Syfy To Broadcast Live From San Diego Comic-Con
Can’t make it to the Con this summer? Syfy will bring it to you.
The network today announced Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con, its first-ever live broadcast from the confab airing nightly at 8 PM Thursday, July 21 through Saturday July 23. The broadcast will include celebrity interviews, breaking news, behind-the-scenes reports, along with sneak peeks of the hottest films, as well as audience interaction, games, and party coverage, according to Syfy.
In addition… Read
Lionsgate & Comic-Con’s SVOD Channel Comic-Con HQ Sets Launch Date
Comic-Con International and Lionsgate today announced the launch date of Comic-Con HQ, their subscription video-on-demand platform that will debut shortly before San Diego Comic-Con this summer. Comic-Con HQ will launch May 7 with free beta access in advance of the official premiere in June. Comic-Con follows in July.
The ad-free streaming service will feature “an evolving slate of programming including original scripted and unscripted series, recurring daily and weekly… Read
Comic-Con Organizers Issue Statement After Fan Confusion
Will Comic-Con stay in San Diego? No word yet, but there’s a lot of confusion among fans on what’s going on with the organization’s desire to expand their annual convention in San Diego. Comic-Con International made the unusual move today of putting out a statement regarding a ballot initiative that was drawn up by a group called Citizens Plan for San Diego that seems to be at odds with their own desires for a contiguous expansion along the waterfront. Signatures are… Read
Deaf ZombieWalk Driver Found Guilty In Comic-Con 2014 Accident Trial
UPDATE, 2:01 PM: "Sir, you are a good man, but you made a costly mistake that day,” Judge Amalia Meza told Matthew Pocci today of his striking a woman with his car at Comic-Con 2014’s ZombieWalk. The remarks from the bench came as Pocci was sentenced to 60-days of home confinement and 120 hours of volunteer work for the incident. Last month Pocci was found guilty by a San Diego jury of a felony charge of reckless driving. He could have faced up to 3-years behind hars.
‘Sherlock’ Special Gets Title & Airdate On PBS & BBC; Season 4 Shooting In Spring
The Victorian era Sherlock special that’s been shrouded in mystery these past many months has dropped some clues today, and an updated trailer (above). Masterpiece and PBS have announced that the 90-minute one-off special, titled Sherlock: The Abominable Bride, will premiere in the U.S. at 9PM ET on Masterpiece Mystery on January 1, 2016. BBC One also confirmed it is airing the same day in the UK. This marks the first time the series has premiered on the same day in both… Read
Daredevil Season 2 Trailer: Punisher Goes “Bang” After NY Comic Con Peek Leaks
The Man Without Fear isn't returning to Netflix for a second season until next year, but New York Comic Con got a look at what’s to come. In a Season 1 sizzle reel and a teaser trailer for Season 2 of Marvel’s Daredevil, fans this weekend saw their first glimpses of Jon Bernthal as the Punisher in action and Elodie Yung as Electra – and now you can too as it has been officially released after leaking all over the web earlier today. In the Season 2 material (see below)… Read
‘Person Of Interest’ New York Comic Con Teaser: Virtual Identity Crisis
For the fifth year in a row the Person Of Interest team were at New York Comic Con for a discussion of the upcoming season. Included in the discussion was a teaser showcasing how The Machine’s image recognition system works or, in this case, kind of doesn’t work, instead swapping out members of the team for one another. It’s content-free but it’s charming seeing the cast impersonating one another, particularly Amy Acker’s version of Michael Emerson in a moment that feels… Read
‘Jessica Jones’ Details Revealed, Full Pilot Shown – New York Comic Con
Following an appetizer consisting of early glimpses at the second season of Daredevil, Netflix and Marvel served New York Comic Con attendees a main course this afternoon by screening the entire pilot of Jessica Jones, starring Krysten Ritter in the title role.
The second of four shows based on Marvel characters to appear on the streaming service, Jessica Jones follows the former superhero who hung up her cape after a personally disastrous conflict with the supervillain… Read
New York Comic-Con To Get First Look At ‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones’
Marvel Television will unveil a first look at its new Netflix series Marvel’s Jessica Jones at New York’s Comic-Con on October 10, more than a month before the original series’ November 20 streaming debut. The clip will run during a Saturday panel moderated by Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s head of television and Jessica Jones‘ exec producer. The cast is expected to show, too.
Jones stars Krysten Ritter as the title character, a former superhero rebuilding her life in New York City… Read
‘The X-Files’ Event Gets Episode 1 Screenings At Mipcom, New York Comic Con
The X-Files miniseries event is, much like the truth, out there, and now we know when. In early October, Fox is giving the return of Mulder and Scully two premieres, one for buyers and another for fans.
First up, the first episode of the miniseries will screen for international buyers at Mipcom on October 6, at the Grand Auditorium of the Palais de Festivals in Cannes. Four days later on October 10, it will screen for attendees of New York Comic-Con at At New York's… Read
‘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’
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