Studios Take Comic-Con by Storm
* In WHITEOUT, Kate Beckinsale stars as Carrie Stetko, the lone U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, whose investigation of the continent's first murder draws her into a shocking mystery. Now, with only three days until winter, Carrie must solve the crime before Antarctica is plunged into darkness and she is stranded with the killer. Star Kate Beckinsale appears in-person.
* In the all-new action comedy GET SMART, Maxwell Smart (Steve Carell) is on a mission to thwart the latest plot for world domination by the evil crime syndicate known as KAOS.
* Written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons, WATCHMEN was originally published by DC comics as a 12-issue comic book series between 1986 and 1987, before subsequently being collected into a trade paperback. It is the only graphic novel to win the prestigious Hugo Award or to be named among Time magazine's "100 Best English Language Novels from 1923 to the Present." Director Zack Snyder will appear in-person to discuss the upcoming film and answer questions. Hall H
STARGATE SG-1: THE MOVIE -- It's been barely a month since television's longest-running sci-fi series aired its final episode, yet the SG-1 team is already embarking on a perilous new mission--to recover the Ark of Truth with the hopes that the power locked inside the ancient artifact will loosen the grip of the Ori army on our galaxy. Never- before-seen footage from the new direct-to-video movie (from Fox Home Ent.) will be followed by a Q&A session. Participants include SG-1 stars Ben Browder (as Cameron Mitchell), Amanda Tapping (as Samantha Carter), Michael Shanks (as Daniel Jackson), Christopher Judge (as Teal'c) and exec producer/director Robert Cooper. Ballroom 20
Joel Silver: RETURN TO HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL and MOONLIGHT -- Acclaimed producer Joel Silver and Spanish director Victor Garcia (EL CICLO, 30 DAYS OF NIGHT Internet prequel series) take you back to the infamous Hill House with Return to House on Haunted Hill, out on DVD Oct. 16. MOONLIGHT is a new series from Joel Silver and the producers of ANGEL and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. It stars Alex O'Loughlin (THE SHIELD) as Mick St. John, a Los Angeles private eye with a dark secret: he's a vampire. Room 6A
New Line Cinema: SHOOT 'EM UP -- A gritty, fast-paced action thriller, SHOOT 'EM UP kicks into high gear with a memorable opening scene and never relents. New Line Cinema will show exclusive footage from SHOOT 'EM UP, and star Clive Owen, along with director Michael Davis, will be there to discuss the film! Also included in the presentation will be a special preview of New Line Cinema's upcoming films, including THE GOLDEN COMPASS. Hall H
Dimension Films: HALLOWEEN and THE MIST -- Join acclaimed musician and filmmaker Rob Zombie (THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES) and several cast members in a special preview of Zombie's entirely new take on the highly successful and terrifying Halloween legacy that began in 1978. While revealing a new chapter in the established Michael Myers saga, the film will surprise both classic and modern horror fans with a departure from prior films in the Halloween franchise. Brace yourself for unprecedented fear as Zombie turns back time to uncover the making of a pathologically disturbed, even cursed child named Michael Myers. Halloween comes early this year--opening everywhere on August 31, 2007.
Writer/director and three-time Oscar nominee Frank Darabont, along with actor Thomas Jane (THE PUNISHER) and special guests, presents a sneak preview of THE MIST. Based on the Stephen King novella, this highly anticipated film will hit theatres on November 21, 2007. After a violent storm attacks a town in Maine, an approaching cloud of mist appears the next morning. As the mist quickly envelops the area, a group of people get trapped in a local grocery store. The people soon discover that within the mist lives numerous species of horrific, unworldly creatures that entered through an interdimensional rift, which may or may not have been caused by a nearby military base. Ballroom 20