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Peavey Electronics “Guardians of the Galaxy” Marvel Product Collection

Music industry innovator Peavey Electronics is pleased to announce the latest addition to its line of Marvel products with brand new Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy musical instruments and accessories.

With the recent release of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy in theaters, fans can now bring these Super Heroes to life with guitars, ukuleles, straps and picks from Peavey. “We’re thrilled to continue our collaboration with Marvel,” shares Peavey’s Tony Moscal. “Fans of Guardians of the Galaxy are going to love these highly collectable instruments and accessories!”

Featuring Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy characters in a high gloss finish, Peavey’s Rockmaster guitar provides excellent balance, playability and tone with a basswood body, maple neck and rosewood fretboard. A three-quarter size student model of the Rockmaster electric guitar is also available, and both guitars come with a cable and picks.
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Peavey’s half-size acoustic guitars are made of genuine wood with steel strings, and are ideal for starter musicians. The guitars include a removable headstock cover with matching graphics that protects fingers from string ends, and come with Peavey picks and a strap. Scenes from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy are featured on the instruments in high gloss finish. 
 
Also suitable for players of all ages or collectors, the line of products includes 20” ukuleles decorated with Marvel’sGuardians of the Galaxy characters. Made of genuine wood and featuring a high gloss finish, the instruments have easy-to-play nylon strings and locking tuning pegs which help to keep the instrument in tune.
 
Fans can also choose from a selection of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy-themed straps and picks created by Peavey.
 
Find out more about Peavey’s line of officially licensed products at www.peavey.com.

 

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SDCC’14: Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) Heads to San Diego Comic-Con 2014

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With San Diego Comic-Con taking place next week, Disney Interactive is excited to share details on all of the Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes’ activities during the show. From hands-on previews to hosting a Pop-Up Shop and games panel with Executive Producer John Vignocchi, Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes will have something for everyone.

Key highlights include: 

  • Disney Infinity Pop-Up Shop: From July 23-26, the Disney Infinity Pop-Up Shop, located at 343 4th Ave. (between J & K streets), will be the official headquarters of Disney Infinity. Open to the public from 5PM-10PM each day, fans will have their first hands-on experience with the game where they can play in both the Play Set mode as well as the newly updated Toy Box mode. Fans will be able to pre-order Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes and be treated to special guests, giveaways and other surprises.
  • Marvel Unlimited Plus Members Event: On July 24 from 3PM-5PM, Marvel Unlimited Plus Members can access the Pop-Up Shop for a special Open House event.  There will be special giveaways and other surprises.
  •  D23 Member Event: On July 26 from 2PM-4PM, D23 Members can access the Pop-Up Shop for a special Disney-themed event. Alex Hirsch, creator of Disney Channel’s “Gravity Falls,” will be on site for an autograph session. There will be special giveaways and other surprises.
  •    Marvel Games Panel (Room #6A): On July 26 from 12:30PM -1:30PM, Disney Infinity Executive Producer John Vignocchi will participate in the Marvel Games Panel to talk about Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes and reveal big news. Marvel will also be making a series of announcements for upcoming games. Be sure to check it out for more surprises and limited edition giveaways.
  • Marvel Booth (#2329): The Marvel booth will host Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes game demos and attendees will have a chance to play and pre-order the game. John Vignocchi will host daily on-stage presentations. There will also be limited edition giveaways and autograph sessions with special guests.
  • Microsoft Game Lounge (San Diego Hyatt): Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes will be showcased and fans will have the opportunity to get hands-on time with the game.

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For additional information, visit www.disney.com/infinity and www.youtube.com/disneyinfinity, join the Disney Infinity Facebook community (Facebook.com/disneyinfinity) and Google+ community (https://plus.google.com/+DisneyInfinity),  and follow us on Twitter (twitter.com/disneyinfinity) and Instagram (instagram.com/disneyinfinity).

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SDCC’14: “How to Write a TV Pilot” at San Diego Comic-Con 2014

Have you ever thought of a perfect idea for a TV series? Find out how to write it! Gray Jones (Host, TV Writer Podcast, Partner of Script Magazine) moderates a discussion and Q&A with powerhouse panelists Jen Grisanti (Writing Instructor,NBC’s Writers on the Verge), William Rabkin (Author, Writing the Pilot), Bill Taub (Author, Automatic Pilot), and Carole Kirschner (Director of the WGA Show Runner Training Program). Get that idea from your brain to the screen!

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Friday, July 25 @ 8:00PM
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Gray JonesTV Editor/Writer, Host of the TV Writer Podcast, Partner of Script Magazine

Gray is a TV editor/writer with credits on 196 TV episodes, including well-known titles such as Property Brothers andWilliam Shatner’s Weird or What, which aired recently on SyFy. A contributor to DV Magazine and Script Magazine, Gray is also a renowned podcast producer, featured on CNN and in the Toronto Star for his video podcasting. His first podcast,Chuck vs the Podcast for NBC’s Chuck, had an audience of up to 80,000 per episode, and was voted the world’s #1 TV-themed podcast for 40 consecutive months. His current podcast, the TV Writer Podcast, Partner of Script Magazine, has featured over 80 interviews with showrunners, producers, authors and writers. Gray also created the TV Writer Twitter Database, the world’s largest database of TV writers on Twitter, with over 1000 writers, and co-founded the TV Writer Chat, the first weekly Twitter chat group for television writing. Hailing from Canada, he has an honors Screenwriting BFA from York University in Toronto, where he graduated with distinction in 1994. Gray has also won awards internationally for his short film producing.

Jen Grisanti - Story/Career Consultant, Author (Story Line: Finding the Gold In Your Life Story)

Jen is a story consultant, independent producer, writing instructor for NBC’s Writers on the Verge, blogger for The Huffington Post and author of the books, Story Line: Finding the Gold In Your Life Story, TV Writing Tool Kit and Change Your Story, Change Your Life: A Path To Your Success. Grisanti started her career as an assistant to Aaron Spelling 15 years ago. Aaron was her mentor for the next 12 years as she climbed the ranks and eventually ran Current Programs at Spelling Television Inc., covering shows such as Beverly Hills, 90210, Melrose Place and Charmed. In 2004, Jen was promoted to VP of Current Programs at CBS/Paramount where she covered shows including Medium, Numbers, NCIS,4400 and Girlfriends. She also served as a mentor in the CBS Diversity Program, which seeks out and nurtures young writers and directors. In 2008, Jen launched a consulting firm dedicated to helping writers break into the industry. Since then, she has worked with over 500 writers, twenty of which have sold pilots. She has also helped several writers to sign with top agencies including UTA and CAA, and has helped over 40 writers get staffed.

William Rabkin - TV Writer, Author (Writing the Pilot, Successful Television Writing)

William has written and/or produced hundreds of hours of dramatic television. He served as showrunner on the long-running Dick Van Dyke mystery series Diagnosis Murder and on the action-adventure spectacle Martial Law. His many writing and producing credits include The Glades, Monk, Psych, Nero Wolfe, Missing, Spenser: For Hire, seaQuest 2032, Hunter andThe Cosby Mysteries. He has also written a dozen network TV pilots. His work has been nominated twice for the Edgar Award for best television episode by the Mystery Writers of America. He has written one previous book on writing for television, Successful Television Writing, with Lee Goldberg. Bill is also the author of the novels A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Read, Mind Over Magic, The Call of the Mild, A Fatal Frame of Mind and Mind-Altering Murder. He is the co-creator and co-editor of The Dead Man, a monthly series of supernatural action thrillers published by Amazon’s 47North imprint, and has written three installments. Rabkin is part of the core faculty of UCR-Palm Desert’s M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Writing for the Performing Arts.

Bill Taub - TV Writer, Author (Automatic Pilot)

Bill is a native New Yorker who’s gone from Forest Hills to Beverly Hills. He came to television writing through advertising, where he was a Clio-winning writer-producer at several New York agencies. His TV writing experience spans decades, having written on hit shows from Barney Miller and CHiPs to Newhart and Dallas. He has also written or co-written many pilots, including Relic Hunter and Friday the 13th: The Series. Currently, he keeps himself busy with half a dozen projects, pilots, and web series, consulting, and occasionally teaching online through the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program and the Laugh Factory. Most recently, he bottled what he teaches based on his own thirty years of experiences into book form,Automatic Pilot. Bill splits his time between Los Angeles and Toronto, where his wife’s family resides.

Carole KirschnerDirector, WGA Show Runner Training Program

Carole has worked as a senior level television executive for sixteen years. Her posts at CBS and as Vice President of Television at Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment have given her an insider’s angle on how to get in, move up and sell projects. She helped develop award-winning shows like Murphy Brown and Designing Women. Carole is also a respected presenter and educator through USC’s School of Cinematic Arts and UCLA Extension, among others. She is the creator of the CBS Diversity Institute Writers Mentoring Program and Director of the WGA Showrunner Training Program. She also leads seminars on how to succeed in Hollywood, including strategic networking, pitching and self-promotion. Through her career coaching practice, Park on the Lot, she consults with both Hollywood beginners and seasoned writers, executives and other professionals who wish to move up. Her book, Hollywood Game Plan: How to Land a Job in Film, TV and Digital Entertainment hit stores March 2012.

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SDCC’14: Cartoon Network’s Third Annual Adventure Time ConQuest at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2014

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Lumpy Space Princess is on the verge of a dating disaster, and it’s up to Comic-Con 2014 attendees to help her avoid it! Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of the television network, today unveiled plans for the 2014 Adventure Time ConQuest, which will take place during Comic-Con® International: San Diego. 2014 marks the third consecutive year that the network has held the ConQuest experience for Adventure Time fans, which has become a fan-favorite activity that leads fans throughout the convention to check out the latest licensed products based on the brand. This year’s epic quest will once again dole out secret text-messaged clues to participants that will guide them on their journey across the convention floor in an attempt to find a suitable bachelor for Lumpy Space Princess to take to the Princess Day Ball.

To participate in the Adventure Time ConQuest, fans must visit any of the 11 participating partner booths and locations listed below or head to the Cartoon Network booth (#3735) and look for signage to begin their journey. Along the way, they’ll also receive incentives, premiums and rebates for some of their favorite Adventure Time products featured throughout the con. The following is an alphabetical list of participating partners in this year’s ConQuest:

  • Abrams (Booth #1216) will have copies of its New York Times Best-Selling book Adventure Time Encyclopaedia, as well as its recently-released Adventure Time: A Totally Math Poster Collection with 25 copies signed by illustrator Tony Millionaire, plus calendars. Fans can also catch a sneak peek of the upcoming Adventure Time: Art of Ooo, available this October. ConQuesters will receive an additional 20% discount on the poster book, and anyone who purchases any Adventure Time merchandise will receive a free 2015 Adventure Time mini-calendar, while supplies last.
  • BOOM! Studios/KaBOOM! (Booth #2229) will feature the latest issues of its top-selling Adventure Time comic book series and related mini-series, highlighted by the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive cover of the mathematical collection of “Marceline and the Scream Queens” and the recently-launched “Adventure Time: Banana Guard Academy” written by Adventure Time writer Kent Osborne.
  • Entertainment Earth (Booth #2343) will highlight its BMO Tin Tote Gift Set Convention Exclusive that includes a colorful metal tin tote, 10-ounce insulated stainless steel container and mini journal inside the tote that will take you away to the Land of Ooo.
  • Huckleberry (Booth #3449) will showcase and sell its adorable BMO Chara-Cover phone case at its booth, with ConQuest participants receiving 10% off the purchase of the case.
  • Jazwares (Toynk Booth #3551) will feature its Adventure Time toy line and highlight the 12” BMO plush Convention Exclusive at the Toynk booth.
  • §  Little Orbit (The New Children’s Museum) will offer fans a chance to play its upcoming Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom video game for the very first time before its release this fall on Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft X360, Nintendo 3DS, and PC Steam. Additionally, The New Children’s Museum location will be the terminal stop on the ConQuest and fans who finish the quest will redeem their OMG medallion there. Just look for the giant inflatable Finn head!
  • Mimoco (Booth #5245) will feature its full line of popular Adventure Time x MIMOBOT USB flash drives, including Finn, Jake, and new BMO. ConQuesters can get 10% off their Adventure Time MIMOBOT purchase instantly!
  • Penguin Group (Booth #4612) will showcase its line of MAD LIBS®, activity books, journals and much more based on Adventure Time, and will be giving away free buttons exclusively to ConQuest participants! Plus, anyone who purchases any three MAD LIBS® products will get a freeAdventure Time/MAD LIBS® tote bag!
  •  Rubie’s Costume Company (Booth #3649), maker of Adventure Time costumes and select accessories, will feature its one-size-fits-all Finn hat at its booth, and ConQuest participants can pick it up for a cool 40% off the purchase price.
  • USAopoly (Booth #1017), maker of the hit MONOPOLY®: Adventure Time™ Collector’s Edition and Memory Challenge: Adventure Time Edition, will preview its all-new Munchkin® Adventure Time, which will launch this August, and ConQuest participants can pick up a freeMunchkin® Adventure Time game card at the booth!
  • WeLoveFine (Booth #5647) will offer up a wide assortment of its fan-favorite Adventure Time apparel, including t-shirts, sweatshirts, dresses and leggings. ConQuest participants get a deal at $25 for one or $40 for two shirts.

All Adventure Time fans are encouraged to participate in the quest and claim their reward, which will be available for a limited time while supplies last each day. Also, for uber ConQuesters who have completed the quest and earned their Jake and Ice King medallions in 2012 and 2013, bring those with you to The New Children’s Museum redemption center to earn a triple threat reward.

Additionally, on Friday, July 25 Cartoon Network will host an Adventure Time panel in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront featuring the series’ cast and crew dishing on behind-the-scenes secrets, probably giving away some spoilers, and answering fans’ burning questions. The following friends will be joining us from the Land of Ooo for a super sick panel: Jeremy Shada (Finn), John DiMaggio (Jake), Tom Kenny (Ice King), Kent Osborne (Head of Story),Adam Muto (Co-Executive Producer) and MORE!  Fans can also check out the Cartoon Network booth on the convention floor to grab some exclusive giveaways and much more. For continuing information about Cartoon Network at Comic-Con and for real-time updates during the convention, please follow us on Twitter at @CartoonNetPR.

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SDCC’14: World Premiere of Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar Premiere

 

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Prelude to Axanar Premiere
Saturday, July 26th, 2014
9:00pm – 11:00pm
United Artists Horton Plaza 8 Movie Theater, Gaslamp District, San Diego

SYNOPSIS:
PRELUDE TO AXANAR is a 20 minute short film that will give viewers a historical look at the events leading up to the Battle of Axanar, the central event of the film Axanar, a 90 minute feature to be filmed later this year.  Shot like a History Channel special, Prelude to Axanar will be Star Trek like you have never seen it before, showing the central characters of Axanar giving both a historical and personal account of the war. Set 20 years before the time of James T. Kirk’s command of the Enterprise, “Axanar” is set in the last year of the Four Years War, the conflict with the Klingons that almost saw the end of the Federation only 80 years after its founding.  How did Starfleet build its fleet?  How did they hold off a Klingon fleet that had been conquering star systems for centuries?  What role did the various founding planets play in Starfleet? Why were the Constitution class ships so important to Starfleet? How did Garth of Izar come to be regarded as the greatest Starfleet Captain of his time?
Set in the Star Trek universe Axanar is a ground breaking independent film that proves the idea that a studio doesn’t need to spend millions of dollars to produce a feature quality production.  Axanar will be the first non-CBS/Paramount produced Star Trek to look and feel like a true Star Trek movie.
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The red carpet premiere, taking place at the UA Horton Plaza 8 Movie Theater (just a 15 minute walk from the San Diego Convention Center) during the weekend of San Diego Comicon, will be a showing of the short film “Prelude to Axanar” followed by a 90 minute Q&A with Executive Producer/creator Alec Peters, Director Christian Gossett and actors Richard Hatch, Gary Graham and Kate Vernon.  Tony Todd has yet to confirm.
TICKETS: While the premiere is mostly for Cast & Crew and Donors to the Axanar Kickstarter, there will be 150 tickets made available free to the public on a first come-first served basis. An additional 50 tickets will be set aside for press (including both traditional and new media)
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Star Trek Functional Phaser’s at SDCC’ 14

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ThinkGeek is proud to announce the reveal of The Wand Company’s latest Universal Remote Control – a  Star Trek: The Original Series Phaser Universal Remote Control.  This exceptionally accurate and highly detailed working replica will be revealed at San Diego Comic Con on July 23 and can be experienced first-hand at ThinkGeek’s booth (#3849).

Created from meticulous 3D scans of the last known hero prop from the original Star Trek series, the Phaser Universal Remote Control is a fully functional gesture-based universal remote control suitable for controlling many home entertainment systems and other IR controlled devices.

securedownload“The Star Trek Phaser is one of the most iconic pieces of sci-fi gadgetry,” said Chris Barnardo from The Wand Company, “We’ve spent hundreds of hours creating a collectable prop replica gadget that will bring new levels of action and enjoyment to Star Trek fans as they boldly go on their adventures.”

Seamlessly blending functionality and perfect form, the 1:1 scale Phaser is equipped with 10 authentic phaser firing sounds, tactile force-feedback, a customizable personal lock code, and can store up to 36 remote commands.

The Star Trek: The Original Series Phaser Universal Remote Control, under license by CBS Consumer Products, will be available at ThinkGeek.com beginning early November 2014

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SDCC’ 14: TNT’s “Legends,Falling Skies,The Last Ship” Panel Schedule

TNT is bringing three of its action-packed summer series to San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday, July 24, and Friday, July 25

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11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (PT) – Legends Press Room (Hilton Bayfront, AQUA Salon C)

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. (PT) – Legends Panel & Presentation (Room 6A)

Panelists: Ali Larter, Morris Chestnut, Tina Majorino and executive producers Howard Gordon and David Wilcox.

Legends – Series Premiere: Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)

LEGENDS Screen Actors Guild Award® winner Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings) stars in Legends, TNT’s new, suspense-filled drama based on the award-winning book by master spy novelist Robert Littell. Bean plays Martin Odum, an undercover agent working for the FBI’s Deep Cover Operations (DCO) division. Martin has the uncanny ability to transform himself into a completely different person for each job. But he begins to question his own identity when a mysterious stranger suggests that Martin isn’t the man he believes himself to be. Legends also stars Ali Larter (Heroes) as Crystal Quest, a fellow operative who has a history with Martin; Morris Chestnut (American Horror Story, Nurse Jackie) as Tony Cimarro, a smart, quick-witted and charming DCO agent; Tina Majorino (Grey’s Anatomy, True Blood) as Maggie Harris, the newest member of the DCO team; Steve Harris (The Practice, Awake) as Nelson Gates, the director of the DCO Task Force; and Amber Valletta (Revenge) as Sonya Odum, Martin’s ex-wife; and Mason Cook (The Lone Ranger) as Martin’s pre-teen son, Aiden. Legends is being produced by Fox 21, with Howard Gordon (Homeland, 24), Alexander Cary (Homeland, Lie to Me) and Jonathan Levin (Charmed) and Brad Turner (24) serving as executive producers, along with showrunner David Wilcox (Fringe). The Legends pilot was written by Jeffrey Nachmanoff (Traitor), who developed the story with Mark Gordon (Criminal Minds) and Mark Bomback (The Wolverine). The pilot was directed by David Semel (American Horror Story).

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1:45-2:45 p.m. (PT) – The Last Ship Panel & Presentation (Room 6A)

3:00-4:00 p.m. (PT) – The Last Ship Press Room (Hilton Bayfront, AQUA Salon D)

Panelists:  Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra, Adam Baldwin, Charles Parnell and showrunners Hank Steinberg and Steven Kane

The Last Ship – Sundays at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)

TNT’s action-packed drama The Last Ship, cable’s #1 new series for the year-to-date, stars Eric Dane (Grey’s Anatomy) and is executive-produced by blockbuster filmmaker Michael Bay (Transformers). The Last Ship opens with a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world’s population. Because of its positioning, the Navy destroyer U.S.S. Nathan James avoids falling victim to the devastating tragedy. But now, Captain Tom Chandler (Dane) and his crew must confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they may be among the few remaining survivors. Rhona Mitra (Strike Back) plays Rachel Scott, a strong-willed, intelligent and fearless paleomicrobiologist assigned to the ship. Adam Baldwin (Firefly, Chuck) is XO Mike Slattery, a former homicide detective and Chandler’s second-in-command. Also starring in The Last Ship are Travis Van Winkle (Heart of Dixie), Charles Parnell (Pariah), Christina Elmore (Fruitvale Station), Sam Spruell (Snow White and The Huntsman) and Marissa Neitling (Leverage). Based on William Brinkley’s popular novel, The Last Ship comes to TNT from Bay’s Platinum Dunes and its partners, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form, whose credits include the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Bay, Fuller and Form serve as executive producers, along with showrunner Hank Steinberg (Without a Trace, The Nine), Steven Kane (The Closer) and director Jack Bender (Lost). Steinberg and Kane wrote the series pilot, which was directed by Jonathan Mostow (U-571).

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FALLING SKIES

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3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (PT) – Falling Skies Press Room (Hilton Bayfront, AQUA Salon D)

4:30- 5:30 p.m. (PT)  – Falling Skies Panel & Presentation (Room 6BCF)

Panelists:

Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Drew Roy, Will Patton, Sarah Carter, Maxim Knight, Scarlett Byrne, Doug Jones and executive producer David Eick

Falling Skies – Sundays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)

TNT’s epic drama Falling Skies – from Amblin Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg – tells the extraordinary story about life and survival in the wake of a catastrophic alien invasion. Noah Wyle stars as Tom Mason, a college professor who became an unlikely resistance leader. Moon Bloodgood is Dr. Ann Glass, a pediatrician who became the survivors’ primary physician and eventually fell in love with Tom. Will Patton is Colonel Weaver, the gruff and emotionally scarred commander leading the battle against the invaders.  Also starring in Falling Skies are Drew Roy, Connor Jessup, Maxim Knight, Colin Cunningham, Seychelle Gabriel, Mpho Koaho, Sarah Carter, Doug Jones and Scarlett Byrne. Since premiering as basic cable’s #1 new series of 2011, Falling Skies has ranked as one of the Top 20 original series on basic cable with total viewers and key adult demos. In addition to Spielberg, Falling Skies is executive-produced by Amblin Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank, along with David Eick and Greg Beeman.

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Marvel presents “THOR” a new Asgardian warrior

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Marvel is excited to announce an all-new era for the God of Thunder in brand new series, THOR, written by Jason Aaron (Thor: God of Thunder, Original Sin) complimented with art from Russell Dauterman (Cyclops).THOR 001_cover

This October, Marvel Comics evolves once again in one of the most shocking and exciting changes ever to shake one of Marvel’s “big three” – Captain American, Iron Man and Thor – Marvel Comics will be introducing an all-new THOR, GOD OF THUNDER. No longer is the classic male hero able to hold the mighty hammer, Mjölnir, a brand new female hero will emerge who will be worthy of the name THOR. Who is she? Where did she come from and what is her connection to Asgard and the Marvel Universe?

“The inscription on Thor’s hammer reads ‘Whosoever holds this hammer, if HE be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.’ Well it’s time to update that inscription,” says Marvel editor Wil Moss. “The new Thor continues Marvel’s proud tradition of strong female characters like Captain Marvel, Storm, Black Widow and more. And this new Thor isn’t a temporary female substitute – she’s now the one and only Thor, and she is worthy!

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THOR is the latest in the ever-growing and long list of female-centric titles that continues to invite new readers into the Marvel Universe. This femaleTHOR is the 8th title to feature a lead female protagonist and aims to speak directly to an audience that long was not the target for Super Hero comic books in America: women and girls.

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SDCC’ 14: Adult Swim’s Panel Schedule

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This year at San Diego Comic-Con, Adult Swim will once again amaze and inspire fans inside and outside the convention center with an all new Adult Swim booth, unique fan experiences and celebrity filled signings and panels featuring series stars, creators and producers from the network’s most popular shows such as Robot Chicken, The Venture Bros., Childrens Hospital, and Rick and Morty. Adult Swim will also offer fans a first -look at their highly anticipated new series Mike Tyson Mysteries and the live-action series starring Triumph the Insult Comic Dogand Jack McBrayer. Adult Swim stars and creators on hand will include Mike Tyson, Aaron McGruder, Seth Green, Dan Harmon, Rob Corddry, Jackson Publick, Doc Hammer, Christy Karacas, and many more

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Thursday, July 24

Convention Center Room 25ABC

Childrens Hospital Special Video Presentation and Q&A

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Adult Swim’s two-time Emmy® winning live-action comedy returns to Comic-Con for a fifth year! Creator and star Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) will share an exclusive video sneak peek at season six, and will be joined onstage by select cast for a lively and medically accurate Q&A.  From Abominable Pictures, The Corddry Company and Warner Bros. Television Group’s Studio 2.0, Childrens Hospital will premiere with new episodes in 2015.

Friday, July 25

Hilton San Diego Bayfront—Indigo Ballroom

The Venture Bros.

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The fifth annual [adult swim] panel block at Comic-Con will be kicked off with the cult-favorite series, The Venture Bros. Co-creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer and the voice of Dr. Venture, James Urbaniak, will take the stage to discuss the upcoming sixth season of their original series and answer fan questions.

The Triumph / McBrayer Panel 

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

The beloved Triumph the Insult Comic Dog and fan favorite Jack McBrayer team up to star in a new live-action original comedy series from Universal Television that is set to premiere in 2015 on [adult swim].  Join co-creator and voice of Triumph, Robert Smigel (Conan, SNL’s TV Funhouse), co-creator Michael Koman (Eagleheart, Nathan For You), and star Jack McBrayer (30 Rock, Wreck It Ralph) as they discuss the new series.

Rick and Morty

1:45 p.m.  – 2:30 p.m.

Executive producers Dan Harmon (Community) and Justin Roiland (Adventure Time) invite fans for a behind the scenes look at the upcoming second season.  They will be joined by cast members Spencer Grammer (Greek), and Chris Parnell (Archer).  Ryan Ridley (Community) will moderate the panel.

Mike Tyson Mysteries 

2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

In this new animated comedy series, Mike Tyson is taking the fight from the boxing ring to the streets … by solving mysteries! Aided by the Mike Tyson Mystery Team — the Ghost of the Marquess of Queensbury, Mike’s adopted Korean daughter and a pigeon who was once a man. If you have a problem that needs solving, Iron Mike is in your corner. Join us for a first look at the new series premiering this fall and panel discussion featuring Mike Tyson, Rachel Ramras (MAD), Jim Rash (Community), and producer Hugh Davidson (The Looney Tunes Show). Childrens Hospital creator and star Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) will moderate the panel.

Robot Chicken 

3:15 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

Co-creators/executive producers Seth Green and Matthew Senreich are joined by co-head writer Tom Root, writer/director Zeb Wells, and actor/writer Breckin Meyer to discuss the Emmy-winning series and fan favorite character Bitch Pudding, who gets her time to shine in the all-new Bitch Pudding Special. Come watch a sneak peek of the upcoming special and get your questions answered about the current seventh season, airing Sundays at 11:30 p.m. on [adult swim]. Keith Crofford, vice president of production for Adult Swim will moderate the panel.

ADULT SWIM SIGNINGS

Tickets are required for all signings at the Adult Swim Booth #3721. A limited number of tickets will be given out at the booth on the day-of. First come. First served.

Drawings for Warner Bros. signing tickets will be held at 8AM on the day of each signing in the Sails Pavilion. Attendees may start to line up for the limited ticket drawing when the doors open each morning.

THURSDAY, JULY 24

4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.         Childrens Hospital

Warner Bros. Booth #4545

FRIDAY, JULY 25

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.         Mike Tyson Mysteries

Warner Bros. Booth #4545

SATURDAY, JULY 26

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.       The Venture Bros.

Adult Swim Booth #3721

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.         Robot Chicken

Adult Swim Booth #3721

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.         Rick and Morty

Adult Swim Booth #3721

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SDCC 14: Dreamworks Animation Panel Line up

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DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox would like you to save the date for the following press opportunities at Comic-Con 2014.  Please let us know if you are interested in covering and we will send official confirmations next week.

Thursday, July 24th

10:30AM                              DreamWorks Animation Comic-Con Press Line Begins

Location: Hilton Bayfront – Room OP

PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR

  • Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, Tom McGrath, Directors Simon J. Smith and Eric Darnell

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  • Director Tim Johnson

11:15AM                              DreamWorks Animation Comic-Con Press Conference Begins for PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR

Location: Hilton Bayfront – Room KL

11:30AM-1:00PM             DreamWorks Animation Comic-Con Presentation

Location: Hall H

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PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR

Release: November 26, 2014, in 3D

Discover the secrets of the most entertaining and mysterious birds in the global espionage game: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private now must join forces with the chic spy organization, the North Wind, led by Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then … you know), voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine, voiced by John Malkovich, from taking over the world.

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Release: March 27, 2015, in 3D

When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, (Rihanna) manages to avoid capture, she finds herself the accidental accomplice of a banished Boov named Oh (Jim Parsons). The two fugitives realize there’s a lot more at stake than intergalactic relations as they embark on the road trip of a lifetime.