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The first trailer for Oz: The Great and Powerful dropped today at Comic-Con, and the Sam Raimi-directed prequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which is slated for a March 2013 release, looks like it will be a sight to behold.
The movie tells how the Wizard arrived in Oz and became the ruler:
Starring James Franco as a magician who is transported to the faraway land, eventually transforming into Oz: The Great and Powerful. We are also introduced to three witches, played by Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, and Michelle Williams.
After Franco’s character endsMore >
If the end of Comic-Con left you hungry for more comic-book fun you might want to sit down – After 15-years one of the most popular comic-themed shows ever to air on HBO – ‘Tales Of The Crypt’ is set to return.
First aired from 1989 to 1996 it gained a huge fanbase and featured guests such as Martin Sheen, Whoopi Goldberg, Teri Hatcher, Demi Moore, Arnold Schwarzenegger [yes, him!,] Tom Hanks, Joe Pesci, Brad Pitt and many others.
“It will be an ongoing series that uses characters from the comicMore >
Spider-Man star, Rhys Ifans has been arrested at Comic Con and now faces charges of battery after an altercation with a female security guard.
Rhys, 44, who plays the villain Dr. Curt Connors [and was once engaged to no less than Sienna Miller,] was due to appear on a guest panel at the convention in San Diego on Friday [his birthday] to promote the movie and his role in it.
Just before the show started Rhys and a few of his circle stepped outside for a smoke, but when they tried to re-enter one of his entourage was found to be lacking the required ID. Rhys swore at the guard, then pushedMore >
Among the Comic-Con crowd a few topics dominate the day’s conversation – Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit,’ the new Jurassic Park and the arrival of ‘Torchwood: Miracle Day.’ Starz has just released the trailer for their cult series and so far, fans seem to love it.
For those new to the series, Torchwood is about life in a world where no-one dies. The resulting population explosion could soon cause a breakdown in order and the C.I.A are ordered to find the cause and resolve it. Agent Matheson [Mekhi Phifer] investigates what’s soon regarded as a global conspiracy and gets drawn into a web ofMore >
Despite being one of the most eagerly awaited movies in recent years Peter Jackson decided not to preview ‘The Hobbit’ at this year’s Comic-Con. But he did release a superb preview poster.
On Wednesday the 49-year old triple-Oscar winner told fans on his Facebook page he didn’t feel the movie was ready to even be presented in preview.
“New Line and Warner Bros. were very happy to support a presentation, but I declined, simply because I felt it was too early,” he writes. “There’s so much more of the films still to shoot. I just wanted to get that out there…Hate to disappoint anyone. ButMore >
Fans of the Twilight saga who are used to starting their day early got an unexpected treat at the debut of Comic-Con in San Diego today – Ashley Greene, Nikki Reed, Elizabeth Reaser and other stars arrived for a preview of the next chapter, “Breaking Dawn,’
On this particular dawn the stars greeted fans, some of whom had camped out for days to catch the preview of the story’s final installment. They signed posters and posed for photos, and even served breakfast to a few lucky admirers.
“I’m a morning person, but this is definitely early, getting up at 4:30,” Nikki told OTRC. “But when peopleMore >
It’s that time of year again! Watch an exclusive live stream from Entertainment Weekly’s coverage. The only place to enjoy the on-goings of one of the greatest conventions on earth. Watch below.
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