OK, sure, the 4th of July weekend is coming up, but let’s not forget the other major holiday that happens in July: San Diego Comic-Con. One company that is pulling out all the stops for this year’s convention is Amazon Studios, with panels, parties, and previews galore!
Starting Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21 and located on the corner of MLK and 1st, fans will be welcomed to the convention with a truly immersive video experience. A sight to behold, Amazon’s 40-foot tower will project on giant LED screens clips from their shows. Featured will be upcoming series The Boys, Carnival Row, and Undone, as well as current favorites like The Man in the High Castle and The Expanse.
Guests who attend Amazon Studios’ experience will also be able to spend the day interacting within the worlds of The Boys, The Expanse, and Carnival Row. Fans can cover up a superhero kidnapping crime scene, explore a Rocinante spaceship, and visit the neo-Victorian Forbidden Lounge. Besides exploring these spaces, you can also pick up some Carl’s Jr. (courtesy of The Boys) and get professional portraits of your cosplay looks.
You can also party it up, visiting The Expanse: Belter Party Thursday night with its cosmic cocktails and good eats. Friday night, crack open a cold one with The Boys for an exclusive two-episode screening and party. Dance the night away Saturday, embracing your ethereal self at Carnival Row: Come as You Are Party. It’s important to note that for these parties, you have to be 21+ to participate.
If you want to kick back and learn more about these shows, Amazon also has you covered with a series of panels. Check out the panel schedule below, as well as official synopyses for these shows, courtesy of Amazon Prime Video:
Thursday, July 18
From Raphael Bob-Waksberg & Kate Purdy, the acclaimed creators of BoJack Horseman, comes Undone, a groundbreaking and genre bending animated series, starring Rosa Salazar, about a young woman’s complex journey to unlock her past and solve the mystery of her father’s death.
When & Where? Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront, 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. PT
Friday, July 19
Join executive producers Seth Rogen and Eric Kripke, along with series stars Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Jessie T. Usher, Laz Alonso, Chace Crawford, Tomer Capon, Karen Fukuhara, and Elisabeth Shue, with moderator Aisha Tyler, for a behind the scenes look at their upcoming series. Based on The New York Times best-selling comic by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The Boys is a fun and irreverent take on what happens when superheroes – who are as popular as celebrities – abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. It’s the powerless against the super-powerful as The Boys embark on a heroic quest to expose the truth about The Seven. The series premieres July 26th on Amazon Prime Video.
When & Where? Ballroom 20, San Diego Convention Center, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. PT
Join stars Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne, David Gyasi, Tamzin Merchant and executive producers Travis Beacham and Marc Guggenheim for a sneak peek and conversation about Carnival Row, moderated by Tim Kash. Set in a Victorian fantasy world filled with mythological immigrant creatures whose exotic homelands were invaded by the empires of man, Amazon Prime Video’s Carnival Row explores how this growing population struggles to coexist with humans — forbidden to live, love, or fly with freedom. But even in darkness, hope lives, as a human detective, Rycroft Philostrate (Orlando Bloom), and a refugee faerie named Vignette Stonemoss (Cara Delevingne) rekindle a dangerous affair despite an increasingly intolerant society.
When & Where? Ballroom 20, San Diego Convention Center, 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. PT
Saturday, July 20
Calling all Earthers, Belters and Martians, The Expanse is making its return to Comic-Con this summer! The series has had an incredible journey since San Diego last saw the Rocinante crew. They return with news from beyond the Ring Gate and from their new home – thanks to help from the fans – as an Amazon Prime Video series. Join series stars Steven Strait, Wes Chatham, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Frankie Adams, Cas Anvar, Dominique Tipper, and executive producers Naren Shankar and Ty Franck to get an early look at what’s to come when Season 4 drops on Prime Video later this year.
When & Where? Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront Hotel, 1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. PT
The Man In the High Castle
With the 4th and final season of The Man in The High Castle premiering this fall on Amazon Prime Video, the series’ cast and creators, including Isa Dick Hackett, Daniel Percival, David Scarpa, Rufus Sewell, Joel de la Fuente, Jason O’Mara, Chelah Horsdal and Frances Turner, with moderator Dominic Patten, will take fans behind the scenes as the resistance becomes a full-blown rebellion.
When & Where? Room 6A, San Diego Convention Center, 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. PT
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