This is huge news in my opinion. Chris Hemsworth (Thor) is going to attending the Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con at the end of May! Here’s the info:
Hugely Popular Star of THOR, THE AVENGERS, and SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN To Headline!
Chris Hemsworth, Thor, “The Avengers” & “Thor,” Coming to Philadelphia Comic Con!
Chris Hemsworth Powers Into 2012 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
Millions of fans flocked to theaters to see him as the God of Thunder in the blockbuster film THOR last summer and are eagerly anticipating his next potential hit Marvel movie, THE AVENGERS, in the spring. This June, they can meet Chris Hemsworth as he headlines Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Saturday, June 2, where he will sign autographs, pose for Photo Ops and greet well-wishers.
One of Hollywood’s fastest-risers, Hemsworth was first introduced to US audiences in STAR TREK, which led to his starring role in THOR, which grossed nearly a half billion dollars worldwide. In addition to THE AVENGERS, releasing nationwide on May 4, just a month prior to his appearance in Philadelphia, This summer Hemsworth will also star as the ‘Huntsman’ in Universal’s big revisionist fairy tale SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, opposite Charlize Theron and Kristen Stewart. Also set for 2012 releases, Hemsworth will star in Dan Bradley’s remake of RED DAWN in the role originated by Patrick Swayze and in Joss Whedon’s THE CABIN IN THE WOODS.
“Chris Hemsworth has captivated audiences across the world, and he will be an immense hit at Philadelphia Comic Con,” said John Macaluso, Wizard World Board of Directors. “He is, in short, a Hollywood superstar and we’re ecstatic that he will be to help make this the best show we have ever had in Philadelphia.”
VIP tickets are available now for fans who want to secure their opportunity to meet Hemsworth at the event.
Philadelphia Comic Con returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, May 31 – June 3, featuring dozens of celebrity guests, hundreds of superstar artists, industry professionals, dealer booths and more. The event, produced by Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD.PK), will bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.
For more on the 2012 Philadelphia Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworldcomiccon.com/home-pa.html
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He’ll only be there Saturday, keep that in mind. You can buy his VIP tickets here but they aren’t cheap. They’ll set you back $349.99. If that’s too high be sure to check out the Photo Op page. They have him listed for $99 but it doesn’t look like tickets are available yet.