How darenot release its Comic-Con exclusive footage?! And yes, I know it's called "exclusive" for a reason.
But doesn't Marvel know we're all just sitting here, waiting for our first look at "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" (especially if it includes any Kurt Russell and Sly Stallone)?? And I know there's concept art for the Vulture, but I want to see Tom Holland roaming the halls and/or climbing walls in "Spider-Man: Homecoming"!
It's just so rude of Marvel to deprive its adoring public of the chance to bask in the warm glow of super-special attendee footage. To cope, I've compiled some awesome other trailers that were released this weekend in San Diego -- it won't release the footage any sooner, but hey, time flies when you're angry (or so I've heard?).
If you want to watch every trailer released this weekend, head over to TV Guide, which has a massive list of Comic-Con trailers. Then hit GameSpot for an awesome, in-depth breakdown of all things Marvel from this weekend.
'Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency'
What is this? Based on the book series by Douglas Adams, it's about a detective (the titular Dirk Gently) and his inadvertent sidekick, and it seems hazardously hilarious. It stars Elijah Wood as Todd, Samuel Barnett ("Penny Dreadful") as the title character and Richard Schiff ("The West Wing"). I expect it to be a sort of kindred spirit with the zany "Psych" -- which is good, I've been missing a funny crime show.
Premieres: October 22, time TBD, on BBC America
Standout: Todd screaming, "I am not your Watson!" It's OK Elijah, we known you're used to being the main man.
What is this? Another series based on books, this time by Neil Gaiman. The executive producer is Bryan Fuller (who's also working on ""), and has a spectacular cast: Ian McShane, Peter Stormare, Pablo Schreiber, Crispin Glover, Cloris Leachman, Cillian Anderson, Orlando Jones, Kristin Chenoweth -- you get the idea.
Premieres: 2017 on Starz
Standout: That haunting song in the background! It reminds me of (some of) the dark and mysterious songs of "True Blood." It's a cover of "In the Pines" by Danny Farrant and Paul Rawson.
What is this? This is exactly what it sounds like, a sequel to the OG "Blair Witch Project." What's impressive is that it was filmed without any word of this leaking. I'm sure it being almost 20 years after the original helped.
Premieres: In theaters Friday, September 16
What is this? A TV show for people who like funny things. Jason Sudeikis ("Horrible Bosses") voices the animated Zorn who's returned to Earth after decades away to see his son and has to learn to how to fit in among the...three-dimensional?
Premieres: Sunday, September 25, 8:30 p.m. on Fox
Standout: "Your dad? He calls it a va-jibe-a." Awesome, thanks mom (played by Cheryl Holloway).
What is this? The "prequel" to "The Walking Dead" (which releasedthis weekend!) which was originally set in Southern California.
Premieres: The second half of season 2 begins Sunday, August 21, at 9 p.m. on AMC
Standout: The sacrificial lamb headed straight to the slaughter. Because what's scary than LA in a zombiepocalypse? Tijuana.
Was that not enough for you?
Well, lucky you, because we got way more trailers this weekend.
- " " got its first trailer.
- " " got its (likely) final trailer.
- " " makes Congress look cool.
- " " looks like Samuel L. Jackson fighting a real big monster (that means awesome, BTW).
- " " is getting a Nickelodeon TV movie, and the '90s nostalgia lover inside me can't stop squealing with delight.
- " " showed off someone other than the Caped Crusader.
- " " got a season 4 trailer (not that it's coming soon or anything).
- " " is about to be the newest Marvel TV show on the block.
- And that got more than just a name!
Plus,fun for "Luke Cage," "Iron Fist" and "The Defenders." And DC continued to remind us that and "extended."
That's it! For more fun, check out CNET's fun.