Virginia Beach Culture Shock Weekend Pop Convention Announced
The first ever Culture Shock Weekend is happening August 9-11 at the Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Norfolk Conference Center in Virginia Beach.
Among the first few celebrities just announced on the guest list is Richard Hatch, the Season 1 million dollar winner of the long running reality series Survivor, making his first ever convention appearance.
Best known as Winston Zedmore in Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II, Ernie Hudson is returning to Virginia Beach after appearing at the first Blood at the Beach convention in April 2012.
Hudson has appeared in dozens of other notable films, including Airheads, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, Leviathan, The Basketball Diaries, and The Crow, filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina in 1993.
Also confirmed to be in attendance is Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, who starred in the popular video game adaptation Mortal Kombat, in addition to an impressive filmography of over 100 screen credits, including roles in John Carpenter’s Vampires, Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes, and big budget blockbusters like Pearl Harbor and Elektra.
Other guests previously announced include Scott Schwartz (A Christmas Story, The Toy), Michael Pare (Eddie and The Cruisers, Village of the Damned), Keith Coogan (Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead, Toy Soldiers, Adventures In Babysitting), and Jeremy Miller of the classic 1980s sitcom Growing Pains.
A replica of the Batmobile from the 1960s Batman TV series will also be at the event for photos.
Tickets to the three-day convention go on sale tomorrow, April 18 at 5pm at CultureShockWeekend.com.