Historic “Jay and Silent Bob” Handprint Ceremony And Other SDCC-Exclusive Events with Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes!
LOS ANGELES (July 17, 2019) – After recently sharing its jam-packed activation at San Diego Comic-Con, Legion M is thrilled to announce that it is making history and hosting star-studded events with Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes during the Con at Theatre Box® (701 Fifth Ave.) in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter.
On Friday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. PDT, fans are invited to celebrate Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes being immortalized when Legion M and Theatre Box, the sister venue to Hollywood’s TCL Chinese Theatre, host a very special handprint ceremony of pop culture’s greatest film duo, Jay and Silent Bob. A limited number of fan tickets will be available for free beginning tonight, Wednesday, July 17, at 5:00 p.m. PDT only at legionm.com/sdcc2019. Saturday evening, July 20 at 9:30 p.m. PDT, Smith and Mewes return to Theatre Box to introduce a late night screening of “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back” hosted by ThinkGeek in the all-new TCL Chinese Theatre at Theatre Box. Entry wristbands for the screening will be available, with purchase, at the ThinkGeek SDCC Booth #3349. (While supplies last)
Fans can get ready for “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot” by posing at a 28-foot Quick Stop facade overtaking Theatre Box, a fun photo opp experience using actual props from the set of the upcoming “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.” Step through the Quick Stop’s “door” to access the Legion M Fan Lounge presented by The Pop Insider. Saban Films will release “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot” in theaters this October.
Also, don’t miss catching Jason Mewes’s directorial debut when Legion M hosts his feature film “Madness in the Method” and Q&A on Thursday evening, July 18 in the TCL Chinese Theatre at Theatre Box (7 p.m. to 10 p.m. PDT). RSVP for tickets at legionm.com/sdcc2019.
Don’t forget, Legion M’s Fan Lounge presented by The Pop Insider will take over Theatre Box’s brand-new Chocolate Lounge and 5th & Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge. SDCC attendees can grab a cocktail (cash bar), relax, recharge and enjoy a full slate of fan-centric activities, appearances, giveaways and exclusive events on Thursday and Friday, July 18-19 (12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. PDT) and Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT). Inside, The Pop Insider, a daily pop culture news and review site for superfans, will give SDCC attendees a chance to “Fuel Their Fandom” with special Angry Birds phone charging stations. Fans can also stay up-to-date with all things pop culture by picking up the Con-exclusive, limited print edition of The Pop Insider magazine.
The Pop Insider will also be hosting a series of afternoon events and activities at 5th & Sky on the Theatre Box rooftop from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. PDT each day July 18-21, including a cosplay dance party and karaoke showdown. Cosplayers looking for a quick spruce-up can stop by the Cosplayer Repair and Pro-Artist Makeup Station sponsored by Spirit Halloween, get professional photos taken to commemorate the occasion, and may even star in an upcoming “Cosplayers Getting Coffee” YouTube episode. For the most up-to-date Legion M Fan Lounge and rooftop schedule, please visit legionm.com/sdcc2019. Activities will be added as confirmed.
Be sure to also check out two Legion M-hosted panels at San Diego Comic-Con. On Thursday, July 18 (7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. PDT, Room 6BCF), “Fans Celebrating 40 Years of Alien,” co-hosted with Screen Media, will take a deep dive into the origins of “Alien” and its fandom while celebrating the classic horror/Sci-Fi film with the director of “Memory: The Origins of Alien” Alexandre O. Philippe, along with Legion M’s vice president of development David Baxter, Diane O’Bannon (Dan O’Bannon Estate), Will Linn (Joseph Campbell Foundation) and other special guests as they discuss Philippe’s upcoming feature documentary and debut the trailer for “Memory: The Origins of Alien.”
On Thursday, July 18 (2 p.m. to 3 p.m. PDT, Room 7AB) learn how you can become part of a Hollywood revolution and get involved directly in films, TV shows and digital content when Legion M executives host “Legion M: Fans Unite to Take Over Hollywood.” Legion M cofounders Paul Scanlan and Jeff Annison, along with Legion M COO and head of content Terri Lubaroff, vice president of development David Baxter and special guests, will reveal how Legion M is involved with films like the upcoming Kevin Smith “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot,” along with “Colossal,” “Mandy,” “Tolkien,” and “Memory: The Origins of Alien.” Legion M has made it possible for anyone to become a fan-owner. Find out how you can join the more than 100,000 Legion M members who have access to special screenings, industry events, and exclusive Legion M meet-ups.
To sign up for Legion M SDCC activation information: www.legionm.com/sdcc2019
Thurs., July 18 (7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.) “Madness in the Method” sneak preview, TCL Chinese Theatre at Theatre Box
“Madness in the Method” - Jason Mewes' (“Clerks,” “Mallrats,” “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back”) directorial debut is a hilariously insane crime comedy in which Mewes also stars, alongside Vinnie Jones, Gina Carano, Danny Trejo, and his View Askew costars Kevin Smith, Stan Lee, and Brian O’Halloran. Mewes will participate in a special Q&A after the debut screening. Tickets to this screening are sold out!
Fri., July 19 (6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.) Jay and Silent Bob Handprint Ceremony, Theatre Box
Join Legion M in celebrating film history’s most famous dynamic duo, Jay and Silent Bob! Kevin Smith (Silent Bob) and Jason Mewes (Jay) will be immortalized during a handprint ceremony at Theatre Box. Don’t miss the chance at being part of pop culture history! A limited number of fan tickets will be available for free beginning Wednesday, July 17, at 5:00 p.m. PDT only at legionm.com/sdcc2019.
Sat., July 20 (9:30 p.m.-12 a.m.) “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back” Special Screening, TCL Chinese Theatre at Theatre Box
Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes introduce a SDCC-exclusive screening of “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back” presented by ThinkGeek. Entry wristbands for the screening will be available, with purchase, at the ThinkGeek SDCC Booth #3349. (While supplies last)
For more information about Legion M and the Legion M Fan Lounge at San Diego Comic-Con, please visit legionm.com/sdcc2019. Be sure to follow Legion M on Instagram and Twitter at @LegionMOfficial for more SDCC announcements!
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