San Diego Comic-Con 2012: Movie Panel Schedule for Friday
The movie panel schedule for Day 2 of the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con has been revealed. Kicking off the panel in Hall H on Friday, July 13 will be Laika's stop-motion animation "ParaNorman". The comedy thriller will hold its panel at 10:45-11:45 P.M. with its main voice cast members all lining up to support the Q&A session.
Later on the day, Screen Gems will bring its much awaited game-adapted movie, "Resident Evil: Retribution" to the "halliest of hall." Never-before-seen footage of the movie will be shown during the panel, while director Paul W. Anderson along Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez and the other cast will be there to discuss the film.
Right after "Resident Evil 5" presentation, Sony Pictures will occupy Hall H by bringing its anticipated movies, including "Total Recall" and "Looper". The studio will also give a special treat to the audience by unveiling a very first look at the Matt Damon-starring sci-fier "Elysium".
Outside the Hall H, Day 2 of Comic-Con will present a panel for Dark Horse Comics featuring "The Avengers" helmer Joss Whedon at Ballroom 20. A celebration for the 30th anniversary of Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner" will also be held at Room 6BCF with acclaimed author Paul M. Sammon serving as the host.
This year's Comic-Con will run from July 12 to 15, while the preview night will take place on July 11. Complete schedule for the second day of the annual convention could be obtained on Comic-Con official site.
10:45-11:45 "ParaNorman": Behind the Scenes - Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Travis Knight, Chris Butler, and Sam Fell discuss making their new stop-motion-animated comedy thriller, "ParaNorman", made in 3D. Never-before-seen footage will be shown from the Laika movie. Hall H.
3:00-4:00 Walt Disney Animation Studios: "Wreck-it Ralph": The Art of Story - Join Walt Disney Animation Studios story artists Josie Trinidad ("Tangled"), Raymond Persi ("The Simpsons"), Leo Matsuda ("Princess and the Frog"), Nancy Kruse ("The Simpsons") and writer Jennifer Lee as they discuss the art of story for the upcoming feature "Wreck-It Ralph". Room 6DE.
4:00-5:00 Motion Picture and Television Illustrators of the Art Directors Guild - Meet the film artists as they discuss their craft and answer questions: moderator Tim Burgard ("Rise of the Planet of the Apes"), Benton Jew ("G.I. Joe: Retaliation"), Dave Lowery ("Oz: the Great and Powerful"), Derek Gogol ("Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise), Trevor Goring ("Real Steel"), and Chris Baker ("War of the Worlds"). Room 24ABC.
4:05-4:35 Screen Gems: "Resident Evil: Retribution" - Appearing in person: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Oded Fehr, Boris Kodjoe, Mika Nakashima and writer/director Paul W. S. Anderson. Please join them for a preview and discussion of this highly successful film franchise, based on the popular video game series, and watch never before seen footage from the latest installment. Hall H.
4:35-6:35 Sony Pictures: "Total Recall" - Director Len Wiseman will join stars Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel and Bryan Cranston on stage. Hall H.
"Looper" - Writer/director Rian Johnson will join Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt to discuss the film. Hall H.
"Elysium" - Be a part of the first audience anywhere to get a first look at Neill Blomkamp's new movie, "Elysium", as stars Sharlto Copley, Matt Damon and Jodie Foster join Blomkamp and producer Simon Kinberg on stage. Hall H.
5:30-6:30 Dark Horse Comics: Joss Whedon - Here's a chance to find out what Joss Whedon has in store next, and hear exclusive insight into "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and the ever-expanding number of titles in Dark Horse's line of Season 9 comics. Ballroom 20.
7:00-8:00 "Blade Runner" 30th Anniversary Celebration - Filmmaker, "BR" expert, and acclaimed author Paul M. Sammon hosts a 30th anniversary celebration of this influential masterpiece. Sammon will interview numerous "BR" cast and crewmembers, including "BR" art director David Snyder and "BR: The Final Cut" producer Charles de Lauzirika. Be there to meet these and other very special "BR" guests. Room 6BCF.
8:00-9:30 The Totally Rad Show Live: 5-Year Anniversary - Hosts Alex Albrecht, Dan Trachtenberg and Jeff Cannata bring their Webby and Podcast Award-winning geek culture show back to Comic-Con for the fifth year. Join the guys for an explosion of movie, video game, TV, and comic book news and reviews, and see what makes this Revision3 show such an Internet phenomenon. Room 24ABC.
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