Saturday Mid-Morning Events

Creatures and Creations: Gigi Edgley Panel

Gigi Edgley has stolen the hearts of sci-fi enthusiasts. She was originally cast as a guest star for one episode of Farscape, but quickly captured the attention of the writers, producers and the fans alike. The mischievous Chiana became one of the most popular, and at times controversial characters in the series. As host of Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge Gigi Edgley is charged with introducing each week’s challenge to the group of contestants. See her panel at 11am in Room 150G.

Read more on Gigi here.


Chasing Charisma: Charisma Carpenter Panel

Charisma Carpenter is an American actress best known for her role as Cordelia Chase on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. She has also appeared as a regular on TV shows like Veronica Mars, Malibu Shores and The Lying Game and has starred in several TV movies. Make sure to check out her panel at 12pm in the North Ballroom!

Discover more about Charisma Carpenter here.

Cosplay Superstars!

Dying to hear from your favorite professional cosplayer? This is the panel for you. Join some of the luminaries of the cosplay community for a discussion of the profession, the costumes, and the media attention that the community has gotten through programs such as Heroes of Cosplay. The panel takes place at 12pm in Room 355D!

Captain Jack meets Merlyn: John Barrowman Panel

John Barrowman is a Scottish-American actor, singer, dancer, presenter and writer. Barrowman is known for his role as Captain Jack Harkness on infamous British science fiction series Doctor Who and Torchwood. More recently Barrowman starred in the CW’s Arrow as Malcolm Merlyn/The Dark Archer, the show’s version of the DC villain Merlyn the Archer. His panel is set for 1pm in the South Ballroom!

Read up on John Barrowman here.

Matt to the Max: Matt Frewer Panel

Matt Frewer famously portrayed the artificial intelligence character of Max Headroom in the 1980s! Frewer played the retired villain Moloch the Mystic in the film adaptation of Watchmen, and appears as the White Knight in the December 2009 Syfy two-part miniseries Alice. Frewer also as Pestilence in two episodes of Season 5 of Supernatural and starred as the Trashcan Man in The Stand mini-series, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Check out his panel at 1pm in the North Ballroom!

Find out more about Matt Frewer here.

Get Bustin’: Grant Imahara

Grant Masaru Imahara is an electronics and radio control expert, best known for his work on the American television show MythBusters. He is also known for his appearances on BattleBots, where he designed and competed with his robot Deadblow. He also had a cameo appearances on Syfy’s Eureka and the web series The Guild. Imahara is set to play Lt. Masaru on the upcoming Star Trek Renegades. Don’t miss his show, set for 12:30pm on the KidCon Stage!

Get your tickets here.

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