The Ultimate Guide to the Panels of San Diego Comic Con 2015

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 - 4:37PM
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The Ultimate Guide to the Panels of San Diego Comic Con 2015
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After months of anticipation, Comic Con is nearly upon us, and by all accounts, it won't disappoint. With Marvel opting out, DC is giving it their all, with the world premiere of Supergirl, their Superhero Night featuring Arrow, Gotham, The Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow, and of course, Batman v Superman.

But even if you're not a DC fan, there's more than enough to sink your teeth into, as everything from Star Wars to The Walking Dead to Game of Thrones will be making their presence known at the biggest geek convention of the year. Here are all the best panels of San Diego Comic Con 2015:

Preview Night Wednesday 6:00-10:00pm - Ballroom 20

An annual tradition, Warner Bros.'s Preview Night includes full pilot screenings of Supergirl, Lucifer, Blindspot, and Containment, as well as a preview screening of a new episode of Teen Titans Go!

The Science of Star Wars Saturday 8:30-9:30pm - Room 24ABC

Join Outer Places as we discuss the real-life science behind lightsabers, the Millennium Falcon, and more! Featuring Fon Davis (production designer, Star Wars prequel movies) Emily Manor-Chapman (NASA mission planner), Kieran Dickson (editor, Outerplaces), Travis Langley (editor, Star Wars Psychology), Eliot Sirota (VFX artist), Steve Huff (fight choreographer), and moderator Jenna Busch(Legion of Leia).

Doctor Who Thursday 2:15pm – 3:15pm – Hall H

Whovians unite for Peter Capaldi's first-ever appearance at San Diego Comic Con! He will be joined by Jenna Capaldi, Michelle Gomez, Steven Moffat, and more for a preview of another season with the cantankerous Twelfth Doctor.

Con Man Thursday 3:45pm – 5:15pm – Hall H

The happiest show on Earth for any Firefly fan (excluding a Firefly reboot), Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion will be at SDCC to discuss their love letter to geek convention culture.

The 100 Friday 12:30-1:30pm - Ballroom 20

The stars and executive producers of this highly underrated sci-fi drama preview the third season with a "special video presentation."

The Man in the High Castle Friday 2:45-3:45 Room 6A

Amazon introduces their highly anticipated series based on Philip K. Dick's huge Award-winning alternative history novel, The Man in the High Castle.

Minority Report pilot screening Friday 1:45-2:45pm - Ballroom 20

Fox presents the full pilot of the upcoming Minority Report adaptation, followed by a Q&A with the cast and producers.

Orphan Black Friday 5:45-6:45 - Room 6BCF

Join stars Tatiana Maslany (Sarah and the Leda clones), Jordan Gavaris (Felix), Maria Doyle Kennedy (Mrs. S), Dylan Bruce (Paul), Kristian Bruun (Donnie), and Ari Millen (Mark and the Castor clones) and co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson as they look back at three seasons of Clone Club.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter Friday 3:00-4:00pm - Ballroom 20

Marvel holds a panel with head of television Jeph Loeb, along with cast and crew, to answer questions about all the fan favorite MCU television shows. There's no word on which cast members will be there, but we're crossing our fingers for Hayley Atwell.

Heroes Reborn Sunday 1:45pm – 2:45pm – Hall H

Catch an exclusive trailer for the Heroes reboot, as well as a Q&A with Tim Kring and the cast, includingJack Coleman, Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay, Kiki Sukezane, Ryan Guzman, Gatlin Green, Henry Zebrowski, Judith Shekoni, Danika Yarosh, and Rya Kihlstedt. And, in a fun twist, the panel is moderated by returning cast member Greg Grunberg.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay pt 2 Thursday 12:00pm – 1:15pm – Hall H

We don't know exactly which cast members will be at this panel yet, but we do know there will be "exclusive, never-before-seen footage" and a Q&A with the cast and filmmakers. 

An Afternoon with Joss Whedon Saturday 4:45pm – 5:30pm – Hall H

The geek legend discusses Buffy, Firefly, and Marvel, with an emphasis on his ongoing Dark Horse comics efforts. For all of you who, like me, consider Joss Whedon to be a personal hero, this is a can't-miss. 

The Walking Dead Friday 12:00-1:00pm - Hall H

Almost every season six regular cast member is accounted for at this huge Walking Dead panel, including Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Chandler Riggs, Sonequa Martin-Green, Michael Cudlitz, and Lennie James. The cast, along with showrunner Scott M. Gimple, creator Robert Kirkman, and executive producer/zombie makeup expert Greg Nicotero will have a Q&A and give a "sneak preview" of season six.

Fear the Walking Dead Friday 1:00-2:00pm - Hall H

The main cast of the Walking Dead spin-off, along with Robert Kirkman, Greg Nicotero, showrunner Dave Erickson, and EP Gale Anne Hurd, will give a Q&A session and show some exclusive new footage.

Game of Thrones Friday 2:30-3:30pm - Hall H

Join director David Nutter and EP Caroline Strauss, along with cast members Alfie Allen, John Bradley, Gwendoline Christi, Liam Cunningham, Natalie Dormer, Conleth Hill, Hannah Murray, Sophie Turner, Carice van Houten, and Maisie Williams, as they preview the sixth season of Game of Thrones in what will surely be one of the biggest panels of the weekend.

Warner Bros. Superhero Night Saturday 8:00pm – 11:00pm – Hall H

DC fans, get ready for Super Hero Saturday Night! Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment welcome fans into the world of some of DC Comics' greatest characters during a three-hour experience in Hall H. The exclusive evening will feature a pilot screening of the highly anticipated new drama series Supergirl, followed by a Q&A with stars and producers, plus individual special video presentations and Q&A's with stars and producers from Arrow, The Flash, and Gotham. Also, don't miss a special Q&A with cast and producers of DC's Legends of Tomorrow and a peek at the new digital series Vixen.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Friday 5:30-6:30pm - Hall H

Sadly, there won't be any new footage at the Star Wars panel, but that doesn't mean you should miss this one, as J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, and mystery cast members reveal secrets of the most anticipated film of the year. And according to a recent report, the mystery guests will include "several actors who haven't yet spoken publicly about their roles." (Adam Driver/Gwendoline Christie, maybe?)

X-Men: Apocalypse and Deadpool(?) 5:45-7:30pm - Hall H

X-Men has been confirmed for Fox's mysterious "presentation," while Deadpool is all but confirmed and Fantastic Four is highly expected. If nothing else, you don't want to miss the Merc with a Mouth.

Batman v Superman Saturday 10:30am – 12:00pm – Hall H

It's technically the "Warner Bros. Presentation," which also includes Man from U.N.C.L.E. and Pan, but let's be honest, we're all going for Batman v Superman. With exclusive new footage confirmed (take that, Star Wars!), as well as appearances from stars Ben Affleck, Gal Godot, Henry Cavill, and Jesse Eisenberg, among others, this will most likely be the biggest panel of the weekend. 

For the full schedule, click here, and we'll see you on the show floor!
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