Comic Con 2012: Special Coverage
Instant reports from Cinema Blend's geeked out team in San Diego.
First Ever Man Of Steel Footage Premieres At Comic Con
Earlier this afternoon, Zack Snyder and Henry Cavill, the director and star of the upcoming Superman movie Man of Steel made a very special appearance at San Diego Comic Con. In addition to participating in a panel in the famed Hall H, where they answered a bunch of fan questions about the new movie, they also showed the first ever footage from the film. And now Iíve recapped every second of it for you below.
First Look At Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy Concept Art
As you probably heard, Marvel finally confirmed tonight that they're in active development on Guardians of the Galaxy, a movie about the team of galactic superheroes who protect the universe from evil in the 31st century
Iron Man 3 Footage Brings The House Down At Comic Con
Marvelís Hall H panel was frontloaded with news, from official titles for Thor and Captain America sequels to test footage to Edgar Wrightís Ant Man. (Which hasnít been confirmed, but who shoots test footage for a movie they arenít going to do?) Before the audience was able to catch its breath, the panel transitioned into the reason most people camped out outside the San Diego Convention Center for days to get in.
The Mandarin Confirmed As Iron Man 3 Villain
Marvel Studios is proving why they are the top dog when it comes to Hall H presentations (and why Robert Downey Jr. is the undisputed King of Comic-Con). Downey took to the stage to present Iron Man 3 footage, which Eric will recap in great detail in his live blog (it looked amazing), there was one huge news: Sir Ben Kingsley is playing The Mandarin.
Captain America Sequel Titled Captain America: The Winter Soldier
There's tons of news coming out of Marvel's Comic Con panel as we speak, and we'll be bringing it all to you as it comes to us, but here are two small ones to start things off. The studio has announced official titles for two of their upcoming sequels! Coming November 8 next year will be Thor: The Dark World, and then April 4 of 2014 we'll be getting Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Edgar Wright Shows Ant-Man Test Footage To Comic Con Crowd
And though Marvel didn't announce Ant-Man as one of the four titles they have in active development, they did finally confirm many fan hopes. Not only did they confirm Wright's test footage, they showed it to the crowd, and had Wright himself up on stage to introduce it
Marvel Confirms Guardians Of The Galaxy For August 2014 Release
The evidence seemed pretty solid, especially since Marvel had confirmed they were planning a secret new project, and now we've learned that it's for real: Marvel indeed announced in Hall H today that they're planning an animated Guardians of the Galaxy movie, and they've set an official August 1, 2014 release date for it
Iron Man 3 Comic Con 2012 Live Blog
Two years ago Marvel Studios absolutely blew the doors off of Hall H at San Diego Comic Con 2010. In addition to showing off the first footage from both Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger (despite the fact that the latter was only a week into production), The Avengers were assembled for the first time ever and it was announced that Jeremy Renner would play Hawkeye and that Joss Whedon would write and direct...
Man Of Steel Comic Con Poster Plunges Superman Into Darkness
Everyone will be able to get a close look at the movie for themselves when the Man of Steel teaser runs in front of The Dark Knight Rises next week, but in the meanwhile, the movie's Comic Con poster has gone online, and yes, it's got plenty of that dark tone to go around too. Take a look below
The Hobbit Comic Con 2012 Live Blog
Itís been nearly a decade since Peter Jackson took us back to the world of Middle Earth, but that streak ends this December. Adapting the first novel written by J.R.R. Tolkein, the legendary New Zealand director will be taking us on an unexpected journey as Bilbo Baggins, played by Martin Freeman, and a gang of dwarfs head to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim a long lost treasure from a dragon named Smaug.
Man Of Steel Teaser Will Be In Front Of the Dark Knight Rises
To be honest, it would have been more surprising if they didn't pair the Superman movie trailer with Batman-- after all, they're not just from the same DC Comics universe, but Christopher Nolan is serving as a producer on Man of Steel, and Warner Bros. is clearly trying to position Superman as their new marquee hero
Man Of Steel Comic Con 2012 Live Blog
2011 was the year of Green Lantern, 2012 is the year of The Dark Knight Rises, and 2013 will be the year of Man of Steel. Superman has been absent from cinemas since 2006ís Superman Returns and fans have been yearning to see the original superhero back on the big screen. Next year director Zack Snyder will be taking us back the city of Metropolis...