FREEFORM RETURNS TO NEW YORK COMIC CON WITH HIT ORIGINAL SERIES 'SHADOWHUNTERS' AND NEW ORIGINAL DRAMA 'BEYOND'
'Beyond' Will World Premiere Its Pilot Episode at New York Comic Con
'Shadowhunters' to Debut Exclusive First Look at the New Season
Freeform announced today that they will be bringing cast and executive producers from the hit series "Shadowhunters" and new original drama "Beyond" to New York Comic Con on October 7-8.
New original series "Beyond" will present its first episode in its entirety to the crowd, followed by a Q&A with cast and executive producers, including Tim Kring ("Heroes") and David Eick ("Battlestar Galactica") on Friday, October 7. Returning hit series "Shadowhunters" will debut exclusive footage from the upcoming second season during a panel featuring executive producers, McG ("Charlie's Angels," "Chuck"), Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer ("Smallville"), and cast, on Saturday, October 8, at the Hammerstein Ballroom. For both panels, fans will have the ability to attend with their New York Comic Con badge.
See below for panel times/locations. For more information on New York Comic Con, visit http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/.
Friday, October 7 - "Beyond"
Panel from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in Room 1A06 at the Javits Center
"Beyond" is a one-hour drama about Holden, a young man who wakes up from a coma after 12 years and discovers new abilities that propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy. Now Holden must try and figure out what happened to him during those 12 years; how to survive a world that changed while he was gone; and answer the question, why did this happen to him? "Beyond" will premiere on Freeform in January 2017.
The panel will include a screening of the first episode, followed by a Q&A with executive producers Tim Kring, David Eick and Adam Nussdorf, along with series star Burkely Duffield ("Holden"). The panel will be moderated by TV Guide Magazine's senior writer Damian Holbrook. Panel attendees will receive exclusive show-branded souvenirs.
Saturday, October 8 - "Shadowhunters"
Panel from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom
Autograph Signing from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at Table 20 in Autographing Area (Hall 1-B)
The second season of "Shadowhunters" returns with the Shadow world in upheaval as Valentine and The Circle continue to grow stronger by the minute and our Shadowhunter team quickly becoming disillusioned with The Clave and their reaction to the recent events. Loyalties will be tested, unlikely bonds will be made and relationships will be pushed to the limit as the Shadowhunters and their Downworlder friends are making their own way in a new world. The new season of "Shadowhunters" is set to premiere in January 2017 on Freeform.
The panel will include exclusive footage of the new season and a Q&A with executive producers, McG, Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer, and cast. The panel will be moderated by TVLine senior editor Andy Swift. Panel attendees will receive exclusive show-branded t-shirts featuring their favorite couples from the series.
Please note all talent appearances are subject to change.
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