Life on Mars show exclusives this weekend at NYCC

When a present-day car accident mysteriously sends Detective Sam Tyler back to 1970s NYC, Tyler steps out into a brave, new world. Travel back in time with ABC’s Life on Mars and discover all the secrets of this unique television series, which is shot right here in New York City. Panelists include Josh Appelbaum and …
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Classic Twilight Zone episodes to screen at NYCC this weekend

In this screening and presentation, Arlen Schumer will introduce five classic episodes of The Twilight Zone and address the questions they raise. Rediscover what The Twilight Zone has to say about Identity, Man’s Obsolescence, Science and Superstition, Suburban Nightmares, and Time. While The Twilight Zone is 50-years-old this year, the landmark series is still poignant …
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Exclusive Wanted sequel news at New York Comic-Con

You’ve read the hit comic by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones and you’ve seen the hit movie starring James McAvoy and Angelina Jolie. Now, get ready for the video game and another movie! Join representatives from Vivendi Universal Games and Top Cow Productions as they share exclusive footage from the upcoming video game, which is …
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TMNT anniversary panel to take place at NYCC

25 years after the creation of TMNT, the beloved Turtles are still going strong. Meet the producers, directors, writers and storyboard artists who are a part of the TMNT cartoon series today. This panel will focus on the direction of the Turtles today, what goes into each story, and what is driving the characters the …
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History of Super Hero Movies: Past, Present and Future panel to take place at NYCC

Comic books started out modestly eight decades ago, printed on pulp paper and appealing to a very young audience. Today, comics are American mythology with a broad ranging readership, with legendary characters and stories that have transcended time and inspired generations of readers and artists in all different mediums. Film and entertainment historian Eddy Friedfeld …
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Afro Samurai Resurrection preview to be held at NYCC

Based on the original art and story telling of manga artist Takashi Okazaki, Afro Samurai Resurrection tells the tale of a black samurai’s quest for revenge and justice for his murdered father. Samuel L. Jackson reprises his role as the uncompromising hero, Afro, and his motor-mouthed sidekick, Ninja Ninja. When his father’s body is stolen …
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Heroes star Milo Ventimiglia to discuss Berserker at NYCC

Coming from Top Cow Productions in June 2009 is a new action-filled comic book series called Berserker, produced by Heroes star Milo Ventimiglia and his production company, DiVide Pictures. Join Top Cow publisher Filip Sablik as he leads a panel presentation featuring Ventimiglia, his production partner Russ Cundiff and Berserker creator and writer Rick Loverd, …
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Summit Entertainment to preview sci-fi thriller Knowing, war film Hurt Locker and Astro Boy with “surprise guests” at NYCC

Summit Entertainment brings exclusive new footage and some surprise guests from its exciting 2009 film lineup, which includes: Knowing in theaters March 20, 2009 From visionary director Alex Proyas (I Robot, Dark City) comes a gripping action-thriller of global proportions, about a professor (Nicolas Cage) who stumbles onto terrifying predictions about the future – and …
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Yvonne Strahovski visits Comic Con to talk Chuck

Yvonne Strahovski, who plays Sarah Walker on the NBC cult favorite action-spy-comedy series Chuck, will join the show’s co-creator and executive producer Josh Schwartz and co-creator Chris Fedak, for a New York Comic Con panel on the show. The trio will appear for a Q&A to discuss all the happenings of the second season of …
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More Yatterman events at New York Comic-Con premiere and Takashi Miike appearance

New York Comic Con organizers revealed earlier this month that maverick Japanese director Takashi Miike and superstar actor and pop star Sho Sakurai will attend New York Comic Con and present the World Premiere of Yatterman. The news of Yatterman’s premiere and Miike and Sakurai’s appearances quickly spread and additional information about Yatterman-related events have …
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