New Sonic Screwdriver Fan Collectible Revealed at Comic Con

Official Reveal of the New Sonic Screwdriver Fan Collectible at
BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who San Diego Comic-Con Panel

San Diego, California – Thursday, July 19, 2018: Today in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con, the new Sonic Screwdriver Fan Collectible was revealed for the U.S. – a replica of what the Thirteenth Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker, will use in the new series of Doctor Who.
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Designer Arwel Wyn Jones talked through the new Sonic, “It’s a privilege to have been asked to redesign the iconic Sonic Screwdriver for the Thirteenth Doctor and a new generation of audiences. I can’t wait for people to see how the Doctor acquires it.”

Produced by Seven20, the new, electronic 7.4” Thirteenth Doctor Sonic Screwdriver Fan Collectible is an authentic replica of the Doctor’s device. It features two buttons that when pressed activate glowing patterns of red and orange interior lights, two different authentic Thirteenth Doctor Sonic Screwdriver sounds, and a beautiful rotating crystal that glows.

A limited quantity of Sonic Screwdriver Collectibles will be available to purchase at the BBC Shop at BBC AMERICA’s booth #4129 for fans attending San Diego Comic-Con. The product will also be available for pre-order starting on Wednesday, July 25th using the following links:

Link: https://shop.bbc.com/doctor-who-thirteenth-doctor-s-sonic-screwdriver-21535.html
Link: http://hottopic.me/doctorwho

The new season of Doctor Who is due to out this fall on BBC AMERICA with Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor, accompanied by actors Bradley Walsh as Graham, Tosin Cole as Ryan, and Mandip Gill as Yasmin, the Doctor’s friends.

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Comic Con Doctor Who First Look at the New Cast

Photo Credit: B Henderson PictureStock

First look trailer was shown today at San Diego Comic Con. Fans camped out for Hall H to be part of the first look at the new Doctor- Jodie Whitaker. I had a great time in the BBC Press room for the show. Jodie gave me a thumbs up when I told her how happy I was see her there. (Loved her in Broadchurch). BBC shared the video trailer below. enjoy!!

Photo Credit: B Henderson PR Photos

 

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Castle Rock Panel at Comic Con 2018

Hulu is bringing “Castle Rock” to San Diego Comic Con! Bill Skarsgard has the role of “The Kid”. The list of cast members set to appear at the panel are below. Who else is excited for this show?

SYNOPSIS: A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock is an original story that combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland. Castle Rock stars Andre Holland, Melanie Lynskey, Bill Skarsgard, Jane Levy and Sissy Spacek.

WHO: Bill Skarsgård (‘The Kid’), Melanie Lynskey (‘Molly’), Jane Levy (‘Jackie’), Dustin Thomason (Creator and Executive Producer), Sam Shaw (Creator and Executive Producer)

SDCC PANEL: Friday, July 20 12:45 – 2:00PM World Premiere of Hulu’s Castle Rock— escape the summer heat for a chilling world premiere screening of the first episode of J.J. Abrams and Stephen King’s psychological-horror series about the hometown of some of your favorite nightmares. You’ve read the books, you’ve seen the movies, you know the characters, but you’ve never heard the story of Castle Rock. Following the screening, join the creators and executive producers, Sam Shaw & Dustin Thomason (Manhattan) along with stars, Sissy Spacek (Carrie), Bill Skarsgard (It), Melanie Lynskey (Togetherness) and Jane Levy (Suburgatory) as they discuss the most tragic and disturbing town in America. Prepare to sleep with the lights on. Ballroom 20

SOCIAL: @castlerockhulu #castlerock

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Vikings Returns to Comic Con Plus new UFO Drama Project Blue Book

HISTORY®’s HIT SERIES ‘VIKINGS’ RETURNS TO SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON ON FRIDAY, JULY 20 WITH CAST PANEL IN BALLROOM 20, CONVENTION FLOOR BOOTH AND AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT WHAT’S TO COME IN THE NEW SEASON

NEW UFO DRAMA SERIES ‘PROJECT BLUE BOOK’ TO MAKE SDCC DEBUT ON SATURDAY, JULY 21 WITH PANEL AND OUT OF THIS WORLD ACTIVATION

New York, NY – July 9, 2018 – HISTORY’s hit drama series “Vikings” returns to San Diego Comic-Con with several exciting opportunities for fans including a cast panel in Ballroom 20 that will reveal an exclusive mid-season five trailer, a Seer inspired booth on the convention floor, and an exclusive SDCC comic book entitled “Vikings: Causor.”

Additionally, HISTORY’s upcoming new UFO drama series “Project Blue Book” will make its SDCC debut with a cast panel and a unique, outside activation featuring real UFO cases and an attempt to make contact with life beyond earth from San Diego grounds. Executive produced by Robert Zemeckis, the drama series is inspired by the true, Top Secret investigations into Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) conducted by the United States Air Force from 1952-1969 and stars Aidan Gillen (“Game of Thrones”) and Michael Malarkey (“The Vampire Diaries”). HISTORY will also offer fans the opportunity to take home an exclusive “Project Blue Book” inspired comic book entitled “Project Blue Book – Case #1972.”

Please see details below and join in on the conversation by using #VikingsSDCC @HistoryVikings and #BlueBookSDCC.

HISTORY’s “VIKINGS” PANEL – Friday, July 20 from 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. – Ballroom 20
The cast of HISTORY’s hit drama series “Vikings,” including Katheryn Winnick (“Lagertha”), Clive Standen (“Rollo”), Alexander Ludwig (“Bjorn”), Alex Høgh Andersen (“Ivar the Boneless”), Georgia Hirst (“Torvi”) and creator/writer, Michael Hirst, will get fans excited about the upcoming midseason premiere by discussing last season’s startling alliances, deaths and unbelievable betrayals as the Vikings fight to rule the world. An exclusive mid-season five sneak peek will be revealed. Cast subject to change. Continue reading

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AMC The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead and Preacher Invade Comic Con

THE CAST AND PRODUCERS OF AMC’S HIT SERIES “THE WALKING DEAD,” “FEAR THE WALKING DEAD” AND “PREACHER” INVADE SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2018

“BETTER CALL SAUL” MAKES COMIC-CON DEBUT ALONGSIDE
“BREAKING BAD” 10TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION PANEL

AMC ALSO HOSTS PREMIERE EVENT FOR “BETTER CALL SAUL”
SEASON FOUR; “DEAD QUARTERS” OFFICIAL FAN ZONE; AND
THE WALKING DEAD: OUR WORLD ACTIVATION

NETWORK RELEASES “THE WALKING DEAD” COMIC-CON ART AND
“FEAR THE WALKING DEAD” SEASON 4B KEY ART

WHAT: The cast and producers of AMC’s hit scripted series “The Walking Dead,” “Fear the Walking Dead” and “Preacher” will return to this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego, CA. AMC’s Emmy®-nominated series “Better Call Saul” will also make its Comic-Con debut alongside a reunion panel for “Breaking Bad” in celebration of the Emmy® Award-winning drama’s 10-year anniversary.

The network also released today “The Walking Dead” Comic-Con art along with new key art for “Fear the Walking Dead,” which returns for the second half of its fourth season on Sunday, August 12.

In addition to panels, AMC will have a significant presence in and around San Diego throughout Comic-Con, including:

· A red-carpet premiere screening event for “Better Call Saul,” featuring the series cast and producers. The Emmy®-nominated series returns for its fourth season on Monday, August 6;

· “Dead Quarters,” the official fan zone of “The Walking Dead” and “Fear the Walking Dead.” The immersive experience will feature a curated walk through of settings from both series, including The Sanctuary and a thrilling 22-foot Zombie slide, inspired by the one in “Fear,” as well as photo opportunities with the walker composter and Negan’s “flaming Lucille,” among other activities; and Continue reading

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FX Networks Exhibitions Returns to San Diego Comic Con

FX NETWORKS ANNOUNCES FXHIBITION’S RETURN TO SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON
WITH LEGION, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, MAYANS M.C. AND ARCHER ACTIVATIONS

Annual Comic-Con Experience Will Bring Shows to Life Through Art and Technology
Featuring Augmented Reality and Near Field Communication

LOS ANGELES (July 5, 2018) – FX Networks announced today the return of FXhibition to San Diego Comic-Con, which will bring the networks’ buzziest and most beloved shows to life through an interactive combination of art and technology. Taking center stage once again on the lawn of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, FXhibition 2018 will incorporate Near Field Communication (NFC) technology for the first time as part of innovative installations from hit shows such as Legion, American Horror Story, Mayans M.C. and Archer. Fans may register in advance at FXSDCC.com and use NFC on-site to record each moment of their personalized journey through the space, which will be captured in a virtual online gallery. FXhibition will be open to the public as follows:
· Thursday July 19th, 12pm – 6pm
· Friday July 20th, 10am – 6pm
· Saturday July 21st, 10am – 6pm
· Sunday July 22nd, 10am – 2pm Continue reading

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YouTube Originals Origin and Impulse Panels at Comic Con 2018

YOUTUBE ORIGINALS “ORIGIN” and “IMPULSE” TO BE FEATURED AT
SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON; WILL PREVIEW EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE FOR FANS AT PANELS ON JULY 19

Get a Special Behind-the-Scenes Look with “ORIGIN” Series Stars
Tom Felton and Natalia Tena and “IMPULSE” Series Star Maddie Hasson and Director Doug Liman

WHAT:
YouTube Originals will host panels for two of its biggest dramas at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday, July 19, 2018. The panels will feature the critically-acclaimed drama, IMPULSE, and the highly anticipated series coming this fall called, ORIGIN.
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CBS Studios Presents All Star Line Up at San Diego Comic Con 2018

LOS ANGELES – July 2, 2018 – CBS Television Studios presents the exclusive world premiere screenings of its new series CHARMED and MAGNUM P.I. at San Diego Comic-Con. As previously announced, cast and producers of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY will beam into HALL H for a look back on season one and tease what’s ahead for season two.

The Studio will also present CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND in its first-ever Comic-Con appearance featuring a tell-all panel discussion with series co-creators to celebrate the final season. Also, CBS All Access will host a special marathon screening event of fan-favorite original episodes from the iconic cult classic THE TWILIGHT ZONE. Additionally, don’t miss a special sneak peek and panel discussion featuring Kevin Williamson alongside cast members of CBS All Access’ new psychological thriller, TELL ME A STORY, from Kapital Entertainment.

DETAILS ON PANELS AND EVENTS (in chronological order):

THURSDAY, JULY 19

“CHARMED” EXCLUSIVE SCREENING AND PANEL, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, BALLROOM 20 – The iconic CHARMED is back just in time to celebrate its 20th anniversary. This reboot of the original series centers on three sisters in a college town who, after the tragic loss of their mother, discover they are powerful witches. Between vanquishing supernatural demons, tearing down the patriarchy and maintaining familial bonds, a witch’s work is never done. Please join series stars Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery, Madeleine Mantock and Rupert Evans, along with producers Jennie Snyder Urman, Jessica O’Toole and Amy Rardin, for an exclusive sneak peek of the first episode of The CW series followed by a panel discussion.

#Charmed #SDCC
Facebook: @CharmedCW
Twitter: @cw_charmed

Instagram: @cw_charmed

“TELL ME A STORY,” 12:15–12:45 PM, BALLROOM 20 – Step into the world of TELL ME A STORY, the latest project from the brilliant mind of Kevin Williamson. In this reimagining of the world’s most beloved fairy tales, see “The Three Little Pigs,” “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Hansel and Gretel” come to life as dark and twisted psychological thrillers interweaving with each other against the backdrop of modern day New York City. Join executive producer Kevin Williamson, as well as series stars Paul Wesley and James Wolk, for an exclusive sneak peek of the CBS All Access series followed by a panel discussion. Moderated by the editor-in-chief of Entertainment Weekly, Henry Goldblatt.

#CBSAllAccess #SDCC

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Star Trek Discovery Beams into Comic Con

Series Stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Mary Wiseman, Anthony Rapp, Mary Chieffo, Wilson Cruz, Anson Mount and Executive Producers Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin to
Make First Official Season Two Appearance Together
at San Diego Comic-Con International on Friday, July 20 in Hall H

Panel to Be Moderated by Series Guest Star Tig Notaro
Who Will Appear as Chief Engineer Reno

“Star Trek: Discovery” to Also Host Its Second Annual Gallery Takeover Featuring Exclusive Props and Costumes Directly from the Set of the Mirror Universe;
Fans Have the Chance to Receive Limited Edition
“Star Trek: Discovery” Starfleet Pins

Fans Invited to Take a Ride in a Pedicab
Inspired by the Captain’s Chair on the U.S.S. Discovery

LOS ANGELES – July 2, 2018 – CBS Television Studios and CBS All Access invite “Star Trek” fans from around the world to join them in a celebration of over 50 years of “Star Trek” and the upcoming second season of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY with a lineup of events, activations, merchandise exclusives and a panel, all taking place July 19-22 at Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif.

“STAR TREK: DISCOVERY” PANEL, FRIDAY, JULY 20, 1:30 PM, HALL H
Over 50 years ago, the world was first introduced to what would quickly become a cultural phenomenon. “Star Trek” inspired developments in science and technology, broke social barriers, and transported viewers around the globe to new adventures and uncharted frontiers. Last fall, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY continued that tradition and followed the voyages of Starfleet aboard the U.S.S. Discovery. Join the cast and producers of this CBS All Access series to look back on season one and find out where the crew is headed as it transports into its second season.

Cast members scheduled to appear include Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Mary Wiseman, Anthony Rapp, Wilson Cruz, Mary Chieffo and Anson Mount, alongside executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin. The panel will be moderated by series guest star Tig Notaro, who will appear as Chief Engineer Reno. Friday, July 20, 1:30 PM; Hall H.

“STAR TREK: DISCOVERY” MIRROR UNIVERSE GALLERY TAKEOVER Continue reading

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SyFy Programming Announcement for Comic Con 2018

It’s almost time for Comic Con! The full programming of panels has yet to be released but SyFy announced the panel line up for their programs. Can’t wait!

Thursday, July 19
NIGHTFLYERS
Panel: 3-3:50PM | Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront

From the mind of George R.R. Martin, this highly anticipated new SYFY series is a psychological thriller set in the year 2093 that follows a team of scientists aboard the most advanced ship ever built. Their mission takes them to the edge of space but also to the edge of insanity, as they realize true horror isn’t waiting for them out there — it’s already on their ship. Unlike anything you’ve seen before,

NIGHTFLYERS combines horror and science fiction in a way that Martin himself has described as “Psycho in space.” Join the cast and creators for an exclusive look into this exciting new series. Panelists includeJeff BuhlerEoin MackenGretchen MolDavid AjalaJodie Turner-SmithGene Klein and David BartisModerator to be announced.

VAN HELSING
Panel: 4-5PM | Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront
Presented by Nomadic, the cast of SYFY’s action horror series VAN HELSING will once again descend on San Diego Comic-Con to give fans an exclusive first-look at what’s in store for the upcoming third season. Panelists includeKelly OvertonJonathan ScarfeVincent GaleAleks PaunovicRukiya BernardTrezzo MahoroNeil LaButeMike Frislev and Chad OakesModerator: Bevin, Den of Geek. Continue reading

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SyFy Panels Parties Mystery Boxes and Activations at Comic Con 2018

SYFY PUTS FANS FRONT AND CENTER AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2018 WITH NONSTOP PANELS, PARTIES, MYSTERY BOXES, ACTIVATIONS AND 24/7 COVERAGE FROM SYFY WIRE

NEW YORK, NY – June 29, 2018 – One year after SYFY debuted its new fan-centric rebrand, the network is going big at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. With 10 panels, two fan parties, roving interactive activations, mystery boxes galore, pop-up fan awards, and branded buses, trains and gear featuring art created by fans – SYFY’s ‘Con presence is designed to be the year’s ultimate celebration of fandom. In addition, the independent genre news site SYFY WIRE will blanket the ‘Con to provide round-the-clock on-air and online coverage of all the biggest stories.

San Diego Comic-Con will also be the launch pad for the SYFY WIRE Fan Creatorsinitiative – the next phase of SYFY’s “It’s a Fan Thing” positioning. The multi-platform program will celebrate, nurture and support the makers, artists and creators at the heart of genre fandom. Beginning with an online hub dedicated to showcasing the latest and greatest in fan creations, the SYFY WIRE Fan Creators initiative will prove “It’s a Fan (Made) Thing” with year-round contests, partnerships and recognition for the best in class when it comes to being a participating fan.

“At SYFY, we know that genre fans are not mere observers, they’re passionate participants,” said Alexandra Shapiro, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Digital for SYFY and USA Network. “And so everything we do at SDCC will include remarkable creative work from fan artists and creators, from the designs on our sought-after swag bags to the décor and food at our parties.”

SYFY’s San Diego Comic-Con 2018 presence includes:

PANELS!

SYFY will bring the biggest genre stars together for 10 official panels, including eight show panels and two panels from SYFY WIRE that dissect and celebrate genre and geekdom.

“SYFY WIRE’s The Great Debate,” one of last year’s hottest panels, will return with host Aisha Tyler and celebrity panelists debating the genre’s most hotly contested topics. Also from SYFY WIRE, Fangrrls managing editor Cher Martinetti will host “SYFY WIRE Fangrrls: Women Changing the Game,” an in-depth discussion with women leading the charge in sci-fi, fantasy and horror. Continue reading

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FX Rolls into San Diego Comic Con

FX Rolls Into San Diego Comic-Con With Archer, Mayans M.C. and Legion

LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2018 – FX Networks will have a major presence at San Diego Comic-Con this summer with the Emmy Award®-winning animated comedy series Archer, the highly-anticipated new drama series Mayans M.C., and the acclaimed drama series Legion. Always among the most popular draws of the annual show, the FX Networks sessions will include panel discussions with producers and actors, exclusive footage and more. The schedule is as follows:

Archer Panel Discussion – Friday, July 20 at 5:15 p.m. in the Indigo Ballroom

Mayans M.C. Panel Discussion – Sunday, July 22 at 1:00 p.m. in Hall  

Legion Panel Discussion – Sunday, July 22 at 2:15 p.m. in Hall H

Archer

Coming off its ninth hit season, FXX’s Archer will feature a panel discussion and Q&A on Friday, July 20 from 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. in the Indigo Ballroom of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel.

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