The "Grimm" exhibit was one of the best in the history of Comic-Con. They actually set up a replica of Aunt Marie's trailer along with a small forest in the San Diego Gaslamp District. The forest included video screens and information posts, such as the ones that would be found at the San Diego Zoo. These posts, however, were about creatures rather than real animals. Fans could even get marked with a creepy looking "Grimm" "tattoo."
Unfortunately, the "Grimm" panel revealed almost nothing about Season 2, which is strange because a trickle of spoilers have been released since the show began filming Season 2 on May 30. The teaser video, on the other hand, offered a few small clues about next season.
Teaser of Season 2
The teaser revealed a couple of spoilers. It seemed to hint that Season 2 will begin where Season 1 left off, but from the perspective of Nick's mom (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio). She sneaks into his house just before Nick sees her for the first time since believing she was dead.
It turns out that Aunt Marie (Kate Burton) knew that Nick's mother was alive. She says she did it to protect him, but that doesn't do much to calm Nick's emotions. It also doesn't explain why Nick got his powers after Aunt Marie died. If the powers are passed down after the relatives die, Nick should not have been able to see Wesen (creatures). Hopefully that will be explained in Season 2, as well.
The teaser also showed that fans will be treated to a new creature. The creature has a furry face with black and white stripes. He also has two large teeth protruding from the sides of his mouth.
The panel included Jim Kouf (executive producer/writer), David Greenwalt (executive producer/writer), Norberto Barba (executive producer/director), Todd Milliner (executive producer), Sean Hayes (executive producer), David Giuntoli (Nick), Bitsie Tulloch (Juliette), Silas Weir Mitchell (Monroe), Bree Turner (Rosalee), Russell Hornsby (Hank), Reggie Lee (Sgt. Wu), and Sasha Roiz (Captain Renard).
Despite the large number of people on the panel, who didn't reveal much about Season 2, they were still highly entertaining, because the actors were all hilarious and seemed to be having a great time.
It was great to see that Bree Turner was on the panel. She did not show up often in Season 1, but hopefully her place on the panel is evidence that she will have a larger role to play in Season 2. One fun revelation occurred when someone asked whether Monroe and Rosalee would have "Blutbad children." Her joking answer was to stand up, showing that she is pregnant in real life.
Will Hank and Juliette really know about the creature world?
When someone asked about Hank and Juliette, assuming that the characters now know (or will soon find out) about the creature world, Greenwalt said, "Who said Hank finds out? And who said Juliette remembers?" Roiz jokingly added "Who says I turn into a woman?" which engendered much laughing and applause.
In a previous interview with TVLine, Kouf said, "It is going to get worse for Hank before it gets better." This implies that Hank may continue to feel that he's going crazy after witnessing a creature in the episode "Big Feet." It may also imply that he will eventually learn the truth, at which point, things would "get better" for him.
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