Sunday, October 3, 2010



OCTOBER 1-2-3, 2010
Penn Plaza Pavilion
401 Seventh Avenue at 33rd St.
New York, N.Y., 10001-2062

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Big Apple Comic Con Programming:

Brady Boys” Reunion, Star Wars, Buffy, Batman Panels Highlight Big Apple Comic Con Daytime Programming!

Mary McDonnell Q&A, Artist Panels, Kids' Costume Contest and “100% Cotton” Also Set!

A variety of entertaining and informative panels and comic industry sessions are among the daytime programming offerings scheduled at Wizard World Big Apple Comic Con, Friday through Sunday at the Penn Plaza pavilion.

Day programming begins on Saturday at 11 a.m. with a “Creator Q&A” with superstar artist Shane Davis and former DC Publisher Paul Levitz. Davis will discuss his new graphic novel “Superman: Earth One” and Levitz will talk about his new run on “Legion of Super-Heroes.” At noon, in the Gold Ballroom, writer Mark Millar and artist Leinil Yu will discuss their new project “Superior.” That will be followed in the same room at 1 p.m. with two-time Academy Award nominee Mary McDonnell discussing her many projects, including her famous role as President Laura Roslin in “Battlestar Galactica.” The Caped Crusader and Boy Wonder, Adam West and Burt Ward, take over at 2 p.m. for a “Bat-Panel” on the iconic 60's TV series. From 3 – 3:45, fans can join world-famous “Green Lantern: Rebirth” and “Flash: Rebirth” artist Ethan Van Sciver and Wizard Editor Mike Cotton for the latest installment of the popular “100% Cotton” Q&A series. Then at 4, the three original “Brady Bunch” boys, Barry Williams (“Greg”), Christopher Knight (“Peter”) and Mike Lookinland (“Bobby”), reunite for the first time in New York for an exclusive panel. The day session concludes with iconic comic book scribe Mark Millar, former Marvel Publisher Bill Jemas and superstar artists Yu and J.G. Jones for the high-powered “Mark Millar & Friends” panel.

Sunday's day programming starts with a unique “Brady Brunch” at 8:30 a.m. at the Affinia Hotel Peyton Room, one block south of the Penn Plaza Pavilion. It's an exclusive Continental breakfast event featuring Williams, Knight and Lookinland (note that there is an additional charge for this event). The kids take center stage in the Gold Ballroom at 11 a.m. with the Kids' Costume Contest, in which children 10 and under can win great prizes and giveaways. Buffy fans won't want to miss the noon “Buffy Panel,” in which Nicholas Brendon (“Xander”) and Clare Kramer (“Glory”) retell tales from the set of “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer.” At 1, comic book legend Joe Madureira will talk to fans about his new video game work and what he may be doing next at Marvel. Artist Greg Horn is next at 2 with his well-attended Digital Art Class, giving tips and tutorials on his amazing covers. STAR WARS EPISODE 1 fans won't want to miss the chance to talk to Ahmed Best and Jake Lloyd at 3 p.m. in their dual panel, before the day session concludes with professional wrestlers Kevin Nash, Torrie Wilson and Sunny giving fans an insiders’ look at one of the toughest sports around in the Wrestling Panel at 4 p.m.Join tens of thousands of fellow fans as they converge in New York City at Big Apple Comic Con, October 1-2-3, 2010 to celebrate the best in pop culture. New York City's Big Apple Comic Con brings it all - Movies, Comics, Toys, Video Gaming, Games, TV, Anime, Manga, Horror, Wrestling, MMA, Original Art, Collectibles & More! This is New York's longest running and most widely attended Comic Con! Come see us at our new home at Penn Plaza Pavilion, 401 Seventh Avenue at 33rd St. in Manhattan! We are just steps away from Penn Station! This is the most anticipated move of 2010!

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Saturday, October 2, 2010


Hatchet II
Opens Friday, October 1, 2010 (Limited)
Runtime: 1 hr. 29 min.
NOT RATED (Extreme slasher gore)
With even more action, carnage, gore and fun than the irreverent original, director Adam Green’s follow-up to 2006’s HATCHET will solidify the nightmarish film and its characters as a franchise. The sequel picks up where the original leaves off , with heroine Marybeth escaping the clutches of the deformed, swamp-dwelling killer Victor Crowley. Marybeth returns to the Louisiana bayou along with an army of hunters to recover the bodies of her family… and exact her revenge.
Cast: Kane Hodder, Danielle Harris, Tony Todd, Parry Shen, Tom Holland, R.A. Mihailoff
Director: Adam Green
Genres: Slasher FilmHorror

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Chain Letter
Opens Friday, October 1, 2010 (Limited)
Runtime: 1 hr. 36 min.
R (Strong bloody sadistic violence throughout, language and brief nudity)
When high school senior Jessie Campbell (Nikki Reed) and her tight-knit group of friends begin to receive a series of foreboding email chain letters, they have no idea the terror that awaits them. With a warning that if they break the chain, they will lose a life, the seemingly harmless email turns deadly when one-by-one the friends that do not forward the chain letter are hunted down and gruesomely killed by horror's newest villain, the Chain Man.
Cast: Nikki Reed, Noah Segan, Keith David, Brad Dourif, Betsy Russell, Ling Bai, Matthew Cohen
Director: Deon Taylor
Genres: Slasher FilmHorror

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Case 39
Opens Friday, October 1, 2010
Runtime: 1 hr. 49 min.
R (violence and terror, including disturbing images)
In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins (Renée Zellweger) believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith (Jodelle Ferland) and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily assumes custody of Lilith while she looks for a foster family. However, Emily soon finds that dark forces surround the seemingly innocent girl, and the more she tries to protect Lilith, the more horrors she encounters.
Cast: Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Ian McShane, Bradley Cooper
Director: Christian Alvart
Genres: Supernatural HorrorHorror

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Let Me In

Opens Friday, October 1, 2010
Runtime: 1 hr. 55 min.
R (Strong bloody horror violence, language and a brief sexual situation)
Chloe Moretz (Hit Girl from Kick-Ass) stars as Abby, a secretive 12-year old girl, who moves next door to Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee, The Road). Owen is a social outcast who is viciously bullied at school and in his loneliness, forms a profound bond with his new neighbor. Owen can’t help noticing that Abby is like no one he has ever met before. As a string of grisly murders occupy the town, Owen has to confront the reality that this seemingly innocent girl is really a savage vampire.
Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Richard Jenkins, Elias Koteas, Cara Buono, Sasha Barrese
Director: Matt Reeves
Genres: Creature FilmDramaHorror

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Opens Friday, September 17, 2010
Runtime: 1 hr. 20 min
PG-13 (Violence, disturbing images, thematic material and some language including sexual references)
The first in a series of collaborations from Media Rights Capital and M. Night Shyamalan comes in the form of Devil, a supernatural thriller based on an idea by the enigmatic filmmaker. Going off of a script by Brian Nelson is Quarantine director John Erick Dowdle, who handles producing duties with his brother Drew.
Cast: Chris Messina, Geoffrey Arend, Logan Marshall-Green, Bojana Novakovic, Jenny O'Hara
Director: John E. Dowdle
Genres: Horror/Thriller/Supernatural Thriller