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How Grace Park Prepared for Battlestar Galactica Comic-Con Reunion After Hawaii Five-0 Exit

24 July 2017 3:00 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Grace Park made waves with her exit from Hawaii Five-0. The actress, who had been with the show since its start, left alongside costar Daniel Dae Kim during the hiatus between seasons seven and eight amidst contract renegotiations where Park and Kim reportedly asked for salary on par with their costars. Park was on-hand at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con for a Battlestar Galactica reunion panel and told us how she prepared to deal with attending the convention while there were still questions about her exit. "I think the main thing is I knew I was here for Battlestar and I really wanted to see my costars, producers and creators. I think there's a lot of questions that people have and I certainly have a lot of »

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Star Trek: Discovery — new trailer breakdown & analysis

23 July 2017 11:17 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Kayti Burt Jul 25, 2017

Our Us chums pored over the new Star Trek: Discovery trailer for clues about the story. Here's what they found...

CBS debuted our best look yet at Star Trek: Discovery at this weekend's San Diego Comic Con presentation. Den of Geek Us has gone through the new trailer frame by frame to break down exactly what we're looking at here and to talk about what these glimpses and this story could mean.

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Before we get started, did you miss the trailer? Check it out below:

The trailer begins, as it should, in space. We get a shot of a spaceship moving across the stars. It appears to be the U.S.S. Shenzhou, the ship on which Lt. Commander Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) serves under Captain Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh).

The trailer moves quickly to a desert »

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Battlestar Galactica Stars Revisit the Show's Greatest Lessons

22 July 2017 3:12 PM, PDT | TVGuide.com - Features | See recent TVGuide - Features news »

The continued social relevance of Battlestar Galacticahas not been lost on its castmates.

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- Amanda Bell

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Battlestar Galactica Stars Revisit the Show's Greatest Lessons

22 July 2017 3:12 PM, PDT | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

The continued social relevance of Battlestar Galacticahas not been lost on its castmates.

Speaking to TV Guide at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, actors Michael Trucco and Tahmoh Penikett revealed their ultimate takeaways from the sci-fi series, and while they diverged on their particular

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- Amanda Bell

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John Heard, 'Home Alone' and 'Sopranos' Actor, Dies at 71

22 July 2017 8:52 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

John Heard, the actor best known for his role as Peter McAllister in the Home Alone franchise, died Friday. The County of Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner confirmed Heard's death at the age of 71 to Et.

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According to multiple reports, the actor was found dead in a hotel in Palo Alto, California, reportedly recovering from back surgery. The cause of death is still under investigation.

Heard began his acting career in the 70's, appearing on stage, television and various films. With over 170 acting credits to his name, he had roles in the Tom Hanks film, Big, Beaches, Chilly Scenes of Winter, Heart Beat, Cutter’s Way and Cat People. Heard also appeared in episodes of Battlestar GalacticaNCIS: Los Angeles, Modern Family, Sharnako and Outsiders, as well as had a couple of projects in post-production, including Imprisoned, Graffiti, The Tale, and was filming »

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John Heard, ‘Home Alone’ Dad, Dies at 71

22 July 2017 7:12 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

John Heard, best known as Peter McAllister in the “Home Alone” movies who appeared in a wide range of TV and film roles, has died at 71 in Palo Alto, Calif.

He was found dead in a hotel where he was reportedly recovering after undergoing back surgery. The Santa Clara Medical Examiner’s office confirmed his death.

In the 1990 “Home Alone,” Heard stars as the father who forgets his son, played by Macauley Culkin, when making a business trip to France. After “Home Alone” became a big hit, Heard returned to star in “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.”

He also appeared in “Cat People,” “After Hours,” “Big,” “Beaches,” 1992 boxing film “Gladiator,” and on TV in “Miami Vice” and “The Sopranos,” for which he won an Emmy nomination for outstanding guest actor.

Born in Washington, D.C., Heard started out acting off-Broadway. His first major role came in the romantic comedy “Chilly Scenes of Winter” in 1979.

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- Pat Saperstein

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John Heard, ‘Home Alone’ Dad, Dies at 71

22 July 2017 7:12 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

John Heard, best known as Peter McAllister in the “Home Alone” movies who appeared in a wide range of TV and film roles, has died at 71 in Palo Alto, Calif.

He was found dead in a hotel where he was reportedly recovering after undergoing back surgery. The Santa Clara Medical Examiner’s office confirmed his death.

In the 1990 “Home Alone,” Heard stars as the father who forgets his son, played by Macauley Culkin, when making a business trip to France. After “Home Alone” became a big hit, Heard returned to star in “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.”

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He also appeared in “Cat People,” “After Hours,” “Big,” “Beaches,” 1992 boxing film “Gladiator,” and on TV in “Miami Vice” and “The Sopranos,” for which he won an Emmy nomination for outstanding guest actor.

Born in Washington, D.C., Heard started out acting off-Broadway. His first major role came in the romantic comedy “Chilly Scenes of Winter »

- Pat Saperstein

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Tricia Helfer, Grace Park Talk ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Reunion

21 July 2017 1:26 PM, PDT | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Battlestar Galactica” fans were stoked to see the cast of the hit sci-fi drama reunite at Comic Con International, but the occasion is equally exciting for the stars themselves. “It’s a rare instance when the cast and crew are almost as close now, as we were when we finished,” Tricia Helfer tells Et Canada in […] »

- Will Reid

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'Big Bang Theory' Stars Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki Recall Awkward Dating Story at First Comic-Con

21 July 2017 12:19 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

The Big Bang Theory cast opened Comic-Con on Friday morning in Hall H reminiscing about the past decade and addressed the engagement cliffhanger between Sheldon (Jim Parsons) and Amy (Mayim Bialik).

“I went up to get my camera to get this moment. I had to get this photograph on my Polaroid,” Kaley Cuoco said, recalling the day they filmed the pivotal season 10 finale moment. “Everyone and their mother was behind the camera for this one scene. I started crying. We were all crying. It was really cool. So many relationships have transformed and to see that be the pinnacle of the season was so cool.”

During a lighter moment in the panel, executive producer Steve Molaro shared a story of the first Comic-Con panel for The Big Bang Theory, where he unknowingly crashed a fight between Cuoco and then-boyfriend Johnny Galecki, who were secretly dating at the time. Though the exes and co-stars couldn't recall exactly what they »

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‘Battlestar Galactica’ Cast and Creators Reunite at Comic-Con

20 July 2017 9:51 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The cast and creators of of “Battlestar Galactica” reunited Thursday at Comic-Con in San Diego to reminisce about the landmark Syfy drama.

Executive producers David Eick and Ronald Moore talked about their first meeting to discuss the series in 2001 — just months after the 9-11 terrorist attacks.

“It was December of ‘o1 when that subject of terrorism was in the air,” Eick told moderator Maureen Ryan of Variety. “Suddenly it took on a whole new meaning because we realized that were talking about the holocaust of a whole people.”

Battlestar Galactica” was loosely inspired by the original series of the same name that premiered in 1978.  But the reboot was very much a creature of its time, the show’s EPs said Thursday.

Asked by an audience member at Thursday’s panel how the show would be different if created today, Eick joked, “The crazy, unqualified captain.” The crowd then broke into applause.

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- Daniel Holloway

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Will Smith, Joel Edgerton Deal With Strange Things in Netflix’s ‘Bright’ Trailer

20 July 2017 5:15 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

“They didn’t teach us this at the Academy,” admits Joel Edgerton to Will Smith, who play cops in a strange Los Angeles-based alternate universe in the first trailer for Netflix’s police thriller “Bright.”

“No, they did not,” Smith concurs in typical movie-cop-to-movie-cop banter.

Smith, Edgerton, and director David Ayer finally unveiled the trailer during Thursday afternoon’s session at Comic-Con’s Hall H in San Diego.

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Smith’s human cop Ward and Edgertons’ orc officer Jakoby are not pleased to be paired together — “I’m not here to be your friend,” says Smith — but manage to get along while on a routine night patrol … until they discover a deadly wand that could destroy everything. “This is like a new killer weapon that grants wishes,” Edgerton observes.

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- Dave McNary

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Will Smith, ‘Bright’ Director David Ayer on Netflix: ‘They Let You Be a Filmmaker’

20 July 2017 4:52 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Put David Ayer squarely in the pro-Netflix camp.

The “Bright” director praised the streaming service for giving him creative freedom to make his upcoming fantasy adventure during a panel discussion on Thursday at San Diego Comic-Con.

“They let you be a filmmaker,” Ayer said. He later added that the picture, which reunites him with his “Suicide Squad” star Will Smith, “Ain’t no bull s–t, PG-13 studio movie. This is real s–t.”

Smith also praised Netflix for rolling the dice on “Bright,” a special effects-heavy picture that reportedly cost $90 million to produce. “I’m sure this will end soon, but they just give you the money and say, ‘Go make a movie,'” said Smith.

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Ayer hasn’t had the happiest experience with big studio filmmaking of late. “Suicide Squad,” a Warner Bros. and DC release, was a commercial success, grossing $745.6 million, »

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Comic-Con: ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Reunion Features Richard Hatch Tribute

20 July 2017 3:37 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

A video greeting today from Edward James Olmos to Battlestar Galactica fans at Comic-Con was the biggest surprise on the reunion panel at the San Diego confab, which featured a video tribute to the late franchise star Richard Hatch. Hatch, the original Apollo from the 1970s series, died in February at age 71. "I wish I could be there in person but I'm Spain," said the Oscar-nominated Olmos, who played Admiral William Adama on the series’ four-season run. "You are with the… »

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'Battlestar Galactica' Would Be "Fundamentally Different" Today, Cast Says at Comic-Con Reunion

20 July 2017 12:02 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

In the lore of Battlestar Galactica, there was always something special about the number five. For 2017, two other numbers have pinged on the Dradis: two and 25.

For the second time this year, creator Ronald D. Moore and members of the Battlestar Galactica cast reunited together on stage to look back on the modern science-fiction classic. First appearing at the Atx Television Festival earlier this summer in Austin, the BSG crew joined forces again Thursday at San Diego Comic-Con, with cast members including Katee Sackhoff (Starbuck), Mary McDonnell (President Roslin), Grace Park (Boomer), Tricia Helfer (Six), Michael Trucco (Anders), Tahmoh Penikett (Helo) »

- Josh Wigler

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Comic-Con: What to Watch for on Thursday

20 July 2017 5:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

After opening the doors Wednesday with Preview Night, the first full day of panels at San Diego Comic-Con kicks off with 20th Century Fox's big film return and TV's big Battlestar Galactica reunion and fan favorite Timeless, among countless others.

The Hollywood Reporter is on the ground in San Diego and each morning will offer a guide to the day's must-see panels and what to expect when some of the biggest names in Hollywood take the stage as movie studios and TV networks alike look to win over fanboys and break through in an increasingly crowded landscape.

Here are the must-see »

- Lesley Goldberg,Aaron Couch

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Ucp Expanding Development Slate w/ Dan Harmon, The Raven Cycle & more

18 July 2017 8:36 PM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

Universal Cable Productions Announces Key Projects Expanding Award-winning Studio’S Distinguished Genre Development Slate

Notable Projects Include:

Maggie Stiefvater’s New York Times Bestselling Series “The Raven Cycle” With Andrew Miller (“The Secret Circle”), Catherine Hardwicke (“Twilight”) And Michael London of Groundswell Productions (“The Magicians”)

Hugh Howey’s Renowned Post-Apocalyptic Series “Sand” With Gary Whitta (“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”), Marc Forster (“World War Z”) And Imperative Entertainment

“Sirens of Titan” With Dan Harmon (“Rick & Morty”) and Evan Katz (“Small Crimes”)

Announces Evan Spiliotopoulos (“Beauty and the Beast”)

To Write Highly Anticipated “Welcome to Hitchcock” Series

Options Iconic Hugo Award-Winning Science Fantasy Novel “Lord of Light”

Universal City, CA- July 18, 2017– As the annual gathering of TV and comic’s most loyal fans at San Diego’s Comic-Con International 2017 kicks offtomorrow, Universal Cable Productions (Ucp) unveiled today its annual genre development slate of notable projects for TV. The studio »

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Comic-Con 2017: Syfy’s Panel & Screening Schedule Includes Channel Zero: No-end House, Sharknado 5, Blood Drive

18 July 2017 11:37 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Syfy will have a huge presence at this year's Comic-Con, with special screenings of Channel Zero: No-End House and Blood Drive, as well as a plethora of panels, including Sharknado 5: Global Swarming:

Press Release: New York, NY – July 5, 2017 – As Syfy celebrates its 25th anniversary and its recent brand reboot, the network is headed to San Diego Comic-Con bigger and better than ever before. In addition to 15 Syfy series panels or screenings, the network is rolling out a host of events, activations and parties designed to leave no fan behind. And Syfy will once again extend the fun to fans nationwide, with a three-night live TV event, Syfy Live From Comic-con, hosted by Zachary Levi.

“San Diego Comic-Con is the pinnacle event of the year for sci-fi enthusiasts, and as the only network dedicated to the genre 24/7, we can’t wait to celebrate in a big way,” said Alexandra Shapiro, »

- Derek Anderson

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Universal Cable Developing Series With Catherine Hardwicke, Dan Harmon

18 July 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Universal Cable Productions (UCP) has unveiled its annual development slate, with this year’s projects including potential series from “Twilight” director Catherine Hardwicke and “Rick & Morty” co-creator Dan Harmon.

Hardwicke will executive produce an adaptation of the best-selling book series “The Raven Cycle” by author Maggie Stiefvater for Syfy. Based on the four urban fantasy novels of the same name, “The Raven Cycle” tells the story of seventeen year old Blue Sargent who becomes involved with a group of four privileged private school boys on a quest to find a source of mythical and mysterious power hidden deep in rural Virginia. Michael London of Groundswell Productions will executive produce alongside showrunner and writer Andrew Miller. Stiefvater will serve as co-executive producer. Hardwicke is also attached to direct the pilot.

Ucp is also working on an adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s “Sirens of Titan” with Harmon and Evan Katz. The story follows Malachi Constant, the »

- Joe Otterson

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Comic-Con 2017: 6 Panels That Could Get Controversial, From ‘Doctor Who’ to ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

18 July 2017 8:53 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

San Diego Comic-Con is a celebration of all the things that fans love about pop culture — but that being said, that kind of passion can also generate debate and controversy. It’s a natural extension of what happens when large groups of people care deeply about various media properties; while it’s not exactly celebratory to see fan favorite series confront their more problematic elements, the creators and stars of shows like “The Walking Dead,” “Westworld” and “Doctor Who” have been well-prepped to handle virtually anything that comes from meeting face-to-face with their fans.

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Comic-Con 2017: 6 Panels That Could Get Controversial, From ‘Doctor Who’ to ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

18 July 2017 8:53 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

San Diego Comic-Con is a celebration of all the things that fans love about pop culture — but that being said, that kind of passion can also generate debate and controversy. It’s a natural extension of what happens when large groups of people care deeply about various media properties; while it’s not exactly celebratory to see fan favorite series confront their more problematic elements, the creators and stars of shows like “The Walking Dead,” “Westworld” and “Doctor Who” have been well-prepped to handle virtually anything that comes from meeting face-to-face with their fans.

Read More‘Death Note’ Producer Responds to Whitewashing Claims, Says It’s ‘Somewhat Offensive’ to New Netflix Movie

Below are just a few of the panels that might face some drama this week, and the hot topics to keep an eye on.

Whitewashing in Netflix’s “Death Note

After the “Ghost in the Shell” and “Doctor Strange »

- Steve Greene, Liz Shannon Miller and Hanh Nguyen

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