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‘The Flash’s New Costume: First Look At The CW Superhero’s Season 2 Threads


Looks like both of the CW’s headliner superheroes will have new looks next season. Just over a week after the new Arrow costume was unveiled at Comic-Con, we now have a peek at the new threads for The Flash‘s Grant Gustin: Maya Mani designed the new outfit for Season 2 of The Flash, which hits the track on October 6. The costume designer also was behind the new Season 4 look for Arrow, which Stephen Amell showed off in front of a packed Hall H on July 11. Add to that… Read


Comic Con Twitter Wars: ‘Mockingjay Pt 2’ Defeats Batman, Superman, ‘Star Wars’

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 09:  Actor Josh Hutcherson (L) and actress Jennifer Lawrence speak onstage at the "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2" panel during Comic-Con International 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center on July 9, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

While throngs of exhausted fans crowded the San Diego convention center last week, the battle for the hearts and minds of geeks not actually able to make it to Comic Con 2015 was waged in social media. With the convention now concluded, Twitter has released analytics identifying which of the major film and television properties got the most juice on the microblogging platform, and the results are somewhat surprising. A staggering 2.9 million tweets were generated by the… Read


Warner Bros Releases ‘Suicide Squad’ Footage After Being Frustrated By Comic Con Pirates

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EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has changed course and just released a pristine version of the sizzle reel for Suicide Squad shown during the studio's Hall H presentation at Comic Con on Saturday. Someone in the crowd recorded footage that was meant solely for show attendees and posted a lousy-quality version online. Yesterday, Sue Kroll, the studio's President of Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, told Deadline that the leak was a breach of trust the studio… Read


Kurt Sutter’s ‘Bastard Executioner’ First Trailer Debuts – Comic Con

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UPDATED with trailer: Once again the Sons Of Anarchy EP closed out the San Diego confab with a Hall H presentation. However, unlike past years, Kurt Sutter wasn't onstage in person and wasn't talking about the FX biker drama, which wrapped up its run in December. What Sutter was talking about was his upcoming FX series The Bastard Executioner. Preceding a short behind-the-scenes featurette on TBX, the showrunner appeared onscreen to the thousands in the room to tell them… Read


Guillermo del Toro Shows Prologue Of Tonight’s Season 2 Ep. Of ‘The Strain’ – Comic Con

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Spoiler Alert: details about tonight’s season 2 premiere of The Strain The Strain EP Guillermo del Toro showed off the prologue to tonight’s episode, one of the two sequences he directed this coming season. He explained that he drew inspiration for ancient, Eastern European tale from his Nanny, “who use to tell me the scariest (bedtime) stories at night.” In the clip, we see one of the vampire’s transferring the worms into the mouth of a rather large villager, worms and… Read


‘The Strain’ Goes All AirBnB & Cribs In Gag Clip – Comic Con

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SPOILER ALERT: This story and above video contain details of the upcoming season of The Strain. EXCLUSIVE: The horror series from EPs Guillermo del Toro, Carlton Cuse and Chuck Hogan has a biting tendency to be very heavy, but not today at Hall H in San Diego. In a special clip made just for Comic-Con, fans of The Strain were treated to a look at what the future could hold for the right-hand vampire to The Master. Estranged from his evil overlord, the ex-Nazi Commander… Read


Denis Leary Talks About Putting The Band Together For ‘Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll’ – Comic Con

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Denis Leary has a number of guest rock stars appearing in his new FX comic Sex&Drugs&Rock&Rollwhich premieres July 16. Lined up are Joan Jett, Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Greg Dulli of Afghan Whigs. But if his series gets a second season, Leary wants David Bowie on the show. “My three favorite bands are the (Rolling) Stones, the Who and David Bowie,” Leary told the Comic-Con Hall H crowd during the Sex&Drugs panel Sunday. “I grew up in the ’70s when there was shitty… Read


‘Heroes Reborn’ Trailer: New Look At NBC’s Event Series Hits Comic Con

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“When you look back on the decisions you’ve made in your life, the one thing you don’t want to feel is regret.” The Comic-Con panel for Heroes Reborn Comic-Con panel just premiered saw a new 3 1/2-trailer for the event series, which premieres September 24 on NBC. Fans of the 2006-10 show will recognize a number of faces in the upcoming show, including Jack Coleman, Masi Oka, Greg Grunberg, Jimmy Jean-Louis and Sendhil Ramamurtry. Among those new to the franchise are… Read


‘Heroes Reborn’ At Comic Con: Tim Kring’s First Tweet Since 2012; Masi Oka Appears

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NBC’s The Heroes Reborn Comic-Con panel kicked off with a look at the lead-up web clip to the series, Dark Matter, as well as a trailer for the follow-up to the original series which ran from 2006-10. Greg Grunberg led the panel, and as many already know, he’s reprising his role as Matt Parkman. Other familiar faces shown in the trailer from the original Heroes included actors Jack Coleman (Noah Bennet) and Masi Oka (Hiro Nakmura). At the top of the session, Grunberg… Read


Ryan Murphy At Comic Con: How He Landed Lady Gaga For ‘AHS: Hotel’; Wouldn’t Make ‘Scream Queens’ Without Jamie Lee Curtis

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“As someone who has spent her life working in horror films, many of them not written well, the reason why we are all here is because of the writing,” extolled Scream Queens actress Jamie Lee Curtis about Ryan Murphy’s writing at the upcoming Fox show’s Comic-Con panel today. Scream Queens shared a double bill with American Horror Story, and unlike last year at the San Diego confab, Ryan Murphy showed up. The session kicked off with a sizzle reel from AHS: Freak Show and a… Read


Will Comic Con Leaks Of ‘Suicide Squad’ And ‘Deadpool’ Stop Studios From Showing Exclusive Footage?

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EXCLUSIVE: Saturday was a rocking day for Comic-Con fans of big studio tentpole films, but the actions of a couple of copyright-thieving weasels who pirated and posted exclusive Hall H movie footage has major studios reconsidering showing exclusive sizzle reels in the future. Both Warner Bros and Fox were smarting last night and fielding calls from legit online outlets who resisted posting shaky footage recorded on smartphones. Both Warner Bros’ Suicide Squad and Fox’s… Read


Denis Leary Wants David Bowie & Steven Tyler In ‘Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll’ Season 2 – Comic Con

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It's going to be a week of debuts for the multiple Emmy nominee and Spider-Man actor with his first appearance at Comic-Con and his return to TV with the July 16 premiere of his FX comedy series. Co-starring John Corbett, Robert Kelly, John Ales and Elaine Hendrix plus Nickelodeon alum Elizabeth Gillies, Denis Leary's Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll goes way behind the music to the short rise of The Heathens and the multi-decade fall of lead singer Johnny Rock. The show starts with a… Read