Wil Wheaton Added To Austin Comic Con Lineup

Wil Wheaton, who starred as a teenager in the classic coming-of-age film Stand By Me in 1986 and a year later earned an important role in Star Trek: The Next Generation, will appear at next month’s Wizard World Austin Comic Con.  Wheaton joins seven other “TNG” cast members in a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the start of the landmark series, Oct. 26-28 at the Austin Convention Center.

Other fellow “TNG” cast members scheduled for Austin include Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis  and Brent Spiner.

Wheaton is also known for popular roles as Joey Trotta in Toy Soldiers and portraying himself on the series The Big Bang Theory.  He is an avid blogger, with frequent postings at Wil Wheaton Dot Net and WWdN: In Exile.