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William Shatner, 'Vampire Diaries' and 'Stranger Things' stars coming to Tampa for MegaCon

William Shatner is scheduled to appear at Megacon Tampa.

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William Shatner is scheduled to appear at Megacon Tampa.



If you were disappointed when William Shatner canceled his appearance at last year's inaugural MegaCon Tampa, cheer up: Star Trek's original captain is scheduled to appear at this year's MegaCon Tampa, running Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 at the Tampa Convention Center, organizers announced this week.

Shatner is among a group of celebrity guests that now includes John Scott Barrowman (Arrow and Doctor Who), Ian Somerhalder (Vampire Diaries), plus Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin, who play Lucas and Dustin on Netflix's Stranger Things.

Previously announced guests include Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes, who will perform Jay and Silent Bob Get OldArrow star Katie Cassidy and Ruth Connell from Supernatural.

Tickets are on sale for $25 to $40 for adults, $10 for children age 6 to 12 at

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[Last modified: Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:01pm]


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