Marvel Entertainment Announces San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Lineup

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With San Diego Comic-Con 2019 looming, Marvel Entertainment has officially announced its upcoming lineup that includes panels, signings and more for the thousands of guests visiting the San Diego Convention Center from July 17-21.

The company’s presence at Comic-Con 2019 will include the Hall H debut for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., another Hall H appearance for the company’s video games, a panel celebrating 1o years of ‘Women of Marvel’, exclusive variant comic books in panels and an official booth (#2329) among other special opportunities for Comic-Con attendees.

The company’s panel schedule at Comic-Con 2019 is as follows:

Thursday, July 18:

  • Marvel Games Panel – 1:30 p.m., Hall H
  • Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – 3:30-4:30 p.m., Hall H

Friday, July 19: 

  • Marvel Comics #1000 Revealed: A This Week in Marvel Special Event – 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Room 5AB

  • MARVEL COMICS: Spider-Man – 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Room 5AB

  • Marvel Animation Celebrates Marvel’s 80th Anniversary – 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Room 6A

Saturday, July 20: 

  • Women of Marvel: 10 Years and 200 Episodes – 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Room 5AB

  • MARVEL COMICS: Next Big Thing – 1:45 – 2:45 p.m., Room 6A

  • MARVEL COMICS: Marvel Fanfare with C.B. Cebulski – 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Room 6A

Sunday, July 21: 

  • Making Comics the Marvel Way – 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Room 5AB

A special autograph signing event for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will occur on Friday, July 19 at 3:30 p.m. at the booth #2329. The signing will be a ticketed event and is subject to a first-come, first-served lottery basis beginning when the floor opens that day.

This, along with the expected presence of a major Marvel Cinematic Universe panel at Hall H, shows that the comic book giant is ready to make a big splash at San Diego this year.

Do any of these upcoming events at Comic-Con 2019 excite you? Will you be one of the thousands of attendees visiting San Diego Comic-Con this year for the 50th annual celebration of popular culture? Continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2019.

Source: Marvel Entertainment

Disney Unveils New Character Posters For ‘The Lion King’ Remake

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The Lion King DisneyDisney released several new character posters for the remake of The Lion King.

Disney's remake The Lion King is next in the studios' line-up of live-action retellings of their animated classics and now several new character posters for the film have been unveiled. These new posters for The Lion King may offer the best look yet at the photo-realistic versions of Simba, Nala, Mufasa, Scar, Timon, Pumbaa, Sarabi, young Simba, young Nala, Sarabi, Rafiki, and Zazu.

Check out the Lion King poster for Simba below and click "next" to view the rest of the gallery!

The Lion King Disney SimbaWhat do you think of the new posters from Disney? Are you among those who are excited to see the beloved film retold in a realistic setting or do you agree with the others who are growing weary of Disney's live-action remakes? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

Here is the official synopsis for The Lion King:

Director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

Directed by Jon Favreau from a script written by Jeff Nathanson, The Lion Kingstars Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon.

The Lion King will be released in theaters on July 19, 2019.

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