Buffy, Harry Potter, Arrow, Smallville Among New Wizard World Virtual Experiences; Free Video Q&A Streamed Live On Twitch, YouTube, Facebook

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Buffy Fan Panel, Cosplay Makeup, Drunk Texts Also Take To the Virtual Stage; Fans Can Purchase Live Video Chats, Recorded Videos, Signed Photos During Events, Accessible Via Dedicated Website, Social Platforms For Fans Across The Globe

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2020 – Wizard Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) brings more “Wizard World Virtual Experiences” featuring stars of iconic franchises across its digital video platforms in the coming days and weeks. On Tuesday, the stars of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” James Marsters, Robia Scott, Iyari Limon, Sarah Hagan and Dagney Kerr begin at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT. Next on Wednesday it’s the “Reign” foursome of Torrance Coombs, Craig Parker, Jonathan Keltz and Alan Van Sprang at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT. Thursday features the “Freaks and Geeks” cast including Samm Levine, Sarah Hagan, Natasha Melnick and Sam McMurray at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT. Then on Friday, fans can learn more from a huge “Harry Potter” reunion that includes Bonnie Wright, David Bradley, Miriam Margolyes, Guy Henry, Josh Herdman, Jamie Waylett, Julian Glover and Tolga Safer, starting at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. Also on Friday at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT four standouts from “Arrow” dish on that series, including Katie Cassidy, Echo Kellum, Katrina Law and Kelly Hu

Then next month it’s “Vampire Diaries” standouts Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, David Alpay and Micah Parker on Tuesday, August 4 at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT, followed that day at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT by “X-Men” voice actors Cal Dodd (Wolverine), Chris Britton (Mr. Sinister). George Buza (Beast) and Jim Ward (Professor Xavier) plus Larry Houston (artist/director). On Saturday, August 22, it’s headliners—and Wizard World favorites—from “Smallville,” including Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Erica Durance, Laura Vandervoort and Sam Witwer on Saturday, August 22 at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT.

This is in addition to sessions already announced, including Tuesday’s “Supergirl” cast gathering featuring Mehcad Brooks, Jesse Rath, Sam Witwer, Helen Slater, Erica Durance and Nicole Maines at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT; Musician Micky Dolenz (“The Monkees”) on Sunday, August 2 at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. ET, followed on Saturday, August 8 at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT, by the “LEGO Masters,” The Newlyweds: Tyler and Amy Clites; The Bearded Builders: Boone Langston and Mark Cruickshank; and The Eccentrics: Samuel and Jessica Ragzy Ewud.

Complementing the celebrity events, the WizTV series continues its series of fun free panels, starting with a full day on Tuesday, featuring the Super Dance Party with DJ Washburn at noon ET / 9 a.m. PT and a Buffy Fan Panel with Pure Fandom at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT. Then on Thursday, learn about Cosplay Makeup with Knighmage and Bebe Alkaid at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT. Next, it’s two more on Friday: The Harry Potter Fan Panel (7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT) followed immediately by The Drunk Texts: Harry I (8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT). Next week is headlined by pop artist Blake Jamieson debuting his next Topps Project 2020 card (Tuesday, August 4, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT) and the return of nerdy trivia game WizQuiz (Thursday, August 6, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m.)

During each celebrity session, the celebrities will participate in a FREE live moderated video Q&A, followed by one-on-one video chats, recorded videos and autographs. Sessions are accessible to virtual attendees on their computer and mobile devices via http://www.wizardworldvirtual.com.

As part of the events, fans across the globe can:

· Submit questions via chat during the free 45-minute panels (open to everyone, no entry fee to watch or submit). Panels available for viewing live or on demand via
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/wizardworldvirtual;
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/wizardworld; and
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wizardworld/

· Participate in a personal, exclusive two-minute live video chat with each celebrity (paid) (vary by celebrity)
· Purchase a recorded video from each star specifying the message if desired
· Purchase an autograph on an 8”x10” photo

Pricing varies by item for the individual chat, video and autographs, available on the Website.

Upcoming Wizard World Virtual Experiences
· Tuesday, July 28 · Super Dance Party with DJ Washburn · noon ET / 9 a.m. PT
· Tuesday, July 28, “Supergirl,” Mehcad Brooks, Jesse Rath, Sam Witwer, Helen Slater, Erica Durance, Nicole Maines · 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
· Tuesday, July 28, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” James Marsters, Robia Scott, Iyari Limon, Sarah Hagan, Dagney Kerr · 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT
· Tuesday, July 28 · Buffy Fan Panel with Pure Fandom · 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
· Wednesday, July 29, “Reign,” Torrance Coombs, Craig Parker, Jonathan Keltz, Alan Van Sprang · 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT
· Thursday, July 30 · “Freaks and Geeks,” Samm Levine, Sarah Hagan, Natasha Melnick, Sam McMurray · 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT
· Thursday, July 30 · Cosplay Makeup with Knightmage and Bebe Alkaid · 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
· Friday, July 31, “Harry Potter,” Bonnie Wright, David Bradley, Miriam Margolyes, Guy Henry, Josh Herdman, Jamie Waylett, Julian Glover, Tolga Safer · 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
· Friday, July 31, “Arrow,” Katie Cassidy, Echo Kellum, Katrina Law, Kelly Hu · 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT
· Friday, July 31 · Harry Potter Fan Panel · 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
· Friday, July 31 · The Drunk Texts: Harry I · 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
· Sunday, August 2, Micky Dolenz, “The Monkees” · 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
· Sunday, August 2 · Fandoms Anonymous · 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT
· Tuesday, August 4, “Vampire Diaries,” Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, David Alpay, Micah Parker · 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
· Tuesday, August 4 · Pop artist Blake Jamieson · 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
· Thursday, August 6 · WizQuiz · 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
· Saturday, August 8, “LEGO Masters,” The Newlyweds: Tyler and Amy Clites; The Bearded Builders: Boone Langston and Mark Cruickshank; The Eccentrics: Samuel and Jessica Ragzy Ewud · 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT
· Saturday, August 22, “Smallville,” Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Erica Durance, Laura Vandervoort, Sam Witwer · 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT

About Wizard Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard Entertainment, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, tech, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming and entertainment takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World Virtual Experiences powers a content-rich channel that provides fans with the opportunity to enjoy programming and to directly connect with celebrities via a variety of video platforms. Additional initiatives may soon include an augmented touring schedule of Wizard World shows, fixed-site installations, curated e-commerce, and the production and distribution of content both in the U.S. and internationally. Fans can interact with Wizard Entertainment at www.wizardworld.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services. Additionally, Wizard Entertainment owns a minority interest in Cinedigm’s ( NASDAQ:CIDM) ConTv.

The 2020-21 Wizard World convention schedule is available at: http://www.wizardworld.com/comiccon.

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