The annual Comic-Con is San Diego has become the premier annual celebration of geek-culture, with entertainment news being dropped in every arena; over the years, horror has become an increasingly integral component of the festivities, and 2018 was no different. The week-long event came to a close this Sunday, and we’re still trudging through all of the amazing and pertinent info revealed.
If you weren’t able to keep up with announcements as they were made (fast and furious) and you don’t have the time to read volumes of articles to catch up, you’re in luck! Our friends at FoundFlix have released a Comic-Con 2018 News Wrap-Up that that recaps all of the most interesting information revealed. The YouTube channel is incredibly horror-friendly, so expect their coverage to reflect this fact. Give it a spin and let us know what you think in the Comments section! What do you think was the most exciting news to come out of Comic-Con this year?
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If you can’t stream, the highlights are briefly summarized below the video. Enjoy!
Checking out all the biggest horror news and reveals from this year’s Comic-Con – including breakdowns for the Godzilla: King of the Monsters and Glass trailers, as well as updates on Halloween, It Chapter 2, and the newly announced Annabelle 3!
Godzilla: King of the Monsters: A new trailer was released, and thrilled audiences. It looks seriously epic. Check it out below.
Humanity’s existence hangs in the balance when the mighty Godzilla collides with Mothra, Rodan and the three-headed monster King Ghidorah.
IT: Chapter 2: The cast of IT: Chapter 2 participated in a panel in Comic-Con’s prestigious Hall H. While footage was shown (a reunion of the adult Losers Club), we don’t have anything to share. We’ve been promised, however, that this installment will be even more terrifying than IT: Chapter 1.
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Glass: Comic-Con gave us our first trailer for the Unbreakable/Split sequel, Glass; peep the trailer and synopsis below.
Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has 23 personalities.
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Halloween: Blumhouse/Universal released scenes of Michael Myers committing acts of extreme (and random) violence. An extended trailer was also released, though it has yet to emerge online. Check out the previously released trailer below.
A British documentary crew comes to the States to visit Michael in prison for a retrospective of the maniac’s night of terror — but their project becomes way more interesting when Myers escapes custody, retrieves his signature mask and seeks revenge on Laurie, with others naturally being part of his impressive career body count along the way. In the decades following the fateful Halloween night that forever altered the former babysitter’s life, Laurie has armed and prepped herself for Michael’s inevitable return — to the detriment of her family, including daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak).
A New Conjuring Movie: James Wan revealed that the next film in the Conjuring franchise will be Annabelle 3; a release has been set for July 1st, 2019 and takes place in The Warren’s haunted museum. We don’t have many details yet, but we’ll keep you posted as details emerge. Stay tuned! In the meantime, check out the trailer and synopsis for the next spinoff hitting theaters, The Nun.
When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together, they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.
The Nun is directed by Corin Hardy from a script penned by James Wan and Gary Dauberman; the film stars Taissa Farmiga, Bonnie Aarons, and Charlotte Hope.