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Top Ten Tuesday – Comic-Con 2015

21 July 2015 12:02 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Another San Diego Comic-Con International has come and gone. This year was a great year for films, friends, and fun! Check out my Top 10 cinematic moments from this years con. Also, be sure to share your favorite moments from this year. I’d love to hear from you! Now, let’s get started!

10. Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice

Let me start off by saying that I have not been looking forward to this film. I’m not stoked on the new batsuit, and disagree with their casting of Lex Luthor, simply because I feel as though the character should be older. Having said that, this is the best trailer that I have seem thus far, and I really hope that they prove me wrong. Check out the all new trailer that debuted in Hall H and let me know what you think!

Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, »

- Melissa Howland

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‘Fault in Our Stars’ Author John Green Signs First-Look Deal with Fox

21 July 2015 11:04 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Fox 2000 Pictures has entered into a first-look producing deal with John Green, the author of “The Fault in Our Stars” and “Paper Towns.”

Fox 2000 president Elizabeth Gabler said in statement Tuesday: “We are elated to expand upon our already extraordinary relationship with John and feel honored to be able to enhance our creative horizons together. He is truly a force of nature and we are proud to be part of his world.”

Under the deal, Green will collaborate with Temple Hill Entertainment principals Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen on several projects. Temple Hill, which produced the “Twilight” movies and “The Fault in Our Stars” film, already has a first-look deal at Fox.

The Fault in Our Stars” was a breakout hit last year with over $300 million in worldwide grosses on a budget of under $15 million. The film adaptation of “Paper Towns” — produced by Bowen, Godfrey and Green — opens Friday »

- Dave McNary

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New Hunger Games 4 Mockingjay Part 2 Spoilers Dished Out By The Cast At Comic Con,New Clip

17 July 2015 1:06 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Last weekend, some of the main stars of the upcoming "Hunger Games 4 Mockingjay Part 2" drama/action flick, arrived at the huge 2015 Comic-Con event in San Diego,California to participate in the Q&A spoiler panel (video below). The panel featured stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Willow Shields along with director Francis Lawrence, producer Nina Jacobson, and it was moderated by talk show host, Conan O'Brien. In the clip, Francis revealed that Katniss will get totally back into action in this final installment. She'll be going after the evil President Snow. It's going to feature some really exciting battle footage. He went into talking about shooting some very difficult scenes in New York and so on, and so forth. After that, each of the stars talked about their respective characters and what they'll be up to in the final installment along with answering fan questions, and more. Check it out, »

- Andre Braddox

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Comic-Con No-Shows Signal Shifting Times for Blockbusters

11 July 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer

San Diego (AP) - There's a Hulk-sized hole at Comic-Con this year. Three of the major studios and Disney/Marvel are not hosting a panel in the main hall at the annual fan festival. That means no Iron Man, no Captain America, and no Spider-Man - at least their filmed versions.

Going back to 2010, Marvel has been a main event at Comic-Con, with their Disney properties usually serving as the marquis presentations. With a slate that extends through 2019, a film currently in production ("Captain America: Civil War") and another coming out next week ("Ant-Man"), it seems like an odd choice.

Their absence in the San Diego Convention Center's huge Hall H is not only dispiriting to fans, it's also a subtle sign that the 45-year-old pop-culture extravaganza has become less relevant to the shifting marketing strategies of the major studios.

Sony Pictures, which just »

- The Associated Press

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 At Sdcc (Video)

10 July 2015 7:07 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’s Jennifer Lawrence [Katniss Everdeen], Josh Hutcherson [Peeta Mellark], Liam Hemsworth [Gale Hawthorne], Willow Shields [Primrose Everdeen], Director Francis Lawrence, and Producer Nina Jacobson participated in Comic Con International’s Hall H Panel, walked a press line, and then completed a Press Conference on behalf of the film in San Diego, California, and Wamg was there. Check out the press conference in its entirety below as Jennifer talks reality TV, Malibu, and playing such a strong character. Video is below… because, come on… there’s no other way to capture the essence of J-Law’s awesomeness!

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow [Donald Sutherland] in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale [Liam Hemsworth], Finnick [Sam Claflin] and Peeta [Josh Hutcherson] – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage »

- Melissa Howland

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'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2' Comic-Con Interviews

10 July 2015 4:09 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2's Jennifer Lawrence [Katniss Everdeen], Josh Hutcherson [Peeta Mellark], Liam Hemsworth [Gale Hawthorne], Willow Shields [Primrose Everdeen], Director Francis Lawrence, and Producer Nina Jacobson participated in Comic Con International's Hall H Panel, walked a press line, and then completed a Press Conference on behalf of the film in San Diego, California. The blockbuster Hunger Games franchise has taken audiences by storm around the world, grossing more than $2.2 billion at the global box office. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 now brings the franchise to its powerful final chapter in which Katniss Everdeen realizes the stakes are no longer just for survival - they are for the future.

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends - including Gale, Finnick and Peeta - Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 »

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Hunger Games: Watch the highlights from Mockingjay's Comic-Con panel

10 July 2015 10:08 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Quite a lot of gossip about The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 was revealed at its Comic-Con International panel yesterday (July 10).

From the sound of drums signalling the entrance of franchise superstar Jennifer Lawrence, to some cheeky jokes from moderator Conan O'Brien, our camera captured it all.

Particularly of interest to many fans will be Liam Hemsworth's promise that the heroic Gale will have a lot more to do in Mockingjay - Part 2 than in past movies.

"I've kind of been on the sidelines for a long time," he admitted. "I've been watching the fight happen, and he's finally in the mix and heavily a part of the uprising and the military operations."

Bringing an end to such a successful franchise has been an "emotional" journey for both cast and crew, according to producer Nina Jacobson.

"It's a combination of trying to nail it and make it completely »

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Watch 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2' Comic-Con Panel

10 July 2015 9:48 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 made its appearance at Comic-Con yesterday with a grand entrance that was gloriously over the top and filled with surprises. The cast, including the three leads, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, were greeted on stage by Conan O'Brien for what could possible be the last Q&A held in San Diego for this franchise. Lionsgate went all out in making the event something to remember. And now they have officially released video from this epic farewell.

As you will see in the video, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 panel kicked off with a literal bang, as it became the first big movie of 2015 to make its way to the Hall H stage. A crew of drummers stormed the set, beating on their timpani drums. The musicians only grew in size, as they literally took over the giant convention hall. The tribal »

- MovieWeb

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Jennifer Lawrence on Bill Murray, Drunk Emailing Woody Harrelson, and More

10 July 2015 8:25 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

On Thursday afternoon, following their panel in Hall H, the cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 sat down for a press conference to talk about the much anticipated conclusion to the franchise. Joined by director Francis Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson, the stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, and Willow Shields discussed important elements of the fourth installment and expressed their feelings about putting the franchise to rest. Among the topics, the cast talked about the film’s focus on war, their character’s journey, and Lawrence touched on the pressures of landing a leading female role in Hollywood. The cast had some playful insights as well, with Lawrence sharing her experience of meeting Bill Murray for the first time. As usual, her compelling charisma was in full force, reinforcing all the reasons why she’s so beloved by fans everywhere. [caption id="attachment_481627" align="alignright" width="360"] Image via Lionsgate[/caption] Lawrence »

- Elena Butler

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Jennifer Lawrence Has a Potty Mouth; Swears Like Sailor on Conan (watch!)

10 July 2015 7:39 AM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Jennifer Lawrence has been known to fire off expletives at a moment’s notice, so Conan O’Brien challenged her last night (July 9) to swear as many times as she could in 30 seconds. He paid $100 for every word and let’s just say she cleaned fu*king house. Lawrence and co-stars Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson popped in on the talk show host following their appearance at Comic Con in San Diego. O’Brien hosted the “Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2″ panel at the convention, which included the three, plus Willow Shields, Director Francis Lawrence and Producer Nina Jacobson. ...Read More »

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Comic-Con 2015: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2′ Viral Teaser, Plus Full Trailer Description

10 July 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

On Thursday, July 9th, Lionsgate stormed Hall H with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, the final chapter in the young adult sci-fi franchise. Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, director Francis Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson were on hand for the panel, but we’ll get to that in another post. Instead, we’d like […]

The post Comic-Con 2015: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2′ Viral Teaser, Plus Full Trailer Description appeared first on /Film. »

- Ethan Anderton

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Comic-Con's Mockingjay - Part 2 Panel: Five Things You Need to Know

9 July 2015 11:38 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

If Bill Murray in Hall H promoting Rock the Kasbah wasn't enough off a great start to Comic-Con, immediately following him was The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 panel. Jennifer Lawrence was her usual awesome self (We so didn't mind when she wiped her nose on the tablecloth). Josh Hutcherson was as giddy as ever and Liam Hemsworth was, well, Hot! Joining them on stage were co-star Willow Shields, director Francis Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson. The last day of shooting wasn't, as expected, very easy. "That night," Jennifer said, "we held each other and slept like puppies." She added, "You guys challenged me. I love you." Awww. With that, here »

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Hunger Games: Why Being The Mockingjay Isn't Enough For Katniss

9 July 2015 10:34 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

The Hunger Games series is drawing to a close on the big screen, as Mockingly Part 2 heads into theaters this fall. In anticipation of the approaching film, the cast, director and producer were here at Comic-Con to talk about the final installment. Among the topics discussed at the Hunger Games press conference was Katniss. role in the revolution. In the end, being the Mockingjay really isn.t enough for Katniss. She wants to take action.  Hunger Games producer Nina Jacobson explained Katniss. mindset as it relates to her role in the revolution that.s playing out in Panem. As Jacobson explains it, it.s one thing to be a poster child, it.s another to do what needs to be done. There.s a difference between being a war hero and being a symbol of a revolution. And Katniss is inherently a character who wants to take action and to »

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Jennifer Lawrence, ‘Hunger Games’ Bid Farewell to Comic-Con

9 July 2015 10:15 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Thousands of fans camped out to watch an emotional Jennifer Lawrence and the cast of “Hunger Games” take one final bow in Hall H on Thursday afternoon.

Lawrence, who admitted being press shy having not done an interview in over a year, revealed to the audience that she actually broke down and cried on the first day of shooting “Mockingjay: Part 2,” the fourth and final installment in Lionsgate’s hit franchise.

“These movies changed my life,” she said. “I feel like it will always be a part of me.”

Co-star Josh Hutcherson added: “It’s been the most incredible movie making experience,” before thanking the fans for supporting the $2.2 billion franchise.

Moderated by Conan O’Brien, the celebration also featured actors Liam Hemsworth, Willow Shields, producer Nina Jacobson and director Francis Lawrence.

“I’m really pleased with the film and the way it ends,” the filmmaker said of the “Mockingjay” finale. »

- Stuart Oldham

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5 things we learned about The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 at Comic-Con

9 July 2015 7:07 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

 

The battle to end all battles is about to begin for the citizens of Panem!  The cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 stormed Comic-Con’s infamous Hall H for the final time to bring fans a special look at the franchise finale.

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Willow Shields, director Francis Lawrence, and producer Nina Jacobson were all on hand to debut the first full-length trailer and teasers for the film in a Comic-Con panel moderated by Conan O'Brien.  It was a time for memories of not just their upcoming film, but a chance to get nostalgic about their entire Hunger Games journey in front of 6500 fans. 

Here are five things we learned about The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 at Comic-Con:

It’s going to get emotional.  The end of the journey for Katniss and the gang is going to tug at the heart strings.  Director »

- Rachel West

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'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2' Comic-Con Panel and Trailer Details

9 July 2015 4:23 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Comic-Con got off to a rousing start this year, with the Hall H panel for Lionsgate's highly-anticipated franchise finale The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, opening in theaters nationwide November 20. The panel essentially marks a farewell to the franchise, for now at least, since there have been rumblings of prequels and/or spinoffs being developed within this universe, created by author Suzanne Collins. As expected, Lionsgate debuted a new trailer during the panel, but, unfortunately, it won't be online for quite some time. But we do have a description of the footage that was shown.

The trailer opens outside of the Capitol, with President Snow (Donald Sutherland) discussing how he's been watching over Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence), as we see her walk through a snow-filled garden with one white rose as a plane flies over the Capitol. For the first time in Panem history, the districts of Panem have been united »

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Jennifer Lawrence, Bill Murray wow Comic-Con

9 July 2015 4:20 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Two pop culture superstars took part in separate panels in the legendary Hall H for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 and Rock The Kasbah as the San Diego jamboree got underway on Thursday.

While neither session contained any news of note the typically excitable crowd showed their appreciation for the turn-out.

Lawrence joined her co-stars Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Willow Shields from Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 as well as director Francis Lawrence and franchise producer Nina Jacobson.

While the tone of the session hosted by TV personality Conan O’Brien was jocular and warm, there were moments of poignancy as the panellists reflected on the approach of November 20 — when the franchise finale will open in the Us and around the world.

“We all wish there were seven or eight books and not just three,” said Jacobson, whose Color Force has championed the series from the beginning. “It’s emotional »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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‘Hunger Games’ Gets Farewell Salute In Hall H – Comic Con

9 July 2015 2:42 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

With The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 set to initiate yet another avalanche of cash for Lionsgate, the chances that anything newsworthy or unexpected would slip from attendees of the final Hunger Games Hall H panel were slimmer than one of Katniss’ arrows. So it was that the panel, attended by director Francis Lawrence, producer Nina Jacobson, stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, and moderated by Conan O’Brien, was (at least structurally) a… »

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Comic-Con Panel Recap

9 July 2015 1:20 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

While San Diego Comic-Con is well known for showcasing superhero and comic book stories, it also houses a variety of different properties, including adaptations of popular novels. One such case is The Hunger Games, which may have been initially greeted as a Ya Battle Royale knock-off, but quickly proved itself to be one of the best sci-fi franchises ever made. With this November’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, the series finally comes to a close, and director Francis Lawrence, producer Nina Jacobson, and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, and Willow Shields took the Hall H stage at Comic-Con for one last time to preview the concluding installment.

The post The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Comic-Con Panel Recap appeared first on Collider. »

- Adam Chitwood

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 - Get all the action from Comic-Con in our panel live blog

9 July 2015 11:50 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Well, Digital Spy has made it to San Diego for Comic-Con and, more importantly, we've won a place in Hall H in time for the panel for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2. Hooray!

We're expecting the cast and crew to give us sneaky hints about the franchise's big finale - plus you can always expect a good fan Q&A - so join us from 12pm Pt / 3pm Et / 8pm UK time as we bring you all the action...

21:01But that's it! The Hunger Games panel is a wrap - are you excited for the final movie? Thanks for joining us, and stick with DS for more Comic-Con action!

21:00The trailer still looks amazing on a second viewing. This movie looks like it's going to be truly massive. But before they say goodbye, Josh interrupts Conan to thank all the fans for their "energy and support »

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