Each year, San Diego’s Comic-Con event grows more influential in helping Hollywood tease and launch upcoming blockbusters. Nowhere is the excitement more frenzied than in and around Exhibit Hall H at the San Diego Convention Center, where the studios roll out their filmmakers, stars and sneak peeks at the movies ahead. Below is a recap of all the movie-related excitement from Comic-Con, featuring a host of new images, posters, interviews and trailers that generated gigantic buzz with movie fans.
- The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1 teaser trailer – opening November 21, 2014
- Mad Max: Fury Road Comic-Con trailer – opening May 15, 2015
- The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies teaser trailer – opening December 17, 2014
Cast interviews and panel videos:
- Avengers: Age of Ultron cast interviews and panel videos – opening May 1, 2015
- Ant-Man cast interviews and panel video – opening July 17, 2015
- Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice full panel video – opening May 6, 2015
- Interstellar director, Christopher Nolan’s first ever Comic-Con here – opening November 7, 2014
New movies announced:
- Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will be released July 28th, 2017
- Combining characters from Django Unchained and Zorro, Quentin Tarantino presented his new western, The Hateful Eight
- Godzilla 2 is in the works. Release date is still TBD.
- King Kong: Skull Island will be released November 4, 2016
- The Sinister Six will be released November 11, 2016
- Army of Darkness 2 will be released in 2016
New Posters and Images:
- Check out the Chappie poster and banner to get a better understanding of the robot prodigy
- The Expendables 3 features brand-new character posters and a featurette
- A limited edition poster of Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1
- Concept posters debuted for Avengers: Age of Ultron featuring Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Captain America, and Black Widow.
- Ant-Man had a strong Comic-Con presence, including the release of a new poster and synopsis
- First look at Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice
More fun at Comic-Con:
- Samsung tied-in with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 with an awesome display
- Ben Affleck’s Bat-suit (hood and cowl) was on display for a closer look
- Guardians of the Galaxy floor display featured a full-size ship
- Comic-Con visitors were able to experience the worlds of Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak and Pacific Rim through an exclusive virtual reality experience
Until next year, Comic-Con. Thanks for the fun!