George Takei himself will be at flown in to introduce the documentary From The Bridge.
As reported by Deadline The film narrated by Takei will recount the growth and the evolution of sci-fi, horror and comic book fandom through interviews with some of the most famous figures in the industry from Stan Lee to never before seen interviews with Gene Roddenberry and more.
Clips of the documentary will be shown on day one at the San Diego Convention Centre and the panel will take place in the 4000 seat Ballroom 20 at 10am on the 22nd of July
The panel will be moderated by Greg Grunberg and will feature the like of Tom Desanto, Nichelle Nichols, Rod Roddenberry and many more
Spencer F. Lee who directed the film had this quoted in the Deadline exclusive as saying:
“When I created From The Bridge, I set out to tell the amazing, awe-inspiring story of the many iconic artists, creators and visionaries who helped shape a historic movement that, today, is collectively known as ‘Fandom. To the non-fans who might not know this rich and vibrant history, and may believe it is defined by crazy, inspired cool costumes, the heart of this movement is a celebration of acceptance of the diverse and unique things that make each of us human. It is my honor to be able to share the history of these groundbreaking creators and historic fan stories with everyone.”
The film is slated for theatrical release after it’s tease and panel discussion at the convention.
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