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Comic-Con 2019 Schedule: Wednesday & Thursday Highlights


The 50th Comic-Con International: San Diego will be upon us in two weeks and the first look at the schedule has been released. You can check out Comic-Con 2019 schedule highlights below, while you can view the full schedules for the two days at the official site. Make sure you stay tuned to all our Comic-Con coverage at this link!


World Premiere Screenings of Batwoman and Pilot Screening of New Series Pennyworth Plus Special Sneak Peek Screening of The 100 and Rooster Teeth
Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television proudly continue their annual Preview Night tradition with the exclusive world premiere screening of new series Batwoman and a pilot screening of new series Pennyworth as well as a sneak peek of fan favorite The 100, Rooster Teeth, and more.
Wednesday July 17, 2019 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Ballroom 20


11th Annual “Behind the Music”: Sounds and Scores from This Year’s Favorite Shows and Films
CW3PR and Rhapsody PR take you “behind the music” for this annual popular, ear-pleasing panel featuring some of the top current composers, songwriters, and musicians of Comic-Con’s favorite TV and film projects. Hear from the industry pros as they reveal current industry trends specially fine-tuned for the Comic-Con fan expert ears. Secrets and spoilers of upcoming films and seasons are always shared in this panel, as well as exclusive audience giveaways, and a to-be-announced celebrity moderator from one of the musician’s films or shows. 2019 panelists include Jeff Russo (Star Trek: Discovery, The Umbrella Academy, Legion), Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, musical and movie), Wendy Carlos (Tron, Clockwork Orange, The Shining), Sean Callery (Jessica Jones, Homeland, The Hot Zone), Kurt Farquhar (Black Lightning, American Soul), and Jim Dooley (A Series of Unfortunate Events).
Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am – 11:00am
Room 25ABC

DC Collectibles
Limited-edition statues, action figures, designer vinyls—DC Collectibles has them all and more! The DC Collectibles crew will talk about what’s coming up from the maker of iconic collectibles and celebrate the fan-favorite Batman Black & White line and its 100th figure in the series.
Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am – 11:00am
Room 9

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art: Behind the Scenes
George Lucas’ new museum is under construction in L.A. Meet Lucas Museum curators Erin M. Curtis, Anastasia James, and Ryan Linkof and learn about a collection of visual storytelling that spans everything from ancient art to illustration, comic art, photography, and the arts of filmmaking, including storyboards, costumes, props, and visual effects.
Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am – 11:00am
Room 5AB

Unreal Gaming
A panel of leading game developers discuss the ins and outs of designing and building impactful and exciting games on the remarkable Unreal Engine. Join them for this deep-dive. Moderated by Sinclair Fleming.
Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am – 11:00am
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Funimation: My Hero Academia Panel
Prepare to go Plus Ultra! with this one-of-a-kind hero panel. Learn how to be a real hero as panelists discuss this hit anime series, featuring English voice actors Justin Briner (Deku) and Clifford Chapin (Bakugo), and professional football players Marcus Davenport (New Orleans Saints) and Adam Gettis (Atlanta Falcons). See the panelists arm wrestle, watch new episodes for season 4, engage in a Q&A, and get giveaways.
Thursday July 18, 2019 10:30am – 11:30am
Room 6BCF

Hollywood Game Changers: A Conversation with the Creative Women Behind Popular Films and TV Projects
Meet the talented women changing the status quo in film and television projects like Game of Thrones, The OA Part II, Watchmen, Space Jam 2, Clueless, Santa Clarita Diet, Unikitty!, Enchanted, BoJack Horseman, Black Monday, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Fahrenheit 451, War for the Planet of the Apes, Rampage, and more! Get insight from famed composers, costume, production, and sound designers on how they use their craft to champion for women empowerment, diversity, and inclusion in entertainment. These fearless women are revolutionizing Hollywood and they’re here to stay. Part 1 of 2 from Impact24’s “Behind-the-Camera Superblock” panel series. Panelists include Paula Fairfield (Game of Thrones), Mona May (Clueless, Enchanted, Santa Clarita Diet), Meghan Kasperlik (The OA Part II, Watchmen), Melissa Bruning (Space Jam 2, War for the Planet of the Apes), Anna Drubich (Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark), Anna Hollingsworth (Unikitty!, BoJack Horseman), and more panelists to be announced. Moderated by Chandra Feltus (partner and director at Neer Motion) and Fiorella Occhipinti (cinematographer). Introduction by Impact24 PR’s Andrea Resnick.
Thursday July 18, 2019 11:00am – 12:00pm
Room 25ABC

Terminator: Dark Fate
Paramount Pictures brings a Terminator: Dark Fate panel discussion and footage presentation with talent and filmmakers.
Thursday July 18, 2019 11:00am – 12:00pm
Hall H

Transformers Cyberverse: Season 2 Sneak Peek
What is The Power of The Spark ? Get a behind-the-scenes look into what’s next for Cartoon Network and Hasbro Studios’ Transformers Cyberverse . Jack Conway moderates the discussion with Cyberverse story editor Randolph Heard, writers Gavin Hignight, Zac Atkinson, Dan Salgarolo, and Mae Catt, Hasbro Studios’ Mikiel Houser, a TBD member of the Transformers Brand team and the voice of Bumblebee, Jeremy Levy. The team will talk new characters, new stories, and new toys and will be sharing an exclusive clip from season 2, as well as opening up the mic for an audience Q&A.
Thursday July 18, 2019 11:00am – 12:00pm
Room 29AB

Sneak Peak for Season 4 of SYFY’s Van Helsing
Hear from the cast, producers, and writers of the hit TV show Van Helsing, including Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, Neal McDonough, Jennifer Cheon Garcia, Tricia Helfer, Aleks Paunovic, and introducing Keeya King and Nicole Munoz, with showrunner Jonathan Lloyd Walker and executive producers Chad Oakes and Michael Frislev. moderated by Bevin of the one and only Den of Geek. Get a sneak peek at what’s in store for the explosive season 4, and be sure to arrive early to get your very own season 4 cast poster!
Thursday July 18, 2019 11:15am – 12:15pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

7th Annual Musical Anatomy of a Superhero: Film and TV Composer Panel
Music has always been an important supporting character in movies; it goes to another level in the superhero film genre where the music sets a tone that helps define a character, an impending battle, or a triumphant moment. The annual Musical Anatomy of a Superhero returns with a Justice League/Avenger panel of superhero composers of superhero films. Unreleased music and video clips from upcoming and recently released projects will be featured. Leading Hollywood composers will explain the process and challenges of creating music behind the superhero genre, along with collaborating with the director, producers, and the franchise. Composer panelists include Pinar Toprak (Captain Marvel, Krypton), Benjamin Wallfisch (Shazam!, Hellboy), Sherri Chung (Batwoman, Super Girl), Blake Neely (Batwoman, The Flash), Christopher Lennertz (The Boys, Agent Carter), and moderator Michael Giacchino (Spider-Man: Far From Home, Dr. Strange), with introductions by Ray Costa (Costa Communications).
Thursday July 18, 2019 11:30am – 12:30pm
Ballroom 20

Batman Beyond 20th Anniversary
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Batman Beyond won two Emmy Awards and three Annie Awards as it captured the imaginations of a new generation of Batman fans, setting new standards for superhero storytelling with innovative designs, outstanding voice acting, and an intriguing approach to DC’s iconic characters and stories. The series also spawned an acclaimed animated film, Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker . Come celebrate the series’ 20th anniversary with many members of the creative team behind the breakthrough production, including producers Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series) and Glen Murakami (Teen Titans), eight-time Emmy Award–winning casting/dialogue director Andrea Romano (Justice League), director James Tucker (Batman: Hush), writers Bob Goodman (Elementary, Warehouse 13) and Stan Berkowitz (Justice League: The New Frontier), and the acting stars of the series: Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series) and Will Friedle (Boy Meets World, Kim Possible), the voices of Batman and Terry McGinnis, respectively. Stay to the end for some exclusive prizes and cool announcements.
Thursday July 18, 2019 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Hall H

Netflix’s New Hit YA Fantasy Series, The Order
Meet the cast of Netflix’s The Order at their first ever Comic-Con appearance. Featuring Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Adam DiMarco, Devery Jacobs, Thomas Elms, Katharine Isabelle, Louriza Tronco, creator/showrunner Dennis Heaton, writer/EP Shelley Eriksen, and executive producers Chad Oakes and Michael Frislev. They’ll premiere a sizzle reel with never-before-seen footage.
Thursday July 18, 2019 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

The Toys That Made Us
The minds behind the smash-hit Netflix series The Toys That Made Us are back with their signature brand of insight, wit, and unadulterated love of all things toys! What does the future hold for the continuing series about the toys that we all know? Hear from show creator Brian Volk-Weiss, eP Robin Henry, producer Richard Mayerik, editor Nick Ferrell, and production manager Jackie Palombo, and get an exclusive look ahead, along with a peek behind the curtain of season 3.
Thursday July 18, 2019 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Room 6A

Evil Exclusive Screening and Panel
Evil is a psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. The series focuses on a skeptical female psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a carpenter as they investigate the Church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries, including supposed miracles, demonic possessions, and hauntings. Their job is to assess if there’s a logical explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work. Please join series stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, and Michael Emerson, along with co-creators and executive producers Robert King and Michelle King for an exclusive sneak peek of the first episode followed by a panel discussion. Moderated by Lynette Rice from Entertainment Weekly. Evil will air Thursdays this fall on CBS.
Thursday July 18, 2019 12:45pm – 2:00pm
Ballroom 20

Gears of War Extended Universe
Gears Pop! and Gears 5 releasing this year, the developers behind Gears of War discuss the past, present, and future of this storied franchise. Studio head Rod Fergusson (The Coalition) along with editor Steve Saffel (Titan), author Jason M. Hough (Titan), editor Chase Marotz (IDW), and author Arthur Gies (Gears of War Retrospective by Udon) share their views on the Gears franchise, describe their approach to storytelling, and go in-depth on the characters and stories behind IDW’s new Hivebusters comic book series and Titan’s upcoming Ascendance novel. Moderated by Gears’ franchise narrative lead Bonnie Jean Mah (The Coalition), this panel will give fans insight into what’s to come from one of the biggest sagas in gaming. Participate in the Q&A for a chance to win special giveaway items during the panel!
Thursday July 18, 2019 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Room 5AB

Marvel Games Panel
Get an inside look at the latest and greatest from Marvel Games. Attendees will see exciting new content from Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, Marvel’s Iron Man VR, and Marvel’s Avengers, with many unannounced surprises and panel exclusives. Moderator Greg Miller (loudmouth at will be joined by Bill Rosemann (VP and creative director, Marvel Games) and other panelists from titles throughout the Marvel Games family.
Thursday July 18, 2019 1:30pm – 3:15pm
Hall H

SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout
Drop on the deck and flop like a fish because it’s a celebration for 20 years of SpongeBob SquarePants! Dive deep down into the making of SpongeBob’s brand-new special “SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout!” with co-executive producers Vincent Waller and Marc Ceccarelli. Voice actors Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy), Mr. Lawrence (Plankton), and Clancy Brown (Mr. Krabs) will discuss what it was like to portray their characters in front of the camera for the first time in this live action-animation hybrid episode. Plus, they’re covering 20 years of nautical nonsense, so be sure to bring it around town!
Thursday July 18, 2019 1:45pm – 2:45pm
Room 6A

From acclaimed creators Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg (BoJack Horseman) comes Undone, a groundbreaking and genre-bending animated series about a young woman’s complex journey to unlock her past and solve the mystery of her father’s death. Alma Winograd-Diaz (Rosa Salazar) takes her mundane life one day at a time until a near-fatal accident induces visions of her late father, Jacob. Through these persistent visions, he urges her to tap into a mysterious ability that allows her to travel through space and time with the hopes of preventing his untimely death. This quest challenges Alma’s relationships and brings into question her mental well-being with those closest to her. Purdy and Bob-Waksberg serve as executive producers, along with Noel Bright, Steven A. Cohen, and Tommy Pallotta. Dutch artist and filmmaker Hisko Hulsing served as the series director and production designer. Panelists include: Rosa Salazar, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Kate Purdy, and moderator Ben Travers. Undone is produced by Amazon Prime Video and Tornante Productions.
Thursday July 18, 2019 1:45pm – 2:45pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Hasbro Transformers
Celebrate 35 years of Transformers with a nod to the past, look at the present, and reveals of what the franchise has in store for the future. Since 1984 the brand has showcased the power of belief and wonder and the idea that there is always more than you expect! You will be able to travel behind the scenes of the new Cyberverse Chapter 2: Power of the Spark with sneak peeks of new characters never before encountered on Cybertron. You will also be the first to hear about new Transformers Generations toys that have yet to hit store shelves, straight from the design and marketing teams at Hasbro. Exciting new Transformers initiatives from trusted partners will be shared, as well as the induction of the 2019 Transformers Hall of Fame members. Be prepared for huge surprises and reveals seen first here! Panelists are Ben Montano, Sonal Majmudar, John Frazier, Sean Carmine Isabella, Mikiel Houser, and Ashley Creedon.
Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Room 23ABC

IDW Games: Other People’s (Intellectual) Property
Pop culture is virtually built upon the foundation of intellectual properties, and geek fandom loves to delve deep into the lore of beloved fictional worlds. So how do companies get the chance to create products with other people’s IPs, and what does it take to make sure a product is going to please die-hard fans? Jerry Bennington and Spencer Reeve of IDW Publishing and David Preti and Geoff Skinner of CMON Limited discuss creating games and merchandise based on beloved IPs like Batman: The Animated Series, God of War, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, bloodborne, and Dragon Ball Z .
Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Room 9

Legion M: Fans Unite to Take Over Hollywood
How can you become part of Hollywood and get involved directly in films, TV shows, and digital content? Legion M is the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company. Through equity crowdfunding, they’ve made it possible for anyone to become an entertainment investor. And it’s more than simply being a “shareholder”—members have access to special screenings, industry events, and exclusive Legion M meet-ups. Legion M executives Paul Scanlan, Jeff Annison, Terri Lubaroff, David Baxter, and others will reveal how Legion M is involved with films like Bad Samaritan, Colossal, Mandy, Tolkien, and their latest films: Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, directed by Kevin Smith (Clerks), and Memory: The Origins of Alien directed by pop culture documentarian Alexandre O. Philippe (The People vs. George Lucas). They will also have updates on projects in development.
Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Room 7AB

Nancy Drew Exclusive Screening and Panel
Nancy Drew is a brilliant teenaged detective whose sense of self has come from solving mysteries in her hometown of Horseshoe Bay, Maine—until her mother’s untimely death derails Nancy’s college plans. Devastated by her mother’s passing, Nancy swears off crime solving, but when a socialite is murdered, Nancy finds herself embroiled in a ghostly murder investigation. A supernatural presence begins to haunt Nancy’s investigation, and she discovers that the current crime has an astonishing connection to the unsolved murder of a local girl. Whether the ghost is here to help or hinder Nancy remains to be seen, but one thing’s for sure: Nancy’s going to have to unravel the clues from both the living and the dead to solve the crimes. Join series stars Kennedy McMann, Leah Lewis, Maddison Jaizani, Alex Saxon, and Tunji Kasim, along with executive producers Noga Landau, Melinda Hsu-Taylor, and Stephanie Savage for an exclusive sneak peek of the first episode followed by a panel discussion. Moderated by Damian Holbrook of TV Guide Magazine. Nancy Drew will air Wednesdays this fall on The CW.
Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm – 3:15pm
Ballroom 20

Dragon Ball Z: 30th Anniversary Panel
One of the greatest action animated series of all time celebrates its 30th anniversary this year! Join legendary DBZ voice actors Sean Schemmel (Goku), Christopher R. Sabat (Vegeta), Sonny Strait (Krillin), and Monica Rial (Bulma) for a celebration 30 years in the making, along with DBZ super-fan Mohamed Sanu, wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons.
Thursday July 18, 2019 2:15pm – 3:15pm
Room 6BCF

35th Anniversary of Ghostbusters
Over three decades ago, four men, the iconic Ecto-1, and Stay Puft Marshmallow Man entered our lives. Since then, the proton pack is a constant cosplay want, and fans can’t help singing along to the classic theme song. The franchise spawned countless comics and animated series. With the future Ghostbuster film to look forward to, Jessica Tseang (founder, Positive Pop Culture/Persisted Media Group) discusses with panelists from the original trilogy, artists, and animators about the longevity of this franchise.
Thursday July 18, 2019 3:00pm – 4:00pm
The Theater, Comic-Con Museum

Beyond explanation . . . beyond understanding . . . lies the truth. Cast and executive producers will present a first look at the pilot episode of ABC’s new drama series Emergence, followed by a panel discussion. This character-driven genre thriller follows a police chief who takes in a young child she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened. The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child’s identity is at the center of it all. Panel participants include executive producers Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters with cast members Allison Tolman, Donald Faison, Clancy Brown, Alexa Swinton, Owain Yeoman, Ashley Aufderheide, Robert Bailey Jr., and Zabryna Guevara.
Thursday July 18, 2019 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Skybound: In Conversation with Robert Kirkman
Comic book creator, writer, and executive producer Robert Kirkman answers questions from fans and discusses his latest projects, including The Walking Dead, Invincible, Oblivion Song, and more.
Thursday July 18, 2019 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Room 6A

Teen Titans Go! New Episode Premiere and Q&A
Go! Teen Titans Go! The Titans return to San Diego to kick off your Comic-Con weekend waffle fights, meatball parties and . . . if you’re good, they might show a brand-new episode too! Producers and members of the voice cast will show attendees an awesome time covering this favorite animated series. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Teen Titans Go! airs Mondays at 6/5c on Cartoon Network.
Thursday July 18, 2019 3:15pm – 4:15pm
Room 6DE

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The cast and producers of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. take over Hall H for the first time ever! Be the first to hear the scoop about the show-stopping conclusion for season 6 and what awaits in season 7 of Marvel’s flagship television show. With your favorite stars in attendance, including Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Elizabeth Henstridge, Iain De Caestecker, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, and Jeff Ward, along with executive producers Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon, Jeff Bell, and Jeph Loeb, this is a must-see panel to celebrate seven seasons with the world’s greatest fans! This action-packed series from Marvel Television and ABC Studios airs Fridays at 8/7c on ABC.
Thursday July 18, 2019 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Hall H

Based on the Stumptown graphic novel, ABC’s new drama series follows Dex Parios (Cobie Smulders), a strong, assertive, and sharp-witted Army veteran with a complicated love life, a gambling debt, and a brother to take care of in Portland, Oregon. Her military intelligence skills make her a great P.I., but her unapologetic style puts her in the firing line of hardcore criminals and not quite in alliance with the police. Panel participants include cast members Cobie Smulders, Jake Johnson, Michael Ealy, Camryn Manheim, Tantoo Cardinal, Cole Sibus, and Adrian Martinez, with executive producer Jason Richman and Stumptown graphic novel author Greg Rucka.
Thursday July 18, 2019 4:15pm – 5:15pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Horror Times Two: Critters Attack! and The Banana Splits Movie
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings a double dip of upcoming horror films in Critters Attack! and The Banana Splits Movie (both produced by Blue Ribbon Content in conjunction with SYFY). Inspired by the film series from the ’80s and ’90s, Critters Attack! follows 20-year-old Drea (Tashiana Washington), who reluctantly takes a job babysitting for a professor of a college she hopes to attend. Struggling to entertain the professor’s children along with her own little brother, Drea takes them on a hike, unaware that mysterious alien critters have crash-landed and started devouring every living thing they encounter. Dee Wallace (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial), who starred in the original Critters as Helen Brown and returns to the franchise in the mysterious role of Aunt Dee, and Tashiana Washington (Shaft, Gimme Shelter) will be on the panel alongside director Bobby Miller (The Cleanse), Critters puppeteer Keith Arbuthnot (Eureka, The Cabin in the Woods), voice of the Critters Steve Blum (Cowboy Bebop), and Blue Ribbons’ Peter Girardi. The Banana Splits Movie offers a new take on the classic characters from the late 1960s The Banana Splits Adventure Hour variety program. In the horror thriller, a boy named Harley and his family go to a taping of The Banana Splits TV show, which is supposed to be a fun-filled birthday for young Harley. But things take an unexpected turn—and the body count quickly rises. Can Harley, his mom, and their new pals safely escape? Panelists include writers Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas (Raven’s Home, My Super Psycho Sweet 16), actor Sara Canning (The Vampire Diaries), Blue Ribbon’s Peter Girardi, and the voice of the Banana Splits, Eric Bauza (Looney Tunes Cartoons). Critters Attack! lands on Earth on July 23 on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital. The Banana Splits Movie comes to Digital on August 13 and Blu-ray and DVD on August 27.
Thursday July 18, 2019 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Room 6DE

Cobra Kai: Past, Present, and Future
Hear from the cast and creators of the hit YouTube Original Series Cobra Kai, which launched its second season last spring to another round of fanfare and critical acclaim. From its iconic roots in The Karate Kid film franchise to the current YouTube series, fans can learn the moves it took to bring these popular characters back for a new generation—and try to wrestle free the surprises in store for its upcoming third season.
Thursday July 18, 2019 4:45pm – 5:45pm
Ballroom 20

His Dark Materials Panel and Q&A Session
Adapting Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy, which is considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction, His Dark Materials follows Lyra, a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. The series is executive produced by Jane Tranter, Jack Thorne, Julie Gardner, Tom Hooper, Toby Emmerich, Deborah Forte, and Dan McCulloch. Cast panelists include Dafne Keen as Lyra, James McAvoy as Lord Asriel, Lin-Manuel Miranda as Lee Scoresby, and Ruth Wilson as Mrs. Coulter. The panel will be moderated by Entertainment Weekly editor-in-chief, JD Heyman.
Thursday July 18, 2019 4:45pm – 5:45pm
Hall H

Attention, Cloud 9 shoppers! Universal Television brings NBC’s hit workplace comedy Superstore to Comic-Con 2019. From the bright-eyed newbies and the seen-it-all veterans to the clueless seasonal hires, together the employees tackle the day-to-day grind of rabid bargain hunters and riot-causing sales, as well as the varied complex issues facing the American working class today. Join your fellow Cloud 9 employees for a Q&A session with the cast and producers: America Ferrera (Ugly Betty), Ben Feldman (Mad Men), Mark McKinney (Saturday Night Live), Lauren Ash (Super Fun Night), Colton Dunn (Parks and Recreation), Nico Santos (Crazy Rich Asians), Nichole Bloom (Shameless), Kaliko Kauahi (Raven’s Home), and executive producers Justin Spitzer (The Office), Gabe Miller (The Office, The Mindy Project), and Jonathan Green (The Office, The Mindy Project).
Thursday July 18, 2019 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

SHAZAM! Documentary World Premiere
Discover the unbelievable history behind the iconic, magical, and influential superhero who is really just a kid at heart: Shazam! Introduced in person by one of the film’s stars—Asher Angel—this DC spotlight (streaming later this summer on DC Universe) features interviews with the people who helped The World’s Mightiest Mortal evolve from comic book hero to pop culture icon. You’ll witness the enlightening perspectives of legendary DC writers and artists, including Geoff Johns, Jerry Ordway, Tom Mandrake, Jeff Smith, Gerry Conway, Jim Lee, and Dan DiDio; filmmaker/comic expert Kevin Smith; and the stars and makers of 2019’s hit film Shazam! : Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Grace Fulton, Cooper Andrews, director David F. Sandberg, and producer Peter Safran.
Thursday July 18, 2019 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Horton Grand Theatre

Crank Yankers
The Crank Yankers cast and producers dial in on the upcoming revival, sharing how they updated it for a digital driven audience, their favorite past moments and behind-the-scenes anecdotes, and special sneak peeks of the rebooted and beloved series.
Thursday July 18, 2019 6:45pm – 7:45pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

The Her Universe Fashion Show
Presented by Her Universe, Hot Topic, and She-Ra in partnership with Cartoon Network, the Her Universe Fashion Show has become one of the must-attend events on Thursday at Comic-Con, as 24 designers compete with their original “geek couture” designs to win the ultimate prize: the opportunity to design a Her Universe fashion collection for Hot Topic. Hosted by actress and Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein.
Thursday July 18, 2019 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Harbor Ballroom, Manchester Grand Hyatt

Celebrating 40 Years of Alien
Take a deep dive into the origins of Alien and its fandom with documentary director Alexandre O. Philippe (The People vs. George Lucas, Doc of the Dead, 78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene), Diane O’Bannon (Dan O’Bannon Estate), Will Linn (Joseph Campbell Foundation), David Baxter (Legion M), and others as they discuss Philippe’s upcoming feature documentary Memory: The Origins of Alien, and the sustaining power of Ridley Scott’s masterpiece with fandom. Trailer debut from the Memory documentary will be shown.
Thursday July 18, 2019 7:15pm – 8:15pm
Room 6BCF

Impractical Jokers: From Hidden Camera to Worldwide Success
One of television’s top-rated and longest running comedies is making its official Comic-Con debut in the show’s first-ever panel. Come see why millions of people love these four lifelong friends and comedians who have turned their hidden-camera TV show into a global sensation. Joe, Murr, Q, and Sal have sold out worldwide tours, their very own cruise festival (back for a 4th year), a feature film in the can, tons of merchandise (including a mobile game, action figures, and Halloween costumes), and a new TV game show on TBS called The Misery Index. Brian “Q” Quinn, SalVulcano, James “Murr” Murray, and Joe Gatto share their secrets to success and how four guys from Staten Island built an incredible and hilarious franchise from the ground up.
Thursday July 18, 2019 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Horton Grand Theatre

ROBOTECH: The Great Transition
Harmony Gold USA presents the latest developments in the Robotech universe, from awesome new products to the live-action film in the works at Sony Pictures with the producers of 300 and the director of Stephen King’s It.
Thursday July 18, 2019 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Room 5AB

World Premiere of The Banana Splits Movie
One banana, two bananas, three bananas . . . gore! Be among the first to witness the terrifying return of everyone’s favorite silly quartet as The Banana Splits Movie offers a new take on the classic characters, which were first introduced to audiences in 1968 with The Banana Splits Adventure Hour variety program. In the upcoming horror thriller, a boy named Harley and his family go to a taping of The Banana Splits TV show, which is supposed to be a fun-filled birthday for young Harley. But things take an unexpected turn—and the body count quickly rises. Can Harley, his mom, and their new pals safely escape? The film stars Sara Canning (The Vampire Diaries) and Dani Kind (Wynonna Earp), while Eric Bauza (Looney Tunes Cartoons, Woody Woodpecker, UniKitty!) supplies the voices of the Banana Splits. The movie was written by Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas (Raven’s Home, My Super Psycho Sweet 16) and directed by Danishka Esterhazy (Level 16). Produced by Blue Ribbon Content in association with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and SYFY, The Banana Splits Movie comes to Digital on August 13 and Blu-ray and DVD on August 27.
Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00pm – 12:00am
Horton Grand Theatre

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