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FRINGE at Comic-Con 2012 Live-Blog

This is it, guys. The final FRINGE panel at Comic-Con is here  — it’s okay to get a little emotional about that, right? — and I’ll be live-blogging all of the shenanigans starting at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET. So come back, refresh, and keep up with all the latest. 10:10 AM – The sizzle [...] //

Joshua Jackson: I know how 'Fringe' ends

"Fringe" will have its biggest Comic-Con stage ever on Sunday (July 15) when the cast and producers greet fans in the San Diego Convention Center's massive Hall H. And it's likely just about all those fans will want to know about the show's ending.They can ask series star Joshua Jackson -- because he says he knows where "Fringe's" final season is headed."My show being what it is, I can't tell you, but we have a really distinct ... and very cool wrapping up of the entire series," Jackson tells The Hollywood Reporter in a pre-Comic-Con roundtable with several other actors.That's something of a surprise, as in the past the "Fringe" powers that be tended to keep story details secret, even from the cast. Jackson says showrunner J.H. Wyman "has been kind of shockingly forthcoming, because our show is usually pretty impenetrable. But this is the last year, and I guess it's a new leaf. He... //

Joshua Jackson (Sort of) Teases 'Fringe' Final Season, Slams 'Dawson's Creek' Reunion

As for reuniting with former co-stars Katie Holmes and James Van Der Beek, the actor says: "Never say never. If I’m out of work for enough years, absolutely." //

'Fringe' fans plan white tulip tribute for final San Diego Comic-Con panel

We don't often report on fan projects, but this one was just too fun to pass up. In celebration of the final "Fringe" panel at next weekend's San Diego Comic-Con, two fans of the brilliant series came up with a fun way to show their devotion to the show. "Fringe" returns this fall for its last bow with a truncated fifth season, but before the cast goes back to work, Anna Torv, Josh Jackson, Blair Brown, Jasika Nicole, John Noble, and J.H. Wyman will hit up SDCC one last time. This time, the panel is in the enormous Hall H -- and if all goes according to plan, fans will have a fun surprise waiting for the cast when they come out on stage.Tumblr users flowerings and missmysticfalls suggest that fans print out or draw the iconic white tulip, and hold up the picture when the cast arrives. Devoted fans know that the white tulip... //

Comic-Con 2012 Schedule: Final 'Fringe' panel takes over Hall H and more Sunday highlights

Finally, we've got our full Comic-Con 2012 schedule mapped out! As always, Sunday is a day of winding-down, with far fewer panels -- though they are some of our absolute favorites. If you missed the previous posts, check out Thursday, Friday, and Saturday's schedules here at Zap2it's Comic-Con hub.On Sunday, there are three major TV highlights. First up is the final "Fringe" panel, which will be in the gigantic Hall H for the first time ever. With appearances by Anna Torv, Josh Jackson, Blair Brown, Jasika Nicole, and John Noble, the panel is sure to have some surprises. J.H. Wyman, who is running the show without Jeff Pinkner this year, will be on hand to provide all the dish on the final 13 episodes of the fan favorite series. That's at 10 a.m. in Hall H.Immediately afterward, at 11:15, the Winchester Brothers return to Hall H for the "Supernatural" panel. Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles... //

FIRST LOOK: 'Fringe' Season 5 Poster

The fifth and final season Fox's "Fringe" begins September 28, but the countdown to The End begins on Sunday, July 15 at Comic-Con. For the first (and last) time, the sci-fi saga's annual confab with fans -- always a lively and well-attended affair -- will take place inside Comic-Con’s largest venue, Hall H. //

'Political Animals' lands 'Fringe' and 'Dexter' actors for guest-starring roles

USA's summer miniseries "Political Animals," starring Sigourney Weaver as former First Lady and current Secretary of State Elaine Barrish, has added a pair of familiar faces as guest stars. "Fringe" star Blair Brown has been cast as Barbara Berg, the mother of Carla Gugino's reporter character who is looking for political scoopage on Barrish and her family, reports TV Line. Brown will appear in the fifth episode of the six-part miniseries. And according to the Hollywood Reporter, David Monahan, most recently seen on "Dexter," but who is best known for playing Detective Seely on NBC's "Crossing Jordan," will guest star on "Political Animals" as a closeted Republican congressman. He'll appear in the fourth episode of the series. "Political Animals" premieres Sunday, July 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on USA.... //

Jeff Pinkner Steps Down as Fringe Producer

In an unexpected move, Jeff Pinkner - who has helped run Fringe along with J.H. Wyman season Season 2 - has stepped down as executive producer, co-creator J.J. Abrams confirms in a statement. He will not play any role in Fringe Season 5 at all, leaving Wyman in charge and amicably leaving to focus on other projects.   Read More... //

'Fringe' Season 5 premiere titled 'Transilience Thought Unifier Model-11'

In a couple of weeks, our favorite fall TV series will go back into production as casts and crews return to set -- but of course, the writers have already been toiling away for weeks. "Fringe" executive producer J.H. Wyman teased fans on Tuesday with a sneak peek at the cover page for the show's Season 5 premiere, titled "Transilience Thought Unifier Model-11."As expected, Season 5 will feature a time-jump to 2036, after Peter and Walter have been trapped in amber for 20 years or so. "Do you think they'll have peacoats in 2036?" Josh Jackson asked coyly on Twitter after the show was renewed for Season 5. Of course, Olivia and Astrid will also feature in the future, so don't fret, Fringies. John Noble confirmed to TVLine that even the Observer tyranny can't keep the team apart. "Walter, Olivia, Astrid and Peter are insurgents, so we know all the dirty tricks that have been... //

'Fringe' Season 5 Spoilers: What Kind of Time-Jump Can We Expect?

If the people behind Fringe want to keep secrets, they probably shouldn't let John Noble talk. The show's star went and talked to reporters at the Critics' Choice Awards -- and spilled a whole lot of beans on Fringe season 5. Keep reading to find out what we can expect. //