The WonderCon 2017 schedule has been fully revealed
ComingSoon.net/SuperHeroHype will be attending WonderCon 2017, set to take place Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Today, the three-day WonderCon 2017 schedule has been revealed and you can check out some of the highlights below. You can also check out the complete schedule here!
WonderCon 2017 Schedule – Friday, March 31
Star Trek: The Next 50 Years Friday March 31, 2017 1:00pm – 2:00pm Room 207 The authors of the critically acclaimed bestselling two-volume series from St. Martin’s Press The Fifty-Year Mission, Mark A. Altman (Free Enterprise, The Librarians) and Edward Gross (Empire Magazine) along with Access Hollywood’s Scott Mantz look back at 50 years of Star Trek and speculate on where the franchise will boldly go over the next 50 years including the latest news from the set of Star Trek: Discovery as well as why we need Trek today more than ever.
DreamWorks Trollhunters, A Netflix Original Series Friday March 31, 2017 1:15pm – 2:15pm Room 300AB Following the epic first season of the Netflix original series DreamWorks Trollhunters, executive producers Marc Guggenheim, Rodrigo Blaas, and Chad Hammes share their favorite moments from season 1 and take you behind the scenes of this critically acclaimed series from Guillermo del Toro. The panel will be moderated by Josh Macuga of Collider.
Marvel Animation Storytellers Friday March 31, 2017 2:00pm – 3:00pm Room 300DE Marvel Animation panelists give you an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at how Marvel assembles acclaimed animated series such as Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Led by Cort Lane (SVP, animation and family entertainment) and Stephen Wacker (VP, current series and development), with several special guests, the Marvel Animation team shares rare insight into the writing process, sneak peeks from upcoming episodes, and tons of scoops on future storylines.
Prison Break Friday March 31, 2017 2:15pm – 3:30pm Room 300AB Breaking out is only the beginning! Join Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Sarah Wayne Callies, Robert Knepper, and executive producers Paul Scheuring, Vaun Wilmott, and Michael Horowitz for a true fan event as they debut the first episode of 2017’s most highly anticipated series. A moderated panel will follow the screening.
Behind the Creative Process of Logan Friday March 31, 2017 3:00pm – 4:00pm Room 300DE Wishing you had more insider info on what it took to make FOX’s epic film Logan? HALON Entertainment’s previs and postvis supervisor, Clint Reagan, and Art Directors Guild Award-nominated production designer Francois Audouy take you behind the scenes with never-before-seen material. Clint and Francois will dive into one of Logan‘s action-packed sequences to discuss defining the look, action, and story details of the film. You won’t want to miss this journey deep into the world of Logan!
Imaginary Mary Friday March 31, 2017 3:30pm – 4:30pm Room 300AB From the creative geniuses behind The Goldbergs comes Imaginary Mary, a live-action/CGI hybrid comedy. See an exclusive screening of the second episode, titled “The Mom Seal,” and join Jenna Elfman (Dharma & Greg, Looney Tunes: Back in Action), Stephen Schneider (Broad City, You’re the Worst), and executive producers Adam F. Goldberg (The Goldbergs, Breaking In), David Guarascio (Happy Endings, Aliens in America), Patrick Osborne (Big Hero 6, Wreck-It Ralph), and Doug Robinson (The Goldbergs, Rules of Engagement) for a moderated Q&A session. Imaginary Mary follows Alice, a single sports public relations executive who has fallen in love with a divorced father of three kids. When the pressure of her relationship and potential insta-family becomes too much for Alice to handle, she starts to see her childhood imaginary friend Mary (voiced by Rachel Dratch of Saturday Night Live). Imaginary Mary is produced by Happy Madison in association with ABC Studios and Sony Pictures Television. Imaginary Mary airs on Tuesdays nights at 9:30/8:30c beginning April 4 on ABC.
Time After Time Special Video Presentation and Q&A Friday March 31, 2017 3:30pm – 4:30pm Arena Time After Time makes its WonderCon Anaheim debut to give fans the scoop on the suspenseful new drama and a sneak peek at what lies ahead in the first season. Who will gain control of the Time Machine? Will H.G.’s and John’s goals become aligned? What is Project Utopia? Will Vanessa discover Griffin’s betrayal? This special video presentation will be followed by a Q&A with executive producer Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries, Dawson’s Creek, The Following, the Scream movies) and series stars Josh Bowman (Revenge, Make It or Break It, Holby City, Level Up, So Undercover), Genesis Rodriguez (Identity Thief, Man on a Ledge, Entourage, Big Hero 6), and Nicole Ari Parker (Soul Food, Rosewood, The Real Husbands of Hollywood, Almost Christmas). Based on the novel by Karl Alexander and produced by Outerbanks Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television, Time After Time airs Sundays at 9/8c on ABC.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Two Decades with Feeling: A 20th Anniversary Celebration Friday March 31, 2017 4:00pm – 5:00pm Room 300DE Edward Gross and Mark A. Altman (The Fifty-Year Mission), authors of the upcoming oral history Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Slayers & Vampires, re-open the Hellmouth and look back at the secret history of the slayer who saved the world a lot, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, for its 20th anniversary as well as what the future might hold for Slayage in the 21st century. Also, a look back at the underappreciated genius of Angel and the Buffy’s that never were.
The Goldbergs Friday March 31, 2017 4:30pm – 5:30pm Room 300AB Join cast members of the 1980s VCR-loving, mixtape-making, spandex-wearing Goldberg family-including Wendi McLendon-Covey (Bridesmaids) and Jeff Garlin (Curb Your Enthusiasm), and executive producers Adam F. Goldberg (The Goldbergs, Breaking In) and Doug Robinson (The Goldbergs, Rules of Engagement) for an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming episode of The Goldbergs, “The Dynamic Duo,” followed by a Q&A moderated by Kevin Smith. Directed by Smith, “The Dynamic Duo” follows the geeky and movie obsessed Adam and his grandfather, Pops, who have drastically different reactions to the 1989 Batman movie when it’s released in theaters. The Goldbergs is produced by Happy Madison and Adam F. Goldberg Productions, in association with Sony Pictures Television.The Goldbergs airs on Wednesday nights at 8/7c on ABC.
Riverdale Special Video Presentation and Q&A Friday March 31, 2017 4:45pm – 5:45pm Arena Unlock the mystery of Riverdale and leave your innocence behind. Join stars KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Ashleigh Murray, Luke Perry, Mädchen Amick, and Marisol Nichols, along with executive producers Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Sarah Schechter, and Jon Goldwater as they dive into the secrets that continue to loom over what may look like a quiet, sleepy town.
Comedy Central: Jeff & Some Aliens and Legends of Chamberlain Heights Friday March 31, 2017 5:30pm – 7:00pm Room 300AB The cast and creators of Jeff & Some Aliens discuss their hit series and give a sneak peak at what’s coming in season two! Stick around for the Legends of Chamberlain Heights team as they talk about what’s next for their hit show!
World Premiere of Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Friday March 31, 2017 6:00pm – 8:00pm Arena A WonderCon Anaheim tradition continues as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Animation invite you to attend the World Premiere of Teen Titans: The Judas Contract, the latest entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Original Movies. Inspired by the 1984 DC story arc from Marv Wolfman and George Pérez, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract finds the Teen Titans—Starfire, Beast Boy, Raven, Blue Beetle, Robin, and the just-returned Nightwing—working as a cohesive team in their never-ending battle against evil. But their newest teammate, the mysterious and powerful Terra, may be altering that dynamic. Meanwhile, an ancient evil, Brother Blood, has awakened, and familiar foe Deathstroke is lurking in the shadows—both waiting to pounce. Be among the first to see this landmark story come to animated life, then enjoy an entertaining panel discussion amongst cast members Sean Maher (Firefly, Serenity, Batman: Bad Blood) as Nightwing, Taissa Farmiga (American Horror Story) as Raven, Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place, The Fosters) as Blue Beetle, Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series) as Beast Boy, Kari Wahlgren (Phineas and Ferb, Legion of Super Heroes) as Starfire, and Stuart Allan (Batman vs. Robin, Batman: Bad Blood) as Robin/Damian, plus director Sam Liu (Batman: The Killing Joke), supervising producer James Tucker (Batman: Bad Blood, Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders), and character designer Phil Bourassa (Justice League Dark, Young Justice). As always, moderator Gary Miereanu will offer exclusive prizes for best audience questions and might even introduce some surprise guests.
Robotech: A Look to the Future Friday March 31, 2017 7:00pm – 8:00pm Room 300AB Harmony Gold USA looks at the latest developments in the Robotech universe, from awesome new products to the live-action film in the works at Sony Pictures with the producers of 300 and the director of Furious 7.
WonderCon 2017 Schedule – Saturday, April 1
APB Saturday April 1, 2017 10:45am – 11:45am Room 300AB Police work isn’t rocket science. It’s harder. Executive producers Len Wiseman (Lucifer, Sleepy Hollow) and Trey Callaway (Revolution, CSI: NY) are joined by stars Justin Kirk (Weeds, Tyrant), Natalie Martinez (Kingdom, Under the Dome), and Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters, Grace and Frankie) for an exclusive sneak peek at upcoming episodes of FOX’s new high-tech police drama and a discussion surrounding the series’ 21st-century crime fighting force.
Midnight, Texas Series Premiere Saturday April 1, 2017 11:45am – 1:00pm Room 300AB Universal Television presents NBC‘s new supernatural thriller Midnight, Texas. Welcome to a place where being normal is strange and only outsiders fit in. Based on the bestselling book series by Charlaine Harris (author of the novels that inspired True Blood), comes a journey into a remote Texas town where nothing is what it seems. Home to a vampire, a witch, an angel, and a hitwoman, Midnight is a mysterious safehaven for those who are different-a perfect place for anyone looking to hide from the outside world. That is, until the arrival of a powerful psychic and the murder of one of their own. As the town members fight off outside pressures from ever-suspicious cops, deadly biker gangs, and their own dangerous pasts, they band together and form an unlikely but strong family. Join your fellow “Midnighters” for an exclusive premiere of the pilot episode and a Q&A session with cast members François Arnaud (The Borgias), Dylan Bruce (Orphan Black), Parisa Fitz-Henley (Luke Cage), Arielle Kebbel (The Vampire Diaries), Jason Lewis (Sex and the City), and Sarah Ramos (Parenthood) and executive producers Monica Owusu-Breen (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and David Janollari (Six Feet Under).
Syfy’s The Magicians Saturday April 1, 2017 1:00pm – 2:00pm Room 300AB How about a trip to Fillory (and Further)? Jason Ralph (Quentin Coldwater), Stella Maeve (Julia Wicker), and executive producers Sera Gamble and John McNamara present an inside look at The Magicians, Syfy’s hit show based on Lev Grossman’s bestselling novels. With only three episodes remaining this season, you might want to bring a batch of truth serum to uncover some secrets!
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Saturday April 1, 2017 2:00pm – 3:15pm Room 300AB Executive producer and head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb, series stars, and producers of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. talk all things season 4. Find out what’s coming up with a Q&A and special screening of a never-before-seen episode. The action-packed series from Marvel Television returns this April, airing Tuesdays, 10/9c on ABC.
Riverdale Exclusive Screening of Brand New Episode Saturday April 1, 2017 3:15pm – 4:15pm Arena Rogue One: The Magic Behind the Mission Saturday April 1, 2017 3:15pm – 4:15pm Room 300AB Hal Hickel (Industrial Light & Magic animation supervisor, Academy Award-nominated for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) describes his role in creating the groundbreaking visual effects in the first Star Wars stand-alone film. Access Hollywood’s Scott Mantz moderates a Q&A session.
DC Universe: Rebirth Saturday April 1, 2017 3:30pm – 4:30pm Room 300DE DC Universe: Rebirth has taken the industry by storm. The universe has been restored with hope and optimism, engaging storylines, and dynamic characters. Come discover more about your favorite DC superheroes, plus hear from the talented teams bringing these stories to life!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: A Shell of a Good Time Panel Bonanza Saturday April 1, 2017 3:30pm – 4:30pm Room 213 The current TMNT brain trust of Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz, and Bobby Curnow discuss the Turtles’ past, present, and the threat from Dimension X looming in their future! Also announcing new creators and TMNT projects for 2017 and beyond!
Warner Bros. Pictures Saturday April 1, 2017 4:30pm – 6:00pm Arena Get a sneak peek at upcoming films from Warner Bros., New Line, and DC Entertainment Films, with special guests TBA. 5:30pm
DreamWorks Voltron: Legendary Defender, A Netflix Original Series Saturday April 1, 2017 5:30pm – 6:30pm Room 300DE Executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos, co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery, story editor Tim Hedrick, and voice cast members offer an in-depth discussion of the epic second season of the critically acclaimed Netflix original series DreamWorks Voltron: Legendary Defender. They’ll highlight their favorite moments and come ready for an extended fan Q&A. The conversation will be moderated by Kyle Anderson of Nerdist and panel attendees will receive a WonderCon Anaheim exclusive poster created by Dos Santos.
VFX of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Saturday April 1, 2017 7:15pm – 8:15pm Room 300AB Mark Kolpack (visual effects supervisor, Marvel), Sabrina Arnold (visual effects producer, Marvel), Kevin Lingenfelser (visual effects supervisor, FuseFX), and Dan Mellitz (visual effects supervisor, CoSA VFX) discuss what is needed to take characters like Ghost Rider, Hive, Quake, and others out of the comics and onto television. Moderated by Shawn Richter from The Marvel Report.
U.S. Premiere Screening of Doctor Who Spin-Off Class Saturday April 1, 2017 7:30pm – 8:30pm Room 300DE End your day with BBCA and Nerdist for the exclusive U.S. premiere screening of Doctor Who spinoff, Class. From award-winning writer and Class creator Patrick Ness (novel and film A Monster Calls, novel Chaos Walking) and executive produced by the team behind Doctor Who, Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin, Class is set in London’s Coal Hill School, where four students who have hidden secrets and desires navigate a life of friends, parents, schoolwork, sex, sorrow-and possibly the end of existence. Coal Hill School has been a part of the Doctor Who universe since the very beginning, but that has come at a price. Time traveling over the years has caused the very walls of space and time to become thin. There’s something pressing in on the other side, something waiting for its chance to kill everyone and everything, to bring us all into Shadow. Class is a BBC America co-production and premieres Saturday, April 15, 10/9c following the season premiere of Doctor Who at 9/8c.
WonderCon 2017 Schedule – Sunday, April 2
Teen Titans Go! All-New Episode and Q&A Sunday April 2, 2017 12:00pm – 1:00pm Room 300AB WonderCon Anaheim attendees, Go! to this panel and be ready for a fun afternoon with your favorite teen DC superheroes. Producers Michael Jelenic, Aaron Horvath, and Peter Michail will join voice actor Greg Cipes to screen an all-new episode and answer your questions about all things Titans. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Teen Titans Go! airs Fridays at 6/5c on Cartoon Network.
Lucifer Special Video Presentation and Q&A Sunday April 2, 2017 12:30pm – 1:30pm Arena If you thought all hell broke loose when Lucifer arrived in the City of Angels, just imagine how things will heat up in his absence. Indulge your deepest desires and be among the first to see what’s in store for Chloe Decker and the Devil himself after his mysterious departure in the midseason finale. Get a sizzling sneak peek at the second half of season 2, followed by a Q&A with series stars Tom Ellis, Lauren German, DB Woodside, and executive producers Joe Henderson (White Collar) and Ildy Modrovich (CSI: Miami). From Jerry Bruckheimer Television in association with Warner Bros. Television and based on characters created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg for Vertigo from DC Entertainment, Lucifer returns with all-new episodes in May airing Mondays at 9/8c on FOX.
Justice League Action All-New Episode and Q&A Sunday April 2, 2017 1:00pm – 2:00pm Room 300AB Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman lead the DC Comics Super Heroes against their most infamous foes in adventures packed with relentless thrills, fun, and action.
Gotham Special Video Presentation and Q&A Sunday April 2, 2017 1:45pm – 2:45pm Arena As Gotham City descends into anarchy, join the hit show as it returns to WonderCon Anaheim to give fans the scoop on all the shocking moments in store for the remainder of Season 3. With Penguin out of the picture, and a power grab taking place, who will become the new leader of the Gotham underworld? How will Nygma’s embrace of his Riddler persona alter the balance of power, and will any of it matter when the Court of Owls reveals its plans for the city? All will be judged! Join us for a special video presentation followed by a Q&A with series stars and executive producers. From Warner Bros. Television, Gotham returns Monday, April 24, with all-new episodes on Mondays at 8/7c on FOX.
Warner Archive Collection – KidsWB Flashback Sunday April 2, 2017 2:00pm – 3:00pm Room 300AB Celebrate the phenomenon of Kids’ WB with some of the creators and voice actors from Static Shock, The Zeta Project, Xiaolin Showdown, Histeria!, and many more in a fun look back at the beloved cartoon block. Join The Zeta Project creator/producer Bob Goodman (Elementary, Warehouse 13) and a bevy of special guests alongside Warner Archive podcasters Matthew Patterson and DW Ferranti and moderator Gary Miereanu for a fun-filled hour of cartoon clips for all-and cool prizes for lucky audience members.
Encore screening of Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Sunday April 2, 2017 3:15pm – 4:45pm Arena Miss the Friday screening of the latest entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Original Movies? Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Animation invite you to attend a screening of Teen Titans: The Judas Contract. Inspired by the 1984 DC story arc from Marv Wolfman and George Pérez, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract finds the Teen Titans—Starfire, Beast Boy, Raven, Blue Beetle, Robin, and the just-returned Nightwing—working as a cohesive team in their never-ending battle against evil. But their newest teammate, the mysterious and powerful Terra, may be altering that dynamic. Meanwhile, an ancient evil, Brother Blood, has awakened, and familiar foe Deathstroke is lurking in the shadows—both waiting to pounce. Ultimately, the Teen Titans will need to battle their enemies and their own doubts to unite and overcome the malicious forces around them in this twisting tale of intrigue, adventure, and deception. Teen Titans: The Judas Contract will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital HD (4/4/17) and Blu-ray & DVD (4/18/17).
The Science of Star Wars Sunday April 2, 2017 3:30pm – 4:30pm Room 208 Ever wondered if lightsabers could ever be a reality? Curious about which Star Wars droid NASA would take into space? Expert panelists Emily Manor-Chapman (NASA engineer), Kieran Dickson (editor, COMET), Fon Davis (Star Wars production designer), Travis Langley (editor,Star Wars Psychology), Janina Scarlet (author,Superhero Therapy), and others, with moderator Jenna Busch break down the science behind a galaxy far, far away and field all of your burning, geeky questions.