Silicon Valley Comic Con (SVCC), Steve Wozniak’s pop culture and technology expo, has announced that Grant Gustin, star of the hit television series “The Flash,”and Tom Felton, Draco Malfoy from the Harry Potter films and supervillain Doctor Alchemy on “The Flash,” have been added to the show’s guest lineup. This marks Grant’s first ever appearance at any Comic Con. Fans will get a chance to meet Grant and Tom for photos, autographs and a special Q&A session. The second annual SVCC will be hosted at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA the weekend of April 21-23.
As Barry Allen / The Flash in the CW network television hit series “The Flash,” Grant has also appeared in crossover episodes with “Arrow,” “Supergirl” and “Legends of Tomorrow.” Grant is also known for his role as Sebastian Smythe on the FOX network television series “Glee” and for playing Campbell Price on “90210” (CW TV show). This month, he will join former “Glee” castmates Melissa Benoist and Darren Criss for a special musical crossover of “The Flash” and “Supergirl.”
Best known as Draco Malfoy from the Harry Potter films, Tom Felton left the magical world to go on to star in “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “Belle,” “The Disappeared, “Night Wolf,” “The Apparition,” “In Secret” and more. He is now a series regular on “The Flash,” where he plays Julian Dorn, a CSI at the Central City Police Department with suspicions about Barry Allen – otherwise known as Doctor Alchemy, the acolyte of speed god Savitar, this season’s super villains.
Grant will appear Sunday, April 23. Tom will be at SVCC on Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22. They will appear on-stage together for a fan Q&A on Sunday.
Grant and Tom join an already star-studded lineup of high-profile guests at SVCC 2017, including recently announced guests John Cusack of “Being John Malkovich,” “High Fidelity” and “Sixteen Candles;” Gina Torres of “Suits” and “Firefly;” and Billy Boyd, who played Peregrin “Pippin” Took in Peter Jackson’s epic film trilogy “The Lord of the Rings.” Additional guest highlights who were previously announced include:
● The 30th anniversary cast reunion of “Star Trek: The Next Generation”
● William Shatner of “Star Trek” and “Boston Legal”
● Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut and one of the first people to walk on the moon
● Steven Yeun of “The Walking Dead”
● Robert Englund of “Nightmare on Elm Street”
● Pam Grier “Foxy Brown”
A full list of SVCC guests can be found at www.svcomiccon.com/guests. To purchase tickets, visit www.svcomiccon.com/tickets. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, visit http://svcomiccon.com/sponsors/want-to-exhibit.
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Silicon Valley Comic Con celebrates the Age of the Geek by bringing together America’s two greatest superheroes: pop culture and technology. Featuring top celebrities, comics, independent artists, cosplay, video game creators, consumer electronics, music and apps, Silicon Valley Comic Con is where entertainment and our electronic worlds intersect. The second annual Silicon Valley Comic Con will be hosted at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA the weekend of April 21-23, 2017.
Delight in a 30th anniversary screening of everyone’s favorite coming-of-age dramedy, The Breakfast Club, followed by an interactive discussion and Q&A with Molly Ringwald herself. Whether you’re a Brain, Athlete, Basket Case, Criminal, or Princess, longtime fans and new audiences alike can celebrate the return of this iconic film to the big screen. Detention has never been more fun, especially when one is getting the inside scoop from Molly Ringwald! A limited number of VIP tickets will be available that include a meet and greet with Molly. Pixy Stix-Cap’n Crunch sandwiches and sushi are not included. Tickets available at the link…
Molly Ringwald’s diverse career has included movies (Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles), Broadway (Enchanted April, Cabaret), music (jazz recording Except Sometimes), and writing (When It Happens To You, Getting The Pretty Back). The Breakfast Club is known as the “quintessential 1980s film” and is considered as one of the best films of the decade. The film was ranked #1 on Entertainment Weekly’s list of the 50 Best High School Movies (2010). Molly Ringwald was ranked #1 on VH-1’s 100 Greatest Teen Stars (2011).
Molly Ringwald is an actress, author, and singer. Her work in film is characterized by what the renowned New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael called her “charismatic normality.” Ringwald was cast in Paul Mazursky’s film Tempest at the age of thirteen—a performance that earned her a Golden Globe nomination.
She went on to star in numerous films, including the now-iconic John Hughes’ movies Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink. Additional films include The Pick-Up Artist, For Keeps, Fresh Horses, Betsy’s Wedding, Cindy Sherman’s Office Killer, Billy Bob Thornton’s Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade, & Jean-Luc Godard’s King Lear. Her latest films include the forthcoming Bad Night and Jem and the Holograms.
The author of the national bestsellers, Getting the Pretty Back and When It Happens to You, she has written for the New York Times, Vogue, Salon, Esquire, Allure, Tin House, the New York Times Book Review, and the Guardian. In 2013, Concord Records released her debut jazz album Except Sometimes. She lives with her husband and three children in Los Angeles.
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Actress and 80s icon Molly Ringwald signs her fiction debut at Brookline Booksmith on Tuesday, September 11th at 7:00pm.
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