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Nerdist News: Live From WonderCon, Plus GODZILLA Rules and So Does Marjorie Liu


Nerdist News: SHERLOCK Season 3 Trailer, GODZILLA Teasers, and TERMINATOR: GENESIS

Ah, the start of a new week. Most folks are slow to get going, but not Nerdist News! We’ve got a jam-packed episode for you, with teasers, trailers, announcements, and… more

Bohemian Rhapsody: STAR WARS Edition

Sometimes YouTube is the best thing on Earth, and more often than not, it has to do with Star Wars videos. The fine folks at UAT Digital Video, the students… 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

Learn All About J.R.R. Tolkien in This INFO MINUTE

With the impending release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, many people find themselves wondering, “Wait, how many Hobbit movies are there again?,” “The book was only 300-something pages?,”… more

VERONICA MARS Coming to Theaters for Pi, Set for Release March 14th

A long time ago, we used to be friends… but we’ve definitely been thinking about Veronica Mars lately. This week it was announced our favorite teen PI would be returning… more

Gordon Ramsay and The Muppets’ Swedish Chef Get in a FOOD FIGHT

In anticipation of Muppet’s Most Wanted coming to theaters in March of 2014, Muppet Studios is bringing us all-new muppisodes. In the latest short, “Food Fight!,” The Muppets go head-to-head… more

Into the Fire with OUT OF THE FURNACE’s Casey Affleck

From playing Robert Ford in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford to the deadpan Charlie in Tower Heist, Casey Affleck has time and time again proven… more

Getting OUT OF THE FURNACE with Director Scott Cooper

Best known for writing, directing and producing 2009’s Crazy Heart, a film that garnered multiple awards including a Best Actor Oscar win for Jeff Bridges, Scott Cooper returns with… more

Watch Jim Henson’s Director’s Cut of THE DARK CRYSTAL

This is a great example of fanaticism done right. Jim Henson tried to be really weird and dark with his puppetry in the 1980s. In ’82, he released The Dark… more


We did it, friends. We made it to the end of the week. And waiting for us: a deep pot of pop culture news gold! We’ve got a villainous breakdown… more

Disney Secures Rights for All Future Indiana Jones Films from Paramount

Crank up the John Williams and clear a spot on your shelf for a few new archeological artifacts, because the path has been cleared for new, Disney produced Indiana Jones… more

Pitch This: A Vintage DC NEW FRONTIER

It’s just been announced that Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder’s Batman vs Superman project. This has got me thinking about more casting of DC… more

It’ll Be Back! A TERMINATOR Series In Conjunction with Film Reboot

Because the franchise has been left dormant for a whole four years (and we can’t have that), it seems that we will not only have a new Terminator film trilogy… more

John Goodman Reunites with the Coen Brothers for INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

You almost can’t think of the Coen Brothers without thinking of John Goodman. The actor has been in some of the filmmaking duo’s best films, playing some of the weirdest… more

ROOKIE of the Year, Again: An Interview with Tavi Gevinson

When most of us were in high school, we were worrying about getting to the cafeteria before anyone else to get the cookies that weren’t quite cooked in the middle,… more

James Bonding #012: ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE with Paul Scheer

Paul Scheer joins the Matts to talk about On Her Majesty’s Secret Service! Also, he went to a James Bond premiere. Follow @JamesBondingPOD, @MattMira, and @MattGourley on Twitter!… more

Bryan Singer Announces X-MEN APOCALYPSE in 2016

As official as any tweet can be, Bryan Singer, the director of next year’s hotly-anticipated X-Men: Days of Future Past has announced that 2016 will see the release of the… more

EXCLUSIVE: Edgar Wright Intros the Film Crit Hulk Book

This is a film fan’s dream come true: Film Crit Hulk, the syntax-smashing yet surprisingly erudite film critic from Badass Digest has authored an e-book, entitled Screenwriting 101. The book… more


The new The Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer’s here! The new The Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer’s here! Um, here: Andrew Garfield’s version of Peter Parker will be back for round 2… more

Upcoming WARCRAFT Movie Cast Revealed

Be you Horde or Alliance, today’s Warcraft news should sit pleasantly in your heart if you’re a fan of the series. Legendary Entertainment has just announced the cast for the… more

Nerdist News: Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman, Beauty and The Beast, and Oxygen in Space

Oh my, loyal viewers. Today’s episode of Nerdist News is a DOOZY. NOT ONLY did Zack Snyder confirm that Wonder Woman is in Batman vs. Superman, or Justice League, or… more

Schlock & Awe: NAVAJO JOE

Burt Reynolds was one of the coolest guys in the 1970s. From Deliverance to The Longest Yard to Smokey and the Bandit, he solidified his place as the laid-back scoundrel… more

See the Mall Car Chase Scene From THE BLUES BROTHERS Recreated With LEGO

Oh, for the love of… Bricktease recreated the mall chase scene from The Blues Brothers in LEGO. This is… lovely: “This place has got everything.” Yes, it does. A moment,… more

Trailer for French BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Is Pretty and Disney-y

Belle et La Bête If you’re going to lift, lift from the best. The trailer for the new French film La Belle et la Bete (or Beauty and the… more