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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 […]

Has Comcast Killed the Disney and Fox Deal?

The deal between Disney and Fox seemed destined to happen…until recently. But Comcast has finally come in with its $65 million cash bid for 20th Century Fox, which is at least ten million higher than the House of Mouse was offering. Today’s Nerdist News Talks Back wonders if we’re about to see a high stakes bidding war […]

Is George Lucas’ Idea for STAR WARS Sequels What You Expected?

Some Star Wars fans have questioned whether Disney has taken the sequel trilogy into directions never intended by George Lucas. But now that Lucas has revealed his idea for the sequels involved microscopic lifeforms, perhaps the nostalgia effect won’t be quite as intense going forward. Today’s Nerdist News Talks Back dives into the Star Wars trilogy that […]

Does PS4’s New SPIDER-MAN Video Game Live Up to the Hype?

E3 2018 is barely underway, but the gaming companies have wasted no time in showing off their highly anticipated upcoming titles. Today’s Nerdist News Talks Back is kicking off our second day of E3 coverage with a look at the very impressive trailer for Spider-Man, a Playstation 4 exclusive title. The early hands-on impressions from E3 suggest it […]


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 […]

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 […]

Chris Hemsworth Says AVENGERS 4 Will Be More Shocking Than INFINITY WAR

Details around Avengers 4 are still scarce, so what did Chris Hemsworth mean when he said it will be more shocking than Infinity War? We discussed it on today’s Marvel-centric Nerdist News Talks Back, along with the future of the Sony’s own cinematic universe, and production beginning on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Joining […]

The Latest Rumors About FALLOUT 76

With the announcement of a new Fallout game, two different Pokémon RPGs coming to the Switch, and James Marsden starring in a Sonic the Hedgehog movie, it’s been a big week for video games, and on today’s Nerdist News Talks Back we broke down all of them to see which one has us most excited […]

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU’s Cast and Director Talk Back About the Film

We’ve been waiting to answer the call from Sorry to Bother You since its debut at Sundance earlier this year, but why wait for our phone to ring when it comes to theaters in July when we can invite the people behind the movie to Nerdist News Talks Back? On today’s very special episode we […]

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