Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist Heads into The Hive; Get Your First Look at #SDCC15


Starting out as a website and podcast, “The Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist Industries is now dipping its toes into film distribution, and the first title the company has acquired is of the horror variety. So read on for all the details, including how you can be among the first to see The Hive at the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con!

From the Press Release:
This fall, Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist Industries brings you a new vision of terror with sci-fi horror film The Hive, the first release under his Nerdist Presents film label. Nerdist is bringing the film to Comic-Con for fans to get their first look at the future of horror, a film James Gunn calls, “The most horrifying love story ever!”

From the producer of Scream, Nerdist Presents The Hive turns the contagion genre on its proverbial bleeding ear. The cross-genre thriller starring Gabriel Basso (Kings of Summer, Super 8), Kathryn Prescott (MTV’s “Finding Carter,” “Skins”), Jacob Zachar (“Greek”), and Gabrielle Walsh (“The Vampire Diaries,” Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones) received raves after its debut at Fantastic Fest in Austin; and Nerdist Founder and CEO Chris Hardwick said, “THIS MOVIE IS SO MUCH DAMN FUN. The first time I saw it, I was blown away by how fresh and inventive the story was, which is no small feat in horror. I knew right away I wanted to help get this movie into the eyes and earholes of horror fans.”

 When Camp Yellow Jacket has fallen into chaos, teen counselor Adam wakes up in a boarded up cabin with no memory of who or where he is. His only clue as to what’s happening are the notes he’s scrawled for himself on the walls and the disturbing physical transformation he must overcome. The only memories he has aren’t his own; yet, those memories may be the key to Adam’s survival.

In speaking on the release, prolific horror producer Cary Granat, who made the film with producers Ed Jones, Vincent Seiber, and Jared Mass, said, “We are thrilled to have the Nerdist Presents brand on The Hive. The Nerdist team reminds me so much of the early days of Dimension in that they are aggressive, smart, innovative, in touch with their audience, and focused on creating new rules to marketing.”

Coming to theaters and digital movie platforms this fall, Nerdist Presents The Hive is the next generation of horror film from director Dave Yarovesky with fast-paced scares, biting humor, and a wicked soundtrack featuring Steve Aoki.  

The Hive

Nerdist Presents The Hive Comic-Con Schedule:

Friday, July 10th
12:00-12:30pm – The Nerdist Conival @ Petco Park
A conversation with director Dave Yarovesky and the cast

Saturday July 11th
1:00-2:00pm – The Nerdist Panel w/ Chris Hardwick (Indigo Ballroom)
Director Dave Yarovesky joins Chris and the Nerdist team for their annual panel.

3:30-4:30pm – Nerdist Presents The Hive (Horton Grand Theater) Ticketed Event*
Director Dave Yarovesky and the cast host an intimate panel where fans can get their first look at the film.

*Entry to each Horton Grand Theatre panel requires a ticket for the corresponding panel. Drawings for panel entry tickets at the Horton Grand Theatre will be held at 9:00 am in the Autograph Area (upstairs in the Sails Pavilion) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Each winner will receive entry for two. (Please note: There is limited disabled seating.) The tickets must be presented at the theatre to gain access. The Horton Grand Theatre has assigned seating. Please wear your Comic-Con 2015 badge also.

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