Calling All "Saw" Fans at Long Beach Comic Con

Thu, September 30th, 2010 at 12:12pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

The traps will come alive this October at Long Beach Comic Con, MAD Event Management confirmed today, with the inclusion of SAW 3D, the final installment of the most successful horror series in box office history. The show, which runs from October 29-31st at the Long Beach Convention Center, will feature props, wardrobe and memorabilia from the film series.

Franchise star Costas Mandylor, who has played Detective Mark Hoffman since his first appearance in SAW III, will appear on Saturday, October 30th, in a special appearance to sign autographs for fans.

The first theatrical feature to be shot exclusively on the cutting-edge SI-3D digital camera system, SAW 3D, which Lionsgate is expected to release nationwide on October 29th, brings the horrifying games of Jigsaw to life like never before. The film stars Tobin Bell, Cary Elwes, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell and Sean Patrick Flanery. SAW 3D is directed by Kevin Greutert, written by Patrick Melton & Marcus Dunstan, and produced by Oren Koules, Mark Burg and Gregg Hoffman. SAW 3D is a Lionsgate Release. Twisted Pictures Presents a Burg/Koules/Hoffman Production.

"When planning a convention we strive to give fans something they will remember forever. In partnering with Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures on this unforgettable weekend, we can give fans just that," said event planner Martha Donato, President of MAD Event Management. "We are thrilled to welcome Costas to Long Beach Comic Con and to have these iconic films showcased."

For a complete list of events, guests, activities, ticket prices & packages and times, visit www.longbeachcomiccon.com.

Tickets will also be available at select comic book and hobby shops in the Los Angeles area.

TAGS:  long beach comic con, saw, saw 3d, costas mandylor, lionsgate, twisted pictures

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