It’s Sci-Fi Week on ‘The Nerdist’
This week on an all-new episode of ‘The Nerdist,’ expert in all things monsters and demons, filmmaker Guillermo del Toro comes on the show to talk about his new sci-fi film “Pacific Rim,” starring our very own Idris Elba of “Luther,” coming to theatres on July 11.
Watch a sneak peek of the episode:
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In the comments section below, tell us: If you could be one Guillermo Del Toro monster character, who would it be and why?
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Matt Mira and Jonah Ray pitch a horror movie idea to Del Toro called “Wolfie Paleman,” followed by a segment called ZOD Talks, featuring film’s most terrifying villains including Bane from the “Batman” series, Darth Vader from “Star Wars,” Cobra Commander from “G.I. Joe’”and Voldemort from “Harry Potter.”
Plus, Katee Sachoff of “Battlestar Galactica” geeks out about her love of the Sci-Fi genre and mentions her favorite movie “Predator,” as well as experiencing bizarre run-ins at Comic-Con.
The panel plays a round of “BBC-SEEN-It” and “Doctor Who” star Matt Smith virtually joins Chris Hardwick in an interview about the Season 7 finale.
Finally, IFC’s “Portlandia” comedian Ron Funches pulls some punches with his stand-up act.
Don’t miss the episode on Saturday, May 25 at 10pm/9c!