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‘Mr. Mercedes’ Returning To Comic-Con With Season 2 Cast & Creators, “Immersive Experience”

AT&T Audience Network series Mr. Mercedes is making a return appearance at San Diego Comic-Con with the cast and creators of Season 2 for the show’s panel. The Sonar Entertainment-produced series, based on the trilogy by Stephen King, also will give fans a glimpse into the past and peek into the future with the “Mr. Mercedes Immersive Experience.” It will include a virtual reality escape room game set inside Brady’s lair and an augmented reality adventure game in which… Read

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AT&T-Owned DC Comics & Superman “Stand Up For What’s Right” On World Refugee Day

The town hall on the Warner Bros lot with new head honcho John Stankey is going on right now but the home of a certain man from Krypton is also flying the flag for World Refugee Day too. In a tweet put out this morning, WB-owned and now AT&T owned DC Comics made it very clear where they and Superman stood. Amidst the political turmoil of anger against migrants that is sweep across Europe and the heartless chaos of family separation on our southern border, the comic giant… Read

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Stephen King & J.J. Abrams’ ‘Castle Rock’ Sets Comic-Con World Premiere + More

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EXCLUSIVE: Castle Rock doesn't premiere on Hulu until July 25, but San Diego Comic-Con attendees will get a lot more than a sneak peek at the psychological-horror drama. The entire opening episode of the J.J. Abrams-produced series based on Stephen King's stories will be played for fans at the confab next month, I've learned. Additionally, the home of The Handmaid's Tale is planning a big Rock presence offscreen at SDCC. Abrams is working on the next Star Wars movie over… Read

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Has Spinoff Launch Pads In Michelle Yeoh & Jason Issacs

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Nothing's official yet but the announcement today that CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery will be expanded into new series may have been openly teased at New York Comic-Con last year. As the packed crowd at the Theater at Madison Square Garden roared for a surprise appearance by Michelle Yeoh on the cast filled panel, executive producer Heather Kadin told fans, "you'll see more of this woman." Now, even though her Captain Philippa Georgiou perished early on in the… Read

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‘Lucifer’ Set To Light Comic-Con Ablaze, Somehow

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Lucifer showrunner and EP Ildy Modrovich told her Twitter followers that the Warner Bros TV series will have a footprint at San Diego Comic-Con next month. The series, which was canceled by Fox, promptly was picked up by Netflix for a fourth season after a big #SaveLucifer campaign that started during the past month on social media. We’re hearing early speculation about exactly how Lucifer will show up down in S.D. A panel never was planned, as the deadline to do so with… Read

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‘The Walking Dead’ Brings Jon Bernthal Back For Season 9 & Comic-Con

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It’s been several years since Jon Bernthal’s character Shane was killed on The Walking Dead, but now, The Punisher star will be returning for an appearance in the blockbuster ninth season of the AMC show, which also is Andrew Lincoln’s last season. That said, Bernthal is likely to appear on the yet-to-be-officially announced Walking Dead panel in Comic-Con’s Hall H in July. Bernthal’s character died at the end of season 2 when Rick stabbed him, but he appeared in Season… Read

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AMC Silences Chris Hardwick Talk Show & Comic-Con Panels After Abuse Claims

A day after allegations of emotional abuse and sexual assault were leveled against Chris Hardwick by an ex-girlfriend, AMC has decided today to officially pull the plug on their long time host’s talk show and appearances at San Diego Comic-Con next month. "We have had a positive working relationship with Chris Hardwick for many years,” said the home of The Walking Dead in a statement on Saturday, one day before Season 2 of Talking With Chris Hardwick was set to debut… Read

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‘Aquaman’ Will Emerge At San Diego Comic-Con

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Typically Warner Bros. keeps a lid on what they’re sending down to San Diego Comic-Con until well into July. However, on Friday director James Wan let the fish out of the bag: Aquaman is definitely going and Warners will be dropping a trailer. We’re also hearing DC’s gill guy might be making a bigger splash than usual, read last year Alcon/Sony/Warners’  Blade Runner 2049 had an experience where attendees walked around the pic’s futuristic sets, extras and props. That… Read

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Chris Hardwick Says “At No Time” Did He Sexually Assault Ex-Girlfriend

Hours and hours after Chloe Dykstra implied that Chris Hardwick sexually assaulted her while they were involved, the Talking Dead host has strongly denied the claims of his former girlfriend. “These are very serious allegations and not to be taken lightly which is why I've taken the day to consider how to respond,” said Hardwick in a statement Friday night. “I was heartbroken to read Chloe's post. Our three year relationship was not perfect—we were ultimately not a good… Read

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‘Game Of Thrones’ & ‘Westworld’ Skipping San Diego Comic-Con 2018, HBO Says

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Hall H of the San Diego Convention Center is going to be a little hollowed out this year as HBO has just declared that fan faves Game of Thrones and Westworld will not be attending Comic-Con 2018. “Due to production schedules and air dates for Game of Thrones and Westworld, these series will not be presented at San Diego Comic-Con this summer,” the premium cabler said Thursday. “HBO has a longstanding relationship with SDCC, and we are very grateful for the fans'… Read

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New Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker Set For Comic-Con Debut By BBC America

There's a new Doctor in time and space and she's coming to Comic-Con next month. BBC America made it official this morning that Jodie Whittaker will be making her SDCC debut as the 13th Doctor Who during the July 19 – 22 fanboy and fangirl festival. If past years and past Time Lords as any indication, the panel will take place in the huge Hall H to fit all the Whovians in to cheer for the first female Doctor. Whittaker will be joined on the panel by co-stars Tosin Cole… Read

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Syfy Bringing ‘Deadly Class’ & George R.R. Martin’s ‘Nightflyers’ To Comic-Con

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EXCLUSIVE: It's over a month until Comic-Con but already Syfy is taking to the streets and rails of San Diego to plant debut flags and panels for Deadly Class, Nightflyers plus bringing back Krypton. Calling out with the surest indication that the NBCUniversal owned outlet plans on going large at SDCC, the much-valued real estate of trains are on the move with branding for the trio of shows. Rick Remender, who co-created the teen assassin comic on which the Deadly… Read