It’s that time of year again — the annual Star Trek las Vegas conventionis ~ above us. This year, development Entertainment will certainly celebrate the 50th anniversary that the Star Trek franchise v their biggest convention in history. With more than 100 celebrity guests, panels, discussions, costume contests, auctions, picture op areas and autograph sessions, this year’s convention has actually been extended to 5 days at the Rio Hotel & Casino in ras Vegas. The offered out occasion kicks turn off this Wednesday and also runs through Sunday.
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This year’s lineup of celebrity guests incorporate William Shatner, Whoopi Goldberg, Kirstie Alley, George Takei, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Bakula, Nichelle Nichols, Jeri Ryan, Walter Koenig, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Michael Dorn, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Denise Crosby, gates McFadden, James Darren, Robert Picardo, Garrett Wang, Tim Russ, terry Farrell, Armin Shimerman, Nicole de Boer, Robert Beltran, Nana Visitor, Rene Auberjonois, Connor Trinneer, Dominic Keating, Robert Duncan McNeill, Ethan Phillips, Anthony Montgomery, man de Lancie and many more.
Here’s an introduction of several of the event’s highlights.
Wednesday, respectable 3
On Wednesday, i get it Lay Jr. Hosts a special “Look at Enterprise” panel through Connor Trinneer (Trip Tucker), Dominic Keating (Malcolm Reed), john Billingsley (Dr. Phlox) and Gary Graham. Adam Nimoy will show up on phase in a tribute come his dad Leonard Nimoy. Gwynyth Walsh (B’Etor), JG Hertzler (Martok) and also Robert O’Reilly (Gowron) will show up on stage in complete Klingon costume. Follow Masterson will carry out entertainment at Quark’s Bar in the Promenade area indigenous 8-9pm.
Thursday, respectable 4
On Thursday, Creation’s Adam Malin master a panel v the stars of the Star Trek: The original Series pilot “Where No Man has Gone Before” v Gary Lockwood (Lt. Command Mitchell) and also Sally Kellerman (Dr. Dehner). Max Grodenchik (Rom) and Aron Eisenberg (Nog) will appear on stage in full Ferengi costume. Whoopi Goldberg appears on stage. Kris Doohan and Adam Nimoy will show up as component of the “Sons the Trek” panel.
Friday, august 5
On Friday, i get it Lay, Mike and Denise Okuda and Rod Roddenberry disclose never-seen-before clips and photos from The initial Series. Ethan Phillips (Neelix), Garrett Wang (Ensign Kim) and Tim Russ (Tuvok) show up on phase to speak Voyager. Gates McFadden (Dr. Crusher), LeVar Burton (Geordi LaForge), Brent Spiner (Data) will talk The next Generation. Kirstie Alley (Saavik) renders her Star Trek convention debut to comment on The Wrath that Khan. Star Trek: Discovery executive, management producers pole Roddenberry and also Trevor Roth will talk the recent Roddenberry entertain projects. Nana visitor (Kira Nerys), terry Farrell (Jadzia Dax), Nicole de Boer (Ezri Dax) will appear on phase to comment on Deep an are Nine. Mar Czerwinski will hold three Star Trek crafting workshops. Developers from Disruptor Beam will offer an upgrade on their famous mobile video game Star Trek: Timelines.
Saturday, august 6
On Saturday, Doug Drexler, roger Lay, Jr. And also Scott Mantz will host a memorial because that those we shed in 2016. Doug Drexler, Herman Zimmerman, Mike & Denise Okuda, and also Ronald B. Moore will host a tribute to Matt Jefferies and also the advancement of visual impacts technology. Wilhelm Shatner shows up on stage. Scott Bakula will comment on Enterprise. Kate Mulgrew will show up on stage with 4 fans to discuss women in Star Trek. Michael not correct (Worf) and also Marina Sirtis (Counselor Troi) and also Jonathan Frakes (Commander Riker) will talk about The following Generation. Walter Koenig appears on stage. Kate Mulgrew will talk Voyager and also her latest projects. Larry Nemecek will hold his annual Star Trek trivia contest.
Sunday, august 6
On Sunday, Anthony Montgomery kicks things off with a Star Trek: Enterprise discussion. Robert Beltran (Chakotay), Robert Picardo (Holographic Doctor), Robbie Duncan McNeill (Lt. Tom Paris), and Jeri Ryan (Seven that Nine) appear on stage to speak Voyager. Clint Howard (Balok), Jack Donner (Tal), Bobby Clark(The Gorn) and also Sandy Gimpel (M-113 Creature) talk about aliens that TOS v Scott Mantz. Andrew Robinson (Garak), Armin Shimerman (Quark), Cirroc Lofton (Jake Sisko), James Darren (Vic Fontaine), Rene Auberjonois (Odo), Jeffrey Combs (Weyoun), and an imaginative genius Ira Steven Behr talk about Deep room Nine. Brannon Braga, Ronald D. Moore and Naren Shankar comment on the Star Trek composing process.
For a complete list that events, visit creation Entertainment. Additionally, our friends end at TrekGeeks have produced a handy “pocket guide” the you have the right to download here.
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