HBO and Cinemax have unveiled their plans for the 2016 San Diego Comic Con. HBO will be well represented by the casts of Game of Thrones (coming off its strongest season), Silicon Valley, and the new series, Vice Principals. Cinemax will be showing off its new horror series Outcast during the sold-out fanfest taking place in downtown San Diego beginning Wednesday night, July 20th and running through Sunday afternoon, July 24th. In addition to hosting panels with Q&As, the casts will be signing autographs for those lucky enough to get a special ticket.
Among the stars of HBO and Cinemax’s programming slate who are scheduled to make the trek to San Diego are Iwan Rheon, Sophie Turner, Kristian Nairn, Thomas Middleditch, Martin Starr, Walton Goggins, and Patrick Fugit.
HBO 2016 Comic Con Schedule:
Thursday, July 21
The SILICON VALLEY panel at the Hilton Bayfront, Indigo Ballroom at 4:00 p.m. will be moderated by Entertainment Weekly’s Dan Snierson. Panelists include: co-creator/executive producer Mike Judge, executive producer Alec Berg and cast members Thomas Middleditch (Richard), Kumail Nanjiani (Dinesh), Zach Woods (Jared), Martin Starr (Gilfoyle) and Amanda Crew (Monica). Autograph signing is Thursday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m.
Friday, July 22
The GAME OF THRONES panel in Hall H at 2:15 p.m. will be moderated by Rob McElhenney. Panelists include: executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, director Michael Sapochnik and cast members (in alphabetical order) John Bradley (Samwell Tarly), Liam Cunningham (Ser Davos Seaworth), Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei), Isaac Hemptstead Wright (Bran Stark), Conleth Hill (Varys), Faye Marsay (The Waif), Kristian Nairn (Hodor), Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Bolton) and Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark). Autograph signing is at 4:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 23
The panel for the new series VICE PRINCIPALS will be in the Horton Grand Theater at 2:30 p.m. and will be moderated by the Nerdist Podcast’s Matt Mira. Panelists include: creators and executive producers Danny McBride and Jody Hill, and cast member Walton Goggins (Lee Russell), who co-stars with McBride (Neal Gamby.) Autograph signing is at 6:00 p.m.
The panel for OUTCAST, the Robert Kirkman series based on the Skybound/Image comic produced for CINEMAX by FOX International Studios (FIS), will be in Room 6BCF at 5:15 p.m. and will be moderated by Scott Aukerman. Panelists include: creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman, showrunner and executive producer Chris Black and cast members Patrick Fugit (Kyle Barnes), Philip Glenister (Reverend Anderson), Wrenn Schmidt (Megan Holter), Reg E. Cathey (Chief Giles) and Brent Spiner (Sidney). Autograph signing is at 4:15 p.m.
The autograph signings will take place in the Warner Bros. booth #4545. Warner Bros. follows Comic-Con’s ticket drawing/wristband distribution procedure for all signings. All ticket drawings and wristband distributions will take place in the morning of the day of the specific signing at the Sails Pavilion floor, between Ballroom 20 and Rooms 6A, 6BCF and 6DE.
- GAME OF THRONES fans can follow live coverage of the panel @GameofThrones, and use #GoTSDCC to join the conversation.
- SILICON VALLEY fans can follow @SiliconHBO and use #SiliconValleyHBO.
- VICE PRINCIPALS fans can follow @HBO and use #VicePrincipals.
- OUTCAST fans can follow @OutcastCinemax and use #Outcast.