Justin Hartley and Director Charles Shyer Discuss Their New Film, ‘The Noel Diary’

Justin Hartley stars in and executive produces The Noel Diary, which Charles Shyer directed and co-wrote. The movie, based on the book by Richard Paul Evans, is now streaming on Netflix.

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Hard NOC Life 292: Thankful for ‘Andor’

This week on Hard NOC Life, Britney and Keith remember Jason David Frank and discuss how much grief has preoccupied the nerd spaces with Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and the most recent episode of Andor.

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Kal Penn on How ‘The Santa Clauses’ Appeals to New and Old Fans Alike

Kal Penn plays Simon in The Santa Clauses. The first two episodes are now streaming on Disney+. We discussed bringing back this magical world for new and old audiences, how his character fits into the story, his favorite holiday movies, and more!

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NOC Exclusive Clip: Rita Moreno Helps Emily Kinney Follow Her Heart in ‘Santa Bootcamp’

As part of Lifetime’s “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime,” Emily Kinney, Patrick Cassidy, and Rita Moreno are bringing audiences the magic of Christmas in Santa Bootcamp, which marks Melissa Joan Hart’s fourth Lifetime movie as a director. The holiday film premieres Saturday, November 19 at 8/7c, but before that, The Nerds of Color has an exclusive clip to share!

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Amy Adams, Maya Rudolph, and Gabriella Baldacchino Discuss Disney’s ‘Disenchanted’

Amy Adams, Maya Rudolph, and Gabriella Baldacchino star in Disenchanted, which is the sequel to Enchanted. The live-action musical comedy is now streaming on Disney+. Adams, who is reprising her role as Giselle, also serves as a producer.

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Idina Menzel Talks Bringing a New Side of Nancy to Life in ‘Disenchanted’

Idina Menzel reprises her role as Nancy Tremaine in Disenchanted, which is the sequel to Disney’s Enchanted. The live-action musical comedy premieres on November 18, only on Disney+. You can also stream her new song, “Love Power,” from the film now.

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Freddie Prinze Jr. and Aimee Garcia on Honest Representation in ‘Christmas with You’

Freddie Prinze Jr. and Aimee Garcia star as Miguel and Angelina in Christmas with You. The new holiday movie is now streaming on Netflix.

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Peter Billingsley Discusses ‘A Christmas Story Christmas’

Peter Billingsley is reprising his iconic role of Ralphie Parker in A Christmas Story Christmas, which he also produced and co-wrote. The family comedy is a follow-up to holiday favorite, A Christmas Story, and will debut November 17 on HBO Max.

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Elizabeth Mitchell and Austin Kane on Continuing the Holiday Magic with ‘The Santa Clauses’

Elizabeth Mitchell and Austin Kane star as Carol / Mrs. Claus and Cal in The Santa Clauses. The first two episodes are now streaming on Disney+.

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‘Strange World’ Cast and Crew on Reimagining a Classic Action-Adventure Story For Today

Those classic action adventure stories like Journey to the Center of the Earth and King Kong took audiences to unexplored worlds unknown where danger is around every corner. But they were all a product of their times where there was a lack of diversity within its characters. Fortunately, Walt Disney Animation Studios changes that with Strange World.

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Director Sally El Hosaini on Showcasing the Refugee Experience in ‘The Swimmers’

The Swimmers is the powerful and visceral story of real life Syrian sisters Yusra and Sara Mardini and their journey from war-torn Syria to Germany, and Yusra’s entry into the 2016 Rio Olympics. Groundbreaking in its showcasing of a refugee story, the film takes viewers on a journey through the Mediterranean and Europe, showcasing their various trials and tribulations as the strive forward to achieve their dream.

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Octavia Spencer on Why She Will Cherish Her Experience Making ‘Spirited’

Octavia Spencer portrays Kimberly in Spirited, which is a hilarious musical twist on A Christmas Carol that presents the story from the perspective of the ghosts. The movie premieres in theaters on Friday, November 11, and begins streaming Friday, November 18 on Apple TV+.

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‘Zootopia+’ Cast and Crew on Revisiting Menagerie City

Disney+ is all about nostalgia. While it is a streaming service where you can see some of your favorite Disney classics, it is also a place that serves as a home for some new content, some of which is an updated play on your favorite films like Zootopia. And in Zootopia+, audiences hope and crawl their way back into that cute and cuddly city where predators and prey happily co-exist.

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Lindsay Lohan and Chord Overstreet Talk Netflix’s ‘Falling for Christmas’

Lindsay Lohan and Chord Overstreet star in Falling for Christmas. The new holiday rom-com premieres November 10 on Netflix. Additionally, Lohan’s cover of “Jingle Bell Rock” from the movie is available now!

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Fall in Love with Sarah Drew and Justin Bruening in ‘Reindeer Games Homecoming’

As part of Lifetime’s “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime,” Sarah Drew and Justin Bruening are sharing the screen once again in Reindeer Games Homecoming. The Nerds of Color has an exclusive clip featuring the former Grey’s Anatomy duo, which we are so excited to share! The holiday film premieres Saturday, November 12 at 8/7c.

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Hard NOC Life 290: Pod Save the Republic

This week, Britney returns! They talk about the latest Andor and their anticipation for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. But be sure to stay tuned to the end to hear Dominic and Keith argue about the midterm elections. One thing is clear, though: DON’T VOTE FOR REPUBLICANS.

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Check Out the New Poster for ‘Shazam: Fury of the Gods’

We are going to have to wait a bit longer to witness the fury of the gods, as Shazam: Fury of the Gods, the sequel to 2019’s delightful Shazam! is due to hit theaters March 17. Originally the highly anticipated follow up was supposed to go toe-to-toe with Avatar: The Way of Water this Christmas, but was pushed in the wake of the WB/Discovery merger and the updated plans for the DC film slate. But never fear, just because we aren’t getting more of the Shazam family this year, doesn’t mean we aren’t getting some fun stuff. Today, WB/DC just debuted a new poster for the film.

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‘Strange World’ Featurette Has Cast Promising an Exciting Adventure

Walt Disney Animation Studios has released the newest featurette for their upcoming feature Strange World. From directors  Don Hall (Oscar®-winning Big Hero 6, Raya and the Last Dragon) and co-director/writer Qui Nguyen (co-writer Raya and the Last Dragon), the film is a take on the classic pulp comics of the past and centers on a family exploring a strange world that is just as crazy and bizarre just as it is mysterious, thrilling and mind-blowing.

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