A special guest beamed into The Simpsons panel this year at San Diego Comic Con International. Homer Simpson appeared on stage in holographic form, interacting with Simpsons creator Matt Groening, lampooning the unorganized convention and location, while also taking a bit of time to answer the obvious Q & A questions from the crowd. Homer also forces his unwilling creator to dance for the fans in the audience. I’m pretty sure they are using the same technology as the Tupac Shakur hologram appearance which went viral. Hit the jump to watch the Homer Simpson Hologram video now.
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The /Film crew (Russ Fischer, Germain Lussier, Angie Han and myself – Peter Sciretta ) were in attendance at San Diego Comic Con 2014 over the last five days. While in San Diego, we delivered full coverage of the most interesting movie and television events and news from the convention. Here is a complete listing of everything we covered from Comic Con 2014 (which will be updated over the next day or two as we complete our coverage):
Comic Con 2014 News and Announcements:
- Game of Thrones season 5 casting announcements
- The Last of Us movie announced, Maisie Williams in talks to star
- Possible Godzilla 2 monsters revealed
- Legendary Announces King Kong prequel movie Skull Island
- Ant-Man casting confirms Yellowjacket and Hope Pym
- New and surprising returning cast revealed for Hannibal
- Guardians of the Galaxy 2 release date and director confirmed
- Joaquin Phoenix in Talks for Doctor Strange
- Kevin Smith Reveals Plans For ‘True North Trilogy’ Beginning With his low budget horror film Tusk
- Evil Dead television series announced By Sam Raimi
- Patrick Wilson exits Ant-Man
- Marvel’s Agent Carter television series directors will include a few filmmakers from the marvel movie universe
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D adds some new cast members, find out which Marvel characters they will play
- Laika would like to make a hand-drawn animated movie
- Warner Bros. Wants Argo Scribe Chris Terrio for ‘Justice League’
- ‘Doctor Strange’s Supernatural Journeys May Look Like ‘Cosmos’
- Paul Bettany says Vision has density-shifting power in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’
- Firefly cast will reunite for Firefly Online
Comic Con 2014 Panel Recaps, Footage Descriptions and Reactions:
Videos, Trailers, Video Blogs from Comic Con 2014 :
Photos, First Look Images, Concept Art, Posters From Comic Con 2014:
- Wonder Woman costume revealed in first photo from Batman v Superman
- Avengers: Age of Ultron concept art reveals Ultron, The Vision and more.
- First Look at the Warcraft weapons
- The Maze Runner sequel concept art revealed
- Ant-Man Comic Con Poster Revealed
- Avengers: Age of Ultron Props Reveal Early Ultron and Broken Captain America Shield
- 20 Cool Things I Spotted On The 2014 Comic Con Show Floor
- Photos of the new Batman v Superman Batsuit
- Mondo poster for a new Heavy Metal movie
- New Star Wars comics announced, get a first look at all three including a Princess Leia miniseries
- Loki’s staff mysteriously appears in the Marvel booth attached to a strange device
- A look inside Pixels arcade where we get our first look at the Ghostbusters-like hero car and video of Peter Dinklage as a Billy Mitchell-type character.
- A first look at WETA’s miniature creation for the Thunderbirds remake
- Neill Blomkamp’s Chappie Poster Is at Comic-Con
- A look and reaction to the New Toy Story short film Toy Story That Time Forgot
- See a first look photo of Black Widow riding a motorcycle in Avengers 2
- Star Trek/Planet of the Apes Crossover Announced By Boom Studios
- First Look: Michael Mann and Chris Hemsworth Cyber-Thriller ‘Blackhat’
- A first look at the live action Spongebob Squarepants Movie
- Leprechaun: Origins Photo: First Reveal Of The Leprechaun
- First Look: ‘Frozen’s Elsa in ABC’s ‘Once Upon A Time’
- Acme and Nucleus art prints
Note that the dates listed are for the presentations or screenings, we may be posting coverage for some of these the next morning. Also its Comic Con so there is likely to be a bunch of announced surprises, so keep checking /Film from Wednesday to Sunday to find out what happens.
Marvel Comics announced at the annual Saturday Cup Of Joe panel at 2014 San Diego Comic Con International a new Star Wars 5-issue limited series comic book Star Wars: Princess Leia. The series by Mark Waid and Terry Dodson will follow the famous now-Disney princess as she comes to terms with the destruction of her homeworld, Alderaan. After the jump you can see the first image of Star Wars Princess Leia comic book.
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Laika has made a name for themselves with their hand-crafted stop-motion animated feature films like Coraline, ParaNorman and the upcoming movie Boxtrolls. But the Portland-based animation studio wants to help hand-drawn animation make a comeback. During the Boxtrolls Hall H presentation at 2014 San Diego Comic Con International, Laika head Travis Knight would like to do a 2D hand-drawn animated feature film. Find out more about a possible Laika hand-drawn animation feature film, after the jump.
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At the end of the Legendary panel, studio head Thomas Tull returned to the stage to thank the fans and show off one last thing. The surprise is the announcement of a new King Kong movie titled Skull Island. Thomas Tull announced that they had “been tinkering around with one thing” and showed us some footage for a project that may be a long way out.
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A couple years back, Legendary Pictures surprised San Diego Comic Con International with an FX test for Godzilla created by director Gareth Edwards. The footage was the talk of Comic Con that year, and in 2014 Legendary has once again surprised Hall H with a reveal of the potential Godzilla 2 monsters.
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The cast of Joss Whedon‘s Firefly will reunite for Firefly Online, a collaboration between Sparkplug, Quantum Mechanix and Fox Digital Entertainment. The upcoming massively multiplayer online game which will be released for PC, Mac, iOS and Android MMO, will let players explore the ‘Verse, undertaking missions while recruiting their own crew of big damn heroes. Find out more about the Firefly Online cast after the jump, and also watch a new gameplay trailer.
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Saturday during the Warner Bros presentation at 2014 San Diego Comic Con International, director Zack Snyder showed up at the Hall H panel. On the extended projection screen walls appeared character posters for Batman and Superman from the Man of Steel sequel Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. They then revealed a third poster featuring Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman. Hit the jump to see all three posters including our first look at Batman V Superman Wonder Woman.
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