Our friends at Legion M today announced their plans for LA Comic Con including a brand new, multi-year partnership that will begin at the show this year. As part of that partnership they will be bringing a “Fan Oasis” to the convention which will include giveaways, contests, tutorials, development meetings, and more. The show will once again be the last weekend in October (26-28th this year) at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
More details on what to expect from them will be announced later, so check back later either here, or at LegionM.com.
Also, this Sunday on the weekly Talkin’ Con: A Cup O’ Tea with An Englishman In San Diego show either Paul or Jeff (or both?) will be on the show discussing their presence at San Diego Comic Con this past July in which they took over Harbor House Restaurant in Seaport Village to showcase what they were all about.
The show is live starting at 6pm GMT / 10am PT / 1pm ET.
Full press release is below.
Legion M to Conjure Fan Oasis at L.A. Comic ConThe World’s First Fan-Owned Entertainment Company (feature films COLOSSAL, BAD SAMARITAN, and MANDY) is Creating an Exciting Lineup of Fan-Focused Activities, Appearances, Games and More Exclusively for L.A. Comic Con Attendees
We’re thrilled to announce that Legion M—the fan-led movement taking over Hollywood—has signed a multi-year partnership with L.A. Comic Con, bringing the Legion M Fan Oasis exclusively to the floor of the Los Angeles Convention Center starting this October!
We’re banding together to give fans an immersive experience celebrating our most important guests—Attendees! Attendees can expect a full slate of interactive, fan-focused activities throughout the weekend at the Legion M Fan Oasis, including:
· Legion M Development Meetings – Learn how Legion M develops projects for film, TV and VR
· Cosplay Tutorials – Swap tips with some of the biggest names in cosplay
· Walk the Red Carpet – Take pictures and get interviewed on LA Comic Con’s official red carpet
· Photoshoots with Legion M’s iconic 1958 cherry red Cadillac—Marilyn
· Pop Culture Trivia, Contests & Prizes
· Mini Poster Giveaways – Grab posters from Legion M’s latest film and TV projects
· And Much, Much More
Further details about the Legion M Fan Oasis will be coming soon. In the meantime, head over to Legion M to join the movement that harnesses the power of fandom to change how entertainment is made in Hollywood!
About Legion M
Founded in 2016, Legion M is a first-of-its-kind company conceived and created to be owned by fans. Legion M uses new equity crowdfunding laws enabled by the federal JOBS Act to give fans the opportunity to invest directly in an early stage entertainment company. Legion M has raised more than $3.5 million via equity crowdfunding, making it one of the most successful JOBS Act companies in history. The global Legion M community has grown to more than 40,000 members, including more than 7,500 fan-owners.
Legion M’s slate of film, TV, digital and VR projects includes feature-film projects in various stages of development; multiple series for network, cable and digital TV; and a first-ever VR-based interview series. Legion M was an investor in the critically acclaimed Colossal, starring Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis, and directed by Nacho Vigalondo, the Sundance 2018 hit Mandy, starring Nicolas Cage, and directed by Panos Cosmatos, and the psychological thriller feature film Bad Samaritan starring David Tennant and directed and produced by Dean Devlin.
About Los Angeles Comic Con
Los Angeles Comic Con likes to keep its tentacles on the very best in the geek space. Every year tens of thousands of guests arrive to experience one of the most diverse and celebrated pop culture events in the United States, to celebrate their fandom be it comics, gaming, sci-fi, horror, anime and beyond. Featuring over 700 diverse artists and vendors, selling comics, collectibles, art, toys, and apparel as well as unique panels, autograph sessions and photo-ops that give fans once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, it’s an event you don’t want to miss.