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Comic-Con 2013: Preview

posted by Nell Minow

On Wednesday I’ll be back at Comic-Con! This year’s highlights will include a 50th anniversary tribute to “Dr. Who” and a farewell appearance by “Breaking Bad,” about to start its final season. There will be preview clips from a new 3D Imax concert film starring Metallica. The New York Times calls it “an exercise in controlled chaos.”

Directed by Nimród Antal, known for action thrillers like “Predators” and “Armored,” it was written by members of the band. The film combines video of a Canadian concert, in which stage props and equipment collapsed around them, with a scripted fantasy about a young roadie, played by Dane DeHaan, who skitters through what might be the apocalypse.

There will also be previews from the highly anticipated films based on hugely popular books: “The Mortal Instruments,” “Ender’s Game,” “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” and “Divergent.” I first heard of “Divergent” in a pre-publication appearance at Comic-Con by author Veronica Roth two years ago. I still remember her telling us that she wrote the book between classes at Northwestern.

I’m really looking forward to the “Veronica Mars” panel — this is the movie that turned Hollywood upside down by being financed through Kickstarter. I’m proud to be a funder. Another movie I contributed to on Kickstarter is “Stripped,” a documentary about comics. Of course, they’ll be there!

I might even find out more about the Lego movie! And you never know who might show up.  There’s already a report that Godzilla is on his way to San Diego!

I’m packing my Comic-Con shoes.  Can’t wait!

superman shoes

 

 



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