FX Returns to San Diego Comic-Con with Panels [UPDATE

FX is returning to San Diego Comic-Con with panels for two of your fan-favorites – as well as newcomer Legion (yesssssss!).

The network will be back at SDCC with Archer and The Strain, with the latter set to make its final San Diego Comic-Con appearance in Ballroom 20 on Thursday, July 20 at 3:45PM with Carlton Cuse and cast members Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand, Ruta Gedmintas, Miguel Gomez, Richard Sammel, and Max Charles.

Legion will also be heading to Ballroom 20 on Thursday at 5PM with creator Noah Hawley, Marvel TV’s Jeph Loeb, Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, Jean Smart, Bill Irwin, Jeremie Harris, and Amber Midthunder.

Meanwhile, Archer is set for Friday at 5:15PM in the Indigo Ballroom with cast members H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Lucky Yates, and more.

Unfortunately, not included in the list of panels? American Horror Story.

The Strain: Discussion and Q&A – Thursday, July 20, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, Ballroom 20

The fourth and final season of The Strain premieres Sunday, July 16 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX. The world has gone dark in the wake of a nuclear explosion and strigoi are in control. Do our heroes have what it takes to save humankind? The Strain, FX’s action-packed vampire thriller based on the best-selling books from Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan returns for its fourth and final season. Get a sneak peek at never-before-seen footage and then join showrunner/executive producer/writer Carlton Cuse, executive producer/writer Chuck Hogan, and stars Corey StollDavid BradleyKevin DurandRuta Gedmintas,Miguel GomezRichard Sammel and Max Charles as they discuss the challenges (and fun!) of bringing this post-apocalyptic world to life. Room: Ballroom 20. Moderator: Jim Halterman, TV Guide Magazine

Legion: Discussion and Q&A – Thursday, July 20, 5 PM – 6PM, Ballroom 20

Legion, based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, is the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens), a troubled young man who grew up believing himself to be schizophrenic, only to discover he is something more than human. In fact, David could be the most powerful mutant who ever lived.  Along with a team of other extraordinarily gifted people at a facility called Summerland, David learned to accept his true self and defeat the Shadow King.  Or so they all believed. Join Creator/Executive Producer/Writer/Director Noah Hawley, alongside fellow Executive Producers John Cameron, Lauren Shuler Donner and Jeph Loeb, and series stars Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, Jean Smart, Bill Irwin, Jeremie Harris, and Amber Midthunder for a conversation of what to look forward to from Season 2 of LegionRoom: Ballroom 20. Moderator: TBD.

Archer: Discussion and Q&A – Friday, July 21, 5:15 PM – 6 PM, Indigo Ballroom

Archer is FXX’s Emmy® Award-winning, animated, half-hour comedy, known (and praised!) for rebooting itself year after year. Season eight revolved around the hardboiled private eye Sterling Archer and his quest to find his partner’s killer in 1947 Los Angeles. Join a VERY special, not-to-be-missed secret guest, plus the voice cast of H. Jon BenjaminAisha TylerJessica WalterChris ParnellJudy GreerAmber Nash,Lucky Yates, executive producer Matt Thompson and co- executive producer Casey Willis as they discuss bringing this animated series to life. Room: Indigo Ballroom.

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Kerry Dixon is Editor-in-Chief of The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog and the site’s resident panel guru.