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Deaf ZombieWalk Driver Found Guilty In Comic-Con 2014 Accident Trial

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A San Diego jury decided today that Matthew Pocci will face up to three years behind bars for hitting a woman with his car during ZombieWalk at the 2014 Comic-Con. The guilty verdict comes after just a day of deliberation on the felony charge of reckless driving resulting in serious injury. Sentencing is set for December 11. The deaf motorist and SDCC volunteer struck a 64-year-old woman on July 26, 2014, as he drove his car through an overflowing crowd watching that… Read


‘Sherlock’ Special Gets Title & Airdate On PBS & BBC; Season 4 Shooting In Spring

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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

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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

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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

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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’

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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

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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’

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