Philly Geeks and Nerds will be delighted by the news. Hello, McFly! From the Back to the Future franchise to TV hits like “Family Ties”, “Spin City,” and “The Good Wife,” Michael J. FOX has delighted fans for decades with his performances as well
as his commitment to the campaign for increased Parkinson’s disease
research. And Lea Thompson,
who portrayed Marty’s mother in the trilogy in one of her most
memorable roles, has appeared in more than 80 films and TV series.
fans will have the chance to meet two of the most beloved stars of the
past four decades as Wizard World, Inc. has announced
and Thompson will attend Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia on
Saturday, June 4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Thompson will
also appear on Sunday, June 5. Interesting note here: ** Please note that Michael J. Fox cannot sign any Nike products
FOX and Thompson join a select group of celebrities already committed to attend Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia, including Norman Reedus
(“The Walking Dead,” Boondock Saints), Sean Patrick Flanery (Boondock
Saints, “Dexter”), Billy Martin (Lead Guitarist/Keyboardist – Good Charlotte, Artist – TMNT New Animated Adventures), James Remar (“The Warriors,” “Dexter”) and Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”), with many more to be announced.
Wizard World Comic 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. The ninth event currently scheduled on the 2016 Wizard World
calendar, Philadelphia show hours are Thursday, June 2, 3-8 p.m.;
Friday, June 3, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday,
June 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more on the 2016 Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia, visit http://wizd.me/PhiladelphiaPR.
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces Comic Cons 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 (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: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html.