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Nerd Party News

Every week Mike and Lance will deliver the most crucial movie, TV, and overall nerd news right to your favorite podcast service. They'll discuss the top stories and give you their insight into the behind-the-scenes information they've unearthed.


Shakman on Star Trek, Space Jam 2 (NPN Jul 19)
Mike and Lance wrap up their run on Nerd Party News with a discussion on Black Widow, Loki, Matt Shakman directing Star Trek 14, Star Wars: Visions, Antonio Banderas in Indiana Jones 5, The Peacemaker directors, Wes Tooke writing The Thomas Crown Affair, Albert Hughes directing The Continental, Space Jam: A New Legacy, and a tease of what’s to come.
76:47 07/19/2021
Beast Wars Movie, Rogue Squadron Writer (NPN Jun 28)
Lance and Mike discuss the new trailers for The Suicide Squad, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and Halloween Kills, release date changes for Dune, The Many Saints of Newark, and Cry Macho, Madame X from Angela Robinson and J.J. Abrams, the potential Smallville animated series, Scarlett Johansson on The Tower of Terror, July Delpy not acting in the fourth Before movie, and Mathew Robinson writing Rogue Squadron.
44:55 07/01/2021
Picard S2 Trailer, Diesel in Avatar (NPN JUN 21)
Mike and Lance discuss the Supergirl costume from The Flash movie, trailers for the upcoming seasons of Titans and Star Trek: Picard, Jeb Stuart showrunning Assassin’s Creed, Doug Liman’s Everest, sequels to Nobody and Blacula, and Vin Diesel in Avatar.
36:30 06/21/2021
Lord of the Rings Anime, MOTU: Revelation Trailer (NPN Jun 14)
Lance and Mike discuss the premieres of The Bachelorette and Loki, trailers for Masters of the Universe: Revelation, No Sudden Move, tick tick… BOOM, the poster for Jurassic World: Dominion, Behind the Attraction, Batwing on Batwoman, the League of Super-Pets cast, the Aquaman sequel title, Bryan Fuller directing Christine, the Ted TV series, and the new anime movie, The Lord of the Rings: The War of Rohirrim.
35:05 06/14/2021
Keaton’s New Batsuit, Rae as Spider-Woman (NPN Jun 7)
Mike and Lance discuss the cancelation of Jupiter’s Legacy, the Quiet Place spin-off, the Cruella sequel, Seth Rogen’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Master and Commander prequel, Issa Rae as Spider-Woman, in Spider-Verse 2, Jonathan Majors in Creed III, Donnie Yen in John Wick: Chapter 4, Taylor Swift in the new David O. Russell movie, the Reminiscence trailer, SHAZAM’s new costume, and Michael Keaton’s new Batsuit in The Flash.
50:18 06/07/2021
Amazon Buys MGM, Trailer Round-Up (NPN May 31)
Lance and Mike discuss the sale of MGM to Amazon, new trailers for The Sparks Brothers, Last Night in Soho, Infinite, The Tomorrow War, Gunpowder Milkshake, Old, Jungle Cruise and Eternals, Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Kraven the Hunter, Disney+’s Okoye series, Dwayne Johnson as Krypto in League of Super-Pets, Teen Titans Go! See Space Jam, Lee Toland Krieger directing Green Lantern, Henry Cavill in Highlander, and Star Wars: Rangers of the New Republic getting shelved.
41:01 06/03/2021
Masters of the Universe, Bring It On Halloween (NPN May 17)
Mike and Lance discuss Masters of the Universe: Revelation, Knives Out sequel casting, the trailer for Venom: Let There Be Carnage, title reveals for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and The Marvels, Secret Invasion’s directors, the search for a new Superman, Regina King directing Bitter Root, Chris Miller and Phil Lord directing The Premonition, Antoine Fuqua directing Hulu’s Los Angeles Lakers documentary, Muppets Haunted Mansion, and Bring It On Halloween.
51:40 05/17/2021
DC FanDome, Green Lantern (NPN May 3)
Lance and Mike discuss the return of the DC FanDome, Guy Gardner casting and plot details on HBO MAX’s Green Lantern, CW’s Naomi, Netflix’s Sweet Tooth, David Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Future, and Adam Wingard’s Son of Kong.
38:05 05/03/2021
Oscars, Captain America 4 (NPN Apr 26)
Mike and Lance discuss the season finale of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Captain America 4, and the Oscars.
43:12 05/01/2021
Arclight Closing, Mikkelsen in Indy 5 (NPN Apr 19)
Lance and Mike discuss the return of The Bachelorette, seasons 3 & 4 of Bridgerton, Arclight Cinemas closing, a documentary about the search for the uncut version of The Magnificent Ambersons, Perestroika in Paris, Night of Camp David, Renfield, Starlight, Gundam, an Arlington Road tv series, Dominic Purcell leaving Legends of Tomorrow, and Mads Mikkelsen joining Indiana Jones 5.
51:21 04/19/2021
Star Trek News, New Release Dates (NPN Apr 12)
Mike and Lance discuss new movie release dates for Soggy Bottom, Top Gun: Maverick, Mission: Impossible 7 and others, Star Trek news, including new trailers and a new movie, Obi-Wan Kenobi casting, new trailers for Loki, Batman: The Long Halloween, Space Jame: A New Legacy and more, Knives Out sequels at Netflix, Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Indiana Jones 5, and Ray Fisher's experience on Justice League.
46:03 04/12/2021
Release Date Changes, DC Casting (NPN Mar 29)
Lance and Mike discuss Antoine Fuqua’s Tyson starring Jamie Foxx, movie release date changes, Marvel’s Hawkeye spinoff, Echo, The Suicide Squad trailer, the fate Zack Snyder’s Justice League 2 and the Ayer Cut of Suicide Squad, Ron Livingston in The Flash, Wallis Day in Batwoman, Helen Mirren in Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Pierce Brosnan in Black Adam, Emerald Fennell writing Zatanna, Randy McKinnon writing Static Shock, and Angel Manuel Soto directing Transformers.
46:29 03/29/2021
Oscar Nominations, Justice League Reactions (NPN Mar 22)
Mike and Lance discuss Zack Snyder’s Justice League, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and the Oscar nominations.
65:44 03/23/2021
LA Theatres Reopen, Star Trek: SNW Casting (NPN Mar 15)
Lance and Mike discuss the reopening of Los Angeles movie theaters, Elizabeth Banks’ Cocaine Bear, Kenneth Branagh’s Bee Gees movie, casting news for The Flash movie, Steven Spielberg’s new semi-autobiographical movie, Michael B. Jordan directing Creed III, Nicholas Meyer’s new Star Trek movie pitch, casting on Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and The Powerpuff Girls, the trailer for Antoine Fuqua’s new documentary The Day Sports Stood Still, and nominations for the ACE, ASC, DGA, and PGA awards.
63:24 03/14/2021
WandaVision Recap, SDCC Canceled (NPN Mar 8)
Mike and Lance are joined by Brandon-Shea Mutala of House Lights to discuss the WandaVision finale, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield in Spider-Man: No Way Home, Superman & Lois’ first season delay and second season renewal, San Diego Comic-Con’s cancelation, release date changes for F9: Fast & Furious, A Quiet Place: Part II, Infinite, Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, Minions: The Rise of Gru, and Fatherhood, the trailer for Without Remorse, Stephen King’s The Talisman on Netflix, Bill Nye and Brannon Braga’s The End is Nye on Peacock, Kalinda Vazquez on Star Trek 14, and the Golden Globe winners.
71:45 03/08/2021
Coates on Superman, Paramount+ Presentation (NPN Mar 1)
Lance and Mike discuss Ta-Nehisi Coates' Superman movie, Angel Manuel Soto's Blue Beetle movie, new Justice League footage, trailers for Army of the Dead and M.O.D.O.K., the title for the next Spider-Man movie, the Paramount+ presentation, including news on Halo, Star Trek: Prodigy, Frasier, Avatar, and The Twilight Zone, Netflix's The Terminator anime, Amazon's G.I. Joe series, and Steven Soderbergh's KIMI. 
65:35 03/01/2021
Batman '89, Supergirl in The Flash
Mike and Lance discuss the Superman '78 and Batman '89 comic series, Sasha Calle as Supergirl in The Flash movie, the rumor of Emilia Clarke in Aquaman 2, the Wondergirl TV series not moving forward, J.J. Abrams' Constantine HBO Max series reboot, Patrick Stewart's MCU discussions, the Cruella trailer, Tim Burton's Wednesday Netflix series, Edgar Wright's The Running Man remake, and the WGA nominations.
55:49 02/22/2021
Justice League Trailer, Carano Out of Star Wars (NPN Feb 15)
Lance Laster and Mike Schindler discuss the Without Remorse release date, new trailers for F9: Fast & Furious, Old, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Zack Snyder's Justice League, Charisma Carpenter's allegations against Joss Whedon, Gina Carano's removal from Star Wars and her new film at The Daily Wire, Judd Apatow's The Bubble, Sandra Bullock and Brad Pitt in Bullet Train, Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge in a Mr. & Mrs. Smith TV series, The 4400 reboot, new HBO Max cartoons including Clone High, Velma and Cover, DC's delayed relaunch of Milestone, Will Eubank's Paranormal Activity movie, and Adam Wingard's Face/Off sequel.
68:36 02/15/2021
Wakanda TV Series, Cathy Yan's Birds of Prey (NPN Feb 8)
Mike Schindler and Lance Laster discuss their reaction to WandaVision 1.5, Ryan Coogler's Kingdom of Wakanda TV series, Don Cheadle in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Stacy Osei-Kuffour writing Blade, early renewals for The Flash, Batwoman, and Legends of Tomorrow, Cathy Yan's director's cut of Birds of Prey, Yan's next movie, The Freshening, The Nevers trailer, Chiwetel Ejiofor in Alex Kurtzman's The Man Who Fell to Earth miniseries, Jon M. Chu directing Wicked, and the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nominations.
62:40 02/08/2021
Justice League Release Date, New A24 Projects
Lance Laster and Mike Schindler are joined by Lee Hutchison, of Filibuster and The A24 Project to discuss the release date of Zack Snyder's Justice League on HBO Max, two new A24 movies, Kelly Reichardt's Showing Up and Joanna Hogg's The Eternal Daughter, Robert Rodriguez's Spy Kids reboot, Kevin Smith's Jersey Girl: The Snyder Cut, the casting of Sandman, the new animated series for Skull Island and Tomb Raider, Misha Green writing and directing Tomb Raider 2, Darren Aronofsky's Adrift, George Clooney's Buck Rogers TV series, Noah Baumbach's White Noise, the Harry Potter TV series, and the top ten lists for the American Film Institute and the National Board of Review.
66:01 02/01/2021
Release Date Changes, Batman: TAS Returns (NPN Jan 25)
Mike Schindler and Lance Laster discuss all 29 movie release date changes, including No Time To Die, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, and Morbius, the upcoming launch of Paramount+, the recent launch of DC Universe Infinite, the trailer and series premiere of Superman & Lois, Barbara Gordon on Titans, the return of Batman: The Animated Series, the From Dusk Till Dawn animated series, the Game of Thrones prequel - Tales of Dunk and Egg, and the renewal of Bridgerton. 
63:43 01/25/2021
Fisher Out of The Flash, Evans Back In the MCU? (NPN Jan 18)
Lance Laster and Mike Schindler discuss Deadpool 3 in the MCU, Ethan Hawke in Moon Knight, Chris Evans' possible return as Captain America, Joe Barton as the GCPD showrunner, Harry Lennix as the Martian Manhunter in Justice League, Ray Fisher out of Flash, movie release date changes, Netflix's 2021 movie slate, Darren Aronofsky's The Whale, Aaron Sorkin's Being the Ricardos, Ridley Scott's Kitbag, HBO's The Last of Us series, and Ubisoft's open world Star Wars game.
56:43 01/18/2021
Keaton as Batman, Feige's Star Wars (NPN Jan 11)
Mike Schindler and Lance Laster discuss Michael Keaton's role as Batman in the DCEU, the fate of the Green Arrow and the Canaries spin-off, Robert Rodriguez's We Can Be Heroes sequel, Michael Waldron writing the Kevin Feige Star Wars movie, the new trailers for Cherry, Locked Down and Malcolm & Marie, Steven Soderbergh's new cut of Kafka, and the career of director Michael Apted.
44:18 01/11/2021
2020 Top Tens, DC Movie Plans (NPN Jan 4)
Lance Laster and Mike Schindler reveal their 2020 Top Ten lists and discuss the future of DC movies, Michael B. Jordan directing Creed III, and Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion “sequel”.
72:31 01/04/2021
Wonder Woman 3, Rodriguez on The Book of Boba Fett (NPN Dec 28)
Mike Schindler and Lance Laster discuss Soul, WW84, Patty Jenkins returning for Wonder Woman 3, Warner Bros. 2023 release dates for Furiosa, Coyote vs. Acme, and The Color Purple, MGM's sale status, David Gordon Green on The Exorcist, and Robert Rodriguez on The Book of Boba Fett. 
53:12 12/28/2020
The Book of Boba Fett, DC Infinite Frontier (NPN Dec 21)
Lance Laster and Mike Schindler discuss the reveal of The Book of Boba Fett, the passing of Jeremy Bulloch and Peter Lamont, Leonard Roberts' experience on Heroes, Chadwick Boseman in What If...?, Marvel's Legends, The Russo's The Electric State, The Dark Knight on the National Film Registry, Zack Snyder DC movie news, and DC's Infinite Frontier.
58:25 12/21/2020
Disney Investor Day (NPN Dec 14)
Mike Schindler and Lance Laster discuss Disney's Investor Day, including news on upcoming Star Wars and Marvel projects.
58:15 12/14/2020
Warner Bros. on HBO MAX, Hawkeye Casting (NPN Dec 7)
Hosts Lance Laster and Mike Schindler discuss this week's news, including Warner Bros.' 2021 movie slate on HBO MAX, John Diggle's return to the Arrowverse, and the new cast of Marvel's Hawkeye.  
49:30 12/07/2020
DC Future State, Godzilla vs. Kong, David Prowse (NPN Nov 30)
Welcome to the series premiere of Nerd Party News! Every week, hosts Lance Laster and Mike Schindler will deliver the biggest movie, TV, and nerd news right to your favorite podcast service. This week, Lance and Mike discuss DC's plans for their new comic event Future State, Godzilla vs. Kong's potential movie from theatres to streaming, Akiva Goldsman directing the pilot for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Major League Baseball's upcoming Field of Dreams game, and the passing of David Prowse.
38:46 11/30/2020