This weekend, Comic-Con’s other half, WonderCon, is making the leap from San Francisco to Anaheim, CA. The annual event kicks off today and lasts until Sunday evening. The gathering will bring fans the latest in TV, movies, and of course comics. This year, ScreenCrave will have its eye on the small screen as we tackle the best in genre television. Do you have a thing for ABC’s Once Upon a Time? We sure do. Does CBS’ Person of Interest tickle your fancy? It rings our bells. Are you a proud student at Greendale Community College? We’re going three years strong. Let’s get this party started!
Below you’ll find all the screenings and panels we’ll be covering for WonderCon 2012. The full, three-day list of screenings and panels is both massively comprehensive/exciting, and, well, more than a little overwhelming. The ‘Con breaks it down for you here, at their full (and constantly updated) schedule!
Friday, March 16
Exclusive Warner Bros. Television Screenings: Person of Interest and The Secret Circle— For the third straight year, Warner Bros. Television kicks off WonderCon with exclusive preview screenings of upcoming original episodes of fan-favorite series. For 2012, WBTV will screen episodes of the first-year hit dramas Person of Interest and The Secret Circle.
- Person of Interest: Person of Interest makes its WonderCon debut with a screening of a complete episode to kick off WonderCon 2012. In addition to Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, and Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman (Rescue Me) also stars in Person of Interest, which airs Thursdays at 9/8c on CBS. Jonathan Nolan, J.J. Abrams (Star Trek), Greg Plageman (Cold Case), and Bryan Burk (Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol) are the executive producers of the series, from Bonanza Productions in association with Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television.
- The Secret Circle: WBTV has conjured up a WonderCon exclusive premiere screening of the “Cursed” episode, a full six days in advance of its on-air debut Thursday, March 22, at 9/8c on The CW. Britt Robertson (Scream 4), Thomas Dekker (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), Gale Harold (Queer as Folk), Phoebe Tonkin (H20: Just Add Water), Shelley Hennig (Days of Our Lives), Jessica Parker Kennedy (50/50), Chris Zylka (upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man), and Natasha Henstridge (Species) star in the series, which is executive produced by Williamson, Andrew Miller (Nothing), Andrea Newman (Human Target), Leslie Morgenstein (The Vampire Diaries), and Gina Girolamo (The Lying Game). From Bonanza Productions Inc., Outerbanks Entertainment and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, The Secret Circle airs Thursdays at 9/8c on The CW.
Sunday, March 18
- Once Upon a Time: A must-see event for LOST and Once Upon a Time fans! Master storytellers Eddy Kitsis (LOST and Tron: Legacy) and Adam Horowitz (LOST and Tron: Legacy) bring you an exclusive advance screening of “Heart of Darkness,” an all-new episode of ABC’s Once Upon a Time. After the screening, Join Eddy and Adam for Q&A and lots of great surprises. You won’t want to miss it!
- Community: Info is currently TBA but you know what that means? Awesome surprises! When it comes to the guys and girls of Greendale anything can happen. We’ll keep you posted on the ins and outs of this top-secret panel.
Will you be attending WonderCon this year?