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‘Marvel’s The Defenders’ Stuns Fans With Debut Episode Screening & New Trailer For Netflix Series – Comic-Con

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UPDATED, 7:02 PM with video: After the debut episode of The Defenders was played at Comic-Con, Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb and the cast came out and showed a new trailer for the full series, which is being called “the war for New York.” PREVIOUSLY, 6:12 PM: Set in the huge Hall H, the San Diego Comic-Con debut of Marvel's The Defenders was always going to be a big deal, but the upcoming Netflix series’ panel went massive with a new Punisher clip, an Iron Fist renewal and the… Read


‘Vikings’ Gets Trailer & Season Premiere Date – Comic-Con

Vikings will sail back to TV with a two-hour Season 5 premiere on Wednesday, November 29, History said at San Diego Comic-Con today. The network also unveiled a new trailer for the season; watch it above. Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors) is a new addition to the cast as Bishop Heahmund, joining series regulars Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig and Alex Høgh Andersen. “A civil war can only bring tragedy,” says one of the Vikings during the trailer, and… Read


Crime Experts On Bellum Entertainment Shows Halt Work Until Back Wages Are Paid

Former FBI special agent Tim Clemente and his associates at XG Productions have worked on more than 100 true-crime shows for Bellum Entertainment, serving as on-air experts on shows like It Takes a Killer, I Married a Murderer and Corrupt Crimes. But Clemente says he and his colleagues – all former law enforcement officials – are through working for Bellum until they get paid the $50,000 they're owed in back wages. "We're no longer going to provide services to them until… Read


Sean Spicer Says Melissa McCarthy ‘Saturday Night Live’ Parody “Funny”; Sean Hannity Reminds Him It’s Not

“When it’s funny, it’s funny,” outgoing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says of Saturday Night Lives parody of him, on tonight’s Hannity. Hours earlier, Spicer resigned from his post, after Trump named Wall Street-er Anthony Scaramucci to be his new White House Communications Director. Spicer had been filling in on that role since May, and clearly wanted the gig, based on his decision to walk away from Trumpworld, saying he wanted to give Scaramucci a crack at a… Read


‘Iron Fist’ Renewed For Season 2 On Netflix – Comic-Con

Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb announced at Comic-Con today that Marvel’s Iron Fist will be back for Season 2 on Netflix. Loeb mentioned that Colleen Wing (Jessica Henwick) would team up with NYPD detective Misty Knight (Simone Missick), who first appeared in Season 1 of Marvel’s Luke Cage. Finn Jones stars in Iron Fist as Danny Rand, the heir to the multbillion-dollar Rand Corp. His parents died in a plane crash, and he was the only survivor. He returns to New York, where he… Read


‘The Punisher’ Drops New Teaser In Hall H – Comic-Con

Jon Bernthal showed up in Hall H to unveil a brand-new teaser clip for the upcoming Netflix/Marvel series The Punisher. In the video, Bernthal as Frank Castle/The Punisher is seen playing the guitar with his daughter. His story is that his family was taken from him. We see the Punisher on the warpath, taking out bikers in rural Alabama, then snipering a drug lord in Juarez, Mexico, from a perch in El Paso. Lastly, we see Bernthal beating the almighty out of a sleazy… Read


‘Outlander’ Surprises Fans With Screening Of Season 3 Debut – Comic-Con

It's less than two months until Outlander returns for its third season but today fans at the Comic-Con panel for the sultry Starz drama were rewarded with a surprise screening of the season opener. Executive producer Ronald D. Moore dropped the treat at the end of the panel this evening when a packed Ballroom 20 thought they were going to be given another look at the S3 trailer that went public a few days ago. Set to debut on September 10, the Moore penned opening "The… Read


‘Descendants 2’: Bobby Moynihan Is Voice of Dude The Dog

You might recognize a familiar voice in Descendants 2, the sequel to Disney Channel's hit 2015 musical fantasy original movie about the teenage children of classic Disney villains, which premiered tonight. Saturday Night Live alum Bobby Moynihan, who voices Louie the duck  in the upcoming Disney XD series DuckTales and an imaginary blue winged horse in Syfy’s 2018 series Happy!, is the voice of the adorable and quick-witted dog Dude in the Descendants sequel. Dude, whose… Read


David A. Goodman Will Be Next WGA West President

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David A. Goodman will be the next president of the WGA West. The executive producer of Family Guy and American Dad is running unopposed in the guild's upcoming election. He will succeed Howard Rodman, who decided not to seek a second term. Marjory David, also running unopposed, will be the guild's next vice president, and incumbent Aaron Mendelsohn will face challenger Carleton Eastlake in the race for secretary-treasurer. Voting ends in mid-September. Eleven candidates… Read


‘The Gifted’ Cast Unveils New Extended Trailer With All-New Mutant-Filled Footage — Comic-Con

Fox’s first Marvel series The Gifted was welcomed to Comic-Con with a mutant-loving ovation as stars of the series, Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Coby Bell, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, Natalie Alyn Lind, and Percy Hynes White were joined on stage by the show’s creative team Matt Nix, Lauren Shuler Donner, Jeph Loeb, and Derek Hoffman. Wasting no time, Nix, Shuler Donner, Jeph Loeb, and stars Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker came out on stage to start the… Read

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Weinstein Co.’s Ballerina Toon ‘Leap!’ Jumps Up From Labor Day – Update


UPDATED, 4:50 PM: The Weinstein Co.’s animated feature, Leap! is changing dates yet again — this time moving up by five days to August 25. In this end-of-summer slot, the company still has horror film Polaroid for the weekend (which is likely to move now) as well as Tulip Fever (which also has jogged around the release schedule). Tulip Fever, which stars Academy Award winners Alicia Vikander, Judi Dench and Christoph Waltz, is getting a platform release. Leap! not… Read


Bill Lawrence Unharmed After Plane Crash In New York City

Scrubs and Spin City creator Bill Lawrence has taken to social media to let everyone know all is OK after a plane crash Friday in New York City. Lawrence, his daughter and five others were aboard a seaplane that made an emergency landing Friday evening in the East River. No one was hurt. The seven, who were wearing life vests and sitting in the plane after it went down, were rescued by an NYPD Harbor Unit, according to NBC 4 New York. Wild day. Daughter and all ok… Read