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Ryan Reynolds Shares His Real Thoughts About ‘Green Lantern’ & ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ – Comic-Con

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If you were expecting the Deadpool 2 panel at San Diego Comic-Con to reveal some news about a third installment or an X-Force movie, consider your expectations not met. Instead, the panel shared deleted scenes from the upcoming “Super Duper $@%!#& Cut” of the movie which will be released August 21 on Blu-ray and DVD. Still, that doesn’t mean there was juicy news from the Deadpool team. Moderated by Karan Soni (who played Deadpool’s unofficial partner Dopinder), the panel… Read

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‘The Flash’ Casts Chris Klein As Season 5 Villain Cicada – Comic-Con

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There’s a new bad guy headed for Central City. During The Flash’s portion of the Warner Bros Television/DCTV panel at Comic-Con on Saturday, the series’ cast and creators announced that Chris Klein has been cast as super-villain Cicada for the show’s upcoming Season 5. In the DC mythology, Cicada was a mysterious cult leader who aimed to murder anybody that The Flash had ever saved, using trademark lightning bolt daggers. WBTV and DC describe him as “a grizzled… Read

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‘Deadly Class’ EP Joe Russo On Syfy Adaptation & Next ‘Avengers’ Movie – Comic-Con

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"If your expectation is that we're going to bring those characters to life and that world to life, and the Deadly Class school to life," Joe Russo says of the upcoming Syfy series he and his fellow Avengers: Infinity War director and brother Anthony are executive producing, "then get excited because Rick Remender, the guy who wrote the book, is the lifeblood that's behind Deadly Class the show." Heading into more production on the fourth Avengers movie in the next few… Read

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‘Aquaman’ Trailer: Jason Momoa, Nicole Kidman & Cast Swim Into Action In DC Pic – Comic-Con

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In the final presentation of Warner Bros’ Hall H Saturday extravaganza, Jason Momoa took the stage along with Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and director James Wan. Wan started it off. “One of the biggest things I wanted to do was create a superhero film we haven't seen before,” he said. “Ours a little different and unique my movie more like sci-fi film than a traditional superhero movie.” They showed a trailer (check it out above) and… Read

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‘Shazam’ Trailer: Zachary Levi Learns To Be A Superhero In DC’s Latest Comedy-Driven Pic – Comic-Con

Zachary Levi walked onstage Saturday at Comic-Con with a Guinness (which he said Jason Momoa gave him) to introduce the first official trailer for Shazam! It seemed appropriate considering the comedic superhero tone of Warner Bros’ upcoming DC pic, which could very well be the standout movie of the panel…or even all of Comic-Con for that matter. The new trailer shows the journey of foster child Billy Batson, the teenage boy able to transform into the titular adult… Read

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Team Talks The Return Of Chris Pine, Why Sequel Is Set In The ’80s – Comic-Con

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Even though they are only three and a half weeks into production on Wonder Woman 1984, director Patty Jenkins, Chris Pine and Gal Gadot took the stage with enthusiasm and even a little early footage Saturday during Warner Bros’ Hall H presentation at Comic-Con. Pine opened the proceedings by revealing he couldn't divulge why he's back, following his demise in the first film. But he so brightened the original film that nobody seemed to be holding the lapse against… Read

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‘Black Lightning’: Jordan Calloway Upped To Series Regular As Painkiller – Watch The Comic-Con Sizzle Reel

Expect more pain on Black Lightning next season. Jordan Calloway, who recurred as Khalil Payne/Painkiller in the first season of the CW’s DC superhero drama, has been promoted to series regular for Season 2. Read the character’s backstory below. The Black Lightning Comic-Con panel opened with a sizzle reel from Season 1 (watch it below). Said showrunner/executive producer Salim Akil, who made the Calloway announcement today. “[He is] such a good guy, great actors, and a… Read

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Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Lord & Miller Drop New ‘Lego Movie 2’ Trailer At Comic-Con

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Warner Bros unveiled the cast of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part — Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Stephanie Beatriz — with Phil Lord and Chris Miller as part of the studio’s Hall H presentation Saturday at Comic-Con. The Con crowd sparked to a new trailer that sets the stage for the space mayhem. Pratt talked about “growing up with these toys as a kid, and you’re in the hall of fame when you’ve been memorialized in a Lego movie.” There was an element of Marvel in the… Read

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Sony Swings Into Hall H With New Footage, Characters From ‘Venom’ & ‘Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse’ – Comic-Con

Comic-Con fans were caught in a Hall H web when Sony swung into the confab with Venom and Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse with mind-blowing footage. The Spidey extravaganza was moderated by the Nerdist’s Jessica Chobot with the first half of the panel included Phil Lord & Christopher Miller’s Into the Spider-verse. They were joined by directors Rodney Rothman, Peter Ramsey, and Bob Persichetti and three different Spider-people from different dimensions: Shameik Moore… Read

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‘Bumblebee’ Brings ’80s Style To ‘Transformers’ Franchise & A “Prime” Guest Surprises Panel – Comic-Con

Laser lights, smoke machines and a video presentation set to live musical stylings of Stan Bush singing “The Touch” set the tone for Paramount’s Bumblebee panel at San Diego Comic-Con with some major and totally tubular ’80s flair. Bumblebee marks the live-action feature debut for two-time Academy Award-nominated director Travis Knight, who is known for movies like Kubo and the Two Strings. The director not only brought his animation eye to the Transformers movie universe… Read

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‘The Tick’ Team Teases Season 2, With New Villains And Old Friends – Comic-Con

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Amazon gave fans a taste of the upcoming Season 2 of its superhero comedy The Tick on Friday during the studio’s presentation at Comic-Con. It’s too far away for a release date though — the series was greenlighted for a 10-episode second season back in January, with a 2019 premiere date still to come. On the panel, creator Ben Edlund showed off a behind-the-scenes video featuring Peter Serafinowicz (who plays The Tick) and Griffin Newman (who plays as Arthur Dent) who… Read

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‘Glass’ Debuts First Trailer For Shattering Superhero Thriller – Comic-Con

First there was Unbreakable then there was Split and now there is GlassM. 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