MARVEL TELEVISION UNVEILS HEROIC NEW YORK COMIC CON LINEUP
Cast of the Netflix Original Series Marvel’s Iron Fist Makes First–Ever Appearance on the Main Stage
World Premiere Screenings and Exclusive Panels Bring Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel’s Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell, Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister Six, and new FX series Legion to NYCC
NORWALK, CT - September 13, 2016 - Marvel Television and ReedPOP, the world's leading producer of pop culture events including New York Comic Con (NYCC), are making NYCC the ultimate destination for Marvel Fans this year with an action-packed lineup of Panels. Fans will have the opportunity to witness the debut cast appearance of the upcoming Netflix Original Series Marvel's Iron Fist and catch the world-premieres of new animated film Marvel's Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell and an all-new episode of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
On Friday, October 7, Marvel fans will be the first to see an all-new episode from season four of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., featuring Ghost Rider, before its debut on ABC. The Panel will be moderated by Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television and series Executive Producer, and feature cast members ready to divulge secrets from the hot new season.
On Saturday, October 8, the highly anticipated Marvel Television and Netflix Panel will take the Main Stage featuring the cast of the upcoming Netflix original series, Marvel’s Iron Fist. Also moderated by Jeph Loeb, this exclusive Panel will give fans a first look at this exciting new series which will debut on Netflix in 2017. Also on Saturday, Marvel Animation will hit the stage with sneak peeks and the exclusive scoop on Marvel's biggest new animated projects. And Sunday, October 9 will see the world premiere of Marvel Animation's newest animated film, Marvel’s Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell. Sunday will also offer fans an exclusive first look at new FX series Legion, inspired by the character from Marvel’s X-Men comics.
“Fans are going to love the sneak peaks of our newest shows that we have lined up for New York Comic Con," said Loeb. "With a first look at Marvel’s Iron Fist and a new episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., we want to blow you away with the exclusive Marvel content at this year’s Show.”
“We are always looking to bring the best content and most anticipated programming to the New York Comic Con stages,“ said Lance Fensterman, Global Senior Vice President of ReedPOP. “Each year we are able to accomplish that goal with Marvel Television’s must–see Panels. We are thrilled that they continue to choose NYCC as the top destination for fans to catch exclusive announcements and premieres.“
Below are specific details on Marvel Television’s New York Comic Con events:
Marvel Television Presents: Marvel’s Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D: Ghost Rider Friday, October 7 – 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM – Main Stage Join Executive Producer Jeph Loeb (Marvel's Head of TV) and cast members as they share secrets from the hot new season and be the first to see an all-new episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Marvel Animation Presents Saturday, October 8 – 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Join Marvel Animation for an eye-popping, toe–tapping, heart–stopping Panel celebrating Marvel’s acclaimed animated series Marvel’s Ultimate Spider–Man vs. The Sinister Six, Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution, and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Hosted by Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment) and Stephen Wacker (VP, Current Series & Development), this Panel will feature exclusive sneak peeks from upcoming episodes, scoops on exciting new projects in development and a special reveal of Marvel’s biggest new animated project. You won't want to miss this event!
The Netflix Original Series Marvel's Iron Fist Saturday, October 8 – 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Join the cast of the new Netflix original series, Marvel’s Iron Fist in their first-ever appearance, as they answer questions and debut footage from the highly-anticipated show premiering on Netflix in 2017. Moderated by Executive Producer Jeph Loeb, this Panel promises to be one you won’t want to miss!
WORLD PREMIERE: Marvel's Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell Sunday, October 9 – 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Join Marvel Animation for the world premiere of the new animated film, Marvel’s Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell! This spooky, action-packed, feature-length film follows Hulk, Doctor Strange and the Howling Commandos on a mission to stop Nightmare from conquering the world. Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment) will join you to host this exciting, family–friendly premiere in Room 1A06–can't wait to see you there!
FX Networks Presents: Legion Sunday, October 9 – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Join FX Networks and Marvel for an exclusive sneak peek at Legion, the highly-anticipated drama series from showrunner Noah Hawley, followed by a moderated discussion and audience Q&A. Inspired by the character from Marvel’s X-Men comics, Legion is the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens), a troubled young man who may be more than human. This panel is one you will not want to miss!
New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting popular culture convention. Our Show Floor plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies and television. Our Panels and Autograph Sessions give Fans a chance to interact with their favorite Creators. Our screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit big and small screens. New York Comic Con is the second largest pop culture convention in America and the only one that takes place in the comic book, publishing, media and licensing capital of the world - Gotham City.
Additional exciting details about New York Comic Con events, talent and sponsors will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information, please visit NewYorkComicCon.com and NYCC’s social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).
About Marvel Entertainment and Marvel Television: Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character–based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy–five years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.