Here is a list of The Walt Disney Company related panels for the second day of San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday, July 22. Today’s biggest panel will be Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. but Star Wars fans will have a lot to do while Beauty and the Beast‘s 25th anniversary will certainly be a draw for Disney geeks:
Marvel: Civil War II
10:00am – 11:00am
The biggest event of the year, Civil War II, is under way and the Marvel Universe is reeling from the shocking events! Learn more about what’s to come with editor-in-chief Axel Alonso, director of content & character development Sana Amanat, and Marvel talent scout Rickey Purdin, as well as Sanford Greene (Power Man and Iron Fist), Matthew Rosenberg (Civil War II: Kingpin), David Walker (Power Man and Iron Fist), and G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel).
Star Wars: The Science Awakens
10:00am – 11:00am
Could Lightsabers ever be a reality? How would Starkiller Base work in the real world? Which droid would NASA select for a real mission? Fon Davis (production designer, Star Wars Movies), Kim Steadman (NASA engineer, Mars Science Lab),Kieran Dickson (editor, Outerplaces), Travis Langley (editor, Star Wars Psychology),Steve Huff (fight choreographer), and moderator Jenna Busch (Legion of Leia) break down the science behind a galaxy far far away, field your burning questions and give away a prize or two.
Star Wars Publishing
11:00am – 12:00pm
Get the latest info on all the new books and comics set in a galaxy far, far away! Authors, artists, and editors from Del Rey, Disney-Lucasfilm Press, Marvel, and others discuss their upcoming stories and the future of Star Wars publishing. Moderated bExtensionsy Lucasfilm’s Michael Siglain.
Hasbro Star Wars
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Members of the Hasbro team discuss the popular Hasbro Star Wars line. Attendees will get an in-depth look at Hasbro’s latest action figure offerings. Word on the Holonet is there may also be a few surprises, including a special product reveal.
I’m from Another Dimension: Disney XD’s Star vs. the Forces of Evil
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Creator Daron Nefcy, creative director Dominic Bisignano, supervising director Aaron Hammersley, and series stars dive into the magical universe of Star vs. The Forces of Evil. Find out what is in the store for Star and her new wand this upcoming season. See exclusive clips from the shows, as well as an audience Q&A. The panel will also feature sneak peeks of new animated shows coming soon!
Marvel NOW!: Divided We Stand
12:30pm – 1:30pm
With the effects of Civil War II being felt across the Marvel Universe, how will their heroes pick up the pieces and move on? Find out what’s in store for Marvel NOW! this fall with editor-in-chief Axel Alonso and director of content & character development Sana Amanat, as well as Jason Aaron (Mighty Thor), Ryan North(Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), David Walker (Nighthawk), Jim Zub (Thunderbolts), and other Mighty Marvel guests.
Captain America: Civil War Screenwriting Q&A
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Horton Grand Theatre
Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely (writers of Captain America: The First Avenger and Captain America: Winter Soldier) discuss the joys and challenges of adapting the beloved comic tale into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Backstory Magazine publisher Jeff Goldsmith (host of The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith podcast). Bring your questions!
Star Wars Collectibles Update with Lucasfilms’ Anita Castellar
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Join eFX, Gentle Giant Studios, Kotobukiya, and Sideshow Collectibles for product development insights and exclusive previews of the latest in Star Wars collectibles. Anita Castellar is a self-professed Star Wars fangirl who manages licensing for hardlines categories at Lucasfilm, such as toys, collectibles, consumer electronics, automotive, and more.
Dead of Summer
2:15pm – 3:15pm
Set in the late 1980s, school is out for the summer, and a sun-drenched season of firsts beckons the counselors at Camp Stillwater, a seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp, including first loves, first kisses-and first kills. Stillwater’s dark, ancient mythology awakens, and what was supposed to be a summer of fun soon turns into one of unforgettable scares and evil at every turn. Co-creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis (Once Upon a Time, Lost), Adam Horowitz (Once Upon a Time, Lost), and Ian Goldberg (Once Upon a Time, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior), along with members of the cast, discuss the new series of haunting secrets, self-discovery and supernatural lore.
Disney XD’s Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero and The 7D
2:30pm – 3:30pm
Join the creators of Disney XD’s animated series Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero and The 7D. Panelists include show creators Sam Levine (Penn) and friends, TomWarburtonand Tom Ruegger (The 7D). See exclusive clips from the shows. The panel will also feature sneak peeks of brand new animated shows coming soon.
Marvel Television: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D executive producer and head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb and cast members Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Henry Simmons, Elizabeth Henstridge, and Iain De Caestecker, co-creators and executive producers Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, and executive producer Jeff Bell share the secrets, lies, and dangers of making season 3! See exclusive footage and surprise moments, and be the Oscar-nominated producer Don Hahn, directors Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise, and an all-star panel of filmmakers discuss the making of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast, the first animated film to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.first to learn what’s in store for season 4! The action-packed series from Marvel Television returns this fall, only on ABC.
Beauty and the Beast: 25th Anniversary
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Oscar-nominated producer Don Hahn, directors Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise, and an all-star panel of filmmakers discuss the making of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast, the first animated film to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.
Star Wars Trivia Panel
8:00pm – 9:00pm
The San Diego Star Wars Society has prepared a challenging, fun-filled trivia game for fans of the galaxy far, far away. The first game round is for kids ages 5-11, followed by three adult game rounds (ages 12 and up). Test your knowledge of the Star Wars universe, and win valuable prizes. The trivia panel hosts are Brendan Prout, Linda Crispien, Leia Hornedo, Carlos Munoz, David Gutierrez and Shawn Mullen.
Floyd Norman: An Animated Life Documentary Release
9:00pm – 10:00pm
Filmmakers Michael Fiore (producer and 2nd unit director, Sony Screen Gems’ Keep Watching) and Erik Sharkey (director, Drew: The Man Behind the Poster) will show clips from their original feature-length documentary, announce upcoming release dates, and reunite animation’s “troublemaker” Floyd Norman (legendary Disney animator and story artist) with many animators and producers he worked with over his storied 61-year career. Panelists will include notables featured in the documentary, includingDon Hahn (producer, Maleficent), Gary Trousdale (co-director, Disney’s animatedBeauty and the Beast), Leonard Maltin (film critic and historian), Ken Mitchroney(writer, director, and story artist), Tom Sito (animator and professor of animation, USC), and Leo Sullivan (animator, producer, and publisher). The documentary also features interviews with Whoopi Goldberg (actress), Sergio Aragonés (cartoonist), Richard Sherman (Disney music composer), Scott Shaw! (cartoonist), and Ralph Guggenheim (former Pixar VP of animation). The documentary is supported with a wonderful jazz music score by Ryan Shore (composer, Disney’s Penn Zero, WB’sScooby-Doo!, and The Oscars) and original animation by up-and-coming artist and animator Nirali Somaia. The filmmakers will moderate a Q&A session and give away exclusive SDCC miniposters designed for the documentary by legendary illustrator Drew Struzan.