NBC Makes SDCC 2010 “The Event”
NBC’S “THE EVENT” AT COMIC CON ON JULY 24
Comic-Con fans in San Diego will watch the world premiere pilot screening of NBC’s high-octane conspiracy thriller “The Event.” Debuting on NBC this fall, “The Event” follows an unlikely hero who gets entangled in one of the government’s biggest cover-up operations that could ultimately change the fate of mankind.
Moderated by E! News’ Kristin Dos Santos, participate in a Q&A session with the cast – Jason Ritter (The Class), Blair Underwood (In Treatment), Laura Innes (ER), Sarah Roemer (Disturbia), Å½eljko Ivanek (Damages), Ian Anthony Dale (Daybreak) – and the producers – Evan Katz (24); Steve Stark (Medium); Jeffrey Reiner (Friday Night Lights), Nick Wauters (The 4400) and Jim Wong (The X-Files).
WHEN / WHERE:
“The Event” Pilot Screening / Q&A with cast and producers
Saturday, July 24
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Room 6A @ San Diego Convention Center
“The Event” is an emotional high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker (Jason Ritter), an Everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his fiancÃ©e, Leila (Sarah Roemer), and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history. Sean’s quest will send ripples through the lives of an eclectic band of strangers, including: newly elected U.S. President Martinez (Blair Underwood); Sophia (Laura Innes), who is the leader of a mysterious group of detainees; and Sean’s shadowy father-in-law (Scott Patterson, “Gilmore Girls”). Their futures are on a collision course in a global conspiracy that could ultimately change the fate of mankind. Ian Anthony Dale, Taylor Cole (The Violent Kind), Bill Smitrovich (The Practice), Lisa Vidal (The Division) and Emmy winner Å½eljko Ivanek also star in the ensemble drama. “The Event” is a production of Universal Media Studios and Steve Stark Productions. Stark serves as executive producer, Evan Katz serves as executive producer/showrunner, Nick Wauters is creator/co-executive producer and Jeffrey Reiner is the director/executive producer. “The Event” airs on Mondays at 9-10 p.m. ET on NBC this fall.