(February 24, 2012 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) breaks free and travels to the other side – aka the O.C. – for another exciting weekend at WonderCon 2012, starting with an exclusive advance screening of a never-before-seen episode of The “Secret Circle” (Thursdays 9/8c The CW) and an explosive episode of “Person of Interest” (Thursdays 9/8c CBS) on the big screen on Friday, March 16. Then fans can supercharge their Saturday with a special video presentation and panel session for “DC Nation” – the new one-hour programming block from Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment – on March 17. And on Sunday, March 18, sample the best of Bad Robot Productions with mind-bending panel sessions for “Alcatraz” (Mondays 9/8c FOX, moving to 8/7c on March 5) and “Fringe” (Fridays 9/8c FOX). Stars and producers scheduled to attend WonderCon 2012 include:
• “Alcatraz” stars Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, Jonny Coyne and Parminder Nagra, along with executive producers Jennifer Johnson, Daniel Pyne, Jack Bender and co-creators/co-executive producers Bryan Wynbrandt and Steven Lilien
• “Fringe” stars John Noble, Seth Gabel and executive producers J.H. Wyman and Jeff Pinkner. Additional cast members to be announced.
• “DC Nation: Young Justice” producers Brandon Vietti and Greg Weisman; “Green Lantern: The Animated Serie”s producers Jim Krieg and Giancarlo Volpe; and DC animated shorts producers Lauren Faust and Ben Jones
• “Alcatraz,” “Fringe” and “DC Nation” casts and producers will all be signing at the DC Entertainment booth, #501
• “The Secret Circle”: The ordinary becomes the extraordinary in “The Secret Circle,” a drama full of mystery, intrigue and danger from executive producer Kevin Williamson (“The Vampire Diaries”) and based upon the book series by L.J. Smith (“The Vampire Diaries”). The series chronicles the story of a young girl who discovers not only that she is a witch and part of a secret coven, but that she is the key which will unlock a centuries-old battle of good versus evil. WBTV has conjured up a WonderCon exclusive premiere screening of the “Curse” 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 Gam”e). 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. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thesecretcircle and follow The CW on Twitter @CW_network.
• Person of Interest: Jim Caviezel (“The Thin Red Line”), Comic-Con favorite Michael Emerson (“Lost”) and Taraji P. Henson (“Hustle & Flow”) team up in this thought-provoking crime action-drama from “The Dark Knight’s” Jonathan Nolan and J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions (“Fringe,” “Lost,” “Alias”). Set in New York City, with all of its multifaceted elements of justice (cops, criminals, corruption), “Person of Interest” centers on an ex-CIA agent, presumed dead, who partners with a mysterious billionaire to prevent violent crimes, and the detectives tracking them. Person of Interest makes its WonderCon debut with a screening of a complete episode on the big screen. In addition to Caviezel, Emerson and 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. Become a fan of the show on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PersonOfInterestCBS and follow the show on Twitter @PersonInterest.
• 4:00 p.m. • “DC Nation Signing”: DC Entertainment Booth #501
• “DC Nation” Special Video Presentation and Q&A — From the pages of DC Comics to the television screens of fans across the country comes “DC Nation,” a new one-hour exclusive kids programming block from Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment. “DC Nation” stars some of the most beloved and legendary heroes of the DC Universe, brought to life by some of the most talented directors, writers and producers working in animation today. Anchored by “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” and “Young Justice,” DC Nation airs Saturdays from 10:00–11:00 a.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network. Fans attending the WonderCon 2012 DC Nation panel will be treated to exclusive video content filled with plenty of sneak peeks from the DC Nation block. In addition, an all-star panel featuring Young Justice producers Brandon Vietti (“Batman Under the Red Hood”) and Greg Weisman (“Gargoyles”), “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” producers Jim Krieg (“Ben 10: Alien Swarm”) and Giancarlo Volpe (“Star Wars: The Clone Wars”), and DC animated shorts producers Lauren Faust (“The Powerpuff Girls,” “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic”) and Ben Jones (“Batman: The Brave and The Bold”) will take the stage for a moderated Q&A. Learn more about “DC Nation” at www.dcnation.com and follow the show on Twitter @DC_nation. Room 204ABC
• 12:00 Noon • “Fringe” Signing: DC Entertainment Booth #501
• 1:30 p.m. • “Alcatraz” Signing: DC Entertainment Booth #501
• “Alcatraz” Special Video Presentation and Q&A — Don’t miss this classified session with stars Sarah Jones (“Sons of Anarchy”), Jorge Garcia (“Lost”), Jonny Coyne (“Lara Craft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life”) and Parminder Nagra (“ER”); executive producers Jennifer Johnson (“Lost”), Daniel Pyne (“Los”t) and Jack Bender (“Lost”); and co-creators/co-executive producers Bryan Wynbrandt and Steven Lilien (both “Kyle XY”) dishing the ultimate insider information about the mysterious 1963 disappearance of the Alcatraz inmates, guards and staff. Fans will learn about where they’ve been and why they are returning, and the creative team will reveal exclusive information about the remaining episodes of the first season. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television, “Alcatraz” currently airs Mondays at 9/8c on FOX, and moves to 8/7c on March 5. Become a fan of “Alcatra”z on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AlcatrazonFOX and follow the show on Twitter @AlcatrazonFOX.
• “Fringe” Special Video Presentation and Q&A — Join series stars John Noble (“The Lord of the Rings”), Seth Gabel (“The Da Vinci Code”) and executive producers Jeff Pinkner (“Lost”) and J.H. Wyman (“The Mexican”) of the mind-bending, universe-crossing series “Fringe” for a Q & A session and get a sneak peek of what is to come, as the fates of all your favorite characters hang in the balance between two universes, two timelines and too many creepy bad guys to go around. Talk doppelgangers, shapeshifters, Observers and whatever Walter is cooking up! Now in its fourth season, “Fringe” continues to explore new cases with endless impossibilities. From Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, Fringe airs Fridays at 9/8c on FOX. Become a fan of “Fringe” on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Fringe and follow the show on Twitter @FRINGEonFOX. Ballroom