’s Fandom Art Portraits are a Tumblr Wet Dream

Tumblr and fandoms go together like Mulder and Scully, like a Doctor and his companion, like Suzy and Sam. The microblogging social network and the legions of nerds that populate… more

Oscar Review: HER

Witney has been handicapping and reviewing each of the nine films nominated for this year’s Best Picture Oscar. Today, he looks at Spike Jonze’s Her, declared by Nerdist to be… 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

Red Band A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST Trailer Debuts Online

Yesterday the internet was graced with 8 new posters for Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways to Die In The West. This morning, the red-band trailer has appeared online, and… more

STAR TREK IV: THE VOYAGE HOME Blooper Reel Is Priceless

Blooper reels are one of the highlights of any DVD or Blu-ray’s special features. It’s almost standard business now, but what about all the older films that hit video stores… more


Last July (jeepers, where does the time go?) a bunch of journalists, including myself, were invited to Marvel Studios in Manhattan Beach, CA, to bear witness to one of the… more