Our 2016 Media Guest lineup is starting to come together!
Announcement coming soon!
The 5th Doctor
Peter Davison is an English actor, best known for his roles as Tristan Farnon in the television version of James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, and as the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, which he played from 1981 to 1984. Also, he played David Braithwaite in At Home with the Braithwaites. Since 2011 he has played Henry Sharpe in Law & Order: UK.
Peter is appearing courtesy of www.GalacticProductionsLLC.com
The 6th Doctor
Born in London, Colin was raised and educated in Rochdale and Manchester, where he trained as a solicitor before becoming an actor.
Colin's TV roles include ‘Roads to Freedom’, ‘Cousin Bette’, ‘War and Peace’, ‘The Edwardians’, ‘Swallows and Amazons Forever’, ‘Jonathan Creek’, ‘ A Dance to the Music of Time’, ‘The Knock’, ‘The Waiting Time’, ‘Kingdom’ and ‘Hustle’. He was Paul Merroney in ‘The Brothers’ and the sixth Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’.
Films include ‘Dangerous Davies’, ‘The Harpist’, ‘The Asylum’, ‘Les Trois Mousquetaires’.
Colin is appearing courtesy of www.GalacticProductionsLLC.com
The 7th Doctor
A producer once looked at Sylvester McCoy's CV and told him he'd done everything in show-business except Ballet!
He started as a Busker and ended up in Grand Opera !
He's played in Low Comedy and High Comedy. Plays and musical parts have been written for him.
He's given most of Shakespeare's Clowns culminating with the fool to Ian McKellen's King Lear for the Royal Shakespeare Co. on a world tour and film.
On Television he's been on the "Box" for 36 years almost continuously in many roles from award wining Children's TV to , programs of great renowned; the most famous being Dr Who, who he's played No 7!
He played the harrowing role of the kidnapper and murderer in Channel 5's opening night Film;Beyond Fear He's worked extensively in film
The first; Dracula with Langella and Olivier, the most recent; The Hobbit.
BTVS - Spike
James Marsters may best be known for the role of Spike, the cult favorite punk-goth vampire that he played for six seasons on the series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and then on the final season of the spin-off show “Angel.” He is a headlining fan favorite at conventions worldwide honoring the show and sci-fi genre.
As a sci-fi favorite, Marsters recurred on the series “Smallville,” playing the role of Brainiac, an android who causes a rift between Clark Kent and Lex Luthor. He was also seen in his recurring role on the hit BBC America show “Torchwood,” playing the ruthless and sexually deviant Captain John On the big screen, Marsters filmed the live action adaptation of the hit Japanese video game “Dragon Ball,” in which he portrayed Lord Picolo, the evil war lord set on destroying the earth. Other film credits include “PS I Love You,” with Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler and “The House on Haunted Hill.”
David Prowse is Darth Vader!
Announcement coming soon!
Slade Wilson / Deathstroke
Gracing international covers such as Muscle and Fitness and Men's Health Manu Bennett is capturing the attention of filmmakers and fans with his extraordinary presence and talent.
Manu is best known for his portrayal of powerful gladiator Crixus on Starz hit series Spartacus. Manu can also be seen in the CW network hit, Arrow, playing legendary comic book character, Slade Wilson.
On the big screen, Manu stars as Azog, king of the Orcs, in The Hobbit trilogy, a role which won him exceptional praise from Director Peter Jackson who stated that he was "the Breakout performance" of the film.
Previous TV credits include starring roles in successful New Zealand productions "Shortland Street," "Street Legal," "Mataku," "Creature Of Quest," "Going Straight," and as Marc Antony opposite his "Spartacus" co-star Lucy Lawless in Tapert and Raimi's hit series "Xena: Warrior Princess."
Roxy the Rancor
Massive Lifesize Rancor!
Affectionately known as “Roxy,” the 700-pound, 17-foot-long creation was painstakingly sculpted from nearly 2,000 cubic feet of expanded polystyrene foam.
Mikasa - Attack on Titan
Brandishing her voice just as Mikasa wields her blade; Trina Nishimura has sliced her way through the Anime world over the past few years, primarily working with FUNimation Entertainment.
From meager beginnings as the little hungry girl Namiko in Desert Punk, to her much anticipated and lauded appearance as Mikasa Ackerman in Attack on Titan; Nishimura’s agile voice has brought her critical acclaim, and unprecedented fan support.
Fans will recall Trina’s many dutiful portrayals in such works as Claymore (Flora and Sophia), , Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple (Shigure Kosaka), , School Rumble and Yurippe School Rumble: 2nd Semester (Akira Takano), Baccano! (Rachel), Sgt Frog (Ghost Girl), and the ever popular Witchblade (Shiore Tsuzuki), to name a few.
More recent work includes Luna in Cashern Sins, Mizune in Soul Eater, Francesca Lucchini in Strike Witches, Lan Fan in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Sohara in Heaven's Lost Property, Aiko Kudo in Baka and Test, Mari Makinami Illustrious in Evangelion 2.22 & 3.33, Kurisu Makise in Steins;Gate, Mamitas in Space Dandy.
Trina is appearing courtesy of www.GalacticProductionsLLC.com
Eren - Attack on Titan
Bryce Papenbrook has been a professional voice over artist since the age of eight. He was introduced to the voice acting scene by his father, Bob Papenbrook, and has continued the trade in his footsteps.
Bryce has performed in numerous video games, cartoons, and television shows. Some recent roles include Eren in Attack on Titan, Kirito in Sword Art Online & Sword Art Online II, Rin Okumura in Blue Exorcist, Chooki & Lydendor in Tenkai Knights, Red in PokÃ©mon Origins, Machina Kunagiri in Final Fantasy Type-0, Masaomi Kida in Durarara!! & Durarara!! X2, Theodore in Persona Q, Makoto Naegi in DanganRonpa : Trigger Happy Havoc, Nagito Komaeda in Super Dangan Ronpa 2, Staz Charlie Blood in Blood Lad, Adrien aka Cat Noir in Miraculous Ladybug, Clay Sizemore in Soul Eater Not!, Kaname Isaki in A Lull in the Sea, Numerous roles in Call of Duty : Ghosts, Tiz Arrior in Bravely Default, Adol Christin in Ys: Memories of Celceta, Inky in Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Game, Black Ranger in the Power Rangers Megaforce Game, Sultan in Disney Princess Palace Pets, Lest in Rune Factory 4, Henry in Fire Emblem Awakening, Issachar in Shin Megami Tensei IV, Asbel Lhant in Tales of Graces F, Zidane Tribal in Final Fantasy Dissidia 012, and Guan Ping in Dynasty Warriors. Past leading roles include Shugo in .hack//Sign Legend of the Twilight, Jack in MAR, Jack Russell in Radiata Stories, Hanabusa Aido in Vampire Knight, and Isami Fujiwara in Noein.
You can follow @BrycePapenbrook on Twitter, and @BrycePapenbrook on Instagram!
Johnny Yong Bosch
PR / Anime Voice Actor
Johnny Yong Bosch got his start fighting giant bugs as Adam Park, the Black Ranger, Green Zeo and Green Turbo Ranger on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. It is a role that he would play for three and a half seasons on television, two motion pictures and two special guest appearances in future Power Rangers seasons.
After Power Rangers, Johnny became very involved in the world of voice over. His first major voice acting role was Vash the Stampede in Trigun. He later went on to voice Kaneda in Akira, Renton in Eureka Seven, Albert in The Count of Monte Cristo, Kiba in Wolf's Rain, Itsuki in The Melancholy of Haurhi Suzumiya, Ichigo Kurosaki in Bleach, Lelouch Lamperouge in Code Geass, Izaya in Durarara and Yukio in Blue Exorcist, Sasori in Naruto, Guren in Tenkai Knights, Nobita in Doraemon, Artemis in Sailor Moon, Nagate in the Netflix Original "Knights of Sidonia”, Nate in Yokai Watch and many more.
Johnny’s voice can also be heard in numerous video games. Providing voices for Nero in Devil May Cry 4, Kuhn in .hack//G.U., Adachi/Narukami in Persona 4, Almaz in Disgaea 3, Emil in Tales of Symphonia, Guy in Tales of the Abyss, Firion in Final Fantasy Dissidia, Bumblebee in Transformers: War for Cybertron, Yang in Street Fighter IV, Zero in Marvel VS Capcom 3. Yukimura in Sengoku Basara, Torian Cadera in Star Wars The Old Republic and Kung Jin in Mortal Kombat X.
Johnny's also the frontman for the band Eyeshine. Winners of Ford Motor Company's world wide band search and produced by Grammy Award winning producer Don Was (Rolling Stones, Elton John, John Mayer...etc.). They've played Warped Tour and Ernie Ball's Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival as well as having their music chosen for promotional use in the Call Of Duty Endowment project. Eyeshine is also known for recording the song "Love Psalm" with Mary Elizabeth and Akira Yamaoka for the game Silent Hill: Book of Memories.
Time Force Red
Jason Faunt was born and raised outside of Chicago, IL. An athlete his whole life, he briefly played professional baseball but soon hung up the cleats and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a longtime dream of becoming an actor. Soon after, he booked the lead as the Red Ranger, on the hit series Power Rangers: Time Force, playing two different characters, one from the present and one from the future.
Since his days as a Power Ranger, Jason has had continued success with both acting and modeling, appearing in several national commercial and print ads. He also co-produced and starred in his own film, Pact, that received critical acclaim at several national festivals.
The past year Jason has been working in the motion capture world as Leon S. Kennedy, the lead character in Resident Evil 6,
Dan Southworth is an accomplished actor with broad experience in feature films, television shows, motion capture, voice over, and commercials. Power Ranger fans know him as Eric Myers, the Quantum Ranger from P.R. Time Force, while Mortal Kombat fans have recently enjoyed his portrayal of the blind ninja Kenshi in Mortal Kombat Legacy 2.
Dan's popularity among anime fans follows his voice and motion capture role as Vergil in the best-selling video game Devil May Cry 3 and Devil May Cry 3.5--the latter was released so that fans could experience the game as Dan's character. Video gamers have continued to enjoy his work in the games Killzone -Shadow Fall, Battlefield 4, Ninja Gaiden 3, Dark Souls 2, and Resident Evil 5 and 6 to name a few of many of the motion capture projects he has performed in.
Dan's latest film, under the working title "Hunted," is set to premier later this year.
Deborah Estelle Phillips
Time Force Yellow
Bio Coming Soon!
Time Force Pink
Erin Cahill grew up in VA, lived in New York briefly, then came to Los Angeles where she began her acting career. Her first role was Jen, in the television series Power Rangers, Time Force. Since then she has Starred and Guest Starred in over 20 television shows, including House, Grey's Anatomy, Castle, CSI: Miami, and Law & Order: Los Angeles, to name a few. Some of her most notable television roles were as Amber Danwood in the comedy series Freeride on FOX, Ted's Sister in How I Met Your Mother, and Kendra Burke in TNT’s Saving Grace. She has been lucky enough to work with such notable actors as Hugh Laurie, Holly Hunter, Neil Patrick Harris, Kevin Spacey and Alfred Molina. She has also worked on numerous films including starring in Boogeyman 3, Fast Track, and Beverly Hills Chihuaha 2 & 3. She has two films coming out this year and will be recurring on ABC’S Red Widow starting this March. Erin also broke ground last year appearing as Chloe Lynch, the first female character in the new Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 game!
Time Force Green
Bio coming soon!
Brett Talbot - Teen Wolf
At 14, Cody and his mother made the decision to relocate to Los Angeles to train intensely in production acting. After landing his first role on the television series, Southland, Cody went on to work on the television series documentary, America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back before landing roles on hit series House M.D. and Criminal Minds. With a few television roles adding to his experience, Cody was cast in his first film, 'All Cheerleaders Die' in 2013 before being cast as "Jack" in the film, Preservation. Cody's most recent work includes playing "Brett Talbot" on the hit MTV series, Teen Wolf, and being represented by Next Model Management Los Angeles and IMG in New York.
In addition to acting and modeling, Cody enjoys participating in a variety of sports including surfing, football, basketball, and particularly Muay Thai martial arts. Obtaining a coveted spot on the hit show Teen Wolf, Cody is eager to publicly showcase his acting abilities. Saintgnue resides in Los Angeles.
The Louisville Slugger
If you've ever seen a professional wrestling event live or on television, chances are you've seen Jim Cornette. Wrestling's "Louisville Slugger" is known to fans of the 80's wrestling boom as the tennis racket-wielding manager of perennial tag team champions the Midnight Express on SuperStation TBS--to 90's fans he's recognized as the manager of World Champions Yokozuna, the British Bulldog, Owen Hart and more in the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE), also appearing as a color commentator on countless pay-per-view events and telecasts of RAW on the USA Network--and for fans of the 2000's he spent several years as the on-air matchmaker and authority figure for TNA Wrestling on Spike TV.
Jim will be appearing at LCTC due to his wrestling notoriety, but as a lifelong collector of comics, entertainment, pro wrestling and pop culture items, he will be as excited to be there as the fans in attendance, and will probably have a few rare comic-related items amongst the wrestling memorabilia at his booth for some wheeling and dealing to acquire things he needs or clear space in his collections for more! Jim and wife Stacey, his partner in crime, are noted for always having the "fun booth" at conventions and fanfests and we are thrilled to have them coming back to Lexington!
Guest announcement coming soon!
Rocky - MMPR Red
Steve Cardenas is a martial artist and former actor, perhaps most noted for playing Rocky DeSantos in the Mighty Morphin Power RangersTV series.
He started training in martial arts when he was about 12 years old and reached black belt in tae kwon do at age 16.
His character, Rocky, replaced Jason Lee Scott as the Red Ranger in the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series, and he later became the Blue Ranger for Power Rangers Zeo. He had no previous acting experience and had to learn on the job. Cardenas left the Power Rangers series at the end of Zeo in order to focus on his karate school. Many years later he began making convention appearances with other former cast members.
He holds multiple awards from martial arts contests, including two Silver Medals at Copa Pacifica (2009 and 2011), Gold Medal winner of the 2009 American National Championship, Gold Medal in the 2010 Jiu-Jitsu Pro Gear Open, and Silver Medal in the 2010 No-Gi World Championships.
Cat - MMPR Pink
Catherine was born in Sydney, New South Wales Australia. She was a model and actress/singer/dancer in Sydney before being brought over to Los Angeles for the series, "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers" in 1993 to play Katherine "Kat" Hillard the Pink Power Ranger. She went continued through 2 more seasons Power Rangers Zeo and Power Rangers Turbo as well as the Turbo movie! This will be Kat's forth year with us in Lexington and we are thrilled that she will once again be joining us!
Aisha - MMPR Yellow
Karan Ashley has had a career that has span over 20 years as an actress, singer, radio show host, reality star, writer and TV and film producer. She began her entertainment career as a child singer in the girl group KRUSH but her big break came when she went to an open call audition and landed the role of Aisha the Yellow Power Rangers on Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. She was able to do over 80 episodes and star in the hit movie “Power Rangers the Movie”.
Since Power Rangers she has been on many different TV shows and films such as, Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, The Steve Harvey Show, One on One, The Parkers, Kenan & Kel, Chat Room, The Opposite Sex, Taylor’s Wall, Wicked Weekend, Jazz Scene, The Encounter and many other projects.
Karan is currently working on the projects: Uncensored Reality, Uncensored Radio and Grow Up Already!
VR Troopers Ryan Steele
Brad Hawkins starred in the #1-rated, syndicated children's television show, "V.R. Troopers" playing Ryan Steele. Following that Brad voiced the Gold Ranger in "Power Rangers Zeo". Most recently you can see him in "Boyhood" which was directed by Richard Linklater and stars Ethan Hawks and Patricia Arquette. The film has won multiple awards including 3 Golden Globs, 4 Critics Choice and was nominated for 6 Academy Awards.
Brad is appearing courtesy of www.GalacticProductionsLLC.com
VR Troopers JB Reese
Mike Hollander was best known as "J.B. Reese" on the hit TV show VR Troopers. Since then, he has appeared in numerous commercials and music videos. He taught martial arts for many years and has recently graduated college with a degree in Computer Animation. After completing the Pixar internship program, he has been working as an Animator on such films as Life of Pi, Percy Jackson 2, Hotel Transylvania and Alvin & The Chipmunks 3. He is now currently working on multiple video game projects, including The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones.
This is Mike's first ever convention appearance!
Guest announcement coming soon!
Megaforce - Yellow
Ciara Hanna is an American actress and model. She is best known for playing Gia Moran, the Megaforce and Super Megaforce Yellow Ranger, in Power Rangers Megaforce and Super Megaforce. Hanna got her start in the entertainment industry at the young age of eight. At the age of ten, she began pursuing modeling and acting, eventually landing modeling gigs with Mattel, Robinsons May, California Halloween Costumes, Macy’s, and many others.
Since then, Ciara has appeared on numerous television shows including America’s Next Top Model, The Bold and The Beautiful, The Protector, Big Time Rush, Revenge, iCarly, Sam & Cat, New Girl, and Anger Management. She has also had roles in the films All American Christmas Carol, Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys, and most recently, Pernicious. Currently, Ciara is working on the upcoming films The Devil Came Near (formerly Vagary) and Limelight.
Jessica Nigri is an American cosplay celebrity, promotional model, YouTuber, voice actress and fan convention interview correspondent. She has been cosplaying since 2009 and modeling since 2012, having served as an official spokesmodel for several video games and comic book series, including Lollipop Chainsaw and Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.
The West Virginia Batman
John Buckland started Heroes 4 Higher in 2012 upon his return home from Fire service in Iraq with Dept Of Defense. It was started as a direct attack to put themselves as a company on the front lines of drugs,bullying,broken homes and struggles in our community.
Over the last 3 years they have been featured nationally & internationally on The Today Show, HLN News, The National Enquirer, Good Morning America, and are soon to be in children's book for National Geographic.
Over 250,000 kids have heard their BE THE HERO AGAINST DRUGS & BULLYING message, and over 255 schools & libraries have been visited since Sept 2013.
They have taken the message as far as Gettysburg,PA and Georgia and have 25,000 plus followers and growing DAILY!
By combining her intense love of gaming, skills in crafting and sewing, and zest for learning, Kristen Hughey was able to bring her own fantasy to life and become an international costumer. What started as an outlet to meet local, like-minded friends quickly became a portal to realms she never thought possible. She has since expanded her craft by becoming a published model, representing major companies and traveling to appear at events as a guest, judge, panelist and exhibitor. Her ability to share her love for all things geek and to now meet like-minded friends around the world is her favorite aspect of this adventure. Even when she is not traveling, Kristen is known for her highly interactive online presence through social media and her Twitch TV gaming streams (www.twitch.tv/kr1st3n).
Outside of cosplay, gaming and her love of all things pin-up, Kristen has started a charity called Heroic. With the tagline "be heroic," the idea is that people will be reminded of their own power to make a difference in the world. All proceeds are donated to non-profit organizations.
Ani-Mia has been cosplaying since 2008 but has been a geek since she was sporting her Knight Rider tees at age 3. Her love for video games, comic books and anime are reflected in her wide variety of cosplay costumes, many of which she makes herself. She has had the opportunity to travel to conventions across the globe as an International Cosplayer, judge costume contests, appear in both online and print magazines as well as television appearances, and meet tons of amazing people including those within the industry and fans! She has been involved in numerous panels on cosplay positivity and cosplay construction, which she enjoys sharing her knowledge in. The one thing she really wants to do is help bring the cosplay community together as a whole and has been involved in numerous charity events and panels. She also has a love for providing her knowledge in costume making to new cosplayers.!
The Voice of Rita Repulsa!
Barbara Goodson is an actress known mostly for her versatility in voicing original and dubbed cartoons. She is voted one of the ten best women to do the voices for young males in cartoons. She was the voice of Red Fraggle and Wingnut in Jim Henson's cartoon Fraggle Rock as well as the voice of Empress Rita Repulsa in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Power Rangers Zeo,Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie,Power Rangers in Space, and most recently Mother Talzin on Star Wars: The Clone Wars..
As for her anime dubbing, she has an extensive list of credits. Shows such as HBO's Adventures of Tom Sawyeras Tom, Tekkaman Blade as Star,Dragon Ball, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Naruto as Granny Chiyo and Lady Shima andFLCL as Naota. She was also the first woman to dub Kiki's mom inKiki's Delivery Service.
Rita Repulsa /Ziktor's Beauty
Carla Perez Camarillo AKA Carla Perez, is an American actress best known for her role as the evil sorcerous, Rita Repulsa on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series. Carla began her career portraying Rita Repulsa back in 1993 to present day. She has all together appeared in 75 episodes over several seasons which include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Power Rangers Zeo, Power Rangers in Space and Power Rangers DinoThunder. She also portrays Rita in “Turbo:A Power Rangers Movie”, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers-Ninja Quest (Video) and Lord Zedd's Monster Heads: The Greatest Villains of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. When Carla first began working on MMPR, she simutaiously had a reacurring role on the V.R. Troopers TV Serious as Ziktor’s Beauty. Carla is also the president of MC Tech. Serv., loves technology and has a degree in computer programming. Currently, Carla lives in Orange County, California with her loving husband and is a proud mother of an amazing 9 year old daughter. She still loves and enjoys being an actress and truly appreciates all the MMPR and Rita Repulsa fans! Today, in her most recent project you can watch her also portraying Rita Repulsa in Adi Shankar and Joseph Kahn’s internet viral sensation, “Power/Rangers” (reboot), a short sci-fi film.
Guest Terms & Conditions
All guest appearances are confirmed but guest schedules are always subject to change. We will NOT guarantee appearances but we will always try to tell you in advance of any changes to the guest line-up.
Most guests will charge a nominal fee for autographs and those fees are at the sole discretion of the particular guest in question. In general they will range from free all the way up to $75 per autograph. We DO NOT set, monitor or control pricing of autographs.
All guests are scheduled to appear all three days unless noted but signing times may vary. These times are set almost on the fly as demand dictates. (i.e. if a star has no line, they may take lunch and when the line builds up, they may come back..)
Photos are also at the sole discretion of each guest. Some may allow in booth photos, others may not.
Froggy's photos will be on site for professional photo ops this year, most of the celebrities will be available for these at a cost of $25 and up per 8x10 - A full schedule of photo ops and information on how to purchase phot ops will be available by mid February 2016. Please stay tuned!
If you have any questions please email us!