San Diego Comic-Con is almost upon us, and Hypable will be there keeping you updated on the biggest news and events.
San Diego Comic-Con is notorious for huge announcements. Last year we learned about the Batman vs Superman crossover film, Loki took over Marvel’s SDCC panel, and the entire X-Men: Days of Future Past cast made a surprise appearance.
All you can do at Comic-Con is expect the unexpected. Luckily, Hypable will be all around the convention, bringing you these announcements as they happen, and interviewing the stars of your favourite films and TV shows. Here is what we will be covering at SDCC 2014:
Wednesday (preview night):
The Flash / Constantine / iZombie screenings: We will be there for the world premiere screenings of Arrow spinoff The Flash, new NBC show Constantine, and the CW’s iZombie, and will bring you a full review of each pilot episode.
Dreamworks Animation panel: Benedict Cumberbatch will be making his very first Comic-Con appearance to talk about Penguins of Madagascar on the Dreamworks panel.
Legends screening and panel: This panel will feature an exclusive screening of TNT’s Legends, starring Sean Bean, as well as appearances from the stars and producers. Plus: We will also be interviewing the Legends cast and production team on Thursday.
The Giver panel: Exclusive footage from the upcoming adaptation of Lois Lowry’s The Giver will premiere, followed by a panel with Lowry, and stars Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites, and Odeya Rush. Plus: We will be talking to the stars on The Giver red carpet on Thursday.
Toy Story That Time Forgot press event: ABC and Pixar Animation Studios will be screening a special sneak peek of their upcoming holiday special. Plus: We will be interviewing the production team of Toy Story That Time Forgot on Friday.
Outlander panel with Diana Gabaldon: Outlander author Diana Gabaldon will discuss her bestselling novels in anticipation of the Starz TV adaptation, set to premiere later this year.
Paramount Pictures panel: Paramount will screen exclusive footage from their upcoming films, accompanied by special guest appearances. Full details of this panel are yet to be announced.
Teen Wolf panel: Teen Wolf stars Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, and Holland Roden return for a panel with showrunner Jeff Davis and new cast members Shelley Hennig and Dylan Sprayberry. Plus: We will be interviewing the cast of Teen Wolf on Friday.
George R. R. Martin panel: The A Song of Ice and Fire author will talk about his new In the House of the Worm comic book series, his other books, and will take audience questions.
Penny Dreadful panel: This panel will feature showrunner John Logan alongside stars Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney, and Harry Treadaway, who will discuss the second season of Penny Dreadful.
The Big Bang Theory Writer’s Room panel: Rather than focusing on the show’s stars, The Big Bang Theory goes behind-the-scenes with this special focus on the writer’s room.
Squickerwonkers panel with Evangeline Lilly: The Hobbit star Evangeline Lilly speaks about her authorial debut, an illustrated children’s book called The Squickerwonkers. Plus: We will be interviewing Evangeline Lilly on Thursday.
Legend of Korra panel: Legend of Korra producers join voice actors Janet Varney (Korra), David Faustino (Mako), P. J. Byrne (Bolin), Seychelle Gabriel (Asami), John Michael Higgins (Varrick) and Mindy Sterling (Lin Beifong) to discuss Book 3.
Mockingjay event: The first trailer for Mockingjay, Part 1 will debut at Comic-Con at a special event outside of the Convention Center. Hypable will have access to the trailer before it can be seen by the public, so we’ll share details as soon as we see it.
Walking Dead panel: Stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Chad Coleman, and Michael Cudlitz will be on hand to talk about the shocking season 4 finale, and what we can expect for season 5. Plus: We will be speaking with the cast of The Walking Dead on Friday.
Game of Thrones panel: This panel will feature Game of Thrones stars discussing the past season. Expect to see Gwendoline Christie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Natalie Dormer, Kit Harington, Rose Leslie, Rory McCann, Pedro Pascal, Sophie Turner, and Maisie Williams.
Outlander panel: This panel will be all about the Starz adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling and beloved series, and will include the cast and production team. Plus: We will be speaking to the stars on the Outlander red carpet on Friday, and conducting interviews with them on Saturday.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D./Agent Carter panel: The Marvel Television Presents panel will focus on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and new series Agent Carter, but as always with Marvel, we expect some surprises. Plus: We will be speaking to the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter team on Friday.
Horns panel: Daniel Radcliffe will be at Comic-Con for the very first time! Radcliffe will join Horns co-star Juno Temple, director Alexandre Aja, and author Joe Hill.
The Originals panel: The Originals brings a special video presentation and a panel to Comic-Con, with showrunner Julie Plec and stars Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Phoebe Tonkin, Charles Michael Davis, Leah Pipes, and Danielle Campbell. Plus: We will be interviewing the cast of The Originals on Friday.
20th Century Fox panel: Centre stage at the Fox panel is The Maze Runner, with author James Dashner and cast members Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter. Plus: We will be speaking with the cast and production team of The Maze Runner on Friday.
Arrow panel: Stars Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards, Colton Haynes, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne, and John Barrowman will be in attendance, with a special video presentation and panel.
Sleepy Hollow panel: The stars of Sleepy Hollow, including Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, John Noble, Orlando Jones, and Lyndie Greenwood, will look back at the past season on their panel, and take audience questions. Plus: We will be interviewing the Sleepy Hollow cast on Friday and conducing a one-on-one interview with star Orlando Jones on Thursday.
Orphan Black panel: The Clone Club is back, with stars Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Dylan Bruce, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Evelyne Brochu, and Ari Millen on hand to discuss Orphan Black season 2. Plus: We will be on the Orphan Black red carpet on Friday.
Warner Bros. Pictures panel: Warner Bros brings The Hobbit to Comic-Con for the final installment of the series, along with new sci-fi film Jupiter Ascending. And there are rumours of a Justice League surprise. Plus: We will be bringing you all the details from The Hobbit press conference on Saturday.
Once Upon A Time panel: The new Frozen plot twist will be the focus of the Once Upon A Time panel, which also features cast members Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, Emilie de Ravin, Colin O’Donoghue, Jared Gilmore, Robert Carlyle, and Jennifer Morrison. Plus: We will be interviewing the Once Upon A Time cast on Saturday.
TV Guide Fan Favourites panel: Fandoms collide at the Fan Favourites panel, set to feature Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Misha Collins (Supernatural), Jordan Gavaris (Orphan Black), Sam Heughan (Outlander), John Noble (Sleepy Hollow), Colin O’Donoghue (Once Upon a Time), Retta (Parks and Recreation), and Aisha Tyler (Archer).
The Vampire Diaries panel: Stars Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, and Kat Graham return to Comic-Con along with showrunner Julie Plec for a video screening and Q&A. Plus: We will be interviewing the cast of The Vampire Diaries on Saturday.
Entertainment Weekly: Women Who Kick Ass panel: This panel will spotlight our favourite leading ladies, including Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones), Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy), Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones), and Nicole Beharie (Sleepy Hollow).
True Blood panel: The creative team and cast of True Blood will be back at Comic-Con to discuss their seventh and finale season.
Constantine screening and panel: The pilot of new DC series Constantine will be screened, followed by a panel featuring the cast and creative team. Plus: We will be interviewing the Constantine cast on Saturday.
Marvel Studios panel: The details of Marvel’s highly anticipated panel are being kept under wraps, but that hasn’t stopped the rumours of an Avengers 2 cast appearance, an Ant-Man update, and a Doctor Strange casting announcement.
Gotham screening: The only screening of Gotham will be as part of DC’s Saturday night festivities, which will also include The Flash, Arrow, Constantine, and will be hosted by Arrow‘s Stephen Amell. Plus: We will be interviewing the cast of Gotham on Saturday.
The Following panel: This panel will include The Following stars Kevin Bacon, Shawn Ashmore, Sam Underwood, and Jessica Stroup, and will include an audience Q&A.
What’s Hot in Young Adult Fiction panel: Authors Kresley Cole, Kami Garcia, Tessa Gratton, Tahereh Mafi, Natalie Parker, C. J. Redwine, Brendan Reichs, Margaret Stohl, and Scott Westerfeld get together to talk about the latest trends in young adult literature. Plus: Over the course of the convention, we will be interviewing authors Leigh Bardugo and Marissa Meyer.