GeekyCon Adds More Than 50 Special Guests to Line-Up for 2015 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film, Television and Young Adult Book Convention

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Authors, actors, YouTubers, musicians, writers and other content creators convene in Orlando July 30-Aug. 2 to meet fans at annual event.

GeekyCon, one of the largest and most recognized conventions for fans of fantasy films, television shows and young adult books, has announced more than 50 special guests for the seventh installment of the annual show. Several thousand fans are expected to be in attendance at the four-day celebration.

GeekyCon will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida July 30-Aug. 2. Tickets are on sale now at http://www.GeekyCon.com.

Unlike other fandom events, attendees do not have to pay for autographs or photos from celebrities participating in the event beyond the cost of registration. New celebrity guests are being added every week with the current roster including:

Anthony Rapp, actor/singer/gamer (“Rent,” “If/Then”)
Brian Holden, actor/director/writer (“A Very Potter trilogy,” “Twisted”)
Cecil Baldwin, actor (“Welcome To Night Vale”)
Clark Baxtresser, musician/songwriter (“A Very Potter trilogy,” “Starship”)
Courtney, author (“Cracked Up to Be”)
Curt Mega, actor (“Glee”)
David Peterson, language creator (“Game of Thrones,” “The 100”)
Dominic Barnes, actor (“Glee”)
Draco and The Malfoys, wizard rock band (“My Dad is Rich,” “99 Death Eater”)
Dylan Saunders, actor/singer (“A Very Potter” trilogy, “Twisted”)
Guy Norman Bee, director (“Supernatural,” “Veronica Mars”)
Harry and The Potters, wizard rock band (“Voldemort Can’t Stop the Rock”)
Holly Black, author (“The Spiderwick Chronicles,” “Doll Bones”)
Jackie Emerson, actress (“The Hunger Games”)
Jaime Lyn Beatty, actor/writer (“A Very Potter trilogy,” “Starship”)
Jason Reynolds, author (“When I was the Greatest,” “The Boy in the Black Suite”)
Jeffrey Cranor, writer (“Welcome to Nigh Vale”)
Jenny Han, author (“The Summer I Turned Pretty”)
Joe Moses, comedian/Youtuber (“A Very Potter Musical,” “The Joe Moses Showses”)
Joe Walker, actor (“A Very Potter” trilogy, “Holy Musical B@tman”)
Joey Richter, actor (“A Very Potter Trilogy,” “Jessie”)
Jon Cozart, musician/YouTuber (“Harry Potter in 99 Seconds”)
Katie Rain Hill, author (“Rethinking Normal”)
Kim Rhodes, actress (“Supernatural,” “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody”)
Lauren Fairweather, musician (“The Prince’s Tale,” “Home”)
Lauren Lopez, actor (“The Very Potter Series”)
Leigh Bardugo, author (“Six Crow,” “The Grisha Trilogy”)
Leigh Lahav, animator/comedian (“Fangirls”)
Marie Lu, author (“Legend” series)
Mary Kate Wiles, actress (“The Lizzie Bennet Diaries,” “School of Thrones”)
Maureen Johnson, author (“The Shades of London” series, “The Suite Scarlett” series)
Maxwell Glick, actor (The Lizzie Bennet Diaries,” “School of Thrones”)
Megan Morrison, author (“Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel”)
Meghan Tonjes, musician (“The Fault in Our Stars,” “This Year”)
Meredith Stepien, actress/musician (“Starship,” “Twisted”)
Molly Lewis, singer/songwriter (“MyHope,” “An Open Letter to Stephen Fry”)
Peter Hollens, singer/producer (“Misty Mountains,” “Disney Medley”)
Ransom Riggs, author (“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”)
Stephanie Perkins, author (“Anna and the French Kiss,” “Lola and the Boy Next Door”)
Tahereh Mafi, author (“Shatter Me” series)
Tessa Netting, actress/YouTuber (“HELLO-Harry Potter Book of Mormon Parody”)
The Hillywood Show, parody videos (“The Lord of the Rings,” “Doctor Who”)
The Whomping Willows, wizard rock band (“Draco and Harry,” “I Believe In Nargles”)
Thomas Sanders, singer/actor/Viner
Titus Makin Jr., actor (“Glee”)
Tonks and The Aurors, wizard rock band (“Charlie Weasley,” “Aurors For the Win”)
Veronica Roth, author (“Divergent” series)

In addition to giving attendees an opportunity to meet celebrities from their favorite movies and television shows and authors of bestselling books, it will offer four full days of programming, including special events, panel discussions, Q&A sessions, workshops, live performances, music concerts and a marketplace.

GeekyCon is one of the largest and most recognized annual fandom conventions in the world and is attended every year by thousands of fantasy film and television fans as well as book enthusiasts. The event was started in 2009 as LeakyCon, a conference for Harry Potter fans and has since grown to include fans of some of the most popular films and television shows such as “Doctor Who,” “Game of Thrones,” “The Hunger Games,” “Supernatural,” “The Hobbit,” and many others. The event also offers fans a literary track that draws some of the biggest authors in the young adult genre, as well as programming with personalities from YouTube and top Web shows. Past events have been held in Boston, Orlando, Chicago, Portland and London. More information is available at http://www.GeekyCon.com.

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