SDCC 2018: Saturday Highlights
Saturday is the busiest day of the convention, so get your snacks and your water bottle prepared to ensure that you don’t miss a second of it! While there’s more than ever to do outside of the convention center, there are still plenty of panels to see inside the air conditioning. So grab your badge, your bag for all your swag, and get ready for a long, fun day of San Diego Comic Con 2018. Here are our top picks of panels for Saturday!
10:00am – 10:50am @ Indigo Ballroom
Did you hear that Cartoon Network is bringing Steven Universe back to Comic-Con? You’d better believe it! Estelle (Garnet), Michaela Dietz (Amethyst), Deedee Magno Hall (Pearl), Zach Callison (Steven), and the true diamond authority series creator Rebecca Sugar will share insights about the show and make epic announcements. Even more exciting: Rebecca is bringing her ukulele!
NBC’s The Good Place
11:00am – 11:50am @ Indigo Ballroom
From creator Michael Schur and Universal Television comes the critically acclaimed and unique afterlife comedy series about what it means to be a good person. Stars Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, D’Arcy Carden, and Manny Jacinto and executive producers Michael Schur, Morgan Sackett, and Drew Goddard will hold a forking great conversation.
Black Lightning Special Video Presentation and Q&A
11:00am – 11:45am @ Ballroom 20
Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) made his choice: He hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, and those he cares about in the crosshairs of the menacing local gang The One Hundred, he must return as Black Lightning to save not only his family but also the soul of his community. Series stars and producers give an electrifying look at season 2! In addition to Williams, the supercharged series stars China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, Marvin “Krondon” Jones III, Damon Gupton, and James Remar. Based on the characters from DC, Black Lightning is from Berlanti Productions and Akil Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Salim Akil, Mara Brock Akil, and Sarah Schechter. Black Lightning returns this fall to The CW on Tuesdays (9/8c).
12:00pm – 12:50pm @ Indigo Ballroom
After a mind-blowing season 1 finale that saw Krypton’s history drastically rewritten, the future of Superman has never been in greater jeopardy. Cast members Cameron Cuffe, Ann Ogbomo, Wallis Day,and Shaun Sipos, as well as creator and showrunner Cameron Welsh and DC’s Dan Evans discuss the many surprises of the first season and give an inside look into what fans can expect in season 2. Moderated by TV Guide Magazine’s Damian Holbrook.
Rise Up: HALON and Pacific Rim: Uprising
12:00pm – 1:00pm @ Room 25ABC
Rise up! Join the uprising with Pacific Rim: Uprising VFX supervisor Peter Chiang alongside HALON Entertainment’s Brad Alexander (previs supervisor) and Ryan McCoy (postvis supervisor) as they break down the epic final battle layer by layer. Panelists were told to make some “bad a$$ shots,” and they delivered. This panel is for artists, filmmakers, and anyone who wants an in-depth look at VFX.
Matt Taylor: Most of the Posters I Have Made
12:30pm – 1:30pm @ Room 8
Matt Taylor (illustrator of this year’s SDCC souvenir book cover), Rob Jones (Mondo creative director) and a mystery second panelist talk about most of the posters Matt has made in the last five years of working with Mondo and some other things too. Matt, Rob and the mystery second panelist learn about the process of making movie posters and a take part in a Q&A.
Women Rocking Hollywood 2018: Female Filmmakers, Pilots, Projects, and Paving the Way To Parity
1:00pm – 2:00pm @ Room 25ABC
Legacies Exclusives Video Presentation and Q&A
2:00pm – 2:50pm @ Indigo Ballroom
The Adventure Zone Graphic Novel
2:00pm – 3:00pm @ Room 28DE
2:30pm – 3:15pm @ Ballroom 20
ComiXology Originals: On the Horizon
3:00pm – 4:00pm @ Room 29AB
Supergirl Special Video Presentation and Q&A
3:30pm – 4:15pm @ Ballroom 20
EW: Women Who Kick Ass
4:00pm – 5:00pm @ Hall H
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Special Video Presentation and Q&A
5:00pm – 5:45pm @ Ballroom 20
TV Guide Magazine’s Fan Favorites
5:00pm – 5:50pm @ Indigo Ballroom
The Purge: From Film to Television
5:15pm – 6:15pm @ Room 6BCF