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Comic-Con: See 'Walking Dead's' Norman Reedus and Gale Ann Hurd as the Men in Black (Video)

Comic-Con: See 'Walking Dead's' Norman Reedus and Gale Ann Hurd as the Men in Black (Video)

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

Producer Hurd, 58, has been a genre mainstay for decades thanks to Terminator, Aliens and, now, AMC's The Walking Dead. Reedus, 45, is a crucial member of Dead's non-zombie ensemble.

Do you get to hit the convention floor? Have you ever gone in disguise?

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Comic-Con: See Tricia Helfer and Zachary Levi as 'Princess Bride's' Buttercup and Westley (Video)

Comic-Con: See Tricia Helfer and Zachary Levi as 'Princess Bride's' Buttercup and Westley (Video)

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

It was NBC's Chuck that brought Levi, 33, to Comic-Con, and he loved the experience so much that he decided to launch his own mini-convention, Nerd HQ (which hosts panels, parties and raises money for charity). As a member of the Battlestar Galactica cast -- and currently in production on Syfy's new Ascension -- the 40-year-old Helfer's Comic-Con bona fides are solid.

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Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead' Creator's 'Outcast' Gets Pilot Order at Cinemax

Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead' Creator's 'Outcast' Gets Pilot Order at Cinemax

Cinemax is moving forward with Outcast, the dramatic adaptation of The Walking Dead creator's new exorcism comic.

Robert Kirkman, who created the comics that the AMC drama is based on, announced that Cinemax has picked up Outcast to pilot on Friday via Twitter, writing "Demons are the new zombies" before thanking partners Cinemax and Fox International Channels. With several shows in development, this marks his first pilot.

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Comic-Con: 'Firefly' Cast Reunites for Online Game (Video)

Comic-Con: 'Firefly' Cast Reunites for Online Game (Video)

It might not be the full-scale relaunch of the television series that fans have been asking for, but the news that the cast of the late, lamented Firefly are reuniting for the online game Firefly Online is, nonetheless … well, pretty shiny.

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'Star Wars: Episode VII': Mark Hamill on 'Fantastic' New Cast and Harrison Ford's Injury

'Star Wars: Episode VII': Mark Hamill on 'Fantastic' New Cast and Harrison Ford's Injury

Mark Hamill stepped out for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy U.K. premiere at London's Empire Leicester Square on Thursday, but his conversations inevitably centered on the 2015 installment of his own Disney universe, Star Wars.

PHOTOS Meet the 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast

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Comic-Con: Benedict Cumberbatch Brings Charm to DreamWorks Animation Panel

Comic-Con: Benedict Cumberbatch Brings Charm to DreamWorks Animation Panel

While DreamWorks Animation may be taking a drubbing on Wall Street and in some cases the box office, the studio had the Comic-Con audience in Hall H charmed and eating out of its hands.

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Comic-Con: How Nathan Fillion Became Captain Kirk, Chris Hardwick Went 'Back to the Future' (Video)

Comic-Con: How Nathan Fillion Became Captain Kirk, Chris Hardwick Went 'Back to the Future' (Video)

How do you get the Comic-Con crowd to get even more excited about fanboy faves like Nathan Fillion and Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany? Slap a Starfleet uniform or Shaun of the Dead blood-spattered shirt on them.

PHOTOS Titans of Comic-Con: Stars Re-Create Classic Characters

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Comic-Con: Christopher Nolan Makes Surprise Appearance to Promote 'Interstellar'

Comic-Con: Christopher Nolan Makes Surprise Appearance to Promote 'Interstellar'

Christopher Nolan made his first ever trek to Comic-Con with a surprise appearance at the tail end of Paramount's Hall H panel to show off his upcoming sci-fi adventure movie Interstellar.

A new trailer for the film, shown at the panel on Thursday, won't be available to the public online for several more weeks.

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Comic-Con: Xbox Unveils 'Halo: Nightfall' Trailer (Video)

Comic-Con: Xbox Unveils 'Halo: Nightfall' Trailer (Video)

Microsoft may have cancelled much of its television development for the Xbox platform, but Halo: Nightfall—a live-action show based on the popular video game series, with none other than Ridley Scott as executive producer—lives on, as proven by the new trailer just unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con.

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Digital Comics Platform ComiXology Announces DRM-Free Download Option

Digital Comics Platform ComiXology Announces DRM-Free Download Option

A recurring complaint about digital comics platforms is that the “purchase” option is actually closer to a long-term rental agreement, with titles only available to view in the cloud on specific platforms. During its panel at San Diego Comic-Con Thursday, industry leader ComiXology set about changing that.

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Zack Snyder Shares an All-New Batfleck Photo

Zack Snyder Shares an All-New Batfleck Photo

Clearly, Zack Snyder’s Twitter account is one to pay attention to during Comic-Con 2014.

Following Wednesday’s tweeted image of Man of Steel star Henry Cavill dressed as a Jedi Knight version of Superman, the director of 2016’s Batman v. Superman has shared a new image of Ben Affleck as the Dark Knight from the upcoming movie.

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Comic-Con: Stan Lee Abruptly Cancels Appearance (Exclusive)

Comic-Con: Stan Lee Abruptly Cancels Appearance (Exclusive)

Comic book legend Stan Lee has abruptly canceled his appearance at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con.

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the 91-year-old co-creator of Spider-Man, Hulk, Avengers and X-Men was due to make appearances and signings on Friday and Saturday, but is bowing out due to losing his voice.

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'Guardians of the Galaxy': Film Review

'Guardians of the Galaxy': Film Review

From the golden-typefaced title to the wisecracking dialogue and save-the-universe plotline, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has been begging comparison to Star Wars from its initial marketing push (particularly the venerable Episode IV — A New Hope). Unsurprisingly, Guardians is no Star Wars, but it turns out that’s actually good news.

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ESPN's Kenny Mayne Stars in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' TV Spots (Video)

ESPN's Kenny Mayne Stars in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' TV Spots (Video)

Although much of a core audience for next month’s Guardians of the Galaxy is currently captive in San Diego at this year’s Comic-Con, that doesn’t mean that Marvel Studios isn’t looking for ways to make the movie appeal to as many people as possible. How else to explain these three special advertisements for the movie created especially for ESPN?

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