Comic-Con 2018: DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow Season 4 Airs This Fall

From creepy furbies to demonic beings, Season 4 of Legends of Tomorrow has some old and new faces. As we saw from the new SDCC 2018 trailer, the series is set to return to The CW in October.

Season 4 will follow the Legends after they’ve defeated Mallus with Beebo, a giant furby-esque stuffed animal. Now that the Legends have proven themselves, “fugitives”–creatures from myths, fairy tales, and lore–invade the real world. The Time Bureau isn’t prepared to deal with these magical beings, so it’s left up to the ragtag band of superheroes, the Legends, to take on the threat. You can see the entire sneak peek in the trailer above.

Legends of Tomorrow will air on The CW on October 22 at 6 pm PST / 7 pm CST. Right now, we don’t have word if the series will come to DC’s streaming service, DC Universe, which is set to release this fall with the premiere of Titans.

In other DC news, Supergirl got a brand new SDCC trailer showing off a new suit, and we got a new look at The Flash Season 5. The Aquaman standalone film also got a new trailer at SDCC, showing off more details about its story and exclusive footage.

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The Lego Movie 2 Comic-Con Footage Shows The Two Sides Of Chris Pratt

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part portion of Warner Bros.’ massive Hall H panel at Comic-Con 2018 opened with a LEGO version of Aisha Tyler moderating a pre-recorded panel with LEGO Batman, LEGO Aquaman (both versions–the classic orange-suited one and the Jason Momoa Justice League version), plus Lego Movie stars Emmet (Chris Pratt) and Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks).

The unfinished, exclusive LEGO Movie 2 footage shown gave attendees a new glimpse at the now-apocalyptic LEGO world–basically, it’s Mad Max with LEGOs. “Everything was awesome. Now, everything is bleak,” Wyldstyle says. Of course, Emmet quickly breaks the mood by cheerily showing up with coffee. In the footage, the movie’s new villain, General Mayhem, kidnaps Wyldstyle. LEGO Harley Quinn points out that rescuing her is a “suicide mission,” a tongue-in-cheek reference to Suicide Squad.

Most importantly, the clip introduced us to Rex Dangervest, a new character also voiced by Chris Pratt, who among his many jobs is a “raptor trainer,” a cute little Jurassic World joke. The two characters show the dual sides of Pratt, who, as the actor pointed out during the panel, started his career as the hapless Andy on Parks and Rec and is now a superhero and action movie star.

Unlike the first LEGO Movie, which was directed by Chris Miller and Phil Lord, the follow-up will be helmed by Mike Mitchell. It’s set five years after the first film and, along with those mentioned above, the cast consists of Jonah Hill (Green Lantern), Will Arnett (Batman), Channing Tatum (Superman), and Stephanie Beatriz (Sweet Mayhem). It releases on February 8, 2019.

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Comic-Con 2018: Supergirl Season 4 Trailer Reveals New Suit

Fans of The CW’s DC output have come to expect new seasons of their favorite shows to arrive each fall, and this year will be no different. Supergirl is one of the series that returns in October, alongside The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, and Arrow. The first trailer for Supergirl Season 4 has been revealed at San Diego Comic-Con.

The trailer is extremely dramatic and centres around a voiceover from the evil Agent Liberty (Sam Witwer). He talks about waves of destruction and orders mankind to stand up against “the invaders”–presumably superheroes like Supergirl. There’s also loads of impressively staged city-wide destruction and the debut of a seriously cool-looking new Supergirl suit. Check it out above.

Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl, plus Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, Jeremy Jordan as Winn Schott, and Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor. Season 4 premieres on The CW on October 14.

In related news, it was reported last week that The CW has greenlit the pilot of a Batwoman show. The Vampire Diaries showrunner Caroline Dries is set to write and executively produce. The character will debut during the network’s annual crossover event in December, which will incorporate all the shows in the so-called Arrow-verse.

DC fans also have plenty to look forward to when the streaming service DC Universe launches in the fall. The service will present a variety of new live-action and animated shows, plus classic DC movies and series, and comic books. The first trailers for two of the new shows–the live-action Titans and the animated Young Justice: Outsiders–were also revealed at this year’s SDCC.

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Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms Ending Explained and Other Details From the Director

This is a spoiler-filled feature for Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms.

Though the ending to Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms was rather straightforward — Maquia accepts loss as a part of life, and though sad, celebrates the time spent with Ariel — the very final shot after the credits leaves room for speculation. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms’ director and writer, Mari Okada, at Anime Expo to get some of my biggest questions cleared up and learned some other interesting information about the film and Okada too.

After the credits roll, an image of Maquia, Leilia standing next to the Renato, and a number of other people near the Iolph people’s original home is shown. A woman with red hair stands out most. According to Okada, these other people are all descendants of the Iolph.

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Comic-Con’s Craziest Panel Was a Drunk Rick and Morty Radio Show

By 10pm on Saturday night, every major Comic-Con announcement had pretty much happened. But while people were obsessing over new Aquaman and Shazam trailers, I was sitting on the grass behind the San Diego Convention Center watching Rick and Morty co-creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon host a fake interstellar radio show fueled by equal parts insanity, improv, and alcohol.

The “Floop and Noop and Bloops Show” — also called the “Scroopy Noop Doop Show,” “Snoopy Gloopo Asks the Scoops,” or whatever other combination of sounds Roiland decided to make each time he said it — was ostensibly a two-hour long preview of the Rick and Morty soundtrack album with commentary from the show’s creators, but it went wildly off the rails from that pitch in the best possible way.

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