It is getting closer to the 2016 Wizard World Chicago, and personally I can’t wait for four days of chaotic fun (well chaotic for me, anyhow). I look forward to seeing all the great artists and maybe brushing shoulders with a few stars, or at least breathing the same air as them.
‘Star Wars’’ Carrie Fisher, The Cast Of ‘Back To The Future’ Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, ‘The X-Files’’ Gillian Anderson Among Top Celebrities Scheduled To Attend Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 18-21
‘Captain America’s’ Sebastian Stan, WWE® Superstars John Cena®, Dean Ambrose™, ‘TWD’ stars Norman Reedus & Danai Gurira, ‘Daredevil’ Charlie Cox Also Headline Roster; Talented Comics Creators, Variety of Exhibitors, Cosplayers, Robust Programming At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
ROSEMONT, Ill., July 2016 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2016 schedule with its 19th trip to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 18-21. Carrie Fisher (Star Wars ), the Back to the Future trio of Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson , “The X-Files” tandem of Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny , WWE® Superstars John Cena® and Dean Ambrose ™, Sebastian Stan ( Captain America), Norman Reedus and Danai Gurira (“The Walking Dead,” and Charlie Cox (“Daredevil”) headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the pop culture extravaganza, the 13th event on Wizard World’s calendar of comic con and gaming cons in 2016.
Stan, Fisher, Reedus, Anderson, Thompson and Cox are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, August 20-21, while Fox, Duchovny and Gurira will attend on Saturday only, Cena and Ambrose will attend on Friday only, and Lloyd will appear Friday through Sunday.
Others on one of the biggest celebrity rosters in Wizard World history include WWE® Superstars The Bella Twins™, Becky Lynch™ and Sasha Banks™, the “Daredevil” team of Deborah Ann Woll, Jon Bernthal, Rosario Dawson, Elden Henson and Elodie Yung, Rose McIver (“iZombie”), Mike Colter (“Jessica Jones”), John Barrowman (“Arrow”), Kate Mulgrew (“Orange is the New Black”) and many others.
Wizard World is also the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley in Chicago will feature Humberto Ramos (“Amazing Spider-Man”), Greg Weisman (“Captain Atom”), James O’Barr (“The Crow”), Rob Schamberger (WWE®), Clinton Hobart (Licensed Disney Fine Artist), Gene Ha (“Justice League”), Carmen Carnero (“Supergirl”), Rafa Sandoval (“Action Comics”), Michael Golden (“Batman”) and many others.
Wizard World comic and gaming con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Comic Con Chicago show hours are Thursday, August 18, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, August 19, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, August 20, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, August 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wizard World 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. The famed Wizard World Comic Con Chicago Costume Contest will take place on Saturday night.
For more on the 2016 Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, visit http://wizd.me/ChicagoPR .
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com ) produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched Wizard World Music (www.wizardworldmusic.com), Wizard World Store ( www.shopwizardworld.com), CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™ (www.comicconbox.com), a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The Wizard World 2016 schedule is available at: http://wizardworld.com/searchby/city/.