April 23rd, 2008 13:08 EST
Florida SuperCon Impresses Us with a SuperStar Line Up
Florida SuperCon is South Florida's Largest Multi-Genre Event takes Place May 23 - 25, 2008
Fort Lauderdale, FL - Florida SuperCon (FSC) conjures up an impressive line-up of stars for the 2008 show including celebrities from Harry Potter, Avatar, Thundercats, Jem, Adult Swim, Marvel, DC & more! Florida SuperCon is taking over the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Resort; a location three times larger than last year's and will fill every square foot with SuperCon fun May 23-25, 2008! The show launches with the opening ceremonies Friday evening, May 23 at 5:00pm and continues almost around the clock through Sunday, May 25 at 6:00pm.
Not your father's Trekkie convention, Florida SuperCon is a weekend-long event to meet and converse with celebrity guests including Harry Potter stars James and Oliver Phelps, who play the Weasley twins, Stanislav Ianevski, known for his role as Viktor Krum and, in his first Convention appearance, Devon Murray, who plays Seamus Finnegan in the Harry Potter films. Also in attendance is comic book legend and FSC Guest of Honor Carmine Infantino (Former President of DC Comics), superstar voice actors/actresses including Adult Swim's Dana Snyder (Master Shake from Adult Swim's Aqua Teen Hunger Force), Jay Edwards (Director, Producer and Editor of Aqua Teen Hunger Force), Grey Delisle (of Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender), Larry Kenny (Thundercats), as well as animators, artists, writers, industry guests, vendors and others!
Film festival screenings will commence with the East Coast Premiere of The Wizard Rockumentary: A Movie About Rocking and Rowling with filmmakers Megan and Mallory Schuyler in attendance to support the opening night film. Live music performances and concerts enhance the party atmosphere with musical guests like DJ Heavygrinder from LA, Tadahisa Yoshida from Japan, Samantha Newark (Jem from Jem and the Holograms), as well as Wizard Rock performances from Marked as His Equal, Witherwings, and The Gryffindor Common Room Rejects.
Florida SuperCon is a convention for comic book, anime, animation, manga, sci-fi, and fantasy fans to connect in a comfortable setting where attendees are free to dress as their favorite character with cosplay and costume contests or come in street attire.
For a full guest list and a schedule outline email Kat Anderson - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Official Site: www.floridasupercon.com
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
General Admission (3) Day Weekend Pass:
$25 if reserved between March 23 and April 23, 2008
$30 if reserved between April 23 and May 22, 2008
General Admission at the door: $20 for single day passes. $30 for three (3) day weekend passes.
VIP Ticket packages available (Bronze: $65, Silver: $125 and Gold $250).
Tickets are currently available online at www.floridasupercon.com.
Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Resort is located at 250 Racquet Club Road, Weston, FL 33326, Phone: 954-616-1234 (15 miles west of Fort Lauderdale, 35 miles northwest of Miami). Florida SuperCon's new "super-sized" location, The Bonaventure Resort has over 60,000 square feet of total convention space and is three times the size of Florida SuperCon's previous location to accommodate its growing attendance. Information on the Resort can be found at: http://bonaventure.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/events/index.jsp
FLORIDA SUPERCON is part of SuperCon Conventions which also organizes Anime SuperCon in Weston, Florida annually. Official site: www.floridasupercon.com