It may not be Mardi Gras, but New Orleans is still gearing up for a crazy weekend! On January 4-6, 2019, Wizard World New Orleans is taking over the New Orleans Ernest North Morial Center on 900 Convention Center Boulevard in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Exciting media guests attending the show include Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal), Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Zach Roerig, David Alpay, and Daniel Gillies (The Vampire Diaries), Mike Colter and Simone Missick (Luke Cage), Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, and Aly Michalka (iZombie), Richard Rankin, Sophie Skelton, Lotte Verbeek, and Diana Gabaldon (Outlander), Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy), Matt Ryan (Constantine), Daniel Cudmore (X-Men), Jason David Frank and Erin Cahill (Power Rangers) and Thomas Ian Nicholas (American Pie).
Comic guests attending the show include Arthur Suydam (Deadpool), Ron Marz (Silver Surfer), Arvell Jones (Misty Knight), Jahnoy Lindsay (Luke Cage), Ken Lashley (Batman), Shawn Cross (Cyanide & Happiness), Tim Lattie (Ghostbusters), James Morris (Three Kingdoms), Clinton Hobart (Disney Fine Art), Jim Mehsling (Star Wars), Ryan Kincaid (Zenscope), Jeremy Clark (Day of the Dead), Mark Kistler (Secret City), Andy Kuhn (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Tony Kordos (Cyborg), Jason Reeves (G.I. Joe), and Jed Thomas (The Amity Wars).
In addition to the ever-growing guest list, Wizard World New Orleans will feature various panels, workshops, photo ops, autograph sessions, artists alley, exhibitors floor, gaming station, kids activities and more. Of course, no Wizard World show would be complete without the annual costume contest. This contest will award major prizes for best in show, best male/female heroes, best male/female villains, best group, and best anime.
The con is running Friday 4 PM to 9 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM. One-day passes are $40 for Friday, $60 for Saturday, and $50 for Sunday. A full weekend pass is available for $80, with children 10 and under admitted for free with a paid adult. VIP passes are also currently available.
Fore more information on the upcoming convention, or to purchase tickets, visit wizardworld.com/neworleans.