Comic-Con: Columbia Spotlighting ‘Pixels’, ‘Goosebumps’ And Jack Black

Jack Black will be taking the stage at the Hilton Bayfront’s  Indigo Ballroom on Thursday, July 24 for Columbia PicturesGoosebumps panelFrom 12: 30-1:30 PM, Black will be joined by director Rob Letterman, who he worked with on Shark Tale and Gulliver’s Travels, as the two show clips on how they’re bringing the monsters to life in their big screen adaptation of the bestselling kids’ book series. In Goosebumps, Black plays the book’s author R.L. Stine. Pic will open on August 7, 2015.  In addition, director Chris Columbus will make a video announcement about his May 15, 2015 release  Pixels starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Josh Gad.  In Pixels, aliens wage war against earth after misinterpreting their ’80s videogames, and it’s up to the President’s (James) best friend, former vidgame champ Sam Brenner (Sandler) and his friends to save the planet. Throughout Comic-Con at the Hard Rock Hotel, there will be a Pixels-theme arcade with classic ’80s titles.  There will be a vidgame competition for a Comic-Con attendee to win a walk-on role in Pixels.


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