"Bones" stars David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel held court at Comic-Con in San Diego on Friday. The "Bones" stars gathered with executive producer Stephen Nathan, who filling in for "Bones" creator Hart Hanson, who was unable to attend due to an eye injury. The trio offered some scoop on the show's upcoming Season 8, and Fox released a trailer that contains some new footage from the upcoming season.

TV Guide Magazine columnist William Keck reports that Season 8 will pick up three months after the Season 7 finale, when Brennan was framed for murder by Pelant and had to flee with the couple's daughter.

Nathan revealed that Season 8 will feature a "darker tone" than previous seasons, and Pelant will "continue to be a major force."

There was no substantive update offered on the show's chances of lasting beyond Season 8, a particularly hot topic after Boreanaz sent out a series of cryptic tweets in June hinting that "Bones" could be coming to an end. But Boreanaz did clarify that he "wants 'Bones' to go on forever."

Other highlights of the show's panel included talk about whether Booth and Brennan will get back together when they're reunited next season. Emily Deschanel wondered aloud if "more 'Bones' babies" would be on the way, and Nathan teased, "When they come back together, who knows?"

At times, Booth and Brennan's fictional chemistry spilled over to Boreanaz and Deschanel. Boreanaz said he "loves looking at Emily Deschanel's gorgeous blue eyes every day on set. Later, he told her that during their washing-machine sex scene, he wanted to "put [her] up on the washing machine and just go at it." For her part, Deschanel noted that she didn't even remember kissing on the London Bridge.

In other love-story related news, Nathan revealed that "Cam will have a love interest this year and it's someone you know," which immediately had fans speculating it could be Lance Sweets.

TV Guide reports Nathan also revealed that Booth's family will be a focal point of the new season. "I think it's time to see his mother," he said.

More scoop on Season 8: An entire episode will be filmed from the point of view of a skull. Also, David Boreanaz told Keck that Booth and Brennan will be "going undercover in the world of ballroom dance," which could mean that Brennan will re-emerge from hiding.

Check out the slideshow below for TV stars in Comic-Con-esque costumes, including Brennan as Wonder Woman, and check back at HuffPost TV over the next few days for our continuing coverage of the conference.

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  • The Justice League, "The Big Bang Theory"

    "The Big Bang Theory" is the ultimate Comic-Con lover's show, but nothing beats the gang dressed as the Justice League, beating out a sea of Justice Leagues in their New Year's costume party contest.

  • Troy & Abed on Halloween, "Community"

    Right before <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=IXYUn5BOgHA" target="_hplink">Greendale's zombie outbreak</a> in Season 2's big Halloween episode, Troy and Abed tried out their geektastic costumes, which weren't such a huge hit with the ladies. It wasn't long before Troy was shirtless with just a "Dracula" toilet seat cover around his neck.

  • "Modern Family" Does Halloween

    The Pritchett-Dunphy clan doesn't mess around when it comes to Halloween. Phil and Claire's house was totally decked out and costumes ranged from sexy witch, gargoyle (<em>that's</em> what Gloria was saying!), zombie bride and groom, and Dr. Frankenstein and his monster, to, of course, a slutty Mother Teresa.

  • Bones as Wonder Woman, "Bones"

    To see Temperance Brennan dressed as Wonder Woman was every nerd's dream come true, but to hear her praise for costar David Boreanaz, who dressed as a nerd for the episode? Priceless. "I love nerds -- he's never been more attractive to me."

  • Bill as the Bionic Woman, "Freaks & Geeks"

    While the older freaks were out smashing pumpkins and knocking down mailboxes, the younger geeks were still trying to trick-or-treat with some sweet costumes. Our personal favorite of the bunch? Bill, dressed in drag as the Bionic Woman.

  • Seth Cohen as Spiderman, "The O.C."

    Thought that the "Spiderman" upside-down-in-the-rain kiss was really steamy? Always dreamed of recreating it? Seth Cohen did (albeit on accident) with his love Summer in this iconic "O.C." moment.

  • Castle's "Firefly" flashback, "Castle"

    He wasn't a Browncoat exactly, but Castle's "space cowboy" costume made him look a lot like his old "Firefly" character Mal.

  • Sarah as Princess Leia, "Chuck"

    This is why Con-goers will always have a special place in their hearts for "Chuck." Not only was Chuck the ultimate Nerd Herd hero, but his leading lady looked great fighting crime, selling yogurt and hot dogs or dressed in "Star Wars" costumes.

  • Halloween vampire & werewolf scary stories, "Community"

    Do you like scary stories? The "Community" gang sure does, although some were scarier than others. Annie's started out romantic, then quickly turned into vampire/werewolf awesomeness. Grab the other two parts of your love triangle and go to town!

  • Summer as Wonder Woman, "The O.C."

    Summer's striptease down to her Wonder Woman costume for Seth, golden lasso included, didn't even need the sexy "Santa Baby" soundtrack. Seriously. It's just as good without any sound, which is why it's another classic "O.C" moment.

  • Super Mario & The Princess, "Family Guy"

    So these aren't exactly main characters on "Family Guy," but we loved their Super Mario cutaway, featuring a pissed off princess and a rambling Mario with a heavy Italian accent. Optional accessories: bring your own mushrooms, turtle shells and gold stars.

  • Liz Lemon as Princess Leia, "30 Rock"

    In an attempt to get out of jury duty, Liz dressed as Princess Leia ... unfortunately, she fit right in with the rest of the crazies called in to do their civic responsibilities in New York City.

  • Erica Durance as Wonder Woman, "Harry's Law"

    "Smallville's" former Lois Lane Erica Durance made headlines for her guest starring role on NBC's ill-fated "Harry's Law" last season, all because she was donning her own superhero garb.

  • Dwight Schrute as a Sith Lord, "The Office"

    Would you pay $129 for a Sith lightsaber? If so, you're in good company with Dwight Schrute.

  • Darryl as Dracula & Meredith as Sookie, "The Office"

    "The Office" knows how to do Halloween. Need more proof? Check out Darryl as Dracula (2:33 mark) and Meredith as "True Blood's" Sookie Stackhouse (3:43 mark), complete with a fake blonde wig and Merlotte's waitress uniform.

  • Barney's Stormtrooper, "How I Met Your Mother"

    There's always a horde of Stormtroopers at the Con, but you can be the only one who's actually Barney's collectors' edition prop Stormtrooper from "How I Met Your Mother."

  • Fez as Batman, "That '70s Show"

    Don't mess with Fez! Batman might be a crime-fighter, but this foreign exchange student has no problem fighting <em>or </em>committing crimes in the name of good trick-or-treat candy.

  • Phoebe as Supergirl and Monica as Catwoman, "Friends"

    In "The One With the Halloween Party," Chandler was a giant pink bunny, Joey was Chandler and Ross was "Spud-nik" (of course), but it was the ladies who really brought the awesome: Check out Phoebe as Supergirl and Monica as a sexy Catwoman. Meow!


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