David Boreanaz (Bones, Angel), Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead, Boondock Saints), Matt Smith and Karen Gillan (Doctor Who), Katie Cassidy (Arrow), William Shatner (Star Trek, T.J. Hooker) and Stan Lee will be celebrity guest at Wizard World Chicago, the largest and longest running Wizard World event, being held August 21-24 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Reedus and Cassidy are scheduled to appear on Saturday and Sunday, August 23-24; Boreanaz and Shatner will attend on Friday and Saturday, August 22-23; Smith and Gillan are set for Saturday only; and Lee will be on site Friday through Sunday.
Other Walking Dead cast members in attendance include Danai Gurira, Scott Wilson, Sarah Wayne Callies and Michael Rooker.
There will also be several professional wrestlers in attenedence, including WWE Superstars John Cena, Batista and Bray Wyatt, WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino and WWE Diva Paige.
Six stars from Star Trek: The Next Generation will reunite for a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the program's final episode. The "TNG" bridge crew of Jonathan Frakes ("Commander William T. Riker"),Levar Burton ("Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge"), Michael Dorn ("Lieutenant Worf"), Marina Sirtis ("Counselor Deanna Troi"), Brent Spiner ("Lt. Commander Data"), and Gates McFadden ("Dr. Beverly Crusher") relive the memories of the program's seven-year run. Shatner will also host a special panel with the six on Sunday, August 24 from 5-6:45 p.m.
Other celebrities in attendance include Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Peter Criss ("KISS"), Anthony Mackie (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Million Dollar Baby), Evan Peters and Booboo Stewart of X-Men: Days of Future Past, John Carpenter (Director, Halloween), Bruce Campbell (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead), James Marsters (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Torchwood), Nicole Beharie (Sleepy Hollow, 42), Elvira ("Mistress of the Dark"), Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers), J. August Richards (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk, The King of Queens).
For more on the 2014 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, visit www.wizardworld.com/home-ch.html.