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Comic-Con: ‘Riverdale’ Season 2 Trailer Debuts, Explores Darker Side of Archie And The Gang

The finale of Riverdale’s first season of found a lot up in the air. Archie (KJ Apa) and Veronica (Camila Mendes) made their relationship official, while Betty (Lili Reinhart) and Jughead (Cole Sprouse) declared their true love for each other — before the brooding writer joined the joined the Southside Serpents. The biggest cliffhanger was the shooting of Fred (Luke Perry) and the robbing of Pop’s. This year’s Comic-Con marked the second year for the Riverdale gang and… Read

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Pamela Adlon Joins Cast Of ‘Transformers’ Spinoff ‘Bumblebee’

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EXCLUSIVE: Pamela Adlon, fresh off a Best Comedy Series Actress Emmy nomination for her FX series Better Things, is in negotiations to join the cast of Bumblebee, Paramount’s first spinoff of its Transformers franchise. Kubo and the Two Strings helmer Travis Knight is directing the pic, which is being toplined by Hailee Steinfeld. Adlon will play Steinfeld’s mother in the movie scripted by Christina Hodson. The story is mostly under wraps, but it originated from Michael… Read

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‘Justice League’ Trailer: Wonder Woman Saves School Children, But Is Superman Still Alive? – Comic-Con

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Talk about intense. The Justice League team dropped a new trailer during Warner BrosComic-Con session; an event that ended with Jason Momoa (Aquaman) becoming so excited, he tossed a chair onstage in the mammoth Hall H and picked up Ezra Miller (The Flash) by the midsection. “This is how we roll,” Gal Gadot told moderator Chris Hardwick. In the trailer, a group of assassins enter a building full of school children. Wonder Woman blasts through the door and saves them… Read

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Ben Affleck Refutes ‘Batman’ Exit Rumor: “So Thrilled To Do It” – Comic-Con

Ben Affleck today shot down a rumor that he will leave his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman when Matt Reeves directs the new solo iteration of the signature DC superhero. Said Affleck: “Batman is the coolest f*cking part in any universe. I am so thrilled to do it. It is f*cking amazing. After two films, Kevin Tsujihara, Sue Kroll and Toby Emmerich have said, ‘We want you to be our Batman.’ I would be an ape on the ground for Matt Reeves. It’s a great time in the DC universe… Read

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‘Aquaman’ & Jason Momoa Rock In Comic-Con Presentation

Aquaman star Jason Mamoa entered Comic-Con’s Hall H today in Robert Downey Jr.-style to rock music, thunderous fan applause and wielding a trident. He threw to footage of James Wan, who is still in Australia shooting. A teaser showed two fisherman in a boat in the middle of the ocean. One of their lines hooks on to what appears to be a big fish. It pulls them along until the pole flies out of their hands. We see below in the water a huge Atlantis fleet of stingray… Read

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‘Blade Runner 2049’: New Footage Shown; Harrison Ford Says His Goal Is To Reboot Franchises – Comic-Con

Warner Bros. truly amazed us here in Hall H with its 180-degree screens, a piece of exhibition used two years ago during WBTV’s Saturday night. In Blade Runner 2049‘s session during the WB panel, the studio tricked out a timeline around the room that bridged the last movie’s post events to the new sequel. The presentation then segued to a virtual hologram Jared Leto, who spoke about the future. The most recent trailer was shown (check it out below), but then the crowd… Read

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Steven Spielberg Shows Off First ‘Ready Player One’ Footage At Comic-Con – Watch

UPDATED with footage: Warner Bros planted a big footprint in Hall H today, kicking it off with footage Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player OneIt marked the director’s second time here after The Adventures of Tintin in 2011 Spielberg appeared alongside YA author Ernest Cline, who also co-scripted the film. “I learned to become a storyteller from this guy … his films are woven in my DNA,” said the author, who mentioned the movie will be a huge breakthrough for showing the… Read

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Anthony Scaramucci Deletes Old Tweets Because “Past Views Evolved”; Trump Lights Up Twitter Too

A day after introducing himself to the media and the world as new White House communications chief, Anthony Scaramucci hopped on Twitter to say he is deleting his old tweets. Why? Because his “views have evolved and shouldn’t be a distraction”: Full transparency: I'm deleting old tweets. Past views evolved & shouldn't be a distraction. I serve @POTUS agenda & that's all that matters — Anthony Scaramucci (@Scaramucci) July 22, 2017 Full transparency, the move likely… Read

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‘Once Upon A Time’ Debuts Opening Scene From Season 7 Revamp, Teases New LGBTQ Storyline — Comic-Con

UPDATED with video Saturday, 12:13 PM The TV lineup at San Diego Comic-Con kicked off with Once Upon A Time in Ballroom 20 with a behind-the-scenes gag reel from season 6, setting the tone of the fantasy-filled panel moderated by The Mayor‘s Yvette Nicole Brown which included new footage and new casting announcements. Brown started off by welcoming a little over half of the creative team and cast including executive producers and show creators Adam Horowitz and Eddy… Read

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‘Marvel’s Iron Fist’: Raven Metzner Tapped As New Showrunner Of Netflix Series

Marvel's Iron Fist will have a new showrunner for its newly picked up second season. Raven Metzner (Fox’s Sleepy Hollow) is taking the reins of the Marvel series for Netflix as executive producer and showrunner. He replaces Scott Buck, who ran the first season. Buck is exec producer/showrunner on the new ABC series Marvel’s Inhumans. Iron Fist, whose renewal was announced at Comic-Con Friday by series executive producer and Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb, is the fourth Marvel… Read

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Frank Miller On Why Superhero Movies Are Better Than Ever – The Comic-Con Interview

EXCLUSIVE: Frank Miller is at Comic-Con this week to promote DC’s imminent release of a hardcover collector’s edition of his The Dark Knight III: The Master Race, and stoke anticipation for the 2018 release of his 300 prequel Xerxes: The Fall Of The House of Darius And The Rise Of Alexander. The iconic comic book creator, graphic novel author and film director took time out for a Deadline chat on everything from the state of superhero movies to his ever-evolving career… Read

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Linkin Park Filmed ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Episode Days Before Chester Bennington’s Death

Linkin Park, including the late Chester Bennington, will be seen in an upcoming episode of Carpool Karoake: The Series, filmed just days before the lead singer’s death. The band tweeted a photo of bandmates Bennington, Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn alongside Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken, Community) on July 14. Bennington, dressed all in black on the left, is seen smiling with his hand in his pocket: Fun day with @kenjeong @CarpoolKaraoke @AppleMusic – stay tuned. pic.twitter.com/v8tS… Read