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Comic-Con 2022

‘Guardians 3’ Team Teases a Finale Where “The Emotion Is Heavier Than It’s Ever Been”

The making of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 was an emotional process for a number of reasons. Director James Gunn and the franchise’s cast — including Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn, Pom Klementieff and new castmembers Will Poulter and Maria Bakalova — took part in the Marvel Studios panel at San Diego Comic-Con […]

After Absence, Comic-Con Regains Status as Key Studio Marketing Launchpad

Just a year ago, there were fears that San Diego Comic-Con would never regain its relevancy after being shut down by the coronavirus. Would studios still see the value in spending millions for a convention presence in an era in which cons had migrated online? Those worries were assuaged over the weekend, with an event […]

‘She-Hulk’ Star Jameela Jamil Clarifies Her Reaction to Fans’ Wig Criticism: “I’m on Their Side”

Jameela Jamil understands where Marvel fans were coming from when they voiced online criticism of her She-Hulk: Attorney at Law character’s look. The actress, known for speaking her mind on social media, participated in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s San Diego Comic-Con panel on Saturday, and she chatted afterward with The Hollywood Reporter about the Disney+ […]

Lupita Nyong’o Says Making ‘Wakanda Forever’ Was “Therapeutic” After Losing “Our King Chadwick Boseman”

Lupita Nyong’o is grateful that the world will soon get to experience Black Panther: Wakanda Forever following a trying few years for the film’s team. The star, who appeared as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe panel Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con, spoke to The Hollywood Reporter after the event and expressed her pride that […]

‘Mayans M.C.’ Scores Fifth-Season Renewal at FX

FX is going on another ride with Mayans M.C. The Disney-backed basic-cable network used its time at San Diego Comic-Con to thrill fans with news that the Sons of Anarchy offshoot will return for a fifth season. That the announcement came Sunday at the confab was no surprise given that the show’s predecessor series frequently […]

Comic-Con: Creators’ Contracts and Controlling IP Focus of Zestworld Panel

“The guy that delivers lunch makes more money on the movie than we do,” said writer and artist Jimmy Palmiotti, summing up the situation of comic book creators signing Hollywood deals that pay them little while corporations rake in billions.  The topic of creators getting a share of what they create was front and center […]

Comic-Con: ‘Wakanda Forever’ Pop! Figures Coming From Funko (Exclusive)

Now that Marvel Studios brought the love and thunder to San Diego Comic-Con with its rock concert-style panel chock-full of first looks, the company’s merchandising partners are dropping the veil of secrecy for some new products. One such partner is Funko, the toy company known for its seemingly endless array of vinyl figurines and bobbleheads. […]

Two New ‘Avengers’ Films Announced at Comic-Con

While it was titled Endgame, the last Avengers movie won’t be the final one in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. During the Comic-Con presentation in Hall H, two new Avengers films were announced by Marvel Studios. Avengers: The Kang Dynasty will arrive May 2, 2025, with another Avengers movie following months later, with Avengers: Secret Wars […]

First ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Trailer Arrives

Marvel took the Comic-Con crowd back to Wakanda on Saturday, for an emotional look at the upcoming sequel to Black Panther, the first time the public has gotten a glimpse at the anticipated film. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is filmmaker Ryan Coogler’s follow-up to his 2018 film that became a cultural touchstone and earned a best […]

James Gunn Gets Cheers for First ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’ Footage at Comic-Con

James Gunn has confirmed that the third Guardians of the Galaxy movie is the end of the road for his group of Guardians characters. “This is the end of that story,” said Gunn at Comic-Con to disappointed groans from the Hall H crowd. “I’m sorry. Some stories have an end. It doesn’t mean everybody dies.” […]

Marvel’s Kevin Feige Unveils Phase 5 and 6 Plans, New ‘Avengers’ Movies at Comic-Con

Welcome to the Multiverse Saga. Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige made a triumphant return to Comic-Con Saturday and got a hero’s welcome. The executive announced a pair of Avengers movies and revealed the official title for the next saga he’s been building. The Infinity Saga, which concluded with Avengers: Endgame, helped make Marvel the biggest brand […]

‘The Sandman’ Creator Neil Gaiman, Stars Discuss Bringing Series to Netflix After Lengthy Path

The Sandman is finally making it to the screen, and Neil Gaiman can’t wait for that moment to arrive. Gaiman joined the Netflix series’ cast, including Tom Sturridge, Gwendoline Christie, Jenna Coleman and Kirby Howell-Baptiste, for a Hall H panel Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con. The team debuted a number of clips and the full […]