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Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige packed a lot of comic book movie goodness into its two-hour time slot at Comic-Con like a tasty burrito. Here are some of the big announcements and descriptions of the exclusive footage we saw in Hall H.
As a comic book fan, Black Panther director Ryan Coogler is certainly aware of the heritage of the character and is genuinely determined to bring the best story that fans wants — and that includes an all-star cast.
A presentation of the new Sony/Marvel Studios collaboration was a pleasant surprise for fanboys and fangirls in Hall H considering we thought the only thing on the menu for the day was Doctor Strange and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Marvel’s favorite ragtag group of space misfits are back and they brought a couple of new friends and some new music that will have us pining for our own copy of Star Lord’s mix tape.
The Academy Award-winning actor took the stage at Comic-Con in Hall H on Saturday and, sticking to the vibe of his character from the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, shared some magic with the audience.
Warner Bros. invaded Hall H on Saturday, San Diego Comic-Con’s busiest day, with a hefty program of their titles set for release between now and 2017 including their slate of movies from DC Entertainment — which proved to be quite impressive.
After a heated bidding war, comedy spec Besties has landed at DreamWorks with Montecito Pictures, with a deal in the low-to-mid six figures. The spec is the first feature from Cassie Daniels and Mark Bartosic.
Things at San Diego Comic-Con took a political turn in Hall H when Oliver Stone appeared on the dais to promote his upcoming film Snowden. Along with stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, and Zachary Quinto, the first time Comic-Con attendee and Academy Award-winning director talked up his film about controversial whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
Paramount Pictures has picked up an untitled action comedy pitch from Lauryn Kahn, which has Adam McKay and Will Ferrell attached to produce and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates helmer Jake Szymanski on board to direct.
The Huntsman: Winter’s War scribe Evan Spiliotopoulos has been tapped to write The Nutcracker for Universal Pictures. Robert Zemeckis will produce through is ImageMovers banner.
YA franchise Divergent may be making the jump to the small screen with Lionsgate planning to adapt The Divergent Series: Ascendant as a TV movie and possible spinoff television series.
Legendary Entertainment has caught the rights to a live-action Pokémon movie, with the first feature in what is expected to be a franchise centered on the character of ‘Detective Pikachu’.
A pitch based on the life of Baptist minister Jeffrey Brown has been acquired by Paramount Pictures. The Untitled Jeffrey Brown Biopic comes from a pitch by Chadwick Boseman and Logan Coles, who are set to write the project, with the former possibly starring as well.
The popular Lifetime series Dance Moms is getting the movie treatment from the one and only Ellen Degeneres. The film is in development at A Very Good Production, Degeneres’ TV group-based production company under Warner Bros.
After a fast and furious bidding war involving several studios, Fox 2000 has emerged victorious in picking up Fruit Loops, a comedy pitch from writer-director Ted Melfi.
David Baddiel’s novel The Parent Agency, full of adventure and life lessons, has been acquired by Fox 2000. Originally published in 2014 by HarperCollins, it was the best selling hardback children’s book of 2014 and winner of the 2016 Laugh Out Loud Book Awards.
Warner Bros. has picked up Worst Tinder Date Ever after making a preemptive bid on the pitch from Friends With Benefits scribes David Newman and Keith Merryman for what was reportedly a high six figure sum.
Boom! Studios and Twentieth Century Fox are set to adapt the graphic novel Mouse Guard for the big screen and has tapped Rogue One: A Star Wars Story writer Gary Whitta to pen the script.
With new director Justin Lin manning the ship and a handful of new characters, the third installment brings us back to the final frontier with a crew that we have grown to love since the J.J. Abrams reboot in 2009. That said, there are a lot of interesting facts about the highly anticipated sequel that we learned.