The mecca of pop culture, San Diego Comic Con, is less than a month away! Like last year, Lucy and I will be back in San Diego to report on all the movie and television panels and events happening at this year’s convention. No longer SDCC newbies, we’re definitely prepared for the madness of Comic Con.
Below is a list of confirmed (or rumors that are very likely true) film and television panels for San Diego Comic Con 2012 so far. As time gets closer and more studios confirm panels and/or guest appearances, we’ll be updating The Young Folks with all the news.
Film Panels (Sorted by studio)
- Iron Man 3 (May 3, 2013)
- Wreck-It Ralph (November 2, 2012)
- Oz: The Great and Powerful (March 8, 2013)
Warner Bros.: (WB has reserved a 3 hour block on the Saturday of the convention)
- The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (December 14, 2012)
- Man of Steel (June 14, 2013)
Legendary Pictures (w/ Warner Bros. as distributors):
- Pacific Rim (July 12, 2013)
- Total Recall (August 3, 2012)
- Premium Rush (August 24, 2012)
- Here Comes the Boom (October 12, 2012)
- After Earth (June 7, 2013)
- The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (November 16, 2012)
- The Expendables 2 (August 17, 2012)
- Dredd (September 21, 2012)
The Weinstein Company:
- Django Unchained (December 25, 2012)
TV Panels (Sorted by dates)
Thursday July 12:
- MAD (Cartoon Network): Producers Kevin Shinick and Mark Marek.
- Nikita (The CW): Stars Maggie Q, Shane West and Lyndsy Forseca; Executive Producer Craig Silverstein.
- Arrow (The CW): In attendance = Cast including Stephen Amell. There will be also be a screening of the show.
- The Big Bang Theory (CBS): Panel happening in Hall H!
- Bob’s Burgers (Fox): In attendance= H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman and Kristen Schaal.
- Bones (Fox): In attendance = David Boreanaz, Emily Deschanel, creator/executive producer Hart Hanson and executive producer Stephen Nathan.
- Brickleberry (Comedy Central): There will be also be a screening of the show.
- Childrens Hospital (Adult Swim): In attendance = Star/executive producer Rob Corddry, executive producer Jonathan Stern, Lake Bell, Erinn Hayes, Rob Huebel, Megan Mullally, Henry Winkler and Ken Marino.
- Cult (The CW): In attendance = Matt Davis, Jessica Lucas, Alona Tal, Robert Knepper, and executive producer Rockne S. O’Bannon.
- NTSF:SD:SUV (Adult Swim): Moderator = Rob Corddry
- Robot Chicken (Adult Swim): In attendance = Co-creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, Tom Root, Matthew Beans and Breckin Meyer will take part in DC Entertainment’s Geoff Johns to preview the Robot Chicken DC Comics Special.
- 666 Park Avenue (ABC): In attendance = Terry O’Quinn, Rachael Taylor, Dave Annable, and executive producers David Wilcox and Matthew Miller. There will also be a screening.
- Spartacus: (Starz): In attendance = Liam McIntyre, Manu Bennett and showrunner Steven S. DeKnight.
- The Venture Bros. (Adult Swim): In attendance = Creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer.
- American Dad (Fox): In attendance = Seth MacFarlane.
- Family Guy (Fox): In attendance = Seth MacFarlane.
- The Following (Fox): In attendance = Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, and executive producers Kevin Williamson and Marcos Siega.
- Futurama (Comedy Central): In attendance = Creator/Executive Producer Matt Groening, Executive Producer David X. Cohen, and stars Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, and Maurice LaMarche.
- Glee (Fox): In attendance = Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Darren Criss, Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz, Naya Rivera and executive producer Brad Falchuk
- Person of Interest (CBS)
- Revolution (NBC): In attendance = Billy Burke, Giancarlo Esposito, Tracy Spiridakos and creator/executive producer Eric Kripke and director/co-executive producer Jon Favreau.
- The Simpsons (Fox): Will present The Longest Daycare short.
- The Vampire Diaries (The CW): In attendance = Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, and executive producers/writers Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec.
Sunday July 15:
- The Cleveland Show (Fox): In attendance = Seth MacFarlane.
- DC Nation (Cartoon Network)
- Fringe (Fox): In attendance = Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown, Jasika Nicole, John Noble and the show’s executive producers.
- Sons of Anarchy (FX): In attendance = Series creator Kurt Sutter, Mark Boone Junior, Kim Coates, Tommy Flanagan, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman, Maggie Siff, Katey Sagal and Theo Rossi.
- Supernatural (The CW): In attendance = Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Jim Beaver and Mark A. Sheppard and new executive producer Jeremy Carver and consulting producer Ben Edlund.
Sources: Collider, Entertainment Weekly, RedBull
Which panels are you most excited for? Sound off in the comments.