With 2013 officially concluded, the cast and crew of GeekScholars Movie Newsdecided to compile a few of their favorite moments of the year. Hit play above to listen now, or the jump to get a sneak peek at some of the highlights!
On this very special episode, the hosts showcase such events as South by Southwest, where they interviewed Nathan Fillion, Joss Whedon and the rest of the cast of Much Ado About Nothing, the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International, and the celebration of their 100th Episode.
Slowly, more and more trailers and clips from Comic-Con 2013 are making their way into the general populace – like Alfonzo Cuaron’s Gravity, for which Warner Brothers released two minutes of mounting tension. that you can see following the jump.
There may or may not ever be a Halo movie, but Dark Horse announced an ongoing comics series, Halo: Escalation, to begin later this year. The new series, which will follow the events of the Halo 4 videogame, will be written by Halo 4 lead writer Chris Schlerg with interior art for the first three issues by Omar Francia and covers by Anthony Palumbo.
Follow the jump for more details from the official press release.
Arrow was the biggest ratings success for The CW last season and far and away it’s best series. How can they follow that up? How about by having Queen Industries imperilled by a hostile takeover (cue Summer Glau), or the appearance of the one, the only Black Canary? Or maybe a new name for the vigilante? And how will Tommy’s death affect everyone…?
Lots of tantalizing clues appear in the sizzle reel The CW showed at Comic-Con 213 – including a peek at Oliver’s new secret base. Check it out after the jump.
FX’s Wilfred (Thursdays, 10/9C) at Comic-Con 2013: Jason Gann talks ‘dog-isms’ (above). Follow the jump to learn how Gann feels the show has developed and Elijah Wood ponders what limits the show might have. Also: next on Wilfred: Intuition.
Kodansha has announces the return of CLAMP’s XXXholic in a new series, XXXholic: Rei, to debut in late 2013, and as a series of 3-in-1 omnibus volumes beginning in March 2014 Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicles Omnibus (above right) will collect the series in 3-in-1 volumes beginning in August, 2014.
The company also announces three new series: My Little Monster, Say I Love You and Monster Soul (Above left) – to be released over March, April and May of 2014.
Last night, Rob Thomas unveiled footage from the Kickstarter-funded Veronica Mars movie at Comic-Con 2013. It takes a walk down memory lane, looking at the TV series, the Kickstarter campaign and – for the first time – footage from the movie.
Heads up, Marshmallows – it’s all yours after the jump!
All the big guns are coming out at comic-Con. ABC has unveiled some spiffy new teasers for Once Upon a Time – and this guy will play a big role. Check them out after the jump. Once Upon a Time returns on Sunday, September 29th, 2013.
When the cast and creator of USA Network’s Psych asked its fans (Psych-Os) to choose one of three proposed storylines for an episode in season eight, they responded overwhelmingly in favor of A Nightmare on State Street – over 50% of the voters chose the storyline that features series co-lead Dule’ Hill’s Gus seeking dream therapy to understand the cause of his night terrors. The episode will be directed by series co-lead James Roday, who plays fake psychic detective Shawn.
Also, the long awaited Psych: The Musical episode is a go! Check out the season eight teaser (above), then follow the jump for details.
Riddick returns on September 6th, but Universal Pictures has just released a new, red band trailer at Comic-Con 2013. Riddick stars Vin Diesel and Katee Sackoff. Looks like things are getting pitch black, too!