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MARVEL And STAR WARS: An Epic Twitter Squabble

When Daddy Disney’s asleep, the kids come out and tweet. An epic twitter back and forth ensued between the official twitter accounts for Star Wars and Marvel Entertainment. It was… more

PAN Finds Its Hook In Garrett Hedlund

Deadline broke the news last night that actor Garrett Hedlund, best known for his role in Tron: Legacy, has officially received the offer to play the lead role of Captain… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more
 

Hear Arcade Fire’s Soundtrack To HER

Some (sort of) good news popped up on Wednesday morning: Spike Jonze’s Oscar-nominated score for his critically-acclaimed, buzzed-about, intellectually-stimulating, thought-provoking, feature film Her has become available(ish) to the public…. more

Jason Bateman’s BAD WORDS Trailer: Let’s Be Jerks to Children

Is there anything more satisfying than beating children? Wait, no — word choice. Is there anything more satisfying than taking on a particularly repugnant child, knocking them down a few pegs… more

AMA Recap: MARK HAMILL Loves Guacamole

Mark Hamill participated in a very special AMA far far away this afternoon on behalf of the Make-A-Wish foundation. There were quite a few interesting things we learned today about… more
 

Look Out, New GODZILLA Graphic Novel Is Coming To Your Bookshelf!

Godzilla, a/k/a King of Monsters, a/k/a Awesome Kaiju, is stomping back onto the big screen this May. Don’t freak out, May 16th will be here before… more

The Happiest News Of The Day: A Sing-Along Version of FROZEN to Hit Theaters

Dads everywhere shudder at the news of Frozen’s re-release on January 31st. Not only will theaters across America be blessed once more with this piece of icy-brilliance, but this time… more

How Much is That Wonder Woman in the Window? Actress Gal Gadot Tells All

Ever since the news broke in early December that Israeli actress Gal Gadot (Fast & Furious 6) would be joining Man of Steel 2: Justice Leaguelectric Boogaloo as Wonder Woman,… more
 

Will Aaron Paul Appear in Ron Howard’s THE DARK TOWER Adaptation?

Who doesn’t love Breaking Bad? If you’re not into that show, I don’t know if I trust you. Just sayin’… Apparently mega director Ron Howard is a… more

Awesomely Bad Movies Faces Off with COBRA

Friends! Romans! Contrabands! I’ve returned with another episode of Awesomely Bad Movies. This time, I take aim (pun intended) at possibly the 1980s’ most unabashedly fascist cop movie — and… more

Nerdist News: DARK TOWER, Tarantino, CANDY CRUSH, and Martians

Friends, we’ve got some good news and some bad news for you on today’s Nerdist News. The good news is Ron Howard’s Dark Tower adaptation seems to be picking up… more
 

The Ass Kicking Is Back In THE RAID 2

Keeping up with the fast paced action of The Raid: Redemption was like trying to swat a hyperactive fly with a mini-fork. But the payoff for keeping your focus was… more

Quentin Tarantino Shelving THE HATEFUL EIGHT After Script Leak

Quentin Tarantino is not a happy camper, so much so that he’s decided to put directing The Hateful Eight on the back burner indefinitely. Deadline reports that Tarantino was very… more

FANTASTIC FOUR Script Done; Casting Begins At The End Of The Month

Although the Batman/Superman movie has been pushed from summer 2015 to summer 2016*, there is still another superhero team-up movie coming out that summer, aside from Avengers: Age of… more
 

The Shelf: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, MACHETE KILLS, CAT PEOPLE

The threat of violence is all around us on The Shelf this week. Pirates are attacking ships, mercenaries are invading the borders, and Ed Begley Jr. gets his arm torn… more

The First SON OF BATMAN Trailer Goes Live

One of the grimmest tales of “like father, not so much like son” drama took place in Grant Morrison’s 2006 comic-book arc centered around Bruce Wayne’s child, Damian. Certainly you’re… more

Nerdist Podcast: Aaron Eckhart

Aaron Eckhart sits down with Chris to talk about the best way to start conversations with women, shamans, wisdom and age, sobriety, France, money, practicing for his roles in front… more
 

BARBARELLA To Be a Series on Amazon

This is a weird one, but weird is kind of awesome. It appears that French graphic novel Barbarella, which was turned into a 1968 film by Roger Vadim starring Jane… more

Angelina Jolie Gets Villainous in a New MALEFICENT Trailer

Are you ready to shake your perception of reality to its very core? Good, because the newest trailer for Disney’s Maleficent will take you all the way to the heart… more

A New Trailer For 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE

The new third official trailer for 300: Rise of an Empire has arrived, hot on the heels of a new TV spot that aired on the AFC and NFC Championship… more
 

J.J. Abrams Confirms STAR WARS VII Script Is Done

It’s not much, but it happened! At yet another press event connected to the Television Critics Association, TV mogul and ruler of the geek universe, J.J. Abrams confirmed that… more

Zach Braff’s ‘WISH I WAS HERE’ Acquired By Focus Features

Zach Braff is coming out of the Sundance Film Festival a happy camper this year, as his independent film “Wish I Was Here” just landed a distribution agreement with NBCUniversal’s… more

Trailer: THE QUIET ONES

Sam Claflin’s making the rounds, post-Hunger Games, with an all-new haircut in The Quiet Ones, a new movie set for an April 25th opening, and which looks like The Conjuring-meets-The… more