Interactive Experiences, Kato Kaelin Host, Fan Groups, Dance Lessons, ‘Ghostbusters’ Characters And More Highlight On Site Activities During Live Event On Sony Pictures Studio Lot Celebrating Ghostbusters’ 35th Anniversary
CULVER CITY, Calif., June 6, 2019 — The first-ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest, presented by Wizard World today announced its entertainment schedule for the live event, Saturday on the famed Sony Pictures Studio Lot in Culver City, Calif. Fans will thrill to a non-stop series of interactive experiences, live music, costumes, dancing, meetups, stilt walkers and more all day, with Wizard World’s own Kato Kaelin serving as host and emcee.
The full immersive experience of everything Ghostbusters starts for fans the second they arrive at the Lot. Some of the highlights on stage and around the grounds include:
Brass bands playing songs from the films and other 80s hits
“slime” station – make your own slime!
costumed characters, including roller-skaters giving out free themed swag
live music by Flux Capacitors Band and DJ
LA Follies Dancers
dancing and line dance lesson hosted by Afeenix
fan groups sporting giveaways
music by theme song singer-songwriter Ray Parker Jr. and more.
Stars Dan Aykroyd (Dr. Raymond Stantz) and Ernie Hudson (Winston Zeddemore), director Ivan Reitman, Jason Reitman, the director and co-writer (with Gil Kenan) of Sony Pictures’ upcoming 2020 Ghostbusters film, and Parker Jr. are all confirmed to attend. The Reitmans and Paul Feig (director, Ghostbusters (2016)) will conduct a first-ever Director’s Panel spanning all four films on Saturday.
Tickets for the premier event are on sale now at https://tixr.com/pr/gbffpr/
Fans can learn more about the Ghostbusters Fan Fest presented by Wizard World at http://www.ghostbusters.com/
About Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., which is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE’s global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition, and distribution; television production, acquisition, and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. SPE’s Motion Picture Group production organizations include Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems, TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Stage 6 Films, AFFIRM Films, and Sony Pictures Classics. For additional information, visit http://www.sonypictures.com/
About Ghost Corps
Ghost Corps, Inc., a subsidiary of Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., is focused on expanding the Ghostbusters brand with live-action feature films, animated motion pictures, television, merchandise, and other new entertainment products. Ghost Corps is headquartered on the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, Calif.
About Wizard Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard Entertainment, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, tech, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming and entertainment takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard Entertainment has also teamed with Sony Pictures Entertainment to find the next generation of movies as well as to engage in a number of strategic initiatives. Fans can interact with Wizard Entertainment at www.wizardworld.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The 2019 Wizard World convention schedule is available at: http://www.wizardworld.com/