COMIC-CON 2010: Movie prospects, pitfalls and payoffs

July 27, 2010 | 3:05 a.m.

'Scott Pilgrim,' 'The Expendables,' 'Tron Legacy,' 'Green Hornet'

Sure, every movie feels like a hit when it’s promoted in the celebratory climate of Comic-Con’s Hall H. But there’s cheering and there’s cheering; some movies preview at Comic-Con and begin their journey to serious bank, while others start down a lonely road from which they’ll never return.

On Hero Complex’s sister blog 24 Frames, The Times’ Steven Zeitchik takes a look at the winners, losers and tweeners at this year’s fan extravaganza.


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“Scott Pilgrim” in San Diego…with jet-packs

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“Sucker Punch” amps up the grrrrl power

Photos: “Scott Pilgrim” courtesy of Universal Pictures; “The Expendables” courtesy of Lionsgate; “Tron Legacy” courtesy of Disney; and “The Green Hornet,” courtesy of Sony Pictures.


One Response to COMIC-CON 2010: Movie prospects, pitfalls and payoffs

  1. jon says:

    Hi Geoff,
    Just writing in as you requested to say it was a pleasure meeting you. I really appreciated you taking a moment to speak with me. I also thank you again for taking a look at the trailer.
    I've been a true fan of your writing's for quite a bit. I really like what you do here at the HERO COMPLEX. I wish you much success and many more years of great stories!
    I look forward to making many more movies in the future and having you see them!
    Best wishes,

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