Last year, a robsten appearance threw Comic-Con audiences into a tizzy. This year, could Hollywood's most glamorous movie star couple show up to give the expected 126,000 fans something to scream about?
That's the big question as movie geeks prepare for the annual pilgrimage to San Diego's Comic-Con International, where both Angelina Jolie's Salt and Brad Pitt's Megamind will be presented on the same day, per the very A-list, Twilight-free and Tron-heavy schedule released today:
Even without the presence of sparkly vampires (right, there is no Twilight panel this year), the pop culture confab will be a star-studded weekend with presentations of highly anticipated studio flicks like Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Expendables, and the aforementioned Salt and Megamind, December's Tron: Legacy, and the 2011 sci-fi/action pic Battle: Los Angeles.
And those panels are just on the first day, July 22!
While Brangelina are currently unconfirmed to attend the panels, surprise guests have been known to drop in on unsuspecting Con attendees in the past. Last year, Johnny Depp popped in to say hello during Disney's Alice in Wonderland panel, dazzling the crowd with a wave and hello. A year earlier, Hugh Jackman surprised fans in support of Wolverine.
The biggest clue that Sony/Columbia Pictures might bring Angie back to Comic-Con? (She appeared, pre-Brangelina, to pimp 2003's Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.) They promise "some very special guests" to accompany exclusive footage from the action pic, which opens nationwide the next day.
While fans simmer in that delicious ambiguity, they'll have plenty of A-list talent to ogle over the weekend.
Stars already confirmed to attend include Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Jeff Bridges, Michael Sheen, Olivia Wilde, Sylvester Stallone, Michelle Rodriguez, Aaron Eckhart, J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Michael Cera, Bruce Willis, and every fan boy's favorite GILF, Helen Mirren. (Rrawr!)
Friday will see even more stars—in three dimensions!—as Jerry O'Connell, Elisabeth Shue, Jessica Szohr, Steven McQueen, and Eli Roth take the stage with Piranha 3-D before Nicolas Cage presents footage from his 2011 revenge-horror pic, Drive Angry 3-D.
Seth Rogen and director Michel Gondry are also expected to appear over the weekend with their 2011 superhero flick, The Green Hornet.
Check back for updates as the full schedule is announced this weekend!
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