Cartoon Network and Adult Swim announces a number of panels, fan events and signings at 2009 Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, July 23 - Sunday, July 26, 2009. All times, dates and locations subject to change.
THURSDAY, JULY 23
ADULT SWIM: Robot Chicken w/ Titan Maximum 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.Location: 6AModerator: Keith Crofford, vice president of production Adult Swim
Seth Green (co-creator, ROBOT CHICKEN and TITAN MAXIMUM), Matthew Senreich (co-creator, ROBOT CHICKEN and TITAN MAXIMUM), Tom Root (head writer, ROBOT CHICKEN/co-creator, TITAN MAXIMUM) and Doug Goldstein (head writer, ROBOT CHICKEN) with Chris McKay, Breckin Meyer, Kevin Shinick, Mike Fasolo and Dan Milano discuss the popular Adult Swim series ROBOT CHICKEN. They also discuss the upcoming new stop-motion animated series TITAN MAXIMUM, slated to premiere on Adult Swim this fall.
Cartoon Network Comedy - Original Animation 4:15 - 5:15 p.m.Location: Room 6AModerator: Brian Miller, senior vice president and general manager Cartoon Network Studios
Come join us for a panel celebrating three of the best comedies from Cartoon Network Studios. First up is a sweet treat with CHOWDER, including special guests C.H. Greenblatt (creator), Tara Strong (voice of Truffles) and Dana Snyder (voice of Gazpacho). Then set sail with THE MARVELOUS MISADVENTURES OF FLAPJACK and creator Thurop Van Orman (voice of Flapjack) and Steve Little (writer, voice of fan favorite Dr. Barber). Finally, hold on to your seats for a sneak peak of the new series, ADVENTURE TIME WITH FINN AND JAKE, with creator Pendelton Ward.
FRIDAY, JULY 24
WB Panel: BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Location: 6BModerator: Sam Register, executive producer
Gotham takes over San Diego as Diedrich Bader (SURF'S UP), the voice of Batman, returns to headline a panel alongside John DiMaggio (FUTURAMA), the voice of Aquaman, executive producer Sam Register (TEEN TITANS), producer James Tucker (JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED), producer and story editor Michael Jelenic (THE BATMAN) and voice director Andrea Romano (SUPERMAN DOOMSDAY). Fans will enjoy a discussion and lively Q&A as this dynamic and creative team look back upon the show's incredible first season and provide an exclusive look at what season two holds for the Caped Crusader. From Warner Bros. Animation, BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD AIRS on Cartoon Network.
Lucasfilm Panel: STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS: Building the Universe 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Location: 7 AB
The CLONE WARS expanded the scope of STAR WARS beyond anything seen in the feature films - but Season One was just the beginning. Get a rare glimpse into the epic scale of the ongoing galactic conflict with supervising director Dave Filoni and key production staff from the series. Find out insider secrets about building the STAR WARS galaxy, making the first season of the groundbreaking series and what's to come in Season Two!
Lucasfilm Panel: STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS: Behind the Mic 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.Location: 7 AB
Season Two of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS is coming in hot, and you can believe that the talented voice cast has something to say about it! Join supervising director Dave Filoni as he talks with the actors behind your favorite CLONE WARS characters, and get an intimate look at the animated antics inside the recording studio -- as well as some unique and exclusive insights into what's coming this Fall!
The BBC Panel: THE MIGHTY BOOSH 4:45 - 5:45 p.m.Location: Room 6A
Cult comedy favorite and BAFTA-nominated, THE MIGHTY BOOSH, comes to Comic-Con for the first time to celebrate the airing of all three seasons on Adult Swim, and the BBC's DVD release, just two days before the convention begins. Inspired by the Perrier Comedy Award-winning live comedy show, creators-stars Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding, along with actors Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher and Dave Brown. The hit UK comedy series follows crazy zookeepers Howard Moon and Vince Noir and was described by THE SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS as "an acid-trip fantasy-comedy [that] is seriously deranged and seriously funny."
Lucasfilm Panel: The STAR WARS Spectacular 5:15 - 6:15 p.m.Location: Hall H
Get all the latest news from the STAR WARS universe -- including some of Lucasfilm's most tightly-guarded secrets! Join our galaxy of guests from THE CLONE WARS and beyond, including supervising director Dave Filoni, voice talent from the show and more!
SATURDAY, JULY 25
Cartoon Network Action Adventure Animation: BEN 10 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.Location: Room 6DEModerator: Tramm Wigzell director of development, original series Cartoon Network
It's all about BEN 10 at this panel featuring director Alex Winter and cast members Ryan Kelley (Ben), Galadriel Stineman (Gwen), Nathan Keyes (Kevin) and Alyssa Diaz (Elena) from the live-action movie BEN 10: ALIEN SWARM coming this fall on Cartoon Network. Also appearing are BEN 10 ALIEN FORCE producer Glenn Murakami, story editor Dwayne McDuffie and Yuri Lowenthal (voice of Ben). Make sure not to miss an exclusive look at what's coming next with a sneak peak of Generator Rex and the first images from the upcoming series, SYM-BIONIC TITAN, by creator Genndy Tartakovsky (SAMURAI JACK, DEXTER'S LABORATORY).
Adult Swim: Series Development and THE VENTURE BROS. 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.Location: 6DEModerator: Keith Crofford, vice president of production Adult Swim
Fans will get the chance to hear from the Adult Swim development team and get a first look at upcoming Adult Swim programming. Nick Weidenfeld, director of development for Adult Swim and Matt Harrigan, executive producer/series writer for Adult Swim will give highlights of what's in the tube for fall 2009. Then, Jackson Publick (co-creator), Doc Hammer (co-creator), Jon Schnepp (co-director), James Urbaniak (voice of Dr. Venture) and Mike Sinterniklaas (voice of Dean Venture) discuss the hit animated Adult Swim series THE VENTURE BROS. and give fans insight into the future of the series.
SUNDAY, JULY 26
Mattel Panel: HOT WHEELS BATTLE FORCE 5 12:00-1:00 p.m.Location: 7AB
HOT WHEELS BATTLE FORCE 5: World Premiere! - Be the first to see an episode of the all new CG-animated series, HOT WHEELS BATTLE FORCE 5! The series starts this August on Cartoon Network and tells the story of a group of teen drivers and their 5 ultra-cool, ultra-fast vehicles. Their mission is to protect the Earth from The Sark, an army of evil robots, and The Vandals, a species of super-predators. After the screening, join producer Audu Paden (SPIDER-MAN: THE NEW ANIMATED SERIES), director Johnny Darrell (STORM HAWKS) and real-life Hot Wheels car designers for a behind-the-scenes peek at how the series was created. There will also be plenty of fun activities, trivia, and lots and lots of great prizes!
WB Panel: Zoinks! SCOOBY-DOO! THE MYSTERY BEGINS 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.Location: 6DEModerator: TBA
Come join everyone's favorite Great Dane as Warner Premiere & Cartoon Network present SCOOBY-DOO! THE MYSTERY BEGINS. The all-new, live-action/CGI film reveals the origins of the Mystery Inc. gang on their first mission together. Be the first to witness the film, then stay for a fun-filled panel featuring director Brian Levant (BEETHOVEN, SNOW DOGS), producer Brian Gilbert (WRONG TURN, SKINWALKERS) and introducing the all-new live-action cast: Robbie Amell (LIFE WITH DEREK, TRUE JACKSON VP) as Fred, Kate Melton as Daphne, Hayley Kiyoko as Velma and Nick Palatas as Shaggy. Also expected to attend is Frank Welker, a member of the original SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU! voice-cast, who provides the voice of Scooby-Doo for SCOOBY-DOO! THE MYSTERY BEGINS -- which will premiere on Cartoon Network and be distributed by Warner Home Video in Fall 2009.
Adult Swim Signings
Friday, July 24
* 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. THE MIGHTY BOOSH Signing - Adult Swim Booth #3351Noel Fielding, Julian Barrett, Michael Fielding, Dave Brown, Richard Fulcher
* 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. ROBOT CHICKEN Signing - Adult Swim Booth #3351 Seth Green, Matt Senreich, Breckin Meyer, Chris McKay
Saturday, July 25
* 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. ROBOT CHICKEN Signing - Adult Swim Booth #3351Seth Green, Matt Senreich, Doug Goldstein, Tom Root
* 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. THE VENTURE BROS. Signing - Adult Swim Booth #3351Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer
Adult Swim Fan Events
TIM & ERIC AWESOME SHOW PERFORMANCEFriday, July 24, 7 p.m.Location: 4th and B, 345 B Street
Enjoy a live performance featuring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. Much like the television series on Adult Swim, the live show is a fast-paced, variety show, complete with short films, parodies, pranks and musical numbers.
The BBC AND ADULT SWIM PRESENT: THE MIGHTY BOOSH BASH (A full cast DJ Set)Friday, July 24, 11 p.m.Location: 4th and B, 345 B Street
A multi-media DJ set house party featuring the full cast of THE MIGHTY BOOSH, including Noel Fielding and Julian Barrett. The cast will spin records and perform bits. For more information, go to www.themightyboosh.co.uk.
TIM AND ERIC AWESOME-CON 2009Saturday, July 25, 12 -3 p.m.Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North
Picnic in the park hosted by Tim and Eric and other characters from the show with fan challenges (costume contest, karaoke contest, etc).
ROBOT CHICKEN FAN EVENTSaturday, July 25, 8 - 11p.m.Location: Skate San Diego, 700 East 24th Street, National City, CA 91950
Join ROBOT CHICKEN creators and executive producers Seth Green and Matt Senreich for a special preview party - Comic Con Style - kicking off their two week roller skating tour to promote the release of the ROBOT CHICKEN: STAR WARS EPISODE II DVD. The free, all ages party is open to the public and will feature a guest DJ, special ROBOT CHICKEN guests, including the show's writers and producers, celebrity guest stars, ROBOT CHICKEN-themed activities and games, and exclusive Adult Swim merchandise.
Cartoon Network Signings
Thursday, July 23
* 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. CHOWDER & THE MISADVENTURES OF FLAPJACK Signing - Autograph AlleyCHOWDER: C.H. Greenblatt, Tara Strong, Dana SnyderTHE MISADVENTURES OF FLAPJACK: Thurop Van Orman, Steve Little
Saturday, July 25
* 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. BEN 10 ALIEN FORCE Signing - Autograph AlleyGlen Murakami, Yuri Lowenthal, Dwight McDuffie
* 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. BEN 10: ALIEN SWARM Cast Signing - Autograph AlleyRyan Kelley (Ben), Galadriel Stineman (Gwen), Nathan Keyes (Kevin) Alyssa Diaz (Elena)
Sunday, July 26
* 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. SCOOBY DOO! THE MYSTERY BEGINS Signing - WB BoothRobbie Amell (Fred), Kate Melton (Daphne), Hayley Kiyoko (Velma), Nick Palatas (Shaggy)