Comic-Con Feature Film Highlights
UNDERWORLD: EVOLUTION Kate Beckinsale and Scott Speedman reprise their roles as Selene, the beautiful vampire heroine, and Michael, the lycan (werewolf) hybrid, in this fast-paced, modern day tale of deadly action, ruthless intrigue, and forbidden love. The film traces the beginnings of the ancient feud between the aristocratic Death Dealers and the barbaric Lycans and takes them into the battle to end all wars as the immortals must finally face their retribution. Join Kate and Scott, director Len Wiseman, and production designer and acclaimed special effects artist Patrick Tatopoulos for a special sneak peek at this eagerly awaited second chapter in the UNDERWORLD saga. UNDERWORLD: EVOLUTION opens January 20, 2006.
GHOST RIDER In GHOST RIDER, Johnny Blaze, a motorcycle stunt rider, makes a deal with the devil in order to save his father's life, only to become possessed by his demonic alter ego, Ghost Rider. As he struggles against his new persona, he must save his girlfriend and engage in a mortal battle with Mephistopheles. GHOST RIDER stars Nicolas Cage, Wes Bentley, Eva Mendes, Sam Elliott, and Peter Fonda. Join us for a first look at GHOST RIDER with director Mark Steven Johnson, star Eva Mendes and Marvel's own Avi Arad in person.
THE FOG In Revolution Studio's horror/thriller THE FOG there really is something out there in the dark. 100 years ago, in a thick, eerie fog off the rocky coast of Northern California, a horrible shipwreck occurred under mysterious circumstances. Now, shrouded in darkness, the ghosts of the long dead sailors have returned from their watery graves to exact their bloody, merciless revenge. Based on John Carpenter's classic 1980 film, director Rupert Wainwright (STIGMATA, WOLF LAKE) has been handed the reins by the master himself. THE FOG stars Tom Welling (SMALLVILLE), Maggie Grace (LOST) and Selma Blair. Appearing in person will be Rupert Wainwright and Maggie Grace. Hall H.
5:15-6:15 pm: Universal Presents: KING KONG in Hall H, info TBA.
6:30-7:00 pm: New Line Cinema Presents: Tenacious D Its true! Theyre really here! An absolutely LIVE set by Tenacious D, comedians/musicians Jack Black and Kyle Gass. Its the Greatest Band on Earth, soon to drop the Greatest Rock Movie on Earth, TENACIOUS D IN THE PICK OF DESTINY. Hall H
7:00-10:00 pm: COMIC BOOK: THE MOVIE See the movie that every comicbook fan is talking about: COMIC BOOK: THE MOVIE. Mark Hamill made his directorial debut and stars in this award-winning film (DVD Exclusive Award for Best Live-Action DVD Premier Movie). This madcap adventure to save the beloved Captain Courage comic from the evil clutches of Timely Studios also stars legendary comic voice actors Billy West, Daran Norris, Roger Rose, Jess Harnell and Donna D'Errico. Cameo appearances by Mr. PLAYBOY Hugh Hefner, sci-fi siren Chase Masterson, director extraordinaire Kevin Smith, and legendary comic Sid Caesar round out this all-star cast. Creative Light Entertainments own Scott Zakarin (exec producer of CBTM) will host the free screening and will be able to answer all your questions about this hilarious pop cult movie. (Who knows? Maybe there will be some unexpected surprises!) And even though CBTM was filmed at Comic-Con, this is the first time the entire film has been screened there. Room 6CDEF.
Sunday, July 17:
10:30-11:00 am: Trailer Park Its a Comic-Con tradition! The newest and best of all the trailers for movies coming soon to a theatre near you. Its the perfect way to start off the big movie events in Hall H on Sunday. Dont miss it! Hall H.
11:00-11:30 pm: Rogue Pictures Presents CRY WOLF Nobody believes a liar, even when they're telling the truth. Meet the stars and filmmakers of the new thriller CRY WOLF: Julian Morris, Lindy Booth, Sandra McCoy, Kristy Wu, Jeff Wadlow and Beau Bauman. Catch exciting footage from the new film and look for the tell-tale signs of The Wolf all convention long. Log on to www.thewolfiswatching.com for clues. In theatres everywhere September 23. Hall H.