Actress Marisa Tomei is joining the lineup of over 150 celebrity guests slated to appear at the BIGGEST show in the smallest state, Rhode Island Comic Con, now in its eleventh year.
Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will recognize Tomei for her role as Aunt May Parker, which she took over in Captain America: Civil War until the most recent Spider-Man film, Spider-Man: No Way Home. Tomei's other notable films include My Cousin Vinny, Chaplin, The Wrestler, What Women Want, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, Wild Hogs, The Ides of March, Crazy, Stupid, Love, Parental Guidance, The Big Short, and The King of Staten Island.
Tomei will appear Saturday and Sunday of the 3-day pop culture event. She will be available for autographs and photo opportunities both days, and tickets for both are on sale via the convention’s website.
Rhode Island Comic Con returns to the Rhode Island Convention Center and the Amica Mutual Pavilion November 3rd-5th, 2023.
After fifteen years of producing pop culture events in Southeastern New England, including events such as Southcoast Toy and Comic Show, Terror Con, and its flagship Rhode Island Comic Con, as well as Colorado Springs Comic Con, the owners of Altered Reality Entertainment, LLC, Steven and Connie Perry announced this week plans for a major expansion in their calendar of scheduled events.
In addition to celebrating the 7th Annual Colorado Springs Comic Con August 25-27, 2023, and the 11th Annual Rhode Island Comic Con November 3-5, 2023, owners of the event management company plan the return of the horror and paranormal themed Terror Con, moving it to a new home at the Royal Plaza Trade Center in Marlborough, MA. The event is scheduled for September 15-17, 2023. Tickets for these events will go on sale November 25, 2022. Vendor registration for Terror Con is currently open at www.theterrorcon.com.
With this expansion comes the creation of a new brand of events for Altered Reality Entertainment—Contropolis. The brand will span multiple cities in 2023 and expand to more in future convention seasons. Included in this new brand are the following:
Contropolis Pennsylvania, scheduled for May 5-7, 2023 at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. Ticket sales and vendor registration is currently open at www.contropolispa.com.
Contropolis Massachusetts, scheduled for June 16-18, 2023 at the Royal Plaza Trade Center in Marlborough, MA. Ticket sales and vendor registration is currently open at www.contropolisma.com.
Contropolis New Jersey, scheduled for July 8-9, 2023 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ. Ticket sales and vendor registration is currently open at www.contropolisnj.com.
At Contropolis, fans of pop culture will enjoy meeting stars of stage, screen, wrestling ring, and comic book page. Watch them on stage as they tell stories of their careers and experiences. Bring home a lifetime of memories with autographs from, and photographs with, your favorites. Shop for comic books and collectibles with some of the best vendors in the country. Cosplay favorite characters and compete for prizes at the event’s costume contest.
Rounding out the expansion, Altered Reality Entertainment has launched its first anime-focused event, Rhode Island Anime Con, scheduled for July 29-30, 2023, at the Rhode Island Convention Center. Tickets and vendor registration is currently open at www.rianimecon.com.
A link to each event can be found from Altered Reality Entertainment’s main website at www.alteredrealityentertainment.com
World's Greatest Actions Figures. Hear directly from the Father of the Modern Action Figure about the history of MEGO and all the legendary tales around this staple of pop culture.
Recorded live at Rhode Island Comic Con 2019.
Travis, James and Kevin welcome in Megan Berto from Altered Reality Entertainment to preview the upcoming 2019 Rhode Island Comic Con! Learn more about the main ticket items, panels and celebrity appearances as well as tips and tricks on how to get the most out of the weekend!
ALSO: - Family Vacation Reunion with Chevy Chase - Watch Nightmare on Elm Street with Robert Englund - Details on BOTH afterparties - Stranger Things panel - Travis's panel "Turning Collectibles into Cash"
Travis, James and Kevin welcome Stefan and Romano of Altered Reality Entertainment to talk with them about all the crazy job of working backstage at Comic Con with the celebrities! Hear stories about their experiences as celebrity handlers and memorabilia runners and some of the great perks of the job.
ALSO: - How best to work with talent at conventions - The coolest people they've gotten to meet - Celebrity entourages - Brian O'Halloran helps with a proposal - The business side of William Shatner - Kevin hangs out with Gene Simmons - Power Rangers Gang Wars.
Travis, James and Kevin are talking about their recent trip to Colorado Springs Comic Con with Altered Reality Entertainment Content Director Elijah Montoya! Learn more about about the growth of CSCC over the last few years, some notable celebrity stories from the weekend and hear more about Travis's panel!
Also! - The Magic Wheelchair with Austin St. John of the Power Rangers - Favorite cosplays from the weekend - Rare consignments and finds - Elijah talks about moderating celebrity panels - Elijah's worst fanboy moment - Being in the room with Stan Lee - Rhode Island Comic Con 2019 expectations - Chevy Chase inspires Travis's brother
Gwendoline Christie is best known for portraying the First Order stormtrooper Captain Phasma in Star Wars The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, as well as the warrior Brienne of Tarth in HBO's Game of Thrones.
In addition to these roles, Gwendoline also appeared in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 in the role of Commander Lyme, as well as The Darkest Minds as Lady Jane. She is slated to appear in The Personal History of David Copperfield in the role of Jane Murdstone.
On television, Gwendoline played the main role of Lexi in Wizards vs. Aliens, and Top of the Lake as Miranda Hilmarson.
Gwendoline also voiced the character of Captain Phasma in the video games Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: Battlefront II, and in an episode of Star Wars Resistance.
To buy tickets to the RI Comic Com, visit www.ricomiccon.com
RI Free Radio's DJ Psycho Eddie talks with Susan Soares, Press Relations Manager for RI Comic Con, about everything you need to know for RI Comic Con 2017.
PROVIDENCE, RI – Altered Reality Entertainment, owners of Rhode Island Comic Con celebrates the return of Terror Con with a Halloween Reunion.
Terror Con, which returns to the Rhode Island Convention Center after a two-season hiatus, welcomes Malcom McDowell, Tyler Mane, and Scout Taylor-Compton in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the 2007 remake of the original movie by Rob Zombie.
Throughout a career spanning over fifty years, McDowell is perhaps best known for the controversial roles of Alex DeLarge in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange, the title character in Tinto Brass' Caligula, and Mick Travis in Lindsay Anderson's trilogy of if...., O Lucky Man! and Britannia Hospital. He is also known for his work in Cat People, Tank Girl, and The Artist. McDowell has had recurring roles in numerous television series such as Entourage, Heroes, and The Mentalist.
Tyler Mane is a former professional wrestler. As an actor, he is known for playing Sabretooth in X-Men and X-Men: The Official Game, Ajax in Troy, as well as Michael Myers in the remake of Halloween and its sequel, Halloween II. Scout Taylor-Compton has appeared in numerous television roles and feature films. In addition to her role as Laurie Strode in Halloween, her most notable role includes her role as Lita Ford in the film The Runaways.
Halloween is an American horror movie franchise that predominately focuses on the fictional character of Michael Myers who was committed to a sanitarium as a child for the murder of his older sister, Judith Myers. Fifteen years later, he escapes to stalk and kill the people of Haddonfield, Illinois while being chased by his former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis. Michael's killings occur on the holiday of Halloween, on which all the films primarily take place.
Terror Con comes to the Rhode Island Convention Center on February 25th and 26th. Tickets are currently available through the event's website, www.theterrorcon.com.
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