San Diego Comic-Con International 2023


Over the years, The San Diego Comic Convention has become the focal point for the world of pop culture celebrations. The event continues to offer the complete convention experience: a giant Exhibit Hall (topping over 460,000 square feet in its current incarnation); a massive programming schedule (close to 700 separate events in 2014), featuring comics and all aspects of the popular arts, including hands-on workshops and educational and academic programming such as the Comics Arts Conference; anime and film screenings (including a separate film festival); games; the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the “Oscars” of the comics industry; a Masquerade costume competition with prizes and trophies; an Autograph Area; an Art Show; and Portfolio Reviews, bringing together aspiring artists with major companies.

First Clip From New ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Series Shown at Comic-Con

Paramount+ at San Diego Comic-Con July 21 showed fans a preview of the new “Beavis and Butt-Head” revival series coming to the streaming service Aug. 4.

The first new episodes in more than 10 years from creator Mike Judge follow the recent movie Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe, which also is available on Paramount+.

Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, “Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head” stars Judge as the voices of both Beavis and Butt-Head.

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The characters originated in Judge’s 1992 short film “Frog Baseball,” which was broadcast by MTV’s animation showcase “Liquid Television.” After MTV commissioned a full series around the characters, “Beavis and Butt-Head” ran for seven seasons from March 8, 1993, to Nov. 28, 1997. The series was revived in 2011 with an eighth season airing on MTV. A theatrical film, Beavis and Butt-Head Do America, was released in 1996.

Paramount+ also has Beavis and Butt-Head Do America available for streaming, as well as remastered versions of the classic series, with the full library available soon. 

Paramount+ Gets Hairy at Comic-Con: Sarah Michelle Gellar Joins ‘Wolf Pack’ Series; ‘Teen Wolf’ Movie Trailer Released

Sarah Michelle Gellar is switching from slaying vampires to hunting werewolves.

The “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” star made a surprise appearance during the Paramount+ “Teen Wolf” panel in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con July 21, to reveal she had joined the cast of the upcoming supernatural series “Wolf Pack.”

From “Teen Wolf” executive producer Jeff Davis, produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and based on the book series by Edo Van Belkom, “Wolf Pack” follows a teenage boy and girl whose lives are forever changed when a California wildfire awakens a terrifying supernatural creature. Gellar stars as arson investigator Kristin Ramsey, a highly regarded expert in her field and no stranger to personal loss, brought in by authorities to catch the teenage arsonist who started a massive wildfire which may have also led to the reawakening of a supernatural predator terrorizing Los Angeles.

Previously announced cast members include Armani Jackson, Bella Shepard, Chloe Rose Robertson and Tyler Lawrence Gray. Davis will write the series and executive produce as part of his multiyear deal with MTV Entertainment. “Wolf Pack” is slated to premiere later this year on the Paramount+ streaming service.

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The panel also featured the release of the official teaser trailer for Teen Wolf: The Movie, a continuation of the 2011-17 MTV series “Teen Wolf” that is loosely based on the 1985 comedy film.

Davis, who wrote and executive produced the movie, was joined on the panel by series stars Tyler Posey and Tyler Hoechlin (prompting Gellar when she joined them later to joke she would change her name to Tyler Michelle).

Teen Wolf: The Movie is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and MGM’s Orion Television, and is slated to premiere in October 2022 on Paramount+.

In the film, a full moon rises in Beacon Hills and with it a terrifying evil has emerged. The wolves are howling once again, calling for the return of Banshees, Werecoyotes, Hellhounds, Kitsunes and every other shapeshifter in the night. But only a werewolf like Scott McCall (Posey), no longer a teenager yet still an Alpha, can gather both new allies and reunite trusted friends to fight back against what could be the most powerful and deadliest enemy they’ve ever faced.

The cast also includes Holland Roden, Shelley Hennig, Crystal Reed, Orny Adams, Linden Ashby, JR Bourne, Colton Haynes, Ryan Kelley, Melissa Ponzio, Ian Bohen, Vince Mattis, Nobi Nakanishi, Khylin Rhambo, Amy Workman and Dylan Sprayberry.

Disney+ Shares First Look at ‘National Treasure’ Series at Comic-Con

The Disney+ streaming service July 21 at San Diego Comic-Con presented a panel for its upcoming series “National Treasure: Edge of History,” and provided a trailer and behind-the-scenes look at the spinoff of the popular “National Treasure” movies.

Moderated by comedian and influencer Jenny Lorenzo (“What’s Up, Disney+”), the panel featured series stars Lisette Olivera, Zuri Reed, Antonio Cipriano, Jordan Rodrigues, Jake Austin Walker, Lyndon Smith and executive producers Cormac and Marianne Wibberley.

Additionally, it was announced that Harvey Keitel, who played FBI agent Peter Sadusky in the films, will reprise the role as a guest star on the series. Justin Bartha was previously announced as reprising his character of Riley Poole from the films.

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The series, which is produced by ABC Signature for Disney+, focuses on Jess (Olivera), who embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover the truth about her family’s mysterious past and save a lost Pan-American treasure. The cast also includes Academy and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Shatner Reigns During Comic-Con Day 1

SAN DIEGO — William Shatner had himself a day at Comic-Con.

The 91-year-old actor best known for playing Capt. James T. Kirk on “Star Trek” spent the opening day of San Diego Comic-Con International, July 21, reflecting on his career at several events promoting an upcoming documentary about his life, and even officially joined the ranks of the “Masters of the Universe,” while being feted by fans and colleagues.

Filmmaker Kevin Smith summed up Shatner’s impact with his introduction to the “Shatner on Shatner” Hall H panel that closed out the first day of Comic-Con’s return as an in-person staple of summer fandom, with the 2020 and 2021 shows relegated to online events due to the pandemic.

Kevin Smith moderating the “Shatner on Shatner” Comic-Con panel July 21

“How does it feel to be home kids? Welcome back,” said Smith, a longtime staple of Comic-Con. “Three long years waiting for this moment and the summer’s finally been redefined, and tonight we’re going to do one of the most Comic-Con things you can do at Comic-Con, we’re going to sit down and talk to a living legend, ladies and gentlemen. If there is a pop culture Mount Rushmore, and you just have to pick four faces, his face is definitely one of those faces.”

Smith, who served as executive producer and showrunner for Netflix’s “Masters of the Universe: Revelation,” earlier in the day announced that Shatner had joined the cast for its upcoming sequel, “Masters of the Universe: Revolution,” for a mystery role.

That announcement was made during the “Masters of the Universe” 40th Anniversary panel also hosted by Smith, who repeated a story he told about working with Shatner in the voice booth. As showrunner, Smith doesn’t normally direct the voiceovers for the show, but couldn’t resist the opportunity “years from now to say I directed Captain Kirk!”

With Shatner preparing to read his lines, Smith recalled, “I said, ‘Hey Bill, do me a favor, on this line do it like super fast like you’re frustrated or something like that.’ And he goes, this is my favorite thing that ever happened — we were doing it on Zoom, so he’s in a booth at a recording studio, I’m on a laptop at my home; my wife is literally just off to the side reading a book, disinterested until what happened happened, and he goes, ‘Kevin, Kevin, Kevin. In a moment, you will have the honor of directing me. Let me work through this first.’”

Smith continued: “And so I stepped back and gave the man his space, and I looked over at my wife who had put her book down to stare at me wide-eyed. And I look at her and I pressed mute, and she said, ‘It took Captain Kirk to get Silent Bob to shut up!”

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The main topic of discussion for the “Shatner on Shatner” panel was a new documentary being made about Shatner’s life in conjunction with Legion M, which is touted as the first fan-owned entertainment company, and Exhibit A pictures.

In discussing why now was the right time to do a documentary about him, Shatner reflected on how it’s becoming harder to remain active as he gets older.

“My breath is short, I’m 91 years old, and this wonderful gentleman came along in the knick of time,” Shatner said, then joked, “All these autographs I’m doing are going to be worth a lot more money when I die, and the documentary on my life, think of how quickly you’ll sell it if I should die on the panel. Imagine everyone’s good fortune if I should die right here.”

“None of us want that sir, but that would be amazing,” Smith retorted. “People would be like, he died like the legend he was.”

The documentary came about shortly after Shatner became an advisor to Legion M, according to VP of development David Baxter.

“We talked about this idea of a fan-owned company and he’s like, you should talk to my people, and we did, and once that dialogue started going back and forth about the power of the fans, the fact that they’re the ones who consume all this media, so why shouldn’t they have an upsell, he was intrigued,” Baxter said.

Legion M used equity crowdfunding to produce films, TV shows and VR projects, and is owned by 35,000 investors who can join the company for as little as $100. Legion M also helped Smith make 2019’s Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, and recruited him years ago to interview the late Stan Lee for an Icons documentary that is still being completed.

“Shatner on Shatner” panelists included (L-R) moderator Kevin Smith; Legion M co-founder/president Jeff Annison, and VP of development David Baxter; Exhibit A Pictures’ Kerry Deignan Roy and Alexandre O. Philippe, producer and director, respectively, of the upcoming documentary about William Shatner; and William Shatner.

Baxter recalls mentioning Shatner’s involvement with Legion M to Exhibit A’s Alexandre O. Philippe, the director of another of the company’s productions, Memory: The Origins of Alien, a documentary about Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi thriller.

“He said, ‘My god, I’ve always wanted to make a documentary about William Shatner,’” Baxter recalled. “I said, ‘Let’s see what we can do.”

Shatner said he agreed to do the project after discussing it with Philippe.

“I was betting on you guys and I knew Alexandre’s reputation. I was going on faith,” Shatner said. “The management of this company is terrific. This is a group of vital, young, intelligent, creative people.”

“I grew up watching Bill on a black-and-white television in Switzerland, and I’ve been a fan for a long time,” Philippe said. “I’m really a fan of Bill the human, and I’m really a fan of your observations on life, on the nature and the universe, on these connections, these things that connect us all in strange and mysterious ways. So I started really thinking about what is the best way at least from my perspective to make a film about Bill, and I was thinking about his wonderful autobiographical songs.

“Basically I decided to structure the doc around a number of songs, and delve into essentially a number of themes that I felt were really important, and so the film is really a celebration of Bill the human and his career of course. So it’s going to be a very lyrical film, a very poetic film.”

Added producer Kerry Deignan Roy: “It’s amazing the energy this man has, and it’s been a joy just to work with him, and to share this moment in time. We spent three days together in a studio grilling him, and he shared a lot.”

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In the afternoon, Shatner took the time to stop by NBCUniversal’s display across the street from the San Diego Convention Center promoting its Covi TV FAST (free ad-supported streaming television) channel with the car from “3rd Rock From the Sun,” on which Shatner guest starred.

In the morning, as part of Legion M’s activities to promote the documentary, Shatner participated in a handprint ceremony at Theatre Box San Diego, where the lobby is adorned with signatures, handprints and footprints of Hollywood icons dating back decades. An afterparty was held at the venue following the Hall H panel.

Shatner, an accomplished equestrian, said he had been competing in a horse show in San Francisco the day before.

William Shatner imprinting his hands in cement at Theatre Box San Diego July 21

“My hands are swollen,” Shatner joked. “I’m really afraid that when I put my hands in the cement it will stick and I’ll be like in a kneeling position for the rest of my life.”

Among the special guests in attendance at the handprint ceremony were legendary film critic Leonard Maltin, and actor Paul Wesley, who is taking on the role of Capt. Kirk in the new Paramount+ TV series “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.”

“We all know Mr. Shatner is a Broadway star, a Shakespearian performer, an equestrian, an author, a recording artist, an astronaut, among many many other credentials,” Maltin said, before discussing Shatner’s role in a 1997 radio production re-creating Orson Welles notorious War of the Worlds broadcast based on the HG Wells book.

“Who’d it star? William Shatner,” Maltin said. “I had a bit part as a radio announcer. I wasn’t very good. He was great. And there is an art, a technique to radio acting. It doesn’t just happen. Not every actor is automatically good acting without being able to use your face. Without being able to use body language, gestures. He acquired that art.

“It just says that William Shatner is the complete actor. He can do anything. Whatever he does, you know he’s going to do it well. That’s why we love him.”

Wesley said Shatner was supportive of him taking on the role of Kirk.

(L-R): Captain Kirk actors William Shatner and Paul Wesley

“How do you replace a legend? Well, you don’t. It’s simply not possible, and why would you try? Instead you promise to safeguard the legacy entrusted to you, and then you go out and do the work. You find some way to make the role your own while finding some way to honor the history that it carries,” Wesley said. “Precious few roles in television and film present such a daunting challenge. One of them is certainly ‘Star Trek’s’ James T. Kirk. This character’s place in entertainment history is indelible. It’s a fixed moment in our collective memory. No matter where you go, no matter where you are, an image of Capt. Kirk brings instant recognition. Why is that? Because for nearly 60 years that role has been personified by a man of equally renowned stature, Mr. William Shatner.

“Attempting to re-create an iconic screen role is a tall order. You’re following in the footsteps of gifted actors who blazed the trail you now walk. But if we tread where they’ve already been, it does no justice to the role or those who inhabited it before you. Actors who took the words written on the page and embodied them with everything they possessed as artists. You’re expected to do nothing less. And in fact you’re expected to bring something more. Something previously unseen and perhaps something unexpected. While at the same time paying homage from whom you’ve taken the mantle.

“Now that is a tough gig on any normal day, but for a day on ‘Star Trek’ where you’ve been asked to take on the role of Captain Kirk, it is both a challenge and the opportunity of a lifetime. And I can’t imagine taking on such a character, and everything it means for countless fans, without having the support of the man who first brought him to life. Thankfully, Bill, or Mr. Shatner, the original captain himself, went out of his way to make a newcomer like me feel welcome, and for that I will forever feel grateful.”

On the other hand, Shatner didn’t mince words at the Hall H panel when asked if there were any standout performances from the “Star Trek” shows that came after his.

“Nothing,” Shatner said. “I got to know [“Star Trek” creator] Gene Roddenberry in three years fairly well … but he’d be turning in his grave at some of the stuff.”

The Sights of San Diego Comic-Con International 2022

After being relegated to online-only presentations during the pandemic, San Diego Comic-Con International returned as an in-person mid-summer event July 21-24, 2022, kicking off with a special preview night July 20 at the San Diego Convention Center. The confab couldn’t completely shake the impact of the pandemic, however, as guests were required to prove either vaccination status or a recent negative COVID test, and wear masks during the show. Many studios and streaming services had a huge presence in the exhibition hall and around downtown San Diego with photo ops and interactive displays for fans to enjoy. (Photos by John Latchem for Media Play News, unless otherwise noted)

CBS Series ‘Ghosts’ Ready to Haunt 2022 Comic-Con

The CBS original series “Ghosts” will make its San Diego Comic-Con debut with a panel discussion and a few interactive experiences.

San Diego Comic-Con International returns as a live summer event July 21 to 24 San Diego Convention Center and surrounding areas of downtown San Diego.

The panel for “Ghosts” will take place Thursday, July 21, in Ballroom 20. The full cast, including “livings” Rose McIver and Utkarsh Ambudkar, as well as “ghosts” Brandon Scott Jones, Richie Moriarty, Danielle Pinnock, Asher Grodman, Román Zaragoza, Sheila Carrasco, Rebecca Wisocky and Devan Chandler Long, and executive producers Joe Port and Joe Wiseman, will take part in a panel discussion moderated by series guest star Matt Walsh. The panel will be and will treat fans with never-before-seen footage, including a preview of season two.

As part of CBS’s “Summer of ‘Ghosts’” immersive marketing campaign honoring the “recently departed” first season and its upcoming sophomore season this fall, “Ghosts” will show up in San Diego with Pinecone Trooper Pete’s “Friend Zone,” an activation with a campsite feel in honor of scout leader ghost Pete, whose unfortunate archery accident left him with an arrow through his neck for eternity. The activation will be set up at the Interactive Zone at Petco Park from July 21-24, and will feature a “scare-free” archery activation — but nothing is what it seems at this campsite setup on ‘the lawn’ of The Woodstone Mansion — the show’s setting and home to the ghosts. Fans can connect with Ghosts and ‘the other side’ through psychic mediums and programming that’ll give attendees insight into their past, present, and future lives.

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Fans who can’t make it to San Diego can still enjoy the “Ghosts” experience in the Metaverse, which, beginning on July 21, will take fans on an immersive journey through the haunted Woodstone Mansion to solve puzzles, undertake quests and earn limited edition, collectible NFTs. The “Ghosts” mansion was meticulously recreated using actual blueprints and features surprising interactions with the show’s main characters.

Season two of “Ghosts,” which CBS touts touted as the No. 1 new series on TV and the top comedy on streaming service Paramount+, premieres Thursday, Sept. 29, in its new time slot at 8:30 p.m. The entire first season is available to stream on demand on Paramount+. The series is produced by CBS Studios in association with Lionsgate Television and BBC Studios Los Angeles Productions. It is based on the BBC Studios series of the same name. Additional information about “Ghosts” activities at Comic-Con will be shared via the show’s official Instagram and Twitter accounts @GhostsCBS.


Disney+ Bringing ‘National Treasure’ Spinoff Series to Comic-Con

The Disney+ streaming service is bringing its original series “National Treasure: Edge of History” to San Diego Comic-Con.

A spinoff of the “National Treasure” movies, the show will focus on a young woman (Lisette Olivera) searching for answers about her family by embarking on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover the truth about the past and save a lost Pan-American treasure. The cast also includes Catherine Zeta-Jones and Justin Bartha, who reprises his role as Riley Poole from the films.

A panel for the series will take place form 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Thursday, July 21 in Ballroom 20 of the San Diego Convention Center.

The cast and creators will share a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the series. Moderated by influencer Jenny Lorenzo, the panel will include Lisette Olivera, Jake Austin Walker, Antonio Cipriano, Jordan Rodrigues, Zuri Reed, Lyndon Smith and executive producers Cormac and Marianne Wibberley.

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HBO Max and Cartoon Network Unveil ‘Kids & Family’ Schedule at 2022 Comic-Con

Following up on Warner Bros. Discovery’s announcement of its plans for the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con International running July 21-24, HBO Max and Cartoon Network provided details for where to find some of the kids and family content available during the pop culture festival at the San Diego Convention Center and surrounding areas of Downtown San Diego.

Friday, July 22 sees the “That’s NOT All, Folks! Looney Tunes for Everyone!” panel at 10 a.m. in the Indigo Ballroom. Take a look at all the latest from the Looney Tunes Loon-iverse, including the new season of “Looney Tunes Cartoons,” the new series “Bugs Bunny Builders,” the new “Tiny Toons Looniversity,” and bonus surprises. Eric Bauza (voice of Bugs Bunny, Tweety, Daffy Duck, and more) moderates an all-star panel with Alex Kirwan (supervising producer of “Looney Tunes Cartoons”), Abe Audish (supervising producer of “Bugs Bunny Builders”), Nate Cash and Erin Gibson (co-executive producers of “Tiny Toons Looniversity”) and more guests.

The panel will be followed at 11 a.m. by “The Origin Story You’ve Been Waiting For … ‘Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai.’” The cast and crew of “Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai” answer questions about the upcoming HBO Max animated prequel series. Executive producers Tze Chun and Brendan Hay join Tara Rueping (art director), Izaac Wang (voice of Sam), AJ LoCascio (voice of Gizmo), Gabrielle Neveah Green (voice of Elle), and more surprise guests to unveil the first clues to unlocking the secrets of the Mogwai. “Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai” is produced by Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Animation.

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Saturday, July 23 sees the “Cartoon Network: Winner Takes All” panel at 10 a.m. in the Indigo Ballroom. This multi-show panel will determine which panelists (and audience members) are the most discerning fans as they are quizzed on their favorite series for a chance to unlock first looks, sneak peeks and more inside scoop. Play along with the casts and crew of “Craig of the Creek” (Philip Solomon, voice of Craig; Najja Porter, supervising director; Dashawn Mahone, supervising director), “Teen Titans Go!” (Pete Michail, executive producer; Tara Strong, voice of Raven; Khary Payton, voice of Cyborg), and “We Baby Bears” (Calvin Wong, showrunner; Connor Andrade, voice of Grizz; Amari McCoy, voice of Panda; Max Mitchell, voice of Ice Bear). “Craig of the Creek” and “We Baby Bears” are produced by Cartoon Network Studios. “Teen Titans Go!” is produced by Warner Bros. Animation.

The “Comics Are Fun for Everyone” panel will take place at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23, in room 6DE. The panel will highlight comics and graphic novels from across the DC Multiverse, as well as animation and more. DC senior editor Katie Kubert will be joined by Daniel Warren Johnson and Juan Gedeon (Jurassic League), Kami Garcia (Constantine: Distorted Illusions), Becky Cloonan and Michael Conrad (Batgirls), and more.

Sunday, July 24 sees the “Sesame Street Mecha Builders” panel at 1:45 p.m. in room 5AB. From feathered and furry friends to robo superheroes-in-training, find out how the iconic “Sesame Street” Muppets got supersized into CGI animated characters for the newest series, “Sesame Street Mecha Builders.” Join Olexa Hewryk, Frank Falcone, David Rudman, Ryan Dillon, and Leslie Carrara-Rudolph as they discuss how Cookie Monster, Elmo and Abby Cadabby were re-imagined to expand the Sesameverse. The panel will be moderated by Alan Muraoka from “Sesame Street.”

Autograph signings the Sails Pavilion on series posters exclusive to Comic-Con will take place on Friday, July 22 from 1 to 2 p.m. for “Looney Tunes for Everyone!” and 2 to 3 p.m. for “Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai,” and on Saturday, July 23 from 11: 30 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. for “Cartoon Network: Winner Takes All” panelists.

Outside the convention center, the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego will offer a Bat-tastic inflatable display photo op. Plus, attendees can enjoy photo opportunities with Cookie Monster at a supersized “Sesame Street Mecha Builders” inflatable located near the Omni San Diego Hotel.

Paramount+ Announces 2022 San Diego Comic-Con Plans

Paramount+ has announced its plans for the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con International, which runs July 21-24 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Plans include a “Star Trek”-themed activation and immersive experience, a “Beavis and Butt-Head” photo opportunity, and a chance to step inside the iconic Paramount Mountain at the official Paramount+ booth.

Activations and panels include:

  • The “Star Trek” Universe Panel in Hall H, July 23 from 12:45-2:15 p.m., will feature exclusive back-to-back conversations with the casts and executive producers from “Star Trek: Picard,” “Star Trek: Lower Decks” and “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” as they discuss the latest seasons of their series and tease what’s ahead. The moderator will be actress and “Star Trek: Picard” season two director Lea Thompson (Back to the Future). “Star Trek: Picard”cast members scheduled to appear include Patrick Stewart and Gates McFadden, alongside executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Rod Roddenberry. “Star Trek: Lower Decks” will feature voice cast members Jack Quaid, Tawny Newsome, Noël Wells and Dawnn Lewis, creator and executive producer Mike McMahan, and executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Rod Roddenberry. “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” will have its Hall H debut with cast members Anson Mount, Ethan Peck, Christina Chong, Celia Rose Gooding and the latest addition to the cast Paul Wesley, along with executive producers Henry Alonso Myers, Alex Kurtzman and Rod Roddenberry.
  • Paramount+ will present “Star Trek’s 10 Forward: The Experience,” an immersive “Star Trek” experience with food, intergalactic drinks, photo opportunities, interactive activations and exclusive merchandise. The tickets are sold out, but fans can still purchase exclusive merchandise and enjoy a beverage outdoors in the official “Starfleet Outpost” beer garden. Entry is first come, first served at 340 5th Ave.
  • In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, women-owned ice cream brand Coolhaus will be bringing fans in San Diego free, limited-edition Wrath of P’Khan ice cream sandwiches via a branded The Wrath of P’Khan Coolhaus Ice Cream Truck. The truck will be visiting fans on July 23, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (or while supplies last), at the Petco Park Interactive Zone.
  • July 21, 1:30-2:30 p.m. in Hall H, series creator and show runner Jeff Davis and “Teen Wolf the Movie” star Tyler Posey, Tyler Hoechlin, and surprise guests preview the upcoming Paramount+ film, while taking a look back at the iconic series that started it all.
  • On July 21, 4:45-5:45 p.m. in Ballroom 20, “Beavis and Butt-Head” creator Mike Judge and a celebrity moderator will discuss the series as well as the upcoming “Beavis and Butt-Head” Paramount+ original series as well as the recently released movie Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe.
  • On July 23, 10:15-11:30 a.m. in Ballroom 20, there will be an “Evil” exclusive screening and panel with the cast of the Paramount+ series, including stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, Christine Lahti and Kurt Fuller. The event will feature an exclusive sneak peek of an episode from season three followed by a panel discussion moderated by Devan Coggan from Entertainment Weekly.
  • On July 21, 1-2 p.m. in Room 6BCF, a panel will feature voice talent from “Rugrats,” including E.G. Daily (Tommy), Cheryl Chase (Angelica) and Charlet Chung (Kimi), along with executive producer Eryk Casemiro as they give fans an exclusive look at behind-the-scenes art and sneak peeks of never-before-seen content, perform a live table-read, and provide answers to popular questions. The panel will be moderated by Jim Viscardi, executive editor, 
  • July 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 6BCF, the service will celebrate Nickelodeon’s “SpongeBob SquarePants” and its two original spinoff series, “The Patrick Star Show” and the Paramount+ Original Series “Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years.” Voice talent from all three series — Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick), Jill Talley (Karen, Squidina), Kate Higgins (Narlene) and Carlos Alazraqui (Nobby) — and executive producers Marc Ceccarelli and Vincent Waller will explore these iconic shows and characters and reveal what to expect next from SpongeBob and the denizens of Bikini Bottom. The panel will be moderated by Patrick Gomez, editor-in-chief, Entertainment Weekly.
  • July 22, 2:15-3:15 p.m. in Room 6A, viewers will meet the next generation of heroes in the new original animated series “Transformers: EarthSpark.” From Nickelodeon and Entertainment One, the new Paramount+ Original Series will showcase an insider event that celebrates a new take on the iconic global franchise with a behind-the-scenes look at art, casting and never-before-seen clips, and a first time look at the Hasbro toyline inspired by the series. Featured panelists include series voice talent Danny Pudi (Bumblebee), Kat Khavari (Twitch) and Zeno Robinson (Thrash) along with co-executive producer Dale Malinowski and executive producer Ant Ward. The panel will be moderated by Mike Cecchini, editor-in-chief, Den of Geek.
  • At Booth #3529, Paramount+ will be coming to the convention floor with an interactive space for fans to experience “a mountain of entertainment.” Fans can scan a QR code located on a mountain sculpt on the outside of the booth to watch their favorite characters come to life from their phone. Once inside the booth, fans will have the opportunity to experience a mountain climb led by some of their favorite characters from “Star Trek,” Sonic the Hedgehog 2, “SpongeBob Squarepants” and “Halo.” After making the climb, they will be led to a game where they can win different swag as well as take a photo to share on social media.
  • At Booth #3729, viewers will be able to step inside Beavis and Butt-Head’s living room for a photo opportunity with the animated duo. New merchandise, including items exclusive to San Diego Comic-Con, will be available for purchase.