Sir Patrick Stewart, John De Lancie Added To Wizard World Ohio Comic Con Celebrity Guest List
Legendary Actor Sir Patrick Stewart and fellow 'Star Trek' franchise star John de Lancie have been added to the Wizard World Ohio Comic Con guest list. The event is set for Sept. 28-30 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Stewart will appear on Saturday, Sept. 29, and Sunday, Sept. 30, when he will meet fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops and lead an interactive Q&A panel. He has been a popular guest at Wizard World events, most recently at Philadelphia Comic Con, where he was joined by the other four “Star Trek” captains. Next month, Stewart will also anchor the 25-year reunion of the cast of “TNG,” with all seven primary stars gathering at Wizard World Austin Comic Con (Oct. 26-28).
Wizard World also announced that William Shatner, originally on the celebrity roster, will not attend Wizard World Ohio Comic Con.
The Emmy-nominated Stewart, who has performed in more than 100 television and film roles, is one of several actors to appear in all three "X-Men" films: X-Men (2000), X2 (2003) and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006). His role as Picard, which started on “Next Generation,”
De Lancie is best known as a regular guest star on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” as the iconic all-powerful “Q.” He also holds the distinction of being one of the few characters to appear in three separate shows in the franchise (“TNG”, "Deep Space 9” and “Voyager”).
VIP tickets are available now for fans who want to secure their opportunity to meet many of the stars at the event, including Stewart. Fans can also visit http://www.wizardworld.com/
Additionally, Neal Adams (“Batman,”
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