New York Comedian Con kicks off Thursday, and whereas the TV lineup is not fairly as expansive as San Diego’s annual fan fest, there are nonetheless loads of high-profile exhibits making an look throughout the conference — and broadcast higher be careful, as a result of most of those heavy-hitters come from the streaming networks.
Listed below are 10 exhibits that get our Spidey senses tingling at this yr’s NYCC.
Philip Okay. Dick’s Electrical Goals
Friday, Oct. 6, 10:30AM-11:30 a.m., Hammerstein Ballroom
Amazon’s new anthology collection has already drawn inevitable comparisons to Netflix’s Black Mirror, since it is also produced by Channel four (the UK community that originally made Black Mirror successful throughout the pond earlier than Netflix snagged it), however as a substitute of springing from the enviable thoughts of Charlie Brooker for its twisted tech tales, Electrical Goals goes again to the supply of so lots of our sci-fi anxieties, adapting the enduring tales of Philip Okay. Dick.
The present, which counts Breaking Dangerous star Bryan Cranston and Outlander showrunner Ron Moore as govt producers, is impressively star-studded, with a solid together with Cranston, Steve Buscemi, Anna Paquin, Terrence Howard, Mireille Enos, Janelle Monáe, Jason Mitchell, Maura Tierney, Juno Temple and Recreation of Thrones stars Richard Madden and Liam Cunningham.
Cunningham, Moore and fellow EP Michael Dinner will probably be in New York for the Electrical Goals panel, which is being offered alongside Amazon’s different Dick adaptation, The Man within the Excessive Fortress. Amazon hasn’t launched an air date or trailer but (it is a protected wager to imagine we’ll see one this weekend), however Canadian broadcaster House has posted the above sneak peek to present you an thought what to anticipate.
Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, 7:45 p.m. – 9:15 p.m., Principal Stage 1-D
Hulu’s first live-action superhero collection adapts the beloved Marvel comics created by Brian Okay. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona, with Gossip Lady and The O.C. bosses Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage serving as showrunners.
The present facilities round a gaggle of seemingly strange youngsters who uncover that their dad and mom are members of a gaggle of villains and band collectively to cease them, discovering that they are not fairly so strange alongside the best way.
The panel contains the showrunners; Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb; and stars Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner, Ariela Barer, Gregg Sulkin and Allegra Acosta.
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – four:30 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom
Offered alongside Syfy’s The Magicians at NYCC, this upcoming comedian e-book adaptation is predicated on the graphic novel by Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson.
Starring Legislation & Order: SVU alum Christopher Meloni, the surreal comedy facilities round a disgraced ex-cop turned hitman who, per Syfy, “is adrift in a world of informal homicide, soulless intercourse and betrayal. After successful gone mistaken, his inebriated life is eternally modified by a tiny, relentlessly constructive, imaginary blue winged horse,” voiced by Patton Oswalt. It sounds bonkers, however is it simply loopy sufficient to work? We’re betting sure.
The panel will characteristic the world premiere screening of the Joyful! pilot, adopted by a Q&A with Meloni, Morrison and govt producers Brian Taylor and Patrick MacManus.
Star Trek: Discovery
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, three:45 p.m. – four:45 p.m., The Theater at Madison Sq. Backyard
By now you’ve got hopefully seen the primary three episodes of the present that gives “new life for a franchise that hasn’t boldly gone like this in a very long time, if ever,” as Mashable‘s Chris Taylor describes it.
The opening installments of Discovery had been shrouded in secrecy, which made its San Diego Comedian-Con panel a cagey affair, however now that the collection is out on the planet, here is hoping we get additional particulars in regards to the universe that CBS All Entry has introduced again to our screens, with a Q&A that includes the solid and govt producers.
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Room 1A06
Amazon is moving into the motion recreation with this small-screen adaptation of Tom Clancy’s enduring CIA hero. Beforehand embodied by the likes of Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine, this new iteration of the character is performed by John Krasinski in his first collection common position since The Workplace.
Krasinski will probably be available for the panel alongside showrunner Carlton Cuse and co-stars Wendell Pierce and Abbie Cornish.
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, eight p.m. – 9 p.m., Room 1A06
Govt producers Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones will probably be in attendance to present followers a primary have a look at Season four, which premieres on Netflix later this yr. As normal, particulars are shrouded in secrecy, however Netflix guarantees “a shock or two” on the panel forward of the anthology collection’ hotly-anticipated return.
October eight, 2017, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m., Principal Stage 1-D
Mulder and Scully are again to proceed the story they kicked off in final yr’s Fox revival, and stars David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, and Mitch Pileggi are scheduled to look with collection creator Chris Carter to supply followers a primary have a look at Season 11. The 10-episode occasion collection would not premiere till subsequent January, so it’s going to be alternative to get your X-fix earlier than the brand new yr.
Sunday, Oct. eight, 2017, 2 p.m. – four:45 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom
Here is hoping Hulu’s mysterious Stephen King-inspired collection will probably be extra IT than Darkish Tower (the solid contains the previous’s Invoice Skarsgård, so it is off to begin).
Described by Hulu as “a psychological-horror collection set within the Stephen King multiverse” and “a first-of-its-kind reimagining that explores the themes and worlds uniting your complete King canon, whereas brushing up in opposition to a few of his most iconic and beloved tales,” the panel will probably be our first introduction to the trippy city and its inhabitants, as a part of Warner Bros.’ TV Takeover presentation on Sunday afternoon.
Whereas HBO is not mounting a panel at this yr’s conference, followers will nonetheless have a chance to step inside Westworld because of an immersive, interactive expertise that may convey the collection to life — and possibly even provide some hints about Season 2.
Westworld: The Expertise is out there by appointment solely to followers (in the event that they’re 21 or older) with a NYCC badge. Very like the unique Delos Locations getaway within the present, attending to Westworld requires dedication — in response to HBO, “the appointment desk will pop up in a unique location every morning close to the Javits Heart, with areas being teased prematurely by way of the @WestworldHBO Fb web page and Twitter deal with. The desk will probably be open Thursday, October 5; Friday, October 6; Saturday, October 7; and Sunday, October eight starting at 9:00am ET till all slots for the day have been crammed.” The placement of the expertise will solely be revealed to followers who handle to snag an appointment, and the slots are first-come, first-served, so that you’d higher be as crafty because the Man in Black if you wish to see what all of the fuss is about.
Thursday, Oct. 5 – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Terminal 5
Hi there, buddies. If you happen to’ve ever puzzled what it is prefer to immerse your self within the trippy phrase of Elliot Alderson and fsociety, you may need to take a look at USA Community’s — I imply, E Corp’s — “company launch get together” for ECoin, the financial institution’s new cryptocurrency, which is being rolled out in “an effort to assuage the nation’s monetary difficulties ensuing from the 5/9 hack,” because the community describes it.
Blurring the road between actuality and fiction the best way solely Mr. Robotic can, the gala will probably be hosted by E Corp CEO Phillip Worth (aka actor Michael Cristofer) at Terminal 5, and fortunate for us plebes, USA says followers can join the bash’s restricted variety of tickets at www.launchparty.e-coin.com, and maybe get some intel on Season three within the course of.
The beneficiant fictional firm can even enable followers to register for ECoin accounts on the get together, on-line by way of www.e-coin.com, or at a particular Financial institution of E pop-up location contained in the Javits Heart. You possibly can test it out starting Thursday, Oct. 5 by way of Saturday, Oct. 7, between the hours of 10 a.m. and seven p.m., and from 10 a.m. to five p.m. on Sunday, Oct. eight.
USA kindly tell us that ECoin customers can even have entry to some unique affords and giveaways for his or her loyalty all through the con: “America’s favourite BBQ restaurant, Crimson Wheelbarrow, would be the first ECoin launch accomplice, providing free BBQ meals to ECoin members out of its NYC meals truck from Saturday, October 7 till Tuesday, October 10.” Nothing tastes higher than capitalism, proper?