Marty McFly himself, Michael J. Fox, will be making his first Wizard World appearance at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on June 4th, 2016. The Back to the Future movie franchise star is also known to TV audiences through hit shows like Family Ties and Spin City. Fox has thrilled, touched and moved millions through his performances as well as by his commitment to the campaign for increased Parkinson’s disease research.
Also making a first time Wizard World appearance is Lea Thompson, who portrayed Marty’s mother, Lorraine Baines McFly, in the trilogy in one of her most memorable roles. Thompson has appeared in more than 80 films and TV series, including SpaceCamp, Howard The Duck, Dennis The Menace, Some Kind of Wonderful, and Caroline in the City. She will be appearing at the Philly show on June 4 & 5, 2016.
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 .