Katie Calautti

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SDCC: "The Mortal Instruments" Footage Reveals Monsters, Mystery & Romance

Fri, August 2nd, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

The cast of the highly anticipated YA novel adaptation "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" descended upon a packed Hall H at Comic-Con International to reveal monstrous footage and discuss the upcoming film.

SDCC: "RoboCop" Commandeers Hall H, Reveals Footage & Plot Details

Wed, July 31st, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

"RoboCop's" cast and director revealed world premiere footage and politicized plot details to an attentive and enthusiastic Comic-Con International audience.

SDCC: "Kick-Ass 2" Brings Action-Packed Intensity to Hall H

Wed, July 31st, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Footage from "Kick-Ass 2" revealed darker plot lines, and the film's cast and director discussed its complex relationships, changes from the source material and expanding the roster of characters.

SDCC: "Divergent" Trailer, Panel Thrill Comic-Con With Dystopian Intrigue

Tue, July 30th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Fans of author Veronica Roth's wildly popular novel "Divergent" were wowed by the world-premiere trailer at Comic-Con International for director Neil Burger's emotional, action-packed adaptation.

SDCC: Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg & Nick Frost Herald "The World’s End"

Mon, July 29th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright charmed a packed Hall H audience at Comic-Con International with jokes, stories and fun footage from "The World’s End."

SDCC: "Riddick" Infiltrates Hall H With Action Footage, Story of Survival

Mon, July 29th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Thirteen years after "Pitch Black" stunned Comic-Con International, Vin Diesel and writer/director David Twohy return to Hall H with Katee Sackhoff to tease the third live-action installment of the franchise, "Riddick."

SDCC: AMC's "Walking Dead" Panel Reveals Escalating Tensions, Possible Romantic Pairings

Sat, July 20th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Sharing footage from the upcoming fourth season of "The Walking Dead," the cast and crew teased the growing tensions (and possible romantic pairings) of Rick, Daryl, Michonne and the rest of the survivors.

SDCC: Garfield, Foxx Share "Amazing Spider-Man 2" Footage, Details

Sat, July 20th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Hall H was treated to the world premiere of footage from "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," insight into the character of Electro and Andrew Garfields hope for his Spidey to eventually meet the Avengers.

SDCC: Vin Diesel Teases "Very Big News" About Marvel Studios Project

Fri, July 19th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Action star Vin Diesel, who had a meeting last week with Marvel Studios, revealed today at Comic-Con International that an announcement will be made "at the end of this month."

Christopher Nolan Reflects on his Batman Trilogy, Heath Ledger & More

Mon, December 3rd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

Director Christopher Nolan conducted a Q&A in NYC last week, focusing on his Dark Knight Trilogy, working with Heath Ledger, pioneering the IMAX format and his excitement over producing Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel."

THE CBR REVIEW: "The Dark Knight Rises"

Thu, July 19th, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

While undeniably entertaining, Warner Bros. Pictures' "The Dark Knight Rises," the final chapter of Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale's Batman trilogy, "goes out with a bang and a whimper."

CCI: "Man of Steel" Footage Reveals Darker Side of Superman

Sun, July 15th, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

While the "Man of Steel" teaser that premiered at CCI revealed a decidedly darker take on the Superman story, director Zack Snyder avoided divulging many details - even dodging a question about General Zod.

CCI: "Iron Man 3" Footage Reveals Kingsley as Mandarin, New and Improved Suit in Action

Sun, July 15th, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

CCI's packed Hall H "Iron Man 3" panel rolled out an extended reel of footage featuring confirmation of Ben Kingsley as The Mandarin and a stylish unveiling of the revamped suit.

CCI: Marvel Studios Confirms Phase Two Plans, Screens "Ant-Man" Test Footage

Sun, July 15th, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

Marvel Studios returned to Hall H at CCI to thank confirm development of "Guardians of the Galaxy," reveal the titles of the "Thor" and "Captain America" sequels and show off Edgar Wright's test reel for "Ant-Man."

REVIEW: "The Amazing Spider-Man"

Mon, July 2nd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

Despite strong turns from its cast, director Marc Webb's "The Amazing Spider-Man" ultimately disappoints due to a cobbled-together story and lackluster special effects, resulting in a reboot full of missed opportunities.

Producers Arad & Tolmach on the Origin of "Amazing Spider-Man"

Thu, June 28th, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

"The Amazing Spider-Man" producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach spoke to CBR News about rebooting Marvel's flagship film franchise with a new cast and director at the helm.

Denis Leary Hunts "The Amazing Spider-Man"

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

CBR News spoke with Denis Leary about playing Captain Stacy in the upcoming reboot of Marvel's "Spider-Man" film franchise, his comedy background, and Emma Stone's improv skills.

"Amazing Spider-Man" Cast On Web-Shooters, Shotguns & Mad Science

Wed, June 13th, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and the cast of "The Amazing Spider-Man" discuss the upcoming web-slinging reboot's focus on personal moments, on-screen chemistry and, of course, mechanical web-shooters.

The CBR Review: "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance"

Thu, February 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance" is the second film outing for Nic Cage as Johnny Blaze, and a much more successful one thanks to "Crank" directors Neveldine and Taylor.

Directors Neveldine & Taylor Reinvent "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance"

Tue, February 14th, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

CBR News spoke with directing duo Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor about "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance" and how they made the sequel stand apart from the reviled 2007 original.