Five special guests for the 2018 Superman Celebration in Metropolis, Illinois have been announced.
Set to take place across June 7-10, this year is the Celebration’s 40th anniversary, and fans will not only celebrate Superman’s 80th year, but will commemorate the 40th anniversary of “Superman: The Movie” as well. The special guests announced are:
John Haymes Newton, star of the first season of the 1980s “Superboy” TV series, will participate in a special Superboy 30th Anniversary Q&A and meet fans on Saturday.
Aaron Smolinski, the actor who played baby Kal-El who crashed to earth in “Superman: The Movie”, who also went on to cameo in “Superman III” and “Man of Steel”, will be in attendance all weekend.
Jeff East, who portrayed teenaged Clark Kent in “Superman: The Movie” will be available to meet fans on Friday and Saturday and will take part in a special 40th Anniversary of “Superman: The Movie” Q&A.
Jack O’Halloran, who played Non, will be available to meet fans on Friday and Saturday and will also take part in a special 40th Anniversary of “Superman: The Movie” Q&A.
Also attending is producer Ilya Salkind, who (together with his father) was responsible for bringing Superman to the big screen in 1978.
Look for other Featured Guests to be announced soon, along with a special announcement about the Superman Homepage’s plans for this year’s Superman Celebration.
For further information visit SupermanCelebration.net.