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San Diego Comic Con - Programming Schedule

Comic-Con: San Diego
July 23rd - 26th, 2009
San Diego, CA. USA


GUEST LIST

Edward James Olmos (BSG Guest Panel and at the SDCC Official Pix booth on Thurs - Sun. Autograph $55. Also at at Bear McCreary's concerts on Thurs & Fri)
Esai Morales
(Joseph Adama 'Caprica')
Grace Park
(not listed on a guest panel but she will be at Bear McCreary's concerts on Fri & Sat)
James Callis (not listed on a guest panel but he will be at the SDCC Official Pix booth on Fri - Sun. Autograph $30)
Katee Sackhoff ('24' Guest Panel)
Luciana Carro (not listed on a guest panel but will be signing autographs)
Lucy Lawless
Mark Sheppard
('The Middleman' Guest Panel)
Michael Hogan
(not listed on a guest panel but he will be at the SDCC Official Pix booth on Thurs - Sun. Autograph $30)
Nicki Clyne (not listed on a guest panel but will be signing autographs)
Richard Hatch (on a guest panel and signing autographs)
Tahmoh Penikett

Bear McCreary
Ronald D. Moore
David Eick
Jane Espenson
Kevin Grazier
(Science Consultant)
Michael Taylor
(Writer/producer)



AUTOGRAPHS


Luciana Carro
Thursday (AA28) 11:00am - 3:00pm
Friday (AA11) 11:00am - 3:00pm

Nicki Clyne (@'Godkiller' booth)
Sunday (AA1) 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Richard Hatch
Thursday (AA16) 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday (AA15) 11:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday (AA14) 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday (AA11) 11:00am - 2:00pm
 
Bear McCreary
Friday Noon - 1pm (Dark Void Signing @ Capcom Booth on the Convention Floor)
Saturday 1pm - 3pm (BSG S4 Soundtrack Signing. La La Land Records Table at the Screen Archives / Film Scoring Monthly Booth. Booth #429)
Source: Bear's Blog 



MININMATE GIVEAWAY


Thursday, July 23
Stop by ENI/Soul Geek booth #2517 at 3:00 as Richard Hatch greets fans and hands out free Battlestar Galactica Minimates from Diamond Select Toys.

Saturday, July 25
Start things off Saturday by checking out the Diamond Select Toys Minimates panel (12:00-1:00) in room 2 to learn the latest about this popular and highly collectible action figure line direct from the source: Diamond Select! Head back to the ENI/Soul Geek booth after the panel. Richard Hatch returns at 3:00 to give out more Battlestar Galactica Minimates.


Info on Minimate Giveaway thanks to pedda 
http://community.livejournal.com/battlestar_blog/1773912.html
 


PANELS


Thursday, July 23rd

11:15am - 12:15pm: The Middleman Cast Reunion and Lost Episode Table Read (Room 6A)
Creator Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Lost) and the complete cast—including Matt Keeslar, Natalie Morales, Brit Morgan, Mary Pat Gleason, Jake Smollett, Mark Sheppard, Brendan Hines, Sarah Watson, Jordan Rosenberg, Margaret Dunlap, and Andy Reaser—reunite to celebrate the DVD release of The Middleman: The Complete Series from Shout! Factory, with an exclusive table read of the lost 13th episode, The Doomsday Armageddon Apocalypse, which was never produced for television but is now available as a graphic novel from Viper Comics.

12:30pm - 1:30pm: Richard Hatch: Battlestar Retrospective (Room 6A)
Moderated by actor/author Richard Hatch (Tom Zarek, Capt Apollo, author: So Say We All), with Bear McCreary (Battlestar, Eureka, Caprica composer), Michael Taylor (Battlestar, Caprica, Star Trek writer/producer), Kevin Grazier (Battlestar, Eureka, science consultant) and special guests, this panel provides a review, discussion and Q&A of Battlestar's past four seasons and dramatic ending. Includes the new BG 30th trailer.

6:00pm - 7:00pm: Mad Science: The Science Behind Science Fiction (Room 6DE)
Discover magazine and the National Academy of Sciences' Science and Entertainment Exchange explore science as a double-edged sword—it's ethically and morally neutral in and of itself, but science depends on who wields it and how. Join moderator Phil Plait (Discover magazine contributing editor and blogger), Jaime Paglia (co-creator and executive producer of Eureka), Kevin Grazier (science consultant, Eureka, Virtuality), Jane Espenson (executive producer, Dollhouse, Battlestar Galactica, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Rob Chiappetta and Glenn Whitman (staff writers, Fringe), and Ricardo Gil da Costa (neuroscientist and consultant on Fringe) for a lively and fun discussion on science used for good vs. evil. Followed by Q&A.

9:30pm - 12:00am: Halloween Comes Early: Trick 'r Treat Screening (Ballroom 20)

Be among the first to see writer/director Michael Dougherty's (Superman Returns, X2) creepy, darkly comic celebration of the scariest night of the year. Trick 'r Treat takes the Creepshow/Tales from the Crypt approach to nefarious new depths with four interwoven tales set on Halloween night: a high school principal who moonlights as a vicious serial killer; a young virgin whose quest for that special someone takes a gruesome turn; a group of teens who carry out a cruel prank with disastrous consequences; and a cantankerous old man who battles a mischievous trick-or-treating demon. Prior to the screening, Ain't It Cool News mogul Harry Knowles will moderate a panel featuring Michael Dougherty and members of the cast, including Anna Paquin (True Blood, X-Men), Tahmoh Penikett (Battlestar Galactica, Dollhouse), and Brian Cox (The Bourne Identity, X2). A collection of creepy stories that mixes fun with fear, candy with poison, and laughter with screams, the critically acclaimed Trick 'r Treat will be released on Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD and On Demand by Warner Home Video in October.


Friday, July 23rd

11:45am - 12:45pm: Caprica/Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (Ballroom 20)
The present meets the past as the makers of Battlestar Galactica deliver the highly anticipated Syfy original series, Caprica and the 2-hour event, Battlestar Galactica: The Plan, directed by Edward James Olmos. This is your chance to get the inside scoop on these exciting projects and see two generations of Adamas on stage together for the first time. Executive producers Ronald D. Moore, David Eick, and Jane Espenson sit down with Caprica star Esai Morales (Joseph Adama) and Battlestar Galactica's Edward James Olmos (Admiral William Adama), director of The Plan, to reveal the truth about these two new chapters in the mythology of BSG.

12:45pm - 1:45pm: Spartacus: Blood and Sand (Room 6BCF)
The world of gladiators comes to life as the Roman Republic's most brutal fighters clash in the ultimate arena. Lucy Lawless (Xena: Warrior Princess, Battlestar Galactica) introduces star Andy Whitfield, along with actor Peter Mensah (300, Avatar) and executive producers Rob Tapert (Evil Dead 1-2, Drag Me to Hell) and Steven S. DeKnight (Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer). They will discuss the fresh narrative approach to the ancient legend and offer exclusive first look footage, which utilizes virtual environments to give the show a unique graphic novel look and style. Debuting exclusively on Starz in January 2010.

2:15pm - 3:00pm: 24 (Ballroom 20)
The Fox series 24 is coming off its most critically acclaimed season in years. Stars Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub and new cast members Anil Kapoor and Katee Sackhoff join showrunnner Howard Gordon and the producers of the Emmy-winning series for a special sneak peek at the heart-stopping premiere episode of Season 8


Saturday, July 24th


5:15pm - 6:15pm: True Blood Panel and Q&A session (Ballroom 20)
Just as it seemed things were settling down in the backwoods Louisiana town of Bon Temps, deadly new twists and evil forces have begun to threaten Sookie Stackhouse and everyone around her. Mixing romance, suspense, mystery, and humor, True Blood kicked off its 12-episode second season on June 14 on HBO. The series, which earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Television Series—Drama for its debut season, follows the romance between waitress Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin, the X-Men films; Golden Globe-winner for True Blood season one; Oscar-winner for The Piano), who can hear people's thoughts, and her soul mate, 173-year-old vampire Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer, The Starter Wife). Alan Ball (creator of the Emmy-winning HBO series Six Feet Under) created and serves as executive producer of the series, which is based on the best-selling Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris. The series also features Nelsan Ellis (The Soloist) as Lafayette Reynolds, Rutina Wesley (How She Move) as Tara Thornton; Sam Trammell (Medium, Law & Order: Criminal Intent) as Sam Merlotte; Michelle Forbes (In Treatment, Battlestar Galactica) as Maryann Forrester; Alexander Skarsgård (Generation Kill) as Eric Northman and Deborah Ann Woll (The Mentalist) as Jessica Hamby. Moderated by Kate Hahn of TV Guide.

NOTE: It is unclear on whether Michelle Forbes will be at the True Blood guest panel or if the above is just a list of cast members on the show.



SCREENING


Thursday, July 23rd

8:00pm - 9:30pm: Green Lantern: First Flight World Premiere (Ballroom 20)

Warner Home Video, Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation proudly present the World Premiere of Green Lantern: First Flight, the fifth DC Universe animated original PG-13 movie. Green Lantern: First Flight finds Hal Jordan recruited to join the Green Lantern Corps and placed under the supervision of respected senior Lantern Sinestro. The earthling soon discovers his mentor is actually the central figure in a secret conspiracy that threatens the philosophies, traditions and hierarchy of the entire Green Lantern Corps. Hal must quickly hone his newfound powers and combat the treasonous Lanterns within the ranks to maintain order in the universe. Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) leads the cast as the voice of Hal Jordan aka Green Lantern. The cast includes Emmy Award nominee Victor Garber (Milk, Titanic), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica), Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs), Juliet Landau (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and John Larroquette (Night Court). Produced by animation legend Bruce Timm, Green Lantern: First Flight is directed by Lauren Montgomery (Wonder Woman) and scripted by four-time Emmy Award–winning writer Alan Burnett (The Batman). Warner Home Video will release Green Lantern: First Flight on Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD on July 28, 2009.


Sunday, July 26th

2:15pm - 3:30pm: Special Added Screening: Green Lantern: First Flight (Room 6BCF)
If you missed the world premiere of this amazing new animated film from Warner Home Video, Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation on Thursday night at Comic-Con, here's your chance to see it! The fifth DC Universe animated original PG-13 movie. Green Lantern: First Flight finds Hal Jordan recruited to join the Green Lantern Corps and placed under the supervision of respected senior Lantern Sinestro. The earthling soon discovers his mentor is actually the central figure in a secret conspiracy that threatens the philosophies, traditions and hierarchy of the entire Green Lantern Corps. Hal must quickly hone his newfound powers and combat the treasonous Lanterns within the ranks to maintain order in the universe. Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) leads the cast as the voice of Hal Jordan aka Green Lantern. The cast includes Emmy Award nominee Victor Garber (Milk, Titanic), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica), Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs), Juliet Landau (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and John Larroquette (Night Court). Produced by animation legend Bruce Timm, Green Lantern: First Flight is directed by Lauren Montgomery (Wonder Woman) and scripted by four-time Emmy Award–winning writer Alan Burnett (The Batman). Warner Home Video will release Green Lantern: First Flight on Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD on July 28, 2009.
 

BEAR McCREARY'S CONCERTS

UNIVERSAL CABLE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS:
BEAR MCCREARY
THE MUSIC OF BATTLESTAR GALACTICA HOUSE OF BLUES SAN DIEGO
All shows are 21 and older, doors open at 7PM

* Thursday, July 23 (hosted by Edward James Olmos): http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0A0042CB95F42FAC
Surprise guests: Katee Sackhoff, Michael Hogan, Richard Hatch, Luciana Carro
* Friday, July 24 (hosted by Edward James Olmos and Grace Park): http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0A0042CB9FA03078
Surprise guests: David Eick, Michael Hogan, James Callis, Richard Hatch, Nicki Clyne, Michael Trucco, Michelle Forbes and director Michael Nankin
* Saturday, July 25 (hosted by Grace Park): http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0A0042CBA0713083


NOTE: It looks like Katee will be joining Bear on stage to play 'Kara Remembers'. The following is regarding Thursday nights concert from Bear's Blog

Oh, and the Thursday night show will feature an EXCLUSIVE SURPRISE PERFORMER: a guest pianist who will join me onstage for a duet of the pivotal piano music from Someone to Watch Over Me that she… well, I don't want to spoil it. :)
 



Source for SDCC Programming Schedule: http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci_prog.shtml
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