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iZombie @ Comic-Con: Dominatrix Liv, Blaine’s Dad, Law & Order Arc and More

“Are you with us or are you against us?”

That’s the dilemma facing Liv as iZombie enters its third season, and it was the question of the day at the CW series’ panel at Comic-Con in San Diego on Friday.

“Liv is very conflicted,” star Rose McIver told fans about her character’s decision, adding that Vivian Stoll’s Fillmore Graves is “a military operation. This is a bunch of zombies she didn’t know about… It definitely has a sinister feel about it.”

Executive producer Rob Thomas said Liv will combat the weirdness by sharing everything with her friends, and “They work together” to find out what Stoll and the impending zombie apocalypse/uprising is all about. As such, Fillmore Graves will be front and center in the new installments. “You know it’s important, because we’re building cool, big sets for it,” he said.

McIver and Thomas — as well as co-stars David Anders, Aly Michalka, Rahul Kohli and Malcolm Goodwin and executive producer Diane Ruggiero-Wright — dished lots of Season 3 scoop during the discussion. Craving spoilers like Liv craves gray matter? Read on for the highlights.

* Production on Season 3 starts in three days, McIver noted.

* Do Liv and Major have a future? “Ultimately, I would love Liv and Major to work out. But I feel like right now, there are bigger fish to fry,” McIver said, adding that she’s been promised that her next love interest — whomever it may be — “will not be killed off. I was pretty happy to hear that.” Anders joked, “Liv’s a real great lay, if you’re into dying.”

* Speaking of love, Michalka was asked if she preferred Peyton with Blaine or Ravi. “I like her with both,” the actress answered, laughing. “Can’t it just be open?”

* We’ll meet Ravi’s former boss at the CDC this season; also, Robert Knepper (Prison Break) will return as Blaine’s dad, Angus. “We find him frozen in the Shady Plots basement, and we have some fun plans for him this year.”

* Though Clive is a huge Game of Thrones fan, Goodwin has only seen a few episodes. “Shame!” Anders yelled, getting a huge laugh from the crowd.

* McIver announced that Liv will eat the brains of a dominatrix and, therefore, take on some of her qualities in an upcoming episode. “Give the people what they want!” Thomas said, with Ruggiero-Wright adding, “Rose is good at everything. She’s gonna be the best dom.”

• The series will try its hand at a Law & Order-esque story this season. “Liv and Clive are going to solve a case in one episode, and then Peyton is going to then prosecute it in the following episode and find out there’s more to it than it seems,” Thomas teased.

* Will Liv ever tan? Though it would make sense, “You are our poster. That wig and that hair,” Thomas said to McIver. (Interpretation: Nope.) McIver seems OK with it. “She’s her own thing. She’s eccentric, and she’s a striking look,” she said. “I don’t want Liv to change.”

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