As if there was any doubt this was going to be the biggest Spooky Empire event since the convention's inception (not to mention the huge venue), present and accounted for will be most of the main cast of this year's hit Sci-Fi horror Netflix original series, 'Stranger Things'
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OUT OF THE ‘UPSIDE DOWN’ AND INTO SPOOKY EMPIRE FOR FIRST EVER STRANGER THINGS
MAIN CAST APPEARANCE
Spooky Empire’s Fall Convention Marks The Hit Netflix Series Main Cast’s First Convention Appearance Together
ORLANDO – Spooky Empire, is proud to announce that cast members Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas),Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin), Noah Schnapp(Will) and Finn Wolfhard (Mike) of the new Netflix series Stranger Things, will be appearing together as a group at Spooky Empire for the first time since the show became a hit. The convention, being labeled “the dark side of comic con” will take place at Orange County Convention Center October 7 – 9, 2016. Cast members Natalia Dyer(Nancy), Shannon Purser (Barbara), David Harbour (Chief Hopper) and Joe Chrest (Ted Wheeler) will also be in attendance.
Pete Mongelli, owner and event producer of Spooky Empire, remarked "We’re excited to be the first convention to host these cast members together. We’ve always been known to step outside of boundaries and this is no exception. Their panels will be one of a kind as we’re hosting some of the most talented kids in the industry today.”
The group of friends, now being compared to The Goonies, will be sitting in on their first convention panel together on Saturday, October 8th at the Main Event Room and following will be Millie Bobby Brown’s panel on Sunday, October 9th.
Following the attendance schedule for cast members:
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- Shannon Purser (Barbara)
- Joe Chrest (Ted Wheeler)
Saturday and Sunday
- Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven)
- Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin)
- Natalia Dyer (Nancy)
- Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas)
- Finn Wolfhard (Mike)
- Noah Schnapp (Will)
- David Harbour (Chief Hopper)
The cast will be among thrilling guests such as Weird Al Yankovic, Doug Bradley“Pinhead” and the cast from Hellraiser, Kane Hodder “Jason” from Friday the 13th, Tony Moran “Michael Myers” from Halloween, Bill Johnson “Leatherface” from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Robert Englund “Freddy Krueger” from A Nightmare on Elm Street and special guest Karen Fukuhara from Suicide Squad, among many more confirmed guests.
All advance tickets, now on sale, are discounted. Prices increase after September 19th and at the door. In advance, three day passes are $60, one day passes on Friday and Sunday are $30, and one day passes on Saturday $35. VIP Packages are $199 and include early entry to all three days, raffles, T-shirts, autograph line fast-pass, exclusive VIP party access on Saturday night with guest celebrities in attendance and a special cake designed by Eric and Patty Woller, two-time champions of Food Network Cake Wars. Tickets for children under eleven years old are free.
For more information regarding the schedule, confirmed guests and to purchase tickets, visit www.spookyempire.com.