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Based on information provided by the Box Office Mojo and some internet research, here are just some of the movies you can expect to see in the movie theatres in August:

Disney’s Christopher Robin
Opens: August 3

Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor), the little boy from the Winnie-the-Pooh stories, is now all grown up and has lost all sense of imagination. Pooh and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood re-enter Christopher’s life to help him find it again. The film also stars Hayley Atwell, Mark Gatiss and voice provided by Jim Cummins, Brad Garrett, Toby Jones, Peter Capaldi and Sophie Okonedo.

Opens: August 3

Told entirely from a computer screen, David Kim (John Cho) discovers that his daughter, Margot (Michelle La), is missing. As he searches through her web history and interviews people who were supposedly close with her, he begins to learn that his daughter was not as perfect as she seemed. The cast includes Debra Messing and Sara Sohn [among others].

The Darkest Minds
Opens: August 3

Based on the Alexandra Bracken young adult novel, after a plague kills nearly all of America’s children, the ones left acquire special abilities. Sixteen-year-old Ruby Daly (Amandla Stenberg), one of the most powerful, runs away from her government internment camp with other teenagers. The group comes to realize they can form a rebellion and exact revenge upon those in power who have tortured their generation. The cast includes Mandy Moore, Gwendoline Christie, Bradley Whitford, Patrick Gibson and Harris Dickinson [among others].

The Spy Who Dumped Me
Opens: August 3

Audrey (Mila Kunis) and her best friend Morgan (Kate McKinnon) find themselves embroiled in a major international conspiracy when Audrey’s ex-boyfriend Drew Thayer (Justin Theroux) unexpectedly re-enters her life with a team of assassins on his trail and reveals that he is actually a CIA agent. The film also stars Sam Heughan and Gillian Anderson.

Dog Days
Opens: August 10

Lovable canines change their owners’ lives in unexpected ways when both humans and dogs cross paths in Los Angeles. The ensemble cast includes Vanessa Hudgens, Nina Dobrev, Adam Pally, Ron Cephas Jones, Eva Longoria, Rob Corddry, Ryan Hansen, Michael Cassidy, Toks Olagundoye and Tig Notaro.

Crazy Rich Asians
Opens: August 15

Based on the novel by Kevin Kwan, Crazy Rich Asians centers on Chinese American economics professor Rachel Chu (Constance Wu), who accompanies her boyfriend Henry Golding (Nick Young) to Singapore for his best friend’s wedding, only to become thrust into the lives of Asia’s rich and famous. She discovers that her boyfriend comes from a very wealthy family with a dark past, and that every woman wants him. The film also stars Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong and Harry Shum, Jr.

Opens: August 17

While on his first hunt with his tribe’s most elite group, a young man (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is injured and left for dead. Awakening to find himself broken and alone – he must learn to survive and navigate the harsh and unforgiving wilderness. Reluctantly taming a lone wolf abandoned by its pack, he learns to rely on it, and they become unlikely allies, enduring countless dangers and overwhelming odds to find their way home before the deadly winter arrives.

Juliet, Naked
Opens: August 17

Based on the Nick Hornsby novel, the film centers on the story of Annie (Rose Byrne) and her unlikely romance with singer-songwriter Tucker Crowe (Ethan Hawke), who is also the subject of her boyfriend’s (Chris O’Dowd) long-time music obsession. The cast also includes Megan Dodds.

Mile 22
Opens: August 17

An elite American intelligence officer (Mark Wahlberg) tries to secretly move a police officer with sensitive information (Indonesian actor and martial artist Iko Uwais) out of his home country in Southeast Asia. The cast also includes John Malkovich, Lauren Cohen and Ronda Rousey.

The Little Mermaid
Opens: August 17

The story begins with an old grandmother telling her two granddaughters the story of The Little Mermaid. Despite their young ages, the girls don’t believe in the story, until their grandmother tells them a tale of her own. Many years ago, a young reporter named Cam Harrison (William Moseley) who had failed to earn a living sets out in search of a good story accompanied by his younger sister, Elle (Loreto Peralta). There, they go to a circus and encounter a beautiful mermaid (Poppy Drayton) trapped in a glass tank. They are further amazed when the mermaid appears before them as a young woman with legs. The duo soon learn of a prophecy about a little girl born on land, blessed with the heart of a mermaid. With this prophecy come to life in Elle, they are further entangled in a sinister plot of a wizard who wishes to keep the mermaid’s soul and convert it to power. The film also stars Diahann Carroll, William Forsythe, Gina Gershon and Shirley MacLaine.

The Wife
Opens: August 17

Based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer, the film follows a wife (Glenn Close) who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband (Max Irons), who is set to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. The cast includes Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater and Elizabeth McGovern.

Opens: August 24

The film follows the epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière (Charlie Hunnam), a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who was unjustly convicted of murder and condemned to life in a notorious penal colony on Devil’s Island in French Guiana, South America. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega (Rami Malek), who in exchange for his protection, agrees to finance Papillon’s escape, ultimately resulting in a bond of lasting friendship.

The Bookshop
Opens: August 24

The film, like the novel, is set mainly in 1959, and centers on Florence Green (Emily Mortimer), a middle-aged widow, who decides to open a bookshop in the small fictional coastal town of Hardborough, Suffolk. The location chosen is the Old House, an abandoned, damp house said to be infested by ghosts. After many sacrifices, Florence manages to start her business, which grows for about a year after which sales slump. Mr. Brundish (Bill Nighy), the lonely and mysterious inhabitant of the house at the top of the hill, is Florence’s best client. The influential and ambitious Mrs. Gamart (Patricia Clarkson) intends to set up an arts center in the Old House.

The Little Stranger
Opens: August 31

Dr. Faraday (Domhnall Gleeson) is a country doctor. During the summer of 1947, he tends to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked as a housemaid. The Hall, which has fallen into decline, is home to Mrs. Ayres (Charlotte Rampling) and her two children, Caroline (Ruth Wilson) and Roddy (Will Poulter). After taking on the new patient, Dr. Faraday finds the Ayres family’s story will soon become entwined with his own.

Movies coming out in September will be posted at the end of August.

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Comic Con 2018 has come to an end and while the final day of the annual fete tends to be a lighter day in terms of panel programmed there were still some interesting TV shows on tap. And, I’ve included a whole slew of pictures of cosplayers further below.

Supernatural (The CW)

Supernatural: Richard Speight Jr., Rob Benedict, Robert Singer, Andrew Dabb, Misha Collins, Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Alexander Calvert, Eugenie Ross-Leming, and Brad Buckner [Photo Credit:
Kevin Winter/Getty Images/Zimbio]

Riverdale (The CW)

Riverdale: Casey Cott, Mark Consuelos, KJ Apa, Marisol Nichols, Madchen Amick, Ashleigh Murray, Vanessa Morgan, Madelaine Petsch, Kelly Ripa, Luke Perry, Cole Sprouse, Lili Reinhart, and Camila Mendes [Photo Credit: Albert L. Ortega-Getty Images]

Mayans M.C. (FX)

Mayans, M.C.: Lynette Rice, Kurt Sutter, Elgin James, Norberto Barba, J.D. Pardo, Clayton Cardenas, Edward James Olmos, Sarah Bolger, Danny Pino, Emilio Rivera, Michael Kirby, Carla Baratta, Richard Cabral, Raul Max Trujillo, Antonio Jaramillo, Frankie Loyal, Joseph Lucero and Vincent Vargas [Photo Credit: Kevin Winter-Getty Image-Zimbio]

Set in a post-Jax Teller world, Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Now, EZ must carve out his new identity in a town where he was once the golden boy with the American Dream in his grasp.

Legion (FX)

Ben Travers, John Cameron, Jeph Loeb, Nathaniel Halpern, Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, Jean Smart, Bill Irwin, Amber Midthunder, Jeremie Harris and Navid Negahban [Photo Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Image/Zimbio]

A 15 minute recap of the previous season aired before the panelists took to the stage where they revealed that when it comes to the show’s future they know almost nothing. In fact, writer and producer Nathaniel Halpern stated a flat “no” when asked if he could reveal anything about next year. When asked for his own perspective on where the show goes next, Dan Stevens said this: “I know that Lenny is obviously gonna have a part to play in it. We’re off together in some form. Syd’s a bit mad. But I don’t know very much at this stage.” [Don Kaye and Matthew Jackson at Syfy Wire]


Roswell, New Mexico (The CW)

This reboot is focused on Roswell, New Mexico, ground zero for those who seek proof that aliens exist. Roswell native Liz Ortecho left it all behind 10 years ago, after the death of her beloved older sister, Rosa. But with her father ailing, she reluctantly returns to her tourist-trap hometown to move back in with him. When Liz arrives, she reconnects with Max Evans, her teenage crush who is now a Roswell police officer. Their chemistry is instantly electric. But Liz soon discovers a shocking truth: Max is an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life, along with those of his otherworldly siblings, Isobel and Michael. As the two grow closer after a decade apart, Liz finds it difficult to keep the truth from her best friend, Maria De Luca, and her trusting high school ex, Dr. Kyle Valenti. Also hiding their extraterrestrial origins are Isobel and Michael, with Isobel not even revealing the truth to her husband, Noah, and Michael keeping his identity hidden beneath a bad-boy exterior of hard living and casual hookups. Meanwhile, a long-standing government conspiracy spearheaded by Master Sgt. Jesse Manes, along with the politics of fear and hatred that run rampant in Roswell, threatens to expose Max and his family, and could endanger his deepening romance with Liz as well as their lives.

The Man in the High Castle (Amazon)

Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)

The Roz Report

Roz had the opportunity today to interview Sarah Kuhn, author of the Heroine books starring Asian American superheroines. She also wrote the romantic comedy novella One Con Glory, which is in development as a feature film. That full article will be published in a few weeks.

And, be on the look-out for other reports from Roz from her time at San Diego Comic Con 2018 very soon.


Here are loads of pictures from Saturday night’s Masquerade and just some of the Cosplayers at San Diego Comic Con.

Until next year!

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While the folks attending Comic Con 2018 are dancing up a storm at all the parties in San Diego while others are at the annual Masquerade, there was a LOT of panels – focusing on TV shows and box office movies – to take a look at for Day Three.

Black Lightning (The CW)

Black Lightning: Cress Williams and China Anne McClain [Photo Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images/LA Times]

The Good Place (NBC)

The Good Place: Marc Evan Jackson, William Jackson Harper, D’Arcy Carden, Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto, Michael Schur, Drew Goddard, and Morgan Sackett [Photo Credit: Araya Diaz/Getty Images]

The series’ morning panel at the Hilton Bayfront’s Indigo Ballroom was standing room only with a line stretching outside the hotel before it started; and the panel closed with a two-minute tease of the first episode. (Chris Barton from LA Times)

Krypton (Syfy)

Kyrpton: Cameron Welsh, Shaun Sipos, Ann Ogbomo, Cameron Cuffe, and Wallis Day [Photo Credit: Jerod Harris/Getty Images]

DC Comics villain Lobo will be the “big bad” in season two. Lobo is from the peaceful planet of Czarnia, born a devil in the midst of utopia. Loosely translated from his native language, his name means “he who devours your entrails and thoroughly enjoys it.” As a teenager, he single-handedly slaughtered his entire civilization, becoming the last of his race. Now the mercenary roams the universe on his motorcycle, getting paid for what he loves most: murder and mayhem. (Denise Petski at Deadline)

Manifest (NBC)

Manifest: Josh Dallas and Melissa Roxburgh [Photo Credit: Just Jared]

When Montego Air Flight 828 landed safely after a turbulent but routine flight, the crew and passengers were relieved. Yet in the span of those few hours, the world had aged five years and their friends, families and colleagues, after mourning their loss, had given up hope and moved on. Now, faced with the impossible, they’re all given a second chance. But as their new realities become clear, a deeper mystery unfolds and some of the returned passengers soon realize they may be meant for something greater than they ever thought possible.

Legacies (The CW)

The spin-off series of The Originals tells the story of the next generation of supernatural beings at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted. It’s here that Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson; Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman; and other young adults – including political scion MG and the mysterious Landon Kirby – come of age in the most unconventional way possible, nurtured to be their best selves… in spite of their worst impulses. Will these young witches, vampires and werewolves become the heroes they want to be – or the villains they were born to be? As they fight to protect their secret, their town of Mystic Falls and eventually the world, they will have to rely on ancient folklore and tales to learn how to battle their far-reaching enemies.

The Gifted (FOX)

The Gifted Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Midnight, Texas (NBC)

Midnight, Texas: Eric C. Charmelo, Peter Mensah, Arielle Kebbel, Francois Arnaud, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Dylan Bruce, Jason Lewis and Nicole Snyder [Photo Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images North America]

In season two, a new, seemingly benign element presents itself. A company has bought the town’s old hotel and is going to renovate it to make Midnight a tourist destination. After becoming temporarily possessed last season, Manfred is still feeling the lingering effects in a surprising way. Olivia and Lem’s marriage is off to a sexy start because now that she’s shared his blood, there’s a psychic bond between them. Fiji and Bobo, they new lovebirds, have clearly been practicing and have a strange side effect of her magic: when they make love, they float. Joe (the Angel) meets the demon-hunting gay cowboy Walker, who may turn that angel’s head. And, a banshee will be hitting town and there might be some pint-sized Midnighters in town too. (Hahn Nguyen at Indie Wire)

Supergirl (The CW)

Melissa Benoist [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Supergirl Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

The Orville (FOX)

The Orville: Chad Coleman, Mark Jackson, J. Lee, Penny Johnson, Scott Grimes, Adrianne Palicki, Peter Macon and Seth MacFarlane [Photo Credit: Jerod Harris-Getty Images]

Arrow (The CW)

Arrow Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

The Man in the High Castle (Amazon)

The Man in the High Castle: Daniel Percival, Isa Dick Hackett, Alexa Davalos, Rufus Sewell, and Jason O’Mara [Photo Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images North America]

Season 3 will Juliana Crain and Trade Minister Tagomi as they work together to interpret the last of the remaining films. Returning from Berlin, Joe Blake is sent on a diplomatic mission to San Francisco and Helen works to protect her family following the aftermath of the previous season.  Jason O’Mara has joined as a series regular, playing Wyatt Price, a hustler in the Neutral Zone whose family immigrated from Europe to New York to escape the war. (Michael Koczwara at IGN)

Legends of Tomorrow (The CW)

Legends of Tomorrow Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

The Flash (The CW)

The Flash Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Deadly Class (Syfy)

Set in a dark, comic book world against the backdrop of late 1980’s counter culture, the series follows a homeless teen recruited into a storied elite private school where the world’s top crime families send their next generations. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques and his own adolescent uncertainties soon proves to be vital.

The Magicians (Syfy)

The Magicians: Hale Appleman, Stella Maeve, Jason Ralph, Olivia Dudley, Sera Gamble, and John McNamara [Photo Credit: Jerod Harris/Getty Images North America/Zimbio]

The Darkest Minds

Fantastic Beasts 2

Fantastic Beasts Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Johnny Depp [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Godzilla: King of Monsters [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Lego Movie 2

Lego Movie 2 Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Here is a link to the Lego Movie 2 trailer.


Shazam Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]


Jason Momoa, Aquaman Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Chris Pine quashed any hopes that he’d reveal how his character could still be alive for the sequel when it had appeared that he’d met his death. “It’s something I’m super excited for everybody to see,” said Director Patty Jenkins. “[Chris] is a very important part of our movie.” There was footage shown during the panel – but not made available [as yet] online – that showed Wonder Woman flying into a mall and rescuing a young girl while taking out some gun-toting thugs. (Erin Nyren at Variety)

The Roz Report

The highlights for Roz included the press for NBC’s new show Manifest, which Josh Dallas described as Lost meets This is Us.

Josh Dallas from Manifest [Photo Credit: Roz Foster]

The Gifted panel was also great with a sneak peek at season two, some great fan questions and even a good look at how the show decides which mutants to include.

The Gifted Panel [Photo Credit: Roz Foster]

Lastly Roz attended a small party for her friend’s podcast Fansplaining where she met Alexa Donne, who just published Burning Brightly, a YA Jane Eyre in Space.

More coming soon…

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Day Two of Comic Con 2018 has come to a close a few hours ago in San Diego, and while there are plenty of parties still underway – that will be happening into the wee hours of the morning – here is a rundown of just SOME of the cool things that took place today at the annual fete.

Dr. Horrible Reunion

Dr. Horrible Reunion [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Fear the Walking Dead (AMC)

Fear the Walking Dead [Photo Credit: Josh Telles-TV Line Exclusive]

Vikings (History Channel)

Vikings: Alex Hogh Andersen, Georgia Hirst, Alexander Ludwig, Clive Standen, and Katheryn Winnick [Photo Credit:Mike Coppola/Getty Images North America/Zimbio]

The Walking Dead (AMC)

The Walking Dead [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Castle Rock (Hulu)

The psychological-horror anthology series from J.J. Abrams and Stephen King combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.

Castle Rock [Photo Credit: Josh Telles-TV Line Exclusive]

Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)

The “Star Trek” universe is expanding. Star Trek: Discovery Co-Creator and Executive Producer Alex Kurtzman announced the upcoming launch of a four-part miniseries titled Star Trek: Short Treks this fall. Rolling out on CBS All Access on a monthly basis, each of the four “Short Treks” episodes will be approximately 10-15 minutes long, and will dig deeper into specific characters and themes explored on Star Trek: Discovery. [Ellis Clopton at Variety]

Star Trek: Discovery [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Entertainment Weekly’s Brave Warriors

EW’s Brave Warriors: Santiago Cabrera (Salvation), Dylan Bruce (Orphan Black), Eoin Macken (Merlin and Nightflyers), Tom Ellis (Lucifer), and Benedict Wong (Doctor Strange) [Photo Credit: Mike Copploa/Getty Images North America/Zimbio]

Make sure to check out what Roz had to briefly say – further below – about this panel.

Amazon Prime Video Showcase

A Look Inside Good Omens

The Expanse – Thank You to the Fans

Homecoming – Official Teaser

Wynonna Earp (Syfy)

Tim Rozon, Melanie Scrofano, Katherine Barrell, Dominique Provost-Chalkley, Shamier Anderson, Varun Saranga and Chantel Riley [Photo Credit: Ben Watts/Entertainment Weekly Exclusive]

Check out this great video interview with the cast of the Syfy cult favorite with moderator Damian Holbrook.

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger (Freeform)

Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

By the way, the show was given a second season renewal by Freeform, by the way.

The Passage (FOX)

Based on author Justin Cronin’s best-selling trilogy of the same name, the series focuses on Project Noah, a secret medical facility where scientists are experimenting with a dangerous virus that could lead to the cure for all disease, but also carries the potential to wipe out the human race. When a young girl, Amy Bellafonte (Saniyya Sidney from Fences and Hidden Figures) is chosen to be a test subject, Federal Agent Brad Wolgast (Mark-Paul Gosselaar from Pitch) is the man who is tasked with bringing her to Project Noah. Ultimately, however, Wolgast becomes her surrogate father, as he tries to protect her at any cost.

The Passage [Photo Credit: Josh Telles-TV Line Exclusive]

Preacher (AMC)

Preacher: EP Evan Goldberg, EP Sam Catlin, EP Seth Rogen, Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun, and Domninic Cooper [Photo Credit: Peter Larsen, Orange County Register]


Nathan Fillion Autograph Signing

Nathan Fillion Signing [Photo Credit: ABC/Matt Petit]

M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass”


[Photo Credit: Gamesport]


Here is what Roz had to report about what happened to her or what she witnessed today at Comic Con 2018 Day Two:

It was a fun day of awkward stories that finally got to some of the Hollywood double standards at the EW’s Brave Warriors panel, especially when Tom Ellis revealed a less than ideal situation in a sex scene.

Here is the picture Roz took at that panel:

EW’s Brave Warriors Panel [Photo Credit: Roz Foster]

Biggest highlight, though, was running into someone from the show that started me coming to Comic Con! Francis Capra, Weevil, is always a treat to see!

Roz and Francis Capra (Weevil from Veronica Mars)

More coming soon…

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The first full day of Comic Con 2018 got underway today in San Diego with loads and loads of panels, focusing on upcoming movies, new and returning TV shows, special salutes to women in the industry and so much more.

Naturally, it’s impossible to focus on every single panel that took place today, but the following includes brief details, pictures and/or trailers for many of the scripted TV shows that were on the schedule today as well some really cool photos of cosplayers and celebs in attendance today.

Siren (Freeform)

Eric Wald, Rena Owen, Alex Roe, Eline Powell, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Ian Verdun and Emily Whitesell [Photo Credit: Jerod Harris/Getty Images North America/Zimbio]

TLC member and self-professed #1 fan Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas moderated the panel, focusing on the new Freeform series about mermaids in the small coastal town of Bristol Cove. During the panel executive producers Emily Whitesell and Eric Wald confirmed that season two will see new mermaids in town, “It will give us a chance to dig even more into the mermaid mythology; what their lives are like, what their social structures are like.” [Devan Coggan at Entertainment Weekly]

Charmed (The CW)

Jessica O’Toole, Madeleine Mantock, Sarah Jeffery, Melonie Diaz and Jennie Snyder Urman [Photo Credit: Getty Images]

The 1998-2006 WB series is getting a reboot this fall with a story that is very reminiscent of the original with a few tweaks. Mel and Maggie are sisters who live with their college professor mother. After she dies under mysterious circumstances, they are reunited with their long-lost sister Macy as they begin to manifest their dipowers. Macy is a scientist, who, while embracing her role as a witch, she wants to find a scientific explanation as to how their powers work. The show looks to rely a lot on humor, and will touch on a lot of prescient issues, such as LGBT relationships and the #MeToo movement. Executive Producer Jennie Snyder Urman shared that the original show had such strong powerful women and that in today’s world, there wasn’t a better time to bring back a show with empowered women. [Donnie Lederer at Syfy Wire]

Doctor Who (BBC America)

Doctor Who Panel: [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault)

odie Whittaker with Sonic Screwdriver [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Our very own Roz got to see part of the show’s panel, introducing the new FEMALE Doctor Who – Jodie Whittaker herself – along with two of her three new companions. The first, albeit short, official trailer for Season 11 was shown and according to Roz, “even though I only heard part of the panel, I’m excited to see a female doctor even if the Doctor’s gender isn’t at the heart of the episodes. Hearing that the season will be stand-alone (episodes) and (meant as) a way to get more people into the show (that) makes me hopeful that little girls everywhere will see that they can travel the stars.”

Jodie Whittaker at Her Universe Fashion Show [Photo Credit: Roz Foster]

What was even more exciting was that Doctor Who lead Jodie Whittaker crashed the Her Universe Fashion Show, which Roz was attending, and Roz was able to snap this great shot of Jodie in full Doctor Who regalia. Here are a few other pictures of some of the great fashions:

[Fashion Show Photo Credit: Roz Foster]

Make sure to also check back here after the convention has ended for Roz’s full report on the Her Universe Fashion Show that will include video of Jodie crashing the event and more great photos from the event.

In the meantime, enjoy the season 11 official trailer:

Impulse (You Tube Originals)

Maddie Hasson [Photo Credit: Melissa Lowery]

The You Tube Originals series based on the novel Impulse by Steven Gould, which received a second season order, took to the stage for the first time; and my friend and editor at NiceGirlsTV, Melissa Lowery, had the opportunity to speak with lead actress Maddie Hasson in the press room, and here is the great photo she snapped of the talented actress.

Tell Me a Story (CBS All Access)

The new series set in modern-day New York City takes the world’s most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller.

James Wolk and Paul Wesley [Photo Credit: Ben Watts/Entertainment Weekly Exclusive]

Origins (You Tube Premium)

A group of people are sold the promise of a new life on a faraway planet that’s being colonized by a corporation called Siren. Of course, that doesn’t go as planned, and the 11 passengers have to figure out what went wrong and how they will survive, while also flashing back to the lives they left behind on Earth.

A Discovery of Witches (Sundance Now)

Owen Teale, Valarie Pettiford, Alex Kingston, and Teresa Palmer [Photo Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images]

Based on the Deborah Harkness best-selling novel, the series picked up by Sundance Now is a contemporary love story that begins against the backdrop of Oxford academic life, in a world where small numbers of witches, vampires and daemons live and work, unseen amongst humans, hiding in plain sight. Brilliant historian Diana Bishop (Teresa Palmer) is a reluctant witch denying her heritage when the discovery of a bewitched manuscript in Oxford’s Bodleian Library throws her into the heart of a dangerous mystery – and into the path of the enigmatic vampire and geneticist, Matthew Clairmont (Matthew Goode), who hides a dark family secret.

Nightflyers (Syfy)

David Ajala, Jodie Turner-Smith, Angus Sampson, Gretchen Mol, and Eoin Macken [Photo Credit: Ben Watts Entertainment Weekly Exclusive]

Chloe Bennett [Photo Credit: Ben Watts Entertainment Weekly Exclusive]

In 2093, in hopes of making contact with a mysterious alien life at the edge of our solar system, a group of maverick scientists and a powerful telepath embark on an expedition aboard The Nightflyer. As they race towards first contact, terrifying and violent events begin to occur, causing the once tight-knit crew to mistrust each other. It’s not long before their main mission becomes survival.

Marvel Rising: Secret Warrior (Digital Short Series)

Secret Warriors will be part of a bigger project, also titled Marvel Rising. The franchise will launch with a digital short series about Spider-Gwen and her new secret identity Ghost-Spider. The cast members include Dove Cameron, Chloe Bennet, Tyler Posey and Milana Vayntrub [among others].

Better Call Saul (AMC)

Better Call Saul Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Van Helsing (Syfy)

Marvel’s Iron Fist (Netflix)

Mr. Mercedes (DirecTV’s Audience Network)

The Audience Network adaptation of the Stephen King trilogy will be back with its second season on August 22, but the second season will actually be based on “End of Watch,” the third book in the trilogy. The problem with using “Finders Keepers,” – the second book in the trilogy – according to Executive Producer and Director Jack Bender – was that “our heroes didn’t come into it until halfway through the book.” [Josh Weiss at Syfy Wire]

Sona Series (Streaming Series)

The 8-episode short form sci-fi series created by and starring actress Ashley Clements (The Lizzie Bennet Diaries and the film Non-Transferable) focuses on what happens when Lieutenant Belyn Sona (Clements), a United Earth Space Corps officer, has to choose between her alien husband and her home planet, she has no option but betrayal. Trapped in an escape pod with no knowledge of her husband’s whereabouts, Sona is forced to reckon with what truly matters, and what it takes to survive. The series was filmed mostly on an escape pod set built in her Clements’ own apartment.

Project Blue Book (History Channel)

Titans (DC Universe)

Magnum P.I. (CBS) and Breaking Bad 10th Anniversary (AMC)

Magnum PI [Photo Credit: Ben Watts Entertainment Weekly Exclusive]

Breaking Bad Panel [Photo Credit: Dominick Dusseault]

Breaking Bad 10th Anniversary: Top row L-R: Patrick Fabian, AMC’s Charlie Collier, Giancarlo Esposito, RJ Mitte, Michael Mando, Dean Norris, Aaron Paul, Vince Gilligan, and Peter Gould. Bottom row L-R: Rhea Seehorn, Bob Odenkirk, Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, and Betsy Brandt. [Photo Credit: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for AMC]

Check out these great photos of John Barrowman, the cast of the upcoming box office movie The Predator, the cast of Wynonna Earp and some great cosplayers.

More of the convention coming tomorrow…

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Right now in San Diego, hundreds of thousands of pop culture fans are at the convention center for Comic Con 2018, checking out the Preview Night screeners – which include the pilot of the new NBC drama Manifest and an advanced screener of next week’s episode of The 100 [among others] – as well as a sneak peek inside the coveted doors of the Exhibition Hall.

There are also plenty of off-site activities focusing on lots of TV shows like Jack Ryan, The Good Place, The Walking Dead and so much more.

Check out a few of the pictures I found online for Preview Night 2018:

The Roz Report

Roz is on the ground at Comic Con 2018, and she’ll be reporting in with the cool stuff that she sees or encounters each day at the con. Here Preview Night report is below:

Here are my favorite little bits from Preview Night!

I wasn’t lucky enough to hit BBCAmerica before the Thirteen Doctor Pops [Funko Pop] we’re gone, but I did grab this guy!

I’m also laughing at the marketing for Deadpool 2 on DVD! [which is featured in the photo gallery above.]

More coming soon…

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Based on information provided by the Box Office Mojo and some internet research, here are just some of the movies you can expect to see in the movie theatres in July:

Ant-Man and the Wasp
Opens: July 6

Two years after the events of Captain America: Civil War and before the events of Avengers: Infinity War, Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), now under house arrest after the events of Civil War, tries to balance his home life as a father with his responsibilities as Ant-Man. When Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) present him with a new mission to bring to light secrets from their past, Lang teams up with Van Dyne as the new Wasp. The cast includes Michael Pena, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Hannah John-Kamen, Michelle Pfeiffer and Laurence Fishburne.

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Opens: July 13

Taking place a few months after the events of the previous film, the story centers on Dracula (Adam Sandler), Mavis (Selena Gomez), Johnny (Andy Samberg), and the rest of their family, both human and monster, and friends as they take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula suddenly becomes attracted to the ship’s mysterious captain Ericka (Kathryn Hahn). What Dracula doesn’t know is that Erika is secretly the great-granddaughter of Abraham Van Helsing (Jim Gaffigan), the notorious monster slayer and Dracula’s ancient archenemy. Now it is time for Mavis to be the leader of the “Drac Pack” and rally up everyone so they can stop Erika and save Dracula, before it’s too late. Other voices will be provided by Kevin James, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Keegan-Michael Key, Molly Shannon, Fran Drescher, Mel Brooks, Chrissy Teigen and Joe Jonas.

Opens: July 13

Former FBI agent and amputee Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson) lives in the tallest and “safest” skyscraper in Hong Kong with his family. The skyscraper itself, known as “The Pearl” houses several floors that function as their own society and despite the risks highlighted by Sawyer, who is the building’s head of security, his bosses insist that it is impenetrable. True to Sawyer’s belief, the building comes under attack by terrorists, forcing Sawyer to take action. Matters are complicated further when he finds himself framed for the attack, and his family trapped above the resulting fire line. The cast includes Neve Campbell, Pablo Schreiber, Byron Mann and Chin Han.

Shock & Awe
Opens: July 13

The film is about journalists investigating the assertions by the Bush Administration concerning Saddam Hussein’s alleged possession of weapons of mass destruction as an excuse for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The film stars Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, James Marsden, Milla Jovovich, Jessica Biel, Rob Reiner and Richard Schiff.

The Equalizer 2
Opens: July 20

Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) learns that one of his longtime friends, Susan (Melissa Leo), has been murdered. McCall decides to return to his old ways and seek out, find and punish the perpetrators. The cast includes Pedro Pascal, Sakina Jeffrey, Bill Pullman and Jonathan Scarfe.

Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again
Opens: July 20

Ten years later, in the Greek island of Kalokairi, Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) is pregnant with Sky’s (Dominic Cooper) child while running her mother’s villa. Self-conflicted that she can’t do it by herself without her mother around, but with Tanya (Christine Baranski) and Rosie’s (Julie Walters) guidance, Sophie will find out more of Donna’s (Meryl Streep/Lily James) past and how she fronted The Dynamos, came to start up her villa on the island, meet each one of Sophie’s dads (Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgard and Colin Firth), and raised a daughter, bravely on her own, without a mother to guide her – with an unexpected visit from someone she had not invited or never even met: her grandmother, Ruby Sheridan (Cher). The film also stars Jessica Keenan Wynn, Alexa Davies, Jeremy Irvine, Hugh Skinner, Josh Dylan and Andy Garcia.

Damascus Cover
Opens: July 20

Agent Ari Ben-Sion (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) receives an assignment from Mossad to smuggle a chemical-weapons scientist out of Syria. When the mission goes wrong, Ben-Sion soon learns that he’s a pawn in a much bigger plan. The cast also stars Olivia Thirlby, the late John Hurt, Jurgen Prochnow and Navid Negahban.

Mission Impossible: Fallout
Opens: July 27

When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) takes it upon himself to fulfill his original briefing, the CIA begins to question his loyalty and his motives. Hunt finds himself in a race against time, hunted by assassins and former allies while trying to prevent a global catastrophe. The film stars Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Angela Bassett, Michelle Monaghan, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Kirby and Wes Bentley.

Movies coming out in August will be posted at the end of July.

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