EVEN WITH THE STRIKE CHANGES, IT IS STILL COMIC-CON…
PANELS HAVE DIRECTORS AND PRODUCERS INSTEAD OF ACTORS AND WRITERS, BUT EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE IS STILL SHOWN. COSPLAY IS STILL ON POINT. AND THE MERCH IS ABUNDANT.
ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, ITS A DIFFERENT SHEBANG, BUT THIS NERD MECA STILL PACKS A PUNCH!!
STRIKES BE DARNED! HERE COMES COMIC-CON! AND I WII BE THERE TO GIVE YOU THE LOWDOWN,
CBS STUDIOS TO RETURN TO SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON WITH FAN-FAVORITE FRANCHISE AND SERIES “STAR TREK” AND “GHOSTS”
CBS Studios returns to San Diego Comic-Con, featuring screenings, exclusive content, activations, booths and more. Attendees will have the chance to find out their destiny at the “Ghosts” Woodstone Mansion on the convention floor, collect exclusive pins and posters from their favorite Star Trek series, and a chance to win prizes! Additional details about the experiences, giveaways, and presentations below:
The “Star Trek” Universe Returns with an Exclusive Screening and Content in Hall H on Saturday, July 22
Official 50th Star Trek Animated Celebration Panel on Friday, July 21
“Ghosts” Screening and an Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes on Thursday, July 20
STAR TREK Universe in Hall H. As previously announced by Paramount+, the fan-favorite STAR TREK universe returns to San Diego Comic-Con, featuring exclusive reveals and surprises from upcoming and current seasons ofSTAR TREK: DISCOVERY, STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, and STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS. Fans in attendance will also be the first to see the highly anticipated STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS and STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS crossover episode with a special Hall H premiere screening! Saturday, July 22, 1:30-2:45 p.m. PT, Hall H
STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS will have an interactive booth space on the convention floor where fans will get an intimate look at official costumes and props from the series on display and have a chance to receive exclusive giveaways. Booth #3529
Official 50th Star Trek Animated Celebration in 25ABC. Get a first look at Star Trek: The Animated Celebration – a campaign celebrating 50 years of STAR TREK: THE ANIMATED SERIES with John Van Citters (VP, Star Trek Brand Development); explore the latest in publishing with an IDW representative and talk gaming with Scopely’s Brian Lelas (Lead Narrative Designer, Star Trek Fleet Command) and Rebekah Plants (Community Manager, Star Trek Fleet Command). You won’t want to miss this panel, complete with limited edition pin giveaways and special guest Casper Kelly (Star Trek: Short Treks, Too Many Cooks)! Friday, July 21, 10 – 11AM PT, 25ABC.
The Star Trek brand team, in partnership with Paramount+, will also be distributing limited-edition pins daily during San Diego Comic-Con in the downtown Gaslamp District at “The Lodge: A Paramount+ Experience,” located at the transformed Happy Does Bar. Happy Does Bar, 340 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101. Operating hours: Wednesday, July 19, 6-10PM; Thursday, July 20-Saturday, July 22, 12 – 10PM; Sunday, July 23, 10AM – 7PM. Admission is free, but is on a reservation system. No SDCC badge is required. Keep your eyes on StarTrek.com and @StarTrek on socials for more information.
GHOSTS Presentation in Ballroom 20. Join the GHOSTS ‘fan-ily’ reunion at the San Diego Convention Center. The event will be hosted by TV host, journalist, “Talking Strange” podcast host Aaron Sagers and will treat fans to a ‘lively’ debate with fans on just who got ‘sucked off’ in this year’s cliffhanger, plus surprises specific to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. The presentation will also screen the season two finale, a video featurette showcasing the past two seasons and an exclusive SDCC behind-the-scenes presentation from “CBS Sunday Morning,” which was on-set earlier this year. Thursday, July 20, 12:45 – 1:45PM PT, Ballroom 20.
“Ghosts” Destiny Decider – Comic-Con attendees arriving to Booth 229 will be welcomed as guests of Sam and Jay’s Bed and Breakfast. As the front doors of Woodstone Mansion close behind each guest, they’ll warm themselves by the fire and relive special moments from the hit series. However, before exiting, each guest will have their fate decided. Will they get ‘sucked off’ into the eternal light above or ‘go down’ to where their past misfortunes catch up to them? After each transition to their ‘next life,’ attendees will receive images of their posthumous experience and receive a limited-edition Comic-Con t-shirt*, branded as being ‘Ghosted’ at San Diego Comic-Con. *Supplies are limited.
Limited Special Edition Comic-Con Poster:
Exclusive to Comic-Con attendees, posters* will be given away at the GHOSTS Destiny Decider (Booth 229) on the convention room floor. *Supplies are limited.
Additional surprise GHOSTS-branded activations will be found within and around Comic-Con. Fans can follow along via @ghostscbs.
SAG/AFTRA STRIKE: Production on Venom 3, and several other films, has paused after the Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) declared it is on strike on Thursday, July 13, 2023.
Production on Venom 3 officially began in June 2023 in Spain. The film sees Tom Hardy return to the role of Eddie Brock. Hardy and Kelly Marcel, who is also directing the film, collaborated on the script.
Other films shutting down production due to the SAG-AFTRA include Deadpool 3, Gladiator 2, Disney’s live-action Lilo & Stitch remake, Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part 2, and a Brad Pitt untitled drama.
It looks like several other heroes will already exist in James Gun’s new Superman-reality. And though, we don’t know how much screen time these heroes will get, these four have just been cast…
Anthony Carrigan will play Metamorpho/Rex Mason in the upcoming Superman film helmed by James Gunn. “I’m gobsmacked,” Carrigan admitted when it comes to the Superman news. “I think it’s just such an exciting new chapter, and such an exciting new chapter for DC. I think this movie has the potential to just really knock everyone’s socks off, and with James Gun at the helm, I think it’s just going to be so much fun.”
The announcement comes just one day after Isabela Merced, Eli Gathegi, and Nathan Fillion were also revealed for the film as Hawkgirl, Mr. Terrific, and Green Lantern Guy Gardner, respectively.
SUPERMAN LEGACY IS SET TO FLY INTO THEATERS JULY 2015
“Superman: Legacy opens two years from today. It may seem far away to many of you, but it’s close to me!” James Gunn posted on Threads. “We have a lot to do between now and then. But I haven’t been more excited about a project in forever… and this cast, slowly coming together… holy cow…”