Comic Cons headed to the high seas could be industry game-changer

Fan2Sea has announced the full lineup of guests, entertainment and activities for its maiden voyage aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas, which sets sail from January 19–23, 2017 out of Tampa, Florida, with stops in Key West and Cozumel, Mexico. The pop culture-themed cruise will feature panels, nightly parties, movie marathons, themed dinners ….

Star Trek: Bridge Crew virtual reality video game and large gaming zone coming to Star Trek: Mission New York

CBS Consumer Products and ReedPOP are bringing a gamer’s dream to this year’s Star Trek: Mission New York with Star Trek: Bridge Crew, an all-new virtual reality video game from Ubisoft. Star Trek: Mission New York will take place September 2–4 at the Javits Center, the birthplace of the original Star Trek Convention. To help ….

Partial lineup announced for Rock and Shock Horror and Music Fest 2016

Mass Concerts has announced the first celebrity guests and musical acts for the Rock and Shock Horror and Music Convention in New England. On October 14th through 16th, Rock and Shock will celebrate their 13th year bringing the best in horror and music to Worcester, Massachusetts. The convention features celebrity guests, live bands, vendors and ….

Young Han Solo revealed for 2018 Star Wars spinoff prequel

Film directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller announced at Star Wars Celebration Europe today, that young actor Alden Ehrenreich will play Han Solo in Lucasfilm’s 2018 spinoff prequel movie. According to various online reports, the filmmakers said that they auditioned more than 3,000 actors for the role, before settling on Ehrenreich. Variety reports that filmmaker ….

Alien Con to celebrate popular History show Ancient Aliens

This October in Santa Clara, California, fans of History’s Ancient Aliens will have the chance to attend Alien Con, the very first convention devoted to fans of the show, along with sci-fi buffs and pop culture enthusiasts. Cosmic-Con, the event division of Famous Monsters of Filmland Magazine, and History are teaming up to celebrate all ….

Midnight Release Party planned to celebrate Harry Potter and the Cursed Child release

July 31st marks the official script book release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts I & II, the theatrical eighth installment of JK Rowling’s best-selling Harry Potter series premiering as a play on London’s West End stage. To celebrate the countdown to the latest chapter of the Harry Potter saga, Books-A-Million is ….

#NYCC #NYCC2016 Bruce Wayne and the cast of Gotham headed to New York Comic-Con 2016

Organizers of New York Comic Con have announced that Robin Lord Taylor (Oswald Cobblepot), Erin Richards (Barbara Kean) and Bruce Wayne himself – David Mazouz – will be making appearances at this year’s NYCC in October. The 22 episode season 3 of Gotham – Rise of the Villains – just finished on Fox, so Robin, ….

Historical thriller Underground comes to New York Comic-Con 2015

WGN America brings the heroic thriller Underground to New York Comic-Con 2015. The series, slated to premiere in 2016, will host a first-look screening, panel and audience Q&A during the Con. The panel will include Creators Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, plus cast members including Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Alano Miller and Marc Blucas. In ….

#NYCC Exclusive: AMC hosting panel for martial arts steampunk action thriller Into the Badlands at New York Comic-Con 2015 with Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Daniel Wu and more

AMC has announced that following up their success at San Diego Comic-Con in July, the network will host a panel for it’s hybrid martial arts steampunk action thriller Into the Badlands at New York Comic-Con in a few weeks. The Into the Badlands panelists include Executive Producer and star Daniel Wu, Aramis Knight, Emily Beecham ….

#NYCC #filmfetish New York Comic-Con expands to new venue to accommodate even more star-packed television show panels

Due to growth of television programming at New York Comic Con, convention organizer ReedPOP has announced that it will for the first time expand panel content beyond the Javits Center to include a location devoted solely to the latest news, content and high-profile stars of today’s biggest television projects at the Hammerstein Ballroom on West ….