Thursday, April 14, 2016
Captain America's Sebastian Stan and Baseball Legend Reggie Jackson Headline Wizard World Sacramento 2016
Reggie Jackson, Jewel Staite, Billy Boyd, Denis O’Hare, Michael Rooker Also Headline Roster; Talented Comics Creators, Variety of Exhibitors, Cosplayers, Robust Programming At Sacramento Convention Center
SACRAMENTO, Calif - Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2016 schedule with its third trip to Sacramento Convention Center at Wizard World Sacramento, June 17-19, 2016. Captain America star Sebastian Stan, X-Men standout Evan Peters, Hayley Atwell (“Agent Carter,” Captain America: The First Avenger), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), and Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson (The Naked Gun) headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the pop culture extravaganza, the 11th event on Wizard World's calendar of comic con and gaming cons in 2016.
Jackson will attend on Saturday, June 18, only. Atwell will appear Sunday, June 19, only. Shatner will appear on Friday and Sunday; Stan and Peters are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.
Other well-known Wizard World Sacramento guests include Jewel Staite (“Firefly”), Billy Boyd (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy), Denis O’Hare (“American Horror Story,” “True Blood”), Michael Cudlitz (“The Walking Dead,” “Southland”), Michael Rooker (“The Walking Dead”, Guardians of the Galaxy ), Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” Vendetta), Chris 51 (“Epic Ink”) and others.
Wizard World is also the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley in Sacramento will feature Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies” “Army of Darkness”) Phil Ortiz ("The Simpsons," “Muppet Babies”), Paolo Rivera (“All-New X-Men,” “Daredevil”), Jason Shawn Alexander ("Abe Sapien," "Batman Arkham City"), Billy Martin (“TMNT New Animated Adventures,” also lead guitarist/keyboardist, Good Charlotte), James O’Barr (“The Crow”), Genese Davis (“The Holder’s Dominion”), Mike Norton (“Battlepug”), Victor Dandridge (“Vantage: Inhouse”), Carlo Barberi (“Avengers,” “Deadpool”), John Orlando (“Doc Behemoth”) 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 Sacramento show hours are Friday, June 17, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, June 19, 10 a.m.-4 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 Sacramento Costume Contest will take place on Saturday night.
For more on the 2016 Wizard World Sacramento, visit http://wizd.me/SacramentoPR.
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
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 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.