Organizers of San Diego Comic-Con appear to be taking a “show must go on” approach to this year’s event.
In a tweet directed at potential attendees, SDCC brass gave the impression that the 2020 convention — scheduled for late July — could still happen. This despite stark warnings from the federal government that the coronavirus pandemic could last well into summer.
As we continue to monitor the situation with local authorities, we will post updates on our social channels! Until then, remember: “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” — Christopher Reeve 2/2
— San Diego Comic-Con (@Comic_Con) April 1, 2020
Back in February, several major Hollywood studios were already contemplating the possibility of pulling out of the fan convention. “There’s obviously concern,” said one unnamed exec at a major studio. “For now we’re taking a wait-and-see approach.”
(via TV Line)