Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… more

Is Neill Blomkamp Directing Microsoft’s HALO Pilot?

When it comes to live-action adaptations, few properties have been through as much of a development hell as Microsoft’s hit video game series, Halo. In 2007, a film set… more

Ted Leo and Aimee Mann’s New Project, The Both, Debuts First Single

Finally! The Both, the new duo that consists of singer-songwriters Ted Leo and Aimee Man, is releasing their first album, the appropriately eponymous The Both. After touring as solo artists… 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
 

The CW’s FLASH Adds Rick Cosnett & Danielle Panabaker

When it comes to character introductions, there are few as good as the introduction of Barry Allen in the current season of Arrow. Fresh faced, lovable, and oh so huggable,… 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

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
 

Horror Series PENNY DREADFUL Debuts Chilling New Teaser

After several titillating teasers, Showtime’s Penny Dreadful has finally released something with a little meat to it, almost a full minute! This preview, entitled “A Place in the Shadows,”… more

Presence of Water on Dwarf Planet Ceres is Officially Confirmed

Astronomers have confirmed the presence of water on the dwarf planet Ceres, finding it in the form of massive plumes of vapor shooting from its surface. Orbiting at 2.8… more

Variant Coverage: Comics News Round Up

It appears that April 2014 is going be something of a cancellation fest over at DC, which has cancelled six ongoing books that month, but is also making way for… more
 

First Images from DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

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

Happy 10th Anniversary to the Mars Rover Opportunity

Pop the space champagne. Today marks the 10th Anniversary of NASA’s Opportunity rover landing on the red planet. Only expected to complete a 90 day mission back in 2004,… more
 

Take A First Look At MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has a good shot at being the Lord Of The Rings game we’ve all been waiting for. The first gameplay trailer for it has just been… more

Kevin Smith’s TUSK Finds Distribution With A24

Kevin Smith’s latest attempt at a horror film, Tusk, has found distribution with distributor A24. Tusk, starring Justin Long, Michael Parks, and Haley Joel Osment, is described, according to… more

Watch This Terrifying Live-Action ATTACK ON TITAN Subaru Ad

The team that’s behind the upcoming live-action Attack On Titan movie teamed up with Subaru to collaborate on an ad for the Subaru Forester, ’cause what better way to sell… more
 

Nerdist News: Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expansion, Deathlok on S.H.I.E.L.D., ATTACK ON TITAN Movie, and MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOWS OF MORDOR

Hot and fresh out the kitchen, we’ve got a slammin’ edition of Nerdist News with Jessica Chobot! Cause it’s almost the freakin’ weekend, and we’re ready to have us some… more

Sir Patrick Stewart Narrates In New CASTLEVANIA: LORDS OF SHADOW 2 Trailer

Right up next to Morgan Freeman and Ron Pearlman on the people who I’d let talk nonsense into my ear without giving a damn list is Sir Patrick Stewart. Professor…… more

GAME OF THRONES ICE AND FIRE: A FORESHADOWING to Debut February 9th

Who is ready for Game of Thrones?!? HECK yeah, I’m ready! Season 4 premieres on HBO on Sunday, April 6th, but for those of you (like me!) who just… more
 

The Official Poster For THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART I

The official poster and logo art was recently unveiled for the next Hunger Games film, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I. The artist, whom I’m convinced is a pyromaniac or… more

Real Life Horror! Ghost Ship Adrift with Cannibal Rats Onboard

If you follow childhood horror maestro R.L. Stine on Twitter you know that he is a fan of sharing “True Horror” tales with his unsuspecting Twitter audience. These are… more

EXCLUSIVE: HANNIBAL Season 2 Teaser Shows Detective Graham In a Familiar Position

The Season 2 teaser for Hannibal is here, and Nerdist has it first! The horror-drama returns to NBC next month and we’ve got a look at Detective Will Graham in… more
 

Odd City’s New Limited Edition SECRET OF NIMH Artwork

If great things from your childhood make you weep then get ready for some serious Claire Danes-cry face: Austin, TX-based Odd City has teamed up with up-and-coming illustrator Erica Williams… more

This Crazy UTOPIA Series Sounds Like an RPG Come to Life

Take one part reality television, two parts Settlers of Catan, add a dash of Hunger Games-potential, and you have Utopia, an absolutely batshit-sounding reality monster set to air on Fox…. more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 1/25/13

The news that Justin Bieber got arrested for drag racing and driving under the influence probably shouldn’t be called “news,” or matter at all. In comedy news alone, Amy Poehler… more