‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Will Feature a Young Spock and the Return of “Number One” [Comic-Con 2018]

Every Star Trek show beyond the original series tends to have a shaky first season, and Star Trek: Discovery was no exception. But the CBS All Access series showed promise – promise that could very well be fulfilled by season 2. The first footage from season 2 premiered at the show’s Comic-Con panel (watch it below), but that wasn’t the only thing worth noting. The show’s cast and producers were also on hand and they revealed … [Read more...]

Daily Podcast: Comic-Con 2018: Clone Wars, Better Call Saul, Predator, Nightflyers, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and More

On the July 20, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film Managing Editor Jacob Hall, Weekend Editor Brad Oman, and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about what they’ve seen so far at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it).At Comic-Con 2018:Peter and Bryan Young … [Read more...]

‘Halloween’ Unleashes Terrifying New Footage in Hall H [Comic-Con 2018]

David Gordon Green and Danny McBride hope to save the Halloween franchise. And they just might do it. The new film ignores virtually all the sequels, and serves as a reboot and sequel to the original film. Green, star Jamie Lee Curtis and more took to Hall H at Comic-Con 2018 and showed the audience a new extended trailer – and it looked terrifying.David Gordon Green, Jamie Lee Curtis, and more were on hand in Hall H to hype their … [Read more...]

‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Reboot is Happening with a Black Lead, Joss Whedon Involved

Here’s a bit of breaking news, as if everything happening at San Diego Comic-Con weren’t enough: after some theoretical rumblings earlier this year, a Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot is now officially in development. Monica Owusu-Breen (Midnight, Texas) will serve as a writer, executive producer, and the series’ showrunner, while Joss Whedon – the mastermind behind the Buffy movie and the long-running original TV show – is also … [Read more...]

‘Homecoming’ Trailer: Julia Roberts Heads to TV for the Director of ‘Mr. Robot’ [Comic-Con 2018]

Homecoming, the mysterious new show from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail, marks the first major TV series for Julia Roberts, one of the most recognizable movie stars on the planet. The new show – which is based on a popular podcast – just debuted its first trailer at San Diego Comic-Con International, and you can check it out for yourselves below and find out some new details about the series straight from Esmail himself. Homecoming … [Read more...]

‘Good Omens’ Sneak Peek: David Tennant and Michael Sheen Bring Neil Gaiman’s Apocalyptic Comedy to Life [Comic-Con 2018]

Heaven help us, our first glimpse of Good Omens has arrived. A behind-the-scenes Good Omens sneak peek has been released, giving us a glimpse at the Amazon miniseries starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen. And the series looks as offbeat and weird as the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett 1990 novel that inspired it — and as amazing as Michael Sheen’s platinum blonde hair.Good Omens Sneak PeekFollowing the Good Omens panel at San Diego … [Read more...]

‘Castle Rock’ is an Anthology with a Different Type of Stephen King Story Each Season [Comic-Con 2018]

The creators of Hulu’s new Stephen King-inspired horror series Castle Rock sat down at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 to offer some insight into the story. Or at least, as much insight as they possibly could without spoiling too much. One thing creators Dustin Thomason and Sam Shaw could confirm: Castle Rock will be an anthology series, with each new season covering not just a different story, but a different type of Stephen King storyCastle … [Read more...]

‘Glass’ Trailer: M. Night Shyamalan Unleashes the Beast With His ‘Unbreakable’ and ‘Split’ Sequel [Comic-Con 2018]

After years of waiting, the Unbreakable sequel is almost here. And as an added bonus, it’s being combined with a Split sequel as well. M. Night Shyamalan‘s Glass follows up his most recent film while also closing the book on his 2000 superhero deconstruction flick as well. Watch the Glass trailer below.Glass TrailerThe trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass debuted at Comic-Con, and now you can watch it from the comfort of … [Read more...]

Art Deco-Inspired ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Poster Hits Comic-Con 2018

Ahead of Warner Bros.’ highly anticipated panel for the upcoming Fantastic Beasts sequel, a new Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald poster has been released. And it pays glorious homage to the art-deco style of the Wizarding World sequel’s 1920s setting.When Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) arrives in New York City in 1926, he’s greeted by the soaring spires and bold geometrical patterns of Art Deco, the architectural … [Read more...]

Frances McDormand Will Provide the Voice of God in ‘Good Omens’, Noomi Rapace Joins ‘Jack Ryan’ [Comic-Con 2018]

Here’s some interesting Amazon casting news from the studio’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con International: Frances McDormand, who just won an Oscar for her fiery performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, will provide the voice of God in the upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens. Plus, Noomi Rapace (Prometheus) has joined the cast of Jack Ryan, the action-packed Tom Clancy adaptation … [Read more...]

‘Three Identical Strangers’ is Being Turned Into a Feature Film

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. And when that’s the case, you know that Hollywood will make a movie out of it. Three Identical Strangers, the shocking documentary that made waves at Sundance, is getting a feature film adaptation. And now the hard-to-believe story of identical triplets separated at birth only to learn of their siblings’ existence 20 years later will now be turned into a feature film.Indiewire reports … [Read more...]

‘Captain Marvel’ Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick to Pen ‘Aquaman’ Comic With Artist Robson Rocha [Comic-Con 2018]

DC Comics has been assembling a stellar lineup of creators as of late. Marvel mainstay Brian Bendis recently relaunched Superman with artists Joe Prado and Ivan Reis, while Ms. Marvel writer G. Willow Wilson is set to take over duties on Wonder Woman with Cary Nord this year. Add to that Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp’s Green Lantern re-imagining and you already have a veritable all-star team, but the powers that be over on the WB lot aren’t quite … [Read more...]

Enjoy a Jump-Scare Laden Visit to ‘Castle Rock’ at Comic-Con 2018

In honor of their big Stephen King-inspired series Castle Rock, Hulu put together a big, spooky San Diego Comic-Con 2018 activation that enables guests to check into the Castle Rock Bed and Breakfast and have the crap scared out of them.A little bit of Maine was transported to San Diego for Hulu’s Castle Rock activation. At the corner of Front Street and Island Avenue, you’ll come upon a Victorian building with a warped sign planted … [Read more...]