Freeform, Disney’s young adult television and streaming network, announced today three hours of panels and screenings with cast and executive producers from shows including Shadowhunters, Beyond, and new original drama, Siren, at New York Comic Con on Saturday, October 7th.
Fans can look forward to seeing exclusive new footage from Shadowhunters: Season 2 and Beyond: Season 2 during back-to-back panels starting at 12:00pm at Madison Square Garden.
New original series Siren will present its first episode in its entirety to the crowd, followed by a Q&A with cast and executive producers starting at 4pm in Room 1A06.
Fans will also get a chance to experience all three shows, as well as the highly anticipated series, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger, by visiting the Freeform activation zone located right across from the Javits Center. The Freeform activation center will be open Oct. 5-8 and located at the corner of 11th and 37th street.
Below is the full schedule of Freeform panels, along with the new poster for Beyond's second season and the first photo from Siren.
Saturday, October 7th – Madison Square Garden
Shadowhunters and Beyond Back-to-Back Panels
12:00pm – 1:30 pm
#BeyondNYCC and #ShadowhuntersNYCC
The panel will include exclusive footage of the new season and a Q&A with executive producers, Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, Matt Hastings and TBD cast.
At the conclusion of Beyond’s thrilling first season, Holden seemingly completed his mission within the Realm, allowing him and Willa to return to their lives in our world. But in his attempt to now live a normal life, he must ask himself is a normal life what he truly wants? And what if the Realm can still wreak havoc on Holden’s life and the lives of those he loves? The panel will include exclusive footage of the upcoming second season, and a Q&A with cast members Burkely Duffield, Dilan Gwyn and Eden Brolin and executive producers Adam Nussdorf, Tim Kring, and David Eick.
Exclusive Shadowhunters” and Beyond NYCC posters designed by Marvel artists will be given out at the panel.
Panel from 4:00 – 5:15 pm in Room 1A06 at the Javits Center
What if there was something sinister swimming beneath the sea’s surface? In Freeform’s new original drama Siren, the coastal town of Bristol Cove, known for its legend of once being home to mermaids, is turned upside down when a mysterious girl (Eline Powell) appears and begins wreaking havoc upon the quaint village. Using their resources, marine biologists Ben (Alex Roe) and Maddie (Fola Evans-Akingbola) must work together to find out who and what drove this mermaid out of her home, and are there more like her out there?
The panel will include the world premiere screening of the first episode, followed by a Q&A with cast members Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Ian Verdun, and executive producers Emily Whitesell and Eric Wald.
Exclusive Siren NYCC poster designed by Marvel artists will be given out at the panel.
See below for panel times/locations. For more information on New York Comic Con, visit http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/.
Matt Fowler is a writer for IGN and a member of the Television Critics Association (TCA). Follow him on Twitter at @TheMattFowler and Facebook at Facebook.com/MattBFowler.