#SDCC2017 THURSDAY’S HORROR HIGHLIGHTS

Like every year prior, we here at TrulyDisturbing.com bring you ONLY the horror related panels and events taking place during San Diego Comic-Con. Let’s see what Thursday has in store for us.

San Diego Comic-Con runs from July 20th through July 23rd.

THURSDAY:
Ghostbusters 101: A Ghostbusters Panel of Biblical Proportions!
Join Ghostbusters co-creator Ivan Reitman and the IDW Ghostbusters brain trust of Erik Burnham, Dan Schoening, and Tom Waltz as they discuss the long-running, critically acclaimed, and fan-adored Ghostbusters franchise including everything from the classic original movies to the long-running comic book history at IDW Publishing . . . as well as future plans for major events from Ghost Corps that will add to the beloved brand’s canon, bringing the different Ghostbusters worlds together like never before! Be there . . . or be slimed!
Thursday July 20, 2017 10:15am – 11:15am
Room 6DE

Monsters, Mutants, and Mysteries: Sights and Sounds Hear from the creative talent behind your favorite dragons, superheroes, and cartoons. Join Impact24 PR to hear from some of the top composers, music producers, sound designers, VFX artists, and animators who will discuss the inner workings of your favorite films, TV shows, and video games. Featured projects will include Game of Thrones, Westworld, X-Men, The Mummy, Superman Returns, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, John Wick: Chapter 2, Justice League, Scooby-Doo, Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell, Cold Case, Resident Evil, Pokémon, Capcom and Konami games, BioShock, Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Dante’s Inferno, As Told By Emoji, and more. These creatives will share their behind-the-scenes experiences from throughout the different stages of their unique and challenging creative processes.
Thursday July 20, 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm
Room 29AB

Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies World Reveal
Call of Duty is returning to Comic-Con with a new, dark chapter in Call of Duty’s fan-favorite zombies co-operative mode. Get the first look at this new zombies horror experience from the team at Sledgehammer Games, as they bring their rich horror pedigree to zombies! Be the first to see the popular zombies mode in all its glory, and meet members of the zombies dev team and some of the Hollywood cast of actors who will be surviving this year’s zombies horror. Attendees will receive a limited-edition Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies poster!
Thursday July 20, 2017 11:45am – 12:45pm
Room 6BCF

Medinah: World Premiere Sneak Peek
The first-ever sci-fi/fantasy series from the Middle East! A new postapocalyptic series from the writers/producers of Saw, Piranha, Friday the 13th, and 12 Monkeys. Medinah ‘s heroes and foes (human and humanlike) face monsters, nightmares, and teleportation as they decide what is most important: Survival? Legacy? Love? Q&A to follow with Natasha Henstridge (Species) and Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight).
Thursday July 20, 2017 11:45am – 1:00pm
Ballroom 20

IFC’s Stan Against Evil
John C. McGinley, Janet Varney, and executive producer Dana Gould share an exclusive sneak peek of season 2, answer fan questions, and discuss the first season of the horror comedy series that the New York Times called “a gruesome, deadpan delight.” The panel, like the show, is guaranteed to be a hell-larious good time.
Thursday July 20, 2017 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Room 5AB

Teen Wolf
Just before the series is set to end its historic run on MTV, this panel will take a look back at where it all began. Teen Wolf cast and crew will be on hand to reminisce about how the show got started, talk through the challenges that shaped it as it grew into a beloved series, and tease the epic moments that will close out a six-year saga. Expect series regulars, surprise guests, and one last chance to say goodbye to a TV show that defied expectations at every turn.
Thursday July 20, 2017 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Hall H

Van Helsing Season 2 Premiering exclusive footage from the highly anticipated new season of SYFY’s Van Helsing. Stars Kelly Overton (True Blood), Jonathan Scarfe (Hell on Wheels), Missy Peregrym (Rookie Blue), Christopher Heyerdahl (Twilight, True Blood), Paul Johansson (One Tree Hill), Aleks Paunovic (Continuum, iZombie), and Rukiya Bernard will join creator/showrunner Neil LaBute (In the Company of Men, Hell on Wheels) and executive producer Mike Frislev (Fargo, Hell on Wheels) in a Q&A moderated by executive producer Chad Oakes (Fargo, Hell on Wheels).
Thursday July 20, 2017 3:00pm – 3:50pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

H. P. Lovecraft and The Steam Engines of Oz: Arcana’s Animation Slate Continues
Howard Lovecraft & The Undersea Kingdom, being released in fall 2017, features the voices of Doug Bradley, Jeffrey Combs, Christopher Plummer, and Mark Hamill. The Steam Engines of Oz, coming out this winter, features the voices of Ron Perlman and William Shatner. Get a behind-the-scenes look at this grassroots animation slate that is breaking down barriers in independent filmmaking. This interactive panel features Sean Patrick O’Reilly, world-renowned H. P. Lovecraft expert Leslie Klinger, and possibly a celebrity guest. Free DVDs, comics, plush toys, and shirts will be given away, and never-before-seen animated footage of both movies will be shown. Get your Cthulhu plush toy simply by asking questions and participating. You’ll have a R’lyeh good time!
Thursday July 20, 2017 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Room 32AB

The Watcher in the Woods Reimagined Executive producer and director Melissa Joan Hart (Sabrina: The Teenage Witch) and executive producer Paula Hart (Melissa & Joey) reimagine the ’80s cult classic. Lifetime’s all-new movie stars Academy Award-winner Anjelica Huston as Mrs. Alywood, the distraught mother whose daughter Karen vanished in the English countryside over 20 years ago. Writer Scott Abbott (Queen of the Damned) and associate producer Andrew Gernhard (Wishin’ and Hoping, Stalker’s Prey) join Melissa and Paula to discuss the new twists on this classic thriller and participate in a Q&A session.
Thursday July 20, 2017 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Room 7AB

The Strain Screening and Q&A The world has gone dark in the wake of a nuclear explosion and strigoi are in control. Do these heroes have what it takes to save humankind? The Strain, FX’s action-packed vampire thriller based on the bestselling books from Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, returns for its fourth and final season. Get a sneak peek at never-before-seen footage and then join showrunner/executive producer/writer Carlton Cuse, executive producer/writer Chuck Hogan, and stars Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand, Ruta Gedmintas, Miguel Gomez, Richard Sammel, and Max Charles as they discuss the challenges (and fun!) of bringing this post-apocalyptic world to life.
Thursday July 20, 2017 3:45pm – 4:45pm
Ballroom 20

Z Nation
From SYFY and the executive producer of Eureka, Z Nation is the critically acclaimed action-horror series and SYFY’s top-rated scripted series, currently in production for season 4. After a Zombie apocalypse decimates the world, a group of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the zombie virus from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab is waiting for his blood. Panelists include Kellita Smith (The First Family), D. J. Qualls (The New Guy, Road Trip), Keith Allan (Social Nightmare), and Russell Hodgkinson (Big Fish).
Thursday July 20, 2017 4:00pm – 4:50pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

R. L. Stine, Creator of Goosebumps
Beware: You’re in for a scare! R. L. Stine, author of the bestselling children’s book series Goosebumps, is at Comic-Con for the first time. Come meet the man who has given you 25 years of fears.
Thursday July 20, 2017 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Room 6DE

Ghosted
Be one of the first to see FOX’s highly anticipated new action-comedy Ghosted, starring Craig Robinson (The Office) and Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation). Ghosted is about the partnership between two polar opposites-a cynical skeptic and a genius “true believer”-who are recruited to investigate unexplained phenomena in Los Angeles, all while uncovering a larger mystery that could threaten the existence of the human race. Robinson and Scott are joined by Ally Walker (Sons of Anarchy) and executive producers Tom Gormican and Kevin Etten to discuss this paranormal buddy comedy coming to FOX this fall.
Thursday July 20, 2017 4:45pm – 5:45pm
Room 6BCF

The Exorcist
FOX’s breakout thriller returns for a second season. Join Father Tomas (Alfonso Herrera, Sense8), Father Marcus (Ben Daniels, House of Cards), Father Bennett (Kurt Egyiawan, Skyfall), and executive producers Jeremy Slater (Fantastic Four) and Sean Crouch (Numb3rs) for a special fan tribute panel including highlights and insights on the new season.
Thursday July 20, 2017 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Room 6BCF

Netflix Original: Castlevania with Adi Shankar
Castlevania is one of the most popular video game franchises by Konami and Hideo Kojima. Brought to life with vivid animation through Netflix, fans will want to hear the behind-the-scenes stories from the cast and crew. Jessica Tseang (founder, Girl on Geek, Little Geek Girls) will lead a lively discussion with Adi Shankar (showrunner and executive producer of Castlevania, executive producer of Dredd), Sam Deats (director, Castlevania, Powerhouse Animation), Kevin Kolde (executive producer and showrunner for Castlevania, producer of Bee and PuppyCat, Adventure Time), and some surprise guests, with a special message from series writer Warren Ellis.
Thursday July 20, 2017 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Room 5AB

Name That Movie Meets Frankenstein
For the fifth straight year, John Field (Inkpot Award winner) leads everyone’s favorite game show, Name That Movie! The game consists of seeing 50 different clips from 50 different sci-fi, horror, and fantasy movies. You are given a ticket with a series of numbers on it. If your ticket is chosen from the Magic Film Can, you become a contestant! Four people will be chosen. See how many movies you can name! But that’s not all. If no one on the panel can name the movie, the audience gets a chance! The winners get fabulous (almost valuable) prizes. The audience members who answer correctly get cool bonus prizes as well. Come be a part of this laugh-filled, fun-filled show.
Thursday July 20, 2017 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Room 9

Psychology of Cult TV Shows: Episode 4
Are you a fan of Supernatural, Westworld, Game of Thrones, or Sherlock? Do you love Daredevil, Walking Dead, Jessica Jones, or Luke Cage? If so, come join the team of mental health professionals Dr. Janina Scarlet (Superhero Therapy, Star Wars Psychology), Dr. Travis Langley (Doctor Who Psychology: A Madman with a Box; Star Trek Psychology: The Mental Frontier), Dr. Lynn Zubernis (Supernatural Psychology; Family Don’t End with Blood), Dr. Billy San Juan (Doctor Who Psychology, Walking Dead Psychology), and Travis Adams (Supernatural Psychology) and TV writers/producers Jose Molina (Agent Carter, Firefly), Christine Boylan (Castle, Once Upon a Time), and Deric Huges (The Flash, Beauty and the Beast) in geeking out and discussing your favorite TV shows. Jenna Busch (Legion of Leia, Star Wars Psychology) moderates.
Thursday July 20, 2017 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Room 25ABC

This represents the Comic-Con International 2017 Schedule as of this moment. Please note that this schedule is subject to change. Panelists scheduled to appear at each event are also subject to change. Please check the schedule signs outside each door for updated information.

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