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  • 'Riverdale' cast on turning 'Archie's' high school sweeties into a foggy, noir series

    'Riverdale' cast on turning 'Archie's' high school sweeties into a foggy, noir series

    “Archie,” the 77-year-old comic whose overriding plot line hinged on which milkshake-sipping Riverdale teen (Veronica or Betty) the titular character would take to prom, is being updated as a noir live-action series. Call it “Darchie,” jokes Cole Sprouse, who plays series narrator, budding journalist...

  • Future Pokemon Go features include more Pokemon, customizable PokeStops and trading

    Future Pokemon Go features include more Pokemon, customizable PokeStops and trading

    Don’t worry. You did not miss a chance to capture any special or legendary Pokemon by not attending the Pokemon Go presentation on Sunday at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Turns out not even the top executive of the company that developed the game has that power.  “If I could summon a Pokemon...

  • Queens of Comic-Con: Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel and other ladies who ruled the Con

    Queens of Comic-Con: Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel and other ladies who ruled the Con

    It only took 75 years, but Wonder Woman is finally getting her moment in the spotlight. And as far as Comic-Con 2016 was concerned, she wasn’t the only one.  The original warrior princess got a lot of love at this year’s festivities, buoyed by excitement for 2017’s “Wonder Woman” film, which revealed...

  • Watch every trailer that premiered at Comic-Con 2016

    Watch every trailer that premiered at Comic-Con 2016

    San Diego’s Comic-Con 2016 debuted trailers for several upcoming television series and movies. From DC Comics’ “Wonder Woman,” to Oliver Stone’s drama thriller “Snowden,” take a gander at a jam-packed list of trailers, teasers and sneak peeks below. Just in case you missed anything.  ‘Wonder Woman’...

  • Marvel turns Comic-Con's focus from the Avengers and onto its new crop of heroes

    Marvel turns Comic-Con's focus from the Avengers and onto its new crop of heroes

    If Warner Bros. came into this year’s Comic-Con with the goal of resetting (and lightening the mood of) its DC superhero slate after the disappointment of “Batman v Superman,” the Marvel Studios panel Saturday showed Marvel making its own kind of change-up.  For the first time in years, this was...

  • Fourth 'Star Trek' film will unite Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth

    Fourth 'Star Trek' film will unite Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth

    With “Star Trek Beyond” set to hit theaters July 22, Paramount Pictures announced Monday that the rebooted sci-fi series would boldly go to a fourth installment. According to the studio, the story will bring Chris Pine’s Capt. James T. Kirk together with his father, George, a starship captain who...

  • The must-see panels at 2016 San Diego Comic-Con

    The must-see panels at 2016 San Diego Comic-Con

    Comic-Con is here! More than 100,000 genre entertainment enthusiasts, creators, cosplayers and more will descend on San Diego this week for the annual pop culture expo. But with the jam-packed streets of the Gaslamp Quarter, what panel or booth should be your priority? We’ve got a list of the best-of-the-best...

  • New Han Solo confirmed, and details from 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' emerge

    New Han Solo confirmed, and details from 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' emerge

    The three-day “Star Wars” celebration, aptly titled “Star Wars Celebration,” closed in London on Sunday with a few fun announcements, including official confirmation of the next Han Solo.  It’d been speculated for months that the new, younger Han Solo would be “Hail, Caesar!” actor Alden Ehrenreich. But...

  • Behind-the-scenes video of 'Rogue One' channels a classic 'Star Wars' feeling, plus character details

    Behind-the-scenes video of 'Rogue One' channels a classic 'Star Wars' feeling, plus character details

    Take a good, long look at the next big “Star Wars” film, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” The cast and crew from “Rogue One” helped kick off the three-day Star Wars Celebration in London with a massive offering of brand new, never-before-seen images during their official panel. Plus, the cast nervously...

  • Miss old-school 'Super Mario' and 'Donkey Kong'? The classic Nintendo system is coming back

    Miss old-school 'Super Mario' and 'Donkey Kong'? The classic Nintendo system is coming back

    If you have fond memories of battling King Koopa or tossing barrels as Donkey Kong, you can relive them this fall. Nintendo is leaping into the nostalgia market by bringing back the classic Nintendo Entertainment System. The NES Classic edition comes complete with 30 built-in games, including all...

  • 'Jessica Jones' re-teams with original creators for a new comic series

    'Jessica Jones' re-teams with original creators for a new comic series

    Marvel has made it official: Jessica Jones will be headlining her own comic book series once again – and she’ll be reunited with creators Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos, as well as “Alias” cover artist David Mack.  After the Netflix series introduced the rough, superpowered, superhero-turned-private...

  • 'The Flash' reveals Kid Flash in full super suit for Season 3

    'The Flash' reveals Kid Flash in full super suit for Season 3

    The CW comic book universe is teeming with super fast supers, and now there’s one more: Behold Kid Flash in full superhero gear.  This sneak peek of “The Flash” Season 3 shows Wally West all suited up as Kid Flash. Played by Keiynan Lonsdale, the character West was introduced last season,  but...

  • The Player: A pioneer of first-person shooter games talks guns, violence and catharsis

    The Player: A pioneer of first-person shooter games talks guns, violence and catharsis

    Shooters. That’s what the most ubiquitous genre of video games are colloquially called. They are the reason critics constantly say that video games are obsessed with guns. Since the early 1990s when titles like “Doom” and “Wolfenstein 3-D” popularized the concept of a gun-based game from a first-person...

  • See Kongs battle in this exclusive 'Kong of Skull Island' preview

    See Kongs battle in this exclusive 'Kong of Skull Island' preview

    King Kong is back! This time in a comic book miniseries that will explore the origins of the giant ape, Skull Island and the indigenous civilizations that came to inhabit said monster-infested fantasy land.  Hero Complex has the exclusive first look at the pages that kick off "Kong of Skull Island"...

  • Animation's secret weapon: The 'Secret Life of Pets' voice all-star Jenny Slate

    Animation's secret weapon: The 'Secret Life of Pets' voice all-star Jenny Slate

    Before most people could recognize Jenny Slate’s face, they knew her voice. Because before she appeared on “Girls” or “Parks and Recreation” or “House of Lies” or starred in “Obvious Child,” it was her animated short “Marcel the Shell With Shoes On” that endeared her to fans. In the 2010 viral...

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