Iconic actor WILLIAM SHATNER beams down to Boston Comic Con to celebrate the 50th anniversary of STAR TREK, the most beloved sci-fi franchise in history! As Captain James T. Kirk, Mr. Shatner led the intrepid crew of the starship Enterprise through the eponymous television series, an animated show, and seven feature films as well as participating in the creation of comic books, video games, novels, and more. This is the exclusive New England convention appearance by Starfleet’s most venerated hero in 2016!
William Shatner has cultivated a career spanning over 50 years as an award-winning actor, director, producer, writer, and recording artist. In addition to Star Trek he has played the title character in the cop drama TJ Hooker, hosted the reality show Rescue 911, and memorably starred as attorney Denny Crane in both The Practice and its spinoff Boston Legal, a role which earned him two Emmys and a Golden Globe award. He is one of Hollywood’s most recognizable figures with many other notable appearances including The Twilight Zone, The Man from UNCLE, Mission: Impossible, Miss Congeniality, and numerous commercials as a celebrity pitchman. He has also written the TekWar series of science fiction novels which was adapted for television.
William Shatner will appear at Boston Comic Con on Friday August 12th and Saturday August 13th ONLY. Further details including signing times, photo ops, and VIP packages will be forthcoming as the show draws closer. Please follow our social media for updates and more guest announcements.
A special William Shatner VIP Experience package is available. William Shatner appears during Boston Comic Con night at Fenway Park on Friday night, in a special private Q&A session as part of the William Shatner VIP Experience, and will be available at the event all day on Saturday for autograph sessions and photo opps. (Pricing and schedule for Saturday will be announced soon).
About Boston Comic Con:
The Boston Comic Con is a 100% independently run comic book show committed to bringing the biggest and best comic creators to New England. Run by fans for fans, Boston Comic Con is not affiliated with any other convention tour or corporate interests. Hosting over 120,000 square feet of vendors selling comic books, toys, posters, trading cards, and other pop culture memorabilia, this is a destination event for geeks of any stripe. This year’s convention will be held Friday August 12th, Saturday August 13th, and Sunday August 14th at the Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210. For more information please go to our website at www.bostoncomiccon.com and follow us on Twitter (@BostonComicCon) and Facebook!
Join Stephen Colbert, host of CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, for an evening of conversation and fun with director J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek, Lost) on Saturday, November 21 at 8:00 PM. This event features the pair in a wide-ranging, onstage discussion of their influences, ideas and creative work. See which geek shall inherit the Earth!
Proceeds from this event benefit The Montclair Film Festival, New Jersey’s leading film non-profit.
Co-Presented with NJPAC
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St, Lodi, New Jersey 07102
Join writer and director Brad Bird (Tomorrowland, The Incredibles) for a moderated discussion and audience Q&A about “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition” at the Apple Store on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM! The classic animated 1999 film is appearing in theaters in a special limited re-release. Bird, who also directed films such as “Tomorrowland,” “Ratatouille,” and “Incredibles,” will talk about his career journey—from making his first animated short at age 11—to the current re-release of “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition.”
103 Prince Street, New York City, NY 10012
Join actors James Marsden, Michelle Monaghan, and Liana Liberato and author Nicholas Sparks at Apple’s SoHo store on Thursday October 16th at 7:00 PM for a conversation about their new movie “The Best of Me.” Based on Sparks’s bestselling novel, the film tells the bittersweet story of high school sweethearts who are reunited after 20 years apart when they return to their hometown for a friend’s funeral. The talk will be followed by an audience Q&A.
103 Prince Street, New York City, NY 10012
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The Cartoon Art Museum, the only museum in the western United States dedicated to all forms of cartoons and comics, is delighted to host its tenth annual benefit at Pixar Animation Studios on Saturday, May 17, 2014, from 2 to 8 p.m. Beginning with the 1986 release of its iconic short film Luxo Jr. to last year’s box office hit Monsters University, Pixar has charmed the world with its incredible computer animated creations. This year, we welcome you to experience the magic of Pixar up close and personal at the studio’s Emeryville home.
Guests may tour the studio’s main gallery and view pre-production artwork from Monsters University. In addition, Pixar artists will be on hand conducting drawing demonstrations. You may purchase special Pixar apparel and merchandise at the Studio Store as well as bid on original and signed art by Pixar animators and other auction prizes. The event also features a 10th anniversary celebration of the Academy Award-winning feature The Incredibles with several of the film’s creators in the studio’s state-of-the-art theater hosted by Dr. Michael B. Johnson (Pixarian and CAM board member), who will lead a Q&A session with the filmmakers in the Steve Jobs Theater, including:
• Brad Bird, Writer & Director
• Mark Andrews, Head of Story
• Tony Fucile, Supervising Animator
• Andrew Jimenez, Director of Photography
• Ted Mathot, Storyboard Artist
• Kevin O’Brien, Storyboard Artist
Please note: Guests are confirmed, however, an unexpected cancellation is always possible.
The event also features light snacks, treats, and will conclude with a wine and dessert reception by the Luxo Cafe staff with a live auction of a variety of original art and signed memorabilia.
Tickets are $500 per person, $450 for members of the Cartoon Art Museum. (Become a museum member and save!)
Purchase one discounted ticket with a Senior/Student Membership, up to two with an Individual Membership, up to four with a Family Membership, up to six with a Friend Membership, and seven or more with a Patron, Sponsor and Benefactor Memberships.) Reserved rows for ten are available for $4,500. Availability for this level is limited.
Doors open at 2 p.m. with the presentation starting at 4 p.m. in the Steve Jobs Theater.
Please note: The Cartoon Art Museum strives to create an enjoyable experience all attendees—given the nature of the theater presentation and the gracious donation of time by the presenters, we will maintain a zero-tolerance policy regarding disturbances during this portion of the program. Anyone causing a disruption (i.e. loud or crying children, talking outside of the Q&A portion, texting) will be given one warning. A second incident will result in the individual being asked to leave the studio. For this reason the presentation is not recommended for children under the age of four. Thank you for your understanding.
If you are visiting San Francisco and looking for a hotel, our partner the St. Regis Hotel, is offering a discounted rate for attendees of the event, click on the link for the discount offer.
Pixar Animation Studios is located in Emeryville, California. Free parking is available on site. For more information, call 415-227-8666, ext. 300. To purchase tickets online, visit cartoonart.org. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Tickets are transferable, but nonrefundable.
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Director J.J. Abrams and novelist Doug Dorst appear at Symphony Space on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 6:00pm to debut S.: A Novel!
J.J. Abrams presents S., a brand-new novel and multi-layered literary puzzle he developed with novelist Doug Dorst, PEN/Hemingway and Shirley Jackson Award nominee. J.J. Abrams has created, written, directed, or produced television shows such as the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning Lost, Alias, and Felicity and films including Star Trek, Super 8, Cloverfield, and Mission: Impossible.
Event includes a reading from the novel, a conversation between Abrams and Dorst, followed by a signing. Co-presented with 826NYC, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.
2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025-6990
July 23, 2013 by Colin Solan
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Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright are traveling across the country screening THE WORLD’S END and meeting fans of the Cornetto trilogy. Find out when they are coming to a city near you and where you can get tickets for “The Last Call Tour” below.
Dallas, TX| July 25
Time: THE WORLD’S END @ 7pm
Double-feature of SHAUN OF THE DEAD and HOT FUZZ @ 9pm
(SHAUN OF THE DEAD and HOT FUZZ Double-feature will be in the parking lot outdoors and free to public, limited to space availability, bring your own chair!)
Theater: Alamo Drafthouse Richardson, 100 S. Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080
Austin, TX| Jul 27th
Time: Triple feature starts @ 3pm
Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 N US Highway 183 Bldg F Austin, TX 78717
Boston, MA| July 28th
Time: SHAUN OF THE DEAD @ 3pm, HOT FUZZ at 5:15pm and THE WORLD’S END at 8pm
The Brattle Theater, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA
Get tickets: http://brattlefilm.org/2013/07/28/the-worlds-end/
Washington, DC| July 29th
AMC Georgetown, 3111 K Street, NW Washington, DC 20007
Get tickets: https://www.facebook.com/43KIXDC
Philadelphia, PA| July 30th
Time: HOT FUZZ @ 5:30 PM & THE WORLD’S END @ 7:30 PM
Ritz East, 125 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Chicago, IL| August 1st
Time: 7pm THE WORLD’S END
The Logan Theatre, 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
Get tickets: www.filtermagazine.com/theworldsend
Chicago, IL| August 2nd
Time: SHAUN OF THE DEAD @ 7pm
Q&A with Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg & Nick Frost @ 8:45pm
HOT FUZZ @ 9:30pm
The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave.
Get tickets: http://www.aintitcool.com/node/63367
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Simon Pegg goes on a signing tour for his new memoir, Nerd Do Well.
Simon Pegg is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and author. Best known for his roles in Shaun of the Dead, Paul, and Hot Fuzz, he also plays Scotty in the Star Trek franchise. Simon lives in London with his wife and daughter. This is his first book.
NEW YORK, NY
STRAND BOOKSTORE, 828 Broadway, Fl 3, New York, NY 10003
Monday, June 13 – 7:00 PM – author event. Talk/Signing
BOOKPEOPLE, 603 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78703
Wednesday, June 15 – 7:00 PM – bookstore.
LOS ANGELES, CA
BARNES & NOBLE #2089, The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Friday, June 17 – 7:00 PM – bookstore. Talk/Signing