I'm working a half day today so that I can leave at 12:30 pm and set off for my nearly 3 hours drive to San Diego. I'm just going to pace myself and try to enjoy as much of Comic Con as I can w/o getting too stressed out with lines. I'm only going to be there for 2 1/2 days, and there will be a lot of things I need to experience so that I can report back to you all as we try to prep ourselves for next year.
Tonight is the Stranger Things fan party at 8pm
Friday is a full day of exploring Comic Con, collecting my pre-purchases and Comic Con bag with Lanyard and guide - wearing my Captain Marvel jacket with jeans and a NIN t-shirt
Saturday will be Hall H for Star Trek (fingers crossed). I need to at least experience one Hall H panel so that I can get a sense of what it's all about and what it entails in trying to get inside. What will be rough is that the diehard nerds will camp out for the Marvel panel which is later in the day.
The more common refrain around Hollywood, though, is that 2019 is an off year for film at the con; that some years, due to vagaries of timing and production schedules, studios just don’t have new trailers or sizzle reels ready for the convention’s July deadline. An executive at one of the studios sitting out this year’s Comic-Con refutes the idea that its absence was dictated by a growing disillusionment with the convention. “We just didn’t have anything that worked with the timing or that was ready,” says this executive, who asked not to be identified because the person was not authorized to speak publicly. “We love SDCC! We are hard-core nerds.”
Gee, I wonder which studio that could be? Maybe Warner Brothers? They have been a staple at CC for 20 straight years and a lot of fans were upset that WB pulled out this year. So, I'm sure they and other studios will be back next year.
So far, so good at Comic Con. Looks like I’ll be in Hall H all day on Saturday, may as well take advantage of my special access. I’m posting on Twitter a few updates. I’ll write in more detail when I get the time.
Post by chalametthegreat on Jul 20, 2019 20:36:31 GMT -8
Is your Hall H experience this year different than most people? Did you get special access through a contact? If so, awesome awesome! I ask this question because in case I get tickets to the convention in the future, is there really no other way to enter Hall H without waiting in line for hours or longer? What are your thoughts so far about Hall H and the convention overall? Worth the price and planning?
Post by chalametthegreat on Jul 21, 2019 20:33:21 GMT -8
Glad you had a great time!!! I followed all the news on "Star Trek: Picard", "Star Trek: Discovery" and everything Marvel. Very excited for the near future ... so much television and film for me to see haha!