Convention

AMC brings The Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead & The Preacher to SDCC 2017

AMC Networks is bringing three of its biggest television series to San Diego Comic-Con this month, the cast and producers of  “The Walking Dead,” “Fear the Walking Dead” and “Preacher,” and new docuseries “Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics will be in San Diego, CA. for the convention.

In addition to official series panels, AMC will host fan activations throughout the weekend, including a “The Walking Dead”-themed booth (#4237) in the Convention Center, where fans can stop by to take photos.

 “Fear the Walking Dead” panelists include cast members Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Mercedes Mason, Sam Underwood, Daniel Sharman and Michael Greyeyes along with Executive Producer and Showrunner David Erickson, Executive Producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert. The panel will be moderated by “Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick.

  • Panel from 11:15am-12:15pm on Friday, July 21 in Hall H
  • Autograph session from 12:00-1:00pm on Saturday, July 22 at MLK Plaza

“The Walking Dead” panelists include cast members Andrew Lincoln, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Norman ReedusLauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Lennie James, Seth Gilliam, Alanna Masterson, Khary Payton, and Chandler Riggs along with Executive Producer and Showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Executive Producer Robert Kirkman, Executive Producer Gale Anne Hurd, Executive Producer, Director and Special Effects Make-up Supervisor Greg Nicotero and Executive Producer David Alpert. The panel will be moderated by “Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick.

  • Panel from 12:15-1:15pm on Friday, July 21 in Hall H
  • Autograph session from 1:45-2:45pm on Friday, July 21, Booth #4237

“Preacher” panelists include cast members Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun, Ian Colletti and Graham McTavish along with Executive Producer Seth Rogen and Executive Producer and the author of the Preacher graphic Novel, Garth Ennis.

  • Panel from 4:00-5:00pm on Friday, July 21 in Hall H

Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics” panel will include Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Daniel Junge and Rory Karpf.

  • Panel at 4:45pm on Saturday, July 22 in Room 6DE

 

About “Fear the Walking Dead”

In season three, our families will be brought together in the vibrant and violent region formerly known as the U.S.-Mexico border.  International lines done away with following the world’s end, our characters must attempt to rebuild not only society, but family as well. The series is executive produced by showrunner Dave Erickson, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert and stars Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Mercedes Mason, Colman Domingo, Danay Garcia, Dayton Callie, Daniel Sharman, Sam Underwood and Lisandra Tena.

About “The Walking Dead”

Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, “The Walking Dead” reigns as television’s most watched drama for adults 18-49 for a record-breaking five consecutive years. “The Walking Dead” tells the story of the months and years that follow after a zombie apocalypse, and follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, who travel in search of a safe and secure home. The series is executive produced by showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, Greg Nicotero and Tom Luse.

About “Preacher”

Based on the popular cult comic book franchise, Preacher tells the absurdly twisted tale of Jesse Custer, a small-town preacher inhabited by an angel-demon spawn that gives him the power to make people do his bidding, Tulip, his volatile true love, and Cassidy, a 119-year-old Irish vampire. After Jesse accidentally discovers that God is absent from Heaven, the three of them set out on a road trip to find Him, all while being hunted by the Saint of Killers, an unstoppable, mythical killer from Hell. The gang’s pursuit leads them to New Orleans, where they must dodge local gangsters, dangerous agents, and other unimaginable mayhem on their way to uncovering an even bigger secret.

About “Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics

The series, which hails from Skybound Entertainment, will consist of six hour-long episodes that explore the stories, people, and events that have transformed the world of comic books. From origin stories to the untold history behind iconic characters, the series will explore a wide range of topics including pop culture, politics, race, gender and sexuality.

About AMC

AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. AMC was the first basic cable network to ever win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series with “Mad Men” in 2008, which then went on to win the coveted award four years in a row, before “Breaking Bad” won it in 2013 and 2014. The network’s series “The Walking Dead” is the highest-rated series in cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last five years.  AMC’s other current original drama series include “Better Call Saul,” “TURN: Washington’s Spies,” “Halt and Catch Fire,” “Humans,” “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Into the Badlands,” “The Night Manager,” “Preacher,” “The Son” and the forthcoming  “The Terror,” “Lodge 49,” “Loaded” and “McMafia.” AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like “Talking Dead,” “Talking With Chris Hardwick,” “The Making of The Mob,” “Comic Book Men,” “Ride with Norman Reedus” and “The American West.” AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile.

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