Rhode Island Comic-Con kicks off Friday at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin Donuts Center in downtown Providence. This year’s lineup of celebrity guest list includes a few names that Star Trek fans may be especially interested in. Michael Dorn (Worf), Marina Sirtis (Deanna Troi), Gate McFadden (Beverly Crusher) from Star Trek: The Next Generation, along with Terry Farrell (Jadzia Dax) from Star Trek: Deep Space, are all scheduled to appear at the three-day event.
While Brent Spiner and John de Lancie have cancelled their originally advertised appearances, the “Faces of Star Trek” panel with Dorn, Sirtis, McFadden and Farrell is still set for 11 a.m. on Saturday morning. The panel will be moderated by Clare Kramer of Buffy the Vampire Slayer fame.
Other celebrities scheduled to appear, include: Jason Mamoa (Game of Thrones), Amy Jo Johnson (Power Rangers), Ming-Na Wen (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk), Henry Winkler (Happy Days), Karen Gillan (Doctor Who), Alex Kingston (Doctor Who), Ron Perlman (Hellboy), Peter Cullen (Transformers), Frank Welker (Transformers), John Bernthall (The Walking Dead), Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead), Scott Wilson (The Walking Dead), Dean Cain (Lois & Clark), Jeremy Bullock (Star Wars), and more.
For a complete guest lineup and list of events, visit RIComicCon.com.
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