Due to the pandemic, San Diego Comic-Con was canceled for the first time in 50 years. Instead, the annual pop culture convention was moved to a virtual platform called [email protected], an event that took all the excitement of fun of the geekiest, drained it of anything interesting, and moved it to a bunch of pre-recorded YouTube videos that offered no surprises.
Yet despite the many lackluster virtual panels, there was still a bit of news to come out of the Con. Here are the top news items from [email protected]
The Walking Dead sets finale date
The finale of season 10 of The Walking Dead has finally been confirmed for Oct. 4 and will be followed by the premiere of the new spin-off series, The Walking Dead: World Beyond.
Also, because of the pandemic, Season 11 will be stalled. Instead, Season 10 will be extended by 6 episodes that will air sometime in 2021.
There will be a ton of new Star Trek content
CBS confirmed that Star Trek: World Beyond have already planned 10 episodes for release.
There will also be a new animated series for Nickelodeon called Star Trek: Prodigy
New actors join HBO’s His Dark Materials
Terrance Stamp and Emmy-winner Phoebe Waller-Bridge will join the cast for season 2. Waller-Bridge will reunite with her Fleabag co-star Andrew Scott as the voice of this daemon companion.
The Boys gets a Season 3
The Amazon Prime show got an early renewal for Season 3. The cast and crew also chatted about the upcoming season, which will get a lot darker in Season 2.
The Dragon Prince gets a full saga
Netflix has renewed the animated series for four additional season, giving the series a full seven-season run.
New date for Archer
Season 11 of Archer will premiere on September 16. Furthermore, both Simon Pegg and Jamie Lee Curtis will lend their voices to the series.
Valhalla, the new spin-off of History Channel’s Vikings, will air on Netflix
Because you can never have too many Vikings.