Every year San Diego Comic-Con sees the release of many new film trailers and TV show peeks throughout the four-day event, and this year is no different. Movie studios and television stations hold panels to showcase upcoming properties. Some of what they are showing is exclusive to the con itself, but some are the worldwide debut of some of the most expected projects.
Here are the 8 biggest movie and TV trailers Comic-Con 2018 had to offer.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (season 7)
It’s hard to remember now, but not so long ago the only Star Wars movie or television show we had after the prequel trilogy was George Lucas’ animated series The Clone Wars. The show ran for six seasons under the guidance of Dave Filoni. To celebrate The Clone Wars’ 10th anniversary, Filoni hosted a panel at Comic-Con. Fans came to reminisce but were treated to a sweet surprise announcement that the series would be revived for a 12-episode season 7. Plus the first new Star Wars: The Clone Wars trailer and poster were revealed as well. The show will return on Disney’s streaming service, which is expected to launch in 2019.
Godzilla: King of Monsters
Gareth Edwards’ 2014 Godzilla film effectively rebooted the classic Toho monster property, and launched a new cinematic universe that will eventually see the iconic creature face off against King Kong. The second entry in Legendary and Warner Bros’ MonsterVerse arrived last year with Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ Kong: Skull Island, a prequel introducing King Kong. Next, director Michael Dougherty’s Godzilla: King of Monsters continues the story from Edwards’ film. A teaser trailer for Godzilla 2 was unveiled earlier this week, previewing the full trailer’s release during Comic-Con.
Dr. Who (Season 11)
He is coming back. The thing is he is actually a she now and has multiple companions this time around. That’s right Dr. Who, the long-running BBC Sci-FI is back and is changing things up a bit both in front and behind the camera. With the start of season 11, Jodie Whittaker will be the first woman to play the Doctor, following Peter Capaldi’s departure in the 2017 Christmas Special. Meanwhile, behind the scenes, showrunner Steven Moffat stepped down, with Chris Chibnall taking the reins. Now we have the first look at this ever-evolving show.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald
This is the only trailer on the list that is not the first footage the general audience is seeing from the film. The thing is the trailer is so good and full of details that we can not skip it. This is the second chapter in what is still being planned as a five-movie series, that is acting as a prequel to the famous Harry Potter Saga. The Crimes of Grindelwald (as its subtitle implies) further brings the subplot from the first Fantastic Beasts movie – concerning the dark wizard Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) – into the center of things. It seems that Newt Scamander’s (Eddie Redmayne) story takes a darker and more dangerous turn in this film, but at least this time around he will have the help of none other than Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) himself.
Mayans (Season 1)
FX’s Sons of Anarchy, a gritty drama about the lives of those involved with a California-based motorcycle club, ran for seven seasons on the network from 2008-2014. And while Kurt Sutter’s Charlie Hunnam-starring, critically successful drama has been done for some time, it still inspires a dedicated fan base. As such, Sutter is returning with Mayans M.C., the spinoff series following JD Pardo’s Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes. After the Mayans M.C. pilot was reshot, the series was picked up by FX and is now moving forward. Now, ahead of the show’s Comic-Con panel on Sunday, the full Mayans M.C. trailer has been released.
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