Yvette Nicole Brown Now Interim ‘Talking Dead’ Host + ‘Walking Dead’ Special, Says AMC; Chris Hardwick Investigation Ongoing
Over a week after Deadline revealed that Yvette Nicole Brown would be handling Chris Hardwick's moderating duties for The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead panel at Comic-Con, AMC today said the Community actor will be fronting the Season 9 preview special for the zombie-apocalypse series and the series’ much watched aftershow.
“Yvette Nicole Brown will step in as an interim guest host of The Walking Dead Season 9 Preview Special on August 5 and Talking Dead when it… Read
‘South Park’ Gets Season 22 Premiere Date On Comedy Central & Sets Comic-Con Plans
Here’s some small-town news: Comedy Central has set a September 26 premiere for Season 22 of South Park and unveiled it’s Comic-Con plans for the toon from Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
There will be a pair of South Park-themed attractions down in San Diego next week: Cartman's Escape Room and the Member Berries Challenge. Here are the details, per the cable network:
Cartman's Escape Room
Trapped! Caught in another one of Cartman's schemes, fans will now enter the most… Read
‘Riverdale’ Dubbed Official Hotel Keycard Of Comic-Con
It’s a big year for Archie and the gang at Comic-Con. First, Riverdale graduates to Hall H and now the CW teen drama is the official hotel keycard of Comic-Con.
From Archie (K.J. Apa) to Betty (Lili Reinhart) to Veronica (Camila Mendes) to Jughead (Cole Sprouse), 14 Riverdale castmembers will be featured on keycards of 40 participating hotels in the San Diego area (check out the gallery above). More than 40,000 branded room keys will be produced and will feature the mugs… Read
‘The Dragon Prince’: Netflix Sets New Animated Series From ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Writer
Netflix took to Twitter today to announce The Dragon Prince, its new animated series from Avatar: The Last Airbender head writer Aaron Ehasz and Uncharted game director Justin Richmond.
The streaming service’s @seewhatsnext account tweeted the first poster from the new series, which will be about “two human princes who forge an unlikely bond with the elfin assassin sent to kill them, embarking on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.”
The all-new original… Read
Comic-Con 2018 Gift Bags Feature ‘Aquaman’, ‘Castle Rock’, ‘Black Lightning’ & More
Comic-con goers will once again be gifted with some swag when they pick up attendee badges starting next week. The annual San Diego convention is partnering with Warner Bros for the ninth year in a row to provide the official SDCC bags with 18 different designs and 12 collectible pins.
As it has in the past, the bags will feature WB’s film titles like the highly anticipated Aquaman, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, The Meg, and Teen Titans GO! to the Movies as… Read
Gal Gadot Dazzles Children’s Hospital In Full ‘Wonder Woman’ Regalia
Gal Gadot, in full Wonder Woman regalia, stopped by Inova Children’s Hospital in Annandale, Virginia, Friday, much to the delight of patients, docs and, now, Twitter.
“Thank you @GalGadot for visiting us @InovaHealth Children's Hospital,” tweeted Dr. Lucas Collazo, sharing the good deed with the world. “You are a true Wonder Woman. The kids loved it…and so did the staff…”
See the tweets and photos below.
The Annandale children’s hospital is about a half-hour’s drive… Read
‘Deadpool 2’ Heads To Comic-Con With Panel & “Super-Duper Special Screening”
Deadpool 2 may have been released in May, but 20th Century Fox wants you to know that the Merc with a Mouth had a lot more to say. The irreverent superhero is heading down to Comic-Con July 21 in a couple of weeks for a special panel and a “super-duper” special screening of the David Leitch-directed sequel starring Ryan Reynolds.
The panel and screening were announced today on the Comic-Con website, but they have not announced who will be participating in the Hall H panel… Read
Comic-Con Best Of 2018 TV Schedule: ‘Walking Dead’, ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Jack Ryan’ & ‘Deadly Class’ Lead Pack – Update
UPDATED with Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday events: Still finishing up its final season, Game of Thrones won’t be unleashing its Hall H power this year but television will still be storming Comic-Con this year. With what may be Andrew Lincoln’s last appearance, The Walking Dead will be there, as Amazon’s Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, the SDCC debut of new Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker in Hall H plus a sneak peek at Syfy’s highly anticipated adaptation of Deadly Class by Aven… Read
Comic-Con Best Of Film Schedule: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, ‘Aquaman’, ‘Glass’ & More To Fill Void In Marvel-Less Year – Update
UPDATED: with events from all days. Captain Marvel, The Guardians of the Galaxy and whoever is alive from The Avengers won’t be showing up in San Diego, but there will be plenty of other big screen rivals to keep the temperature at a scorching level in Hall H.
At this point in time, many film screenings are oddly missing from the lineup, except for kiddie pic Teen Titans Go! To the Movies! on Friday (Um, family day is on Sunday). Perhaps there will be more as they’re… Read
‘The Walking Dead’ & ‘Fear The Walking Dead’: AMC Reveals New Key Art For Zombie Dramas
The carnage continues, and here’s a taste of it. AMC has revealed the Season 9 key art for its signature horror drama The Walking Dead and the midseason one for spinoff Fear the Walking Dead. Check both out below before the zombified series attack San Diego for Comic-Con in a couple of weeks.
The Walking Dead poster features Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira, Lauren Cohan and Melissa McBride with a crumbling Capitol Building in the background. All five actors… Read
FXhibition Returns To Comic-Con With ‘Mayans M.C.’, ‘Legion’, Others
FX Networks will bring back its FXhibition to San Diego Comic-Con, using interactive combinations of art and technology to promote some of its most popular series, including Legion, American Horror Story and Mayans M.C.
FXhibition 2018, on the lawn of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, will include installations for Legion, American Horror Story, Mayans M.C. and Archer. FXhibition will be open to the public on Thursday July 19th, 12pm – 6pm; Friday July 20th, 10am… Read
Yvette Nicole Brown Not “Jockeying” To Replace “Friend” Chris Hardwick Permanently After Taking Over ‘TWD’ SDCC Gig – Update
UPDATE, 10 AM: Less than a day after Deadline exclusively revealed that Yvette Nicole Brown had been chosen by AMC to step in to moderate The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead panels at Comic-Con later this month, the zombie apocalypse mega-fan confirmed she has the gig. Yet, without mentioning the scandalized Chris Hardwick by name, Brown also insists this Independence Day that she's not looking to take over from the Talking Dead host permanently.
In a concise but… Read