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

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

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  • 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.

SDCC 14: SyFy’s Sharknado 2, Dominion, Helix, Defiance and Ascension panels

Friday, July 24th 

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Sharknado 2: The Second One 

Panel:                   7:15PM-8:15PM   Room 6BCF

Get your chainsaws ready! A #Sharknado is about to hit the Big Apple. Join Sharknado 2: The Second One stars Ian Ziering (Fin Shepard), Tara Reid (April Wexler), Vivica A. Fox (Skye), Kari Wuhrer (Ellen Shepard Brody), Judah Friedlander (Bryan) and Director Anthony C. Ferrante as they take you into the eye of the social media and pop culture storm of the century. Get exclusive details on Syfy’s global blockbuster which will ravage nearly 90 countries this July.

Friday, July 25th 

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Dominion

Panel:                  5:30PM-6:30PM   Room 6DE

When angels wage war on humans, you can bet it’ll make for one hell of a Comic-Con panel. Join series’ stars Chris Egan (Alex Lannon), Tom Wisdom (Archangel Michael), Roxanne McKee (Claire Riesen), Alan Dale (General Riesen), Anthony Stewart Head (Senator David Whele) and Executive Producer Vaun Wilmott as they initiate you into the world of Dominion, Syfy’s all-new hit series. They’ll also share details about what goes on behind the scenes in post-apocalyptic Vega.

Saturday, July 26th 

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Helix

Panel:                  12:00PM-1:00PM  Hilton Bayfront Hotel, Indigo Ballroom

Get top line security clearance for behind-the scenes secrets from Syfy’s hit show Helix.  Kyra Zagorsky (Dr. Julia Walker), Mark Ghanime (Major Sergio Balleseros), Jordan Hayes (Dr. Sarah Jordan), Neil Napier (Dr. Peter Farragut) and Executive Producers Ronald D. Moore and Steven Maeda give you exclusive access to Arctic Biosystems, and divulge details about what’s in store for season two when the series returns.

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Defiance 

Panel:                  1:00PM-2:00PM   Hilton Bayfront Hotel, Indigo Ballroom

The explosive second season of Syfy’s groundbreaking multi-platform series Defiance has kicked into gear, and nothing is as it seems. Join Grant Bowler (Nolan), Julie Benz (Amanda Rosewater), Stephanie Leonidas (Irisa), Tony Curran (Datak Tarr), Jaime Murray (Stahma Tarr), Jesse Rath (Alak Tarr) and Executive Producer Kevin Murphy as they discuss the big changes—and huge chances—their characters have taken in this dark and daring chapter of the show.

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Ascension

Panel:                  3:15PM-4:15PM   Room 6DE

In 1963, the U.S. government launched a covert space mission sending hundreds of people on a century-long voyage to find a new home for humanity. Lucky for us, three of those people were Tricia Helfer (Viondra Denninger), Brian Van Holt (Captain William Denninger) and Andrea Roth (Juliet Bryce).  Join them, the rest of the cast and Executive Producer Philip Levens as they give you an exclusive look deep into space—and the mysteries that unfold there—in Syfy’s hotly anticipated event series, Ascension.

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SDCC 14: A&E’s “Bates Motel” Panel

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Who:   
Emmy Award nominee Vera Farmiga (Academy Award nominee for Up in the AirThe Departed), Freddie Highmore (Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryFinding Neverland), Olivia Cooke (The Quiet Ones) and Nestor Carbonell (“Lost,” The Dark Knight Rises).

What:   
Series stars will join executive producers Carlton Cuse (“Lost”) and Kerry Ehrin (“Friday Night Lights”) for a thought provoking panel discussion about the critically acclaimed drama at San Diego’s Comic-Con. Panel will be moderated by Dan Snierson of Entertainment Weekly.

Where:   
Comic-Con International, San Diego Convention Center  111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

When:  
Panel: Friday, July 25 from 3:30p – 4:30p  Room: 6A

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SDCC 14: MTV’s “Teen Wolf” Panel

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MTV announced today the “Teen Wolf” panel at San Diego Comic-Con will take place on Thursday, July 24 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Ballroom 20.  Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden, plus new cast members Shelley Hennig and Dylan Sprayberry, along with Executive Producer Jeff Davis, will once again take Comic-Con by storm, giving fans a can’t-miss panel in which they will share season four secrets, debut a new mid-season trailer and answer fan questions.  The panel will be moderated by Buzzfeed Senior Editor, Jarett Wieselman."TEEN WOLF" SEASON 4 - starring Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holl
 
On Friday, July 25 MTV will also host the “Teen Wolf” press room from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in the Hilton Bayfront Hotel.  For press room inclusion consideration, please contact Rayna Schwartz, Katie Magnotta, Juliana Clifton; contact details are below.  You must receive a confirmation in order to attend.
 
Teen Wolf” will also have a show-themed booth on the convention center floor for the first time ever.  The booth (#3729) will be open to fans all weekend long and will be highlighted by signings and special appearances by cast and crew.  The booth will also feature four full days of activations where fans can insert themselves into a custom character poster and create their own “Teen Wolf”-inspired monster. Additionally, MTV commissioned artist Swann Smith to illustrate a limited edition bestiary that serves as a full guide to the creatures of Beacon Hills.  The bestiary will be distributed for free throughout the weekend and Swann will be on hand signing copies at the booth. "TEEN WOLF" SEASON 4 - starring Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holl
 
There will also be a cast signing at the Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment booth (#4213), which distributes the DVD.  Special edition season three DVDs that will be exclusive to Comic-Con attendees, will also be available for purchase at the Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment booth. 
 
For more ways to connect with “Teen Wolf” like it on Facebook at Facebook.com/teenwolf or follow the show on Twitter @MTVTeenWolf and #TeenWolfSDCC. 
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COMPLETE SCHEDULE
 
Thursday, July 24
“Teen Wolf” Panel
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Ballroom 20     
 
Friday, July 25
Press Room
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Hilton Bayfront Hotel
*Must RSVP and receive confirmation from MTV to attend.  Exact room location will be release upon confirmation.
Signing
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment booth (#4213)

SDCC 14: Starz Original Series “Outlander” Panel

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This year Starz will present the highly anticipated new series “Outlander,” based on  Diana Gabaldon bestselling novels will have a panel at San Diego Comic Con 2014.Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall and Tobias Menzies as Frank Randall in the STARZ Original Series OUTLANDER

“Outlander” spans the genres of romance, science fiction, history, and adventure in one epic tale. It follows the story of Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe), a married combat nurse from 1945, who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743. Upon her arrival, she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate relationship is ignited and Claire’s heart is torn between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.

Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall in the STARZ Original Series OUTLANDER

  “Outlander” premieres Saturday, August 9 at 9:00 pm ET/PT exclusively on STARZ and is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Story Mining & Supply Company and Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television.

“Outlander” Online:
For more information, go to the official Outlander Facebook Page and follow @Outlander_Starz on Twitter and Instagram. Join the conversation with #Outlander and #STARZ. 

Website: http://www.starz.com/originals/Outlander

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WHAT:    Starz’ Official San Diego Comic Con 2014 panel:
From “Outlander:” Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore, Author Diana Gabaldon, and cast including Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Graham McTavish and Lotte Verbeek  
 

WHEN:    Panel on Friday, July 25th from 2:15 – 3:15 in room 6A