This weekend Disney’s D23 Expo will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. from September 9-11, 2023. News from the wonderful world of Disney and Marvel will be announced.
Panels and presentations, live interviews, celebrity moments, and special announcements will all livestream September 9, 10, and 11 starting at 10 a.m. PST. Here is a schedule of D23 Expo events worth keeping an eye on this weekend.
D23 Expo: Friday, September 9
Disney Legends Awards Ceremony
10:30 am PT // Hall D23
Disney CEO Bob Chapek will give fans an early look at Disney 100 Years of Wonder—an extraordinary celebration 100 years in the making—during the incredible opening event, which will also feature musical performances, special guests, and surprises for the audience, including a special performance by cast members from Disney On Broadway’s productions of Aladdin and The Lion King, and the North American Tour of Frozen. The Disney Legends Award is given to an individual who has made an extraordinary contribution to the Disney legacy, and this year’s honorees include Anthony Anderson, Kristen Bell, Chadwick Boseman, Rob’t Coltrin, Patrick Dempsey, Robert Price “Bob” Foster, Jonathan Groff, Don Hahn, Josh Gad, Doris Hardoon, Idina Menzel, Chris Montan, Ellen Pompeo, and Tracee Ellis Ross.
Disney and Marvel Games Showcase
1:00 pm PT // Premiere Stage
Tune in to the Disney and Marvel Games Showcase for announcements, trailers, and reveals for new and upcoming games from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and 20th Century Studios.
Disney For Scores Podcast Live Celebrates Marvel Music
2:30 pm PT // Backlot Stage
Celebrate the powerful music of Marvel storytelling when Variety’s Jon Burlingame hosts Disney For Scores Podcast live. Jon will bring the format of the popular Disney For Scores Podcast to life as he interviews composers of some of your favorite Marvel series and films. Listen in as they fill us in on the secrets of creating the amazing music that helps build the Marvel Universe!
Studio Showcase, Day 1: Celebrate the Magic of Disney and Pixar
4:00 pm PT // Hall D23
Join Disney Studios for an all-star look at what’s coming up in theaters and on Disney+ from Disney’s iconic Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, as well as its namesake motion picture group behind such recent Disney hits as Cruella, Jungle Cruise, and Chip ’N Dale: Rescue Rangers.
D23 Expo: Saturday, September 10
Studio Showcase, Day 2: Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, and 20th Century Studios
10:00 am PT // Hall D23
Welcome all multiversal, intergalactic, and world-spanning adventurers as Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, and 20th Century Studios preview upcoming titles, including sneak peeks and special guests.
Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur
11:45 am PT // Hyperion Stage
Join the Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur team as they share a sneak of the series before its debut on Disney Channel and Disney+. Moderated by Pilar Flynn (producer), the panelists include Diamond White (Moon Girl), Fred Tatasciore (Devil Dinosaur), Libe Barer (Casey) and Steve Loter (EP).
Bob’s Burgers: A Conversation with the Cast and Creative Team
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm PT
The Emmy Award-winning animated series Bob’s Burgers joins D23 hot off the critically-acclaimed release of The Bob’s Burgers Movie! The cast and creators will break news and have you howling with laughter during a lively panel discussion.
Marvel Comics: Celebrating 60 Years of the Amazing Spider-Man
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm PT
Celebrate 60 spectacular, sensational, web-slinging years of Spider-Man! From his humble debut in 1962’s Amazing Fantasy #15, he wall-crawled his way to international super-stardom. Now, join Executive Spider-Editor Nick Lowe and Editor in Chief C.B. Cebulski as they team up to trace the comics history of the web-head across six decades—and beyond! Tantalizing trivia about the webbed wonder will be shared in this can’t-miss panel, so be sure to swing by!
The Santa Clauses: Conversation with Cast & Creators
6:00 pm PT // Premiere Stage
Join The Santa Clauses cast and creatives for a lively chat.
The Making of Disney100: The Exhibition
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm PT
Producers from Walt Disney Archives, Semmel Exhibitions, and Studio TK reveal illuminating details about the all-new exhibition celebrating 100 Years of Disney Wonder, scheduled to premiere at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia in February 2023.
D23 Expo: Sunday, September 11
Back to the Grid: 40 Years of TRON
12:00 pm PT // Backlot Stage
Lightcycles, recognizers, and solar sails, oh my! Join us for a look back at Tron, featuring, artwork, footage, and photographs of the digital frontier. Hear behind-the-scenes stories of how the film came to life with talent, artists, and filmmakers, and the continuous impact of this groundbreaking film.
Walt Disney Imagineering: 70 Years of Making the Impossible, Possible
1:00 pm PT // Premiere Stage
For 70 years, Walt Disney Imagineering has blended imagination with cutting-edge technology to create groundbreaking experiences. Join Imagineers past and present as they discuss the core elements of storytelling and innovation that bring dreams to life for guests from all around the world.
For the complete D23 Expo 2022 schedule, visit d23expo.com/schedule