1966 Batman Batcave Sculpture

Next month, the /Film crew will be making their annual trip to San Diego Comic-Con. Even though we’ll be waiting in long lines to make sure we can cover the biggest panels at the convention and get all the latest news about upcoming movies and all our favorite TV shows, we also like to wander the show floor to see what kind of cool stuff we can get our hands on. There are plenty of exclusives only available at SDCC, but thankfully, there are some you can get online from the comfort of your own home.

Factory Entertainment has revealed one of their own 2017 San Diego Comic-Con exclusives, and it’s pretty damn impressive. The collectible company has a desktop sculpture of the Batcave from the classic Batman TV series from 1966, and it even rotates from the incognito mountainside where the Batmobile enters to reveal the inside of the Caped Crusader’s secret lair.

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NECA Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figure Box Set

San Diego Comic-Con is just a month and a half away, and as usual, /Film will be there to get all the big news that comes out of the convention. Along with all the big announcements that will be coming about the movies and TV shows on the way over the next couple of years, the next best thing about the convention is all the limited edition exclusives that you have wait in line to get your hands on. And the collectible toy company NECA just unveiled one hell of an bodacious exclusive.

NECA will be bringing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figure box set inspired by the original animated series to San Diego Comic-Con this summer. The set not only includes Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael, but also Shredder, Krang, and two members of the Foot Clan. Plus, all of the figures come with a plethora of cool accessories.

Check out the NECA Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figure box set after the jump. Read More »

Mr. Robot Comic-Con panel

Editor’s Note: This post was not published during our comic con coverage last week as expected.

The cast of Mr. Robot appeared at San Diego Comic-Con for a panel about their second season. Series creator Sam Esmail was not here to answer questions, but the cast gave some hints about where season two is going.
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Star Trek crossover

The original Star Trek series crew and the characters from the Abramsverse (i.e., the Kelvin timeline) will collide in a new two-part comic book storyline. This was one of the moire interesting comic book stories we missed during San Diego Comic-Con International 2016. Learn about the Star Trek crossover storyline, after the jump.
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Rick and Morty Meeseeks

Adult Swim’s sci-fi comedy Rick and Morty had a panel at San Diego Comic-Con. We spoke with the show’s creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon along with writer Ryan Ridley in a roundtable interview. In only two seasons, Rick and Morty has established a sub-franchise within the show, with two episodes of “Interdimensional Cable.” They said a third episode is possible, but also tease a season three episode that could launch a different recurring element.

“Possibly, yeah, we’re figuring it out,” Roiland said. “It’s very rough on production. It’s not an easy episode to make.We’re introducing something amazing we can’t say much about, but there’s probably room for both ultimately. I’d be down to do it. The connective tissue has to be different and Ridley’s got a really good pitch that [Harmon] hasn’t heard yet so we’re not going to talk about it here. It’s spoiler alert territory.”  Read More »

Comic-Con

Last weekend, the /Film staff (Peter Sciretta, Angie Han, Ethan Anderton, Jack Giroux, and Fred Topel) descended upon San Diego to cover the glorious behemoth that is Comic-Con International. We covered everything from Mondo posters to DC shows to Marvel movies, posted trailers and reviews and recaps. We hope you’ve enjoyed our coverage, but in case there’s anything you missed, here is all of our reporting from Comic-Con 2016.

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The /Filmcast: Bonus Ep. – Comic-Con 2016

Wonder Woman - Gal Gadot - Chris Pine

David, Peter, and Brad from slashfilm.com discuss Comic-Con 2016, giving their take on their favorite panels, most memorable moments, and the best footage shown.

You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook!
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Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Comic-Con Footage

Ever since the Marvel Studios panel happened at Comic-Con this past Saturday, fans have been clamoring to find out when the footage that played for those lucky enough to be in Hall would be online. People who waited in the line the previous night and into the morning were treated to the first footage from Spider-Man: Homecoming, a hilarious mockumentary and behind the scenes sizzle reel from Thor: Ragnarok, a new Doctor Strange trailer (which you can actually watch), and an entire scene and teaser trailer from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

So when can you see this footage? The short answer is that it won’t be online anytime soon, and some of it may never be online in the form that it was shown in Hall H. But director James Gunn wants to make sure you know why the footage is being held back, and he explained as much in a video on Facebook, where he also put up a long post explaining all of the secrets revealed in the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Comic-Con footage and panel. Find out what he had to say below. Read More »

Benjamin Bratt in Doctor Strange?

Marvel’s Doctor Strange finished shooting in April and has already released two trailers, which makes it all the weirder that we’re just now learning that Benjamin Bratt appears in the film. And how we learned about his casting is even stranger: his name was listed with the main actors in the small print of the recent Doctor Strange movie poster that was released during Comic-Con 2016. Getting your name in the credit block on the theatrical one sheet typically means you have a big role in the movie. So the question is, who does Benjamin Bratt play in Doctor Strange?

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Sausage Party Preacher

Sausage Party screened during San Diego Comic-Con this year. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg co-wrote the raunchy animated comedy about supermarket food that dreams of being taken home by a customer. Once purchased, the food panics that they are being eaten. Rogen was at a press conference for his AMC series Preacher and discussed the mashup of genres in Sausage Party, although he corrected me when I suggested it blended R-rated comedy with the animation genre.  Read More »