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Comic-Con weekend is always a big one for new trailers of film and TV shows. Even the previous two years of virtual Comic-Cons warranted a lot of trailers. So for the first in person Comic-Con of the pandemic era, we’re expecting even more. Check back here every day between July 21 – 24 for the latest movie and TV trailers released at comic con.
Movies | TV
A cover of “No Woman, No Cry” is the soundtrack for Wakanda in mourning. The trailer also offers the first glimpse at Namor (Tenoch Huerta), who plays a major role in the film. The music ramps up to show the Dora Milaje assembling for battle. By the end, someone wears T’Challa’s (the late Chadwick Boseman) Black Panther suit with claws, but we’ll have to wait to find out who. Kevin Feige said this film concludes Marvel’s Phase 4.
Coming Nov. 11 to theaters.
In 2007, Marvel rocked Comic-Con with footage of Iron Man flying alongside planes. Today, DC showed Black Adam (Dwayne Johnson) swatting planes from mid-air. One minute of Black Adam footage shows The Rock giving his biggest smackdown yet against supervillains in big city destruction.
Coming Oct. 21 to theaters.
Shazam (Zachary Levi) is feeling insecure compared to other superheroes like Aquaman and The Flash. But when a new group of villains led by Helen Mirren cause trouble, Shazam and his friends rise up to face them. Shazam even makes a reference to The Fast and the Furious movies, which Mirren is in!
Coming this Christmas to theaters.
It’s been three years since we left Keanu Reeves’ John Wick in the care of Laurence Fishburne’s Bowery King in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, but we’ll have to wait just a bit longer to find out where the story goes from there. That said, a new teaser for Chapter 4 was released at SDCC, following up with the deadly assassin as he takes on the High Table and showing off its incredible cast. Along with Reeves and Fishburne, the film co-stars Ian McShane, Lance Reddick, Hiroyuki Sanada, Donnie Yen, Bill Skarsgård, Rina Sawayama, Shamier Anderson, and more.
Opening in theaters on March 24, 2023
Five years after MTV’s Teen Wolf ended, the cast reunites for a new movie on Paramount+. Shapeshifters like Banshees, Werecoyotes, Hellhounds, and Kitsunes return to face grown-up Scott McCall (Tyler Posey). Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden, Shelley Hennig, Crystal Reed, Orny Adams, Linden Ashby, JR Bourne, Colton Haynes, Ryan Kelley, Melissa Ponzio, Ian Bohen, Vince Mattis, Nobi Nakanishi, Khylin Rhambo, Amy Workman and Dylan Sprayberry also star in the Jeff Davis film.
Coming soon to Paramount+
Chris Pine leads a gang of thieves who accidentally unleashed a great evil in the movie based on the classic role playing game. The trailer shows the thieves exploring dungeons and battling dragons, as well as an owlbear. Pine even plays the lute. Michelle Rodriguez, Sophia Lillis, Rege-Jean Page, Justice Smith, and Hugh Grant also star.
Opening in theaters on March 3, 2023
Movies | TV
Season 3 of Fox’s Lego Masters brings new celebrities to challenge the contestants. Brad Pitt appears voicing his animated Lego likeness, but Jeff Gordon appears in person driving a Lego car. Chris Pratt shows up to wrangle Blue the dinosaur. You don’t get a good look at the new builds before they’re blown up, so you’ll have to tune in to see them.
Coming Sept. 21 to Fox.
The young survivors (Zackary Arthur, Bjorgvin Arnarson, Alyvia Alyn Lind) of season 1 are struggling to recover from their bout with Chucky. They’ve been sent to a Catholic boarding school where Devon Sawa plays the priest, who of course doesn’t believe in Chucky. He should’ve listened to Sawa’s last two characters. Chucky attacks the nuns. Meanwhile, Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly) keeps Nica (Fiona Dourif) prisoner and welcomes Glen and Glenda back from Seed of Chucky.
Coming Oct. 5 to USA and SYFY.
Resident Alien’s second season continues with Harry (Alan Tudyk) and the gang trying to cover up a dead body in the woods. D’Arcy (Alice Wetterlund) and Asta (Sara Tomko) just barely convince Sheriff Thompson (Corey Reynolds) it was just an animal.
Returns Aug. 10 on Syfy.
An extended trailer for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law shows Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) training Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany) with boulder tossing and yoga. Jennifer fights Titania (Jameela Jamil) in the courtroom, and Wong (Benedict Wong) shows up. She-Hulk even directly addresses the camera after commenting on Bruce. Plus, an old friend puts in a special appearance at the end.
Coming Aug. 17 to Disney+.
The season 3 teaser shows what happens when Ian (Rob McElhenney) and Poppy (Charlotte Nicdao) start their own company. The answer is: pretty much the same shenanigans as before. Only now, they make updated references to the Metaverse and NFTs.
Coming this fall to Apple TV+.
Science guy Bill Nye explores six potentially world-ending disasters in this docuseries. Can he save the world? Even if he can’t, it’ll be fun to watch him try. Co-creator Seth MacFarlane also appears as a science denier. MacFarlane and Brannon Braga use comedy to aid host Nye’s educational quest.
Coming Aug. 25 to Peacock.
Fox showed Comic-Con a first look at Dan Harmon’s humorous take on ancient Greece. Tyrannis (voice of Richard Ayoade) holds a meeting on what to do about Medusa, but his mother Deliria (Hannah Waddingham) and father Shlub (Matt Berry) are no help. Naughty jokes and biting satire accompany mythological magic and creatures.
Sneak preview Nov. 27 on Fox.
Netflix unveiled their official trailer for the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s seminal work. Dream (Tom Sturridge) blows his sand and narrates his story of creating dreams and aiming to control them, though some wouldn’t mind sleeping without dreams. Get a glimpse at the dream-like imagery Netflix is bringing to life, including Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer wondering what Hell needs with dreams.
Coming Aug. 5 to Netflix.
Fox showed a six-minute reel of clips from the new season of Family Guy. Peter, Joe, Quagmire, and Cleveland have a Zoom. Brian shuts down Stewie’s callback to the “Cool Whip” bit, and a Silence of the Lambs parody stars Stewie, Lois and Quagmire. And that’s only the first minute and a half!
Coming Sept. 25 to Fox.
AMC’s Anne Rice adaptation shows Louis (Jacob Anderson) in 1910 New Orleans, where Lestat (Sam Reid) turns him into a vampire. Footage also shows Lestat turning Claudia (Bailey Bass) and plenty of vampire dining. Confessing to a priest proves pointless for Louis.
Coming Oct. 2 to AMC
Explosives and trebuchets to launch them ramp up the final battle in See. Baba Voss (Jason Momoa) leads his people in one last stand against Queen Kane (Sylvia Hoeks). Voss is mad and doesn’t take that lightly. Epic action ensues.
Coming Aug. 26 to Apple TV+.
Five minutes of scenes from the new season show Stan driving recklessly and getting a new CIA job, Roger in disguise and doing drugs, Steve looking for work study programs, the whole Smith family at Oktoberfest, Francine struggling with horticulture, and lots of double entendre.
Coming Sept. 5 to TBS.
The animated Star Trek series shows cadets recruiting for Starfleet at a future job fair with a reference to the subtitle for Star Trek VI. Also look for homages to Deep Space Nine and Sisko. The Cerritos is impounded while the captain is on trial, so the crew steal a ship to make things right. Klingons and scary aliens abound, along with adorable puppies and seals too.
Coming Aug. 25 to Paramount+
The third and final season of Star Trek: Picard welcomes more Next Generation crew members. Geordi (LeVar Burton) reveals he’s become a father. Worf (Michael Dorn) talks about sacrifice. Troi (Marina Spirits) encourages us to move forward. Riker (Jonathan Frakes) states his allegiance to boldly go with Picard. Crusher (Gates McFadden) says it’s time to do what they’re great at. Seven of Nine (Jeri Ryan) and Raffi Musiker (Michelle Hurd) also appear.
Coming in 2023 to Paramount+.
It’s a DeVito family affair in this FX animated series. Satan (Danny DeVito) meets his 13-year-old daughter, Chrissy (Lucy DeVito), and tries to woo her to the dark side. In this clip, watch Satan drop F-bombs while he gives Chrissy a tour of the metaphysical realm.
Coming Aug. 25 on FX and Hulu.
The trailer for the final episodes of The Walking Dead begins with a montage of the past 11 seasons, including many characters we’ve lost. New footage centers around Hornsby (Josh Hamilton), but regulars Daryl (Norman Reedus), Carol (Melissa McBride), Maggie (Lauren Cohan), and Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) spring into action. The trailer concludes with walkers showing new, formidable skills.
Coming Oct. 2 to AMC.
The Walking Dead universe presents six new stories of the zombie apocalypse. Parker Posey plays a character who tries to convince others everything is OK because the CDC will handle it. Terry Crews and Olivia Munn are also featured, and one new character calls the walkers “homo mortis,” Latin for “dead human.”
Coming Aug. 14 to AMC.
If you liked Groot’s limited vocabulary in two Guardians of the Galaxy films, get ready for five new animated shorts of nothing but “I am Groot.” Marvel released the trailer for the computer-animated series, which bears photorealistic animation of Baby Groot just like the movies. Watch Groot fart out a leaf for some adorable alien creatures and get down to dance music.
Coming Aug. 10 to Disney+.
Peter Jackson gave us three hours of Middle-earth per movie. Prime Video gives us three minutes to tide us over until its new series arrives. Young Galadriel (Morfydd Clark) foresees war, while the name of Sauron starts to spread, and the Balrog shows up by the end. The New Zealand landscape looks very familiar though showing new corners of Middle-earth to be explored on the series.
Coming Sept. 2 to Prime Video.
Their journeys are far from over. Get a behind the scenes look at #TheWheelOfTime season 2. pic.twitter.com/K3IVCyMOw3
— The Wheel Of Time (@TheWheelOfTime) July 21, 2022
Prime Video doesn’t have a trailer for season 2 yet, but the streamer revealed a minute of behind-the-scenes footage of all the action to come. A camera-car chases riders on horseback and battles erupt in the field and within castle walls. The camera stands behind heroes as they enter the fray.
Coming to Prime Video
Next month, the world of #TheWheelOfTime gets bigger. New episodes of The Wheel of Time Origins premiere on #PrimeVideo pic.twitter.com/n76llxVt1h
— The Wheel Of Time (@TheWheelOfTime) July 21, 2022
The animated Wheel of Time prequel series has new episodes coming to explore more areas of the world of Robert Jordan’s fantasy.
Coming in August on Prime video
He-Man and the Masters battle zombie snakes and try to redeem Rampage, who’s turned to Skeletor. He-Man also consults King Grayskull on how to stop Skeletor from unleashing Havoc.
Premiering on Netflix on August 18, 2022
Just to show you that Paramount+ won’t hold Mike Judge back, this clip of the upcoming Beavis and Butt-Head streaming series is all about fire. It also shows Beavis and Butt-Head watching a TikTok video, which begs the question: Are they streaming TikTok to their TV? Whatever, it’s hilarious.
Premiering on Paramount+ on August 4, 2022
The Rugrats’ new adventures take them into space, to the mountains with yetis and ancient temples, Indiana Jones style. Back home they also deal with crayon on the walls and bouncy play castles. The gang is back in Paramount+’s re-imagined computer animated hit.
Coming to Paramount+ in 2023
Peacock gave Comic-Con its first look at the adaptation of Vampire Academy from Vampire Diaries showrunner Julie Plec and Marguerite MacIntyre. Lissa (Daniela Nieves) is wary about ascending the throne, but her protector Rose (Sisi Stringer) has her back. There’s a lot of fighting, but even more smooching, in the teaser trailer.
Premiering on Peacock on September 15, 2022
Disney+ showed the first look at the streaming series based on the National Treasure movies. Lisette Olivera plays Jess Morales, a 20-year-old Dreamer who sets off on a historical treasure hunt worthy of Nicolas Cage’s character, Benjamin Franklin Gates. The teaser gives us a first look at Jess in adventure gear.
Coming soon to Disney+
Finally, HBO gave fans a look at the long-awaited Game of Thrones prequel. Knights battle hand to hand in suits of armor. Rhaenyra (Emma D’Arcy) and Daemon (Matt Smith) play another game of thrones for the Targaryen kingdom. And oh yeah, dragons fly through the air, including Daemon going face-to-snout with one.
Premiering on HBO Max on August 21, 2022