‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Vampire Diaries’ Q&A’s, Cosplay, Creative Panels Head Programming At Wizard World Austin; Most Included With Any Admission
David Tennant (Picture via Wizard World)
We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been approved for a press pass for the upcoming Wizard World Austin Comic Con September 21st through the 23rd!
The schedule is up now at http://wizardworld.com/programming-entertainment/austin (Note that these items are subject to change, so check back often!)
The latest celebrities who have joined Wizard World in Austin are Danny Trejo (Machete, Spy Kids, Heat), Neil McDonough (Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow) and Jerry Mathers of Leave it to Beaver fame.
Some of the highlights from the more than 50 hours of panels are:
Interactive group Q&As with the cast of:
The Vampire Diaries featuring Ian Somerhalder and David Alpay - Saturday at 4 P.M.
Charmed featuring Holly Marie Combs and Brian Krause - Sunday 1 P.M.
One on One sessions with:
David Tennant — Saturday 10 A.M.
Peter Capaldi — Saturday 12:15 P.M.
Pearl Mackie — Friday at 7:15 P.M.
Zachary Levi — Saturday 3 P.M.
Danny Trejo — Saturday 4 P.M.
Kevin Sorbo — Saturday 5 P.M.
Jerry Mathers — Sunday 11 A.M.
Neil McDonough — Sunday 11:30 A.M.
Women of Pop Culture featuring Holly Marie Combs and Charisma Carpenter — Saturday at 2 P.M.
Disney Trivia panel with Thomas Ian Nicholas and Jon Heder (Moderated by Lani Sarem) — Saturday at 2 P.M.
Voice actor sessions featuring Jen Brown and Shannon McCormick Saturday at 1:30 P.M.
Mike McFarland and Ian Sinclair — Saturday 3:30 P.M.
Elizabeth Maxwell, Jen Brown and Patricia Summersett — Sunday at 1 P.M.
There is an array of Ghostbuster-themed activities, including fan group fandom and building equipment!
Also featured are creator sessions industry superstars Rob Liefeld, Phil Ortiz, Tom Cook, Genese Davis, Devri Walls, Joshua Robertson, Alex Langley, Josh Lyman, Tony Kim, Dr. Travis Langley and more!
Fan-based panels on subjects ranging from Marvel vs. DC, Yokai Girls, Paranormal pop culture and more:
— Exclusive premiere screening of the new CBS show “Magnum, P.I.” (Saturday, 3 p.m.) with CBS merchandise giveaways and trivia contest
— Kids programming all three days, including story time, face painting, puppet shows, dance parties, magic, learn to draw, (and Kids 10 and under are free every day with paid adult)
— World-famous Wizard World Adult Costume Contest, Saturday at 7 p.m. and Kids Costume Contests on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
— Cosplay with special guests Hendo Art, Alkali Layke, SilverLining, DevouringDark, Princess Morgan, Baroness Von T and more, throughout the weekend
— Cosplay and Industry Workshops featuring Pokémon, Sculpting, Special FX Makeup, Wiz-Art, Heroic Posing, Mold Making/Resin Casting. (This will require an additional ticket)
Unless noted, programming events take place in the designated General Programming Rooms or show floor stages at the convention center. VIP tickets or additional costs may apply to ensure access to select activities.
Charisma Carpenter let us know that she is excited to head to Austin for Wizard World:
If you’re attending, please reach out to us on Twitter and let us know! If you’re not able to attend but have something specific in mind, let us know that as well!
For more information and to purchase tickets and VIP packages click here.