Comic-Con 2017 Guide: The Best Movie, TV & Comic Panels

Thursday: 10 am—The 5th Annual Musical Anatomy of a Superhero

"From the ominous horns of Jaws to the inspiring Star Wars theme, music has always been an important supporting character in movies. For the superhero genre, the music reflects these emotions and more. This panel offers a behind-the-scenes look at the music of today's biggest superhero film and TV projects, with unreleased film clips and never-before-heard music. Participating composers include Mark Isham (Cloak & Dagger), Marco Beltrami (Logan, The Wolverine), Brian Tyler (The Mummy, Power Rangers), David Russo (Gotham), Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther; Death Wish), and Lorne Balfe (The LEGO Batman Movie), moderated by Ray Costa. Posters, signed CDs, and other merchandise will be given to audience members who participate in the Q&A.  This event will be held at the Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront."

Thursday: 10 am–The Future is Female: Women in Animation

"Marge Dean (WIA co-president, GM at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios), Molly Mason-Boulé (VP content group, Electronic Arts Worldwide Studios), Maggie Malone (VP, creative affairs, Walt Disney Animation Studios), and Jinko Gotoh (executive producer, The Lego Movie Sequel, Warner Animation Group) discuss female creative talent by format, unconscious bias, and the goal of obtaining 50-50 by 2025, with women sharing equally in the creation, production, and rewards of animation. This event will be held in room 7AB."

Thursday: 10:30 am–DreamWorks Voltron: Legendary Defender, A Netflix Original Series

Voltron Legendary Defender

"Zarkon has been defeated and Shiro is nowhere to be found. Without a pilot for the Black Lion or the ability to form Voltron, the team must quickly devise a plan, as the ascension of Prince Lotor pulls them into a perilous game of cat and mouse. Executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos, co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery, Bex Taylor-Klaus, and Tyler Labine debut the first episode of season 3 of the Netflix original series DreamWorks Voltron: Legendary Defender. All attendees will receive an SDCC-exclusive poster created by the Voltron crew. This event will be held in Room 6BCF."

Update: A brand new season 3 trailer was released during the Voltron panel!

Thursday: 11 am —Kingsman: The Golden Circle

"The Kingsman and The Statesman are kicking off Comic-Con 2017 with Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges and Pedro Pascal will be joined by screenwriter Jane Goldman and Kingsman co-creator and Comic-Con legend Dave Gibbons. The panel will be moderated by Jonathan Ross. This event will be held in Hall H."

Update: Check out the new trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle as well as a description of the Comic-Con exclusive footage!

Thursday: 12:30 pm–Justice League Action Video Presentation and Q&A

Justice League Action Wonder Woman

"Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman lead the DC Comics superheroes against their most infamous foes in adventures packed with relentless thrills, fun, and action in Justice League Action.Whether defending the Earth, facing invaders from space, or battling bizarre forces of magic, the always-rotating team of Justice League heroes are up to any challenge. Producers and members of the voice cast will be on hand to screen an all-new episode as well as participate in a Q&A. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Justice League Action airs Saturdays at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network. The event will be held in Room 6A and don't worry, the live action Justice League panel will be held later in the weekend."

Thursday: 12:45 pm—Brigsby Bear Cast and Filmmakers Panel

"This panel will explore the upcoming Sony Pictures Classics film Brigsby Bear with Kyle Mooney, Dave McCary, Beck Bennett, Kevin Costello, and members of The Lonely Island, moderated by Entertainment Weekly' s Anthony Breznican. There will be an exclusive extended clip of the film followed by a Q&A session. This event will be held in Hall H."

Thursday: 1 pm —Behind the Scenes of Freeform's Hit Series Shadowhunters

Freeform Shadowhunters Season 1 Cast

"In the summer season of Shadowhunters, the rift between the Shadowhunters and Downworlders grows larger and the team and their Downworlder friends and lovers are put in the middle of the dangerous divide. Torn between the Clave's rules and what they feel is right, Clary, Jace, Alec, and Isabelle struggle to help forge a new beginning. Relationships will be tested, a new Shadowhunter named Sebastian has joined the fray, and the Seelie Queen will step out of the shadows. Moderated by's Matt Fowler, panelists include executive producers Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, and Matt Hastings, with series stars Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende, Emeraude Toubia, Matthew Daddario, Isaiah Mustafa, and Harry Shum Jr. Freeform will show an exclusive clip from an upcoming episode and give new information on season 3. This event will be held in the Indigo Ballroom."

Thursday: 2 pm — Colony: Season 3 Revealed

Colony TV show stars

"The cast of Colony and executive producers Carlton Cuse (Lost) and Ryan Condal (Hercules) take fans "behind the wall" of the upcoming third season with a dynamic Q&A and an in-depth look back at last season's shocking finale. The Bowman Family escaped the LA bloc by the thinnest of margins . . . but what lies beyond the Wall . . . may reveal a greater danger! Panelsits include Carlton Cuse, John Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Peter Jacobson, Tory Kittles, Ryan Condal, and Wes Tooke. This event will be held in the Indigo Ballroom."

Thursday: 2 pm—Teen Wolf

"Just before the series is set to end its historic run on MTV, this panel will take a look back at where it all began. Teen Wolf cast and crew will be on hand to reminisce about how the show got started, talk through the challenges that shaped it as it grew into a beloved series, and tease the epic moments that will close out a six-year saga. Expect series regulars, surprise guests, and one last chance to say goodbye to a TV show that defied expectations at every turn. This event will be held in Hall H."

Thursday: 2:30 pm—SYFY: Battlestar Galactica Reunion

Battlestar Galactica 2003 Cast Picture

"A superfan's dream come true! For the first time ever at San Diego Comic-Con, the cast and creators of the Emmy Award-winning Battlestar Galactica will come together for an exclusive Comic-Con reunion. They'll provide insight into this critically acclaimed hit and look back on some of the show's most hotly debated moments—the Pegasus arrival, New Caprica, the finale, and the truth about the Cylons. Join Ron Moore, David Eick, Tricia Helfer, Marcy McDonnell, Grace Park, Michael Trucco, and Aaron Douglas and relive your favorite series. Moderated by Maureen Ryan. This event will be held in Ballroom 20."

Thursday: 3 pm—Robert Kirkman: In Conversation

"Robert Kirkman, the creative mind behind The Walking Dead, Invincible, and Outcast, discusses his prolific body of work within comics, television, and now film with the feature adaptation of his long-running superhero comic, Invincible. This event will be held in Room 6A."

Thursday: 3:15 pm—DC: Geoff Johns

Geoff Johns DC Entertainment President

"Superstar DC writer, president, and chief creative officer Geoff Johns is on hand for an all-access, in-depth discussion. This program will give you insight to one of the genre's most influential people. With the upcoming Doomsday Clock, there will be much to cover! This event will be held in Room 6DE."

Update: Geoff Johns had a lot of great things to say about the character Aquaman, shared the name of his favorite movie director (who's rumored for a DCEU movie), and dished about DC Rebirth's Doomsday Clock.

Thursday: 3:15 pm—Netflix Films: Bright and Death Note

"Netflix presents a special sneak peek at David Ayer's new fantasy action-thriller film, Bright, set in an alternate present-day where humans, orcs, elves, and fairies have been coexisting since the beginning of time. Stars Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Lucy Fry, and Édgar Ramírez, and director David Ayer will debut exclusive footage from the film and answer audience questions. Attendees will also be treated to a first look at the new movie Death Note, based on the famous Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. Cast and filmmakers from this edgy thriller will debut footage and share details of the project's transition from fan-favorite graphic novel to film. This event will be held in Hall H."

Update: Bright had a lot of reveals, including an official trailer, details on how the movie parallels modern racial issues involving police, David Ayer praised Netflix's creative flexibility, and teased sequel plans.

Update 2: Death Note got a special Comic-Con clip!

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