Brie Larson (Finally) Confirmed As Captain Marvel – Comic-Con
Near the end of Marvel’s supersized Hall H panel this evening at Comic-Con, the studio made official what the rest of the world has taken for granted as a fact since reports of her casting first emerged back in June: Brie Larson will be playing Carol Danvers — aka Captain Marvel — in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Marvel’s Kevin Feige made the announcement, and Larson surprised the crowd by showing up onstage. He called her the newest member of the Marvel family but did… Read
‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Disney Theme Park Ride Set For Summer 2017 – Comic-Con
UPDATE with artist renderings, more info: Director James Gunn brought the crew of the Milano to Hall H tonight during Marvel’s big Comic-Con panel for a discussion of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 and the first-ever showing of footage from the film. Marvel Stuidos president Kevin Feige also used the occasion to break the news that a Guardians theme park attraction is in the works at Disney’s California Adventure Park.
The attraction, called Guardians of the Galaxy… Read
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ First Look: It’s John Hughes With Super Powers – Comic-Con
Marvel unveiled more details of Spider-Man: Homecoming, Sony Pictures’ latest reboot of the franchise that stars Tom Holland and is directed by Jon Watts. Both were onstage at Comic-Con’s Hall H presentation and showed footage from the pic, which has a July 7, 2017 release date.
Watts called it “a straight up high school movie” and he wasn’t lying: The scenes shown in the teaser feel straight out of a John Hughes movie, with more super hero stuff. It show’s Holland’s… Read
New ‘Doctor Strange’ Trailer: The Sorcerer Supreme Comes To Mindbending Life – Comic-Con
Benedict Cumberbatch spirited into Hall H this evening to talk up Marvel’s upcoming Doctor Strange during the studio’s lengthy Comic-Con panel. With him he brought a new trailer for the film that has a November 4 release date.
Joining Cumberbatch onstage were director Scott Derrickson and co-stars Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, and Mads Mikkelsen.
Marvel also unveiled the official… Read
‘Black Panther’ Officially Adds Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B Jordan & Dani Gurira To Cast – Comic-Con
Marvel’s presentation at Comic-Con’s Hall H kicked off today with director Ryan Coogler and star Chadwick Boseman coming onstage to promote Black Panther, the latest superhero to get the stand-alone treatment in the comic giant’s film universe. Along with them onstage came newly minted co-stars Lupita Nyong’o, who will play Nakia; Coogler’s Creed star Michael B Jordan, who will play the villain Killmonger; and The Walking Dead‘s Danai Gurira as Okoye.
Nyong’o and Jordan ha… Read
Max Landis Writing ‘Pepe Le Pew’ Pic, He Tells Comic-Con
A man of many talents and many projects, Max Landis today revealed to Comic-Con that he’s writing a Pepe Le Pew movie for Warner Bros. The news of the animated project came from the Bright screenwriter in the middle of the Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency panel on Saturday. Landis is the lead writer and an EP on the BBC America series based on Douglas Adam’s 1987 novle.
When it comes to the French-striped skunk, the big screen version of the Looney Tunes and… Read
Kevin Smith On Matt Damon, ‘Mallrats’ TV Series, ‘Walking Dead’ & ‘Geeking Out’ At Comic-Con
Kevin Smith is in that rare category of Comic-Con royalty where everything he touches turns to confab gold. It’s been the case for a long time — even last year, when the crowd awaiting his annual Hall H panel was hijacked by the surprise outdoor Star Wars concert unveiled right before his time slot on the schedule (spoiler alert: it turned out well for him). This year he’s been extra busy in San Diego, shooting his new AMC series Geeking Out, moderating AMC’s Preacher… Read
‘Fantastic Beasts’ Trailer: A New Era Of Magic Begins – Comic-Con
Making his Hall H debut, David Yates came onstage at Comic-Con to introduce the cast of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Eddie Redmayne’s entrance prompted loud, mostly female “whoooos” from the crowd, who seemed to adore him with the same level of devotion they earlier showed Tom Hiddleston for Kong: Skull Island. The Oscar-winning actor made fans grin as he walked out into the throng at the beginning of the panel and began handing out wands. Several hundred… Read
‘King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword’ Trailer: The Land And The King Are Bros – Comic-Con
Charlie Hunnam made his first post-Sons Of Anarchy Comic-Con appearance today during Warner Bros’ huge Hall H presentation to give attendees the first look at his Guy Ritchie-directed King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword. Describing his version of the Once and Future King, Hunnam says “he’s definitely not a pimp… he just lives in a brothel.” That sounds about right.
Dripping, for better and maybe for worse, with Ritchie’s trademark flourishes, the film is a weirdly modernist… Read
‘Kong: Skull Island’ Trailer: “This Planet Doesn’t Belong To Us” – Comic-Con
Stars Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell along with director Jordan Vogt-Roberts just dropped a monster on the Hall H crowd this morning at Comic-Con with the premiere of the first trailer for Legendary Pictures' Kong: Skull Island. Watch it above, but be careful of any prehistoric creatures that really should be extinct.
A sampling of the lines: “This planet doesn’t belong to us.” “You don’t go into someone’s house unless you’re… Read
Tom Hiddleston Talks ‘Kong: Skull Island’, ‘Thor: Ragnorak’, Bond & Comic-Con “Fun”
Already a Comic-Con veteran, Tom Hiddleston became a confab legend when he showed up in 2013 in full Loki mode and took over Marvel’s Hall H presentation. This year, the Emmy-nominated star of The Night Manager is back for Kong: Skull Island as part of the Warner Bros panel today and maybe even more Marvel later Saturday with Thor: Rangorak.
Flying into San Diego from Australia’s Gold Coast where he has just started filming the latest God of Thunder pic set to come out… Read
‘Suicide Squad’ Comic-Con Trailer: Here’s To Honor Among Thieves
With Suicide Squad hitting theaters August 5, it isn’t remotely shocking that the film was front and center today during Warner Bros massive Hall H Comic-Con presentation. The packed audience got to see a new trailer for the supervillain pic, of which helmer David Ayer said, “It’s About A Boy as directed by Michael Mann.”
Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie,Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Scott Eastwood, Cara… Read