“Stranger Things” — the Netflix science fiction/horror series that is currently filming its fourth season, which is expected to be released at some point later this year — will be celebrated via its own convention, Stranger Con.
It is scheduled to take place at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, June 13-14. For information, visit creationent.com.
Participants will include cast members Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven), Noah Schnapp (Will Byers), Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin Henderson), Chester Rushing (Tommy H) and Gabriella Pizzolo (Suzie). Rushing will also serve as master of ceremonies, and Matarazzo, a Jersey native as well as a member of the rock band Work in Progress, will present an acoustic concert on June 13.
Matarazzo and Pizzolo are appearing June 13 only; Brown and Schnapp, June 14 only. More guests are expected to be added.
In addition to the autograph signings and photo opportunities with the actors, the convention will offer vendors, panel discussions, cosplay and trivia contests, and more.
There will also be Stranger Cons in Los Angeles, April 4-5; and Schaumburg, Ill. (a suburb of Chicago), July 11-12.
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