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13 moments and big reveals you might have missed from Comic Con 2015

The annual geekfest has dropped some serious gems.

THE ANNUAL COMIC bonanza, Comic Con, took place in San Diego this weekend. There were cosplays, celebrity panels, and an unreal takedown from Bryan Cranston.

But there was also lots of footage and trailers shown from some of this and next year’s most anticipated movies.

1. A Deadpool trailer was shown

The much anticipated Deadpool movie offered a first look at the trash-talking superhero in action. Ryan Reynolds was there to introduce it, and the footage impressed audiences.

2015 Comic-Con - 20th Century Fox Panels

 

All deeply promising.

Source: Steven Dalby/YouTube

2. Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice got its first full-length trailer

Twitter went APE when the new full-length trailer was put online in all its glory. Comic Con audiences got the first peak at the panel, featuring cast Amy Adams, Henry Cavil, Ben Affleck and Jesse Eisenberg.

2015 Comic-Con - Warner Bros. Presentation Source: AP/Press Association Images

It’s changed the minds of many who were wary of the the concept.

Source: Warner Bros. Pictures/YouTube

Beautiful.

And director Zack Snyder showed up in the batmobile, because of course he did.

3. A Game of Thrones audition reel was shown at it is AMAZING

Featuring auditions from Christie, Pedro Pascal, Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei), Kristofer Hivju (Tormund Giantsbane), Rose Leslie (Ygritte) and Jerome Flynn (Bronn) entwined with tv footage, they simple slay.

Source: GameofThrones/YouTube

4. Everyone got a behind-the-scenes look at the new Star Wars, The Force Awakens

Featuring a surprise cameo from Simon Pegg. As an alien. Harrison Ford also showed up after his plane crash and everyone sighed in relief.

Domhnall Gleeson sat on the Dark Side panel, so we can expect bad things from him.

2015 Comic-Con - Star Wars: The Force Awakens Panel Source: AP/Press Association Images

Source: Star Wars/YouTube

Look at Wookie!

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5. Then they had a Star Wars concert

Yep, a stormtrooper lef about 6,000 people to a secret location and they partied Star Wars style. Not jealous at all.

6. We got a glimpse at the new Sherlock Christmas Special

Source: PBS/YouTube

Executive producer Steven Moffat also confirmed a new three-episode season, but he hasn’t actually started writing it yet.

7. The Mocking jay panel looked like great craic

Conan O’Brien moderated JLaw and the Hunger Games’ cast’s last appearance at Comic Con, as the final installment of the franchise will be released in November.

2015 Comic-Con - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Panel Source: AP/Press Association Images

A new trailer was shown:

Source: The Hunger Games/YouTube

8. Bill Murray owned the place

He showed up in character as Richie Lanz from Rock the Kasbah.

2015 Comic-Con - Rock the Kasbah Panel Source: AP/Press Association Images

He later was snapped with an awestruck Jennifer Lawrence, AND signed a fan’s head with Miley Cyrus. What a hero.

Bad a$$!!!! Bill fucking Murray Source: mileycyrus

9. We got a look at the Walking Dead prequel, Fear the Walking Dead

Source: moviemaniacsDE/YouTube

10. The Suicide Squad assembled

The entire squad took to the DC panel and gave a preview of the much-anticipated movie. We get a first look at how the squad was put together, and of course, just how the Joker is portrayed.

Source: estechico memata/YouTube

People are fast changing their tune about Jared Leto’s ability to pull off the maniac clown.

12. The COSplay was next to none

People like to dress up when they go to Comic Con.

Recognise this guy?

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13. Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy got hot and heavy

The lads were at the convention to promote Victor Frankenstein and had a weird moment against the wall.

James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe made the Victor Frankenstein panel very homoerotic. #sdcc

This is important.

14. The X Men Apocalypse panel gave us the best selfie since the Oscar selfie

Including the cast of X Men, Fantastic 4, Deadpool, and… Channing Tatum.

Not to mention some new footage of the movie. Some very bad quality YouTube uploads are available, you’re WELCOME.

Source: CONNOR OLSEN/YouTube

It’s OK, here’s Fassy instead.

2015 Comic-Con - 20th Century Fox Panels Source: AP/Press Association Images

Bryan Cranston spectacularly owned a guy at Comic Con last night>

JK Rowling’s perfect take-down of a Serena Williams hater is going viral>

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