Here is the San Diego Comic-Con 2022 schedule of panels which will be updated as we find out more.
After two years of virtual conventions, San Diego Comic-Con is back! San Diego Comic-Con is taking over the Gaslamp district in San Diego, California once again from July 20-24 (including preview night). Decor has already begun to take over the Gaslamp and attendees are counting down the minutes for Comic-Con’s true return, though the Comic-Con Special Edition was pretty cool from what I heard. With the return of Comic-Con comes one of the biggest draws of Comic-Con, the panels. Here is a living list of the panels we know so far. These panels will largely be focused on movie and television series, and likely some products.
Comic-Con Panels Thursday, July 21
10:45-11:45 a.m. – ABC’S “THE ROOKIE” AND “THE ROOKIE: FEDS” – Nathan Fillion (“Castle,” “Firefly”) and Niecy Nash-Betts (“Claws,” “Reno 9-1-1”) join executive producers Alexi Hawley and Terence Paul Winter to discuss how worlds will collide when “The Rookie” franchise expands with “The Rookie: Feds,” coming to ABC this fall. The lively Q&A session will be moderated by Damian Holbrook (senior writer, TV Guide Magazine). Ballroom 20
12 p.m. — “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” — Paramount Pictures brings Paramount and eOne’s DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: HONOR AMONG THIEVES to kick off the in-person return to San Diego Comic-Con with the FIRST Hall H panel of SDCC 2022. Hall H panel attendees will receive an exclusive, collectible DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: HONOR AMONG THIEVES poster. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is in theaters March 3, 2023
1:30-2:30 p.m. – “ABBOTT ELEMENTARY” – Star and executive producer Quinta Brunson, and stars Tyler James Williams, Janelle James, Chris Perfetti, Lisa Ann Walter, William Stanford Davis and Sheryl Lee Ralph join executive producers Justin Halpern and Patrick Schumacker for a LIVE virtual panel to discuss the freshman series breakout hit ahead of its season two return on ABC this fall. The Q&A session will be moderated by Marcus Jones (awards editor, TV & Film at IndieWire). Indigo Ballroom
2:15-3:15 p.m. – “NATIONAL TREASURE: EDGE OF HISTORY” – The cast and executive producers will share an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Disney+ Original series, which is an expansion of the hit film franchise. Series regulars Lisette Olivera, Jake Austin Walker, Antonio Cipriano, Jordan Rodrigues, Zuri Reed, Lyndon Smith and executive producers Cormac and Marianne Wibberley gather to discuss this upcoming action-adventure series, moderated by influencer Jenny Lorenzo. Ballroom 20
2:15-3:15 p.m. – “MARVEL’S MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR” – Join the cast and creative team of Disney Channel’s highly anticipated animated series “Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur,” based on Marvel’s hit comic books, for a conversation about this innovative action-comedy series centered on African American teen girl Super Hero, Lunella Lafayette.
Panelists include Diamond White (“The Bold and the Beautiful”), Libe Barer (“Sneaky Pete”), Fred Tatasciore (“Marvel’s Hit-Monkey”), executive producer Steve Loter (“Kim Possible”), supervising producer Rodney Clouden (“Futurama”) and producer Pilar Flynn (“Elena of Avalor”) and will be moderated by Janine Rubenstein, editor-at-large, PEOPLE Magazine and host of PEOPLE Every Day. Room 6BCF
4:30-5:30 p.m. — SHATNER ON SHATNER — Join acclaimed actor, writer, spoken word artist and astronaut William Shatner and moderator Kevin Smith as they discuss Bill’s illustrious and amazing career, upcoming projects, and his new deep-dive documentary from Legion M by acclaimed pop culture documentarian Alexandre O. Philippe that takes an up-close, intimate exploration of Shatner’s personal journey over his nine decades on Earth.
Kevin and Bill will be joined by Philippe and producers from Legion M and Exhibit A Pictures and will end the panel with what promises to be unforgettable Q&A with the audience. Join Legion M to celebrate William Shatner and immortalize an icon with a handprint ceremony in the lobby of Theatre Box San Diego from 10-11 a.m., plus exclusive autograph sessions from 11:30-12:30 and 6:15-7:15, and an intimate evening rooftop afterparty from 8-10:30 p.m. (tickets for each event sold separately).
6:00-7:00 p.m. – “KOALA MAN” – A brand-new animated comedy from the creators of “Rick and Morty” and “Pokémon Detective Pikachu” coming to Hulu, “Koala Man” makes its triumphant debut at San Diego Comic-Con with creator, EP, and the Koala himself Michael Cusack, and EPs Justin Roiland, Dan Hernandez, and Benji Samit. Learn everything about what the suburban Aussie superhero is all about as the team unveils exclusive footage, breaking news, and more! Room: 6BCF
7:15-8:15 p.m. – “SOLAR OPPOSITES” – “Solar Opposites” makes its triumphant return to San Diego Comic-Con! Join our panel for an out-of-this-world conversation with co-creators and EPs Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan and EP Josh Bycel who will discuss the newly released season three on Hulu and what the aliens are up to later this year, including exciting exclusive clips. Accompanied by cast members Thomas Middleditch, Sean Giambrone and Mary Mack, this Q&A and discussion is sure to be an otherworldly time. Room: 6BCF
Comic-Con Panels Friday, July 22
1:00-2:00 p.m. – “THE PROUD FAMILY: LOUDER AND PROUDER” – Creator and executive producer Bruce W. Smith, executive producer Ralph Farquhar, and series stars Kyla Pratt (Penny), Paula Jai Parker (Trudy), JoMarie Payton (Suga Mama), Soleil Moon Frye (Zoey) and Alisa Reyes (LaCienega) discuss the critically acclaimed Disney+ revival of the groundbreaking animated series “The Proud Family” and share a behind-the-scenes look at the first season, moderated by Janine Rubenstein, editor-at-large, PEOPLE Magazine and host of PEOPLE Every Day. Room 6A
3:00-3:45 p.m. – “BOB’S BURGERS” – The Emmy Award-winning animated FOX series “Bob’s Burgers” makes its triumphant return to San Diego hot off the critically acclaimed release of “The Bob’s Burgers Movie!” Creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard, executive producer Nora Smith and director/producer Bernard Derriman will break news about the upcoming season; and the always entertaining cast including H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman, Dan Mintz and Larry Murphy will have you howling with laughter with never-before-seen footage followed by a lively panel discussion and audience Q&A. Indigo Ballroom
4:00-4:45 p.m. – FX’s “LITTLE DEMON”: Exclusive Pre-Series Premiere Sneak-Peek Screening and Q&A – It’s been long prophesized that a malevolent force would alter the universe for the rest of time, and you can get a front-row seat! Join FXX in celebrating its newest animated comedy, “Little Demon,” heading to the metaphysical realm of San Diego in advance of its August 25 series premiere. Thirteen years after being impregnated by Satan (Danny DeVito), reluctant mother Laura (Aubrey Plaza) and her Antichrist daughter, Chrissy (Lucy DeVito), attempt to live an ordinary life in Delaware but are constantly thwarted by monstrous forces, including Satan, who yearns for custody of his daughter’s soul.
Join Danny DeVito, Aubrey Plaza and Lucy DeVito, plus creators Darcy Fowler, Seth Kirschner and Kieran Valla, and executive producer Dan Harmon for a not-to-be-missed exclusive screening, followed by an other-worldly Q&A moderated by TV Guide Magazine’s Damian Holbrook. Indigo Ballroom
5:00-6:00 p.m. – FX’s “ARCHER”: Exclusive Season 13 Screening and Q&A – “Archer,” the award-winning animated comedy series, returns to San Diego in celebration of its upcoming 13th season! This year, Archer and The Agency have been acquired by the spy conglomerate known as IIA and struggle to find their identity. Will they be able to maintain their independence, or will they succumb to their corporate overlords? Join us for a not-to-be-missed exclusive screening of the season 13 opener, followed by a spirited Q&A with H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer, Amber Nash and Lucky Yates, plus executive producers Matt Thompson and Casey Willis. Indigo Ballroom
5:15 – 6:15pm — SIMON PEGG IS NANDOR FODOR, PARANORMAL INVESTIGATOR — In 1935, Hungarian-American para-psychologist Nandor Fodor began his investigation of a strange occurrence on the Isle of Man. An average British family, the Irvings, claimed to be haunted by a mysterious entity at their farm. Was it a demon? A ghost? No.
It was a talking mongoose name ‘Gef.’ Join stars Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future), Ruth Connell (Supernatural) – with special video messages from stars Simon Pegg (Mission Impossible) and Minnie Driver (Good Will Hunting), as Adam Sigal (Chariot) director of the upcoming dark comedy, associate producer Clare King (Legion M) and members from the film’s creative team discuss how this wildly original story based on true and very strange events made its curious path to the screen and how fans can get involved. Ballroom 20
7:00-8:00 p.m. – “THE GREAT NORTH” – Join the Tobin family for a hilarious conversation about their outrageous Alaskan adventures on FOX’s hit animated series, “The Great North.” Creators and executive producers Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin, executive producer Loren Bouchard and stars Dulcé Sloan, Paul Rust, Aparna Nancherla and Ron Funches discuss what’s to come and preview the upcoming third season with exclusive clips, breaking news and special appearances from star Jenny Slate and more. Room: 6BCF
Comic-Con Panels Saturday, July 23
10:00-11:00 a.m. – “THE GHOST AND MOLLY MCGEE” – Join Creators/Executive Producers Bill Motz and Bob Roth and Executive Producer Steve Loter for a joyful celebration of this Disney Channel original series. Cast and crew will talk about their favorite moments, songs, and behind-the-scenes stories from season one, along with some fan surprises and hints at what’s to come in season two! The panel will be moderated by Doug Bensimon, executive director, Current Series, Disney Television Animation. Room 6A
11:20-12:15 p.m. – “THE SIMPSONS” – Join “The Simpsons” writers, animators — and special guest moderator, “Gravity Falls” creator and “The Simpsons” superfan Alex Hirsch — as they reveal the adventures planned for “The Simpsons” in season 34 and beyond! Take a sneak peek at Treehouse of Horror XXXIII — and the never-before-attempted bonus Halloween episode! That’s right — TWO HALLOWEENS IN 2022! Secrets will be revealed! Games will be played! And freebies — including original artwork — will be given away! Live in person for the first time since 2019! Come and be astounded at how we let ourselves go! Ballroom 20
12:30-1:45 p.m. – “AMERICAN DAD!” and “FAMILY GUY” – It’s a Smith-family Funday with “Steve” (Scott Grimes), “Klaus” (Dee Bradley Baker) and “Jeff Fischer” (Jeff Fischer) plus executive producer & co-creator Matt Weitzman, executive producer Joe Chandler, co-executive producer Nicole Shabtai and moderated by “American Dad!” alum Jordan Blum who will treat “American Dad!” fans to a first look at scenes from all new episodes coming soon to TBS…plus a few other exciting announcements and surprises! THEN Join us for an exclusive, first look at “Family Guy’s” Season 21 premiere episode and watch the full episode months before the rest of the world!
After, you will get special sneak peek at all of the hilarity and hi-jinks that will be coming next fall! Ballroom 20
3:00-3:45 p.m. – “THE ORVILLE: NEW HORIZONS” – From Emmy Award-winning executive producer and creator Seth MacFarlane, “The Orville” is finally back for season three and on HULU! Join the full crew of the U.S.S. Orville: Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, Jessica Szohr, J Lee, Anne Winters, Mark Jackson and Chad L. Coleman, along with executive producers David A. Goodman and Brannon Braga and co-producer Tom Costantino to talk all things Orville and see an exclusive first look at an upcoming episode from New Horizons! Ballroom 20
4:15 – 5:15pm — LEGION M: HOW FANS ARE DISRUPTING HOLLYWOOD BY EQUITY CROWDFUNDING — Legion M is the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company. Through equity crowdfunding, they’ve made it possible for anyone to become an entertainment investor. Get an up-close look at how Legion M has brought to the big screen films like Kevin Smith’s Jay and Silent Bob: Reboot and Nicholas Cage’s Mandy – and how you can be involved, too.
Join Legion M executives Jeff Annison, Terri Lubaroff and David Baxter as they discuss their latest projects: Halloween thriller The Man in the White Van with director Warren Skeels (Siesta Key) with special video messages from stars Sean Astin (Goonies, The Lord of the Rings), Madison Wolfe (The Conjuring 2), and Brec Bassinger (Stargirl) along with producer Anne Marie Gillen (Fried Green Tomatoes) and Defiant: The Robert Smalls Story with producer Marvin ‘Krondon’ Jones (Black Lightning). Room 6DE
5:30 p.m. — “The Resort” — Peacock’s upcoming mystery thriller “The Resort” will hold its world premiere at San Diego Comic-Con. A special advance screening of the first episode will be held in the Indigo Ballroom, followed by a panel discussion with creator Andy Siara and stars William Jackson Harper, Cristin Milioti, Luis Gerardo Méndez, and Nina Bloomgarden. “The Resort” is a “multi-generational, coming-of-age love story disguised as a fast-paced mystery about the disappointment of time. An anniversary trip puts a marriage to the test when the couple finds themselves embroiled in one of the Mayan Riviera’s most bizarre unsolved mysteries that took place fifteen years prior.”
6:45 – 7:45 p.m. – “HAMSTER & GRETEL” – Join the cast and creative team behind Disney Channel’s “Hamster & Gretel” as they present a first look at the hilarious new superhero series before it premieres. Renowned animation veteran and creator Dan Povenmire, co-creator of the hit series “Phineas and Ferb,” will be joined by co-producer and story editor Joanna Hausmann, and select cast members (to be announced), for a discussion about the world and the characters of this new music-filled animated series, moderated by actress and comedian Liza Koshy. Room 6A
6:45 – 7:45pm — DARKNIGHTS AND DAYDREAMS: FROM BATMAN TO BROADWAY — How far would you go to make your dreams come true? Devastated by how Batman was portrayed as a campy joke in the 1960s television series, teenager Michael Uslan vowed to show the world the dark and serious vigilante envisioned by Bill Finger and Bob Kane. He didn’t stop until he’s acquired the film rights to the character and began an impressive four decades producing Batman on film – starting with Michael Keaton’s Batman in 1989.
Now Michael’s story is on its way to Broadway! Join Batman Franchise producer Michael Uslan, Broadway producer Don Franzt(Beauty and the Beast) and Legion M’s VP Development David Baxter for a lively discussion of the journey of adapting Uslan’s inspirational memoir The Boy Who Loved Batman for the Broadway stage … along with a fabulous Batman Q&A and special video messages from director Lonny Price (Sunset Boulevard), screenwriter Alan Zweibel (Curb Your Enthusiasm), and producer Robert Nederlander Jr. (CEO Nederlander Entertainment) Moderated by publicist Gary Miereanu.Room 6DE
Comic-Con Panels Sunday, July 24
12:00-1:00 p.m. – FX’s “MAYANS M.C.” Screening and Q&A – Described by The Playlist as “one of the best series on TV,” FX’s fuel-injected drama series “Mayans M.C.” returns to San Diego Comic-Con for a special screening and a LIVE not-to-be-missed conversation with Elgin James (co-creator/executive producer/director/writer) and series stars JD Pardo (EZ Reyes), Clayton Cardenas (Angel Reyes), Danny Pino (Miguel Galindo), Sarah Bolger (Emily Thomas), Emilio Rivera (Marcus Alvarez), Michael Irby (Obispo “Bishop” Losa), Raoul Max Trujillo (Che “Taza” Romero), Frankie Loyal (Hank “Tranq” Loza), Joseph Lucero (Neron “Creeper” Vargas), Vincent Vargas (Gilberto “Gilly” Lopez), Gino Vento (Nestor Oceteva), JR Bourne (Isaac Packer), Emily Tosta (Letty) and Vanessa Giselle (Hope).
“Mayans M.C.” follows the life of Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes (JD Pardo), a member of the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Join us for an unforgettable panel moderated by IndieWire’s Jim Hemphill. Hall H
1:15-2:15 p.m. – FX’s “WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS” brings the World’s Greatest Vampire Nightclub to San Diego! Mix it up with the hottest vampires (and their familiar) to come out of Staten Island in hundreds and hundreds of years! Join special guests Kayvan Novak (Nandor), Matt Berry (Laszlo), Natasia Demetriou (Nadja), Harvey Guillén (Guillermo), Mark Proksch (Colin Robinson) and Kristen Schaal (The Guide) as well as Paul Simms (EP/writer), Stefani Robinson (EP/writer), Yana Gorskaya (co-EP/director/editor) and Kyle Newacheck (co-EP/director) for a spirited conversation and be among the first humans to set eyes on a brand-new episode.
Do not miss this electrifying event! “What We Do in the Shadows” airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. EDT/PDT on FX, streaming the next day on Hulu. BAAAaaaaat! Hall H
A reminder that this is a living list and will be updated with more Comic-Con panels once we learn about them. So be sure to check back on the site often for more panels and other news about San Diego Comic-Con 2022 and we’ll try to include stuff for those who don’t have a Comic-Con badge as well because there is definitely plenty of things to check out in Gaslamp outside of Comic-Con. If you’re going to Comic-Con, be sure to follow our social media and try to find us, we might have some special Comic-Con giveaways for our fellow Illiuminerds.
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