Full Schedule Released for 2015 WonderCon - Orphan Black, Last Man on Earth, Big Hero 6 and more!

Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 4:39PM
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Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 4:39PM
Full Schedule Released for 2015 WonderCon - Orphan Black, Last Man on Earth, Big Hero 6 and more!
The full schedule for WonderCon 2015 is out, and the convention boasts several exciting panels for sci-fi and comics fans, including Q&As with the cast and co-creator of Orphan Black, Will Forte of Last Man on Earth, and the head of story for Big Hero 6.

Unfortunately, Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany won't make an appearance, but there will be many exciting guests in attendance. In addition to Forte, guests will have the opportunity to see Felicia Day, Margot Kidder, Battlestar Galactica's Richard Hatch, Firefly's Sean Maher, and many more. 

This list of highlights doesn't include the Warner Bros. panels, but they include preview screenings and special video presentations with The Flash, Gotham, and iZombie, as well as Q&As with celebrities like Ben McKenzie, Robin Lord Taylor, Danielle Panabaker, Candice Patton, and Rose McIver. You can find out more about those panels here.


Friday, April 3

Going Back to the Future
Filmmakers Jason Aron, Louis Krubich, and Lee Leshen discuss their film Back in Time, a feature-length documentary that shows the cultural impact of the Back to the Future franchise-just in time to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the initial film
12:00pm – 1:00pm Room 207

The Last Man On Earth
What would you do if you were the last person on earth? Join this panel to screen a never-before-seen upcoming episode from the series critics are calling "the most original comedy in years." Plus, a Q&A, moderated by Jarett Wieselman (BuzzFeed), with star and creator Will Forte (Nebraska, Saturday Night Live), and directors/producers Chris Miller and Phil Lord (The Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street) as they discuss the twists and turns of this hilarious new comedy.
4:00pm – 5:00pm Room 300AB

World Premiere: Batman vs. Robin
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation welcome WonderCon Anaheim attendees to the World Premiere of Batman vs. Robin; the latest entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Original Movies. In the film, Damian Wayne, now bearing the mantle of Robin, blazes a headstrong and sometimes reckless trail alongside his father, Batman. While investigating a crime scene, Robin encounters a mysterious figure, Talon, who leads him on a life-altering course through the depths of Gotham's secret society, known as The Court of Owls. It's a dangerous journey that will force Batman and Robin to face their most dangerous adversary: each other! Be among the first to see this new film, then stay for a star-studded panel led by the voices of Batman, Jason O'Mara (Terra Nova, Complications), Robin, Stuart Allan (Son of Batman), and Sean Maher (Firefly/Serenity, Much Ado About Nothing), respectively, alongside producer James Tucker (Justice League: Throne of Atlantis), director Jay Oliva (Batman: Assault on Arkham), Eisner Award-winning writer J.M. DeMatteis (Justice League, Teen Titans Go!), character designer Phil Bourassa (Justice League: Throne of Atlantis), dialogue director Andrea Romano (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns), and some special guests. DC All-Access host Tiffany Smith will moderate the fun, including the awarding of a few exclusive prizes. Inspired by the storyline from the bestselling graphic novel, Batman: Court of Owls, Batman vs. Robin arrives April 14 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD.
6:00pm – 8:00pm Arena

Saturday, April 4

Superman: The Richard Donner Years Celebrity Super Reunion
Margot Kidder, Sarah Douglas,Valerie Perrine, Diane Sherry, Marc McClure,Jack O'Halloran, Aaron Smolinski, David Michael Petrou, and Ilya Salkind discuss their experiences filming Superman-The Movie and Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut under the direction of director Richard Donner. The stars will partake in a Q&A session moderated by Jim Bowers (founder of CapedWonder Superman Imagery) and Jay Towers (morning news anchor for WJBK-Fox 2 News Detroit).
10:00am – 11:00am Room 300AB

Felicia Day Talks Geek & Sundry, Her New Book, & More!
Felicia Day (The Guild, Dr. Horrible, Eureka, Supernatural) talks about her upcoming projects, reveals the latest happenings at Geek & Sundry, and gives you a sneak peek into her hilarious and inspirational book, You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost). This book is proof that everyone should embrace what makes them different and be brave enough to share it with the world, because anything is possible now, even for a digital misfit.
11:30am - 12:30pm Room 300DE

Big Hero 6: The Art of the Story
Head of story Joe Mateo (Big Hero 6, Tangled), Brian Kesinger (Big Hero 6, Frozen), and Normand Lemay (Big Hero 6, Frozen) share how Disney Animation brings stories to life through the art of storyboarding, collaboration, and art.
12:00pm – 1:00pm Room 300AB

Orphan Black: BBC America
The cast and co-creator reveal exclusive season three footage of BBC America's award-winning original series Orphan Black. Ahead of the April 18 season premiere on BBC AMERICA, co-creator and writer Graeme Manson joins stars Jordan Gavaris (Felix), Dylan Bruce (Paul), Maria Doyle Kennedy (Mr. S), Evelyne Brochu (Delphine), and Kristian Bruun (Donnie) for a sneak peek and Q&A session. You can catch up on the first two seasons of Orphan Black via On Demand, all digital platforms, and streaming on Amazon Prime.
6:00pm – 7:00pm Room 300AB

TNT's Falling Skies: The Final Battle
Members of the cast of Falling Skies present an exclusive look at the highly anticipated final season. The alien power source may have been destroyed, but with a hybrid breed of beast and mutant running rampant on Earth, human survival is still at stake. In these last episodes,Tom Mason and the 2nd Mass will face the final battle and the skies will fall. Stars Moon Bloodgood, Drew Roy, Doug Jones, and Sarah Carter and director Tunde Osunsanmi dissect the epic series finale in a panel discussion moderated byTV Guide's Rich Sands. Don't miss the final season of Falling Skies premiering this summer on TNT.
5:00pm - 6:00pm Room 300AB

Sunday, April 5

Powers: A Sneak Peek at the Final Episodes of Season One 
The executive producers/co-creators of the Powers comics, Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, are joined by showrunner Charlie Huston, and cast members Olesya Rulin (Calista) and Logan Browning (Zora) for a preview of what's to come in the remaining episodes of PlayStation's hit new original series. 
12:15pm – 1:15pm Arena

Battlestar in Crisis
Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica's Tom Zarek/Capt Apollo, Axanar, Cowboys and Engines) hosts a Q&A and discussion with the panel and audience on the fate and future of Battlestar Galactica. Panelists include Dr. Kevin Grazier (science consultant for Battlestar Galactica, Eureka, Fallen Skies, Defiance) and surprise guests. BG trailers and comic reels will be shown.
12:30pm - 1:30pm Room 300DE

And on Friday evening, we're pleased to announce that Outer Places will be hosting our first-ever panel!

The Science of Star Wars
Could Lightsabers ever be a reality? Does science matter when designing a Star Wars spacecraft? What does it take to resist the Dark Side of the Force? Join Fon Davis (production designer - Star Wars Prequel Movies) Bobak Ferdowsi (NASA flight engineer), Kieran Dickson (editor, Outerplaces.com), Travis Langley (Star Wars Psychology), and moderator, Jenna Busch (Legion of Leia) as they break down the science behind a galaxy far far away and discuss whether or not Kylo Ren's Force Awakens Lightsaber is sacrilege or genius. 
5:00 - 6:00pm Room 207
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