Hasbro has announced that Transformers: The Last Knight star Mark Wahlberg will be coming to the HASCON fan and family convention on Saturday, September 9th.
Mark will be joining the Transformers: The Last Knight panel with producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura and special guests to discuss the making of the film. The panel is scheduled at 3:00-3:45pm on Saturday, September 9th.
In addition to the afternoon panel, Wahlberg will also be attending the Transformers: Special Dinner Event, which takes place the same day from 6:30-10:30pm. The event will celebrate 10 years of the Transformers film franchise, and will welcome celebrities and producers, including Mark Wahlberg, Brian Goldner, and Stephen Davis.
Peter Cullen and Frank Welker will also give a special introduction to the first ever HASCON Transformers Hall of Fame ceremony. Cullen voiced Optimus Prime in the 1980s Transformers animated series, while Welker voiced Megatron. The ceremony will include a special appearance from past inductee Yoke-san, famed toy designer from TakaraTomy, along with a special guest.
The Transformers design and brand teams will also offer a sneak preview of select 2018 toys.
Fans who have tickets to the HASCON convention will need to purchase VIP tickets to attend the Dinner Event. Dinner will be served and fans can participate in a raffle to win special prizes including signed posters from Mark Wahlberg, Transformers merchandise, and more. Each VIP attendee will also receive a special Transformers Super Fan gift bag including a pre-signed autograph from Peter and Frank, Special Comic reprints for HASCON, and a VIP HASCON-exclusive pin set.
The special night will end with an exclusive live performance from Stan Bush.
Hasbro’s HASCON convention will take place on September 8-10th at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. To learn more about the HASCON convention, visit its official website.