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 Beeman( Smallville , 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 ).
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)
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 .
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 )
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 ).
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)
This 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 ).