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  • AC Boardwalk Con (May 2015)

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    Convention Name
    AC Boardwalk Con
    Convention Website Address
    http://www.DoACBC.com
    This convention will take place:
    • over multiple days.
    Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
    05/14/2015
    End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
    05/17/2015
    About This Convention
    AC BOARDWALK CON: CREATED BY FANS FOR FANS.

    AC Boardwalk Con has put together a truly unique show that puts the fans center stage. At every turn, there’s an experience that has been designed to capture your attention Some highlights include:

    An expansive array of Publishers who are exhibiting with full booths, including: Marvel, Boom! Studios, Aspen, Zenescope more!

    Special Guest Panels including Stan Lee and Kevin Smith

    Special Musical Guests including Make Out Monday, September Mourning and More!

    Creators! Creators! Creators!

    Celebrity Guest Signings and Photo Opportunities

    Cosplay Ballroom (open 10 AM – 7 PM and 8 PM – 2 AM Thurs, Fri, Sat and 10 – 5 Sunday)

    Venue Name and Address
    Atlantic City Convention Center
    1 Convention Boulevard
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    United States
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    Please select the Category that best describes the convention
    Comic Books
    Additional Categories
    • Anime
    • Gaming
    • Horror
    • Science Fiction and Fantasy
    • Collectibles
    Guests
    Stan Lee, Adam West, Alex Minsky, Bernrd Chang, Bob Layton, Brett Dalton, Brian Tee, Bryan Johnson, Bryan Tillman, Burt Ward, Camilla D’Errico, Charles Fleischer, Charles Soule, CJ Draden, Clayton Henry, Dawn McTeigue, Dexter Vines, Drew Johnson, Edgar Delgado, Elias Chatzoudis, Elizabeth Lail, Elvin Hernandez, Frank Tieri, Georges Jeanty, Georgina Haig, Gigi Edgley, Grant Imahara, Gregg Henry, Greg Horn, Henry Simmons, Humberto Ramos, Jamie Tyndall, Jason Mewes, Jay Leisten, Jeff Dekal, J. Scott Campbell, Jeffery Shultz, Jeremy Shada, Jess Harnell, Jim Cummings, Joe Delbeato, Joe Rubinstein, John Tyler Christopher, Josh Keaton, Julie Newmar, Kevin Smith, Manu Bennett, Mark Brooks, Mark Morales, Matt BATT Banning, Maurice LaMarche, Michael Rooker, Mike Zapcic, Ming Chen, Nei Ruffino, Peter David, Phil Jimenez, Reilly Brown, Rebecca Mader, Rich Arons, Rob Paulsen, Sea n Chen, Sean Gunn, Sean Maguire, Steve Cardenas, Tate Steinsiek, Terry Naughton, Tress MacNeille, Tyler Kirkham, Verne Troyer, The Warriors, Willa Holland

    Steven Yeun, Dave Bautista Headline Celebrity Guests At Inaugural Wizard World Richmond Comic Con

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    Press Release:

    Steven Yeun, Dave Bautista, Manu Bennett, James Marsters Headline Celebrity Guests At Inaugural Wizard World Richmond Comic Con, September 12-14

    WWE® Hall of Famer Ricky ‘The Dragon’ Steamboat™, Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Tudyk, Eliza Dushku, Michael Madsen, Jon Bernthal, Michael Rooker, Top Comics Creators At Pop Culture Festival At Greater Richmond Convention Center

    RICHMOND, Va., July 7, 2014 – Steven Yeun, Michael Rooker and Jon Bernthal of “The Walking Dead,” Adam West and Burt Ward of “Batman”, Manu Bennett (The Hobbit, “Arrow”), Dave Bautista (a.k.a. WWE® Superstar Batista™, also starring in the summer blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy), WWE® Hall of Famer Ricky ‘The Dragon’ Steamboat™ and James Marsters (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Torchwood”) are among the celebrities scheduled to attend the inaugural Wizard World Richmond Comic Con, September 12-14 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. It is the 11th of 16 events scheduled in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known comics artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.

    Yeun will appear on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13-14; the WWE stars will attend on Saturday only; the others are scheduled for all three days.

    Other notables scheduled include Eliza Dushku (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Angel”), Giancarlo Esposito (“Once Upon a Time,” “Breaking Bad”), Alan Tudyk (“Firefly,” Wreck-It Ralph), Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, “24”), Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters, “Heroes”), Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk,” “The King of Queens”), Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”), Sara Underwood (“Attack of the Show”) and the Boondock Saints duo of Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco.

    Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams (“Batman,” “X-Men”), Ethan Van Sciver (“Green Lantern,” “Flash”), Kevin Eastman (Co-Creator, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”), Kevin Maguire (“Justice League,” “Batman Confidential”), John Tyler Christopher (“Amazing Spider-Man,” “X-Men”), Michael Golden (“Hulk,” “Star Wars”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”) and Greg Horn (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Avengers”).

    Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Richmond Comic Con show hours are Friday, Sept. 12, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

    A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place all three days at the event, with celebrity Q&A’s, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contest, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Sunday, Sept. 14, is also Kids Day, with an array of activities and programming specially designed for the younger Wizard World fans.

    Richmond Comic Con is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor, often stopping by the Show Stage, the ideal place to see and be seen.

    For more on the 2014 Wizard World Richmond Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-richmond.html.

    About Wizard World:

    Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

    The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.

    Wizard World 2014 Schedule
    January 24-26 – Wizard World Portland Comic Con
    February 7-9 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
    March 7-9 – Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con
    March 28-30 – Wizard World Louisville Comic Con
    April 4-6 – Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con
    May 2-4 – Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con
    May 30-June 1 – Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con
    June 19-22 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
    August 1-3 – Wizard World San Antonio Comic Con
    August 21-24 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
    September 12-14 – Wizard World Richmond Comic Con
    September 26-28 – Wizard World Nashville Comic Con
    October 2-4 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
    October 31-November 2 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
    November 7-9 – Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con
    November 21-23 – Wizard World Reno Comic Con

    William Shatner, Sean Astin, Robert Englund, Etc. Headline Inaugural Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con in May 2014

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    Press Release:

    William Shatner, Sean Astin, Robert Englund, Manu Bennett, Ralph Macchio Headline Celebrity Guests At Inaugural Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con, May 2-4

    Gilbert Gottfried, Dean Cain, James Marsters, Laurie Holden, Michael Rooker, Top Comics Creators At Pop Culture Festival At Minneapolis Convention Center

    MINNEAPOLIS, March 11, 2014 – William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “T.J. Hooker”), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings, Rudy), Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Manu Bennett (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Arrow), Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid, My Cousin Vinny), Gilbert Gottfried (Problem Child, Beverly Hills Cop II) and Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” “Stars Earn Stripes”) are among the celebrities scheduled to attend the inaugural Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con, May 2-4 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.It is the 6th of 16 events scheduled in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known comics artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.

    Shatner will appear on Friday and Saturday, May 2-3; Astin will attend on Saturday and Sunday; the others are scheduled for all three days.

    Other notables scheduled at press time include Laurie Holden, Jon Bernthal and Michael Rookerof “The Walking Dead,”James Marsters (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Torchwood”), Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”), James Hong (Blade Runner, Mulan), Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk,” “The King of Queens”), Ian Ziering (“Beverly Hills 90210,” Sharknado) and the Boondock Saints duo of Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco.

    Among the superstar comics creators scheduled to attend are Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams (“Batman,” “X-Men”), Ethan Van Sciver (“Green Lantern,” “Flash”), Mike Grell (“Green Arrow,” “Warlord”), Bob Layton (“Iron Man,” “Uncanny X-Men”), Barry Kitson (“Thor,” “Spider-Man”) and Kevin Maguire (“Justice League,” “Batman Confidential”), with more talented writers and artists to be announced.

    Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con show hours are Friday, May 2, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, May 4, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

    A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place all three days at the event, with celebrity Q&A’s, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contest, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Sunday, May 4, is also Kids Day, with an array of activities and programming specially designed for the younger Wizard World fans.

    Minneapolis Comic Con is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor, often stopping by the Show Stage, the ideal place to see and be seen.

    For more on the 2014 Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-minneapolis.html.

    About Wizard World:

    Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

    The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.

    Wizard World 2014-15 Schedule
    March 28-30 – Wizard World Louisville Comic Con
    April 4-6 – Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con
    May 2-4 – Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con
    May 30-June 1 – Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con
    June 19-22 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
    August 1-3 – Wizard World San Antonio Comic Con
    August 21-24 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
    September 12-14 – Wizard World Richmond Comic Con
    September 26-28 – Wizard World Nashville Comic Con
    October 2-4 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
    October 31-November 2 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
    November 7-9 – Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con
    November 21-23 – Wizard World Reno Comic Con
    January 9-11, 2015 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
    January 23-25, 2015 – Wizard World Portland Comic Con
    June 19-21, 2015 – Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con

     

    Arrow’s Manu Bennett Added for Hartford Comic Con 2014

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    UPDATE: Unfortunately Manu Bennett has had to cancel his appearance

    Press Release:

    Hartford Comic Con is proud to announce the addition of Manu Bennett from Arrow (Slade Wilson/Deathstroke), Spartacus (Crixus), and The Hobbit (Azog). He joins an already A-list line up of celebrity guests to join our show including cast mate Katrina Law (“Mira” from Spartacus), Chandler Riggs (“Carl Grimes” from The Walking Dead), Giancarlo Esposito (“Gus” from Breaking Bad), and more!

    Please join us at the fastest growing comic con in New England! With appearance by over 150 of the industry’s top artists including special guests Ed McGuinness (Amazing X-Men, Nova), Tim Sale (Captain America, Batman), Jim Cheung (Infinity, Young Avengers), Dave Johnson (Deadpool, 100 Bullets), and so many more.

    RSVP on Facebook!

    Hartford Comic Con will take place on May 31 – June 1, 2014 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT. For more information, tickets, registration, and the complete list of guests please check out the website: www.hartfordcomiccon.com and follow them on Twitter (@ HartfordCon) and Facebook!

    Q&A Sessions, 75th Anniversary of Batman, Highlight Programming at Wizard World Louisville Comic Con 2014

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    Press Release:

    Q&A Sessions With Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Jason Momoa, Sean Astin, Evening Parties, 75th Anniversary Of Batman, Costume Contests Highlight Programming At Inaugural Wizard World Louisville Comic Con

    James Marsters, Summer Glau, Dean Cain, Michael Rooker, Jason David Frank, Other Celebrity Q&A’s, Comics Creator Sessions, Film Festival, Marvel Trivia, ‘Kids Day’ Among Full Three Days Of Panels And Events

    LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 20, 2014 – Question-and-answer sessions with top celebrities like Matt Smith and Karen Gillan of “Doctor Who,” Jason Momoa, Sean Astin and James Marsters, meet-and-greets, adult and kids costume contests, a discussion on the historic 75th anniversary of Batman, the Wizard World Film Festival and an array of comics and pop culture themed panels comprise the robust featured programming schedule at the inaugural Wizard World Louisville Comic Con, April 4-6 at the Kentucky International Convention Center. Most programming is included as part of the standard event admission.

    Some of the highlights of the schedule include:

    Interactive Q&A sessions with Smith (Sat., 6:15 p.m.), Gillan (Fri., 8:15 p.m.), Momoa (Sat., 1:30 p.m.), Astin (Sat., noon), Marsters (Sat., 1 p.m.), Summer Glau (Sat., 4 p.m.), Dean Cain (Sat., 11:30 a.m.), Michael Rooker (Sat., 3 p.m.), Jason David Frank (Sat., 2:30 p.m.), Manu Bennett (Sun., 1 p.m.) and other celebrities

    Informative discussions with noted comics creators Michael Golden (Sun., 11:30 a.m.), Danny Fingeroth and Miles Fuller (Sat., 1 p.m.), Rob Prior (Sat., 2 p.m.) and more

    “Batman at 75,” a discussion on the Caped Crusader led by Fingeroth, Fuller and Marco Arnaudo

    Evening parties on Friday (“Wizard World Creator Pro Am,” 8:30 p.m.); Saturday (“Wizard World Official After Party,” 8:30 p.m.)

    Costume contests for adults (Saturday, 7:15 p.m.) and kids (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.)

    The Mighty Marvel Trivia Contest (Friday, 5 p.m.) with experts Fingeroth and Jacob Rougemont

    Humorist panel with Kentucky native and Fark.com creator Drew Curtis (Friday 7 p.m.)

    Wizard World Comic Con Film Festival, featuring selected shorts and music videos (Fri., Sat.)

    Meet-and-greets with Frank (Sat., 11 a.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.), (paid events)

    Kids Day (Sunday), with an array of kids and family activities designed just for the younger set, highlighted by the Green Ranger Power Hour with Frank (1:30 p.m.)

    Unless noted, programming events take place in the designated General Programming Rooms at the Kentucky International Convention Center. VIP tickets or additional costs may apply to ensure access to select activities, as noted.

    A full list of Wizard World Louisville Comic Con programming is below; further details on each at http://www.wizardworld.com/programming-louisville.html (subjects, guests, times and rooms subject to change):

    Friday, March 28
    5:00 – 5:45pm The Mighty Marvel Trivia Contest (Room 208)
    5:00 – 8:00pm Wizard World Film Festival (Room 210)
    6:00 – 6:45pm Costumes + Playing = Cosplay! So What Does That Actually Mean? (Room 208)
    7:00 – 7:30pm Saving The World One Fake News Article At A Time With Drew Curtis (Room 208)
    7:30 – 9:00pm Scream At The Screen (Room 208)
    8:15 – 9:00pm Time-Traveling With Karen Gillan (Cascade B)
    8:30 – 10:30pm Creator Pro Am: Drink And Draw (Maker’S Mark Bourbon House & Lounge, 446 S 4th St.) 21+ Only!

    Saturday, March 29
    11:00 – 11:45am Jason David Frank Meet And Greet – Paid Event (Room 206)
    11:00 – 11:45am To Boldly Go: Star Trek: The Next Generation & Anthropology (Room 210)
    11:00 – 11:45am The Strange World Of Abstract Comics (Room 213)
    11:30 – 12:15pm One-On-One With The Man Of Steel: Dean Cain (Room 208)
    12:00 – 12:45pm Out Of The Shire With Sean Astin (Cascade B)
    12:00 – 12:45pm Vampire Lore And Other Urban Myths And Legends W/Dr. Rebecca Housel (Room 210)
    12:00 – 12:45pm Superheroes, Psychology And Myth (Room 213)
    12:30 – 1:15pm Dead Fans Walking (Room 208)
    1:00 – 1:45pm One-On-One With James Marsters (Cascade B)
    1:00 – 5:15pm The Wizard World Film Festival (Room 210)
    1:00 – 1:45pm How To Write Comics With Danny Fingeroth And Miles Fuller (Room 213)
    1:30 – 2:15pm One-On-One With A Dothraki Warlord: Jason Momoa (Room 208)
    2:00 – 2:45pm How To Survive A Killer Tv Show (Cascade B)
    2:00 – 2:45pm Mworld Creation With Rob Prior (Room 213)
    2:30 – 3:15pm One-On-One With Jason David Frank: Power Ranger (Room 208)
    3:00 – 3:30pm Michael Rooker Vs The Audience (Cascade B)
    3:00 – 4:00pm Batman At 75 (Room 213)
    4:00 – 4:30pm One-On-One With Summer Glau (Cascade B)
    4:00 – 4:45pm All Things Pro Wrestling With Wrestlingaudio.Com (Room 208)
    4:00-6:00pm Documentary Screening: “rude Dude: The Steve Rude Story” And Q & A With Director Ian Fischer (Room 213)
    5:00 – 5:45pm Bigger On The Inside Doctor Who Fan Panel (Cascade B)
    5:00 – 5:30pm One-On-One With Robert Hays (Room 208)
    5:30 – 6:15pm Movie Match-Up (Room 210)
    5:45 – 6:30pm Grimm Fairy Tales Animated (Room 208)
    6:15 – 7:00pm One-On-One With The Doctor: Matt Smith (Cascade B)
    7:00-7:45pm How To Roll Winning Numbers (Room 213)
    7:15 – 9:15pm Wizard World Costume Contest (Cascade B)
    8:30pm – Close Wizard World Official After Party (Howl At The Moon, 434 S 4th St) 21+ Only

    Sunday, March 30
    11:30 – 12:15pm Jason David Frank Meet And Greet – Paid Event (Room 206)
    11:30am – 12:15pm Storytelling With Michael Golden (Room 210)
    12:00 – 12:45pm Jon Heder Will Blow Your Mind (Room 208)
    12:00 – 12:45pm Getting Respect: Comics Go To College(Room 213)
    12:30 – 1:15pm Vampire Diaries/Originals Fan Panel (Room 210)
    1:00-1:45pm One-On-One With Manu Bennett (Room 208)
    1:00-1:45pm Another Kind Of Bat-Man: Comics And Baseball (Room 213)
    1:30 – 2:30pm The Green Power Ranger Power Hour (Room 206)
    1:30 – 2:15pm Super Power Beat Down (Room 210)
    2:00 – 2:45pm One-On-Two With The Boondock Saints (Room 208)
    2:00 – 2:45pm The Zombie Genre: Not Dead Yet (Room 213)
    2:30 – 3:15pm Wizard World Kids Costume Contest (Room 210)

    Seating for panels is strictly limited and available on a first served basis. We do not clear panel rooms unless you are seated in a section that is marked with a sign at the end of the row reading: ROW WILL BE CLEARED AT THE END OF EACH PANEL

    Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Louisville Comic Con show hours are Friday, March 28, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, March 29, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, March 30, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

    A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place all three days at the event, with celebrity Q&A’s, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contest, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Sunday, March 30, is also Kids Day, with an array of activities and programming specially designed for the younger Wizard World fans.

    Louisville Comic Con is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor, often stopping by the Show Stage, the ideal place to see and be seen.

    For more on the 2014 Wizard World Louisville Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-louisville.html.

    About Wizard World:

    Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

    The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.

    Wizard World 2014 Schedule
    January 24-26 – Wizard World Portland Comic Con
    February 7-9 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
    March 7-9 – Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con
    March 28-30 – Wizard World Louisville Comic Con
    April 4-6 – Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con
    May 2-4 – Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con
    May 30-June 1 – Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con
    June 19-22 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
    August 1-3 – Wizard World San Antonio Comic Con
    August 21-24 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
    September 12-14 – Wizard World Richmond Comic Con
    September 26-28 – Wizard World Nashville Comic Con
    October 2-4 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
    October 31-November 2 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
    November 7-9 – Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con
    November 21-23 – Wizard World Reno Comic Con

    Spartacus to Conquer Comic-Con for Final Time at SDCC 2012

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    Press Release:

    “SPARTACUS” TO CONQUER COMIC- CON FOR FINAL TIME!

    INTERNATIONAL SMASH TO REVEAL EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE FROM “WAR OF THE DAMNED”

    WHO: Liam McIntyre (Spartacus), Manu Bennett (Crixus) and Steven S. DeKnight

    WHAT: On the heels of Starz’ announcement that the upcoming season, “Spartacus: War of the Damned” (premiering January 2013) will be the final chapter of the internationally-applauded franchise, stars Liam McIntyre and Manu Bennett will join executive producer/creator, Steven S. DeKnight at San Diego’s Comic-Con for what has been one of the most well-attended and lively panels for the past three years with standing-room only crowds. This summer’s event is sure to be no different as fans will get the very first opportunity to see new footage and hear about the upcoming and final season which DeKnight has promised will be “epic on a scale you will not believe.”

    Production is currently underway in New Zealand. Liam and Manu will travel around the globe to be with the fans for just one day, before heading back to finish filming (production wraps in the fall).

    This is the first, and perhaps only, opportunity to interview Liam, Manu and Steven together and get the inside story on the final season. “Spartacus: War of the Damned” is scheduled to premiere in January 2013 on STARZ.

     

    WHEN: Friday, July 13th

    Panel: 5:45-6:45pm . Location: Room 6BCF

    STARZ Bringing Torchwood and Spartacus Casts to SDCC 2011

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    Torchwood: Miracle Day

    Press Release:

    STARZ TO FEATURE ‘TORCHWOOD’ AND ‘SPARTACUS’ AT 2011 COMIC-CON ON FRIDAY, JULY 22ND

    Cast of Highly Anticipated Series, ‘Torchwood: Miracle Day,’ Including Stars John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Bill Pullman, Mekhi Phifer, Alexa Havins, Lauren Ambrose and Writer Jane Espenson To Appear on Panel at 10am PT/Room 20; Special Advanced Screening of Episode 103 of Series on Thursday, July 21st at 9:30pm PT in Room 6DE

     

    Liam McIntyre, Star of ‘Spartacus: Vengeance’ To Be Introduced to Fans at 5:45pm PT/Room 6BCF Along with Fellow Leads Dustin Clare, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett, Katrina Law and EP Steven S. DeKnight

    For Immediate Release STARZ will bring the casts of two of its most riveting original series, “Torchwood: Miracle Day” and “Spartacus: Vengeance” to 2011 San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, July 22nd, it was announced today.  For “Torchwood: Miracle Day,” set to debut on STARZ,  Friday, July 8th at 10pm ET/PT, the panel willfeature: Torchwood alum John Barrowman (Capt. Jack Harkness), Eve Myles (Gwen Cooper), and new headliners Bill Pullman (Oswald Danes), Mekhi Phifer (Rex Matheson), Alexa Havins (Ester Drummand), Lauren Ambrose (Jilly Kitzinger) and writer Jane Espenson.  Highlights of the  “Spartacus: Vengeance” panel (slated to premiere on STARZ in 2012) will include fans’ first-ever opportunity to meet the new Spartacus, Liam McIntyre (Spartacus), along with stars Lucy Lawless (Lucretia),Dustin Clare (Gannicus), Manu Bennett (Crixus), Katrina Law (Mira) and Executive Producer and Head Writer Steven S. DeKnight.

    On Thursday, July 21 at 9:30pm PT, the eve of the panels, STARZ will screen a never-before-seen “Torchwood: Miracle Day” episode entitled “Night of Dead” in room 6DE. This episode premieres on STARZ the following day, Friday, July 22 at 10pm ET/PT.

     

    About “Torchwood: Miracle Day”: Premiering July 8 at 10pm ET/PT

    Imagine a day when nobody dies.  All across the world, nobody dies.  And then the next day, and the next, and the next, people keep aging.  They get hurt and sick but they never die.  This is the extraordinary premise of the highly-anticipated STARZ original drama series, “Torchwood: Miracle Day,” produced by BBC Worldwide Productions for STARZ, BBC Cymru Wales and BBC Worldwide.  The new series, premiering on STARZ on July 8 at 10pm ET/PT, features Torchwood alumni John Barrowman, Eve Myles, and Kai Owen and new headliners, Mekhi  Phifer, Alexa Havins and Bill Pullman. Special guest starring actors in the cult sensation include: Arlene Tur (“Crash,” Eat Pray Love) and Lauren Ambrose (“Six Feet Under,” The Other Woman). The 10-episode, hour-long series will also feature an impressive list of guest stars: Wayne Knight (“Seinfeld,” Jurassic Park), C. Thomas Howell (“Southland,” The Outsiders), Ernie Hudson (“OZ,” Ghostbusters), Nana Visitor (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”), John DeLancie (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”), Mare Winningham (Mildred Pierce, George Wallace) and Frances Fisher (Titanic, The Lincoln Lawyer). The show’s original creator, writer/producer Russell T Davies, serves as executive producer along with BBC Worldwide Productions’ SVP Julie Gardner, with Davies also serving as show-runner. “Torchwood: Miracle Day” is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions for Starz, BBC Cymru Wales and BBC Worldwide.

     

    About “Spartacus: Vengeance” (Premiering 2012)

    From the time “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” debuted on Starz in January 2010, it established itself as an epic production with rich storytelling and visuals unlike anything seen previously on any TV show. Also starring John Hannah as Batiatus, Lucy Lawless as Lucretia, Peter Mensah as Doctore, Manu Bennett as Crixus and Viva Bianca as Ilythia, “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” was one of the most talked-about and best-loved TV shows of 2010. Season two of the series finds Spartacus and his fellow gladiators now out of Capua and engaged in the massive slave rebellion against Roman society that has echoed through time. “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena,” the six-part prequel that told the story of the House of Batiatus gladiator school, and the intricate personal, sexual and political maneuverings in Capua five years before “Blood and Sand” was set, debuted in January 2011.

    In season two of the popular series, Liam McIntyre takes over the role of the Thracian warrior sold into slavery in the Roman Republic city of Capua – where he rises to become the champion of the city – before leading the slave revolt that ended the first season. The part was played in the first season by acclaimed Andy Whitfield, who was forced to leave the show due to health issues. “Spartacus: Vengeance” recently began production in New Zealand.