Comedian-Con Worldwide continues Saturday with a full slate of occasions, appearances, and divulges through the first in-person gathering of the annual pop-culture conference since 2019.
There are greater than 1,000 exhibitors this yr filling 460,000 sq. ft of flooring area. Pandemic-related measures are in place, together with a masks coverage for all attendees over the age of 5, and proof of vaccination or a unfavorable check inside 72 hours of entry.
Trolley and practice service has been expanded to deal with the crowds, and police have closed Harbor Boulevard.
Along with the San Diego Conference Middle, a number of close by venues characteristic greater than 2,000 hours of comics, anime, films, gaming, TV packages, workshops and occasions.
Amongst Saturday’s occasions are:
- Warner Bros. Footage will host a panel with DC Films to debate upcoming films “Black Adam” and “Shazam! Fury of the Gods,” with actors Dwayne Johnson and Zachary Levi.
- HBO will host a panel centered round its “Home of the Dragon,” an upcoming collection based mostly on George R.R. Martin’s “Hearth & Blood” and set within the “Recreation of Thrones” universe 200 years earlier than the occasions of the favored present, which led to 2019. Martin, showrunners and solid might be featured on the panel.
- A Star Trek panel will characteristic the solid and creators of “Star Trek: Picard,” “Star Trek: Decrease Decks ” and “Star Trek: Unusual New Worlds.”
- A video presentation of Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman” live-action movie, set to debut on Netflix in August. Forged and producers will converse.
- Marvel Studios’ president and producer Kevin Feige will talk about “Thor: Love and Thunder” and upcoming Marvel initiatives.
The complete programming schedule is out there by the free Comedian-Con App and can embrace dwell updates, a whole program, an interactive map, particular visitor bios and extra.
San Diego’s Police and Hearth-Rescue departments have dedicated further sources for the occasion, which is able to shut down car visitors on Harbor Drive from 7 a.m. till 10 p.m.
In accordance with conference heart officers, bicycles, scooters, Segway, hoverboards and related modes of transportation won’t be allowed in any of the within or outdoors areas of the middle as a consequence of congestion within the space.
The San Diego Metropolitan Transportation System is increasing service all through the weekend with a particular occasion trolley line with added late-night service and discounted multi-day passes for attendees. The North County Transit District has elevated commuter practice service.
Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.