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Why Are So Many Big Franchises Skipping This Year’s Hall H at SDCC?

Some major film and TV franchises are skipping this year’s Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con. On today’s Nerdist News Talks Back we discussed what their absence means for the Nerd Super Bowl, along with all of those Star Wars films in development, Jon Bernthal‘s return to The Walking Dead, Wonder Woman’s invisible jet, and […]

This Giant Sloth Costume Is Both Adorable and Horrifying

Everyone loves sloths, and why wouldn’t they? Not only are they absolutely adorable, they seem to have life all figured out. Most of their existence is dedicated to hanging out in trees in beautiful climates, and when they do have to move they go as slowly as they possibly can. They’re basically Florida retirees as […]

E3 Gets Invaded by That Weird Gamer Guy Again

This year’s E3 was another huge success, with video game fans getting a glimpse at the promising future of their favorite franchises and consoles. But even amid all the excitement and cheer, things still ended up getting a little strange, as they always do when the world’s weirdest gamer guy shows up to share his […]

Which JURASSIC PARK Character Would Best Help You Survive? The Definitive Ranking

Over the last 25 years I’ve watched Jurassic Park roughly 25 dozen times, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned from repeated viewings it’s this: if I were on that island I would definitely be eaten by a dinosaur. But what if I had someone to help me survive? Which character from the film would […]

SPONGEBOB’s Mr. Krabs Fills in for THE OFFICE’s Michael Scott

When Clancy Brown joined host Rob Paulsen on our Alpha series Talkin’ Toons, we bargained with him to recreate Doctor Strange’s encounter with Dormammu as his Trollhunters character Gunmar. But as much fun as it was to hear him as the Destroyer of Worlds, you don’t have one of the most famous denizens of Bikini Bottom […]

HITMAN’s Agent 47 Visits the Nerdist Office with Deadly Results

We have a killer prop closet here at Nerdist, but that doesn’t mean we want to spend all day in it. Okay, yes, maybe we do, but that doesn’t mean we want to be forced into it against our will by a skilled assassin. Unfortunately when Hitman‘s Agent 47 visits the office to recover some […]


New images for Ant-Man and the Wasp gave us our best look yet at Michelle Pfeiffer‘s Janet van Dyne, but will we also see her in Avengers 4? On today’s Nerdist News Talks Back we tried to figure out how the movie will fit in with the events of Infinity War, along with the latest […]

Does the World Need Two Different Joker Standalone Movies?

Jared Leto is getting his own standalone Joker movie, which means the DCEU has two films planned for the Clown Prince of Crime. On today’s Nerdist News Talks Back we discussed where the franchise is headed, along with the trailer for the new animated Spider-Man movie, and first reactions to The Incredibles 2 and Jurassic […]

New WESTWORLD Images Remember Ghost Nation

It will be impossible to forget last week’s explosive Westworld, but based on new images from this Sunday’s episode the show will remember the park’s Ghost Nation, in what appears to be a standalone episode that will finally move the mysterious tribe from the periphery of the story to the forefront. The post-credits teaser from […]

Can BUMBLEBEE Revive the TRANSFORMERS Franchise?

We got the first trailer for Bumblebee, and it looks like it could be a very different kind of Transformers movie. On today’s Nerdist News Talks Back we discussed if it could get the franchise back on track, along with the new trailers for The LEGO Movie 2 and Mortal Engines. Jessica Chobot was joined by Nerdist […]

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