‘Halloween’ Star Jamie Lee Curtis References #MeToo Movement, Says Franchise’s Longevity Is “Mind-Blowing” – Comic-Con
The H in Hall H stood for Halloween on Friday at Comic-Con as original scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis was joined by filmmakers David Gordon Green, Jason Blum, and Malek Akkad.
Right off the bat, Curtis talked about the power of the iconic character of Laurie Strode, not directly mentioning the #MeToo movement, but talking about how a woman can “take control” of their narrative and not have someone else abuse them. She then referenced the 140 women at the ESPY awards who… Read
‘Glass’ Debuts First Trailer For Shattering Superhero Thriller – Comic-Con
First there was Unbreakable then there was Split and now there is Glass. M. Night Shyamalan was joined on the stage in the coveted Hall H at Comic-Con with Glass stars Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Anya Taylor-Joy and Sarah Paulson to not only talk about the third installment in the unique superhero film but also debut the first full trailer.
The panel, which was moderated by Yvette Nicole Brown, started with Shyamalan talking about the journey of getting to Glass, but… Read
James Gunn Won’t Appear At Comic-Con After Being Axed From ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’
James Gunn, who was fired today from Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy franchise after past offensive tweets surfaced, will not make a planned appearance at Comic-Con in San Diego today where he was set to appear on Sony Pictures’ Hall H session to tout an upcoming horror film he is producing.
Sony never confirmed Gunn’s participation on the panel, which will include looks at the studio’s Venom and animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse movies. But he had teased the… Read
Andrew Lincoln Confirms He’s Leaving ‘Walking Dead’ – Comic-Con
"This will be my last season playing the role of Rick Grimes," Andrew Lincoln told Comic-Con today on The Walking Dead panel. “I love this show,” he declared. “It means everything to me. I love the people who make this show. I'm particularly fond of the people who watch this show."
"I don't want this to become an Oscar acceptance speech or a obituary," a clearly emotional Lincoln said to the packed and eerily quiet Hall H as he addressed "the elephant in the room" of his… Read
‘Walking Dead’ Reveals Season 9 Debut Date & Trailer Of Fractured Survivors – Comic-Con
The Walking Dead returned to Comic-Con's Hall H today and will be coming back to the small screen for its ninth season on October 7, it was announced Friday — and fans got a look at what’s going to go down.
Even though AMC’s zombie-apocalypse blockbuster has a new showrunner and leads Andrew Lincoln and Lauren Cohan are stepping back from the series, TWD followed its usual SDCC pattern of announcing its latest premiere date and dropping new trailer for the thousands in… Read
‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Debuts Season 4B Trailer, Teases More ‘TWD’ Crossovers – Comic-Con
AMC’s Fear The Walking Dead Comic-Con panel opened with a gag reel (filled with lines fumbles, prop malfunctions, and a Wakanda Forever salute) before debuting the extended trailer for the second half of Season 4.
On the stage in Hall H were stars Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Lennie James, Danay Garcia, Jenna Elfman, Maggie Grace, and Garret Dillahunt as well as executive producers and showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, EPs Scott M. Gimple, Robert… Read
‘Castle Rock’ Review: Stephen King-Inspired Series From EP J.J. Abrams Lumbers – Comic-Con
Comic-Con is getting a preview today of the July 25-debuting Castle Rock when the Hulu series inspired by Stephen King's work has its world premiere in Ballroom 20 of the San Diego Convention Center. If you are a devoted fan of the Carrie author's canon, then the 10-episode series executive produced by J.J. Abrams may be your idea of heaven, but I think most of us will find they need to pick up the pace between the frights.
As I say in my video review above, a number of… Read
‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Angela Kang On Andrew Lincoln’s Future, Season 9 Changes & Comic-Con
"That's stuff that I obviously don't want to spoil for fans, but I think what I can tell you is that we've got a great story for Rick," new The Walking Dead showrunner Angela Kang says of the future of star Andrew Lincoln on the AMC series. "He's actively thinking about what needs to be done to build for the future," she adds of Rick Grimes, the character Lincoln has played since the zombie apocalypse series debuted in 2010, going on to become one of the biggest shows in… Read
‘American Horror Story’ Season 8 Title Revealed
American Horror Story just revealed its season 8 title, Apocalypse, and some pretty creepy artwork…
— AmericanHorrorStory (@AHSFX) July 20, 2018
Rosemary’s Baby, anyone? FX likes to keep plot details under wraps but has dropped this graphic and title during a late-night event at San Diego Comic-Con.
Creator Ryan Murphy previously said that Season 8 would be a “crossover” with Murder House (Season 1) and Coven (Season 3). “It's a season… Read
‘Assassination Nation’: Sundance Darling Captures Hall H Crowd With Provocative Footage – Comic-Con
The Sam Levinson-directed Assassination Nation drew the biggest acquisition and became the buzziest title at January’s Sundance Film Festival. Today, the shocking and provocative film shoved aside the superheroes and usual fanboy fare from Hall H as the filmmakers took the stage to try to broaden its potential appeal to include the young-demo San Diego Comic-Con crowd.
The Bron-backed pic was acquired by Neon, and Joe & Anthony Russo’s AGBO in a $10 million-plus world… Read
Syfy’s ‘Nightflyers’ Unveils Trailer; Team Dishes On How Series Differs From George R.R. Martin Novella – Comic-Con
UPDATED with panel details: The crew from Syfy’s thriller series Nightflyers landed at San Diego’s Comic-Con on Thursday and came equipped with a couple of sneak peeks at the upcoming TV adaption of George R. R. Martin’s 1980 novella. That included a trailer which dropped during the afternoon panel in the Indigo Ballroom.
Martin, the author of the Song of Ice and Fire book series that of course led to HBO’s epic Game of Thrones, is serving as an executive producer. He did… Read
Akiva Goldsman Returns To CAA
EXCLUSIVE: Academy Award-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman has returned to CAA.
Goldsman ended a longtime relationship with that agency in 2014, and had moved to WME. There was no acrimony in the move back, but he needed a break back then but remained close friends with CAA chief Richard Lovett. The scribe, who won the Oscar for A Beautiful Mind, simply decided to return.
He has set up numerous projects around down as writer, director and producer through his Weed Road… Read