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“…I love pressure. I eat it for breakfast!”

Nicolas Cage, THE ROCK

We thought it only fitting that we featured a classic Nicolas Cage quote as the subtitle for this weekend’s show, seeing as he is the star of the upcoming horror thriller release from pioneering crowdfunded entertainment company Legion M, released in cinemas on 13th September. Legion M had a major presence at San Diego Comic Con this past July, taking over Harbor House Restaurant in Seaport Village for the duration and showcasing for followers and fans the incredible roster of films and projects that the company has put in cinemas recently (including Dean Devlin‘s BAD SAMARITAN, starring David Tennant and Robert Sheehan).

Legion M have taken the non-traditional route in bringing exciting projects to fruition, including this unique approach to presenting content at SDCC – we’ll be talking to Paul Scanlan and/or Jeff Annison about how this worked, how it didn’t, what they learned from the experience, and what it ultimately means to have a presence at Comic-Con in 2018. (We’re also going to invite BAD SAMARITAN director Dean Devlin to join us – but let’s not get our hopes up, yeah?)

(Segment 2: watch this space, interview guest to be confirmed!)

We’ll also be announcing the winner of our Matt Taylor ‘Signed SDCC 2018 Souvenir Guide’ Competition, live on the show – best of luck to everyone who’s entered. And with our pick of the week’s Con News headlines, it should be a cracking show – jump in on the YouTube Q&A to participate live with us!

TALKIN’ CON: A CUP O’ TEA WITH AN ENGLISHMAN IN SAN DIEGO is the weekly con culture live podcast, broadcasting every Sunday (6pm GMT / 10am PT / 1pm ET) and hosted by Leonard Sultana.

Each week, the best bloggers on t’web talk about con culture and, for an hour or so, we invite guests to talk to us and get nerdy and geeky about everything that orbit the best comics and pop culture conventions on the planet!

TALKIN’ CON: A CUP O’ TEA… is broadcasted live on YouTube, with a simultaneous audio stream to internet radio service Mixlr – the show is then shared to Instagram TV, SoundCloud and iTunes Podcasts, as well as our Patreon page (www.patreon.com/EnglishmanSDCC). Please Like, Subscribe, Share and Comment to support our efforts!

Our Guests, this week:

  • Alyssa Franks (Friends Of Comic Con Forum)
  • Paul Scanlon (Legion M)
  • Jefff Annison (Legion M)
  • …more amazing guests, to be announced!

Talkin’ Con is YOUR show – if you have anything you’d like to have discussed in these shows, or a guest that you would like us to feature, leave a comment below or drop us a line at tips@anenglishmaninsandiego.com – we’d love to hear what you’d like to talk about. And don’t forget to join in the conversation LIVE during the show, using the Q&A button in the video preview above or on Twitter (#CupOTeaAEISD)

See you all, this and every Sunday, at 6pm GMT… LIVE!

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