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DC Entertainment Displays Batfleck Cowl at Comic-Con

DC Entertainment Displays Batfleck Cowl at Comic-Con

Attendees to San Diego Comic-Con have the chance to see something more than they might have expected this year, with Ben Affleck’s Batman costume being displayed in the DC Entertainment area of the main floor—well, kind of.

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JUL
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'The Flash' Producers Promise Unexpected Detours, Surprising 'Arrow' Drop-Ins

'The Flash' Producers Promise Unexpected Detours, Surprising 'Arrow' Drop-Ins

One of fall's flashiest shows is setting the bar high.

The CW's The Flash, a spinoff of the darker and broodier Arrow, takes a lighter spin with Barry Allen, the awkward Central City Police Department forensics expert so enthralled with the Arrow that he'd proclaim himself a fanboy. The change in tone was inevitable. As Arrow viewers glimpsed last fall during the two-hour Barry Allen arc, the man who would don the red suit had a more lively approach to life.

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Zack Snyder Introduces Henry Cavill as Super Jedi With Lightsaber (Photo)

Zack Snyder Introduces Henry Cavill as Super Jedi With Lightsaber (Photo)

Star Wars and Superman — could it ever really happen?

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder sent fanboys dreaming on Thursday night when he tweeted a mysterious photo of Henry Cavill holding a lightsaber.

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JUL
23
11 HRS

Comic-Con: Inside Guillermo del Toro's 'Crimson Peak' and 'Pacific Rim' Experiences

Comic-Con: Inside Guillermo del Toro's 'Crimson Peak' and 'Pacific Rim' Experiences

Guillermo del Toro will be having a big week at this year’s Comic-Con. The fanboy favorite filmmaker will be on hand to show-off his animated feature The Book of Life at Friday’s Fox panel, then be on stage for his unveiling of Crimson Peak at the Legendary Pictures panel Saturday, and finally goose audiences with Sunday’s presentation of his vampire TV show, FX’s The Strain.

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JUL
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18 HRS

Soska Sisters to Direct 'Painkiller Jane' Adaptation (Exclusive)

Soska Sisters to Direct 'Painkiller Jane' Adaptation (Exclusive)

The Soska Sisters, the twin horror-movie directors behind the cult slasher American Mary, have signed on to helm the adaptation of Painkiller Jane, a comic created by Jimmy Palmiotti and Joe Quesada.

Palmiotti, via his Paperfilms banner, and Solipsist Films’ Stephen L'Heureux are producing.

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JUL
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Comic-Con 2014: Image Comics 'Moves Forward' with New Sci-Fi Titles

Comic-Con 2014: Image Comics 'Moves Forward' with New Sci-Fi Titles

Despite falling sales in the overall comic book direct market, Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson said that his company is having one of its best-ever years to date, due to its focus on creative freedom and a focus on the future during his keynote address at the second Image Expo this year.

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JUL
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19 HRS

Tommy Lee Jones Joins Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman in 'Criminal'

Tommy Lee Jones Joins Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman in 'Criminal'

Tommy Lee Jones is joining Kevin Costner and Gary Oldman in Criminal, a thriller from Millennium Films.

Ariel Vromen, who wrote and directed The Iceman, is helming the project, 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.

Jones will play a neuroscientist who transplants the memories.

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JUL
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Comic-Con: Lego to Unveil Smaug-Centric 'Hobbit' Set (Exclusive)

Comic-Con: Lego to Unveil Smaug-Centric 'Hobbit' Set (Exclusive)

Smaug is finally getting his Lego due.

The fiery and gold-hoarding dragon of The Hobbit fame will already be front and center at this year’s Comic-Con.

On Saturday, Warner Bros will be previewing in Hall H The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, in which the dragon plays a central role. Smaug is also getting the giant six-foot-plus Lego display treatment, which will be hunkered down on the San Diego Convention Center floor.

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'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Comic-Con Poster Promises a Rebellion (Photo)

'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Comic-Con Poster Promises a Rebellion (Photo)

Ahead of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1's panel at this year's Comic-Con, Lionsgate has released a limited-edition poster to tease the upcoming November release. And from the looks of it, a rebellion is afoot.

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

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Added to 'Disney Infinity' Videogame (Video)

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Added to 'Disney Infinity' Videogame (Video)

Disney Interactive officially confirmed long-standing rumors Wednesday that Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy will be joining the already-announced Spider-Man and the Avengers in this fall’s Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes expansion.

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'Star Wars' Star John Boyega Teases Marvel Role

'Star Wars' Star John Boyega Teases Marvel Role

Ahead of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, which begins this evening with the annual “Preview Night,” actor John Boyega might be offering a hint of what to expect from Marvel Studio’s upcoming slate on social media.

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Warren Ellis Teaming With 'Walking Dead' Producer for TV Series

Warren Ellis Teaming With 'Walking Dead' Producer for TV Series

Universal Cable Productions is expanding its genre portfolio, inking three new deals to bring comic properties to the small screen.

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Comic-Con: How Katee Sackhoff and Grace Park Became 'Star Wars' Icons for THR's Preview Issue (Video)

Comic-Con: How Katee Sackhoff and Grace Park Became 'Star Wars' Icons for THR's Preview Issue (Video)

This story first appeared in the Aug. 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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24 HRS

Comic-Con: See Nathan Fillion as 'Star Trek's' Captain Kirk (Video)

Comic-Con: See Nathan Fillion as 'Star Trek's' Captain Kirk (Video)

This story first appeared in the Aug. 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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