Adult Swimming Festival 2021 announced its lineup, including one Rick and morty panel and several musical performances. This is the latest in a series of exciting live broadcast festivals with huge announcements of popular properties. Just a few weeks ago, Netflix had its TUDUM event, which included the release of the trailer for Strange things season 4 and the announcement of the return of Chris Hemsworth for Extraction 2. On October 16, DC FanDome 2021 is set to feature similar blockbuster announcements for its popular superhero projects.
This year’s adult swimming festival will be the fourth annual edition of the event, which features live music performances in addition to panels and screenings. Last year, when the festival moved to a virtual format, the lineup included The Eric André show, Toonami and Run the Jewels. In 2019, the in-person event included a performance by Lil Nas X just after the hit of “Old Town Road,” as well as a screening of a full episode of the upcoming one. Rick and morty season 4.
This year’s Adult Swim Festival will air live on the Adult Swim YouTube channel on Friday November 12 and Saturday November 13 with additional exclusives on HBO Max. This year the music lineup is huge, including Lil Baby, Karol G, 21 Savage, Flying Lotus, Alessia Cara and Angel Olsen as well as 19 additional artists. There will also be star watch evenings of 12 shows, including Rick and Morty, Tuca and Bertie, Robot Chicken, and The Eric André show. Discover the program poster below:
This year, the Festival is offering panels at big prices. The Rick and morty panel will find the cast of the series competing to see “who is the rickiest rick in the multiverse, ” Squid will celebrate its final season with the cast and crew, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force will revisit the history of the series which first aired in 2000. In addition, the next series Smiling friends, about a business designed to bring happiness in the face of its greatest challenge, will be discussed by creators Michael Cusack and Zach Hadel. Finally, the animated series Blade Runner: Black Lotus will be featured in a panel exploring the property’s long history, which dates back to the 1982 Ridley Scott film and the 1968 Philip K. Dick novel on which it is based.
Adult Swimming Festival 2021 is more fun oriented with existing and past properties. However, there will always be some big announcements coming up during the panels, especially for Rick and morty, which continues to be one of the network’s most popular shows. Fans should also look forward to full announcements from stars who will attend panels and watch parties, as the options are truly endless.
Source: Adult swimming