July 15, 2011 2:49pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
Comic-Con 2011 Exclusive: 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer's' Anthony Head to Moderate 'Grimm' Panel
NBC’s Grimm panel is turning into a Buffy the Vampire Slayer reunion.
Anthony Head, who played watcher Rupert Giles on the former WB/UPN vampire drama, will moderate the Grimm panel, reuniting with Buffy executive producers David Greenwalt and Angel’s Jim Kouf.
The actor was planning on arriving Saturday, July 23, for the Merlin panel the following day, and will now fly in from London on Friday to accommodate the Grimm panel.
Saturday’s Grimm panel, scheduled for Saturday at 4:15 p.m. in Room 6A, will feature a Q&A with EPs Kouf and Greenwalt alongside cast members David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, Bitsie Tulloch, Silas Weir Mitchell, Reggie Lee and Sasha Roiz. The pilot, from UMS and Hazy Mills Productions, will also be screened.
Head will reprise his role in the U.S. adaptation of Free Agents, which premieres at Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 8:30 p.m.. From UMS, the single-camera series stars Hank Azaria, Kathryn Hahn and Mo Mandel.
Grimm premieres Friday, Oct. 21 at 9 p.m.