Comic Con At Home Wraps Up

Comic Con At Home, the virtual edition of the long-runnning San Diego Comic Con wrapped up on Sunday as the four-day convention ended. There were a number of panels worthy of Hall H over the weekend–most notably An Evening With Kevin Smith, A Conversation with Nathan Fillion, and Bill and Ted Face the Music to name a few.  A number of TV networks and streaming providers also brought their content to the four-day virtual convention. …

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C2E2 2020: Panels to Attend

This weekend marks yet another C2E2 taking place at the South Building of the McCormick Place in Chicago so here are some recommended panels to attend. Before I get into the panels, it’s going to be cold for the first two days of the weekend.  As such, you might not want to lug your heavy jacket all over the show floor and panel rooms.  The South Building of the McCormick Place will have a coat…

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Matt Ryan: Legends Star Has Theater Itch Again

During a Wizard World Chicago panel to discuss the Arrowverse, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow actor Matt Ryan spoke about performing on TV and stage. Other panelists in the Arrowverse panel also included Kelly Hu and Teddy Sears.  A member of the audience asked a question about which medium is more challenging or fun.  While Kelly Hu said she doesn’t want to do stage, Teddy Sears commented that he would love to do animation but he’s…

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The Orville: Mark Jackson and Kelly Hu talk Scripts

During Wizard World Chicago, Mark Jackson and Kelly Hu appeared during a panel to discuss The Orville and answer fan questions. Unfortunately, Scott Grimes couldn’t attend the Friday afternoon panel, which was hosted by Freaks and Geeks cast member Samm Levine.  While the panel lasted for about 45 minutes, I’m only choosing to cover their answers to the question that I asked. What do you generally look for in screenplays when selecting projects? Kelly Hu:…

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Natalie Portman to Wield the Hammer of Thor

Marvel Studios revealed that Natalie Portman will be wielding Mjolnir in the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder due out in November 2021. There is some basis in the comics for Portman’s Jane Foster taking over as Thor.  Following the Original Sin storyline, Thor Odinson witnesses an unidentified woman lifting his beloved Hammer and take the power of Thor.  Foster eventually throws Mjolnir into the sun during an attempt to destroy Mangog, sacrificing her life in…

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The Orville moves to Hulu for Season 3 in 2020

Seth MacFarlane announced during San Diego Comic Con 2019 that The Orville will be moving exclusively to Hulu, starting with season 3. “The Orville has been a labor of love for me, and there are two companies which have supported that vision in a big way: 20th Century Fox Television, where I’ve had a deal since the start of my career, and FOX Broadcasting Company, now FOX Entertainment, which has been my broadcast home for…

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Marvel Presents Phase Four Titles at Comic Con

Marvel Studios presented their Phase Four titles during San Diego Comic Con 2019 and this announcement didn’t come without some surprises. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige was on hand in Hall H for the big event and had a lot of announcements on hand.  The biggest surprise is that Blade will be making his first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  No date was announced for Blade’s MCU debut but Mahershala Ali has been cast…

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Wizard World Chicago: First Guests Announced

The first wave of guests have been announced for the 2019 edition of Wizard World Chicago, taking place August 22-25 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Aquaman star Jason Momoa is among the headliners of the first wave of guests that were announced yesterday.  While the convention takes place Thursday-Sunday, the DC superhero will only be in Chicago for Sunday only.  Gotham stars Ben McKenzie and Morena Baccarin are scheduled to attend Friday through…

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C2E2 2019: Paul Rudd on The Secret To Not Aging

Ant-Man star Paul Rudd was on hand in Chicago this weekend for the headlining Clueless reunion panel taking place during the 10th annual C2E2. While he was running late as a result of an autograph signing, Rudd joined Clueless co-stars Alicia Silverstone, Breckin Meyer, and Donald Faison on the Main Stage.  After about 20 minutes or so of conversation with moderator Clare Kramer, the floor was turned over to the audience for a question and…

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C2E2 2019: John Francis Daley talks Freaks and Geeks

Freaks and Geeks star John Francis Daley spoke with Solzy at the Movies while on the red carpet just before the special screening of Stuber during SXSW. Twenty years ago this September, Freaks and Geeks would make its premiere on NBC.  More than a few months later, the series would sadly come to an end.  The legacy of the Paul Feig-created series–executive produced by Judd Apatow–lives on to this day.  For more on that legacy,…

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