In addition to these new guests announcements, Florida Supercon is excited to announce that the new Harry Potter Documentary The Wizard Rockumentary " will be making its east coast premiere at the show. The Wizard Rockumentary is a feature length documentary exploring Harry Potter fandom, the Wizard Rock community, and the goals of these musicians to promote literacy. To help promote this premiere screening, the filmmakers (Megan and Mallory Schuyler) and Wizard Rock artist Marked As His Equal will be in attendance. For more information on the film visit www.wizardrockumentary.com
Florida Supercon is a convention for comic book, anime, animation, sci-fi, fantasy and manga fans taking place May 23 - 25, 2008 at The Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Resort in Weston, FL. (Just outside of Fort Lauderdale). The show will include celebrity guests, artists, writers, vendors, industry guests, Q&A`s, parties, costume contests, anime programming, manga, cosplay, workshops, panels, cosplay photoshoots and more! The current guest list for FSC includes:
* James and Oliver Phelps: Harry Potter superstars! James and Oliver are best known for their roles as Fred and George Weasly.
* Stanislav Ianevski: Harry Potter superstar! Stanislav is best known for his role as Viktor Krum, as well as starring in Hostel 2.
* Carmine Infantino: Comic Book Legend. Former President and Publisher of DC Comics and creator of the silver age Flash. Legendary artist of Batman, The Flash, Superman, Star Wars and more!
* Dan Slott: Superstar Comic Book writer. Dan`s credits include She Hulk, Avengers: The Initiative, Ren & Stimpy, and is the new writer of The Amazing Spider-Man.
* Grey Delisle: Superstar Voice Actress. Grey is well known for her work in Avatar: The Last Airbender (Princess Azula), The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy (Mandy), Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (Yumi),
Scooby Doo (Daphne), Star Wars: Clone Wars (Padme Amidala), Ultimate Avengers (The Wasp) and The Fantastic Four (Invisible Woman).
* Samantha Newark: Superstar Voice Actress and Musician. Sam is JEM from Jem and the Holograms and she`ll be performing on stage Saturday night.
* Larry Kenney: Superstar Voice Actor. Larry is the voice of LION-O in The Thundercats!
* Kyle Baker: Superstar Cartoonist. Credits include: Plastic Man, Why I Hate Saturn, You Are Here, Truth and King David.
* Richard Epcar: Superstar Voice Actor. Ghost in the Shell (Batou), Robotech (Ben Dixon, Lunk), Transformers: Robots in Disguise (Armorhide), Bleach (Zangetsu, Mr. Kagine), Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and more!
* Dick Giordano: Comic Book Legend and Superstar. DC Comics, Charlton Comics, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Supergirl.
* Ellyn Stern: Superstar Voice Actress. Star of Bleach (Masaki Kurosaki), Ghost in the Shell (Haraway) and Armitage III.
* Alex Saviuk: Comic Book Legend and Superstar. Web of Spider-Man, X-Files, Action Comics, Superman, Amazing Spider-Man.
* Derec Donovan: Superstar Comic Book Artist. Current artist on Youngblood, Derec`s credits include: Rogue, Generation X, Adv. of the X-Men, Green Lantern, Action Comics, Adventures of Superman and Connor Hawke.
* Peelander-Z: Superstar Japanese Action Comic Punk Band.
* Mark Sparacio: Superstar Artist. Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, Jonah Hex, Liberty Girl.
* Sophie Mcnutt: Industry Guest. Funimation`s Operation Anime Co-coordinator.
* Allen Bellman: Golden Age Comic Book Legend. Captain America, The Patriot, Let`s Play Detective, Human Torch, Sub-Mariner.
* Yaya Han: Superstar Cosplayer.
* Chickenbox!: The punk rock live action animation band.
* Terry Cronin & Pat Martin: Independent Comic Book writers and creators of Students of the Unusual.
* Select Start: The Classical Music Video Game Band.
and dozens more!
The new location for FSC is The Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Resort, 250 Racquet Club Road, Weston FL. 33326. The Bonaventure has over 60,000 square feet of total convention space and is three times the size of Florida Supercon`s last location. Information on the Resort can be found athttp://bonaventure.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/events/index.jsp
The convention hours of operation are:
FRIDAY, MAY 23: 5:00PM - 2:00AM
SATURDAY, MAY 24: 11:00AM - 2:00AM
SUNDAY, MAY 25: 11:00AM - 6:00PM
For more information and updates: visit www.floridasupercon.com
Florida Supercon Tickets are currently available online.