Originally Posted by def28
They don't have to announce who's there or spell everything out, but there is no reason not to announce your most hyped films. That's what gets people excited about going. Surprise them at the panel, not on if the panel is gonna be there or not. They need to start the hype!
The hype will start once they show up in Comic-Con.
And if the people/press are surprised by DOFP's unannounced panel, who will get the most attention from the press/Comic-Con attendees? of course it will be DOFP.