Almost exactly one month from today, thousands of fans from around the world will descend upon Comic-Con 2016 in San Diego, where they'll get to see sneak peeks from upcoming movies and TV shows. The official schedule won't be released for a few more weeks, but earlier today, Fox revealed that it will be bringing 13 of its new and returning programs to San Diego this year, including Prison Break and The Exorcist. While we don't know what exact dates these panels will be held, we do know what cast members and producers will be present.
Entertainment Weekly reports that Fox will showcase Prison Break, The Exorcist, 24: Legacy, American Dad, Bob's Burgers, Bones, Family Guy, The Last Man on Earth, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Salem, which airs on WGN America but is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, Scream Queen, The Simpsons and Son of Zorn. Fox will air full pilot episodes of The Exorcist and Son of Zorn during the annual convention, with footage from all the other shows expected to debut during the panels. For one of these shows, it will mark their last time at Comic-Con.
The cast and producers of Bones will be present before their 12th and final season debuts. TV Line also confirmed that FX's American Horror Story and Fox's Sleepy Hollow will be skipping the convention this year, although no reason was given for why each show is sitting this one out. We have full panel descriptions for each of Fox Television's shows, which give us a break down of everything we'll be seeing.
First up, the legacy continues with the 24: Legacy panel that will include Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton), Miranda Otto (Homeland, Lord of the Rings) and Jimmy Smits (Sons of Anarchy, Star Wars: Episodes II&III) who join the creators/producers of the original 24 - Howard Gordon, Manny Coto and Evan Katz - for a special fan presentation of the highly anticipated new series. It isn't known if a full trailer will be shown during the panel, but we'll be sure to keep you posted with more updates. Fox hasn't revealed when the show will premiere yet.
The American Dad panel will include cast members Scott Grimes, Dee Bradley Baker, Rachael MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal and executive producers Matt Weitzman and Brian Boyle fresh off their epic 200th episode on TBS! See a sneak preview of the new season and enjoy a live table read from our favorite All-American family. It isn't known when the new season will premiere on TBS quite yet, so stay tuned for more updates.
Bob's Burgers creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard, executive producer Jim Dauterive and the hilarious cast including H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, John Roberts, Kristen Schaal and Larry Murphy bring their Emmy Award-winning animated Fox series Bob's Burgers back to San Diego for another unforgettable panel you won't want to miss! The cast and creative team behind one of America's most beloved TV families will have you howling with laughter with never-before-seen footage followed by a Q&A panel discussion. Bob's Burgers debut its new season Sunday, September 25 on Fox.
Come bid farewell to Bones! It's the final Comic-Con Q & A for fan favorites Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, TJ Thyne, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor and John Boyd, as well as executive producers Jonathan Collier and Michael Peterson as they begin production on the twelfth and last season of Fox's long running comedic procedural beloved by millions of fans around the world. Fox hasn't announced when the final season of Bones will debut yet.
See a special preview screening of the full first episode of The Exorcist with stars Alfonso Herrera (Sense8, The Chosen), Ben Daniels (Flesh and Bone, House of Cards) and Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Geena Davis (Commander in Chief, Beetlejuice) and writer/producer Jeremy Slater (Fantastic Four)! Widely regarded as the greatest horror movie ever made, Academy Award-nominated The Exorcist terrified audiences around the world. Now, more than four decades later, "The Exorcist" returns as a contemporary psychological TV thriller on Fox this fall, following the story of two very different priests tackling one family's case of terrifying demonic possession.
Join the Family Guy cast (Alex Borstein, Mike Henry) and executive producers (Rich Appel, Alec Sulkin, Steve Callaghan) for a special preview of next season's hilarity and hi-jinx from Fox's hit animated comedy. The new season of Family Guy is slated to premiere on Sunday, September 25 on Fox. The show is part of the network's Sunday Night lineup that also includes The Simpsons, Bob's Burgers, new series Son of Zorn and The Last Man on Earth.
You won't want to miss the stars from Fox's Emmy-nominated hit comedy The Last Man on Earth, Will Forte, Kristen Schaal, January Jones, Mel Rodriguez, Mary Steenburgen and Cleopatra Coleman as they discuss the evolution and surprising twist and turns from the first two shocking seasons as well as tease the upcoming third season. The Last Man on Earth returns for Season 4 on Sunday, September 25 on Fox. No new cast members for Season 4 have been announced yet, but perhaps that will happen at SDCC.
Prison Break stars Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Sarah Wayne Callies, Robert Knepper, and producer Vaun Wilmott greet fans fresh out of production to share their behind-the-scenes experiences from set and show a special sneak peek of all new footage! Prison Break is slated to debut sometime in midseason on Fox, although the network hasn't issued a premiere date yet. It isn't known if the network plans on announcing more cast members during the SDCC panel.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show cast and prodcuers will be bringing the Time Warp to SDCC. Executive-produced by Lou Adler, Gail Berman and Kenny Ortega, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an all-new star-studded reimagining of the cult classic - which is celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution, longer than any other film in history- for broadcast television. Sweethearts Janet (Victoria Justice) and Brad (Ryan McCartan), stumble upon Dr. Frank-N-Furter's (Laverne Cox) bizarre abode. Frank-N-Furter, a sexually ambiguous, flirtatious alien mad-scientist - with the help of his faithful servants Riff Raff (Reeve Carney) and Magenta (Christina Milian) - is holding an annual, Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of Rocky Horror (Staz Nair) - a fit, attractive man created solely to fulfill Frank's desires. Join cast and producers for an exclusive first-look of the two-hour event premiering this fall on Fox.
Continuing its bloody, sexy and fantastical reimagining of Colonial America, join the star-studded cast and producers of Salem for an extended sneak peek at the upcoming third season. Shane West (Nikita, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen), Janet Montgomery, Seth Gabel, Iddo Goldberg and Elise Eberly along with executive producers Brannon Braga (Star Trek) and Adam Simon, will unveil intriguing footage from the supernatural witchy series, from WGN America and Fox 21 Television Studios. Moderated discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A.
It's the return of the Chanels with the Scream Queens panel! From award-winning executive producers Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, Season Two of Scream Queens graduates from the college campus and into an abandoned hospital purchased by Dean Munch (Jamie Lee Curtis). Set two years later, the Chanels (Emma Roberts, Billie Lourd and Abigail Breslin), Hester (Lea Michele) and Zayday (Keke Palmer) are now hospital employees as they embark on another terrifyingly funny murder mystery full of the most fascinating and bizarre medical cases ever diagnosed. Join Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele and more for a Season 1 tell-all and exclusive details of the new season premiering this fall on Fox.
Heading into its 600th episode Fox's The Simpsons was around when Comic-Con was still about comics. Join creator Matt Groening, executive producers Al Jean and Matt Selman, supervising director Mike B. Anderson, Oscar nominated director of The Simpsons Movie, David Silverman and voice of Bart Simpson, Nancy Cartwright for juicy tidbits on the 28th season and beyond! The Simpsons Season 28 debuts Sunday, September 25 on Fox.
SDCC attendees can be some of the first to see Fox's highly anticipated new hybrid live-action/animated family comedy, Son of Zorn. Featuring the voice of Jason Sudeikis, the series follows an animated warrior from a faraway island in the Pacific Ocean, who returns to Orange County to win back his live-action ex-wife and teenage son. The talented cast and crew including Cheryl Hines, Tim Meadows, Johnny Pemberton, executive producer Sally Bradford McKenna and executive producer/director Eric Appel will entertain as they discuss this ground-breaking series coming to Fox this fall.