NYCC panels to include screenings of monumental new Apple original series “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” based on Legendary’s Monsterverse, acclaimed fan-favorite “For All Mankind” and thrilling new drama series “The Changeling”
Apple TV+ today revealed plans for a towering New York Comic-Con lineup that will include advance screenings, as well as showcase the gifted creative teams, of highly anticipated upcoming series “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters”; returning and celebrated space drama “For All Mankind”; and, the compelling new drama series “The Changeling.” The news comes of the heels of Apple TV+ becoming the home to some of this year’s most acclaimed sci-fi hits, including “Silo,” “Foundation” and “Invasion.”
Fans heading to New York Comic-Con on this year will be treated to the first screening of the first episode of “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters,” starring Emmy nominee Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, Anna Sawai, Kiersey Clemons, Ren Watabe, Mari Yamamoto, Anders Holm, Joe Tippett and Elisa Lasowski. Additionally, Apple TV+ will screen episode one of the upcoming fourth season of the broadly acclaimed series “For All Mankind” from Emmy Award winner Ronald D. Moore and Emmy Award nominees Ben Nedivi and Matt Wolpert, as well as the premiere episode of fantastical new drama series “The Changeling,” starring Academy Award nominee LaKeith Stanfield, which is currently airing on Apple TV+.
New York Comic-Con is set to take place from Thursday, October 12 through Sunday, October 15. Panel participants will be announced closer to the event.
Apple TV+’s original series screenings and panels at New York Comic-Con include:
“For All Mankind” Season Four
Apple TV+ presents “For All Mankind’s” alternate new millennium
Screening of episode 401 + panel presentation
Thursday, October 12 at 4:45 p.m.
Description: After three seasons of rewriting history from the 1950s to the 1990s, Apple TV+’s critically acclaimed, alternate reality series “For All Mankind” returns for the highly-anticipated fourth season at the beginning of the new millennium, 2003. Tackling the most modern decade to date, the early 2000s comes to life in season four in a familiar yet astronomically different way, as new and returning cast members navigate life on earth and in the cosmos in the new millennium.
Rocketing into the new millennium in the eight years since season three, Happy Valley has rapidly expanded its footprint on Mars by turning former foes into partners. Now 2003, the focus of the space program has turned to the capture and mining of extremely valuable, mineral-rich asteroids that could change the future of both Earth and Mars. But simmering tensions between the residents of the now-sprawling international base threaten to undo everything they are working towards.
The ensemble cast returning for season four includes Joel Kinnaman, Wrenn Schmidt, Krys Marshall, Edi Gathegi, Cynthy Wu and Coral Peña along with new series regulars Toby Kebbell, Tyner Rushing, Daniel Stern and Svetlana Efremova. “For All Mankind” is created by Emmy Award winner Moore, and Emmy nominees Nedivi and Wolpert. Nedivi and Wolpert serve as showrunners and executive produce alongside Moore and Maril Davis of Tall Ship Productions, as well as David Weddle, Bradley Thompson and Seth Edelstein. “For All Mankind” is produced by Sony Pictures Television.
The first three seasons of “For All Mankind” are now available to stream on Apple TV+. Season four of “For All Mankind” will premiere November 10.
“Monarch: Legacy of Monsters”
Apple TV+ presents “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” based on Legendary’s Monsterverse
Screening of episode 101 + panel presentation
Friday, October 13 at 11:00 a.m.
Description: Following the thunderous battle between Godzilla and the Titans that leveled San Francisco and the shocking revelation that monsters are real, “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” tracks two siblings following in their father’s footsteps to uncover their family’s connection to the secretive organization known as Monarch. Clues lead them into the world of monsters and ultimately down the rabbit hole to Army officer Lee Shaw (played by Kurt Russell and Wyatt Russell), taking place in the 1950s and half a century later where Monarch is threatened by what Shaw knows. The dramatic saga – spanning three generations – reveals buried secrets and the ways that epic, earth-shattering events can reverberate through our lives.
“Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” is co-developed by Chris Black (“Severance,” “Star Trek: Enterprise,” “Outcast,”) and Matt Fraction (“Hawkeye”). Matt Shakman (“Wandavision”) directs the first two episodes.
Hailing from Legendary Television, the series is executive produced by Black, Fraction and Shakman alongside Joby Harold (“Obi-Wan Kenobi,” “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts”) and Tory Tunnell (“Spinning Out,” “Underground”) from Safehouse Pictures, Matt Shakman (“Wandavision”), Andy Goddard (“Carnival Row, “Downton Abbey”), Brad Van Arragon (“Yellowjackets, “Carnival Row”), and Andrew Colville (“Severance,” “Star Trek: Discovery”). Hiro Matsuoka and Takemasa Arita executive produce on behalf of Toho Co., Ltd., the owner of the Godzilla character. Toho licensed the rights to Legendary for “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” as a natural byproduct of their long-term relationship with the film franchise.
Legendary Entertainment’s Monsterverse is an epic entertainment universe of interconnected stories that bring together popular culture’s most titanic forces of nature. Witness humanity’s greatest battle for survival as we fight for our world in the face of a catastrophic new reality—the monsters of our myths and legends are real. Beginning in 2014 with Godzilla and continuing with 2017’s “Kong: Skull Island,” 2019’s “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” and 2021’s “Godzilla vs. Kong,” the Monsterverse has accumulated close to two billion dollars globally at the box office and is ever-expanding, with the highly anticipated sequel “Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire.”
Season one of “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” will premiere November 17 on Apple TV+
Apple TV+ presents “The Changeling”
Screening of episode 101 + panel presentation
Friday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Description: Adapted from the acclaimed best-selling book of the same name, “The Changeling” is a fairytale for grown-ups — a horror story, a parenthood fable and a perilous odyssey through a New York City you didn’t know existed. Join us for a special “Friday the 13th” screening of the first season finale episode, along with an exclusive panel with some of the brilliant minds behind the all-new dark, mythical fairytale that will intrigue viewers at every shocking turn. The eight-part drama stars and is executive produced by Academy Award nominee LaKeith Stanfield and created by Kelly Marcel, who also serves as executive producer. In addition to Stanfield, the series stars Clark Backo, Adina Porter, Samuel T. Herring, Alexis Louder, Jared Abrahamson, and special guest star Malcolm Barrett.
“The Changeling” is written and adapted by showrunner and executive producer Kelly Marcel, and the pilot episode was directed by Melina Matsoukas.
The series is produced by Apple Studios and Annapurna. Megan Ellison, Patrick Chu and Ali Krug are executive producers on behalf of Annapurna. Showrunner Kelly Marcel, the book’s author Victor LaValle, David Knoller, and director Jonathan van Tulleken executive produce alongside star LaKeith Stanfield. Director Matsoukas serves as executive producer through her De La Revolución Films. Sue Naegle and David Wolkis also serve as executive producer, Khaliah Neal as co-executive producer.
Season one of “The Changeling” is currently available on Apple TV+
Apple TV+ offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment, and is available to watch across all your favorite screens. After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch around the world, and has premiered more original hits and received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service in its debut. To date, Apple Original films, documentaries and series have earned 376 wins and 1,567 award nominations and counting, including multi-Emmy Award-winning comedy “Ted Lasso” and historic Oscar Best Picture winner “CODA.”