Check out highlights from the WonderCon 2016 programming schedule!
ComingSoon.net/SuperHeroHype will be attending WonderCon 2016, which is taking place Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Downtown LA. Today, the three-day WonderCon 2016 schedule has been revealed and you can check out some of the highlights below. You can also check out the complete schedule here.
The WonderCon 2016 schedule is as follows:
WONDERCON 2016 – FRIDAY, MARCH 25
12:45 – 1:45pm
Highly intelligent and persistent, Kirsten Clark has an aptitude for technology but never expected that she’d be hacking into the minds of the recently deceased in Freeform’s hit drama series Stitchers. Recruited into a covert government agency to be “stitched” into the memories of the dead, Kirsten is the perfect candidate to investigate murders and decipher mysteries that otherwise would have gone to the grave. Working alongside Kirsten is Cameron, a brilliant neuroscientist whose passion for the program is evident in his work, and Linus, an earnest engineer and communications technician. Maggie, a skilled veteran of covert operations who closely guards the deeper purpose of the Stitchers program, heads the secret agency. Kirsten’s roommate, Camille, a gifted computer science grad student, is also recruited to use her skills to assist Kirsten in her new role as a stitcher, as well as LAPD Detective Fisher, who provides backup and support for the team. Executive producerJeff Schechter and series cast members Emma Ishta, Kyle Harris, Ritesh Rajan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, and Damon Dayoub will partake in the Q&A panel.
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Join the Damien cast and executive producer Glen Mazarra (The Walking Dead, The Shield) on Good Friday for a special preview of the newest episode before it airs Monday on A&E; followed by a Q&A. See what lies in store for the mysterious child from The Omen now that he realizes the evil occurrences around him are not coincidental. Now 30-year old Damien Thorn and those closest to him must come to terms with his true destiny; that he is the Anitichrist. Starring Bradley James (Merlin), Barbara Hershey, Megalyn Echikunwoke (The Following, House of Lies), Omid Abtahi (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, Those Who Kill), and Scott Wilson (The Walking Dead).
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Based on the bestselling young adult fantasy book series The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare, Freeform’s hit new original series Shadowhunters follows Clary Fray, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters: human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons. Now thrown into the world of demon hunting after her mother is kidnapped, Clary must rely on the mysterious Jace and his fellow Shadowhunters Isabelle and Alec to navigate this new dark world. With her best friend, Simon, in tow, Clary must now live among faeries, warlocks, vampires, and werewolves to find answers that could help her find her mother. Showrunner Ed Decter, executive producer McG, and series cast members Dominic Sherwood, Matthew Daddario, Emeraude Troubia, Alberto Rosende, and Isaiah Mustafa will partake in the Q&A panel.
Containment Pilot Screening and Q&A
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
When a mysterious and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced, forcing those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives while local and federal officials desperately search for a cure in Containment. Torn apart from their loved ones, the survivors trapped within the cordon are fighting against not only fatal infection, but also isolation, fear, and the disintegration of society around them. But as they begin to gain each other’s trust, hope remains, and on either side of the cordon, unlikely heroes will rise. Containment makes its WonderCon debut with a special screening of the entire pilot episode, followed by a Q&A with series stars Chris Wood, Christina Moses, Claudia Black, Kristen Gutoskie, Hanna Mangan Lawrence, George Young, Trevor St. John, and executive producers Julie Plec, Matt Corman and Chris Ord.
4:00pm – 5:00pm
The always-entertaining cast and creators behind Bob’s Burgers bring their Emmy Award-winning animated series to WonderCon 2016 for an unforgettable panel! Creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard and the hilarious cast, including Kristen Schaal, John Roberts, and Larry Murphy, will entertain with a Q&A panel discussion featuring never-before-seen footage and a behind-the-scenes look at the series as they get ready to celebrate the 100th episode of Bob’s Burgers, airing on FOX this May.
Ratchet and Clank
4:00 – 5:00pm
Gramercy Pictures presents a first look at this animated feature based on the classic video game, directed by Kevin Munroe (TMNT).
iZOMBIE Special Video Presentation and Q&A
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Brainy hit iZOMBIE returns to WonderCon 2016 for its sophomore appearance to give fans the scoop on the shocking events still to come in season two. Will Liv learn the truth about Drake’s involvement with Mr. Boss? Will Clive remain in the dark about the existence of zombies? What will happen to Blaine and Major as the effects of the cure wear off? The clock is ticking…. Join us for a special video presentation followed by a Q&A with series stars Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley, David Anders, as well as executive producers Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright.
Thunderbirds Are Go
5:00 – 6:00pm
Amazon brings a first look at the new Thunderbirds Are Go series, a reinvention of the 1960s Gerry Anderson classic. Piloting their remarkable cutting-edge Thunderbird Vehicles from the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of space, Scott, Virgil, John, Gordon, and Alan Tracy return to perform impossible rescues across the globe. Thunderbirds Are Go blends a unique mixture of CGI animation and live-action model sets, delivering a new level of action-adventure animation while paying tribute to the legacy of model locations from the original Thunderbirds series.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
5:45 – 6:45pm
Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies provide an inside look at the next installment in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. Attendees will hear the latest news for one of the summer’s most anticipated movies!
DreamWorks Animation’s Voltron: Legendary Defender
6:00pm – 7:00pm
From days of long ago and uncharted regions of the universe comes DreamWorks Animation’s Voltron: Legendary Defender! Hosted by Nerdist’s Jessica Chobot, join Executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos (The Legend of Korra, Avatar: The Last Airbender), co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery (The Legend of Korra), writer Tim Hedrick (The Legend of Korra, Avatar: The Last Airbender) and special guests as they unite to form this years can’t-miss panel of WonderCon 2016! Be sure first in the galaxy to get a sneak peek of this highly-anticipated event, as DreamWorks Animation unveils never-before-seen artwork and footage of the all-new Netflix Original Series. Panel attendees will receive a WonderCon 2016 exclusive limited edition Voltron lithograhp.
Teen Titans Go! Screening and Q&A
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Why go to just any old panel at WonderCon 2016 when you can GO! to the liveliest and most fun panel of the weekend! Warner Bros. Animation welcomes you to join producers Michael Jelenic and Aaron Horvath, along with voice actors Greg Cipes, Khary Payton,Scott Menville, Tara Strong and Hynden Walch, as they screen an all-new episode and answer your biggest questions on what’s in store for Robin, Beast Boy, Cyborg, Raven and Starfire.
AMC’s Preacher Series Premiere Screening and Panel
8:00 – 9:30pm
Join cast members Dominic Cooper (Agent Carter) and Ruth Negga (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), and showrunner Sam Catlin (Breaking Bad). Based on the popular, cult comic book franchise of the same name, the highly anticipated series is a supernatural, twisted, and darkly comedic drama that follows a West Texas preacher named Jesse Custer (Cooper), who is inhabited by a mysterious entity that causes him to develop a highly unusual power. Jesse, his badass ex-girlfriend Tulip (Negga) and an Irish vagabond named Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) come together; and when they do, they are thrust into a crazy world populated by a cast of characters from Heaven, Hell, and everywhere in between.
WONDERCON 2016 – SATURDAY, MARCH 26
TNT’s The Last Ship: A First Look at Season 3
11:00am – 12:00pm
The Last Ship returns to WonderCon 2016 for a first look at the upcoming season and a panel with producers and cast including Adam Baldwin, Bridget Regan, Travis Van Winkle, Marissa Neitling and Jocko Sims. Following the epic season two cliffhanger, the highly anticipated third season finds the crew of the Nathan James shifting their attention to Asia after President Michener hears rumblings that the Chinese leader, President Peng, has been hoarding the “Scott cure” instead of distributing it to the people in the region. Michener sends Chandler to a global summit to investigate this allegation, as well as rumors of a possible mutation of the original virus that has caused a fresh outbreak in Japan. If the mutation has occurred, and Asia has not been protected, the consequences for the world are dire. And with Rachel Scott shot in the season 2 finale and her fate as yet unknown, hope is in low supply. Panel attendees will be treated to never-before-seen footage and a revealing discussion led by TV Guide’s Rob Moynihan.
New Line/Warner Bros. Pictures Presents
12:00 – 1:00pm
Full details TBA
12:00 – 1:00pm
Join star Jason Patric (Rush, Sleepers), executive producers M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, The Visit), Donald De Line (Green Lantern, The Italian Job), and Ashwin Rajan (Devil, The Visit), and executive producer/showrunner Mark Friedman (Believe, The Forgotten) for a sneak peek at the second chapter of this psychological thriller event series, based on the world created by author Blake Crouch in his international bestselling series of books. Season 2 picks up with the residents of Wayward Pines battling against the iron-fisted rule of the First Generation. Jason Patric portrays Dr. Theo Yedlin, a new resident of Wayward Pines, who awakens from suspended animation and finds himself in the middle of this rebellion as he tries to understand what Wayward Pines really is and help preserve the endangered human race. Screening to be followed by a panel discussion and fan Q&A.
Scorpion: Exclusive Screening and Q&A
1:00 – 2:00pm
Calling team Scorpion! Making their first WonderCon appearance, the cast of CBS’s Monday night hit drama will be on hand for an exclusive screening of an upcoming episode, followed by a discussion of what fans can expect from the rest of the action-packed second season. Get the inside scoop with series stars Elyes Gabel, Robert Patrick, Eddie Kaye Thomas, and Ari Stidham and executive producers Nick Santora and Nicholas Wootton.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Join executive producer and Marvel’s head of television, Jeph Loeb, as well as the cast and creators of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. for their first WonderCon panel as a cast! Get a sneak peek at a new episode from season 3 and find out what’s ahead for the team this season from the cast and producers!
World Premiere: Justice League vs. Teen Titans
2:30pm – 4:30pm
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation offer an encore screening of Justice League vs. Teen Titans; the latest entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe original movies. The film’s all-star cast includes Jason O’Mara (Complications, Terra Nova) as Batman, Jerry O’Connell (Crossing Jordan, Sliders) as Superman, Rosario Dawson (Sin City, Daredevil) as Wonder Woman, Shemar Moore (Criminal Minds) as Cyborg, and Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs, Ugly Betty) as Flash. Sean Maher (Firefly/Serenity, Batman: Bad Blood) also returns as Nightwing, as does Stuart Allan (Batman vs. Robin) as Robin/Damian. Making their Teen Titans voiceover debuts are Taissa Farmiga (American Horror Story, Wicked City) as Raven, Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place, The Fosters) as Blue Beetle, Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder, From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series) as Beast Boy, and Kari Wahlgren (Phineas and Ferb, Legion of Superheroes) as Starfire. Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead, Daredevil) takes the villainous center stage as Trigon. Watch a replay of a postscreening discussion, featuring several of the film’s actors and producer James Tucker, director Sam Liu, character designer Phil Bourassa, and screenwriter Bryan Q. Miller.
IDW and SyFy: Wynonna Earp
3:00 – 4:00pm
Get the exclusive first look at Syfy’s action-packed new series with the cast and crew. Who is Wynonna Earp? A smoking hot, badass demon killer, that’s who! Stars Melanie Scrofano (Supernatural, Haven), Tim Rozon (Lost Girl, Being Human), Shamier Anderson (Constantine, Defiance), and Dominique Provost Chalkley (The Avengers: Age of Ultron), Wynonna Earp comic creator Beau Smith, and writer and executive producer Emily Andras (Lost Girl) share exclusive footage, present behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, and participate in a Q&A. Hosted by IDW publisher and CEO Ted Adams, IDW Entertainment president David Ozer, and Circle of Confusion’s Rick Jacobs.
Sleepy Hollow: Attention Sleepy Heads
4:30 – 5:30pm
Join the cast and executive producers for Sleepy Hollow‘s WonderCon debut! Get a sneak peek at the penultimate episode of the third season before it airs Friday on FOX. A brief Q&A will follow the screening.
World Premiere and Q&A: The Giant’s Dream
5:30 – 7:00pm
From hundreds of hours of archival footage and myriad modern-day interviews comes a documentary that puts an in-depth spotlight on the beloved 1999 animated film The Iron Giant. Director Brad Bird (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, The Incredibles) and documentary director Anthony Giacchino will lead a discussion following the premiere screening of an insightful and fascinating documentary that examines the intricate, behind-the-scenes details of the creative process in bringing this critically acclaimed film to the big screen.
Orphan Black: BBC America
6:30 – 7:30pm
The men on Orphan Black take over WonderCon 2016 to reveal exclusive new footage from the upcoming fourth season of BBC America’s award-winning original drama. Co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett are joined by stars Jordan Gavaris (Felix), Kristian Bruun (Donnie), and Kevin Hanchard (Detective Art Bell) for a closer look at what’s to come in the new season, with never-before-seen footage and a Q&A session.
Game of Thrones Psychology: Insight Is Coming
7:30 – 8:30pm
In George R. R. Martin’s fantasy world, where almost everyone fights for power over the realm or simply over their own lives, how do love and hate, good and evil, need and greed, altruism and narcissism drive the very best and the very worst human behavior? Join the knights of the psych table as they diagnose characters, explore all these questions, and more. Psychologists Travis Langley (“Game of Thrones Psychology,” “Batman and Psychology”), Janina Scarlet (“The Walking Dead Psychology,” “Superhero Psychology”), and Erin Currie (“MyPsychgeek,” “Doctor Who Psychology”) come together with Jenna Busch, Kieran Dickson (“Outer Places”), Matt Munson (“The Project Workbench,” “Star Trek Psychology”) and Kyle Maddock (“A Podcast of Ice and Fire”). What kind of person can even survive the game of thrones, much less hope to win?
WONDERCON 2016 – SUNDAY, MARCH 27
10:30am – 11:30am
Did you ever want to be a superhero? Did you ever wish you had super powers? This panel of psychologists and writers discuss the benefits of comics and how they can potentially be therapeutic. Psychologists Dr. Janina Scarlet (“Superhero Therapy,” “Star Wars Psychology”) and Dr. Patrick O’Connor (“Comicspedia,” “Walking Dead Psychology”), peer counselor Travis Adams (Department of Veterans Affairs), and writer Alan Kistler (“Doctor Who: A History,” “Walking Dead Psychology”) discuss your favorite superheroes. Jenna Busch moderates.
World Premiere: LEGO Scooby-Doo!: Haunted Hollywood
11:00am – 1:00pm
Get ready for hilarious hijinks in Tinseltown as Scooby and the gang head to Hollywood -this time in LEGO form. They visit a legendary motion picture studio that’s haunted by movie monsters from classic old films. See the world premiere of this film, then stay to hear from members of the cast and crew as they tell the tales of making the movie. Cast includes Frank Welker (Scooby-Doo, Fred), Grey Griffin (Daphne), Matthew Lillard (Shaggy), Kate Micucci (Velma), notable voices actors Dee Bradley Baker, J. B. Blanc, and James Arnold Taylor, and the Mistress of the Dark herself, Cassandra Peterson!
The 100 Special Video Presentation and Q&A
With Mt. Weather destroyed, and tensions escalating among the various clans on the ground, join The 100 as they return to WonderCon 2016 for their second appearance. The 100’s sacrifices and heartbreaking choices have changed them forever, but now, as they set out to fortify their place in this dangerous new world, the question remains what form that world will take? Will peace begin to take form, or will full-scale war break out among the Grounder clans? The twists are just beginning. Be among the first to get the scoop on what’s in store for the second half of season three. What is the City of Light? What is ALIE’s end game? What challenges will the Sky People face next? Join us for a special video presentation followed by a Q&A with series stars Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Devon Bostick, Christopher Larkin, Lindsey Morgan, Richard Harmon, Isaiah Washingtonand executive producer Jason Rothenberg.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Special Video Presentation and Q&A
1:30 – 2:20 p.m.
When heroes alone are not enough … the world needs legends. In DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, rogue Time Master Rip Hunter travels from the year 2166 back 150 years to assemble a disparate group of both heroes and rogues to confront the immortal threat of Vandal Savage – with not only the planet, but all of time hanging in the balance. From the creators of The Flash and Arrow, The CW’s newest super hero team-up combines characters from both shows — in addition to new heroes from the DC Comics pantheon. With the fate of the world in the hands of an unlikely team, the epic battle to save Earth will be legendary. Join us for a special video presentation followed by a Q&A with executive producers Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer, and stars Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz, Ciara Renée and Franz Drameh.
Justice League vs. Young Justice
2:00 – 3:00pm
Two great animated “justice” series go head-to-head. Everyone is a winner as Warner Archive Collection celebrates both Justice League and Young Justice. Join some of the creative minds and talented voices behind both series, including the premier voices of Batman and Wonder Woman, Kevin Conroy and Susan Eisenberg. Leading the Justice League and Young Justice creators are Greg Weisman (Gargoyles), Brandon Vietti (LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes, Batman: Under the Red Hood) and everybody’s favorite voice of Cyborg, Khary Payton. Join this panel for a blockbuster discussion of the two popular series under the guidance of Warner Archive Collection podcasters D. W. Ferranti and Matthew Patterson and moderator Gary Miereanu.
Encore Screening: Justice League vs. Teen Titans
2:35pm – 4:15pm
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation offer an encore screening of Justice League vs. Teen Titans.
Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog: An Interactive Whedon Musical
3:00 – 4:30pm
WonderCon 2016 is going out on a high note! The powers that be behind Whendopolis 2016, aka the folks who bring you the Buffy musical “Once More With Feeling” to close out San Diego Comic-Con, present an interactive screening of Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog! Come and revel in the musical genius of The Whedons! But remember, the best part of the show is up to you! Cheer for Dr. Horrible! Cheer for Penny! Cheer for Moist! Cheer for the Freeze Ray! Cheer, or whatever, for “Captain Hammer, Corporate Tool!” Just have fun and be sure to make Bad Horse gleeful. There will be audience participation; it isn’t just for Rocky Horror and mob riots anymore.
Star Wars: The Science Awakens
3:30 – 4:30PM
Could lightsabers ever be a reality? Does science matter when designing a Star Wars spacecraft? Which Star Wars droid gets NASA’s seal of approval? Fon Davis (production designer, Star Wars prequel movies) Emily Manor-Chapman (NASA mission planner), Kieran Dickson (editor, Outer Places), Travis Langley (editor, “Star Wars Psychology”), Steve Huff (fight choreographer), and moderator Jenna Busch break down the science behind a galaxy far far away and discuss whether Kylo Ren’s Force Awakens lightsaber is genius or sacrilege.
Psychology of Cult TV Shows: Episode 3
4:00 – 5:00pm
Back by popular request, this panel focuses on the psychology behind the most recent seasons of your favorite TV shows, including Doctor Who, Supernatural, Sherlock, Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Castle, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and others. Join psychologists, Dr. Janina Scarlet (“Superhero Therapy,” “Star Wars Psychology”), Dr. Travis Langley (“Doctor Who Psychology,” “Star Trek Psychology”), actors Maurice La Marche (Pinky and the Brain, Futurama), and Chase Masterson (Star Trek, The Flash) and host Jenna Busch in geeking out and discussing your favorite TV shows. Alan Kistler (“Doctor Who: A History,” “Walking Dead Psychology”) moderates.
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