Wondercon 2014 News: TNT’s Falling Skies, Legends and The Last Ship Panels

TNT IS Bringing three of its Action-packed Summer Series to Anaheim WonderCon on Saturday, April 19 .

TNT’s hit drama Falling Skies Will Return to WonderCon for the Second time, with Moon Bloodgood ( Terminator Salvation ), Sarah Carter (Final Destination 2 ), Seychelle Gabriel ( The Last Airbender ), Doug Jones ( Pan’s Labyrinth ) and Executive Producer / Director Greg BeemanSmallville , Heroes ) set to Appear.

TNT’s upcoming new Series Legends Will Bring the Star-power with Sean bean ( Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings ), Ali Larter ( Heroes), Morris Chestnut ( American Horror Story, Nurse Jackie ) and Tina Majorino ( Grey’s Anatomy, True Blood ), Along with Executive Producer / Showrunner David Wilcox ( Fringe ).

The Last Ship , TNT’s new Action-Adventure Series from Executive Producer Michael Bay, Will round out the day with stars Adam Baldwin (Firefly, Chuck ) and Travis Van Winkle ( Heart of Dixie ), Along with Showrunners Hank Steinberg (Creator of Without a Trace, The Nine ) andSteven Kane ( The Closer ).

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Falling Skies

Saturday, April 19

9:30 to 10:30 am (PT) – Falling Skies Press Room (Room 304B)

11:00-12:00 pm (PT) – Falling Skies Panel & Presentation (Room 300AB)

Panelists: Moon Bloodgood ( Terminator Salvation ), Sarah Carter ( Final Destination 2 ), Seychelle Gabriel ( The Last Airbender ), Doug Jones (Pan’s Labyrinth ) and Executive Producer / Director Greg Beeman ( Smallville , Heroes )

Falling Skies – Season 4 Premiere: Sunday, June 22, at 10 pm (ET / PT)

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Falling Skies

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 InvasionNoah Wyle . stars as Tom Mason, a College Professor who Became an unlikely Resistance leader Moon Bloodgood Dr. IS. Ann Glass, a Pediatrician who Became the Survivors’ primary physician and fell in love Eventually 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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Legends

Saturday, April 19

1:15 to 2:15 pm (PT) – Legends Press Room (Room 304C)

2:30-3:30 pm (PT) – Legends & Panel Presentation (Room 300DE)

Panelists : Sean bean ( Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings ), Ali Larter ( Heroes ), Morris Chestnut ( American Horror Story, Nurse Jackie ), Tina Majorino ( Grey’s Anatomy, True Blood ) and Executive Producer / Showrunner David Wilcox ( fringe )

 

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

Screen Actors Guild Award ® winner Sean bean ( Game of Thrones , The Lord of the Rings ) stars inLegends , 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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The Last Ship

Saturday, April 19

3:30 to 4:30 pm (PT) – The Last Ship & Panel Presentation (Room 300DE)

4:45 to 5:45 pm (PT) – The Last Ship Press Room (Room 304C)

Panelists: Adam Baldwin ( Firefly, Chuck ), Travis Van Winkle ( Heart of Dixie ), and Hank Steinberg Showrunners (Creator of Without a Trace, The Nine ) and Steven Kane ( The Closer )

The Last Ship – New Series Premiere: Sunday, June 22, at 9 pm (ET / PT)

The Last ShipThis Summer, TNT IS going to Take viewers on an Action-packed Ride with the Exciting new drama Series The Last Ship , starring Eric Dane ( Grey’s Anatomy ) and 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 USS Nathan JamesAvoids 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 AreTravis 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 pilot Series, Which WAS directed by Jonathan Mostow ( U-571 ).

WonderCon – Joss Whedon’s “Much Ado About Nothing” is headed to WonderCon!

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Joss Whedon and company will bless us once again! Only this time it will be at WonderCon 2013 to present his new movie “Much Ado About Nothing” a film based on shakespeare’s play. The panel which consist of actors and actress who have worked with Whedon in the past and persent, will talked about the up coming film followed by a Q& A for the fans.

Synopsis: Leonato (Clark Gregg), the governor of Messina, is visited by his friend Don Pedro (Reed Diamond) who is returning from a victorious campaign against his rebellious brother Don John (Sean Maher). Accompanying Don Pedro are two of his officers: Benedick (Alexis Denisof) and Claudio (Fran Kranz). While in Messina, Claudio falls for Leonato’s daughter Hero (Jillian Morgese), while Benedick verbally spars with Beatrice (Amy Acker), the governor’s niece. The budding love between Claudio and Hero prompts Don Pedro to arrange with Leonato for a marriage.

In the days leading up to the ceremony, Don Pedro, with the help of Leonato, Claudio and Hero, attempts to sport with Benedick and Beatrice in an effort to trick the two into falling in love. Meanwhile, the villainous Don John, with the help of his allies: Conrade (Riki Lindhome) and Borachio (Spencer Treat Clark), plots against the happy couple, using his own form of trickery to try to destroy the marriage before it begins.

A series of comic and tragic events continue to keep the two couples from truly finding happiness, but then again perhaps love may prevail.

WHEN: Sunday, March 31 from 11:00AM – 12:00PM

WHERE: The Arena @ the Anaheim Convention Center (800 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92802 

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING opens in theaters June 7, 2013.

WonderCon – BMI Presents “The Music That Makes You Scream” Panel Discussion At WonderCon 2013

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Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the leading global music rights organization, along with White Bear PR will return to Wondercon to present an elaborate panel discussion on the art of composing for one of the most demanding genres – Horror! BMI Director, Film/TV Relations Anne Cecere and White Bear PR Founder Chandler Poling will moderate this spine tingling panel. The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session. There will also be giveaways distributed following the panel.

“The Music That Makes You Scream” panel at the 2013 Wondercon will feature BMI Film and TV composers who will be discussing the process of scoring for screams.
• Tyler Bates “Day of the Dead” & “Halloween II” (@tyler_bates)
• Anton Sanko “The Possession” & “Nurse 3-D” (@antonsanko)
• Frederik Wiedmann “Mirrors” & “Hostel III” (@freddiewiedmann)
• Dino Meneghin “Teen Wolf” (@DM_LA)

Saturday, March 30, 2013
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Room 208
Photo call time is at 10:00 a.m., Room 212A

Anaheim Convention Center 700 W. Convention Way Anaheim, CA 92802

The highest-rated series and specials on television feature the scores of BMI composers, crafting the theme and/or background music for nearly three-quarters of all prime-time network programs. BMI’s composers such as the legendary John Williams also contribute to billions of dollars in box office receipts with film scores in many of the year’s top films. Promoting the role of music in film, BMI partners with the Sundance Film Festival and other industry workshops to enhance the role of music in film and television.

Dark Horse Schedule WonderCon 2013!

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DARK HORSE 

WONDERCON ANAHEIM 2013 SCHEDULE! 

Dark Horse Comics is headed to California’s must-attend event on the comic book convention schedule – WonderCon Anaheim!

Join us for signings at booth #819!  Free comics and/or prints with each signing while supplies last.

Tickets for signings at the Dark Horse booth will be distributed from the opening of WonderCon on Friday, March 29. Please note that lines may be capped or tickets issued for any signing as needed. Inquire about your favorite signings as early as possible. Some restrictions apply. All events are subject to change.

Comics, books, and collectibles will be available for purchase from Dark Horse or your favorite retailer.

DARK HORSE SIGNINGS

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

12:00 p.m. BEANWORLD signing with creator Larry Marder

-Free Beanworld action figures and sketch cards

 

2:00 p.m. CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT signing with writer Josh Williamson

-Free 11” x 17” print featuring art by Felipe Massafera

 

3:00 p.m. AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER signing with writer Gene Yang

-Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Gurihiru

TICKETED EVENT

 

5:00 p.m. STAR WARS: DAWN OF THE JEDI signing with inker Dan Parsons

-Free Dawn of the Jedi #1 while supplies last

 

6:00 p.m. USAGI YOJIMBO/47 RONIN signing with creator Stan Sakai

-Free 47 Ronin #1

Check out the Usagi Yojimbo: Way of the Ronin iOS game

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

 10:00 a.m. HUSBANDS signing with cocreators Jane Espenson and Brad Bell

-Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Ron Chan

 

11:00 a.m. NUMBER 13 signing with artist/writer Robert Love and writer David Walker

-Free Number 13 comic

 

12:00 p.m. AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER signing with writer Gene Yang

-Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Gurihiru

TICKETED EVENT

 

1:00 p.m. X signing with artist Eric Nguyen

-Free 11” x 17” print featuring art by Eric Nguyen

 

2:00 p.m. BUFFYVERSE signing with artist Georges Jeanty, writer Andrew Chambliss (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and writer Christos Gage (Angel & Faith)

-Free Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 and Angel & Faith comics, Angel and Spike buttons, and Whedonverse wristbands

 

3:00 p.m. STAR WARS signing with artist Carlos D’Anda and colorist Gabe Eltaeb

-Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring a dramatic panel by Carlos D’Anda and Gabe Eltaeb from the upcoming Star Wars #4 issue

TICKETED EVENT 

 

4:00 p.m. THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS signing with creator Gerard Way

-Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Becky Cloonan

TICKETED EVENT

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

10:00 a.m. THE ART OF REMEMBER ME signing with DONTNOD art director Aleksi Briclot, DONTNOD creative director Jean-Max Moris, and Capcom producer Mat Hart

-Free 11” x 17” The Art of Remember Me print

 

11:00 a.m. MIND MGMT signing with creator Matt Kindt

-Free 11” x 17” MIND MGMT print

 

12:00 p.m. STAR WARS: DARK TIMES signing with writer Randy Stradley

-Free Star Wars: Dark Times—Fire Carrier #1 

 

1:00 p.m. THE LAST OF US signing with Naughty Dog creative director Neil Druckmann

-Free 11” x 17” print featuring art by Julián Totino Tedesco from the upcoming comic The Last of Us: American Dreams

 

3:30 p.m. STAR WARS: LEGACY VOLUME II signing with writer/artist Gabriel Hardman and writer Corinna Bechko

TICKETED EVENT * Limit five comics per person

 

DARK HORSE PANELS 

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Avatar: The Search for Zuko’s Mom, Room 208AB

1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Geek & Sundry Panel of Awesome, Room 300DE

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Comics Arts Conference Session: Focus on Matt Kindt, Room 210BCD

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys: From Comic to Music and Back Again! Room 300AB

6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Buffy Season 9: The Final Arc! Room 207BCD

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Spotlight on Jane Espenson with Brad Bell, Room 207

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Star Wars Comics in 2013! Room 207 BCD

WonderCon – MTV’S “Teen Wolf” Makes its first Appearance for upcoming WonderCon!

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MTV’S HIT DRAMA  “TeenWolf”

MTV Geek! To Provide Wall-to-Wall Coverage Direct From the Convention Floor

MTV announced today the hit drama series “Teen Wolf” will be invading WonderCon on Saturday, March 30, in Anaheim, Calif. with a panel featuring series stars Tyler Posey and Dylan O’Brien, plus Executive Producer Jeff Davis.

Jim Halterman, West Coast Editor for TVFanatic, will be on hand to guide the hour-long “Teen Wolf” panel presentation as Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien and Jeff Davis dish about what fans can expect from the upcoming supersized third season and discuss the past two seasons.  Additionally, fans will be treated to exclusive, never-before-seen “Teen Wolf” content. “Teen Wolf” is set to debut the first half of its supersized 24 episode third season on Monday, June 3 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

To help fans keep up with all the action taking place at WonderCon, MTV Geek! will deliver complete coverage of the panels, press rooms and the all of the excitement unfolding on the show floor.  Join host Ashley Eckstein of “Her Universe” and “Star Wars” fame for exclusive interviews with the biggest names from fan-favorite movies, comic creators, TV shows, cosplay, gaming and more!  Keep it locked to wondercon.mtv.com for updates and follow along on with Twitter @MTVGeek.

On Friday, March 29, join MTV Geek! Executive Producer/Editor Tom Akel, Top Cow Productions CEO Marc Silvestri, “September Mourning’s” Emily Lazar, and additional surprise guests for updates on MTV Geek’s live action series “September Mourning” and the Marvel documentary “Behind the ReEvolution.”  Then get a first look at upcoming MTV Comics releases including Stan Lee’s “The Seekers,” J. Michael Straczynski ‘s “The Adventures of Apocalypse Al,” Sanford Greene’s “1,000,” and the prequel comic to MTV’s “Teen Wolf”!

FRIDAY, MARCH 29  
MTV Geek, MTV Comics
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Room 300DE
SATURDAY, MARCH 30
“Teen Wolf” Press Room
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Room 304B
“Teen Wolf” Panel
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Room 300AB


WonderCon – Netflix’s “Hemlock Grove” Panel at Wondercon 2013

 

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SYPNOPSIS:  From executive producer Eli Roth and based on Brian McGreevy’s novel of the same name, Hemlock Grove is a riveting one-hour murder mystery that revolves around the residents of a former Pennsylvania steel town. When 17-year-old Brooke Bluebell is brutally murdered, any of Hemlock’s peculiar inhabitants – or killer creatures – could be suspects. Through the investigation, the town’s seamier side is exposed, revealing nothing is what it seems. Beautiful, terrifying and graphic, Hemlock Grove is unlike anything else in its genre.

WHO:  Landon Liboiron, Famke Janssen, Dougray Scott, Freya Tingley,  Penelope Mitchell, Bill Skarsgård, Kandyse McClure, and Aaron Douglas, Producers Eli Roth, Brian McGreevy, Lee Shipman, Daren Sarafian and Mark Verheiden

WHAT:  On-camera and Roundtable interviews at Wondercon on behalf of HEMLOCK GROVE

WHERE:  Anaheim Convention Center (Room 304A & 304B) 800 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92802

WHEN:   Friday, March 29th

4:30pm – 6:30pm: On-camera and Roundtable Interviews (Room 304A and 304B)

6:30pm – 7:30pm: Official Wondercon Panel (Room 300DE)

WonderCon – TNT’s Falling Skies To Invade 2013!!

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TNT’s epic drama Falling Skies, basic cable’s #1 summer drama among key adult demos, is bringing the Second Mass resistance back to WonderCon Anaheim with a panel Q&A and exclusive look at what’s ahead in season 3. Series stars Drew Roy (Secretariat), Sarah Carter (Shark) and Seychelle Gabriel (Weeds) will join executive producer Remi Aubuchon (24Persons Unknown) for a panel session on Saturday, March 30 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The panel session will include several exclusive clips offering a sneak peek at the first episode of Falling Skies season 3, which is set to launch this summer on TNT.

When:
Date: Saturday, March 30
Pre-Panel Interviews: 11:00-12:00 p.m. 
Panel and Presentation: 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Where:
Anaheim Convention Center
Pre-Panel Interviews Room: 304B
Panel and Presentation Room: TBD

Panelists
Drew Roy 
(Hal Mason)
Sarah Carter 
(Maggie)
Seychelle Gabriel (Lourdes)
Remi Aubuchon (executive producer, showrunner and writer)