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Paramount+ Unveils Epic Comic-Con Lineup: The Lodge Returns with Thrilling Twists

Paramount+ Unveils Epic Comic-Con Lineup

Paramount+ is set to make a spectacular return to San Diego Comic-Con in 2024, offering fans an immersive experience with its popular hub, The Lodge, and a lineup of exclusive panels and activations. From July 24 to July 28, attendees will have the opportunity to engage with their favorite shows and characters in exciting new ways.

What is The Lodge and Why is it a Must-Visit Attraction?

The Lodge, Paramount+’s central hub at Comic-Con, is returning after its successful debut. Located at Happy Does Bar on 340 Fifth Avenue in San Diego, this immersive space will feature activities and experiences based on various Paramount+ properties. Fans can expect to find:

  • Interactive exhibits
  • Photo opportunities
  • Exclusive merchandise
  • Themed food and drinks
  • Surprise celebrity appearances

The Lodge serves as a focal point for Paramount+ fans, offering a unique blend of entertainment and fan engagement outside the main convention center.

Which Paramount+ Shows Will Have Panels at Comic-Con 2024?

Comic-Con attendees can look forward to exclusive panels featuring some of Paramount+’s most popular series:

Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

  • Date: Thursday, July 25
  • Time: 2:15 – 3:15 PM PT
  • Location: Room 6BCF
  • Featuring: Voice actors for Leo, Raph, Donnie, and Mikey, along with series producers
  • Host: Claire Lim (writer, podcaster, and stand-up comedian)

Dexter: Original Sin

  • Date: Friday, July 26
  • Time: 5:45-6:45 PM PT
  • Location: Ballroom 20
  • Featuring: Showrunner Clyde Phillips, EP Scott Reynolds, cast members Christian Slater, Patrick Gibson, and Molly Brown
  • Moderator: Sarah Michelle Gellar (special guest star)

Star Trek Universe

  • Date: Saturday, July 27
  • Time: 1:45-3:15 PM PT
  • Location: Hall H
  • Featuring: Panels for multiple Star Trek series, including Strange New Worlds, Lower Decks, Starfleet Academy, and Section 31
  • Moderator: Justin Simien (filmmaker, director, and executive producer)

How Can Fans Participate in the Paramount Passport Experience?

The Paramount Passport, a digital scavenger hunt, returns for 2024, offering fans a chance to win limited edition prizes. Here’s how it works:

  1. Register at ParamountPassport.com
  2. Visit participating locations and scan items to earn passport stamps
  3. Complete all seven locations
  4. Redeem prizes at The Lodge

Participating locations include:

  • The Lodge at Happy Does Bar
  • SpongeBob SquarePants Fountain at the Omni Hotel
  • SpongeBob SquarePants in the Hard Rock Hotel lobby
  • Star Trek Menagerie at the Convention Center (Booth #3529)
  • Nickelodeon / SpongeBob SquarePants at the Convention Center (Booth #4113)
  • Super7 x TMNT: Mikey’s Pizza Parlor Pop-Up (Friday, July 26 only)
  • IF Photo Opp at Interactive Zone at Petco Park

What Other Activations Can Fans Expect from Paramount+?

In addition to The Lodge and panels, Paramount+ is offering several other activations:

Star Trek Menagerie Booth

  • Location: Convention Center Booth #3529
  • Features: Displays of creatures and specimens from across the Star Trek universe

SpongeBob SquarePants Experiences

  • Locations:
    • Fountain at the Omni Hotel
    • Lobby of the Hard Rock Hotel
    • Convention Center Booth #4113

IF Photo Opportunity

  • Location: Interactive Zone at Petco Park

How Does Paramount+’s Comic-Con Presence Compare to Previous Years?

Paramount+ continues to expand its presence at San Diego Comic-Con, building on the success of previous years. The return of The Lodge and the Paramount Passport experience demonstrates the company’s commitment to creating engaging, immersive experiences for fans. The addition of new series panels, such as Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Dexter: Original Sin, showcases Paramount+’s growing content lineup.

What Can Fans Expect from the Star Trek Panels?

The Star Trek Universe panel in Hall H promises to be a highlight of Paramount+’s Comic-Con presence. Fans can anticipate:

  • Exclusive content from multiple Star Trek series
  • Cast and crew appearances
  • Potential announcements about upcoming seasons or new projects
  • Behind-the-scenes insights
  • Q&A sessions with fans

How is Paramount+ Integrating Its Various Properties at Comic-Con?

Paramount+ is leveraging its diverse content library to create a cohesive Comic-Con experience:

Property Activation Type
Star Trek Panel, Menagerie Booth
SpongeBob SquarePants Multiple location displays
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Panel, Pop-up experience
Dexter: Original Sin Panel
IF Photo opportunity

This integrated approach allows fans to engage with multiple Paramount+ properties throughout the convention, creating a comprehensive brand experience.

What Should Fans Do to Prepare for Paramount+’s Comic-Con Events?

To make the most of Paramount+’s Comic-Con offerings, fans should:

  1. Register for the Paramount Passport in advance
  2. Plan their schedule to attend desired panels
  3. Allow time to visit The Lodge and other activations
  4. Stay updated on potential surprise announcements or celebrity appearances
  5. Bring comfortable shoes for the city-wide scavenger hunt

By offering a mix of panels, interactive experiences, and digital engagement, Paramount+ is ensuring that Comic-Con 2024 will be an unforgettable experience for fans of all ages and interests.