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


AMA Recap: Cobbling And Batman Nipples With GEORGE CLOONEY

Today, George Clooney joined the masses on Reddit to raise money for Satellite Sentinel Project, and he spilled the beans on things like Gravity and Quentin Tarantino, and even touched… more

Find Out If The VERONICA MARS Movie Will Be Playing At A Theater Near You

The Kickstarter-funded Veronica Mars film is finally on its way, with funding of nearly $6 million from fans and distribution through Warner Brothers covered. Now, we’re less than two… 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

Making the Music, Sweet Music for THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

A sweeping fantasy film like The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug would fall flat without equally grand music and sounds. After all, we need strong themes and occasional dialogue to… more

STAR WARS REBELS Introduces New “Lazy” Droid, Chopper

Meet Chopper. This is the droid you’re looking for if you’re planning to watch Star Wars Rebels. He’s an essential member of the Ghost crew and is charged with keeping… more

Calling J.J. Abrams: Bill Hader’s STAR WARS Impressions are To Die For

Listen up, J.J. Abrams: Bill Hader has to voice some sort of dying non-human in your upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII. It’s not so much an ask as it… more


This week’s movies all seem to be about obsession and madmen and the monsters they create. Weird, right? I mean, sometimes things just work out that the world’s collective unconscious… more


Witney is recapping the Best Picture Oscar nominees for Nerdist. Today, it’s Dallas Buyers Club… In short: Go see Dallas Buyers Club for the acting. Matthew McConaughey has been gunning… more

Watch the MAN AT ARMS Forge Ed Elric’s Spear from Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Every other Monday, one bold blacksmith makes metallurgic magic on the YouTube series Man at Arms. That man is Tony Swatton, and this week, he has set his sights on… more

NASA’s Robonaut 2 Busts Some Groundbreaking Moves

Just like a human doing “The Robot” is funny, so too is a robot doing “The Human”. This video, created by, was edited together to showcase the wide… more

Loki Dons The Captain America Suit

After smashing box office expectation and easily surpassing its predecessor in overall reception, Thor: The Dark World must now face its newest challenge: home video. Of course, like always, Marvel’s… more

Elizabeth Banks to Direct PITCH PERFECT 2

Multi-hyphenate turned triple-threat Elizabeth Banks adds “director” to her business card, as she plans to make her feature directorial debut with Pitch Perfect 2. Banks co-starred in and produced the… more

Nerdist News: Costumes, Commentary and Dan Casey!

Jessica Chobot is reenacting Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, but because he plays by the rules, Dan Casey is still in gym class right now. Or… he’s hosting today’s Nerdist News!… more

Which Movie Trailers Can We Expect on Super Bowl Sunday?

Nearly everyone watches the Super Bowl. Even if you don’t follow sports, you’ll probably turn it on at some point this Sunday to catch some of the commercials. (… more


Paul Greengrass doesn’t make movies like other directors. His films – whether mainstream action capers like his Bourne movies or political-baiting ground-level actioners like United 93 or Bloody Sunday – are all… more

25 X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Characters Being Highlighted Today

Guys, it’s happening. Today may be a day many X-Men fans shed tears of joy, because the beautiful X-Men: Days Of Future Past madness has begun. We already knew a… more

Lana Del Rey Sets the Mood in New MALEFICENT Trailer

If you were watching the Grammys last evening, you might have noticed a little trailer pop up for Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming film, Maleficent. Not only does the sneak peek… more

WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE Trailer: Is Jean-Claude Van Damme a Comedian Now?

International martial artist and king of the Belgians Jean-Claude Van Damme has made a comedy film, and frankly, the whole thing looks super nuts. There’s a plane-crashed office retreat gone… more

An 8-Bit Version Of THE BIG LEBOWSKI

Time to roll up the rugs and fix yourself a White Russian – thanks to Cinefix, we’re going bowling with The Big Lebowski in glorious, full-color 8-bit. Don’t even think… more


Judging by her countless on-screen appearances, Katee Sackhoff is, by all accounts, a certified badass. She is also one of the most delightful people I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing…. more

Rupert Sanders Locked In To Direct GHOST IN THE SHELL Film

Good news for fans of the classic anime/manga Ghost In The Shell: DreamWorks has just made a deal with Snow White and The Huntsman director Rupert Sanders to bring… more

Film Nerdery: Watch Paul Thomas Anderson Interview Martin Scorsese

It’s always awesome when two luminaries in the film world get together to just talk about movies and stuff. For instance, do you guys know that on the Criterion release… more


No one expected Rise of the Planet of the Apes to be any good, and we certainly didn’t think it would be great. Its follow-up, Dawn of the Planet… more

Louis C.K. and Ed Helms Join Two New Animated Flicks

Celebrity voice-over is all the rage lately, but two new animated movies have really upped the ante. First up is Dreamworks’ Captain Underpants: The adaptation of Dav Pilkey’s famed children’… more