Comic-Con 2011


Fans of sexy warrior princess Xena have flocked to see more of actress Lucy Lawless in Starz hit sword-and-sandals TV series, “Spartacus: Vengeance.” The “Spartacus” series averages over 6 million viewers per episode on Starz, and is an international smash, airing in over 150 countries. “Spartacus: Vengeance” is the first full sequel to the series after the prequel, “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena.” Lawless talks about the new season in this exclusive video interview below.


Premiering exclusively on STARZ January 27, 2012, “Spartacus: Vengeance” introduces new Spartacus Liam McIntyre, who replaces the late Andy Whitfield. The show is produced by executive producers Rob Tapert (The Grudge, “Xena: Warrior Princess” and “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys”), Steven S. DeKnight (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), Sam Raimi (Spider-Man and The Evil Dead), and Joshua Donen (The Quick and the Dead). The man who moves the franchise forward after the Gods of the Arena prequel, talks about what’s in store for season two in this exclusive interview.


On November 15th, 343 Industries - the powers that be in the Halo universe since 2007 - are delivering a labor of love. If you count yourself among its legions, you'll recall that Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a visual remastering of the ten-year-old game that started the fight for fans both old and new.


From Kevin Tancharoen – acclaimed director of Mortal Kombat: Rebirth, the viral sensation with 12 million YouTube hits – comes Mortal Kombat: Legacy, a must-see 9 episode anthology from Warner Premiere, arriving on Blu-ray November 8 from Warner Home Video. Created by a fan for the fans, the newest release lets the consumer dive deeper into the origins of one of the most enduring franchises in history. Tancharoen talks about the series in this exclusive video interview from San Diego Comic-Con 2011.


RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Before "Iron Man," writer/director/actor Jon Favreau was known mostly for indie movies ("Swingers") or lighthearted fare ("Elf"), but after his huge success bringing to life the superhero with a suit of high-tech armor, he became a go-to guy for big-budget, effects-driven Hollywood movies.


The cast of “Spartacus: Vengeance” was on hand at San Diego Comic-Con 2011 to talk about the upcoming season of Starz hit TV series. The new season stars Liam McIntyre (Spartacus), Lucy Lawless (Lucretia), Katrina Law (Mira), Manu Bennett (Crixus) and Dustin Clare (Gannicus), among others. Starz has released the full trailer for the new season of Spartacus: Vengeance below.


Sony Online Entertainment has worked closely with Dave Filoni, supervising director of the Cartoon Network computer animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, to create the exclusive storyline in the Mission on Iceberg Three summer campaign for Clone Wars Adventures. Filoni was at San Diego Comic-Con 2011 to talk about season four of the TV show and the new online video game adventure in this exclusive video interview.


The Darkness II spread throughout Comic-Con 2011 in San Diego. The creative forces behind the upcoming 2K Games The Darkness II were on hand to unveil the latest gameplay for fans attending the convention. Sheldon Carter from game developer Digital Extremes and Marc Silvestri, CEO at Top Cow Productions and co-creator of The Darkness, discuss what’s in store for the second game in this bestselling franchise in the exclusive video below.


Actor Scott Porter has been in a string of successful TV shows, including NBC’s “Friday Night Lights,” Syfy’s “Caprica” and CBS’ “The Good Wife.” Now, the actor is going virtual in Activision’s new X-Men Destiny game, which hits store shelves September 27. The actor talks about bringing new mutant Adrian Luca to life in the video below.


Actor Milo Ventimiglia became a household name as Peter Petrelli in NBC’s hit TV series, “Heroes.” He parlayed that fame to the big screen, playing Sylvester Stallone’s son Rocky Balboa. These days, the actor is all about the Marvel comic book universe. He’s providing the voice of Logan in the new animated Wolverine TV series. And he’s bringing a brand new mutant to life in Activision’s X-Men Legacy video game. The actor talks about his new role in the video below.


Its been a week since Comic Con stormed through downtown San Diego, and so much happened that we're still writing about it! Two shows, in particular, have created plenty of buzz as must sees in the future. Here's our coverage of the Relativity Media  films you will not want to miss.  


Comic-Con 2011 packed plenty of little surprises within its halls, including several new comic book enterprises, plenty of cool merchandise, and a few celeb signings we didn't see coming.  But we'll be honest -- nothing could've prepared us for Abobo's Big Adventure, an 8-bit game that will soon be released for Flash play (no charge) over at


Actress Jamie Chung is part of the all-star cast that’s voicing Activision’s newest X-Men video game. Chung plays mutant Aimi Yoshidi in the new game from Silicon Knights. The actress, who most recently was seen in The Hangover Part II, talks about her work in the video game in the video below.


Steven Spielberg made his first trek to San Diego for Comic-Con this year. He was joined on a panel for The Adventures of TinTin: The Secret of the Unicorn by producer Peter Jackson, who flew in from the set of The Hobbit. Based on a popular European comic book franchise, the first of three TinTin movies will hit theaters this Christmas. There’s also a new video game from Ubisoft that will be out this fall in tandem with the live action/computer-generated film. Jackson and Spielberg talk about the new 3D movie in the video below.