With the Tribeca Film Festival heading into its 17th year, the New York City event is bigger than it has ever been as new films and TV shows make their anticipated debuts. This year's highlights include the premiere of Netflix's Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, starring Zac Efron as the notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, and the heartwarming documentary The Dog Doc, about pioneer veterinarian Dr. Marty Goldstein. Over in the TV world, the festival will reunite the cast of the groundbreaking sketch comedy In Living Color for a special screening and introduce a new series from Supernatural creator Eric Kripke.
Below, you'll find the six events we're most excited to see at this year's festivities.
TV Land's delightful gem returns for another season of romance, drama, and well-intentioned deception in the Big Apple. After the world premiere of Season 6's first episode, executive producer Darren Star and cast members Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Molly Bernard, and Charles Michael Davis will assemble to talk about the new season.
Event date: Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m., Tribeca Festival Hub
Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics And Men
Director Sacha Jenkins examines the rich history of the iconic Wu-Tang Clan for Showtime. The doc offers up an intimate look at the influential group through interviews with the nine living members and never-before-seen archival footage. After the screening, Jenkins and Wu-Tang members RZA, GZA, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Method Man, Raekwon da Chef, Cappadonna, and Masta Killa will take the stage to reflect on the group's illustrious history.
Event date: Thursday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m., Beacon Theatre
In Living Color
The cast of the groundbreaking sketch comedy reunites 25 years after the finale to reflect on the show that launched the careers of so many including Keenan Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Jim Carrey, and Jennifer Lopez. Following a special screening, creator Keenan Ivory Wayans will sit down with Shawn Wayans, Kim Wayans, Tommy Davidson, Rosie Perez, and David Alan Grier to celebrate the show's legacy and reveal some behind-the-scenes tidbits.
Event date: Saturday, April 27 at 5 p.m., Tribeca Festival Hub
Tribeca Talks: A Farewell to Mr. Robot
With the Emmy-winning drama heading into its fourth and final season, series creator Sam Esmail and stars Rami Malek, Christian Slater, and Carly Chaikin will gather to celebrate the enigmatic series and tease what's ahead in the last episodes.
Event date: Sunday, April 28 at 3:00 p.m., Tribeca Festival Hub
In honor of the seminal animated series' 30th anniversary, producers James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, and Matt Selman will sit down with star Harry Shearer, who has voiced numerous characters on the show, in a special conversation moderated by Lisa Simpson herself, Yeardley Smith.
Event date: Sunday, April 28 at 5 p.m., The Stella Artois Theatre
Supernatural creator Eric Kripke teams up with power duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg for a fresh and irreverent take on the superhero genre. Based on the comic from Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, the series explores what happens when heroes abuse their powers instead of using them for good. Following the premiere screening, stars Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Jessie T. Usher, Laz Alonso, Chace Crawford, Karen Fukuhara, and Elisabeth Shue will talk with showrunner Eric Kripke about their exciting new show.
Event date: Monday, April 29 at 8:45 p.m., SVA Theatre
For a complete list of what's happening at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, head over to TribecaFilm.com.