Early this Spring, Hasbro announced their first ever Con. Guests announced at the time were Stan Lee, Peter Cullen, and Frank Welker. Today they have announced an additional three guests and one is none other that the director of Guardians of the Galaxy, James Gunn! Check out the full press release below.
Press Release: HASCON FANmily™ Event on September 8 – 10, 2017, including panels, meet & greets and autograph sessions with James Gunn (writer and director, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 1 and 2) and Stan Bush (singer, “The Touch” from TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE). HASCON will also feature a headline performance by Multi-Platinum GRAMMY® Award-Winning singer-songwriter Daya!
Previously announced talent includes appearances by DUDE PERFECT, Stan Lee (Marvel Comics Legend), Lorenzo Di Bonaventura (Producer of all the TRANSFORMERS films); Peter Cullen and Frank Welker (original TRANSFORMERS voice talent); Andrea Libman and Cathy Weseluck (voice talent of MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC and MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE); and “Chewbacca Mom,” Candace Payne.
Hasbro also just unveiled some awesome perks for the HASCON VIP packages, which will offer fans special VIP 1-hour early access to the show floor to buy HASCON exclusive products from My Little Pony, Transformers, Dungeons and Dragons as well as multi-convention exclusives from Star Wars, Marvel and Magic: The Gathering.* VIP’s will also receive a Hasbro goodie bag, access to the VIP lounge and an exclusive behind the scenes tour of Hasbro headquarters, in addition to one very exclusive event (Transformers Hall of Fame Dinner, My Little Pony: The Movie Sneak Peek or others!).