Wondercon 2017: Coverage Sneak Peek


This year’s Wondercon programming schedule has been released in it’s entirety and we’ve had a chance to look through it. Here’s what we’ll be covering here on Cinemaniax at this year’s Wondercon:

Friday, March 31

DreamWorks Trollhunters, A Netflix Original Series (1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m., Room 300AB)

Following the epic first season of the Netflix original series DreamWorks Trollhunters, executive producers Marc Guggenheim, Rodrigo Blaas, and Chad Hammes share their favorite moments from season 1 and take you behind the scenes of this critically acclaimed series from Guillermo del Toro.

Prison Break (2:15p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Room 300AB)

Breaking out is only the beginning! Join Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Sarah Wayne Callies, Robert Knepper, and executive producers Paul Scheuring, Vaun Wilmott, and Michael Horowitz for a true fan event as they debut the first episode of 2017’s most highly anticipated series. A moderated panel will follow the screening.

World Premiere of Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Arena)

A WonderCon Anaheim tradition continues as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Animation invite you to attend the World Premiere of Teen Titans: The Judas Contract, the latest entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Original Movies. Inspired by the 1984 DC story arc from Marv Wolfman and George Pérez, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract finds the Teen Titans—Starfire, Beast Boy, Raven, Blue Beetle, Robin, and the just-returned Nightwing—working as a cohesive team in their never-ending battle against evil. But their newest teammate, the mysterious and powerful Terra, may be altering that dynamic. Meanwhile, an ancient evil, Brother Blood, has awakened, and familiar foe Deathstroke is lurking in the shadows—both waiting to pounce. Be among the first to see this landmark story come to animated life, then enjoy an entertaining panel discussion amongst cast members Sean Maher (Firefly, Serenity, Batman: Bad Blood) as Nightwing, Taissa Farmiga (American Horror Story) as Raven, Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place, The Fosters) as Blue Beetle, Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series) as Beast Boy, Kari Wahlgren (Phineas and Ferb, Legion of Super Heroes) as Starfire, and Stuart Allan (Batman vs. Robin, Batman: Bad Blood) as Robin/Damian, plus director Sam Liu (Batman: The Killing Joke), supervising producer James Tucker (Batman: Bad Blood, Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders), and character designer Phil Bourassa (Justice League Dark, Young Justice). As always, moderator Gary Miereanu will offer exclusive prizes for best audience questions and might even introduce some surprise guests. Teen Titans: The Judas Contract will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital HD (4/4/17) and Blu-ray & DVD (4/18/17).

Saturday, April 1

IDW Entertainment: Wynonna Earp (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Room 208)

The breakout hit of 2016 returns to WonderCon Anaheim! Join the cast and crew of the show that Variety named one of 2016’s best new shows as they reveal what’s in store for season 2!

Kotobukiya Spring Preview (1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Room 213)

Get an insider’s look at what’s in store from Kotobukiya for this year and beyond. Guaranteed first-time updates and reveals. The Q&A session will allow a rare opportunity to gain insight from a team member directly involved in product development. And the always popular Lucky Draw will get you rising to your feet in a roaring good time.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., Room 300AB)

Executive producer and head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb, series stars, and producers of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. talk all things season 4. Find out what’s coming up with a Q&A and special screening of a never-before-seen episode. The action-packed series from Marvel Television returns this April, airing Tuesdays, 10/9c on ABC.

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Panel (2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Room 300DE)

Get an exclusive look at the latest news and updates surrounding the year-long celebrations of Street Fighter’s 30th anniversary. Expect sneak peeks at all the products and titles being developed, updates on the Capcom Pro Tour, and a few surprises as well!

Warner Bros. Pictures (4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Arena)

Get a sneak peek at upcoming films from Warner Bros., New Line, and DC Entertainment Films, with special guests TBA.

Sunday, April 2

Princess Leia: A Special Star Wars Fan Tribute (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Room 300DE)

This will be a very special West Coast tribute in honor of the extraordinary actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars universe. With her larger-than-life personality, both on- and off-screen, and incredible sense of humor, Carrie Fisher was destined to have a special place in the hearts of Star Wars fans of all ages. Costumes are encouraged, and all are welcome as panelists share personal stories of how she touched fans’ lives and will live in their hearts-always! Hosted by Star Wars fan clubs: Rebel Legion, Mandalorian Mercs, R2 Builders, and the 501st Legion.

We’ll of course be cruising around the exhibit floor and attending various cosplay gatherings for photo shoots. As you can see, it may only be three days, but there is a ton of stuff to cover at this year’s Wondercon.

Take a look at the full schedulethe full schedule and mark down which panels you might want to check out.


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