‘Deadly Class’ Schools SDCC With Punk-Fueled Trailer – Comic-Con
EXCLUSIVE: Smothered in the last years of the Reagan Era, Deadly Class made its Comic-Con debut Saturday with a new trailer for the upcoming Syfy series based on Rick Remender and Wes Craig's comic.
"We've been huge fans of the book and huge fans of Rick Remender and we've put a lot of time and thought and energy and passion into bringing that book to the screen as authentically as possible," executive producer Joe Russo told the crowd packed into the Indigo Ballroom at… Read
‘Man In The High Castle’ Renewed For Season 4; Unveils Season 3 Premiere Date & Trailer – Comic-Con
EXCLUSIVE: Amazon's The Man In The High Castle had a lot of news to drop at Comic-Con today both visually and in terms of the calendar itself — long-term and short-term. Coming off an apocalypse-avoiding Season 2 ending, the alternative history drama toplined by Alexa Davalos and Rufus Sewell just dropped a high-powered new sneak peek at Season 3 during its panel session. (Check it out above.)
The Isa Dick Hackett-executive produced series, based on Philip K. Dick's 1962… Read
‘Cut Throat City’ Trailer: RZA Goes From Martial Arts To Heist Drama In Hurricane Katrina-Era Pic – Comic-Con
Wu-tang Clan member turned filmmaker RZA is known for his affinity for anything and everything in the martial arts ilk, but as seen in the first trailer of Cut Throat City, he is going a different route. He took the Comic-Con stage in Hall H to wax poetic about how he relates to martial arts and how he honors it before switching gears to talk about the movie. He was joined by the cast Shameik Moore, Wesley Snipes, Demetrius Shipp Jr., Denzel Whitaker, Keean Johnson, Kat G… Read
‘Manifest’ Creator Jeff Rake Has End Game For New Event Mystery Series – Comic-Con
There have been many event mystery series that have come and gone. Some have succeeded and some haven’t gone so well. Many point to Lost as a benchmark when it comes to the genre, but Manifest is looking to pave its own path. Series creator Jeff Rake was joined by actors Melissa Roxburgh and Josh Dallas to talk about the show and what to expect from the new NBC drama.
Like Lost, there is an ongoing mystery and the pilot shown at Comic-Con leaves tons of unanswered… Read
‘Dateline’ & ‘20/20’ Lead Ratings On Newsmag Friday, CBS Tops Viewers
Fresh installments of NBC’s Dateline (0.7 rating in the 18-49 demo, 3.38 million total viewers) and its time-slot rival, ABC’s 20/20 (0.7, 3.34M), were tied as top programs Friday night in the demo (Live+Same Day).
Dateline ticked up a tenth in 18-49 from last week, and also tied with its two-hour lead-in, a rerun of American Ninja Warrior (0.7, 2.97M), in the demo. NBC won the night in 18-49 with a 0.6, edging ABC (0.5).
ABC continued to wind down the run of Quantico… Read
‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ Sings $37M+; ‘Equalizer 2’ Targets $33M+: Saturday Update
5th Update, Early Saturday AM: With chart It’s still a great weekend at the box office here, with both Universal’s Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and Sony’s Equalizer 2 both over-performing besting their tracking, especially the latter.
The Ol Parker-directed original ABBA musical is looking at an estimated No. 1 win, with $37.3M while the Denzel Washington sequel scored $13.4M yesterday (including Thursday’s $3.1M), with an amazing $33.7M three-day.
One of the reasons why… Read
Julia Roberts And Sam Esmail’s ‘Homecoming’ Gets Premiere Date & Teaser Trailer – Comic-Con
Amazon Studios used its big Comic-Con presentation today to unveil the premiere date for Homecoming, its psychological thriller starring Julia Roberts in her TV series-starring debut and directed by Mr. Robot‘s Sam Esmail. The half-hour series will bow Friday, November 2, on Prime Video.
The streaming service also showed fans a first-look teaser from the series, which is based on the popular Gimlet Media podcast. (Check out the video above and the teaser art below.) It… Read
Noomi Rapace Joins ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ For Season 2 – Comic-Con
As Deadline exclusively revealed last month, Amazon are showing the first episode of their upcoming Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan at Comic-Con today but the real explosion may be the addition of the actor who was the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.
Executive producer and co-showrunner Carlton Cuse announced at Amazon's mega-panel in Ballroom 20 that Noomi Rapace will be joining the John Krasinski led series in its second season.
The BAFTA nominated actor will play Harriet "Harry"… Read
Jennifer Connelly On Tarmac For ‘Top Gun 2: Maverick’
EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Connelly is being set to join Tom Cruise in Top Gun 2: Maverick, the Joseph Kosinski-directed sequel for Paramount Pictures and Skydance. She will join Cruise, who reprises his Maverick character from the 1986 hit, alongside Val Kilmer who returns to play Maverick’s nemesis Iceman. Miles Teller also will star as the son of Maverick’s wingman, played in the original Jerry Bruckheimer-produced film by Anthony Edwards. The sequel takes place as Maverick… Read
‘Don Quixote’ Producers Hit Back Over Rights Snafu After Paolo Branco Claims Another Court ‘Victory’
EXCLUSIVE: Producer Paolo Branco is not letting up in his pursuit of compensation over The Man Who Killed Don Quixote rights snafu. However, a statement sent to me today from the film’s producers indicates that they are not ceding ground either.
According to a statement from Branco on Wednesday, a Madrid court ruling from July 13 backs up previous London and Paris judgments that his Alfama Films has an improperly terminated contract with Don Quixote director Terry… Read
Fox Networks Group Teams With Canal+ On Modern Day Remake Of H.G Wells’ ‘War Of The Worlds’
Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa is taking on a reboot of War of the Worlds as its second original commission.
The international arm of the U.S. broadcaster has partnered with France's Canal+ and Atlantis producer Urban Myth Films on the eight-part remake, which will be set in the present day and tell the story of an alien invasion.
The drama was created and written by Misfits' Howard Overman, who runs Studiocanal-backed Urban Myth Films with Johnny Caps and Julian… Read
Shinobu Hashimoto Dies: Writer Of ‘Rashomon’, ‘Seven Samurai’ & 70 Other Screenplays Was 100
Shinobu Hashimoto, the screenwriter whose work is credited as being among the most influential in film history, died Thursday of pneumonia at his Tokyo home, according to Japanese media reports. He was 100.
Hashimoto was the screenwriter for some of the most important films in Japanese history, including Rashomon and Seven Samurai from director Akira Kurosawa. Rashomon was his first work made into a film, and he went on to write nearly 80 scripts, including collaborations… Read