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Following BBC AMERICA’s announcement that award-winning original series Orphan Black has been renewed for a fifth and final season, the network announced today Orphan Black will return to San Diego on Friday, July 22 for a final Comic-Con farewell panel with fans. In addition, BBCA’s first ever panel for its next original series, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, will be held on Saturday, July 23, with stars Elijah Wood, SAMUEL BARNETT, Hannah Marks, Jade Eshete, lead writer and executive producer Max Landis and showrunner Robert Cooper. The series’ world premiere is set for October 22 on BBC AMERICA.

  • ORPHAN BLACK PANEL (Room 6BCF, Friday 22nd July 2016, 4.30pm)

BBC AMERICA’s award-winning original series Orphan Black returns for its fourth and final San Diego Comic-Con panel. Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominee Tatiana Maslany (Sarah and the Leda clones), Jordan Gavaris (Felix), Kristian Bruun (Donnie), Kevin Hanchard (Art), as well as co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson, will be joined by this year’s moderator Comedy Bang! Bang! host Scott Aukerman. They’ll look back at the entire series and offer clues to what’s next for the Clone Club. Follow ORPHAN BLACK on Twitter at @OrphanBlack.

image - IDW Publishing (Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency)

  • DIRK GENTLY’S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY PANEL (Room 6BCF, Saturday 23rd July 2016, 4.00pm)

Join stars Elijah Wood (Wilfred), Samuel Barnett (Penny Dreadful), Hannah Marks (The Amazing Spiderman), Jade Eshete (Dead Beat), lead writer and executive producer Max Landis (Chronicle, American Ultra) and showrunner Robert Cooper (Stargate AtlantisStargate Universe) for a first look at BBC AMERICA’s Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, a new original series from the producers of The Walking Dead, premiering October 22.An adaptation from famed author of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams – Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric detective Dirk Gently (Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Wood), as they wend their way through an insane mystery; crossing unlikely paths with a bevy of wild and dangerous characters, each episode landing them a few random steps closer to uncovering the truth.

BBCA’s DIRK GENTLY’S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY PANEL is an eight-part co-production of AMC Studios, IDEATE MEDIA and IDW Entertainment with Circle Of Confusion producing. Follow DIRK GENTLY’S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY PANEL on Twitter at @DirkGentlyBBCA.

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