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Comic-Con Staying In San Diego Through 2018

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 24: Attendees file through the San Diego Convention Center during the 45th annual San Diego Comic-Con on July 24, 2014 in San Diego, California. An estimated 130,000 attendees are expected at this year's convention, which will celebrate the 75th anniversary of both Marvel Comics and the first Batman comic book. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

UPDATE with more info from news conference: San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer this morning is making official what had been expected for some time — that his city is keeping the annual Comic-Con convention through 2018 in a new deal just finalized. The previous contract with Comic-Con International was due to expire after this current year’s confab, which kicks off next week. The two-year extention, being unveiled now at a press conference, comes after months of… Read

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Comic-Con: ‘Walking Dead’, ‘Game Of Thrones’ & ‘Hunger Games’ Casts Set For ‘Conan’ During Confab

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Last year Conan O’Brien announced he would be bringing his TBS late night show to San Diego this year and now it looks like he’s snagged some of the biggest names in town to join him next week. Cast members from AMC and HBO’s blockbuster series The Walking Dead and Game Of Thrones will be on stage with O’Brien at San Diego’s historic Spreckels Theatre on July 10. And the small screen will get some competition from the big screen as Jennifer Lawrence and others from the… Read

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Comic-Con: Warner Bros TV Unveils Official ‘Gotham’ Heroes Confab Bag

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EXCLUSIVE: Their second annual mega-panel won't hit Hall H until July 11 but WBTV is going to have a big presence at Comic-Con 2015 from the minute the doors of the San Diego Convention Center open next week. For the sixth consecutive year, Warner Bros Entertainment are splashing their shows on the official bag given out to everyone who's going to the July 9 -12 confab. And there are a lot of options because …well, there are a lot of WBTV shows strutting their stuff this… Read

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Comic-Con 2015 TV Schedule: ‘Powers’, ‘Drunk History’ And More

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Comic-Con has now posted this year’s complete schedule, and because we care, we’ve decided to take it further by giving you a rundown of everything that has been announced through Sunday so far. Similar to last year, we’re also making it more organized with separated TV and film schedules – see the film schedule here. Keep checking back as there always tends to be a surprise. Fresh on Thursday’s schedule from Comic-Con are panels for PBS’s Sherlock as well as TNT’s The Las… Read

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Comic-Con 2015 Film Schedule: ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Mockingjay,’ And More Attending

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Comic-Con International is starting to reveal the full schedule for the 2015 convention, even if it is letting details out like more a slow morphine drip than a torrent. The full schedule is now available through Sunday, and to make things more useful for you, we’re running down everything announced so far through the last day of the annual geek explosion. Like last year, we’re separating details for film and television panels and events – see the tv list here. You can… Read

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‘Hateful Eight’ Going To Comic-Con: Western Heads South With Tarantino & Cast

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The Weinstein Company said today that Quentin Tarantino and the cast of his Western shoot-’em-up The Hateful Eight will attend Comic-Con next month with a Hall H presentation set for Saturday, July 11 at 1:30 PM. The presentation will include a discussion with Tarantino and the cast about the film, its roadshow release in 70mm and a promise of new footage. The dais will be a full one: the cast includes Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins… Read

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‘Orphan Black’ Returns To Comic-Con With Panel & Fan Event

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EXCLUSIVE: The clones are coming back to San Diego. One of the big fan faves of last year's Comic-Con, Orphan Black is back with both a panel and an official fan meet-up, I've learned. Last July 25, Tatiana Maslany along with other cast members and co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett were on stage at a packed Room 6A at the San Diego Convention Center. This year, it looks like multi-role playing Tatiana and the gang are all coming back on July 10. The panel will… Read

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Comic-Con Streaming Service Finds A Boss, Eyes 2016 Launch

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Former Legendary Digital and Nerdist Industries production chief Seth Laderman has been named EVP and GM of the Comic-Con International subscription video-on-demand service that Lionsgate will co-operate with Comic-Con International. The channel was unveiled in April without details on costs or when it will go live: This morning, Lionsgate says it now is prepping for a first-quarter 2016 bow. Laderman will be charged with programming the service, which will include… Read

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Comic-Con: Screen Gems Gets A Room For ‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies’, ‘Patient Zero’

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Screen Gems confirmmed today that it will debut the first footage from its horror-lit mashup Pride And Prejudice And Zombies and action thriller Patient Zero at the Con. Its July 11 panel will feature P&P&Z cast including Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Jack Huston and Matt Smith along with director Burr Steers and the book's author Seth Grahame-Smith. Doctor Who alum Smith also stars in Patient Zero, and he’ll present the footage along with co-star… Read

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‘Hannibal’ Stalking Comic-Con One Last Time For NBC

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The blood is still warm from Hannibal‘s axing Monday, but NBC wants to get the thriller down to San Diego for a postmortem next month. The network confirmed today that it is taking the Mads Mikkelsen-Hugh Dancy creepshow to Comic-Con along with fall rookies Blindspot and The Player. The three dramas will join NBC’s Con lineup of Heroes Reborn and Grimm, which were announced last week. In theory, the reception for Hannibal could help its chances for pickup at another… Read

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‘Walking Dead’ Returns To Comic-Con With ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ In Tow – Update

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UPDATE, 10:55 AM: AMC today released key art promoting The Walking Dead festivities at Comic-Con next month, as if the fanbase needed more prodding. Here it is after the jump. PREVIOUS, JUNE 16 AM: No surprise here: The zombie apocalypse is coming back to Comic-Con again this year, this time bringing new friends along for the ride. AMC unveiled its plans for the annual confab today, with The Walking Dead and newbie companion series Fear The Walking Dead set for a Hall H… Read

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Marvel Sending TV Troops To Comic-Con With ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’, ‘Agent Carter’ & ‘GOTG’

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They won’t be flexing any muscle in Hall H on the big screen this year but Marvel is still heading to Comic-Con 2015. Marvel TV that is with the return to San Diego of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Marvel’s Agent Carter on July 10. Then on July 11, Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb will be talking and showing a whole lot of animation – including an exclusive peek at the upcoming Guardians Of The Galaxy TV show heading for Disney XD in the fall. Check out the Marvel TV at… Read