FANDOM, home to the largest entertainment fan site in the world, announced a lineup of new experiences that will bring San Diego Comic-Con to life for fans at the convention as well as those at home.
From Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23, FANDOM in partnership with PEPSI will host the first-ever FANDOM Fest, a celebration of entertainment and fans during San Diego Comic-Con. FANDOM Fest will feature a food truck that will serve fantastical pop culture foods with PEPSI drink pairings. Foods will be inspired by popular movies, TV shows and video games, such as Deadpool, Game of Thrones, Naruto and Star Wars. A new food and beverage pairing will be available while supplies last each day, including a spicy Chimichanga paired with PEPSI, a PEPSI FIRE®Fire and Ice Float, Ichiraku Ramen Taco paired with PEPSI ZERO SUGAR®, and Wookiee Cookie paired with DIET PEPSI®. Additionally, FANDOM Fest will feature a stage that will play host to live FANDOM programs, fan-participatory trivia games, cosplay shows, and talent interviews and panels, as well as a lounge area for fans to swap and stream Con stories.
FANDOM Fest will be open to the general public as well as Con attendees at Petco Interactive Zone, located adjacent to Petco Park on Park Boulevard. Free of charge, FANDOM Fest will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
FANDOM is also bringing the Comic-Con experience to fans at home, with a robust content lineup, including reporting from the show floor, talent interviews, Con features, and live-streamed programming from FANDOM Fest. Content will be hosted on the freshly revamped FANDOM site as well as @getfandom social channels. The new site experience fuels fans’ passions like never before with curated content feeds that highlight favorite entertainment fandoms, and streams of stories, social posts and fan- contributed content that capture the complete conversation around buzzing topics. These experiences will grow over the coming months to include additional content feeds and the launch of a FANDOM app. The app will expand on the functionality of the new web experience to allow users to have a deeply personalized experience with their favorite fandoms.
“FANDOM has always been committed to being the most comprehensive and authentic destination possible for entertainment fans,” said FANDOM Chief Content Officer Dorth Raphaely. “With our new site look and capabilities, we’re now able to deliver on this promise in a completely different capacity, which best enables a unique fan point of view. A perfect example of this experience will be our coverage around San Diego Comic-Con, including that at FANDOM Fest. Our goal is to feature content that is compelling and interesting for attendees at the show as well as those following remotely.”
Conan O’Brien returns to San Diego for the third year in a row with a week of star-filled shows to be taped during Comic-Con® International. The roster includes stars from the upcoming Netflix movie “Bright,” the new Warner Bros. film “The LEGO Ninjago Movie,” HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” The CW’s “Supernatural” and a surprise film cast to be announced. “Conan’s” Comic-Con® International shows will be taped at San Diego’s historic Spreckels Theatreon Wednesday, July 19 – Saturday, July 22. Episodes will air that Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on TBS, with availability across TBS and Team Coco’s digital, mobile and VOD platforms the following day.
The following is the schedule for the week’s episodes and guests:
Wednesday, July 19 Stars from “Bright”: Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Edgar Ramirez and Lucy Fry. Stars from “Supernatural”: Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles
Thursday, July 20
A surprise film cast to be announced
Saturday, July 22 Stars from “The Lego Ninjago Movie”: Dave Franco, Olivia Munn, Justin Theroux, Zach Woods, Michael Pena, Kumail Nanjiani and Abbi Jacobson
Sunday, July 23 Stars from “Game of Thrones”: Alfie Allen, Jacob Anderson, John Bradley, Gwendoline Christie, Liam Cunningham, Nathalie Emmanuel, Conleth Hill, Sophie Turner and Isaac Hempstead Wright
For tickets and more information about CONAN‘s San Diego shows, please visit teamcoco.com/comiccon. Fans can keep connected with CONAN during Comic-Con by using #ConanCon on social media.
New this year will be the CONAN360 Live Pre-Show, shot from the roof of Spreckels Theatre. Sponsored by AT&T, the pre-show will air live each night in 360-degrees across Team Coco’s social handles, giving fans at home access to bonus interviews, behind-the-scenes guest arrivals and more.
This marks the third year for “Conan” at Comic-Con International. In 2015, “Conan” became the first late-night series to tape a week of shows in San Diego during Comic-Con, a milestone celebrated with the creation of the first-ever Conan Pop! Vinyl figures. This year’s collectible figure designs include “Conan as Spider-Man™,” “Jedi™ Conan,” “The Flash™ Conan” and “White Walker™ Conan.” Fans will also have a chance to obtain a limited-edition “MonoConan” through social activations and other programs.
As in past years, the 2017 Conan Pop! Vinyl figures will be given away to audience members following each San Diego show. Through a partnership with Pepsi®, fans in the Gaslamp district will also have a chance to obtain special limited-edition Pop! Vinyl figures, tickets to show tapings and Pepsi products by tweeting to @teamcoco with a custom hashtag and emoji each night after the show. Supplies are limited, and details will be shared across Team Coco’s social handles.
To promote “Conan’s” Comic-Con presence, TBS will feature this year’s Conan Pop! Vinyl figures extensively in on-air spots and within various off-channel media, including wrapped trolleys and bus shelters. And in an activation sponsored by SNICKERS®, costumed, life-sized Conan Pop! Funko figures will roam the Gaslamp providing the best photo-op in San Diego. Fans who snap #SnickersSelfies with the characters will be rewarded with a SNICKERS® and coveted CONAN swag – all based on what is revealed under a branded scratch card.
Look out San Diego, truTV’s “Impractical Jokers” are coming back to the Gaslamp District – and this time they are going to leave it all out on the field. truTV, along with Sal, Joe, Murr and Q – together known as The Tenderloins – will treat fans of the long-running series to a massive block party steps from the San Diego Convention Center on the Field at Petco Park on Saturday, July 22. Building off last year’s mammoth block party which drew over 12,000 Jokers fanatics for a day of fun in the sun, truTV promises an even bigger, better Jokers experience this year.
Saturday, July 22 on the Field at Petco Park (7th Ave and L street)
11:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. PT: Join truTV and thousands of fans at the one-of-a-kind Block Party extravaganza celebrating all things Impractical Jokers. On top of exclusive merchandise from Spencer’s – including a new line of 3¾-inch Impractical Jokers action figures – a White Castle food truck, Wheel of Doom tattoos and a set from DJ G Money, this massive block party will give fans a chance to get up close and personal with some of the show’s most exciting and iconic dares and punishments. Things like:
Virtual Reality High Wire Experience: Sponsored by Mountain Dew, fans can get a first-hand VR-experience walking the same tightrope the Jokers crossed during their 100th Episode Live Spectacular (Season 4; Episode 26);
Pseudo Sumo: Fans can step into the ring for some sumo wrestling action, but don’t worry – they won’t have to don a diaper like Joe (Season 4; Episode 11);
Rodeo Clown: Fans can try their hand at riding a mechanical bull – and see if they can outlast Murr in this season three episode. (Season 3; Episode 9).
5:00-6:00 p.m. PT: An autograph signing with the Jokers
7:00-7:45 p.m. PT: A live presentation of “Impractically Speaking: the Impractical Jokers Live Web Show,” hosted by Casey Jost and brought to fans in the stadium and at home by Mountain Dew.
8:00-8:30 p.m. PT: An exclusive viewing of a never-before-seen episode of Impractical Jokers.
All activities are free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis.
Mountain Dew is joining truTV to help fuel the fun in San Diego as part of the brand’s year-long, fan-engaged partnership with the Impractical Jokers. Building on their robust, multi-platform campaign, Mountain Dew will have exclusive ownership of this interactive fan experience with high-impact touchpoints throughout the block party. From the VR high wire walk, which will integrate Mountain Dew branding into the cityscape billboards, to photo opportunities with larger-than-life characters from animated short-form content, and custom branded videos projected on the outfield Jumbotron, Mountain Dew will help enhance the activation with non-stop entertainment. To extend the fun to fans at home, videos will be shot on-the-ground, shared across truTV’s social handles and optimized via Tuner’s optimization capability Launchpad. Complimentary Mountain Dew and Pepsi products will be available on-site to fuel all-day refreshment.
The Mountain Dew partnership with truTV’s Impractical Jokers was negotiated by DEW’s media agency OMD and developed and executed by Omnicom Media Group’s Content Collective and Turner.
New episodes from Impractical Jokers’ sixth season return on Thursday, July 13 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT with a special hour-long episode that drops the four long-time friends in Hawaii.
Adult Swim is back and ready for fans to dive into new and unexpected experiences at San Diego Comic-Con this month. Fans will get a first look at all-new programming at celebrity-filled panels and enjoy free signings featuring series stars, creators and producers from Robot Chicken and Rick and Morty, a new animated series The Jellies! from Tyler, The Creator and Lionel Boyce, and the knock-out hit series Mike Tyson Mysteries. The hottest spot on the bay is back with the Adult Swim On the Green experience, featuring free games, activities, tons of giveaways, and live-streaming from the stars of AdultSwim.com.
Come spend a leisurely afternoon at Adult Swim On the Green! It’s free, it’s fun and right behind the convention center at 5th Avenue Landing and Convention Way, Thursday through Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Come relax on the back of a ferocious beast gallivanting through It’s A Fish Hole, get a six-minute mind massage from the upgraded Meatwad Dome 4D Experience – now with motion seats, or visit the oversized Claw Machine sponsored by State Farm®, which dispenses endless goodies geared towards maximizing the Con experience. This year’s green features all-new games, friends, prizes, fun, streams (of the live variety), motorized animals, a tarot card reader, dart throwing, and a must-have on the sun-drenched bay – shade. It’s a live choose-your-own-adventure in real life and all events are free for those that are 18+. Sign-up at AdultSwimPresents.com to fast track your entrance.
New this year, AdultSwim.com will be live broadcasting your favorite streaming shows, including “FishCenter,” “Stupid Morning Bullshit,” “Williams Street Swap Shop,” “Development Meeting,” and more all from Adult Swim On the Green. Celebrity guests will be stopping by throughout the convention to chat all weekend long. The streams will be live Thursday – Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m and on Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Stayed tuned on Friday, as State Farm helps the Williams Street Swap Shop hosts give a VIP experience to a few lucky fans during a special live streamed episode. SNICKERS® Brand will sponsor a live stream of FishCenter, which will include a custom segment of “Coin Quest,” where the fish will swim through branded, superimposed graphics to win points as the hosts comment on all the action.
When the sun goes down, fans can come and unwind with free screenings. Nighttime is the right time to stare into the future at Adult Swim’s Nighttime on The Green with screenings featuring the latest series and pilots from 8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. with lineup starting at 7:00 p.m. On Thursday enjoy Toonami Pre-Flight previewing behind-the-scenes content of our popular anime programming block alongside hosts Jason DeMarco, Gill Austin, Steve Blum (Voice of TOM), and Dana Swanson (Voice of SARA). Friday, the unknown will be revealed at “Things You’ve Never Seen,” a night of specials and original pilots, brought to fans by SNICKERS®. Blankets, chocolate and surprises provided.
The frenzy over last year’s Rick and Morty screening demanded we go bigger. This year, Old Spice will be helping even more fans get their burning questions answered with a special evening featuring creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland at Petco Park on Saturday night from 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Need even more Rick and Morty? The #Rickmobile will be rolling all over San Diego all week long. Track the mad scientist’s movements online as the custom mobile pop-up shop stocked with exclusive Rick and Morty items makes its way across Southern California.
Even if you need a ride there, Adult Swim is joining forces with SNICKERS® to unveil a fleet of vehicles wrapped with custom artwork from our hit streaming show FishCenter. The cars will be deployed throughout the Gaslamp district as part of our Free Rides Program on Thursday-Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. So, sit back and relax, as passengers will be able to snack on SNICKERS® Crisper bars and experience the best of Adult Swim content via rear headset monitors. But before you grab a ride, don’t miss the State Farm branded prize cycles that will be rewarding con-goers with free swag throughout the Gaslamp.
If that’s not enough- below is a full list of Adult Swim show panels and talent signings for Friday, July 21 – Saturday, July 22. Panels and signings, as well as talent scheduled to appear, are subject to change. For continuing information about Adult Swim’s plans at Comic-Con and to RSVP for events, please visit AdultSwimPresents.com.
ADULT SWIM PANELS
FRIDAY, JULY 21
Hilton San Diego Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom
12:15pm – 1:00pm
Show creators Tyler, The Creator (“Loiter Squad”) and Lionel Boyce (“Loiter Squad”), producer Carl Jones (“Black Dynamite”), and actor Phil LaMarr (“Samurai Jack”) invite you to preview an exclusive look at their brand new animated series The Jellies!, premiering this year on Adult Swim. Moderated by Walter Newman, vice president of comedy development, Adult Swim.
“Rick and Morty”
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Executive producers and co-creators Dan Harmon (“Community”) & Justin Roiland (“Adventure Time”), writer/producer Ryan Ridley (“Community”) and voice talent, Sarah Chalke (“Scrubs”) and Chris Parnell (“Archer”) invite fans to an inside look at the highly-anticipated third season, premiering this summer on Adult Swim. Moderated by Brian Q. Quinn (Impractical Jokers).
2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Walkers and bawk-bawkers collide this year when the RC crew arrives with an exclusive sneak preview of the upcoming season…including The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who’s Walking! Co-creator/executive producer Matthew Senreich, executive producer/co-head writer Tom Root, executive producer/co-head writer Doug Goldstein, actor/writer Breckin Meyer (Franklin & Bash), writer/director Tom Sheppard, creator/writer/executive producer Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), and showrunner Scott M. Gimple (The Walking Dead) will be on hand for the fun, and who knows which surprise guests might “walker” onstage? Perhaps a guest who can write better puns than that. Moderated by Keith Crofford, senior vice president of production for Adult Swim.
“Mike Tyson Mysteries”
3:15pm – 4:00pm
It was a unanimous victory last time, but Iron Mike Tyson is taking on Comic-Con again and this rematch is sure to live up to all the hype. Currently in its third season of solving mysteries, the Mike Tyson Mystery Team has all-new episodes airing on Adult Swim. Join Mike Tyson, fellow voice cast member Rachel Ramras (“The Looney Tunes Show”) and producer Hugh Davidson (“The Looney Tunes Show”) for an exclusive look at upcoming episodes.
ADULT SWIM SIGNINGS
Wristbands required for all signings. A limited number of wristbands will be given out on The Green the day of. First come, first served.
HISTORY®’s hit drama series “Vikings” returns to San Diego Comic-Con with several exciting opportunities for fans including: a cast panel with new exclusive season five footage; a bona fide Vikings longship set ablaze in the San Diego Bay; a booth on the convention floor; drinking horn giveaways; an exclusive SDCC comic book and an elaborate funeral procession through downtown San Diego.
Additionally, HISTORY’s new scripted drama “Knightfall” which centers on the elite and mysterious military order of the Knights Templar, starring Tom Cullen, will make its SDCC debut with a “Knightfall: Guardians of the Gear” outside activation and a “Knightfall” inspired comic book entitled “Truth & Lies.”
Please see details below and join in on the conversation by using #VikingsSDCC @HistoryVikings and #KnightfallSDCC.
HISTORY’s “VIKINGS” PANEL – Friday, July 21 from 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Room 6BCF (2,000 capacity)
Katheryn Winnick (“Lagertha”), Gustaf Skarsgard (“Floki”), Alexander Ludwig (“Bjorn”), Alex Høgh Andersen (“Ivar the Boneless”) and Michael Hirst (creator/writer) will reveal an exclusive sneak peek of season five. Don’t miss out – come join them and find out what the gods have in store! Cast subject to change.
VIKINGS FUNERAL – Friday, July 21 from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m., Embarcadero Marina Park South
A one-day event to honor Ragnar Lothbrok and other beloved characters who have recently risen to Valhalla. The Vikings funeral will begin with a procession throughout the Gaslamp Quarter in the early afternoon from noon – 5:45 p.m. The funeral will conclude with a waterfront ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. featuring a floating 45-foot replica Viking long-ship with pyrotechnic display. Cast will be in attendance. Ceremony will be held behind the Convention Center at Embarcadero Marina Park South (200 Marina Park Way).
The popular “Vikings” drinking horn program returns, giving thousands of horn-shaped beer vessels to eager and thirsty fans. Select bars will offer special drink discounts for horn holders. Please follow @HistoryVikings for a complete list of participating locations. The horns will be made available to fans who attend the Vikings funeral event on Friday, July 21 at 7 p.m.
VIKINGS “WARRIOR’S ALLEGIANCE” CONVENTION CENTER BOOTH – July 19-23 – Booth #4215
A new generation of warriors is rising in the Vikings world and fans have the opportunity to be immersed in it by showing off their swordplay in a video booth. Fans will get into character by selecting their weapon of choice and garbing themselves in Viking gear. A time-slice camera array will capture footage of each fan demonstrating their best battle moves with Ragnar’s sons – Bjorn, Ivar the Boneless, Ubbe and Hvitserk. Video will be available to share on social platforms.
Also available to fans while supplies last is a custom “Vikings” limited edition comic book from a story created by Michael Hirst, exclusively for SDCC.
“Knightfall: Guardians of the Gear” – July 20-23 – MLK Promenade
HISTORY is setting the stage for SDCC attendees to discover its newest drama series “Knightfall” before it premieres by offering an essential service that is new to the convention – “Knightfall: Guardians of the Gear.” The Holy Grail required protection of the Knights Templar, and SDCC attendees can count on that same protection for their own personal belongings by storing them in HISTORY’s “Knightfall: Guardians of the Gear.” Located along the MLK Promenade in the Gaslamp Quarter, our knights will guard attendees swag while they explore the rest of Comic-Con.
Additionally at the activation location, attendees will get to take a photo with the Knights Templar, watch a sneak peek of HISTORY’s newest drama series “Knightfall” and preview the Knightfall: Rivals video game on Steam Platform™, coming soon on mobile. Attendees will also be able to pick up a comic book from Titan Comics inspired by “Knightfall” entitled “Truth & Lies,” a prequel to the events in the forthcoming series that follows the Knights during the siege of the Acre in 1291 as they try to protect the most important relic in all of Christendom – the Holy Grail.
Syfy has announced its plans for the 2017 edition of Comic-Con International, which takes place July 20 to July 23 in San Diego.
The following is a Syfy press release:
As SYFY celebrates its 25th anniversary and its recent brand reboot, the network is headed to San Diego Comic-Con bigger and better than ever before. In addition to 15 SYFY series panels or screenings, the network is rolling out a host of events, activations and parties designed to leave no fan behind. And SYFY will once again extend the fun to fans nationwide, with a three-night live TV event, SYFY LIVE FROM COMIC-CON, hosted by Zachary Levi.
“San Diego Comic-Con is the pinnacle event of the year for sci-fi enthusiasts, and as the only network dedicated to the genre 24/7, we can’t wait to celebrate in a big way,” said Alexandra Shapiro, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Digital, USA Network and SYFY. “SYFY is going to San Diego this year with a singular focus: to put fans first.”
SYFY’s SDCC takeover includes:
PANELS AND SCREENINGS
15 SYFY panels and screenings, including:
A frakking great BATTLESTAR GALACTICA reunion! With creator Ron Moore and cast from the hit series.
The ultimate sci-fi debate throwdown! Moderated by John Hodgman, the biggest names in the sci-fi universe duke it out over the most influential moments, milestones and people in the genre’s history. In “SYFY Hosts the Great Debate,” our expert panel will have the final word (or not!) on important topics like: “Star Trek” or “Star Wars”? Did Han or Greedo shoot first? And just who was the most influential captain of all time?
Panels for 11 SYFY shows! Including:
o SYFY’s upcoming Superman prequel series KRYPTON and the graphic novel adaptation HAPPY! (KRYPTON panel is co-hosted with Warner Bros. Television Group, and HAPPY! is co-hosted with Universal Cable Productions)
o Stars and creators of current SYFY hits THE EXPANSE, THE MAGICIANS and 12 MONKEYS (THE MAGICIANS and 12 MONKEYS panels are co-hosted with Universal Cable Productions)
o Fan favorites SHARKNADO, VAN HELSING, WYNONNA EARP, Z NATION and DARK MATTER — and upcoming new series GHOST WARS (All panels hosted by their respective studios)
Two big screenings! SYFY and Universal Cable Productions are screening an all-new episode of the grindhouse series BLOOD DRIVE and the premiere episode of “NO-END HOUSE,” the next installment in SYFY’s hit horror anthology CHANNEL ZERO.
EVENTS AND ACTIVATIONS
SYFY fan parties! Stripping away the exclusivity of traditional Comic-Con parties, SYFY is throwing two nights of first-come-first-served bashes. Hosted at the Children’s Museum on Thursday, July 20 and Saturday, July 22, the themed parties feature photo booths, hourly surprises, live performances and more.
Superfan nuptials! Who says Comic-Con isn’t romantic? Actor Orlando Jones makes fans’ dreams come true, as he presides over pop-up nuptials at TBD locations throughout the weekend.
Trivia trolleys! Test your sci-fi knowledge and compete to win prize money and other giveaways on SYFY trolleys roaming the streets of San Diego.
Cosplay karaoke buses! Take the stage – and the mic – to belt out your favorite sci-fi theme songs on SYFY buses traveling throughout the city. You might even be surprised by one of your favorite stars!
Cosplay repair carts! Get an expert makeup touch-up or costume repair at these roaming carts, designed to ensure that all cosplaying ‘con-goers are at their camera-ready best.
A SYFY drumline! A drumline marching through the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter, playing sci-fi theme songs and commemorating major moments in science fiction history? Yes, please.
The Nerd Party lives on! SYFY is partnering with Zachary Levi to co-host his annual invitation-only Friday night party.
Levi will host SYFY LIVE FROM COMIC-CON, a three-night live television event that allows fans across the country to experience the best Comic-Con has to offer, dissect breaking ‘Con news, and hear from their favorite stars and creators. Airing Thursday, July 20 through Saturday, July 22, the live event is produced by Wilshire Studios.
SYFY WIRE’s intrepid reporters and correspondents are providing 24/7 coverage of all the breaking news from the ‘Con, online via www.syfy.com and on air on SYFY (including SYFY LIVE FROM COMIC-CON).
SYFY PANEL AND SCREENING SCHEDULE: SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2017
** Subject to change **
Thursday, July 20th
1:15-2:15p: SYFY HOSTS THE GREAT DEBATE
Location: Ballroom 20
Moderator: John Hodgman
Panelists: Adam Savage, Orlando Jones, Aisha Tyler, John Barrowman and Charlie Jane Anders debate the most influential moments, milestones and people in genre history
2:30-3:30p:BATTLESTAR GALACTICA REUNION
Location: Ballroom 20
Moderator: Maureen Ryan, Variety
Panelists: Ron Moore, David Eick, Tricia Helfer, Katee Sackhoff, Mary McDonnell, Grace Park, Michael Trucco, Aaron Douglas
Netflix has announced its plans for the 2017 edition of Comic-Con International, which takes place July 20 to July 23 in San Diego. The following is information from a Netflix press release:
Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23
THE NETFLIX BOOTH #3729, found on the convention floor, fans will enter an interactive brand experience where they will be surrounded by 360 Degrees of Netflix originals. The booth will feature exclusive content, the latest information regarding cast appearances and giveaways.
Fans are invited to step into the world of Netflix at THE NETFLIX EXPERIENCE, located at the Hilton Gaslamp, will include sneak peeks of upcoming originals, exclusive giveaways, and more! Visit the virtual [reality] Upside Down with “Stranger Things,” get immersed into the world of “Bright,” and dive into the streets of New York with “Marvel’s The Defenders. ” Come by Thursday, Friday or Saturday between 11:00am – 8:00pm, and Sunday between 11:00am – 3:00pm.
Thursday, July 20, 3:15 p.m. in Hall H
NETFLIX FILMS: “BRIGHT” AND “DEATH NOTE”
Experience a sneak peek at David Ayer’s new film “Bright.” Set in an alternate present-day where humans, orcs, elves and fairies have co-existed since the beginning of time, this action-packed and completely original film will make for a must-see panel with stars Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Lucy Fry, Edgar Ramirez and David Ayer — featuring exclusive footage and Q&A. Attendees will also be treated to a first-look at the edgy thriller “Death Note,” based on the Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. Cast and filmmakers will debut footage and discuss the project’s transition from graphic novel to film.
Thursday, July 20, 10:00 p.m. in The Horton Grand Theater
A NETFLIX SURPRISE SCREENING
Netflix presents a surprise screening of an upcoming original film. Fans are invited to the Convention Center lobby before the screening for interactive activities that include costume and prop displays, interactive activities and autograph signings. Visit the Netflix booth on the convention floor to learn more!
Friday, July 21, 5:15 p.m. in Hall H
NETFLIX PRESENTS: MARVEL’S THE DEFENDERS
Daredevil. Jessica Jones. Luke Cage. Iron Fist. Four iconic super heroes. One stage. Nuff Said! Join Jeph Loeb and surprise guests of the highly-anticipated Netflix original series Marvel’s The Defenders as they band together for a panel you do not want to miss! Be the first to get an exclusive look into the super hero team-up that everyone is talking about before its August 18th global launch on Netflix.
Saturday, July 22. 3:00 p.m. in Hall H
NETFLIX’S: STRANGER THINGS 2
Netflix invites fans to join the cast and creators of the pop culture phenomenon Stranger Things, to view never-before-seen footage from the second season that picks up in the chaotic aftermath of Will Beyer’s return to a world that will never be the same.