District 9 midnight screenings expanded nationwide

Sci-Fi Wire reports that the Peter Jackson-produced, Neill Blomkamp-directed sci-fi action thriller District 9 will open at midnight this Thursday in advance of its Friday premiere date of August 14th. District 9 follows the story of extraterrestrial refugees in a sort of reservation in modern-day South Africa. It’s been 28 years since the aliens made …

James Cameron and Peter Jackson to discuss the future of film on special Comic-Con ’09 panel that promises “surprises”

Entertainment Weekly is hosting three Comic-Con panels featuring some of the hottest creators in TV and film, to discuss the work that’s being done in their respective fields. The first of these panels will be Wonder Women: Female Power Icons in Pop Culture, moderated by Entertainment Weekly editor-at-large Ben Svetkey. It will feature a discussion …

BIG Comic-Con news: Avatar and Tron footage in 3-D: ABC’s Lost panel with surprise guests: Warner’s brings Ninja Assassin and Jonah Hex: Peter Jackson brings District 9: Screenings for Fox’s unseen Dollhouse ep. & new V sci-fi series

The folks over at Sci-Fi Wire have posted even more grand events that will be happening at Comic-Con San Diego between July 22nd and 26th. Keep in mind that the full list of events hasn’t been published yet, so some of these events and/or times could change.

Twilight Saga: New Moon, Peter Jackson and James Cameron’s Avatar circling 40th Comic-Con International

The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Peter Jackson, who’s finishing up the horror film The Lovely Bones and James Cameron’s epic sci-fi movie Avatar, are purported to be among the highlights of this summer’s 40th Anniversary edition of Comic-Con International in San Diego, according to the New York Times. Jackson has never attended the event, despite …