CELEBRITY GUESTS TRAVEL TO TORONTO COMICON FOR MARCH BREAK
ATTENDING STARS INCLUDE THE CAST OF STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION, MICHAEL HOGAN OF BATTLESTAR GALACTICA AND SEAN ASTIN FROM THE LORD OF THE RINGS
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TORONTO, ON (January 28, 2013) – Toronto ComiCon is putting the pop in pop culture with an all-star lineup featuring stars from some of the most treasured TV shows and films in the sci-fi and fantasy universe.
The two-day extravaganza, held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre March 9-10, 2013, will feature the following celebrity guests:
- Michael Hogan (Battlestar Galactica, Teen Wolf)
- Sean Astin (The Goonies, The Lord of the Rings)
- Laura Vandervoort (Smallville, V)
- Daniel Logan (Star Wars Episode II)
The cast of STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION:
- Patrick Stewart (Captain Jean-Luc Picard)
- Jonathan Frakes (Cmdr. William Riker)
- LeVar Burton (Lt. Cmdr. Geordi LaForge)
- Michael Dorn (Lt. Worf)
- Gates McFadden (Dr. Beverly Crusher)
- Marina Sirtis (Counselor Deanna Troi)
- Brent Spiner (Lt. Cmdr. Data)
This year’s festivities will also bring together some of the biggest names in comics, horror and anime, including:
- Kill Shakespeare’s creators: Toronto’s own Anthony Del Col and Connor McCreery made headlines across North American for their innovative comic series featuring epic battles between the bard’s greatest heroes and villains. The duo has inked a follow-up series called Tide of Blood launching in 2013.
For the complete list of Toronto ComiCon guests, visit www.comicontoronto.com.
Returning for a second spectacular year, Toronto’s ComiCon has established itself as one of the city’s defining pop culture and entertainment events. Presented by FAN EXPO CANADA™, Toronto ComiCon is filled with high-profile celebrity presentations, Q&A’s, autographs and photo sessions. Join hundreds of exhibitors and retailers – and a parade of costumed fans – in celebrating a jam-packed weekend of all things pop culture. Other highlights include a Star Wars photo session, sketching duels, as well workshops and seminars featuring some of the industry’s brightest talents.
Escaping to new worlds on March Break has never been so easy!
METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE
(South Building) 222 BREMNER BLVD.
|Saturday, March 9 All Access One-Day Pass
Sunday, March 10 All Access One-Day Pass
All Access Two-Day Pass
Child All Access One-Day Pass
For more information on Star Trek: The Next Generation cast photo-op sessions, autograph signings and VIP tickets, please visit http://www.lightspeedfineart.
Rob Paulsen welcomes Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, and (via Skype) Jason Biggs to a live recording of the Talkin Toons podcast on Friday, December 14th at 8:00 pm to talk about the newest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles SENSATION! Surprise guests too! BOOYAKASHA!
JUST ADDED: Mae Whitman (April O’Neil), Kevin Michael Richardson (Shredder), and showrunner Ciro Nieli!!
18 & over
Two items minimum per person
Seating First Come First Serve
All Shows Have Adult Content
Door Time: 07:15 PM
Jon Lovitz Comedy Club
1000 Universal Studios Blvd #222, Universal City, CA 91608
Media stars including Patrick Stewart, Sean Astin, Tia Carrere, Anthony Michael Hall, Jeremy Bulloch, Daniel Logan, and Sam Trammell and comic artists Ethan Van Sciver, Paul Ryan, and more appear this weekend at SuperMegaFest!
Hollywood comes to Framingham! Movies, Super Heroes, Music, Wrestling and Intergalactic Fun come together in Framingham at the Super Megafest, New England’s premiere Celebrity Pop Culture Fan Fest!
This year’s event will feature Hollywood icons & celebrities, rock and roll, science fiction and wrestling legends. The Super Megafest takes place Saturday, Nov. 19th from 10:30am to 6pm & Sunday, Nov 20th from 10:30am to 5pm at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel located at 1657 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701.
Movie and TV fans will be thrilled with the very rare appearance of PATRICK STEWART best known as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation and its successor films, and as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men film series (appearing Saturday only).
Appearing both days is SEAN ASTIN who starred in The Goonies, the title character of Rudy, and Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL – starred in National Lampoon’s Vacation, Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Weird Science, Edward Scissorhands, The Dead Zone and much more!
SAM TRAMMELL – stage, film and TV actor best known as Sam Merlotte in the HBO Series True Blood.
Star Wars guests include JEREMY BULLOCH who played Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back and all of Return of the Jedi plus DANIEL LOGAN who starred as Boba Fett in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones!
TIA CARRERE – motion picture and TV actress as well as Grammy award-winning musical artist. Starred in films Wayne’s World 1 & 2, True Lies, and Rising Sun to name a few!
RON ELY – title character in the 1966 TV series Tarzan plus host of Face the Music and the Miss America Pageant for two years in the 1980s.
TRACEY GOLD – starred as Carol Seavers in TV’s Growing Pains, was awarded the Youth-in-Film Award for Best Actress with performances in at least 30 other TV movies.
REX SMITH – actor and musician popular as a teen idol in the 1970?s. Performed as Jesse Mach in the 1985 TV Series Street Hawk as well as appearances in The Love Boat, Baywatch, Carolina in the City and JAG. Received gold for the Top Ten Single “You Take My Breath Away.”
SALA BAKER – actor and stuntman from Wellington, New Zealand who played Sauron for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy and performed in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and two Pirates of the Caribbean movies!
JANET HUBERT – starred as Vivian Banks in Fresh Prince of Bel Air and Evangeline Williamson on One Life To Live. Also appeared in episodes of Friends, Gilmore Girls and The Bernie Mac Show.
ASHLEY – WWE Diva.
NICK SCOTTI – actor, model and singer who performed two songs that reached the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. He had the role of Antonio “Tony” Viscardi on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless from 1996-1999 and appeared on TV shows Sex and the City, Tracy Takes On… In 2004 he hosted a cooking, fashion, and lifestyle show on the Style Network titled New York Nick. Many other guests to be announced!
Comic artists include ETHAN VAN SCIVER – Green Lantern, Superman/Batman, New X-Men, and The Flash: Rebirth comic book artist. Ethan will be doing free sketches!
JOHN HEBERT- X-Men Adventures, Punisher, Deathlok and current Captain Action artist!
PARIS CULLINS – DC Comics’ Blue Devil and Blue Beetle, and Marvel Comics’ Hyperkind.
PAUL RYAN – DP7, Fantastic Four, Spiderman, Batman, Flash, Superman, Phantom and more.
MARK MCKENNA – Marvel and DC Comics’ X-Men, Spiderman, Batman and The Justice League.
HANNIBAL KING – former Magic: The Gathering artist for Wizards of the Coast and worked on comics ranging from Grendel for old Comico to Marvel’s Excaliber to DC’s Green Arrow.
DAXIONG – has published over 100 books in Asia, 3 in Europe with Solei Publishing and since coming to the States has penciled, inked and colored TOP 10 SPECIAL #1 and JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA 80-PAGE GIANT” 10 Page plus much more!
The stars will be signing autographs and doing Q & A sessions with fans throughout the day. Professional photos with most celebrities will be available on site! There will also be an incredible dealers room chock full of the hottest collectibles, gifts, toys, comics, movie posters, and trading cards from the 1960s to today!
The COME TOGETHER MEGA MUSIC FEST celebrates the magical music of some of your favorite artists! Featuring Peter Tork (original member of the Monkees) and Shoe Suede Blues, PepperTown, the premiere Beatles Tribute Band, Niki Luparelli and the Gold Diggers and Loose Salute who will feature the works of Michael Nesmith! Showtime is 7:30 PM to Midnight on Saturday, November 19th!
For more info log onto www.supermegafest.com.
The guest list for Atlanta’s Dragon*Con is always long (and this year’s is no exception) with someone interesting for fans of any genre. While everyone will have their favorites, I just thought that in addition to the recent addition of comics legend Stan Lee, I would highlight a few of the names that stand out to me for 2010:
- Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings)
- Morena Baccarin (Firefly/Serenity, V)
- Avery Brooks (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
- LeVar Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
- Erica Cerra (Eureka)
- Daniel Cudmore (Twilight, X-Men)
- Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
- Larry Hagman (Dallas, I Dream of Jeannie)
- Linda Hamilton (Terminator, Beauty & The Beast)
- Stan Lee – comic book legend
- Kellan Lutz (Twilight)
- James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Smallville)
- Mike McKone (Teen Titans, Avengers Academy)
- Mike Mignola (Hellboy)
- Jason Momoa (Conan)
- Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica)
- Adrian Pasdar (Heroes)
- George Perez – comics legend
- Sendhil Ramamurthy (Heroes)
- Elisabeth Rohm (Angel, Law & Order, Heroes)
- Michael Shanks (Stargate SG-1)
- Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
- Shawnee Smith (SAW)
- Kevin Sorbo (Hercules, Andromeda)
- Chaske Spencer (Twilight)
- Brent Spiner (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
- Jewel Staite (Firefly/Serenity, Stargate: Atlantis)
- Sam Trammel (True Blood)
- Laura Vandervoort (Smallville, V)
Who else do you think is a highlight?