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‘Mr. Mercedes’ Makes An Impressively Demented Comic-Con Debut

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The Audience Network’s forthcoming series Mr. Mercedes made its first appearance at San Diego Comic-Con to a packed room with executive producer Jack Bender and the cast in tow. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, follows Brady Hartsfield (Harry Treadaway), a demented and warped killer who taunts retired police detective Bill Hodges (Brendan Gleeson) with a series of provoking letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially… Read

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‘Doctor Who’ Treats Hall H To Teaser For Christmas Special, Peter Capaldi & Pearl Mackie Farewell –Comic-Con

Saying goodbye is often bittersweet but today for Peter Capaldi’s final Comic-Con panel as Doctor Who, a rousing Hall H send-off could not have been a bad way to exit – especially with the roars that erupted when a teaser for the Christmas Special of the BBC America series was dropped for the fans. Months ahead of its holiday broadcast, the peek at the Capaldi's last turn as the Time Lord and Jodie Whittaker's introduction as the 13th Doctor started with a snow bound… Read

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‘Dirk Gently’ Serves Up Clip-Heavy Panel In Hall H – Comic-Con

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Max Landis, creator of BBC America’s Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, dropped a new clip to Hall H attendees today. The series is currently halfway through production on season 2. Check out one of the clips here: WAKE UP!! Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective agency returns to @bbcamerica THIS FALL for an all-new case! #DirkGentlyBBCA #SDCC pic.twitter.com/zxGB27zlB0 — Dirk Gently (@DirkGentlyBBCA) July 23, 2017 Explaining the above, Landis says, “Several times… Read

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‘The Last Ship’ Season 4 Trailer Unveiled At Comic-Con

TNT gave Comic-Con attendees a glimpse at the upcoming season of The Last Ship, releasing a new trailer for Season 4 at the San Diego confab Sunday. Eric Dane, Bridget Regan, Adam Baldwin, Charles Parnell, Travis Van Winkle, Marissa Neitling, Christina Elmore, Jocko Sims, Bren Foster and Kevin Michael Martin star in the series chronicling the aftermath of a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world’s population. Over the course of the first three seasons, The… Read

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Comic-Con: Departing ‘Doctor Who’ Showrunner On Peter Capaldi, Jodie Whittaker, More ‘Sherlock’ & ‘Dracula’

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"The thing about Doctor Who is, it's a tremendously flexible show," departing showrunner Steven Moffat said of the long-running Time Lord series soon launching its 13th Doctor and first woman in the role of the dual-hearted Gallifreyan. "It's tremendously light on its feet, and being tremendously light on its feet means it also changes episode to episode as opposed to just era to era," the Emmy-winning Sherlock EP added on ahead of Doctor Who's Comic-Con panel. Today's… Read

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Where Are Next ‘Game Of Thrones’ & ‘Ready Player One’? Future Franchise Candidates

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EXCLUSIVE: The hype machine of San Diego Comic-Con winds down today after a dizzying array of panels from studios and networks, wowing crowds with stars, teaser footage and even VR-based events for the likes of Blade Runner 2049 and Westworld. The efforts showed that imagination is in full swing, trying to keep pace with the unlimited visual possibilities reachable though visual effects. But all of these franchises will wear thin at some point. What’s next? Deadline… Read

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‘Supernatural’: Legendary Band Kansas Makes Surprise Appearance At Hall H, Cast Talks Lucky Season 13 — Comic-Con

The CW sci-fi series Supernatural kicked off the final day of Comic-Con with a spectacular presentation. Starting with a clip of show stars Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles — as themselves — headed down to Comic-Con’s Hall H. They cracked jokes and drove off, but as the screen went black, legendary rock band Kansas of the ’70 and ’80s started blaring the de facto theme song of the series “Carry On My Wayward Son”  on the Hall H stage. The crowd erupted with applause as… Read

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Comic-Con: ‘The Expanse’ Taps ‘Lost’ Alum Elizabeth Mitchell For Recurring Role, Unveils New Trailer

The cast and executive producers of The Expanse landed in Comic-Con to present a new trailer for the Syfy series as well as the addition of Elizabeth Mitchell as a guest star in season 3. After a shocking events of season 2, EPs Naren Shankar and Mark Fergus were joined by Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cas Anvar, Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham and Frankie Adams at the confab to discuss the big twist from the finale season and what to expect from the third season… Read

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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Is Marvel’s Grand Finale At Hall H Presentation – Comic-Con

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Compared to previous years, Marvel’s Hall H presentation at Comic-Con was brief, this year anchored by two panels — Thor: Ragnarok and Black Panther. At the end of the presentation, Marvel boss Kevin Feige gave a wave to the crowd and said that was it. This caused a joyful ire, and Chris Hemsworth, Chadwick Boseman and Mark Ruffalo said there was still three Avengers present, then goaded Feige to show more. They bantered back and forth, then were joined onstage by Avengers… Read

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‘The Flash’ Season 4 Trailer: Get Ready For A New-Look Team Flash On The CW

“Bring me the Flash — or else your city falls.” Yeah, that’s ominous. Here is the trailer for Season 4 of The Flash that was shown to the Comic-Con crowd today in San Diego. It shows a very different Team Flash, led by Iris West (Candice Patton) in the Cortex and Cisco and Wally (Carlos Valdes, Keiynan Lonsdale) in the streets. But there seems to be hope for a happy return for the Fastest Man Alive (Grant Gustin). The Flash returns with its season premiere at 8 PM… Read

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Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Leaves A Big Footprint In Hall H – Comic-Con

Following Thor: Ragnarok, Marvel brought in the cast of Black Panther along with director Ryan Coogler and showed more footage beyond the trailer that was dropped in June. Chadwick Boseman, who plays Black Panther, set up the film for the crowd: “He returns from the events of Captain America: Civil War and he’s dealing with the death of his father and becoming a ruler (in Wakanda), He’s still mourning his father’s death. It’s a transition period that gets interrupted, and… Read

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Trailer Stomps Into Hall H With Battling Superheroes – Comic-Con

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A portion of Marvel’s big Hall H Comic-Con panel this evening went to Thor: Ragnarok. The cast of the threequel showed off the official trailer. The footage began showing Thor strapped into a chair arriving via tunnel a la a Disney ride to Sakaar, the fighting world of Jeff Goldblum’s Grandmaster. This is the part in the first trailer where Grandmaster asks “What have you brought me today?” Thor is dumped in a hallway where he meets a rock being with an Australian accent… Read