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Comic-Con: 'Justice League' Movie Courts Oscar-Winning Writer

Comic-Con: 'Justice League' Movie Courts Oscar-Winning Writer

Warner Bros. is looking to bring writer Chris Terrio back to the DC universe.

For months, the studio has been courting the Argo writer — who most recently did a draft of Warner Bros.' Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice — to pen its Justice League movie.

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Comic-Con: A Closer Look at Marvel's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Posters

Comic-Con: A Closer Look at Marvel's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Posters

In an (entirely unnecessary) attempt to build interest in next year’s Avengers: Age of Ultron at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel has been releasing two limited-edition posters per day, with each poster spotlighting a member of the team and combining to form a giant piece of concept art for the Joss Whedon-directed sequel. But what (if anything) can be learned about the movie from the posters?

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Comic-Con: Patrick Wilson the Latest to Leave Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

Comic-Con: Patrick Wilson the Latest to Leave Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

Patrick Wilson, Matt Gerard and Kevin Weisman will no longer appear in Marvel's Ant-Man.

The project has been in a state of flux after the abrupt exit of director Edgar Wright in May due to creative differences.

STORY: Why 'Ant-Man' Director Edgar Wright Exited Marvel's Superhero Movie

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Comic-Con: Sam Raimi Plans 'Evil Dead' TV Series, 'Last of Us' Film

Comic-Con: Sam Raimi Plans 'Evil Dead' TV Series, 'Last of Us' Film

You wouldn't have found Sam Raimi's name on any of the schedules for Friday's Comic-Con programming, but the director dropped by to announce that he's currently working on an Evil Dead TV series, which he's co-writing with his brother Ivan.

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Joaquin Phoenix in Negotiations for Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'

 Joaquin Phoenix in Negotiations for Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'

Joaquin Phoenix is in negotiations to star in Marvel Studios' Doctor Strange.

It's unclear if the actor will accept the role, but a source confirms to The Hollywood Reporter that the deal is further along than just the offer stage, as has been reported. 

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Evangeline Lilly Introducers Her New Childrens' Book (Video)

Evangeline Lilly Introducers Her New Childrens' Book (Video)

Debuting at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con is the Titan Books’ edition of Evangeline Lilly’s Squickerwonkers, a children’s picture book written by the Lost and The Hobbit actress and illustrated by Weta Workshop’s Johnny Fraser-Allen.

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New 'Star Wars: Rebels' Clips Tease Villains, Cameos to Come (Video)

New 'Star Wars: Rebels' Clips Tease Villains, Cameos to Come (Video)

Released Thursday to coincide with the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, a new trailer for Disney and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: Rebels gives a glimpse of the origins of the Rebel Alliance that will one day overthrow Darth Vader and the Galactic Empire—and another new scene, revealed at Thursday's panel and released online on Friday showed the series' villain, the Inquisitor in action.

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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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JUL
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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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