Monday, October 14, 2013

NYCC 2013 News

The Walking Dead: 2 Characters Announced 

Two Pivotal Characters from the comics will be joining the group. During the NYCC panel everyone was introduced to one new cast member when he stood up in the audience as the Q&A portion of the evening began, and, in character, began cussing, being aggressive, and demanding that the show include tough-guy Abraham this season. As it turns out, they are, and he will be played by Southland actor Michael Cudlitz. Josh McDermitt will play Eugene, a former science teacher.

Rick and Morty 

From co-creators Dan Harmon (Community) and Justin Roiland (House of Cosbys), Rick and Morty is the story of a brilliant scientist with questionable judgement and morals who brings his innocent 14 year old grandson along with him on adventures. The cast includes Chris Parnell (30 Rock) and Sarah Chalke (Scrubs). Additionally, the creators confirmed a few guest voice actors this season including Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2), Dana Carvey (SNL) and John Oliver (The Daily Show.)

Hercules: The Legend Begins

Directed by Renny Harlin. The actors at the panel were Hercules himself, Kellan Lutz (the Twilight series, Immortals), Gaia Weiss, Liam McIntyre (Spartacus), and Scott Adkins(Expendables 2). The director said that he wanted to create a Hercules who the audience could see as a real character and not just a muscle man. (stab at Dwayne Johnson’s Hercules anyone?)

Batman: Arkham Origins

The latest assassin out for the Dark Knight's head in Batman: Arkham Origins has been revealed -- it's the Electrocutioner. The Electrocutioner’s costume generates electricity, which he uses to beat people up.

Nintendo: A Link Between Worlds

Nintendo producer Eiji Aonuma teased the possibility of a connection between A Link Between Worlds and a Majora's Mask remake during his Legend of Zelda panel at New York Comic-Con. Essentially he said play the game and you will know if we might remake Majora’s Mask. 

A Link Between Worlds: A New Princess

The "other world" that Link travels to is called Lorule. It mirrors Hyrule and has its own castle and a princess named Hilda. The villain was also detailed as a mysterious character called Yuga. In the trailer. "The way that he interacts with Princess Zelda, and in Lorule, Princess Hilda basically is what makes the story unfold, " Eiji Aonuma, carefully explained.

Archer Season 5 News

Creator Adam Reed confirmed that Gary Cole and Ron Perlman would be appearing as guest voice actors and he mentioned that talks had progressed to to try and get Christian Slater to appear on the show.

This is by no means all that occurred at NYCC but I wanted to give you a snap shot of overall information. Stay tuned for my NYCC experience.


  1. Awesome. Sounds like you had a great time.

    1. I had so much fun, my impression on NYCC will be posted tomorrow.