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Iconic Horror Director Eli Roth (Thanksgiving, Cabin Fever, Hostel) coming to MEGACON Orlando

Updated: Jan 6

Fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, gaming, and cosplay, will be converging on MEGACON Orlando this February, with a huge lineup of celebrities in attendance at the Orange County Convention Center!

Iconic Horror Director Eli Roth (Thanksgiving, Cabin Fever, Hostel) appearing at MEGACON Orlando

If you're into comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, gaming, or cosplay, the hugely popular MegaCon Orlando is the only place to be from February 1 - 4, 2024 when the show returns to the Orange County Convention Center on I-Drive.

MegaCon Orlando is one of North America's largest comic con's and each year the event keeps on getting bigger, with 2024 bringing an exciting lineup of family-friendly attractions, events, and world-renowned celebrities to Orlando.

The latest celebrity to be announced is the legendary horror director Eli Roth.

Roth is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. As a director and producer, he is most closely associated with the horror genre, namely splatter films, having directed the films Cabin Fever (2002) and Hostel (2005).

Roth continued to work in the horror genre, directing the films Hostel: Part II (2007), The Green Inferno(2013) and Thanksgiving (2023). He also expanded into other genres, directing the erotic thriller film Knock Knock (2015) and the action film Death Wish (2018), a remake of the 1974 original. Also in 2018, he directed the fantasy comedy film The House with a Clock in Its Walls, his first PG-rated film and his highest domestic grosser to date.

As an actor, Roth starred as Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz in Quentin Tarantino's war film Inglourious Basterds (2009), for which he received a Critic's Choice Movie Award and a SAG Award.

Other celebrities already announced for this years show include Gina Carano, Tom Hiddleston, Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Sofia Boutella, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis and many more!

Check out ALL THE celebrities announced so far for MegaCon Orlando 2024...

Iconic Horror Director Eli Roth (Thanksgiving, Cabin Fever, Hostel) appearing at MEGACON Orlando

Love scary movies? We've got the perfect guest for you. Get ready to meet iconic horror director Eli Roth (Thanksgiving, Cabin Fever, Hostel) at MEGACON Orlando this February.

Whether or not you know her from The Mandalorian or Deadpool, you won't want to miss meeting the fearless Gina Carano at MEGACON Orlando this February.

With the pirates and marines on their way, we're starting to think the One Piece is at MEGACON! Set sail with the One Piece cast as Jeff Ward (Buggy), Jacob Romero (Usopp), and Aidan Scott (Helmeppo) join Iñaki Godoy (Luffy) in Orlando.

Sofia Boutella, star of Zack Snyder's new sci-fi epic Rebel Moon is coming to MEGACON Orlando

The star of Zack Snyder's new sci-fi epic is coming to MEGACON. Meet Sofia Boutella (Kora) from the newly released Rebel Moon this February.

Ready to bend the rules? Meet Loki star Tom Hiddleston at MEGACON Orlando in February

Ready to bend the rules? Meet Loki and The Night Manager star Tom Hiddleston at MEGACON Orlando this February.

Star War actor Hayden Christensen

Hayden Christensen will be at MEGACON. Meet Anakin Skywalker himself this February.

Star War actor Ewan McGregor to bring the force to MegaCon Orlando in February

Meet the sci-fi superstar Ewan McGregor at MEGACON Orlando in February.

Best friends until the end. Oscar-winning actresses Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis are appearing at MEGACON Orlando this February!

Prepare yourself for battle. Diana Lee Inosanto (Morgan Elsbeth) from Ahsoka is coming to MEGACON Orlando this February.

Great news Whovians, Proto-Time Lord River Song is travelling through time to get to Orlando. Meet Alex Kingston when she appears at MEGACON this February.

Has anyone seen Trevor the toad? Neville Longbottom is coming to Orlando to search for him. Meet Harry Potter's Matthew Lewis, your favorite Gryffindor/herbology professor, at MEGACON this February.

He is C-3PO, Human-Cyborg Relations. Meet your fave protocol droid when Star Wars legend Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) appears at MEGACON Orlando in February.

A ton of celebrities announced for MegaCon Orlando includingJoseph Quinn from Stranger Things

Ready to join the Hellfire Club? Meet Stranger Things stars, Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler), Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin Henderson), and Joseph Quinn (Eddie Munson) at MEGACON Orlando this February.

Orlando, did you hear? Ethan Suplee (Randy Hickey) from My Name is Earl is bringing the laughs to MEGACON Orlando, plus you must have great karma because Jason Lee (Earl Hickey) from My Name is Earl is coming too!

We're happy to report that Michelle Hurd (Raffaela Musiker) is right on course for MEGACON Orlando.

He's a Force to be reckoned with. If you haven't heard, Eman Esfandi (Ezra Bridger) from Ahsoka will be at MEGACON Orlando this February.

Don't miss living life in the fast lane with Randy Quaid (Cousin Eddie) from National Lampoon at MEGACON Orlando this February.

Did you know? Orlando has a new hero Arrow’s Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen) is ready to save the day and meet fans at MEGACON Orlando.

Have you been training in the ways of the Force? If you haven't heard, Giancarlo Esposito (Moff Gideon) from The Mandalorian is coming to MEGACON Orlando this February.

Beam us up Orlando, William Shatner, best known for his portrayal of James T. Kirk in the Star Trek franchise is coming to MegaCon Orlando,

They've gone from Minnesota to Cali, and now they're on their way to Florida. Shannen Doherty (Brenda Walsh) and Jason Priestley (Brandon Walsh) from Beverly Hills, 90210 are coming to MEGACON Orlando this February.

Orlando, the wilderness can hear you. Get ready to meet Yellowjackets star Juliette Lewis (Natalie Scatorccio) when she flies into MEGACON Orlando this February.

As you wish, Orlando. Robin Wright and Cary Elwes are making their first ever convention appearance together this February at MEGACON Orlando.

Robin Gayle Wright starred in The Princess Bride, as well as the HBO miniseries Empire Falls, she starred as Claire Underwood in the Netflix political drama series House of Cards. She has also directed ten episodes of the series as well as two episodes of the Netflix crime series Ozark in 2022.

Cary Elwes known for his leading film roles in The Princess Bride, and Dr. Lawrence Gordon in the Saw film series. He has appeared on television in a number of series including The X-Files, Seinfeld, From the Earth to the Moon, Psych, and Life in Pieces. In 2019, he appeared in the Netflix drama series Stranger Things and the Amazon Prime comedy series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Danny Trejo has appeared in films including Desperado, Heat, and the From Dusk Till Dawn film series. With frequent collaborator and his second cousin Robert Rodriguez, he portrayed the character of Isador "Machete" Cortez, which was originally developed for the Spy Kids series and was later expanded into its own franchise of the same name.

Childs in The Thing, Arbiter in HALO, Goliath in Gargoyles, Dr. Facilier in Disney's The Princess and the Frog...

Keith David has some incredibly iconic roles, and now you can meet the star himself at MEGACON Orlando, he is known for his deep voice and screen presence in over 300 roles across film, stage, television, and interactive media.

Doesn't matter what your watch says, it's now the witching hour. Meet Holly Marie Combs (Pretty Little Liars, Charmed), Rose McGowan (Scream, Charmed), Alyssa Milano (Wet Hot American Summer, Charmed), and Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills, 90210, Charmed) this February at MEGACON Orlando.

First celebrity revealed for 2024 MegaCon Orlando, Marvel Cinematic Universe actor Paul Bettany

English actor Paul Bettany, who many will know for his portrayal of Vision from the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be at MegaCon Orlando.

His acting credits include Wandavision, Avengers: Infinity War, Captain America: Civil War, Iron Man, A Knights Tale, Legion, and so much more!

 2024 MegaCon Orlando

Everyone is a fan of something, and MegaCon Orlando is the place to celebrate all things pop culture. Get an autograph or a photo with your favorite guest, and then get the inside scoop about your favorite movies and TV shows at our celebrity panels!

Watch professional comic artists battle it out in our popular Sketch Duels, learn from our “How To” workshops, and take photos with your favorite costumed characters! It’s also a great place to buy a unique gift (or treat yourself!) with a huge show floor for shopping madness.


CELEBRITY PHOTO OPS Don’t miss out on the chance of a lifetime to meet you favorite celebrity and have the moment captured by a professional photographer. This is the only way to get a beautiful 8x10 glossy photo of you with one of our guests in an intimate setting.

AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS An autograph is the perfect opportunity to get that special something signed by your favorite celebrity. Be sure to check out the full schedule so you don’t miss out on any of your faves!

ARTIST ALLEY Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all your favorite pencillers, inkers and writers. This is a ”must experience" area for anyone interested in meeting rising stars and those who work the front lines of the industry! Here you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches. You’ll also find crafters and makers, all with a nerdy slant to their designs and creations.

COSPLAY RED CARPET Get ready for the Cosplay Red Carpet! There's no pre-registration, no competition & no stress! Walk the red carpet and show off your costume in front of adoring fans. Every participant will get a free photo taken by Jeff Jenkins Photography, MEGACON’s official Cosplay Red Carpet Photographer.

OVER 400,000 SQ FT OF SHOPPING MADNESS! More than 1,000 retailers join MEGACON Orlando to make your experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything comics, anime, gaming, science fiction and horror, these retailers are guaranteed to have what you need.

FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! Our event prides itself on having so many amazing activities and attractions that are family oriented. Spend the day with the whole family as you meet your favorite Superheroes, Princesses and voice actors. You can even enter the Cosplay Costume Contest as a family!

COMMUNITY ZONE Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer or crafter, the Community Zone is where you find people who share your fandom! Find out about local clubs, get up close to movie props, test your trivia, and snap photos galore with fans who are excited as you are to get together.

PANELS, WORKSHOPS & SEMINAR From Celebrity Q&A’s, fan club presentations, hands-on workshops and screening rooms, there’s hundreds of hours of programming available for every fandom. The best part? It’s free with your admission ticket. Check the daily schedule to find out when and where the fun happens.

COSTUMES! COSTUMES! COSTUMES! Fans dressing up in costumes (also known as cosplay) is a huge part of the show! Literally thousands of amazing costumes are available for your viewing pleasure throughout the weekend. Don’t be shy: ask for a photo with your favorite characters or come dressed up yourself.

MEET LEGENDARY COMIC BOOK CREATORS Comics Legends, Professional Comic Book artists, and writers will be with us all weekend. Be sure to drop by the Artist Alley to meet them and see their amazing work!

MEET YOUR FAVORITE VOICE ACTORS The actors that voice your favorite animated characters will be at our show to sign autographs, pose for photos and meet with their fans. They have developed a well-deserved reputation for being super-friendly and enthusiastic!

COSPLAY PHOTO PARK Snap the best shot with the coolest background at our Photo Park. From outer space to enchanted lands, there’s a setting for everyone.

COSPLAY MEET UPS Meet like-minded fans and get a picture to remember at a themed cosplay meet up. Watch for a schedule of specific fandom meet-ups closer to show time.

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 2024 MegaCon Orlando

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