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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Thanks to the pandemic, New York Comic Con is going fully virtual for its 15th edition. The physical event will not take place at New York City’s Javits Center as originally intended, but will instead shift to YouTube, which has partnered with the event’s organizers to become the exclusive streaming home of the pop culture convention.
Continue reading to get the details about NYCC 2020, and to learn what lessons the convention seems to have learned from the abysmal failure of this summer’s Comic-Con at Home.
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New York Comic-Con is almost underway, and with it comes a new assortment of pop culture art from our favorite artists. The folks at Bottleneck Gallery will have quite a collection of new prints coming to the convention, and we’re proud to exclusively debut Matt Ferguson‘s eagerly anticipated print for Tim Burton‘s Batman from 1989. It’s a stylized take on one of the most explosive moments of the film where Batman blows up Axis Chemicals remotely with his Batmobile. See the Matt Ferguson Batman poster below. Read More »
Philip K. Dick is one of the most influential science fiction writers in the history of the medium. His strange, philosophical writings inspired films like Blade Runner, Minority Report, Total Recall and more. Now a new Amazon series, Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, will adapt the writer’s work into a Black Mirror-like anthology featuring a highly impressive cast. A new trailer for the series just premiered at NYCC, and it hints at a creepy, exciting new show full of promise. Watch the Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams NYCC trailer below.
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More often than not, the actors and actresses who bring your favorite comic book characters to life on the big screen are fans just like you. They grew up idolizing certain superheroes, and it’s a dream for them to be playing them, just as it is for you to see them become as real as they can on film. However, they can’t enjoy fandom the way we can without being swamped by other fans who want to take pictures with them and want their autograph.
But plenty of stars have found an awesome workaround that helps them fit in with the masses of fans, even at a place that’s overrun with the most rabid of them: cosplay. Many an actor and actress have worn costumes in order to walk the showfloor at Comic-Con without being mobbed by fans, and Jared Leto and Mark Ruffalo have just joined their ranks. Read More »