Comic-Con: Latest News and Updates

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 23 Jul 2017

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Michael Jai White in Spawn (1997)

Spawn Resurfaces

During a Facebook Live with Kevin Smith aboard the IMDboat at Comic-Con 2017, comic-book creator Todd McFarlane dropped an exclusive: He's working with producer Jason Blum on a new Spawn movie. What's better: McFarlane has a draft of the script ready to go. He'll be making his directorial debut on the project, which will certainly be a hard-R vision of his former mercenary turned reluctant soldier of the devil.

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Kurt Russell and James Spader in Stargate (1994)

Stargate Returns to the Air

Heading into production this August is "Stargate Origins," a continuation of the beloved sci-fi franchise. It will come to life as 10-minute episodes that follow the early adventures of Catherine Langford. One caveat: The episodes will be exclusive to a new subscription-based platform called Stargate Command.

Watch the teaser trailer

Finn Jones in Iron Fist (2017)

Netflix Announces Renewal of "Iron Fist"

On a Friday evening panel, Marvel announced that "Iron Fist" has been renewed for a second season on Netflix. A release date has yet to be announced.

Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, and Ray Fisher in Justice League (2017)

Warner Bros. Reveals Its Comic-Con Lineup

Warner Bros. has revealed its full lineup for the star-studded Comic-Con panel including Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One, Blade Runner 2049, Justice League, as well as an early look at Aquaman. Chris Hardwick will once again moderate the panel with confirmed guests including Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Steven Spielberg, Jason Momoa, and many more.

The Warner Bros. panel will be held on Saturday, July 22, at 11 a.m. in Hall H. Check out our Comic-Con Schedule for more details.

David Mazouz in Gotham (2014)

What's in Store for Season 4 on "Gotham"?

What does Bruce Wayne's Season 3 finale reveal mean for Gotham City — and his ultimate destiny? Be among the first to see what’s in store for Season 4 at the "Gotham" panel at Comic-Con, Saturday, July 22, in the Indigo Ballroom at 2:50 p.m.

Check out our Comic-Con Schedule for more details.

James Marsden and Evan Rachel Wood in Westworld (2016)

"Westworld" Makes Its Debut in Hall H

It's official! "Westworld" is headed to Comic-Con. The inaugural panel will be held on Saturday, July 22, in Hall H at 4:15 p.m. Moderator Reggie Watts will be joined by creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and cast members including Ed Harris, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Evan Rachel Wood, and Jeffrey Wright.

Check out our Comic-Con Schedule for more details.

Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan, Nicholas Brendon, and Anthony Head in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 20 Years of Slaying

There will be a special Buffy fan event on Saturday, July 22, from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring a trivia contest, cosplay contest, an anniversary cake and and more. Fans interested in attending can register on the official Buffy Facebook page.

David F. Sandberg

Shazam! Director Confirmed

Annabelle: Creation director David F. Sandberg confirmed he will direct Shazam!, the next DC Extended Universe movie to be filmed. Filming will begin in February 2018 for a likely 2019 release.

Watch his announcement

Kevin Smith and Stan Lee at an event for IMDb at San Diego Comic-Con (2016)

All Aboard the IMDboat

IMDb is headed back to San Diego for 2017 Comic-Con with Kevin Smith as our host and captain of the IMDboat. Check back to watch exclusive interviews with your favorite actors and actresses, and tune into our live show from 3:30 to 5 p.m. PDT on Saturday, July 22.

Our Comic-Con hub also features the latest trailers, photos, and breaking news from the convention. Watch a special message from our Captain Kevin for some safety tips for the IMDboat.

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Gustaf Skarsgård, Katheryn Winnick, Maude Hirst, and Alex Høgh Andersen in Vikings (2013)

"Vikings" Returns to Comic-Con

HISTORY confirmed that "Vikings" will return for San Diego Comic-Con with a cast panel with new exclusive season five footage, Vikings funeral, the popular “Vikings” drinking horn, and more. Cast members Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgard, Alexander Ludwig, Alex Høgh Andersen, and creator/writer Michael Hirst are confirmed to attend.

Check out our Comic-Con Schedule for more details.

Kit Harington and Rose Leslie in Game of Thrones (2011)

Winter Is Coming to San Diego!

"Game of Thrones" will return to Hall H on Friday, July 21, at 1:30 p.m., moderated by a special guest from Westeros. Gwendoline Christie, Isaac Hempstead Wright, and Sophie Turner are among the cast confirmed to appear and sign autographs at the WB booth.

Check out our Comic-Con Schedule for more details.

Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan in Outlander (2014)

Take a Voyage With "Outlander"

Will Claire find her way back to Jamie? "Outlander" fans may learn the fate of these star-crossed lovers as the time-traveling romance returns to San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, July 22, at 5 p.m. in Ballroom 20. Stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe are confirmed to attend, along with Tobias Menzies, Sophie Skelton, Richard Rankin, executive producers Ronald D. Moore and Maril Davis, and author Diana Gabaldon.

The third season of the series will return in September, and will consist of based on Voyager, the third of eight books in Gabaldon’s Outlander series.

Check out our Comic-Con Schedule for more details.

Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, and Melissa Rauch in Batman and Harley Quinn (2017)

World Premiere of 'Batman and Harley Quinn' at Comic-Con International

Fans will get their their first look at an all-new animated feature with the presentation of Batman and Harley Quinn on Friday night, July 21, 2017, in Ballroom 20. As of right now, the time has not been announced.

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Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, and Gaten Matarazzo in Stranger Things (2016)

Netflix to Turn Comic-con Upside Down

"Stranger Things" fans will have the opportunity to view never-before-seen footage from second season which picks up in the chaotic aftermath of Will Beyer’s return to a world that will never be the same.

Netflix will also hold panels for Marvel's "The Defenders," Bright, and Death Note, and present a a surprise screening of an upcoming original film at Horton Grand Theatre on Thursday, July 20.

Check out our Comic-Con Schedule for more details.

Channing Tatum in Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

20th Century Fox Brings the Kingsman to the Comic-Con

Matthew Vaughn's Kingsman: The Golden Circle is headed to Comic-Con with a star-studded cast for the 20th Century Fox Hall H panel on Thursday, July 20 at 11 a.m. PT. Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges and Pedro Pascal will be joined by screenwriter Jane Goldman and Kingsman co-creator Dave Gibbons.

Check out the new character posters for The Kingsman: Golden Circle.

Amy Acker, Stephen Moyer, Natalie Alyn Lind, and Percy Hynes White in The Gifted (2017)

First Announcements of the Comic-Con TV Schedule

FOX TV has announced the TV series they will be presenting at Comic-Con, including returning favorites like "The Simpsons" and "The Exorcist" to new series such as Marvel TV series "Gifted," and "Ghosted," the new comedy starring Craig Robinson and Adam Scott.

Check out our Comic-Con Schedule for more updates as they come in!

Conan O'Brien in Conan (2010)

"ConanCon" Returns to San Diego

From July 19 through July 22, Conan O’Brien will tape his TBS show at the historic Spreckels Theater on Broadway – the same venue he took over in 2015 and 2016 during Comic-Con.

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