Superheroes turn out at San Diego Comic-Con, while Hugh Jackman makes a final push for The Wolverine. Jennifer Lawrence plugs her Hunger Games sequel, Steve Coogan premieres Alpha Papa in Norwich and Gravity continues to provide goosebumps...
Comic-Con in San Diego last weekend featured a staggering array of star power presenting their upcoming superhero movies. Chris Evans and Scarlett wound up the fans while talking about Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Benicio Del Toro and Djimon Hounsou were on hand to chat about Marvel's interstellar epic Guardians of the Galaxy. Tom Hiddleston talked up Thor: The Dark World. And the enormous cast of X-men: Days of Future Past turned up, including acting veterans Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart. Watch Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson talk 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' at Comic-Con, or see Djimon Hounsou and Benicio Del Toro discuss 'Guardians of the Galaxy' at Comic-Con. Check out the video of Tom Hiddleston talking about 'Thor: The Dark World' at Comic-Con and see Ian Mckellen and Patrick Stewart getting a little sentimental during 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Comic-Con Q&A.
In addition, Hugh Jackman and James Mangold continued their globe-hopping press tour, arriving in San Diego to discuss their new X-men movie The Wolverine, the Japan-set adventure that arrives in US and UK cinemas this weekend. Watch 'The Wolverine Press conference here, click to view the 'The Wolverine' trailer or read our The Wolverine Review.
Jennifer Lawrence also turned up to promote The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the next episode in the four-film saga. At Comic-Con, she took the time to praise her fans before introducing an elaborate new international trailer for the film, which opens in November. Watch the video of Jennifer speaking humbly about The Hunger Games fans as well as Comic-Con itself or watch the The Hunger Games: Catching Fire international trailer here.
Meanwhile, The Conjuring dominated the US box office last weekend, shattering the record for an original horror movie. It's also the biggest opening of Saw/Insidious director James Wan's career. The film is a fictionalised version of real events involving ghostbusters Ed and Lorraine Warren (played by Patrick Wilson and Vera Formiga), who were also involved in the Amityville case. It arrives in the UK next week. We have a The Conjuring Review as well as The Conjuring Trailer for you.
In England on Wednesday, Steve Coogan held the world premiere of his new action-comedy Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa in Norwich, where the movie is set. He then travelled to London for a more glamorous premiere in Leicester Square that evening. The film opens in the UK next month. Again, we have all the fun from the Norwich Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa premiere as well as the Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa trailer to view.
Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl star in Rush, the remarkable true story of the rivalry between two 1970s Formula One champions: England's James Hunt and Austria's Niki Lauda. In a new short feature, the actors are joined by director Ron Howard and writer Peter Morgan to talk about making the film and reveal lots of thrilling racing footage. The movie hits cinemas in September. Watch the 'Rush' featurette with Chris Hemsworth and director Ron Howard.
And director Alfonso Cuaron released a series of one-scene trailers for his new thriller Gravity, which stars George Clooney and Sandra Bullock as astronauts caught in a terrifying situation while on a Space Shuttle mission. The clips are long-takes that leave us breathless. The film premieres at the Venice Film Festival next month, then opens in October. Take a look at the harrowing Gravity: Detached, Drifting & I Got You Trailers here.