Comic-Con Feature Film Highlights
10:00-12:30 pm: FREE ENTERPRISE: The Special EditionBe one of the first to see the new Free Enterprise: The Special Edition featuring over ten minutes of new scenes and special effects. FREE ENTERPRISE is the critically acclaimed genre fave starring Eric McCormack and Rafer Weigel as two die-hard sci-fi fans who meet their idol, William Shatner, and discover he's more screwed up than they are. The new deluxe two DVD Five Year Mission Special Extended Edition will be out this fall from Anchor Bay Ent., but you can be among the first to see the new version and participate in a Q&A session following the movie with director/co-writer Robert Meyer Burnett, co-writer/producer Mark A. Altman, and producer Mark Gottwald. Room 6CDEF.
Friday, July 15:
11:00 am -1:00 pm: Warner Bros. Presents This giant-size presentation includes four great new films coming soon from Warner Bros.:
V FOR VENDETTABased on the ground breaking graphic novel, V for Vendetta stars Hugo Weaving and Natalie Portman, is directed by John McTeigue, and produced by Joel Silver with Larry and Andy Wachowski from their screenplay. Appearing in person at this event will be Natalie Portman, Joel Silver and original graphic novel co-creator David Lloyd.
HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE In the fourth film adaptation of J. K. Rowlings popular HARRY POTTER novel series, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) must contend with being mysteriously selected to compete in the prestigious Triwizard Tournament, a thrilling international competition that pits him against older and more experienced students from Hogwarts and two rival European wizarding schools. Get an exclusive look at this pivotal adventure in Harry Potter's life.
TIM BURTONS CORPSE BRIDECarrying on in the dark, romantic tradition of Tim Burtons classic films EDWARD SCISSORHANDS and THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, TIM BURTONS CORPSE BRIDE is set in a 19th-century European village. This stop-motion animated feature follows the story of Victor (voiced by Johnny Depp), a young man who is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride (voiced by Helena Bonham-Carter) while his real bride, Victoria (voiced by Emily Watson), waits bereft in the land of the living. Its a tale of optimism, romance, and a very lively afterlife, told in classic Tim Burton style. Appearing in person to show a never-before-seen look at this remarkable film will be producer Allison Abbate and co-director Mike Johnson.
THE FOUNTAIN Info TBA. Hall H.
12:00-1:00 pm: HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 Get the inside scoop on Lions Gate Films bloody zombie thriller, HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 based on the hit videogame from Sega. With a completely new creative team and cast, this eagerly anticipated installment in the HOUSE OF THE DEAD saga stars Sid Haig as Professor Curien and lots of bloodthirsty zombies. Be on hand for the unveiling of the film's new trailer as well as exclusive clips, along with director Mike Hurst, writer/producer Mark A. Altman, and stars Ed Quinn (STARSHIP TROOPERS 2), Emanuelle Vaugier (SMALLVILLE, SAW 2), Ellie Cornell ç Mircea Mornoe (ALL SOULS DAY), Cam Powell, and director of photography Raymond Stella (BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER). Room 6CDEF.
12:00-1:30 pm: Ringers: Lord of the Fans Reclaim the Ring and meet the creators of Ringers: Lord of the Fans atthis exclusive event. A sensation at film festivals around the world, RINGERS is an award-winning, soon-to-be released feature documentary exploring how THE LORD OF THE RINGS has influenced Western pop culture for over 50 years. See the new RINGERS trailer and special clips shown exclusively at Comic-Con. The release date will be announced, along with revealing stories in the filmmakers' own words of how Dominic Monaghan (LORD OF THE RINGS, LOST) came on board as narrator, while they traveled the world documenting all things LOTR. Enjoy extended audience discussion with executive producer Tom DeSanto (X-MEN and TRANSFORMERS), writer/producer/director Carlene Cordova (Sony Pictures Digital Ent.), and writer/producer Cliff Broadway (TheOneRing.net author). Room 20.