As we get closer and closer to the massive event that is San Diego Comic-Con, more announcements are being made from some of the media companies that are coming to town.
Today along with all the other news, came details on what Cartoon Network is bringing to San Diego. The big draw for them this year seems to be promoting the new Steven Universe The Movie which will premiere this Fall. At their booth (#3735) attendees can join the iconic Crystal Gems during karaoke and musical performances.
There will also be a few panels put on by Cartoon Network including a Steven Universe The Movie (which will see the trailer debut Ballroom 20 1-2pm on Friday), Infinity Train (10-1050am in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront) with creator Owen Dennis and cast members Ashley Johnson, Ernie Hudson, and Jeremy Crutchley.
More details on what you can expect from Cartoon Network are below courtesy of their press release.
Step into Beach City and Sing Along to Your Favorite Chart-Topping Steven Universe Songs at Comic-Con International: San Diego
Infinity Train Arrives for SDCC Debut, Plus More Exclusive Fan Offerings from Cartoon Network
|In anticipation of Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe The Movie premiering this fall, fans can step onto the official Beach City stage and sing along to their favorite show tunes at this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego (July 18-21). Join the iconic Crystal Gems during karaoke and musical performances at the magical Steven Universe booth (#3735), and discover more reasons than ever to believe in Steven. The booth will also feature special ticketed events throughout the weekend including an official Steven Universe costume contest, guest appearances, cast signings and more.|
Don’t miss creator Rebecca Sugar and the Steven Universe family, Friday, July 19, for a can’t-miss moment when the official trailer for Steven Universe The Movie will be revealed worldwide at its panel. The highly anticipated new series Infinity Train will also arrive for its Comic-Con debut on Saturday, July 20 with creator Owen Dennis and cast members Ashley Johnson, Ernie Hudson and Jeremy Crutchley for a mind-bending exclusive experience including a special surprise offered to fans first at the Con.
But first, on Friday, July 19, go behind Cartoon Network Studios’ newest series with creators from Victor and Valentino, Mao Mao, Heroes of Pure Heart, and the recently announced The Fungies to get exclusive sneak peeks and the inside studio scoop.
Below is a list of panels, events and signings. Additional Cartoon Network shows will also be featured including DC Super Hero Girls and Teen Titans Go!
|Cartoon Network Panels|
|FRIDAY, JULY 19|
CARTOON NETWORK FIRST LOOK
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | 6A, Convention Center
Our first panel of SDCC 2019 is all about firsts! Be first in line to get the scoop on Cartoon Network Studios originals before anyone else. Conrad Montgomery, Senior Director Current Series, will be on hand to deliver updates and first-looks of everything you love about Cartoon Network. Joining him are Tiffany Ford from Craig of the Creek, Parker Simmons from Mao Mao, Heroes of Pure Heart, Diego Molano from Victor and Valentino, Niki Yang from Summer Camp Island and Stephen P. Neary from The Fungies. Why settle for second? Come get your first look at everything Cartoon Network Studios!
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Ballroom 20, Convention Center
Steven thinks his time defending the Earth is over, but in Steven Universe The Movie he will face his biggest challenge yet. Moderated by self-proclaimed “ruler of the skies” Shelby Rabara (Peridot), join Estelle (Garnet), Michaela Dietz (Amethyst), Deedee Magno Hall (Pearl) and series creator Rebecca Sugar to learn why it’s more important than ever to believe in Steven. They’ll answer your burning questions about “The Battle of Heart and Mind” special, perform a few new songs and present the worldwide debut of the official trailer for Steven Universe The Movie.
SATURDAY, JULY 20
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. | Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront Hotel
The long-awaited series from Cartoon Network makes its debut at Comic-Con this year. Discover the first clues to unlocking the train’s mind-bending mysteries, involving talking Corgis, dour robots, puzzle doors, and perilous secrets. Plus, you’ll get an exclusive look at things no other fan has ever seen before! Cast members Ashley Johnson (Tulip), Jeremy Crutchley (Glad-One), Ernie Hudson (Atticus), Madeline Queripel (supervising director) and Owen Dennis (series creator and voice of Sad-One) will guide you through your inaugural trip aboard this arcane train.
|Cartoon Network Special Events|
|THURSDAY, JULY 18 |
THE HER UNIVERSE FASHION SHOW: CARTOON NETWORK JUNIOR DESIGN SHOWCASE
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Harbor Ballroom, Manchester Grand Hyatt
The Her Universe Fashion Show is the epicenter of the geek fashion movement as designers compete with their original “geek couture” designs to win the ultimate prize – the opportunity to design a Her Universe fashion collection with Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein for Hot Topic. The show will be held once again at the beautiful Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel’s Harbor Ballroom, opening night of SDCC, Thursday, July 18, at 6p.m. Admission is FREE. Cartoon Network Enterprises will return as the sponsor of the Junior Fashion Design Competition, presented during intermission of the Fashion Show. Junior designers between the ages of 6 to 17 were asked to submit up to three designs inspired by the Steven Universe series. The chosen winners will have the opportunity to work with Her Universe and Cartoon Network on a collection for Steven Universe and retailer BoxLunch.
FRIDAY, JULY 19
STEVEN UNIVERSE COSTUME CONTEST
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Steven Universe Booth (#3735), Convention Center
Steven Universe fans of all ages – does your cosplay have what it takes? Bring your best Steven Universe costume to the Beach City stage and show us what you’ve got! With special guest judges Michaela Dietz (Amethyst), Shelby Rabara (Peridot), and Deedee Magno Hall (Pearl), this is one costume contest you won’t want to miss!
Event tickets available at the booth Thursday and Friday at 9:00 a.m.
SUNDAY, JULY 21
STEVEN UNIVERSE PARTY & TRIVIA AT BOOTH
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Steven Universe Booth (#3735), Convention Center
Come party like you’re the last one out of Beach City! This kid-friendly fun-fest, hosted by Michaela Dietz (Amethyst), will feature Steven Universe trivia, musical games, prizes, and of course – a dance party! Event tickets available at the booth Sunday at 9:00 a.m.
|Cartoon Network Signings|
|FRIDAY, JULY 19 |
CARTOON NETWORK: FIRST LOOK
2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Autograph Area, Space AA06, Convention Center
SATURDAY, JULY 20
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Autograph Area, Space AA06, Convention Center
3 p.m. – 6 p.m. | Steven Universe Booth (#3735), Convention Center
Tickets available at the booth Saturday at 9:00 a.m.