Panels and events set for Comic-Con

THURSDAY

  • 11-12:30 Disney:–Robert Zemeckis and Tim Burton unveil first looks of “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” and “Alice in Wonderland.”
  • 12:45-1:30 3-D Showcase–Upcoming 3-D pics unveiled including Joe Dante’s “The Hole”, animated “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs” and next installment in horror franchise “The Final Destination.”
  • 1:45-2:45 Summit–The “Twilight” cast returns to reveal new footage to the sequel “The Twilight Saga: New Moon.” Kristen Bell and Freddie Highmore answer questions and show off final trailer of “Astro Boy.”
  • 3:00-4:15 Fox – James Cameron steps on stage to introduce his first public screening of footage of latest action/adventure “Avatar.”
  • 4:30-5:15 –Helmer Terry Gilliam discusses latest pic “The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus.”
  • 5:15-5:45 Overture– Ben Foster and Paul Anderson stop by to discuss the horrors of space and their new sci-fi pic “Pandorum.”
  • 5:45-6:30– Nicholas Cage returns to chat about Matthew Vaughn’s “Kick Ass.”
  • 6:30-7 Focus– Helmer Park Chan-wook makes rare state side appearance to show bits from Vampire tale “Thirst.”

    FRIDAY

  • 10-12:30 Warner Bros.– Showcase of studio’s slate upcoming films including “Where the Wild Things Are”, “Sherlock Holmes” and “The Nightmare on Elm Street” reboot.
  • 12:45-2:15 DisDisney: Animation Panel–Pixar head John Lasseter gives first look “Toy Story 3.”
  • 2:30-3:30 Focus Features–Tim Burton sticks around for day two and is joined by Elijah Wood and Jennifer Connelly for animated epic “9.”
  • 3:45-5 Sony– Peter Jackson makes his first appearance to the convention to introduce it to the world of “District 9.” Paul Bettany makes appearance to discuss post-apocalyptic pic“Legion.”
  • 6:30-7:30 Entertainment Weekly: The Visionaries– Jackson sticks around and is joined by James Cameron to discuss the future of technology in the filmmaking process.

    SATURDAY

  • 11-12 ABC Producers Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof get fans stoked for the final season of “Lost.”
  • 12:15-1:15 –Thesp James Purefoy and helmer Michael Bassett get medieval discussing upcoming historical action pic, “Solomon Kane.”
  • 1:30-2:30 Miramax: “Office Space” cult favorite Mike Judge unveils his latest workplace comedy, “Extract,” starring Jason Bateman and Mila Kunis.
  • 2:45-3:45 Sony –The end of the world is coming and Sony is ready with two disaster pics, the zombie action laffer, “Zombieland” and disaster pic “2012.”
  • 4-5 Par – Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr. and the rest of the cast make their return to Comic Con to showoff “Iron Man 2.”
  • 5:15-6:45– Comic Con favorite, Kevin Smith, returns to discuss his new buddy comedy “A Couple of Dicks.”

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