Comic-Con 2016: My Hopeful Expectations for the Con

With Comic-Con 2016 arriving later this week, I thought I would share with all of you my wishful expectations from this year’s con. Almost all of these are film and television related.

 

Marvel

 

Avengers: Infinity War

  • What Marvel heroes are going to appear in the films?
  • The Official Titles for the Films (since they are not just doing Part 1 and Part 2)

 

Deadpool 2

  • With Fox not attending, this seems unlikely… But who is going to play Cable? We have been patient.

 

Doctor Strange

  • New Trailer for Doctor Strange
  • Finally learn who Rachel McAdams is playing in Doctor Strange

 

Gambit

  • What the hell is going on with this film?
  • Official Confirmation of Doug Liman directing
  • Is Channing Tatum officially locked in for the role?
  • What storyline are they thinking of running with?

 

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

  • Confirmation on Kurt Russell’s role in the film
  • The first image of the team with Pom Klementieff (Mantis).
  • What’s the story with Sylvester Stallone and Nathan Fillion being in the film?

 

Spider-Man: Homecoming

  • Who the villains of the film will be? Is Michael Keaton going to play Vulture?

 

Thor: Ragnarok

  • The actual plot of this film
  • First Photos of Cate Blanchett (Hela) and Tessa Thompson (Valkyrie).

 

Wolverine 3

  • Official Confirmation that Mr. Sinister will indeed be the villain of this film
  • An explanation on the odd casting (Let’s not forget Stephen Merchant is in this film).

 

DC

 

Aquaman

  • Announcement of Plot
  • Will Willem Dafoe be in this film as well?
  • What is going on with Amber Heard as Hera?

 

Batman

  • The Official Announcement of Ben Affleck writing and directing the solo Batman film
  • Release Date for said film

 

The Flash

  • Announcement of Plot
  • Is Kiersey Clemens going to play Iris West?
  • Could Matthew McConaughey ever be Reverse Flash?

 

Green Lantern

  • Which Green Lantern version are we getting?
  • Have there been any talks with Tyrese Gibson for the role of John Stewart?
  • When will he appear in the films?
  • Who are the potential directors and writers?

 

Justice League

  • I doubt we will get any footage, so when can we expect the first Teaser Trailer?
  • An Official Team Photo
  • The Full Cast List

 

Sandman

  • Is there a chance Joseph Gordon-Levitt could come back?
  • If not, will it get made at all?

 

Shazam

  • What is the progress of the film?
  • Who is directing?
  • Who will be playing Shazam?

 

Superman

  • Will there be a Man of Steel 2?
  • Will they be doing the comic version of Superman’s resurrection for Justice League?

 

Wonder Woman

  • The Official Teaser Trailer for the film
  • The Official Teaser Poster for the film

 

Warner Bros. Pictures

 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

  • New Trailer
  • What’s the progress of the sequel?
  • Will David Yates return?

 

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

  • Teaser Trailer
  • Clarification on the Plot

 

Kong: Skull Island

  • Teaser Trailer

 

The LEGO Batman Movie

  • New Trailer

 

Upcoming Films:

  • Minecraft (May 24th, 2019)
    • How did Rob McElhenney (Mac from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) get this job?
    • How insane will these visuals be?
  • The LEGO Movie 2 (February 8th, 2019)
    • Why was there a delay?
    • What is Raphael Bob-Waksberg bringing to the table?
    • Is the same vocal cast returning?
  • Ready Player One (March 30th, 2018)
    • Was there ever any talks with Gene Wilder for the role of James Halliday?
    • How did Tye Sheridan win everyone over?
    • How sinister will Ben Mendelsohn be?
    • Does Spielberg prefer to work with actors or comedians?
  • Tomb Raider (March 16th, 2018)
    • What was the audition process like?
    • When will we see the first image of Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft?
    • Practical Sets or Sound Stage?
  • IT (September 8th, 2017)
    • Is the film being divided into two parts?
    • How did Bill Skargard win the main role?
    • What new elements of horror are being brought in?
  • CHiPS (August 11th, 2017)
    • What made Dax Shepard want to do this?
    • What is the camaraderie like between Shepard and Michael Pena?
    • How Rated R is this film?
    • What kind of villain is Vincent D’Onofrio playing?
  • Blade Runner 2 (October 6th, 2017)
    • Who is Ryan Gosling playing?
    • Will Harrison Ford be playing Rick Deckard?
    • How different will this film be?
    • When will we see the Teaser Trailer?
  • Dunkirk
    • Full Cast List for the Film
    • An idea when we will get the Teaser Trailer
  • Will there be a Sherlock Holmes 3?

 

DreamWorks Pictures

 

Trolls

  • New Trailer

 

Captain Underpants

  • Teaser Trailer
  • Full Cast List

 

B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations

  • What is the hold up?
  • Is the same cast still attached?
  • When we see some footage?

 

 

Other Films:

 

  • Teaser Trailer for The Dark Tower
  • Teaser Trailer for Power Rangers
  • Info on Clerks 3 and MallBrats from Kevin Smith
  • New Info on Neill Blomkamp’s Aliens sequel (This is the 30th Anniversary).
  • New Info on The Incredibles 2
  • Teaser Trailer for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • New Trailer for Moana
  • Small Teaser Trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight

 

Other Series:

 

  • What’s to come in Preacher S2
  • If Wynonna Earp will be renewed for S2
  • How much longer South Park will air?
  • What will be the End of Orphan Black?
  • When will we all get to see the new Samurai Jack?
    • How different will it be?
  • Teaser Trailer for American Gods
  • Will S4 of Sherlock be the last?
    • Who will be this season’s villain?
  • New Info on Luke Cage and Iron Fist
  • Teaser Trailer for Syfy’s Van Helsing
  • The Cast for the new Star Trek series

 

I also go by the nickname, The Movie Man. I am an avid film and comic book nerd. I am a Television Production graduate from Murray State University.

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