Cartoon Network/Adult Swim Comic-Con Panels Announced
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 6DE
Moderator: 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.
Moderator: 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
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.
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 #3351
Noel 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 #3351