The gang’s all here! Keith, Britney, and Dominic reunite to talk more about the HBO Max fallout from the Warner Bros. Discovery merger. Keith also reviews DC League of Super-Pets before the crew breaks down the first episode of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law on Disney+.Continue reading “Hard NOC Life 279: That’s What ‘She-Hulk’ Said”
Keith is back! He joins Britney to share what he’s been watching while out with COVID — like Amazon’s The Boys and Paper Girls. He also give his two cents on the whole DC debacle over at Warner Bros. Discovery.Continue reading “Hard NOC Life 278: Keith’s COVID Quarantine Catch-Up”
Keith is still out, so Britney and Dominic are once again joined by Vanessa Shark and Brother Nate Milton to pick up the pieces of the fallout from Warner Bros. Discovery’s cancellation of Batgirl and the future of DC and HBO Max.Continue reading “Hard NOC Life 277: DC’s Crisis of Infinite Corporate Mergers”
Word on the street is that the heads of DC’s Cinematic Universe don’t know what to do with Superman. Can we figure something out?Continue reading “FDI Cast 149: Can We Make DCEU Superman Interesting?”
After Ryan Coogler and the cast of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever brought the house down in Hall H, some of the film’s stars stopped by our spot on the press line and spoke to Ron from POC Culture about what the new film will mean to audiences, but especially to Black and Indigenous moviegoers.Continue reading “SDCC 2022: ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Explores the Consistency of Excellence”
On the Hall H press line, Ron from POC Culture spoke to the stars of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania to talk about the film that will officially kick off Phase Five of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2023.Continue reading “SDCC 2022: Peyton Reed and Paul Rudd Reflect on the ‘Ant-Man’ Franchise”
With all of the excitement Marvel Studios brought to Hall H on Saturday, it was easy to forget that there was another huge comic book studio bringing upcoming releases to theaters this year: DC. And while they didn’t bring a multi-year plan of tentpoles building up to two major crossover events, they still bought something pretty epic: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson!Continue reading “SDCC 2022: DC Shares First Looks at ‘Black Adam’ and ‘Shazam: Fury of the Gods’”
After the casts of She-Hulk: Attorney-at-Law and Secret Invasion took the Hall H stage at Comic-Con, they spoke to Ron from POC Culture on the press line to talk about the next two streaming series to come to Disney+.Continue reading “SDCC 2022: ‘She-Hulk’ and ‘Secret Invasion’ Represent Disney+ in Hall H”
The third and final Guardians movie in the James Gunn-saga will come to an end in May 2023. Fans at San Diego Comic-Con were treated with a teaser trailer — giving us a glimpse of what the story will be about.Continue reading “SDCC 2022: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Will Honor Rocket’s Origins”
With Keith out, Britney and Dominic assemble the West Coast Lituation Room as Vanessa Shark and Brother Nate Milton join to talk all the news that came out of San Diego Comic-Con, particularly Marvel Studios’ rousing Hall H presentation and the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer.Continue reading “Hard NOC Life 276: Comic-Con Forever”
It’s been a whirlwind of a Comic-Con folks! So much news, and not enough time or resources to cover it all. But there was no way, no way we were not going to talk about the biggest mic drop of the convention: Kevin Feige’s Marvel Studios panel!Continue reading “SDCC 2022: Marvel Studios Dominates Hall H with Phase 5 & 6 Announcements”
As you already know, the upcoming, highly anticipated 2023 release, Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves has taken over San Diego Comic-Con. But in addition to the festive tavern offsite experience, the film’s directors and cast, including Chris Pine, Rege-Jean Page, Michelle Rodriguez, Hugh Grant, and Sophia Lillis were on hand in Hall H today to debut the new trailer and poster for the film.Continue reading “SDCC 2022: New Trailer and Poster for ‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’”
Happy Comic-Con everyone! It’s been three years since we were able to indulge in the allure of exclusives, panels, and offsites. But at long last, we are back! And our first stop: the highly anticipated Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves offsite experience.Continue reading “SDCC 2022: ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ Offsite Delivers on What It Promises”
Roll for initiative! Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is coming. Paramount Pictures’ highly anticipated film is hitting theaters March 3, 2023, and fans everywhere will get their first glimpse of the film this year at San Diego Comic-Con.Continue reading “‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ is Preparing for Battle at SDCC”
This past weekend marked a nice toe-dip return to form for San Diego, which saw a scaled down version of Comic-Con International in the city, called Comic-Con Special Edition. While the nice-and-easy mini-convention was light on major studio presences, the one property that dared to make an appearance was James Gunn’s Peacemaker!Continue reading “New ‘Peacemaker’ Clip and Comic-Con Special Edition Round-Up”
Today, Deadline broke the exclusive news that Marvel is set to choose Mogul Mowgli director Bassam Tariq to direct the new ‘Blade’ film starring Mahershala Ali. Sources close to Deadline say that while deal hasn’t been finalized, it does come at the end of a fairly long and considerate search for the film’s director. When the deal is officially inked, Tariq will become Marvel’s sixth director of color, rounding out the list of his contemporaries that include Ryan Coogler, Chloé Zhao, and Taika Waititi.Continue reading “Marvel Taps ‘Mogul Mowgli’ Director Bassam Tariq to Direct ‘Blade’”
Comic-Con @ Home 2021 is upon us! The annual International convention is in its second (and, hopefully, final) year going virtual. To kick off the event, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins will have a panel, hosted by Mari Takahashi, featuring special content from the film, behind-the-scenes footage, and exclusive interviews with stars Henry Golding, Andrew Koji, Úrsula Corberó, Samara Weaving, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, Peter Mensah, Iko Uwais, and writer of the G.I. Joe comics, Larry Hama.Continue reading “‘Snake Eyes’ to Kick Off Comic-Con @ Home & Fan Premiere Screenings”
On a new episode of Southern Fried Asian, Keith is joined by Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students at the University of Oklahoma Dr. David Surratt to talk about growing up Black and Korean in Tulsa.
That’s right, you do not have to wait ’til December’s release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to hear from Kelly Marie Tran, because she stars in Passenger List, a new mystery thriller podcast arriving today from Radiotopia! Our favorite Space Asian actor voices the lead character Kaitlin Le in this fictional narrative involving “a missing plane, a cabin full of suspects, a search for truth.”
We held our second annual “Rally For Rose” during San Diego Comic-Con on July 20. Even though we were competing with Marvel Studios’ Hall H panel, we were able to turn out several supporters and raise some money for both Alliance San Diego and the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum. The rally — which, this year, consisted of a march (or a “Rose Parade,” if you will) that started at the IMDboat and made its way to the Hilton Bayfront and was covered by Variety and NPR. All the while drawing attention to the importance of representation for all marginalized communities.
After a grueling week in San Diego, Dominic and Keith return to take stock of all of the bombshells that dropped during Marvel Studios’ lauded Hall H presentation. Plus, Keith speaks to A Wave Blue World VP of Sales and Marketing Lisa Wu and illustrator Steenz — who’s working on an upcoming anthology for AWBW this fall — live at the annual NOC Comic-Con meetup.
2019 has been full of terrible happenings and counter-happenings, but here we are now at the 50th San Diego Comic-Con! (Or #SDCC19, if you’re into the brevity thing.) Perhaps owing to the superlatively non-racist good vibes induced by Into The … Continue reading Into The San Diego Comic-Con Cosplay-Verse, Part I (2019 Edition)