Warner Bros. Head towards [email protected] Thursday with updates on the highly anticipated drama and animation on HBO, HBO MAX and TBS. In total, the company hosts nine panels through the virtual replacement of the SDCC. We’ll provide you with a full schedule of events below, but let’s talk about a few highlights first.
Close enough hits HBO Max today, and creator JG Quintel announced on Twitter that on Thursday evening at 7 p.m. EST, he will be hosting a virtual evening before the pilot episode of the animated series.
Adventure time fans are expected to tune in on Friday for a panel on the Distant Lands – BMO special series, hosted by Michaela dietz. Then stay for a preview of the second special, Obsidian.
Infinity train, another standout show from Cartoon Network, is also celebrating its second life on HBO Max. Owen Dennis (series creator), Madeline Quéripel (supervising director) and show writers Alex Horab, Lindsay Katai and Justin michael meet for a retrospective on the first two seasons, then take a first look at the third (which is notably an HBO Max exclusive).
Likewise, Crazy music will also offer the audience a preview of what’s to come, members of the voice cast Eric Bauza, Bob Bergen, Jeff Bergman and Candi Milo launches a brand new cartoon and talks shop.
For more details, check out the PR below, and to tune in to the San Diego Comic Con That Never Was, follow one of these links. https://comic-con.org or https://www.youtube.com/user/ComicCon and don’t forget your badge.
ITS DARK MATERIALS
Thursday, July 23 at 1 p.m. PT
This virtual panel will include a return to highlights from the first season of the hit drama series as well as an exclusive conversation about what to expect in season two. Hosted by an award-winning journalist Stacey Wilson Hunt, panelists include executive producers Jane tranter and Jack Thorne as well as the actors Dafne keen (“Lyre”), Ruth wilson (“Mrs. Coulter”), Ariyon Bakare (“Lord Boreal”), Amir Wilson (“Will Parry”), Andrew Scott (“John Parry”), and Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Lee Scoresby”). Fans can follow the panel’s live coverage on Twitter by @daemonsanddust and use #HisDarkMaterials to join the conversation.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Philip Pullman’s first book in the bestseller Its dark materials trilogy being released, the first episode of the hit HBO series is now available to stream for free at HBO’s YouTube channel.
Saturday, July 25 at 4 p.m. PT
Join the cast of HBO’s upcoming new series for a panel with the stars Jurnee Smollett (“Letitia ‘Leti’ Lewis”), Jonathan majors (“Atticus Freeman”), Michael kenneth williams (“Montrose Freeman”), Aunjanue Ellis (“Hippolyta Freeman”), Wunmi mosaku (“Ruby Baptiste”), Lee Abbey (“Christina Braithwhite”), and Courtney B. Vance (“George Freeman”). Entertainment Weekly Sarah rodman moderate. The ten-part drama series from showrunner and executive producer Misha Green will debut on HBO on Sunday, August 16. Fans can also follow the panel’s live coverage on Twitter from @LovecraftHBO and use #LovecraftCountry to join the conversation.
Thursday, July 23 at 5 p.m. PT
Rejoin JG Quintel, Emmy Award-winning creator Regular show for a billboard and a reading table for his new HBO Max series CLOSE ENOUGH, a surreal animated comedy about a married couple, their five-year-old daughter and their two divorced best friends / roommates all living together in east Los Angeles. Jason mantzoukas (Alex), Gabrielle Walsh (Emilie), Kimiko glenn (Bridgette) and Jessica dicicco (Candice) will join Quintel (Josh) and Calvin wong (supervising producer) and moderator Guillaume Salyer (Regular show) to discuss the show’s themes: Navigating the Transitional 30s, juggling work and kids, and chasing your dreams, all while avoiding time-traveling snails, stripping clowns, and murderous supermodels. CLOSE ENOUGH of Cartoon Network Studios is now streaming on HBO Max.
HBO Max Kids & Family with SUMMER CAMP ISLAND, THE FUNGIES and TIG N ‘SEEK
Friday, July 24 at 10 a.m. PT
HBO Max and Cartoon Network Studios are excited to share with you some highlights of their incredible collaboration. With creators of shows Myke Chilean of TIG N ‘LOOKING FOR, Stephen P. Neary of THE MUSHROOMS and Julia Pott of SUMMER CAMP ISLAND, we’re going to see what makes these shows really great. Hear from the cast, watch exclusive content, and learn how to draw some of your new favorite friends.
ADVENTURE TIME: FAR LANDS – BMO
Friday, July 24 at 11 a.m. PT
Come on, grab your friends for a special trip back to the land of Ooo and beyond with ADVENTURE TIME: DISTANT LANDS -BMO. Based on the animated series Adventure time From series creator Pendleton Ward and executive producer Adam Muto, these four specials explore unseen corners of the world with new characters that are both familiar and exciting. Join the moderator Michaela dietz (“Amethyst” from Steven Universe), as she shares all the details of the BMO special of Adam muto (executive producer), Glory Curda (Y5), Olivia olson (Marceline) and Niki yang (BMO). Plus, stick around for a fair preview of the second stage, OBSIDIAN. It’s going to be so spicy! ADVENTURE TIME: REMOTE LANDS – BMO from Cartoon Network Studios is now streaming on HBO Max.
Friday, July 24 at 12 p.m. PT
Cartoon Network Studios and HBO Max’s mysterious and compelling fan-favorite series arrives for a triumphant return to Comic-Con this year. Get on board and join Owen Dennis (series creator), Madeline Quéripel (supervising director) and show writers Alex Horab, Lindsay Katai and Justin michael as they look at books one and two and reveal a preview of book three, only on HBO Max.
HBO Max adult entertainment featuring ROBOT CHICKEN, FINAL SPACE and PRIMAL / SAMURAI JACK
Friday, July 24 at 3 p.m. PT
Join the show creators of ROBOT CHICKEN, JACK SAMURAI, Genndy Tartakovsky PRIMITIVE, BLACK DYNAMITE, LAZOR WULF and FINAL SPACE as they share their favorite San Diego Comic-Con memories. Panelists include Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Genndy Tartakovsky, Carl Jones, Henry Bonsu and Olan rogers.
LOONEY TUNES COMIC STRIPS
Sunday, July 26 at 1 p.m. PT
Executive producer Pete browngardt, supervising producer Alex Kirwan, and artistic director Aaron Spurgeon join voice cast members Eric Bauza, Bob Bergen, Jeff Bergman and Candi Milo for the craziest and liveliest panel at ‘Con. The creative team will exclusively present a brand new cartoon and take fans through the process of bringing Bugs, Daffy, Porky and the other iconic Looney Tunes characters back to the screen. LOONEY TUNES CARTOONS from Warner Bros. Animation is now streaming on HBO Max.
Saturday, July 25 at 1 p.m. PT
You always wanted to learn how to draw one of your favorites AMERICAN FATHER characters? Now is your chance, join the supervising director of the show, Brent Wood, as he teaches actors and executive producers how to draw Roger! Grab a sketchbook and pens and learn how to draw everyone’s favorite alien next door Rachael Mac Farlane (“Hayley”), Wendy schaal (“Francine”), Scott grimes (“Steve”), Dee Bradley Baker (“Klaus”) and EP Nic wegener and Joe chandler as they discuss the current season and look to the 300th episode of the series airing on TBS this fall.