Kate Beckinsale, Val Kilmer Added To Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento Celebrity Roster, June 17-18
Kate Beckinsale and Val Kilmer will attend Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento at the Sacramento Convention Center on Saturday and S
After some minor television roles, the British Beckinsale made her film debut in Much Ado About Nothing (1993) while still a student at the University of Oxford. She then appeared in British costume dramas such as Prince of Jutland (1994), Cold Comfort Farm (1995), Emma (1996), and The Golden Bowl (2000), in addition to various stage and radio productions. She began to seek film work in the United States in the late 1990s and, after appearing in small-scale dramas The Last Days of Disco (1998) and Brokedown Palace (1999), she had starring roles in the war drama Pearl Harbor and the romantic comedy Serendipity. She followed those with appearances in The Aviator (2004) and Click (2006).
Since being cast as Selene in the Underworld film series (2003-present), Beckinsale has become known primarily for her work in action films, including Van Helsing (2004), Whiteout (2009), Contraband (2012), and Total Recall (2012). She also continues to make appearances in dramatic projects such as Snow Angels (2007), Nothing but the Truth (2008), and Everybody’s Fine (2009).
Originally a stage actor, Kilmer became popular in the mid-1980s after a string of appearances in comedy films, starting with Top Secret! (1984), then the cult classic Real Genius (1985), as well as the military action film Top Gun (1986) and the fantasy film Willow (1988).
Some of his other notable film roles include Jim Morrison in The Doors (1991), Doc Holliday in Tombstone (1993), armed robber Chris Shiherlis in Heat (1995), Bruce Wayne / Batman in Batman Forever (1995), Simon Templar in The Saint (1997), astronaut Robby Gallagher in Red Planet (2000), and a meth-using informant in The Salton Sea (2002).
The two join a Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento field of stars which includes Nichelle Nichols (“Star Trek”), the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” quartet of James Marsters, Charisma Carpenter. Emily Caulfield and Nicholas Brendon, the Guardians of the Galaxy tandem of Michael Rooker (“The Walking Dead”) and Sean Gunn (“Gilmore Girls”), Paul Wesley (“The Vampire Diaries”), Edward James Olmos ("Battlestar Galactica," "Miami Vice"), Bob Morley ("The 100," Road Kill), Eliza Taylor (“The 100,” “Neighbours”), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite, Blades of Glory) and the “Charmed” duo of Holly Marie Combs (“Pretty Little Liars”) and Brian Krause (Return to the Blue Lagoon) as headliners at the comic con and pop culture extravaganza, June 16-18.
Wizard World Comic Con 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 eighth event scheduled on the 2017 Wizard World calendar, Sacramento show hours are Friday, June 16, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, June 17, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, June 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult.
Wizard World Comic Con 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 2017 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, 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 launched ComicConBox™ (www.comicconbox.com), a premium subscription-based monthly box service, SocialCon™ (www.socialcon.com) and Wizard World Touring. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The 2017 Wizard World convention schedule is available at: http://www.wizardworld.com/comiccon.
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