Comic-Con 2020 is in full swing – and there’s a lot to talk about! Thursday saw things kick off with CBS bringing their Star Trek Universe to the virtual showroom floor. Later that day at SDCC, we had The Boys season 3 announcement and a first look at the opening scene of The New Mutants. Then, on Friday, we had a barrage of Walking Dead announcements, including release dates and trailers for the season 10 finale, Fear the Walking Dead season 6, and World Beyond. Plus, there was a trailer for Marvel’s first foray into horror, Helstrom.
Of course, there’s even more exciting stuff on the way. Below, we go into everything that you should look out for at Comic-Con 2020, including a run-down of Saturday’s major panels, and a closer look at everything you’ve missed so far. And remember, you don’t need a badge, ticket, or an impressive cosplay to head to SDCC this year – so make the most of having all that juicy SDCC 2020 news coming straight to your home!
What happened on Friday at Comic-Con 2020?
The biggest news from Friday at Comic-Con was the flood of Walking Dead reveals. New trailers, release dates, and even an added six episodes to the main show had fans of the undying show excited. There were also some tantalising Star Wars teases, and a new Marvel trailer. Click through the links for more on each story.
What happened on Thursday at Comic-Con 2020?
There was no shortage of news from Comic-Con 2020, that’s for sure. And while we haven’t written about every minor news story, we have covered all the ones that you need to know about. Click through the links below for more on each point.
P.S. During Comic-Con 2020 on Thursday, some major delays were announced to the Avatar sequels and Paramount movies. Click through those links for more.
How long does San Diego Comic-Con 2020 go on for?
This year’s large-scale online convention will take place between Thursday, 23 July, and Sunday, 26 July. The most prominent panels take place over three days (23 – 25 July). Thursday acts as a bit of a warm-up, dropping teasers and previews, while Sunday is a rest day for panels.
What’s the full San Diego Comic-Con 2020 schedule?
You can find the entire detailed programme on the San Diego Comic-Con@Home website, but stay put if you want a carefully curated selection of the absolute must-see panels from the entire weekend. You don’t want to get lost in nearly 400 online webinars, do you? Didn’t think so.
How to watch San Diego Comic-Con 2020 in the US and UK
This year, San Diego Comic-Con has made their streams and events much more accessible. Everything will be available to watch (for free) on one YouTube channel. The only thing you’ve got to account for is timezones, but we’ve included both PT and BST times in our listings below to help you out a bit. If you’re still confused, then check out our how to watch Comic-Con 2020 article.
SDCC 2020 Schedule: Saturday 25 July
The Simpsons @ Home – 11 am PT / 7 pm BST
The Simspons take the term “the show must go on” very seriously. Find out how the team have dealt with lockdown en route to season 32 (THIRTY. TWO. Damn) in this panel featuring Al Jean, Matt Selman, David Silverman, Carolyn Omine, and Mike B. Anderson.
Bill & Tedd Face the Music – 3 pm PT / 11 pm BST
The director, writers, and cast (yes – Keanu Reeves will be there) will join host Kevin Smith for this exciting panel to discuss the long-awaited Bill & Ted sequel.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – The Stories and Science of Mutants, Androids, Space Travel and Aliens – 3 pm PT / 11 pm BST
Agents of is Marvel’s longest-running live-action series and comes to its end in the upcoming season 7. This panel looks to be a compelling retrospective looking back at the show’s world-building with its writers, cast members, and a team of real-life scientists.
HBO’s Lovecraft Country – 4 pm PT / 12 am BST
Coming this August, HBO’s new 1950s horror series Lovecraft Country is co-produced by Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams. The show, loosely inspired by the work of H.P. Lovecraft, will no doubt share an exclusive look at this panel featuring show runner Misha Green and various cast members including Birds of Prey’s Jurnee Smollett Bell and Jonathan Majors.
What We Do In The Shadows – 5 pm PT / 1 am BST
Hosted by special guest Haley Joel Osment, the cast and creative team of What We Do In The Shadows join forces for a spirited discussion about the mockumentary series, which has built quite the cult following. Panellists include Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou and more.
Keep checking back here throughout the week for any updates, changes, or last-minute additions to the San Diego Comic-Con@Home 2020 schedule that you should know about!