Look, it’s no secret that we’re living in the golden age of television and film. We’ve been blessed with truly amazing TV and movies for the last few years, with streaming services and studios bolstering their libraries by adding new content nearly every week. And now, studios are flocking to San Diego this week to debut all of their shiny, new trailers at Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC).
Several studios even got the party started in advance, dropping fresh teasers and trailers before SDCC even opened its doors.
There are a LOT of trailers on the way, so for your convenience, we’re collecting ’em all here for you and will update this throughout the event. Enjoy!
THE TRAILERS – MOVIES
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
The next [BIG SCREEN] chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe hits theaters on Nov. 11 as Black Panther: Wakanda Forever delivers a look at a world devoid of T’Challa in which new enemies — and, perhaps, new allies — emerge.
SHAZAM: FURY OF THE GODS
DC and Warner Bros. rocked Hall H (literally, scroll to the next one for more) with a presentation that included the long-awaited full trailer for the Shazam sequel. The continuing story of teenage Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!,” is transformed into his adult superhero alter ego, Shazam, hits theaters on Dec. 21 via New Line.
We said that DC “rocked” Hall H, and for Black Adam, it was no joke as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson emerged in costume as Black Adam to kick off a panel. Black Adam is the first film to explore the story of this classic anti-hero that was granted the power of the Gods and imprisoned for nearly 5,000 years. Will the DC Universe ever be the same? Find out on Oct. 21!
JOHN WICK 4 (JW4)
So you wanna know what Keanu Reeves is up to in the fourth outing from the popular John Wick franchise? Well, according to Lionsgate, you should text 310-564-8005 for classified updates. That’s all we can say.
Things are getting scary! Universal kicked off the trailer party on the eve of SDCC with the release of its Halloween Ends trailer. The movie is set to be released on October 14, just in time for spooky season.
The Munsters are back, baby! Taking place prior to the events in the 1960s sitcom, this Rob Zombie film will serve as an origin story for these beloved characters. Fans can purchase this haunting love story on digital, DVD, and Blu-ray beginning September 27. Additionally, the film will hit Netflix in October.
DON’T WORRY DARLING
More Florence Pugh and Harry Styles? Say less. Olivia Wilde’s next film released its second trailer, featuring more of its celebrity-packed cast. The movie will premiere September 23 and honestly, we’re counting down the days.
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: HONOR AMONG THIEVES
A new campaign is beginning — and this one includes Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Regé-Jean Page, and more! In this movie adaption of the iconic role-playing game, a charming thief and a band on unlikely adventurers undertake an epic heist to retrieve a lost relic. Set to hit theaters on March 3, 2023, the world of Dungeons & Dragons (finally) comes to life on the big screen.
TEEN WOLF: THE MOVIE
The rumors are true — Teen Wolf is back, and so is Tyler Posey. A terrifying new evil has come to Beacon Hills that calls for the return of Alpha Werewolf Scott McCall to reunite the Banshees, Werecoyotes, Hellhounds, Kitsunes, and other shapeshifters of the night. Teen Wolf: The Movie is set to stream soon exclusively on Paramount+.
THE TRAILERS – TV SHOWS
HOUSE OF THE DRAGON
Have you been missing Game of Thrones? Well, the iconic franchise is back with its newest iteration. The trailer for House of the Dragon has finally arrived and although we may be down one Mother of Dragons, but we’re up several actual dragons. The highly anticipated HBO Max show arrives on August 21.
SHE-HULK: ATTORNEY AT LAW
On Aug. 17, Disney+ is the exclusive home for the adventures of the HULK family. Well, Hulk and his cousin, She-Hulk. The full trailer just dropped, but someone else is also dropping in. Stay ’till the end, we dare ya!
CHUCKY Season 2
On Oct. 5, the world’s most famous Good Guys doll is back when Chucky season 2 debuts on SYFY and USA Network. Indeed, Charles Lee Ray and his “friends” are back! After all, they always come back.
As the story goes, “there is another world that waits for all of us when we close our eyes and sleep — a place called the Dreaming, where The Sandman, Master of Dreams, gives shape to all of our deepest fears and fantasies. Based on Neil Gaiman’s DC Comics series, The Sandman stars Tom Sturridge as the titular character and hits Netflix on Aug. 5.
ANNE RICE’S INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE
Anne Rice’s best-selling novel, Interview With The Vampire. is reimagined for new audiences as an original series coming to AMC and AMC+. The action begins on Oct. 2.
Okay, so this isn’t a trailer, but it’s BIG news: The Orville is headed to Disney+! After being bounced around following the Disney acquisition of Fox a few years back, The Orville’s third season was shifted to Hulu. Now, new episodes will stream Thursdays on Hulu and join the rest of The Orville’s missions on Disney+.
MYTHIC QUEST Season 3
“I’ve got an NFT for ya: No F*$king thanks!” That’s a great line from the trailer for the third season of Mythic Quest in which the crew heads into the metaverse and Joe Manganiello shows up. Word on the street is that he’s a big fan. Learn more on Apple TV+ this fall.
STAR TREK: PICARD Season 3
The cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation returns in Picard‘s final season, including Patrick Stewart (Jean-Luc Picard), LeVar Burton (Geordi La Forge), Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine), Michelle Hurd (Raffi Musiker), Michael Dorn (Worf), Marina Sirtis (Deanna Troi), Jonathan Frakes (William Riker), and Gates McFadden (Beverly Crusher). The season blasts off next year on Paramount+!
STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS Season 3
On Aug. 25, fans can catch up with the crew of the U.S.S Cerritos in the third season of Star Trek: Lower Decks on Paramount+. With Captain Freeman (Dawnn Lewis) on trial following the Season 2 finale, Mariner (Tawny Newsome), Tendi (Noël Wells), Boimler (Jack Quaid), and Rutherford (Eugene Cordero) are in for a host of new adventures–including a trip to Deep Space 9.
TALES OF THE WALKING DEAD
This all-star cast comes together to tell six different stories that take place within The Walking Dead universe. Fans of the original series can check in on favorite characters while meeting new ones as they fight to survive during a zombie apocalypse.
THE WALKING DEAD
Of course, you can’t talk The Walking Dead without giving it up for the original series — the one that started it all! They say that “11 seasons have led to this,” and the fight returns to AMC and AMC+ on Oct. 2,
MARVEL’S MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR
One of Marvel’s newest TV shows follows the tale of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-rex, Devil Dinosaur. This first-look clip also serves as an announcement for the stellar voice cast: Alison Brie, Andy Cohen, Daveed Diggs, Maya Hawke, Jennifer Hudson, Cobie Smulders, Wesley Snipes, and Cliff “Method Man” Smith come together to bring this story to life. Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is slated to premiere on Disney Channel and Disney+ in 2023.
RUGRATS SEASON 2
All of your nostalgic ’90s dreams are coming true. Nickelodeon and Paramount+ released a teaser trailer for the second season of this rebooted, animated classic. Rugrats follows Tommy, Chuckie, Angelica, Susie, Phil, and Lil as they explore the world from their point of view. Not only did the two companies announce that Rugrats was picked up for an additional 13-episode third season, but they are also adding an additional 13 episodes to the second season! Season two premieres in 2023 on Paramount+.
NATIONAL TREASURE: EDGE OF HISTORY
Inspired by National Treasure — ’90s kids’ favorite Nick Cage movie — this Disney+ original show focuses on Jess, a young heroine, as she embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover the truth about her family’s past and save a lost Pan-American treasure. Although a release date isn’t set yet, fans can look for the series to hit Disney+ sometime in the future!
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Season Three
He-Man and his friends are coming back! Mattel announced the third season of the hit reboot, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Set to hit Netflix on August 18, the third season follows the cataclysmic events at the end of season two, with He-Man and the rest of our heroes on the run from Skeletor’s ghost. The heroes must enlist help from unlikely sources as they band together to once again battle Skeletor.
Fandom has to start somewhere, and Batwheels looks like a great (and very cute) start for a new generation of kids who may find it to be their first step into a bigger world packed with superheroes … and their very cool, anthropomorphic rides. Bam, Buff, BiBi, Redbird, and Wing are the Batwheels, and they have a catchy theme song, too!
BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD
Beavis and Butt-Head are back and dumber than ever. Paramount+ revealed the first look from the original series, set to hit the streaming network on August 4. This new series marks the duo’s first original episodes in more than 10 years.
THE TIDAL ZONE – A SPONGEBOB UNIVERSE SPECIAL
Arr you ready kids? Because Nickelodeon is taking you on an unprecedented journey down to Bikini Bottom. The first SpongeBob universe special, The Tidal Zone, is set to premiere in November on Nickelodeon. The one-hour special will bring together all three animated SpongeBob series, featuring Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years, SpongeBob SquarePants, and The Patrick Star Show. Check out your first look at this inter-dimensional, under the sea adventure.
It really sucks to be in high school. Lissa is a Royal vampire who attends a boarding school for vampires with her best friend, Rose. When a mysterious bond forms between the two friends, they must work together to figure it out, all while facing dangerous threats. Based on the best-selling book series from Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy comes to Peacock on September 15.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER
The heroic legends of the fabled Second Age of Middle-earth hits the small screen for the first time in the this first trailer for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Set to release on September 2 on Prime Video, the trailer was released at a Stephen Colbert-moderated panel where the ensemble cast and the series’ creators came together to discuss their mutual love for all things Tolkien.
A new era begins for Hasbro’s Transformers franchise in the new, Paramount+ original series, Transformers: Earthspark. Streaming this fall, the new series features Bumblebee leading a new crew of the first Transformers born on Earth. Roll out!
I AM GROOT
He may be a man of few words, but he’s got a great personality. Well, sort of — he’s working on it. Groot returns in this series of original shorts that explore the tiny humanoid-tree’s pint-sized world.
I am Groot, I am Groot. Translation: We cannot wait for this series, premiering August 10 on Disney+!
SEE Season 3
Jason Momoa is seemingly everywhere, and on Aug. 26 he can be seen as Baba Voss in the third and final season of See on Apple TV+ See takes place in a brutal and primitive future, hundreds of years after humankind has lost the ability to see.
THE TRAILERS: VIDEO GAMES
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJAS TURTLES: THE COWABUNGA COLLECTION
Players can join Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael in their newest adventure — Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection. The game will hit PC via Steam, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch on August 30th. Itching to play it early? If you’re at SDCC, head over to the eSports Lounge’s Turtle Lair to try the game.
Gotham City is still in disarray (shocking!), and Batman is dead. Now there’s a new criminal underworld in Gotham City, and it’s up to the Batman Family to keep the streets safe. Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood, and Robin must protect Gotham and bring hope to its citizens. In this game teaser, players are introduced to Batgirl, a new symbol for Gotham to believe in. Gotham Knights is currently available for preorder and will be released on October 25.