Tag: Comic-Con

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Entertainment

‘X-Men’ cast members unite at Comic-Con

Anna Paquin, Jennifer Lawrence and Halle Berry seen at the 20th Century Fox Presentation at 2013 Comic-Con, on Saturday, July, 20, 2013 in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for 20th Century Fox/AP Images) SAN DIEGO (AP) — The entire cast of X-Men thrilled fans at Comic-Con by uniting on stage Saturday in the San Diego Convention Center’s largest hall. Ian McKellan, Patrick Stewart, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McEvoy, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Hugh Jackman and others made for an impressive panel. Director Bryan Singer also gave fans a first look at “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” which is currently filming in Montreal.

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People

Jamie Foxx backs Trayvon Martin’s mom ‘forever’

Spider-Man, left, and Jamie Foxx attend the “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ panel on Day 3 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 19, 2103 in San Diego. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hours after President Barack Obama delivered remarks about Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial, Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson addressed the racially charged case at Comic-Con in San Diego. Foxx was at the massive pop culture convention to promote his role as the villain Electro in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” Holding his 4-year-old daughter Annalise, who wore a Spider-Man backpack and shoes, Foxx said he was “disappointed” in the July 13 not guilty verdict in Florida.

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For many celebs, Comic-Con an annual pilgrimage

Attending Comic-Con is often a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many con-goers, but it’s just another summertime destination for “The Wolverine” star Hugh Jackman. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, file)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trekking to San Diego for Comic-Con is usually just another summertime destination for the likes of “The Walking Dead” mastermind Robert Kirkman. However, this year’s pop-culture bonanza will serve as a major milestone for him: the 10th anniversary of the comic series that spawned a hit TV show and undead phenomenon.