20th Century Fox Television is pulling out the stops at Comic-Con and taking 13 of its shows down to San Diego for the fanboy confab
from July 21-24. Among its frosh series, 20th Century Fox TV is unwrapping a screening of episode 1 of its psychological TV thriller The Exorcist with stars Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Geena Davis and writer/producer Jeremy Slater in tow. Inspired by the Warner Bros. feature, Exorcist follows two very different priests tackling one family’s case of demonic possession.
In addition, there’s a fan presentation of 24: Legacy, the spin-off series of the hit Kiefer Sutherland show with Legacy stars Corey Hawkins, Miranda Otto, Jimmy Smits and 24 creators/producers Howard Gordon, Manny Coto and Evan Katz.
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There’s also a first look at the TV version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show which premieres this fall with cast members Christina Milian, Victoria Justice, Ryan McCarten, Laverne Cox, Reeve Carney, Staz Nair and EPs Lou Adler, Gail Berman and Kenny Ortega.
20th Century Fox TV will also show a clip and behind-the-scenes footage from Prison Break with Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Sarah Wayne Collins, Robert Knepper and producer Vaun Wilmott.
Finally among Fox’s new entries at the convention, there’s a sneak preview of the live action-animated hybrid show Son of Zorn featuring the voice of Jason Sudeikis as a Pacific Ocean island warrior who returns to Orange County to win back his wife and teenage son. Scheduled for the panel are Son of Zorn stars Cheryl Hines, Tim Meadows, Johnny Pemberton and EP Sally McKenna and EP/director Eric Appel.
We also can’t forget the final Comic-Con Q&A for the last season of Bones with Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, TJ Thyne, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor, John Boyd and EPs Jonathan Collier and Michael Peterson.
Rounding out 20th Century Fox TV’s footprint in San Diego are the following returning shows:
American Dad! — Live table read. Cast Scott Grimes, Dee Bradley Baker, Rachael MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, EPs Matt Weitzman and Brian Boyle.
Bob’s Burgers — Never before seen footage with creator/EP Loren Bouchard, EP Jim Dauterive, and cast H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Merman, John Roberts, Kristen Schaal and Larry Murphy.
Family Guy — Alex Borstein, Mike Henry and EPs Rich Appel, Alec Sulkin and Steve Callaghan.
The Last Man on Earth — A tease of season three with Will Forte, Kristen Schaal, January Jones, Mel Rodriguez, Mary Steenburgen and Cleopatra Coleman.
Salem — Also a tease of season three with Shane West, Janet Montgomery, Seth Gabel, Iddo Goldberg, Elise Eberly and EPs Brannon Braga and Adam Simon.
Scream Queens — Season 2 of the series from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan centers around an abandoned hospital purchased by Dean Murch (Jamie Lee Curtis) and the Chanels are her employees. It’s set two years after last season. On tap are stars Curtis, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele and more.
The Simpsons — Panel on Season 28 as the series heads toward the 600 episode mark. Creator Matt Groening, EPs Al Jean and Matt Selman, supervising director Mike B. Anderson, David Silverman and Nancy Cartwright will be in San Diego.
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