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'Star Wars Rebels' fight scene: The Inquisitor has a tricky lightsaber

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It’s The Inquisitor in action! Here’s the first clip from Star Wars Rebels that gives us a long look at the galaxy’s new big bad (voiced by Jason Isaacs). Not just any look, either — the Jedi hunter is having a lightsaber fight with rebels Kanan (Freddie Prinze Jr.) and Ezra (Taylor Gray) in this exclusive scene. The footage from Disney XD’s hotly anticipated new animated series just debuted at Rebels Comic-Con event Thursday.

Rebels tells the story of the formation of the Rebel Alliance and is set between the Star Wars prequel films and the original trilogy. The series is scheduled to premiere this fall as a one-hour special on Disney Channel, and will then air as a series on Disney XD channels worldwide.

Check out the video below which introduces a new spin on lightsaber design:  READ FULL STORY

'Reign' cast teases 'lots of death,' new villains in season 2

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When the cast of Reign hit their Comic-Con panel, we discovered a few things about what to expect from season 2, including more on the plague, future famine, and potential new love interests for Catherine. (Also: More sex!) But when stars Adelaide Kane, Toby Regbo, and Megan Follows stopped by EW‘s video hangout, we got further information on what will be happening when royal viewers return to France this fall.

Follows talked about season 2′s focus on the conflicting religious factions, while Kane teased new villains—or, more specifically, “new gentlemen.” Aside from the show, we also got the actors to talk about their own personal villains and the fact that Kane is a stealth nerd.

For more on Kane’s nerdy side, check out EW Radio’s (SiriusXM 105) interview with the cast. Spoiler: She once dressed up as Wonder Girl.

Reign returns to The CW Thursday, Oct. 2, at 9 p.m. ET.

'Hannibal' new blooper reel plus season 3 scoop

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The most deadly serious drama on TV once again has a funny gag reel: Below, EW has the exclusive outtakes from season 2 of NBC’s acclaimed thriller, PLUS details about the season 2 DVD release, PLUS season 3 scoop from the show’s Comic-Con panel.

First, the gag reel: The scenes include dancing in the morgue, Mads Mikkelsen forgetting how to tie his tie, Gillian Anderson losing her microphone down her shirt, and plenty of crack-ups during the show’s signature terse dining scenes. The clip (which was briefly leaked online earlier this year) is part of Hannibal‘s season 2 home video package, which we can reveal will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on Sept. 16. The disc packages will feature audio commentary with cast and crew on select episodes, a feature-length documentary on the making of episode 205, deleted scenes, and more.

Check out the gag reel below—which is a cut-down of the longer DVD version—which just played at Hannibal‘s Comic-Con panel. As you’ll see, Hannibal is so creepy that even when the cast is messing around, it’s still kinda creepy. READ FULL STORY

'Teen Wolf' at Comic Con: MTV hit renewed for fifth season with 'a lot of decision making' in the future

Herds of screaming girls and men proudly wearing “Part Wolf” shirts howled like crazy for Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien, and other cast members of Teen Wolf during the supernatural hit’s Comic-Con panel this year. Though the cast was at times slightly distracted by their own image on the large video screens surrounding them—and their own poop jokes—the MTV stars provided some good scoop about the show’s current fourth season and future alongside series executive producer Jeff Davis. Well, that was after Posey decided to cartwheel onto the stage. “I think I broke my toe,” he admitted. Here are some highlights:

• The biggest and most exciting news came from Davis at the beginning of the panel, when he not only announced that the show had been renewed for a fifth season, but would also be 20 episodes long—eight more than the current season 4 order. Though there was little doubt about the show’s return, Davis commented on some of the tonal changes that the series has been going through this season, citing Steven Spielberg’s E.T. as inspiration. “[It goes] back to human problems as oppose to creating another mythology or a creature,” he said. A quick turnaround between seasons 3 and 4 and a holiday conversation with Davis’ brothers made him remember some of the “classic single mother” stories that reminded him of his own childhood, which he wanted to replicate in the show. However, when asked if any of the characters were based on real people, Davis answered, “Um… not really,” clarifying that most of the characters are inspired by the person he wanted to be in high school.

• There seems to be a rule that you either need to be named Tyler or Dylan to star on Teen Wolf. And all four guys—Tyler Posey, Tyler Hoechlin, Dylan O’Brien, and Dylan Sprayberry—had plenty to share about what else they all have in common. Newcomer Sprayberry fit right into the pack with his older cast members, so much so that Posey took a moment to pronounce his love for ‘Lil Dyl Spray’ and asked to marry him. Sprayberry’s character Liam, who will be promoted to series regular next season, “starts to learn he’s okay being a werewolf but not a hero,” according to Davis. O’Brien, however, proved to be slightly more popular during the Q&A section of the panel. After being told that he was perfect, a young fan got too emotional to actually ask a question and broke out in tears. O’Brien then gave the young girl his name tag and a hug, though was scolded by security for the latter.

• The girl probably most envied by everyone in Ballroom 20 was Shelley Henning, who plays Malia, the complicated love interest of O’Brien’s character Stiles. Davis said that Shelley had a “very good sense of humor and comic timing,” which she was able to show after Posey asked her if she thought their characters had sex on the show. “NO! Sex is bad!” she exclaimed, to some groans in the room. “I’m just trying to appeal to the younger audience!” Davis hinted that Stiles and Malia’s relationship will have a rocky road ahead as a “certain secret about her parentage comes out” and confirmed to fans that “you have not seen the last of Danny,” played by Keahu Kahuanui.

• After the audience got a sneak peak at the remaining episodes of the current season, more questions were raised, mainly: How many people on this panel are getting killed? Though Davis laughed off that suggestion, he did comment that the end of the season will be filled with “a lot of decision making, a lot of character arcs coming to a finish,” and the fruition of Peter Hale’s plan. And though actor Ian Bohen wasn’t present in San Diego, his wardrobe was still a hot topic of discussion when one fan asked if he would ever stop wearing V-necks. Hoechlin replied that his shirts would likely only become deeper and wider as time goes by. However, Hoechlin was embarrassed to discover that he doesn’t really wear any shirts for the rest of the season, showing off his body in almost every remaining episode. “This is the first time I’ve seen that trailer. I guess I didn’t realize,” he said.

Stay tuned for EW’s all-access coverage of Comic-Con at EW.com/ComicCon.

See a season 4 sketch from 'Key & Peele' and find out one detail about a new movie

Comedy Central has given a return date to a pair of sketch comedians so close, they’re separated by a mere ampersand: Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Key & Peele, which picked up four Emmy nominations earlier this month, will kick off season 4 on Sept. 24 at 10:30 p.m. The 11-episode season will include such famous guests as Ty Burrell (who also appeared in season 1), Rashida Jones, Retta, Chelsea Peretti, and Jason Ritter, EW has learned.

But new episodes of their sketch show aren’t the only thing on their collective plate right now. During a Key & Peele panel at Comic-Con on Thursday afternoon, the team revealed that in addition to the Vandaveon and Mike animated series that they’re developing at Comedy Central—and the big-screen comedy they’re both starring in and writing with Judd Apatow—they are developing another movie that they’ll headline. Its title? Keanu. (Alas, it doesn’t co-star Keanu Reeves.) Only one detail about the project was spilled, and it came courtesy of Peele: “Keanu is a kitten.” READ FULL STORY

'24' at Comic Con: EP Jon Cassar says 'we're still talking about the movie'

Kiefer Sutherland joined executive producer Jon Cassar at San Diego Comic-Con to talk about the latest installment of 24, subtitled Live Another Day, and his parting thoughts on playing Jack Bauer again. Here are the highlights:

- While some expected the panel would elicit news of another installment, neither Cassar or Sutherland discussed another terrible day for Jack Bauer.

- Cassar did, however, admit that a 24 movie is still a possibility. “We’re still talking about the movie,” Cassar told the crowd in Ballroom 20. “It’s still potentially out there.” READ FULL STORY

'Legend of Korra' is not canceled, will finish airing online

Legend of Korra fans can rest easy—the animated series has not been canceled.

Earlier today, the website NickAndMore reported that Nickelodeon had pulled the show from its schedule and that Korra‘s eighth episode, airing Friday, would be the last to be seen on television. While this is true, the creators have confirmed that the five remaining episodes of “Book Three” will be released online.

Korra is NOT cancelled,” the show’s team assured in a post on the series’ official Tumblr page. “The remaining episodes will roll out weekly on Nick.com and the Nick app beginning August 1, as well as on platforms like Amazon, Google Play, Xbox and Hulu.”

And there’s even more good news: “There is most definitely a ‘Book 4,’” co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino said on his Facebook page. “All the pre-production is done and Studio Mir is hard at work on the animation.”

Legend of Korra‘s San Diego Comic-Con panel will take place Friday, where this big announcement will certainly be a topic of conversation.

Pornstache will not return for season 3 of 'Orange Is the New Black'

When Orange Is the New Black returns, it will be missing a little facial hair.

Pablo Schreiber, who plays Mendez—a.k.a. Pornstache—told the New York Post that he will not appear in the show’s third season. It’s not a huge surprise, considering that the last time we saw his character—spoiler!—he was being carted away to prison. But then again, this entire show takes place inside a prison, so there’s that.

Schreiber told the Post: “I’m not taking part in the third season. I’m a member of a show called The Brink that’s going to be on HBO. It’s a half-hour comedy with Jack Black and Tim Robbins and me [as] the three leads. I’m really excited about it.”

He went on to say that he was never a series regular on OITNB, which he is on The Brink, so really, “it’s a no-brainer,” he said. “It was a better move for me as an actor.”

That being said, Schreiber does still love OITNB, and specifically its creator, Jenji Kohan. “I feel so grateful to Orange. Jenji obviously means a ton to me. I respect her to no end. I think she writes the best dialogue on TV right now. While season three is out of the picture, beyond that is open.”

So it sounds like Pornstache could show up at a later date. As Schreiber put it, “I would go anywhere that [Kohan’s] working, and I know that our paths will cross again soon, whether it’s on Orange or on a future project.”

Schreiber later went on Twitter to calm some of the upset fans:

Reps for the show did not immediately respond for comment.

Andy Samberg and Kit Harington will star in HBO tennis mockumentary

Looks like it’s Brooklyn vs. bastard on the court at Wimbledon. EW has confirmed that Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) will play a pair of tennis rivals in a one-off HBO mockumentary about a seven-day match at Wimbledon. Titled 7 Days in Hell, the comedy will star Samberg as a superstar tennis “bad boy” Aaron Williams and Harington as Charles Lloyd Poole, a young prodigy.

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'American Horror Story: Freak Show' casts 'All My Children' actor

The Freak Show just added another performer. FX’s American Horror Story: Freak Show has cast All My Children alum Finn Wittrock. Co-creator Ryan Murphy announced the hire on Twitter Thursday: READ FULL STORY

Mayim Bialik will host TV Land's reboot of 'Candid Camera'

Don’t worry, your reaction isn’t being taped right now.

EW has learned that TV Land will announce at their Comic Con panel today that Emmy-nominee Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory) will host Ben Silverman’s new version of Candid Camera alongside Peter Funt, the son of the show’s creator and host, Allen Funt. Silverman’s company Electus will co-produce with Peter Funt’s Candid Camera Inc, with Funt and Silverman serving as executive producers.

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Comic-Con reviews NBC's 'Constantine': Fans say...

NBC is placing its bets on Constantine, and that’s clear at Comic-Con, where a big interactive display for the upcoming show has taken over Gaslamp Square and ads for the series cover many of the buses in San Diego for the convention. Executive produced by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight, Da Vinci’s Demons), the series is based on DC Comics’ Hellblazer, which also spawned the 2005 Constantine film starring Keanu Reeves.

Fans got their first taste of the new show at Comic-Con’s Wednesday night pilot screenings. Here’s what they thought.

“I liked it. It definitely followed the feeling of the comic,” said Will, 45, of San Diego. READ FULL STORY

Norman Reedus of 'The Walking Dead' talks about disguising himself as the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

Norman Reedus is a Comic-Con favorite. But he loves the convention as much as the convention loves him. In fact, The Walking Dead star has been known to do some celebrity stalking himself. “I took a selfie with Anthony Bourdain and the lead dude from Yo Gabba Gabba!,” says Reedus of one of his favorite Comic-Con encounters. “I was like, this is the best moment ever!” But wait, did Bourdain and “lead dude from Yo Gabba Gabba!” (also known as DJ Lance Rock) even know who Reedus was? “The Yo Gabba Gabba! guy, he knew. Anthony Bourdain kind of looked at me like, what the hell are you doing right now? But I’m a huge fan of Anthony Bourdain. If I didn’t have this job as Daryl Dixon, I would definitely want his job.”

Of course, there are scores upon scores of fans who would kill to get up close and personal with Reedus. But that can be a bit of a problem for when the star wants to go walk the convention floor. To try to an evade prying eyes, Reedus has employed a variety of costumes over the years so he can mingle undetected with even the most hardcore fans. He shared one such story about going incognito with a Walking Dead castmate. READ FULL STORY

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