During our recent convention coverage at the 2013 Dragon Con event held in Atlanta, MovieViral was lucky enough to be a part of a press interview with the charismatic and fun-loving Michael Rooker. He talked about a lot of things including his role of Merle on The Walking Dead, his friendship with director James Gunn (Slither, Super, Guardians of the Galaxy) and a few small tidbits on his turn as the blue alien Yondu in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy movie. Check out the full interview after the break.
Marvel fans who somehow were not content enough to receive first looks at Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy, as well as the name unveiling of The Avengers: Age of Ultron at Comic-Con should take solace in the upcoming D23 Expo being held this weekend at Disneyland in California. Many assumed the studio did not show their entire hand at Comic-Con, that more announcements are on the way, and now we have received our first teaser for what one of them may be. Hit the jump for more.
Saturday in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con ended as good as (or possibly better than) it started with Marvel Studios. The panel includes news and footage for Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, and even The Avengers sequel. We were there for all of it, so check out our highlights after the break.
Comic-Con 2013: “Guardians Of The Galaxy” Press Conference Featuring James Gunn, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, & More
There is still a lot of production to complete for Guardians of the Galaxy, but that didn’t stop writer/director James Gunn, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Benicio Del Toro, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, Lee Pace,, Djimon Hounsou, and Marvel Head Kevin Feige from coming by Comic Con to tell their fans what it’s like to be in a film about the intergalactic anti-hero squad.
During the press conference we learn how much has actually been shot, when we should expect to hear of casting announcements, the benefits of having a big budget, the training regiment for and the weird and wonderful aspects of their respective characters. Hit the jump for more. [Read more...]
The last film panel of the Saturday night went to Marvel Studios. Marvel brought their A game to Comic-Con, and while the main course of the panel was Iron Man 3, there were plenty of other announcements. Read our recap after the break.