Archive for July 15, 2012
The Doctor has returned to San Diego for Comic-Con 2012. Joining him was Amy and Rory, most likely for the final time. Not to be left out, executive producers Steven Moffat and Caroline Skinner also joined the cast this year. In the panel, the cast and showrunners offered up details on the highly-anticipated 50 year anniversary of Doctor Who - as well as who may be returning for it.
The show started at 12:30 PM Pacific Time (3:30 PM Eastern) in Hall H and, as mentioned, featured actors Matt Smith (MS), Karen Gillan (KG), Arthur Darvill (AD), lead writer/executive producer Steven Moffat (SM) as well as executive producer Caroline Skinner (CS). If you missed Comic-Con this year, sit back, relax, and catch up on the latest Doctor Who news – as well as take a look at the ...
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Edgar Wright will be moving further into the mainstream with his upcoming Ant-Man film for Marvel, but the director has had a loyal fanbase for years thanks to his hilarious partnerships with actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.
Wright’s beloved Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy (aka the Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy) began with the zombie comedy Shaun of the Dead and the buddy cop action parody Hot Fuzz and was supposed to end with the apocalyptic sci-fi comedy The World’s End. However, the final film has been in unofficial development for years with no clear start date. Thankfully the wait is over!
Deadline has learned that Universal has officially greenlighted The World’s End. According to the article, Wright is currently in pre-production on the film, which will begin shooting in the UK in October. That’s slightly later than the production date previously reported, but still great news for fans ...
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Joss Whedon – who is normally known for his quick witted sarcasm and hilarious one-liners – put aside his glib nature to give fans of the short-lived space western Firefly a truly sincere thank you for all their continuous support. Whedon, along with actors Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin and Sean Maher, plus writers Tim Minear and Jose Molina, gave more than 4,000 die-hard fans (many of whom camped in line overnight) a very emotional panel at this week’s San Diego Comic Con.
The panel, which was assembled to celebrate the much-beloved series’ 10th anniversary, reunited most the main cast and featured many tears and standing ovations from both fan and cast alike. The Avengers director also talked about his upcoming comic book series from Dark Horse, which will pick ...
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Comic-Con 2012 continues to churn out surprises – and one of the show’s most intriguing pieces of information wasn’t announced on the Hall H floor, it was dropped during the post-panel press line. While fans were scrambling to grab seats for the Marvel Studios panel, Peter Jackson was across the street (winding down after his own Hall H panel) discussing the upcoming pair of Hobbit films – asserting that there were quite a few scenes that the filmmakers didn’t have room to include.
Now that principle photography on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: There and Back Again is complete, Jackson is considering extending the set of prequels into a full-blown trilogy.
HitFix was the first to report the ...
Click to continue reading Peter Jackson Clarifies ‘Hobbit’ Trilogy Talk; Third Movie Based on Tolkien’s Notes
Warners unleashed both "Pacific Rim" and "The Hobbit" Comic Con posters last weekend, now they're rounding out the set with the one-sheets for the two other films they had at their presentation at this year's con - Zac Snyder's "Man of Steel" and Gareth Edwards' "Godzilla".