Peter Mayhew Will Return as Chewbacca in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

- 04-07-14Cool Stuff, Film Posted by James Daniels

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Though there has been no comment from Disney or Lucasfilm, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that actor Peter Mayhew will (for the fifth time) reprise his role as the Wookiee Chewbacca, first mate of the Millenium Falcon and hero of the Clone Wars in Star Wars: Episode VII. (more…)

Disney Overlord Speaks – ‘Star Wars VII’ is Shooting, Casting Just About Done

- 04-06-14Film Posted by Jason McAnelly

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard some solid news about the new Star Wars flick. The real information gets mixed in with all the damned rumors so we never quite know what’s actually going on. But now, there’s some really-real news from an actual Disney guy! Check out the video below to hear Disney chairman Alan Horn talking a bit about the state of Episode VII. (more…)

Disney & Pixar Announce ‘Incredibles 2′ is in the Works

- 03-18-14Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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BREAKING. About 10 years after the release of The Incredibles, Disney CEO Robert A. Iger dropped some surprise news of the pleasant variety when he told shareholders and D23 Members at today’s Annual General Meeting that Pixar is developing a big screen sequel to the animated superhero film. (more…)

Will This be the Logo for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’?

- 03-14-14Film Posted by Brent Cook

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The latest speculation on Star Wars: Episode VII has been over who the new lead would be, but amidst that commotion, it seems as though the logo for the first film of the new trilogy may have been leaked! Could the films in the Disney saga be ditching the roman numerals labels of previous entries? (more…)

‘Cap’ Screenwriters Talk ‘Agent Carter’ Series Deets

- 03-14-14Film, TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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The hype is in overdrive for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and why not, it’s going to be massive hit right?. Still, Marvel Studios, a subsidiary of Disney, is a building a massive entertainment empire that needs to expand or die (I guess). So while doing press for the new Captain America film, the topics of conversations have come to include a potential TV spin-off of the franchise, the one featuring Cap’s girl Friday from The First Avenger. (more…)

Insane Pastor Rants that “Frozen” Will Turn Your Kids Into Kinky, Satan-Loving, Gay, Animal-Sex Lovers

- 03-12-14WTF? Posted by Jason McAnelly

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And because the world is filled with crazy, paranoid and hateful people, we here at Nerd Bastards bring you this breaking news – There’s a loopy religious guy ranting about how Disney’s Frozen will destroy your kids’ minds, reducing them to depraved sub-humans that want to have gay sex and molest animals while worshipping the all-powerful Satan-monster. Yup, that’s the scoop, boys and girls. At least according to Pastor Kevin Swanson. (more…)

‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Final Episodes Hit Netflix & Dave Filoni Teases the Series’ Future

- 03-07-14TV Posted by Sarah Moran

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Today the entirety of Star Wars: The Clone Wars becomes available through Netflix’s Instant Streaming service. Along with the five seasons that aired on Cartoon Network between 2008 and 2013, there are also 13 previously unaired episodes – referred to as “The Lost Missions” – that serve as the conclusion to the celebrated animated series. For now, anyway. (more…)

Idris Elba Cast in Jon Favreau’s Live Action ‘Jungle Book’

- 03-07-14Film Posted by Brent Cook

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Both Warner Bros. and Disney are looking to adapt the classic children’s story, The Jungle Book, to live action, but it seems as though Disney has the drop on their competition. Not only do they already have Jon Favreau locked down as their director, but they just cast Idris Elba in a big role for the movie. What role will the Thor: The Dark World star be bringing to life? (more…)

Harrison Ford Holds Disney to Two More Indys

- 02-25-14Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Rumor has it that Harrison Ford would only return to the Star Wars universe on condition that he be allowed to don the fedora and leather jacket of Indiana Jones once more. Or make that twice more. Those in the know are saying that Disney, which bought the rights to the franchise and characters last year following the blockbuster Lucasfilm deal, are now holding up their end, trying to find a way to get Ford to continue the adventures of everyone’s favorite globetrotting archaeologist-adventurer. (more…)

Stan Lee Media and Marvel Continue to Throw Lawyers at Each Other Over Copyrights

- 02-19-14Comics Posted by Jason McAnelly

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Some time back, Stan Lee formed a group known as Stan Lee Media Inc. That financial enterprise was short-lived and ended in a fiasco that had shareholders grabbing for bits and piece of anything they could find, including the rights to Lee’s characters. Since then, legal battles aplenty have ensued (no pun intended). Now, yet another fight between lawyers without super powers is going down as Disney, SLMI, Marvel and a Pennsylvania-based Broadway revue try to figure out who the hell owns what. (more…)