Disney+ Joins Comic-Con@Home With Virtual Panels For Marvel’s 616,’ ‘Right Stuff,’ ‘Phineas and Ferb’ Movie
Later this month, Comic-Con@Home, San Diego Comic-Con’s first virtual event will be held, and Disney is bringing three Disney+ projects with them that will all have their own virtual panels.
Anthology docuseries Marvel’s 616, scripted original series The Right Stuff and their long-in-development animated movie Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe will all get screen time.
Disney Television and Hulu will also have various panels during the event, which will be held on the same dates as the physical Comic-Con, which was canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak: July 22 to 26.
Marvel’s 616, is an anthology documentary series that explores the historical, cultural, and societal impacts of the Marvel Comics Universe and its intersection with the world. Each documentary in the series is directed by a different filmmaker. Directors Gillian Jacobs and Paul Scheer will take part in the panel, as will executive producers Sarah Amos and Jason Sterman.
National Geographics first scripted series, The Right Stuff follows U.S. fighter pilots who are recruited to test experimental aircraft and rockets to become first Mercury astronauts. A TV adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s book of the same name. The panel for the show will feature cast members Patrick J. Adams, Jake McDorman, Colin O’Donoghue, Michael Trotter, Aaron Staton, Micah Stock, James Lafferty, Nora Zehetner, Shannon Lucio, Eloise Mumford, Eric Ladin, and Patrick Fischler. Showrunner and exec producer Mark Lafferty and executive producer Jennifer Davisson will also appear. The moderator will be former NASA Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison.
Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe, follows the famed stepbrother inventors know what they’re gonna do today. They’re gonna rescue their sister from an alien abduction. The panel will feature the movie’s creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh. They will be joined by director Bob Bowen and stars Ashley Tisdale, Vincent Martella, Maulik Pancholy, and Dee Bradley Baker and an “exclusive sneak peek” is promised.