Month: September 2020

Netflix’s The Sandman Series Casts Lead (Nerdist News w/ Dan Casey)

Netflix’s The Sandman Series Casts Lead (Nerdist News w/ Dan Casey)

Wake up, Sandmaniacs! We've got some major updates about Netflix's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's The Sandman, including when it starts filming and who will be playing the title role. Join Dan Casey on today's Nerdist News to get the inside scoop.

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Nerdist Book Club – Lovecraft Country Part 7

Nerdist Book Club – Lovecraft Country Part 7

Welcome to Nerdist Book Club, the online book club for all of the Nerdist community to discuss our favorite nerdy and geeky tomes!

Join Nerdist Editor-in-Chief Rachel Heine, Geekbomb's Maude Garrett, and El Rey Network's Hector Navarro as they spend another week in the mysterious and haunting world of Lovecraft Country! Make sure to join in on the conversation with your fellow bookworms in the chat!

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Which Kong Movie Reigns Supreme? (Nerdist News Talks Back)

Which Kong Movie Reigns Supreme? (Nerdist News Talks Back)

Host Dan Casey and his panel of guests discuss which version of Kong is king in this clip from Nerdist News Talks Back!

Watch Nerdist News Talks Back LIVE every Monday at 2pm PT right here on Nerdist Youtube!

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Challenge All Monsters

Challenge All Monsters

Never pick a fight with the big guy. Trust us on this.

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Disney Making Yet Another Lion King Sequel (Nerdist News w/ Dan Casey)

Disney Making Yet Another Lion King Sequel (Nerdist News w/ Dan Casey)

Did you ever wonder about Mufasa's origin story? Disney sure hopes so. The House of Mouse tapped Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins to helm a Godfather II-esque prequel to 2019's The Lion King. Get the inside scoop on what to expect on today's Nerdist News.

Read the full story on Nerdist: https://bit.ly/2ScGBNX

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Godzilla, Kong, and All Things Monsterverse (Nerdist News Talks Back)

Godzilla, Kong, and All Things Monsterverse (Nerdist News Talks Back)

From the classic Toho films to the modern Monsterverse, today’s episode of Nerdist News Talks Back is all about the biggest, baddest monsters in movie history. Join Dan Casey and guests Rosie Knight (Nerdist), Jessica Tseang (AMC's Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics), and Chris Mowry (Toho) for a stomp down memory lane with a celebration of all things Godzilla, Kong, and monster movie.

Today’s episode of Nerdist News Talks Back is brought to you by Playmates Toys. Check out their new line of Godzilla vs. Kong figures, available exclusively at Walmart: 11" Godzilla figure (https://bit.ly/3cfj5Js) and 11” Kong figure (https://bit.ly/3mB5a5d)

Today’s panel:

Vanessa Gritton (@nesgritton)
Ify Nwadiwe (@ifynwadiwe)
Dorian Parks (@dorianparksncrec)
Want more on today’s top stories?

Watch the full Enola Holmes trailer: https://bit.ly/3hKYNcF
First look at Dune’s sandworms: https://bit.ly/3bgJaY6
Resident Evil is getting a Netflix series: https://bit.ly/31xvRPy

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How Ultraman Wants to Take Over the World (Nerdist Now)

How Ultraman Wants to Take Over the World (Nerdist Now)

It’s one of Japan’s longest running and most popular superhero franchises, and now with a major streaming push and a brand new Marvel Comics series, Ultraman wants to take North America by storm. Here are 6 Ultra Facts you need to know about Ultraman.

Read more on Nerdist.com: https://nerdist.com/ultraman-what-you-need-to-know/

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Is a WANDAVISION Easter Egg the Key to the MCU? (Nerdist Now)

Is a WANDAVISION Easter Egg the Key to the MCU? (Nerdist Now)

In only its first full trailer, Disney+'s WandaVision has given so much for us in the theorizing game to chew on. But a little tiny Easter Egg might point to a tie to Scarlet Witch's most harrowing storylines, that of the X-Men-destroying House of M.

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Ex-Mob Boss Reveals The Top 5 Things Mafia Definitive Edition Gets Right

Ex-Mob Boss Reveals The Top 5 Things Mafia Definitive Edition Gets Right

Playing Mafia Definitive Edition is the definitive Mafia experience. Colombo Family ex-mob boss Michael Franzese reveals the top five things Mafia Definitive Edition gets right about his former life in the Mafia.

This video is made in paid partnership with 2K Games. Mafia Definitive Edition is available September 25. Learn more at MafiaGame.com

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How Flashpoint Could New 52 the DCEU (Nerdist News w/ Rachel Heine)

How Flashpoint Could New 52 the DCEU (Nerdist News w/ Rachel Heine)

We know Ezra Miller’s Flashpoint movie will feature multiple Batmans and bridge together multiple timelines. But we think it could also bring about a New 52 of sorts for the DC Extended Universe. Keep what works, get rid of the rest.

Read the full Flash theory here: https://nerdist.com/article/the-flash-new-52-dceu-flashpoint/

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