Aside from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the Warner Bros. panel was the event at Comic-Con that had people camped outside of Hall H overnight. The studio put on a 90-minute panel, which was geared towards building momentum and (hopefully) knocking Marvel down a few pegs. Moderator Aisha Tyler led the presentation, which included a film that no one cares about (Man From U.N.C.L.E.) and a film that everyone cares about (Batman v. Superman). The Pan cast also stopped by to promote, we learned some news about the Green Lantern reboot, and the Batman v. Superman trailer dropped.
Oh, and there was a surprise appearance from the Suicide Squad cast. Let’s start with the interesting stuff, shall we? David Ayer said a few words: “All this good versus evil sh*t” is kind of played out. It’s time for bad versus evil, right?” Then the cast made their entrance. The crowd lost their minds when Will Smith walked onto the stage.
The first teaser trailer for the movie screened for the crowd. Most of the cast was there, though Leto was notably missing.
Leto’s grill was present, however. This isn’t good news for the Joker voice.
Here’s an audio clip of the Joker voice. It sounds like Leto (oddly) isn’t overacting.
The Suicide Squad cast quickly departed, as the cast of Batman v. Superman served as the main anchor for the Warner Bros. panel. Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Jesse Eisenberg and Gal Gadot all took the stage. Director Zack Synder emphasized how the film simply paid homage to The Dark Night Returns and lifted some story elements. In other words, this film won’t be a direct translation. Affleck elaborated upon the sister cities of Metropolis and Gotham City.