Comic Con 2014 Friday: The Big Bang Theory Mysteries, The Walking Dead Season 5 Official Sneak Preview, Game of Thrones Panel, Sleepy Hollow Season 2 First Look, Orphan Black Panel
By Anshu Shrivastava | July 18, 2014 8:14 PM EST
Comic-Con at San Diego is one of the most awaited events for the fans of T.V. shows. This year, "The Walking Dead" will be releasing the first official sneak preview of Season 5, while "Sleepy Hollow" will be providing an exclusive look of Season 2. "The Big Bang Theory" writers are going to share their writers' room mysteries, while "Orphan Black" Panel will talk about the second season. "The Game of Thrones" panel consists of John Bradley, Gwendoline Christie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Natalie Dormer, Kit Harington, Rose Leslie, Rory McCann, Pedro Pascal, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams join David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, and George R.R. Martin.
Actor Jim Parsons accepts the Best Actor in a Comedy Series award for "The Big Bang Theory" at the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Here is the complete schedule and what to expect on Friday, July 25 at Comic-Con 2014. [Source: Comic-Con]
Friday, JULY 25
"The Big Bang Theory"
Back by popular demand! The Big Bang Theory writers are back in San Diego and ready to share secrets behind TV's #1 comedy, which is coming off its most climactic season yet (a first kiss! an engagement! Professor Proton became one with The Force!). Uncover the writers' room mysteries and learn how intimidating it was to write for Darth Vader. (Answer: Very.) The hit show's executive producers and writers take the stage for a lively discussion to discuss the creative process. From Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television, The Big Bang Theory returns for season 8 this fall, Monday nights at 8/7c on CBS. The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Seventh Season will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on September 16.
Time: 10 to 11 at Ballroom 20
Olivia "Liv" Moore, a 25-year-old medical resident, is on the fast track to a perfect life...until she's turned into a zombie. Now stuck somewhere between half-alive and undead, Liv loses all traces of her former drive and ambition. She transfers her medical residency to the city morgue in order to reluctantly access the only real form of sustenance left available to her-and the only thing that allows her to maintain her humanity-human brains. But there are side effects to Liv's new diet: With each brain she consumes, Liv experiences "visions"-flashes of the corpse's memories-including, in some cases, clues as to how they were killed.iZombie makes its Comic-Con debut with a special viedo presentation, followed by a Q&A with series stars Rose McIver (Once Upon a Time), Malcolm Goodwin (Breakout Kings), Rahul Kohli (newcomer from the UK), and Robert Buckley (One Tree Hill), as well as executive producers Rob Thomas (Veronica Mars) and Diane Ruggiero-Wright (Veronica Mars). From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Spondoolie Productions and Warner Bros. Television and based on characters created by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred, published by DC Entertainment's Vertigo imprint, iZombie premieres Midseason on The CW.
Time: 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. at Room 6BCF
"The Walking Dead"
Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Chad Coleman, and Michael Cudlitz join executive producer and showrunner Scott Gimple, executive producer Robert Kirkman, executive producer Gale Anne Hurd, executive producer Dave Alpert, and special effects makeup supervisor and executive producer Greg Nicotero in a panel moderated by Chris Hardwick (The Nerdist, Talking Dead) to discuss the shocking finale of season 4 of The Walking Dead and what to look forward to in season 5, debuting this fall on AMC. Join the panelists for a Q&A session and an official sneak preview of season 5.
Time: 12:20 to 1:20 p.m. at Hall H
Bones : Fan favorites David Boreanaz, Emily Deschanel and Executive Producer Stephen Nathan return to Comic-Con to share secrets from the set, upcoming twists and turns and what's in store for Booth and Brennan as Bones enters its milestone tenth season.
Time: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Ballroom 20
What if someone you lost...returned? For the first time ever, ABC brings hit-dramaResurrection to Comic-Con! Moderator Michael Schneider (TV Guide executive editor) and executive producers Michelle Fazekas (Marvel's Agent Carter), Tara Butters (Marvel's Agent Carter), and Aaron Zelman (The Killing), along with Omar Epps (House), Kurtwood Smith (That 70's Show), Frances Fisher (Titanic), and Devin Kelley (Chernobyl Diaries), explore the mysterious return of residents of Arcadia, MO. Get an exclusive first look into the new season and join in for a Q&A panel full of surprises.
Time: 12:30 to 1:30 at Room 6BCF
Creator and executive producer Alex Hirsch (Grunkle Stan) is joined by series stars Kristen Schaal (Mabel), Jason Ritter (Dipper), and Thurop Van Orman (L'il Gideon) to uncover the mysteries of Disney Channel's hit series Gravity Falls. Find out what's in store for television's spookiest town with exclusive clips from the show's exciting upcoming season and an audience Q&A. The panel will also feature sneak peeks of two new animated shows coming to Disney XD!
Time: 1 to 2 p.m. at Room 6A
Wayward Pines World Premiere Screening and Q&A: Based on the bestselling novel Pines by Blake Crouch and brought to life by suspenseful storyteller M. Night Shyamalan, Wayward Pines is the intense new mind-bending 10-episode FOX event thriller evocative of the classic hit Twin Peaks. The episode is directed by M. Night Shyamalan and written by Chad Hodge. Scheduled to participate are cast members Matt Dillon (Crash), Melissa Leo (The Fighter), Toby Jones (Harry Potter franchise), Carla Gugino (Watchmen), Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow), Reed Diamond (24), Shannyn Sossamon (40 Days and 40 Nights), Tim Griffin (Prime Suspect), and Charlie Tahan (Charlie St. Cloud) and executive producers M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense), Donald De Line (The Italian Job), Chad Hodge (The Playboy Club) and Ashwin Rajan (After Earth).
Time: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Room 5AB
"Game of Thrones"
Game of Thrones panel and Q&A: Based on the bestselling fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin, HBO's Game of Thrones concluded its 10-episode fourth season in June and will begin filming its fifth season this summer. The series, executive produced and written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, is an epic story of treachery and nobility, set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years. Featured cast include (in alphabetical order) Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Natalie Dormer as Margaery Baratheon, Kit Harington as Jon Snow, Rose Leslie as Ygritte, Rory McCann as Sandor Clegane ("The Hound"), Pedro Pascal as Oberyn Martell, Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark, and Maisie Williams as Arya Stark.
Time: 1:40 to 2:40 p.m. at Hall H
Outlander: Starz presents its highly anticipated new TV series Outlander with writer/executive producer Ronald D. Moore, author Diana Gabaldon, and cast members from the series, including Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Graham McTavish, and Lotte Verbeek.
Time: 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. at Room 6A
"Mike Tyson Mysteries"
Mike Tyson Mysteries : In this new animated comedy series, Mike Tyson is taking the fight from the boxing ring to the streets...by solving mysteries! Join us for a first look at this new adult animated series and a can't-miss panel featuring Mike Tyson, Rachel Ramras (MAD), Jim Rash (Community) and producer Hugh Davidson (The Looney Tunes Show).
Time: 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. at Indigo Ballroom
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D"
Marvel Television Presents panel: Moderated by Jeph Loeb, Marvel's Head of Television, this panel promises exciting news and fun surprises for fans. Join Jeph and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. executive producers Jed Whedon (Dollhouse), Maurissa Tancharoen (Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog) and Jeffrey Bell (Angel), along with cast members Clark Gregg (Marvel's The Avengers), Ming-Na Wen (ER), Brett Dalton (Killing Lincoln), Chloe Bennet (Nashville), Iain de Caestecker (The Fades) and Elizabeth Henstridge (Reach Me); as well as must-see midseason series Marvel's Agent Carter executive producers Tara Butters (Resurrection), Michele Fazekas (Resurrection), Christopher Markus (Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Stephen McFeely (Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier) and Louis D'Esposito (Marvel's The Avengers), with series star Hayley Atwell (Marvel's Captain America: The First Avenger), in this can't miss Q&A panel that will take you behind the scenes and into the future of Marvel's live action television series.
Time: 3 to 4 p.m. at Ballroom 20
As anticipation builds for the new season, join The 100 as they return to San Diego for their sophomore appearance at Comic-Con. After the stunning events in the season finale that found all of the survivors of the Ark attempting to return to the surface, and The 100 in an epic battle with the Grounders, be among the first to get the scoop on what's in store for season 2. Who are the mysterious Mountain Men? Who survived the battle with the Grounders? What's with that mysterious white room? See a special video presentation followed by a Q&A with series stars as well as executive producer Jason Rothenberg. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Alloy Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television, The 100 returns this fall with all-new episodes on Wednesdays at 9/8c on The CW. The 100: The Complete First Season will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on September 23.
Time: 3:15 to 4 15 p.m. at Room 6BCF
Bates Motel: Bates Motel reopens in San Diego! Executive producers Carlton Cuse (Lost, The Strain) and Kerry Ehrin (Friday Night Lights) will debut an exciting video with the cast of the highly acclaimed drama series, exclusively for Comic-Con attendees. The executive producers will be joined by the cast, including Vera Farmiga in her Emmy-nominated role as Norma Bates, Freddie Highmore (Norman Bates), Olivia Cooke (Emma), and Nestor Carbonell (Sheriff Alex Romero) to discuss the hit series. Fans will hear firsthand details about what is to come in season 3 debuting in 2015 on A&E and will have a chance to ask the cast and creators questions during a Q&A.
Time: 3: 30 to 4:30 p.m.at Room 6A
Bob's Burgers: You never know what to expect from the cast and producers of Bob's Burgers. Creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard, executive producer Jim Dauterive and the hilarious cast including H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, John Roberts, Kristen Schaal and Larry Murphy will entertain with never-before-seen footage followed by a Q&A panel discussion.
Time: 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Indigo Ball
The Originals, The CW's top new series last season, will be returning for more sexy, supernatural intrigue, romance, alliances and bloodshed in New Orleans this fall. Join executive producer Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries) and co-executive producer Michael Narducci (The Vampire Diaries), along with series stars Joseph Morgan (The Vampire Diaries), Daniel Gillies (The Vampire Diaries), Phoebe Tonkin (The Vampire Diaries), Charles Michael Davis (Grey's Anatomy), Leah Pipes (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), and Danielle Campbell (Prison Break), for a special video presentation followed by a Q&A. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with My So-Called Company, Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, The Originals will air in its new timeslot this fall-Mondays at 8/7c on The CW.
Time: 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. at Ballroom 20
Falling Skies: Season 4: TNT's epic drama Falling Skies-from Amblin Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg-tells the extraordinary story about life and survival in the wake of a catastrophic alien invasion. Stars and producers provide details on the series' upcoming season 4 premiere. In addition, fans will get to enjoy exclusive, never-before-seen footage from the upcoming season.
Time: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Room 6BCF
History: Vikings Blood Legacy: History's Vikings return to SDCC fresh from the set of season 3. Count on the Lothbrok clan - Travis Fimmel (Ragnar), Katheryn Winnick (Lagertha), Clive Standen (Rollo), and Alexander Ludwig (Bjorn) - along with Michael Hirst (writer/creator), and Julian Hobbs (History VP, scripted and nonfiction development and programming) to reveal an exclusive sneak peek at the new season. Find out what the gods have in store for season 3!
Time: 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. at Room 6A
Archer screening and Q&A: Archer is an animated comedy that revolves around the International Secret Intelligence Service (ISIS) and its employees who use every covert operation and global crisis as another excuse to undermine, sabotage and betray each other for personal gain. Come see an exclusive screening of an original short animation piece created specifically for SDCC, plus the upcoming never-before-seen season six premiere episode. Then join the voice cast of H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer, Amber Nash and Lucky Yates, plus creator Adam Reed and co-executive producer Casey Willis as they discuss bringing this animated series to life.
Time: 5 to 6 p.m. at Indigo Ballroom
Arrow: Series stars Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards, Colton Haynes, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne and John Barrowman - with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg - will take aim at San Diego with a special video presentation and panel discussion previewing the show's upcoming and highly-anticipated third season.
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Ballroom 20
Brickleberry: Join creators and executive producers Waco O'Guin and Roger Black along with David Herman (Futurama), Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants), Jerry Minor (Eastbound & Down) and Natasha Leggero (Suburgatory, Burning Love) for a so-wrong-it's-right live reading and all new episode, as well as a Q&A with producers and stars.
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Room 25ABC
Sleepy Hollow: Executive Producers Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci (Star Trek, Fringe, Spider Man 2), Len Wiseman (Underworld, Total Recall) Mark Goffman and Heather Kadin return to Comic-Con with the breakout show of the year, featuring an exclusive look at the highly-anticipated second season followed by a fan Q&A featuring cast members Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, John Noble, Orlando Jones, Lyndie Greenwood and Katia Winter.
Time: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. at Room 6BCF -
Orphan Black: BBC America's award-winning original series Orphan Black returns to Comic-Con. Stars Tatiana Maslany (Sarah, Alison, Cosima, Rachel, Helena, and more) Jordan Gavaris (Felix), Dylan Bruce (Paul), Maria Doyle Kennedy (Mrs. S), Evelyne Brochu (Delphine) and Ari Millen (Mark) join co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett in a panel moderated by Entertainment Weekly's Dalton Ross. The Clone Club gathers to discuss the second season of the conspiracy thriller, which just wrapped in June and is now available on Blu-ray, DVD, and across all digital platforms to download.
Time: 6 to 7 p.m. at Room 6A
Banshee: After an explosive second season, Cinemax's Banshee is back at Comic-Con with a few of its heroes and badass villains. Banshee centers on an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, PA, where he continues his criminal activities as he tries to maintain order in a chaotic and corrupt town. Writer/creator/executive producer Jonathan Tropper (This is Where I Leave You), and cast members Antony Starr (Rush, Wish You Were Here), Ivana Miličević (Casino Royale, Mind of the Married Man), Ulrich Thomsen (The Celebration), and Geno Segers (Pair of Kings), in a panel moderated by Andy Greenwald (staff writer at Grantland.com, host of Andy Greenwald podcast), will discuss the shocking moments from season 2. Join the panelists for an audience Q&A session as they share their experiences working in one of America's most crooked fictional small towns, with a sneak preview of exclusive footage from the upcoming third season.
Time: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. at Room 6A
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