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The Biggest Trailers And News To Come Out Of Comic Con 2015
Comic Con 2015 has come and gone, and this year saw an especially huge bounty of trailers and news for forthcoming films and TV shows. Here's the highlights from this year's geek convention:
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
Harrison Ford was joined by Star Wars co-stars Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill at the panel, which was his first public appearance since his scary plane crash in March. Fans were also greeted to a special behind-the-scenes reel, which focused on the production's emphasis on practical effects (and also showed that the movie was being shot on 35mm!):
The Force Awakens comes out in December.
Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice
We also got our first extended look at the forthcoming Batfleck movie, which also includes a glimpse of Wonder Woman making her first live-action appearance in a feature film! Dawn Of Justice will be released in March.
The Hateful Eight
Exclusive #SDCC2015 interview with #QuentinTarantino after #TheHatefulEight panel killed. http://t.co/0FCn9rfET6 pic.twitter.com/Rv4rGWUfHf— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) July 12, 2015
Quentin Tarantino was joined by the cast of his forthcoming Western, The Hateful Eight for a panel at which he showed off eight minutes of footage. The film was shot on 70mm film and will also feature Ennio Morricone's first score for a Western film in 40 years. He also teased at the possibility of a Kill Bill 3.
A leaked trailer of the upcoming Suicide Squad gave us our first look at the film starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and, most notably, Jared Leto as The Joker. This leaked trailer even includes director David Ayer joking about it being leaked! Meta.
Here's a really low-resolution fan-shot video of the Deadpool trailer, starring Ryan Reynolds. The Marvel movie comes out in February.
Ash vs. The Evil Dead
The king is back, baby. Ash vs. The Evil Dead airs this fall on Starz.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2
May the odds ever be in your favor. The final installment of the Hunger Games series comes out in November.
A new trailer for the miniseries, airing this fall on NBC.
And finally—somebody made a pretty big purchase this weekend. Nicolas Cage, maybe?
The likeliest biggest sale at #SDCC happened. Went for between $500K and $750K. Buyer undisclosed. pic.twitter.com/THZsz9sqfu— Borys Kit (@Borys_Kit) July 12, 2015
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