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Comic-Con 2014 Film Panel Schedule: ‘Star Wars,’ ‘X-Men’ and More

Comic-Con 2014 Film Panel Schedule: ‘Star Wars,’ ‘X-Men’ and More
San Diego Comic-Con originally branded itself by aptly showing primarily comicbooks. Now, in its 45th year, the convention has become an entertainment haven, showcasing producers, stars, writers and hundreds of personalities to promote pop culture from July 23-27. View our tentative schedule of Comic-Con’s film panels and events below, with further updates as they are announced. Variety will be in attendance at Sdcc as well, bringing the news, interviews and important panel information to the web.

Variety’s constantly updating TV schedule for Sdcc can be found here.

July 24

The Legacy and Return of Battlestar Galactica” (10:30 a.m., Room 6Bcf) Original series actors Richard Hatch, Jamie Bamber and Luciana Carro, as well as the show’s science consultant Dr. Kevin Grazier and auction producer Alec Peters, host a discussion on the upcoming movie. Surprise guests and theatrical trailers are planned.

“Godzilla and The Master of Monsters” (11:00 a.
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‘Harvey Putter’ goes to Snogwarts: first-ever Harry Potter feature film parody is absurdly entertaining

By Whitney Milam

HollywoodNews.com: You thought you knew everyone’s favorite scarred, messy-haired, bespectacled boy wizard. You thought wrong. And after watching Harvey Putter and the Ridiculous Premise, you’ll never look at Harry Potter the same way again.

The first-ever (and only) full-length feature film Potter parody, the ground-breaking Harvey Putter follows the titular punkish wizard celebrity (played to disaffected, hilarious perfection by Bryce Cone) and his friends Hernia Grunger (Sunny Williams) and Rod Cheesley (Joe Scheibelhut, whose exaggerated Rupert Grint facial expressions are likewise excellent) through their final twisted year at Snogwarts–made a little more complicated when Headmaster Alfus Mumblemore explains that they’re all just fictional characters in a mega-popular book series, and must unite all seven “Hortexts” in order to escape before the final chapter.

The ambitious film, over two years in the making and spoofing aspects from all seven books, is rife with
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