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Tom Welling to appear at Comic-Con!! - I worship at the television altar
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Tom Welling to appear at Comic-Con!!
Confirmed by Ausiello HERE!!

Note to those Smallville fans planning to attend Sunday’s event at Comic-Con: You may want to get in line now because a very special guest has just been added to the panel.

Tom freakin’ Welling!

Sources confirm to me exclusively that Welling will make his first-ever Con appearance at the show’s panel discussion on Sunday. He joins exec producers Kelly Souders and Brian Peterson, as well as fellow cast members Allison Mack, Erica Durance, Cassidy Freeman, Justin Hartley and Callum Blue.

This will mark the first time in Smallville history that the entire current cast will be assembled for Comic-Con.

And I repeat: Get in line NOW!


OMGOMGOMG!! *FLAILS*

ETA: Per the WBTV press release HERE announcing his appearance at Comic-Con, Tom Welling is now a Smallville co-executive producer! This bodes well for our boy AND the show! Congratulations, Tom!

SAN DIEGO and BURBANK, Calif. (July 24, 2009) - Calling all “Smallville” fans! Series star and co-executive producer Tom Welling will make his first-ever appearance at the world’s greatest pop culture convention, Comic-Con International: San Diego, this Sunday, July 26.

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tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 24th, 2009 06:49 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm so happy for her! I hope she gets a good seat!
simplytoopretty From: simplytoopretty Date: July 24th, 2009 06:51 pm (UTC) (Link)
So the rumour was true. Interesting.

Lucky ducks those who get to go and see the panel!
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 24th, 2009 06:55 pm (UTC) (Link)
I just hope there are plenty of people with video cameras! I still can't quite believe it's true! :D
talitha78 From: talitha78 Date: July 24th, 2009 07:00 pm (UTC) (Link)
Whoa. That's gonna be pandemonium.
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 24th, 2009 08:03 pm (UTC) (Link)
TOTALLY! Did you see he's getting a co-executive producer credit now? Way to go, Tom!
duskwillow From: duskwillow Date: July 24th, 2009 07:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
*flails with you*
OMB that panel will be so epic! :))))
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 24th, 2009 08:04 pm (UTC) (Link)
I can't wait for the vids! It's going to be AMAZING!
From: kissme_myfool Date: July 24th, 2009 07:09 pm (UTC) (Link)
OMG! I better get a place in line! I'm getting there Saturday night and camping out at the Convention center.
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 24th, 2009 08:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
You're going to be a part of history! Tom finally comes out of hiding, and the entire cast comes to Comic-Con! I can't wait to hear all about it from you!
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tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 24th, 2009 08:07 pm (UTC) (Link)
My reaction exactly. I'm stunned! And so excited I don't know how I'll wait until Sunday! LOL!
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tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 24th, 2009 08:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
Isn't that just the best news? He so deserves it! Way to go, Tom!
miss_tress From: miss_tress Date: July 24th, 2009 08:34 pm (UTC) (Link)
*runs around and yells like Kermit the Frog*

I'm so excited for both bits of news!
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 24th, 2009 10:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm crazy happy! I'm supposed to work this weekend, but there's NO WAY I'm going in now. On Sunday I'll be camped on Twitter, waiting for minute-by-minute updates! :D
carolandtom From: carolandtom Date: July 24th, 2009 09:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm so excited, and so proud, and so scared, and so happy and all at the same time! OMG, this is so awesome!
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 24th, 2009 10:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
That's EXACTLY how I feel, Carol! I think this must be the best Tommy fangirl day EVER. \o/
raputathebuta From: raputathebuta Date: July 24th, 2009 10:09 pm (UTC) (Link)
Very cool!!!! What a nice surprise for the fans.
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 24th, 2009 10:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
I am so excited. The man hasn't done an interview in like THREE years! And this means the entire cast will be there for Sunday's panel. How awesome is that?! *twirls*
jude_judith82 From: jude_judith82 Date: July 24th, 2009 11:59 pm (UTC) (Link)
What?! Awesome. I new he would be getting a producer credit now I get to tell my brother booyah! And wow about Comic-Con how I wish I could be there to see the man in the flesh.
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 25th, 2009 12:58 am (UTC) (Link)
I'm hoping we'll get plenty of fan vids, so we can experience at least just a taste of the excitement and fun. And I'm so happy about the producer credit! It's about time!
whimsywinx From: whimsywinx Date: July 25th, 2009 01:23 am (UTC) (Link)
*flails massively on your behalf*

*pauses to do Balki's Dance of Joy*

*flails some more*

*dances like a happy Kermit*

*returns to flailing*

*collapses in a heap from exhaustion*
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 25th, 2009 01:34 am (UTC) (Link)
I love you more than I can say. ♥ ♥ ♥

What a day this has been, I can't even tell you. No work accomplished AT ALL. Did you see gonturan's post? She says she'll tape it!! I can't WAIT for Sunday! Plus Misha and Jim and Kripke and Sera and Ben, too!
theclexfactor From: theclexfactor Date: July 25th, 2009 02:05 am (UTC) (Link)
I found out a couple hours ago but I had to tell my bcc first, lol. This is the best SV news ever and my excitement for the new season has reached new heights. I thought the previous casting spoiler was awesome, but this takes the cake. My Tommy finally getting some respect. I just new that was how they got him to sign, but now it's confirmed. Tommy fangirls everywhere have just exploded with glee.
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 25th, 2009 02:20 am (UTC) (Link)
You and I were already looking forward to S9, but now we have a lot more company! :) This announcement has gone through fandom like wildfire. There are still plenty of cynics and naysayers, but overall the excitement is palpable. And I can barely contain my squee! Tom with at least some degree of creative control, and willing to participate in promoting the show? It's beyond awesome! I can't wait to see what they have in store for us! I just can't believe we have two more months before we find out.

I'm so happy for Tom! This recognition was long overdue.
jlvsclrk From: jlvsclrk Date: July 25th, 2009 02:08 am (UTC) (Link)
Such great news! I can't wait to see all the pictures. I just hope he has fun and doesn't get asked too many stupid questions. I'm so proud that he's got the co-exec producer credit!
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 25th, 2009 02:33 am (UTC) (Link)
It's all so exciting! I, too, hope he has fun, and that he'll be there for the whole panel, including the Q&A. If so, I hope people don't waste his time and ours by asking a bunch of dumb, trite questions. Can you imagine the luxury of just hearing him talk about anything at all, though? *swoons*

Having Tom officially on the production staff in any capacity increases my confidence in the show. I hope he's given the opportunity to have true creative control, but I can't imagine Tom settling for anything less. Bring on S9!
gildinwen From: gildinwen Date: July 25th, 2009 04:14 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm crying I'm so happy!!! I may not be able to go, but damnit I can enjoy the experience variariously!!!!!
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: July 25th, 2009 09:51 pm (UTC) (Link)
This really is a momentous occasion! I can't wait for the pics and vids!
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