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Tom Ellis from "Lucifer" at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con

Tom Ellis from “Lucifer” at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con

 

Cast members from the popular Fox tv show “Lucifer” were on hand at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con to talk about season 2 and what we can expect from the Devil and his crew.

At the Geek and Sundry Conival event at Petco Park, stars Tom Ellis, D.B. Woodside, Kevin Alejandro and Lesley-Ann Brandt were on hand to talk about their characters and how much crazier it will get in Season 2.

 

Tricia Helfer, D.B. Woodside and Kevin Alejandro of "Lucifer"

Tricia Helfer, D.B. Woodside and Kevin Alejandro of “Lucifer”

One of the biggest revelations at the panel was that in Season 2, we will get to meet Lucifer and Amenadiel’s mom, played by Tricia Helfer.  After all of the daddy angst of last season, it will be interesting to see what happens when mom is thrown into the mix!

 

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Lesley-Ann Brandt, Tricia Helfer and D. B. Woodside talk "Lucifer"

Lesley-Ann Brandt, Tricia Helfer and D. B. Woodside talk “Lucifer”

Lucifer airs on Fox on Monday nights, with the Season 2 premiere on September 19th.

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Actor Misha Collins was on hand at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con to talk all things “Supernatural” but also found time to stop by Conival at Petco Park to talk about his Gishwhes project.

The actor, who had filmed all night and took an early morning flight just to be at the event, was in good spirits and clearly loves interacting with his fans.  At the Geek & Sundry Conival event at Petco Park, the talk turned to Collins’ pet project Gishwhes (the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen).

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It’s a massive scavenger Hunt that takes place the first week of August. Players compete from anywhere in the world, including their own home, creating weird and beautiful “art” online and in the world, doing crazy fun activities, and committing heartwarming acts of kindness.  The hunt to date has broken Guiness world records 7 times and sees thousands of people from more than 100 countries forming teams and competing for prizes each year in the first week of August.

 

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As Collins said, one of the best things about Gishwhes is that people meet and become teammates from all over the world and become great friends in the process.

While the 2016 hunt is over, check out their website at www.gishwhes.com for information on the hunt and updates on how to register from 2017!

 

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Cast members from the Cinemax show “Outcast” were on hand at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con to talk about their unique show.

The show, revolves around Kyle Barnes (Patrick Fugit) who has had a series of misfortunes in his life; his mother would beat him as a child and he was accused of attacking his own daughter. After attending an exorcism in his native town, he is convinced his mother and his wife were possessed and he was not the source of them going bad. He therefore teams up with Reverend Anderson (Philip Glenister) to try and save people that are possessed by demons while putting up with the residents of his town who think he’s bad news and would deserve to be in jail.

 

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The show was created by Robert Kirkman, the man behind “The Walking Dead” and has a great mixture of realism and Superatural elements that should appeal to fans of shows like “Supernatural” and films like “The Conjuring”.

The new season of “Outcast” airs on Cinemax on Fridays.

Nicole Richie plays LEGO Dimensions at the video game’s launch party on September 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for LEGO Dimensions)

Lego Dimensions made a big splash at San Diego Comic-Con with the reveal of the game’s Wave 7 characters and packs. Some of the Wave 7 characters come from the most popular areas of video games, movies and television. These new packs will include the highly-anticipated Sonic franchise, ET and the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where… Read the rest of this entry
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Malcolm Barrett, Goran Visjnic, and Matt Latner from “Timeless” at 2016 Comic Con in San Diego. Photo copyright S. Philips/CFM News

 

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The Cast of the new NBC show “Timeless” visited the 2016 San Diego Comic Con last week.  In addition to talking with reporters and fans about the program, the show had a huge booth in San Diego’s Gaslamp District where fans could jump on the “Timeless” ride and have a photo taken of themselves to keep as a momento.

 

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The show, from Eric Kripke (“Revolution,” “Supernatural”), Shawn Ryan (“The Shield”) and the producers of “The Blacklist” is a thrilling action-adventure series in which a mysterious criminal steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Our only hope is an unexpected team: a scientist, a soldier and a history professor, who must use the machine’s prototype to travel back in time to critical events. While they must make every effort not to affect the past themselves, they must also stay one step ahead of this dangerous fugitive. But can this handpicked team uncover the mystery behind it all and end his destruction before it’s too late?

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The show stars Goran Visnjic (ER), Malcolm Barrett (Better Off Ted), Matt Lanter (Ultimate Spider-Man) and Abigail Spencer (Suits).  The show airs on NBC starting on Mondays starting October 3rd at 10pm.

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Ming-Na Wen of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Photo copyright S. Philips/CFM

 

Cast members of Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” were on hand at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con talking to Entertainment Weekly about the show.

 

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Ian De Caestecker, Henry Simmons, Ming-Na Wen, and Elizabeth Henstridge at 2016 San Diego Comic Con. Photo copyright S. Philips/CFM News

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Stars Ming-Na Wen, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge and Henry Simmons stopped by the Hard Rock Hotel’s outdoor balcony to talk about last season and what might be coming up in the new season.

 

 

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Paranormal Reality Star Nick Groff attended the 2016 San Diego Comic Con this past weekend and he was a busy guy. Groff sat on a panel discussion with fellow Paranormal stars John Zaffis, Amy Bruni and Adam Berry to discuss their projects, participated in autograph signings in the famous San Diego Convention Center’s “sails” pavillion, and visited Camp Conival to discuss all things Paranormal.

The Conival, put on by Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist company and Felicia Day’s Geek & Sundry, featured games, food and panels with some of the hottest celebs and shows at Comic Con.  Conival was totally free and open to anyone with or without a Comic Con badge.

 

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Groff talked about the fact that when people do investigations at the famous Washoe Club in Virginia City, they often get his name come through on their EVP’s (Electronic Voice Phenomenon). (I have personally experienced this during an investigation there!) He also spoke about skeptics who come on investigations with him and often leave as converts.

Groff has been very busy lately, with his shows “Paranormal Lockdown” which shows Groff and fellow investigator Katrina Weidman being locked down in a haunted location for 72 hours, and “Ghosts of Shephardstown” which has a team of Paranormal investigators checking out Paranormal claims in a small town in West Virginia.  Both shows can be found on the Destination America channel.

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Cameron Halsana, 8, is excited to see a wall of Pokemon Go stuffed toys with his mother Khannany Halsana during Comic-Con International 2016 in San Diego, California, July 22, 2016. / AFP / Bill Wechter (Photo credit should read BILL WECHTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Depending on who players talk to, it’s possible to catch Mewtwo in “Pokémon Go.” But one thing is certain — that we know of, no one has caught the the legendary pocket monster so far. One player has already completed North American Pokédex, which means he caught 4,269 Pokémon, according to Polygon.com. Mewtwo and Mew were… Read the rest of this entry

SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 21: (L-R) Actors Luke Kleintank, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Alexa Davalos, Rufus Sewell, Bella Heathcote, executive producer Isa Dick Hackett, actors DJ Qualls and Rupert Evans of ‘The Man in the High Castle’ attend the Amazon Village At San Diego Comic-Con at San Diego Convention Center on July 21, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Amazon Studios)

The final moments of The Man in the High Castle’s first season left viewers with brighter, more cheerful images than the typically bleak show had previously offered. A devastated Mr. Tagomi, the trade minister of the Pacific States of America, walks through Japanese-controlled San Francisco as schoolchildren pass by reciting words back to their teacher. A… Read the rest of this entry

SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 23: Writer and producer Julie Plec and actors Ian Somerhalder, Zach Roerig, Paul Wesley, Kat Graham, Candice King, Matt Davis and Michael Malarkey attend SiriusXM’s Entertainment Weekly Radio Channel Broadcasts From Comic-Con 2016 at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 22, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

It’s the news most fans knew was coming, but it still hurt: “The Vampire Diaries” is ending. The cast and producers made the announcement Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con. Season 8 will be the last year of the CW drama, but that leaves 16 episodes for crazy twists and turns. We’re hoping the writers can fit… Read the rest of this entry

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Sonic’s 25th Anniversary Party Reveals New Console Games, Updates to Sonic Dash Mobile and the Reveal of Season Two of the Hit Animated Series BURBANK, Calif., July 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Sonic celebrated his 25 th anniversary at a sold out event on Friday evening during San Diego Comic-Con held at the House of Blues.Today SEGA… Read the rest of this entry

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NewSchool Also Serves As Title Sponsor of Popular Annual Gaming Convention SAN DIEGO, /PRNewswire/ — NewSchool of Architecture & Design (NewSchool) will serve as the host venue and title sponsor of Gam3rCon, the premier gaming convention in San Diego for gamers, by gamers. The 7 th annual convention, which kicked off on July… Read the rest of this entry

Deaf author at Comic-Con tells of break- through book

El Deafo by Cece Bell, color by David Lasky; Amulet Books; © 2014; ISBN 978141-9712173; 233 pages plus a note from the author; price not listed. Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor M. Masori Donald H. Harrison Cece Bell was expressive during interview at Abrams Books booth at Comic-Con SAN DIEGO – Written for… Read the rest of this entry

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My lady should visit the Hall of Faces at San Diego Comic-Con. “Game of Thrones” will be going all out at SDCC this year by introducing a new interactive exhibit — The Hall of Faces. For the past two seasons, fans of the hit HBO series have been watching as Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) trained with…

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Stan Lee gave fans a huge surprise today ahead of San Diego Comic-Con. Stan ‘The Man’ has a new comic book series called Nitron. The first of six issues will release in January. The series was created with digital platforms in mind — feature films and TV in particular. Stan Lee is the brain behind the… Read the rest of this entry

San Diego Comic Con Is Coming Soon!

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The 2016 San Diego Comic Con is coming up in a few weeks and CFM News will be there bringing you all kinds of exclusive information on all of the happenings, events, celebs and breaking news as it happens!

Check in with CFM starting on July 20th for updates!

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Actor Tom Hiddleston, star of such films as “The Avengers”, “Crimson Peak” and the upcoming Hank Williams biopic “I Saw The Light” will appear at the upcoming Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia.

Hiddleston will attend on Saturday, June 4th only and will join other Marvel stars Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Mackie, Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan at the convention.

More information and tickets can be found on the Wizard World website at http://wizardworld.com/comiccon/philadelphia.

Article by Suzanne Philips

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The Salt Lake City Comic Con starts next week but great new guests are still being added!  Keeping with the Marvel theme, the con has just added Captain America star Anthony Mackie to the line-up.  Mackie is probably best known as Sam Wilson aka The Falcon in the Captain America films, but has credits in such films as “The Hurt Locker”, “8 Mile” and “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”.

Mackie joins fellow Marvel stars Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan and Hayley Atwell at the Salt Lake City Comic Con which runs September 24-26 at the Salt Palace.  Photo ops and autograph tickets for Mackie go on sale this Friday at noon.

Visit http://saltlakecomiccon.com/ for more info and to buy your tickets.

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Rupert Graves. DI Lestrade of "Sherlock" at Nerd HQ Panel 2015. Photo Copyright Annika Ahmed

Rupert Graves. DI Lestrade of “Sherlock” at Nerd HQ Panel 2015. Photo Copyright Annika Ahmed

 

“Sherlock” is always a highly anticipated show at San Diego Comic Con, and 2015 proved no exception.  Even though stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman who play Sherlock Holmes and John Watson respectively were unable to attend this year due to filming commitments, the show’s producers Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue and star Rupert Graves (who plays DI Lestrade) were on hand for a panel at the official event and a panel at Zachary Levi’s popular Nerd HQ.

The panel was part of a series of panels that Nerd HQ puts on every year called “Conversations For A Cause” which brings stars of popular shows and films in front of an intimate audience for a Q &A session – the proceeds of which are donated to Operation Smile, which helps provide surgeries for children suffering from Cleft Lip or Cleft Palate.

This year’s panel started with a screening of the trailer for the upcoming “Sherlock” Victorian Christmas Special which first debuted at the Comic Con panel the day prior.

 

 

Then the questions started to fly.  “Sherlock” fans are constantly complaining about the long wait between seasons and the fact that there are only 3 episodes in a season.  Even Producer Steven Moffat acknowledges that the wait is terribly taxing.  When Co-Producer and wife Sue Vertue joked that the reason they take so long to come out is that they are “waiting on scripts”, Moffat joked “When you are not looking darling, I make “Doctor Who”. In truth, Moffat’s work on “Doctor Who” is only part of the reason for the long wait between seasons.  Stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are in such high demand that it takes time to coordinate both of their schedules.

 

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Steven Moffat at Nerd HQ Panel 2015. Photo copyright Annika Ahmed

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Star Rupert Graves was asked if he were more like Sherlock or Watson.  “Not Sherlock, I’m not even smart enough to be Watson.  I’m just Lestrade”, which elicited laughter from the audience.  Graves also joked that Mycroft (played by Mark Gatiss) would be Lestrade’s ideal date and hinted that  in the coming season we will be seeing a change in the two characters relationship.

 

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Rupert Graves and Sue Vertue at Nerd HQ Panel 2015. Photo copyright Annika Ahmed

 

There is a much rumored “Sherlock/Doctor Who” crossover that may or may not be in the works.  Stay tuned for more details on that!

The “Sherlock” special is set to come out on television and in select theatres later this year.

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The full Nerd HQ Sherlock panel can be seen here:

 

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Steven Moffat at 2015 San Diego Comic Con. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

 

Steven Moffat – you love him….you hate him….you hate to love him.  The genius behind the reboot of the “Doctor Who” franchise and the smash success “Sherlock” inspires strong feelings in fans.  Moffat is also one of the busiest people in television, juggling two very successful shows that he produces, writing episodes and making appearances and talking to the press at events like the 2015 San Diego Comic Con.

 

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Not only did he have two official Comic Con panels – for “Doctor Who” and “Sherlock”, there was also a “Sherlock” panel at Zachary Levi’s popular Nerd HQ which he attended with wife Sue Vertue and “Sherlock” Star Rupert Graves, and he still found time to attend the annual SherlockeDCC fan party with his wife and son at the San Diego Central Library.

Moffat was a special surprise guest at the party, which is an annual event held for fans put on by the Baker Street Babes, an all-female fan group (www.bakerstreetbabes.com).  Party-goers were delighted to see Moffat and wife Sue Vertue (also a producer on “Sherlock”) and son Louis come by to spend some time with them at the sold-out event.

 

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Louis and Steven Moffat and 2015 San Diego Comic Con. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

 

Louis was in the “Sherlock” episode “His Last Vow” playing the young Sherlock Holmes.  Fans wanted to know what it was like being the young Sherlock and Louis said that he still had to audition for the role, even though his parents produce the show.  He said that he really enjoyed working with his parents and it was a lot of fun shooting the episode.

 

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One fan asked Moffat if he had to kill off either Sherlock or Watson, who would he rather kill?  Moffat said that he thought it would be more interesting to see how Sherlock would react to the death of one of his friends.  “Watson without Sherlock, we have already seen that…how that would be.  Seeing how Sherlock reacted when Mrs. Hudson was threatened…..it would be interesting to see how Sherlock would deal with any of his people being hurt or killed.”

 

 

The question was posed that if “Sherlock” were ever to run out of original Arthur Conan Doyle stories, would they consider using any of the modern authors who have written stories about Sherlock Holmes as the basis for their storylines.  Moffat laughed “At this stage, given that there is so much original, and we make the show like the glacier that advances across Europe, we’re not in any real danger of running out. There are 60 original Arthur Conan Doyle stories….we have made 10. I think Arthur Conan Doyle could catch up with us and he’s dead.”

 

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Sue Vertue. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

Moffat quipped to wife Sue Vertue when she commented on how slowly “Sherlock” is produced, “I do have another project I work on” referring to his other job as Showrunner and Producer on “Doctor Who.”

Obviously both Moffat and Vertue realize how important the fan base is to “Sherlock” and they clearly love the show and the fans to take time out of an extremely long day to spend with their fans.

For info on next year’s SherlockeDCC party, visit www.bakerstreetbabes.com.

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Tom Hiddleston at Nerdist Panel San Diego Comic Con 2015. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

Tom Hiddleston at Nerdist Panel San Diego Comic Con 2015. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

 

Saturday night of the 2015 San Diego Comic Con had more choices of things to do than any other day of the convention.  One of the most popular events every year is the Nerdist podcast hosted by Chris Hardwick which allows fans lucky enough to score a ticket the chance to see some of their faves being interviewed and interacting with the audience.  This year Nerdist hosted two podcasts, the second of which featured Tom Hiddleston and Director Guillermo Del Toro talking about their upcoming film, Crimson Peak and a host of other topics.

 

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Tom Hiddleston and Guillermo Del Toro. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

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Tom Hiddleston, who is always a fan favorite was taking quite the ribbing from his director Guillermo Del Toro who would comment each time Hiddleston would answer a question with an “awwwww”, eliciting laughter from Hiddleston and the audience.  It is quite evident that the two really enjoyed working together and share a great camaraderie.

 

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Speaking about their film “Crimson Peak”, which opens in October, Del Toro called it “not eye candy, but eye protein.  Because it’s beautiful but nutritious.”  Hiddleston was quite proud of the film as well, calling it “one of the most beautiful films I’ve ever seen, as well as the most beautiful one I’ve ever been in”.

 

 

Hiddleston also spoke about his upcoming Hank Williams biopic “I Saw The Light”, where he plays the tragic country star.  He sings and plays guitar in the film and delighted the Nerdist audience with his Southern accent.  The film opens in the U.S. in November.

 

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If you would like more information on the podcast, visit www.nerdist.com.

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Richard Armitage of “Hannibal”. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

 

“Hannibal” was a big draw at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con.  Fans of the NBC show, called “Fannibals”, spent hours waiting in lines for panels and signings to meet the shows creators and stars.  Even though NBC has announced that the current season will be the last for the drama, they are certainly going out with a bang.

 

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Hugh Dancy of “Hannibal”. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

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Bryan Fuller of “Hannibal”. photo copyright Suzanne Philips

 

In addition to a completely full panel discussion and numerous parties and interviews throughout the weekend, a book signing was held on Sunday across from the San Diego Convention Center to promote the new book “The Art and Making of Hannibal: The Television Series” by Jesse McLean.  This beautiful coffee table book has behind the scenes photos, extracts of shooting scripts, and exclusive cast and crew interviews. The 176 page book is published by Titan Books and retails at Amazon.com for $16.98.

 

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Fans started lining up in the middle of the night for a chance to get their books signed and meet the stars.  Bryan Fuller and Hugh Dancy even stayed after the signing to walk through the line of remaining fans to sign their items.

 

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“Hannibal” airs on Thursdays on NBC.  Check your local listings for times.

 

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The Walker Stalker Fan Fest, which brings starts of shows like The Walking Dead together with fans, held a great event at Petco Park during the 2015 San Diego Comic Con last weekend.

Star Tyler James Williams who played beloved character “Noah” on the hit show spoke about the show, his life in showbiz and took questions from fans during his 45 minute panel.

William’s character, Noah, was introduced in the hospital in Atlanta where Beth was taken after being abducted.  Williams originally was only meant to be on the show for 3 episodes.  He was meant to die in the hospital but didn’t know exactly when he would be killed off.

He and Emily Kinney who played “Beth” on the show “didn’t set out to play the scenes as if there were a budding romance between them”, says Williams but “when I watched them when they aired, it looked like we did it on purpose”.

 

The cast and crew of The Walking Dead are a big family and whenever a character dies, the whole group feels the loss. Noah’s death was particularly heart-wrenching for both the creators and the fans alike.

Williams said that “when I got the script it wasn’t completely clear how he would die.  It just said “Noah gets ripped apart”.  I wasn’t sure what that meant.  When we got there on the day, we just worked it all out.”  Williams feels that when Noah says to Glenn “You have to go on”, it was a very important moment and meant more than just going on without Noah and leaving him to die, it meant that he had to continue to be a good person and fight for their way of life.

For the death scene in the revolving doors, they made a bust of William’s face by making a mock up with a material similar to that which they use to make casts and then creating a life-like replica of his face.  Williams has some selfies with the bust which he said was pretty creepy.  He also hasn’t really been able to go through revolving doors since shooting the episode.  He would be out with friends and he wouldn’t want to go through the doors and his friends wouldn’t understand it because no one had seen the episode yet and he couldn’t talk about it.

 

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Everyone always talks about how The Walking Dead is a fantastic cast of actors and they have a great fanbase and Williams agrees.  He is “getting used to the Walking Dead world.  Once you are a part of it you are a part of it for life.  Years and years down the line, you will still be talking about it.” (talking about the show).

“There are great actors on this show.  Everyone is trained and focused. ” Williams says.  “When you have all of your characters driving towards one goal, that is when the show is the best. ”

Unlike other projects, the actors of the Walking Dead have no egos.  “The tone is set by Andy (Lincoln who plays Rick on the show) and he has no ego whatsoever.”.

“The fans are a big part of the show and are always very supportive and what makes the show so amazing” concluded Williams.

For more info on other great Walker Stalker Con events, including an upcoming Zombie cruise, visit www.walkerstalkercon.com

 

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Michael Rosenbaum of “Smallville”. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

 

Day 2 of San Diego Comic Con 2015 saw the first of the popular Hall H and Ballroom 20 panels for TV and Film, more attendee arrivals and tons of celebs out and about in town.

Check out some of the Celebs we ran into today below:

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Bill Murray. Photo Copyright Suzanne Philips

 

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Chris Hardwick of “Nerdist”. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

 

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan of “Extant”. Photo Copyright Suzanne Philips

 

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Marg Helgenberger. Photo by Suzanne Philips

 

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Gene Simmons of Kiss. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

 

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Paul Stanley of Kiss. Photo copyright Suzanne Philips

 

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Tommy Thayer of Kiss

 

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Seth Green. Photo Copyright Suzanne Philips

 

Tomorrow we will have reports on Sherlock, The Walking Dead and more!

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Jose Pablo Cantillo of the Walking Dead

Jose Pablo Cantillo of the Walking Dead

 

The Walker Stalker Fan Fest in San Diego, California starts this Friday and organizers are hard at work adding last-minute guests and panels and preparing a finalized schedule for attendees.

Two great new guests have just been added to the already packed event – Jose Pablo Cantillo who plays Martinez on The Walking Dead and Travis Love who plays Shumpert on the hit show. Both actors will be at the event on Friday and Saturday to meet with fans and sign autographs.

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Travis Love of the Walking Dead

 

In addition, Walker Stalker Con has set up a great new app which can be used on any Android or Iphone or the web where attendees can create their own guidebook schedule for the event, look up panels, find maps of the venue and much more.  To get your copy of the app, just go to your app store and type in Walker Stalker Con.

CFM News will be covering the event and will bring your updates throughout the weekend so check back to find out all of the exciting details!