Saturday, June 25, 2011

Comic-Con 2011: Relativity Films Announces Lineup for Hall H

With Comic-Con less than a month away, film studios are starting to release information on which films will make the trek to San Diego.

Relativity Films has announced which of their upcoming slate of movies will have panels at the 4-day convention. With some of the major studios opting not to come this year, people were afraid that a lack of star power would grace Hall H. Relativity Films plans on bringing Immortals, The Raven and Haywire. How mush star power do those films bring? How bout Henry Cavill (the new Superman), Stephen Dorff, Fredia Pinto, John Cusack, Mickey Rourke and Steven Soderbergh.

Continue below to find out when these panels will be taking place.


Release date: 1/20/12

Mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar Gina Carano (American Gladiators) makes her feature film debut, starring and performing her own high-adrenaline stunts. The film?s talented cast also includes Channing Tatum (GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra), Ewan McGregor (The Ghost Writer), Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class), Antonio Banderas (Desperado), Bill Paxton (Titanic), Michael Douglas (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps) and Michael Angarano (Almost Famous).

In Haywire, an electrifying tale of espionage and betrayal, a female covert ops specialist (Carano), who works in the deadly world of international operatives, strikes back after discovering she?s been double-crossed by someone close to her in the agency. The film is produced by Gregory Jacobs (Ocean?s Trilogy) and written by Lem Dobbs (The Limey).

PANEL GUESTS: Gina Carano (MMA Champion) and director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic,�Ocean?s Eleven)

DATE: Friday, July 22
11:00am ? 11:25am: Comic-Con Panel in Hall H
11:45am ? 12:30pm: Official autograph signing at the Convention Center


In this gritty thriller, Edgar Allen Poe (John Cusack,�Being John Malkovich) joins forces with a young Baltimore detective (Luke Evans,�Immortals) to hunt down a mad serial killer who?s using Poe?s own works as the basis in a string of brutal murders. Directed by James McTeigue (V for Vendetta), the film also stars Alice Eve (Sex and the City 2), Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges) and Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Faster).

When a mother and daughter are found brutally murdered in 19th century Baltimore, Detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans) makes a startling discovery: the crime resembles a fictional murder described in gory detail in the local newspaper?part of a collection of stories penned by struggling writer and social pariah Edgar Allan Poe. But even as Poe is questioned by police, another grisly murder occurs, also inspired by a popular Poe story.

Realizing a serial killer is on the loose using Poe?s writings as the backdrop for his bloody rampage, Fields enlists the author?s help in stopping the attacks. But when it appears someone close to Poe may become the murderer?s next victim, the stakes become even higher and the inventor of the detective story calls on his own powers of deduction to try to solve the case before it?s too late.

PANEL GUESTS: John Cusack (Being John Malkovich,�2012), Luke Evans (Immortals,�The Three Musketeers), Alice Eve (Men In Black III) and director James McTeigue (V for Vendetta)

DATE: Friday, July 22
11:30am ? 12:00pm: Comic-Con Panel in Hall H
12:15pm ? 1:00pm: Official autograph signing at the Convention Center


Visionary director Tarsem Singh (The Cell,�The Fall) and producers Gianni Nunnari (300), Mark Canton (300) and Ryan Kavanaugh (The Fighter) unleash an epic tale of treachery, vengeance and destiny in Immortals, a stylish and spectacular 3-D adventure. As a power-mad king razes ancient Greece in search of a legendary weapon, a heroic young villager rises up against him in a thrilling quest as timeless as it is powerful.

The brutal and bloodthirsty King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) and his murderous Heraklion army are rampaging across Greece in search of the long lost Bow of Epirus. With the invincible Bow, the king will be able to overthrow the Gods of Olympus and become the undisputed master of his world. With ruthless efficiency, Hyperion and his legions destroy everything in their wake, and it seems nothing will stop the evil king?s mission.

As village after village is obliterated, a stonemason named Theseus (Henry Cavill) vows to avenge the death of his mother in one of Hyperion?s raids. When Theseus meets the Sybelline Oracle, Phaedra (Freida Pinto), her disturbing visions of the young man?s future convince her that he is the key to stopping the destruction. With her help, Theseus assembles a small band of followers and embraces his destiny in a final desperate battle for the future of humanity.

PANEL GUESTS: Henry Cavill (Zach Snyder?s upcoming�Superman: Man of Steel), Luke Evans (The Three Musketeers,�Clash of the Titans), Kellan Lutz (The Twilight Saga), Stephen Dorff (Somewhere), Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire), Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler) and producers Mark Canton (300) and Gianni Nunnari (300).

DATE: Saturday, July 23
1:00pm ? 2:00pm: Comic-Con Panel in Hall H
2:30pm ? 3:30pm: Official autograph signing at the Convention Center


Heidi Klum Rachel Blanchard Genelle Frenoy Tara Conner Jennie Finch

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