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Boreanaz, Fillion, Goldberg, Lloyd Headline Celebrity Guests At Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
Karen Gillan, Karl Urban, Evan Peters, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Five WWE® Standouts, Top Comics Creators At Pop Culture Festival At Pennsylvania Convention Center
Fillion and Gillan will appear on Saturday, June 21 only; Reedus will attend on Saturday and Sunday, June 21-22; Goldberg will appear on Friday evening and Saturday, June 20-21; and Lloyd is scheduled to appear Friday through Sunday.
Other notables on the celebrity roster include Anthony Mackie (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Hurt Locker), Sebastian Stan (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, “Once Upon a Time”), Karl Urban (Star Trek, The Bourne Supremacy), Evan Peters (X-Men, Days of Future Past), Lauren Cohan (“The Walking Dead,” “The Vampire Diaries”), John Carpenter (director, Halloween, Escape from L.A.), Eliza Dushku (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel”), Daniel Cudmore (X-Men, Days of Future Past), Alan Tudyk (Serenity, Wreck-It Ralph), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings, Rudy), Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid, My Cousin Vinny), Laura Vandervoort (“Smallville,”
In addition, WWE® Divas The Bella Twins™ (Friday), WWE® Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino™ (Saturday) and WWE® Superstars John Cena (Sunday) and Batista™ (Saturday) will attend.
Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Greg Capullo (“Batman,”
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 Philadelphia Comic Con show hours are Thursday, June 19, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, June 20, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, June 21, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, June 22, 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, June 22, is also Kids Day, with an array of activities and programming specially designed for the younger Wizard World fans.
Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/
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