Studios Take Comic-Con by Storm
First up, it's zombie action at it's finest with RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION. See the world premiere of the new trailer and meet the stars of this third and final installment of the RESIDENT EVIL saga, based on the wildly popular video game series. Alice (Milla Jovovich), now in hiding in the Nevada desert, once again joins forces with Carlos Olivera (Oded Fehr) and L. J. (Mike Epps), along with new survivors, including Claire Redfield (Ali Larter). On stage in person to take your questions will be Milla Jovovich, in her first ever Comic-con appearance, along with co-star Ali Larter, and creature FX legend Patrick Tatopoulos. Resident Evil: Extinction is in theaters everywhere Sept. 21.
30 DAYS OF NIGHT -- Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith's vampire noir epic horror/thriller reaches the big screen under the banner of Sam Raimi's Ghost House Pictures. On hand to show clips and answer questions will be director David Slade, producer Sam Raimi, creators Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith, and stars Josh Hartnett (SIN CITY) and Danny Huston (CHILDREN OF MEN).
SUPERBAD -- Producer Judd Apatow follows his hit comedy Knocked Up with this highly anticipated look at the lives of several misfit guys on the eternal quest to find the right girl and prove that they're not just bad, they're Superbad. Apatow discusses the outrageous comedy audiences have come to expect from him. Joining Apatow will be his Superbad entourage, including Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, director Greg Mottola, screenwriter and star Seth Rogen, screenwriter Evan Goldberg, producer Shauna Robertson, and possibly even Bill Hader, if he will only listen to reason. Hall H
Sunday, July 29
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
RIGHT AT YOUR DOOR and DRAGON WARS --Two great new films are showcased in this panel, coming soon to a theatre near you.
In RIGHT AT YOUR DOOR, multiple dirty bombs are detonated, spreading deadly toxic ash across Los Angeles. Brad (Rory Cochrane) and his wife, Lexi (Mary McCormack) struggle to survive. When "help" finally does arrive, it appears to be anything but. Appearing in person: writer/director Chris Gorak, producers Jonah Smith and Palmer West (A SCANNER DARKLY, WAKING LIFE, REQUIEM FOR A DREAM), and stars Rory Cochrane (DAZED & CONFUSED, CSI: MIAMI) and Mary McCormack (THE WEST WING, HOWARD STERN'S PRIVATE PARTS). In theaters Aug. 24, from Roadside Attractions.
Next up it's DRAGON WARS (aka D-WAR)! Dragon-like creatures from an ancient legend appear in Los Angeles and terrorize the city in search of a mysterious girl. A TV reporter investigating the incidents uncovers a piece of debris that directly links him to his destiny as an ancient warrior who was reborn to protect this unknown girl from the evil dragons and save the city from total destruction. Based on a Korean legend and directed by Korean superstar Hyung-rae Shim. Appearing in person: Jason Behr (ROSWELL, THE GRUDGE), Amanda Brooks, Robert Forster (JACKIE BROWN, MULHOLLAND DRIVE) and Craig Robinson (THE OFFICE). In theaters Sept. 21 from Freestyle Releasing. Ballroom 20
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