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Nerdist Mashes Up 'Shazam' with 'Big' in Parody Trailer
We are delighted to share Nerdist's newest trailer mashup featuring the Tom Hanks classic film Big with the upcoming Warner Bros Pictures' DC Comics film, Shazam. If that picture doesn't say it all, the trailer description sure does: Get ready for the BIGgest superhero movie of the summer! When Billy Batson says the magic word, SHAZAM – he transforms[...]
Deborah Ann Woll D&D Series 'Relics and Rarities' Premieres Tonight
We'd told you previously about the awesome-sounding Dungeons & Dragons show coming to ALPHA from True Blood and Marvel's Daredevil star Deborah Ann Woll, Geek & Sundry's Relics and Rarities, which finally premieres tonight exclusively on Alpha and on Nerdist. There was an announcement posted by Alpha, where the series will premiere, revealing some additional guest stars for the series like Charlie Cox, Janina[...]
The Nerdist Issues Statement on Chris Hardwick Situation
After the accusations leveled against media personality Chris Hardwick, The Nerdist has issued a statement. We were shocked to read the news this morning. Nerdist prides itself on being an inclusive company made up of a positive, diverse community of people who come together to share, celebrate, and discuss the things we love[...]
NBC Picks up Chris Hardwick's Scripted Comedy Natural History
Credit: Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 2.0] Wikimedia CommonsChris Hardwick, the man once known for MTV's Singled Out, Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses, and G4's Web Soup before creating his Nerdist empire, continues expanding his media empire with new scripted comedy series Natural History at NBC Both Hardwick and Futurama's David X Cohen will pen[...]
SDCC's Thursday Schedule Is Up
 If you're curious, the blue color blocked panels are 'programming' and the orange/yellow ones are the Comic Con International Film Festival selections. Hall H will host the 20th Century Fox presentation at 11:30am, the Brigsby Bear cast and filmmaker's panel at 12:45pm, MTV's Teen Wolf at 2pm, Netflix's Bright and Death Note at 3:15pm, and The Nerdist Panel with Chris Hardwick at[...]
An Emotional Zachary Levi Announces That Nerd HQ Will Not Be At SDCC 2017
I wonder why they could not partner with Nerdist or Amy Poehler's Smart Girls over at PetCo Park, but I digress The real loss here is the Conversations For A Cause, as anyone who is lucky enough to have attended one the last few years can attest, they are an opportunity to let the interview[...]
Brie Larson's "Captain Marvel" Costume Description Surfaces
 Larson had long been rumored to be the frontrunner for the role, beating out other fan favorite casting choices like Vikings star Katheryn Winnick, Battlestar Galactica's Katee Sackhoff, Charlize Theron and Emily Blunt. Today, Vanity Fair and Nerdist ran pieces that contain detailed descriptions of the costume we'll most likely see when Captain Marvel DOES hit screens[...]
Joe Manganiello Busts Out His Geek In New Series CelebriD&D
Joe Manganiello, who is playing Deathstroke in the upcoming Batman film, also likes to play D&D and is doing so in a new webseries from Geek & Sundry and Nerdist called CelebriD&D We have the first 7 minutes of the 45 minute premiere episode that pits Manganiello against Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe, Dan Casey and[...]
Beauty And The Beast Get A Hip Hop Parody
With the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast hitting theaters this weekend, the Nerdist has put together this parody music video of Migos song Bad and Boujee This version, Belle and Boujee, stars Amber Borzotra as Lumiere, Chasity Samone as Fifi, Jess Taras as Mrs Potts, Freddy Scott as Quavo the Plate, Dane Troy as Gaston and Gerald Grisette[...]
SDCC '15: The Nerdist Presents Comic Con the Musical
On Sunday, the Nerdist podcast released a special video in honor of San Diego Comic-Con In the short comedic piece Comic-Con the Musical, director Andrew Bowser lovingly parodies the convention experience The three-minute video follows actress Whitney Avalon (Princess Rap Battle) as she plays a woman who attends the convention and sings to viewers about her experience[...]
2 Ways To Win A Free SDCC Trip With Nerdist
ESET is a cyber security company and have been named "Nerdist's Official Cybersecurity Partner"  for 2015 I don't know if anyone else has an official cybersecurity partner. And they are launching a caption writing contest a to win a trip to San Diego Comic Con – flight, hotel and $500 to spend Which you can probably just do[...]
When Greg Pak And G Willow Wilson Joined Nerdist At New York Comic Con
by Ale Bodden Nerdist Writers Podcast hosts, Ben Blacker and Heath Corson, were joined on NYCC stage by creators Greg Pak (X-Treme X-Men) and G Willow Wilson (Ms Marvel) for a very interesting panel/discussion. Blacker asked them how, as writers, do they decide where to go with a story, Pak answered that the 1st time one can[...]
Late Night Fun – The Nerdist Returns With More Lightsaber Duels
The Nerdist, the website founded by Talking Dead and @Midnight host Chris Hardwick continues to let their geek flag fly with the help of Seth Green and his wife Clare Grant Joining her in battle are Rileah Vanderbilt and Alison Haislip. They posted the third installment of Star Wars Lightsaber Duels, this one called Revenge Of[...]