Dexter to Headline Opening Day of SDCC 2013

Dexter SDCC 2013

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FINAL SEASON OF THE HIT SHOWTIME® SERIES Dexter® TO HEADLINE OPENING DAY OF COMIC-CON 2013

Panel Session For Eighth And Final Season of Dexter Moves To Hall H On Thursday, July 18th At 6:30 PM

LOS ANGELES, CA – July 2, 2013 – You’ve been there for every edge of your seat moment, inside Dexter’s most intimate thoughts, watching him transform before your eyes. Now, after eight amazing seasons, it’s time to say goodbye. Join the cast, writers/executive producers and surprise guest stars, who are too big to mention, for a final Comic-Con farewell panel that even Hall H can’t contain!  KROQ entertainment reporter Ralph Garman presides over a revealing interview and Q&A session with the stars and executive producers of Dexter. Featured panelists include, but are not limited to series star and executive producer Michael C. Hall, and series stars Jennifer CarpenterDavid Zayas, James Remar, and special guest star Yvonne Strahovski. Also appearing are executive producers John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton, Scott Buck and Manny Coto.  The Dexter panel session will be presented on the first day of the world-famous gathering in San Diego on Thursday, July 18th in Hall H from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

In partnership with Entertainment Earth and Biff Bang Pow, SHOWTIME will host signings and offer exclusive merchandise, all available at booth #2343.

DEXTER stars Michael C. Hall in his Golden Globe® and SAG Award-winning role as Dexter Morgan, a complicated and conflicted blood-spatter expert for the Miami police department. Season eight begins six months after LaGuerta’s murder – and Dexter is still managing life as a dad, brother, and serial killer. As Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) struggles to deal with the consequences of her actions, a mysterious woman comes to work with Miami Metro, offering first-hand information on Dexter’s past. The series also stars Desmond Harrington, C.S. Lee, Aimee Garcia, David Zayas, Geoff Pierson and James Remar. DEXTER’s eighth and final season premiere continued to break records, ranking as the series’ highest-rated debut ever with 3.2 million viewers, a record which the show continues to break season after season. The series averaged 6.2 million weekly viewers across platforms in its seventh season, its highest-rated yet. Produced by SHOWTIME, DEXTER is executive produced by John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton, Scott Buck, Manny Coto, Tim Schlattmann, Wendy West, Jace Richdale and Michael C. Hall.

SDCC 2010 Thursday Program Schedule Now Online

How does this partial list of guests for the first day grab you?

Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, J. Michael Straczynski, Danny Elfman, Rick Riordan, Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Michael Sheen, Bruce Boxleitner, Patton Oswalt, Dan DiDio, Jim Lee, The Miz, Brian Michael Bendis, Charlaine Harris, Bruce Campbell, Michelle Rodriguez, Aaron Eckhart, Todd McFarlane, Geoff Johns, Bruce Willis, Warren Ellis, Helen Mirren, Mike Mignola, J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Robert Kirkman, Michael C. Hall, David Duchovny, Sylvester Stallone, Steve “Stone Cold” Austin, Michael Cera, Michael Elizabeth Winstead, and Penn & Teller.

Oh, and the panel announcement everyone’s been waiting for:

3:30-4:30 Entertainment Weekly: The Visionaries— A discussion with geek gods J. J. Abrams (Star Trek) and Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) on the future of pop culture. EW presents an in-depth conversation with these two creative geniuses about how technology, gaming, and global culture are reshaping how we tell and consume stories on television, film and the web. Plus: Is the superhero movie waning, or is it on the cusp of reinvention? And what do they think the pop culture universe will look like a decade from now? Moderated by Jeff “Doc” Jensen. Hall H

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