COMIC REEL: "The Walking Dead" Season Five Clip; Alba on "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For"

Mon, July 7th, 2014 at 10:09am PDT | Updated: July 7th, 2014 at 2:59pm

TV/Film
Steve Sunu, Staff Writer/Reviews Editor

THE WALKING DEAD

Looking forward to "The Walking Dead" season five? AMC has posted a new video clip to tide fans over until the new season debut this fall. It's all Carol and Tyreese versus a horde of walkers.

Returns October on AMC

SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR

Jessica Alba spoke with GQ about her return to the role of Nancy for "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" and what's new with her character this time around.

"There's more of me and I do more than I did in the first one. I have a bit more of a character arc in this one," Alba told GQ. "There's more dancing, but the dancing's really connected to the story. Nancy's a bit of an alcoholic and a bit of a mess and she's depressed and angry. The dances in the movie reflects where she's at."

Plus, take a look at this clip that features Nancy's transformation -- Bruce Willis makes a brief return as Detective Hartigan, as well.

Opens August 22

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Nothing super exciting in "Guardians of the Galaxy" news, but director James Gunn has posted a behind-the-scenes photo of the Kyln prison set -- specifically the walkway that leads prisoners into the building itself. Check out Gunn's process description and the photo below.

Opens August 1

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII

Two new cast members have joined "Star Wars Episode VII" in unknown roles: Crystal Clarke and Pip Anderson. Both are relative newcomers.

"The 'Star Wars' universe has always been about discovering and nurturing young talent, and in casting 'Episode VII' we wanted to remain absolutely faithful to this tradition. We are delighted that so many travelled to see us at the open casting calls and that we have been able to make Crystal and Pip a part of the film," Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement.

Opens December 18, 2015

ARROW

Well, Stephen Amell has gone on record saying that he will not be appearing in "Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice."

Note that Amell doesn't specifically state that he won't come to the films at some point -- it's just not now.

However, there is one DC movie actor crossing over into television -- just in a different role. "Superman Returns" star Brandon Routh has been cast as Ray Palmer/The Atom for season three of "Arrow." Routh's character will serve as the new owner of Queen Consolidated as well as a possible love interest for Felicity Smoak.

Returns to the CW in October

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

Looking for more Rogue in your "X-Men: Days of Future Past?" It may be closer than you think -- Lauren Shuler Donner confirmed via Twitter that there will be an extended cut of the film available this fall.

ROBOTECH: ACADEMY

A new Kickstarter has launched for "Robotech: Academy," an animated series by Harmony Gold Productions and "Robotech" producer Carl Macek. The team includes many "Robotech" alums, and has a funding goal of $500,000 with just over a month to go. Check out the Kickstarter video below.

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TAGS:  the walking dead (tv), sin city a dame to kill for, guardians of the galaxy (film), star wars episode vii, arrow, x-men days of future past, robotech academy

 
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