It’s been confirmed that both the new Superman Henry Cavill and Man of Steel director Zack Snyder will be at this week’s Comic-Con.
Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are holding a “Superman’s 75th Anniversary Celebration” panel Saturday at the SDCC with it previously said talent from the current blockbuster, Man of Steel, will be on hand.
Now The Wrap reports that Henry Cavill and Zack Snyder will be in attendance at a party the previous night on Friday at the Hard Rock.
In addition to Cavill and Snyder, it’s also reported that an original copy of Action Comics #1 will be at the party on loan from musician Jack White.
Zack Snyder’s animated Superman short will be previewed at the SDCC as well.
With Man of Steel closing in on $700 million worldwide, and the #2 movie of the year in the U.S., fans are expecting a big announcement regarding the future of the DC movie universe at the Con.
Here is the Superman 75th Anniversary Celebration panel info:
Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment: Superman’s 75th Anniversary Celebration
As the most recognizable superhero in the world, Superman has flown high in film, TV, radio, animation and, of course, comics for 75 glorious years. Join a star-studded panel, including cast, filmmakers, artists and writers from Superman’s illustrious history-from Jack Larson (the original Jimmy Olsen from Adventures of Superman) and first-time Comic-Con panelist Tim Daly (Superman: The Animated Series) and reigning animated Supergirl Molly Quinn (Castle), to comics luminaries Paul Levitz, Grant Morrison, and Dan Jurgens, plus talent from the current blockbuster, Man of Steel — as they reminisce and discuss the beloved character’s many personifications, impressive history, and ongoing relevance within society and entertainment. And courtesy of Mattel and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, all fans attending the panel will receive a special Superman Quick Shots figure!