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.
Showtime's Penny Dreadful will focus on a new, human villain in its sophomore season.
Showrunner John Logan told fans Thursday night at Comic-Con that his Showtime monster drama will focus on a human antagonist in its upcoming second season. Helen McCrory's Madame Kali, who guest starred in episodes two and eight, will take center stage on the series, Logan told fans in a nearly full Ballroom 20.
Fox kicked off Thursday with one (perhaps) final tribute to Jack Bauer, bringing Kiefer Sutherland to his first San Diego Comic-Con for the recently concluded limited series 24: Live Another Day.
The panel, which was moderated by exec producer/Jon Cassar, was an intimate conversation between the duo — and about 4,000 fans who were captivated by Suthlerland's every word, while executive producer Howard Gordon was a last-minute attendee and sat with the press.
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.
USA Network is going all out at San Diego's Comic-Con with an ambitious scavenger hunt to kick off its #DigDeeper marketing campaign for its fall international thriller Dig.
Dig, centered on a conspiracy 2,000 years in the making that threatens to change history, lacks the conventional Comic-Con connection, but the NBCUniversal cable network is betting big on the city's high foot traffic during the annual July 24-27 geekfest as an avenue to create early awareness.
Arrow is focusing on identity in season three, and Oliver Queen won't be the only one dealing with issues of internal strife.
"If season one was about Oliver going from vengeance to vigilante and season two was vigilante to hero, season three is about identity," executive producer Marc Guggenheim tells The Hollywood Reporter. "It's the first season where this theme of identity is not only about Oliver but is also about all the other characters."
It's a natural progression for The CW comic book drama, which has broadened its focus beyond the titular superhero over the past two seasons as it continues to expand its universe. "It has become an ensemble where it's not just about the Arrow," Guggenheim says. "It feels appropriate that we'll have a theme that will resonate with the whole group."
Guggenheim, along with executive producer Andrew Kreisberg, previews season three — which picks up six months after the season-two finale — with THR.
Fox and Warner Bros. Television are giving their Batman-themed drama Gotham the full-court press at this week's San Diego Comic-Con.
In addition to Saturday night's world-premiere screening of the James Gordon origin story as part of WBTV/DC Entertainment's three-hour extravaganza, the network and studio are enlisting San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer to kick off the annual event in front of its Gotham-themed zip line Thursday. The ceremony will conclude with the official taking a ride on the zip line.
Many in the entertainment industry trek from Hollywood to Comic-Con not for any panel in Hall H, not to see if there are any comic properties to snap up, but for the thriving party scene that has cropped up over the past decade.
Expect a big presence from Nickelodeon at this year's Comic-Con.
The Viacom-owned kids network will debut an expansive booth that will spiral down from the floor to the ceiling of the convention center, with collaged images from its slate of shows, such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Rugrats, Invader Zim and The Ren & Stimpy Show, The Hollywood Reporter exclusively reveals.