Movies

  • ‘Defenders’: Marvel Series Makes Debut at Comic-Con with New Trailer (Watch)
    Marvel and Netflix presented a surprise premiere of episode one of “The Defenders” Friday at Comic-Con in San Diego. Thirty minutes into what was a panel for the show, Marvel head of television Jeph Loeb announced that the full episode would be screened. Loeb and the show’s executive producers and cast then exited the stage,... Read more »
  • ‘Iron Fist’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix
    Netflix has renewed the Marvel series “Iron Fist” for Season 2. Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb made the announcement at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday. In addition, Loeb hinted that Colleen Wing (Jessica Henwick) would team up with NYPD detective Misty Knight (Simone Missick), who first appeared in Season 1 of “Luke Cage.” The characters... Read more »
  • ‘Outlander’ Surprises Fans With Season 3 Premiere at Comic-Con
    Fans of “Outlander” got a treat on Friday: At the end of the panel for the show at San Diego Comic-Con, they were shown the first episode of the third season, which arrives Sept. 10 on Starz. The episode depicts Jamie (Sam Heughan), Claire (Caitriona Balfe), and Frank (Tobias Menzies) as they adjust to the... Read more »
  • Film Review: ‘First Kill’
    Bruce Willis goes bad in a movie that could hardly be mistaken for good, playing a corrupt police chief mixed up in a bank robbery.
  • David A. Goodman Running Unopposed for WGA West Presidency
    David A. Goodman, longtime executive producer on “Family Guy,” will become the next president of the Writers Guild of America West, succeeding Howard Rodman in the post. Rodman announced last month that he would not seek another two-year term. Goodman had been selected by the guild’s nominating committee as a candidate to succeed Rodman and... Read more »
  • Platino Awards: Edward James Olmos on Latino Power and Donald Trump
    MADRID — Soon to be seen in “Blade Runner 2049,” where he reprises his role as Gaff, Edward James Olmos sounded a note of large hope for Latino moviemaking as he talked to journalists in Madrid a day before he receives the 2017 Honorary Platino Award for career achievement. Latinos account for more than 20%... Read more »
  • ‘Descendants 2’: Behind-the-Scenes Look at Dove Cameron and Sofia Carson’s Costumes (Watch)
    Disney’s hotly anticipated film “Descendants 2” makes its grand debut Friday night across five networks, and aside from more-than-likely bringing big ratings, the whimsical sequel is sure to showcase larger-than-life costumes. Stars Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, and China Anne McClain chat about the fashion of “Descendants 2,” along with costume designer Kara Saun who gives a... Read more »
  • ‘The Gifted’ Won’t Cross Over With ‘X-Men’ Films, ‘Legion’
    Fox’s upcoming “X-Men” spinoff “The Gifted” will not cross over with the films produced by the company’s movie studio or its other TV series. Speaking Friday at Comic-Con in San Diego, showrunner Matt Nix downplayed the potential for any crossover with other iterations of Marvel’s mutant franchise. “The Gifted,” according to Nix, takes place in... Read more »
  • These Are the Latest VR Experiences Coming Out of Comic-Con (Watch)
    Ever wanted to fight like Deadpool, escape the Demogorgon like the kids from “Stranger Things,” or take a peek at Los Angeles’ future, as portrayed in “Blade Runner 2049?” The audience at San Diego’s Comic-Con has been able to do all of that and more, thanks to a number of virtual reality experiences shown at the... Read more »
  • Classic Video Game ‘Galaga’ to Be Developed Into Animated Series (EXCLUSIVE)
    Anyone old enough to have set foot in a video arcade recognizes the name Galaga, the game that had players vaporizing housefly-like aliens in outer space. Now, in the endless hunt for marketable IP, the insectoids are getting their own back story. Sweden- and L.A.-based production company The Nuttery Entertainment is developing an animated series... Read more »
  • Weekend Box Office: 'Dunkirk' Heads for $45M-$50M U.S. Debut; 'Valerian' Bombing
    Elsewhere, Universal's 'Girls Trip' is breaking the R-rated comedy curse with a projected $25 million-plus opening.read more
  • Ben Affleck's Batman Future in Doubt as Warner Bros. Plots Franchise
    The studio is working on plans to usher out Affleck’s Batman gracefully, a source says, addressing the change in some shape or form in one of the upcoming DC films.read more
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 3 Ways to Build a Better Black Superhero
    It's not just about the superpowers. Every African-American comic book protagonist must have these important characteristics, writes the NBA great and THR columnist.read more
  • 'Insecure' Season 2: TV Review
    'Insecure,' HBO's gem of a comedy about two young African-American women navigating work, friendship and love in L.A., returns for a second season, and deserves much more attention than it gets. read more
  • Comic-Con 2017: All the TV Trailers (So Far)
    Not in San Diego? Check out the latest footage from all the new and returning series at the convention.read more