Just Announced: Performance by Flo Rida and Meet and Greets with
Maddie Ziegler, Isabela Moner, Eh Bee Family, David Ortiz, James White,
Jackie Bradley Jr., Susan Blu, Len Cabral and the voice cast of Hasbro's
Netflix Original Series for Kids ‘Stretch Armstrong and the Flex
PAWTUCKET, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), a global play and entertainment company, unveiled
additional entertainment programming details for the first ever HASCON
FANmily event. Happening September 8 - 10, 2017 at the Rhode Island
Convention Center and Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island,
HASCON will bring Hasbro's most iconic brands to life.
Joining the previously announced all-star lineup is a performance by
GRAMMY®-nominated rapper and singer-songwriter Flo Rida ("My House,"
"Whistle"), who will perform a full set to HASCON guests the evening of
Saturday, September 9, and a meet and greet with actress, dance icon and
NYT bestselling author, Maddie Ziegler (as featured in "Sia:
Chandelier," "Leap!"), Isabela Moner (Transformers: The Last Knight),
and family-friendly internet personalities, the Eh Bee Family. Also
joining HASCON is veteran voice actress Susan Blu ("The Transformers:
The Movie," "Jem"), MLB-retired designated hitter David "Big Papi"
Ortiz, current center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (of the Boston Red
Sox), New England Patriots running back and Super Bowl™ 51 Hero James
White (of the New England Patriots) and internationally acclaimed and
award-winning storyteller Len Cabral.
HASCON will also feature a panel and autograph session with talent and
creators from Hasbro's upcoming Netflix original series for kids Stretch
Armstrong and the Flex Fighters. Ogie Banks ("Ultimate Spider-Man"),
Walter Koenig ("Star Trek," "Babylon 5"), Scott Menville ("Teen Titans
Go!," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"), series executive producer/writer
Kevin Burke ("Ultimate Spider-Man," "Avengers Assemble"), series
executive producer/writer Chris "Doc" Wyatt ("Ultimate Spider-Man,"
"Napoleon Dynamite") and series supervising director Vic Cook ("The
Spectacular Spider-man," "Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated") will be
featured on the panel and at the autograph session on Sunday, September
Previously announced programming includes a performance and meet and
greet with Multi-Platinum GRAMMY® Award-Winning singer-songwriter Daya,
panel discussions with Stan Lee (Marvel Comics Legend), James Gunn
(writer and director, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 1 and 2), Lorenzo di
Bonaventura (Producer of all the TRANSFORMERS films, as well as G.I.
JOE: The Rise of Cobra and G.I. JOE Retaliation), Dude
Perfect and many more.
This unique event will bring Hasbro's most iconic brands to life like
never before, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, MAGIC: THE
GATHERING, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY and G.I. JOE and exceptional partner
brands such as BEYBLADE, DREAMWORKS TROLLS and SESAME STREET. Fans will
get a peek behind the Hasbro curtain during the three days filled with
exciting first-look previews and panels from Hasbro's biggest television
and movie series, including Hasbro's TRANSFORMERS: RESCUE BOTS, LITTLEST
PET SHOP and MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC as seen on Hasbro's
joint-venture television network Discovery Family.
In addition, there will be activities inspired by several iconic Disney
properties, including Disney Princess, Frozen, Elena of Avalor, Moana
and Descendants 2, as well as Star Wars and Marvel's Avengers,
Spider-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy. From movie props and costumes on
display, to hands-on fun through art tutorials and more, these areas
will be can't-miss destinations during the show.
To purchase General Admission and VIP tickets, view complete package
details and stay up to date on all the latest information on HASCON
2017, please visit http://hascon.hasbro.com
The inaugural HASCON FANmily™ event is presented in part by IDW
Publishing, Ultra PRO, Discovery Family and Norwegian Airlines.
STAR WARS and related properties are trademarks and/or copyrights, in
the United States and other countries, of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its
affiliates. © & TM Lucasfilm Ltd.
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TOKYO. © 2017 Sesame Workshop. All Rights Reserved.
HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating
the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to
television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers
a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands,
including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY,
LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner
brands. The Company's Hasbro Studios and its film label, Allspark
Pictures, are building its brands globally through great storytelling
and content on all screens. Through its commitment to corporate social
responsibility and philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to make the world a
better place for children and their families. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the
2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and
has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere
Institute for the past six years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com,
and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews)
and Instagram (@Hasbro).©
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Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based
entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000
characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years.
Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and
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