Wizard World, Inc. opens its 2016 schedule with its sixth trip to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center — and biggest lineup ever — at Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, January 8-10. Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and Hayley Atwell highlight six from the Captain America franchise, while Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Jenna Coleman represent Doctor Who. The Walking Dead standouts Chandler Riggs and Steven Yeun, Ben McKenzie, William Shatner and Jason Isaacs also headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the pop culture extravaganza.
Coleman, Gillan, McKenzie, Riggs, Yeun, Isaacs, Captain America star Frank Grillo and directors Anthony and Joe Russo are scheduled to attend on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 9-10; Shatner will attend Friday and Saturday, Jan. 8-9; Smith, Evans and Renner will appear on Saturday only.
Other well-known Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans guests include WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair and Diva Charlotte, Edward James Olmos, additional The Walking Dead stars Emily Kinney and Scott Wilson, Barry Bostwick and Chris 51.
Wizard World is also the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley at Comic Con New Orleans will feature Peter Kuper, Gene Ha, Christos Gage, Billy Martin, Rafa Sandoval, Tom Cook, Sara Richard, Michael Golden, Rob Guillory, Phil Ortiz, Danny Fingeroth and many others.
New Orleans show hours are Friday, January 8, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, January 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, January 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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