Another name for paradise.
A run down for those that don’t know about this amazing weekend… Comic Con (aka San Diego Comic Con International) is just a multigenre convention that used to just be for upcoming comic books and sci-fi films, but now includes just about anything that has fan followings in tv or film especially Marvel/DC.
It took me a few days to catch up with everything that went on because I was sick over the weekend, but now I know everything. And everything was awesome. Except that I have to wait over 2 months for the new season of The Walking Dead after that trailer. That trailer!
And everything else that was shown is just getting me more and more excited for these upcoming months!!
Game of Thrones
no new Season 5 trailer, but we did get a Season 4 blooper reel. El oh el.
and the 2014 panel…
Season 3 trailer finally revealing Ra’s al Ghul!
American Horror Story: Freak Show
Making its Comic Con debut (finally) AHS actors revealed their new identities for the upcoming season Freak Show but didn’t release any new trailers or anything. Thank God there’s this teaser floating around keeping me sane until October.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter
Hopefully Season 2 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. can pick up where season 1 failed. It lacked the punch the movies have, but never say never when Phil Coulson is involved. Maybe Agent Carter will get off to a better start?
My guilty pleasure and all time favorite. Anything with Dylan O’Brien is. And Tyler Posey broke his toe doing a cartwheel across the stage. Gotta love him. And the new cast mate Dylan Sprayberry is the absolute cutest.
And I can’t mention Teen Wolf without…
Shelley Hennig and Dylan O’Brien
Dyl and Posey and Shelley Hennig
Dyl and Posey
Dyl and Posey
Dyl and Posey
Sorry not sorry. (Thanks to my new favorite website).
The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies
Everyone is going to see this anyways because Cumberbatch+Freeman. So there’s no much more advertising New Line/MGM can do.
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mockingjay Part 1
Such a tease. I want more. But I’m so excited to see Philip Seymour Hoffman finish out his role. I would’ve been so upset if they’d recast and used someone else for the last two films. Also, I was sad that no Peeta was shown in this trailer.
Looks ABSOLUTELY terrifying. Quite possibly just as bad as Human Centipede, but almost worse because it’s Justin Long being turned into a walrus.
Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man
but we did get this
And Robert Downey Jr. came out to the panel throwing roses at the crowd…you stay classy, San Diego.
Daniel Radcliffe with Horns…there have been weirder things in HP so, not judging.
Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice
The director, Zach Snyder, wouldn’t let any of the trinity (Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, or Gal Gadot) speak because he didn’t want anyone asking questions. Any now we have to wait until 2016 to see anything.
Which looks kind of not-my-favorite, mostly because the trailer was sad and creepy because it could happen one day. But it’s Christopher Nolan and he’s never failed me before, so here’s hoping.
Comic Con “Red” Carpet
And of course, the wonderful world of cosplay.
Source: Hollywood Reporter
Godzilla 2 is happening as well as a King Kong prequel, Skull Island.
In TV news, DC is releasing 3 new shows on the WB: Gotham (with Ben McKenzie!!), The Flash, and Constantine.
Apparently the lead in The Flash, Grant Gustin, isn’t a huge fan of running…go figure. All 3 trailers are here.
Fight Club writer, Chuck Palahniuk, released his new book Beautiful You and is releasing a Fight Club sequel through Dark Horse Comics!
ALSO! Blur Studios just officially released the Deadpool Test Footage leaked a few days ago:
And can’t forget…
where it all started.
Not a lot of big reveals this year. It seems like more and more the comics are getting shut out of their own convention. The only releases I saw that got much coverage were Marvel’s Spider-Verse (featuring every Spiderman ever), The Death of Wolverine, and Avengers NOW, and also some news on Star Wars comics set between Empire Strikes Back and A New Hope.
Celebs can make or break a show or films Comic Con appearance. And all my favorites happened to make it and stop by the Entertainment Weekly’s photo studio to show off:
Check out some more at EW
Overall, I was pretty happy with what was released (and what made it online so I could actually see). Just surprised that some of the larger movies didn’t reveal anything. No Star Wars: Episode VII or Jurassic World news. At all. A letdown, but ultimately Comic Con served its purpose: upping the hype on already popular films and bringing to light, possibly showcasing some new ones. And with that, it succeeded.
Last thought: all hail Entertainment Weekly for the being the mecca of Comic Con info, trailers, and news
without which I would be wholly less informed and completely at a loss.