Karen Lynn Gorney (Saturday Night Fever) at Big Apple Con March 31, April 1,2
- Karen Lynn Gorney the girl who made John Travolta look good dancing inSaturday Night Fever will be appearing, signing autographs at the upcoming Big Apple Comic Book, Toy, Horror & Sci-Fi Expo at the Penn Plaza Pavilion in NYC on the weekend of March 30-April 2.
The Big Apple Convention is New Yorks longest running comic book, toy, sci-fi and pop-culture event. Thousands of fans are expected to turn out to meet the celebrities and special guests, shop the dealer room and enjoy the festivities. Tri-Star Pictures, Monsters HD, Troma Entertainment and The Learning Annex are among the many well established companies that will be there.
Also legendary horror film director/producer George A. Romero will be hosting a rare live Q&A session and signing autographs. We are really excited to have such an important figure in Horror films at the show, says Michael Carbonaro the promoter of Big Apple Conventions. Americas foremost master of horror, Mr. Romero returns to his birthplace, NYC, for this 3-day event. One lucky contestant in the traditional Big Apple costume contest will even win dinner with the noted director. Mr. Romero is famous for his work on the LIVING DEAD series of movies beginning with Night of the Living Dead (1968) and continuing for 20 years with his famous series up to his latest creation Land of the Dead (2005).
Over 30 celebrity guests will be appearing all weekend, including Elvira Mistress of the Dark; Ken Foree (The Devils Rejects, Dawn of the Dead); Gary Howard Klar, Gaylen Ross, and David Emge (Dawn of the Dead); Eugene Clark (Land of the Dead) Corin Nemec: (Parker Louis, Stargate SG-1); Jerri Manthey: (Survivor : the Australian Outback); Margot Kidder (Superman the Movie); Brande Roderick (Baywatch); Bill Daily (I Dream of Jeanie); Charlene Tilton (Dallas); Jane Weidlin (Guitarist of the Go-Go's , The Surreal Life); Paul Orndorff WWE Hall of Fame Wrestler Mr. Wonderful; Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca, Star Wars), Chanel Ryan (FHM Model); Jasmine St. Claire ECW Wrestling and starring in the upcoming Lions Gate Film Dorm Daze 2.
For Comic Book Fans, critically acclaimed creator Frank Miller (Sin City, Batman, Robocop) will be interviewing famed artist Neal Adams (Batman, X-Men). Gene Ha (Superman, X-Men, Batman, Green Lantern) will be making his first New York Convention appearance. Gahan Wilson (National Lampoon, the New Yorker, Playboy, Nuts!) will be making his first New York Convention appearance in decades. Also appearing will be cutting edge comic creators Phil Jimenez, Bill Tucci, Mark Texiera, Kyle Baker, Cliff Chiang, Toby Cypress, Rich Buckler, Tommy Castillo, and dozens more.
Numerous panels, screenings and events will be taking place throughout the weekend: Troma Entertainment will host How to Make an Independent Film, Tri-Star pictures will screen the trailer for its video game inspired film Silent Hill starring Radha Mitchell, Laurie Holden, Sean Bean and Debra Kara Unger.
Additional events will include the Saturday costume contest hosted by Captain Zorikh with great prizes and surprises. Promotional posters, t-Shirts, comic books and memorabilia will be given away throughout the weekend. With more guests, panels and events to be announced this is sure to be an event which will be talked about for years to come! For updates, ticket and dealer information and more go to www.bigapplecon.com .
Friday 1pm 8pm, Sat. & Sun 10am 7pm The Penn Plaza Pavilion: 401 7th Ave. at 33rd St. (across the street from Madison Square Garden)
Tickets are available at the door for $15 per day or $40 for a 3 day pass. Advance tickets are available at www.bigapplecon.com and through ticketmaster.
Big Apple Conventions Contact: Brian Schutzer
704 76th Street J.B. Grant
North Bergen, NJ 07047 Phone: 201-861-1414
www.bigapplecon.com Fax: 201-861-1154
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