Monday, January 25, 2010

Facinelli Leads List of Celebrities Bound For Premiere Vamp Fan Cons

LAS VEGAS, NV – January 25, 2010 – TwiCon, the premiere destination convention celebrating the vampire culture phenomenon, welcomes three stars to the roster in Las Vegas and Canada this summer.

Attending the Las Vegas event is “Twilight” star Peter Facinelli, who plays Carlisle Cullen in the series. Facinelli, who attended TwiCon 2009 in Dallas, will return after a busy year filming “New Moon”, “Eclipse” and a new season of “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime).

Convention newcomer and “New Moon” cast member, Tinsel Korey, will be appearing at the Canadian TwiCon. Korey plays kind-hearted Emily Young, the fiancé of the were pack’s leader, Sam.

Rounding out the most recent cast additions is Joe Manganiello, who plays the highly anticipated character of Alcide in HBO’s “True Blood”. Manganiello’s character will be introduced this season as the enigmatic, brooding and sexy werewolf as portrayed in the Sookie Stackhouse series. He will be appearing in Canada and Las Vegas.

Attending celebrities will participate in autograph and photograph sessions, Q&A sessions, exclusive dinners, cocktail parties and more.

“We are thrilled to have Peter join us at TwiCon again. Having Joe attend is great because his character is one of the most anticipated of the “True Blood” series. Tinsel’s going to be a very charming addition to our roster as well, “comments Becky Scoggins, managing partner of the TwiCon event.

These actor additions will accompany other confirmed guests, Sam Trammell of “True Blood”, and Daniel Cudmore of “New Moon”. Trammell will attend both events and Cudmore will appear at the Las Vegas convention.

Additional cast announcements, as well as fandom guests and musical acts, will be revealed in the coming weeks. Registration for both conventions is now open through, including an all-inclusive Platinum package option. Tickets begin at just $179



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