Andy Muschietti Showed Off First ‘IT: Chapter 2’ Footage at #SDCC and Promised Scarier Film

The footage is *not* online and probably won’t be, but the very first look at IT: Chapter Two was shown off at San Diego Comic Con tonight, as part of WB’s “ScareDiego” event. Via Twitter, we’ve got some recaps of the footage shown, revealing that attendees got their first look at Bill Hader as Richie and James Ransone as Eddie. Additionally, director Andy Muschietti promised a scarier, more intense sequel…In … [Read more...]

NECA Beefs Up Guillermo del Toro Signature Collection With ‘The Shape of Water’ Figure #SDCC

As they recently announced and previewed, our pals over at NECA are launching a new “Guillermo del Toro Signature Series,” a line of action figures inspired by del Toro’s best films. The company is kicking off the Signature Series with Santi, the ghost boy from The Devil’s Backbone, as well as an action figure of the grotesque Pale Man from Pan’s Labyrinth. Shown off at Comic Con this week, via Toy Ark, they’re also adding the Oscar-winning … [Read more...]

‘Terminator 2’ Figures from NECA Include Retro Kenner Homages and John Connor! #SDCC

As always, NECA has been killing it at San Diego Comic Con this year, unloading a ton of awesome upcoming toys on preview night. And yes, they even made an Eddie Furlong toy! Via Toy Ark, NECA is showing off four upcoming Terminator 2: Judgment Day action figures at SDCC, including Furlong’s John Connor and a few based on Kenner’s ’90s toys. Like they’ve done with Alien and Predator, NECA has reimagined Kenner’s old … [Read more...]

Head Back to the ’90s With NECA’s Ultimate Edition ‘Bride of Chucky’ Two Pack! #SDCC

NECA has given us no shortage of awesome Child’s Play toys over the years, and up next they’re shining the spotlight on 1998’s Bride of Chucky with a Chucky & Tiffany two-pack! Being shown off at San Diego Comic Con this week, via Toy Ark, is a Bride of Chucky “Ultimate” edition set, which features the Chuckster and his blushing bride, the lovely Tiffany. Accessories include shovels, handguns, knives and an … [Read more...]

NECA Previews Upcoming Michael Myers Figure With Mysterious #SDCC Tease

Despite NECA repeatedly letting fans know that they don’t have the Halloween license, it would appear that they do after all, as they’re teasing *something* at Comic Con tonight… The actual figure is cloaked under a sheet, kind of like Michael Myers in that one scene in the original classic, but the accessories are visible: a severed head and a carved pumpkin. Is it from the new Halloween? We’re thinking yes. Will it be … [Read more...]

NECA Giving Love to the Unloved ‘Alien: Resurrection’ With Action Figure Wave #SDCC

The 1997 film Alien: Resurrection sure isn’t the most beloved installment in the franchise, but NECA is nothing if not thorough when it comes to giving the Alien films some love. As they teased last year, Series 14 is entirely devoted to Resurrection! Shown off at the San Diego Comic Con tonight, NECA’s wave of Resurrection figures includes Ellen Ripley, a Xenomorph and, of course, the infamous “Newborn.” At this time, we … [Read more...]

Meet the Weeping Woman of New Line Cinema’s ‘The Curse of La LLorona’ With the Official Synopsis

It was revealed ahead of the San Diego Comic-Con that New Line Cinema and Atomic Monsters’ The Children has officially been retitled to The Curse of La Llorona. Being previewed as part of New Line’s second annual ScareDiego tonight, Bloody Disgusting has got the first story details and can now reveal that La Llorona is “The Weeping Woman”. The official synopsis reveals backstory, as well as a lengthy, yet poetic breakdown … [Read more...]

Netflix Set Up a “Stranger Things” Bus Stop at #SDCC and We’d Spend the Entire Event Hiding In It

I know myself well enough to know I wouldn’t actually want to be at San Diego Comic Con, as I’m far too much of a homebody, but even I’ll admit that the images that emerge from the event every year make me envious of those in attendance. Take, for this example, this “Stranger Things”-themed bus stop, which Netflix is inviting attendees into this year. The “Shadow Monster” looms above the bus stop, which … [Read more...]

This ‘Pennywise’ Statue is So Lifelike You’ll Take a Balloon From Him

The San Diego Comic-Con floor is officially open and one of the coolest things we’ve seen – outside of Deadpool being inserted into the Showbiz Pizza stage show – is a shockingly lifelike Pennywise statue featuring Bill Skarsgård‘s likeness from New Line Cinema’s IT. It looks like it’s  Tweeterhead‘s 1/5 scale statue designed by Andy Muschietti, the film’s director, and sculpted by Amalgamated Dynamics, … [Read more...]

First Look at Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy” Series Is Missing a Sixth Member

Netflix kicks off the San Diego Comic-Con with a first look at the original series “The Umbrella Academy”. Based on the popular, Eisner award-winning comics and graphic novels created and written by Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance), illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics, the series features Tom Hopper (“Black Sails”, “Game of Thrones”) as “Luther,” Emmy Raver-Lampman as “Allison,” David Castañeda (Sicario) as … [Read more...]

Super7 Previews a Whole New Wave of ‘Hellboy’ ReAction Figures #SDCC

Last year, toy company Super7 released a wave of Hellboy toys as part of their ReAction Figures line, a line that Funko briefly partnered with them on but is now 100% theirs again. That first assortment of 3.75″, retro-style action figures was based on Mike Mignola’s comic series rather than Guillermo del Toro’s films, and it included the comic book iterations of Hellboy, Abe Sapien, Lobster Johnson, and Liz Sherman. At Comic Con tonight, … [Read more...]

AfterShock Comics’ “The Normals” Getting Series Adaptation

AfterShock Comics is teaming with Fox 21 TV Studios and producer Warren Littlefield (“Fargo”, “The Handmaid’s Tale”) on an adaptation of Adam Glass’ (Supernatural, The Chi) sci-fi horror series “The Normals” for television, reports Deadline. Created and written by Glass, “The Normals” is centered around one man who finds out his perfect life and family may all be an illusion, setting him on a … [Read more...]

NECA Kicks Off the #SDCC Party With “Ultimate Stripe” and “Ultimate Gremlin” Figures

One of the big highlights of San Diego Comic Con’s preview night will be NECA‘s many upcoming sneak previews on the show floor, and they’re going Gremlins crazy this year! As we’ve recently told you, NECA will be releasing “Ultimate Stripe” and “Ultimate Gremlin” action figures later this year, and a fun display at SDCC shows off both upcoming toys. The “Ultimate Gremlin” figure will come with a … [Read more...]