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WB Brings Pikachu and Shazam Activations to Comic Con 2019

 

POKEMON DETECTIVE PICKACHU COMIC CON CONSUMER ACTIVATION

Experience the magic of Ryme City in an immersive walkthrough pop-up based
on the hit film Pokémon Detective Pikachu.Guests will be able to explore the city and capture Instagrammable moments including the neon cityscape, Ryme City marketplace, film prop displays, an infinity room and more. Fans can win prizes while having the opportunity to take photos with multiple characters from the film including Detective Pikachu himself! On July 23, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” will be available to own in high definition and standard definition from select digital retailers including Amazon, FandangoNow, AppleTV, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. On August 6, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” will be made available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.

Where: Outside The Omni Hotel

675 L St.
San Diego, CA 92101

WHEN: Open to the public:
Wednesday, July 17: 5PM – 7PM Thursday, July 18: 10AM – 7PM Friday, July 19: 10AM – 7PM Saturday, July 20: 10AM – 7PM

Sunday, July 21: 10AM – 4PM

ABOUT POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU:

When detective Harry Goodman goes missing, his son Tim (Justice Smith) and Harry’s former Pokémon partner Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds) join forces to unravel the tangled mystery. Chasing clues together on an epic adventure through Ryme City, they uncover a shocking plot that could destroy the whole Pokémon universe.

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CBS Beams into Comic Con 2019

CBS TELEVISION STUDIOS BEAMS INTO COMIC-CON㈢

WITH FIRST-EVER “STAR TREK” UNIVERSE BLOCK IN HALL H AND

WORLD PREMIERE SCREENINGS OF NEW SERIES “EVIL” AND “NANCY DREW”

LOS ANGELES – July 1, 2019 – CBS Television Studios will kick off San Diego Comic-Con㈢ with exclusive world premiere screenings of its new series EVIL for CBS and NANCY DREW for The CW on Thursday, July 18. As previously announced, cast and producers of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS and STAR TREK: PICARD will beam into HALL H for a first-ever “Star Trek” universe back-to-back panel block on Saturday, July 20.

DETAILS ON PANELS AND EVENTS (in chronological order):

THURSDAY, JULY 18

“EVIL” EXCLUSIVE SCREENING AND PANEL 12:45-2:00 PM – 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. Ballroom 20

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Netflix Announces Comic Con 2019 Lineup

NETFLIX ANNOUNCES SDCC 2019 LINEUP

  • Today Netflix unveiled their exciting San Diego Comic-Con line up on their exclusive NX social handles.

  • The global streaming service will host two Hall H panels on Friday, July 19, 2019, in celebration of their highly anticipated new series: The Witcher & The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

  • THE WITCHER: A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

Friday, 7/19/2019; 2:15PM – 3:00PM

Hall H

Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, THE WITCHER is an epic tale of fate and family.  Be among the first to get the exclusive scoop on the highly anticipated new Netflix original series centering around famed monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia. Be introduced to the world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified.

  • NETFLIX PRESENTS: THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE

Hall H

Friday, 7/19/2019; 3:30PM – 5:15PM

Netflix presents an exclusive sneak peek at the highly-anticipated fantasy series, THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE, based on Jim  Henson’s groundbreaking 1982 feature film, THE DARK CRYSTAL. In this stunning new prequel, three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, and set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world. Realized using classic puppetry with cutting edge visual effects, the cast and creators discuss all of your burning questions about bringing Thra to life.

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TBS Brings Snowpiercer to Comic Con 2019

TBS Brings Snowpiercer to Comic-Con® International with an All-Star Panel and Exclusive First Look at the Series Premiere

June 27, 2019TBS, a division of WarnerMedia Entertainment, is bringing its highly anticipated sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer to San Diego for Comic-Con® International 2019. On Saturday, July 20, TBS will present a panel featuring stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner, Lena Hall, Steven Ogg and executive producer and showrunner Graeme Manson in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront. The session will include an exclusive first look at the series premiere, which will debut in Spring of 2020 on TBS.

Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation based on the acclaimed movie of the same name. The series was renewed for season two prior to the season one premiere.

Panelists: Stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner, Lena Hall, Steven Ogg and executive producer and showrunner Graeme Manson
Moderator: Entertainment Weekly’s Clark Collis
Date: Saturday, July 20, 3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Location: Hilton Bayfront, Indigo Ballroom
Other attendees: Executive producers Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios

Snowpiercer is produced by Tomorrow Studios (a joint venture between Marty Adelstein and ITV Studios), along with CJ Entertainment, who produced the original film. The series is executive produced by Tomorrow Studios’ Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements; showrunner Graeme Manson, who wrote the first episode; director James HawesMatthew O’ConnorScott Derrickson, and the original film’s producers Bong Joon HoMiky LeeTae-sung JeongPark Chan-wookLee Tae-hun and Dooho Choi.

 

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Warner Bros Returns to Comic Con 2019

WARNER BROS. TELEVISION GROUP CELEBRATES
50 YEARS OF COMIC-CON®!

 STUDIO ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET WITH 16 FAN-FAVORITE SERIES
ON THE WAY TO SAN DIEGO FOR 2019 EDITION

 Panels with Stars and Producers of Arrow, Batwoman, Black Lightning, Doom Patrol,
The Flash, Legacies, Pennyworth, Riverdale, Supergirl, Supernatural, Titans and
Veronica Mars — Plus Warner Bros. Animation’s DC Super Hero Girls, Harley
Quinn, Teen Titans GO! and Young Justice: Outsiders — and Rooster Teeth!

 Final Comic-Con Appearances for Arrow and Supernatural!
World-Premiere Screenings of Batwoman, Pennyworth, Veronica Mars and More

BURBANK, Calif. (June 24, 2019) — Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG) joins in the celebration of Comic-Con® as it turns 50 this year, rolling out the red carpet in grand style for this historic milestone as stars and producers from 16 of the Studio’s fan-favorite series are scheduled to participate in Comic-Con International: San Diego from July 17–21. The 2019 edition of the world’s largest comic and pop culture festival will feature the final SDCC appearances of long-running hit WBTV series Arrow and Supernatural, as well as the world premiere screenings of highly anticipated DCTV series Batwoman and Pennyworth, plus the revival of Veronica Mars.

Warner Bros. Television highlights include:

  • Farewell to Arrow and Supernatural: Fans attending Comic-Con will have their last chance to celebrate long-running hit series Arrow and Supernatural as they make their final appearances at SDCC: Arrow on Saturday in Ballroom 20 and Supernatural in its traditional Sunday slot in Hall H.
  • Preview Night/World Premieres of Batwoman, Pennyworth and More: SDCC will be the place for world premiere screenings of the Arrow-verse’s newest DC Super Hero drama Batwoman (in advance of its Sunday, October 6, premiere at 8/7c on The CW) and DC origin story Pennyworth (prior to its Sunday, July 28, debut at 10/9c on EPIX) on preview night, Wednesday, July 17. WBTVG will also feature an advance sneak peek of the pilot episode for the highly anticipated FOX dramatic thriller Prodigal Son, starring Tom Payne and Michael Sheen. And for those of you who like your Super Heroes a little more animated, we have something for you as well, with the world premiere of the upcoming DC UNIVERSE animated comedy series Harley Quinn, as well as a never-before-seen episode of the hit Cartoon Network series Teen Titans GO!, and more.
  • World Premiere of Veronica Mars: The cult favorite returns after 10 years with Veronica (series star Kristen Bell) drawn into an epic eight-episode mystery as a series of bombs terrorize spring breakers in Neptune. Fans attending the show’s Friday panel will get to see the show’s first episode a week prior to its July 26 debut on Hulu.
  • DC UNIVERSE Saturday Night: DC UNIVERSE fans can enjoy an evening of sneak peeks, first looks and breaking news for Titans, Doom Patrol, the second half of Young Justice: Outsiders and the upcoming animated comedy series Harley Quinn during a special two-hour event on Saturday night.
  • Panels: Returning Comic-Con essentials Arrow, Black Lightning, DC Super Hero Girls, Doom Patrol, The Flash, Legacies, Riverdale, Supergirl, Supernatural, Teen Titans GO!, Titans, Veronica Mars and Young Justice: Outsiders are all back in San Diego, along with Batwoman, Doom Patrol, Harley Quinn, Pennyworth and Titans making their SDCC debuts.
  • Warner Bros./DC Booth: The Studio’s massive multi-level booth #4545 will now more than ever become a must-visit destination on the convention floor, when Warner Bros. teams up with DC for an awesome mega-booth.
  • Signings: Autograph signings will take place in the WB/DC booth #4545. WBTVG follows Comic-Con’s ticket drawing/wristband distribution procedure for all signings. Visit https://www.comic-con.org/cci/autographs for more info.
  • @warnerbrostv on Social Media: For additional info on the Studio’s plans for Comic-Con and real-time updates during the convention, please follow @warnerbrostv on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook — official hashtag #WBSDCC — and visit http://comiccon.thewb.com.
  • Social Media Contacts: To connect with WBTVG series, talent and producers in the social space, check out the social media contacts page here: http://comiccon.thewb.com/wbtv-social-media-contacts/

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Her Universe Fashion Show Set for Comic Con 2019

THE HER UNIVERSE FASHION SHOW
RETURNS TO SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON
WITH “THE POWER OF FASHION” THEME
DreamWorks Animation’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power takes center stage, Junior Designers
shine with Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe
The 6th annual Her Universe Fashion Show returns to San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC). Critically acclaimed as one of the must-see events at SDCC, 24 designers will compete with their original geek couture designs to win the ultimate prize – the opportunity to collaborate with actress and Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka Tano, Star Wars) on a Her Universe fashion collection for Hot Topic. Presented by Her Universe, Hot Topic and DreamWorks Animation’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, this year’s highly anticipated show will be held on Thursday, July 18 at 6PM in the Harbor Ballroom of the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel.
 
Hosted by Ashley Eckstein, the theme for this year’s show is “The Power of Fashion.” In the spirit of the critically acclaimed series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, the designs competing in this year’s show will be inspired by powerful characters, stories and themes. Many surprises are in store but the audience can expect that fashion will make a powerful statement on the runway.
 
Two winners will be chosen, one by the audience and one by an expert panel of judges. Joining this year’s judges panel are Ed LaBay (VP/GMM, Hot Topic), Liz Muñoz (CEO, Torrid), Lisa Baldzicki (VP Parks Merchandise & Product Development, Disney Parks), Meghan Camarena (@Strawburry17, Producer, Host, Actress), Merit Leighton (Voice of Frosta, on She-Ra and the Princesses of Power), Michaela Dietz (Actress, Voice of Amethyst, Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe), Kristi Siedow Thompson (Designer, 2018 Audience Winner), Cynthia Kirkland (Designer, 2018 Judge’s Winner) and Jane Burson (Designer, 2018 Singer Sewing Winner). 
 
The Cartoon Network Junior Design Showcase will also return to The Her Universe Fashion Show. Her Universe and Cartoon Network held a competition for Junior Designers between the ages of 6-17, and the winners will showcase their Steven Universe-inspired designs when they hit the runway. The winners of the Cartoon Network Junior Design Contest will also design a collection with Her Universe for BoxLunch in 2020.
 
This year’s content sponsor will be The Pop Insider and they will bring everything about the Fashion Show and pop culture news to one place. Espionage Cosmetics, leading nerd makeup company and self-proclaimed “nerd misfits,” will return as the hair and makeup sponsor to create the looks for the Her Universe runway models.Check-in begins at 1PM on Thursday, July 18th in the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel Harbor Ballroom, and doors open at 5:15PM, with the show beginning at 6PM. The Her Universe Fashion Show is free for San Diego Comic-Con attendees and all ages are welcome.
 

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Nickelodeon Brings Sponge Bob Square Pants Bikini Bottom to Life

NICKELODEON BRINGS SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS’

BIKINI BOTTOM TO LIFE AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL:

SAN DIEGO JULY 18-21, 2019 

WHAT:           Nickelodeon is celebrating 20 years of SpongeBob SquarePants by inviting fans to enter into the world of Bikini Bottom at Comic-Con International: San Diego July 18-21, 2019. Headquartered at its 1,800 square-foot booth (#4113) on the convention floor, Nickelodeon will pay tribute to incurably optimistic SpongeBob SquarePants and his undersea friends with activations, panels, talent signings and interactive design elements featuring: The Krusty Krab, The Chum Bucket and Mrs. Puff’s Boating School.

WHO:             SpongeBob SquarePants: Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy), Mr. Lawrence (Plankton), Clancy Brown (Mr. Krabs),Vincent Waller and Marc Ceccarelli. (co-executive producers).

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Kevin Eastman (co-creator), Andy Suriano and Ant Ward (Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-executive producers), Ciro Nieli (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 executive producer)

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Netflix to bring The Order to First Appearance at Comic Con

Netflix’s The Order to Make First Appearance at San Diego Comic-Con

Meet the Bewitching Season 2 Cast on Thursday July 18th

LOS ANGELES, CA – June 26, 2019 – Join the cast of Netflix’s The Order at their first ever San Diego Comic-Con appearance. Stars Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Adam DiMarco, Devery Jacobs, Thomas Elms, Louriza Tronco and Katharine Isabelle will join series creator/showrunner Dennis Heaton, writer/EP Shelley Eriksen and executive producers Mike Frislev and Chad Oakes in a Q&A moderated by Bevin from Den of Geek.

The Order panel is slated for Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel.

In addition to the panel, The Order cast will be doing an autograph signing for fans on Thursday July 18th from 3:15 – 4:15 pm in the autograph area of the Sails Pavilion.

WHAT:   The Order season two panel discussion

WHEN:   Thursday, 7/18/19 12:30 – 1:30 pm with a press Q&A to immediately follow 

WHERE: Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront Hotel

WHO:    Jake Manley (Heroes: Reborn)

Sarah Grey (Legends of Tomorrow)

Adam DiMarco (The Magicians)

Devery Jacobs (American Gods)

Thomas Elms (Timeless)

Katharine Isabelle (Ginger Snaps)

Louriza Tronco (Make It Pop)

Dennis Heaton, creator/showrunner

Shelley Eriksen, writer/EP

Mike Frislev, executive producer

Chad Oakes, executive producer

Bevin, Den of Geek, moderator

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SyFy’s Van Helsing Returns to San Diego Comic Con

SYFY’s Van Helsing Returns to San Diego Comic-Con on

Thursday July 18th

LOS ANGELES, CA – June 25, 2019 – The cast of SYFY’s action horror series Van Helsing is once again heading to San Diego Comic-Con to give fans an exclusive first-look at the upcoming fourth season. Bringing a bevy of new blood to their panel, series stars Kelly Overton,Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, Tricia Helfer, Neal McDonough, Aleks Paunovic, Jennifer Cheon Garcia, Keeya King and Nicole Munoz will join Van Helsing showrunner Jonathan Lloyd Walker and executive producers Mike Frislev and Chad Oakes to dish out what’s in store for the explosive new season in a Q&A moderated by Bevin from Den of Geek.  The Van Helsing panel is slated for Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 11:15 – 12:15 pm in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel. Season 4 cast posters will be handed out to all panel attendees.

A private Q&A for members of the press will immediately follow with more details announced shortly.

In addition to the panel, the Van Helsing cast will be doing an autograph signing for fans on Thursday July 18th from 2:00 – 3:00 pm in the autograph area in the Sails Pavilion.

WHAT:   Van Helsing Season 4 panel discussion

WHEN:   Thursday, 7/18/19 11:15 – 12:15 pm

WHERE: Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront Hotel

WHO:    Kelly Overton (True Blood)

Jonathan Scarfe (Hell on Wheels)

Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica)

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Nickelodeon Brings Sponge Bob Square Pants to Comic Con 2019

BURBANK, Calif.–June 18, 2019–Nickelodeon is celebrating 20 years of SpongeBob SquarePants by inviting fans to enter into the world of Bikini Bottom at Comic-Con International: San Diego July 18-21, 2019. Headquartered at its 1,800 square-foot booth (#4113) on the convention floor, Nickelodeon will pay tribute to incurably optimistic SpongeBob SquarePants and his undersea friends with activations, panels, talent signings and interactive design elements featuring: The Krusty Krab, The Chum Bucket and Mrs. Puff’s Boating School.

 

Every day of the convention, Nick’s booth will feature: an interactive game inside The Krusty Krab, where fans will go head to head to complete food orders in a race against the clock; a photo opportunity with a replica of Mrs. Puff’s Boating School; The Chum Bucket towering 22 feet tall over the retail area, where attendees can purchase a variety of exclusive Nick gear and one-of-a-kind collectables; costumed character appearances; autograph signings with SpongeBob SquarePants cast members and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles creator and executive producers; and more special appearances to be announced in the coming weeks.

Nickelodeon will present two panels during the convention: “SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout,” a deep dive into the series, celebrating 20 years of SpongeBob SquarePants; and “To Shell and Back,” an exclusive history-making TMNT creator panel, comprised of three generations of Turtle creators.

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