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

FROZEN’s Olaf, Reimagined as… Disney Princesses?

We know, we know. The Frozen parody thing has gotten a little out of hand. The numbers don’t lie; Nearly everyone loves Frozen, and whenever there’s something deeply… more

DisneyNature Releases Clips from BEARS Documentary

In anticipation of DisneyNature’s Bears, Disney has just released two clips from the movie. The movie follows a mother Alaskan brown bear, Sky, and her two cubs Scout and Amber… 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
 

Next Year’s Disneynature Movie is MONKEY KINGDOM

From the team that brought you African Cats, Chimpanzee, and Bears, comes Monkey Kingdom, next year’s Disneynature movie. Monkey Kingdom is the story of a mother and baby monkey struggling… more

Report: Unknown British Actress Up For Major STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Role?

According to a story in The Hollywood Reporter, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, an unknown Oxford-educated actress without a single movie credit to her name, is up for a major part in Star… more

WRECK-IT RALPH Composer Outs New Sequel In The Works

Movie composer Henry Jackman, who’s also known for his work on X-Men: First Class and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, has revealed that a Wreck-It Ralph sequel is in the… more
 

Disney Chairman Reveals STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Is Already Filming

Not too long ago in our own galaxy, Lucasfilm and Disney confirmed that filming for Star Wars: Episode VII was slated to begin in May. Specifically, they stated principal photography… more

New MALEFICENT Banner Offers a Better Look at Angelina Jolie, Fantasy Critters

Hey guys, how evil does Sharlto Copley look in the trailer for Maleficent? The prequel/update to Disney’s version of Sleeping Beauty has been kind of slow to grab my… more

Disney Re-imagines The 7 Dwarfs As ‘Hip’ In New Cartoon Series 7D

Disney has always been smart enough to cash in and exploit expand and monetize their classic animated characters for a new generation (Tinkerbell, anyone?) and according to a news report… more
 

Ultimate Disney Vs. Capcom — FIGHT!

What happens when Disney characters collide with the universe of Marvel vs. Capcom? Thanks to artist Michael Villamejor, finding out is less than a wave dash away. He’s reimagined… more
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More Mickey Mouse! Season Two of Super Stylized Cartoon Shorts Is Coming Soon!

Mickey Mouse has been traveling the globe lately in some slick, stylized, colorful cartoon shorts, and they’re REALLY GOOD. Season One debuted in 2013 with the Parisian adventure of Croissant… more

Disney’s THE PIRATE FAIRY: One Step Closer to STEM Fairies?

Disney princesses are everywhere, and the toy aisle is super saturated with their altered visages. (I’m not including Anna & Elsa in this group – they’ve yet to go through the… more
 

Rumor: Disney/Lucasfilm To Recast Indiana Jones…With Bradley Cooper?

The master rumor mavens over at Latino Review have dropped another doozy of a rumor today, and one that really shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. According to their… more

MUPPETS MOST WANTED Red Carpet with Lindalee

The Muppets make us all feel like kids again, so who better to guide us through the Muppets Most Wanted red carpet than the Nerdist Alliance’s 5-1/2-year-old kid reporter,… more

Mark Hamill To Make First Ever Appearance at Disney’s Star Wars Weekends

You never know which stars from the Star Wars films and animated series will show up at Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ Star Wars Weekends. The guests change from year to year,… more
 

Watch a Video Recap of Mondo Gallery’s Disney Art Show

Mondo Gallery is known for presenting fine art posters for films, and when they partnered up with Oh My Disney to present a show at South by Southwest (SXSW), we… more

Please Enjoy The Dulcet Tones of Tom Hiddleston Singing as Captain Hook

We thought you might enjoy this little video of Tom Hiddleston as the voice of Captain Hook in the upcoming DVD release of The Pirate Fairy singing “The Frigate That… more

Sofia Coppola To Direct Live-Action THE LITTLE MERMAID For Universal

Director Sofia Coppola, best known for her films Lost in Translation, The Bling Ring, Marie Antoinette and the amazing The Virgin Suicides, has been tapped by Universal to direct a… more
 

First Glimpses of Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver & Hulkbuster Iron Man Production Art For AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

So thanks to Marvel.com,  as well as ABC’s special presentation of Marvel: Assembling a Universe, we have our first glimpses, via production art, on what the Scarlet Witch and… more

Disney/Pixar Announces THE INCREDIBLES 2 & CARS 3

If there was one classic Pixar film that lent itself to a sequel more than any other, it’s definitely The Incredibles, Brad Bird’s now classic take on a superhero family… more

Catch a Winged Angelina Jolie in the New MALEFICENT Trailer

Disney Insider released a new Maleficent trailer today, and it shows both a loyalty to the classic animated source material and an intriguing life of its own. Check it out:… more
 

The Shelf: FROZEN, SAVING MR. BANKS, AMERICAN HUSTLE

This week, we’ve got a two-time Oscar winner, a ten-time Oscar nominee, and a zero-time Oscar anything but very possibly should have had a couple. We’ve also got a movie… more

Bob Iger Reveals When STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Will Take Place

Disney’s annual shareholder’s meeting took place today, and among other announcements, CEO Bob Iger dropped some news about Star Wars: Episode VII. First of all, he reiterated the only official… more

The FX of ’79 – THE BLACK HOLE

In the early ’80s, Disney was trying to go a bit darker and more grown up while still being “family” entertainment. They wanted to push the boundaries of narrative away… more