Comic-Con Announces Panel Lineup
Twilight and Dexter stars to open up Comic-Con International
Dozens of celebrities, filmmakers and produces will be speaking at this year’s Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.
Comic-Con released the schedule for Wednesday, July 11 and Thursday, July 12. The rest of the days have yet to be officially announced.
We've rounded up a few of the highlights from Wednesday and Thursday.
Wednesday, July 12 (Preview Night)
Special sneak peaks and pilot screenings will be available on Preview Night. Hundreds of people will be able to watch exclusive footage of four 2012 new shows.
- 666 Park Avenue (ABC), Arrow (CW), The Following (Fox), Revolution (NBC) and CULT (CW) will air between 6 and 9:45 p.m. in Ballroom 20.
Thursday, July 13
- Witty Women of Steampunk, 10 a.m. in Room 5AB
- Marvel: Breaking into Comics the Marvel Way, 10 a.m. in Room 7AB
- TheOneRing.net: The Truth About The Hobbit, 10:15 a.m. in Room 6DE
- Nickelodeon: Butt Biting and Magical Mischief, 11 a.m. in Room 7AB
- Stan Lee's World of Heroes, 11:45 a.m. in Room 6cast members
- MAD Screening Q&A, 12:45 p.m. in room 6DE
- The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 2, 12:45 p.m. in Hall H with cast members of the popular vampire film series.
- DC Comics: Batman: Beyond the Night of Owls, 2 p.m. in Room 6DE
- Power Rangers: 20 Years and Beyond, 2 p.m. in Indigo Ballroom
- USA Network's Psych, 2:15 in Ballroom 20 with cast members James Roday and Dule Hill
- Hotel Transylvania, 3 p.m. in Indigo Ballroom
- Beauty and the Beast, 3:30 p.m. in Ballroom 20 with cast members from the new show airing this fall.
- The Expendables 2-Real American Heroes, 4:45 p.m. in Hall H with Sylvester Stallone
- Archer: Screening and Q&A: 5 p.m. in Indigo Ballroom
- Nikita Q&A and Exclusive Video Presentation at 6 p.m. in Room 6BF
- Showtime: Dexter, 6 p.m. in Ballroom 20 with producer/actor Michael C. in Hall H
- Comedy Central: Workaholics, 6:30 p.m. in Room 24ABC
- 50 Shades Book Signing, TBD, with author E.L. James
Friday, July 13
- Community: School Back in Session, 10 a.m. in Ballroom 20 with star of the show Joel McHale and Alison Brie from Mad Men.
- The Black Panel-Michael Davis, 10 a.m. in Room 5AB with Shaquille O'Neal and Jamie Kennedy
- ParaNorman: Behind the Scenes, 10:45 a.m. in Hall H with voice talent Anna Kendrick and Kodi Smit-McPhee
- DC Comics: Superman, 11:15 a.m. in Room 6DE
- Adult Swim: NTSF:SD:SUV, noon in Indigo Ballroom
- The Big Bang Theory Screening and Q&A, 12:05 p.m. in Hall H with cast members and creators of the show.
- AMC's The Walking Dead at 1:45 p.m. in Hall H with cast members of the zombie-featured show
- Bones, 1:45 p.m. in Ballroom 20 with David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel
- Tron: Uprising, 2:15 p.m. in Room 6A with Elijah Wood
- Game of Thrones Q&A, 2:45 p.m. in Hall H with cast members and producers of the popular HBO show
- Arrow Screening and Q&A, 3 p.m. in Ballroom 20
- Adult Swim: Black Dynamite, 4 p.m. in Indigo Ballroom
- Screen Gems: Resident Evil: Retribution, 4:05 p.m. in Hall H with cast members of the film
- Entertainment Weekly: Powerful Women in Pop Culture, 4:15 p.m. in Ballroom 20
- Falling Skies: The Battle is Just Getting Started, 4:30 p.m. in Room 6BCF with star of the show Noah Wyle
- Sony: Total Recall, Looper and Elysium, 4:35 p.m. in Hall H
- Dark Horse: Joss Wheadon, 5:30 p.m. in Ballroom 20
- AMC's Breaking Bad, 6:45 p.m. in Ballroom 20
Saturday, July 14
- Warehouse 13, 10 a.m. in Ballroom 20
- Attack of the Show at 10 a.m. in Indigo Ballroom
- Once Upon a Time at 11 a.m. in Ballroom 20 featuring Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas
- Geek & Sundry at 11 a.m. in Indigo Ballroom with Felicia Day
- Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" at 11:30 a.m. in Hall H
- Futurama at noon in Ballroom 20 with voice cast members of the Comedy Central cartoon
- Nerdist Channel at noon in Indigo Ballroom with Chris Hardwick
- The Simpsons at 12:45 p.m. in Ballroom 20 with the cartoon's creator Matt Groening
- TV Guide Magazine: Fan Favorites at 1 p.m. in Indigo Ballroom featuring Nathan Fillion, Joel McHale and Tyler Posey.
- Family Guy at 1:45 p.m. in Ballroom 20 with Seth McFarlane, Mila Kunis and Seth Green
- Alphas at 2 p.m. in Indigo Ballroom
- American Dad at 2:30 p.m. in Ballroom 20
- Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Preview at 2:30 p.m. in Hall H featuring filmmaker Guillermo del Tero for "Pacific Rim," director Peter Jackson for "The Hobbit," and "Man of Steel" cast members
- Being Human at 3 p.m. in Indigo Ballroom
- The Vampire Diaries Screening and Q&A at 3:30 p.m. in Ballroom 20 with Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev
- Showtime: Shameless at 4 p.m. in Indigo Ballroom featuring Emmy Rossum and Justin Chatwin
- True Blood Panel and Q&A session at 4:30 p.m. in Ballroom 20 with Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer
- Glee at 5 p.m. in Indigo Ballroom with cast members from the popular song-and-dance show
Sunday, July 15
- Fringe Screening and Q&A at 10 a.m. in Hall H with Joshua Jackson
- Supernatural Screening and Q&A at 11:15 a.m. in Hall H with Jared Paladecki and Jensen Ackles
- BBC America's Doctor Who at 12:30 p.m. in Hall H
- Sons of Anarchy at 2:45 p.m. in Hall H with Charlie Hunnam and Katey Sagal
For a complete list of the panels, check out the Comic-Con website.
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