Greg Berlanti is bringing old and new favorites to New York Comic-Con next month, with NBC’s Blindspot and ABC’s new series Deception!
Warner Bros. Television is heading to New York Comic-Con which is set to take place from October 5 – October 8 in exactly a month from today. The studio announced today that they are bringing several shows to the convention, including some of Greg Berlanti’s projects.
One of Berlanti’s new shows this coming season is the ABC series Deception, which will kick off WBTV’s presence on Sunday, October 8. The pilot will be screened for fans at Room 1A10 in the Javits Center, followed by a Q&A with the cast and executive producers, starting at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Deception, which is slotted to premiere sometime in midseason on ABC, is described as follows:
“From Chuck co-creator Chris Fedak, the Blindspot creative team of Martin Gero, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter, Emmy®-winning director David Nutter (Game of Thrones, The Flash) and renowned magician/puzzle creator David Kwong (Now You See Me, Blindspot), Deception is a thrilling crime drama that combines FBI counter-espionage with the mysterious world of magic and misdirection. When his career is ruined by scandal, superstar magician Cameron Black has only one place to turn to practice his art of deception, illusion and influence — the FBI. Using every trick in the book and inventing new ones, he will help the government catch the world’s most elusive criminals while staging the biggest illusions of his career. Deception stars Jack Cutmore-Scott, Ilfenesh Hadera, Lenora Crichlow, Amaury Nolasco, Justin Chon, Laila Robins and Vinnie Jones. “
Deception will kick-off sometime in 2018 during midseason on ABC.
Later that Sunday, a returning favorite will be taking the spotlight, with Blindspot, which is coming back for a third season. Cast and executive producers will be attending for a special video presentation as well as a Q&A from 2:00 – 3: 00 PM
“Following the shocking second season finale, revealing a new set of luminescent tattoos planted on Jane’s body, join Blindspot as it returns for its sophomore appearance at New York Comic Con! Sullivan Stapleton and Jaimie Alexander star in this one-hour action thriller from Berlanti Productions and Quinn’s House, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television. Alexander stars as Jane Doe, a mysterious woman found in Times Square with her memory erased and her body covered with a series of coded tattoos. As Jane and the FBI team who discovered her — including agents Kurt Weller (Stapleton), Edgar Reade (Rob Brown), Tasha Zapata (Audrey Esparza) and the tech-savvy Patterson (Ashley Johnson) — work to decipher, investigate and solve the complex treasure map of her tattoos, an ever-widening web of conspiracy and corruption is revealed, as is the truth behind Jane’s true identity and the organization that sent her to the FBI in the first place. Season three jumps two years forward. Weller finally tracks down Jane, who’s been on the run. After the two discover a new set of luminescent tattoos planted on Jane’s body, Jane is forced to return to the FBI. Weller, Jane, and the rest of our FBI team set out to solve these new puzzles and stop the dangerous conspiracies they reveal. But the tattoos also expose the team’s darkest secrets… “