‘The Walking Dead’ Season 5 Trailer: What Secrets Are Revealed in the New Footage?
This past weekend at Comic-Con 2014 saw AMC shambling out its official trailer for ‘The Walking Dead,’ season 5, dropping plenty of bodies, blood and tantalizing teases for the new episodes premiering Sunday, October 12. We couldn’t help diving a little deeper into every frame of footage to read between the lines, so what secrets of ‘The Walking Dead’ season 5 have we unlocked?
What happens in Hall H stays in Hall H … at least when it comes to ‘Batman vs. Superman.’
During Comic-Con 2014, fans at the Warner Bros. panel got to see the first ‘Batman vs. Superman’ teaser trailer, featuring a suited up Ben Affleck with glowing blue eyes glaring at Henry Cavill‘s hovering Superman, ready to do battle. However, if you were hoping to see this same footage online shortly after, you’re out of luck.
‘Arrow’ Season 3 Adds J.R. Ramirez as DC Superhero Wildcat
This past weekend saw The CW’s ‘Arrow‘ dropping plenty of season 3 intel, between its Ballroom 20 panel, fresh new trailer and a surprise villain announcement, but the emerald archer still has a few arrows left in his quiver. Joining the extensive roster of DC figures in season 3 is ‘Emily Owens’ and ‘Power‘ star J.R. Ramirez, playing the ‘Arrow’ incarnation of Ted Grant, also known as DC superhero Wildcat!
Though Comic-Con 2014 offered nothing of J.J. Abrams‘ ‘Star Wars: Episode 7,’ the first installment of the brand-new trilogy continues filming to meet its December 2015 release date. From the deserts of Abu Dhabi to London’s Pinewood Studios, production now sets up shop on Ireland’s remote Skellig Michael Island to film scenes involving Mark Hamill‘s Luke Skywalker, and we have the first photos of the locale!
Legendary Wants Joe Cornish to Direct King Kong Prequel ‘Skull Island’
At Comic-Con this year, one of the biggest surprise announcements came at the end of the Legendary panel when a mysterious teaser trailer revealed the upcoming ‘King Kong’ prequel, ‘Skull Island‘. The trailer did what it set out to do, teasing the audience with the announcement of a new movie they previously knew nothing about. Well, today we’re finding out a little bit more about ‘Skull Island,’ specifically who could be directing it.
New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Posters Spotlight the Bad Guys
If you thought the heroes of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ were an odd bunch, just wait until you get a look at the bad guys! Continuing this week’s onslaught of new character posters, new one-sheets for the characters of Ronan the Accuser, Nebula and Korath the Pursuer have arrived, giving us great looks at the trio Big Bads working to defeat the ragtag Guardians in the upcoming film.
Marvel’s Netflix ‘Daredevil’ Adds ‘True Blood’s Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page
Just when we thought that Marvel’s Netflix ‘Daredevil‘ addition of ‘Falling Skies‘ vet Peter Shinkoda in a mysterious new role would be the most Marvel TV news this week, the Man Without Fear’s forthcoming Netflix series adds some serious new blood. Fresh off the imminent end of HBO’s ‘True Blood,’ fan-favorite Deborah Ann Woll will sink her teeth into the lead female role of Marvel mainstay Karen Page.
Zach Braff’s Wrong Movie at the Wrong Time, ‘The Last Kiss’
One of the great misconceptions in popular culture over the last 10 years is that Zach Braff wrote and directed ‘The Last Kiss.’ I’ve said that past sentence aloud a few times and its often met with a deluge of “he didn’t?”. It’s been better lately, at least now that ‘Wish I Was Here’ is set to hit theaters, because the overall narrative is that this is only the second film he’s directed, with the first obviously being ‘Garden State.’ The thing is, we all used to love ‘Garden State,’ then it became uncool to like ‘Garden State.’ This has been written about aplenty. But I suspect a lot of that has to do with ‘The Last Kiss.’
Meet the New Captain America: Sam Wilson Takes Up the Shield in the Comics
The world of Marvel comics is going through some major changes. While Wednesday saw the announcement of a female Thor taking up Mjolnir for a new comic books series, now Captain America, Steve Rogers, has been forced into early retirement. So, who is taking over the reins? None other than his buddy Sam Wilson, aka The Falcon!
‘Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years’ Brings Us Back to That Comic Book Galaxy Far, Far Away
Earlier this year, Marvel and Lucasfilm announced plans to continue the comic book legacy of ‘Star Wars‘ with all-new series to debut in 2015. To kick off this new run, comic book aficionados will be able to relive the magic that was the original ‘Star Wars’ Marvel comics with the newly announced ‘Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years.’