Creation Entertainment will beam into Chicago this weekend for an Official Star Trek Convention toplined by William Shatner, Kate Mulgrew, Jeri Ryan and Nichelle Nichols. The fun starts on Friday at the Western O'Hare Hotel and will run through Sunday, June 8. Here's the complete guest line-up:
Among the planned special events are panels hosted by StarTrek.com guest blogger John Tenuto, makeup artist John Paladin transforming Suzie Plakson into K'Ehleyr live on stage, a music video contest, a costume parade, a karaoke party, autograph sessions, photo ops (including with actors in makeup as their popular characters) and group photo ops (including you with Gowron and Martok, you with Nog and Rom, you with Jeri Ryan and Robert Beltran, and you with William Shatner and Kate Mulgrew).
"Chicago area fans have always been great and we're really happy to be bringing such a cool guest roster this time around," Gary Berman, Creation co-founder and co-CEO, told StarTrek.com. "We're very excited to have three of the all-time most popular female Trek stars at the same convention: Kate Mulgrew, Jeri Ryan and Nichelle Nichols. And another special treat will be the appearances of Klingons Martok and Gowron and Ferengis Rom and Nog, all portrayed by the actors who brought them to life on screen. Headlining it all is William Shatner, a true icon whose appearances are always hilarious, inspiring and memorable. At 83, he is just incredible and we're proud of our decades long association with him."
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