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Comic-Con at Sea!

Comic-Con at Sea Brings a Unique Sci-Fi Convention Experience to Fans on the High Seas

Convention goers can look forward to the ultimate fan experience with Comic-Con at Sea, embarking on its maiden voyage June 14-21, 2015, exploring Spain, France and Italy on Royal Caribbean’s award winning cruise ship Allure of the Seas.

This distinctive, multi-genre event incorporates a 7-day European cruise with an intimate convention experience that includes expert panels and workshops on everything from costume design and music scoring to special effects makeup, writing a graphic novel and producing a movie. Fans will also have the opportunity to attend an acting workshop taught by Golden Globe nominee Richard Hatch where they can learn how to build confidence and communication skills, gain insight about the business of acting, and learn how to break into today’s entertainment industry. Additional convention highlights feature guest meet & greets, cocktail parties, dining experiences, movie screenings, autograph signings, professional photo ops, a Cosplay contest, concerts and a CD release party for the rock band Ghost of the Robot. Access to convention programming onboard is exclusive to Comic-Con at Sea ticket holders.

Celebrity guests appearing at Comic-Con at Sea include fan favorites such as James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Smallville), Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek Axanar), Tahmoh Penikett(Battlestar Galactica, Dollhouse), Alaina Huffman (Stargate Universe, Supernatural), Drew Roy (Falling Skies, Secretariat) and stars from the television series Bitten. The guest line-up also features musicians, authors, comic creators, costume designers, special effects experts, directors and producers. A full guest list is available on the event website at

Comic-Con at Sea organizers have planned the event so that fans and guests can participate in shore excursions and various cruise offerings during the day, with the evenings dedicated to convention specific programming. Allure of the Seas, which will be making its European debut this summer, offers several recreational activities for passengers to enjoy. For the more adventurous, there are activities like zip lining, rock climbing, surf simulators, a full sized basketball court and an ice skating rink. Passengers who wish to participate in more leisurely pursuits can take advantage of the full service spa, spend quiet time in the adults only solarium, do a bit of shopping in the indoor mall, lounge around the cruise ship’s four pools or soak in one of the ten available whirlpools. The cruise ship offers many diversions for children as well such as a youth center, water park, full size carousel, video arcade, a movie theater, a science lab, scrap booking area and art studio.

A special highlight of Comic-Con at Sea is that fans can explore renowned European destinations with more than 80 shore excursion packages to choose from (as of current date). Several of the outings will be exclusive to the convention group. Shore excursions range from sightseeing and city tours, relaxing on the beach to specialty experiences such as a wilderness adventure or a cuisine tour with wine tasting. For this convention cruise, ports of call are Barcelona, Palma De Mallorca, Marseilles, Rome, Florence and Naples.

With three all-inclusive cruise packages, a stellar guest list and a large variety of activities and entertainment options, Comic-Con at Sea promises to be an exceptional convention experience. Join in the fun this summer, June 14-21, 2015. Cruise passes can be purchased via the website at Questions can be directed to

Interview: Erin Richards Talks “Gotham”

Erin Richards (The Quiet Ones) stars in the highly anticipated new drama, Gotham. Set to make its debut on FOX this fall, Richards plays Barbara Kean, who is engaged to a current Comissioner James Gordon.  I sat down with Richards to discuss her role, what scene comes to mind when she thinks of Batman, how she lightens her dark days, and much more!

Side note: After watching the Gotham pilot at Comic Con this year, I can guarantee this is the MUST-SEE new series of the year!


Gotham airs September 22 on FOX.

“Gotham” Official Extended Trailer

20th Century FOX presents an All-Star Panel at Comic-Con 2014!

The line-up for the Twentieth Century FOX films at Comic-Con brought out some of the biggest stars in Hollywood this past weekend.  And I must say, all five films discussed at this year’s conference are soon-to-be box office hits that you won’t want to miss!

The Maze Runner

Director Wes Ball, Writer James Dashner, Stars- Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Dylan O’ Brien

When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D.  Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape.  Based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

Release: September 19, 2014

Book of Life

Christina Applegate, Writer/Director Jorge Gutierrez, Producer Guillermo del Toro, Ron Perlman, Channing Tatum

THE BOOK OF LIFE, a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical and wondrous worlds in order to rescue his one true love and defend his village.

Release: October 17, 2014

Hitman: Agent 47

Stars Hannah Ware & Zachary Quinto

Based on the top-selling, award-winning videogame franchise, “Agent 47” is an all-new motion picture about an elite and genetically engineered assassin, known only by the last two digits – 47 – of a barcode tattooed on the back of his neck.  His latest target is a young woman on the run from powerful and clandestine forces.  The mission brings startling revelations about the lethal agent and his prey, hurtling them on a collision course with their pasts.  And this time, his number may be up.

Release: February 27, 2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Stars Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Taron Egerton, Sophie Cookson, Sofia Boutella, and Co-Creators Dave Gibbons & Mark Miller

Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men First Class), Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Release: October 24, 2014

Let’s Be Cops

Stars Keegan Michael-Key, Nina Dobrev, Damon Wayans Jr., Rob Riggle

It’s the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they’re not cops.  When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations.  But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.

Release: August 13, 2014