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Comic-Con 2014: 10 Must-See Comic Panels From the First 2 Days

Comic-Con 2014: 10 Must-See Comic Panels From the First 2 Days

Comic-Con International has unveiled the official programming for the first couple of days at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, and —well, as ever, it’s slightly overwhelming, with countless panels that overlap in terms of topics, guests and occasionally time periods.

Visitors are pretty much guaranteed to find at least one panel of interest during the convention, but for those just looking for something interesting and comic-related, below are some suggestions of five panels each from both Thursday and Friday programming on July 24 and 25.

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'Game of Thrones' Actress Joins Vin Diesel in 'The Last Witch Hunter' (Exclusive)

'Game of Thrones' Actress Joins Vin Diesel in 'The Last Witch Hunter' (Exclusive)

Rose Leslie, who plays the wild warrior Ygritte in Game of Thrones, is joining Vin Diesel in The Last Witch Hunter, Summit’s supernatural action project.

Breck Eisner is directing Witch Hunter, which sees a semi-immortal witch hunter (Diesel) wandering the streets of modern New York City forced to partner with his natural enemy, a female witch. The two must stop a villainous witch queen from obtaining a relic and unleashing plague upon humanity.

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After Wolverine's Death, Marvel Explores His 'Legacy'

After Wolverine's Death, Marvel Explores His 'Legacy'

Wolverine may be dying in September’s much-hyped weekly Death of Wolverine mini-series, but if you thought that meant that Marvel Entertainment would stop publishing Wolverine comics, clearly you’re new here. Instead, the publisher has announced a new seven part series exploring the character’s legacy to launch in October.

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Jeff Lemire, Paolo Rivera, Matt Kindt Team For 'The Valiant'

Jeff Lemire, Paolo Rivera, Matt Kindt Team For 'The Valiant'

The mythology of Valiant Entertainment’s fictional universe expands millennia into the past and, as issues of the Eternal Warrior series demonstrated, into the future as well. Come December, a newly-announced four-part series titled, simply, The Valiant will explore that expanse.

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'The Strain' Comic Book Artist Talks Working With Guillermo del Toro

'The Strain' Comic Book Artist Talks Working With Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro’s new project The Strain premieres on FX this weekend, but many people aren’t aware that the vampire series has had not one, but two previous incarnations: the original novel trilogy by del Toro and Chuck Hogan, and an ongoing series of comic book mini-series from Dark Horse Comics, courtesy of David Lapham and Mike Huddleston.

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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Writers on Sequel Plans, 'Hard' Choices (Q&A)

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Writers on Sequel Plans, 'Hard' Choices (Q&A)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is hitting theaters to rave reviews and a sunny box-office forecast, so it's only natural its writers are thinking about the franchise's future.

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'The Giver' to Screen in 250 Theaters Across the U.S. During Premiere (Exclusive)

'The Giver' to Screen in 250 Theaters Across the U.S. During Premiere (Exclusive)

After years of shuffling around in development, the film adaptation of The Giver is finally making its way to the big screen, and some fans across the U.S. will get to see it four days before it hits theaters.

PHOTOS Teenage Dreams: 17 of the Most Popular YA Properties Adapted for TV and Film

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Comic-Con: Highlights From the Film Line-Up

Comic-Con: Highlights From the Film Line-Up

Comic-Con heads back to San Diego beginning on July 23, with more than 120,000 geeks, cosplayers and movie and TV fans invading the convention center for comics, swag and first looks at some of their favorite upcoming films.

PHOTOS Comic-Con: Hollywood Stars Show Off Their Geeky Side

Most of the studios are planning to show off footage from the more genre-oriented part of their slates, bring some big stars to the stage and throw in a few surprises.

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'The Giver': New Footage Premieres OneRepublic Song 'Ordinary Human' (Video)

'The Giver': New Footage Premieres OneRepublic Song 'Ordinary Human' (Video)

Just as Brenton Thwaites' Jonas discovers color, memory and death in Phillip Noyce's The Giver, fans of the popular Lois Lowry-penned YA novel can do the same of a new track for the film from OneRepublic.

LIST The Hollywood Reporter Reveals Hollywood's 100 Favorite Films

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Universal's 'Locke & Key' Adaptation Finds Writer (Exclusive)

Universal's 'Locke & Key' Adaptation Finds Writer (Exclusive)

Albert Torres has been tapped to write Locke & Key, Universal's adaptation of the award-winning supernatural comic book series by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez.

Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Bobby Cohen are to produce as is Ted Adams, the CEO and publisher of IDW Publishing, the company behind the comic.

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Gary Oldman Joins Kevin Costner in 'Criminal' (Exclusive)

Gary Oldman Joins Kevin Costner in 'Criminal' (Exclusive)

Gary Oldman, whose Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is opening this weekend to some of the best reviews of the year, is in negotiations to board Criminal, a thriller from Millennium Films.

Kevin Costner is starring in the movie, which centers on a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets and skills that are implanted into a dangerous prison inmate in hopes that he will stop a diabolical plot.

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'Saw' Director to Helm Sci-Fi Action Project 'Apex' (Exclusive)

'Saw' Director to Helm Sci-Fi Action Project 'Apex' (Exclusive)

Darren Lynn Bousman, who directed several of the Saw movies, is attached to helm Apex, an indie sci-fi action project from 2511 Productions.

Described as Predator meets Call of Duty, the plot tells of a Special Ops team sent to obtain a WMD from North Korea that is transported to another world. The team then finds themselves pitted against a dangerous alien race.

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'Constantine's' Lucy Griffiths Exits NBC Drama

'Constantine's' Lucy Griffiths Exits NBC Drama

NBC's rookie comic drama Constantine is parting ways with its female lead.

True Blood alum Lucy Griffiths has exited the network's adaptation of Hellblazer after the show's creators opted to move in a different direction, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. 

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Joshua Hale Fialkov Talks 'Life After,' Owning Work and Digital Comics

Joshua Hale Fialkov Talks 'Life After,' Owning Work and Digital Comics

The first issue of Joshua Hale Fialkov and Gabo’s new series, The Life After, hit comic book stores and digital storefronts Wednesday, introducing readers to its hero, Jude and the hauntingly strange world in which he lives—or, more correctly, doesn’t live. Prepare for spoilers and an exclusive look at the series’ second issue.

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