Chris Pine, Diego Luna and more celebrities will be in San Antonio this weekend for Superhero Comic Con

Event will be held June 20 - 23 at Freeman Coliseum Expo Halls

Chris Pine arrives at the Ralph Lauren Spring 2023 Fashion Experience on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, at The Huntington in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) (Chris Pizzello, Invision)

SAN ANTONIO – Celebrities will visit San Antonio this weekend for the 2024 Superhero Comic Con.

The event kicks off on Thursday at Freeman Coliseum Expo Hall with 29 celebrity guests, including Chris Pine, Diego Luna and Orlando Bloom. The event ends on Sunday.

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Actor Jake Gyllenhaal was supposed to attend the event, but organizers announced late Wednesday that he will not be attending due to COVID. All Gyllenhaal refunds will begin in the next 7-10 days, organizers said.

The Superhero Comic Con, sponsored by Texas attorney Thomas J Henry, includes celebrity appearances, autographs, photo ops, panels, cosplay and illustrators.

As of Wednesday, these are the celebrities attending the Comic Con:

  • Chris Pine from “Star Trek” and “Wonder Woman”
  • Diego Luna from the “Star Wars” umbrella and shows like “Narcos: Mexico”
  • Orlando Bloom from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise
  • Ernie Hudson from “Ghostbusters”
  • Tom Welling from “Smallville” and “Lucifer”
  • Kimberly J. Brown from “Halloweentown”
  • Laura Vandervoort from “Smallville” and “Bitten”
  • Helen Slater, who played Linda Lee in 1984′s “Supergirl”
  • Lea Thompson, who played Lorraine Benson in 1985′s “Back to the Future”
  • Peter Weller from “RoboCop” and “Naked Lunch”

For more information on the event, ticket prices and other celebrity announcements, click here.

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