SAN JOSE, CA – July 3, 2019 – Back from the year 2029, Silicon Valley Comic Con today announced Arnold Schwarzenegger will join as a featured guest at Steve Wozniak’s pop culture, tech and science expo. The actor, filmmaker, businessman, philanthropist and politician will make a special appearance Sunday, August 18 with photograph and autograph opportunities available now for purchase at http://bit.ly/SVCCTicketing. Joining the “Terminator” will be former co-stars Robert Patrick and Edward Furlong on both Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18.
SVCC also announced today its first featured programming and keynotes including Chris Hadfield (astronaut and first Canadian commander of the International Space Station), Adam Savage (MythBusters, Savage Builds, Tested.com) and Will Wright (legendary game designer and creator of The Sims, SimCity and Spore). Previously announced guests of SVCC include Jason Momoa (Aquaman, Game of Thrones), Morena Baccarin (Deadpool, Gotham, Firefly), Ben McKenzie (Gotham, Batman: Year One, The OC), Julie Benz (Dexter, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel), Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk, Hercules), the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers and Andy Weir (The Martian, Artemis) among others. New guest announcements spanning technology, science, comic book, cosplayers and fan groups will be unveiled soon.
“We’re gearing up for another spectacular year of blending tech, science and pop culture all in one weekend and are thrilled to welcome the legend, Arnold Schwarzenegger to the show,” said Rick White, co-founder of Silicon Valley Comic Con. “From celebrity spotlights, photo/autographs, and special events to hundreds of vendors and programming spanning tech, science, comics and entertainment, SVCC has something for all ages that will leave you inspired.”
Powered by VUDU, a Walmart company, SVCC will feature programming from celebrity spotlights, keynotes and fireside chats with famed astronauts and tech luminaries, panels covering immortality, comic book writing, cosplay, AI, VR, 3D printing, space exploration and colonization, blockchain and so much more.
Special events and activities include photograph and autograph opportunities with select guests, the Kids S.T.E.A.M. Lab hosted by AstroReality, the SVCC Science Fair, The Geek Fashion Show, Cosplay Contest, 500+ vendors, an outdoor beer garden with music and show floor activations. Additional attractions include those from NASA, PlayStation, AstroReality, Geico, Wild Bill’s Olde Fashioned Soda, among others.
The fourth annual SVCC will take place at the San Jose Convention Center the weekend of August 16-18, 2019. To be the first to hear more details as they are released, follow SVCC on Twitter (@SVComicCon), Instagram (@SVComicCon) or Facebook (@SVComicCon). Tickets to SVCC be purchased from www.svcomiccon.com. To inquire about sponsorship, exhibiting or media partnerships in 2019, visit SVCC’s exhibitor page.