Snowpiercer, Picard, and More Awesome Trailers Hit Comic-Con

Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart), the beloved captain of Star Trek: The Next Generation's USS Enterprise pins on his comm badge and comes out of retirement for what might be one last mission, with a new, young crew and guest appearances from his old crewmates and old enemies (and writing from Michael Chabon, the novelist who wrote The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Klay). "We pointedly wanted to not make a sequel to Next Generation,” said executive producer Akiva Goldsman. "It's slower, more gentle, more lyrical. It is certainly more character-based. It also takes on the same thing that the original series took on, that Next Generation took on , that Discovery takes on, which is hope for a future that …

The 10 Things We’re Most Excited to See at Comic-Con

Let's get this out of the way right off the bat: It's kinda hard to get stoked about this year's Comic-Con International. The annual San Diego confab is typically a bellwether of everything coming to screens big and small. There are usually sneak peeks of future blockbusters and surprise announcements about comic-book heroes getting their own movies. Often, big-name actors come out to surprise fans. This year, though, the con feels downsized. Warner Bros., the studio typically responsible for one of the biggest panels in the convention's legendary Hall H, isn't putting on a big show. If Lucasfilm is bringing anything—like J. J. Abrams and a massive orchestra—it has done a remarkable job keeping it quiet. Marvel announced somewhat last-minute …