PRESS RELEASE –
DreamWorks Animation and Netflix will present a blockbuster duo of panels at New York Comic Con 2016. Trollhunters and Voltron Legendary Defender, two of DreamWorks’ highly-anticipated Netflix original series, are set to make their New York Comic Con debuts, with both series world premiering brand new episodes from upcoming seasons.
Join acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro as he and voice cast unveil DreamWorks Trollhunters at Madison Square Garden. Screen the pilot of this cinematic and groundbreaking animated series, slated to premiere worldwide on Netflix in December, which will raise the bar for kids programing and thrill the entire family. Panelists include voice talent Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman and Steven Yeun, as well as executive producers Marc Guggenheim and Rodrigo Blaas. The panel will be moderated by Laura Prudom, television editor for Mashable.
Form Voltron! Fans will be treated to a sneak peek into the highly-anticipated second season of the Netflix original series and pop culture phenomenon DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender. Join executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos, co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery, story editor Tim Hedrick and voice actors Jeremy Shada and Bex Taylor-Klaus on the NYCC Main Stage for a special screening and a first look into what’s to come for Team Voltron. The panel will be moderated by Jim Viscardi, executive editor of ComicBook.com.
DETAILS ON PANELS/SCREENINGS AND ACTIVITIES (in chronological order):
FRIDAY, OCT 7:
DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender Signing
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Table 21 of Autographing Area at Javits Center (Hall 1-B)
A DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender signing with Joaquim Dos Santos, Lauren Montgomery and Tim Hedrick will take place from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM on Friday at Table 21 the Autographing Area located in Hall 1-B of the Javits Center.
Season 2 Sneak Peek: DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender, a Netflix Original Series
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Main Stage at Javits Center
Catch the world premiere of an episode from the highly anticipated upcoming second season of DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender with executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos, co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery, story editor Tim Hedrick and voice actors Jeremy Shada and Bex Taylor-Klaus. Together they’ll discuss what’s in store for Team Voltron and provide a glimpse inside what promises to be an epic second season, coming soon to Netflix. All panel attendees will receive an exclusive limited-edition Voltron poster.
Voltron Collective Fan Party
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location to be announced
DreamWorks Animation presents the Voltron Collective, a collaboration of leading lifestyle and apparel brands that have created exclusive product inspired by the Netflix original series DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender. Event details to be announced.
SATURDAY, OCT 8:
Lion Forge Comics Signing
1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Lion Forge Comics will host a signing in booth #1669 with writers of the Voltron Legendary Defender comic series Tim Hedrick and Mitch Iverson. A Voltron #1 New York Comic Con Exclusive Variant cover will be available at the booth, limited to 250 copies.
World Premiere: DreamWorks Trollhunters, a Netflix Original Series
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Madison Square Garden Theater
From the limitless imagination of acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro comes a tale of two worlds set to collide in the epic saga DreamWorks Trollhunters. When ordinary teenager Jim Lake Jr. stumbles upon a mystical amulet on his way to school one morning, he inadvertently discovers an extraordinary secret civilization of mighty trolls beneath his small town of Arcadia. Suddenly destined to play a crucial role in an ancient battle of good and evil, Jim is determined to save the world – right after gym class. A must-see viewing event for the entire family, DreamWorks Trollhunters will bring viewers of all ages around the globe into the rich and creative world of this all-new Netflix original series. Join creator and executive producer Guillermo del Toro alongside voice talent Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman and Steven Yeun and executive producers Marc Guggenheim and Rodrigo Blaas, as they discuss bringing this global television event to life and world premiere the first two episodes.
About DreamWorks Television:
DreamWorks Television is one of the world’s leading suppliers of high-quality, animated family programming, reaching consumers on linear and on-demand platforms in more than 130 countries and garnering 31 Emmy Awards to date. It is a division of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG).
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