Big news to announce today, dear readers. San Diego Comic-Con is a great time, but a lot of folks don't get to go. Always a bummer. Well MTV, in partnership with MySpace, has a solution for you. A pretty awesome solution.
Tomorrow, the MTV Movies team flies out to San Diego for the initial setup. Then, starting on Thursday July 22 at 12pm PT, MTV Movies managing editor Josh Horowitz will get up in front of the camera to host the first of three HOUR-LONG LIVESTREAMS. Expect plenty of surprises, but for now we can confirm that Josh will have face time with cast and crew from a range of highly anticipated upcoming movies, including "The Green Hornet," "Red," "Machete," "Tron Legacy," "Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World" and plenty more. That's all in ADDITION to the many articles and blog posts we'll be publishing covering any breaking news at the show. What's more, we'll have footage debuts from "Scott Pilgrim," "Goon" and "Batman: Under the Hood."
In all, there's a LOT to look forward to in the coming days. Make sure you stay tuned to MTV and MySpace for the latest updates from 2010 San Diego Comic-Con! Hit the jump for the full text of the press release, including the livestream schedule and lineup.
Los Angeles- July 21, 2010- MySpace and MTV.com partner to bring Comic-Con International 2010 coverage to their massive web audiences by providing fans immediate and interactive access to celebrities starting Thursday, July 22. Live broadcasts from the ‘MySpace & MTV Tower’ at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego will feature stars from the most highly anticipated upcoming films and television shows. Additionally, MTV.com and MySpace will feature interviews and exclusive sneak peeks of the numerous projects and celebrities making appearances during the convention.
The daily live shows will be hosted by MTV Movies Editor Josh Horowitz and will stream simultaneously on MySpace at www.myspace.com/comic-con and MTV’s homepage at www.mtv.com. Viewers will be able to take part in the action first-hand and in real-time by posting comments and questions for the chance to have their favorite celebrities answer live. Tune in at the following times to get the inside scoop on the exciting happenings during Comic-Con 2010:
Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 3:00 pm ET/12:00 pm PT
Guests include Seth Rogen from THE GREEN HORNET; the cast from RED; director Robert Rodriguez and Danny Trejo from MACHETE and many more.
Friday, July 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm ET/12:00 pm PT
Guests include Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and director Joseph Kozinski from TRON: LEGACY;
Michael Cera, Anna Kendrick, Jason Schwartzman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ellen Wong and
director Edgar Wright from SCOTT PILGRIM VS THE WORLD and many more.
Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 6:00 pm ET/3:00 pm PT
Guests include director/writer/producer Joss Whedon and surprise appearances.
*Schedule and guests are subject to change.
In addition, taped video interviews will include the cast of “GLEE,” cast of “The Vampire Diaries,” Sylvester Stallone, Jon Favreau, Cam Gigandet, Sigourney Weaver, Zachary Quinto, Stan Lee, Jason Bateman, Aaron Eckhart, David Duchovny, Guillermo del Toro, Molly Shannon, Patton Oswalt, David Fincher, Joel McHale, Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Joshua Jackson, Kristin Bauer and Joe Manganiello from “True Blood,” and countless others.
Throughout the duration of Comic-Con, MySpace and MTV.com will exclusively bring viewers first looks at footage debuts from SCOTT PILGRIM VS THE WORLD and BATMAN: UNDER THE HOOD on July 21, THE GOON on July 23, among more.
MySpace and MTV.com will provide fans with the most updated and comprehensive information about all things Comic-Con 2010 via blogs, videos, photos and more. The partnership allows coverage to reach an audience of hundreds of millions globally and the ability for fans to socialize content by sharing with their various networks.