‘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
‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Trailer Teases Rodan, Mothra + More Monsters In Sequel – Comic-Con
“Long live the king” is said in the new trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters which can pretty much explain what is in store for in the forthcoming sequel of the iconic monster.
The panel included stars Millie Bobby Brown, Vera Farmiga, O’Shea Jackson, Thomas Middleditch and director Michael Dougherty but the real star, Godzilla wasn’t on hand to talk about the film — however, he was in the trailer along with some friends.
Dougherty says that, as the title suggests… Read
‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald’ Trailer Returns To Hogwarts; Johnny Depp Casts A Spell On Audience – Comic-Con
The Warner Bros panel kicked off a day of programming in Hall H during San Diego Comic-Con with Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald — featuring a new trailer and a surprise guest.
With a 360-degree video presentation and Eddie Redmayne casting a “lumos” spell on the wildly excited audience, he was joined on the stage by the Grindelwald crew including Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Zoe Kravitz, Jude Law, Claudia Kim, and Callum Turner… Read
‘The Expanse’ Team Thanks Out-Of-This-World Fans For Saving Show – Comic-Con
The latest stop on The Expanse‘s wild ride to a Season 4 was San Diego today, where Amazon used its Comic-Con presentation to introduce its newest sci-fi series which it snagged after Syfy canceled it in May.
Amazon had been a main target for fans behind a rigorous #SaveTheExpanse campaign which included a GoFundMe page, which collected money for a banner to be flown over the Amazon headquarters. It worked: Jeff Bezos himself announced May 25 that Amazon picked up the… 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
‘Van Helsing’ Trailer: Syfy Reveals First Bloody Action-Packed Look At Season 3 – Comic-Con
EXCLUSIVE: Syfy dropped a trailer that gave us the first look at the third season of Van Helsing during their panel at Comic-Con — and it was filled with blood, action and a lot of vampire bodies hitting the floor.
Marking its third year at the confab, stars Kelly Overton (True Blood), Jonathan Scarfe (Hell on Wheels), Vincent Gale (Bates Motel), Aleks Paunovic (Continuum), Rukiya Bernard (The Cabin in the Woods), Jennifer Cheon (The 100) and Trezzo Mahoro (iZombie)… 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
‘Charmed’ EPs & Stars On Staying True To The Original & What’s To Come In Season 1 – Comic Con
The cast and creatives of the CW’s Charmed reboot took the stage on Day 1 of San Diego Comic-Con following a screening of the pilot episode. Present today were stars Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery and Madeleine Mantock along with producers Jennie Snyder Urman and Jessica O'Tool.
This new version is set in a college town and follows the sisters who, after the tragic death of their mother, are stunned to discover they are witches. Soon this powerful threesome must stand… Read
‘A Discovery Of Witches’: Sundance Now & Shudder To Stream Sky’s Drama Series – Comic-Con
Sundance Now and Shudder have acquired A Discovery of Witches, the Sky original drama based on Deborah Harkness’ best-selling novel. The eight-episode series starring Teresa Palmer and Matthew Goode will stream on both services, but no premiere date was announced.
Produced by Bad Wolf (The Night Of, the upcoming His Dark Materials), A Discovery of Witches is a contemporary love story that begins against the backdrop of Oxford academic life, in a world where small numbers… Read
‘Origin’: First Look At Tom Felton & Natalia Tena In YouTube Space Drama – Comic-Con
The cast and creators of YouTube’s Origin landed at San Diego Comic-Con to give the confab the first look at the show which is a mash-up of Lost, Alien, and Invasion of the Body Snatchers to tell a multi-layered sci-fi treat.
“I don’t think Origin isn’t just one thing — it’s many different things,” said show creator Mika Wika Watkins. She says that its exciting that she gets to write a sci-fi show, but it jumps to different genres, exploring the Japanese mafia, German… Read
New ‘Doctor Who’ Jodie Whittaker & EP On New Season, Inclusion & Hall H Debut – Comic-Con
"It's a perfect job for any actor because even though there's the 12 previous shoes that you're filling, you're able creatively to make it your own," says Jodie Whittaker, as the 13th Doctor Who and first woman to play the Time Lord prepares to hit the stage in her Comic-Con debut this morning. "So, I think rather than feeling the pressure of that, I feel the excitement of that," she adds of her role and the new era for the BBC America series.
The Comic-Con inauguration… Read
CAA Signs James Frey As Sam & Aaron Taylor-Johnson Ready ‘A Million Little Pieces’ Film For Fall Festivals
EXCLUSIVE: CAA just signed best-selling author James Frey. This comes as Brad Weston’s Makeready and The Picture Company prepare to launch A Million Little Pieces, the screen version of the semi-autobiographical and controversial addiction novel that was adapted into a feature by Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Sam Taylor-Johnson, the latter of whom directed her husband in the lead role. The film, which also stars Billy Bob Thornton, Giovanni Ribisi and Odessa Young (Assassinatio… Read