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Hollywood and superfans meet at Comic-Con San Diego

Hollywood and superfans meet at Comic-Con San Diego

Hollywood and superfans meet at Comic-Con San Diego

Dressed-up fans descended on Comic-Con San Diego to get the latest insight into Hollywood productions.

Netflix showed for the first time its trailer for its big-budget film Bright, starring Will Smith, Girl With A Dragon Tattoo’s Noomi Rapace and The Bourne Ultimatum’s Edgar Ramirez.

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Fans on Thursday were also treated to a clip of Kingsman: The Golden Circle, a film about British spies.

Halle Berry, Channing Tatum and Julianne Moore are among the stars in the sequel to Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service.

Attendees from all over the country were excited to see star-studded panels, new gossip on Marvel films and each other’s costumes.

Mother-and-son combo Karen Reimus, dressed as Princess Leia, and Eric, 16, a jedi, were first-time visitors, despite living in the Southern Californian city where it is taking place.

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Katia Peppas, dressed as a League Of Legends character, drove for three days from Austin, Texas, to make her second appearance at the annual event.

“It took three days to drive,” the 17-year-old said. “I like dressing up in costumes … and just getting to share whatever you love with everyone else.”

The four-day event this year is expected to draw around 130,000 people but when it started as a comic book convention in 1970 just 300 took part.

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