Netflix Series “The Witcher” & “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” Are SDCC-Bound

One drumbeat we’ve been playing ever since news started coming out regarding the schedule for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) was that this year’s pop culture extravaganza is going to be eyeballs-deep in television panels and screenings – even as more movie studios choose to sit this year out. Well, Netflix is doing its part to maintain television’s dominance, bringing two hotly-anticipated series to the U.S. west coast in two weeks: The Witcher & The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance:

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“The Witcher”

DATE: Friday, July 19, 2019: 2:15 p.m. – 3 p.m.

LOCATION: Hall H

Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Be among the first to get the exclusive scoop on the highly anticipated new Netflix original series centering around famed monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia. Be introduced to the world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified.

The Witcher stars Henry Cavill (Justice League) as Geralt, Anya Cholatra (The ABC Murders) as Yennefer, Freya Allan (Into the Badlands) as Ciri, Jodhi May (Game of Thrones) as Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson (Fortitude) as Eist, Adam Levy (Knightfall) as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring (Ripper Street) as Tissaia, Mimi Ndiweni (Black Earth Rising) as Fringilla, Therica Wilson-Read (Profile) as Sabrina, and Emma Appleton (The End of the F**king World) as Renfri.

In addition, The Witcher cast includes Eamon Farren (The ABC Murders) as Cahir, Joey Batey (Knightfall) as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen (House of Cards) as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson (Wanderlust) as Istredd, Maciej Musiał (1983) as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte as Dara, and Anna Shaffer as Triss.

“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance”

DATE: Friday, July 19, 2019: 3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

LOCATION: Hall H

Netflix presents an exclusive sneak peek at the highly-anticipated fantasy series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, based on Jim Henson’s groundbreaking 1982 feature film, The Dark Crystal. In this stunning new prequel, three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, and set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world. Realized using classic puppetry with cutting edge visual effects, the cast and creators discuss all of your burning questions about bringing Thra to life.

About Ray Flook

Proudly serving as TV Editor, Ray started with Bleeding Cool in 2013 as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought aboard as staff in 2017. Counting John Cusack as his pop culture "spirit animal," his "word fu" stays strong as he continues trying really hard to be the sheppard...