Morgan Spurlock has revealed harsh truths about the fast food industry in Super Size Me, sought out a terrorist leader in Where In the World is Osama Bin Laden? and made himself the product in POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold. Now he’s doing it for us geeks by exploring the industry around the annual Comic-Con fanfest in Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope. In the trailer, revealed with the poster today on iTunes Trailers, Spurlock talks to high profile geeks like Eli Roth, Seth Rogen and, of course, Kevin Smith.
Have you ever imagined a place where Vulcans and vampires get along? Where wizards and wookies can be themselves? Welcome to Comic-Con San Diego. What started as a fringe comic book convention for 500 fans has grown into the pop culture event of the year that influences every form of entertainment, now attended by over 140,000 strong. Comic-Con in Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope – a film by Morgan Spurlock explores this amazing cultural phenomenon by following the lives of five attendees as they descend upon the ultimate geek mecca at San Diego Comic-Con 2010.
Comic-Con in Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope is released on 6 April 2012 in the US from Wrekin Hill Entertainment. It does not currently have an Australian release date.
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