While San Diego Comic-Con continues to stubbornly double down on its godawful decision to hold a convention during Thanksgiving weekend this year, New York Comic Con is also coming back this fall, and it sounds like it will primarily be an in-person convention this year. The event’s organizers have released new information about New York Comic Con 2021, including the fact that it will be in-person with safety measures in place (including a “no hug” policy). There will be a virtual component as well, but it’s unclear if viewers who tune in that way will be treated to the exact same lineup as those who attend in person.
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Ten years after the emotional and divisive series finale of ABC’s Lost, MTV’s Josh Horowitz hosted a New York Comic Con panel looking back on the phenomenal sci-fi adventure series. Showrunners Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse dropped by to confirm a new piece of canon and address how the show would be different if they were making it in 2020, what aspect of working on the series they’re most nostalgic for, and much more. Check out the full panel, or just get the highlights, below. Read More »
Mortal Kombat and Resident Evil director Paul W.S. Anderson is returning to the world of video game adaptations with a big screen version of Capcom’s hit video game franchise Monster Hunter. New York Comic-Con brought in the filmmaker to have a chat about the upcoming movie, including the introduction of a quick clip showing off one of the game’s massive creatures, but a bit bigger than fans might have been expecting. Get a look at the Monster Hunter clip and find out more about the movie below. Read More »
Dalekmania is back in full force, and this time, the fans are the ones behind the helm. The famous foes from Doctor Who are getting their own animated series. For New York Comic-Con, Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious producer James Goss was joined by Daleks! voice actors Joe Sugg, Nicholas Briggs, and Ayesha Antoine to preview the upcoming animated series Daleks!, which will premiere this November on the Doctor Who YouTube channel for free.
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After getting our first look at Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. this morning, we’re back to break down some highlights from the stop-motion animated comedy’s New York Comic Con panel that just aired. Co-creator and star Patton Oswalt was joined by fellow creator Jordan Blum and cast members Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation), Aimee Garcia (Lucifer), and Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) to show off a couple of clips from the series and talk about what fans can expect from this oddball show about the Marvel supervillain who has a comically oversized head. Check out the full panel, or just get the highlights, below. Read More »
Freaky, the new horror-comedy from Happy Death Day director Christopher Landon, takes a body premise and throws in a slasher movie angle. I can’t speak for the quality of the film just yet – I still haven’t seen it – but as a far of the Happy Death Day films, I’m incredibly excited to check this thing out. For now, though, I’ll make do with the Freaky NYCC panel, which had writer-director Christopher Landon, the film’s stars, Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Celeste O’Connor, and Misha Osherovich, talking about what’s in store.
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The Stand NYCC panel arrived today and brought with it a new trailer that gives us our best look yet at the new Stephen King adaptation. Stars Whoopi Goldberg, James Marsden, Greg Kinnear, Amber Heard, Jovan Adepo, Odessa Young, and Owen Teague alongside showrunner Benjamin Cavell and executive producer Taylor Elmore were all on hand to discuss the upcoming adaptation, which seems to be sticking close to the book – while also updating things for a more modern age.
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Nine years after author Ernest Cline‘s nostalgia-drenched, pop culture-obsessed sci-fi novel Ready Player One novel debuted, a sequel is about to arrive. Plot details about the aptly-named Ready Player Two have been kept under lock and key so far, but Cline appeared on a virtual New York Comic Con panel today and finally pulled back the curtain to give readers a sense of what to expect. Check out the full panel, or just read the highlights, below. Read More »
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“If you think you’ve seen something like this before, you haven’t,” creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) teased at the virtual New York Comic-Con panel for his upcoming animated superhero series Invincible. Based on his acclaimed comic book of the same name, Invincible follows a 17-year-old son of a superhero, who begins to develop superpowers of his own, and discovers that the job isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Kirkman dropped the first official trailer for the series at the Invincible NYCC panel, where he revealed all kinds of exciting tidbits, including the future appearance of Invincible foe, Battle Beast. Watch the Invincible trailer below.
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Amazon is bringing Simon Pegg and Nick Frost back to the world of horror with a new series called Truth Seekers. Nick Frost stars in the series as Gus, an internet installer who also hosts his own paranormal investigation web series called Truth Seekers on YouTube. Usually, he ventures into abandoned places while out on the job, but now he has to bring a new partner (Samson Kayo) with him, and they end up stumbling onto a lot of real paranormal activity.
Truth Seekers held a panel with Nick Frost and the rest of the show’s cast members (unfortunately without Simon Pegg) to talk about the upcoming series, and we’ve honed in on some of the finer points from their discussion. Plus, you can watch a couple new Truth Seekers clips that show off a little more of the comedy to go with the horror. Read More »