sdcc 2019
The 6 Winners (and 5 Losers) of San Diego Comic-Con 2019

San Diego Comic-Con has once again come and gone, leaving us with a flurry of feelings. Gizmodo was there to experience everything, giving you in-depth coverage on the ground and reporting on panels. There were plenty of highs, a few lows, and one thing that was so strange we’re not sure what to make of it! Read More >>

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At Snowpiercer’s SDCC Panel, All Anyone Could Talk About Was the Cows

The Snowpiercer TV show debuted its first trailer at its San Diego Comic-Con panel, along with an extended scene giving us a look at what’s to come. The action was impressive, making the audience feel just as jostled and terrified as the folks on the train. But the real victims were the cows—and after the scene was over, the panel seemed to transform into a memorial service. RIP cows. Read More >>

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Here’s Why The Witcher Auditioned 207 Other Guys for Geralt When Henry Cavill Was Right There

When Netflix revealed it was making a television adaptation of The Witcher, Henry Cavill immediately wanted in. However, producers still auditioned over 200 actors for Geralt before choosing him for the job. Why did it take four months and hundreds of actors before going with the leading man who wanted to be there in the first place? Showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich explains. Read More >>

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Dungeons & Dragons Is Celebrating 5 Years of the 5th Edition With a Gorgeous Return to Its First Adventure

When Dungeons & Dragons rebooted its ruleset for its 5th official edition back in 2014, alongside the rules, Wizards of the Coast offered an epic battle against Tiamat herself as the first adventure for new heroes to deal with. Now, five years on, they’re revisiting it for a special, and rather fabulous looking treat. Read More >>

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The Best Part of the Russo Brothers’ SDCC Panel Was the Avengers Who Called In

Joe and Anthony Russo, directors of Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, couldn’t show up to Hall H of San Diego Comic-Con two months after the release of their movie and nor do something big. And that’s exactly what they did. Read More >>

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A Familiar Star Wars Face Returns in This Excerpt for Thrawn: Treason

Timothy Zahn’s return to his most famous creation, Grand Admiral Thrawn, has been one of the consistent highlights of the new canon of Star Wars under Disney. So far we’ve got to see Thrawn’s early days in the Empire and a fateful encounter between him and Anakin Skywalker, and we just got a look inside the third entry in this new Thrawn series. Read More >>

sdcc 2019
All the Best Sci-Fi TV and Movies Coming to Comic-Con 2019

Yes, it’s called Comic-Con, but these days, the biggest news out of the annual convention usually isn’t about comics. It’s about comic book-inspired (or at least influenced) film and television. Things change though. Ten years ago, movies dominated SDCC. Five years ago, television started taking over. Now, it’s a mix, leaning more into TV with a strong focus on streaming content. Since there’s a tonne going on, we’ll pull out what we deem to be the most exciting movie, TV, and streaming panels of San Diego Comic-Con 2019. Read More >>