The 2017 San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner and today they announced the Saturday Schedule of Events for July 22, 2017. There’s a few panels that fall under the Disney umbrella and there’s also a few other goings on that Disney fans will enjoy, too.
Highlights include Marvel Studios; ABC’s Once Upon a Time; and Marvel Animation.
There’s a few other goings on that Disney fans might enjoy, including Costume Design for Screen; Writing for Television, Film, and Comics; and Ladies of the Legions, A Women’s Guide to Star Wars Costuming.
Below are details about some of the events with tangential Disney appeal.
Saturday Schedule of Disney Events
ABC’s Once Upon a Time
Saturday July 22, 2017 10:00am – 10:45am, Ballroom 20
The residents of the enchanted forest enter season 7, facing their greatest challenge yet as the Evil Queen, Captain Hook, and Rumpelstiltskin join forces with a grown-up Henry Mills and his daughter Lucy on an epic quest to bring hope to their world and ours. Along the way, new fairy tale characters and old search for true love, find adventure, and take sides in the ongoing struggle of good against evil as classic tales are once again twisted and reimagined. Co-creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis (Lost) and Adam Horowitz (Lost), executive producer David H. Goodman (Without a Trace), and cast members discuss what’s in store for returning favorites as well as the new additions to the Once Upon a Time universe. Moderated by Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor).
Costume Design for Screen
Saturday July 22, 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm, Room 23ABC
Costume Designers Guild members Ann Foley (costume designer, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Kim Adams (costume designer, Stranger Things, Halt and Catch Fire), Ivy Thaide (assistant costume designer, How to Get Away with Murder, The Mindy Project), Jill O’Hanneson (costume designer, Preacher), Kiersten Ronning (costume designer, Supergirl), Marlene Stewart (costume designer, Oblivion, Tropic Thunder), Ruth Carter (costume designer, Black Panther, Serenity), and Samantha Kuester (costume designer, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return) talk about the process of designing costumes for screen. The designers will also answer questions from the audience.
Marvel Studios’ Theatrical Prop Development
Saturday July 22, 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm, Room 25ABC
Hollywood prop master Russell Bobbitt will bring some actual props that he has developed for various Marvel Studios films and discuss the process he undertakes at the start of each film to determine the props that are needed. Followed by a Q&A session.
From Screen to Panel: Disney Comics Come to Life with New Series
Saturday July 22, 2017 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Room 25ABC
Disney and comics fans can preview the latest from Disney Comics with a thrilling panel of editors and experts who help make these comics come to life. Panelists include moderator Eugene Paraszczuk, Sarah Gaydos (editor, Tangled and DuckTales comics for IDW Publishing), Mike Siglain(director of creative franchise, Lucasfilm Publishing for Lucasfilm comics and new kids’ comics), Kurt Hassler (publisher, managing director at Yen Press, Witch, Big Hero 6), Gary Groth (president, Fantagraphics Books, Snow White, new standard series), and Denton Tipton (senior editor/writer at IDW Publishing, Star Wars comics for kids, member of DuckTales creative team).
Marvel Animation Presents
Saturday July 22, 2017 12:30pm – 1:30pm, Room 6A
Marvel Animation returns for its always action-packed, news-breaking panel. This year, the focus is the debut of the all-new, instantly classic Marvel’s Spider-Man. Plus, tons of exclusive pulse-pounding info on fan-favorite series Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy ! Hosted by Cort Lane (SVP, animation and family entertainment), and his motley crew of Eric Radomski (SVP, production and creative director, Marvel Animation), Stephen Wacker (VP, panel descriptions), and Kevin Shinick (supervising producer, Marvel’s Spider-Man). You’ll get eyefuls of never-before-seen information and sneak peeks-plus, as always, some surprise guests who’ll reveal waaay too much!
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2: Meet the Talent Behind the Video Game
Saturday July 22, 2017 1:45pm – 2:45pm, Room 6A
The team behind the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 videogame-including Arthur Parsons (head of design, TT Games), Bill Rosemann (executive creative director, Marvel Games), Justin Ramsden(designer, LEGO), Kurt Busiek (comics writer, Avengers Forever), and Dan Veesenmeyer (comic content artist, LEGO Marvel’s Avengers)-offer an inside look at this all-new original adventure, the sequel to the smash hit LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. Moderated by Marvel’s Ryan Penagos (vice president and executive editor, Marvel Digital), this celebration of the Marvel Universe will provide fans with a first look at a new game trailer, new character and artwork reveals, and exclusive audience giveaways. Bringing together iconic Marvel Super Heroes and Super Villains from different eras and realities, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 pits players against the time-traveling Kang the Conqueror in an epic cosmic battle across the expansive Open Hub World of Chronopolis. The game will be released on November 14.
Writing for Television, Film, and Comics with J. Michael Straczynski
Saturday July 22, 2017 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Room 11
After talent, the most important thing an up-and-coming writer needs is information on how to break into the writing profession as an art and a craft. Having written nearly 400 produced television episodes (with roughly half of that as producer), several hundred comics for DC, Marvel, and Image, and five big-budget movies that have grossed over a billion dollars around the world, J. Michael Straczynski (JMS) once again shares his knowledge with new writers to help them break in and improve their work. Note: This is not a lecture but rather uses a Q&A format, so come equipped with good questions.
Marvel: Cup O’Joe
Saturday July 22, 2017 4:00pm – 5:00pm, Room 25ABC
Here is your chance to ask Marvel’s chief creative officer Joe Quesada about anything and everything Marvel. Got a question about your favorite hero? Want to hear the latest developments on Marvel’s Legacy or our up-and-coming heroes? This panel has you covered! Also featuring executive editor Nick Lowe, director of content and character development Sana Amanat, and creators Kris Anka (Runaways), Ryan North (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), and Rainbow Rowell(Runaways)!
Ladies of the Legions, A Women’s Guide to Star Wars Costuming
Saturday July 22, 2017 4:00pm – 5:00pm, Grand 1 & 2, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
The Ladies of the Legions discuss different costume options for women and challenges and solutions for issues such as choosing costumes, customization and fit, crossplay costume options, physical issues for women in costume, and support and costume groups for women. Panelists offer introductions to various costume clubs, including the 501st Legion (Lesley Farquhar, Dawn Bright,and Anastasia Hunter), Rebel Legion (Rachel Williams and Lisa Curtis Saunders), and the Mandalorian Mercs (Carrie Ann Caranci and Kristina Schlosser). Moderated by Lesley Farquhar(The 501st Legion).
Saturday July 22, 2017 5:00pm – 6:00pm, Room 25ABC
Hasbro and Marvel product experts will discuss some exciting news around Hasbro’s ever-popular Marvel Legends product line. Attendees will also get a sneak peek at upcoming, never-before-seen Marvel action figures, followed by Q&A.
Saturday July 22, 2017 5:30pm – 7:00pm, Hall H
Marvel Studios president and producer Kevin Feige and special guests provide an inside look at the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe.
But Wait, There’s More!
As always, all information is subject to change without notice. Find the full San Diego Comic Con schedule here: comiccon2017.sched.org.
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