San Diego Comic Con 2013: Day 3 Highlights
By: Joachim Jocson
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The second installment of the Hunger Games Quad, this time the stakes are higher and the threat grows bigger than ever before.
Once Upon A Time & Once Upon A Time In Wonderland
Once Upon A Time returns for a third season…this teaser sure might reveal who will show up.
On the other side of the Once spectrum Once Upon A Time In Wonderland is from the same team that brought you OUAT.
The Big Bang Theory
The show returns for season 7 and we have the entire panel on hand
Marvel Cinematic Universe
With the release of Thor: The Dark World this November Tom Hiddleston surprised Comic Con with a sneak peak of the film. I don’t have the clip on hand however I do have his crazy speech prior to the sneak peak.
Coming to theaters next year, Chris Evans returns as Captain America in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Here’s a special look at the concept art they are giving away this year.
Also set to release next year Marvel and Disney will release Guardians of the Galaxy. Here’s the concept art.
In September, in conjunction of the release of Iron Man 3 on Blu-Ray and DVD a One-Shot will included. In the past Marvel and Disney released small mini movies that you can only find on Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, & The Avengers Blu-Ray. This one is about Agent Carter. For those that may not know Agent Carter is an agent for the Strategic Scientific Reserve (Will be known as S.H.I.E.L.D. in the future) in WWII. After the events of the first Captain America, not much was known about her whereabouts after the first film, until now. In an Entertainment Weekly exclusive this clip will be seen in the short.
Finally…I have the pleasure of announcing that the next Avengers film premiering in 2015 has a title.
Well, I did tell you Saturday was the mecca of the Comic Con Weekend. But today’s events will triumph all. With the Doctor Who 50th anniversary panel along with the final panels on the last day. You better keep your eyes peeled. I got plenty more where that came from.
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‘Friends’ Reunion Finally Gets Premiere Date – See the Promo
Friends will always be there for you… even a year or so delayed.
The highly-anticipated reunion of the 90s sitcom has finally gotten a premiere date at HBO Max, and we couldn’t be more excited about it.
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer, and Matthew Perry will officially reunite on Thursday, May 27, the streaming service announced.
The reunion will be an unscripted special that will look back at the immense success of the show, which ran from 1994 to 2004. It also marks the first time all of the cast members have been on-screen together since the show’s finale.
The reunion was originally slated to air in May 2020 with the launch of the HBO Max app, but it was postponed several times due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A year later, the excitement is just as real!
— HBO Max (@hbomax) May 13, 2021
There will also be a handful of celebrity cameos including David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon and Malala Yousafzai, per TV Line.
Check out the sentimental teaser for the reunion below:
Torrey DeVitto, Yaya DaCosta Leaving ‘Chicago Med’ Ahead of Season 7
Someone rush over a crash cart because this news has crushed us!
Chicago Med is losing two incredible cast members ahead of the NBC drama’s seventh season.
Torrey DeVitto, who plays doctor Natalie Manning, and Yaya DaCosta, who plays nurse April Sexton, will not be returning in the fall, per Deadline.
DaCosta is leaving to lead Lee Daniels’ Our Kind of People, which nabbed a straight-to-series order at FOX.
DeVitto, from Pretty Little Liars and One Tree Hill fame, will star in an upcoming indie film titled Skelly.
She even confirmed the news to her fans on social media, writing: “Well, looks like the cat is out of the bag…All good things must come to an end.
It has been such an honor and pure joy to bring Dr. Natalie Manning to life for all of you on Chicago Med for the past 6 seasons. But it is now time for her and me to bow out and say goodbye.
Thank you to all you loyal watchers who adored her as much as I did.
I can’t wait to share what’s to come with all of you. New adventures await!”
Both DeVitto and DaCosta have appeared in the #OneChicago franchise since Med’s premiere in 2015.
Per the publication, their contracts were up at the end of season 6 and both actresses decided not to renew.
The rest of the cast ( S. Epatha Merkerson as Sharon Goodwin, Oliver Platt as Dr. Daniel Charles, Nick Gehlfuss as Dr. Will Halstead, Brian Tee as Dr. Ethan Choi and Marlyne Barrett as nurse Maggie Lockwood) is expected to return pending contract negotiations.
The current storylines have seemingly been setting up for the actresses’ exits as Manning found herself in hot water after stealing medication to help her mother, while April decided to return to nursing school.
We’ll definitely miss DeVitto and DaCosta, but we wish them the best of luck in future projects!
You can read all Chicago Med reviews right here!
‘This Is Us’ to End After Season 6 at NBC
It’s time to say goodbye to the Pearson clan!
NBC’s groundbreaking family drama This Is Us will end with a sixth and final season, per The Hollywood Reporter
The series was renewed for three seasons — up until season 6 — back in 2019.
NBC has not officially commented on the news. The network is expected to make the announcement on Friday when it unveils the upcoming 2021-22 fall schedule.
This Is Us Season 5 will air its finale on Tuesday, May 25 at 10/9c.
Are you ready to say goodbye to the series and TV’s best family?
Read reviews of This Is Us right here!
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