The WonderCon 2018 schedule has been fully revealed
ComingSoon.net/SuperHeroHype will be attending WonderCon 2018, set to take place Friday, March 23 through Sunday, March 25 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Today, the three-day WonderCon 2018 schedule has been revealed and you can check out some of the highlights below. You can also check out the complete schedule here!
WonderCon 2018 Schedule – Friday, March 23
BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours
The world of BOOM! Studios has grown bigger than ever before, meaning there’s a comic book for every kind of fan, and this is the panel to Discover Yours! Josh Trujillo (Dodge City), Sarah Kuhn (Clueless), David Walker (Planet of The Apes), Ben Blacker & Ben Acker (The Thrilling Adventure Hour), Carly Usdin (Heavy Vinyl), Matt Gagnon (editor-in-chief, BOOM! Studios), and others reveal big news from the diverse imprints of BOOM! Studios, Archaia, BOOM! Box, and KaBOOM!, along with some special surprises for every fan in attendance. Moderated by Filip Sablik (president of publishing & marketing, BOOM! Studios).
Friday March 23, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Unikitty! Video Presentation and Q&A
WonderCon attendees will be transported to a joyous kingdom full of sparkle matter, happy thoughts, and the occasional rage-out when Unikitty! takes the stage. Bring your positive vibes as a panel of producers and members of the voice cast present a behind-the-scenes look at the hit animated series starring your favorite character from The LEGO Movie. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Unikitty! airs Fridays at 6:30/5:30c on Cartoon Network.
Friday March 23, 2018 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Teen Titans Go! Video Presentation and Q&A
The Titans are back at WonderCon and they’re bringing all the fun, laughs, and hilarious hijinks that are part of every Teen Titans Go! panel. You only need to bring your questions (and maybe some waffles and pie) for this packed panel of producers and members of the voice cast. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Teen Titans Go! airs Fridays at 6/5c on Cartoon Network.
Friday March 23, 2018 3:30pm – 4:30pm
NBC’s Reverie: Exclusive Sneak Peek Screening
From Mickey Fisher, the creator of Extant, this grounded new thriller follows Mara Kint (Sarah Shahi), a former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior who became a college professor after facing an unimaginable personal tragedy. When she’s brought in to save ordinary people who have lost themselves in a highly advanced virtual-reality program in which people can literally live their dreams, she finds that in saving others, she may actually have discovered a way to save herself. The series also stars Dennis Haysbert (24), Jessica Lu (Awkward), Sendhil Ramamurthy (Heroes), and Kathryn Morris (Cold Case).
Friday March 23, 2018 3:30pm – 4:45pm
Stargate: Re-Open the Gate!
The team behind the Stargate franchise come together to talk about the new Stargate Origins series, the future of Stargate, and most of all, the passion and commitment of the Stargate fans!
Friday March 23, 2018 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger
Freeform’s new original series Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger is the story of Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph), two teenagers from very different backgrounds who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers that are mysteriously linked to each other. Tandy can emit light daggers, and Tyrone has the ability to control the power of darkness. They quickly learn they are better together than apart. Executive producer and head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb is joined by series stars and producers for a sneak peek of the highly anticipated new series.
Friday March 23, 2018 4:45pm – 6:00pm
DC Action Comics: Celebrating 80 Years of Superman
Highlighted by the return of his trademark red trunks, Superman reaches an incredible milestone on his 80th anniversary April 18, as Action Comics, the book that introduced the superhero genre, hits an unprecedented 1000th issue! Join some of comics’ most talented writers and artists in a discussion of their favorite Superman moments, find out more details on the creative process behind this commemorative issue, and learn what surprises it has in store for fans of the Man of Steel!
Friday March 23, 2018 5:30pm – 6:30pm
ROBOTECH: A Look to the Future
Harmony Gold USA presents 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 Stephen King’s It.
Friday March 23, 2018 6:00pm – 7:00pm
The 100 Special Video Presentation and Q&A
With season 5 premiering on Tuesday, April 24 at 9/8c on The CW, The 100 makes its return to WonderCon with a sneak peek into the new season. More than six years have passed since Praimfaya has ravaged the planet and killed most of the human race. As Clarke waits to hear from the group on the Ark, or in the bunker, a prison ship drops from the sky. Are they friend or foe? And what do they want? A special video presentation will be followed by a session with series stars and producers. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Alloy Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television, The 100: The Complete Fourth Season is available on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD.
Friday March 23, 2018 6:00pm – 7:00pm
25th Anniversary of Jurassic Park: Life Finds a Way
An iconic film that debuted in theaters 25 years ago, Jurassic Park forever shaped audiences around the world and dug into their love for dinosaurs. Steven Spielberg’s beloved fim has now spawned several sequels, including the upcoming Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Jessica Tseang (co-host, The Kaiju Kingdom Podcast), Megan Kathleen (Film Threat, Jurassic Park franchise film critic), paleontologists, and representatives of the Los Angeles Natural History Museum come together to discuss how this franchise evolved from novel to film to a worldwide phenomenon.
Friday March 23, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm
World Premiere Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Animation celebrate a decade of WonderCon world premieres with the debut of the latest DC Universe movie, Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay. The all-new animated film finds Amanda Waller’s top secret “Task Force X”—Deadshot, Bronze Tiger, Killer Frost, Captain Boomerang, Harley Quinn, and Copperhead—on a mission to retrieve a mystical object so powerful that they’re willing to risk their own lives to steal it. But the Suicide Squad isn’t the only group of villains seeking to possess the object. The race is on for the golden prize—and to stay alive. Second place isn’t an option. The all-star cast is led by Christian Slater (Mr. Robot, Archer, True Romance) in his DC Universe movies debut as the voice of Deadshot, alongside Billy Brown (How To Get Away with Murder) as Bronze Tiger, Liam McIntyre (Spartacus: War of the Damned, The Flash) as Captain Boomerang, Kristin Bauer van Straten (True Blood, Once Upon a Time) as Killer Frost, Gideon Emery (Teen Wolf) as Copperhead, Tara Strong (Batman: The Killing Joke) as Harley Quinn, and Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives) as Amanda Waller. Villainous forces include C. Thomas Howell (Outcast, The Outsiders, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox) as Zoom, Dania Ramirez (Devious Maids, Heroes, Once Upon a Time) as Scandal Savage, James Urbaniak (Difficult People, The Venture Bros. ) as Professor Pyg, Julie Nathanson (The Zeta Project, Beverly Hills 90210) as Silver Banshee, and Jim Pirri (Injustice 2) as Vandal Savage and Vertigo, plus Greg Grunberg (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Heroes) as Steel Maxum. Several voice actors will join executive producer James Tucker (Batman vs. Two-Face, Justice League Dark), producer/director Sam Liu (Gotham by Gaslight, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract), and co-producer/screenwriter Alan Burnett (Justice League vs. Teen Titans) for a special prescreening panel discussion. The feature-length animated film arrives on digital starting March 27, and on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD on April 10.
Friday March 23, 2018 7:00pm – 9:00pm
WonderCon 2018 Schedule – Saturday, March 24
Constantine World Premiere Screening
A WonderCon Anaheim exclusive! See the first episodes of the animated Constantine series for CW Seed. This new series from Warner Bros. Animation and Blue Ribbon Content follows DC’s popular comic book character John Constantine (voiced by the live-action series star Matt Ryan), a seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult. Constantine is executive produced by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight trilogy, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Constantine [live-action series], Krypton), Greg Berlanti (The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Black Lightning), and Sarah Schechter (Blindspot, Riverdale, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning); produced by Butch Lukic (Justice League Action, Batman Unlimited); written by J. M. DeMatteis (Justice League Dark, Batman vs. Robin); and directed by Doug Murphy (Justice League Action, Young Justice). The first season of Constantine will begin streaming on the CW Seed on March 24.
Saturday March 24, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am
Into the Badlands
Cast and executive producers join moderator Jeff Yang for a discussion about what to expect from the upcoming third season of AMC’s martial arts drama Into the Badlands.
Saturday March 24, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am
World Premiere of Batman Ninja
Witness the Dark Knight as you’ve never seen him before at the first public screening of the highly anticipated anime film. Batman Ninja takes a journey across the ages as Gorilla Grodd’s time displacement machine transports many of Batman’s worst enemies to feudal Japan—along with the Dark Knight and a few of his allies. The villains take over the forms of the feudal lords that rule the divided land, with the Joker taking the lead among the warring factions. As his traditional high-tech weaponry is exhausted almost immediately, Batman must rely on his intellect and his allies—including Catwoman and the extended Bat-family—to restore order to the land, and return to present-day Gotham City. The visually stunning Batman Ninja will be discussed afterward by the creative team of director Jumpei Mizusaki (opening animation of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure), original screenwriter Kazuki Nakashima (Gurren Lagann), and character designer Takashi Okazaki (Afro Samurai) and English-language screenwriters Leo Chu and Eric Garcia (Supah Ninjas, Afro Samurai), alongside several of the film’s actors, led by the voice of Batman, Roger Craig Smith (Batman: Arkham Origins). The film also stars the voices of Tony Hale (Veep, Arrested Development) as the Joker, Grey Griffin (Scooby-Doo franchise) as Catwoman, Tara Strong (Batman: The Killing Joke) as Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, Fred Tatasciore (Family Guy) as Gorilla Grodd and Deathstroke, Yuri Lowenthal (Ben 10: Omniverse) as Robin and Red Hood, Adam Croasdell (Reign) as Nightwing and Alfred, Will Friedle (Boy Meets World) as Red Robin, Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) as Penguin, and Eric Bauza (The Adventures of Puss in Boots) as Two-Face. Warner Bros. Japan, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment bring Batman Ninja to digital starting April 24 and Blu-ray Steelbook, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD on May 8.
Saturday March 24, 2018 10:15am – 12:15pm
Dive into Freeform’s highly anticipated mermaid drama Siren before it comes to shore on March 29. In this epic tale, the coastal town of Bristol Cove, known for its legend of having been home to mermaids, is turned upside down when a mysterious girl (Eline Powell) appears and begins wreaking havoc on the small fishing town. Using their resources, marine biologists Ben (Alex Roe) and Maddie (Fola Evans-Akingbola) must work together to find out who and what drove this primal hunter of the deep sea to land and whether there more like her out there. Join series stars Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Ian Verdun, Rena Owen, and Sibongile Mlambo along with creator Eric Wald and showrunner Emily Whitesell for a discussion about bringing mermaid mythology and mystery to television and get a sneak peek of the 2-hour series premiere.
Saturday March 24, 2018 11:00am – 12:00pm
Crackle, a Sony Network: SuperMansion
The SuperMansion team discusses the upcoming season of Crackle’s original Emmy-nominated stop-motion animated adult comedy series from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (Robot Chicken). Get the scoop on how the hit series comes to life. Season three voice-over stars include Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele), Chris Pine (Star Trek), Jillian Bell (22 Jump Street), Yvette Nicole Brown (Community), Heidi Gardner (SNL), Tucker Gilmore (Frozen), and Zeb Wells (The Amazing Spider-Man, Robot Chicken).
Saturday March 24, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Warner Bros. Presentation
Saturday March 24, 2018 12:25pm – 1:10pm
Marvel Animation: From Pencil To Screen
Marvel Animation presents a behind-the-scenes journey through all aspects of production and development. You’ll get an exclusive look at how Marvel assembles acclaimed animated series and projects such as Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout, and the highly anticipated Marvel Rising, as well as an inside glimpse at the popular Marvel Funko animated shorts and Marvel LEGO Super Heroes—Black Panther: Trouble in Wakanda. Led by Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment) and featuring several special guests, the Marvel Animation team will share insights into the writing process, voice direction, production, never-before-seen sneak peeks of upcoming projects, and tons of scoops on future storylines.
Saturday March 24, 2018 12:30pm – 1:30pm
NBC’S Fan-Favorite Drama Timeless Returns!
NBC’s fan-favorite drama Timeless is back for season 2 with nonstop action, adventure, and romance, as the beloved Time Team continue to race throughout history in an attempt to prevent the destruction of our world as we know it. Join cast members Abigail Spencer (Rectify, Oz the Great and Powerful), Matt Lanter (Pitch Perfect 3, Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Malcolm Barrett (Preacher, Better Off Ted), Claudia Doumit (Supergirl, Faking It), Paterson Joseph (The Leftovers, Aeon Flux), Goran ViÅ¡nji? (ER, Extant), and executive producer Shawn Ryan (The Shield, S.W.A.T. ) for an exclusive first look at the third episode of Timeless, titled “Hollywoodland.” Fans will get to see a sneak peek of the time traveling trio as they head back to Hollywood in the 1940s after a Rittenhouse sleeper agent steals the only copy of Citizen Kane. Timeless is produced by Sony Pictures Television, Universal Television, MiddKid Productions, Kripke Enterprises, and Davis Entertainment and airs Sundays at 10/9c on NBC.
Saturday March 24, 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm
A First Look at Netflix’s Lost In Space
Lost in Space is a Netflix Original dramatic and modern reimagining of the classic 1960s science fiction series. See a screening of the first episode, followed by a discussion with Zack Estrin (showrunner) and cast members including Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Parker Posey, and more.
Saturday March 24, 2018 1:50pm – 3:20pm
Krypton is the never-before-told story of Superman’s ancestors, set two generations before the destruction of his home planet. The series follows Superman’s grandfather, Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe) as he’s faced with a life-or-death conflict: to save his home planet or let it be destroyed in order to restore the fate of his future grandson. Showrunner and executive producer Cameron Welsh (Ash vs. Evil Dead), DC Entertainment executive Dan Evans, and stars Cameron Cuffe (The Halcyon), Georgina Campbell (Black Mirror), and Shaun Sipos (Melrose Place) provide exclusive insight into this highly anticipated new series from executive producer David S. Goyer, Warner Horizon Television, DC Entertainment, and SYFY.
Saturday March 24, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Making of Star Trek: Discovery
Meet the creative minds from behind the scenes who brought the world of Star Trek back to TV. From the writers’ room to VFX, music, SFX makeup, prosthetics, and more, hear from the talented creators and artists who took the world from idea to streaming on CBS ALL ACCESS.
Saturday March 24, 2018 3:00pm – 4:00pm
The Science of Pacific Rim
Nerdist’s Kyle Hill (Because Science, MythBusters: The Search) finds neuroscientists, biologists, and the films’ stars in The Drift to break down everything from linking brains to kaiju caloric intakes. Q&A session to follow.
Saturday March 24, 2018 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Fear the Walking Dead
Cast and executive producers will discuss what to expect from the upcoming fourth season of Fear the Walking Dead, with additional insight on the highly anticipated crossover of Lennie James’s character Morgan Jones from the show’s companion series, The Walking Dead.
Saturday March 24, 2018 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Bad Samaritan Sneak Peek
Electric Entertainment and Legion M lead a discussion of Dean Devlin’s new thriller Bad Samaritan, starring David Tennant (Doctor Who, Jessica Jones, Broadchurch) and Robert Sheehan (Geostorm, Mortal Engines, The Umbrella Academy). Writer Brandon Boyce (Apt Pupil, Wicker Park), director/producer Dean Devlin (Stargate, Independence Day, The Librarians), and star Carlito Olivero (Step Up: High Water, East Los High) will debut exclusive footage from the film and answer questions moderated by LA Online Film Critics Society president Scott Mantz.
Saturday March 24, 2018 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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 5. Find out what’s coming up with a Q&A and sneak peek of a never-before-seen episode. The action-packed series from Marvel Television airs Friday nights at 9
Saturday March 24, 2018 4:45pm – 6:00pm
A Series of Unfortunate Events Screening hosted by Nathan Fillion
Nathan Fillion introduces a special advanced screening of an all-new episode from season 2 of A Series of Unfortunate Events. Based on the internationally bestselling series of books by Lemony Snicket (a.k.a. Daniel Handler), season 2 of the Netflix original series plunges further into the epic world of this darkly comedic mystery. Starring Emmy and Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, A Series of Unfortunate Events recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans —Violet, Klaus, and Sunny—and their extraordinary encounters with the devious Count Olaf. The series is executive produced by Emmy Award winner Barry Sonnenfeld and Daniel Handler. Cast members Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, Presley Smith, Patrick Warburton, and K. Todd Freeman return for season 2; additions include Nathan Fillion, Lucy Punch, Tony Hale, Sara Rue, and Roger Bart. Season 2 premieres worldwide on Netflix on Friday, March 30.
Saturday March 24, 2018 7:00pm – 8:00pm
WonderCon 2018 Schedule – Sunday, March 25
Lucifer Episode Screening
Consider this your deal with the devil! Lucifer fans will have the opportunity to see not only an upcoming episode of the devilish drama but also a special video message from series stars Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Tom Welling, and Aimee Garcia. From Jerry Bruckheimer Television in association with Warner Bros. Television, and based on the characters created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg for Vertigo from DC Entertainment, Lucifer airs Mondays at 9/8c on FOX.
Sunday March 25, 2018 10:30am – 11:15am
World Premiere: LEGO DC Super Hero Girls: Super Villain High
Be among the first to see the all-new animated film. After a mysterious school opens across the street, the students of Super Hero High find themselves up against a new threat. Now, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, and the rest of the DC Super Hero Girls have to worry not only about the well-being of their grades but about the safety and security of friends, family, and the rest of civilization. The girls must figure out how to put a stop to this evil new rival and save the world once again! Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC Entertainment, and The LEGO Group, the film-a continuation in the worldwide DC Super Hero Girls franchise phenomenon-will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on May 1 on digital and on May 15 on DVD.
Sunday March 25, 2018 10:45am – 12:00pm
Black Lightning All-New Episode and Q&A
Where there is darkness, there is . . . Black Lightning. Jefferson Pierce made his choice: He hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, and those he cares about in the crosshairs of the menacing local gang The One Hundred, he must return as Black Lightning–to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community. Join show producers, writers, and members of the cast to watch the electrifying never-before-seen ‘Sins of the Father’ episode. Based on the DC character created by Tony Isabella with Trevor Von Eeden, Black Lightning is produced by Berlanti Productions and Akil Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television. Black Lightning airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on The CW.
Sunday March 25, 2018 12:45pm – 1:45pm
thatgamecompany On Emotional Games & Sky: Light Awaits
The team from the award-winning thatgamecompany studio discover their unique approach to story, art, animation, sound, and gameplay design when developing emotionally driven video games including Flower, Journey, and now the new global social adventure, Sky: Light Awaits. Moderator Catrina Dennis (games reporter, Comicbook.com) talks to Yui Tanabe (art manager), Avi Yeyni (senior animator), Kyle Holdwick (gameplay engineer), Ritsu Mizutani (senior sound designer), Jennie Kong (story writer), and Robert Hornbek (community development) about the new game. From crafting beautifully artistic in-game worlds to minimalist gameplay and compassionate player experiences, the panel will focus on the creative considerations and challenges to making innovative games as an independent studio.
Sunday March 25, 2018 1:30pm – 2:30pm
WonderCon 2018 Schedule Highlights - SuperHeroHype