Kristen Stewart, Emma Stone and More Stars Who Rocked Comic-Con 10 Years Ago

Twilight cast photos, panels with the True Blood actors and more star sightings

By Cydney Contreras 17 Jul, 2019 7:49 PMTags
Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Comic-Con 2009Michael Buckner/Getty Images

What a time to be alive!

Twilight was in it's prime, Vampire Diaries had just premiered and Avatar was setting records in theaters. Pop culture was thriving. 

With social media just beginning it's rise to prominence, fans were still looking for ways to meet their favorite stars from the biggest TV shows and movies. And that's where Comic-Con came in. The famed convention was no longer just about comic books and superheros, but grew to include the supernatural flicks that had teenage girls dying to move to Forks, Washington. 

All of the biggest star-studded casts flocked to San Diego, Calif. to discuss how they connected to their characters and to meet their no. 1 fans. From the True Blood stars, to the actors from Zombieland, anyone who is anyone was there. The coastal city was literally crawling with A-listers.

To see for yourself, take a ride in the time machine and travel back ten years with the gallery below!

Dianna Agron, Cory Monteith & Lea Michele

People were squealing with Glee when the stars arrived for an A-list party at the event.

Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone & Woody Harrelson

The Zombieland stars sit down to discuss the 30 rules of zombie hunting, including the double tap.

Rachel McAdams & Robert Downey Jr.

It doesn't take a detective to see the chemistry between the Sherlock Holmes co-stars.

Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson and Glenn Howerton

It's Always Sunny when these three comedians are around. 

Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev & Paul Wesley

Vampire Diaries was just the beginning of the mega-popular franchise that continues to bring the heat with shows like The Originals and Legacies.

Zachary Levi & Yvonne Strahovski

Before Zach turned into a superhero and Yvonne became a citizen of Gilead, these two were just hanging out at the local Buy More.

Sorority Row Cast

Audrina Patridge, Rumer WillisBriana Evigan, Margo Harshman and Leah Pipes are hardly the damsels in distress that they play in the horror flick.

New Moon Cast

Team Edward and Team Jacob came out in droves to show their support.

Kristen Bell & Freddie Highmore

The unlikely duo joined forces to discuss their roles in the Astro Boy film.

Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson

Three's a crowd, but you don't have to tell these stars. The Twilight actors were pretty used to being in love triangles, although by Breaking Dawn the problem basically sorted itself out. 

Scarlett Johansson

It's hard to believe that it's been over ten years since the actress made her debut as the Black Widow.

Josh Brolin, Megan Fox & Michael Fassbender

The Jonah Hex stars post together while attending the action-packed convention.

Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis & Denzel Washington

The Book of Eli stars make for a pretty good triple threat.

Richard Kelly, Cameron Diaz & James Marsden

While most are used to seeing Cameron in rom-coms, she and James tried their hand at thriller movies in The Box.

Jason Bateman & Mila Kunis

The Extract stars reveal how they channeled their inner schemer.

Olivia Munn

Who would've thought that the actress was such a comic book fan?

Johnny Depp

Fans were amazed to see the Alice in Wonderland star walk onstage during a discussion with Tim Burton. Some people literally cried at the sight of the actor.

Anna Faris

Believe it or not, there was an entire panel for the Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs in 2009.

Wonder Women Panel

Eliza DushkuSigourney WeaverZoe Saldana and Elizabeth Mitchell were and continue to be some of the biggest stars in the sci-fi world. Who could forget the mass popularity of their projects like LostStar TrekAvatar and Dollhouse?

Megan Fox

The Jennifer's Body star strikes a fierce pose on the red carpet.

True Blood Cast

This photo is one you can truly sink your teeth into. Back in the day, the drama series was all the craze.