Matt Ryan, Lou Ferrigno, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Wrestlers Kevin Nash, Billy Gunn, Animal Also Headline Guest Roster; Talented Comics Creators, Live Entertainment, Variety of Exhibitors, Cosplayers, Robust Programming At Cal Expo
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Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2018 schedule at the fifth Wizard World Sacramento, October 5-7 at Cal Expo. Tom Felton (Harry Potter franchise), Mike Colter (“Marvel’s Luke Cage,” “The Defenders”), Henry Winkler ("Happy Days," "Barry"), Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk,” “The King of Queens”), Matt Ryan (“Constantine,” “Legends of Tomorrow”), and Thomas Ian Nicholas (Rookie of the Year, American Pie) headline the early roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the comic convention and pop culture extravaganza.
Winkler will attend on Saturday and Sunday, October 6-7; Felton will appear on Saturday; Colter is scheduled to appear on Friday and Saturday; the others will attend all three days.
The event will also feature voice actors Rikki Simons ("Invader Zim," "SpongeBob SquarePants") and Erica Schroeder ("Pokemon," "Yu-Gi-Oh"), plus noted professional wrestlers Kevin Nash, Billy Gunn and Animal. Additional celebrities will be announced closer to the event date.
Wizard World Sacramento will also feature non-stop live entertainment, table and video gaming, exclusive Q&A sessions with top celebrities, kids zone activities, meet-and-greets and more. Details to follow soon. Wizard World Sacramento was previously held at the Sacramento Convention Center from 2014-2017 before moving to Cal Expo this year.
Wizard World is the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley in Sacramento will feature Howard Chaykin (“American Flagg!”, “Divided States of Hysteria”), Jason Meents (“Superhero Tykes,” “Spawn”), Tony Isabella ("Black Goliath," "Black Lightning"), Arvell Jones (“Deathlok,” “Thor”) and more.
Wizard World events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The 13th event scheduled on the 2018 Wizard World calendar, Sacramento show hours are Friday, October 5, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, October 6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, October 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult.
Wizard World Sacramento 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 and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday evening.
For more on the 2018 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 culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, tech, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming and entertainment 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 teamed with Sony Pictures Entertainment to find the next generation of movies as well as to engage in a number of strategic initiatives. Additional initiatives may include an augmented touring schedule of Wizard World shows, fixed-site installations, curated e-commerce, and the production and distribution of content both in the U.S. and internationally. Fans can interact with Wizard World at www.wizardworld.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The 2018-19 Wizard World convention schedule is available at: http://www.wizardworld.com/comiccon.